Lake Minden - RV Campground in Nicolaus, CA
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Lake Minden

1256 Marcum Rd Nicolaus, CA
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Lake Minden RV Campground in California

The beautiful Lake Minden RV Campground is located in the grassy plains of the Sacramento Valley. Our private 41-acre lake is circled by eucalyptus trees and offers great fishing and boating adventures. The atmosphere of this RV campground in California is relaxing, the staff is friendly and helpful, and there is something for everyone.

We are centrally located to several major cities and are a quick getaway as well as a convenient stop-over on the main North-South traveled highways 99 and 70. The area offers many local attractions and things to do. Cal Expo (State Fair), Arco Arena (home of the Kings basketball team) and Sleeptrain Amphitheatre are 20 minutes from the preserve.

Old Sacramento is also close by Lake Minden RV Campground and offers the railroad museum and other nostalgic and historic sites as well as shopping and several eateries. Old Sacramento hosts an annual jazz festival, which is a huge event every year. The Yuba-Sutter area, located just outside the RV resort and in California's Central Valley, offers many festivals such as the Bok Kai, peach and prune festivals, and the Marysville Stampede Rodeo. In Lincoln, folks may tour the Feats of Clay pottery works or visit the Thunder Valley Casino. The city of Roseville offers Denio's Farmer's Market and Swap Meet as well as many shopping malls and restaurants.

Guests of Lake Minden RV Campground come from all over the United States and Canada with some coming from Hawaii and even Europe and South Africa. The typical length of stay here is 2-3 weeks. Although we are open year round, our busiest time is April through October. If excitement and energy is what you crave, then you may want to visit our RV resort in California during this time.

No matter what season you choose, the lake is brimming with stocked channel catfish and largemouth bass and fishing is a year-round pastime here. We offer a safe, secure and clean environment, 30 amp sites, and some full hook-up sites. Lake Minden and the campground offer great hiking with abundant wildlife just steps from this RV resort in lovely California. Those who are looking for a place to have a reunion, company picnic or meeting will find facilities for all.


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At Lake Minden RV Resort, we offer plenty of activities to keep you busy during your stay. With so much to choose from, there is bound to be a special activity for everyone. Be sure to check out the events and activities page to find out what activities are being offered during your visit.

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Policies & General Information

Check-in/Check-out & Hours

  • Rental check-in: 4 p.m.
  • Rental check-out: 11 a.m.
  • Campsite check-in: 12 noon 
  • Campsite check-out: 12 noon
  • No check-ins after 10 p.m.
  • Welcome Center: Fri-Mon 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tue - Thu 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Lodge: Fri - Sun 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Mon - Thu 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Summer hours may vary)
  • Upon check-in you may be asked to provide a valid ID, and a certificate of insurance and registration for your camper. Members should also have their membership card on hand.
  • Guests aged 23 years and under at the time of check-in are considered children.
  • A completed Reservations for Minors form is required for all unaccompanied minors. To download the form, from here:
  • Two-hour early check-in for your reservation may be available for $30. Please contact the management office, in advance of your arrival, to inquire about availability.
  • Two-hour late check-out for your reservation may be available for $30. Please contact the management office, in advance of your arrival, to inquire about availability.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome.
  • Rental Pet Policy: Pets are welcome. For those who camp with pets, there is a pet fee of $10 per pet per night for our pet-friendly rental units. The fee may vary at select properties. Service animals are not pets. The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state/local laws regarding service animals. Service animals may accompany a disabled person without any proof of disability or certification for the service animal. Guests traveling with a service animal will not be charged a pet fee. Charges may be incurred, however, should a service animal damage the rental unit.

Reservation & Payment Policies

  • Your credit card will be charged Itinerary Total prior to arrival, up to a maximum deposit of one night rack rate. Any remaining balance is due prior to arrival.
  • Prices and site type are subject to availability.
  • The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals.
  • RV sites and lodging typically accommodate four guests.  A guest fee is added per day to the reservation rate for each additional guest over four.
  • For late arrival arrangements, please contact our Reservation Department at (877) 864-2728.

Cancellation  Refund Policy

  • RV campsites: We allow full refunds for cancellations up to 2 days prior to your arrival date for daily and weekly reservations.
  • Rental accommodations: We allow full refunds for cancellations 7 days prior to your arrival date for daily and weekly reservations.
  • Daily and weekly reservations: for cancellations received less than the required notice period prior to arrival, your deposit will be forfeited up to one night rack rate.

Campground Services & Information

  • We have changed the check-in location. Check-in no longer happens at the ranger station. Instead guests must now check-in at the welcome center.
Lake Minden
1256 Marcum Rd Nicolaus, CA

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