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Lake Skinner State Park

Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sunny SoCal
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and have no complaints..Quiet and clean. Bathrooms and laundry room were very clean as well...Only negative for us was actually the horrendous traffic through Temecula.... And on a Thursday morning!!

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Vista, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We go camping every year, so this year we decided to try something new. The rangers called the cops on us the first night for being too loud rather than approaching us about it. We had about 5 camp sites reserved so we had a pretty large group. It's not much of a camp ground, looks more like a large... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Skinner used to be a well kept secret, but not anymore. There are three camping areas. A and B tend to be a bit louder/rowdier than C. C is farther from the water park, lake, and boat launch, but is generally quieter. Lots of open grass areas for recreating, and kids playgrounds as well. The sites in C are pretty... More 

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Perris, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

For a nominal fee we visited the Splash Pad at the park. The Park has a variety of water features that all ages can cool off and have fun. The entrance to the park for the day was only $6.00 per car. We had kids that ranged from toddler to young adult and we all had fun. The Pad was... More 

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West Covina, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My uncle comes here and a lot and only lives a few miles and he wanted us to join us to show us how to use our travel trailer for the first time and again it was just ok. The spaces are very small and no much shade we knew about the shade. We didnt have to use the restrooms... More 

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Rialto, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Where to begin? 1st, don't camp here! The spots are small, and when they say little to no shade on the spots, they aren't joking. There are 4 showers each (men's & women's) for hundreds of camp sites and they aren't nice, although they don't make you pay for them which is the least they can do. The spots are... More 

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Temecula, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

A packed camground is s sign of good times to be had but with such large crowds the campground facilities need to be kept up with. The shower/restrooms were NASTY. The port-a-potties were over used and under maintained. They stated they were designed to accomodate 10 people for five days under normal use before requiring service. They surely see more... More 

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Menifee, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

If you like to fish you have to check out this underwater video that I made at Lake Skinner, hundreds of bass! The video is called under the dock http://www.reelschematic.com/gallery/index.html

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Temecula, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

I read some of the reviews and got scared to camp here but i had already booked it. The staff was very nice the rangers were very helpful too. The bathrooms were very clean and always had paper towels and toilet paper. The camp was full this weekend but it wasnt crazy. Everyone was quiet at 10 and the ranger... More 

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Menifee, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

We stayed here a couple of years ago and it was awful. Decided to give it another try and they have improved in many areas. The staff was much nicer this time around and the bug problem we experienced last time was gone. They have added a nice amphitheater, newer bathroom facilities, newer playgrounds and a splash park which is... More 

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