Temecula Area

All of the amazing wineries in Temecula are less then 15 minutes away from the entrance of the Resort.

General Resort

Yes we do rent both 4 and 6 person golf carts. Please contact the front desk for reservations. Our golf carts tend to sell out every weekend.

The Temecula KOA Resort at Vail Lake covers over 385 acres of natural habitat for southern California wildlife. You will tend to see lots of small scurrying ground animals around the campground. Like the rest of the coastal mountains of California, we also encourage guests to be on the lookout and mindful of rattlesnakes and mountain lions, especially out on the undeveloped portions of the campground.

We have high speed streaming internet that allows you to watch TV on your device. Additionally, the Bunkhouse Bar often has the big games on TV for guests to enjoy.

The Cafe is open Fridays and Saturdays from 8AM to 8PM, Thursdays from 8AM to 7PM, and Sundays from 8AM to 2PM serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, year round.  During the summer season, we also open on Monday-Wednesday from 8AM to 2PM.

The Bunkhouse Bar is open on Thursdays until 8PM, Friday and Saturdays until 9PM, and Sundays 10AM to 2PM, year round. During the summer months and event weeks, the bar is also open for limited hours on Monday-Wednesday evenings.

Yes, we do have RV storage on site. It is typically sold out, but as spots come available we have a waiting list that you can put your name on.


Yes, the swimming pools are heated and open seasonally from March 1 thru December 1.

Yes, we do sell propane at the campground.

Yes, you are allowed to have a campfire in a desginated fire ring at your campsite or cabin. No open campfires are allowed in the Lake or Trail areas. We do sell firewood at the Village store and will deliver it to your site!

Guests are allowed to bring golf carts to the campground.  You will need to register your golf cart upon your arrival.  Golf cart operators must be at least 16 years old and all golf carts must stay on defined roads. UTVs/ATVs/Quads/Motorcycles are NOT allowed anywhere in the campground or Vail Lake recreation areas.

Eight (8) people per site is the maximum at RV and tent sites. Six (6) people per site is the maximum at cabins.

Check out is 11AM for all sites and cabins.

The Temecula KOA is well known for its incredible shady oak trees. For the most central, shady sites, the Oaks is your best bet.

Yes, we have a dump station on site at the campground.  The cost is $20 to dump for non-overnight guests.

Reservations for camping can be made up to 1 year in advance.
Our friendly guest service staff is on-site 24 hours/day, so there is always someone to there to check you in no matter what time it is.

Vail Lake Resort became a KOA on January 1, 2019.

Yes, we offer a high-speed WiFi service with our partners at Access Parks. All registered overnight guests receive a voucher to connect 1 device for free. Additional devices can purchase internet via the online portal.

The lake is approximately 1 mile from the campground and due to the wonderful rolling hills of the resort, we don’t have many sites with views of the lake. However, there are some great views of the lake from common areas in the Chardonnay section of the campground.

There is no fee for pets in our RV and tent sites.

We do allow small tents to be set up on an RV site. However, there is still a maximum of 8 people per site.

No, our operating permit does not allow us to have guests stay on an extended/monthly basis.

All sites have a picnic table and fire ring.

Vail Lake

As of May 1, 2022, only the shoreline of Vail Lake is open for fishing by KOA Resort guests. It is not open for day use, or boat traffic at this time. Guests accessing the lake will need to walk or bicycle 2.2 miles to reach the lake shore.  Learn more about Vail Lake

Unfortunately, the current water level is to low to allow boat launches of any kind.

Yes, you can fish at Vail Lake.  It is well known for both trout and catfish. All people wanting to fish must have valid fishing license. You can keep some of the fish you catch! The fishing limits are set by California Fish and Wildlife. Valid California Fish and Game Licenses are required and are available online or buy in person at Big 5 Sporting Goods in Temecula, CA. 

Yes, as of December 1, 2022, one of the lake parking lots will be re-opened so that campground and day use guests can park at the lake.

No, Vail Lake is a limited body contact lake. No swimming of any kind is permitted.

The lake is approximately 1 mile from the campground.

Vailocity Bike Park

Vailocity is open 7 days a week from Dawn to Dusk.

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