Auburn --Leisure Time Campground - A Good Sam park. Some sites have lots of tree coverage. It it located next to a baseball park.
Foley -- Magnolia Springs Golf and RV Park - A Passport America park. Some sites have lots of tree coverage, some have concrete slabs. It backs up to a golf course and park residents get a discount on golf fees.
Pelham --Birmingham South RV Park -A Good Sam park - sites are large enough for our 36' motorhome with slides. Office includes a fairly well-stocked grocery, souvenir shop, and large supply of videos for rent. Pelham is at the southern end of Birmingham.
Benson --Red Barn Campground -A small rv park next to I-10. Highway is busy all night, but the noise isn't terrible. Cute little park with walking trails through the desert.
Benson -- Cochise terrace RV Resort -Large rv resort a mile or so south of I-10. All interior roads and sites are paved. Sites are large and mostly gravel. The complex also includes an area of rv lots for sale. Passport park. Nicely landscaped.
Gila Bend -- Augies Quail Trail RV Park - Extra large sites! Nice young landscaping. Sites are set at an angle from each other so you are never looking in the windows of the rv next door. Even when it was full, there was never a feeling of being crowded. The park is much nicer than the pictures on their website suggest.
Welton --M & M RV Park -Small rv park about 20 miles east of Yuma,AZ. Sites were not huge, and we were about 500 feet from the railroad tracks. Some of the trains caused our motorhome to vibrate. And they were very loud.
Quartzsite --88 Shades RV Resort -Large rv resort with mostly seasonal residents. the "homes" are attractive and well-maintained. The overnight sites are pull-throughs, large, and gravel. Park has a very nice laundry with clothes lines for outside drying, and many planned activities and classes are offered. "Yard sales" bring lots of traffic from outside the park.
Colorado Springs -- Mountaindale Cabins & RV Resort -Large rv resort set in the hills south of Colorado Springs. Layout of park was a little confusing. Heavy tree cover at most sites as it is in the mountains, but a few are in the open and the park offers free WIFI. The WIFI worked fairly well at our site. Within easy driving distance of Pikes Peak, the Royal Gorge Bridge, and Colorado Springs.
Hudson -- Three Lakes RV Resort -Large resort that is about 50% park models. Interior roads and all sites are concrete. Landscaping at each site inculdes a palm tree. Large recreation center with library, computers, & kitchen. Park is gated with a security code for after hours entry. A Passport America Park during the off season.
Port Richey -- Ja-Mar Travel Park -Large rv resort. Many seasonal residents. Camper sits on grass, but there is a paved area to park car, and a concrete patio. Sites are almost too close together, and if your RV is longer than 36' you need to reserve the spot in advance. All sites that accept pets are together and you are not allowed to walk pets outside of the pet section. The pet area is very crowded.
Sarasota -- Sun-N-Fun RV Resort -Large gated rv resort. Onsite restaurant & post office during season. It appeared to be a very nice rv park, but in all fairness, we got there the day after Hurricane Jeanne, before any cleanup could be undertaken.
White Springs -- Kelly's RV Park -Mostly paved roads with grass and sand sites. Very friendly owners and residents. The park has a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. No pool, but park borders public lands with many walking trails. White Springs is near the Suwanee River and there is a Stephen Foster State Park and Cultural Center just outside of town. There are a few parks at which I feel very comfortable and want to extend our visit - this is one of them.
Folkston --Okefenokee RV Park Resort -Large grassy area, restaurant on premises. Just a few miles from the Okefenokee Swamp. Folkston is a railroad hub, so there are trains running every fifteen minutes all night. It is a Passport park.
Milledgeville -- Scenic Mountain RV Park -Park is on hill overlooking the town and offers beautiful views. Sites are grass, wide, and shaded - but has good satellite access. Interior roads are wide and paved. Milledgeville was the state capitol at one time and is the current site of Georgia Military Academy. Architecture worth checking out. Passport America .
Brookfield --Paradise Lake RV Park -Small park 8 miles outside of Tifton, Georgia. Sites are wide and grassy - good satellite access. Park is good for short stay. Passport America.
Edwardsville --Red Barn Rendevouz RV Park -Park is located close to St. Louis in Southern Illinois. Average sized sites, but each site has a fruit tree and a pot with tomatoe plants. They also have a garden that is for the campers' use -- as are the apples and tomatoes. Very pleasant park.
Geneseo --Geneseo Campground -Family campground. Lots of trees - our site had concrete patio, but the patio took away from the width of the site and we didn't have enough room to open our living room slide. We stayed only one night.
Herrin -- Four Seasons RV Park - A pleasant rv park in southern Illinois. Sites are grass with large tree cover, but was satellite accessible, and they now offer wireless internet. Park has both back-in and pull-through sites. Many of the trees in park have been carved into old-man faces or animals. Gives park a whimsical feeling.
Rantoul --Prairie Pines RV Park Park is located on the former Chanute Air Force base. Offers large grassy sites with concrete patios and picnic tables. Wide paved interior roads with parking spaces for towed autos. No discounts, but a nice weekly rate. Close to the Chanute Air Museum
Secor -- Hickory Hills Campground -Pleasant family campground with miniature golf, playground and small store. Sites were large, grassy and shaded.
Yorkville -- Hide-A-Way Lakes Campground -Large campground. Half are seasonal/permanent sites. Most of the campers are weekenders. Lots of treesand grass.
Huntington -- Camp Timber Lake - Sites at Camp Timber Lake are fairly large, dirt/grass, and long enough for our 36' motorhome. Not sure how an rv with a longer wheelbase will handle the road to the site we were in. Their website does not show the pull-through sites. There is a small, attractive lake with a boat ramp.
Remington -- Caboose Lake Campground - Campground is directly next to I-65. Traffic noise sometimes a problem. Site was gravel and a decent size. It was pretty much a bare bones rv park, but looking at their website I can see that improvements have been made - including wireless internet.
Rose lawn -- Oak Lake Family Campground - Family campground with small lake plus sandy beach for swimming. A fairly nice campground - when we were there it was in need of maintainance. Set in the country (away from highways) it is a quiet spot to stop for a couple of days. Sites are grass and interior roads are dirt. Small store of essentials.
Marion/Cedar Rapids--Squaw Creek Park -Large gravel sites with water and electric. Abundant grass and trees. park-like atmosphere.
Bardstown --White's Acres RV Park --Long, windy road to get to campground. Mostly large open field with lots of trees. It was peaceful and quiet. Not far from Historic Bardstown. Passport America
Braithwaite --Saint Bernard State Park -Very nice State Park located 15 minutes from the French Quarter in New Orleans. Sites are large, paved, back-ins.
Broussard --Maxies Campground -RV park not more than 200 feet from the edge of the highway. Since the park is on a lower level than the road , we spent the entire night worried that an accident on the highway would end up on top of our motorhome.
Duson --Frog City RV Park -Large, treeless rv park with decent sized sites. Park offers free WIFI, free cable tv with HBO. Close to Lafayette.
Vinton --VRV Park -RV park with lots of tree cover, pool, playground. Not far from racetrack.
Wiscasset --Westside Campground -A decent spot to stay while sightseeing in Maine. Good satellite access in a large, grassy field. Sites a little too close together. Above ground pool and miniature golf available, as well as a couple of small cabins. Wiscasset is a quaint little village close to Maine Seacoast.
Carthage --Big Red Barn RV Park - Very nice park - well landscaped, wide, gravel interior roads, mostly level sites.
Caruthersville --Casino Aztar - A nicely maintained rv park at a small riverboat casino. The casino is docked on the Mississippi and offers benches on the bank of the river where you can watch the barges and boats traveling by. The roads and sites are concrete and the sites are little small. Offers free WIFI, free DirecTv and a small fenced dog walk. If you go into the casino and register for an entrance card, there is a discount on the camping fees.
Bernardo --Kiva RV Park & Horse Motel -Desert RV park. yes, there are horses, as well as goats, ducks,& burros. They do not roam the park. Nice sized sites with shade trees, but it is satellite friendly. Passport America rates are good for 7 days. The only downside was the erratic electricity at the park. We have a battery back-up for the electronics and it would not let us use the computer during most of the day. When everyone had air conditioners going, the amperage was very low.
Deming --El Rancho Lobo RV Park -Desert park that has an interior section with only back-ins(but lots of trees), and a large gravel lot outside with wide pull-throughs( and no trees). The inside section is a little more protected from the winds that are frequent and strong in the desert, while the outside section is in the wide open spaces with views of nearby mountains and beautiful sunsets. Animals graze nearby on open range land. Passport America + electricity and very inexpensive monthly rates.
Deming --Little Vineyard RV Park -RV Park located in town. Large park - sites are close together. Park has indoor pool and hot tub. Too many rv's in one spot for me - has the feel of the suburb I used to live in. Passport America.
Espanola --Cottonwood RV Park - This park is strangely laid out and looks very small, but the sites are a decent size and the interior roads are sufficient for a large motorhome. It has dependable electricity and good water pressure. Espanola is a little north of Santa Fe, and close to many attractions: Georgia O'Keefe's Ghost ranch, Taos, Abiquiu Resrvoir, Santa Fe, Camel Rock, Animals graze nearby on open range land. Passport America - very inexpensive monthly rates.
Raton --Kickback RV Park -Small rv Park located on the edge of town. Sites are decent size, but no amenities. Park is on I-25 right over the state line from Colorado. Coming through the Raton Pass at 7000 ft, Raton is at the base of the hill and the view of the valley is breathtaking. No longer accepts Passport America.
Roswell --Red Barn RV Park - All back-ins except for two sites. Park looks small, but it was not a problem with our 36' motorhome. Sites are average size, but no amenities. Park is located on E. 2nd St. on the way to Bottomless Lakes State Park.
Gasport --Niagara Hartland RV Park - This park was in the Niagara Falls area of New York. In the country, sites all grass. We parked next to a small lake where kids used nets to catch small turtles and fish. Kind of annoying, but it was a pleasant stay. Park was well-shaded, but also satellite friendly. Stayed here to visit Niagara Falls, also near to Lockport where the Erie Canal locks are located. Interesting place.
Campbell--Camp Bell Campground - This park is a true campground for families and weekend campers. Large recreation building with video games, bath house for pool. Also a number of permanent homes for vacationers. Parked in a large grass field behind the bathhouse - mostly motorhomes and trailers - separate area for tenters. No trees here, so satellite friendly. Campbell is in the Finger Lakes Region of New York - Watkins Glen, waterfalls, Corning glass. Very pretty area.
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Asheboro --Deep River Campground -Large ,grassy sites. Small lake with walking path around.
Dickinson --Camp on the Heart RV Park -Large,grassy,tree shaded sites. Close to Teddy Roosevelt National Park and the North Dakota Badlands and near the exit to the Enchanted Highway.
Newcastle --A-AAA RV Park -Large ,grassy sites. Some sites include handmade rockers/gliders. The intention of the owners is to have a park with long term renters, but some sites set aside for overnight. Passport park.
Brodheadsville --Chestnut Lake Campground - Our site was a back-in that was fairly large. But there was a tree with huge roots growing above ground that interferred with our chance to sit outside and enjoy the area. Not a great site.
Gettysburg --Artillery Ridge RV Park - Most of the park has heavy tree cover, but spots for larger rv's are in the open behind the horse corrals. Yes, you can bring your horse if you have one. The park also offers horseback tours of the Military Park and battlegrounds, and includes a diorama of the civil War battlefields that is included on the tour routes. Park is a couple of blocks from the Gettysburg Military Park visitors center and the Gettysburg National Cemetary. Gettysburg is a great place to visit.
Honesdale -- Countryside Family Campground -family campground with lots to do. See website.
Quakertown -- Melody Lakes MHP -This was a mobile home park with a small lot for rv parking. Parking is the best that can be said. It is a very small gravel lot and they have crammed far too many rv hook-ups into it. We were so close to the rv next door that our slides were less than five inches apart. Looked like a storage lot. But the mobile home community was very nice. We stayed here only to visit my aunt and uncle in Bensalem. But there are other rv parks in the area that will be chosen the next time.
Tarentum --MountainTop Campground -Large open, grassy area with full hook-ups around the outside (at the edge of the mountain top). Beautiful views - bandstand for musical presentations (mostly bluegrass, I think).
Hollywood --Lake Aire RV Park -large, grassy, shaded sites. Passport America.
Rock HIll --Ebenezer Park -A county park near state line of South Carolina/North Carolina. located on beautiful Lake Wylie.
Townville --Lake Hartwell Camping -We were there in early winter. Gray skies and rain during most of our visit. The ground was covered with pine needles from the mountain pine trees that were in abundance. It might be a delightful place in the summertime. Passport America park.
Sturgis --Rush-No-More RV Park -Very nice campground about 5 miles outside of Sturgis. In a hilly, wooded area - no phone service, but wireless internet for a fee. Park has some lovely cabins for rent and a very nice rec room and laundry.
Mitchell --Famil-E-Fun RV Park -Campground is 5 miles outside of town - quiet, shaded sites. Owners are very friendly.
Tea --Red Barn RV Park -nicely laid out rv park located about 15 miles from Sioux Falls. Medium sized sites at medium prices. Good Sam park
Goodlettsville --Nashville Country RV Park -Large RV park with level sites. Free WIFI. Near Nashville.
Alpine --Stillwell Store & RV Park - This park is not really in Alpine, but rather right outside the north entrance to Big Bend National Park. It is a bare bones park, with a small store and a museum dedicated to Hallie Stillwell. Hallie was a tough pioneer type woman who lived to be 100 years old during the time when the Justice of the Peace had to carry a gun. An interesting museum about a varied and difficult life. This park has good satellite access, but no cell phone service. It is about 50+ miles south of Alpine (the mailing address). Store has a great big porch with lots of chairs where people gather in the late afternoon and talk and tell stories.
Amarillo --Wonderland RV Park - RV park located next to an amusement park. Sites are not very level in some cases, tree- covered. medium priced.
Anthony --American RV and Marine RV Park - RV park located behind American RV and Marine. A Freedom Roads dealer with a Camping World inside. Park is gravel with no trees or grass. Sites are HUGE - large enough for two big rigs. medium priced.
Bandera --Pomorosa RV Park - Park is outside of Bandera, which bills itself as the "Cowboy Capitol of the World". This may actually be true. It is a quaint. small town about 40 miles west of San Antonio. The sites are mostly pull-throughs, gravel/sand, and fairly large. It is a relaxing, comfortable park. There is a huge yard that is fenced where dogs and horses are free to roam. Yes, this park also has stalls for horses.
Beaumont --Gulf Coast RV Resort - As the name implies, it is more of a resort than an rv park or campground. All roads and sites are paved with small grass areas between sites. The office looks like a hotel lobby - very nice. There is a large rec room were free continental breakfasts are available. There is also a large library. Not very many places to walk your dog if you have one.
Brackettville --Fort Clark Springs RV Park - RV park located in Fort Clark in the town of Brackettville. The fort has been converted to private residences and one of the barracks has become a hotel. An interesting place with some permanent lots for RV living. The RV park is about 95% paved and the sites are back-ins. The row we were in was all dirt and the sites were pull-throughs. Given a choice again, I would pick a back-in site - they are much nicer. During our stay there, we had torrential thunderstorms and the entire dirt area became a mud pond. It was horrible! But the Fort is worth visiting and there are decent sites in the RV Park.
Carrizo Springs --Brush Country RV Park - Passport America. Located on the edge of town. Small, attractive town with Walmart (sometimes important). Large, open area with some shade trees and level sites. Sites were roomy and quiet.
Columbus/Weimar --Motorcoach RV Park - Passport America. About halfway between Columbus and Weimar on I-10. Exit off of highway at park entrance. Wireless internet at site - park for kids. No other amenities, but good for overnight or short visit.
Concan --Parkview Riverside RV Park -Passport America. Across the beautiful Frio River from Garner State Park. Wireless internet at site - very pretty, restful park located in Texas Hill Country.
Del Rio --American RV Park - Wireless internet at site - big rig accessible. Located across from Amistad Recreation Area about 10 miles outside of town.
Fort Stockton --Parkview RV Park - big rig accessible. Located a mile and a half outside of town. Park could use some work, but it was quiet and offered Passport America discount.
Georgetown --Berry Springs RV Park - Another bare bones park. sites are all back-ins and are right next to a cow pasture. Georgetown is north of Austin, and will soon be a suburb. A lot of construction going on - including a highway/expressway that will run from Austin northward. It may become a toll road in the future.
Marshall --Country Pines RV Park - located between Marshall and Jefferson, Texas. Park offers sites that are either tree-covered or open with a view of the lake. Inexpensive weekly rates.
Murchison --Staway RV Park - About 15 miles north of Athens and 25 miles south of Tyler. Park is very neat and well-kept. Excellent shade trees. Close to highway, though and noise of traffic can be annoying. Park is on a working cattle ranch with a cute story about its history. Inexpensive weekly rates.
New Caney--Wild Country RV Park 25 miles north of Houston. Far enough in the country but close enough to attractions. Park is half mobile homes for rent and half rv park. inexpensive weekly rates.
Sanderson --Canyons RV Park Park is small - half of the sites were out of order. The town itself is vary small with a lot of businesses closed down. We stayed a week, price was cheap and we needed to stay in one place for a little while. Park is good for overnight.
Seguin --D & A RV Park Town is pronounced 'sehgine' (Seguin). Park is on I-10 about 5 miles west of town. inexpensive rates.
Van Horn --Van Horn KOA -large open sites. Wireless internet at site. Restaurant on premises with meals delivered to site.
Van Horn --El Campo RV Park -Bare bones park that is no longer a Passport America, but will accept the membership for a small discount. Sites are level, park offers cable tv - not much else there.
Appomattox--Okefenokee RV Park Resort -Large grassy area, restaurant on premises. Just a few miles from the Okefenokee Swamp. Folkston is a railroad hub, so there are trains running every fifteen minutes all night.
Lexington --Long's RV Park -Campground built on several levels on the side of a hill. Heavy tree coverage (no satellite or cell phones), hairpin turns from one level to the next. Small office with minimal supplies. No amenities. Passport America park.
Virginia Beach --Virginia Beach KOA -level tree shaded sites. Big rig accessable. Store in office.
Springfield --Milleson's Walnut Grove Campground -Campground is part of a working cattle ranch. The southern branch of the Potomac River runs through and there are camping sites near the river. A family campground with a large seasonal population. We were almost the only ones there during the week, but it was very busy on the weekends. Campground has a laundry, but it's not very well maintained. The sites are a little hard to figure out - some with hook-ups, some without. Interior roads are mostly dirt and sites are grass.
Cheyenne --Restway Travel Park -Not far from downtown Cheyenne. Park may have been nice at one time, but is very rundown and being run by a woman who looks too old to be doing it anymore . It was okay for a day or two.
Lusk --BJ's Campground - Lusk is small town and RV park is on a side street across from the town park. Very neat with roofs over the picnic tables. Nice small park. Good Sam discount.
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