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14 RV Parks near Ballplay, Alabama
We did however find 14 campgrounds within 25 miles of Ballplay. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Ballplay in the left hand column.
Oct 2014 - $32.00
This campround has all grass sites and is very small, maybe 50 sites, but the park has a lot to offer, even for the big rigs like my 40 ft DP. They have limited 50 amps and no sewer only water. There are several site right on the water with fishing piers. They have 1 restroom with showers. They have a very nice large pool. I found it very peaceful, we stayed in late October. - Tom222
May 2014 - $30.00
Stayed here for three nights after Memorial Day. Most of the campers are weekenders so if you come during the week, it's not too busy. Weekends are busy and locals have reserved most of the waterfront and better sites. Difficult for a big rig to get in and park due to trees and tight turns. Many rules regarding visitors and use of facilities. On the plus side, the sites are good sized, have shade, and there is access to a pool and piers on the lake. Very poor antenna TV reception. All sites are gravel or grass so water puddles if it rains. We used our AT&T phone hotspot for internet and it worked fine. - threehendersons
Jun 2013 - $15.00
Very scenic. Planned on an overnight, but stayed for three days. Pool was about 25x70. Shade was abundant. Bathrooms/showers are dated but clean. Will stay again. Price was the Passport America price. Many folks stay here on weekends and leave their rigs during the week. - hmthomas1
Mar 2016 - $15.00
This park has the potential to be a great park. Although the camping amenities leave something to be desired, we had a great time enjoying the rocks. We dry camped in the park. Answering machine and email only. Camping is first come first serve. The road signs are out of date with the additions to the park and the map is tiny but we managed to figure it out. Our site was not terribly level - we used all of our leveling blocks and we were still not quite level. They have a cute playground that is supposed to be usable in a few more weeks & many more improvements to come. The fresh water spigot is located on the way out, but they may be making the roads 2 way so that you can fill up your water on the way in. The campground rules say owners must clean up their pets waste, but after several trailers full of horses came through there was horse waste everywhere.
As of right now they have a lot of improvements to make (and much is in progress). In order of priority, these were the issues I saw.
1. The biggest issue: no sanitary place to wash your dishes. It would be fantastic if they added a big outdoor sink that gives you room to wash those pots and pans. One of the staff members actually told some people to wash their dishes at the dump station!
2. Nowhere to place your toiletries while using the sink and the sink was dirty. No way of cleaning before or after yourself it since there was no soap or paper towels.
3. No soap. This is a necessary item to keep people healthy.
4. Not enough sinks - only one in the ladies'. Most of time I just need to brush, wash face, put contacts in/out.
5. Overflowing trash - the main trash can and bathroom cans were not emptied until late Sunday morning when they were all overflowing.
6. Shower water scalding hot - sink and showers are pushbutton and the temperatures are not adjustable.
7. Firewood - expensive. The bundles are very small - it takes at least 2 bundles for one fire and they were $6 each.
Bring your own local firewood. Bring handsoap and something to wash your dishes in. - SCClimberGirl
Jul 2019 - $51.00
This place is amazing. Very new and absolutely amazing. There is a water park in the resort which is small, but new for a $20 per person fee. They are adding onto it for 2020. Includes put put and zip lining. The resort also has a lake with toys, an onsite beach bar and grill and a golf cart taxi on weekends plus lots of activities. A beautiful resort that reminded me a bit of watercolors down in Destin. Pro tip, bring a golf cart or call ahead to reserve one. Internet/Wifi was free, strong and unlimited. The landscaping at the park was also incredible, leading to some enjoyable walks! The sites are in full sun, so be prepared. - Mpala
Jun 2019 - $55.00
We stayed two nights in a 40 foot fifth wheel. We would stay again and stay longer. This is a great park in a beautiful location with fantastic staff. I don't give away ratings of 10 and this place deserves that and more. The park includes homes and campsites on a beautiful lake formed by a damn that feeds the Cousa River. There is a beautiful water park, nice places to walk, a beach on the lake, and a water sports rental service for boats etc. They are adding camp sites so check back for other options. I wasn't thrilled with full sun pull-thru but the site was very nice. We like shade. Site 301 would have been even better. It is a bit of a drive to get here and the GPS will take you to resort rather than the campground. The campground sign is a small white sign on the right side of the road before you reach the resort destination. You do NOT want to attempt to enter the resort and it is no fun if you miss the campground entrance. So, call ahead and make sure you look for sign on the right. Roads are good but tight. - Moe and Flo are on the go
Jul 2012 - $45.00
We've stayed at Chestnut Bay 3 times this year, and I'm sure we will be back again next year. This is a true "resort" that is comprised mostly of high end lake front homes. The RV portion of the resort is located up above the houses but still has nice views of the lake. Positives: There are two pools in the resort, and one is especially geared towards kids of all ages and includes a water slide. There is also a Godfather's Pizza attached to the this pool which makes it nice to enjoy lunch and let the kids continue to play. There is a beach section with a 150ft water slide that dumps you out in to the lake which is great for all ages. There are tennis courts, beach volleyball, playground, an outdoor theater that they play a movie at on Saturday evenings, and tons of activities or the kids during the day. My kids really like riding on the golf carts with the summer help! Negatives: For such a nice resort, there are a couple of things that I think they could improve on. One is water pressure. I've never experienced such low water pressure at any other park or resort, and the only thing we have been told by management is that it is dependent on the usage level by the rental homes. The other concern is the cable reception. Every spot we have parked in, and every other camper we have talked to has confirmed that the cable reception is bad at best. We actually do better using our antenna and pulling in local channels. Obviously, these items do not prevent us from coming back, but for $45/night, they could be improved. All in all, it's a great resort for families, and they do a lot to keep the kids entertained. We will certainly continue to be a regular at Chestnut Bay during the "peak" season. Please note that during their "off peak" season, there are no scheduled events (i.e. movie, street party, karaoke, etc..) due to the fact that they do not have their college help available. - bddo
Aug 2019 - $40.00
This was our third time to camp overnight at Gadsden. Very nice campground with lots of amenities. Very nice pool, gated park with access by card at gate. Park is located by river and lake. We were in a pull thru site that seems to be reserved for overnighters. It took three phone calls to get someone to take our reservation, then when we arrived it could not be found. Fortunately they still had a spot open for us. - Texas E-S
Jul 2019 - $40.00
A beautiful park. We were there during the week, so the place was not crowded - and they gave us a choice of sites. The staff was terrific, from a warm southern welcome at the front desk to the escort driver, everybody was very nice. Beautifully landscaped, lots of walking trails, including a path around the lake. Great lake view with a terrific breeze. The town is nice, with convenient gas, food and grocery. The only downside - if it is one - is the large gaggle of geese that comes visiting your site in the evening. And geese being geese, they don't clean up after themselves. The campground does try to manage the geese by following them around with an ATV - that must be a great job for a work camper! - dbfrv3
Jul 2019 - $40.00
Nice spot on the river for an overnight stay or a destination place for families. Nice pool and boating and fishing on the river. Very quiet. A few miles from I-59 on the I-759 spur but easy access. Hard packed gravel sites and pads. Good satellite and verizon service. - literod
Aug 2019 - $19.00
The sites were clean and well kept. - Charles McClain
Jul 2019 - $19.00
Upon check-in the park host was friendly and informative. Our lot #27 was nice and shaded, but not angled like the graphic shows when selecting a site. The site next to us #26, angles into it or #27 angles into #26. Some sewer connections on other lots were in odd locations. Sites are close together. We totally loved the ability to go out and hit all the trails right from our door. We used the pool a couple times. Thought it was a bit small for the number of sites. The laundry and restroom facilities appeared clean. - DJPellegrino
Jun 2019 - $20.00
Wanted to give this park a 10 but sites are way too close together. There were a lot of activities going on while we were there so the park was full for the weekend. Our site was a buddy site, with the back of the trailer next door just inches from our awnings. We basically had no sitting area outside our door. The picnic table and fire ring were at the back of the site. All the sites in this row had the same setup, so there was no privacy while sitting out by your fire. There is plenty to do here if you have kids and our grandson enjoyed the pool, mini golf, train, petting zoo and a hike down into the canyon. The laundry had two washers and two dryers, although one dryer was broken during our stay. Wifi did not work for us at all. AT&T was sporadic, but our Verizon jetpack worked great. Restrooms were very clean and looked to have been recently remodeled. We enjoyed our stay but not sure we'll come back unless we can get one of two or three sites that weren't quite as close to the neighbors. - LZee11
May 2019 - $38.00
Spacious clean sites. Very friendly staff. Gravel level sites plenty long enough for our 38" trailer and truck. We stayed here for the Memorial Day weekend and look forward to coming back. - Cdnr
Apr 2019 - $38.00
This CG is most likely the best choice if your travels warrant a stop in the Gadsden area. It's easy on easy off with plenty amenities close by. However, the check in office is just short of the CG on the left and is not big-rig friendly especially if you're towing. Best to sign in first at the RV sales office (but don't turn into the lot if a big-rig) then proceed to the CG. After signing in you will receive a code for the CG entrance gate just down the road on the right. - rams-2015
Nov 2018 - $35.00
This is a fairly new park. The entrance is a little strange. When approaching the CG there is an entrance which has a code operated gate. You need to go past that and into the driveway at the end of the street, but there is no parking area and you have to block the entrance while checking in. Having pull-in sites givers a nice view of the lake. Major problem is road noise which doesn't stop. Would probability not stay again because of the noise. There are better CGs close by. - newbies2016
Mar 2019 - $19.00
Parking spots are gravel which is OK, but were not raked or leveled. Many year-round residents in park. Easy off and on from Interstate for overnight stop. Power would not connect. AirStream would continuously reset and cycle. - AstroVan
Sep 2018 - $25.00
Very nice park with easy access off of I-59 South Exit 181 or I-59 North Exit 174. Owner was very hands on to make sure we sited well and that all water, electrical and sewer was accessible. - Guidry's
Sep 2017 - $30.00
Nice fishing pond. Quiet. Some fulltimers. Wifi not great. No cable. - phowland08
Oct 2011 - $20.00
Nice campground. No hook ups available at all. Sites are not really laid out, just park where you want for the most part. We parked right on the creek and with the mountains on both sides of you it is a beautiful place. Bike riding on the Chief Ladiga Trail and hiking on the Pinhoti tail or maybe a kayak or canoe ride down the creek. Very nice and super dark at night. Great star gazing! Lots of church groups and boy scouts. We will go back and hookups are in the future although I'm not sure that would really be a good thing. - Bird-Freak
Nov 2010 - $15.00
This not yet completed park is located in a beautiful valley between Terrapin Creek and the Chief Ladiga Trail (Rail to Trail, Anniston, Al to Atlanta, GA. and has spectacular views. It is very private, but easily accessible by any size rig. Bath houses and office are complete and park is generally laid out. Utilities will be in by Spring 2011. Terrapin Creek, Chief Ladiga Trail and the Pinhoti trail are accessible from the park property. We biked the Chief Ladiga to the AL/GA state line where it connects with the Silver Comet Trail that leads on through GA to the outskirts of Atlanta. The campground is open for dry camping and will remain available during construction. Easily the most beautiful campsite we have ever seen. Bill is very accommodating. It is 7 miles to Piedmont, AL, where most anything you need is available. Don't miss this one. - houstown