6.4 Average

Benson KOA

Benson, Arizona

180 West Four Feathers Lane
Benson, Arizona 85602-7952
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 45
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 31.98713
Longitude: -110.30167

Elevation: 3539' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf yes
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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7 Reviews

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $43.00
Overall Rating:

On the last leg of a long trip, we decided to have a short drive day and relax a bit. As such we made a reservation for what had been a nice little KOA. This KOA is about one mile north of the freeway, then one quarter mile on one of the roughest section of road I have been on. After navigating the ruts and potholes we arrived at a rather bleak (gravel, weeds, trees struggling to grow) RV park. On check in the owner was quite concerned that we arrived early (11 am) and would have to charge us an additional $2.00 for electricity. A minimal amount, though when already paying $43 to park in a dirt lot in an empty park (one van was parked in a site and appeared abandoned) he was making no effort to make us a repeat customer. The sites are level, utilities work appropriately and there is adequate space between sites. They do have a fenced dog area which was not (in my opinion) sturdy enough for our large dogs. Instead we used their designated dog walk area. While walking the dogs there in the late evening (dark), a car came down what I thought was an abandoned dirt road in the walk area requiring a quick scramble into the shrubs. Thankfully the driver spotted us and made good use of his brakes. So much for our relaxing stay. We had stayed here some years ago, unfortunately they seem to have few customers and appear to be slowly falling into disrepair. The one bright point is that it is located far enough away from both the interstate and the railroad (very active track) so the noise is minimal. We camped at Benson KOA in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Very disappointed, expected better from a KOA. Their book says 'cable - yes' I do not consider 12 TV stations to be cable TV. Also the web site offered sites that were upgraded in fall 2007. HUH? This campground hasn't changed a bit in as many years as it has been around. You know when you drive in and there is NO OTHER RV's in it, you are in big trouble. We will NEVER stay here again and have crossed it out of the KOA book. I am also writing KOA to voice my disapproval. All of this for $39.00? No thanks! We camped at Benson KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2010 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Good park for an overnighter. It is in a pretty setting. The buildings are in need of major repairs. It's a tired, old KOA that needs attention. The sites are fine and the people are very nice. We camped at Benson KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2009 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Dirt..dirt..and more dirt. Aside from lots of dirt and only 4 channels available on the cable..the park is okay for a one night stay. We were traveling with our 2 little Shih Tzu's. If you have pets, the park does not have a fenced in pet area and there are many sand spurs around the park that get into the dogs paws. If you are traveling with children, there is a small playground. We camped at Benson KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2009 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

This is an older KOA. The sites are full of puncture vine and ant hills. After we had committed for a week, and paid, the owner mentioned the puncture vines. There are some small trees that give little shade. It has a nice dog walk but dogs get "goat heads" in their feet getting there. We were there a week and only 1 of 4 washers worked. It is a typical KOA. Anymore, they are either very nice and overpriced or run down and overpriced. The advertised big rig access is true but, barely. We will not return, nor can we recommend this park. We camped at Benson KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2009 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

Downgraded greatly due to poor condition of restroom/shower area. Roaches in the women's restroom. The general impression that it was reasonably clean until spending a little time in the shower area. The bathroom tiles were very grimy at the top - the walls above the tile were also grimy. This was old dirt that apparently had been there for some time. The same with corners and crevices in the restroom. It appears these areas had just been given "a lick and a promise" for quite a while. Needs a thorough scrubbing probably a little bleach or disinfectant wouldn't hurt either. The woman at the front desk was quite pleasant. I wouldn't have minded all of the "please don't" signs if the cleanliness had warranted it. We camped at Benson KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2007 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Owners spoke broken English which made check ins lengthy and difficult, very little grass anywhere, several sheds filled with wood, cardboard, and assorted trash, Koi pond needed a good cleaning, and mini-golf overdue for necessary repairs. Far enough away from I-10 that there wasn't much noise but a siren went off at 4 in the morning. OK for overnight but not much more. We camped at Benson KOA in a Campground Cabin.

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