8.6 Excellent
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Distant Drums RV Resort

Camp Verde, Arizona


583 W Middle Verde Rd
Camp Verde, Arizona 86322
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 158
Recent Rate: $$$$

Office Hours:

Monday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Hours above shown for Mountain Time Zone

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Latitude: 34.61309
Longitude: -111.86420

Elevation: 3291' (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 no
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • 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
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • 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 yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • 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
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino yes
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball no
  • Water Access Water Access no

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330 Reviews

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2019 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

This is a nice park but next time I would want a assigned site number as there is some great MH sites (12?) and some not so good sites for the same price. Sites from about 35-50 are really nice full concrete MH sites. They have about a dozen pull through sites but they are very skinny and tight. They use the buddy system for utilities. Our assigned site was ok although it seemed to have full timers all around us and was gravel with a concrete patio pad. We reserved 6 months in advanced and several of the nicer sites were emptied with new arrivals daily. We stayed 4 nights so I guess it was just luck of the draw. First photo is our neighbor, 2nd is a nice site and third is our view of storage lot and I-17 interstate. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
27
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2019 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice RV park within an hour of Sedona and a couple hours of Grand Canyon South Rim. This park is immaculate. Sites are a little tight but still nice. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Site Details

Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

See Sedona red rocks, visit Grand Canyon, visit Verse Brewing Co.

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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2019 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

Very well cared for location. Can be a bit windy, but would stay again. Close enough to Jerome and Sedona. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Back in
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 45
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: May, 2019 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Friendly staff. Well maintained park. 158 spaces but only 10 are pull-thru. If you are towing they require you to unhook at the office. We were a small group and had use of the community room during our staff. If you are taking the free shuttle to the casino be sure to get a voucher from the office for $10 free slot play. Very nice dog park. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
90
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 35
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: April, 2019 - $42.00
Overall Rating:

Very impressed with the park. Very clean and very nice. The park is quiet and very well run and management was very friendly. Our only complaint was with the WI-FI which was advertised but not strong enough to reach our spot. If we wanted WI-FI we needed to come to the office which was not acceptable. So we did without which was really the best thing for us. We would stay there again for sure. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
16
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

We visited Cottonwood, Jerome and Sedona during our four day stay. Would not recommend a trip to Sedona on a Saturday afternoon the traffic was terrible.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2019 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Very clean resort. Only negative I have is the poor wi-fi. Stayed in site 41 which looked out over the Verde Valley. Great sunsets. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Site Details

Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Casino very close. Shuttle service provided.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2019 - $42.00
Overall Rating:

This is a great park, very clean and well maintained. They have some nice trees started and nice landscaping between the lots. They even rake and clean the lots before new campers park. It is a great value for the price. Two roads to Sedona; about 30 minutes on each road. Also good access to Cottonwood, Clarkdale and Jerome. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Lot 99
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 33
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: March, 2019 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice park with very friendly staff. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Patio, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

There is a 24 hr shuttle to the casino.

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Review Count: 28
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: February, 2019 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

Nice pool and hot tub. Excellent well keep campground. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Site Details

Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Montezuma castle is worth seeing.

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

Date of Stay: February, 2019 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This is a clean, well-managed park with a friendly, helpful staff and good location. Close to the highway, but noise at night was not bad. Wi-fi was good in our rig but better in the clubhouse. Verizon reception was very weak in the park, though better in the town of Camp Verde. Great location close to many day hike options. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Crusty's Pizza in Camp Verde is local and serves really good pizza. Service is slow so we did take out and ate in our rig.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Beautiful area and well kept clean park. But: -very unlevel spaces. Had difficulty placing enough blocks to even get near level. -very weak power. Couldn't run coffee pot and any other appliance together on 50 amp service. -poor cell reception -weak WiFi, didn't work at all much of the time. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
211
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed 3 nights to visit Sedona, Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon. Very clean. Easy to register, a guide takes you to your spot. All spaces are angled, close and back in. We plugged in our Hughes Autoformer and the ground leg was bad. The park immediately had someone replace the breaker and that didn’t work, replaced the plug and all was well. Friendly fast service! Voltage runs about 118v with the Hughes on. Water pressure was low. Trash pickup every morning. Nice pool, showers, bathrooms and laundry. No open flames is a bummer if you like to grill, but everyone is so close I can see the point. Beautiful stars at night. We would return. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Site Details

Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Patio, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2018 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

Immaculate! Very tight spaces, but big rigs will fit. Very, very NOISEY. Loud compressor runs for power washing RVs! Goes on most mornings, lasting for an hour or more. Added to highway noise, look elsewhere for peace & quiet! We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
All of them
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2018 - $60.00
Overall Rating:

Clean, spacious, and well maintained. Great park if you do not need reliable internet. Both WiFi and Verizon hotspot is very bad here. If you need reliable internet, then this resort is not good for you. I have no other complaints. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 163
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 44

Date of Stay: November, 2018 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Big rig friendly with level sites. Easy on/off to I17. Showers, WiFi, and dog park was good. Library had numerous books to exchange. Heated pool and hot tub looked nice but did not use since this was an overnight stay. We camped at Distant Drums RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
82
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Distant Drums, manager at Distant Drums RV Resort responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your stay!

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