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51 RV Parks near Putnam, Connecticut
We did however find 51 campgrounds within 25 miles of Putnam. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Putnam in the left hand column.
Jun 2019 - $15.00
Small hidden gem of a campground, quiet and peaceful. Most campers were in motorhomes, including several full-timers. This is one of the few Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds in New England, and full-timers know what a great value the Army Corps campgrounds are. We set up our screen room on the site and parked our towed vehicle in the nearby parking lot. Hosts were very friendly and helpful. Our site (2) was easy to back into, and hookups worked well. Dual water connections. Very nice hiking paths all around. Easy access from route 395. We will likely stay here again. - DaveAndJoyce
May 2019 - $15.00
We have stayed here multiple times and it remains the best option around this area. We paid the senior rate for our 30 amp site. Hookups were good. It was late May and the gypsy moths were just coming out and made things a bit messy. A nice quiet area. OTA TV not the best with just ION and PBS stations. Very good cell phone coverage. - Bob and Inga
Jul 2018 - $15.00
Everything others have said about this clean, wooded park is spot on. Sites are very large. Pinic table is huge with room at one end for handicap access. Two nice lean-to areas for overnight tenters. Only negative is pump out is horizontal instead of verticle and allows for some escape of sewage. I would definitely come back to this gem again. - Trainspotter
Aug 2018 - $15.00
Nice state park. Has no hookups. Nice level pads. Lots of grass. - Bjb1775
Jul 2007 - $11.00
This is a state campground with no hookups. It has two separate camping areas about a mile apart. We stayed at the Wolf's Den area for 3 nights, which has large sites, both very grassy and well maintained, with the road and parking areas level and paved. The Mashamoquet camping area is about a mile away, and much more primitive. It would probably not accommodate large campers very well, and seems better suited to tents and maybe small campers. There are seven miles of trails through the park, all very pleasant for hiking, which connect the two camping areas, various rock formations, and also provide access to a swimming pond in the park. (Can also be accessed by road.) All things considered, this is a very quiet and well maintained campground with a friendly staff, and for $11 per night, a very good value. We would gladly stay here again. - Strahwk
Oct 2014 - $30.00
This campground used to be a great family place, however in recent years it has seriously gone downhill, as you can see by its dated facilities and drastic decline in seasonal campers. The basketball court has not been refinished in a long time, the park is constantly swarming with hornets and bees, and the beach area is filthy. The events they hold are mediocre at best, with the adult events turning into a bunch of people getting drunk and obnoxious quickly. The events for kids are repetitive and poorly hosted and attended. The drug use in this campground has seriously increased and campers are regularly broken into and stolen from. Seasonal campers are unwelcoming to weekend visitors. - CamperRay
Jul 2014 - $30.00
This seemed like mostly seasonal sites with additions built onto trailers. There was one site- "Jake's Place" that had so much junk on it (I mean junk) that the theme from "Sanford and Son" came into my head every time that I walked by it. The water in the cove looked low, as if it had been drained. The pool was clean. The staff was friendly. There were activities every night in the rec hall until 11. This wasn't a peaceful experience that we were looking for. I don't think we will go back. - RIcamper
Jun 2008 - $36.00
The sites were pretty much out in the open, with very little privacy, ours was just dirt, although we did see some were grassy. The seasonals were not very welcoming. We also had trouble getting a pizza delivered, with the pizza places telling us that there has been trouble at this campground in the past. The bathrooms were dirty. To be fair, the lake is very nice, but not nice enough to stay here again. - JewelsRDH
Aug 2016 - $50.00
We were given site #. Map and signage in park poor. Our site had 18 inch tall weeds, no table, no fire pit. Water hookup and electric hook up are not close together. Office staff not very helpful trying to get our group, 3 sites situated elsewhere. The first site was located near old construction vehicles and piles of construction debris.
Our second night we were frightened by a woman wandering into our site yelling at 12:30 am. We called the office no answer. We had to call 911. Woman was taken away and we and others nearby were questioned.
The next day there was no electricity or running water. Entire facility lost power a short time on Saturday and there was none on Sunday. There was no running water or working toilets or showers on Sunday.
We left early to go home.
I have made numerous attempts to speak with someone in charge. The office will not give me the manager's name. I left my contact information but was told: "Don't expect that anyone will call you back."
Overall camp does not look maintained and facilities are not modern or clean. Customer service was extremely poor. - Lynn Botelho
Jul 2016 - $75.00
Upon checking in I had to wait almost 45 minutes to be sent to a site that was occupied. I was charged extra for my 2 companion/service dogs. There is nothing much for kids to do, they say they have kid activities but nothing fantastic. It would be nice if there was a pool but the lake was okay. Their modern bathrooms might have been modern in 1980 but the machine to regulate the 25 cent showers (yes you must pay 25 cents) was on point (working properly) with warm/cold water. The campground Is full of old junk construction equipment. Find another place, you will be thankful you did. - Melissa N
May 2016 - $50.00
We arrived and first had to pay extra for our 2 dogs. A lab, and a 15 lb rescue. We were then told no motorcycles allowed in the park! Its our only transportation! We are quiet grandparents, and had to park the bike near the park office with other bikes. The walk to our bike from our site was 1/2 mile. We were sent to a site, but it was occupied. When I called the office, they sent Us to another, that was occupied! They then proceeded to send us into an area that was too tight for our 37' motorhome. We backed into a rock trying to get out. We finally picked a site that was huge, and private. The lake was beautiful, the campground quiet. The lady that owns the place shouldn't be in the business of working with people. I asked for a golf cart ride to our site, as I have a lung disease. She told me flat out NO! The girls answering the phone at the desk admitted they don't know what size campers fit into the sites. Huge beautiful park. - Cyclegirl00
Sep 2019 - $85.00
Stayed at the campground over Labor Day Weekend. Plenty of activities for family fun. Our site was plenty big enough to accommodate our 26' travel trailer but some sites with large rigs were tight. One thing that was very disappointing was the campfire wood we had to purchase since we could not bring our own. Hard oak wood was extremely wet and difficult to start and keep fire burning. Needed an adapter to dump grey water in system. - Khfamily
Aug 2017 - $47.00
I like this campground alot... They have alot to do for families with little kids. It's a smaller campground, nice game room, I wish they had a full time snack bar, the ladies in the front office are so AWESOME. Gets crazy busy and crazy crowded on special weekends (memorial day, 4th of July, etc...) wifi isn't the best..not sure if that matters to some people - BfrmRI
Jun 2017 - $50.00
We stayed here last summer with the grandkids when we had to camp fairly close to home and it worked out great. there was a lot going on for the kids that weekend and for the adults with live bands throughout the weekend. it was a very hot weekend in the 90s and they did lose power but everybody in the park was running their air conditioners and they had the power company out to fix the problem within a couple hours. The campground is very clean, kinda on the rustic side but still very nice, sites are a little small like a lot of CGs are but there was adequate room for our 31' Class C. They served breakfast Sunday morning for a reasonable price; we did not partake because we had the kids. Staff was very friendly and helpful, restrooms were clean. I would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it for anybody visiting or passing through the area - Banditoman60
Aug 2018 - $20.00
This is a great small park. We have a 36' class A, which we were able to back into site #7 easily. Spacious private site, set back off road. Last year, we were in site #9 which was a little tricky to back into because of the angle. It would be easier to pull straight into #9 but then the fire ring may be on the wrong side of your rig. Unfortunately, there are no pull-through sites here. Sites #7, 8 and 9 are located in a little alcove which would make for a great three-family compound. No hookups at this campground, but we like boondocking so we don't mind. Hookups would make this campground a 10! There is a water spigot across the street from our site. Bath house is brand new, and we were extremely impressed with the showers! Spacious, clean, a nice door separating your personal dressing area from your shower, great water pressure and temp. 75 cents for 3 minutes, 25 cents each additional minute. There is a dump site near the bath house. Even though it's the first week of August, almost 8 am, it's nice and quiet here. There is a nice lake (reservoir) for fishing, swimming, kayaking, etc. Plenty of hiking and challenging mountain biking. We love this campground! - Bobalou
Oct 2015 - $20.00
This RI state park is very nicely laid out, each site spacious. This time of year, the park was almost empty and we were lucky to be able to chose the site that would work well for our 40' big rig. Roads and sites are gravel, some more level than others, and some with trees in the wrong places! Big rig owners should know which site they are reserving. No utilities but park is clean and appears well-maintained. Located on the Bowdish Reservoir there are swimming and boat launch areas. Many trails around as well. For geocachers, a few caches within the park boundary. - DiplomatTraveler
Jul 2011 - $20.00
Good Verizon voice & data. NO DUMP STATION! Limited drinking water access. Some sites very unlevel and due to reservation system, cannot change sites. I do not recommend this campground for anyone with an RV unless they are very familiar with the specific campsites. Price listed for out of state campers plus reservation fees. We stayed 5 nights. - earlymun
Sep 2018 - $35.00
We came here on a whim. Showed up with no reservation. They welcomed us in with a nice wooded site. This is definitely a smaller campground, mostly seasonals but everyone seemed friendly. Definitely worth a return trip. I would say the only complaint I'd have is that their dump station is on the wrong side of the road make sure you have at least a 15' hose. - Sstratton6175
Sep 2015 - $20.00
Owners seemed less than thrilled to have us there. We are full-timers and move frequently. We think we are ideal campers (no kids, no dogs, quiet, no parties, etc.). It was very strange, we felt like we were always being 'watched' so they could tell us we were doing something wrong. They did tell us we were driving too fast but it was hard for us to believe because the roads were dirt and uneven with rocks so who would drive fast?? We were in a back in spot that was very hard to maneuver around all the tree limbs. They say they are big rig friendly but we felt it was very tight for our 35 ft. rig. Turning corners was a major effort have to back up to miss large boulders on one side and tree limbs on the other. We did have a very nice fire pit. The dump station is very hard to get to and is on the wrong side for most RVs. We won't be going back here. - RunAroundSue
Jun 2016 - $31.00
This park does NOT have a sewer hook up, but they do have a grey water drain and a honey wagon. They guy that runs the place was so nice. They had some great events while here. The RV sites are nestled in the woods and very nice! One of our favorites and we will be back! - FrugalNavyWife
Sep 2015 - $60.00
This rustic, hilly campground is nestled in the woods along Chamberlain pond. The access roads and site pads/patios are gravel. The first 10 sites have water, 30a electric and a gray water only dump port. There is a dump station. These same sites will accommodate bigger rigs more easily as the road is a little wider. The rest of the sites are W/E only and scattered among the seasonals. Most sites are reasonably level but remember this campground is built into the hills so you will need to compensate. The length and width of every site varies somewhat but you had a feeling of privacy in the trees. We had to jockey our 39' rig into a position so the slides avoided trees. Even still, our site's campfire pit ended up under a slide so we didn't have any fires. Tree trimming is needed as the rig scraped against branches when backing into place. Water pressure was 40 - 45psi. 30amp power was stable. In spite of 80 degree temps, we never ran the A/C because the dense tree shade kept the rig much cooler. Cable TV was good and available for $5 a night. There's no wi-fi but our hotspot worked fine. The grounds were clean and maintained. The office/rec room building is fairly new and sports a store, library, game room. Behind it is a large blacktopped pad for listening to music, playing basketball, etc. The 50 acre pond has a variety of fish, no license needed and it's catch and release. We met a number of the seasonals and found them welcoming and engaging. The staff was friendly and very helpful with information about the area. The nightly rate for the Labor Day holiday is bumped to $60. Considering no 50a service, no site dump, no wi-fi, extra $ for cable, site accommodation issues for big rigs, their regular $40 rate is more appropriate for a holiday weekend and still high compared to other campgrounds where a similar daily rate includes all the amenities. We liked the rustic qualities of this campground but would look for other places next time. - Born2Roam
Jun 2015 - $40.00
Nice campground. Clean, friendly staff, quiet. We stayed here for 4 nights and enjoyed it very much. We will definitely stay here again the next time through the area. - sstgermain
Jul 2018 - $50.00
Friendly, very helpful staff moved us to a better site. Family friendly, but not overly crowded or rambunctious. Many friendly seasonal folks. Immaculate grassy fields, with clear brook nearby. Gray dumping at site, but two dumping stations on the way out. T-Mobile coverage, non-existent. Verizon okay. Would definitely come back. - Live Riveted
May 2018 - $42.00
I have gone to this campground because we have a rally there every year and return every year because of the service and pavillion they provide. I have never been disappointed, the service is great, the owners are present and ready to help with any problems. Once again we had a wonderful weekend. We will return next year once again! - rversandie
Oct 2017 - $50.00
The campground is well maintained. The electricity is top notch. Honeypot available for $. There are 2 dump stations available for free. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We stayed at this park as a seasonal May-Oct. Weekends are busier than during the week. It was lots of fun to watch the weekenders and enjoy their fun. Very nice peaceful place. We will be back to visit this campground in the future. - Lori K_
Jun 2013 - $79.00
This was a tough one to review. My rating reflects a comparison to other campgrounds which this is really not. It's a concert venue with some 200 plus seasonal sites and very few (I was told maybe as little as six) sites available for reservation. If you are there when there's not a concert, there's very little to offer by way of amenities/activities. They have a very nice pool and bathhouse and the facilities where clean. The camp store doubles as a gift shop/main entrance on show days and offers virtually nothing as far as supplies go. There is a gas station with a Food Mart adjacent to the property which you can walk to. It has everything (including Subway, Dunkin Donuts) just not a lot of camping supplies. When shows aren't going on you can wander around the venue and have access to a lakefront. They do charge something extra per person and require a $25 refundable deposit for the pool/bathhouse. If you're there for a concert weekend they require a 2 night minimum. They allow you to check out late on Sunday which is nice because they really pack them in. The venue is a great place to see performers up close and they have all the usual concessions. There's plenty of space to wander around and you can still hear the music down by the lakefront. The people who work there and the seasonals who stay there were all very friendly. But be forewarned it is a party atmosphere. Lot's of music and cocktails, and lots of circling around in golf carts. But again, I can't say enough about how friendly people were. - McNamara's Band
Jul 2009 - $54.00
The sites are not level and there is no recreation during the week. There is a lake, but there is no recreation on it. I would not camp here again. - har-fl
Sep 2008 - $48.00
This campground has a lot of seasonal sites. We stayed in the Nashville area in the front close to the office on huge concrete site that was 30x60. Water, electric and sewer was good. Wi-Fi was strong for access but did not connect to the internet. We have a sprint Aircard and used it instead. This campground caters more to people that want to attend concerts such as Billy Ray Cyrus or Keith Anderson who performed the weekend before we arrived and Charlie Daniels was scheduled to perform the following weekend. If you stay on a weekday, can get in the Nashville sites and have Camp Club USA it isn't a bad place to stay. We would only stay here for a couple of days when passing through. If you stay here say Hi to the gentleman who lives there and loves dogs more than people. - TXBobcat