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13 RV Parks near Homestead, Florida
Apr 2019 - $62.00
Good front office customer service. A lot of amenities - pool, miniature golf and very nice walking trail. Roadways are narrow, thus your view from front window is the RV across the way. Sites are fairly wide, however, the people next door had so many cars that they parked in front of our RV (on our site). Low rating is due to large patch - 10 x 20 feet of dirt and mud instead of grass where a patio should be. They need to install concrete patio and not allow grass killing mats. - Deb and Chris
Apr 2019 - $20.00
This park is really nice. I see mostly pull throughs. The sites are flat. We chose this place because we wanted to see the Everglades and the Keys. We did both. Walmart isn't too far away but uses a parking garage for a place to park. A mall isn't too far from there. We are surrounded by plant nurseries. There is a paved area going around the perimeter of the property for walkers and bikers. - Barbara Walker
Feb 2019 - $1.00
Very nice park. To bad no dog cages are allowed outside. So will not return. - geo cong
Mar 2019 - $69.00
Gate at the entrance is a problem. One car ahead of us and we ended up blocking traffic with our toad. Nice folks at check in, even offered to help us back in. Wound our way around the campground to our spot only to find it very occupied. Had to go back to the office to get another, way in the back by a busy road. It looks to be an old mobile home site. It was pretty level in the grass. Good power and water. Very high dump. Park is loaded with Canadian snow birds. It is close to everything. We are only here 2 nights, it worked for us. - Tredguy
Mar 2018 - $45.00
This is a great location for its access to the keys, the everglades, various state parks and other Florida attractions. Many of the sites are quite spacious but there are some that are quite short and a few that are narrow so be sure to check out the sites first if you can. We stayed for a month and learned that there is a recurring theft problem in the park. We did have some stuff stolen. The gate has apparently been on the list to repair since the fall... still not fixed and they need to address the security. There are a lot of feral cats which we found charming but hopefully the SPCA does regular health checks as some looked to be diseased or carrying some kind of parasite like fleas or mange. We felt it was a clean park with regular maintenance except their picnic tables. Some are in real disrepair and not safe. We really enjoyed the casual vibe in the park and some of the mature trees & shrubs. The pool is small but adequate and kept at a nice warm temperature. It could be a really fun park if they made some minor changes.The biggest problem (besides the gate/security) they need to address is creating ENGLISH postings, calendars, notices, events. Heck, even just an overal English speaking culture. It is very strange to be in the USA and have notices in FRENCH only... not even in Spanish which there is also a large representation in the permanent resident section. It also created a clicky French segregation in the park where you felt like an outsider. We will not be back and met others in the park that felt the same. Wanted to talk to management but felt like they know the problems already. They have some French 'volunteers'. Just hold some English/Spanish classes... or use google translate when you post a notice...lol. Include the whole park, not just the French population. Check out the sites if you can. Many are really spacious and beautiful and a few are just terrible. If you don't speak French ask to be in a section where there are more Americans and English speaking Canadians. Its lonely in the 'French Quarter' if you aren't a quebecquois - ptrv2018
Jan 2018 - $58.00
"Resort" is a stretch for this Campground. It is a mixed use park, with many seasonal residents, many mobile homes and park models. Some in serious disrepair. Could be from Irma, or possibly Andrew. Old park that needs some TLC. Bath house was usable, but not clean at 6:am today. Two showers. Toilets were dirty. They have a small pool that is heated. Our space (3) was very tight, with a palm tree on one side of the drive and a light pole on the other. On the positive side, there is a cement pad next to the drive with a small picnic table. Okay for our short stay of three nights, but I wouldn't want to stay here any longer than that. - Alan F
Mar 2019 - $30.00
We stayed at the park for three days. Seemed overpriced for what we got. Nice new power pedal poles at each site. Paved pull through with large lot size. Poor grass not well kept. Dump stations were not well done, no control of drainage, should have dedicated rinse water for tank rinse and not use same water connection for fresh water they could have teed off with a backflow preventer very inexpensively. Over the camp ground seems to be suffering from minimal maintenance, I understand hurricanes damage I live here in Florida full time, I expect more from our national park service. Some staff members at the main entrance need customer service training. Overlooks were over grown minor pruning would allow better view and access. Ever hear of Eagle Scout Projects. Glad I went, not sure will be on my top of list to do again. - RFarley73
Feb 2019 - $27.00
We stayed for 2 weeks, and when we arrived the weeds were over my ankles, so guess how high they were in 2 weeks? The problem with not mowing is the snakes, bugs and critters. We had an end spot, so it was huge but you didn't want to walk out because of the snakes. You don't see them in the tall weeds until you are on them. Because there are inner rows with electric, the other rows surrounding you do not have power, and many run generators from 8 am to 10 pm, non stop. I bet they are very hot, but it's a hum of noise all day. Come late afternoon with out wind, head to the camper or you are eaten alive. We knew this going in, but you may not. No water at your site, but one bathroom had a fill and a dump. There was no designated rinse for dump, so everyone was using the fresh water fill. To be clear, the campground has no hot water for showers or dish washing station. Check out is 10 am, pretty early. Positives: great biking, birding, att to stream movies. Make sure to go on a late afternoon boat ride. - hiker13
Feb 2019 - $30.00
We loved our stay at Flamingo Campground in the Everglades National Park. This campground would have gotten a 10 if they had water at the campsites, but they did have fresh water filling stations to fill your fresh water tanks. The sites are pull thru and level! The T Loop has electric hook up. The cell signal is excellent if you have ATT! If you have Verizon, you are out of luck. We arrived after hours and had no problem checking in. We drove past the entrance, and drove the 40 miles into the park to the campground. We found our name on the white board located in the rangers station's window. Our name was on the board with our site number. There is a general store located at the marina, not far from the campground and they have the basic supplies you might have forgotten to get. We are already planning our return visit for next year! - On the Road Again with Dave and Christie
Mar 2018 - $75.00
We stayed 4 nights. Paid $75/night. Recommend un-hooking tow car in front of office. Recommend sites that are 3-5 sites away from trash/maintenance area (such as 113-115, 118-120, 355-357, 544-547 ... although a couple of those might be particularly attractive if you are towing a trailer because they're big corner lots providing good maneuverability and space). Our site was a back-in super large grassy area - no concrete patio, no picnic table and no fire pit. The parking space for our tow vehicle was asphalt. Amazingly no bug or mosquito issues. Telephone reservation process and check-in were easy and efficient (although I wish Sun would allow online reservations). Staff was friendly. We received an info packet at check-in including a map and calendar of activities. We were given green rubber wristbands to wear when using the pool or spa. All hook-ups worked perfectly. We had open sky with excellent DirecTV, Verizon cell and Sprint Wifi signals. We could not obtain park wifi at our site. The office said you can only get their wifi at the clubhouse. Neighbors were pleasant but kept to themselves. The park was clean and well-landscaped. The trash receptacle for RVer's is in the back of the park meaning you have to drive your trash to the trash area. There are a few "junky" mobile homes but most appeared to be neat and well-maintained. Some post-Irma repairs are still underway. The area outside of the park is dicey so we were glad they had a staffed guard gate. Inside the park we felt fairly safe although we were warned of petty theft (i.e. bicycles being stolen). No doubt the fencing around the CG could be easily jumped. We did not have any problems but it did make us uneasy. I definitely wouldn't suggest a single female go walking outside alone day or night. We'd stay here again if necessary but it wouldn't be our first choice. It's hard to find availability in the Miami area this time of year. - GottaGoNow
Jan 2018 - $75.00
Manager extremely rude. Campsites awful. Service terrible. Wouldn't stay again for free. Pool unusable. No paper or soap in restrooms. 95% trailer park. Staff doesn't care about transient campers - Geno1986
Aug 2017 - $30.00
The staff were really helpful and friendly. I stayed for a week on the Passport America rate so the price was great, too. The environment was comfortable and safe, as it's in a gated area with a guard shack. This has been converted into mostly permanent residents with some nomad spots, but unlike similar campgrounds this is a more upscale area. I only met a couple of residents (was mostly off-site) but they were friendly and sociable. I definitely recommend this campground. - Hal James
Jan 2011 - $30.00
We actually enjoyed this park; however, the owner is protective of his property. There are less then forty spaces in this tight urban park, and he does keep an eye on everyone and everything that goes on. Although he has a limitation on dog size, he did allow our border collie to stay. I'm glad she is well trained and was able to wait until we were outside the park as we were told to make sure of when she "did her thing." It was this monitoring that made it uncomfortable. My wife told me he must have passed by the laundromat three different times while our clothes went through the washers. I took over for the drying and didn't see him at all. All this being said the park is in great condition and looks classic Florida with the white wrought iron fence surrounding it. It is relatively near the police and fire departments so there is the sirens that you occasionally hear; however, I wouldn't say it's a lot more then most other urban parks. The area surrounding it, while urban, is well kept, and I never felt afraid while here. A well kept magnet school for the public school system is next door; however, other than recess I didn't hear the kids nor did I see them at all. This is strictly an older adult park. For us it was a good value that permitted us to explore the Keys and watch the annual Rodeo that is held next to the YMCA. - bandirector
Nov 2014 - $30.00
We stayed for an incredible price, $30 nightly. Assistant manager was very helpful and friendly. Gave us all kinds of directions to the keys and everglades. He even helped me with my computer, go figure. Bathrooms were newly tiled, even though we barely used them. - captain spoke
Feb 2014 - $30.00
Campground is mostly full of permanent residents in camping units of various states of disrepair. Roads are fine. Transient area is a grassy field which is kept mowed . Utilities there are only 30 amp. Restrooms were marginally clean. Washer dryer worked well. Lots of aggressive barking dogs and feral cats. We will not stay here again. There is no nighttime security, gates are wide open, and we learned later that the park is near a very bad neighborhood. Our bikes were locked to our RV and during the night thieves cut through the bike cable locks and stole our two bikes. They also stole our neighbors bike. Park management did not warn us of this potential problem and when we reported the theft they stated that it was unusual to have 3 stolen at once. They were not surprised of the theft. - KathyAndJimB
Apr 2013 - $30.00
Most horrible dirty park we were ever in. Grass was so high we could not even find the hookups. We should have left but had driven a long day and needed to get to the Keys, so we just dry camped and left early the next day. - coloradogirl42
Sep 2018 - $26.00
WiFi is HORRIBLE. We have been here 5 months and the owner claims we are the only ones to complain. The regular snowbirds say they gave up years ago and have their own data packages. There are supposed to be routers sprinkled through out the park. Even standing under them, the signal drops out after a minute or two.
The pool is warm and only busy the months of January and February. Lots of activities (in Dec- Feb.) if you are a joiner.
Karaoke every Friday night, if you wish. Propane and rig washing are also available. - Theresavs
Dec 2017 - $43.00
Used for overnight stop, served purpose very well. Nice and quiet, kids enjoyed pool. - Beagles7278
Mar 2017 - $39.00
When we checked in they gave us a site but it had a truck parked on it,, called the office they said to just pick one nearby. Good location & close the Keys, Park is not that quiet with bikes going in & out, Tiki bar on site has loud music on weekends till midnight doing karoke. Old laundry room, sites are tight & hard to get in to other vehicles in the way. Lots of snowbirds. Probably won't be back. - 1972 camaro
Mar 2019 - $35.00
Really nice county park with a pool. Most sites have trees except loop 2. Almost all are back-in except for a few in loop 1. Lots of snow birds, but all were friendly. My biggest complaint was that the water pressure was very low < 30psi. Had to run off of my tank. Would stay again if in the area. We were in loop 1. In my opinion I would try loop 3 because of the trees. - newbies2016
May 2018 - $32.00
A surprising park south of Miami in the Homestead area. The park is very convenient off the turnpike and offers easy access to the national parks as well as the top areas in Miami. The sites are organized in a circular pod configuration where there are 10 sites on the outside edge and 5 on the inside. The sites are asphalt with grass and large trees surrounding the sites and in between them. The park has reasonable bathrooms, showers and laundry rooms in several locations of the park, a great pool that is open for the weekends and summer months and wifi that works OK. With the low nightly price, great weekly and monthly rates, convenient location and decent amenities, this a great value park and highly recommended. See our full review and pictures at our blog at thegilliamsisland. - Gary Gilliam
Mar 2018 - $27.00
We stayed at Larry & Penny Thompson campground for a week as we visited the Biscayne and Everglades National Parks. This was a good location since the parks are equal distance from Larry and Penny's. As others have said, it is a unique set up at this park with the pods. We enjoyed our stay here, and stayed one night again after we went on to Key West and back before making our way back home. We would stay here again if in the area. The staff was very friendly and helpful. - kimandcindy
Feb 2017 - $10.00
we stayed here 3 nights, it so quite here. Bugs are bad if you don't wear bug spray. had 15 OTA tv channels. this is a first come first served campground. - Psi500
Apr 2015 - $16.00
We stayed here during the first few days of off-season, which runs from April 15 until November 20. During this time, the site check in is self service - the station at the front of the campground is not manned. Note that the visitor's center closes at 5pm during off-season, so get here earlier if you have any questions.
So here is a breakdown of the off season process (since I couldn't find much information myself):
- When you drive in, there is a brown box on the station with a lid attached to it that is full of registration form/pay envelopes. Grab a few if you're not sure how long you'll be staying. The station is swarming with what appears to be bees, but don't worry, they're just giant horseflies (just slightly less terrifying).
- Drive around until you find a site you like - the majority will be open. They look small, but will fit a standard sized RV or trailer. There's a map on the side of the station that shows the sites & has them color-coded by length (we saw later that the "tiny" site we pulled into with our 30ft RV was, in fact, color coded for 31-38ft). Based on the map, sites seem to be able to handle 15ft to 45ft vehicles.
-Once you pick a site, fill out the envelope you got earlier, fill with cash (exact change only), tear off the top "receipt" to put in the vehicle window, seal the envelope, and stuff it in the slot labeled "pipe safe" next to the station. The people that work for the park call this the "iron ranger", the sign at the station calls it a "deposit box", the actual location says "pipe safe" - they're all the same thing.
-If you have a tow vehicle, you are allowed to park it on the grassy part of your site
The camp has 108 sites total, but only the first 15 are open during off season. Sites are very clean, with no hookups - just a fire pit and picnic table. LPK is close to all the good trails, and is better than Flamingo in my opinion. Note that there are no showers, only toilets, so tent camping might be more difficult. - LanderWust
Jan 2013 - $16.00
A basic but beautiful park with spacious sites. Park is in a forest. Abundance of birds provides a nice background sound. Would give 10 points if it had showers. - Chbronson