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63 RV Parks near Palm River-Clair Mel, Florida
We did however find 63 campgrounds within 25 miles of Palm River-Clair Mel. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Palm River-Clair Mel in the left hand column.
Mar 2019 - $52.00
Was OK for a few nights. Most of the place is long term residents. Pool area was nice, looked relatively new. Parking pad was grass with a small concrete pad to setup table & chairs. Stipulated that you not park on the pad as the RV weight would break the pad and you'd be responsible for the repairs. This had happened to the spot where we parked, but the pad had NOT been repaired. - ThorHurricane
Jan 2019 - $1.00
Parked in mud. Had to put boards under wheels to get out. Another class A had same problem. I was 6 inches in with parking. Again boards under wheels to get out. Load of gravel would help immensely. Part of trails collection thousand trails. Lot of permanent residents. - Tampajohn
Jan 2018 - $56.00
Like most Encore parks, this is an RV resort, NOT a campground. Many parks in Florida are designed for the multitude of snowbirds that come down from the cold, frigid north. They don't have very many spaces for transient customers, but that's really to be expected in this part of the country in the winter! We needed a night to fill in our stay at a nearby state park because we couldn't plan far enough in advance. This worked, but just barely. Because of our size, it was a challenge to get into our space. Fortunately for us the site was wide, because the roads in the park are narrow. Not much room to back up a 45' fifth wheel, but we managed. Restrooms were clean, and the park was very tidy. We wouldn't choose to come here again, but because we had an activity planned and needed to stay in the area we were glad it was available for the one day we needed it. - Denise and Glenn
Jun 2018 - $45.00
We moved our trailer here to prepare it for a long trip so we could do it with air conditioning. They guide you to your spot and offer to help you hook up. The park is mostly full-timers but there are nightly spots available. It is close to grocery stores, gas, restaurants, etc, because it is right in the middle of Riverview. The laundry facilities are next to the library they have. The pool has two spas, one hot and one body temperature. That is really nice! Our site was grass with a very broken cement pad but it was completely level. It was easy to back in to, no obstructions. Our spot did not have trees but many others did. - Islandcpa
May 2016 - $16.00
This park is for members of any Elks Lodge and guests of the members. The grounds are well-kept and it is quite conveniently located, just 3 blocks north of Highway 60. Upon arrival pick a vacant site, set up, get registration forms from a box near the entrance, fill out and take into the lodge when the bar is open late afternoon and early evening. - Bill Strong
Mar 2018 - $20.00
This is NOT a resort. When making reservation, was not told the pool and work out room were closed due to the storm. Also was NOT told that the site was side-by-side, which means door faces your neighbor. As if that wasn't bad enough, there was very little room between units. My husband could literally stand with arms stretched and touch both 5th wheels. Thank goodness only there one month or we would have probably left early. We were literally at the edge of the parking lot with cars going by constantly, along with some strange activity in this parking lot late at night. Park is an old mobile home park with many old units and narrow roads. Granted, main part of park was closed from the storm but even if that were open we would have had trouble getting there as many trees and narrow roads. Park located at a dead end road through a residential area. Did have a small cement pad that did not line up to unit. Would not go back here. - Robbi
Dec 2017 - $45.00
We made reservations while traveling on the road to visit friends in Tampa. We also needed a place fairly close to Venice, Fl. Part of the advertisement for this place was that is is close to everything. It is. If you will not be staying at your camper much, this place will be o k to park. Other than that, not that great for camping. Camper sites are very tight, and neighbor's sewer was right outside our door. Site was better for motor home than 5th wheel, as we had to deal with a utility pole at the front of our site, which was "pull in, back out". See photos. I thought it a bit pricey for what was offered. - Doxie Mom
Mar 2015 - $50.00
WiFi could be better probably won't come again not much to do. The sites were large with plenty of shade. The park was rustic but very relaxing. the staff was pleasant and helpful - happydaz
Mar 2019 - $70.00
Spaces and tow vehicle parking is extremely tight. We felt safe but jaded in like sardines. Trees are close to your roof and drop stuff on your RV. Close to Tampa. A place to park & visit Tampa, nothing more. One would think Lazy Days could do better. - Field Trip
Mar 2019 - $60.00
We stayed here to attend Strawberry Festival. Our first time. Paved site. Nice picnic table. Level. Screened pool great temperature. Exit 10 restaurant way too expensive for what you get. Food not up to par for a resort like this. Street we were on very narrow since tow vehicles park in front of your rig. Front desk extremely pleasant and welcoming. Did not use or see restrooms and showers. No restrictions on aggressive dog breeds. Great store on site of sales area. Would definitely come back. - awesum21
Mar 2019 - $63.00
Spaces are closer than we like but they usually are. There was grassy space between the sites. Our picnic bench needed an upgrade to the poly wood. Didn’t really even want to sit on it because it looked so bad. Plenty of space to walk the dogs. We would come back. - LakeAnnaLabs
Mar 2018 - $28.00
Old park built when RVs were smaller, so sites are barely adequate for larger rigs. Sites are dirt and grass. Ours was level and easy to access. Location is good for access to Temple Terrace, New Tampa, and Brandon, which is what we needed. Electric amperage was marginal (tripped circuit breaker once) and WIFI was fair to poor. Sewer connection was old style with no threads on pipe. Park was pleasantly quiet. - ramblin' vagabonds
Jan 2018 - $43.00
They didn't advertise as 55+, but they really are. They let us stay for the weekend for the RV show. Park is small, yet well kept, plenty of shade. They we're full for the weekend, and we had some issues with power. Temperatures were in the 50s; just planned on using the heat pumps and didn't fill the propane. About 10 pm the surge protector in our rig got low voltage from the pedestal, Second night things went okay until 4am. Would definitely ask about how full the park is especially during summer. - Some guy
Nov 2017 - $30.00
This trailer park used to be very trashy years ago. Has been cleaned up somewhat. Sites not level, close together, barely enough room for tow vehicle. Much knit picking by permanent tenants(majority of park). Laundry facility not worth using...dryers are just slot machines! Will not revisit! - Cat Woods
May 2018 - $20.00
Always had a good thing to say for this campground so it's confusing to me on why people would rate this CG so low. Yes the bathrooms are old and could use updating but overall a wonderful place to camp. I've been here on and off for years and have seen some improvements. With the marina, commissary and BX so close how could you not enjoy this place. For the complainers I suggest you find another CG outside the base that can match the price and amenities. - Caseysplace
Apr 2017 - $20.00
The sites are very cramped, but the beach made up for that inconvenience. 30 amp kicked off when air conditioner was used. 50 amp had 117 volts on line 1, and 79 volts on line 2 so could not use due to low voltage. Told office of elec problem when checked in on 1 April 2017 on 3 April went back to office and new person called it in on 4 April. Went to office and same rude person that checked me in told me that electrician was just there and said I didn't turn breakers on. I assured him that I had turned breakers on several times and that the current was not sufficient to power anything. He said nothing he could do he had to go with what the electrician told him. This individual was rude and unprofessional to the people that were checking in before us also. I am a work camper and worked in civil service for 40 years and have. Never met a more uncaring person in my life. Long story short we plugged into sites around us that were vacant for the two weeks we were there. - Larry Copeland
Feb 2017 - $20.00
Went in on a Sunday so had to go dry for one night. Monday was put in hookup a lot of construction going on so was hard to get around. I guess the only complaint would be to many full timers staying long term which makes it hard for ones that want to stay a couple of weeks and go one. People working here were great . - jamie1
Oct 2017 - $35.00
Nasty Place, Stay Away! We never even stayed there because of what happened when we pulled in! We arrived at night and my wife had to use the restroom so I dropped her off and went to check in. Three minutes later she came running up to me and said, "we are leaving, this place is disgusting!" She said the man who lived next to the bathroom, a huge man with no shirt on and a ton of junk in his lot, looked her up and down as she was entering the restroom. Then, while she was in there, she heard him make comments about her nice body to his friends and that he'd like to "do her" (he used a much more explicit term.) I guess there were a bunch of them drinking with this guy and so sex talk started. My poor wife was shaking. While she was being sexually harassed in the bathroom, I had driven around and the place is a DUMP and so we got the heck out of there. Lot's of long timers with junk in the yard, broken down old cars, etc. No pool, narrow lots and in a bad neighborhood. Seriously? HOW this place is listed on Good Sam is beyond me. To make matters worse, we stopped at a 7-11 about a block away to park for a moment to find another RV park to go to. A guy came up to our window and asked what kind of high we were looking for. Stay away...nasty people, nasty place!I wouldn't take children either...I can't imagine what I would have done if that guy had approached my daughter. So if your travel with your wife and kids, find a park without perverts and drunks. - Travelin Mac
Jan 2017 - $29.00
If you're looking for Yogi or KOA, this ain't it. These people live here and work hard and keep to themselves and are polite enough. Our fiver barely fit in our site, next to an even bigger fiver. But the staff is nice enough and it's very convenient to a mall and several other shopping centers. There was a hole on our site when we moved in. We mentioned it to an office worker and there was a guy here with a wheel barrow full of mulch that day. And they were trying to catch the guy who wasn't cleaning up after his dog. A fair price for a convenient stay in season. - melissabrvs
May 2015 - $30.00
I Do Not Recommend this RV park to anyone. First of all it's located in a really sketchy part of Tampa. We were there for 3 months. Our first month, during the daylight hours, we caught 3 local kids stealing one of our bikes, got it back that time, but a week later, they came back and cut the locks off both our bikes and took both of them. These kids continued to come back over and over. Also managing to steal other RVers bikes.
When it first happen, the acting manager said and I quote, "I can't be outside 24/7." Excuse me? Im sorry, but that is the wrong answer to tell your customers who pay quite a bit to stay in your not very attractive RV park. The people who run this place really don't care if anyone steals your stuff. I didn't even get an I'm sorry that happened to you.
This place is not your typical RV park. There are long term residents, its across the street from a family dollar. Its near Busch Gardens and a lot of businesses. Thats about the only thing it has going for it. The bathrooms are ok, however the stall doors are right in your face when you sit down. The laundry room is located in between the bathrooms. 2 out of 4 washers don't work and 2 of 3 dryers do work. There's no pool either. They also charge for electric.
I will never ever stay here again. If you decide to stay, its def going to be at your own risk and don't have any expectations. - Ellie Q
Mar 2019 - $65.00
The park has good spaces. Had changed management, most of the campers that came in were put in wrong spots or had to move. The park has some issues.
No lighting at entrance sign and lights we were told had been out for months; can’t see where to turn in. The park has no gates. People come in park all time; had stuff stolen in the park. There is no drainage when it rains; it is a mud hole water up to your ankles.
The pools are not heated. They close pools at dark - people like to swim late.
No lights inside park most of them don’t work.
The amenities are spread out between three different parks.
They need same amenities at each park. - Headsaid
Mar 2019 - $55.00
Nice park, that they are updating.. No cable at our site Which you think they would have calling the park a resort. Site was grass and was one of the largest. Looks like they are putting in more concrete pads. Streets are narrow but manageable. Lots of I4 noise on our side called the Palms. WiFi slow And signal ok. Lots of longer term people. Would stay again. - DFG391
Nov 2018 - $35.00
I was here back in 2017 and had to come back for a month due to our reservation elsewhere "not panning out". I was hoping for some improvement from our last stay, but did not see any. Water here is TERRIBLE. We still have to change out our water filters every two or three weeks because they get so clogged up and affect the water pressure. The ground is soft and when wet, easy to get stuck in. They are putting in some concrete pads if you want to sign a two year contract to pay them every month. The noise from I-4 gets old real fast. All day and night you can hear the traffic. I know I will never return here again. - KennyGolub
Jan 2017 - $36.00
The front desk lady came after hours and helped us into our site and was so sweet. Narrow roads but service was top notch!!! Much needed work going on. Great changes to come - Lo-67
Jan 2017 - $30.00
We stayed there in Feb because it was close to FL state fairgrounds. Office was closed when we arrived. No paperwork was left for us after traveling 9 hours this was disappointing! One of the residents told us where to park til Monday morning! Nasty front desk personnel. Deshelved used profanity. Couldn't find my reservation! We had a conformation #! We would never stay there again! I don't know who is in charge but not worth the stress! - Ginny1974
Mar 2016 - $20.00
Where do I start. Their internet ad is VERY misleading. There is NO Cable available for Short stays. (Management says the local cable company can hook you up for a month AT YOUR COST) , we are only staying for two weeks. Next, WiFi available, WRONG. WiFi is available if you go to their office, but not in you RV. The campgrounds are old with loads of perm park models etch. Spaces for short stays are tight and stuck between two park models. Loads of trees, making sat dish useless. I highly recommend that for short stays, DON'T STAY HERE!!!!! - Capt T