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9 RV Parks near Highlands, New Jersey
We did however find 9 campgrounds within 25 miles of Highlands. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Highlands in the left hand column.
Apr 2018 - $25.00
Site sloped down from the rear to the front so entry stairs very high. Sewer cap behind the pad at the middle of the pad. Rear tires at the end of the pad. Thirty feet from sewer compartment uphill to a 7" pipe, not a 5". Unusable. Obviously never looked at an RV or talked with anyone. Envelope at gate says drop envelope at Bld C39. No map. Our site was on a poorly marked and gravel road. Been to numerous bases and camps. This is the first I would never return to. - Navychop
Sep 2017 - $25.00
Nice park. Large concrete pads with (mostly) elbow room between the sites. Nicely mowed and manicured lawn. Blazing fast Wifi. It is quiet with some shady, some sunny sites. The base's location is very close to catching train or ferry for NYC and the Jersey Shore. The Jersey Shore came as a very pleasant surprise to me as it was new, clean, active with parallel boardwalks and pavilions. Gorgeous homes across the street. A real pleasure to go see. The base is small and the NEX isn't much more than a 7-11, but it is well kept and security is tight. There are a couple of things I would warn you about. When you first drive in to the base you will see a very strange entrance. Go left and make the big loop around to the big building. Yes, you'll drive in to the building to get ID'd. They will check the ID's of everyone in the vehicle. That's the first warning. The second warning is this. You'll be instructed to turn right on T-1 and if your assigned sight is 9 through 15 to make the first right off of T-1 into the park. Do not turn on that first right unless you're only 10' long. Go about 75 feet further, turn right then 75 feet and you'll see a gravel pass through to sites 9 through 15 that is actually wide enough. That first right is only about 10' wide with curbs on both side and a fire hydrant on the corner. You'll see what I mean when you get there. The sewer hook ups are at the back/wrong side of the sites. No bid deal, just have a long sewer hose. We enjoyed the park and the area. - jomark
Sep 2016 - $25.00
We stayed here for two weeks, including over Labor Day, and were pleasantly surprised by the experience. Upon arrival at the gate, we were given a welcome packet with our site number and information on where the office is to check in after setting up. When you arrive, you will pull in through a large building which is the ID check. Stay in the right lane, since the left is for commercial deliveries. The sites are long and paved and very easy to back into, but the connections are not placed in the best spots. The power pedestal is located at the back of the pad, and was a stretch for the length of our cable, so check your power cable before you park. The sewer connection is the worst I've ever seen, it is located in the middle of the pad right under where our axels were. I had to crawl under the axels to connect the sewer, and had to remove part of the piping from the plug because it was sticking up four inches high. That aside, everything else was great.
It was quiet and you have enough room to not be on top of your neighbors. Although we did have an issue with one neighbor who had guests over and blocked our parking access, so I had to go ask them to move, even though they were sitting outside and watched us pull up and still did nothing until I asked. The utilities worked well, no cable TV, but over the air channels were fine and wifi is standard Navy GoWifi. The laundry room has three washers and dryers and all worked well. It was perfectly located to visit our family and be able to catch the train to NYC. There is no commissary or exchange on base, but a Super Walmart is about 10 minutes away, and I recommend visiting Delicious Orchards just up 34 for great baked goods, fruits, vegetables and deli meat. The base is small, but we still had plenty of areas to walk our dogs without worrying about traffic.
Aside from the connection locations, it is a very nice campground and we would definitely return. - pfogleboch
Aug 2017 - $30.00
The RV sites are on a big parking lot right on Jamaica Bay. It can accommodate any size rig. If you're into fishing this is the place for you. With a big rig you need to come in when it's dark because of the traffic in N.Y. When you get here there is no traffic. I left my RV there for 2 weeks while I was out of the country and didn't have any problems. There is an RC airpark and an Archery range. 2 indoor ice skating rinks, games for the kids. convenient to everywhere with public transit. If you need practice driving come here, this is where they teach the bus drivers to drive. They have a dump station and a fresh water station. Plenty of tent sites and 9 RV sites. great camp store. - sflabrkr
Jul 2017 - $25.00
We stayed here for a week because of its location. It is the closest campground to the beach in this area of NJ. Having said that, we will probably not stay here again. It is just not designed for a 30' motorhome.
We knew going in there were no hookups, but access to the dump station required contortionist maneuvers. Originally, we were going to use the campground showers and bathrooms, but they were just awful. It was incredibly difficult to get level. This campground is better for small rvs, tents, and pop ups. - Full-Time-RVer
Apr 2017 - $25.00
In over 2 years of full timing all over the US where we stay primarily in state parks this is hands down the worst we have been in. It's too bad since there are very few state parks in NJ that will allow RVs over 25' but that was the least of our problems. Add $5/day/pet and $17.50 "service charge" for a campground with no hook ups, no water available (see below) and an unacceptable women's showers. Registration is at a site 3/4 mile BEYOND the entrance to the campground in an area that cannot accommodate large rigs (we are 33' and could not have) The site we reserved (#4) was supposedly big enough for a 33' rig-it was 33'6" long-rutted and sloped, dirt, sand and small branches as a surface; and 11' 9" wide (between trees that would not allow extension of an awning) We were able to change though the site was still sloped-end to end and side to side. First attempt to get water from the pedal operated spigot was unsuccessful. The water spews from the pedal area but not the spigot. 2nd attempt at a further spigot-water still comes from pedal area but also from spigot UNTIL a hose is connected. Then it spews from the pedal area and every other opening on the apparatus-up, down and out, EXCEPT the spigot. The third spigot next to the bathhouse has no water at all. A call to the office brings the "full time maintenance man" within 15 min who proceeds in the face of a pump (#2) apparatus taped from bottom to top, to say "it needs to be fixed." To be fair, he was very nice and took us to the maintenance garage where we were able to fill our tank. The trip to the showers the next morning was as disappointing. 3 showers-2 had only cold and of those 1 no pressure since the shower head. The handicapped shower had warm water for about 10 seconds of the 15 sec push button allotment but ended with lukewarm with water spraying from both upper and lower heads and no control. I don't like to write bad reviews but we could not recommend this place at all. - edc1951
Apr 2017 - $25.00
Not sure how this park got such good reviews unless it was for location and/or activities. $25/night (for non-NJ residents) and a $5 reservation fee and no hookups. I have to wonder what they're doing with the money, because it's certainly not campground improvements. The bathrooms are clean but in dire need of updating. Broken shower heads, no shelving in sink area, scratched mirrors, etc. Even though they say bears are active in the area, the dumpster lid was broken in half (perhaps the result of the bears?). I only saw staff in the campground twice (and that was probably for cleaning). Noise from the interstate is audible but bearable. I probably wouldn't stay here again. - MSSW
Jun 2012 - $25.00
*Military and DoD Civilian only* This is a military campground and is open to active military, National Guard, Reserves, and DoD civilians. It's a small campground with 9 spots. The spots all seemed to be level. They do not have any pull-through sites, but the sites are plenty big to accommodate a larger RV. The campground is also very close to the beach that is also a part of the base, and is within walking distance. The bath house is fairly modern and was clean, though we were the only family here that weekend. There is also a playground next to the bathhouse. There's an inlet behind the campground where you can go crabbing or fishing. It's also worth checking out the small National Guard History museum while here as well, as it's free. We will be staying here again. - grim509
May 2019 - $110.00
The bathrooms did have rust and were a bit old but were cleaned daily and I took a shower daily and was not grossed out by the rust. The bathrooms were not moldy or smelly. There is a gym next door that does not belong to the RV park that does play loud music that you can hear in the ladies bathroom but it was not a huge deal for me. As stated in previous reviews the rv park is just a parking lot but the location is AMAZING!! The train/subway stop is more like 8-9 blocks away but was easy to find and easy to use. We felt safe using it during the week and during the day. The also close the gates and ask for ID for anyone including people walking who arrive after dark. I felt safe and it was quiet. The park was great for what it was. You can easily walk to the bathrooms from any space and the dump station was easy to use. Definitely worth the price to be so close to Manhattan and still sleep in our own beds. Of course Manhatten was amazing, to much to list. Once you get off of the Path in Jersey city you will find some amazing shops and restaurants. We enjoyed walking around Jersey city. - RV Path chosen
Apr 2019 - $117.00
This RV Park is a potholed parking lot. Although the convenience to the City is tremendous, it is a total rip off. Somewhere in their check in banter they swear they inform you that check out is at 11:00 (which is normal), HOWEVER listen very carefully for them to tell you that you MUST CHECK OUT IN PERSON AND SIGN A CLIPBOARD THAT YOU ARE CHECKING OUT. Failure to do so will result in a $40 charge to your credit card. Additionally, if you are headed north, you can't take the Holland Tunnel due to height restrictions. You must cross the Geo. Washington Bridge, which cost $84.00. There was an additional $19 toll along the way. That is a total of $260.00 to park one night in a parking lot. Easily accessible to NY City is the ONLY advantage to staying here. We will never do so again. - CoolAqua
Feb 2019 - $110.00
Pricy, No amenities, Lousy Customer Service, Horrible roads getting into the park. This is a glorified parking lot for boats that they allow RV's to park at. The problem is that you have no other choice for RV parking in the immediate area and they know it. The Location to NY is good but everything else is bad. There was no internet during my entire stay and they did not care. Said it was a courtesy to have internet and the connection was not guaranteed. The guard let me look at the equipment to try an get it to reset. I laughed. There running an old cheap Cisco G Router that looks to have been built a decade ago. The one on the shelf at Best Buy that cost about $20 bucks. At over $110 per day, they can afford a good router that delivers a stable internet connection. The roads to the park are worse than horrible. Even driving very slow to avoid as much road damage as possible. Which consists of dozens of potholes and bumps from the start of when you get off Interstate all the way to the RV Park. There are dozens of potholes and road damage you can not avoid. (Where do they put the Millions collected every day in road tolls) The roads totally damaged the front end alignment on my coach, damaged one of my steering arms and bent the axel on my tow dolly. $1900 dollars of front end damage to the coach and the tow dolly will have to be replaced. And to stick a knife in the wound. I found an extra $40 dollar charge on my bill. When I called they told me it was because I did not go to the office and sign out. I met the guard at the gate at 6:30 AM the morning I was leaving and told him I was leaving. He never told me I needed to sign out. Guess that they needed the $40 dollars to repair their nonexistent internet. Possibly also to repair their attitudes toward their guests. Recommend you find another park even if it is a few miles away. You will be much happier and save costly damage to your coach. - Chevisn7
Sep 2018 - $58.00
We stayed in Pine Cone because we had to be in NJ & it was the closest to our family. This place should not be able to call itself a resort. Dirt & sand roads & sites, potholes & puddles all over to get around. Trees & shrubs not trimmed to accommodate a 45' bus. Tight turns to get to site with trees in the way. Scraped the awning of the bus on one of the trees. Getting out of the site was no picnic either. I had to hold back tree branches so that my husband could make a wide turn to get out. Most people in the "resort" live there permanently with sites that look exactly like that. Site was small with a tree close to door, no room to move around. Site was not long enough or wide enough. They should not tell you that they can fit a 45' bus, if they can't. We had to stay for 18 days & we could not wait to leave. It was $350/wk. We have stayed for an entire month in other campgrounds for what we paid for 18 days here. Never again unless they do some major work there. We stayed off season so the pool was already closed for the winter. Camp store was satisfactory, nothing special. Tennis court look old & not maintained. We did not use the showers or laundry. - Denise58
Sep 2018 - $60.00
Grouchy personnel, small lots, overflowing dumpsters, nickel and dime you at every step, trees encroaching RV paths, pine sap covers your RV by the time you leave. I only stay here because I have to. Cable TV sucks, Internet virtually unusable, you pay extra if you have a washer/dryer, you cannot use sewer totes for non-sewer sites, you must use their honey wagon for a fee. - VagabondLove
Jul 2017 - $53.00
Park is very sandy and uneven. Do not go after a rain storm. My problem is that during the night, my electricity went off. Went to the front office and called the emergency number five times with no answer. I then knocked on a campers door who was familiar with the park and he showed me a breaker box that had possible "tripped". It worked but where was the help from the front office. Spoke to the front office the next day and it was like no big deal to them. She says she was at the gym and didn't receive any calls. Stay away from this place. - Troy650
May 2019 - $38.00
Beautiful wooded state park with nicely set sites spread out. Sites are dirt but level. Water and electricity only but they have a dump station. Easy off the highway, but far enough away there is not a hint of traffic noise. - nancyfromnorthshore
Oct 2018 - $40.00
We have a 36 foot class A motor home. I had no problem getting in or out. Yes, it’s tight, but still easy if you go slow. My site was MUCH bigger than most places I’ve stayed. There is a great playground for kids, clean bathrooms, nice trails, and even a free hayride this time of year. We went to Allaire haunted village which was a lot of fun. Only “warning” is that the fresh water spigots are far from the rv site. You’ll need double the hose you normally need. Other than that.... great time and great site - EricNJ
Sep 2018 - $40.00
Surprisingly very nice campground. Lots to do with regards to the lake: fish, canoe, row boat, kayak and trails. The roads are tight but doable. Surprised that my 34 foot class A fit without a problem. Sites are a nice size plenty of room. There is a 30 and 20 amp hookup. No sewage on site but there is one dump site for the camp ground. There is a table and fire pit on site. Fire wood can be purchased for $10 or you can bring your own. There are three play grounds at the park, on at the camp grounds. Oh and lots of sand. Really neat place will stop by again. - Vanslam
Sep 2015 - $54.00
This is a county run RV park between Long Beach and Point Lookout. It is convient to the Long Island RR to catch the train to Penn Station, the center of New York City. Sites are back-in only with full hookups. There are no amenities, no wi-fi or cable, but your antenna can get local TV. They have a picnic table, no fire pit but you can use your own, wood burning or propane. The sites are spaceous but there is no shade. It boarders sand dunes that provide access to the ocean, about a 1/4 mile or so. - Michael Kibler
Sep 2010 - $49.00
We enjoyed our stay there, very good location for doing, Gold coast, Manhattan, Montauk Light, Hamptons, and to go for a nice walk on the beach. I can not imagine being hear during the summer. It has to be chaotic; there are 500 Beach cabanas right next door and lots of beach clubs in the immediate area. - rontrem
Jul 2010 - $49.00
The resident camper was amazing and I would give her a 10! It was a really nice campground with large sites, also a 10. However, it was a terribly, long walk to the beach mostly on sand which was a huge challenge with small children, so that's why I only gave it a 6. They send good directions ahead of time. Be sure to follow them because there is a low bridge very close to the campground. Of course, the hassle of getting there from anywhere other than Long Island, makes it a challenge. The gate locks at 9pm, so if you arrive later, you will need to park in the adjacent lot and walk to your site. Because it is a county park, additional cars/visitors are very expensive ($30/day for non-county residents). There is 24-hour security and the 5 mile/hour speed limit is strictly enforced as are quiet hours. Overall, an excellent campground. We would stay here again. - WollyCampers