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12 RV Parks near Gowanda, New York
We did however find 12 campgrounds within 25 miles of Gowanda. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Gowanda in the left hand column.
Sep 2018 - $27.00
Camped the last week of September, in a 22' Class C. arrived after-hours and no attendant was on duty. Was easy to select a site and set up, site was a back-in, fairly level and well marked. Unknown to me however, we'd selected a "premium" site which cost more. The following day we settled up and checked out.. the dump station is on the passenger side of the road as you leave, so some maneuvering is needed to turn around and dump. As a bonus though, if you stay at this park and go to Niagara Falls SP they will give you a parking pass for the day. - VW_Vista
Jun 2016 - $30.00
If you are taller than 12'5" WATCH YOUR ENTRY!! Hwy 5 from South and Hwy 249 from East both have RR overpasses at 12'5", must come in from North (Angola on the Lake). Rate reflects midweek, 30 amp and out of state fee (even though we pay income taxes here for employment). Nice park with spacious sites. Chose a site (#34) that we could see the water a little through the trees from our 35' motor home. Nice beach and lifeguards, but very small swimming area for size of beach and usage. Verizon OK, but no reception for T-Mobile. NYS law requires recycling but Evangola breaks the law with no recycling (hum, good example). Dump available but takes some maneuvering because it is on the wrong side. - BandD
Feb 2016 - $55.00
This facility was filthy. The stove didn't work. The furnace did not work and made a loud pitch sound through the night. The cabin had mouse droppings and we saw some mice above beams. We left after a few hours. Slept in our vehicle to pass the night. We were told we would be given a refund. Spent almost $600 Canadian for 4 nights. Given back less than half with no apologies. Just a: "You should expect cabins to have mice," story. Horrible place. Never ever, ever use their cabin. Save your money: go somewhere nice. - Tega
Jul 2016 - $13.00
Rate is RPI rate. Staff were friendly but only one person was available to show us sites on a Sunday, so it took over an hour to find a site. Most sites are seasonal so "travelers" get sites that are not very level. This is a pretty resort and even though were were not seasonal members we still enjoyed free use of canoes, paddleboat and mini-golf. We prefer more quiet places but would return here because of the rate. WiFi is only available near specific locations and is slow - not worth paying for. - SDeasy
Jul 2013 - $10.00
Rate reflects RPI Membership. The property is situated around Rainbow Lake. My guess is that a walk around the lake is about two miles. It's a beautiful place. There are plenty of amenities: two pools (one indoor), canoes and kayaks, tennis and volleyball courts, mini-golf, and much more. Over the weekend the place was packed and there were many activities, especially for teens and children. This is an old campground and that is quite apparent. The campsites are small, obviously planned before people traveled in the larger RVs of today. I tried three different campsites before I managed to get into one. Also, the roads are narrow and some are very steep. The “overnight” campground area has no sewer sites and power is 30 amps. The power and water hookups aren’t where you expect them to be. I had to get out a water hose I’d never used to reach water and I had to borrow an electric extension cord from the campground to reach the electric. Then, over the hot weekend, the voltage kept dropping below 102 volts which caused my trusty surge guard to shut the camper’s electric down. Once the weather cooled, the electric settled down. If you have a small camper you’ll love coming to this resort. If you have a bigger one, try to arrive on Sunday-Wednesday when there are plenty of campsites, then, in the overnight area, head for the first two roads up from the lake for the best chances of getting a site you can get in to and that will be somewhat level. The farther up the hill you go, the harder it will be to find a spot. - nazpaz
Sep 2012 - $1.00
The reason I gave it an 8 is due to the season. The weather was only so so and peak season was over so we can only evaluate what was available. It is a private campground, part of the Coast to Coast and Resorts of Distinction networks. This is an old park but it is obvious the owners are working to improve it. We were told that it has changed ownership quite a few times over the last 5 to 10 years. There are a ton of things to do weather permitting. The activity list was unreliable due to people not showing up. The staff was awesome, very friendly and helpful. Very accommodating. Children and adults alike would be able to find something to do non-stop all day long. I was even impressed at all the activities scheduled this late in the year. There was an indoor pool and hot tub which was great. The adult lounge and game room were closed while they were setting up for an upcoming haunted house for October 8th, which I found to be a bit early and wondered why they had to shut down on a Saturday to start doing it while they still had quite a few campers here. You have a lot of choices for sites. Everything from full sun to complete shade. We had to change our site due to some standing water from a rain shower, they said no problem just look around and pick what ever you would like and let us know where, to be sure it isn't booked. There are mostly seasonal sites but they are all are very well maintained. The guest sites are pretty much in one section of the park. Of course home park members have the choice of the prime sections around the lake. We visited this park as Resorts of Distinction members, which is why the nightly rate of $1 (the form wouldn't let me put $0). Hope they are successful with new memberships because this park has awesome potential. It's great as it is, but with continued maintenance it could become a top notch resort. We read other reviews and went prepared with longer hoses and electric cables. We used them so it didn't create a problem for us. If you have short hoses and cords, it could create a big problem due to the placement of the hook ups. We will return to this park. - Our Beautious
Jul 2018 - $30.00
Older campground that is 95% seasonal campers. It has a lot of campsites interspersed between trees on hillsides. Many of the RVs have been there for quite some time and people have settled in adding storage sheds, decks, and decorations. Pass through campers are assigned a site in a flat grassy area with electric and water service. These sites are not clearly designated and we were told to park where we wanted. Interior roads need to be regraded and filled with new gravel. The restroom and shower we looked into was old, in poor condition, and needed a good cleaning. The entire campground could use some TLC but the seasonal campers seemed content. - linnemj
May 2018 - $30.00
We got here 5/25 about 330pm. They didn't have my Reservation I called it in about 6 weeks ahead of time. But they had room and took care of me. We got in and all set up, then after Dinner we took a walk around to find the Bath House. There are 3 of them. The one we found was filthy and had a sign on the door to clean up after yourself, or lose the Bath House. It never was cleaned the whole weekend.
Saturday after Breakfast we asked one of the Seasonals about the trash. She told me to take it home with us. We later found the Dumpster and used it. I don't think she was being mean, I don't think she knew.
Like the other reviews say: it is a quiet camp site. On Saturday night they had Country Music, a live local band I guess. They were pretty good and played for quite a while.
It's a good Campground but needs a lot of work to bring it back. But for us it was just a half way point to family and Niagara Falls. - ztoymaker
Aug 2017 - $40.00
Stayed here a couple of nights in August. Overall, a great couple of days. Just a beautiful, quiet area. With the advertised rates so low, my expectations were not high on the actual facilities but I was pleasantly surprised. The restroom/shower near my rig was spotless. My 50 amp hookup had no issues and my campsite and more than enough room for my rig.
At $40 a night, this was best value I've seen in a long time. Other thing I noticed about Woodside was that the staff and the other campers were very friendly but they kind of left you alone if that is what you wanted. I can't say enough about how beautiful that area is. - RVTraveler69
Aug 2016 - $15.00
Family of 10 tent camped! We enjoyed the time hiking,fishing,catching baby toads,and salamanders ,wading in the creek! Camping is what you make it! Bathrooms are showing some wear, but are clean. Camp site mowed and clean. Park employees are friendly and helpful! Could supply fire wood but we brought our own! Great time until I realize I lost my husbands truck keys in the woods( I guess they fell out of my back pack while hiking) It's a good thing we weren't to far from home to get the extra set! We left a message at the shop in case they are found! Live and learn! - Conniemarie
Jun 2014 - $22.00
We were a bit skeptical about this place when no one returned my call until two days later, which was after our arrival. I looked on the web site to determine which site to set up on as you can look at availability and we then registered with the groundskeepers in the morning. Some sites (about 10 in the electric section) are good for larger rigs (we are 38 feet). We set up on site 8 and had plenty of room. We were able to get about 7 channels on the antenna. It was very quiet during our stay. It is out of the way but we found it convenient as we wanted to be between Buffalo and Ellicotville. I would NOT take a big rig to the non-electric sites (low branches; tent or pop-up sites only). For the electric bigger rig sites, I would suggest 6, 8, 9, 13, 16, 27, 29 to name a few. Not a lot for kids to do but there are tennis courts and lots of trails and nice playgrounds. No activities planned. There are a lot of trees and shade. Park is clean and mowed. - twins89
Aug 2008 - $20.00
I found this park from this website when I was in a critical need of a place to stay. The staff was exceptional in accommodating my need. The campground is very nice an spacious and great for a town owned park. We would most definitely stay there again. - Zipster
Aug 2017 - $35.00
We were in transit but planned to arrive early so we could drive through the lovely countryside. This area is known as the New York Amish Trail and there is very useful brochure and map of the area which the Campground provided. There are nearly 150 listed locations to explore including many Amish craft shops, museums and other points of interest. The Campground is also near the Allegany State Park which is beautiful. We intend to return and spend two or three days exploring the area more fully. - Alan S
May 2014 - $42.00
Thought about trying to save some money and camp weekdays. Don't do it at this place. They give discounts only on the most expensive sites but you don't get to camp on them. A $28 site us Good Sam is $27. Sam with Passport.They say they have WiFi but only sometimes. Besides charging us a higher rate, they have pay showers too. I don't think our group will go back to this campground any time soon. - shell5
Oct 2013 - $29.00
The rate reflects a blended discount using Passport America. This park is not a good choice if you are simply looking for a spot to stay overnight. It is too far from the Interstate. If, however, you need or desire to stay in the area then it is the best, if not the only choice available. The Wi-FI is offered, I was never able to get a strong enough signal to use it. Owner admitted the signal is weak. If you want TV then you will need your own satellite dish as it is too remote to receive over-the-air signals. We have stayed here before to enjoy the area that is predominately Amish farms. - Don A
Jun 2018 - $30.00
The park has many improvement since we stayed here 5 years ago. It is well maintained and very picturesque. We stayed a month in the overnight area; most of the sites are seasonal. The owners are very friendly accommodating. I would recommend this park to anyone looking for a campground in the Buffalo area, even though it is remote. - jeanne gowan
Jul 2014 - $35.00
Colden Lakes is an "OK" campground. The sites are very plain and have water, electric, and sewer. There is not much else beyond that as for amenities at the sites. The section that we were in had the sites on top of each other with about a 10 foot strip of grass between the sites. The premium sites that actually faced water were already taken up by the full timers. Many of those sites actually had wood decks built and sheds. The different sections have security gates for vehicles. In order to access your area, you need to have an electronic access card. You are required to pay a $20 deposit for the access card. The $20 is refunded when you turn in the card, providing there is someone there to take the card. We had to give it to the maintenance guy who gave us $20 out of his pocket so we could get on the road. The road to the campground is absolutely horrible. There are extremely steep hills to climb and descend. The roads are also in horrible condition deteriorating with numerous pot holes. - Armyret99
May 2014 - $50.00
This large campground has undergone some major improvements over the past couple of years. Although this park tends to cater more toward seasonals, there is a newer section to accommodate weekenders. However, the weekend sites tend to be very close together, so privacy at the sites is minimal. Also, the sites could use a little more grooming. We also noticed that many of the sites in the newer section are now also being rented out to more permanent, seasonal residents. This is reducing the amount of sites available to weekenders and travelers. The on-premises restaurant serves excellent food and offers live music on weekends. Swimming pool is great. Not much stock at the camp store. However, there is a large town (East Aurora) only about four miles away where you can get anything you might need. Overall, this is a nice campground. The reason that I gave it an (8) is because I felt the price is a little high for size of the sites. Nonetheless, we would stay there again. - mtrumpet
Aug 2017 - $30.00
We love the simplicity of this park. VERY informal! Yes, it's a mowed field for about 22 RVs but it has water, electric (30/50) and SEWER! Clean and well kept, lots of space between sites, mostly open with a few trees and has a fire ring. There is a clubhouse but we didn't use it. Didn't see separate bathrooms or laundry but maybe they're in the clubhouse? Right next to a beautiful golf course and driving range. We also found the Pat McGee Trail which is great for walking, running, bicycling or horse back riding. Like I said, a small - no frills park but the guy is nice and we like it here, we will return!! - 2VetsRVing
Sep 2016 - $30.00
This is a small park on a huge mowed lot. We had huge spaces (we are traveling with friends in their own RV). We enjoyed having such an enormous amount of space to park our RV and also to walk our 3 large dogs. Much of the property is mowed but isn't used for RVs, and that was great for our dogs. The owner was very nice. - beckydmc
Jun 2011 - $29.00
OK for an overnight stay, no amenities or things to do at park. Owner friendly, grass mowed, no trees. Right on highway and there is traffic noise. We stayed here because Allegany state park said they could not accommodate a rig our size, which we found later was not true. The state park is much nicer and would stay there next time. - trvlkids
Oct 2018 - $20.00
Nice little CG. Nothing negative. We only stayed one night during a transit. I'd say a good 75% of the sites are taken up by people who leave their campers there all year. They had a lot of activities/play areas set up for kids so I imagine this wouldn't be a place for peace and quite during spring and summer weekends. - Goodcruisin
Jul 2018 - $40.00
Electrical updated and sewer system, bath house, laundry, roadways. ALL are NEW as of July 2018 and nice. Owners are very nice and helpful. All camp sites are well maintained. A great place to stay. - rcmozingo
Apr 2017 - $32.00
A little off the beaten path, in the hills above Falconer. Very friendly staff and long termers. The showers & toilets are "rustic" but clean, no sewer but 1 dump site in park. They have some funky gray water system with busted up pvc pipes you just shove your drain pipe into. Must drain gray only, very slowly to avoid backup. And shortly after you see your gray water spreading across the gravel driveway. Site was gravel pull thru and level. - rvrrat520
Jul 2016 - $49.00
The campground is on a hill and was very picturesque with nice views of the surrounding area. This is a very well maintained facility and I think each site had a huge flower pot with several different colored flowers which were well groomed. Near my site #621 at the top of the hill was a bird house which made it enjoyable to see all the different birds. This would be great for families with children as they have a pool, a bounce pad, three different playgrounds. I wasn't able to ride my bike with my dog trailer behind because of the hills, but other campers did seem to enjoy navigating the hills with their bikes. I found the park easy to navigate around with my fifth wheel. The wooded trails were a treat for Callie, my German Shepherd. Next summer a different part of the country but if I am ever in the area I would definitely want to come back here again. - Camper Jay
Aug 2015 - $44.00
Triple R is very nice. I was there on a weekend and it got a bit tight. It's a super clean and tidy campground with extremely friendly staff. It's a hilly place and the lots are a bit sloped but it was fairly easy to level my trailer. It wasn't enough to detract from a very clean site with easy to access hookups. No complaints other than $44 per day is a bit steep for a retired guy on SS. - hombre849
May 2015 - $44.00
This campground is built on a hillside with some fairly steep roads and sites terraced. Gravel pull-thru was pretty level, utility connections were fairly easy, wicked good Verizon signal with tower atop a nearby hill. - jbrucemagon
Oct 2016 - $33.00
I really enjoyed my one week stay at Shamrock Pines. When I arrived, the owner met me at the entrance and helped me to unhook my car from the motorhome, and he was pleasant and helpful the entire week. The rest rooms were clean, the campground was lovely, with open sites as well as sites under the pines. Laundry prices were very reasonable.
Wifi is very important to me, and that was only available in the office area. But, my mifi device worked just fine, even though cell service was marginal. - CamperChris4