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Amarillo KOA

Amarillo, Texas


1100 Folsom Road
Amarillo, Texas 79108
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 114
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 35.22468
Longitude: -101.72438

Elevation: 3598' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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133 Reviews

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2019 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Great service and easy access from I-40. We just used it for an overnight stop and did not unhook. It's Amarillo so expect flat sites, lots of wind and dust and not much grass or many trees. It's a good KOA and worked for us. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
34
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Sand
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2019 - $58.00
Overall Rating:

We are making are way to NM for the summer. Stoped here because KOA is easy to book on line good reviews, and right off freeway. It's Amarillio folks, America's truck stop..hehe. Greeted by a kind gentleman out front, the ladies at the front desk were amazing. Guided us to our spot. Long pull through, pretty level, water good. Electric average for large park. Always glad I have my Hughes voltage regulator. Great stop over park is my experience. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
20
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2019 - $79.00
Overall Rating:

This campground was clean but we found very expensive - for one night with a 30 foot RV towing a Jeep, two senior citizens, two small dogs it was $79.58. The site was unlevel and there was an open field behind us with very few trees in the park. The camper next to us, the gentleman had on a KOA shirt, was driving a class A towing 2 sand-dune buggies. Once he pulled in, he proceeded to wash his class A and the 2 big atvs. Our rules clearly stated no washing of vehicles - but maybe if we bought a shirt.... I realize the campground had nothing to do with the weather but during the night the most awful storms came through with hail and wind battering our RV and Jeep - felt like we were in the middle of the storm in a boat. If there had been some more trees - mature trees around us, maybe we would have felt more protected...? We were rather glad to leave Amarillo the next morning. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
24
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: May, 2019 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

If you like the sounds of planes, trains, and automobiles, then this is the place to stay. Located within close proximity to Amarillo Int'l Airport, a working train track, and IH-40, you will not lack sensory enjoyment. Expect an "early entry" processing fee of $10 should you arrive before check-in time. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
85
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 76
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: October, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed for three nights to see the area. Nice campground with long level sites. Train whistle seemed louder some nights. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
14
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Just an overnight stay. Good KOA with mostly level sites, great folk in the office, easy ingress/egress. I am a repeat camper here and I will continue coming back. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
17
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

You can call for the shuttle limo to The Big Texan.

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

This is a KOA Journey park...but I don't know why. The staff is great, the store well stocked and this is the place for you if you like train horns all night long. This park used to be gravel but has turned to mostly dusty dirt. One of the MANY Panhandle storms went through and you could barely see two rows for all the dust in the air. It also is close to the airport and even closer to a very busy railroad track. Just about the time I would doze off another train or two would go buy. Very sleepless night. I stay here only when all other Amarillo RV parks are full. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
26
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Big Texan steak house not far away. Free 72 oz steak (some conditions required).

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $46.00
Overall Rating:

This was our first KOA visit ever and we were quite pleased. They asked us to drop our motorcycle trailer as the site we had booked would not hold our Class C Greyhawk as well as the bike trailer. When we stopped to unhook, we noticed the ball on the hitch had a slight problem and had to make a Walmart run for a replacement. One of their guys helped us get 'reconnected'. All folks we met there were friendly and helpful. It isn't a luxurious RV resort but definitely fit our needs for an overnight stay. It is on the north side of the airport and far enough away from I-40 that we didn't hear all that traffic. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $46.00
Overall Rating:

No frills stop while crossing Texas on I-40. Full at night, mostly vacant by 9am. Friendly staff. It's basically a field w gravel roads and very close level dirt sites. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Free shuttle to the Big Texan restaurant. Sixth Street shopping on Rte 66 is interesting.

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $42.00
Overall Rating:

Typical KOA campground, which for us means positive. We were only there for one night, passing through. The place is very hard to contact by telephone. Several times on different days, as we were planning our trip, we tried to call but would get a busy signal with no voice-mail option. We had a plumbing problem the day we were at the camp, and the staff was not as helpful as one would have hoped in helping to locate a plumber with RV experience and able to help on short notice. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

The nearby restaurant "Big Texan" offers a free shuttle from the KOA camp, which the KOA staff help to coordinate. The restaurant is large and is a tourist attraction in its own right. We enjoyed our meal there, which was moderately priced considering the circumstances.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $51.00
Overall Rating:

We just had water and electricity NO sewer site. That is over priced for no sewer. Mostly gravel. It was clean and quiet but overpriced for sure. Pool was cloudy like too many kids tee tee in it. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
51 I think
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 66
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 21

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $52.00
Overall Rating:

This is our third stay at this park. Again it was adequate for an overnight stay. Food and fuel are close by. The staff was very friendly and helpful; we were escorted to our site. Facilities are clean and adequate. We will stay here again. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
81
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The Big Texan Steakhouse, an Amarillo icon, is close by and worth a visit if you're new to the area. The park offers free limo service to the restaurant.

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Review Count: 229
States Visited: 53
Helpful Reviews: 55

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Only stayed here because this trip we are heading North from Amarillo so it was on the way. It is an okay KOA but overpriced-$49.00 w/o card for electric and water only (all they had available in a pull thru when we arrived for only 1 night). Friendly people gets them this rating. Bad part of town, dusty, and at the airport with trains nearby also! Probably will stay somewhere else next time through. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 45
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

We have stayed at this park before and I think it has actually improved to a degree. The interior roads are in much better condition than previous visits. The staff are very friendly and helpful and made the stay here with the somewhat high nightly rate. The gentleman that guided us to our site even offered to assist in connecting to the utilities if we wanted. While it was obvious that the area was in a drought they were still trimming and cutting where needed and I saw very little trash blowing anywhere in the park. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
22
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Have dinner the at The Big Texan Steak Ranch. Limo service will pick you up right at your site for free. Visit the Sisemore RV museum. Not a large museum but very interesting.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: November, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This campground was easy to find, follow the Garmin. Check-in was quick and easy. Staff was friendly and helpful. Interior roads and sites are gravel. Roads are easy to navigate. Sites are long, wide and fairly level. full hookups worked as expected. CATV worked fine. Free WIFI worked fine. Good Version service. Plenty of space to walk the dog. Small playground for the kids. This is a decent place to camp. We camped at Amarillo KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
79
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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