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31 RV Parks near Carbonado, Washington
Jul 2019 - $36.00
If Mount Rainier National Park is your exploration goal, this is a good place to stay. Given the expansiveness of the national park, nothing commercial is truly close but this full-service CG is about as close as it gets. South Prairie has limited/expensive services but fuel, major groceries, other shopping and services are within a 20 mile drive. Within the campground, internal roads are paved, space between sites is generous (at pull-through sites), heavily graveled and relatively easy to navigate (roads are too narrow for opposing vehicles to easily pass one another). The park offers a well-stocked convenience store and deli. On-site propane is reasonably priced. Office staff is helpful and friendly but provided us nothing written concerning amenities, access codes, maps, etc.-you must ask for these things! Pull-through sites are level concrete pads; other sites are gravel only. There is an extensive long-term community here, composed mostly of neighborly folks with neat and organized sites. Utilities were conveniently located and reliable during our stay. There is free cable TV available (with excellent picture quality) but it requires checking out a cable box from the office, hooking it up to your TV and calling to get the cable box operational. It works, but it's a hassle. There is zero OTA reception. Satellite reception should be good as there are few trees to obscure the signal. Wi-Fi is available but also a struggle; however, our Verizon hot spot got an instant connection. The campground is well-lighted at night and management is on-site 24/7. There are no social activities here but it's clean, safe and close to everything you need to enjoy the national park. - TMN-15
Sep 2017 - $60.00
Much too costly for area even though the sites are long pull-throughs, the RV pads are too short. Store & eatery have a decent variety. Wasn't given copy of 8 PAGE CONTRACT, which I asked for and the copy I was given was not signed. - singpj
Jul 2011 - $35.00
Pros - great store, manager very helpful, close to Mt Rainier and Seattle, sites are fairly level and large, parts of the park are very nice, great cable TV Cons - Management requires you to sign a 5 page contract, Owner operates tractor throughout the park daily, owner has many disagreements with tenants, dusty, many permanent trailers that are a little messy, internet costs extra, is slow, and is by a third party, some questionable people in the park at night, they require that you have your doggie bag out and visible when walking your pet, no dog area I enjoyed my stay here but felt that it would be easy to get in an argument with the manager who, in my opinion means well but is quick to anger. - Donco
Sep 2016 - $35.00
It's a wonderful park to stay at. It's quiet and everyone friendly.
It has a great trail to walk or run. What is real nice it has a laundry room, so you can do all your dirty clothes. I enjoyed myself very much. - Sarah Milstead
Jul 2015 - $35.00
Stayed for most of the summer. Lovely little quiet park, in the back of a subdivision, up a very steep hill in a rural location near Orting. Only back ins available. Long term stays also required to pay a $10.00 fee to the Buttes homeowners association and for electricity usage. Poor cell service for AT&T. NO wifi included. They say they have it but it doesn't work. Cable is NOT included, but the hook up available if you call and pay for it. Xfinity Wifi is an available option using your modem, pay by the week or month. Nothing fancy, but lovely location and very small. 14 spaces. Everyone is very friendly. Lovely campground hostess. Deer abound and are not fearful of people. Basically a space on asphalt and gravel under the trees, with hookups. They do have a laundry room with one washer and dryer. Haven't used it. - travlinrose
Sep 2006 - $35.00
This is a very nice out of the way RV Park just south of Orting in the Buttes Housing Developement Gated Community. Very clean and quiet and sits on a hill with wild life as deer, chipmunks, numerous birds. - Big Dave
Jul 2016 - $15.00
We stayed for the months of June & July with a monthly rate. The park was pretty basic, but with a nice pond and greenspace in front. It had a security gate, full hook-up, no Wi-Fi, back-in spaces.
Only able to hook up to sewer on 2 days a week due to high water tables in the area.
It had quite a few permanent residents (some pretty run down), but it was quiet and peaceful all the time. Very convenient to all of the tourist locations we were interested in. Would stay here again. - Karen - Rick
Oct 2006 - $20.00
Very scary place to stay. Every night it seems theres a bonfire of alcohol and drug buddies partying. I kept my doors locked and was afraid I wouldn't make it out of there! - Crystal Kramer
May 2015 - $18.00
This RV park is mostly for people that want to stay longer term. Lots are larger with small rock and asphalt pads. Sewer hookups are different and on the wrong side of the RV sometimes.
There is about a lot of rules there and there are 2 that seem a bit extreme to us. One is that we had to weed our lots even though it cost us $485 a month. The other is that the RV's next to you can not hear noise from your area, which is difficult if your outside with friend BBQing. So this is not a place to stay if you like to have any social time with family or friends. Also electric is not included, and that is fine however out electric bill was really high and we were gone 2 weeks of each month. We were selling a house at the time and our 5 bedroom SB had a lower electric bill then the RV did. So not sure why that was. - Sohapi
Jun 2014 - $18.00
We had to stay here over a month as it was the only RV park in the area of our family's residence. Rate reflected is for a monthly rate of $425. Expect $40 back ground check (which has to be submitted prior to going to the park), and a amazing 13 page document of "rules". If staying a month or more you must contact the Electric company to have them activate your site. No laundry facilities, no pool, no amenities at all. Manager very snooty woman who is seldom around when you need information. We would not go back. - KomfortTravelers
Apr 2018 - $39.00
My dogs were attacked by an off leash German Shepherd Dog and I saw the dog off leash 3 times after I reported it to staff. Ended up having to make a police report. When I spoke to the clerk in charge of the park later, she told me that she was getting ready to kick me out because my on leash dogs were aggressive! When I asked her what she expected them to do when they were under attack, she said she did not want to talk about it! Camp host told me the dog had also attacked his cat. Left 9 days early.
The clerk had told me when I made reservation inquiries that the Center spaces are pull through. They aren't really but back in's where they allow you to drive over the grass at the end so beware of which side your hook ups are on. The "restroom" is a single port a potty at one end of the park. It fills quickly. Never saw the showers.
My tow vehicle did not fit on the pad with my rig. I asked and was told by park employee to make a T with it in front of my rig. First contact with camp host after he returned from his vacation was his knocking on my door to tell me I could not park there.
The "dog area" they list is an open grass field, no fencing and it is an ON leash area! - RottsNScotts
Aug 2016 - $25.00
We camp in the South Campground for the Highland Games. This is basically a grassy field with some porta potties. Dry camping. If you are going to camp, be sure to bring leveling blocks for the uneven ground. The closest RV parking to the King County Fairgrounds. - Cheryl39
Aug 2015 - $26.00
GREAT place to Explore Mt Rainier NP. Concrete Pad with Lots pf grass. Water and Elect only. NO DUMP.NO WI-FI, would have marked higher.Very Friendly Camp Hosts that know the AREA well. Nice grass area for your dog exercise. Back in sites only, but large enough for 40 ft 5th wheel. Enumclaw Golf Course(18 Hole) about 1/2 mile away. Lots of restaurants and Grocery stores. - silverado
Jun 2019 - $16.00
Beautiful view of Mt. Rainier from upper levels. Stayed here two years ago under different rules. Couldn't use my charcoal BBQ since some idiot put hot briquettes in the dumpster, causing a fire! Just one rotten apple in the barrel, I guess, but I won't be back! Besides, traveling Meridian (161) to go anywhere is a pain in the you know what! Rate reflects monthly. There is a deposit for electric! - Dennis H
Nov 2018 - $29.00
This is our go-to park when we return to this area for doctor visits and to see friends. As noted by others, is this a pretty much no frills park. You get a narrow spot (we have slides on both side) with room to park the toad next to the rig. The gravel is kept tidy and the weeds removed when possible. There are some long term folks that are either very friendly or keep to themselves. The office staff is super helpful. The laundry is reasonably priced. There are 3-4 "shower toilet" combinations that are kept clean. There is great walking paths, but they are either uphill or down. Great views possible of Mt Rainier, berry picking in season. We enjoy the LOCATION and access to our destinations. - Nana_Grandpa
Aug 2018 - $28.00
The is definitely not a destination park, but it served us well for the week we were here. The staff were very friendly. The sites are tight....our 40 footer took the entire length of the site. All utilities worked well, and satellite and Verizon signals were strong. Because of the smoke from the wildfires we hardly ever saw Mt Ranier, but we got a clear view one of the days we were bere. - henny38
Aug 2017 - $20.00
Elks Members ONLY. Grass sites. Good WI-FI, 30 amp elect Only. Quiet area, Private Golf Club next door(Elks RV Members welcome-Get Pass at Elks Office) Pool and Showers at Elks. Very friendly Office and Host. Service near by. DUMP on Site. Fresh water available a dump area. Will return. Good spot to visit Seattle. - silverado
Aug 2015 - $15.00
The sites are wide and there is a pool and showers. However, after we got our motorhome leveled off and slide outs extended we discovered that there are NO WATER connections at the sites. All plastic pipes above ground have been broken at each site. Camp Host offered no realistic explanation, nor was there a note in the sign up box to that effect. There is a fresh water spigot near the dump station, but who knew we needed to fill up before setting up ? There are showers available for use but they're not in great shape. We will not return to this Elks Lodge unless the water issue is corrected. - RVtravelers2
Sep 2014 - $15.00
30 Amp with Water and easy access Dump station. Showers available when the pool is open or just ask and they will let you use them. Grass spots with enough room that makes it comfortable. We eat Sunday breakfast and had dinner a couple of times. They have a golf course next to them that is private but they have an arrangement so that if you are staying there you can use it. Swimming pool available showers are available in the pool house if you ask.
I can only give an overall grade of 8 to any site that does not have sewer connection at the pad. But other than that this is a 10 site. - Gilbert & Gail
Sep 2007 - $20.00
A nice park. Has gone through a lot since the flood in 2006. Still seems to be picking up the pieces. - cnelson