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14 RV Parks near Carlton, Washington
Jul 2017 - $15.00
We had hoped to stay at this RV Park, and reserved a site the previous day. However, when we arrived and hooked up at our 30 Amp site, our voltage meter displayed 104 volts with NO appliances or anything on. We tested the system by briefly turning on our electric hot water heater, which dropped the voltage to 98. We tried plugging in to the adjacent vacant site. The same problem occurred. Although the camp host was very pleasant, he acknowledged that campers who "use a meter" have said that before (i.e. that the voltage is too low). Kindly, we explained we could not stay and risk our electrical appliances and we relocated to another campground in the area. - RDR
Jul 2017 - $20.00
Hate to give a bad review but it's about the facts. That said, it's not a good park. The people who run it are very nice and helpful but we weren't happy at all. We were booked for several nights but only stayed one. The 30 AMP power wasn't strong enough to run the AC and the TV. Forget about a microwave or hair dryer. The WiFi was non-existent. There are maybe 12 sites in the place with 9 or 10 being old full timers. The laundry was being worked on and didn't go into the restroom. - 2VetsRVing
Aug 2015 - $15.00
Clean park, old school. all hook ups. grass, showers and bathrooms functional and clean. Camp hosts friendly and helpful. level spot. very good wifi. we would camp here again. - Jim Lee
Sep 2018 - $40.00
Nice park on the banks of the Methow River. Sites are gravel and somewhat uneven, but well spaced. The facilities are nicely maintained and the staff was friendly. It's right along Highway 20, but the road noise was not a problem at all. Short drive to both Twisp and Winthrop. Wifi was very good. I would definitely stay here again. - Trespasser
Aug 2018 - $40.00
We found this little gem last minute. There is a strange sewer smell around the bathrooms, but the best part for us was the location RIGHT on the river! We took the kids down a designated path to the river where they could play in the water. Sites were primitive, mostly dirt or grass. They do have some permanent RV's but they are along the back side of the park closest to the road. They have a cute little play structure, small basketball court and horseshoes pits available. Quick drive to both Twisp and Winthrop which are fun little towns to explore. Laundry facility available, but we didn't have quarters and the office was closed when we thought to do our laundry. - 4Baines
Jul 2018 - $35.00
This was a nice quiet park on the Methow River, and we enjoyed our stay here. Twisp is a nice little town with an awesome bakery and a very nice Farmers Market on Saturdays. Utilities worked as they should and although we could not get satellite because of the trees, there are several over-the-air channels which worked fine. Nearby Winthrop was a fun Western-themed town to visit. We would definitely stay here again. - henny38
Aug 2011 - $31.00
This campground is all about boat access, because that's your only way to get in the water. There is a tiny swimming area that is really only good for small kids, but unless you have a boat there's no other water access here. The people were super nice and the facilities were clean. The campground is also pretty far away from Chelan, but there is a nice store in the campground for ice and firewood, etc. I thought the sites were too crowded, and there were a lot of tents on each campsite. - amandaHoops
May 2018 - $30.00
This park, refurbished after a recent fire, is a great place to stay. The area is scenic and quiet. The lake provides a place to swim or fish. The facilities are in decent shape. - Dan C
Jun 2017 - $1.00
We were camp hosts for this park. Three years ago the park was caught in the Carlton Complex fire, the largest in Washington's history (over 250,000 acres burned) and was nearly destroyed. Hundreds of ponderosa pine and shade trees were reduced to ashes. Since then, the park has been in recovery. New trees have been planted and the native sumac has returned. You can obviously still see the devastation but it now lends the park a very rustic atmosphere enhanced by the predominately tent camping site arrangements. With a few exceptions sites are gravel and mostly dry camp with nearby water. There are water/power sites as well and depending on location a choice of 50 or 30 amp. Very few FHU but there is a dump station. The main attraction is the namesake - Alta Lake with trout, kokonee salmon, and bass. There is a large marked swim area and a concessionaire stand for food, ice, and firewood. Personally, I feel the state mandated pricing is high as the park is still recovering from being wiped out. - DennisK
Sep 2016 - $30.00
The rating reflects value for money. At 30$ for a dry site we feel this place to be way overpriced. We stayed after Labor Day, so one loop was already closed. Like one of the previous reviewers experienced, we got confused by the signage and drove past the camping loops into a residential area. Luckily we only have a Truck Camper. Good luck if you pull a trailer back there.
The sites turned out to be small and unlevel, offering no privacy. The Wifi was barely usable. The best thing was the quietness at night.
Water taps are around and a dump station is on the way out.
We will not come back. - TheSchweitzers
Oct 2018 - $47.00
As many have stated, this is a family park.... We were looking for a one night stop and sort of found it... Noisy... $47 for a site with out dump is not a good rate... They pretty much have the only deal in town... Drove in the next morning for breakfast and found one more rv park, much better, but no advert on the road into town... Will not stay here again.... - Bob Nelson
Aug 2018 - $50.00
As other reviewers have reported, the park itself is very good. It's a family oriented destination park and a nice one at that. My only complaint is with the person at the front desk. I reserved a site with satellite access but was placed in a site with a huge tree. When I asked to be moved two spaces down to a vacant spot with satellite access she said "we don't have satellite here." I tried to explain that I had a satellite dish on the roof of my rv and wanted a spot without a tree blocking and she looked at me like I was from another planet. So I asked again to move to the vacant space and she said it wasn't possible because of reservations. That space sat vacant for our entire three-day stay. - Astilbe46
May 2018 - $45.00
We stay here over the Memorial Day weekend and the park was packed. The driveways are easy to navigate gravel and well maintained. The sites are mostly level, gravel and grass with a picnic table and fire pit. Some sites are shaded some are sunny. The WiFi was weak when the park was full but worked well on Monday night when most people had departed. The utilities are well placed and worked well. We will stay here again. - 2WArvers
Sep 2018 - $38.00
Very nicely maintained park with super friendly staff. Easy access to town, local lakes, etc. We had great Verizon signal, easy setup for the Dish satellite and the local WIFI worked great. We would recommend this park to anyone staying near Winthrop and we liked it better than the state parks, but then we are not boaters or into fishing. Sites are grass and some have more room around them than others. We had plenty of room and never felt crowded. Signs of deer around the park, but we didn't get to actually see any of them. We will definitely stay here again. - Don Steward
Sep 2017 - $35.00
The best thing about this park is the location to Winthrop. You're right next to the museum and an easy walk to town. There is also very few "long-term" folks there and they tend to keep their area looking good. The staff was very friendly during check-in. The "not-so-good" part is the grounds and lack of security. Grass sites are pretty, but not so good for RVing....track grass in (no mats allowed), wet after the water, easily turns to mud or gets slick after heavy dew or watering. Also, the roads are dirt. The sites can be difficult to get in to and many aren't very level. No security. Many local residents use their laundry facility and are therefore going in and out all day and night (laundry is open 24 hrs). So you get folks driving rough cars through the park all the time. We never left anything out. - Bruce of Port Ludlow
Aug 2017 - $36.00
I'd like to agree with all the positive comments about this park in recent reviews. We were here for the first time last summer. See my 7/16 review. This time, I had no problems with contacting the park and found the recycling bins. We again had a FHU site that was satellite friendly. The Wi-Fi was fine for our minimal (e-mail and surfing) needs. This is a fine, well run park that would score higher if it had a few more amenities like a pool and cable. - Jerry S
Aug 2018 - $41.00
Very friendly staff, saw people (cleaning/maintenance workers) out all the time. Location right on the lake, would be great for someone that already owns a jetski or boat as you can launch right there and rent a space on the beach to tie up your watercraft. Biggest disappointment and reason for a 7 instead of 9 is site spaces...ours was TINY! It wasn't difficult to maneuver into our space (long bed with 24' trailer), but we couldn't extend our awning (because of a tree) and the neighbor's picnic table was RIGHT outside our window (the slide has our dinette). Perhaps some of the other sites are larger, so if we were to stay again, we would call and ask for a larger site. It looked like the neighbors on our other side nearly hit a tree with their slide out. We had to disconnect and park the truck perpendicular in front of our RV. - 4Baines
Aug 2017 - $41.00
Situated on Pearygin Lake, a very pretty site. Fairly level sites, close to each other. Full hookups or partial hook-ups. Swimming, fishing, boating, other water sports. Would have given the site 5 stars, if they weren't all packed together so closely. - MalamuteMan
Aug 2016 - $38.00
Upon check-in I was greeted by a very friendly lady. When I asked about backing the trailer into the spot she immediately offered to send someone to help back us in. Boy, was I glad I took her up on it. He had to ask the people next door to move their truck so we had room to maneuver. The places are SO close together. We were in one of the two upper loops. Terrible location. Hard to get into and neighbors within 3 ft of us. If you stay there ask for a site by the lake. They have some pull- thru spots and the spots on the grass have more room between them.
The lake was beautiful and people were boating, SUP, fishing. We enjoyed watching the moon come up over the water and seeing lots of bats catching insects. - Rorygirl