The host was very friendly and welcomed us. The pads were level and long enough that we could stay hooked up. Great place for an overnight or two. Very clean and we felt very safe. Would stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We have stayed here several times and will continue to return whenever in this area. Great, friendly, and helpful staff. Concrete, level slabs. Great full hookups. Good WIFI, and a good number of Cable TV channels. A good campground. We camped here in a Truck Camper.
Pros are concrete pads to park on. Pull thru sites are long enough. WiFi is good. Cable is good. Cons are the sites are close, gravel roads with a tight u turn to get to your site. They advertise "Big Rig Friendly" it should be "Big Rig Iffy" There really not many good choices in the Meridian area. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We arrived on Sunday and there was no manager or owner on site. There were three open sites at 1:30 in the afternoon. There had been heavy rain before our arrival and the roads and sites were not an issue, good drainage. Each drive through site has a long concrete pad and gravel approaches. Utilities are handy and cable TV is good. On site Wi-fi was strong and quick. The laundry $1, clean and restrooms and showers were clean. Shopping in Meridian. Fuel was less expensive a little further east along I-20. When coming here try to arrive early, as the few available sites fill quickly in the afternoon. Railroad tracks are just off the site, behind the trees below the CG. There isn't much room to put out patio furniture and the picnic tables are on a slope between most sites. When the manager does come in, about 4:30 pm, he is friendly and helpful. This is a good place to take a break and relax for a while. We would stop here again, if in the vicinity. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
$19/night Passport America; Good Sam 10% off. Good place for a few nights. Nothing for kids to do. Gravel roads, level very long paved sites--mine was 80 ft x 25 ft. Very easy in/out. Good cable TV, park Wi-Fi worked well, trees on edge of park blocked my satellite. Pet run. Many permanents so perhaps only 5-10 slots available each night--call ahead. About 5 miles to stores/restaurants. Strong Verizon 4G; slightly weaker AT&T signal. We'd stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Great place for an overnight stop. Very friendly and helpful owner. Pull through spots are nice and long. I continue to stay at this park, which is much nicer than the national brand campground in a nearby town. We camped here in a Motorhome.
As other posters have said, nothing special, but very friendly staff, and a nice field to walk your dog in. Our site was a pull through with not much room on either side but OK for an overnight. One plus is the laundry room was only $1.00 for wash and same for dry. Our price reflects the Passport America rate. We would certainly stop here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
As noted before, this is a Passport America park and all 50 amp rigs must pay 50 amp rate. Sites are close together but long, paved and well maintained. Lots of long term campers and few sites available for drive-ups so you must call for reservation. Good for a night or two when passing through. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Rate was with the Passport discount. They charge you an extra $5 a night if you are a 50A unit whether you want the 50A or not. Some story about dragging the power down on the 30A hookups. I've been in over 400 RV parks and never heard about this before. Very nice park. Some residents do go to work early so there is some traffic noise. During the time period I was there they turned away people every night, so be sure to call ahead. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This was a very nice stop over point. Far enough away from the interstate so there was no road noise. Site was concrete, wireless and cable worked fine. No issues with the power. The owner/manager was very helpful. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Not sure about issues during stay of previous reviewer, but we had good Internet from the park, and our Verizon phones and data card both had good strong signals. Sites are concrete and level. Not sure they even have a shower/bath house or laundry, didn't use them, The park is clean and quiet. The interior road is small pea-gravel, easy to walk on. It did fill up on the weekend we were here, so you might want to call ahead for a space. Rules appear to be enforced, if there are long term campers here, you can't tell. All camps were neat without any "junk" around. No pool or playground, which was fine by us. This park is well worth the 2-3 mile drive off I-20/59. Signage is great. The manager is friendly and helpful. We didn't use it but they have free cable TV here also. There are picnic tables at each site, but no open fires allowed except cooking grills. Easy drive into Meridian for touring/dining/shopping. We would definitely stay here again when in the area. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Great sites, level, good electric, water pressure, etc. The owner is very nice and friendly. We travel in a 43' motorhome and had no problem getting in and out. Great location, away from the busy highway but close enough to everything, restaurants, shopping, WalMart and easy to get it from the highway. We always stay here whenever in the area. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Free cable, free Wi-Fi but it didn't work. Our Verizon Mi-Fi card worked extremely slow here at this park. Water pressure is HIGH at this park-90 p.s.i, they tell you to use a water regulator when you come in. You MUST call ahead to say you want to use Passport America and it's CASH only, no checks or debit cards accepted. Cement pads, sites close together, dusty when temps are dry and there hasn't been any rain. No frills park, no pool, no amenities, but a nice overnight stop. Freight train tracks nearby, but only heard one during the night. We camped here in a Motorhome.
An excellent clean quiet park. We stayed here for two weeks and almost every night it was full by 4pm. Phone ahead. Not fancy but it has every thing we needed. We would return. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Passport America rate. Great park for visiting the area. Short on amenities but nice level lots with excellent utilities. Really easy access to the park and easy pull-through sites. They do have a really great run area for the dogs. Loved that. The owners are very friendly and helpful. There are a fair number of permanents but they are kept up really nicely. We would stay here again while in the area. Suggest reservations. They fill up every night. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Good place for a nightly stop or a longer stay. Very level concrete pad, good utilities, easy to find (love the large sign that made it easy to spot from a distance). Very friendly service and overall experience. Talked to a couple other guests that make it a regular stop in their travels. Our first time there, and if in the area would stay there again. Nice park, keep up the good work. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We are not sure why this park gets such high reviews. It is true the manager is nice, there is a piece of concrete to park on but we barely fit. However it is not very picturesque, the rest of the site and roads are gravel (with dirt showing through) and unkempt grass that had someone else's dog waste. Much of the park has long-term residents who leave early for work and/or come in after dark and there is some road noise. There is an area to walk the dog, and the showers were clean and had nice hot water. We probably will not return. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
I know they get 10's but it really is not a ten park. In fact it really isn't in Meridian, it is in Marion, it will mess with your GPS. Owner is a nice guy, but this about nice parks. No trash pickup, small space, cable with 10 channels, lots of workers who leave early in the morning, a 10 I don't think so. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We were stopping in Meridian, MS while returning from our trip to San Antonio, TX. (Heading to Chattanooga, TN) We looked at several other RV parks to stop over at, but this one had the best reviews. It deserves them. Manager was very helpful and accommodating. We would be coming in after the office closed at 6pm. Manager said that we should just come in, pick an open site, set up, and then just settle up in the morning. He also took my phone number. He did end up calling me back and saying he was booking up and wanted to know if we were still coming. We told him yes, so he set us a site aside, marked with a cone, and gave us directions on where is was. We arrived at 7pm and found our site (14a) with no problem. We set up and made dinner. After dinner we went over to the showers and took a very nice, HOT shower, in very clean and large bathrooms. We then hunkered down for the impending storm (always fun in a popup!) The next morning we got up and met the Manager, who is just as nice in person as he is on the phone. We settled up and he gave me a nice discount for being Active Duty Military. Our sites was level and large, the water psi is very high, so make sure you use a regulator. We enjoyed our stay here and met some nice folks, we would stay here again. We camped here in a Tent Trailer.
Stayed here in a 22 footer in a pull through spot. Pad was concrete and nice and level. Connections where very nice and looked new. Cable TV had limited channels. Wi-Fi reception was good. Everyone was very friendly. Access in and out of campground was good. If you are coming from 59/20 east, be advised that you have to make a tight turn off of 45 to get to the campground. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Friendly staff, easy big rig access, all sites are pull through except for a couple towards the back of the park. GREAT dog run! Parking pads are all cement and level. The Wifi works great. The park is on a slightly sloping hill so the sites are terraced about 2-3 feet from each other. Some sites offer little or no room to place a grill and a couple of chairs ( too much slope from one site to the next) outside to enjoy the weather if you want to. The widest spots are towards the front entrance of the park in the middle section. It has extremely clean rest rooms and laundry room. We enjoyed our stay here and would stay again anytime. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We stayed here 2 nights using our Passport America card, and were very pleased with the site and the friendly service provided by the host. I agree with all the previous comments listed below, except for one in June 2011 that rated the park only 4/10. What this person states about early arrival charges is absolutely untrue. The host does not charge anything for early arrivals. If he has a site available he will let you go ahead and park and set up. This person must have been thinking of another park, not Benchmark. We will definitely stay here if it is on our route to a destination. And we will spread the word to other campers that we meet. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Adequate for over night. Roads are not paved as stated in previous review, but not a problem. Some long timers with cluttered sites. Long timer's dog running loose in sites. Rate paid was Passport America. Forced to hookup to 50A and pay extra even though we did not need it due to nice weather. Said it would damage their equipment if adapter/30A used on a 50A RV. Garbage! Required cash payment with PPA (no problem) but did not offer receipt. Had to ask for one. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is a very nice campground. Very clean and well maintained. Staff is super friendly. The road is gravel and the site pads are cement [level] with a small grass area next to it. Sites are pull throughs and very wide. The free Wi-Fi works great! They have a pet park and are very pet friendly. This is a small park and filled up fast, so I would call for reservations. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Great park for overnight or two. Sites are narrow and stepping into grass & mud was not desirable after a rainy night. This was our second visit and will stay again; just wish the site was wider. Everything else was good. Park Wi-Fi was good on this visit. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We spent one night in this campground. It was quiet, with easy access and friendly staff. Park appeared to be clean and well maintained. We would definitely stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is the best RV Park, by far, in the Meridian area. Staff will treat you like real people. It is a PA park and the park and amenities are as good as you will find anywhere. Concrete slabs at every site and good entrance and exit. Very quiet and only about 2 or 3 miles to town. We have stayed here before and will stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This was an overnight stop. The campground has long level gravel pull thrus which allowed us to remain hitched to our 5er. There was not a lot of shade at most of the sites. Park was neat and clean. Had cable TV but had a very limited number of available channels. Wi-Fi worked well. Staff was friendly and helpful. Rate reflects Passport America rate. Please note that to get the Passport America rate you have to pay in cash. We would definitely stay here again when passing through the area. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Park was easy to get to. Called to verify availability and was told when coming in after hours to just find a site and settle up in the morning. The staff was very friendly and answered all questions. I would stay here again anytime in the area. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This was an overnight stop for us on our way to the Tiffin service center. This little campground is a hidden gem. The grounds were well cared for and there was a dog park that was also well kept. The owner was gone when we arrived so a friend of his was the campground host. What a nice guy. We met several of the campers there who told us they come back year after year. Quiet, clean, inexpensive, and friendly. This is what RVing is all about. I would highly recommend this park. If I am ever in this area again I will stay here. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We have stayed at this park before and liked it, so returned on our way back home this year. The bathrooms/showers (only 2) are very clean. The laundry room has two washers and two dryers, but seems to be enough for the people staying here. The sites are concrete and level. The office is only open early morning, and again late afternoon, but instructions for choosing a site, etc. are clearly posted on the office door. We camped here in a Truck Camper.
This is an excellent park -- very clean and well maintained. The owner/operator is very friendly and helpful. We've stayed here 3 times over the past few years in a motorhome and would highly recommend this park for those coming to this area. The rate is for Passport America which can be used any day and for an unlimited number of days. Excellent park! We camped here in a Motorhome.
Rate is for 50 amp FHU pull through site with PA discount. Cash only for PA discount. Roads and site are gravel with long, open pull throughs. Good satellite and Verizon reception. Negative was a large diesel spill on a nearby site that was there during our three night stay. The smell outside was very strong and nothing was ever done to remove the contaminated soil. We would stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Wonderful park! Staff and temporary residents are all very friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed the history of the area and met some fabulous folks, both new and former residents of Marion and Meridian. If you staying longer than an overnight we suggest you park to the right hand side of the main entrance as the afternoon/evening catches the shade. Much needed when it's hot and humid. We would love to return to this park soon. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is a small park on the outskirts of town. We called ahead from the road, as we were arriving after dark, and the manager advised of the location of our spot and had it marked with a cone so that we could easily find it. This park is extremely clean, as are the showers and laundry room. It was very easy to maneuver in the park with our 35 foot motorhome and toad. The staff is some of the friendliest we have ever encountered. They really make you feel welcome and appreciated. I read another review about train noise, but we never heard any trains. The only issue we had was that we could not get the cable TV to work. I am not sure if it was an issue with the service or with our rig. We will use this park again on our travels on I-20. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Very nice park for short stay. Restrooms and Showers are spotless. Wi-Fi works well, cable being updated, so did not use it. Close to Meridian for shopping. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Site are very nice (concrete pads), but small. Rate was Passport America. We will stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Very well maintained campground. Water pressure is high so be sure to use a regulator! Concrete pads to park on. Good space between sites. Separate pet exercise area available. Good WiFi. Limited cable TV. We will stay here again! We camped here in a Motorhome.
Really nice RV park located 2 miles N of I-20/I-59, so very quiet. Very nice staff, level concrete pads. As nice as it can be without resort features. This was the day off between travel days, so we stayed two nights and played golf at Ponca Creek on NAS Meridian. A nice course with flight demos all day from the Navy T-45's overhead. Jet noise: the sound of freedom. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a bare bones campground. It has gravel sites which are very close together-not really room for an awning. There are 2 bathrooms, clean and well set up. It is quiet, though the trains do go by occasionally. It has minimal TV reception but lightning fast internet. It's not near anything that we could see. It's a place to sleep but I probably wouldn't stay here again. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
This is our third time staying in this little "jewel" of a park in as many months. This is one of the cleanest Passport America park I have ever been in. The staff is very accommodating and friendly. Each site is a long concrete pad pull through, large enough for 40' plus a toad with our unhooking the toad. I agree that Verizon has a difficult connection here. Wi-fi works well and is free. Restrooms, showers and laundry are in new facilities and are extremely clean. I highly recommend this park and I will stay here each time I come through the area. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a smaller park but had are the facilities we use. Had no problems with any of the amenities. We only had a problem with our cell service. So far this is the only place we've had very limited service with Verizon. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Level concrete pads, but a gravel road. The Shell across the road had the best diesel prices in the area. Only complaint. We were charged an extra $3 because our RV is wired for 50A, not because we wanted to use 50A. We only needed 30A that night and had not planned to pay the extra $3. If it is a 50A site, there should be an extra charge, not you charge one person 30A prices and another 50A prices for the same site. We camped here in a Motorhome.
For someone traveling I-20 or wanting to visit Meridian, this is a great base park that honors Good Sam and Passport America. Easy access to level concrete pull-thru pads long enough for the longest RV with gravel drives and decent space between lots. Great Wi-Fi and lots of cable channels. The office is only open for a few hours in the a.m. and again from 4 to 6 p.m. They do turn the water off if freezing temperatures are forecaster but this was no problem for us as we carry a couple of jugs of water for drinking and flushing. If you’re using Passport America, be advised they only accept cash. There are no amenities like clubhouse or store, pool or games, but it’s not advertised as a destination park. They do sell propane on site The only downside (but it didn’t bother us in the winter with the windows closed) are the trains that tend to sound like they’re coming right through the park. Only once or twice a day so it’s not bad. Oh, and the jets taking off from the Naval Air station can make a bit of noise. And even with those two noisemakers, it’s still a great park. . We will definitely stop here when in the area and recommend it to others. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
A no frills park, perfect for an overnight stop. Long, level pull thrus with plenty of room for slides. Free cable and Wi-Fi that worked pretty well. Passport America park, so a real bargain. Would stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
The name says it all!! This owner has truly "set the benchmark". This guy understands what RVers are looking for! Beautiful level sites. Parking on concrete, extremely easy to move your large unit on and off your pad. And the best thing: as far as we were concerned, the cleanest bathroom facilities we have encountered anywhere in 5 years of full timing! Night was quiet and peaceful. Too bad this owner can't start of chain of parks like this one! We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
A very nice campground, well away from the Interstate. Gravel roads lead to very level pull-thru sites with concrete pads, long enough for the longest RVs. Excellent 30 amp service, Cable TV with way to many channels and great Wi-Fi. Clean, large unisex bathrooms, each with a toilet, huge shower, and sink. Laundry available but we did not use it. Price reflects the Passport America rate. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Easy in and out of this park. Like the guy who built it says, "He did this with big rig access in mind." ALL SITES are pull through which is very nice. Lady in the office was nice, helpful, and informative. We had site 13B, and our dogs just loved the open grassy area surrounding this park. Would stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We have been on the road for 6 1/2 weeks, and this is the best campground by far, that we have stayed in during this time. Level, concrete slabs, full hookups, great, strong WiFi, lots of cable TV channels, friendly, helpful owner. Can't say enough about this campground, but when in the area, we will be back. We camped here in a Truck Camper.
It is a great location for sightseeing Meridian and the surrounding areas. The owner of the park takes pride in his park and it shows. The sites are level and long and very well maintained. The previous review said he allows a lot of extended stay, that was not the case during our time, the few extended stay he allows are very neat, the owner will not allow his coach and RV park to turn into a trailer park. We have a 43' motorcoach with 4 slide-outs and we had no problem getting in or out or leveling. Great place, will stay here every time coming and going. Easy to get to off I-20 and we felt totally safe the whole time we was there. We camped here in a Motorhome.
For our purposes, this was an excellent park. With a 40-foot, 4-slide motorhome, we look for easy access, a level pull-through site, concrete/grass, good 50 amps for an overnight stop. Bonus items were excellent cable TV, Wi-Fi, and grassy dog park. Check in was quick and easy with a pleasant host. We recommend this park as a great one for an over-night stop. Clean and well-maintained. No pool or kid activities, but perfect for our needs. Wish there were more parks like this across the U.S. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Stopped here for three nights two weeks ago, and again for another night. Excellent WiFi, and I am particular. Very well done, not ornate, but extremely clean and well maintained. You must stop here if your are coming through: easy access off I-20. We will stay again when in Meridian: top drawer. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Benchmark is one of the best overnight stay parks I have ever been in. The owner is very nice and helpful. The sites are paved and level and very clean. If you need a nice park while traveling in Mississippi, Benchmark is the one. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Rate is with Passport America. Has a friendly staff. Nice big fenced dog run. Very nice and super clean laundry and showers. Gravel roads with paved pads. Our 50 amp was good with no problems. WiFi was good. Cable TV was good, about 60 channels. There is a little shade in late afternoon in a few sites, 12-14a. Was very quite. Has nice long pull through sites: can stay hooked up. Is very big rig friendly. We would stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
I love this little RV park, especially the nice level slabs, the excellent bathhouse/laundry, and the fenced dog park. Staff was friendly and accommodating. The park is about 5 miles from Meridian, and is actually in Marion, MS. A refreshing rest stop for one night or more! We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
The sites are long, but 50 amp service is awful. We were unable to run AC (in June) and another appliance like a toaster. We had to reset circuit breakers 5 times during our 3 night stay. That is NOT Big Rig friendly. Sites are long with nice level pad for the motor home, but we won't use this place again for an extended stay to visit this area. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Quiet and pleasant park, it was good for an overnight stop. I used the laundry, only 1$ per machine inc dry. Site was 16$ for 30 amp FHU with CampClub USA Discount. Good spacious bathrooms too. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Very nice RV campground. They accept Escapee, Passport America, and Good Sam. We paid $19 with Passport America discount, but it would only be $16 without the $3 charge for 50 amp. This is a very clean park. We stayed in 1A. Most sites are very level, and all are pull through. We used their Internet and is was very fast. There is a light at each site. It is where you plug in for electricity. Host was very nice and helpful. We would stay here again for a short or long time stay. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a nice park. Easy to access. It's quiet, no trains or highway noise. Has an enclosed dog park near office building. We have stayed here before and will again. Lady in office was here when I arrived (called just before we were here), and was very nice. She lives in trailer beside the office. Shore Services: 50amp, Sewer was good, Water @ 90 psi. WiFi was good, AT&T cell phone was good, Sprint Air Card was poor, Verizon Air Card was poor, Cable TV was poor. Some channels are viewable and Ch 6 is the local ABC. The site was good and level. Had a concrete pad with plenty of gravel on each end to park another vehicle. Site size was about 70 feet long. Had grass and some gravel between sites, and room to put out an awning. The concrete pad was about 10 feet wide. Roads are large stone gravel. Restrooms are clean with shower. Laundry was comprised of 2 washers and 2 dryers: looked new, $1 each. Didn't see any long term tenants. DirecTV Satellite was easy to access. Discounts: GS, Passport, Camp Club USA, Escapee. Payment: Cash for 50% discounts, and no additional charges. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is a clean and neat basic RV park. Rate is Passport America with a $3 charge for 50 amp. Park is about 3 miles north of I-20, so it is quiet. Roads are tar/gravel, pads are concrete. All in good condition, so no mud. Wi-Fi at site works well. No outside storage allowed, so long-term sites are neat. Would have rated it an 8 if management was friendly/helpful. They live next door but only come to the park at 4:30pm to take your money. Not even a "thank you" when paying! We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a very nice park for a stay of a couple of nights. Most of the sites are pull throughs and have concrete pads to park on. You are close to your neighbor though. Bathrooms were clean and laundry was nice and reasonably priced. Management was very friendly and helpful. Office is only open a short time in the morning and evening. You just pick a spot and pay when the office is open. Verizon cell and aircard worked adequately. Able to set up our DirecTV. There is a train that runs behind the rear of the property and a fairly busy road nearby. We could not hear the noise inside but if you are sensitive to those sorts of sounds, this may not be the park for you. Accepts Passport America but must pay cash or check. We would stay at this campground again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Nice park in a country setting. There are a few commercial establishments close by, but nothing bothersome. Our rate reflects Passport America discount. Site was level and concrete. Grassy areas near by for the pups. Cable TV was excellent, but Wi-Fi was poor at certain times of the day and evening. Easy in and easy out. Only reason we gave it a lower rating was because they don't allow electric heaters. Still, we would stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We were happy to find such a clean, neat park only four miles off the highway. Check in was friendly, and we did just fine navigating with our big rig. Pull-through sites are 65' long and level concrete. Free cable and wifi made the price reasonable. $1 to wash and $1 to dry in a super clean laundry. Few trees allow satellite reception, and there are 63 cable channels. We're looking forward to seeing Dunn's Falls, Bamboo Emu Farm, Causeywille, and the Dentzel Carousel tomorrow. When passing through, we will return. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is an OK park for overnighting, but it has no real self-contained attraction. Sites have pads for RV's and full hook-up as listed above, but they will NOT allow a big rig to sign up for 30-amp service. We are Passport America and had to pay an extra $3 for 50-amp service even though we were not running A/C or heat. They say they burn out 30-amp plugs, which probably means they have inadequate wiring. We would stay here again, but only if it was especially convenient. Management wasn't particularly friendly. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Given an area mostly populated with state park campgrounds and weekend spots... this is a great stop with cement pads, gravel roads no low hanging trees, easy access from I20/59 or US 45. Hooks-ups are good. Gas stations and shopping, Wal-Mart nearby. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a "no frills" park. Since it was going to rain we planned on staying 2 nights. The majority of the sites are pull-throughs, so we didn't have to unhook our tow car. There are signs all over the office that electric heaters are not allowed. This caused us a huge pain as our coach doesn't warm-up very well, so we have electric heaters to help. Unfortunately we were stuck freezing cold and blowing through all our propane because we weren't supposed to use the electric heat. The signs said full price would be charged anyone caught using electric heat and since we used Passport (we paid $16 instead of $32) it would have cost us $16 extra per day to be warm. I would say that this park would be okay in the summer, but they probably charge extra for A/C. I also noticed that the park claims to be in Meridian, but they are actually located in Marion which is about 9 miles east of Meridian. If we had known we couldn't use our heaters and had to be uncomfortable and freeze for 2 days, we wouldn't have stayed here. We camped here in a Motorhome.
A nice place to stop overnight. Although it is not a resort, it was clean and functional. So-so for big rigs as we did have a pull in for a 31 footer. There is no shade but great hosts who were very helpful as to the location of places around. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Price reflects Passport America rate. We over nighted here. Clean restrooms and showers although only one each men & women so there might be a line. (Our RV was winterized due to severe cold weather.) Despite some trees at perimeter of property we were able to get satellite signal. If needing an overnight in this area we would stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This was a nice little park with concrete pads to park your rig on. The Wi-Fi worked great and the staff was friendly and accommodating. The cable TV worked fine and the hook ups were conveniently located. The park provided a quiet place to spend a night or two as we traveled thru MS. We would stay there again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a good place for an overnight stop. It is a no frills park. There were many full timers, but they were friendly and helpful, as the staff was. The Wi-Fi, laundry and cable were great. The sites were large and level. We used CCUSA and it was cash only. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Very nice park for an overnight stay, but not any longer than that. The sites are long and level, but uncomfortably close for us. The speed limit was ignored by seasonals and there were many. We'd stay again overnight only. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We used this campground as an overnight stop. It is about 3-4 miles from the interstate, but easy to find. The sites were long enough for our 42' and toad, but extremely close together. The Wi-Fi worked well and so did the cable TV. There was a large dog walking area. We would stop here again when traveling in the vicinity. We camped here in a Motorhome.
The park is very compact with sites close together. The roads are gravel but the sites are concrete pads. The wifi was good. My site kept tripping the 30amp breaker, moved to the 50amp with an adapter and didn't have any more problems. Good place for an overnight, or maybe longer if you have something to do in town. We camped here in a Motorhome.
It is a great park. It has nice sites, that are level with good cable and wifi. There are nice roads in and out. It is very clean and quiet. The office staff is super nice. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
It was great to find this nice campground after driving all day in the rain. The price was great, the sites are clean and level and the owner was very nice. We would certainly stop here again. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Good park, clean and quiet. The sites are long and easy to get in and out of. Will stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
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We have been here many times before and when we are in Meridian, we like to "come home". The owner goes out of his way to make you feel at home. The sites are great and you'll have to go a long way to find a better RV Park. My wife and I have both recently had cataract surgery and the owner offered many times to drive us to the doctor's office or do any thing else he could to help us. Hey, we're "Home" for now. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This campground was a diamond in the rough of private campgrounds in the I-20 corridor through Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. It's located about 4 miles from I-20, has concrete pads--nicely level too--with working Wi-Fi and CATV. They honor all discount clubs like PA, Good Sam, Camp Club USA. The only downside is a nearby railroad track with trains coming close by about every 6 hours. Pencil this park in your travel book--a great place to overnight on I-20!! We camped here in a Motorhome.
Our rate reflects Passport America discount. The park is very clean, quiet with good wifi. The sites are close with no patios however the sites are very long with a 40 foot concrete pad for parking your rig. All sites are pull through. We will definitely return. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Very nice park, a little off the interstate but worth the drive. We stayed just one night as we were traveling through the area. The concrete pads are very level. Hook-ups are located for easy access and connection. The park appears to be fairly new and in excellent condition. We would stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Great value. Neat, clean with fair amount of shade. Level concrete sites. Off the main thoroughfares so relatively quiet. Camped in 40' motorhome with toad. Only stayed one night. Had a drive through site. Site was long enough to leave the toad connected without having the toad block the road. Would definitely stay here again. Both cable TV and Wi-Fi worked great! We camped here in a Motorhome.
A very nice and neat RV park. If you're looking for a pool, playground, etc. this is not the place. This is the perfect one night, two night or even longer if your looking for a nice, clean and inexpensive place to park. Level and Big Rig friendly sites. No traffic noise. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
A very clean and smart looking park but had no trees or swimming pool for any outdoor activities. Since the park had only one restroom/shower room at one end of the park, I was very glad to be parked at that end. The office was often not manned so check in was a little difficult. I would definitely stay here again if I was visiting friends in the area since this is only a place to park for a night or two. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Nice campground with good hosts. Sites on cement pad, good WIFI reception, good cable reception. No issues on this visit. Would gladly return again. Rate reflects Passport America rate. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
We like this park. The other reviewers have described it well. It is very clean and well kept. There are a lot of long term residents but they keep their sites neat and the ones we met are very nice and helpful. There is excellent free wifi; cable; very nice reception. It is a great place for an overnight or to tour Meridian. There is a Sam's right up the road and many shops and stores for restocking. We'd love to come back. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We are staying for a week. Nice and pretty level cement pads which should be wider and sites are very close. However, it is a clean and well maintained park with a very friendly owner. The office is only staffed morning and afternoon, but owner returns phone calls promptly. Wi-Fi is exceptional and cable only fair. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We have stayed here several times before and will stay here again in the future. The park is convenient to I20 and US 45. Clean park with gravel roadway and cement pads. Owners are very friendly and have been very welcoming each time we have called. We used Passport America and asked for this consideration when we called for reservation. We would recommend this park to all and wish the owners well during these stressful economic times. We camped here in a Motorhome.
It has no charm, but is level, quiet and convenient. The cable and internet worked well. The office was often unstaffed, but manager/owner lives nearby and keeps an eye on it. They make a big deal out of using electric heaters, with signs stating that you will be evicted if you use one. We were not sure if that applied to our electric fireplace or not, so we refrained from using it. The tone of the notice is unpleasant. Overall, ok for an overnight. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
I stayed at this park two weeks after staying at Meridian East KOA (read my reviews of it). This park is not bad at all for a night or two stay. Very easy to get to, wide interior roads, concrete pads (owner should have made them wider). Used the laundry, extremely clean. Only real issue is campground is in the bald open, so no summer shade. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a nice campground for an overnight stop, but certainly not for a long term stay. The interior roads are gravel, and the sites have concrete pads. The sites are fairly long, but most are very tight. Cable and wifi worked well, and there are plenty of places to walk a dog. It is an easy on off if you are traveling Highway 45 through Alabama. We would stay here again for an overnight stop. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a nice park just a couple of miles from Meridian. There is lots of shopping including Sam's Club in the city., and a huge variety of dining in town, too. There are clean, level, cement sites with tables and grass. Shade trees could hamper reception in summer, but in November there are few leaves so satellite and internet were fine. The entrance was gravel, but there was no dust, and even when the park was full in the evening, there was no noise. We stayed three nights and would stay again. It is easy on/off for Hwy 45. We camped here in a Motorhome.
A very nice park with the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay. All sites were level concrete pads with 50 amp service and cable tv. WiFi was available at no charge. The office building housed very nice restrooms and showers for those requiring them, and also made available three pairs of coin-operated washers and dryers. We stayed two nights using our Camp Club USA discount. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is an awesome little park. Sites are off-set and not to close together. The staff was great. He showed us to our spot and asked if he could help me set up. All hook-ups are very well laid out. The cable TV worked great. It was very quiet. We would definitely stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Shore Services: 50amp & Sewer good, Water tested @ 80 psi Good access to connections. Wi-Fi: Worked good @ 7B AT&T Cell Phone: 5 bars Sprint Air Card: 1x -94dbm Cable: poor on site 7B Site: Level Concrete, with grass in between, mostly pull-thru Site Size: Long enough to park Truck (about 70ft) Site Closeness: Fairly close. Awning would be close to extended slides Roads: In and around are stone, stone lead up to site pads for parking. Restrooms: Nice and clean Laundry: 2 Washers $1.00 & 2 Dryers $1.00, look new Long term tenants: Some but kept neat Discounts: Camp Club USA, PassPort America Additional Charges: Charged $3 extra for 50amp Advertises $2 Directv Satellite: Good 50 - 202 Discounts: Camp Club USA, PassPort America Payment: Cash or Check only when using Discount Plans Additional Remarks: Does not allow electric heaters (but charges extra for 50amp?) No campfires Pet restrictions: No Rottweilers, Dobermans or Pitt Bull The owner of this park strongly expresses no use of Electric Heaters, Rules on handout and through out the Laundry and restrooms. There was an ant mound at our site but the owner has done a good job of getting rid of them. We did not have an ant problem. I would have given this park a better score if the Cable was clear and the sites were a bit further apart. We would stay here again except during a time that heating would be needed. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is our favorite campground in the Meridian area--easily accessed from Interstate 20, very clean, quiet, level concrete pads, and friendly, helpful staff. While there is no recreation for children, it is an excellent choice for adults. The rate reflects Passport America rates and it is a great bargain. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We stayed at Benchmark during Hurricane Ike evacuation. The owner/manager was AWESOME! From our first phone conversation, he definitely put me at ease. He quieted my concern of a fully functioning Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi worked very well and allowed us to stay in touch with what was going on back home. The bathroom/laundry room is "squeaky clean" and very upscale homey looking. I loved the tile work. Enough cannot be said for this owner who made our evacuation stay most pleasant. Perhaps next time our stay will be under more pleasant conditions. When you stay, you will not be disappointed. Note: our nightly rate reflects a Good Sam discount. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We were pleasantly surprised at how nice this campground is. The ratings in Trailer Life were too low in my opinion. The pull through sites all have concrete pads. It is very clean and well maintained. A great place to stay and explore this area of Mississippi. It is close to the train tracks so that can be noisy but I would stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Good campground with fairly easy access to US 45 and I-20. Sites are big enough to keep toad attached for overnight. Allows coach washing with approval. Clean and well maintained. Good for overnight or extended stay. Diesel readily available at multiple stations that are RV friendly. Will definitley consider on our next stopover in Meridian. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a small park with few amenities but it has wide dust free interior roads and all sites have cement pads. It is well kept with friendly staff. Very nice hookup stations with TV cable at each site. We only stayed for one night and would stay again. We were South bound on 59/20. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Owners tell you one price on phone, when you get there price is not the same. Owners will TRY to evict you from premises if you make the mistake of paying monthly rent in advance. Owners make exceptions for some campers who are in cahoots with them and I will tell you to be sure to keep an eye on your rig at all times, especially if you are alone because you may just come back to find broken windows. It is not safe to do business with these people. I've had damage done to my rig and costly repairs as the result along with my propane was drained out of my tank in the winter within 1 week of filling the tank because I didn't buy it from them AND they don't allow you to use electric heat (well they do some) lol, If they suck up enough. Rip off if I ever saw one! We camped here in a Motorhome.
I read the RV park reviews on this campground and from that information we picked it for an overnight stay. I found everything as listed and a great staff that was very helpful. At the time of my visit the park was full and I got the last site for the night. I would have liked to use my Passport America membership but forgot to mention this upfront while making the reservation. Because of this failure on my part I was not told that all the PA sites were full for the night. However the staff did offer us a Good Sam discount and I appreciated their help. Just a note to all out there, be sure to mention any discount programs you are using up front when making a reservation. This will prevent you from making the same mistake we did at this great park. Will stay there again and will mention PA next time. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We only spent the night here. The sites were nice and level on a cement pad. We came in late and left early so we didn't really get to observe much but it was a great quick night stop for us. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We stopped at this park for an overnight, because they advertised that they honor Passport America discount on their website, however, that was not the case when we stopped. We called ahead to make sure they had a site available, and were told there was one spot open, which was indeed the case when we arrived. Upon checking in at the host site we were told someone would be in the office later that afternoon. We had already hooked up before we found out that they did not accept Passport America or we would probably have just stayed at the local Super Walmart. The host was friendly and the campground was clean, but at the rate we were charged, which did include a Good Sam’s discount, it is overpriced in our opinion. We probably would not stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
The accommodations on I-20 from Birmingham to S.C. are pretty sparse. This C.G. was OK for a night or two. Basic "parking lot" type parking, but spaces are generous. Good hook-ups, concrete parking pads, some grass, good interior graveled roads, easy in/out. The only restroom/shower I saw was in the office, however is was modern and clean. A good piece from I-20, so no highway noise, but some air traffic (it seemed to close to Meridian). We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Pull thrus had plenty of room to leave the tow and TT attached. Pads are concrete, wide and level, roads are gravel with plenty of room to maneuver. Power voltage, WiFi and security was fine. You need a regulator to control water pressure. Quiet grounds and friendly staff. They brought me a card I dropped at the office. We were just passing thru, but we will keep this park on our list of places to stay. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Folks, this is a nice park, period. Best one in the Meridian area, and we have stayed at them all on our travels east and west on I-20/59. Quiet, clean, and I mean really clean. Great sites with hookups, cable, Wi-Fi and with level concrete pads. Getting to the park was real easy in and out. People in the office were super nice and very helpful with information on the area amenities and restaurants. Don't pass this one by. Our cost with PA discount was $16.05. A bargain plus! We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
One of the best big rig parks on I-20. Huge pull-through sites, excellent egress and ingress, good turning radius--everything is well placed and landscaping is nice. Good satellite reception, but they also have good cable and excellent wi-fi. You will enjoy staying at this place. A top notch park. We camped here in a Motorhome.
No frills park but super nice. Nice wide pads for big rigs. No kids and that is a major plus. No real amenities but we don't need all the kid stuff. Very quiet and clean. We will stay here every time we come through. Best park we have been in, in a long time. Owner was very nice and very helpful. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Great park for an overnight stop or for a couple of days. Good WiFi and cable selection. Sites are a little narrow, but fine for limited stay. All utilities are groups conveniently together. There is room for this park to expand. It is a Passport America park. Friendly owners. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This was a jewel of a park. Neat,clean, long wide level spaces. Owner was very friendly and helpful. One of the nicest parks we have been in this summer. More parks like this !!! We are fulltimers and have seem many parks out there. This was one of the best Passport Parks we have stayed in. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
One of the nicest parks around. Immaculately clean facilities inside and out. Grounds are park like and very friendly owners. For all the amenities, the rate is very reasonable. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
[ 5 / 10 ]
Another half price campground, raising their prices much too high to offset the discount. The WIFI was recognized right away but severely degraded by evening and almost useless by the next morning. I carry 2 computers with 5 different WIFI adapters, the old Wireless B with an upgraded antenna did best but nothing worked by morning. Otherwise the park and grounds were very well kept. Maps of the area and tv channel listings would be a nice touch since the prices were on the high side. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This park was an unexpected jewel. Concrete pads, long pull-thrus, full hook-up with 50 amp, and plenty of room for 4 slides. We camped in a 40' Allegro Bus. The park is clean and there is a clear line of site for Internet and TV satellite dishes. We will definitely stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
A perfect stop over campground. Friendly owner, clean grounds, level concrete pad, wide sites, long sites, free Cable TV, free WIFI, easy access. I would stop here anytime I am in the area. We need more parks like this in the US. Our $15 rate was Passport America. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is a very well run park for anyone who needs a place to park. They do not have any playground areas for the kids but it is a nice place to stay for anyone who is traveling through. The sites are wide and long enough for your tow and a 45 ft rv. We camped here in a Motorhome.
[ 10 / 10 ]
This is a very nice quiet park. The sites are all 40 feet long cement with plenty of space
for the "toad" to park. I would highly recommend this park to anyone traveling in central Mississippi. We camped here in a Motorhome.
[ 9 / 10 ]
This is a new RV Park and they are still making improvements. Each site has a 40x10' concrete slab and the total site length is 70'. This is a Passport America park and the PA rate is $12.50. I've stayed there twice and would do it again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Short drive off the interstate and no traffic noise. Sixty foot concrete pads, everything else is gravel. Restrooms are clean, shower stalls are very large, and there is great water pressure. There is a small, about 30 x 30, enclosed dog run. Shopping is about a mile from the park. Most sites have long term residents. This is a good over night stop. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Entrance to this park was off of a four lane highway with easy entrance and exit. Many long termers present. All roads are limestone or gravel. Some dust accumulation on vehicles. It was an adequate park for a 1 night stay. The staff was very friendly and gave us an easy pull through so we could leave early in the morning. Site was large concrete pad large enough for 35 ft. RV and tow. Several big rig, pull through sites are available. Price includes GS discount. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This park seems to also be home to a heavy equipment business. There were many large machines parked on the perimeters of all roads, and it was VERY noisy with early morning traffic beginning about 5 a.m. Our pull was concrete and adequate, but we'll look elsewhere before staying here again. Kind of creepy. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
It is heartrending to say but this park maybe should be called a trailer park. From the looks of it about 95% of the campers there are long term campers. I even saw a wheelchair ramp on at least 2 of them! The spot we stayed on was mostly level. It was a concrete pad with hookup off to the side. There was plenty of space between the other sites. There were no trees in the area we were in. Sadly, there were few trees in the other areas too. There was a slime covered pond with a few bullfrogs; however, the area we were in had no way of accessing it. I will say the bathhouse was clean and up to date. There was plenty of hot water. There was a laundry area right with the bathhouse. I counted 4 washers and 4 dryers. There was a book exchange in the lobby and the owner was nice enough. There was a small pool right beside the lobby. The dog run was small but was near a tree so the dogs were in some shade. There was not a place for people to sit down in the dog run. There was an abundance of dust here. The electric seemed to work well. We did not try the internet or the water here. Overall the price we paid was way too much for the service we received. We camped here in a Motorhome.
The park is okay for an overnight stay but we wouldn't stay for a long period. Most of the sites have concrete pads but none of those were available when we arrived. We were allowed to stay on an overflow site which was gravel. Since they didn't have a concrete site they charged us $2 below the Good Sam rate. The park is located a short distance off of I-10 and easy to locate. There appears to be a number of long term campers in the park. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Okay for an over nigh of if self contained. "Industrial" looking camp with several long-term residents. Cold bath house and laundry room in morning. Could not connect to Wi-Fi during prime evening time; no throughput in morning. Concrete pads good but ours was not cleaned. Muddy between pad and hookups if rainy - gravel too thin or not there. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Found park to be mostly permanent workers and local folks staying in old FEMA style trailers with trash around permanent sites, trailers and grounds. Wi-Fi very slow and was going on and off. Found pull through site very level and wide, but not long. Still had to unhook toad to get off roads. Restroom and laundry not clean and had odors. Pets were allowed to roam free and workers did not stick to speed limit. Very noisy due to workers and nearby highway and would not stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Very nice large level concrete pads to park on. The rest is gravel. They have a 5 mph speed limit but of course the people that live here don't abide by that, therefore dust does get stirred up. Doesn't appear that the restrooms and laundry get tended to on a daily basis. They are OK, but just not cleaned daily. Restrooms do have soap and paper towel provided. The laundry is the most expensive I've encountered on this trip: $2 to wash and $2 to dry. The park is quiet and located close to eating and shopping area. There is a very nice park just down the street, Bonita Lakes Park, and it has a walking trail around the lake. We stayed here 2 nights, and would return. We were allowed to wash here so we spruced up the truck and trailer. Nice being on the concrete pad so washing doesn't cause a mud bath. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
If you are looking for a place to spend the night, it will do. The grounds are gravel with cement slabs to park on. From what we could see, most sites seemed pretty level. Cable was excellent and although they have Wi-Fi, I had a problem connecting with my MAC. Staff was friendly, the grounds were clean. I did not check out the showers or laundry facility. There are plenty of restaurants around and an outside mall nearby, so there are things to do during your stay. This is a large park with many residents that appear to call this home. Overall, it's not pretty, but it was clean. There is not much to choose from in this area, and we would stay again. NOTE: Do not confuse this place with Bonita Lakes Park which is on the same road (opposite side) and is much more clearly marked. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Am here for an extended stay. This park needs alot of work. Looks like it is a newly built park instead of one that has been here for awhile. The spaces are too close together to be able to put out your awning fully. There is no grass to take the dogs to do their business. The Wi-Fi is great, the sites are level, the staff is friendly. Park is very quiet at night. It is close to shopping: within maybe 5 minutes. The airport is about 15 minutes. You can't believe everything on a website that you see or read. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Cement slab rock type park. Staying here for a few months working. Cable TV, wireless internet, no real complaints but I do prefer a shade tree back in type park. But over all I have a spot on top of the hill so I don't feel quite so packed in. I give it a 8 instead of a 10 only because I prefer a rustic type place, most folks would love it. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
[ 7 / 10 ]
Big gravel lot with concrete pads, nice and level. Pool on site, staff very friendly. Stayed one night and would return. We camped here in a Motorhome.
The park was clean and the staff friendly. We only staid for one night. No trees but the pads were level and made of concrete. I would stay again. If I was going for a camping experience I would stay at a state park though. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
We stayed here overnight. The place was kind of small, but well kept. Nice concrete pads and lighted utility boxes. The staff was very helpful and super nice. Appeared like it was kind of a new or remodeled location as the gravel still has some dirt showing in it. Only negative thing I can say was the dogs roaming free around the grounds. We have three schnauzers and it was hard to take them out with the other dogs roaming around. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
New Management has cleared the park of undesirables and is attempting to clean the park up. He has a long way to go - trash everywhere, not picked up, etc. Broken pads but still level when on the unbroken part. No worst than most KOAs. We ran from Baton Rouge to Meridian for Gustav and stayed 3-nights. Convenient handy getaway for us to escape the hurricane. Reasonable price - cash or check only. We would return for another hurricane escape. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This place is a dump. Garbage everywhere, no one on site (it looked as if no one was there
in days/weeks) Cable hookup and phone long gone (even though the 2004 Woodalls say's they have them) Broken concrete pads, many sites did not have working facilities (Again the description says 60 out of 60 full hookups) Laundry fac. no where to be seen. Really flithy campground in a less then inviting part of town.
Beware! We camped here in a Motorhome.
RV park in conjunction with MHP. About 1.5 miles off I-20. Mostly gravel sites on hillside. Most not too level. Ok for smaller rigs but hard for big rigs. Parked our 35' in one of the two pull thru sites down on the level. Very glad didn't have to go up on the hill. Cleanliness was marginal. We camped here in a camper.
Park was very adequate for a one or two night stay, not having to depend on park's rest rooms and showers. Train noise was not bothersome to us. Tracks are about 1/4 mile away. Would stay again when passing through, but not for more than 2 nights. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Horrible !!! Horrible !!! Dirty, noisy, cramped, and old campers everywhere !! Grossly overrated and over priced !! We were parked 40 feet from a local road and a couple hundred feet from a busy railroad. Parks like this should be turned back into a cow pasture !! We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Park is very overrated, pine needles never raked, so ticks are all over.Asked for a monthly rate and when I heard 428.00 I about passed out. This is around a 200 per month, if that. Went to office to find why wifi wasn't working, owner was on her 6th beer, so much for that discussion. Not a very nice experience at all. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This was a terrible experience. The manager was confrontational and unfriendly. The "store or office" was a closed up, smoky and musty building. When asked about cable TV as listed in the Trailer Life Directory she stated it had been removed. When asked about something to dry my hands with in the bathroom she commented, "I've lost 4 rolls of paper towels in there. People throw them in the toilets. They are expensive and I am not putting any more in there." Manager became more confrontational so we decided not to stay the night. Got our money back and left. It was a very unpleasant experience and I would never visit there again. The park has been allowed to run down and has many old and "junky" campers parked here. Finally, the Trailer Life Directory needs to be updated because it states the park is rated an 8 and the restrooms a 9! One of the worst I have encountered in my travels all over the USA. We camped here in a Motorhome.
My husband and I were in Meridian, MS on our way back to Houston, TX. We decided to stop at Nanabe Creek after seeing a few of the reviews. We were trying to see if the park that we have been staying at and enjoying for the last 3-4 years, had gone down hill that much. The past reviews were very wrong. The park not changed much, they are under the same management that we have seen in the past years, and have made some great improvements to their bathrooms and their laundry room. Unfortunately we were here too early to enjoy the pool, but we still had a great time. We hope to see them again next year. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We stopped into the park and were greeted by a very friendly staff. The rates were very pocket friendly. The bathhouse was in good condition and the restrooms were very clean. We highly recommend this RV park. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Park is good for an overnight stay. Office is in an dark, musty smelling building, looks like it was formerly an old "A" frame KOA office. Staff was friendly and led us to our site, made sure we know where all utilities were. Park has a group pavilion, volleyball court and pond. Some sites occupied by long term campers with old, broken down trailers. Sites are gravel and large pine tree shaded,which are trimmed up and we had no problem getting our 38 ft. w/tow into our pull-thru site. Some road noise and occasional train whistles. We would stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
[ 7 / 10 ]
Former KOA that has been cleaned up some. Still a ways to go. Sites and roads are new crushed rock. It rained hard while we were there and the new rock kept it from being totally muddy. They DON'T take credit cards. Price includes Good Sam discount. Nothing here but it made a decent overnight close to I-20. No road noise as it is about a half mile from interstate. Had pull thru site that was long enough we did not have to unhook the toad. We camped here in a Motorhome.
[ 4 / 10 ]
Overnight park at best. Sites are very narrow and access roads are crowded and narrow as well. Office is
dark, damp cave-like A-frame building. Staff isn't the friendliest in the world either. We camped here in a camper.
Very quiet and peaceful place, friendly staff, good fishing. We enjoy staying here, but it's getting run down and needs a good clean up (pine straw, leaves, broken tree limbs, etc.). Can't use laundry or showers because they are dirty. Some long timers but no problem with that. We've stayed here twice and have another week booked in May. We always stay at least a week and enjoy our time here, but it could be a much better park if they'd just spend some time and clean it up. Paved pads but not level. If you like the woods and country setting this is the place. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Take the additional half hour drive off the highway and enjoy the peace and quiet this park offers (at least it was when we were there; the water park was shut down for the winter). I have to agree with the previous reviewer regarding the toilet facilities. They were awful. Someone had left a mop and bucket in the corner of one of the laundry areas and it was filthy. Looked like it had been there for quite a while. The bad thing about the park is that management needs to do some clean-up with the sites. We walked the whole park to find that more than half of it has been left untended, allowing the surrounding woods to take over. Sad, as it could be a wonderful place if someone would take some time to spruce it up some. There are a lot of full timers, with lots of boats and trailers scattered amongst the sites. Trash in the woods, bucket lights in the trees left on all day, overgrowth in other areas. The water park and the day use areas look well groomed until you look closer. There's trash there as well. Like I said earlier, it is a peaceful and quiet place and I would definitely stay again, using my own facilities. The reservoir is teeming with birds and wildlife. A great place for canoes, kayaks, riding bikes. Simply put: a wonderful place to stop and just relax. We planned on only staying one night but added a second one as it was so peaceful. The staff we met were extremely pleasant and friendly. The rate reflects the Passport America rate. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Showers and bathrooms were filthy. Urine and water running on floor, could not turn off the water in shower, no locks on stalls or shower doors, no paper, room with washing machines had several water leaks and floor was covered with water. All this was reported by several different people and 3 days later nothing had changed. Be careful of snakes, we saw two big ones. We have camped here 3 times and each time the conditions are worse than the time before. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Generally a nice park. We wanted a pull-thru and access to the site we got was a squeeze through the trees...about 6" to spare on each side. Site itself was roomy enough but as one previous poster said, sewer hookup is in middle of site. Luckily, we were level further back on the site so the sewer was under our raised front and easily accessible for us. Had cell service and Verizon broadband coverage. We were not on a lakefront lot but took a drive through that area and it seemed nice. Waterpark is a small one but looked clean. There are some very nice areas under the pines on another peninsula that would make excellent camping spots. We would stop here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
CG is very peaceful & quiet, not busy. Site and some roads are old blacktop. Lots of trees so rooftop sat dish might not work, antenna reception good. We use Passport America for 50% off for 3 nights. 37' 5W and many sites were big enough. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We stayed in the nicest spot, number 27. On a point overlooking the lake. Nice grass and asphalt pad. This is a large spot. Parked our 40' RV with the Jeep in front and still had 10+' to spare on the pad. The strange; a lot of the sewer hookups are in the middle of the pads, meaning you have to belly crawl under the RV to connect the sewer. The dangerous; my wife, the first night was walking the dog. Walking within 20 feet of the RV was an unmarked 15 foot drop off to the lake. There was no water at this point. She stopped because something "felt wrong". This campground was hit hard by Katrina. That probably caused the drop off. It is the reason there is no cable. There are many trees down. One campground loop looks like it could not be used due to all the debris. There is no internet access of any kind, not even a dial up access in the office. With all the disrepair, all three times I was in the office, all the park personnel were in the office watching TV. The potential for this campground is huge, but it will still be a "6" until someone fires the staff and gets people that want to work, rather then just take home a paycheck. The lake is also severely low on water in the Winter, which was not mentioned on their web site. We camped here in a Motorhome.