Athens, Alabama

Northgate RV Travel Park

Athens, Alabama



Athens, Alabama
Phone: (256) 232-8800

Sites: 24
Recent Rate: $25 6/2015

Latitude: 34.8238091653089
Longitude: -86.9430756568909

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

56 Reviews

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roadking

Review Count: 106
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a gem of an overnight stop located right off I-65. Cash or check is required for payment and the owner was very friendly and helpful and lives on the adjacent property. No frills but nice, long pull through sites with full hook ups if needed. There are no trees but we prefer that. We chose a long pull thru with water and electric only as we only hooked up electric. Easy on/off the interstate and even though it was so close, noise was not an issue. Did not use internet but our Verizon service worked well. Must be self contained as we did not see any bathhouse or laundry. We will stop here again. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Restaurants and fuel located close by in the town of Athens.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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michcamper38

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Easy on, easy off; great for overnight stay at $25.00 cash or check. Honor system when no one there. Three rows; motorhomes use row B for hookups. Full hookups. No trees so satellite worked fine.

We would stay again. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Be careful turning in; requires wide turn.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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bgw5350

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a good spot to stop for the night but wouldn't make it a destination place. Absolutely no frills. Owner was very friendly, nice long pull thru's & site was pretty level. Would stay here again if passing through. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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cinharover

Review Count: 31
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Friendly and helpful host. I should have noted that there were no restrooms or shower facilities before I reserved. Oh well. It was certainly easy enough for me to wash my hair at my own outdoor shower in my swimsuit. Over the air TV channels were plentiful and Wi-Fi signal was excellent. Host very friendly. Check or cash only. Very easy to find off I-65, Exit 354. No shade and gravel sites weren't as level as some I've been in, but plenty long. I would've rated higher if there had been restrooms, but would certainly stay again. 3 miles down the road are all the shopping you need. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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User3125

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed at this park on the way to Gulf Shores, AL and also on the way home. It is a very convenient place to stop for the night and easily accessable from the highway. The gentleman who took our reservation on the phone and checked us in when we arrived is extremely friendly and helpful. The sites are level gravel with full hookup. We did not see any public showers or restrooms available so this is not a good place to stop if you are not traveling in something with it's own facilities. It is a great place to stop for the night while traveling. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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LaMonte

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Great place right off the exit and turn in! Perfect for overnight stops while traveling. Clean sites and all pull thru ones! Only suggestion is to have a coupler and an extra sewer hose, as some are a bit away. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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Eagle-Eye

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

There should be more parks like this. Reasonably priced and perfect for an overnight stop. Friendly owner, All pull-thru full hook-up sites and very easy access from I-65. Water pressure is high and we were told we should use a regulator which I do anyway. We will stay here again when we pass this way. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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houseonwheels

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a travel park, a great place to overnight or spend some time if you are self-contained. Our rate was based on a weekly rate of $125. Long pull-through sites. We stayed here a week while visiting family. The owner is very helpful and reminded us to use our water regulator as the park has 70 PSI water pressure. We enjoyed our stay and will stay here again. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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Roger H.

Review Count: 103
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This very basic park with no amenities is adequate for a short stay. Friendly and helpful owner. Water pressure is 70psi so regulators are necessary. Wifi was slow, but adequate and surprisingly robust enough to stream music during the day, not at night. No trees, so satellite connection was easy. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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Scott Charlton

Review Count: 85
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $25.00
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Agree with all prior positive statements. This is not a destination, it's a stopover for a night or two. Basic no frills campground. It does have Wi-Fi but weak. Verizon strong. The sites are an odd mix. All of them are long, very long, but some have utilities at the back of the site meaning unhooking is mandatory. Not what you want in an over night stop. Sites are level. Some turns are tight but we had no trouble with our 42' motorhome. Road in and out has some potholes, which I suspect will be fixed if the rain ever stops. We would stop again. Also close to Huntsville which has much to see and do. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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duster340

Review Count: 79
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Don't let the fee scare you, it's a weekly rate. Long gravel sites and park roads are easy to maneuver. You might need some extra help to get level. I suspect there are some power issues, but don't think it's the parks utilities. Water pressure is high, hookups are convenient and the manager's animals are very friendly. He lives on site and is accommodating. Wifi worked fine but the park has no other amenities. It is easy off and on I-65, but no road noise. We felt well taken care of and will be back. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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mcharland

Review Count: 142
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Great overnight park. You get a nice long pull thru with full hookups for $25 (cash or check only). Off the interstate but very quiet. Roads and sites are gravel, a little dusty, with good spacing of grass between each sites. Some leveling required at sites. No laundry. Wi-Fi is free and worked great during our stay. No trees so using satellite is not a problem. Owner is very friendly and helpful. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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bones1941

Review Count: 66
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an easy park to access off I-65. The manager suggested I get off on Exit 354 and disregard my GPS. The park is on the right as you get off the freeway. It is a very nice overnight park. All the utilities work well. The water pressure is excellent. All the spaces are pull thru and long enough to handle the 40 ft coach and the toad. Even tho it is near the freeway the noise is tolerable. I would stay here again if in the area. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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Fleetwood Camper

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice park. Good gravel roads and sites. Just off I-65 but in a rural setting. Very neat and clean, well kept. Owner is very friendly and helpful. No full time residents. The only amenity that is missing is TV cable. All sites are pull thru and very level. Cash only, no credit cards. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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hannahlukeeviemommy

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Exactly as advertised. Stopped on the way to FL. I called ahead to let them know we'd be in around 8:30. Gentleman waited for us and directed us to an easily accessible site. Great choice for travelers. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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