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Athens, Alabama

Northgate RV Travel Park

Athens, Alabama



Athens, Alabama
Phone: (256) 232-8800

Sites: 24
Recent Rate: $30 4/2016

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) no
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers no
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $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

63 Reviews

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thesilverback

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $30.00
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An excellent stop over just off I-65. Large pull thru's. Good hook ups and WIFI. Athens has all kinds of good restaurants. Lot spacing was nearby with a sunny/open exposure. Site surface is gravel. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Athens will have all your needs, Walmart, Kmart. many restaurants.

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strohsuite

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

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $30.00
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This is a great place to stay overnight or for a few nights. There was a group of 4-5 campers traveling together and this worked our great for us. We stayed when we were headed south and again on our return trip north. Owner was very friendly and very accommodating. We are planning to stay again next year on our trip south and maybe even another visit this year to check our the area.

The sites are all pull-through and most are extra long for big rig comfort. This campground is very easy to get to from the interstate and very easy for getting back on the road. Sites are full hookup. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Lots of restaurants and shopping in the area and Jack Daniels Distillery is an easy and fun trip.

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Eagle-Eye

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $30.00
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I stayed at this park once before and not much has changed except the cost went from 25 to 30 dollars. It's still a good spot for a overnight stop on the way north or south. All sites are Full hook-up pull thru. Plenty of room between sites so you're not sitting on top of your neighbor. As mentions in other reviews the water pressure requires a regulator. The WIFI was the best I've had anywhere. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Tom K

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $30.00
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Easy on/off Hwy 65. Nice, quiet park with all "pull through" sites with water, sewer and 30 or 50amp. No bathhouse. Set up for "overnight" travelers. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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CaneyFork

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $30.00
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Excellent campground for an overnight stop or short stay. Easy after hours check-in, just stop at office, fill out short registration envelope, add payment, and deposit in lock box. Site number not needed so no need to pick out your site before registering. Just pick out an empty one after you register. No need to be picky as all are easy to navigate, pull-thru sites of adequate size and spacing for most RVs, level, & full hook-up. Campground is far enough from the interstate to dampen road noise but close enough for convenience. Nice owner/operator lives adjacent. Only con is that there are no trees so would be hot in the summer but even this shouldn't be a problem if all you want is an overnight stop. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Truck Camper.

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lifeisgoodforus2

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

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $30.00
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Great over night stop. Don't use GPS, this park seems to be in GPS limbo land. Located at the end of I-65 exit 354. Very easy. Friendly owner. All pull thrus, full hook ups. Good water pressure. Easy in/out. Not sure if restrooms, showers, etc., didn't check to see if available. We have stayed here twice, would stay here again. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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K&J

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $30.00
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This site is on a family farm. Very easy access from I65. All sites are pull-throughs. Owners are friendly and the WiFi is good. Water pressure is high so use a regulator. This is a great stop on the way south/north. We camped at Northgate RV Travel Park in a Motorhome.

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roadking

Review Count: 108
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $25.00
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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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michcamper38

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

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $25.00
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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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bgw5350

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $25.00
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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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LaMonte

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $25.00
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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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User3125

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $25.00
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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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cinharover

Review Count: 31
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $25.00
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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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Roger H.

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $25.00
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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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Eagle-Eye

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $25.00
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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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