6.7 Good
     
Pelham, Alabama

Birmingham South Campground

Pelham, Alabama



222 County Road 33
Pelham, Alabama 35124
Phone: (205) 664-8832

Sites: 114
Recent Rate: $40 7/2016

Latitude: 33.2862971223
Longitude: -86.806615591049

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

Review Details

Ratings overview

118 Reviews

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice campground. Level sites. Small sites. Good water pressure. Good power. Pool looked clean, we did not use. Campground clean. Nice playground. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This looks like an old KOA. It was almost full. Sites are too small for large rigs - many were sticking in road in front or back. They seem busy so I don't know why they haven't spent money on keeping the place up. The paving is broken up, gravel is sparse. The utilities work well including limited cable. Staff was friendly. Its location near I-65 make a popular stop over spot, but in my opinion, not for an extended stay. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

This is your basic one-night-stand park. We have been here before and appreciate its proximity to the highway. The staff is terrific which goes a long way for making up for some of the less-than-desirable sites in the park. Everything functions fine and there is really nothing terribly wrong with the place...it's just a little worn as are some of the RV's and long-term residents in the park. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

I had originally planned to use the park for an overnight stay, but a main engine starter failure upon arrival on a Friday night meant I was there until the following Monday to get another unit from the Birmingham supplier. The park didn't have a problem with the issue and repairs were completed ASAP. Nice staff, accommodated my repair issue with no drama encountered. Somewhat tight access for a 40'+ motorhome, but not bad and water/power was not an issue. The park is in Pelham, which is on the south side of Birmingham and is wooded, hilly and has some of the nicest/smiling people you would want to meet. These people appear to like where they live and what they do, because they are about as happy as they could be. A definite return recommendation. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Shopping is available to the north and south within 5-10 minutes, but there is a Publix and other small stores nearby that is closer.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a difficult park to rate. There are some sites that are average while others are well below average. This is the 2nd time we have overnighted here in 3 years and I saw no improvements from 2.5 years ago. The perk is still a worn down old KOA. It is a convenient place relative to I-65 to stop and that's about it. There are many restaurants and stores within about 3 miles which adds to the convenience. They have a nice pool and the showers appear clean although nothing fancy. There are several long term residents and several rough looking sites. They have WiFi, but I didn't try using it. There is no cable TV offered, which I would expect at $40/night. This should be priced at less than $35/night before discount for what is offered. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
22
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $47.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice camp ground. Was just an overnight stop for us so we did not use any facilities. People were friendly and helpful. Bit pricey for what you get. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 47
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Decent older park that needs some maintenance. We had no problems except getting level, and that was doable. A number of sites looked like they have the same problem. OK to stay now but they need to start working on some things. Asphalt roads and concrete pads are starting to crumble. Power pedestal had seen better days but it works. Cable TV was out completely. Verizon signal was weak but usable. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 50
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

The RV park we planned stay at was filled by the time we called ahead (before noon). We therefore used an old Woodall's directory to choose this one while en route. We did not have an opportunity to read RV Park Reviews ahead of time and agree with the generally low reviews this park received. Sites varied from smaller shaded back-ins to longer shaded or unshaded pull -throughs that could accommodate larger RVs. The noise from I-65 diminished at night. But train horns could be clearly heard at night about every 90 minutes. The WiFi was very weak and mostly useless. Our site was grass/weeds/dirt, but level and long enough to not have to unhook our toad. The site included an old concrete patio with a picnic table. The nightly rate for a 50 amp pull-through with a Good Sam discount was overpriced. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
31
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

The park is conveniently located, is clean and the staff is friendly and helpful.

The overnight site we had was very close to the sites on either side. Otherwise we were very happy with our stay. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Easy access to I-65. Paved internal roads with some potholes. Paved site with good hookups. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

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Review Count: 49
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Site was gravel with a concrete patio and sloped down at the nose of the rig. Water pressure was around 40PSI and 50a electric was stable. Our site width was generous. Restroom facilities were clean and maintained. The grounds and pool were clean and maintained. Wi-Fi performance was spotty so we used our hotspot mostly. Cable was available but the over-the-air channels were plentiful and strong. We would stay here again. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B7
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 148
States Visited: 41
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

If you're traveling and just stopping for the night you should not worry about getting here early to spend a relaxing evening watching tv or working on the internet. There's almost zero TV reception and poor, close to no, wifi signal. Other than that the park suits our needs as a convenient stop on our route to Biloxi. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $68.00
Overall Rating:      

Well kept grounds, restrooms, laundry area and office staff on site. Multiple trailers that appear to be permanent. Some shade and some pull through sites for short term renters. No TV cable and internet is spotty.

Water and sewer hookups appear to be in all sites. If you can get used to the trains at night not a bad long term. No restaurants or shops in walking distance except a Home Depot. Just off interstate 65 exit.

High season STARTS in April. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
middle
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here on the way home from Florida. Very easy access off the interstate. Clean place and very helpful staff. Site spacious with some shade and includes a picnic table. Surface is asphalt. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed for one night on the way to Barber Vintage Motorcycle Festival.
It is about a 25 minute drive to Barber Motorsports.
The campsite was long enough for a pull through including the tow-dolly. Gravel and some grass. Some broken concrete "patios"
WiFi was adequate. TV reception limited. Did not use any facilities.
Rules were quite detailed and a big turn-off, as one did not feel that they could relax for fear of breaking a rule!
Be sure to call for directions. Mapquest did not recognize County Road 33, and neither did Garmen.

Keep windows closed and something running inside to drown out the train horn at 2:30 am...that sounded like it was coming right through the campground!

The person I spoke with on the phone was very accomodating and gave good directions.
Not fancy, but worked fine for us. We camped at Birmingham South Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Barber Motorsports about 25 minutes away.

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