Silverhill, Alabama

Wales West RV Resort

Silverhill, Alabama



Silverhill, Alabama
Phone: (888) 569-5337

Sites: 40
Recent Rate: $38 4/2015

Latitude: 30.5035380686579
Longitude: -87.7931106090546

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 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 yes
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 ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • 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

38 Reviews

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br549vi

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

good pull thrus. clean.. two railroad rides for kids and family. indoor pool. sort of out of the way but a great park. we stayed two nights so we could go to Tanger Mall. also had strawberry festival in town.. like all festivals things too pricy, but great place under trees downtown. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

strawberry festival in nearby town. Tanger Outlet Mall is accessible. sort of out of the way but a great place to stay. friendly.

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IsbellCrew

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground has two areas. Be careful when you book, the actual camping area is nice. It is surrounded by a little train. The "lake" they advertise is actually a retention type/man-made pond. No way would we swim in it. We booked to stay a month for the summer at the beach, but the location is NOT at all good. It is 40 minutes to the beach (not the 25 they advertise). The park is located in the middle of nowhere and surrounded by permanent trailers. Our site was honestly a piece of grass with electricity and a pipe coming out of the ground for sewage. The permanent campers around us were not well kept. The area had a very unsafe feel about it. We told management our plans to stay the month had changed and they would NOT refund our $200 deposit we had paid. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Linda & George

Review Count: 40
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $42.00
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Stayed for one night. Great family park with lots of activities for kids. Fairly close to Mobile. Staff friendly and helpful. Would recommend for families. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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bobber415

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

Appears that this park is going downhill in the area of maintenance and general upkeep. Seemed like no one in charge. Tons of gnats. Had a booming business with the train hauling bus-loads of school children. Vary quiet at night. wide level pull-throughs. Rate shown is based on the monthly rate. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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speeddiva16

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $32.00
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Overall nice place to stay. Very family oriented and family friendly. Management staff was very nice and helpful. We stayed during the 4th of July holiday and participated in the kids bike parade, outdoor movies, fireworks, train rides, etc. This was very nice and a lot of fun for our little one. Facility is about 20 miles from Gulf Shores so we were able to spend some time on the beach without driving very far. Campsites are very spacious and even though park was full most of the time, we didn't feel like our "neighbors" were right on top of us. Only a few complaints. While the sites are very large they are full of dirt! Way more dirt than grass. This was a bit of a nightmare as we were also traveling with our two small dogs. Even with an outdoor mat it was quite a mess. Also, the place was covered with ants! You couldn't sit outside without ants taking over the pets, your feet, the tables, etc. Had to make a trip to the store for ant spray to try to get them under control. Finally, the campground does not have cable TV, which for the price was a bummer. However, to their credit the Wi-Fi was excellent! We would certainly stay here again. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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TheIntuitionTour

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2012 - $13.00
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I will be back. My rate is a monthly rate. Friendly staff that treats you like family. I'm a nature lover so take that into account. Huge gravel pull through sites, with good local TV reception and great water. Large, clean showers. Nice laundry area. Long term pays electricity and I love that! People are conservative with lights and air conditioners so all you can hear and see is nature. No road noise! Love the surrounding fields of cows. I came in January for a few days to enjoy the warm water of the indoor pool and hot-tub. I write this 3 months later loving the frog songs from the lake and the stars shining brightly. The snowbird community here is great fun and very open to newcomers. Lots of activities during the winter including music twice a week. There are also some great full-timers here at the park. Kids love the trains. I have enjoyed the room to walk the dog, the view and quiet and Fairhope. I have fallen in love with this area. For the summer months the lake beach with waterfall and playground would be great for swimming, fishing and boating. Great enclosed safe area for kids to explore and ride bikes. Much to see and do in the area. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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texastiger220

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $30.00
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We stayed at Wales West when Thomas the Train was in town. Very nice miniature railroad throughout the park. Great for the kids. Quaint little park way off of the interstate. No stores or restaurants within 15 miles. Spots were fairly level and mostly sand and gravel. We checked in late and our paperwork and site map were taped on the door of the office. Nice playground for the kids. Nice train rides. Cable TV only had 4 or 5 channels. When I asked my wife what I should write about Wales West she said: "GNATS! TONS OF GNATS." She's right, there were tons of gnats. Hopefully this is only a seasonal thing. Also, they assigned us one spot and gave us another when we got here. Not that big of a deal. We only stayed here because Thomas the train was in town, so we would probably not stay here again since we've been once already, but we would recommend visiting. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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shenandoahvalley

Review Count: 65
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2011 - $14.00
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I stayed two months so the nightly rate is actually the month rate. Electricity was extra at eleven cents per KW. The owners and staff were very nice and always available. The have bluegrass bands twice a week in the winter. The sites in the main area are very spacious and landscaped, there is a nice indoor pool and hot tub, a small but well maintained laundry, and two very nice bathrooms. The train rides are good. Only critical point is the management seems a little slow to correct problems. It was a good snowbird park and I would return. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Brunolove

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2011 - $15.00
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Our rate was based on a monthly rate prorated per day. Overall, we enjoyed our stay here, but there are some things that need improvement. First, we were not told when we booked that the advertised railroad would not be operating during our stay, and it is one of the reasons we chose this resort. The office staff were very friendly and helpful, but their hours of operation were sporadic and unpredictable. Overall, though, there were very nice activities and all campers, even those who were regulars, went out of their way to welcome the "new folks". It is also close to lots of attractions, yet very quiet and country-like. They do need to do a better job of trash removal, though: the dumpsters were often overflowing. It caters to all types of people and has something for everyone. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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dhilley

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2010 - $30.00
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This is without a doubt the worst RV park we have ever visited. Staff was very rude and uncaring. We arrived after a much anticipated wait on Nov. 26th, the site they gave us was so small you can hardly get into it. We had requested a 30 amp site but they gave us a 50 and told us we would have to provide our own adapter. Needless to say we left immediately and after leaving meet many others who had similar experiences at this park. The owner here will tell that he does not even like RV'ers. Just has it so he can operate the trains etc. Don't waste your time or money on this place, it should be closed down, a total disgrace to the camping experience! We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Frank & Lynn

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2010 - $34.00
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Very family friendly. Indoor pool as well as outside beach and play ground. Steam train rides and the place was decorated to the hilt for Halloween. Very friendly staff. Has laundry and library plus group area with cooking facilities. We stayed a week. Good sized sites and no problems getting in and out with a 40 ft fiver. Only negative was the gravel roads and the location is a little out of the way. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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sitecer

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

Date of Stay: October, 2010 - $30.00
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This park is not easy to find despite the directions. It is very rural with about 10 miles of narrow yet paved county roads. Once into the park, the sites are quite generous, easily accommodating a big rig towing a trailer with an extra vehicle. The biggest detractors for the park (also touted as the biggest attraction for others) is the miniature steam engine train that makes multiple trips daily accompanied with shrill train horns and because of the very rural location, the neighboring properties cows were quite odoriferous. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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MOM2TNBOYS

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2010 - $35.00
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This is possibly the best park we have stayed in so far. The owners, staff and facilities are all excellent. Our children rode the train every day at least once during our 7 day stay. There were many activities to keep my boys entertained. The shower house, laundry, and grounds were well maintained: the cleanest showers I've seen at a campground. The owners and park manager go the extra mile to make your stay great! Hope to return for the holiday events! We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Walking Woman

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

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $31.00
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Our RV club has camped here twice and enjoyed both visits. The management is tops, the train is entertaining for adults & children alike, and the facilities are well-maintained. Special train events are held on holidays throughout the year. Indoor pool and hot tub are nice in cool weather. Close to restaurants and shopping. Outstanding clubhouse. There is a lake for outdoor swimming. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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whodey

Review Count: 20
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2010 - $32.00
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We enjoyed this RV Park. The pool was indoor. The lake was nice as well as the playground. It is a small campground, but it was quiet and relaxing. The train wasn't as expected. I thought there would be more rides or things about the trains. The days we were here, it seemed to be off days. The buildings and surroundings were very unique. We stayed 2 days and enjoyed the slow pace. There were no activities going on, so I was confused about the Woodall's ratings for the campground. Maybe we went at a off time. We would stay here again. We camped at Wales West RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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