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Spanish Fort, Alabama

Meaher State Park

Spanish Fort, Alabama



5200 Battleship Pkwy
Spanish Fort, Alabama 36527
Phone: (251) 626-5529

Sites: 56
Recent Rate: $40 2/2017

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Latitude: 30.669499193888
Longitude: -87.936148949738
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) 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 ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • 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 ?
  • 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 no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon, T-Mobile Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon,T-Mobile
  • 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 yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • 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) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • 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

64 Reviews

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

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Great roads. Any site is great. Sites are roomy. Excellent for dog walking. Nature trails and close to many museums, shopping, restaurants, and fun. Lovely water views and the people are always so nice. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
25
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

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Review Count: 34
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful state park conveniently located right off of I-10, but the road noise from I-10 is not at all bothersome. The water front sites have beautiful sunset views! The sites are well spaced so you don't feel crowded by a neighbor. Having sewer hookups was a plus!

We read reviews earlier about ants so we sprayed ant killer when we arrived and did not have any problems with ants. The staff is friendly and check-in was quick and easy. Verizon worked well here. We would stay here again if we are ever in the Mobile area again. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
9
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The USS Alabama battleship is only about 5 minutes away and so is Bass Pro Shop.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Would rate service higher, but the only service was the check in, and when we asked if we could change sites were told it was full and of course it has not filled until check out. Otherwise clean, good cellphone reception as there is no WIFI. Therefore a little pricey. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Site 61
Site Surface
Concrete, Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Had dinner at the Bluegrill Restaurant 1.5 miles down the road. Oysters, Seafood and Live Music that cannot be beat.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: January, 2017 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Lovely park on Mobile Bay. Large level sites. Friendly staff. Many warnings about ants (including from park). Did treat, no problems but was chilly weather. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Great fish camp restaurants nearby. Lovely town of Daphne. Downtown Mobile only minutes away.

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

Date of Stay: November, 2016 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Week stay with little if any warm water!!! Nice laundry, reasonable too. Campground needs improvements with a) internet signal b) a gate that locks after7:00. It is apparent to day users that there isn't security, that is inexcusable. Staff was super nice and the maintenance guy was always happy and present and this helped when you got out of the cold shower and saw a smiling face even though you were very chilly! Gorgeous setting, noisy from traffic but tolerable. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Tent Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
27
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my tent trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice RV Park. Not far from either Mobile, Daphne, or Spanish Fort, Alabama. Right down the road from the USS Alabama, and all the fresh seafood that you would care to eat.

There is one drawback at this park. I had read the comments concerning them, however I did not take heed. The dreaded ANTS. Do not fail to bring ant KILLER!!!

Other than those critters, the park was nice, clean, and quiet. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
25
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Super Market in Spanish Fort is apprx 1 mile away. Very close.

Bring Ant Killer, and Comet scouring powder to place around all parts of your vehicle (tow vehicle also) that come in contact with the ground.

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

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

We've traveled from Phoenix, AZ for the past 8 days and this was the most expensive campground. It also had the best view and nice tall pines, so it was worth the few extra dollars. No internet, but level site pads for pull-throughs. Full hook-ups made it easy to set up. Would recommend. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
61
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of good seafood restaurants close by.

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Rainy weekend but site drained well with no standing water. Wifi was weak, but Verizon 4G was four bars so hotspot worked well. Staff was friendly and inviting. Bathroom was clean when we arrived. No fire rings, but a grill was mounted in each site. Picnic tables well built and functional. Sits right on the bay with no highway noise from I-10. HD TV received many channels by air; no cable TV available. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Site 36
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Boat tour of delta and bay leaves right across the road. USS Alabama only five minutes down the road.

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Review Count: 72
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects 15% senior discount given except Sat. Full hookups, free wifi. Easy on and off I-10. Some noise from Mobile Bay Causeway truck traffic, yet mostly quiet. Site #6 offered clear view for satellite signal. No sugar ants this stay because it was so cold. Fishing pier. Good birding. Security gate currently not working. Standup grills. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
6
Site Surface
Asphalt

Campground Details

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

Nice 5 Rivers Gift Shop and learning center are located directly across highway. Nearby fish camp restaurants on Battleship Parkway.

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Review Count: 72
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Electric and water were fine. Sewer hookup is in a good location, but most people will find it slightly uphill. Be prepared for dealing with ants. They have a pest control service, but a week or so after they have treated, you will see parades of ants again. You will need powder or other treatment especially if you plan to stay any length of time. Sunsets over I-10 can be lovely. There is a WIFI network, but the employees tell me it is not working and would not provide a password. Broadcast TV is sketchy. We never got NBC and the ABC station came and went. All in all not a bad park, but if visiting again would stay east of Fairhope. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Felix's Fish Camp is good place for dinner and for viewing sunset.

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

First let me state I am a resident of the state of Alabama and support the troubled State Park system. So please find my loving intention here.

I reviewed this State Park November, 2014. A year later, not much has changed. The overall condition and appearance of the grounds have improved. The grass was cut and the pine cones and needles have been raked. The location and layout of this park is great. It makes for a very relaxing stop for a few days with lots to do in the area, especially for us mature campers. The view of Mobile Bay and skyline is very nice.

But other than that, I am sorry to say, much is the same. The bath house is a mess and so was the laundry. Floors were dirty, shower curtains moldy and washing machine tubs with rusty rings.

The bathhouse and laundry condition notwithstanding, there is one reason I will not return to this park: ANTS. Sugar ants are everywhere and will be in you RV and or tow vehicle within minutes of parking. Last year we were warned at check-in about the problem and luckily had some insecticide to stave off the ants. Nothing was said during check-in for this visit but I sprayed and put out granular insecticide anyway. Ants were in the trailer and truck within hours. Perhaps nothing can be done about the problem but I will bypass this lovely State Park until this situation is addressed. This is a pity because Meaher has a lot of potential and it's sad to see it in this condition. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
15
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

We love this park have stayed here several times and always choose it when when traveling through Mobile. It's quiet, close to shopping and services, easy off and on I-10. The sites are full hookup, there is a fishing pier, laundry facilities and boat launch. Highly recommend this park. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
4
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 72
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 10

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

This park is convenient to I-10 near the eastern end of the Mobile Bay Causeway. It has paved roads and pads that are level. Full hooks with stable power. Pine trees provide some shade. A satellite signal can be obtained from many of the sites. Strong Verizon signal. Many nearby restaurants and shopping. My only complaint were the ants. After seeing many ants on the ground outside the RV, I sprayed the pad around the tires and along the electric cable and set out ant traps inside the RV and in the basement. My neighbor was not so lucky and departed the park early because her RV was filled with ants. Park management agreed the ants were a real problem. So the park was nice in many, many ways, but the ants were not, thus the 8 rating. We camped at Meaher State Park 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
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

This park has a nice layout with a beautiful view of Mobile bay. Sunsets are impressive. Very convenient to shopping, fishing and area attractions. Nice paved interior roads. The sites are huge and with paved pads and patios. I don't know why but the overall condition was poor. It looks as if there has been zero maintenance for some time. Pine cones and straw was everywhere and the grass needs cutting. The showers were awful. Dirty floors and walls and a moldy curtains. This place has great potential but need lots of help. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 104
States Visited: 36
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Paved interior roads and sites, which are fairly level. High water pressure, quality good. No problems with power or WiFi, a few over the air TV channels. Some road noise but not excessive. Beautiful vista, right on the river. The biggest problem is the sewer hookups. They are installed too high, making it very difficult to drain tanks. Before leaving, it was necessary to reposition my rig as close to the drain as possible to empty. I saw several others doing the same thing. There is no dump station on site. Because of this drawback, I am not sure I would use this park in the future. We camped at Meaher State Park in a Motorhome.

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