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Theodore, Alabama

Payne's RV Park

Theodore, Alabama



7970 Bellingrath Road
Theodore, Alabama 36582
Phone: (251) 653-1034

Sites: 102
Recent Rate: $27 2/2017

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Latitude: 30.525586991371
Longitude: -88.170733451843
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) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • 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 ?
  • $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 ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • 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 ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • 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 no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • 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) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • 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 yes
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

66 Reviews

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

This park has a LOT of fowl, consequently a lot of poop. To top that off, there are a LOT of leaves that have fallen and it smells kind of moldy. It had been raining and it was wet, there are few spaces that have any kind of gravel so it was a muddy, poppy, stinky mess. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

A rural, quiet setting with a pond where geese, goslings, and ducks roam/swim. Several pull-thru sites. Most sites are grass but some are gravel. Office was pleasant but it isn't the cleanest. Our hunting dog had a huge area to run. Good place for an overnight. One review commented about a smell. We believe it is the humidity and the warm winter they are having in 2017. No cable even though there is a connection there. We had several local stations available. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

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

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Great place for an overnight stop. It was clean, quiet, friendly staff, and level. Would stay here again. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
18
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice, quiet, friendly no-frills campground. Owners very nice and grounds were clean and freshly mowed. Did not give a 10 only because the sites and roads were not paved. About 7 miles from Bellingrath Gardens and not too far off interstate. Perfect lay-over for travelers, as several campers here were. Would definitely stay here again and highly recommend.

Lot spacing was nearby with some shade. Site surface was grass and features a picnic table. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
79
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Highly recommend visiting Bellingrath Gardens and Home. GORGEOUS and reminds me of a mini, mini Biltmore!

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

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

Park is nice with large, level grass sites and a small pond. Owners are very nice. Full hook-ups. Pull-throughs and back-ins. Quiet. Our biggest issue was NO wifi and no cable - both of which are advertised as existing. We left after one night because we were looking for a place with wifi. If that had been working, we would have stayed longer. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Sand

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 84
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

This place OK for 1 night stay, cable was good, didn't use their WiFi. The place was wet from a lot of rain. They had a lot of ducks. You had make sure where you walked, a lot of duck droppings. I ask for a copy of the cable channels and was told to just to just flip thru the channels until you find one that you like. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Close to Winn Dixie store. We found a little Chinese restaurant we found up on HWY 90 that was very reasonable.

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

We just needed a place to stay for the night, so we stopped here. There is really nothing wrong with the place, but not sure I would stay here again. The road to get here is kind of out of the way. The roads inside the park are all dirt full of potholes. The biggest gripe we had, was the sites are very narrow, and the tree's are very big. We had to crush the tree branches to put our slides out, which you always worry about scratching up your coach doing this. The Wi-Fi was so so. Think there were several people living full time at this park. There were several run down rigs that looked like they have not moved in a very long time. They have not trimmed the trees in a very long time here. The driveway, which is very long, had a lot trees that would scrape the sides of your rig as you drove down it. The bugs are seriously out of control, must have been bitten 1000 times trying to BBQ up dinner. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Grass

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby, Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 46
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 8

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

Small park but very nice staff!! Easy in and out of sites. Although a few miles off I-10, easy access. Large green areas to walk dogs just watch for all the ducks and geese. No pool but close to a medium size town. Very peaceful, and would stay here again!! We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very nice RV park. It is very well kept with full hookups including 50 amp electrical service. WiFi was not working well but they were working to improve it. The staff is friendly and gave me a great recommendation for a seafood restaurant. There is a lot of open space and a pond. It very quiet and peaceful. Nearly all spaces are pull-through sites, plenty long enough for our 40 foot RV. We will definitely be back. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
84-2
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Chose park because of passport discount and GS write up. Appears to be an older property that needs TLC. Roadway was partially paved, then turned into dirt with lots of potholes. Sites may have been gravel years ago, but they haven't been refreshed in awhile and are filled with mud and grass. There was adequate room between us and the next rig, but that was because there was an empty site between. Had all sites been used, it would have been very tight.

We were greeted by a very pleasant person in office but didn't have any other indication of campground staff. Bathrooms needed cleaning and paper supplies replenished. Laundry offered washers and dryers for $1.75 each but we did not use them. Lots of signs in laundry and bathroom reminding campers to clean up after themselves.

We were not impressed with this park. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Truck Camper.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close

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Review Count: 114
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Internal roads are gravel, sites are level and are fairly close, facilities worked well, site was satellite friendly. Staff were friendly, park WiFi was slow but steady, T-Mobile cell service was 2G (EDGE). The park was quiet. This park is a decent value at the PA rate, not at the regular rate. There are roaming chickens/roosters (which start singing at 3 am). We would stay here again. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
84
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park for a short visit. Great pull thru. The couple in the office were very nice and friendly. Easy to get to and exit. Lots of strange looking geese in the pond tho. It poured all night long so in the morning it was a lake around our site. The sites were level, some shade. We would visit again. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

We really enjoyed this campground - it's grassy and a bit secluded (back from the road) so it's very quiet. There is a pond with Canadian geese and ducks.

There seem to be some full-timers there but everything is clean and orderly. What we liked most was the location - close enough to Mobile if you wanted to go to the city but far enough away that there's no traffic. It's a bit away from main road but we enjoyed the peacefulness.

Lots of restaurants and grocery stores not too far away and easy access to the 10 freeway. Would definitely stay here again. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: December, 2014 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

This is the second time we stayed here and the campground is great for overnight or a few nights. It is an older campground but accessible for big rigs. The pads are gravel and level and there were several 5th wheel and large motorhomes. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
80
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

There is a grocery store a couple of miles from the campground. We stopped there prior to entering the campground. There are plenty of restaurants and shopping with a 5 mile area.

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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice campground with great owners on site. It is quiet and everyone is friendly. Our overnight stay turned into two nights. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Payne's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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