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Homer, Alaska

Baycrest RV Park

Homer, Alaska



Homer, Alaska
Phone: (907) 226-2886

Sites: 45
Recent Rate: $45 6/2015

Latitude: 59.6583001701051
Longitude: -151.639771619961

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 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 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 ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $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) no
  • 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 Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT
  • 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

14 Reviews

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FranM

Review Count: 59
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Quiet park, about 4 miles from crowds and noise of Homer Spit. Gravel, roomy, back-in sites with grass in between; picnic table and fire ring. Park is on bluffs above Cook Inlet; awesome views of Inlet and snow-capped mountains. We watched eagles soaring from our Site, which we enjoyed more than the Spit. Plenty of grass to walk our dogs, We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Good ice cream cones at the Gas Station/Convenience Store.

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fruffiii

Review Count: 33
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Good park with a million-dollar view. The RV park sits on top of the bluffs overlooking Cook's Inlet. Looking out you see the full Inlet with all the snow-covered mountains in the background. The park is reached a couple of miles before Homer but you've got to keep your eyes open for it--it's not well marked. It sits behind a gas station on top of a fairly steep down-grade going into Homer. Once you pull off the road and into the park, you know you've chosen the right place. My wife and I walked through and there's not a bad site. Not one! Bathrooms and laundry room were clean. The laundry was expensive; $4.00 for a wash and $0.25/five minutes for the dry cycle. The "fully-loaded" price for the sites was $50.00--the most expensive place I've stayed in while here in Alaska. If it wasn't for the cost, I would have rated them higher. The access roads and interior roads were paved; the sites were gravel and grass and there was minimal highway noise. Despite the cost, I would definitely stay here again. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The Homer Spit is all-tourist; don't bother unless that's what you like. Take a drive through town and into the outer areas--every corner takes your breath away and you'll find several good restaurants.

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Paulinalo

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

One reviewer said that this is the most beautiful camp site and that is True. The sites are facing Kachemak bay on the cliff side. So you have really an open view of the entire bay. You can see boats passing by and we even see the air blow from a whale. Bathroom and shower are clean, laundry machines available. Shower are 2 dollars for approx 20 minutes includes soap and shampoo. You have to buy the token for shower. Unfortunately, if you have extra token they will not return your money. The gift store is nice. The leveling is not that good. It took us almost 30 minutes to get the 'half bubble in' (leveling). Careful with the location map from google map. The actual site is about 10 minutes away towards Homer from what being point by google map. Have informed the owner to make revised. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Beech35p

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $39.00
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The most impressive aspect of this resort is the incredible view which is outstanding! The second most impressive aspect is the quiet (unlike camp grounds on the Homer Spit). Sites are all back in but suitably wide with good utility hook ups. The grounds are behind the C-Store on the highway also owned by the same folks. Check in was fast and friendly and an onsite host is present. It is about 3 miles to Homer so the experience here is far different from staying on the busy (windy and noisy) Homer Spit. If you want to be in the middle of the fishing, boating and vacationing action you will probably want to be on the Spit. This place is very quiet and much more reasonably priced than the closer in campgrounds. The price posted here is based on a weekly rate. The owners have had this property for a very short time and are working hard to make it a more up to date resort. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The Little Mermaid Restaurant is excellent. It is located on the Spit.

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roadking

Review Count: 106
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $42.00
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This campground provided for us the best view of any campground we have ever stayed at. It is located on a cliff outside of Homer and overlooks Katchamek Bay. We had a back in site on the lower level and had spectacular views out our window. Did not use the bathhouse or laundry so cannot comment on them. Verizon. cell/mifi worked fine. Check in is at the gas station located in front of the campground. They sell huge, inexpensive ice cream cones. Short drive to Homer and the Homer Spit. We would stay here again. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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North Carolina Girl

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

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $45.00
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This park had awesome views. The laundry room was clean and in good working order. The showers were clean and in working order. All connections worked. Nice Park. We would stay here again. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Citellus

Review Count: 38
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $43.00
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This park is an adjunct to a gas station, but it has marvelous views of the water and (weather permitting) the mountains and the glaciers in two directions. We had a great, level site, with good hookups. Wi-Fi was adequate. If you want to be left to your own, this is the park. All of their attention is on the gas station and deli. But things worked and the trash bins were emptied. We stayed 4 nights while enjoying Homer. It is not on the spit, but a short drive - and quiet. We would stay there again. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Motorhome.

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paylor

Review Count: 70
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $41.00
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One of the most beautiful views I have ever had in an RV. The internet didn't work. The park looks like it could use some TLC. But the view was worth it. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Herb B

Review Count: 84
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $45.00
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The view from this park of Kachemak Bay is to die for. There is room between spaces and each site has a picnic table. You check in at the gas station out front there are no signs to direct you so everyone pulls into the park and then has to walk back but no big deal. We would stay here again much nicer then down on the spit. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Motorhome.

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cold_one

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $36.00
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Decent enough park. Nice views. Management is non-existent. Power, water, sewer at all sites. Easy in and out, although the upper sites are angled as if to keep driving out. We stayed in a bluff site - quite and good views. As previous reviewer mentioned could be a good park. Probably doesn't get the business because people want to be at the "Spit". It is only a 10 minute drive to the Spit. We would stay again. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Robic

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

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $48.00
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Stayed for 3 nights in this park with terrific scenic views. The good news is most sights have outstanding views, reasonably quiet area, with roomy, level sites, that are easy to back into. With a little effort, it could perhaps be the place to stay in Homer, but now it lacks management attention. At check in, there are not any signs to indicate an office. Once you reach and park at the only likely building, the small sign on door directs to the adjacent filling station, a couple hundred yards away. In pouring rain, either drive back or hike. At check-in, no literature or warnings that showers require a $3 token, which is another trip back to the filling station. Literature says restrooms, but there is only one toilet, with an adjacent sink. If park were busy, would anticipate big hold-up at only toilet/sink. Really annoying was toilet paper holder was empty. The holder held three rolls, all were empty, so don’t think it is cleaned regulary or the check list is incomplete. Laundry was $4/machine. Wi-Fi tended to drop connections. With tax, cost was $48/day; included water, 30 amp, and sewer. TV available on antenna. Perhaps an option to the others in town, if you know what to expect. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Motorhome.

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hhendrix

Review Count: 24
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2012 - $50.00
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Nice park though considerably better than most parking lots. It gets an 7 simply because of the view. It also has laundry facilities that seem expensive compared to other parks. It's convenient in that it's close to town and has a small store and restaurant. I see reviews of the spit but it's like a carnival atmosphere there and not a single tree. Actually, I think it's pretty ugly and crowded there especially during the summer. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Motorhome.

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twestover

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2012 - $50.00
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This park isn't the greatest, frankly, but the view is absolutely amazing. We parked in spot 12 and awoke each morning to the site of incredible mountains and water and eagles. There is a laundry, and it is clean, but the appliances need replacement. They have some rust and are very expensive. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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The Brooks

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

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $43.00
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This park is about 5 minutes before the Town of Homer. Its located beside a fuel station that also serves some breakfast and lunch. The best description about this little park is the beautiful views! It sits on a gorgeous bluff. Full hook-ups with 30AMPs. Has laundry facility and great Wi-Fi. Checked out the larger campground "on the Spit." Their prices were $78.00 per night and close together. We (43 footer) were in Site 6 by the trees. No wind at this RV park which was surprising; however, on The Spit, lots of wind at the other campgrounds! Campground host was very accommodating. Diesel fuel here also but in Homer: fuel is expensive. Lots of eagles on the bluff also. We were very comfortable for a couple of days. We camped at Baycrest RV Park in a Motorhome.

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