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Benson, Arizona

Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort

Benson, Arizona


635 E Pearl St
Benson, Arizona 85602
Phone: (520) 586-8966

Sites: 105
Recent Rate: $30 2/2017

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Latitude: 31.970822133361
Longitude: -110.28810024262
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 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 no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • 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 ?
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
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • 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 no
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • 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 ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • 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 yes
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards yes
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond yes
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

36 Reviews

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

I read other reviews and wonder if we stayed in the same place? I was assigned, I think #56? About 75 yards from the interstate. OMG loud. This is where old single wides go to die. The "Lakes" are two small overpopulated duck ponds because they feed the critters so they are two Basket-ball court sized duck-toilets. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
56
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Other
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Obstacles, Poor Conditions
Tips for other Campers:

Tombstone was a blast. The Karchner Caverns were amazing, and a FANTASTIC campground right there.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: December, 2016 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

The manager was very nice and helpful. We were traveling through eastern Arizona and just needed a place to stay for the night. This is a 55+ park, but I didn't see that advertised anywhere. Although we are not age qualified, the manager made an exception for us and we were very grateful. The park was well kept, laundry room was clean, well stocked and empty. The bathrooms were clean and the hot tub was hot. You get a community key that opens the bathrooms, laundry and pool area so it is safe and secure. The freeway was behind us, but we never heard it inside the RV. We even filled up our propane tanks here, since they were the cheapest price per gallon in the whole town! We posted some pictures of the park and the camp site on our travel Facebook page if you'd like more info and photos to go with it: Totally Trailer. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Duck Waddle Road
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Get propane here!

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: November, 2016 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

Great check in. Very clean, easy pull through, hook up and utilities all worked well. Heated pool and spa. Would stay here again for sure! We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 123
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

We are wanderers. Since we hit the open road four years ago, we haven't stayed in one place for more than two months. We only spent one week here, but we felt like part of the community. If we ever decide to stop traveling, I think this will be where we settle. Now for the basics: There's a short paved road in the campground which has some potholes. Most of the roads are well-maintained gravel and dirt. The sites are roomy, level, and gravel & dirt. There's a picnic table but no fire ring. Some of the sites have trees. All of the buildings are clean. The laundry has four washers ($1.25) and four dryers ($1.00 for 60 minutes). The campground has lots of activities, including water aerobics. The clubhouse is nice and has an area that has a computer which is available for your use, a book exchange, and a comfortable sofa to sit and read or converse with another guest. We were there on Halloween and attended the party. We had a wonderful time. There was a band and dancing and everyone brought snacks to share. The best part though is that everyone treats you like you've been friends for years. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
51
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than 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
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Although Tombstone has touristy things like gunfight reenactments, it also emphasizes its true history. We thought we'd spend a couple hours there, ended up spending the whole day and going back once more.

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

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

My husband and I stayed for 5 days in September 2016 and definitely enjoyed the park and the lakes. Close to shopping and dining. The office staff was friendly and very informative about the area. Our overall opinion is that the park is somewhere we will come back to. In fact, we are hoping to stay in for a month in February or March of 2017. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
57
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 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:

Very close to Tombstone and Bisbee

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here for 3 days. We have stayed here before and had some knowledge of what the park offered. We stayed in a pull-through which was spacious, however, disconnecting our tow vehicle was a little difficult due to the significant sloping toward the end of the site. The pool, bathrooms, and shower was clean and well maintained. There are a large number of permanent residents who live in mobile homes throughout the park. A number of them are quite unkempt. We won't be staying here again. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
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
No Others In Sight
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our second winter staying for 2 1/2 months. We are booked for next winter as well.

The managers are extremely accommodating and friendly. All staff work hard to see their guests/friends are happy and well taken care of!

There are many activities to join if you so choose i.e. pot lucks, dances, ATV trips, crafts, hikes. Can't wait to go back! We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
site 9
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

We enjoyed Benson because it was centrally located between Tucson, Sierra Vista, Wilcox, and Green Valley.

We enjoyed the small town of Benson as it is easy to get around with little traffic. Safeway and Walmart suited most of our everyday needs. There is a large and friendly Ace Hardware as well and a TSC (Tractor Supply Store).

I have heard many good comments about the hospital in town as well!

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

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Very over rated, both by Good Sam & Passport America. We normally stay at Cochise Terrace that have about the same ratings, but this park doesn't come close to having the same quality. I only stayed there because they had pull-throughs. I've parked in the desert and had a more level space. Too many overhanging Mesquite that can scratch a big RV. Space was too small to be called a pull thru. Will not stay there again. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Sand

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 5

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

All staff were extremely accommodating and friendly! Many planned activities and hikes for those wishing to join. Pot luck once a week with a house band performing after. Saturday night dance at least once a month with house band and some talented park members occasionally singing along! Propane in park with pick up and delivery service. Ducks and birds! We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
1-10 hilltop
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Centrally located between Tucson, Sierra Vista, Wilcox and close to Tombstone. Close to many attractions along with hikes, biking and birding.

The only drawback in the area are the trains, but we have found it is almost impossible to avoid highways and trains if you want shopping and attractions close at hand.

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

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

The other reviews must have been done by friends. The campground is right under I-10 with lots noise there. Then the double train track is two blocks away and trains are blowing their horns all night coming through every thirty minutes to one hour. The wifi does not work and talked to two other campers who reported that it did not work for them either. Was told the wifi was free but it is advertised and certainly is included in the price. Would never stay there again. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

We were in a long pull through site on pea gravel. Very friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere. They have a large hill behind the park and a couple of washes that go across for water runoff. We were there right after a couple of days of steady rain. The only reason I did not give a 10 rating was because there was no dry place to walk the dog for a couple of days, had to deal with some sticky red mud. Sites were high and dry though. There is also a lot of train whistle noise. They are frequent and blow their horns all night long. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort 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
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Excellent Safeway store in town, much better than the Walmart. Good restaurants, went to the Horseshoe which was good and Mi Casa which was really good and such a wonderful family operated Mexican restaurant.

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

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This park has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. There is a sense of community as most guests come for an extended stay, but one is made to feel part of the park immediately. There are interesting planned events throughout the week and the club room is a wonderful place for such gatherings. It is clean, spacious, and well stocked with goodies. The theatre-like popcorn machine is well used. This park is well cared for and under excellent management. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
57
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Wonderful, helpful staff. Great activities, indoor and out. Printed monthly calendar outlining various activities. Bingo each week with free snacks, beer, wine and other beverages. Free Wi-Fi at the sites. Music by the Loss Hobos, free of charge. Free pool table usage, exercise room, Jacuzzi and a very nice warm pool, plus exercise gazebo. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
80
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Close to the Kartchner Caverns, & the Colossal Caves as well as Tombstone. Make sure to take time to eat at The Horseshoe Café downtown as they serve great food and large desserts. The trains are not bothersome. On Hwy 10 take exit 297, to see where the movie The Quick and the Dead was filmed, as well as many other western movies. Continue down the road, past, I think, five cattle guards, to a parking spot. Follow the fence up the canyon to a nice scenic waterfall.

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Review Count: 66
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 24

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Friendiest management ever. Long gravel pull thru. Good wifi, cable, electric, water, sewer. Nice picnic table. No fenced dog park, but large scenic trail area. Nice heated spa and pool. Clean, private shower rooms. Three ponds for catch and release fishing. Location is in Benson but sheltered from most of the freeway and train whistle noise. Not a lot of light at night for walking dogs. We have stayed here multiple years and enjoyed their Christmas dinner and New Years Eve parties. Rate is with Passport America discount. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort 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
Spacious

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Review Count: 61
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate is with PA discount. Paved roads and gravel sites (not level). Attractive, clean park, and felt secure. Close to freeway and all night train track, probably noisy for a light sleeper. Great dog walk area. Well maintained, functional utilities; cable TV very good and fast internet. Clean, hot spa. Heated pool looked clean. Friendly and helpful staff who showed up for a late check-in. Would stay again. We camped at Pato Blanco Lakes RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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