Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park

Benson, Arizona



600 E Saguaro Dr
Benson, Arizona 85602
Phone: (520) 586-7343

Sites: 344
Recent Rate: $7 1/2017

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Latitude: 31.943176828983
Longitude: -110.28991341591
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • 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
  • $1.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 1.00
  • 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 no
  • 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 no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
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 yes
  • ATT, Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon
  • 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 no
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities yes
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • 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 yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment yes
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards yes
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong yes
  • 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

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43 Reviews

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

Date of Stay: January, 2017 - $7.00
Overall Rating:      

The nicest campground inhabitants ever! Arrived on Monday, they were having a dinner that evening, $8 chicken dinner w/dessert very good qnd everyone super nice. Lots of books and dvds to borrow, many activities, very spacious lots, hiking/atv trails. Only issue was wifi didnt work at camper (rately does at any park so far) and train is whistle happy, but we were on front row may not be as bad deeper in park. Have to take chances and show up for site dont take reservations, we got spot. There are a plethora of campgrounds near here so would definately take chances and try this 1 first. Awesome price, awesome enviroment and awesome people! Join escapee for $40 and you can stay more weeks for just $100 (plus elec-$7 for our wk) We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
227
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
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:

Grocery very close. Chirichua natl monument was awesome. Queen mine tour was cool. Tombstone was ok, not much there to do. Just shops, restaurants, and 1 museum (courthouse) eh? And birdcage saloon was neat. Amerind was interesting. Mount Lemmon is lil over hr away near Tucson, very pretty drive up the mountain! Small gift shop and ski resort up there.

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Review Count: 300
States Visited: 39
Helpful Reviews: 55

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

The rate is the daily rate. Electric costs us $3 more. The park is beautiful and very well kept. Check-in was painless. They do give you several sheets of paper, including detailed rules and regulations. As with all Escapee parks there is a 4 pm social hour; everyone was quite pleasant. The sites are huge. Some have the owner's storage shed/casita on the site, ours did not. The park is very quiet as it is a ways off of the road. We stayed for one night, but it would be very easy to stay a week or even longer. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
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Clean Showers
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Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

There is a Walmart and a Safeway, both good, only a few miles away. Benson is a small town and there are only a few decent restaurants.

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Review Count: 61
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

While the park appears to be a nice, well kept place, as overnighters we did not have the chance to experience it.

They do not except reservation. You can not call to determine availability. So you have to drive out to the park to find that all they offer is dry camping. Nice people, lousy way of doing business for travelers. Enough to make us re-evaluate the value of our continued membership in the club. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Dry camp on ashpalt
Site Surface
Asphalt

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 74
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

This Escapee park is very well kept and managed. The facilities and camping site were very nice and everyone was friendly. The sites are good sized and most have a small building the owner constructed. Our site was graveled as were most we saw and level. They have someone guide you to your site and show you the hookups. The laundry facilities were good with only a couple of machines out of service.

We got the special rate for first visit of only $50.00 per week plus electric, which is hard to beat. We would stay here again if we are back through this area. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
40
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

We visited the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and loved it, what a beautiful place. Be aware that most of it is outside so if it's hot you probably wouldn't enjoy it as much.

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Review Count: 350
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 38

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects monthly stay plus electric. Our park of choice when visiting the area, Saguaro SKP Park, with minor exceptions, has everything for an enjoyable, reasonable stay. Travelers are able to rent the sites of absent leaseholders, so lots, which are all large, may vary from landscaping and pad to gravel only. Best suited for self-contained rigs since the only showers are at the office. The clubhouse offers weekly meals, a fully equipped exercise room, library, and large DVD library. Activities are extensive and visitors are welcome to participate. No WiFi except at the clubhouse, but a pay service is in the works. No pool, but it stays cool here in the winter. Verizon cell and data were strong, the cable is fuzzy, but there are no obstructions to a satellite. Convenient to town, Tucson, and Sierra Vista, with friendly residents and a welcoming atmosphere. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
130
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

First-time visitors can stay a week for $50 plus electric. Benson has a number of good restaurants, try Galleano's, Pablo's, Magaly's, and the Wild Dog.

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Review Count: 59
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very well maintained park with a very friendly & helpful staff. The lots in this park are all leased to individuals. The lots are available for rent when the leaseholders are away from the park. All the lots are very spacious (at least double the size of a normal RV site) & level. Most of the lots have improvements such as casitas, patios, & landscaping. All lots are gravel covered & have full hookups including 30/50 amp service & cable TV. All streets are wide & paved. Most sites are back-in. There are a few pull-thru dry camp sites available. Utilities are conveniently located on the lots. Free wifi is available at the clubhouse. You can purchase wifi access for $3.00 a day or $12.00 a week that worked reasonably well for us. The clubhouse is located in the center of the park. It is a very nice facility that contains a billiard room with 3 tables, an activity room, an exercise room, & the laundry. Everyone is invited to participate in the many scheduled activities. The park also has propane available on Monday & Thursday from 9 am to 10 am. The price was less than the price in Benson. There is also a convenience station with air & water located near the facilities building. First time visitors who are not Escapee members may stay for 1 week only at the Escapee rate of $20.00 a day or $110.00 a week + electric. Our electric averaged just over $2.00 a day. We were only going to stay 1 week, but ended up staying 3 weeks. We will definitely return when in this area again. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
231
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

We enjoyed the food at the Horseshoe Cafe on 4th Street(the main street).

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Review Count: 147
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 31

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

Escapee rate plus electric (about $2.00 per night). Very nice Escapee Co-op park. Well maintained, friendly neighbors, and inexpensive nightly rate. Wide roads are big rig friendly. Sites are FHU with 50 amp and cable. Verizon cell/MiFi reception was good. Satellite reception was good. Park is quiet at night. We would stay again. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
21
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

Mi Casa in Benson offers a nice selection of Mexican dinners

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

We actually paid $50 for a week, plus electricity. We loved this park! It will fit most of your needs. Close to town, which seems to have everything you will need. It is a very well kept park and very friendly. The lots are very level. Great area to walk and enjoy the sunrise or sunset. We loved all of the landscaping and the wild life. I imagine that in the winter the park would be very active. We would recommend this park to anyone! The only two negatives would be the Wi-Fi is only available in the club house and I absolutely hate artificial flowers when you can have real so easily! We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
116
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

Bensen has several restaurants and Walmart. Our favorite restaurant was Magalys. Very friendly and a lot of very good food!

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Review Count: 74
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 27

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

Very, very nice park. We arrived intending to stay one week and stayed two. Lots of activities that all guests are welcome, even encouraged to attend. Happy hour every afternoon, numerous craft groups, card games, breakfasts, dinners and many other activities really kept us busy. This is the friendliest place we have been to. It is also very dog friendly.

The park has a number of transient spaces, but most of the sites are leased by Co-op members. We were fortunate enough to be assigned one where the lessees were traveling.

The park is surrounded by hundreds of acres of desert with miles of trails to explore. The dogs had a great time here.

Rate quoted is based on the weekly rate without electricity. Our power bill for two weeks was $67. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
249
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

Mi Casa Mexican restaurant is very good. Tombstone and Kartchner Caverns are must see. Benson has adequate shopping and services for an extended stay, Tucson is about an hour away.

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Review Count: 42
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 11

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

One of the best parks we've stayed in. Would rate "10" if they had wifi throughout the park. We happened to be near the clubhouse, so were able to pick up wifi. Clean, friendly, well maintained park. Clubhouse w/ weekly breakfasts and dinners-terrific entertainment! Some of the residents have created adorable little "casitas" on their sites and you may receive a park tour upon request. Can't say enough good things about this park and its residents, we look forward to returning! We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Clean Restrooms
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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete

Campground Details

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

Kartchner Caverns very near, Tombstone and Bisbee are a short drive. Monastery in St. David about 6 miles and worth the visit.

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $7.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is small, quiet, well maintained, clean, and tucked away nicely. Sites are good sized. People are welcoming and friendly--they actually have a welcome committee. Lots of groups and activities, if you are so inclined. Convenient location to visit Benson, Tombstone, Bisbee, Tucson, Wilcox. Club house with library, pool room, stage, kitchen, small gym, television, puzzles. Laundry room is small, but adequate. We really liked it here. We felt comfortable, safe, and relaxed. Would stay again for longer period. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel

Campground Details

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

Benson, Bisbee, Tombstone, Tucson

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Review Count: 350
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 38

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

Of all the SKPs parks we've stayed at, this was the most welcoming, best organized, and most friendly park. The facilities are all first-class, and visitors are invited to participate in a multitude of activities are scheduled each day. We were fortunate to rent an absent owner's lot, with paved pad, landscaping, and casita patio, but there are plenty of traditional rental sites also. Good cable, nothing to block satellites, and strong Verizon cell/data. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Patio

Campground Details

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

Convenient to Benson with a small Wal-Mart and Safeway and a variety of restaurants. Driving distance to many birding and historical sites, and an hour from central Tucson.

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $7.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful park with lots of daily activities. Also has an exercise room. Would definitely recommend for an extended stay. This was our first stay so got a week for $50, normally more. Short terms stay in unused long term spots. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
NA
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Good location to vist other area places

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Review Count: 186
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 29

Date of Stay: December, 2014 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Only there for one night but was impressed by the attractiveness of the park. Very well maintained and with a lovely mountain view. Mostly seasonal, as this is a co-op, and understandably quite popular as a winter destination. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

Benson is a nice-sized town and has plenty of amenities.

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Review Count: 91
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 20

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice SKP co-op park. Unique buildings on many of the lots, well maintained park. Lots of in-park SKP type activities, and close to Tombstone, Bisbee, and Tucson. Lots of desert behind the park for hikes. Still close to trains that run all night, even without blowing their horns. We camped at Saguaro Co-op Park - Escapee Park in a Motorhome.

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