32 Parks near Mesa, Arizona
Apr 2015 - $15.00
I really enjoyed my stay here, a very good value for the cost (apparently a year-round price). It is difficult to find a reasonably-priced RV park this close to the Gilbert/Chandler area. The Manager made me feel right at home.
My stay lasted four months during the summer season. Due to the time of year, it was very quiet. The small RV sites are clustered together among the park models. At this time of year, there were no neighbors in my section except a few park model occupants.
The park is old and the electric meters could use a paint job, but the laundry room, restroom facilities, and community center were kept immaculate. The pool was small but well maintained. - Margo Armstrong
Mar 2016 - $28.00
This park advertises that they are "pet friendly" but in reality they are only "pet tolerant". People with pets, of which they were many, are treated like 2nd class citizens. The office staff seems to be very disorganized and has continual computer issues. This was the second time we'd stayed at this park due to its location but we will not be returning. - jokend
May 2015 - $22.00
Our first couple of days here were great, other then the hookups being on both sides of the RV. We were place by the pool near the office and everything else. We were really enjoying our stay here. Then 2 days later it started every morning around 6:30 am the maintenance workers were by the pool wall talking very loud, I guess drinking coffee. It got to a point where we had to ask them to keep it down. They told us "we did not think anyone was there, that all the rv's were in storage, we will keep it down" The next morning a Saturday by the way, they were at it again talking very loud.
Then we got to walking around for exercise. The people around the RV's were very friendly, but those who are in the permanent type trailers turned away when you walked by them. I actually felt discriminated against because we were not living there.
The office staff were very kind and helpful always smiling. I would recommend people coming here as it is nice. But ask to be place in the RV areas on either side of the Resort. If they want to place you by the pool and you like to sleep late do not bother staying here. - Atlbigjoe
Mar 2015 - $48.00
We have stayed here many times while visiting friends. It is made up predomintly of modular units, with a few scattered open lots. It has everything you need, water, sewer, 50 amp electric. Sites are average size, with slab patios but no tables. Lots of activities going on during the winter/spring season in Mesa. Was told by the office that for next season (Jan, Feb, March 2016) they would be taking reservations for the month only. This will limit those of us who are looking for a short stay. So call in advance to check it out if you are interested. - Sally Chew
Feb 2016 - $35.00
Although the space was fine, the office manager was extremely rude. I have had a stroke and cannot speak quickly, I understand that this is frustrating to some.
The park itself was pleasant though, no issues. It is a nice atmosphere, very quaint. We stayed 2 nights but probably wouldn't go back. Customer service is important.
The space between lots is spacious, sunny and open. The lots themselves are concrete pads with a patio and picnic table. - Freedomlover
Feb 2013 - $35.00
This park is primarily for long term use. The staff was extremely friendly. They only had a couple of "back ins" when we reserved the site and only had 50 amp service. They did provide a converter so I could use my 30 amp line. This is a "gated" RV park and the gate closes at sunset. It seemed a bit pricey to me, but I am cheap. - Rick Lechner
Jun 2012 - $25.00
This park was wonderful for my husband and I. We only stayed a couple nights but our neighbors were friendly and the park was clean. Someone said the park was a bit older, which is true, but it still has many charming qualities. We loved that it was gated for the added protection. We also have a golden retriever and he was able to run around in the dark park they have which was nice. We will probably stay here again when we make our way back through Arizona. - Niblets811
Jul 2015 - $26.00
Came in on a Monday at about 4:00 PM and was directed to a site. Backed in, put slides out, hooked up electrical. No power. Went to the business operator she was gone so spoke to her son and mentioned there was no power. I was informed that some power pedestals had been shut down for the summer due to lack of customers. They don't want to pay the power company the base fee for meters that aren't being used. The operator's son wasn't sure what pedestals had power and which ones didn't. His only answer was can you wait until my Mom gets back? I advised that wouldn't work as it was hot out and I needed to get the AC on. While he told me he wasn't sure which pedestals had power, "I'm only maintenance" he said. I thought if you were truly maintenance you would know which ones had power. All he could do was get a drop light and plug it into pedestal to see if they worked. The operator told me she was heading to Texas for the week. She left the bathrooms in need of a cleaning and no toilet paper in the men's room. I've stayed here before and it wasn't bad but with this experience I won't stay here again. - allen8106
Mar 2015 - $33.00
We came in late on a Sunday at about 11:30 pm with previously made reservations. My daughter and boy friend arrived about an hour ahead of us in a car. The Resort host had a 5:00 am alarm and wanted to go to bed so she showed the boy friend how to open the gate when we arrived. We had a choice between two different spots. We chose #46. The spot was excellent in location and size. It was a bit difficult to get into but that was because of all the cars and trucks in the way. The resort host was very easy to work with and accommodating. My only real issue with the place was a slight sewer smell from time to time while walking around the property and the very small dog run. The dog run is about 4 feet by 50 feet. The price we paid is a weekly rate divided by six days. Arizona Maverik shares an entrance with another RV Resort/Mobile Home lot with many permanent residents. Overall the facility is clean and well kept. We would definitely stay here again. - allen8106
Feb 2013 - $30.00
Friendly staff, but poor Internet. Expensive for no facilities on site, no pool, no lounge. Pretty basic. We will not return. - John WD Smith
May 2015 - $20.00
I stayed here for a week while visiting with family nearby. The park has many amenities, but I only used the laundry, which was very clean and relatively new equipment. This park also has "Park Models" which are in very good shape. I am returning here for the "winter special" this year. Since this was summer and warm many of the RV sites were empty, so lots of room! Each site has a small cement patio between your RV and Vehicle. - RetiredVagabond
Dec 2011 - $17.00
The rate listed was using a monthly rate. This is the second year we stayed in this park. It is an older park that is well kept. It has a limited number of sites for large RVs. We had no problems the first year, but the management has changed its billing policies. We came in in the middle of the month and had intended to leave in the middle of the month three months later. We expected to pay a monthly rate for three months. But the park insisted that it had to charge us the weekly rate ($270 a week)for the last two weeks of our stay or we could pay the monthly rate instead which would be less than the $540 for two weeks). In any case, the result was that we would be overcharged around $270.00. We had a hard time actually getting someone to sit down and talk to us, but when we did, we received no satisfaction. We left shy of a two months stay and will not return. The management company apparently doesn't care much for the park's welfare, and the owners, whoever they are, ought to look into this. When we first arrived, our neighbors were very unhappy about their billing as well, and left earlier than intended. At that time we did not understand, really, what they were talking about. Now we do. - North Dakota
Mar 2011 - $30.00
Very nice and clean park. Great laundry room and pool. Showers are not wheelchair accessible, but management was more than accommodating and allowed us to utilize the pool shower which was wheelchair accessible. Average age of residents around 70 compared to our ages of mid fifties, that was about the only negative. All employees of the park more than helpful and friendly. Would definitely stay here again. Gated, quiet and very convenient. - cherylh
Mar 2015 - $45.00
This is an older trailer park with a few full hook up sites. Deep loose gravel makes it a bit harder to level or use the lawn chairs. Not big rig friendly, no attended office, occupied by seasonal tenants who take over running things when the manager is nowhere to be found. They do have a pool and hot tub and the grounds are neat and clean. For us, this is a last resort resort! - Beech35p
Dec 2012 - $25.00
This was our second visit to this park: we stayed for 2 weeks. The park is clean and the residents are very friendly. You can be as busy as you want to be here! You have to subscribe to Wi-Fi through an independent company. The only downside we encountered was the fact we had to place a $200 damage deposit (refunded when we were leaving). I am not sure how you could damage the pad we parked on. - dbfay
Feb 2012 - $30.00
Worst park in Mesa. We had friends that have a trailer in this park and thought it was great. It is not!! They don't have as many activities as other parks, but they do have a bad attitude. The management treats you like second class citizens and so do the owners. You are an outsider and they make sure you know it. Some of the trailers are run down and nasty looking. The security is better at Wal-Mart and much nicer. The head security guy has a Napoleon complex and treats most renters very poorly. The roads are too narrow and the restrooms were nasty. We rented from an older women that was the realty manager: she was terribly rude. What an awful place. I was told the previous review was written by this park's management to get a good review. If you put lipstick on a pig it is still a pig. - turner5050
Feb 2012 - $25.00
We stayed here as our friends are winter residents in the park. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Everyone in the park is very friendly and there are lots of activities. It was nice to see people so active! If we were wanting to settle in one place, this would be one of the top parks we would choose. The only negative of this park would be that pets are not allowed on the street. You have to put them in a cart to take them to the dog area. It does seem a bit drastic, however, we assume that those who do not pick up after their pets have made the implementation of this rule necessary. - dbfay
Mar 2016 - $46.00
Concrete pads, some grass, little shade, wide site but couldn't fit truck on site due to seasonal residents having lots of things around. FHU, back in, 30 & 50 Amp, WiFi at clubhouse, pool, spa, dog park. - jcpjane
Mar 2016 - $28.00
Spaces are larger than most in Mesa. You park on a concrete pad. Park is well kept. Our concerns centered around the park rules. Most rules are ignored by full time residents (about 25% of total spots), thus the others also seem to ignore the rules as well. Examples: walking through occupied spots, no more than 2 (small/medium) dogs per camp site, no bird feeders (other than hummingbird). We saw a full timer with 4 dogs, we saw an Alaskan Malamute (small dog?), the office has bird feeders (thus bird poop on our cars parked under the tree). The pool access is another area of concern. To save money on propane the (supposedly heated) pool is now only open when the air temp is above 72 and then only during the hours of Noon to 5:00 PM. Some days we saw the pool open late at night, other days, it was too cold to use. The hot tub was nice. If this park gets a management team that will follow/enforce the rules, this would be a nice park. Park was working on setting up security cameras as there was some theft recently in the park. This park caters primarily to full time/long term residents. There are a few planned/scheduled activities. The clubhouse has free WiFi. Tengo WiFi is available for purchase. Would recommend not to use Tengo at this park. It is slow. We paid for Tengo but ended up going to the clubhouse with a laptop everyday due to slow Tengo speed. - D-Lo
Nov 2015 - $20.00
Nice small quiet park with very few amenities. We are staying for five months and had to pay in full up front and now I know why. We love swimming and we received an e-mail stating the pool will be open from noon till five PM only when the temperature is 72 or above for the day. We went to the pool yesterday on 11-10-15 and found they dropped the pool temp, which is now cold. Also,they have a small rec room with a pool table which is covered by plywood and junk on top. We will not return.There are a lot of parks in Mesa, so look around before staying here. - Rip
Mar 2016 - $39.00
Park was definitely designed for Park Model Homes. The roads and turns are very tight for Big Rigs (A-Class & 5th Wheel). Spaces were very close together.
Good facilities, lots of activities and plenty of friendly people.
Had the best recycling program we've come across.
WiFi was horrible. - Our-Wandering-Casa
Feb 2016 - $26.00
The $26 a night was for a month stay this included garbage, electric and a good time. The park is full of activities from sports to water activities to ballroom activities it's up to you to get involved if you so desire. But my take on it is that is what you come to the Cal Am park for not only for the experience of staying in the park but also to be part of the park. We have stayed at three of the Cal Am parks here in Mesa and we prefer the Good Life but let me just say this they're all great parks. You are intertwined with modular mobile home models in the park so it's not a traditional RV park Per se but I will say this you don't feel out of place it's not one against the other everybody is very friendly and we got invited to several parties from people that live here six months out of the year or longer.
The dog parks are great I might say this the big dog park right now they've got the sprinkler system out of whack it seems to be getting flooded in the morning probably overwatered. I might suggest that they've got small dog parks throughout the park that can be used if you do not want to utilize the Big dog park. There is also certain sections of the park that do not allow dogs so you don't have to worry about being too far away from a dog park if you have a pet.
The Wi-Fi in the park is pretty much nonexistent probably because there's so many people in the park it was not a problem for us because we have AT&T which works very well.
Your close by to shopping, fuel, golf whatever you need it's at your fingertips basically. Great place to park your RV!! - monaco cruiser
Jan 2016 - $26.00
Very nice resort. 2 pools and 2 spas. Large well equipped work out room. Spaces are not huge but are nice and we'll maintained. Activities galore. Close to everything in the area. Only negative is, you guessed it, the wifi. In a weeks time never was able to get signed on. - terrytckl
Apr 2016 - $33.00
Older park in town, sites are very closely packed together. Best selling point is the location, less than a block from Safeway and a stop on the light rail system that goes right into downtown Phoenix, Cubs stadium within a mile. Big rigs would have an issue. I'm little, so I'll be back! - ldukeb
Dec 2014 - $42.00
Weekly and Monthly Rates are very good, very convenient area. Very friendly staff and residents. We stayed in back area,and it was very peaceful and quiet. Front area has mostly long term residents. - Busdriver39
Mesa, Arizona (map) | (480) 962-1694
Sites: 500 | Latest Rate: $31.00 | 3 Reviews
Mar 2015 - $31.00
We made reservations to stay here. When we arrived, the site was a vacant lot full of weeds. No central hook ups, just residental stubs left over from a long gone park model. Avoid this place. - Luke
Dec 2013 - $18.00
This manufactured home park is central to everything in the Mesa and Phoenix area in our opinion. This is our third time here. Last time was three years ago. There are many many more sites available to RVers because of the aging population here. Many of the mobiles have been dismantled and as a result the sites are huge!! The people are very friendly. The two swimming pools are well maintained as is the very large hot tub. The roads are very wide and are asphalt. This is a very easy park to negotiate to the sites. Just check the site before you drive in as there may be some left over metal from the previous home but the park has tried to clean the sites up. Water, sewer, and electric are included. The price reflects the monthly rate divided by 30. The nightly rate is around $30 a night. This is the best deal that we have found in the area and will come back whenever we are in Arizona. - Rib
Mar 2010 - $24.00
This is a 55 + park that indicates RV's welcome. We spent two weeks here and were comfortable and had the use of the pool. Wi-Fi is not advertised but I was able to pick it up. The garbage is only picked up once per week which is fine if you are in a park model but not good enough for an RV. No dumpsters available. Pleasant surroundings easy access to the Mesa/Phoenix area. Would not stay here again just not our style. - Rib
Mar 2016 - $46.00
Over 2,000 sites, 2 pools, bars, spas, poolside bistro, etc., etc. If you like acres of wrinkles basking in the sun, this is the place for you. Most of the sites are park models on yearly leases. Corporate RV living at its finest.
Super clean, but also very tight getting in and out. I almost took an awning off of a park model making a turn. Sites are just big enough and not an inch bigger. Limited dog facilities and rigid pet restrictions. - bobcovey
Oct 2015 - $23.00
This is one of several mega "Geezer parks" in Mesa. The grounds are well kept and there are tons of activities, including pickleball, tennis, bocci ball, two swimming pools - you name it. All sites are back-in and typically sandwiched between snow bird trailers, which are parked year round. As previously noted, the citrus trees may pose a parking challenge as this is not your typical campground. Thanks for a previous reviewer's tip regarding the air hose. That is a nice amenity. We've stayed at Val Vista and now this one, and would choose either again. Rate reflects 50% Passport America discount. - CO2RV
Jun 2015 - $20.00
Overall, park was a good value for what we wanted, a place to stay for two nights while we attended events in Tempe.
Best feature was a high-pressure air hose. I checked and adjusted all tires before leaving. Thanks for that nice feature.
Workkamper staff were friendly and helpful but front office staff is clueless about RVs and RV terminology. As we prepared to leave, my 20ft hose didn't reach the pipe so I asked for directions to the dump station. Discovered "dump" to the kid in the front office meant trash dumpster. Park doesn't have dump station. Circled park twice before backing into an empty space with a more convenient sewer pipe. - LM&TinView
Apr 2016 - $22.00
The rate of $22 per day is based on the monthly rate we paid for 30-days between March 14-April 14, 2016. This is a huge "snowbird park" in Mesa and this was our 8th or 9th year staying in the park during spring training. The park is probably 50-50 between park models and wheeled RVs. Most of the sites are at least 40' long (gravel) with concrete patios. Toads and tow vehicles are parked on an adjacent patio extension. The vast majority of the sites are back-in with a small number of pull-thrus. Most of the pull-thru sites are asphalt with maybe half-a-dozen dirt. Each site is full hookup with 20/30/50 amp, water, sewer, cable and wifi. Electric is included in the daily/weekly rate and is metered with the monthly rate. The wifi is just ok due to the load. Satellite TV users will have a clear view of the sky. An RV may find itself parked next to another RV or a park model. Most of the sites are pretty close together although some are wider than they are deep (called 'casitas'). The park provides parking assistance due to the close quarters. The streets are paved and in good repair. The biggest rigs will have no problem navigating the turns. Each site has a mailbox and residents can have mail sent to their site. (the office says they will not accept or hold mail or packages). During our stay we had packages delivered by UPS and FedEx.
Pets are permitted but only in some areas of the park although you can walk your dog anywhere in the park. There are about half a dozen pet exercise areas most of them small but there is a huge fenced pet area in the NW corner of the park. The park has multiple pools, shower houses and laundry facilities all of which are 1st class. There is a large rec area with pool tables, card rooms and all sorts of organized activities during snowbird season. The staff and most of the seasonal/year round residents are friendly and helpful. The park is located very close to all sorts of shopping and services. - rk911
Feb 2016 - $28.00
Rate was based on staying more than 30 days. Electricity is charged separately. Flat, level, gravel, back in site. I was in the dog section. Each site has a concrete patio to park on. There are no tables or other services provided. WI-FI was free and the speed depended on the time of day it was used. Laundry rooms were large and clean. There are many activities available if you wish to participate. The park was relatively noisy due to sirens and traffic on surrounding roads. The park was convenient to visit spring training baseball stadiums. - travelcouple
Jan 2016 - $8.00
Rate reflects yearly 3,000 payment decided by 365 days. We required a home base for our trailer as we travelled weeks at a time. A week after we signed for the year, the owner sold to Thousand Trails and the overall experience at this 1400+ rv "resort" took a step down overall. Almost all of the "workampers" did not return for 2016 due to mgmt issues with pay and work schedules. There are two very nice pools and four hot tubs in the main clubhouse area. About every ten days the water in the park would be shut down without warning for about 30 mins or so.
Every Sat morning there is a wonderful and large craft bazar and a very popular and largely attended Bingo that same night. The main clubhouse cafe served many lunches and dinners during the week that were of good quality and reasonably priced.
There are many and very well maintained shuffle boards and about 16 immaculate pool tables at the main clubhouse. Very good wifi and cable as well. - Robertg7
Dec 2015 - $22.00
Great RV Park. Super nice pool areas, lots of activities. Two large grocery stores walking distance. Internet very good at the club house. Staff very friendly. You have to pay extra for garbage, recycling and electric and water when doing the one month. On the other hand no resort fee. 10% off with TT membership since this is an Encore. Recommended! - BasilFawlty
Mar 2015 - $52.00
This has been the worst parks we've stayed in for some time. Very expensive ($53.42 x 16 nights) with poor services. A back-in gravel pad with deep tire ruts from the last person who sunk in, poorly placed services that we could barely reach, and full trashcans not due to be emptied for another week (2 weeks for recycle). The site was barren gravel with no grass, patio, or table. If we were not here to visit friends who just bought a park model here, I'd would have moved on upon seeing the site. - Ron_H
Oct 2014 - $20.00
Mostly park models with a few rv sites mixed in. We liked this park, it as quiet and the sites were very big. The hook-ups all worked well but it was hard to determine which water hook-up went with the site. Very friendly neighbors and staff. Nice roads but are a little narrow for maneuvering into back in sites if you have a large rig but doable. - dgjg
Feb 2010 - $42.00
This is a large scale park-model community that has empty (usable) RV sites scattered throughout. It's hard to get a count of how many sites are available for travelers. The place is immaculate. It's a 55+ "community" so there are lots of activities for senior citizens. We don't need anything like that, but we're happy to be here in a clean, comfortable site with all working utilities. We were escorted to our site by a man in a golf cart who directed me while I backed in. He did a decent job. The park is dotted with orange trees, but they aren't really "shade" trees. You'll depend on your awning. The Wi-Fi is in the clubhouse. Though it's usable in some close-in sites, it should not be depended on for in-rig use. There is a cable-tv cable, but one needs to be on a long term stay, so you can have the cable company turn it on (at your expense.) We were glad to get a site here, as Mesa/Phoenix in the winter is hard to visit at the spur of the moment. - Ed Greenberg
Jan 2016 - $24.00
We stayed here for the entire months of January and February. The $24 a night price reflects the monthly rate plus the flat-rate electricity (unusual, as other places we've stayed at month-at-a-time bill you for actual usage).
Palm Gardens has a "low-end" section called The Village, which is where many of the RVs and single-wide trailers are located. It's convenient to the south clubhouse / pool, but also close to Lindsay Rd. which is noisy. Still, we had plenty of room to get our rig in and out plus to park our toad. We liked that CenturyLink provides short-term DSL service to the site, which was a win-win for us. Less for our cell minutes, and true broadband for streaming Netflix, etc.
You enter only on Main, but can exit either on Main or on Lindsay. Post office is adjacent to park, Fry's grocery /gas a block away, Camping World a few blocks away, Walmart a few miles away, ditto for Costco.
Mail delivery is right to your site, which is nice.
Not as many amenities as the Cal-Am resorts we've stayed in, but it is a nice place to stay, and if we returned to Mesa, we'd probably stay here again. - coffeetime
Dec 2013 - $23.00
Clean park, mostly a manufactured home park vs. an RV park. RV sites seemed to be primarily occupied by long term residents. Very clean and neat. Price reflects Passport America discount for a week, plus 2 days at the regular rate. WiFi did not work in our section of the park. Verizon JetPack worked well. We were put in a site between 2 single wide trailers; very quiet location, much quieter than the RV section that was close to a busy street. Laundry facilities were about the cleanest we've seen at any RV park with plenty of machines and reasonable prices. - DRFink
Oct 2011 - $30.00
First the good. Park is very clean and well maintained with 2 nice pools, hot tub, and great weather. Gated and secure. Staff friendly and helpful. Pet friendly but no designated pet areas (supposed to be coming). Urban park with lots of shopping and RV repair close by. Sites are gravel and level. Some easy to get into and some not so easy. Many RV parks along this street. Be aware though: if you are looking for a fun "social RV setting", look elsewhere. This park is mostly park models with RV's stuck in wherever there is an open space. They are slowly phasing out RVs. Average age here is 70+ returning sno-birds with golf carts who all know each other, so, not a lot of interaction with younger (55+) temporary RVers. Very quiet. Don't hardly ever see anyone out, but that may change as more "birds" show up. Also, they do not go by what PA says in their book, price wise. They charge more, so call for price. Seemed a little like "bait and switch" to me, but to be fair, their monthly fees were the most reasonable in the area. We stayed a week. Wi-Fi was very slow and intermittent. Nice park, just not our thing socially. While we were here, we took two days and checked out most of the parks here and in Apache Junction. With the exception of some being maintained better that others, they were all pretty much the same. Lots of elderly folks, sno-birds, golf carts, and LOTS of park model sales. That seems to be the theme here. - Retired CSI Guy
Mar 2011 - $25.00
Typical park model winter home for the area. They rent the empty spots to RV'S and it is pretty close together. This is a friendly clean place and the residents are all nice. Close to shopping and Verizon air card, AT&T and T-Mobile phones all worked well. We would stay here again if needed. Just remember this is a park model retirement resort and not an RV park. The above rate is the weekly rate divided out. - rvman
Jan 2011 - $38.00
With 10 years of using RV parks, this is by far the most friendly we have ever used. It is also the most pet friendly with a large grass pet area, not fenced. It has mostly park models but locals welcome RV'ers. Most residents are from the Northern states or Southern Canada. There are two pools, two shuffle board courts and two club houses. Also one horseshoe area and one small Put-Put golf course. Rec hall offers Plus and C level square dancing. - Andy B.
Feb 2015 - $3.00
The whole Salt River Recreation Area which this dry camping area is part of has problems relating to dry camping with RVs. They have shut down two areas where dry camping had been available and so now, this is the only one left where RVs can still park. In cutting costs, they no longer have any park hosts as well and the ranger only drives through evidently not noticing the dumpster overflowing with trash. This place has become crowded and noisy since there is no place left to camp unless you are tent camping. Too bad, this is a beautiful spot. If we stay here again we will drive over first to make sure we can get our rig in due to crowding. - Kent and Margaret
Jan 2015 - $3.00
As the other post say, this location has two large parking lots. There are vault toilets that are kept clean. The park rangers pass through the park several times a day and the local sheriffs pass through at least once. With that said I know of three generators that have been stolen here over the past four years. Why the high rating, simple. The views here are so much better than the large rv parks in Mesa. We enjoy boondocking and having a natural surrounding. If you need to be entertained this is not the place for you. - Silver Tex
Mar 2013 - $6.00
This is two fairly clean, near-level asphalt parking lots. I say fairly clean because of a small amount of broken glass, a few irresponsible dog owners, and a small band of wild horses. There are no specific sites, just pick a spot. It's usually very quiet during quiet hours (10 PM to 6 AM); at other times there can be generators, early anglers, partying, and aircraft noise. Hosts are friendly and helpful. On earlier visits, Verizon data service usually worked well, but during my last stay in 2013 mid-March, data service was very slow when it worked at all. Previous reviews have listed places to buy Tonto passes; they're also sold at the Safeways at 1855 N. Power Rd. and at 9101 E. Baseline. A nature trail starts at the southwest corner of the western (larger) parking lot. - wjzcbn
Mar 2012 - $30.00
We stayed here for a few days for Angels spring training baseball. From their website, this place looks pretty good so decided to give it a try. Don't be fooled, it looks really nothing like website shows, kind of deceptive. The sites are mingled in with double and single wide trailers, many of which have seen their days. The surrounding area is not the best either. Some of the positives are a very nice pool / spa, clubhouse & gym. Plenty of room at the sites. At best, use this spot as a home base to check out the surrounding areas. We would not stay here again. - kirksumida
Jan 2011 - $17.00
This RV resort is convenient to the freeway bypass and provides easy access to the Phoenix, AZ area. The resort is undergoing changes, moving from a mobile home park into an RV resort and vacation retreat. The sites are mingled with Mobile Homes and do provide total hookups. The community access is gate controlled, the amenities offered are clean and the staff is very helpful and friendly. This is a good stop, for overnight or long term, worth the effort. Just know it is a bit more than an RV resort, at least for now. - SilverBear
Mar 2016 - $35.00
Nothing fancy but has a pool, laundry room and wifi. We stayed a week for 150.00 including electricity. The pool was clean, the office girl was very nice and the maintenance man helped me change my power cord. I would stay here again. No frills but quiet and friendly neighbors. - Freedomlover
Feb 2015 - $35.00
We pulled in at night. pulled into our spot. Woke up the next morning realizing we were surrounded by weeds 2 to 3 foot high. The ground around us was Littered with trash. Pool did not look like it was maintained and jacuzzi was falling apart. Spoke to the maintenance man he said he would clean our space but never did. Manager acted like she didn't care or could not be bothered. So we left. Would I stay again? NO and I suggest no one does. Horrible conditions. - Lieut Col Weiss
Feb 2015 - $35.00
Nothing fancy, but park was quiet and clean. Pool & spa were nice, showers were clean. Didn't use the laundry room or the mail service. Small place to hit golf balls and a small dog park. Dog park was small and all the way in the back of the park, a bit of a walk. Manager was nice and helpful. Didn't need maintenance but he offered if we needed anything. We stayed a month and will be going back next year for a month or two. they have a few activities that were always very casual and welcoming. Great neighbors mostly. No issues. - Alex Williams
Nov 2009 - $18.00
We stayed at Silveridge from Nov 1-09 to Jan 25-10 and paid $500/month plus power which worked out to about $70/month. This park was completely upgraded over the past two years and suited more for long term stays but they did have a special offering one free week if you stayed for two. About 60% are park models but the RV sites are large with lots of room to park your vehicle on a concrete pad next to your rig. It has all the amenities of a large +55 RV resort which are new with the upgrading. It is close to Costco and has easy access off the 202. We went there because we knew people at Silveridge and will be staying 6 months next October. - Ron Brown
Feb 2008 - $40.00
This could be a "10" park if they kept it up better. Shower room was not cleaned over the weekend, and not very well during the week either. Most of the facilities are fairly nice, with lots of variety (nice library, tennis, pool and spa, silver smithing, carpentry, billiards, etc) but aging: much like the population here. Residents seem mostly in the 70s, long-timers from the Midwest. RVs are spread around the perimeter and ignored. Front desk staff didn't bother to tell us about free Wi-Fi from sites nor small grassy area for dogs: just to go to the back gate and use the gravel walk out there. Forgot to give us the combo info too, til asked about a key. Went to a football party but residents kept to themselves, not friendly to outsiders. Fairly quiet park, no road noise even though you can see the freeway in the back. OK place, but not worth $40. - Annie's Song
Feb 2006 - $15.00
Wifi is free in the club house; we were here on a pay for 1 wk get 1 wk free; mostly a park model community but still lots of RV spaces; friendly people; lots of activities, all paved streets, 55 channel cable TV but no picnic table and no fenced dog run but all in all a very very nice park. I couldn't give it less than a 10 even without these things. There is a dog walk area but it's on a back street outside the park. A 55+ park. Close to all kinds of shopping and restaurants. - Sandra
Jan 2016 - $45.00
The rated noted here is the daily rate. We pay $1995 for three months. We have stayed here for three months each year for the past nine years. Every year we complain about the WiFi service and every year they say they're working on it. If WiFi is important to you I suggest you go somewhere else. The streets are very narrow so parking can be a little tricky. They do have a nice facility with amenities like billiards, shuffleboard, card rooms, Etc., and the staff is friendly. - chasemcallister
Dec 2014 - $21.00
The RV spot was between two park models, and somewhat tight to get into, but once in there was plenty of space for parking on a large cement area. There is a computer lab with good internet, but the internet from the sites is minimal. There is no cable for temporary people, but we were able to get the main local channels. The shower areas are outside the gate from the pool area and are not open early in the morning and were too far from the area we were assigned to use them. The price quoted was $21./day but it came to $25.65 a day which I assume was taxes, etc. This was $6.00 more than the other Cal Am park we stayed at which was much nicer than this one. - traveling
Mar 2014 - $40.00
This a great winter resort with Many activities, something for everyone. A beautiful heated pool with water aerobics offered six days a week, hot tub, pickle ball courts, tennis courts, pool room, horseshoe pits, and shuffleboard courts to name a few. There's also a sewing and arts and crafts room for park residents. Music on the patio for nightly happy hours and a little restaurant for the days you just don't want to cook. Close to all sorts of shopping and golf courses. It really is a place that offers it all. - User3560
Mar 2016 - $32.00
This is a nice little park right in town. We purchased a new RV a stayed here for a week to shake out all the bugs. Many stores, restaurants and RV shops close by. The traffic noise is pretty bad from morning until late evening but it is very quiet at night for sleeping. The owner, Bobby, was very pleasant and helpful. We would stay here again for short term only, a month or less. - Abyss
Oct 2012 - $29.00
We just returned to this park, still with our 40' Alpha which we just cannot part with. We love this quiet little park. The owner greets us and guides us into our spot every time. The guests are almost all winter snowbirds, and all are very nice. Hookups are convenient and our space was large enough for our multiple slides and Jeep. This was just a short trip through, but the weather was nice and we ate outside at the picnic table every night. We will be back any time we are in this area. - RalphOnTheRoad
Feb 2012 - $32.00
Owner was nice. A little close to the main road. Good place for the money. Small size is appealing to me. - bray20252
Apr 2014 - $20.00
There are only back in sites in this park. It is a large park with many permanent park models that the short or overnight stays are in between. There is only WIFI in the library - office area. This park is nicely located close to everything from hiking to shopping. I would give it a higher rating except for the WIFI situation. - Idletime
Mar 2014 - $58.00
This is a 55+ adult gated community with limited number of RV spaces located on the very east side of Mesa close to the 202, grocery stores, and golf courses. It caters more to the long term residents (ex. a $10 non-refundable gate card). Two sides of the park border on busy streets, so the road noise can be annoying. Streets are wide and well-lit. Showers and washrooms adjoining the club house were relatively clean (except for one particular weekend). Wi-Fi access is available only in/near the club house/library. 2 of the 6 computers and the printer located in the library did not work. In spite of a sign indicating they would be repaired soon, that didn’t happen during our stay. The advertised free phone was limited to local calls only. Even though there was a sign above the phone indicating outgoing 800 calls were also OK, this was not the case. When this was pointed out to the friendly office staff, no corrective action was taken. The pool water temperature was overly warm so not all that refreshing on a hot day. Since this is a very large park and if you occupy a site at the far end, walking to/from the showers/pool can take a while. We stayed for two weeks (two-for-one deal for first time visitors) which lowered the daily rate to $22. I doubt whether we would stay in this park again. - Richard B
Apr 2015 - $22.00
Large park but more park models than RV's. Lots of older units squeezed between newer ones. Nice features. - Dave and Linda
May 2013 - $20.00
Very nice park. Mostly park models as is the norm for the area. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Wish there was some grass but it is Arizona. Cement and blacktop can get pretty hot for our dogs paws. So walk early AM or evening. Stayed two weeks while visiting relatives. Good value and they have a lot of activities to keep you busy. Close to shopping and restaurants. Would stay again. - Burnsids
Feb 2013 - $20.00
Great park! One of the smaller parks in Mesa. The staff were super friendly and helpful. Very friendly residents that welcomed us to their street parties. Huge number of daily activities to do, daily live music in the common area. Sites are spacious, although too many old park models, which made it look older. Laundry room was cleaned constantly, plenty of machines, but had to use a card for the machines - you can never use the money all up. Not enough pools/jacuzzis for the amount of people there. The washrooms were "gym" style & not enough for the amount people, but loved the washrooms being open 24 hours a day. Internet at the sites was terrible, but in the library it was okay. The park had a real friendly community feel to it. Lots to see and do very close. Many good restaurants and stores near. Rate reflects monthly stay. - Lollyp
May 2015 - $18.00
This tiny park is well groomed with small flowering trees when I was there in April (no shade). Any rig under 34 feet should fit in any of the 20 spaces arranged in a U-shape. Very nice bathroom (single use) and small laundry ($2 load). No other facilities are present.
Since it is the backyard of Steve's Cycle Shop (the owner), on Main Street in Mesa, the noise is right there. Roaring motorcycle noise plus regular traffic made it unpleasant to spend a month there.
It is on the east side of Mesa, close to carpet and awning shops and many RV sales lots. If you are in the market for an RV, there are several within walking distance. Camping World is across the street.
The daily rate listed here is based on $425 monthly fee (includes $10 electric meter reading fee, plus a $15 Trash fee) plus all the other fees charged including electricity.
When you check out, another $10 meter fee (owner checks the meters so he charges for his time (2x $10) to read the meter when you check in/out), plus water/septic/trash charges and a $10 key charge (refundable). There is an $8 billing charge plus 13 cents per KWh, which is about average for the area.
The site rental paperwork is the same as though you are renting an apartment/house rather than an RV site. He does let you fill out the paperwork and return it to him.
There is a $250 deposit required at time of reservation which you must get refunded after the utilities are deducted and the keys returned. If you are leaving the area, don't plan on departing Sunday or Monday as the shop is closed. - Margo Armstrong
Apr 2015 - $28.00
Stayed here for one week. The park is small with only 15 sites but it was quiet (except for occasional motorcycle noise from the shop next door). Our site #10 was a back in site and had plenty of room with our 36 ft motorhome with 2 slide outs and our tow dolly and car. No bad smells all week we were there. We would stay here again for a short stay...for the convenience of the location. Camping World right across the street. - kemosabe
Feb 2015 - $35.00
I like a small park, this fits the bill, spaces are normal size which is not too terribly wide but fine for me. Friendly staff and campers, some landscaping, excellent wifi, local cable channels, clean laundry and restrooms, not terribly noisy since road noise is buffeted by the motorcycle shop out front. Icing on the cake is the Camping World directly across the street, a good repair shop a block away, a nice walking/bike path along the canal out the back gate and very good mass transit. Long term visitors book by July, I was just 2 nights and was able to call the day before and get a site. I'd make this my go-to park when I'm in Mesa. - abbyarts
Apr 2016 - $30.00
This is a nice Maricopa County Park only a few miles from Mesa AZ. There's quite a lot of space between sites, mostly filled with tall/mature cacti and other desert plants. The back-in sites have their "camping area" (picnic table, fire pit, open space) behind the site instead of next to it. The bath houses are about average, but each has only two men's showers and two women's showers so we sometimes had to wait to take a shower, even though the campground was only half full. There's a short "nature trail" in the campground, and several hikes starting at the trailhead a mile or so from the campground. There's plenty of places to walk dogs, but we also took our dogs into Mesa a few times to the huge and popular dog park there. We enjoyed the large, private sites and the proximity to town/shopping, and will likely stay here again. - LifeRebooted
Apr 2016 - $30.00
This is certainly one of the premier parks we stay in all year. We have come here every year since 2001 because we have lots of family in the area. There are lots of activities in the park and many opportunities for hiking and bicycling. Also, there are many geocaches hidden in the park. The sites are well groomed and large. Some may take some careful leveling of your rig. The scenery here is gorgeous. The electricity and water hookups are adequate. Our Verizon cell service was great here. We will be back. - Kent and Margaret
Mar 2016 - $30.00
Close to Mesa AZ with easy access to shopping, restaurants, etc. Great hiking trails in the park. Good Verizon signal for data and cell. - DRFink
Apr 2016 - $19.00
This is a very large park which has mostly small mobile homes. We apparently arrived after the season, as their grill and bar were closed for the summer. It has a beautiful pool area with spa (hot tub) outside and another indoor pool with a huge spa (hot tub) inside. Lots of tables, chairs, couches, umbrellas. There is a billiard room with several tables. An enormous laundry room. Lots of craft type areas (some of which were closed). It is close to shopping. The site itself was nothing special, just a slab and sand/dirt. - Gusie
Apr 2016 - $25.00
The bad: This is not an RV Park. Rather, it is over a thousand cramped and crowded Park Model Trailer spots, jammed into narrow streets, with a very very few 'RV' spots (which go for a high premium.). The good: Once you do get in, the park facility itself is very nice, with a huge number activities to enjoy. Our experience: The park is normally full with long term winter guests, but we arrived in mid-April. Non-full time guests are tolerated, and the staff in general are not particularly friendly. Receiving our name badges after a lengthy checkin (name badges!?), we were guided to our spot by a Ranger who did nothing to assist, other than to watch and talk with passersby. If you are in an RV, and given one of the back ins that are normally assigned to the Park Models like we were, be prepared for long electric cable runs to the rear of the spots, and sewer drains literally in the middle rear of the drive, as opposed to on the left or service side of a real RV site. The dog runs are nice and grassy, but can be a very long walk. The power went out for unexplained reasons one afternoon, and did not return until the next day. The WiFi went out at the same time, and never did recover. Prior to the power outage, WiFi was adequate but very very slow (0.4 Mbps up.). No cable TV was offered or available. We scanned about 30 digital OTA channels. - Llando88
Feb 2016 - $25.00
We have travelled the US from Maine to Florida and then across to California and now heading back the same way. Of the 20+ RV Campgrounds this is by far the best. Great entertainment daily, live music, events and several pools and hot tubs. There is a restaurant and bar and easy access to town. Concrete pad for RV and parking. - morgan10
Oct 2015 - $46.00
First off I wouldn't call this a park, it is definitely a resort.
They have: Poolside Cactus Patio Grill for Lunch and Dinner. Free evening Happy Hours with Live music and food on the Patio Heated Outdoor Pool & Lap Pool, Two Spas and two Steam Rooms. Beauty Salon, nail and pedicure stations, 3 hair stations and two massage rooms. State-of-the-Art Fitness Center with a Personal Trainer available Exercise Classes including a Zumba dance Class etc. Grand Ballroom, Famous World Renowned Celebrities and Entertainers Cal-Am Concert series with renowned national and international entertainers and a National Performing Artist Concert Series. Themed Events Largest Country Store in the Valley Saturday Night Dances, Square, Round, and Line Dancing Tuesday Night Big money Bingo Well equipped PC Computer Lab and Mac Computer Lab with the latest software with classes in the latest technology including I Phone, I Pod, Photo Shop and much, much more. Each has High Speed Internet & FREE Wireless Internet with resort wide (Wi-Fi) Hotspots.
Also several clubs: silversmithing, woodworking, lapidary, pottery, etc. - T&I
Mar 2015 - $25.00
Snowbird park with many activities. Roads are a bit tight but able to maneuver 40ft motor home pulling car without problems. Rangers will assist in parking you. Nice place to spend the winter. Will return next season. - StevenH
Jan 2015 - $25.00
Large basically park-model setup with RVs tucked in where homes haven't been sold. Utilities at the rear of site, and I saw runs of sewer hose up to 40 feet. Wifi is unusable in season, water pressure good, paved roads and crushed stone lots with cement patio and space for parking next to unit. Tons of activities from lapidary to lap pools. Good location on far east end of Mesa. - jbrucemagon
May 2016 - $22.00
The park is immaculate. 24 hour on site security, easy in and out. Site was concrete pad. Great water pressure. The staff was very helpful. When my WiFi would not connect they sent a young man who had it up and running in 5 minutes. Would stay here again. - tazman1953
Mar 2016 - $68.00
Venture Out is not a RV Resort. It is a 55+ retirement community made up of approximately 1500 Park Models with 20 overnight RV sites. Half are backin half are pullthrough sites. The sites are adequate but not very large with nice landscaping between sites. All sites are concrete with a good sized paver brick patio area. There are NO fire pits or picnic tables on the sites. All sites are next to the "Pickle Ball" courts with it's constant noise from early morning to early evening. The utilities are all grouped together on the rear third of the site. There is 48 channel grainy analog cable available and very good OTA reception with approximately 55 channels. The wifi can only be accessed by reconfiguring your computers IP address to match their very much outdated router. If you are not very computer literate you need to bring your own wifi. The parks system is dialup slow. The park is very clean and everyone we met was extremely friendly, however that still does not justify the excessive cost of $68 a night for a pullthrough site. - lllkrob
Mar 2015 - $30.00
We stayed in a large pull-through. Concrete pad and large paving stone patios. Nice landscaping. Sites are angled so neighbours are not on top of you. Convenient bath house with showers if needed. Lots of activities. Two nice pools. People are very friendly and welcoming. There is a park host to give info and make you welcome. Laundry across the street. - mexicolover
Dec 2015 - $65.00
We have been staying here for the past seven years for a few weeks at a time. It used to be beautiful; the grounds used to be well-maintained; the staff used to be friendly; the activities used to be abundant; and the prices used to be comparable. A different company now manages the park, and everything mentioned above has gone downhill, except for the prices, which have gone up. The golf course greens are brown. The dog parks grass is brown. (Both used to be lush and green.) The foliage in the park--a little orange tree at every site--is overgrown and not maintained, impeding the parking spot at each site (unless you don't mind scratching up the side of your vehicle as you park it). Even when checking in, the office staff was curt, almost to the point of being rude. The positives: the sites are wide and are fairly level. The rv pad is gravel, but there is a concrete pad at each site for parking a tow or extra vehicle. The park does have a few pools and hot tubs as well as various game courts. In a nutshell, a place where we had once considered to be a great possibility for retirement is no longer in the running, and if we did not have family members so close, we would not stay here. - SNWP
Apr 2014 - $38.00
This is basically a park model jungle with a few motorhome spots mixed in. The "motorhome" spots are located at the North end, in the back. I gave this park such a low score because of the unbelievably placed utilities! The placement of the utilities indicates that the "motorhome"section is an "undeveloped" park model section. We have a 42' motorcoach and the sewer connection was literally between our duals in the middle of the coach underneath it. Backing in created quite a challenge as we had to avoid the sewer connection, the water connection and the orange bush that they had planted in front of the lot right where you are trying to back in and right where your door would open for a diesel pusher. Luckily, a neighbor with some snips came to our rescue. He apparently had a similar situation backing in and had purchased some snippers to cut back the orange bush that threatened to scratch our coach. What a nightmare. I can back my husband into most anything, but this was like trying to thread a needle due to the multiple obstacles. I checked out the rest of the park and the pool and hot tub at the north end were quite nice. There was a huge laundry room and work out room. Bathrooms were clean. I did not check out the showers. Lots of "hobby" rooms, ceramics, quilting, silversmithing, library etc. in the main building. All were quite nice. A lot of people apparently return here every year to this park and like it... but when I queried the park staff about the sewer connection, and other odd placement of utilities, they stated that people who returned each year placed their sewer hoses prior to backing in? I am not sure how they accomplished that. But... It doesn't matter. We elected to leave early, without a refund. We will not ever return to this park. A lot of other people enjoy it, however, it was not for us. - AMERICAN EAGLE
Mar 2014 - $35.00
Rate reflects a Passport America discount. This is our second stay at this park and enjoyed it again as much as the first time. This year we were assigned a spot near the front of the park on a street with about 75% park models and 25% RV slots, but everyone was friendly. It is true that backing in can be a challenge due to the orange bush at every site but one of the of the park employees directed us in like a pro so no issue for us. Also, once you are in you are in, so not sure why one of the other reviewers would leave early due to the challenge getting in. The multiple pools and hot tubs are great as are the dog parks within the park. We will come back again. - Bay Area Early retirees
Apr 2013 - $30.00
The park is about 1/2 mile west of the East Valley RV Specialists repair facility on Apache Trail. I had some repair work done there. Address of Western Acres is 10020 E Apache Trail. They have about 10 pull-throughs. There are about 100 spaces in the park. Most spaces are used by full-timers living in lower cost rigs. Lady who runs it is nice. $30 per night was pricey for what you get. She quoted me $395 per month. I don't know if it is more during peak season. I will stay here again if necessary. - bradydane2009