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Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park)

Sun Valley, Arizona


7625 Quartzsite Street
Sun Valley, Arizona 86029
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 27
Recent Rate: $$$$

Office Hours:

Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Hours above shown for Pacific Time Zone

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Latitude: 34.98162
Longitude: -110.05536

Elevation: 5278' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers no
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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Review Count: 188
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $21.00
Overall Rating:

This is an older park with a very helpful new owner. The site was level and a very easy off/on to I 40. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
21
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

This park is located very close to the National Park.

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Review Count: 29
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed in the 50amp pull-thru section which was furthest from the highway so least amount of road noise. Behind our site was the remains of a building having been knocked down which seemed a little hazardous. It did appear they were making changes to update the park. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

In other reviews, I saw that the water had a brown coloration so we came prepared to use the fresh water in our tank. We confirmed that the water was still brown.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $21.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed at Sun Valley RV resort due to its proximity to The Petrified National Forest. It was a great jumping off point for local excursions. The owners were very friendly and welcoming. When we extended our stay, we moved to a 30 amp site. We did not use their wi-fi but had great reception with AT&T. The park is undergoing some positive changes which will help it live up to the term "resort". Despite how close it is to the highway, I did not find the road noise bothersome at all. We would definitely stay there again. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
3
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Lots to do in the area! Petrified National Forest, Painted Desert, Route 66, Winslow, AZ. Take advantage of the community fire pit!

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $23.00
Overall Rating:

This is not a resort by any means. Their reservation system is terrible. I made a reservation for 5 nights with 50 amp with the understanding that the first night would be only 30 amp. When we arrived the owner said that a mistake had been made and that we could have 50 amp the first 4 nights, but would have to move to a 30 amp site on the 5th night, just the opposite of what we were originally told. We agreed to this, but then on the morning of the 4th day, the owner told us there were two RVs coming in and since they were paying the full nightly rate, not Passport America rate, we had to move to accommodate them. We decided to leave and asked for a two night refund which the owner provided with resistance. The sites are so small the people next to us couldn't get out of their 5th wheel because we have 4 slides and there wasn't enough room. Elect/water/sewer worked fine. AT&T was good. Didn't use OTA TV channels. Owner saw our 2 small dogs and said that they have dog baths for $10 or $15 they provide soap & towels, but they had no hot water. For the PA rate, it was not worth it, IMO. We won't go back, and cancelled our return reservation there. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
3
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Not big enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes
Tips for other Campers:

Must see Painted Desert/Petrified Forest. I didn't know you can take RV, parking areas have room for RVs. Heard Winslow is neat. Missed it because had to leave early. Nothing to see in Holbrook, only VERY expensive gift shops. Shops in Painted Desert/Petrified Forest were 1/2 the price.

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Review Count: 63
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

Right off I-40, pull through level site, full hookup, passport america rate, clean, older but nicely renovated under new ownership, satelite acces, nice dog run with bags and pooper scoopers, what else could you ask for for a one night stay We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
23
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 74
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $21.00
Overall Rating:

We stopped at Sun Valley using Passport America for a night on the trip home. We reserved a site in the 30amp section which, it turns out, are not the best sites available. Site widths are only 18 - 20' which are very close. There was plenty of length for truck and trailer. These sites are also on a sloping grade so leveling is necessary in several directions. Next time we would opt for the 50amp sites which were on higher, more level ground. Water pressure was good at 45+. 30a power was good. This park is right next to I40 and traffic is no more than 200' away so there is some road noise but surprisingly not that intrusive. The park is undergoing positive changes. There are elements of an older facility that was fairly run-down at one time but the owners are upgrading and improving as they go. The park was clean and free of the clutter that tends to proliferate in an older park. The offered Wi-Fi is satellite based and very slow. Our hotspot got four bars so we used it instead. OTA TV channel reception is non-existent so bring some DVD's. Overall, Sun Valley is a decent place for an overnight stop and we would stay again. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
22
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

The Petrified Forest, Painted Desert and "standing on the corner" in Winslow are all easy destinations from the park.

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Review Count: 43
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: November, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

This is a family owned RV park, not a resort, located between old Route 66 and I40. It is a work in progress. The new shower house was not yet completed. All the electrical has been replaced throughout the park. The clubhouse is more like a large living room with big screen TV and comfortable couches. It was available all night using the code. The laundry was accessible through the the clubhouse. Two washers/dryers plus the families washer and dryer were available for use. Passport America discount was available for the entire stay. I40 noise blocked by building in the back row but when we moved to the front you could hear the traffic. We stayed 2 weeks and will go back and watch their progress. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Within easy driving distance to the Petrified Forest/Painted Desert and to Winslow to "stand on the corner". Jackrabbit Trading Post was a fun stop to look for souvenirs. Another family trying to keep Route 66 alive. No Walmart but Safeway near the WigWam Motel in Holbrook.

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Review Count: 139
States Visited: 46
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: November, 2017 - $23.00
Overall Rating:

This campground is nothing fancy but looks like the owners are trying to improve it. It is easy to get to and easy to get around in. We had a pull-through dirt FHU site. The utilities worked well but the Wi-Fi was slow and the signal was weak at our site. Our Verizon signal was also weak. The owner was nice and helpful. We would stay here again. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
2
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed 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
No
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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2017 - $23.00
Overall Rating:

A very basic experience. Power, water, sewer, and WIFI worked fine for us (though we were warned WIFI might be problematic). Highway noise but it's flat highway in good condition so no roaring engine brakes or pothole banging rackets. Depends on what noise bothers you. Showers not functioning when we were here but we always use ours.

Don't expect amenities and you won't be disappointed. Best suited as a quick overnight stop if you are OK with road noise. No trains, though. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
2
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Not close to restaurants or stores.

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $23.00
Overall Rating:

Formerly Root 66 RV Park, this campground has new, young owners who are gradually making improvements to what was once a Route 66 Motel/ old RV Park. Both 30 amp and 50 amp and back-in and pull-through sites are available. Very easy on/off I-40. There is highway noise as I-40 is visible from one's campsite. Small dirt dog park with bags & scoopers. During our stay, the showers were being renovated/constructed. Wi-Fi spotty and no local tv. No shade. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
2
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Close to Petrified Forest National Park which is spectacular! No stores or restaurants in Sun Valley. Nearby Holbrook has a Safeway and a Dairy Queen and several restaurants. Roma's Mexican Restaurant is excellent.

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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

This is an ok overnight park. The traffic noise from I40 is significant. It was a good base for visiting the Petrified Forest. The bathrooms and showers were not working while we were here. The wifi was sporadic and unusually not working. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

We have been using this park for at least 10 years as we travel to and from AZ. It now has power and management issues. It was friendly and caring under the old owner, but this year was different under the new ownership. This is not a resort but just a basic bare bones campground. The new owners are making some improvements but the electric service is unacceptable as is the attitude of the owners. We had made our reservation for a specific drive thru FHU site, and were told the specific site was guaranteed. We do this because electric is only good at a few sites, and only a few pull thru's are FHU. When we arrived, the park was almost full and our reserved FHU site was occupied. They offered another tight, pull thru site with no sewer for the same price. The site was crowded, faced directly East, and had large puddles and mud. When we pulled up to the site the electric wires were hanging out of the box, and the box not attached properly to the wobbly post. We walked back to the office and one of the owners came and installed the 30A outlet. I plugged in and found only 104V. This voltage is too low and can seriously damage equipment in a MH. I asked for another pull thru site and they only offered a back in site for the same price, but would not guarantee the voltage was at least 110V. I asked for a refund from the clerk, not the owner, and received a full refund. I politely but firmly, expressed my displeasure that they did not honor my confirmed reservation and told them to expect a negative review. A few days later I received a voice mail from the owner stating that he did not like my attitude and I was not welcome at his park in the future. In 40+ years of RV'ing, 17 years of full time RV'ing, and being a campground manager, we have never encountered this treatment. We regret not being able to use this campground since it has been a welcoming well run and friendly place in the past. We will not stay there again under this ownership. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
23 reserved then 15
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Consider other nearby campgrounds or nearby Truck Stop

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Review Count: 67
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

We called the park to let them know that we had been delayed and would arrive late. They said no problem there will be a packet at the office door. It was after dark when we arrived and what a welcoming committee we had. The owners and daughter and son in law came out to welcome us, get us registered and help us onto our site. This is a small park but the new owners are doing a lot to make your stay enjoyable. We spent two nights there, we toured Petrified Forest while there. We would definitely stay there again. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Definitely see Petrified Forest National Park. Entrance is 14 miles north of the park.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 10

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

Nice facility for this area in n. Arizona desert. Great for a one nighter. Owners are working hard to provide extras. They have nice laundry, book exchange, clubhouse and outside deck, outside patio, playground and even pet wash available. Sites are gravel and nice and level. No trees just desert. There is some road noise since it is just off I-40. Our only complaint was the water. It had sulfur smell and discolored at times. They assured the water was fine however. Didn't learn about this until after using it. Would like to have known this at check in. We changed water filters to be safe. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
3
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Get any petrified wood you want there. They sell it by the pound. Also have polished wood items for sale. Definitely visit painted desert and petrified forest. Well worth the side trip!

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Review Count: 95
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 17

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

Stayed here many years ago. I wouldn't call this a resort of any type. The park looks to be well kept. We camped at Sun Valley RV Resort (formerly Root 66 RV Park) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
2
Site Surface
Gravel
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
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Close to the Painted Desert and the Petrified Forest.

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