Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park)

     


Surprise, Arizona
Phone: (623) 584-0066

Sites: 2000
Recent Rate: $31 2/2015

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview

10 Reviews

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hermy

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

We rented a space for a month. Our stay was very enjoyable with all the staff and residents being very friendly and helpful. The grounds are beautiful and kept spotless at all times. Laundry was very clean and cheap and pools were wonderful. We did feel a little claustrophobic because of the closeness of all the spaces- but thats just us. We would go back. We camped at Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park) in a Fifth Wheel.

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      Service

      Cleanliness

Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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milliganus

Review Count: 50
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here for two months in the section called "The Ranch." Can't say enough about the friendly residents. Many owned their lots, others just rented. Everything is immaculate. Happy Trails is a very large 55+ park with LOTS of things to do. Don't think there is Wi-Fi. We had our own. Very nice golf course, several large swimming pools, and lots of fruit trees. Surprise is a suburb of Phoenix, so traffic was always a mess. Rate reflects monthly amount. Reserving space through the Happy Trails office will cost you more. Better if you can find a resident renting out their lot. We camped at Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park) in a Motorhome.

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dperetti

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

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Spent two weeks here, but left early. Spaces are way too close together as well as most are covered with tall awnings. We felt we were enclosed in an aluminum jungle. No views of anything except other RV's covered by aluminum. Lots of evening "happy hours" adjacent to our site and although they quit at 8 or 9 pm they became increasingly aggravating. These go on throughout the park. Nice, clean and well managed if you like your neighbors camping with you. We camped at Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park) in a Motorhome.

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tbg

Review Count: 92
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

The best thing we can say about this park is the people are friendly. The rest, forget it. OK for many, just not our place of choice. Our lot was one street across from the golf course. We had four golf balls hit our MH. One of them broke out a light. The repair was at our expense. This was not reasonable to us. All our rental agent said was that we were responsible - not the people we rented from or "Happy Trails" either. Actually, we came to call it "Happy Hell" as that more accurately describes it to us. We paid $890/mo including electric for a space that was not even a covered lot. When we arrived, we had no "Welcome Package" as the rental agent said would be there plus no "greeter" as we were told would meet us. We had to ask the guard for a map and our check out date on the gate pass was incorrect. It took a week just to straighten out this mess. Will not stay here again and will not recommend it to any of our fellow travelers. The agent we had was not very knowledgeable or friendly. Bad experience all around. Many folks are very content here and we applaud them. We camped at Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park) in a Motorhome.

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taoshum

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Each site is about 2,500 to 3,000 sq ft. many have a full carport cover and concrete pad over the whole site. Many have a shed or an AZ room. Some are Park Models. All are owned by individuals and some are available for rental by contacting the owners. It's very large, 18 hole golf course, 4 swimming pools, library, wood shop, many facilities, gated, patrolled, 55 and older only. Most rentals are for a month or more. Prices are about $600/mo depending on the location and amenities. Very friendly. We camped at Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park) in a Motorhome.

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rvman

Review Count: 57
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

We spent 7 weeks here renting from a private party. This is a nice resort full of very friendly people. The facilities are all first class. That being said if you are looking for the RV experience you are going to be disappointed. This is a Snowbird community that some bring their RV's to stay in. If you like a lot of activities and get together's this is the place for you. This is a huge place so if you want to use the facilities you need transportation. Verizon air card was strong as was T-Mobile and AT&T phones. We liked this area of Arizona enough to buy a condo in town but probably would not stay here again. Not a knock on the park or people, just not our kind of place. We camped at Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Malee

Review Count: 32
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a unique park. The sites are all individually owned. One can try the reality company as they do have a rental section for some lot owners. Your site can vary in amenities from gravel to full Cassita with patio, W/D, toilet and shower, fridge. You have to negotiate the price and length of stay with the owner. We stayed for the winter and had a great site with BBQ, W/D, S&T, sink and fridge. Covered patio. The streets are wide sites large, staff friendly, many amenities and activities. The golf course is privately owned and not part of the park. This is a true retirement community with many living here the year round, even in the summer heat. We will be back next winter. In my opinion this is the best place in the Phoenix area. On asking others, the prices seem to vary from $550-1200 per month depending on amenities and location. The only negative is that it is located far from many of the Phoenix/Scottsdale activities as other than Gold and Spring training there is little going on in Surprise itself. We camped at Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park) in a Motorhome.

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GPA

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

Date of Stay: - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

This is one of the finest RV resorts in the USA. Everyone and everything is first class. The resort is very well managed, with numerous activities available if you wish. The golf course is enjoyable, as are the pool and various spas. We camped at Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park) in a Motorhome.

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Local User

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Absolutely beautiful park. Well maintained and well managed. There are paved roads throughout, a large clubhouse, many activities, and wonderful pools. There is 24 hour security as well. A very diverse community with mobile units as well as park models. We camped at Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park) in a Motorhome.

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James T

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Happy Trails is a seniors only RV Resort. Children can stay at the park for a week or two. The park has an abundance of activities to enjoy. Two large swimming pools and four spas. There are tennis courts, pickleball courts, pool tables, championship golf course, quilting and sewing clubs, ceramic and lapidary as well as a wood working shop. Close to shopping and 35 miles N/W of Phoenix. After January the park is very busy with snowbirds and professional baseball spring training in the area. There are RV lots interspersed throughout the park and have individual owners. Many lots are for rent on a daily, weekly, monthly or seasonal basic. The monthly price is approximately $550 to $600/month depending on whether the renter or the owner pays the electricity. If you like lots of sun during the winter and are a physically active individual, this would be an ideal location. Just go to the web site listed and check out the list of lots for rent. We camped at Happy Trails RV Resort ( A 55+ Park) in a Motorhome.

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