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Yuma, Arizona

The Palms RV Resort

Yuma, Arizona



Yuma, Arizona
Phone: (928) 341-4646

Sites: 453
Recent Rate: $18 6/2015

Latitude: 32.6698884075525
Longitude: -114.518083333969

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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
  • $1.50 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 1.50
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash yes
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
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, T-Mobile Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon,T-Mobile
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly 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 yes
  • Business Center Business Center yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities yes
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • 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 no
  • Spa Spa yes
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment yes
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre yes
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards yes
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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edbtx1

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $18.00
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Awesome resort and deserves to be called a resort. Anything and everything a camper could wish for is there. Nice crushed stone sites with huge cement patios. WIFI was inactive because of the off season. We stayed there 7 nights. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

San Diego is 2.5 hours and a world away. Also the Colorado River is 4 miles away.

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hdrider

Review Count: 70
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $49.00
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This is a true resort setting. Good utilities, sites are level, the grounds are very well kept, staff is very friendly, lots to do if you are an active person. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Wiyndog

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $33.00
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We were here from Apr 1-8 (Wed-Wed), 7 nights. It cost $33/night. Site # 377. This is a true resort. It has more facilities than you can use. Swimming pools with spas, exercise room with weights, billiards, community room, crafts rooms, massage, chapel, events, huge laundry, shuffleboard, etc. The resort is gated with paved roads and security patrols. It is an ownership type park, so you can buy a lot ($96,000) and build anything from a customized RV site up to a small house. Everything is clean and well maintained. Nothing is overlooked. Very large sites with gravel for the RV and a large concrete patio. 20/30/50 electric. No picnic table. No fire pits. The water is fairly good quality with about 60 psi. But it will spot when washing the coach. Basic cable is included. The resort wifi is fair to good. It does slow down at times and is not fast enough for streaming but works fine for most web surfing. Individual internet subscription can be bought from Time Warner Cable or Centurylink. The laundry room is large with quality machines all in good condition and working. Wash $1.50. There are two swimming pools and two spas with tables, chairs, lounges, umbrellas. Very nice. The staff is perfect, professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and always willing to help and answer questions. They have many activities (schedule) and concerts, however, we were there in April and things were winding down for the summer. The resort was mostly empty during our stay. Other guests (repeats) were very friendly. This resort is on the east outskirts of Yuma but still close to shopping and services. The main issues for us are that the military flies over the resort (helicopters and fighters) which can be quite loud. The train is far enough away you barely hear it and they don't blow the horn. Occasionally the wind will come from the SW and you realize that one mile from the sewage treatment plant is not enough. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Overall this is a very nice resort. November through March is their season when they are filled up and but have lots of activities and events. It is also close to Los Aldodones which makes a nice day trip for vision, dental, shopping, or just lunch. If you need auto or RV painting try Navarro's Brothers in Algodones at Avenue A & 8th.

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LifeRebooted

Review Count: 66
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 24

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $44.00
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We are usually not fans of fancy RV Resorts, preferring to stay at county/state parks. However, The Palms in Yuma (55+) really impressed us. We were only there for three nights on our way to California (under 55 welcome for short stays), but wished we could have stayed longer. The park was beautiful, with trees, plants, and blooming flowers everywhere. The campsites aren't exactly spacious, but they were not nearly as cramped as many other RV parks/resorts we've been to. We used the pool and hot tub daily (there are several of each), which is unusual for us. There are some permanent sites, but instead of Park Models, they are custom-built upscale homes which add to the appeal of the resort, rather than detract from it. It's clearly meant for seasonal/snowbird stays, but they do offer daily and weekly stays as well. Everyone was friendly and welcoming, staff and other campers alike.

We were glad to find that the resort is extremely dog friendly. Apart from having two large off-leash fenced dog areas (one for large dogs, one for small), there is also a nice dirt walking trail all the way around the perimeter of the park (exactly a 1-mile walk) which was great for our daily walks with the dogs. Dogs can be walked almost anywhere in the resort but the trail was perfect.

We would stay here again, even with the somewhat high daily rate (typical for a resort with these amenities). We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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krb

Review Count: 80
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $17.00
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We stayed at a special rate of buy one month, get one free for first time visitors. This resort is a membership park where all lots are for sale, and those that aren't sold yet are rented by the corporation that owns it. Although there are some very nice amenities including fairly large sites, a beautiful pool area and activity buildings, and nice landscaping; there were many reasons we would not stay here again. We definitely would not buy a lot here. Prices were quite high, and you run the risk of someone buying the neighboring lot and putting a large house on it so all you see are walls as your view. Also, they advertise 24/7 security with a manned guard house at the gate. About 90% of the time we were coming or going, there was no one in the guard house. Residents have a card to swipe to open the gate. We frequently witnessed several cars lined up waiting to get in, and a resident would come along and swipe their card to open the gate and anyone could drive in without being checked out. The security was a joke. There are only two tennis/pickleball courts. The tennis courts have pickleball lines painted on them so these courts are often in use and it is difficult to get to play. There are very nice shuffleboard courts. They have a full calendar of activities, some cost extra. There was lots of construction going on throughout the park on lots that were sold, so it was quite noisy from that as well as a nearby train track and planes going over to the nearby airport. The wi-fi did not work the entire time we were there. The office washed their hands of it and said to call the company who blamed the resort. Office people were not very helpful or knowledgeable. We felt this resort was very overpriced for the area, and there are many other choices in Yuma for a better price. We would not stay here again. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Thunder Mountain

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $33.00
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This is probably the nicest RV resort in the area. It is more expensive than some of the older parks but you do get what you pay for. Every imaginable amenity. If you like to participate in activities, it seems there are multiple things going on every day. Grounds and facilities are immaculate. Staff is friendly. The Park is a mix of owned lots and rental lots. The owned lots don't have cookie cutter park models. Everything is built on site. Some lots have a storage shed only, other have a small sleeping casita with washer/dryer, others have small two bedroom homes. Not sure of the demographics but it seems that more than half of the owners and snowbirds are Canadian. Everyone we met was very nice. Nice fenced, grass dog parks and other grassy areas for walking on lead. The community is gated with access cards and has security that makes the rounds twenty-four hours a day. We stayed a month which was enough for us. Not much hiking or mountain biking. Lots of great Jeeping out in the desert. The local fresh vegetables and fruit are cheap and flavorful from local roadside stands. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Yuma is the place to get anything for your RV or anything done. Had residential frig install by Family RV. Visit Territorial Prison Museum, Quartermaster Museum, Yuma Proving Ground Heritage Center, Kofa NWA and Picacho SRA. Jeeping - Valley of the Names, Skull Rock/Queen Canyon, Big Eye Mine, King of Arizona Mine and MacPherson Pass. Hike Palm Canyon. Go to Los Algodones for quality glasses at 1/3 the price and cheap prescriptions. In Yuma eat at the La Fonda Tortilla Factory and El Charos.

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Markk

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $49.00
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The most pet friendly resort that we have ever visited with both a big dog and little dog park of beautiful green grass plus the caliber of guest staying here picks up after their dogs. Spacious gravel backin sites with concrete patios. Hookups were perfectly situated for us. Large lap pool, splash pool and two separate spas. No picnic table. Great cable tv with a number of HD channels. Entertainment and activities galore. Even allow vehicle washing on Tuesdays. Street side garbage pick two days a week. Nice bright street lighting in 90% of the park for walking after dark except for one section where they seemed to have used very dim LED lighting making that area look second or third rate after dark. Fortunately our site was not in this area. The only other deficiency was the WiFi which fluctuated from being good to being poor. Neither of our GPS's recognized their street address. Rate was based upon a two week stay. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Doug and Kim A

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

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $40.00
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This is a very nice, clean park with large sites and many amenities. While there are some "park model" sites, they are all very well done and the vast majority of the sites are RV sites. You can own or rent here, and there are a large number of "snow birds" here for 3-6 months. Even so, there is good availability for shorter stays as well. We rented for a week and were very pleased! And for the price, it's a real bargain. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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gofion

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $40.00
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We stayed at this resort five days. Magnificent facilities. All perfectly cared for: pools, lounges, laundry, gardens, etc., etc.

Surveillance, extreme, to the point that made us better to place the RV in the plot, quite spacious by the way, that was a little uneven. The front desk staff magnificent, speaking Spanish if necessary. We are from Spain. The wifi works fine, no problems, and is located near a shopping street in Yuma, with plenty of shops and RV services.

Only one problem: the address is not on the GPS, so I provided them the coordinates of access for other users.

Highly recommended. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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sfrantz

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $10.00
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This is the nicest park we have ever been in! We actually considered buying a space. There are lots of high quality activities. There are two spas, a lap pool, and a splash pool. The nicest shuffleboard courts we've ever seen anywhere! Tennis, paddle ball, putting, etc. There's a craft room, jewelry room, billiards room, poker room, library, laundry room, activities room, exercise room, etc. Weekly live music ($). Helpful staff. Gated community with 24-hour controlled access.

It is pricey, but very, very nice. There are no park models; they are stick built with an adobe style. Strict rules on decorations, models, even flags!

They expect to sell all the lots eventually, but until then they rent out the spaces. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The GPS and Google maps will lead you astray! Do not believe them.

Find Avenue 7E and head south. It is a few blocks south of 32nd ave (8 Business) on a dead end road. The street address is

3400 S Avenue 7 E

Yuma, AZ 85365

There is more road noise on the north side

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Markk

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $24.00
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Haven't found a more dog friendly RV park with it's two separate large fenced dog runs (one for under 25lb, one for over 25lb) with beautiful lawn and a bathing room for dogs. Haven't found a nicer RV park for us with all the amenities. Two separate pools with one being a large lap pool and the other being a splash pool, two large jacuzzi, billiard hall, tennis courts, 1000 person ballroom for entertainment, spotless private showers and the list goes on. At check in, we were presented with a great package of info with maps and lists of needed business's. Fantastic rate was a half off for first timers that ended on 12/31. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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ijudgesk8

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $37.00
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The nightly rate listed reflects the Dec. monthly rate. Difficult to give an overall rating for this park as it is a lovely, well maintained park but totally overpriced for this area. Yuma is not Palm Springs. Jan/Feb/March rate rose to $1100.00 per month plus electricity! Park is 25% empty due to hikes in pad rents. We won't be back until they get a grip on reality . The Wi-Fi is unreliable with frequent 'drops' and would be impossible if the park was full. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Metamorphosis Road

Review Count: 88
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $25.00
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Stayed 3 nights using a special half price deal. Beautiful, well kept park. Large, well separated sites. It seemed that about half the lots were used by owners, mostly Canadian snowbirds. Lots of friendly folks that stay here year after year and lots of activities scheduled as well as concerts. Did not try the internet, but got very good Verizon signal for our own service. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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dbfay

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $24.00
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The rate paid was for a promotion (50% discount). This is a very lovely park. The staff are very friendly and the park has all the amenities you would want. There are some full time residents and lots of winter visitors. The lots are level and you have lots of space between sites. The sites are gravel with a cement pad for your sitting area. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Tetrode

Review Count: 47
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: December, 2013 - $23.00
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Wow! This is a great place to stay. All the campers here were very friendly. We came in on Christmas eve and were invited to a Christmas dinner the next day. Looks like management's strategy is to convert the property from RV sites to villas (houses small enough to fit on one or two RV sites). About 10 percent of sites already have villas on them. Fortunately the staff was off for the holiday so we had no sales pitch. Still one of the best places we have stayed. Excellent facilities. Would certainly camp here again. We camped at The Palms RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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