8.4 Good
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Dave's RV Park and Campground Park Closed

Vanderhoof, British Columbia


1048 Derksen Rd
Vanderhoof, British Columbia V0J 3A0
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 55
Recent Rate: $$$$

Latitude: 53.99738
Longitude: -123.97696

Elevation: 2316' (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+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly no
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
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 yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf yes
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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17 Reviews

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $42.00
Overall Rating:

As noted by others there are add ons for wifi devices, cable, laundry but I only elected to get cable at @$2 more. Verizon worked well for cell service as well as wifi. With GS discount it still was a reasonable $37 plus tax CAD. Nice park but very few campers so had lots of space between units. We will stay here again. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 56
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

I just spoke with the owner on Jan 2, 2017. He has retired and closed this RV park. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:

Very clean and well kept showers, bathrooms and community room, we exchanged books. Didn't use wifi, Verizon signal was good. Very open spaces with garbage cans at site, convenient. Some sites had firepits. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
28
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
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Just stayed one night and showers were hot and very, very clean.

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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Stopped here for one night. Reservation and check-in was very friendly. Found the park layout very easy to navigate. We had a large pull-through that was easy in, easy out. Level gravel. Good value for money. Would definitely stay here again. Did not use WiFi, I believe it was extra if needed. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
5
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
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
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Although we did not stop, the town itself looked like it had quite a bit to offer in the way of restaurants and services.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

I see lots of whining about the cost but if you don't need the services you don't pay for them. We are in a 40' big rig with all the amenities. We don't use toilets or showers or laundry. You get what you pay for. I get internet through my phone and It works great here. This is a great camp and it is well kept. Nice spacious sites. Easy access pull throughs and friendly owners. I recommend it. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 47
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Love this quiet campground! There are pull thru sites as well as back-ins. We had full hook up on hard packed gravel, level, grass and picnic table. Not too close to neighbors. Excellent washers and dryers. Some of the cleanest showers and bathrooms we have seen. Manicured lawns and gardens. An elderly couple own and operate this facility by themselves. The woman brought us apple squares made from her fruit trees and even found my lost earring while cleaning under the washing machine with a Swiffer! Highly recommend for quiet, cleanliness, beautiful surroundings, and convenience to Vanderhoof for errands and necessities. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
17
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 53
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

Nice RV park for an overnight stay. Sites are grass and the driveways are packed gravel. There's flower gardens and shade in some of the sites. Check-in is easy and the owner very friendly. There's an additional cost for Wi-Fi per computer, an additional cost for cable TV (that doesn't work) and costs based on pull-through, back-in or 30/50 amps. The park is very well kept-up and the owner's dedication to the park is obvious. I probably won't stay here again because of all the add-on costs, but the campground quality is a step above most of the ones I've stayed at since I left Alaska. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
28
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 50
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Owners live in house on premise, very nice when checked in. As other reviewer said, some sites are a little narrow, but for overnighter, is just fine. Park is very nice. has a nice garden area with a large checkerboard to play. Nice flowers and seating area. Did not see until we were leaving. Wish had seen last night and would have sat out there and enjoyed the evening. The only thing I really did not care for but did use was the wifi. We had to pay $3.00 per device to use wifi. So that was $6.00 more to our nightly rate. In addition, $2.00 for 50amp service. I don't feel we got $6.00 worth for the wifi for one night but that was the only way we could get it for each of our devices. You could not move the code from your laptop to your iPad either. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

This was a very nice park with large pull-through sites. The owner was very nice and helpful. They had very nice rest rooms, showers, and laundry facilities. They charged a flat fee per load of laundry which was very convenient not to have to deal with change for the machines. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 74
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

This is a great place to stay for a couple of days. The pride and care of the campground and the owners personal home shows. They have a beautiful flower garden with winding path through it with plaques explaining the names of the flowers. Everything is kept clean and in working order. The sites are a good width and length with grass, picnic table on nice patio. Wi-Fi worked good, so didn't mind being charged a daily fee. Many TV channels were available, also for an extra fee. Owner stopped by before we left and said "We have some of the nicest people stay in our backyard". Would definitely stay again if in the area. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 63
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

This is a very nice and quiet park. Laundry is $4.50 to wash and dry a load. Huge laundry and shower facility and very nicely kept. Restrooms and showers are each private and separate from each other. Would definitely stay here again. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 396
States Visited: 50
Helpful Reviews: 53

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

This may have been the nicest RV park I have stayed in since I started the Canada/Alaska adventure. It is well kept with a strict attention to detail. The owner lives on site in a nice house, and this park is like his well kept back yard. The previous poster was right about the tiered pricing. I didn't need the WiFi or cable, or 50 amp, so I paid less. Good space between the sites. I would stay here again. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Clean, tidy campground. Price reflects extra for cable TV and Wi-Fi. Easy access from road and into sites. Would probably stay here again. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 67
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

Clean, well laid out and everything works. Wi-Fi is available but is not included in the price. Very nice and we would definitely stay here again. We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 45
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $26.00
Overall Rating:

This is one of the nicest and cleanest parks we have been in since returning from Alaska. The grounds are meticulously maintained and the sites are level even though on a slope offering views above nearby coaches. Some of the amenities are extra such as Wi-Fi and 50amp, but as least are available at all sites. You pay for what you want. I would go out of my way to stay here again! We camped at Dave's RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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