5.6 Average
Big River, California

Big River RV Park

Big River, California

1 Marina Street
Big River, California 92242
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Sites: 182
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 34.128121643515
Longitude: -114.35982043251

Elevation: 359' (approximate)
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
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $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 no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $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
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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Review Details

Ratings overview

7 Reviews

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

We were here last winter and this year there is new management. The sites are watered and have beautiful green grass. Each space has lawn that is about 15ft wide and as long as the space is. We are 35 ft and still have room to park in front of the trailer. restrooms are very clean as are the laundry rooms. Beautiful park that we would recommend to anyone. We camped at Big River RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Surface
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

Stayed a month for $325.00 not including $0.11/ kwh electricity. Our site was fairly large with an attempt at grass on part of it. Trailer parking pad was almost quicksand, difficult to level (blocks and wheels just sink into the soil). Biggest issue is the WiFi system. You are restricted from any type of download or movie-clip viewing. Have to "sign-in" every morning around 7 am which takes forever. Didn't bother with cable TV because we have good satellite reception. Wildlife is mainly hundreds of blackbirds, some cotton-tail rabbits, bats, and coyotes. Best thing was the 50 amp service afforded. We camped at Big River RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Sand, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

20 Miles to a new WalMart in Parker, AZ. Problem is they built the facility about one-third the size it needs to be. Cramped isles, limited choices, and too many patrons. Don't shop there on Wednesdays like we did when everyone gets their Social Security check. What a circus.

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

Date of Stay: March, 2010 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Park was dirty, dusty with undrinkable water hook ups. Management won't spend any money to upgrade this park. They cater to the summer people, not the snowbirds. Nothing here to keep people returning except for an overnight stay. Internet is off and on. We camped at Big River RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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

Date of Stay: February, 2009 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed in the one rental they have at this park for 2 nights. The location was good, right next to the river and the park itself was very quiet. There was also a lovely gift basket that was waiting for us.Unfortunately, there were three issues pertaining to the rental that gave this park very low marks. First, the rental had cockroaches, very large cockroaches. I understand that any unit being near water might attract them, but I don't want to live, sleep or eat in a rental that has them. Secondly, the box springs on the bed are broken. Even the slightest movement such as turning on your side was met with rather loud creaking noises. The mattress itself was fine, but the box springs were excessively loud. The third and final issue had to due with the smell of sewage inside and around the location of this rental. I don't know where the smell was coming from, but it was strong and really unpleasant. We were told that management has been aware of it for some time, but has not done anything to alleviate the problem. As I stated previously, the rental is in a really nice location, but the three issues are significant enough to ensure we won't be renting the unit again. Also, for some reason this page isn't putting in the nightly rate correctly. It was $100.00 per night (off season). We camped at Big River RV Park in a Campground Cabin.

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Review Count: 95
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: February, 2009 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

This park at first glance was disappointing in comparison to the website, but we had a great time and the place grew on you. I would come back. The sites were dead grass and dirt, not real level, and we needed an extension on our hose to get to the water hook up. However, on the positive side, the sites are large (both in length and width) and everything worked including the WIFI which is free. I feel the daily and weekly prices are high considering you don’t get a swimming pool or other fancy amenities like some parks at the same price; however, you are right on the Colorado River which probably would be nice in the warmer weather for water sports. What I did like about the park was the friendly people and the “no rule” atmosphere – everything was casual. The park is very quiet and gated for security. There is no road or train noise, just the sound of birds and nature. The restaurants in town are fun. They had plenty of washers and dryers and even clothes lines to hang your clothes out. There was a problem with a sewer smell in several areas. It seemed like management took care of it before we left. The restrooms were clean. We camped at Big River RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2009 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an older, not very attractive, RV park which consists of dead grass, dirt, and gravel roads. The smell of sewage permeates many areas of the park. Some of the riverside sites are really nice, but most of them and many of the interior sites are rented by people who leave their RV there all year and mostly come to the park on the weekends and in the summer. Many of these RVs are old, in poor repair, and have unsightly storage underneath. The gravel roads create a lot of dust, especially when the full-year renters drive their golf carts, ATVs, and jeeps in and out many times a day. There seems to be an effort to keep the park clean, but the infrastructure does not appear to have been updated in a long time. The park managers are sometimes abrupt and often rude when a problem is brought to their attention. There appears to be a different set of rules for the full-year residents than for others, particularly pertaining to leashing and picking up after pets and quiet hours. On the positive side, we met many friendly people who were spending the winter in the park. The monthly rate does not include electricity, which ran us about $70. WiFi is included in the monthly rate, although it is not always reliable. We would probably not return to this park other than for an occasional overnighter to visit friends. We camped at Big River RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2005 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Excellent park on the CA side of the Colorado River just 5 miles from Parker, AZ and plentiful shopping. Friendly staff. Grassy sites. Very quiet park with no road noise. Some water craft but in the summer mostly, pretty quiet now that the water level is down. Like it enough that I paid $270 for a months stay (electricity is extra, about $0.12 per KWH). Owner would allow me to leave for a trip away and return to continue my stay without further charge (at least this time of year, returning in Feb). Grounds are well kept. Facilities are clean and pleasant. Hardly any noxious bugs and there is interesting wildlife wandering through the park occasionally. Very nice park, enjoying my stay very much. Excellent weather this time of year. We camped at Big River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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