7.3 Good
     
Blythe, California

The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina)

Blythe, California


500 Riviera Dr
Blythe, California 92225
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Sites: 170
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 33.603762875034
Longitude: -114.53590393066

Elevation: 275' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • 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 yes
  • $10.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 10.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • 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 ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
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 yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • 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 no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina yes
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa yes
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field yes
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games yes
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards yes
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong yes
  • 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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77 Reviews

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

I thought the nightly rate was a little high for this park. It is well maintained and all services except cable were very good. Cable requires a separate box to set up and for a two night stay it's not worth the hassle. The office and maintenance personnel were very good. I just think the rate was $10 to $15 a night too high. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Grass
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
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

We've stayed here for years but this last time will be our last time. This new ownership rate of $55 (especially in the hot summer) for a site here is absolutely highway robbery. No Good Sam discount offered either. The electric pedestals are very )old and need to be replaced. Our surge guard continually warned us that the power may not have been reliable as it flashed its warning light. The wifi never did work for us, in spite of asking them twice for help. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
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Review Count: 180
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 30

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Staff was helpful, immediately finding us a new site when the original site assigned to us had electrical problems. The new site was quite large and gave our 50 lb. dog plenty of room to roam. Full timers kept their sites neat and clean, which always makes a place look better. Would stay here again if in the area. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
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
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 33
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

Very very expensive for a dirt lot. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
H6
Site Surface
Dirt
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
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 67
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $44.00
Overall Rating:      

Would have given this park a 10 if it wasn't right beside the interstate. That doesn't bother me, but some don't care for the noise. The staff is friendly and helpful. Guide to site. Many sites are right beside the Colorado River. The handful of full-time residents keep their rigs and spaces neat and clean. Spacious, all grass sites; several have a concrete patio. We definitely would stay here again. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Grass
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
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Fuel up in Arizona - it's cheaper!

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Okay for overnight, would not stay any extended time as too much highway noise. It is right alongside I-10. We arrived after dark and the person on duty led us to our sight. Sight was not real level, and was a bit muddy from recent rain. Sites quite close together. Had to get a special cable box for the TV. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 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: 44
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: January, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Great location, on the river. Very clean, level sites, good power, good water, cable digital TV available. Escort to site with help setting up offered freely. Very safe location, very clean. I understand the new owners are going to make upgrades starting with the posts. Nice pool. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Grass
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
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: January, 2017 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is right next to interstate so there is some highway noise, but not too loud. Manager was very good and let us move after the first sight she assigned had something wrong with the electric and kept tripping our surge protector. Nice wide paved roads with ample room in each sight. Advertised wifi, but was so weak and slow I went to Mcdonalds everyday to keep up. Picked this park because the map on their sight showed a good sized grass of leash dog area. When we got there, the dog area was out on a peninsula and a quarter of the size the map showed. live and learn. They have a large area that would make a great dog park by the basketball courts, but it is just being wasted. Park would be a 9 or 10 if the dog park was there, bigger, and the wifi worked. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
g-6 I-01
Site Surface
Asphalt, Pavers
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

not to far from Quartzsite and a much better park than what was available there.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

We've been here a few times and will go back. We like that it's freeway close, but it's REALLY freeway close. Some nights it was hard to sleep with all the loud motorcycles and trucks so close. It's not fancy at all, your basic campground. Quite a few people come for the summer, so a lot of camaraderie among them.

We do really like that they have a GREAT dog run, and are very dog friendly and easy going. We could walk our lab to the nearby beach and she could be off leash chasing the ball into the water for hours.

They have rules and enforce the important ones when necessary, but also use common sense, which is great. Trash was overflowing Monday when we left and grass needed to be mowed, though we did check in an hour early, and they came later to mow, wish they had mowed a little sooner. (No charge for the hour early, which was appreciated by us.)

One hint - The lake is low almost every Friday, so don't count on launching a boat or Jetski on a Friday. By Saturday it's all good. (This is not controlled by the Riveria, just how the river rights go.) Oh, and extra long spots in the pull thrus! Wow!! We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
H2
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
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
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a good place for a stop over, especially if length of space is important. We have a 37' fifth wheel, and no problem pulling into a pull through with truck parked in front, plenty of room left. No concrete pads, but there is somewhat of lawn.
Located on the Colorado River with boat ramp, am sure it could get busy here during summer, weekends and holidays-but employees seem friendly and helpful. Many long term residents scattered throughout park.
Did not use tv, required special equipment from office, but the wifi worked very well and was included in price.
We were in section H-spot 09, which definitely picked up noise from freeway, but did not bother us-we were so tired! There are other pull-thrus on the other end of park which might be good if you are sensitive to road noise.
Have stayed here many times on our way to/from Tucson, and will continue to do so (as long as it stays the way it is now), as it is easy on/off right by the Blythe Agriculture Inspection Station. Although road is a little rough after new off ramp when going west-no fault of the park, but thought I would mention it for information only. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
H09
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Town with many restaurants and amenities to the west a couple of miles.
Office at park has store with a good selection of items.
Rough road after new off ramp when traveling towards the west before you reach rv park.
Cheap gas east of Blythe at Texaco in Ehrenberg, Arizona.

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We got there late--after closing - but someone met us at the front and led us to our campsite. Site was pretty, on grass and very large. Park is located on the Colorado River. We walked down to the water and waded in--beautiful, clear river! We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
C18
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here one night while passing through. Liked it so well we stayed another night on our return trip. Very convenient on and off I 10.
Price was for a large pull through site will full hookups. As others have mention, the digital cable box is a nuisance, but works fine. Dated, but well maintained. Staff was very nice and friendly.
Will definitely stay here again when passing through. Great location on the Colorado River!! We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
C-20
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is on the Colorado river which is a perfect location for boaters, jet skiers, etc.. At 45.00 a day, I expected the grounds and restroom/shower area to be clean. Cigarette butts were all over our camp site and the restrooms were in need of cleaning, repair and updating. In reading the park rules, they are very strict about 10:00 PM quiet time although our neighbors across the road partied hardy until 11:30PM. Be sure to consult your Good Sam book for directions as the city changed the street name and many RV'ers get lost using their GPS. Helpful folks in the office. They will hook up a cable box for you, otherwise there is no TV reception. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
H-7
Site Surface
Dirt, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

There is absolutely nothing to see our do in the area other than play on the water.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed here one night passing through on I-10. Used to be a KOA 'Resort' but now a Good Sam Park with some age, but well run. Right on Colorado River. We agree with review from Nov. 2015. Uses a non-digital cable system that requires a converter box that can be mounted outside at the cable hookup place - takes some time to get it working. Lots of stored RVs, but active sites were level. Showers were older but the water flow very high and plenty of it - great shower. Nice hostess and her husband. Cold and windy our night there - so no info on activities. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 66
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We had a large pull through which accommodated our 36 foot fifth wheel and truck. Site was level with some grass and dirt. Nice fenced dog park in area away from main Park. Good walking along River. Verizon service was good. No cable available as office was closed. Per sign on door cable available only during office hours. We were able to pick up some channels with antenna. We camped at The Cove RV Resort (formerly Riviera RV Resort and Marina) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
H05
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

We stayed for an overnight on a way to another destination. It was nice to have the river to look at in a desert environment breeze. We would stay here again[

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