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Needles, California

Needles KOA

Needles, California



Needles, California
Phone: (760) 326-4207

Sites: 101
Recent Rate: $35 8/2016

Latitude: 34.868587169933
Longitude: -114.64361608028

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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) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
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 ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • 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 ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

70 Reviews

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

The sites are gravel, fairly level, few trees and the utilities work well. A few long term residents, grounds and facilities fairly well taken care of. The surrounding area has a bit of an old, worn feeling to it. Biggest mistake was taking the 141 freeway exit instead of 139 which would have minimized the amount of travel on the horribly pot holed and pitted access road. On arrival (early afternoon) no one present at the office (summer hours) but our site was posted on a sign on the door. Check in went well after we set up and the office re-opened.

Okay for a quick overnight, although in the future we will just try to bypass Needles. We camped at Needles KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Use exit 139 from the freeway to minimize time on the rough access road.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

OK spot to overnight. There's not much in Needles in the way of vegetation so don't expect a nice shady spot. Park and sites are rock and some of the sites offer full hookup. Oleander bushes separate the sites. If passing by this area again, we would probably stay in Lake Havasu City. We camped at Needles KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
2
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

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

This was an over night stop and we didn't expect a lavish site. We did expect our site to be a pull through but it was too short to allow us to keep the tow attached. The site was dirt. Minimal vegetation. Certainly not what we expect from a KOS. Should we need a stop in Needles again we will try the Desert View RV Resort next door. We camped at Needles KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
49
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Not big enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

GPS took us right to the park. Very large sites; very easy and out. All gravel with pretty flowering shrubs separating sites; a bit dusty if the wind blows. No trees in most sites so easy to use satellite TV. No dog park but lots of area to walk the dogs. Well stocked and very organized office/store. Friendly helpful staff. We camped at Needles KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
49
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 101
States Visited: 41
Helpful Reviews: 15

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

The pull through site was adequate in size if a little short. The utilities are grouped together in the rear third and worked as expected. Between each site were bushes that really didn't provide much privacy. The wifi was useless and there was no cable, only OTA. Our Verizon MIFI worked very well. The sites are sand & gravel with no real shade trees. Needles is a dying town with few stores. We camped at Needles KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 58
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

Thin Gravel sites with bushes in between. Raked after each Rv leaves. Very good staff. Everyone makes an effort to drive slow as it really can be dusty. I would stay here again for a night, but to stay longer depends on how you feel about dust. We camped at Needles KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
53
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

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

Colorado River is near by. Visit Bullhead city and the USS Arizona memorial they have there...its a nice walk along the river at this memorial. Smith's grocery there is good shopping too.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

We were scheduled to stay 4 days, but by the 3rd day I couldn't take the fine dirt/gravel I was constantly sweeping out of our RV even with a patio carpet. The park is well maintained but very dated. The bathrooms needed to be remodeled or at least deep cleaned. The shrubs between sites help with privacy where they have filled in. Unfortunately ours had died back in several places and we had to look at our neighbors clear sewer elbow when sitting outside enjoying the weather. The pool did not have water in it. The staff changed daily so we did not get to know them. The long term snowbirds are not the friendliest bunch and stayed in their own group. They Do Not allow ATVs. No WiFi at the site is a deal breaker for me. Typical KOA. Dated with lots of rules. Good for a couple of days or overnight if you can stand the fine dirt gravel in the sites. We camped at Needles KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Buy groceries and gas in Arizona. Gas is twice the price in Needles. There are no grocery stores anymore.

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Review Count: 46
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here overnight; it's located off of I-40 but little road noise. Staff was helpful and friendly. The view of the mountains is excellent and we were treated to an outstanding sunset. They don't have cable or Wi-Fi at the sites, but have a number of air channels.

The CG is gravel and a bit dusty, it's an older KOA. We camped at Needles KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed one night in a motorhome. Fairly level gravel sites, very helpful and nice staff, clean restrooms. A very pleasant place to stay on your I-40 travels. Would definitely stay here again. We camped at Needles KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
43
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 130
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

This is the one KOA that always checks for reward points so that I actually paid much less than the nightly rate. I really appreciate that. Was given a shaded pull-thru site which helped since the temp was over 100 degrees. It's desert so the sites are gravel, but the hookups work well and you have OTA television reception from both Las Vegas and Phoenix. Have stayed here before and probably will again. We camped at Needles KOA 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
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Be sure to gas up before you cross the border from Arizona. The prices in Needles are so bad that even the locals go elsewhere.

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Review Count: 130
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

Had a site shaded from the afternoon sun with full hookups and a picnic table. There is no cable, but OTA stations are fairly numerous. The streets here are extra wide and the full hookup sites are on one side of the office building and the water/electic sites are on the opposite side. Propane is readily available and easily accessible. And dogs are very welcome here. Will stay here again. We camped at Needles KOA in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
52
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

River City Pizza Co. will deliver to the park. In addition to pizza, they offer subs and pasta dishes.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 3

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

Easy access of I 40 when travelling either east or west; minimal traffic noise from interstate. Park is located on Route 66 and the office store has a many "66" items for sale. Full service pull thru sites are level and separated by shrubs that have been pruned back in the last couple of years. Sites are a little short, however, the access road is very wide so 5th wheel tow vehicle can safely extend into roadway. There is a wi-fi hot spot available in the office area, no cable TV. A night time walk in the campsite to see the lights along the Colorado River is worthwhile. We camped at Needles KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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

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

Arrived after dark and they were closed. It was January 3 so not much activity so the office was closed. Large area to maneuver in front of the office are was appreciated as we are 45' plus tow. Could see one section that look primarily permanent, but clean and well kept. We chose a site on the west side made of up five rows and roughly 10 sites per row. Easy to pull into and pull out of the next morning. Only issue was once parked, there was only 30 amp power and we really need 50 amp as we are all electric. Could have looked around in the park to find 50 amp, but was late and we didn't want to fuss with it. Quiet nights sleep, worth the money. Would stay here again when passing through. We camped at Needles KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 40
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

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

We stayed a couple of nights to avoid towing during a snowstorm (!); turns out we enjoyed the campground more than we expected. Very clean and well organized. No cable was a definite drawback as there wasn't much over the air. The whole campground is desert dirt, which is fine, but it does track inside a lot when snowy/wet... as expected. The sites themselves are nice and most are separated from their neighbours by tastefully arranged shrubs. They are on the short side, though, but they are wide enough that we could park both our little car and our pickup truck beside the fifth-wheel. That left no room at all. It's also good to know that the closest (complete) grocery store is almost 30 minutes away. All in all, though, we would certainly stay here again when in the area. We camped at Needles KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 44
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice KOA. Very friendly staff. I love the hedges between the spots. It gives one privacy. We got lost coming to the park off of I 40 going west. Apparently there's a signage dispute and their sign was down. The secret is to go left off of the freeway when traveling west! My only complaint is that they seriously need cable TV. No cable is the only reason I gave them an 8 instead of a 10. However, the wide open sky was good for satellite reception. We camped at Needles KOA in a Motorhome.

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