Pilot Knob RV Resort

     


Winterhaven, California
Phone: (760) 572-0875

Sites: 219
Avg. Rate: $12

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Latitude: 32.7475975183501
Longitude: -114.76348400116

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 1
  • Good 7
  • Average 7
  • Poor 6
  • Terrible 0

21 Reviews

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cameo31

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

Date of Stay: - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed 4 nights under RPI rate; close to Mexico. Park needs updating, but we would stay again. With RPI our rate was $12 with 50 amp service. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Cheryl39

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

RPI rate. 8 miles to Yuma and any kind of a store. Lots of pull through spaces that are pretty close together. Gravel interior roads and level spaces with a concrete pad. Everything worked well. Friendly staff, some activities. The pool looked clean and well kept, but we didn't use it. Many people use this as a destination spot and stay all winter. Park is closed in summer. Would stay again. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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John WD Smith

Review Count: 51
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Very friendly staff and a "homely" feel to the campground. Lots of activities offered. But the hot tub is still broken and we were here last year! No pickle ball or exercise room, which we require. It's a noisy site with highway 8 and the trains close by. Pretty good WiFi ($2 coupons). Close to Yuma and Mexico border. Okay for a couple of night's stopover. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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John WD Smith

Review Count: 51
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Friendly staff, but the site needs upgrading. Pool is closed due to inspection failure. Internet pretty good. Good pull-through sites. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Cactusflower

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $3.00
Overall Rating:      

If you are looking for a park with enough water pressure to shower, this is not the park for you. All the pictures advertizing the park show the pool, which would be ok if they showed penguins swimming in it. It is only 78 degrees, too cold to stay in for more than a minute or so. Don't have maintenance check anything as they will charge you for his hourly rate. Besides being grumpy, this man should not be working in any position where he has contact with the public. We are only here because it is a membership park we were trying to utilize. Bad experience will not be back. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Wanderin

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

There are some pretty narrow and short sites in this park. In the past we had always been assigned one of those. This time, however, we were given a site in the back. It was huge!! We loved it. We could only see two problems with this park. One was the number of machines in their laundry and the other was the HUGE (really huge) speed dips they seemed to have dug every few feet requiring you to travel 2 mph. We thought someone got carried away. Our Verizon and AT&T worked perfectly. You can ride ATVs directly from the park to the dunes or BLM land. We liked the park! We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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traveling

Review Count: 75
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Dusty, dirt roads throughout park. Cement pads at sites, but at the far front of the parking area. Sites are very narrow and short. Staff is friendly. There is highway and train noise, but tolerable. Jacuzzi not working. WI-FI is with Tengonet so you might as well forget it - terrible service. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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bjandjim

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

The first thing to remember is that they are on Mountain Time even though they are in the Pacific Zone. We arrived a few minutes after 3 p.m. and the office was closed and the gate was closed. We sat there blocking traffic on the road and finally took the chain off the gate and went through (we had reservations). The Security Guard then came running and yelling not to do that. He eventually checked us in, but we couldn't get WiFi until the next morning. Also he would not give us a site until we went out to the trailer and brought in the sewer chemical container so he could see it. The pull-through site we were given was so narrow we had to run over the patio to get into it (so did our neighbor). Highway and train noise is very evident. We stayed one night using Coast to Coast. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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ChrisnMarv

Review Count: 46
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

We enjoyed this park for 2 nights in our MH. Close to Yuma for shopping before heading to Quartzsite. Volunteers very nice and friendly. Lots of empties so we did not feel the crowding. Imagine row by the office gets very tight. Nice long term spots. Close to activities and places to go. We would stay again. And yes, it's dusty. Hey, it's the desert. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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bevgarymunro

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

This has to be the noisiest park we have ever been in. Although it is close to the freeway, it is the trains that scream out their whistles all night long that makes it hard to take. The pool was fine, but the hot tub was broken and had been for a really long time. Laundry was poor, as nothing dried, better to take your laundry out. The wireless was very poor and not available at your site. We were there under coast to coast and the "salesman" did nothing but knock our organization and told us that we should buy in to their group and ours would no longer be very welcome. The volunteer workers were wonderful but they were the only part of this park that was redeeming. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Wanderin

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Actually, the previous comments regarding proximity to the freeway didn't bother us. We considered it a plus because access to and from Yuma or Algodonas was easy. What we didn't like was the cramped spaces. They were definitely cramped. We felt like we needed a shoe horn to fit in. By the time folks had parked their RVs, their car/truck had to be parked sideways to fit in off the street. The sites had concrete pads but everything else was dirt. There's a nice clubhouse, small pool and other than that everyone was pretty friendly. The "4" rating is because we certainly enjoyed the full hookups and the location. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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traveling

Review Count: 75
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

A DUSTY and NOISY park. There is a freeway and railroad tracks. There were several trains all night long. We stayed here with Resort Parks International. The staff is friendly and there are activities in the clubhouse. The pool and jacuzzi are clean. The pads are dirt and very narrow. There are cement patios. The roads are not paved. It is close to Algodones and Casino. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Bill Hoenstine

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

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Pilot Knob RV Resort is an OK campground but it's unfortunately located immediately along Interstate 8, a major highway moving truck traffic into and out of southern California. We stayed in the back of the park so noise at night from the highway was minimized but none the less, it's still very noticeable inside a Class A Motor Home. All the streets are dirt/gravel and there's lots of dust but that's just part of being in the desert. Electric, water, and sewer services were adequate. Over-the-air TV reception from Yuma, AZ, is quite good and there are NO restrictions to satellite reception. Many of the sites have cement pads on which to sit in your lawn chair to enjoy the beautiful sunsets. There are few amenities in this park yet it's called a "resort", another stretch of the truth. Overall we enjoyed our stay and we had excellent Verizon Broadband and Cell Phone connectivity. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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PEB

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

What an incredible dump. I'm continually astonished at what people consider a nice campground and rate highly. This is the closest we have had to stay on the highway - continual truck traffic and many many trains. The "resort" is nothing more than dirt. The dog walk was a gate in the fence that let out onto a vast unfenced wasteland. The check-in procedure was an interrogation where I was asked questions that no one else has asked me in my journey across the US. What on earth difference does it make what chemicals I use in my tanks? No other campground seemed to have a problem with their septic systems. Just a weird experience all the way around and an OUTRAGEOUS price for an overnight with only water and electric. These people are strange and I can't recommend them at all. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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S9264

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

This a Coast to Coast campground. Was a great place for visiting the Yuma, AZ area. We camped at Pilot Knob RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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