Bushnell, Florida

Sumter Oaks RV Park

Bushnell, Florida



4602 CR 673
Bushnell, Florida 33513
Phone: (352) 793-1333

Sites: 99
Recent Rate: $24 12/2015

Latitude: 28.6017750893643
Longitude: -82.1804004907608

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • 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
  • $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 yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • 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 no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • 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 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 no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • 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 yes
  • 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

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36 Reviews

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Dave51

Review Count: 124
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 21

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $24.00
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Park facilities are showing their age. We stayed four nights. The site was a pull thru site on grass. The site was not level so we had to use blocks. The large trees provided shade, but also blocked our rooftop satellite reception. We did get around this using a portable satellite dish. The site was FHU, but only 30 amp. We did have Verizon cell/MiFi reception. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

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hoppytoad

Review Count: 164
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $29.00
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This is an Escapee Park, but there is very little advantage in price to Escapees (We belong to Escapees.) This is an older park and very little has been to upgrade the park in recent years. Half the park has 50 amp service, but has such a large tree cover, there is no way to get satellite TV from an dish on top of the RV. The other half of the park is open but is all 30 amp. The hookups all work, but they are antiquated. The park does not have WiFi or cable TV. The park refuses to accept mail and gets quit testy if mail is inadvertently sent to the office rather than to General Delivery at the Post Office which is about a 20 min automobile ride away. In spite of all these negative thoughts, we will probably stay here again, as we like the people who stay here and we like the rural surrounding with a resident family of sand cranes and an owl who occasionally visits. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

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illini777

Review Count: 171
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $23.00
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Park is run down overall. I was hoping for things to be nicer. We camped here in a 40' motorhome. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

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big greg

Review Count: 142
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $31.00
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Roads are gravel with firm grass sites. We had a very long and very wide pull through with FHU. I think it was pricy for a Escapee 30a site, the back-ins were less $$ but we wanted one in the open for our rooftop dish. The utilities worked well as did out Verizon cell phone and internet hotspot. Yes, the pool is closed. Park is quiet but close to I75. No picnic table. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Sleeps Two

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $23.00
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Stayed as a one night stop over to get our Rig weighed. Was quiet. We would stay there again. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

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fulltime.petes

Review Count: 51
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $21.00
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Past reviews are pretty accurate. Strange utility hookups - you better have long power cord and water hoses. Lots of trees but we got Dishnet, no wifi but verizon jetpack worked ok. If they have Chicken ala Orange on the dinner menu - don't go. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

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NYDutch

Review Count: 64
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $13.00
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The rate shown is based on a one month stay at the member rate, and does not include electric. Everyone from the front desk staff to the maintenance folks have been as nice as could be. The park is well maintained, with the maintenance folks regularly filling in low spots on the roads and sites as needed. Escapees are overall a friendly group, and the long term residents and temporary guests here are no exception. Our level tree shaded site is right next to a run off pond where we can sit on the concrete patio under our awning and watch the sandhill crane that visits the pond daily. Our portable satellite dish works fine here as well as our Verizon cell phones and data service. We will definitely be back again. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

A Super Walmart and other stores, restaurants, etc., are just 5 miles north on I-75.

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The Borgs

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: January, 2015 - $20.00
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We made our reservations for this park fairly late in the "season", so had to make do with a less-than-optimal 30 amp space instead of the 50 amp we prefer. After a few anxious moments maneuvering nose-in with our big rig (as required by the utility placement), we grew to enjoy the place. There are quite a few Escapee members (as are we) in residence, so the typical friendly attitude and activities that group sponsors were in evidence. Sumter Oaks features quite a few large trees and an adjacent marsh. Sandhill cranes, ibis and other water-loving birds were frequently feeding in the area. Apparently the pool has been out of commission for several years, but the clubhouse boasts a pretty large library, arts and crafts room, lots of jigsaw puzzles, and even a somewhat playable upright piano. During our week there we were invited to participate in a New Year's Eve party and a delicious potluck dinner. We understand there is also regular bingo, cards and musical jam sessions. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The nearby Withlacoochee River and adjacent (really long and fully paved) Withlacoochee Trail are favorites with us for great running, biking and kayaking.

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Consuelo Heath

Review Count: 32
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $21.00
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Campground layout is unusual (sites alternate directions; roadways are 2-way but only 12 ft wide. I was told that it had been a mobile home park. There are lots of shade trees in some parts of the campground. We were assigned a 30-amp site in full sun that is supposed to be a pull-through but was blocked on one end. Manager argued that we could pull through and then husband came over and agreed no way. Took several hours for coach to cool off due only 30 amp power. Not sure why we were assigned this crappy site when there were plenty others that were much shadier and had 50 amp power. Would stay here again, but now know to ask for shade and 50 amp. Shame that the manager couldn't figure that out on her own and take better care of us. Price reflects SKP member rate. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

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dfw

Review Count: 59
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $20.00
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Rate reflects Escapees discount. Nice park. Sites level. Shade trees, nice roads and very friendly people. Indoor pool not open while here. Very quite and restful. Will stay again. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

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MrMagoo

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

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $18.00
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This is an Escapees Rainbow park and like some, have rather grumpy and standoffish staff manning the front desks. Fortunately, though, also like most Rainbow parks, the residents are the best around! Escapees tend to be a rather friendly bunch when taken as a whole, and Sumter Oaks is no exception.

Our site was level although dirt, the power was clean, and the water reasonably tasty for Florida, so overall, really no complaints during our stay other than the front desk staff. We will definitely stay again in the future. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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badkitten

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $27.00
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We paid before pulling through, which was foolish on our part. Once we started driving around, the park looked like it is falling into disrepair. Buildings needed repairs, grass was high, weeds growing around some of the long term tenant vehicles, signs old and faded. We had asked for 50 amp, but were given a site with only 30 amp. Went back to get the correct site, and asked how to get into the indoor pool. The pool is closed and the person said it would not be reopened again. No WiFi, apparently no cable, either. Since we had just barely paid, we were able to get our money back and go somewhere else. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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BigPa

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $21.00
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Low price for Escapees members includes 30 amp, water & sewer hookups. Located 1.3 miles from I-75 and traffic noise can be heard, but OK for overnight. Helpful staff. Mostly open sites. Planned activities for seniors but apparently the snowbirds have mostly departed by April. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

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ournextstop

Review Count: 50
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $21.00
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The park was nearly empty, but it appears in the w,inter it is full of snowbirds. It is convenient to the National Cemetery a few miles away which is why we were here! Park was a little run down and needed some updating, but staff was friendly and helpful. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Ken and Lee

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $21.00
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Escapees park, but others also welcome. Large sites, lots of live oak trees, but branches trimmed so no low overhangs. Some sites have 50 amp. The first one we tried the 50 amp did not work, so always a good idea to check if this is important to you. Some sites good for satellite, but the tradeoff is that they're mainly unshaded. A cypress swamp in the rear of the property harbors mosquitoes, but county sprays, so not too bad. Very quiet in the summer. Facilities older, but very friendly staff. Convenient to I-75. We camped at Sumter Oaks RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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