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Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Lake Buena Vista, Florida



Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Phone: (407) 824-2900

Sites: 799
Recent Rate: $95 5/2016

Latitude: 28.3951308263605
Longitude: -81.5536084771156

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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) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $3.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 3.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral yes
  • 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 no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon
  • 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
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services yes
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • 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 yes
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball yes
  • Sports Field Sports Field yes
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games yes
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment yes
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre yes
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond yes
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek yes
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park yes
  • Casino Casino no

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mohocamper

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $95.00
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Stayed for 4 nights (Mon-Thurs)not our first time. Sites are paved, large, shaded. If you book online, there is nowhere to enter rig size but you can enter this in the note section. We have a big rig, so when we arrived we asked the attendant if the site was easy to get into and she said "no, it says difficult back-in" so we asked for an easy back-in site and she was accommodating. The park had many empty sites when we arrived and during our stay. All sites are back-in, some are difficult if your rig is big. The sites and facilities are clean with bike trails, laundry, pool, dog park, plenty of garbage containers. We had good wifi and tv reception. You do not need to bring a vehicle if you stay on Disney property as the transportation is excellent. Golf cart rental is also available. In fact if you get tired of going to the parks, you can find plenty to do at the campground with horseback riding, campfire programs, Segway tours, swimming, boating, etc. Love staying here! We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Make sure to ask if site is easy back-in if your rig is big. 700 loop is convenient to boat launch, restaurant.

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John Borajkiewicz

Review Count: 57
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $95.00
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I am combining 2 visits to the campground separated by the 4 day Disney cruise.
We stayed in Ft Wilderness for 5 days before going on the Disney cruise. The park is typically what you would expect from Disney. They try to do a good job but I think that they are getting to big to provide the premium service you would expect to get for the money paid and associate with the Disney name.
We stayed here to prep for a follow up visit with our kids after the cruise. We booked 3 sites a year in advance to ensure that we would have 3 sites together. We were very disappointed with the answers we were getting about site assignment since the campground told us they do not assign a site until the day of arrival and we were worried that we would end up in 3 different loops plus we were renting 2 campers from an outside company and they needed the site numbers to deliver our kids campers. We had to fight tooth and nail to get the 3 sites together and the numbers of those sites. We ended up getting them late and the campers were not set up until around 3 pm.
Other than this problem everything in the campground was great and convienent to the other Disney parks. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Everything Disney

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603

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

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $95.00
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Clean, organized, many activities, easy booking, great family venue, concrete pad, picnic table - Patio! We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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DrM Traveler

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $95.00
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This is a fabulous campground... And a MUST if going to DisneyWorld. Sites are level cement with patios. Sites are large enough for big rigs and truck/tow vehicles. Service is incredible. No need to drive anywhere; Disney provides all the transportation to all the parks. In typical Disney fashion, the campground itself has lots of activities - pool, hot tub, shows, campfires, outdoor movies, clubs, restaurants, bars, stores, water craft (powered and canoe/kayaks), etc. It's very quiet and feels "wilderness" with trees, etc. between sites. Deer and wild turkeys were seen in the area. Trash is picked up multiple times/day. Laundry and restrooms are spread throughout the camp. Lots of walking and biking trails. Golf carts for rent. It's on the lake - Disney provides boats to Magic Kingdom. Everything here is top quality. We did not want to leave! And we'll definitely be back! Truly the best place we've ever stayed! Only complaint - no WIFI. But we were told they've tried to install 2 prior methods - which didn't work due to trees, etc. They are in process of trying a 3rd approach, so there's hope for the future. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Disney transports to all the parks - by boat to Magic Kingdom and bus to others. Truly magical place!

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Acornalley

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $130.00
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The main thing going for this park is that it is Disney. It is kept very clean, but isn't well suited to larger rigs. In order to fit our motorhome into our site, we had to have a vehicle across the road moved out of the way. It was nearly as difficult to leave.

On the plus side, the sites are nicely landscaped with plenty of shade.

There is no Wi-Fi available in the camping area.

The price is frankly outrageous, but again, it is Disney. It is a short walk to the Disney shuttle buses. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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americanrascal

Review Count: 62
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $80.00
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Simply the best! One could complain about high price, and no wifi, but how can you when everything else is so perfect! This is probably about our 50th visit and we are addicted to this place! And--- we will be back! We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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RJ Massachusetts

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $92.00
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I honestly was very disappointed with our site and our stay. Having stayed in several Disney resorts over the years, and now owning an RV, I expected the same level of quality and cleanliness previously experienced. Upon arrival our site was not clean, littered with bottle caps, cigarette butts and branches. We were on loop 200 and all sites were crowded and very sandy. WiFi didn't work at all! Meadows pool recently started closing at 8 pm, way too early. Ole Swimming hole was open late, in theory. The pool was closed the entire 7 nights of our stay I was told there was a mechanical issue. That happens so open Meadows later. Kids want to swim!! The common areas and grounds were much nicer than the sites we saw and more up to standards. Nice area to bike ride. Bus transportation was good. Boat transportation varied. Very long waits at times while other resorts were getting prompt boat service. I do like that large families can be accommodated here unlike many Disney resorts...(our group rented two sites however). We were told that other loops have much more space and did not experience the debris we did, but this is where we were placed and were told the park was full. When I voiced my concerns a manager said "give us another chance". I honestly would like to in the hopes that it would be a better experience, as overall there is a nice feel here. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Trails End restaurant was enjoyed by all; kids, parents and grandparents.

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Oliver-Max

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $86.00
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Stayed on a Premium site. Our site had the hookups at the front of the site and luckily we have an extension for our power cord as our 35' coach cord could not reach. The water and cable connections also required an extension. We noticed this is not the case at all the sites however, we did not have a choice of the site we were given. Large coaches may have trouble backing in. A place to unhook a toad is limited. Over all, we'll be back. Once on site one does not need a car as shuttles are excellent for getting around all of Disney World. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

If you have not been to Disney before take time to review all the activities well ahead of time to plan out your stay and find out where each activity is located within a given area. Get the Disney World app and set up a fastpass for each days activity. Be sure to pick up a map at each area. Disney World is expensive and they do things right. Try to visit during off times as things can get very crowded during sometimes of the year.

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roaming around

Review Count: 32
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $164.00
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This is our 4th stay at the Fort. Great park that is clean and each site has it's privacy. Transportation system to the parks is great. Lots to do just in RV park with a trading post in 2 locations with limited supplies. Stayed in 800 loop this trip and the site was easy to get into. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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univmd

Review Count: 105
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $165.00
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Very lush & varied landscaping. No wifi at the sites. Online reservation system antiquated, does not show available dates, around dates that are full. We were able to check in early at 8am. Loop roads are tight, making backing-in tricky. Best place to stay in and around Disney, driving to parks is faster than Disney transportation, park parking free for campers. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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Chkysbak

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $85.00
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We actually stayed in October 2014 & May 2015, and have a planned stay in December 2016. What can you say, it Disney. I tried this place in 2014 and was hooked from the start. It is quiet, well spaced RV sites. Both times I have stayed there we were in the 800 loop. We rented a golf cart offsite, and have had a great time. Transportation to Magic Kingdom is by boat, and the other parks are by bus. There is a bus system internally in resort that will get you to were ever you wish to go. Gift Shops, Marina, Pools, and Restaurants are all top notch. Went to the shops and picked up a internet router and plugged this into my wireless router in the rv, so everyone had internet. Internet was great speed. TV is cable, and had plenty of channels. We had a premium site both times, and had plenty of room for two golf carts as we had 5 people in our site. Trash pick-up is everyday, so no smell. Bathhouses are spotless. Laundry facility is great with plenty of units. Site are fairly shaded. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Recommend you rent a golf cart and bring your own wireless router.

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travler27

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $75.00
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We reserved a premium site in loop 700. On arrival, site was dirty and we had to clean up the trash and blow debris from concrete pad. It's hard to believe that a modern campground like Ft Wilderness doesn't have WiFi available at the site but they don't. Obviously it's a nice campground but not up to what you might expect from Disney. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Jim and Ben

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $88.00
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This campground is 100% clean and comfortable. Obviously it's Disney geared and not necessarily a true outdoor camping type of excursion... but if you're traveling through FL and you have a child it's definitely worth staying a few nights. The campground itself has more than enough (very controlled) activities to keep children fully entertained... and of course it has access to all of the parks. The campground is pricey and you're in the Disney complex of artificial and controlled entertainment but you have a lot of freedom within the campground to ride bikes, swim and attend the dinner shows and what not. This camping experience may be ideal for beginning youngster campers in so far as they will be hooked... I found navigating the park very difficult simply because the signage is actually pretty sparse... take your provided map with you. The campground has it's own bus system which runs regular too. Only if all campgrounds operated like this place! We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

Ride your bike to the Wilderness Lodge for use of their pool and amenities if you're looking for more adventure... you're free to do so. The bike ride is about 15 minutes. One could spend days within the campground and over at the Wilderness Lodge and be fully entertained.

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acenorm

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $99.00
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Love staying at Fort Wilderness, always clean and service is good. Plenty of activities within the Fort and there are obviously the parks. Pool is open til 10PM and they also have the campfire with Chip & Dale each night with a movie. It is higher than most campgrounds, but it is Disney and still cheaper than a hotel on property and I have paid high prices in places in the Northeast that don't come close. Stayed in 1300 Premium loop and really liked the area. Definitely will be back. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Laundry takes credit cards and can be monitored by your smart phone.
$3 for washer and $3 for dryer, newer machines.
Interior bus transportation provided and was dependable
Golf Cart rates were $65 a day
Pony rides for kids under 48" $8

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KenAndrews

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $65.00
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We have been camping at WDW since 1996. We have always stayed at FW since it is the only campground on Disney property. You get all of the benefits of being a resort guest.

The campground is very large. Sites are all concrete , very level , well screened from the next site, all paved roads, walking paths / bike trails go all over. We had plenty of room to unhook our 28 ft TT and still park directly in front of the camper without being out in the road.

All sites are on some sort of a loop but we had no trouble getting in or out. There are playgrounds and two trading posts as well as a restaurant.

Boat transportation is avail to go to the Magic Kingdom or to the Wilderness Lodge or the Contemporary Resort. Bus rides take a little longer.

Overall this campground is clean and well run. They were very busy at check in. We had three reservations strung together which caused a little confusion over what site we would get. They ended up putting us on a premium site even though we only paid for a full hookup site so we didn't get moved around.

Highly recommend FW , you will not regret it. We camped at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

Don't be afraid to drive to some of the parks. Your resort pass gets you in for free. Animal Kingdom is the farthest park and you will get there quicker by driving. The directional signs on property are very well placed to find your way around.

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