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Marathon, Florida

Jolly Roger Travel Park

Marathon, Florida


59275 Overseas Hwy
Marathon, Florida 33050
Phone: (305) 289-0404

Sites: 183
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 24.769453803004
Longitude: -80.941965579987
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
  • $5.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 5.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • 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 no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
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 no
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
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 no
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-ocean Waterfront Waterfront yes-ocean
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • 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 no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean yes
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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116 Reviews

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

We visit this campground every May with other coaches in a group. Very accommodating office staff do all they can to ensure a pleasant stay. Great Bayside location affords wonderful sunsets from provided benches on waters edge. Good wi-fi for our stay. Clean, modern restrooms are located next to the swimming pool. Level spots, acceptable power and conveniently placed water and sewage. Some tree trimming would be helpful at the spots located close to the waterside shelter, which incidentally is quite large and great for groups. Some spots for other than big rigs can back down to the water. At another waterside location there are a few pull in sites with a great view out the windshield. Some of those are available to big rigs. Good location less than ten miles from Marathon with much to do. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Long enough for 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
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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

I have stayed at this campground several times over the years. They have waterfront and interior sites which are priced separately. The waterfront sites are very tight and close. I stayed in a interior site which had plenty of room, a small concrete pad and picnic table, the power and sewer connections have been updated recently and were conveniently located. Most of the sites are back in and I had enough room for my pull behind. I had a nice quite stay and would recommend this campground. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 48
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Get your Passport America discount card for this park! Its not worth $90 per night! it is worth $45 and no more. I understand were in the Keys, and location is important.... The park is old, not too many full timers (no park models) but sites are tight; good thing the park was fairly empty. This was the tightest spot on our long trip to get into; I had 12" to spare on one side to the other electrical post! We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
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
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

This park is one hour from Key West. Try and find a parking spot on the street even a mile from the downtown core; we paid $20 for 2 hours and street parking is $4 per hour

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Review Count: 46
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $77.00
Overall Rating:      

We were here in the middle of April so the park was less crowded. We had a perfect spot one row from the ocean. Very quiet campground, roads were tight. It is pricey, but you are in the Keys. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
172
Site Surface
Sand, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Great place to do laundry, very clean facilities. Marathon has some great restaurants.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

Unfortunately, we didn't get one of our favorite spots - on the water, and our site was a little tighter than we like, but if was fine. We always enjoy our time here and you can't beat the sunsets. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There are a lot of things to do and see while you're in this area. This is one of the very few campgrounds that has swimming access to the Gulf.

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

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $90.00
Overall Rating:      

Bare bones. This park does nothing for its visitors. The sites are tiny, there is no landscaping, the ground is rocky gravel, zero amenities save for a simple pool, the office only sells ice and closes at 5 pm, the wifi is nonexistent, there is no beach at all, zero shade, and the staff is crusty and unhelpful. It's irritating that it can survive with so little care for its occupants. You can't even reserve a site - just an area of the park. The only thing it offers is it's location. Will never return. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Beach wall
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Go somewhere else if you have kids.

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

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $90.00
Overall Rating:      

We spent a weekend at Jolly Roger, first off it's in the Keys so you expect it to cost $90 a night, so no need to be upset about that. Pros - Great Dog Park!, Friendly Staff, Beautiful sunsets on their Tiki Island Cons - Very small sites, you will be on top of your neighbor. No real beach (they have a sea wall and a very nice swimming area but no actual beach). Neutral - I would guess 40%-50% of the people there are long term guests (3 months +). While this is not a bad thing it just gives the area a different feel. Overall this is a very nice Park. We most likely would not stay again but we did enjoy our time here. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
5-D
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

We ate a S.S. Wreck Galley Grill and they have some amazing food and their Key Lime pie is amazing as well. Check out the Dolphin Adventure as well. Very reasonably priced and lots of great information.

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

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $86.00
Overall Rating:      

The Jolly Roger was a nice campground. We will go back, however our site was tight so we would request something different. The staff was very nice. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
144
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $84.00
Overall Rating:      

Yes, these are the Florida Keys so we are a captive audience whether it's for food/groceries, souvenirs, gasoline, $4.00 per load washing machines, or campsites at campgrounds. I personally feel that paying $84.00 per night is exorbitant, but again, these are the Florida Keys and that is the going rate. So we bite the bullet and stay. That being said, I was extremely happy at Jolly Roger. The people were nice and friendly, both the long-term and short timers, the staff were helpful, and I enjoyed our morning visits with others at the Bark Park. Yes, the sites were a tad close, but we were fortunate that our neighbors were nice, outgoing, and very quiet. I tend to like CG's that cater to the long term campers, as they tend to treat the campground as they would their home, and treat others with respect. During the day we are always out and about, sightseeing, hiking, or geocaching, so we don't get the interaction that many other campers do, but that didn't change our opinion of the park. The only change I would request, is that JR find a lid for the trash can at the Bark Park to keep the odor from wafting throughout the area. Although our 24 foot travel trailer felt tiny among the monster motor homes and huge 5ers, we wouldn't hesitate staying at Jolly Roger again. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
22
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $93.00
Overall Rating:      

28ft Class C. Premium full hook-up site. Lots of room both width and length. Clean, well kept, trash pick up at site by 9am. All amenities worked very well. You can get as close or as far away as you wish to the hook-ups. All depends on your unit and how you want to position the patio and your rig.

Very friendly and helpful staff. Took us around on a golf cart to look at our site options; a first for us and very welcomed. Paper view of a site is one thing, seeing it first hand is another.

We would stay again. We did call in advance for a reservation to insure we could get a site. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
083
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Key West was 1 hour & 15 minutes from campground. Marathon was only 15 minutes. A lot of traffic both ways so take it easy.

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

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $90.00
Overall Rating:      

Have stayed there many times, always a great place to stay. Only negative is some of the trees are way too close to the road. Which is a double edge sword as we stay there because of the shade. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
47
Site Surface
Concrete, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for 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
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

Very nice saltwater pool that was kept very clean. Office staff was very helpful & friendly. Signs for the park are a little obscured, difficult to see right away when you're approaching the park for the first time. Just go a little slower & you'll see them. Maintenance of park is great. Was told our site was a pull thru but once you situate your RV, there's a tree in front that impedes the pull thru. Could possibly be a pull thru for a shorter, smaller RV. (We had a 40' RV) Would have liked more shade, but hey, it's Florida! We set up our dining canopy which helped. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
68
Site Surface
Concrete, Sand, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

This is a great RV park for central location of the Keys. The food & service at the SS Wreck is very to excellent & very close to the RV park. Their sauces, carrot cake & potato salad are homemade & very, very good. About an hours drive or so to Key West so make a day of it because it is worth it. Overseas Hwy speed limit changes between 45 to 55 mph & is consistently patrolled.

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Review Count: 108
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 29

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $94.00
Overall Rating:      

Due to location, popularity, & folks willing to pay, they get to charge outrageously exorbitant prices. Interior roads very tight, as is site spacing. Bath/shower not kept up well, shower needed wipe down & toilet needed attention due to blowout. Heavy sewer smell encompassed the park. Sugar ants were problematic. Pool was well maintained but not enough chairs. State parks are more reasonable in price, will stay at one of them if we return, Bahia Honda SP looked nice. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
75
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Florida Keys-drink, fish, dive, kayak

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $65.00
Overall Rating:      

We spent our annual month of Feb at JR and loved it. The biggest plus are the people, both the managers and workers and the guests. Planned activities are great and it feels like home when we are there. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
46
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Eat at Lazy Days, SS Wreck, Burdines and Sparkys

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

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $90.00
Overall Rating:      

Mid Keys good access to all High points North and South. Walking distance to a good restaurant. They have events on the campgrounds, ie. bingo, Chili Night, Valentine's dinner. A nice swimming pool, but, but they have a sea wall and you can swim / snorkel right at the campgrounds. When you come back from a great day fishing on pier, bridge or boat there is a fish cleaning station . This has become our family vaction spot and we've met others who come back at the same time a real Camp reunion. Family and friends that's what makes memories. We camped at Jolly Roger Travel Park in a Tent.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete, Dirt
Site Type
Other
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Breakfast on the way down Midway Cafe offers great food and retro kitch design. Pina Coladas at World Wide of Sportsman, Islamorada, restaurant are to die for, Pictures of Hemingway and vintage architecture. Conch chowder at Key Colony Inn is superior as is the Tuna Tartar, Conch fritters at Hogs Breath in Key West are the best so far Blue Heaven Food is good too But, the ambiance and art there and surrounding area is better.

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