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Southern Oaks RV Resort

Summerfield, Florida


14140 US-441
Summerfield, Florida 34491
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Sites: 140
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 29.01662
Longitude: -82.01320

Elevation: 74' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access ?

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47 Reviews

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Review Count: 81
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

Be advised: New policy - No more than 2 dogs! We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $23.00
Overall Rating:

We reserved a site for two nights, however we were not able to stay. The site they assigned was blocked by a neighbor's utility trailer, plus the lot was loose sand. We were concerned about getting stuck as we have a heavy 5th wheel. When I called, the clerk didn't think we had a valid concern and stated no other sites were available. The park was very basic. We moved to another park, which is very nice. So glad we moved! We will not come back. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
101
Site Surface
Sand
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2018 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

Was here as a snowbird. Lots of traffic noise. Spaces mostly sand. Observed several motorhomes get stuck. Clicky group of people. Noticeable pot smoking. Camping World next door has an alarm that goes off several times a month at all hours of the night. Won't stay again. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

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

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 72
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: January, 2018 - $47.00
Overall Rating:

The park is very convenient to Camping World, so we just walked next door to go there. It is also not too far from our relative's home in The Villages, which was our destination. This 55+ park had FHU spaces that were fairly wide and roads that were paved. Our site was far enough from the US highway that road noise was muffled, but we did hear a couple of trains during the night. Expensive for us, but typical for winter rates in Florida. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
112
Site Surface
Sand, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 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: 92
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 41

Date of Stay: January, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here a couple of nights and enjoyed our stay. They escort you to your site and were very friendly. Hookups worked well and great cable tv (including ESPN). We would stay again when in the area. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Sand
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Try Off the Hook Peruvian restaurant a few miles North on hwy 441.

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Review Count: 113
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

PA rate only applies to the high season rate. If you come during the low season, you get half off the high season rate, not the much cheaper low season rate. PA is still cheaper than the low season rate. Confusing signage at the entrance. Why can't they just have a sign that says "Park here to register"??? That would make things EASILY understood. Whatever. Permanent residents apparently don't have to obey the one-way street signs. At least 3 of the residents don't obey them. Maybe they figure rules don't apply early in the morning. Zero shade in the pull thru area. Road noise when outside your coach may be bothersome. Utilities worked fine. Saving grace for me was the fenced retention pond that doubles as an off-leash dog park. Dry conditions in the area meant there was no water in the pond, so my young dog got to run around. Saw several people walking their dogs in the streets and everyone appeared to pick up after them. Good!! Second time here but not sure I'd stay here again. Would depend on offerings of other parks in the area and what I needed to do. This time the parks's central location to the activities I wanted made the decision easy. Getting here from the Fla Turnpike/I-75 is easy. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Sand, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Close to The Villages and Ocala. Camping World is right next door.

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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 4

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

Paved roads. Sites are grass/sand, level, some with paved patio and table. No shade. Staff was friendly and helpful. We did not use the pool. The WiFi actually worked! As all of you know most RV parks advertise WiFi but do not deliver; we were very pleased with this park's WiFi. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Sand, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Near The Villages to visit friends. Ocala is about 10 miles.

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Review Count: 71
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

This is a 50+ Park. Staff very efficient, courteous, and friendly. Easy to get in and registered. Park is neat , clean and quiet. A great place to stay. Made reservations for next winter for three months. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
59
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Next door are a Campers World, and the Markets of Marion County site. Just about 5 miles to The Villages shopping areas. Large Malls just down the road.

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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: January, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed one night on way to South Florida. Park was clean and well kept. Electric was good as was water and cable tv. We had a pull thru site that easily handled us and our tow. Site was crushed lime rock, but was level and easy to get in and out . Plenty of width for the site. There was limited shaded sites available but since we were only overnighting, we were happy with what we had been assigned. Interior roads were paved. Staff that we dealt with were friendly and very helpful. There is a Camping World next door if needed. Restaurants are nearby. Park was very quiet and peaceful. We would stay here again when in area. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort 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
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Camping World next door. Just short drive to Villages and plenty of shopping and dining .

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

We are very new to the RV camping world. This resort is right next door to Camping World which is where we purchased our new travel trailer so we thought we'd try it close by in case there were issues with our unit (or we didn't know how to hook something up). The staff is very nice; We came in after the office staff had gone but she left me a note as to which sites were available. The site we used was a pull through which made it easy for us first-timers. The sites were wide, clean, and the hook-ups worked great. The bathrooms in the facility were spotless! The pool was also spotless and nice. Although we didn't have time to participate, we noticed there were activities available at the clubhouse (Wii bowling, Zumba class, Texas Hold 'em). We also didn't use the laundry but it looked nice as well. The only reason I didn't give it a 10 is the road noise from Hwy 441 but that's not really their fault; just a location issue. We could only stay 2 nights. One evening, we drove to The Villages for dinner. What a delight that was! I would return again. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
57
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

Stayed a week here because of the parks proximity to the Villages. This is a very clean, well maintained park. We were on a site that had new concrete pads. There is a nice new pool, but it is a bit small if you like to swim (I think max dephth is under 5 ft).

The park is located right besides Camping World and 10 min from the Villages. We would have liked to stay one more day, but they would not prorate that day to the weekly rate, and so we took our business elsewhere. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
11
Site Surface
Concrete

Campground Details

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

There is a large grass field between the park and Camping World. This is a much better place to run your dog than the 'sewer pit' provided by the park.

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

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice campground. Sites way better than average, but the patio was in a funny place for our Fiver (should be moved back farther from road so where the door opens.) Great activity center. Staff very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend when in the area. WiFi very slow so used phone hotspot. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Campsite Features
Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

This park is really great. Friendly staff & easy into sites. Would recommend this park to anyone. We have friends that live in the villages & we were only 5 minutes away. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
118
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

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

We stayed here three nights while visiting friends in The Villages. Staff was nice. Sites were almost entirely sand and the patio was in a weird position if you lined up for ease in hookup connections. Cable required a deposit for a cable box so we didn't use. Except for full timers, the landscaping at the sites was nil. Very barren. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
63
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

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

Campers World is right next door which was helpful.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

This was the second time to stay here. Arrived on a Sunday and the office was closed although a site was assigned for my reservation. All the hookups were on the wrong side at site 97 plus a light pole at the street made the back in a little more difficult. Called the phone number provided and they said they plan to change that this summer, that was no help for my stay. I found another site (50) that was not assigned. WIFI is very good and the campgrounds well maintained. It appears there is a low voltage problem though. The voltage at my site (30A) was what I call weak and varied from 113 to 115 volts. Could be a problem for a/c and microwave at the same time. Pads would be suggested for under the levelers as the soil is soft sand. We camped at Southern Oaks RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
50
Site Surface
Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

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

Camping World was next to the campgrounds for supply or service needs.

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