5.7 Average
Tavares, Florida

Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris

Tavares, Florida

Tavares, Florida
Phone: (352) 343-1967

Sites: 200
Recent Rate: $41 7/2015

Latitude: 28.76512
Longitude: -81.753877

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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 no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • 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 no
  • 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 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 yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon, T-Mobile Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon,T-Mobile
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 40 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 40
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina yes
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing yes
  • 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 yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

10 Reviews

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

We have a 40ft RV with four slides. We use our RV on the weekends. We do not bring a car, we use our bicycles and carry a Vespa scooter. We do not travel with pets or children. We use our own hotspot for Wi-Fi and have DirecTV so we do not need cable. What is important to us is a park that is in a safe area and quiet with working hookups.

Fisherman's Cove is in a beautiful area about 20min away from Mt. Dora. There is a great park right across the street for biking, jogging etc. The park is close to grocery stores, and Walgreens. The area is surrounded by lakes.

The site they gave us was a double paved on a hill with a view of the lake in the distance. We backed to a main road and a church but we didn't have issues with traffic noise. They had us away from other RVs, which is perfect for us. The roads are wide so we had no problems backing in or getting out. The staff is extremely friendly. There were four different men who work at the front area and every one of them was helpful and pleasant. We were invited to their fourth of July picnic which we attended. The staff and full timers were there and everyone was so nice.

Some of the negatives that didn't bother us but may bother others.

The grounds were a bit unkempt, with some weeds. We were there in July so that could be why. The map they hand out doesn't match the street names so that was a fun adventure trying to find our site. Some of the RVs were very old and not in the best shape. The bathrooms were better than a gas station but they have seen better days. The area is very hilly so be prepared for that. The site was level so it wasn't an issue for us. We camped at Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Rennigers Antique, Farmers and Flea Market is about 20 minutes away. The winery is also close and offers tours. Mt. Dora is a great little town and that is also around 20 min away.





Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

The premium sites are HUGE! Nice cement. Probably the largest sites we've ever seen. True, this park has a lot of permanents and a lot of RVs that are older but everyone was friendly and we felt safe. We walked the entire park everyday. A good portion of people who are here are interested in fishing. It was quiet at night and the premium sites are open to allow good satellite reception. It's located just far enough out of town to be quiet but close enough to be convenient to whatever you need. We camped at Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 44
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our second stay at this park. First, 1 1/2 years ago was pleasant. In the first hour we were given 3 different sites. No. 104 to narrow (between lightpost & row of shrubs) to fit our 41 ft. class A. Also not a level spot on it. Site 106 we backed into, tried to level but even with boards could not level (front wheels were off the ground). Opened slides and started doing our home routine. Hubby comes back inside to say we don't have 50 amp. Site 79 had a concrete pad & patio so we went through routine again. Last thing we do is hook up cable tv. Guess what? No cable on this site. Since we had paid $80.00 deposit they came out and strung a cable three sites down to hook us up. When we arrived I told them we would be unable to stay the 7 days we'd planned. She said she would issue a credit for the remainder but she hadn't had a credit sale that day and she would have to wait until she had a sale to credit our account. This seemed very strange to me but I told her I would check back the next day. On the 4th day of our stay they had a sale and I received our credit. Still think this is strange. Used the laundry and was not happy with the condition of the washers. The rim around all 4 openings hadn't been cleaned in a very long time. There is no sink in laundry so couldn't clean myself. What we have discovered is they have sold most of the park to a developer and I think that is the area they are not doing any maintenance on. The park was 3/4 empty and we could have been assigned a site that is used in the winter for long term use. They are level, full concrete, look like newer electric boxes and probably have cable. We stay here because it is very close to relatives. If we stay again we will drive around, find a site and request that one. I advise you to do the same. We camped at Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris in a Motorhome.

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Craig H

Review Count: 39
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

Passport friendly. We picked our own site, up the hill for a nice view of the lake. Pool and rec room was clean. Showers available at the pool. Laundry reasonably priced. My only dislike was the sewer hookup was uphill from my rig. There was also not a lot of events for kids or a playground. There is a very nice park within a mile of the campground and downtown Tavares has an excellent park and nightlife scene. We camped at Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Easy check-in. Sites we were sent to look at all had broken sewer hookups. We stayed at the top of the hill where the view was very nice. We would come back here, but we would hope that the owner would do more work on the infrastructure. We camped at Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 100
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: January, 2013 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

We had a coupon for 2 nights free but only stayed one night because of the facility. The sites closer to the office looked nice, but we were put in the grassy area (if you can call it grass) in the back of the park. We felt very uncomfortable because the owners of the other RVs in the area were not around. They seemed to be either full time residents who were working long hours (and didn't care for their sites) or the RVs were in storage. We will not return. We camped at Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2012 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Basically a clear field with sand/weedy uneven sites. No shade. No picnic tables and no fire pits. Lots of ants. Electric was fine, voltage always in acceptable range. Cable TV worked OK. Did not use the rest rooms as there was only one rest room building for the CG and it was probably a 1/4 mile from where they parked us. We camped at Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris in a Motorhome.

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

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Most of this campground consists of a very old "trailer park". The area we stayed was on a large concrete slab in the renovated part of the park - we had a full hookup with 50 amps. If the whole park was like the area we were in, it could be called a resort but as is, it is only a 4 out of 10 campground. There is an area to tie up your boat with lake access. There are no picnic tables. There is very little shade. The old campsites are on a hill and on shell pads. The campsites are not numbered on site. When we were here they told us to just pick out a site. We hooked up to their water but after tasting it, decided to use from our own tank. The staff was very nice and very friendly. I can see why they give two free nights... With a lot of work, they could live up to their claims on their website. The website shows the area we were in which does not accurately represent the majority of the park. We camped at Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris in a Motorhome.

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peddy dick

Review Count: 311
States Visited: 50
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: February, 2011 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

Signage is poor and you can miss or end up in the wrong drive, very easily. Office was nice, getting to our site was easy and at the top of the hill: your satellite dish will work. However site was crushed shell that needed a lot of work. Park in some areas appears that work has been done to fix up and update, and in others no work has been done. Over all, it just looks tired and well worn. Fair number of long term rentals. We had a free 2 day stay, so rate was nice but would not return. We camped at Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 64
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: February, 2008 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

We selected this park based upon its location to an event we were attending nearby. They are doing a lot of work to this park. Clearing out old park homes and pouring lots of concrete pads for new sites. The exercise room is not worth mentioning. The pool looked a little dirty, we didn't use it. The golf course is not even up to an executive course standard. We watched one lady tee off with a putter! That said the site we had at the top of the hill was level and easy to get in and out of and the power was good. We would camp here again if we needed to be in the area again. If the work continues at the same level, this park should be very nice in the future. We camped at Fisherman's Cove RV Park at Lake Harris in a Motorhome.

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