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Goshen, Indiana

Elkhart County Fairgrounds

Goshen, Indiana



Goshen, Indiana
Phone: (574) 533-3247

Sites: 288
Recent Rate: $86 8/2015

Latitude: 41.5805973543878
Longitude: -85.8063554763794

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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 ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $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 no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • 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 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 yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • 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) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • 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 no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $30.00
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We camped in the Northwest Camping area - all 30/50a elec, water and sewer. All utilities at rear of site. Sites are gravel and grass. Great free wifi. Most sites are open, but some have limited shade. Nearby active railroad. Close to RV service centers and manufacturers and Amish culture. Staff is very helpful - extensive local info with maps provided at check-in. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Take the Amish buggy ride and dinner in an Amish home tour out of Shipshewanna - a great experience, good food with good people.

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xarmoreddriver

Review Count: 66
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $32.00
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Here one week for international rally and stayed over 3 more days. Main rv camping spots very nice and utilities placed and worked correctly. Did not use showers or toilets. About 200 or so sights with fhu's and when rally's are held can hold over 700 with 30 amp service and water too. Pump out service is provided by rally host. Nice clean cg and friendly folks in fair office and city of Goshen. 2nd time here and we will return. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Good eating places on CR 33 southeast (Lincolnway). SuperWalmart, Menards and other retail out this way too.

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Jim W1

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $86.00
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This is a fairgrounds and we attended a rally for Forest River Owners Group (FROG) there. The cost reflects 4 dinners and 6 breakfast plus an excursion for two people.

We where in the center of the infield around the race track had water and 30 amp service plus one free pump out. the park is large and can accommodate in excess of 700+ campers. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Fifth Wheel.

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Casa

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

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $30.00
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It is exactly what the name says it is, a fairground. So, no trees, no privacy and no real amenities. That said, it is easy to get from the campground to anywhere in Amish Country. We were here to have some work done on our RV. This was a great location for us to stay and since we needed to pull out early in the morning on the scheduled work day, it was nice to not have gates etc to worry about. We stayed just before the county fair, so there was lots of activity on the grounds during the day, more of which was a problem. There is a train nearby, so if you are parked in some areas, and you are a light sleeper, it could be a problem. It did not bother us at all. It was a convenient place for us to stay. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Beautiful country, lots of good shopping, restaurants all close by. Nothing within walking distance, but only a few minutes by car.

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Edistobob

Review Count: 56
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $32.00
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We stay here when visiting the Indiana Amish country. We find it to be a very convenient, central location to the various Amish communities around including the restaurants, markets, Shipshewana flea market, etc. The campground is basic, no particular amenities; but it has great access to the trail system, is clean and secure. Wifi is generally OK. Not much shade available on most of the sites. The gravel is getting a bit skimpy on some of the sites, but there are paved access roads. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Travel Trailer.

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B-n-F

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

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $30.00
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Nice grassy site in northwest RV area. Paved bike trail passes fairgrounds on north side, connects to many-miles long Maple City and Pumpkinvine bike trails. In many of the RV areas of the fairgrounds, electric and water pedestals are at the rear of the sites and serve two sites, so you might need up to 50' of electrical cord and/or water hose to reach the rear of the next site over. Sewer connections are at rear of each site, not shared. New WiFi system and in-park Verizon cell tower were recently installed, work well. We were visiting nearby family, not attending a rally, so paid full rate. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Many good local restaurants, big-box stores nearby. Many of the RV factories are within 20 miles for easy visits for service.

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Howard Jaros

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $23.00
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We stayed here a few nights to connect with friends who were part of a Heartland Rally. They only had water and electric sites as the facility was full but that was okay. They had dump facilities towards the back of the fairgrounds.

Trains run very regularly and if you are on the south side of the park you may not enjoy the noise and vibrations. The train tracks runs right next to the fairgrounds property.

We parked on grass. The site we chose was sloped downhill but we had leveling blocks and had no problem leveling the RV.

The bathroom facilities are new and very nice. There are lots of things that must go on during events as there are lots of buildings and eateries available. There are lots of places to walk around and see within the fairground property.

We would stay here again as long as we are located on the north side of the property. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Visit the RV manufacturers while here. The factory tours are very educational!

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Scottsdale RVers

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $18.00
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Attended a rally, & rate reflects special rate. Quiet except for nearby trains that run through the night. Camped in a 35 foot 5th wheel on Maple Street. Site 287 was level, gravel, narrow with no shade or grass. Site is not long enough for truck, but able to park close by. Except for some field sites, interior roads are paved. There was lots of rain and many sites in grassy areas had many, long-lasting puddles and mud. WiFi was good as was over the air TV. Full hook up connections are in the rear of site & a long ways from trailer outputs. We needed more than 20 feet of sewer hose. Bath houses are very clean. No laundry facilities. Good areas to walk. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Flower quilt trail, Amish community, countryside drives.

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Flippitti

Review Count: 61
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $29.00
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We stayed a week for a rally here. Our site was inside the racetrack. There's no off-leash dog park but plenty of places to walk the dogs. Wi-Fi was weak at our site. Great water pressure. Very muddy when it rains. Site was open with good TV reception using the antenna. Clean restrooms, no laundry. Would stay here again. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Motorhome.

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DWHill

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $25.00
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We attended a rally here. The rate was a rally rate. The Fairgrounds route is fairly indicated on the approach roads. They have a nice wide Main Entrance but their signage can be a bit confusing. When we arrived (a day early) we used the Main Entrance but there was another event held over the weekend and you were required to use a different entrance and exit. Not terrible but somewhat confusing. The entrance road was a bit rough with a huge hole in it. They did patch the hole while we were there. We had no problem finding and backing into our site. Paved roads with level gravel sites. Plenty of room between sites. All utilities are located at rear of sites. Make sure you carry enough water and sewer hoses. The electric connection was just a few feet for our rig but could be further away if your connection is not located on rear of your rig. This is a great place to hold a rally or just spend a night or two. The Fairgrounds were clean and obviously well taken care of. We really enjoyed our stay and would/will stay here again when in the area. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Fifth Wheel.

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DBLR

Review Count: 34
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $32.00
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Camped here again for this years FROG Rally and once again they set up know how to for lots of units to camp. They have a regular camping area but also plenty of extra sites also we had 508 rigs. Sites level all hook ups good, grounds are kept very nice and clean. Will return We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Fifth Wheel.

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Edistobob

Review Count: 56
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $26.00
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We also stayed here about 9 years ago and chose to stay here again when we were in the area this year. The campground is convenient to the Amish country sites and events, and is very convenient to many RV manufacturers, service centers, accessory manufacturers, etc. The campground is clean, secure and offers a very big area for walking or biking. Plus, access to Goshen's trail network is just across the street. The Wi-Fi was reliable but not extremely fast. There are no amenities beyond the basic RV-related necessities. Overall we find the fairground to be a good choice for staying in this area. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Travel Trailer.

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Connie's Co-Owner

Review Count: 81
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $30.00
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We did not stay here for a rally or fair. It was a little eerie to stay in a virtually empty fairground. The only others we saw were workers setting up for the fair the following week. The train tracks run right by the fairgrounds. The trains run all night. I like the sound of a train but this was a bit much. The $30 fee was a bit much when all you are getting is a space, no pool or other amenities. We tried it once but wouldn't do it again. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Motorhome.

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Florida Bob

Review Count: 58
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $34.00
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We stayed overnight to have work done on the trailer. The fairgrounds were nice and the bathroom/showers were clean. Other than the trains that came by, it was quiet and peaceful.We enjoyed our stay here and would come back if we needed to have work done. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Travel Trailer.

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Appleknocker

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $30.00
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We were here for The Escapees rally and found the facilities very good for us. The sites vary and some were a bit soggy during wet weather. Would stop here again as it is close to town and many RV suppliers. We camped at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in a Motorhome.

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