Howe, Indiana

Grandview Bend Family Campground

Howe, Indiana



Howe, Indiana
Phone: 574-575-5927

Sites: 45
Recent Rate: $17 6/2015

Latitude: 41.7093889102139
Longitude: -85.4134011268616

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • 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 yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • 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 no
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • 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 yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

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18 Reviews

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2GermanAmericans

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $17.00
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This is a membership pk where people own lots. This pk offers disc. to coast to Coast, Escapees & Passport America. We stayed here for 6 nights w/ PA disc. we pd $14.50 for the 1st 2 nts. $17. a nt for the other 4 for 50A, if you only need 30A its $2. less, these are just w/e sites. For non members it's $30. night. There are 40 long sites, parked on grass, pretty level & ground is solid. It rained while we were there, there was no problem with water sitting on the grassy sites. There is a pool, free WIFI that was good. The gravel road into the park had a few potholes & needed some grating. Nice quiet little park to spend a few days, 10 miles from Shipshewana Flee market, & about 25 miles from Elkhart. Stayed here June 15 - 21, 2015 & would stay here again if in area. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Motorhome.

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westie0506

Review Count: 68
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $15.00
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A driveway with about 40 sites for overnight campers - used Passport America so got a great rate but it was just W/E. There is a dump station. If all sites are full I would say they would be tight. There is one 50amp and 2-30amp at each shared pedestal so be sure if you want a 50 amp that your neighbor is not already using it. The seasonal campers were friendly. The campground is clean and in a good location - about 10 mi from Shipshewana. We would return if in the area in the future and we camped in a 5th wheel. (The pool was closed for the season and there is a small playground if that is important) We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Trinket

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $15.00
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We stayed here to sleep. That was it. The site was sloped and I had to put several blocks under the tongue jack. For the money it was worth it. Park was clean and it appeared that there were others that just lay-over in this park. We would stay here again. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Danni

Review Count: 119
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $10.00
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Price is Coast to Coast. We have stayed here several times and it is convenient to Shipshewana and surrounding areas. Very quiet park. C2C people choose their own site on the left as you enter and the campground host comes to you later. It's best to park further in, as the main road can be dusty. Lots of seasonal people but the park is in good repair and the sites are neat. We parked on all grass and backed up to a farm field. Lots of places to walk the dog. Since we didn't have sewer I tried to use the showers but there was no hot water. That was poor, as all guests of the park have no sewer. Adequate Verizon data and cell but not great. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Motorhome.

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GLPColorado

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $10.00
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Price reflects Passport and C2C. Follow GPS exactly to get to this campground. There are several county roads leading into the campground. Very quiet rural setting. Sites are all grass. Sites are average to small; however, even in June there were empty sites between—making it feel larger. Easily handle big rigs because of the open spaces. Sites are electric and water only. There is a dump station available. The staff is very nice and wants to help any way possible. There are trees throughout campsites. Trees offer shade, but can make getting satellite a challenge. Interior roads have pot holes that cannot be avoided. Very good Verizon cell and data coverage. Pros definitely outweigh the cons. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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walt66

Review Count: 97
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $10.00
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We have visited this park several times during stays in the Elkhart, Shipshewana area. The rate reflects Coast to Coast pricing. WiFi good, AT&T signal good, good 50 amp service along with good water pressure. No sewer, but does have a dump station. All grass sites, some a little uneven, friendly management. This year they had soy beans planted behind us. Last time here it was corn. Love this park, and will definitely return. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Motorhome.

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corky506

Review Count: 43
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $10.00
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Camped here under Coast to Coast. Road is gravel but well maintained. Park over all is well maintained. Electric and water all worked fine. Site was level but could be tight if park is full. Very nice rural setting. The seasonals are not mixed in with the traveling RVers. Park is in a good location to visit many RV manufacturers or tour the Amish country side. We would use this park again. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Avanti3106

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $12.00
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Okay. PA rate $12.50/night for first two nights, then $15/night thereafter. Bathrooms clean; however, NO HOT WATER...heck...not even WARM. There had been rain prior to our arrival; however, during our 3-days there no efforts were made to mow-the-pasture (grass really long). There are 40 back-in sites running along the entrance road. Sites are grass. This year the chosen crop planted in the field behind the sites was corn. Our site was fairly level. Seems the higher number sites - past 20 - became more sloped. Numerous recreational items (tennis courts, putt-putt golf, swimming pool) available. All in need of routine maintenance and upkeep. Billed as a resort, the owner's park models are for most part 'aged' with quite a few for sale opportunities. Management was pleasant. Park was safe, quiet. Sites were way too close together. Town of Howe was really great mid western town boasting two really nice cafe/restaurants, great little ice cream parlor, and nice park with pavilion. We most likely would not return unless we needed a quick overnight. Electric pods were shared between 3 sites. First come first serve for the 50 amp; other two got 30amp. Water was available in location of electric pod. I had to use 50ft electric cable and 50ft water hose to connect. Management claimed Wi-Fi. We could never get it...even outside. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Motorhome.

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Little Black Dog

Review Count: 34
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $10.00
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Stayed here on Coast-to-Coast points. Nice shady site backed up to an open farm field. Honey wagon was $10 extra but free dump station is available if you want to knock down and set back up. Good base camp for visiting Elkhart (RV Museum?) and the Amish Trail. we were here for 4 nights. If you need anything from the store on Sunday, you have to go to Sturgis, MI (20 miles). We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Cyberdave-1

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $10.00
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Rate reflects Escapees discount. Very nice place and we are backed up to a field of soy beans with a great view and plenty of shade. Power is three to a pedestal, one 50 amp and two 30 amp. Water pressure is just above 40 psi. A peaceful, quiet and friendly place. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Danni

Review Count: 119
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $10.00
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Stayed here on Coast to Coast. You pick your own site on the left as you enter. Some utilities are at quite a distance and it looks like some require 3 to a pedestal which would not work. Barely got 30 amps but it worked. Good location to Shipshewana. Very dusty road coming in and that's where C2C parks. Good places to walk the dog along the entrance. Was able to get Verizon internet on my laptop, had good cell and DirecTV. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Motorhome.

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FD5

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $10.00
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Rate was C2C. We stayed a week and enjoyed our stay. Gravel roads so exterior of our truck and trailer were dusty when we left. We were able to get Dish satellite reception. Grass sites, our lot was shaded. Within 15 miles from Shipshewana Flea Market. 30/50 amp and water, lost power twice from main breaker on East leg tripping. Temps were in the 90's. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Bullrider

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2009 - $20.00
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This is primarily a membership park but also has 40 guest grass sites with 30/50 amp service to many of them. Guests have full use of park amenities, pool, tennis, mini golf, basketball, fishing pond, boat launch on the river, cook-outs and movies on specific nights. Manager was very helpful. No internet but restaurant in town has free Wi-Fi and serves a great breakfast and locals provide a farmers market on the town square. Great place to stay if your waiting to get work done at one of the local RV shops. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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palm tree

Review Count: 69
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2009 - $20.00
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This is a closed community park with camping allowed by various camping groups; i.e., Passport, Escapees, etc. Sites are along a fence at the entry way. Utilities are three to a pole with two 30 and one 50. If full, this could be a problem not to mention the need for extra cord by the third person on the pole. You park on grass. People are super friendly and it is close to Shipshewana area. OK for the price. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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bigmike

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2009 - $10.00
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Nice park for the price-we used Coast to Coast at $10 nightly. Clean and neat. Just come in, choose one of the visitor sites, and a greeter comes around later to check you in. Nice pool, showers decent, no sewer but dump available. Incredibly interesting area with large Amish settlement and free CD's drive tour available from visitor center in Elkhart. We will definitely stay here again when in the area. We camped at Grandview Bend Family Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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