8.8 Excellent
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Betty's RV Park

Abbeville, Louisiana


2118 South State Street
Abbeville, Louisiana 70510
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 17
Recent Rate: $$$$

Office Hours:

Seasonal Hours: September 1st - June 1st

Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Hours above shown for Central Time Zone

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Latitude: 29.95293
Longitude: -92.14283

Elevation: 12' (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 yes
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
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 no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
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 no
  • Showers Showers no
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball no
  • Water Access Water Access no

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58 Reviews

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Review Count: 105
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 41

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $13.00
Overall Rating:

Having been to RV parks in all 49 mainland states, coming back here is like coming home. It is a small park with 17 sites, but after one night, you know all of the other 16 site occupants as that is the goal. The sites are level with full hook-ups. There is a covered patio for the nightly get together which may include a meal with the main dish supplied by owner (excellent cook and gumbo is simply the best). You won't want to leave when your time is up and sometimes you can extend. Highly recommend reservations. In RV world, you will always remember your stay and will want to come back. We camped at Betty's RV 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
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Many great Cajun restaurants nearby as well as music.

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

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $13.00
Overall Rating:

Are you kidding me!!!! We have stayed at Betty's many times, why? its the best! We have been full timing for almost 12 years, we have stayed in many parks in many states and NEVER, and I mean NEVER, do we have as much fun, comrade, love and relaxation as we do at Betty's. We hate to leave Betty's, and when we do leave, we can not wait to get back! The sites are as good if not better than other parks we go to. If you are looking for concrete pads, golf course greens, etc...you may want to try this park out and if your heart is in it, you will love this place!!!! The owner, is an absolute doll, with lots of smarts and experiences! She knows how to bring people together! And...if your real lucky, you will taste food from the best cook in Louisiana! The music, the laughter, the friends you will make will never be better than here.....I challenge anyone to prove me wrong, As I said, we have been all over, there is nothing better! Internet...go close to the office...it works fine...if you need it more than a few minutes a day, your missing some fun! TV, get the sat geared up and if you are watching that, you are missing the fun! This kind of place, these kind of people are not everywhere.......do yourself a favor, enjoy this location and the people around it and your life will be a joy!!!!!! There is more positive stuff to say, but I am running out of room! Wish I was at Betty's!!!! We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

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

Campground Details

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

Be gracious, kind, and loving...it will come back a million fold from these folks. The owner has a huge lists of things to do, she will guide you right. Go to every Happy Hour! Eat at every restaurant in Abbeville! Got to all the Saturday Jam sessions! Ask about music in the park.....if your lucky you have music and go nowhere!

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $16.00
Overall Rating:

When we went on the road eleven years ago we had many places we wanted to visit, but Betty's RV Park was the only RV park on our to do list. It did not disappoint and we have returned many times. Betty's is in the heart of Cajun country. Betty is a great hostess who makes sure all her RVers have a great Cajun experience with tours of local cultural sites, restaurants and music venues. Betty's patio and deck, the site of happy hour, is a great place to gather with and make friends. If you are looking for a unique Cajun experience, Betty's should be on your must do list. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
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: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2018 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

Full hookups with good 50amp service. Back-in site for 45ft MH with 4 slides with plenty room. You are close to your neighbor but that's fine. Very sociable park with happy hour each day at 4:30. We learned so much about the Cajun culture, music, and food. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
5
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Robie's Grocery store is down the street and Wal-Mart Supercenter is across town. Don't miss eating at Shucks!!

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: January, 2018 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

Not much of an RV park but you can't beat the experience. Betty has 17 sites around perimeter of her yard but that is not why you go there. You go for the fun and camaraderie. You arrive as a stranger but definitely leave with many new friends, including Betty. She is the main draw to the park. She has created a warm, welcoming and good fun in her "parlor" and outside deck area (weather permitting). We would return in a heartbeat and highly recommend the experience. Betty is also very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and directed us to many local venues for the real "cajun" experience. Jam sessions in Maurice & Erath, Crawfish @ T-Bob's Seafood, tour of & jam session at Martin Accordions in Lafayette and more; experiences we will not soon forget. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Go where Betty recommends you go, she won't steer you wrong!

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Review Count: 154
States Visited: 36
Helpful Reviews: 20

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

Can't give this RV Park an 8 or 9 as per earlier ratings. Yes, the owner is a great host hosting a Happy Hour at 4:30 each afternoon enabling everyone in the park to visit with one another. However the park of 18 sites is an all gravel parking lot with small sites creating a crammed in feeling. Full hookups, no cable TV, no picnic table, no pool or spa. Free Wi-fi, which is slow. Located on a busy road with road noise starting around 5AM, increasing through the rush hour. Back-in sites. However there is one pull-thru site. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

In the area is the Tabasco Factory tour and gift shop on Avery Island and the Rip Van Winkle Garden and House on Johnson Island which has a movie about how the Lake got drained of its water. Interesting. Both places are worth a visit. Have lunch at the cafe at Johnson Island. Good food with a great view overlooking the lake.

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bjb, owner at Betty's RV Park responded to this review

Just a response to the above rating, the "no cable TV, no pool or spa" as specified above at this 17-site facility with two pull in sites is commensurate with the price charged for the site. Facilities which have these amenities are normally twice the price of this one. The wi-fi, which is free,that this facility offers is the fastest available with the present provider. Also, there are several picnic tables under a huge pavilion and a deck which seats many people who wish to use it.

Review Count: 103
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 33

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

As all of the previous reviews have stated you come to this park for a social experience. The park is the owner’s yard which has been gravelled over. Spaces are back in and very tight. Utility pole, water and sewer are at the back of the site so did require some maneuvering. There is no shade. The owner has a large covered patio area off of the front of her home which is where all of the guests congregate. While we were there we attended the happy hour as well as having a Louisiana shrimp boil which everyone participated in. We had adequate OTA television stations and Verizon service. There are restaurants, groceries, meat markets and fuel readily available. If you are up for meeting lots of new folks this is a good place to go. Just remember you are not coming for a gorgeous campground. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
6
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

The tour of the Tabasco Factory on Avery Island was a lot of fun. We took the cooking class which was taught by a well known Cajun chef. How's that

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bjb, owner at Betty's RV Park responded to this review

I appreciate the above review, except for the fact that "There is no shade". The west side and part of the south side have trees which do produce shade....some morning and some evening. Also, the comment that "you are not coming for a gorgeous campground" is taken lightly.

Review Count: 20
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 3

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

Plain gravel parking lot with RVs squeezed in close but this park is not about looks. It is about Betty the owner and her other guests. Gotta live it to believe it. We spent 4 nights, met the nicest people, shared food, laughter and fun with Betty and her guests. A funtastic time for our first Cajun country visit. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Before you arrive plan your appetizer to take to happy hour. People bring a great variety,some very simple ie chips & dip some more elaborate i.e. stuffed pizza rolls. For lack of anything better - I popped popcorn one night - it still seemed to be appreciated.

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

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

I have to repeat on previous comments: The owner is THE reason for staying here. Sites are all gravel, full hookup, very tight. You won't have any reason to complain, though. With planned group activities, 4:30 Happy Hour, and so much to do in the area, you won't have time to worry about it. Had rain for two days, but sites dried quickly. Wish we could stay longer and we will on our next visit. This is such a wonderful little RV park because of our host. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
14
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Martin Accordians and Rip Van Winkle

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

This is the most friendly park we have ever stayed at. We have been full-timers for seven years and have been in 100's of parks. The CG owner herself is a native and knows the area so well. She will help you plan for any side trips

There is happy hour every day at 4:30 and you will meet the nicest people. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
15
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my 5th wheel
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

There is so much to do in Abbeville and the surrounding area. A must is the swamp tour in nearby Breaux Bridge.

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

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

Only stayed three nights but what a treat. The park has an awesome host and she lives up to her reputation. It was pouring rain and she came out to assist me in setting up.

The water drained very fast on the site. We will return for a extended stay. Thanks to the host for all the information on the area. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Site number 3
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

Check out the rice mill and the local food.

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Review Count: 105
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 41

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

It is difficult to rate this park other than excellent because the owner/host, Betty, makes your stay memorable and comfortable even though your site space is limited, gravel and some highway noise. You come expecting to stay a few days and as her song states, "when it's time to leave you want to stay"! The daily happy hours and sharing not to mention the many, many activities available in the area make Betty's a special place. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt

Campground Details

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

The local restaurants, Palmetto State Park, Rip Van Winkle Gardens, Saturday Cajun Jam Sessions.

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Review Count: 130
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

Without repeating what everyone else has said, we will just add that Betty is genuine. She is legitimately and honestly welcoming to all who stay with her. When we checked in, she said "you are coming to Happy Hour at 4:30." It wasn't a question - we were expected! We did attend and had a great time every day of the week we stayed. Betty steered us and others to the best activities. She listened closely to our experiences and clearly intended to share them with others. Even the long-term folks picked up on Betty's attitude. This was the first time we have most of the other park residents come out to say farewell when we departed. Betty's RV Park and Betty is a marvel, definitely worth a visit, which could turn out to be the first of many. We will most definitely stay again if we are ever in the area. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
12
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

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

You are in the middle of Cajun Country and Betty will help. You have a million things to do!

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

As noted, Betty has graveled over her side and back yard, installed hookups, and called it an RV park. Don't expect any of the usual amenities. There's no place to walk the dog. No on site things for kids to do. But she works very, very hard to be a resource for all the things to do in the local area. Her 4:30 "happy hours" (BYOB, and appetizers) bring everyone staying there together, where each can share where to go, what to do, and maybe even do it together if so inclined. A "social" campground in the old fashioned sense, with everyone - repeat or first timer welcome. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 179
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

This is a pretty common RV park as RV parks go. The parking surface is large gravel and the space is tight when the park is full. If you need showers or restrooms, don't come here. The hookups are adequate albeit antiquated. The rating I give the park is not for the physical park but for Betty Bernard herself who makes the park a ten rating park. If you want to immerse yourself in the Cajun culture, Betty will make it happen. If you want to make many close friends, Betty provides the opportunity for that to happen with her 4:30PM happy hour which often continues into the evening with food and music. Betty's is an absolute happening. This is not a place for unfriendly people to come; you may wish to go to another RV park. I am a Cajun myself and I appreciate what Betty does to shine her wonderful light on our Cajun culture. We definitely would come back here when in the area. We camped at Betty's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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