Great Escape RV Park & Campground

     


Higginsville, Missouri
Phone: (660) 584-2649

Sites: 52
Recent Rate: $28 6/2014


Latitude: 39.0002092956591
Longitude: -93.7391710281372

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview

38 Reviews

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johnmack

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Pleasantly surprised to find this park. Easy on and off location from I70, quiet, great Wi-Fi. Beautiful new pool, 2 large fishing lakes. Clean and very nice eye appeal. Large sites with fenced dog park. And nice managers. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Motorhome.

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parmando

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

We rely on these reviews when choosing where to stay and can't understand why anyone would have a problem with this park. I can only assume that you can't please everyone. We stayed at this park several years ago and the new owners have made a lot of improvements since then. We pulled in last night, set up, took a walk around the park and then went down to the new pool. Wow! Beautiful pool area with a nice deck. They also have 2 fishing ponds and a nice sized dog run. Wi-Fi was fast and consistent. We had no problems with electric at all, and the sites are relatively level. Restroom/shower rooms were some of the cleanest I've ever seen, as was the laundry in the same building. They have put in some new, spacious sites in the back of the park (which is pretty quiet considering the park is close to I-70) and we have been told they are going to upgrade the older sites in front making them a lot wider (they are a little snug if you have multiple slides). The owners are really nice people who make sure you are comfortable. We will definitely be back. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Motorhome.

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RVTravelerToo

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Location is right off I-70 and Highway 13. They have gravel driveways and pads. There is a top older section and a newer low section. We stayed in the top section. We had full hookups and WiFi was excellent. This park contains acres that are mowed grass and weeds and provides a pastoral feeling. There is a very large pond at the back of the lower section. There is no cable TV, but several over-the-air channels are available. Road noise from I-70 was not noticeable inside the RV. No flies or mosquitoes. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Motorhome.

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rovingnomad100

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

GPS had us make a wrong turn (campground is on west side of Highway 13 (Exit 49 off I-70) so don't make that left turn towards Super 8 Motel). Glad we stopped. Despite being close to I-70 it was surprisingly quiet. Our site was level and hook-ups were perfectly situated. WI-FI reception was excellent. Campground staff was very friendly and helpful. The park is well maintained and the view of the ponds in the back is beautiful. The pool area is large with a beautiful composite wood deck area with a pergola. They just put in a large fenced dog park too. Even though the park is a little farther away from Kansas City than some other parks, we will definitely stay here again. It was worth the drive. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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rovingnomadUSA

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

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This is the first stop on our trip. Easy on & off the highway location. Very friendly staff. We requested an open site for our satellite. They have a section with no trees for that reason. Our site was perfectly level, as were all the sites I saw on my walk through the park. My husband was happy to get out and fish. They have two good sized stocked ponds and we had a great fresh fish dinner that night. The new pool is awesome with a beautiful deck off of it. If you have a dog they have a new fenced dog park which was great for our pooch. The showers were so neat & clean and had great water pressure and abundant hot water. There are newer washers/dryers in the laundry room, which was also very clean. The WiFi was lightning fast, which is unusual at parks in my experience. We really enjoyed our stop at this park and plan to stop here on our way back home and stay a few days. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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dinkey

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

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a great campground close to the highway easy on and off with long and level sites great satellite reception and pet friendly (they even have a dogie park. The bathrooms are very clean and showers are spacious. The new addition from the last time we were here is the pool with a large deck. Oh, and I almost forgot about the ponds with great fishing. This is a great park to spend the weekend or longer. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Pamelalena

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Be extremely careful when locating this RV Park, which is located right off the interstate. Our GPS told us to turn left, when we really should have turned to the right. That, of course, is no fault of the establishment. This campground has very little shade and most of the sites are not level. There is a swimming pool and a dog park. A small pond exists near the dog park, however, it is not clear as to whether or not it is part of the park. The electric is unstable and keeps tripping our breaker. The showers need the curtains replaced. There are four washers and four dryers, though one of the dryers is out of order. If you need a place to park for the night, this will do in a pinch. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Motorhome.

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adcharles1969

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Clean restrooms, plenty of washers and dryers. Pool was closed Would stay here again, it was easy on and off the interstate. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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altsclmarm

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

Overpriced, in my opinion, for the cramped conditions. Road noise very evident from I-70. Easy on and off the interstate. Many permanent road/utility workers. Only good for an overnight on the way to somewhere else. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Motorhome.

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E&E

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Crowded sites. Highway noise. Lots of transient workers. Would not stay again. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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lesbenet

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

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Great campground. Park staff is friendly, pool is very clean (they even have pool toys available), bathrooms are the cleanest I have ever seen at a campground and it's great to have individual bathrooms w/showers. Although I didn't use the laundry, the room is kept very clean. Good water pressure and electric is spot on. It's nice to find a campground that doesn't discriminate against dog breeds too. Nice playground. I was surprised that there wasn't much highway noise. We didn't notice it at all. I will definitely come back to this park. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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truk4u

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

Date of Stay: - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Very dusty, no rules for speed, empty beer cans at site, uncut grass. We had to unhook for the pull-through. No way a 45' motorhome can fit with it's toad attached. Mostly work campers. The 50 amp power was weak on one leg. Mature untrimmed tree's make it big rig unfriendly. I was here 5 years ago and it was really bad, but new ownership appeared to be improving the campground so that's why we gave it another chance. Won't return. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Motorhome.

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HDT

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here a year ago, and the owners have made a lot of improvements since then. They finished the sites they were working on last year, have done some cleanup of the grounds (which look beautiful!), and are putting in additional sites in the lower level that will be close to 80' long. They are in the process of installing a swimming pool, which should be open before much longer. The only downside (for traveling folks like ourselves) is that, starting a week from now, they will only have 3-4 overnight sites due to pipeline workers moving in. Don't take me wrong, I think it's great for both the park owners and the pipeline workers. We just may not be able to get in next time we drive through this area, which is a bummer! This is just the type of rural campground/RV park we look for. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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wilpower

Review Count: 91
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Good park for an overnight. Easy on/off I-70, we couldn't hear any road noise. Looks like they are trying to re-do and improve some of the sites. Long, narrow pull-through sites, OK for Big Rigs, no shade. Good Wi-Fi at our site. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Motorhome.

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Jamboee89

Review Count: 70
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Good park for overnight, close to I-70. Level gravel sites, pull through sites long enough for big rig and toad. Lots of areas to walk dogs. Two ponds on park and some trees. Some sites are being redone, park needs a little TLC. Would stay here again. We camped at Great Escape RV Park & Campground in a Motorhome.

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