5.6 Average
     
Saint Joseph, Missouri

Beacon RV Park

Saint Joseph, Missouri



822 South Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507
Phone: (816) 279-5417

Sites: 52
Recent Rate: $33 9/2015

Latitude: 39.7588408580225
Longitude: -94.8039221763611

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • 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 ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
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 ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • 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 ?
  • 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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41 Reviews

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fanrgs

Review Count: 42
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Old RV park that is really a "trailer park" with permanent RVs instead of mobile homes. There are, therefore, so many extra vehicles that they are parked all along both sides of the park's roads. We had no reservation but got a full hook-up, pull-thru with a deteriorating concrete drive, a small patio, and a little grass. But each pull-thru was designed for two RVs back to back, so another RV backed in behind us a hour or so later. The next morning we had to ask the permanent next-door RV owner to move his truck so we could get out of our "pull-thru" into the road to exit the park. We would not ever stay at this park again! We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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kaelalynn

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

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $34.00
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During our "20-minute visit" we had difficulty maneuvering through the roads congested with park vehicles, the parks appearance was degraded by many long-term residents that had the normal clutter accumulated over time, and the spaces were aged with pads in need of repair. The office reeked of smoke. The office sits down a hill below a very busy highway making arrival hazardous, plus management allowed the entrance to be blocked by an 18-wheeler loaded with small RVs, a permanently (?) parked work trailer, and a guest's car protruding several feet into the road way. Our toad was left blocking the busy road and just waiting to be road kill, and the office was more concerned about verifying our reservation than getting us off the hwy. Because of management's indifference to our being left hanging out onto the hwy, to the condition of the park, and the indifference to having after-hour reservations ready for checking, we left to find another park and was refunded our reservation money. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Motorhome.

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windjammer1

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $32.00
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Level gravel site, all utilities good, slightly crowded. Several annual guests. Patio. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Clean Showers

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Tom 573

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $33.00
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Concrete runners on sites are broken and/or missing. Grass areas around site are low and stay soggy when rains.

Many long term residents. Everyone parks in street making it extremely difficult to get into and out of sites. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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GOTTOYS

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $32.00
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Far from the worst place I've stayed at. Older park but not full of junk like many. Concrete parking spots and small patios, not in the best shape but beats going through the mud. This is a suitable place for a night or two. Cable worked good. Reasonably good part of town. Easy to get in and out. Friendly staff. Several long term residents. Not a lot of choices in this area to stay at. This is probably the best one. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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muelldawg

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $40.00
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We made reservations (for a pull-through) and we believe that host used this as an excuse to give us the worst site in park. Other much nicer sites were available. We stepped out of our door to mud and it rained so it was muddier. We faced an old old board fence about 8 feet from door. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Haggbloom

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $34.00
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This park is just passable for an overnight stay. It is tight to get into and out of, and spaces are quite close together. Pictures on their web site must be of the one somewhat attractive site. There are a lot of permanents in the park. However, we would stay here again for an overnight. The park is conveniently located, and Wi-Fi and cable worked well. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Motorhome.

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lacijohn

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $25.00
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This park was really close to a highway where there was lots of motor noise. Its a great over night stay but not for a relaxing vacation. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Motorhome.

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OroValley

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $33.00
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The park was clean, few permanents and easy in and out. Free internet and lots of cable channels. It is on a busy street, but being down from the street level, was very quiet. The site was uneven, but easy to find a level location. Don't know what park the previous reviewers were looking at, but they grossly misrepresented this park. Would definitely stay here again. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Motorhome.

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kirarose

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $32.00
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Place is awkward to get into for a larger unit. Lady who was in the office was nice. Place is older and in a neighborhood. No dedicated dog area, but plenty of room to walk dog. Quiet at night We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Motorhome.

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CA Travelers

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $34.00
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Park entrance is on a busy highway with a very, very steep driveway to the office. Mostly residents in mobile homes, that have bags of trash, junk and broken down cars all over the place! Park is open to traffic from several entrances, and security is non existent. Concrete slabs are broken, with huge chunks missing. Dirty and dusty, with dead landscape made for a very poor appearance around the sites. The only positive thing we can say is that it was close to a business that we had to visit while passing through Missouri. Will NOT stay here again! We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Jakeysaunt

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $32.00
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This is not an RV campground, just a trailer park. Very difficult to drive down the road due to cars and trucks parked halfway into the street. Concrete sites are cracked and broken and not level. Very unkempt grounds, way overpriced. Office reeked of cigarette smoke. Lots of permanent residents. Staff was friendly but this place needs some major improvement. I would not stay here again, ever! We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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The McMansion

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

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $32.00
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Agree with another reviewer that I don't know how this park earned a Good Sam rating. It's very small, no place to walk or play with pets, and right off of a very busy road. When we arrived there had been a fender bender between a big rig and a truck. Rather than directing us around the mess to a comfortable site via the city streets that surround the park the on-duty manager squeezed us into a site where you could barely open the door without hitting a retaining wall. The restrooms smelled of cigarettes and were not particularly clean. We were only there for one night but I would not go back. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Katrinka13

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

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $33.00
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Disappointing for a Good Sam Park. Set on Belt Highway and on a hill. First appearance is junkie. This was reinforced when we entered the office area. The park sells electronic cigarettes and candles and this dominates the office area: which is also cluttered. There are RVs at the top of the hill and on down. Some of the trailers are not in very good shape. Restrooms and laundry at the crest of the hill (most of the RVers are down the hill). Parking for one truck only and many park on the road rather than in their spot making travel (including backing out) through the park challenging. We found the staff to be less than friendly. There is an overall sense of not caring. Very few if any repairs have been made to sites including the concrete pads, gravel or grass. While the park does accept pets, there is little space for them to be walked: especially when the park is busy. There are no sidewalks outside the park. We are fulltime RVers and would not stay here again. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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jlh1

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

Date of Stay: April, 2012 - $32.00
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Off a very busy street & very hard to find. Not much room to park while registering. Office is crowded & messy. Sites are end to end so we were glad it wasn't too busy so that we could leave our towed car hooked up as we stayed only 1 night. Office help was friendly & helpful as was the owner who did come into the office later. There is an oriental restaurant across the street but otherwise you would have to drive to find a restaurant as there are no sidewalks along this busy street. We will try a different park next time. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Motorhome.

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