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: $45 7/2016

Latitude: 39.758840858023
Longitude: -94.803922176361

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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) 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 ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • 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 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 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 no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • 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) no
  • 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) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • 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

Ratings overview

43 Reviews

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Just stayed one night. Was surprised that it is in the middle of businesses on a main street. Was very warmly greeted. Very friendly and accomodating. Had what we needed and created a long pull through by putting us on two sites. Last minute stop on our route. All gravel. No complaints for our use. Easy in and out through the back entrance. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
10
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

GPS took us through town. There is an easier exit, ask before you drive in.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

We were worn out from a days travel and stopped for the night. It is not too far off of US-169N. If headed North on US-169N it is on the left side of the four-lane and is part of Beacon RV Sales. You will need to look for the sign as it is in the mix of a bunch others.

The campground check-in was very quick and straightforward and the lady even helped us park. We made our hookups (there is no cable TV here) and the WiFi was pretty much useless but the site was clean and level and the utilities were usable. I would stay again if I needed a place but who know when we might be through this area again. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
39
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

We were passing through on our way to Atchison, KS to visit the Amelia Earhart museum.

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Review Count: 44
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.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel, Dirt, Grass

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

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.

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close

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

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Level gravel site, all utilities good, slightly crowded. Several annual guests. Patio. We camped at Beacon RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Patio

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

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.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 29
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

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

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

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

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

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

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

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

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

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

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

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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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

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

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

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

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

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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