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Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA

Clarksboro, New Jersey


117 Timberlane Rd
Clarksboro, New Jersey 08020
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 104
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 39.80818
Longitude: -75.23704

Elevation: 125' (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 yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • 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 yes
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 yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • 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 yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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139 Reviews

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Review Count: 48
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2018 - $54.00
Overall Rating:

Traveling full-time in a 38-foot coach we stayed 16-nights in a site for big rigs (site # 43). Pd $54.29/night. The good....if you desire to stay close to Philadelphia this would be an excellent choice. This is a very quiet park and very well maintained. If you have a dog there is ample area to walk your pet plus a fenced dog park located at the front of the park. Our AT&T phones worked great here and we also had satellite reception. However, if your site is on the outside perimeter, you may not get satellite reception because of the beautiful tall trees surrounding the park. After 16-nights, the dust on our coach was minimal compared to many other parks. Big coaches need a gravel pad, so we give this RV Park a 5-star rating for the thick gravel pad. Each site had room at the side of the coach for sitting and relaxing while BBQing. There are two separate sections to this park, the back section located on the back side of the beautiful pond area. We stayed in the front section of the park at the end of a row, which turned-out to be one of the better sites. The bad...the park provides a free wifi hotspot for checking email and surfing the web, but it can only be accessed at the office area. If you want wifi at your site then wifi can be purchased thru a third party provider. We went the extra mile and paid $28 for the streaming package. The wifi sucked. We were never able to stream or open email attachments using their wifi. Sent the wifi provider 3-emails, but never received a response back. We felt totally ripped-off. Other then the bad wifi experience, we enjoyed our stay there and would probably stay again. We'd just be prepared to use our own hot spot instead of paying for a wifi package that never worked! We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
43
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Review Count: 106
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: October, 2018 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

Nice and quite CG. Typical KOA amenities. Only 20min to subway. Only complaint is that our site didn't drain. After a rain there was a 6 inch puddle outside where our steps were. Would stay again. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 124
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 27

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $63.00
Overall Rating:

I did not find our site to be small like other reviews. Our pull through site was plenty long enough with plenty of room on both sides and it was easy to get level. Park roads were good and we were escorted to our site. Power was good as was the water. My only issue with this park was the price. $63 for a site with no wifi, unless I walked to the office, is a bit pricey for us. This is our 3 time at this park and it will be our last due to pricing. I'll find another park or another route in the future. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
102
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $63.00
Overall Rating:

Close to the highway and close to Philadelphia. My only concern was that the sites are very close and our awning almost hits the camper next to us. Additionally each site has a two plus foot metal pike at the entrance of each site. This made it very hard to position our camper and slides. This is like almost all NJ campsites that were built years ago. I'm just hoping we can pull out easily...as these sites are very close. There are a couple premium sites close to their pond though. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 51
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

This campground was recently acquired by the KOA system. It was previously known as Timberlane Campground. For that reason it is laid out differently from typical KOAs: The sites are somewhat smaller. They had to reassign me a different site, when the one I originally had was way too small; the site I finally got into was oversized and comfortable. The lanes have a lot more bends, and I never got to the point where I could find my way back to the park without my GPS. That said, it's a lovely, well-wooded park, with a large pond with a fountain and an island with a picnic table. The staff was quite helpful and friendly. There seems to be ample support for onsite family activities, and that's good, for its suburban setting means there is not much to do in the surrounding community. And they were actively building new cabins and play areas. Of course, it's an easy day trip into Philadelphia, for a $5 one-way toll across the bridge, and that was my primary reason for choosing the park. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $64.00
Overall Rating:

After reading many positive reviews about this campground we decided to make it our season opener. We were very disappointed. Our site was extremely narrow. Our picnic table was literally right next to the trailer next to us and about 10ft from their sewer drain. Also, much of the area was plain dirt and under construction. The staff was very friendly but the camp store was almost non existent. I hate to be negative, but we were a little shocked at how narrow the site was. We will not be returning. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
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
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Review Count: 28
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

There aren't too many options to visit Philadelphia. This seemed like the best option. The new owners are investing in this older campground and have already installed about 10 new gravel sites and we observed another 10 or so under construction. Would recommend you request one of these sites. While there is no shade, they are plenty wide, you'll get satellite reception and there's even extra area to park your tow car adjacent to your RV. The older sites are very tight and tree covered. We stayed one night in site 4 and then moved to 102 which we loved. By next Spring I would imagine the new sites and the typical KOA amenities will all be in place and we'd stay here again. Cable was adequate (although not yet installed in the new sites), Wifi was good and AT&T service was excellent. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
102
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

There are limited options for diesel fuel & eating at this exit. Everyone has an opinion on Philly Cheesesteak. We tried several and enjoyed Tony Luca's the best. Don't try a cheesesteak without the Cheez Wiz. Makes a big difference!

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Review Count: 169
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 41

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $54.00
Overall Rating:

We used this park for a one night stopover so we did not see much. The site we had was at the front of the park and was very tight. The hookups were all okay and in the right place. Site was level and gravel. The worst were the roads getting in and out, very tight turns and lots of parked trucks and cars. Might stay again after the improvements are completed just to see if they get better. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
2
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 113
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 41

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $52.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed for one week. Daily rate was $58 minus 10% with KOA rewards. Check-in was easy. However, the office person put us in a site we couldn't get into due to trees and turning radius. She should have known better. We called the office from the proposed site. The office person called the manager who ultimately moved us to one of the newly created sites. There was significant construction underway - enough that I feel they should have disclosed it ahead of time and offered discounts to their customers until the work is complete. We had full scale dump trucks, tractors and backhoes either passing by our rig or working nearby along with accompanying noise, clanging and beeping (except on Sunday). Hook-ups worked well. No wifi available at site. We obtained satisfactory Verizon cell and wifi signals. Although there are lots of trees, miraculously we were able to receive DirecTV sat signal in our site. The pool was covered but it looked like a nice area. The small lake is pretty. Campground is easy on/off the 265 yet is very quiet. It was quite full on the weekend so suggest advance reservations. If we returned to the area, we would evaluate all options first but would be willing to stay again. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
97
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Use the train to get into Philly. $6 per person round trip. Parking at the train station is free if arrive after 10am and all day Sat/Sun. It's easy and safe. The Eastern State Penitentiary is quite interesting. Longwood Gardens is spectacular. Give yourself the entire day there and don't miss the water fountain show. National Constitution Center is a bit overrated.

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Review Count: 44
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

This RV park recently became a KOA Campground (formerly Timberlane Campground) and is undergoing some site renovations. As such, fewer sites were available for short-term stays. The rear portion of the park seems to be occupied by long-term residents. The roads and closely-spaced sites within the park are gravel with a wooden picnic table and a very small fire ring. Although we asked for a satellite-friendly site, and there were several available the entire length of our week-long stay, we were told by the young lady who checked us in that "none of our sites are satellite-friendly," and were given a tree-shaded site near the front of the park...thus no satellite. We used their cable, which could just be considered passable. Amenities at the park include a small convenience store within the registration office; laundry and restroom/shower facilities are also in the same complex, a nice pool area with spa (closed for the season), a pond with a water feature, and an enclosed dog park. While staying at the park, we visited Philadelphia, Atlantic City, Valley Forge, Trenton, Titusville (Washington Crossing State Park), and Washington Crossing (Washington Crossing Historical Park). We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 62
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $65.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed 3 nights to visit Philly. Easy on-off from xpressway. Check-in was efficient and staff very friendly. Interior roads paved. Our site, #56 PT FHU, was in partial shade, level and comfortable space between coaches. A lot of const., expanding, adding new sites, roads kept clean. Very easy to use Metro train to go into Philly. All utilities worked well. Nice dog park with bags upfront. A lot of space for walks and fishing pond. Grocery store, Shoppers, within 2 miles. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
56
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Use the Woodcrest train station at Exit 31 to go into Philadelphia. Drops you off in the middle of everything. Shoprite grocery store close by and easy to get to.

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $81.00
Overall Rating:

At the time of our visit, park had just become a KOA and was undergoing a facelift. Sites were muddy and messy but its unfair to judge because of the extensive mods that were underway. However trees in around campsites had large broken branches that were one windstorm away from coming down and hurting someone or damaging property. We reported this to the front desk but we observed no action during our stay. Also we lost water for the better part of a day. One of the workers told us it was a planned outage for a tie-in. The front desk told us that workers hit a line. Hopefully they will get things under control after construction is complete. We will be back in NJ this summer but it will be a long while before we return to this campground. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 92
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $61.00
Overall Rating:

This was a two night stop for us to see a ballgame in Philadelphia. Park is very convenient to drive into the city or you can also get there by train. Our site was very close but it looks like the new owners are adding some very nice sites with lots of room and well planned. Some of the turns are tight. Wi-fi is available at your site for a cost or free in the office/game room. If they upgrade the old sites after they finish with the new, this will be an outstanding campground. They staff are extremely friendly and helpful. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
3
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed in a 45' bus with a tow. Campground is near 295 but far enough away from the noise. Nice place and will only get better. They are investing in more spots and fixing what they have.

If you are a class A or bus, disconnect your tow before going in. It is tight getting around some trees. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 124
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 27

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $54.00
Overall Rating:

This is our 2nd stop at this park. It is convenient to rt 295. The park is clean and roads are good. Ther staff was friendly and helpful. I gave this park an average rating due to the cost. $54.00 is very expensive for an overnight stop. Wifi only works at the office. Water and electric worked OK. We camped at Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
2
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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