Washington, North Carolina

Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground

Washington, North Carolina



Washington, North Carolina
Phone: (252) 948-0850

Sites: 284
Recent Rate: $30 3/2014

Latitude: 35.592028772989
Longitude: -77.1434426307678

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • 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 ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
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 yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • 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

Ratings overview

18 Reviews

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camper99

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

Not impressed. If you're open for the season, everything should be open and available. Only place for overnight or short stays is the back 40 row of 20 spots I believe. Wind is pretty strong there too and you can't use your awning because of it. Not good since there's no shade. Place is filled with seasonal and full timers in all the good spots. No balance to this and is typical of all campgrounds who entertain seasonal stays. Makes other feel unwelcome, myself included. Seemed to be experiencing electrical problems during my stay. Had to replace some fried electrical equipment upon return home. Owner is very nice. Maintenance crew seemed to have bad attitude and burned out. They should be replaced with folks who appreciate and know customer service and care about the place. Instead of messing around for 2 days with a bad breaker trying to keep power on, this $2 item should have been replaced then. Was told my year-old camper was the problem. Odd how I've had no issues at 7 other campgrounds this year and 6 previous year. Place is advertised as resort to justify a marked up price yet it's just a campground. I will not return. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Frank Rader

Review Count: 32
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

From 10, deduct a point each for No Wi-Fi, no pool (recent rain), the clothes washers closed (drain problem), mini golf course in poor condition, the playground equipment is dirty, and "resort" advertised. We stayed one night. This is a good overnight that added "Resort" name and $15 to price, but does not have resort amenities. 250+ spots are residential. Bathroom very clean partly because it gets very little use. Extraordinarily long and level pull through sites. Good Sam rate. Saw no kids other than ours. Very good folks, but overreached on the advertising. We would not return. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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sam&laura

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice park, clean and very quiet. All the people in the office very friendly and helpful. Family atmosphere, would rate a 10 except for the Wi-Fi was only available right at the office. Lots of permanent residents but I have found that these parks are usually the best maintained. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Maxine and Cinder

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Pool was closed. Laundry room was closed "indefinitely". Entry gate did not work well. Otherwise an attractive and nicely maintained park. Lots of grass, not much shade, beautiful creek. Friendly staff. Note that most residents have full time park models, which are nicely maintained. Park was very quiet except for the people next to us. We complained and park management was very helpful. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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mcharland

Review Count: 149
States Visited: 49
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate shown reflects Good Sam weekly rate. Park is mainly made up of park models and long term residents. There are a few waterfront sites for transients but appear to be for smaller rigs. Otherwise, the transient sites are in the last row. The sites are pull through, very long, and level side to side. But front to rear, there is a hump in the row of sites which affect your leveling. Wi-Fi is non-existent at the sites. The park is a good value and the staff was very pleasant and helpful. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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duster340

Review Count: 80
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $47.00
Overall Rating:      

Our site was not shaded. It was sand, grass, but not level. Plenty of length to pull through, but not well defined. Utilities were good and gravel roads with some tight turns. It's a gated park. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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NC RV Travler

Review Count: 31
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2011 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our first time at Tranter's Creek Resort and Campground. We really enjoyed talking to the staff which are very friendly and helpful. The campground is laid out well with the monthly spot rentals on one side and the nightly spots on the other next to the playground and putt-putt course. The campground is very wall maintained and clean. The sites are fairly level and great water pressure! Very close to downtown Washington off of HWY 264 and HWY 17. We went to visit Twin Lakes Campground which is bigger but not the same well maintained look and feel as Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground. On downside to Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground was the road noise and no shade trees but that's just a small one. We'll be going back since we received two free night's coupons from them. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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gcipra

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Sites are long and easily accessed, but void of any shade or cover. Campground is well maintained. 50A is available and was confirmed true 50A. Staff is very friendly, store is lightly stocked, but a Wal-Mart is close by. Pool was very nice and clean. All the river sites appear to be occupied by permanent campers. Sites are fairly level with turf surface. Trees have been planted but are several years from providing shade. We'll probably return but in the late fall when it's cooler. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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azfulltimer

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

Date of Stay: June, 2010 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped here for a month and it was an extremely pleasant experience. The site we were given was just across from the creek and we were able to just plop our kayaks in and go. The site was the biggest RV site we have ever had anywhere. We got to know the staff and you couldn't asked for more pleasant or more helpful people. The pool was spotless and bath house was always immaculate. The only negative is that the Wi-Fi was terrible due to restrictions on usage even though you had to pay for it. We made lifelong friends here and can't wait to go back. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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MiMi222

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

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is excellent for a overnight or couple of nights stay. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The pool and covered shelter area were very clean. We would stay here again as well as recommend the park to other campers. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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mbr3366

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2009 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Staff was very helpful and we were able to look at several sights prior to setting up. We chose this park due to the ability to kayak almost right out from the site. The river was absolutely wonderful! Slow moving, wooded on both sides and the fish were jumping. The town of Washington was close and had a very pleasant waterfront area. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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amxpress

Review Count: 71
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2009 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This is nothing but a nice, glorified trailer park. The full timers have the best sites by the river and nearest the river. Our site, as well as most transient sites, were very narrow. Our awning was even with the next site's sewer pipe: yuck! The people were friendly and there is a nice big pool. No shade what so ever, so don't visit here when it's hot! There is weekend activities for the kids and grownups: miniature golf and a playground. They have gravel roads. The park was clean and our site was fairly level. The shower and bathrooms were very clean. No cable TV, but we picked up 12 digital, local stations including 5 PBS channels. The price for the internet was ridiculous. There were a number of transient sites: all with no shade and many too narrow, unless you like smelling your neighbor's sewer. Don't think we'll be coming here again. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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bbonnell

Review Count: 136
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2009 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground was just OK. The good, shaded sites by the creek are taken by seasonals. The rest of the park has absolutely no shade. We asked for a site that faced east, but the campground map was incorrect and we wound up facing NW. When we arrived at our site, an employee showed up and told us that due to recent rains, we needed blocks under the levelers, or the jacks would sink into the ground. I'm glad she showed up and she did get the blocks for us. Expensive for what we got: and no cable. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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trailertraveler

Review Count: 96
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2009 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground was developed in an old agricultural area, so the trees are all small and provide no shade. The facilities are well maintained and the staff friendly. It is in a popular weekend/vacation area so has a considerable number of park models, long term and seasonal rentals. We were the only ones in the transient area the two nights that we stayed so our site seemed huge. It was very long, but had there been others in the adjacent spaces, I'm sure it would have seemed no different than most RV parks. The WIFI system was a pay as you go through NomadISP and at $6.95/day, $11.95/2 days was one of the most expensive that we have encountered. Definitely not the campgrounds fault, but a bridge closure adds 10 miles if you are coming in from the East. Also, not the campgrounds fault, but the Historic District of Washington which has been very nicely restored is now mostly vacant buildings. We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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dyokum

Review Count: 29
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2009 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We were very positively impressed with this park. It is primarily a residential enclave, and park models predominate. The management makes it obvious that they intend to provide first rate service to the itinerant crowd, such as short-timers like us. We were guided to a lovely, grassy site near the bathhouse by a young lady who was more than helpful in getting us acquainted with the park, and even gave our spoiled-rotten dog a ride in her golf cart. The utilities were first-rate, the rest rooms were spotless, and the showers were just this side of Outdoor Resorts! We experienced courtesy and professionalism at each contact with the staff. We even got an introduction to the Park's Guard Bird, a Killdeer who had planted her eggs near the Office. My dog wants me to mention the large grassy areas that are available for walks and exercise. There is currently a bridge under repair that requires a rather lengthy detour to get to the park. Take the detour; it's worth it! We camped at Tranter's Creek Resort & Campground in a Motorhome.

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