6 RV Parks near Mars, Pennsylvania
We did however find 6 campgrounds within 25 miles of Mars. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Mars in the left hand column.
Aug 2017 - $50.00
We arrived on Saturday afternoon and left on Wednesday morning. They quoted $46 per night over the phone and told us that it would be $50 per night when we arrived. They said that they didn't know we had a large camper. That was not accurate because I always tell campgrounds what I have to ensure they have a site long enough. At $50 per night you would expect a lot more. There is no cable and no wi-fi. When we asked about cable they told us that for $50 we could get a cable box to get cable then when we return the box they would give us our money back. All travel pads are gravel. The campers are right on top of each other and in the double lots (Where they put the big rigs) you walk out your door to look at the door of the camper next to you. When we extended our awnings they were just a few inches away from our neighbors awning. They only allow 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 18 per campsite. All others are considered to be guests and you have to pay $3 for each day and $5 for overnight per person so for large families this could cost a fortune. The showers have the push button 30 second water supply which means hitting the button every 30 seconds. There has to be a better way to prevent excessive water usage. There was a sign on the shower stalls saying that they were going to renovate the showers this summer. I wonder if they put those signs up there each spring, its almost fall and the showers were not renovated. They were a mess and had spider webs in them. There is never anyone in the office. If you need anything you have to call someone and wait for them to go down to the office. They do not allow mats to be used. The owner tried to get me to park so far forward on the lot that the front of the camper was going to be sticking out in the road. I finally parked it back far enough to be out of the road. - buckeyetaz
Sep 2016 - $35.00
If you are claustrophobic, Do Not stay here. Booked 2 nights and only stayed 1. The campers are so close, that our awning touched the neighbor. Said there was a fire pit and picnic table for each site. We did not have a picnic table. And be careful when using fire pit. Was afraid of setting something on fire, because everything was so close together. And good luck if you need anything, there is never anyone in office. And when you call they just get annoyed. First and last trip to this campground!!!! - Disappointed camper 2
Aug 2016 - $50.00
Stay as far away from this place as you can. For $50.00 all you get is W/S/E at a fairly level site. No cable or internet, no over the air TV. - Chiefmorgan
Oct 2015 - $36.00
Is geared towards seasonals. They have over 200 seasonal sites and about 15-20 visitor sites. Owner is very nice and personally escorted us and helped us park. It was reasonably close to Pittsburgh and we were visiting family, that's why we chose it. When we pulled up we stopped at a gate to enter the park, we were told to back up and go up a dirt path to the visitor sites. The seasonal sites are behind a gate and surrounded by a fence. We felt like an afterthought and an outcast. For the weekend it was us and maybe 4 other RV's, but they parked us all close together. The sites are laid out oddly, the electric and water hookups are on the opposite than most other campgrounds and we had to run the hoses across our site. The sewer hookup for the next site was super close to our picnic table and fire pit (like within 6 feet) The sites were very narrow, we could not fit out truck in front of the site, even perpendicular. The neighbors had a fire and they were so close I was afraid of our tanks exploding. We asked permission to receive mail there and they allowed it but didn't notify us that anything arrived and seemed annoyed when we asked. The restrooms were clean, we had to walk quite a ways around a building or else jump the fence and walk through the seasonal side. Lots of options for the area, we probably wont stay here again. Price was comparable to others. - sbrigga315
Jun 2015 - $31.00
We didn't notice any of the ruts as mentioned in other reviews. There are two speed bumps, one on the entrance road and one at the entrance to the transient camp area. Neither are unusual. Our site was very nice with plenty of room. It slopped back to front and right to left, but we were able to level with out too much effort. Good cable TV. Bad WiFi. Given the overall lack of full hook-up sites in the general area, this campground is a gem. We would return if in the area. - 15243
Jul 2010 - $35.00
The Pittsburgh area has very few CGs around, and this is one of the better ones we have used. The CG is overwhelmingly permanents, and the transient section is separate (about 20 sites). The sites were 100% grass, which is great when the weather cooperates. Our site, and many others had very deep depressions where the camper sits. It is basically a hole, I suppose from years of camping, without any attempt to fill and level the site. If you had a lot of rain, you would be sitting over top of a giant puddle under your unit. The hole was so deep that our bottom step nearly rested on the ground. But, we had good weather, and the abundant grassy areas made for great play areas and sites for pick up games for the kids. And when outside, the grass was soft under your feet, so going barefoot was very comfortable. The road into the CG and to the site had numerous and very tall speed bumps. Use care, as there are numerous indications of hitches, etc. hitting them. There is a very tight turn at the top of the hill, and having forgotten to take off my sway bars, one popped out and I drug it for several yards without realizing it. Not necessarily the CGs fault: just a warning. The office staff was courteous, but not overly friendly. The site shares an electrical post with the adjoining site, and the folks there had taken the only 30A outlet. The office supplied me with an adapter pigtail, no questions asked. Laundry and bath houses are all in the permanent section, which has a coded gate. You have to drive there if you have a load of laundry as it is too hilly and far away to walk. If no one is in the office, you are out of luck getting through the gate. Grounds were well tended, and pool looked clean. Definitely an older CG, but it seemed to be adequately cared for. We would use this CG again. - begerter
Sep 2017 - $45.00
We stayed 4 nights. Paid $45/night. No tax. No other fees. The reservation process was odd - had to call to reserve then go online to pay deposit via paypal. The public road to the CG isn't too bad - just curvy. What's bad is the 1/8 mile driveway into the CG which is a dusty mess. Our motorhome and jeep were covered in dust afterwards and I mean covered. There is a sign at the top to call a phone number which we did. Soon thereafter the owner drives up in a golf cart and conducts the check-in right there running our credit card through his cell phone gadget. We were led to our rim site and it was explained that our gray water would dump into a hose that drained down the mountainside. Huh? We pulled nose in and ran hoses under our motorhome in order to have the view from our large windshield. The DH hosed down the MH and Jeep even though we knew the same dust-mare would happen going back down the driveway. We were all set-up and enjoyed a beautiful sunset. The next day was warm and sunny. We quickly realized we had power issues because our a/c's couldn't run - not even a single a/c. We called. The owner came by and got a little defensive. He said he wasn't aware of power issues at our site. He offered to move us to an interior (non-rim) site which he thought would provide better power. We moved and he was right. The power was fine but now we had no view. If there is any sort of office or bathhouse or laundry, we looked and never saw it. The dump station is very narrow making it difficult (but do-able) for big rigs. There are porta-pottys in the field which smell awful even from afar. I didn't go near one. We could hear gun shots during the day so there must be a gun range nearby. Stargazing was excellent. We were underwhelmed by this CG and feel the pricing is ridiculous for what you get (or don't get - remember there is no sewer hook-up). We would stay somewhere else next time even if it meant a longer drive to the city. - GottaGoNow
Sep 2017 - $36.00
We really enjoyed our time here. We were a little hesitant because the reviews here were less than stellar, however it's the closest RV park near Pittsburgh so we went ahead and booked. If you're thinking about it like we were, do yourself a favor and book here. You'll be glad you did. Thankfully we did because we thought the campsite was great! The sites were not on top of each other, they were level, and we got one of the cool "rim" sites that overlooks the valley. It made for beautiful scenery and the sunsets were gorgeous there. The hosts (who own and live on the property) were extremely nice and accommodating. There are only water and 20/30/50 amp hookups at each site but there is a truck that comes around on Wednesdays to empty your black tank. There is a gray tank dump that is readily available at each site so that's really nice since we don't fill our black tank nearly as fast as we do our gray. - Swept Together
Jun 2017 - $23.00
Cost is for Passport America. Place very neat. We were in a campground, number 45, which had been recently set up (gravel, curb boards, water, electric meter). People at campground friendly, efficient and pleasant. Saw dump station with a large class A using it. Narrow but very accessible. There are ups and downs on the 908 and entrance road up and winding then gravel. But all very accessible just take you time. And so nice, quiet and cool up here on the mountain.
This is a wonderful quiet place to stay unless there is an event. - Peter K
Sep 2016 - $55.00
This campground is a little tight for big rigs. There are activities and the camp store is nice. Laundry was clean. Arcade machines did not work well. Dog park is nice however it requires a short hike through a pine forest. Nice park otherwise. - Texas Gals
Jun 2015 - $50.00
Big rigs should avoid this park. Narrow entry road off the freeway, no place to park to check in and sites are angled at 90 degrees making them difficult to get in and out of. Staff on arrival was young, unprofessional and not helpful at all. It is in a beautiful setting and would be a nice place to stay with a small unit or a tent. - Amls
Oct 2014 - $50.00
Really nice park with easy interstate access but far enough away to be quiet. Super clean, well maintained and beautiful. If you have an RV 30' or shorter I recommend it. Big rigs should stay away. The sites are long enough but very narrow and to enter or exit your site you need to make a ninety degree turn onto a very narrow road. - Igotjam
Sep 2017 - $48.00
This is more of a very popular destination-family park than an overnight. The park is well managed with many seasonals and lots of activities on the weekend. Most sites are tight, level, shaded and short. Good dog park, nice swimming pool, playground, and store. We were there over Labor Day Weekend and the place was packed with happy, well-behaved families. Water pressure and electricity were good in spite of the crowd; WiFi bogged down. No cable. No OTA and our Verizon hot spot didn't work - but the bands on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights were terrific! (Big shout out here to the Manhattan Band: you folks were FABULOUS!) On Sunday there was a marathon bocce ball tournament that lasted for more than 12 hours. This is a "make some memories" park. If ever in the area - and we can get in - we will stay there again. - Mom_of_Two
Aug 2016 - $45.00
Sites are tight, but site 20 was ample for our 42'. Trees toward the back of our site still allowed us to use our satellite. The pool was nice, had one foot deep shallow end up to five foot at its deepest. Quite a few seasonals, well taken care of. Decent playground as well. We also rented the deluxe family cabin, site
79, complaints about the comfort of the beds. A/C could be a little better as well. Overall this campground isn't bad, just tight. - User3025
Jul 2016 - $48.00
We camped with 2 other families and all were disappointed. No shade and sites were very short and small. Could hardly open awning or slideout. Only 30 amp electric and had a very hot weekend afraid we would lose our service. Permanent campers not friendly with weekenders. No chairs available at pool to sit, permanent residents go early and put towels on chairs and some go unused for hours but don't remove a towel or you are yelled at and towel goes back on. Campground has not kept up with the times. Really needs updating especially for pull-in sites. Also bathouse and showers could use a make-over. We have removed Rosepoint from our camping list. Will not be returning. Also fire rings were at backbumper of trailer could not use or trailer would have caught fire. - Winpooh
Aug 2016 - $30.00
On PA-51, about 6 miles from the Ohio border. Turn east/south at the blinking yellow light onto OH-168, Salem Church Road then about .8 mile, turn right on Hodgson Road, then .8 mile and left into the CG.
Weekly rate $170; monthly $380. No credit/debit cards accepted; cash or check only. All electric is metered, even for daily visits ($0.11/kwh). One employee who is very friendly and helpful. Municipal access roads are sufficiently wide, maintained, asphalt but lots of ups-and-downs. Watch for one low-hanging tree on Hodgson Road. Internal roads are gravel, somewhat narrow with no overhead obstacles.
A variety of sites which are grass/gravel with mowed lawns and occasional tall trees. A few sites have patios; most have picnic tables. All sites are FHU-20/30/50, level with pedestal at the road end of the sites. Sufficient clear sky for satellite antennas. No cable TV. Fires permitted in fire rings. Well water has low, but adequate pressure and okay taste. No office store. No propane sales. Restrooms/showers are old but clean with newer fixtures but minimal privacy (score "B-"). No laundry.
Spacious, grass playground. Very nice, unheated, salt water pool. No spa. Free Wi-Fi but internet access is weak and unreliable. Verizon coverage is dismal at "½ bar." CG is in the country and is very quiet. No recycling bins. - StephenK
Aug 2016 - $30.00
We stayed for 4 days visiting relatives in the area. The campground was nice and neat. We got a shaded, pull-in site. Many of the RVs seemed as if they were seasonals and were empty. Check in was fine and the campground was easy to find and access. They only accept cash or checks, so happy we remembered the checkbook. There was a nice playground; the kids enjoyed that quite a bit. The owner lady knocked on our RV to remind us that the pool was open, but we were busy with relatives. It was nice she thought about the kids. At checkout (we were trying to leave at 9am), no one was in the office or adjacent trailer so had to call the owner's phone. Wanted someone to come read the electricity meter, but could not get a hold of anyone. Finally, at departure time, as we were pulling out, we ran into one of the attendants and he read the meter. There was no delay afterall, but didn't like that I couldn't find anyone initially. (Only $9 for 4 days for electricity.) Overall, good experience & would stay here again when visiting family in Beaver.
Initially, I was concerned about the other negative reviews and questioned booking here, but turned out fine and it was convenient. There were RULES posted rather excessively (no rugs or anything on grass, etc) around the campground, but we experienced no issues or tongue-lashings; think they just take pride in their campground. - Camping with kiddos
Jun 2014 - $30.00
We stayed here with a travel trailer and a tent. They are very unorganized and kept moving us to different sites. They don't want anything on their grass. The owners are not friendly and yelled when our truck went in the grass to make the turn into our spot. They have a swing on the playground that is apparently for handicapped kids although there is nothing indicating that. I was swinging my daughter in it and the owner came over and told me to get her out because he paid too much money for her to ruin it. They charge you extra for your electric usage on top of your nightly fee. There are no activities except bingo and there is one bath house at the front of the park. I would not camp there again. - beaglefamily24