3 Parks near Mercer, Pennsylvania
Aug 2015 - $45.00
We stayed here for a week while teaching an advanced RV inspector training class. It was one of the few in the area that had a meeting hall that we could use for the week. Kimber, the park manager, was very helpful and made our 5-day class a great success!
This is a very nice KOA that is located between Mercer and Grove City, PA. It is very much out in the country and is about ten miles either way to local places to get supplies. It is mostly very quiet except for the folks that stay long term and leave early in their work trucks. We were located right near the entry road so noise was more common for us that would be for others located elsewhere in the park.
Electric service was acceptable. We had an issue arise, but park maintenance took care of the issue quickly. Water pressure was acceptable as was sewer service. There was park cable which worked well and had HD channels.
Navigating the park with a big rig would not be a problem for anyone wishing to stay here. However, do not get off at exit #15 from I-80. You will be taken to the park via a very winding and narrow road that includes a one-lane bridge. Travel to Hwy 79 and approach the park from the south. You will have a much easier time and avoid lots of low hanging branches! - Howard Jaros
Jul 2015 - $62.00
The park is nice but overpriced. We stayed one night as a stopover along I-80. Pull-through sites in the front were long and easy to maneuver. But Mercer/Grove City is not a resort area and the price was exorbitant for the little time you stay there if just stopping for a night. Next time we will find somewhere else to stop. - slay
Jun 2015 - $62.00
This is a nice location and campground. It is older and I only had 30 amp service, but the site was long and had trees with shade. When we arrived a woman switched us to a very easy-in site instead of having to drive through the campground to get to the spot. It was 62 dollars on the weekend and 54 during the week. The staff was friendly and helpful and the grounds were well cared for and pretty. The Wi-Fi was good, as was the cable. It needs cable as I doubt you could shoot either DTV or Dish.
The back part of the campground looked like it was full of seasonal units and makes you wonder why they stay a KOA. You are not far from Amish buggy and horses that are fun to watch on the roads as you pass them. It is pretty quiet here as well. I would stay here again. - John S.
May 2014 - $38.00
The owners could not have been nicer. When we checked in the owner took us to our spot and helped us back in. They have a nice playground and pool. The restrooms were very clean. I would definitely camp there again. - beaglefamily24
Jun 2013 - $54.00
This park is very clean, quite, and well maintained. The pool was nice. They have a great catch and release pond that yielded some 3+ pound large mouths. The sites are well spaced and relatively level and the owners are super nice. I would have rated higher, but they charge an extra $8 per kid over two. This is a little steep for the area and there were limited (hayride) organized activities for children. We will camp here again. - Trinket
May 2013 - $40.00
We stayed here over Memorial day weekend. If you have a big rig it is going to be tight for you. There is a steep climb from the office to the campground above and our site was not very level and a bit of a challenge to get into. Bath house is clean but not heated, so it was cold. Wouldn't want to have to use it in the spring or fall when its really cold. You're not allowed to bring a golf cart, but the permanents all have them, and they like to parade into the overnight sites to rub it in. Owner seemed nice ,but very strict. There is not much of a playground for the kids and it is located with the permanent sites not central. They seem to cater to the permanent campers. Overall it has potential, but we will probably not stay here again. - Motorman173
Aug 2015 - $27.00
Would not stay here again. Power surges over 130 and below 103. Talked to office and their solution was use 30 amp to 50 adapter. Tried to run 1 ac with everything else in rv off power fluctuations all over the scale. - Genecolleen
Aug 2015 - $17.00
This park has serious electrical problems on their transient sites during warm weather. When we arrived, voltage was 112. At 6pm when other camper arrived, voltage dropped to less than 97 volts on several occasions on the 50 amp service. This happened two days in a row during temps in the high 80's. We left early after the second night of issues. Other than that, the campground was nice and shady. Other campers reported the same issues with the power. - chezhead
Jun 2015 - $15.00
Trailer park feel to the place with mostly permanent and seasonals.
Golf carts literally everywhere on the weekends.
Full hook-up sites are small, pine tree covered and mixed in with the permanent residents, even though a lot of them seemed empty.
Roads are somewhat difficult to squeeze a large rig between the pines.
No WIFI throughout the park but only a pay-as-go wifi hotspot at the store/office that has a limit of 720mb of data, then your service is slowed to 56k speed.
Smoking at the pool.
Tennis court has large cracks that could swallow a ball or twist/break an ankle.
Ball field is an open field with no signs of an actually used ball field--just grass--no marks in dirt for bases.
Minigolf course is small but works. Playground is older looking but is fairly large. Pool is enormous-3ft to 10ft depth and 75' x 45'.
About 1/4-1/2 mile away from camp office there is a small dirty fishing pond under the heavy covering of trees that is stocked with panfish and possibly catfish--I didn't see any Bass.
I would feel totally ripped off if I paid the full price as this place is barely worth the discount rate especially for a place that advertises itself as a 'resort.'
Kids, however, would not care about the aforementioned issues and would probably enjoy themselves even if they are having to dodge golf carts during the weekend or breath cigarette smoke at the pool.
The passport rate is honored all days of the week; therefore, that makes up for some of the issues.
If you have to stay here then stay in the open area across from the campstore/office. It only offers water/electric and has a few 30amp spots. Not sure about 50amp.
I would stay here again for the passport rate; if money was no issue I would look elsewhere. - mynyel