8.3 Good
     
Middletown, Rhode Island

Carr Point Recreation Area (Military FamCamp)

Middletown, Rhode Island


Middletown, Rhode Island 02842
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Sites: 6
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 41.567340814509
Longitude: -71.294924457733

Elevation: 26' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • 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 no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • 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 ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-ocean Waterfront Waterfront yes-ocean
  • 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 ?

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Review Details

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6 Reviews

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

It would be near perfect if it had sewer and Wifi. The sites are in an open field. Each site is well packed gravel, level (without weeds and stuff growing in them) surrounded by well cut grass. They are very long and the back end of the RV's are about 50 feet in from some bushes that are right on the water. There is probably 30 feet between each RV (only 6 sites). Lots of elbow room. There is a well traveled road at the entrance, but it isn't bothersome. The base is only a couple miles up the road with a very nice NEX and Commissary. This is a nice base as it is home to the War College. High ranking officers training to be higher ranking officers. Newport is a very nice town with beautiful marinas. We camped at Carr Point Recreation Area (Military FamCamp) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
4
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

Apparently there is (or was) a lot of money in Newport, RI. There is a historical area that is full of overwhelmingly extravagant mansions including a couple Vanderbilt mansions that can be toured. Most of these mansions are lived in by private citizens - but some can be toured. There is a trolley that tours the area and gives commentary. We didn't do that - in fact we stumbled on these mansions by mistake and really glad we did. Also, stop at a couple of marinas. The yachts are amazing.

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Operated by Newport Naval base. Military or DOD may use. This is a great location for visiting the Newport R.I. area. Located off the base, but adjacent to a base recreation area, backs up to a beautiful view of Narragansett bay. There is a Porta Potty, any other facility requires a several mile drive. Great Base fitness center on base. I down graded the service because they do not keep the website up to date, and locations and phone contacts are not current. Requires a little investigative work. All 6 sites are back in, widely spaced, long, and easy to enter. We camped at Carr Point Recreation Area (Military FamCamp) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
6
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Location, Location, Location.

As an RV park, it is strictly a place to put the rig while exploring Newport and the area.

Spacious back-in sites. Clean grounds. Nothing else. 30 Amp power and water only. No dump station.

Must have a reservation.

Staff at main base rec center very helpful.

We will stay here again - mainly due to location and price. We camped at Carr Point Recreation Area (Military FamCamp) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 74
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

A friend that's retired military and traveling with us to Newport Naval Station got us the reservation. Sites are all back in and overlook the water but don't have water access. Sites are very roomy. All are gravel parking pads with grass all around. Location is very quiet. It's about a mile drive to any services or stores. This makes a great place to explore the Newport area. Water pressure is very high - use a pressure regulator. Power was good and the 50 amp nice on hot days. If you need a dump station there's one a few miles away for a $10 fee. TV reception is good for the Providence stations. We camped at Carr Point Recreation Area (Military FamCamp) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 52
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

When making this reservation, we asked for a pull through and were told "OK". Arriving the sites were all back ins. Even so, we enjoyed the several days we were there. It was quiet, the views of the water/river very nice. Although sewage was only avail at a remote site we did not feel this difficult with our holding tanks. Travel to a convenience store is about a mile distant. TV service via analog antenna was good. Much of our time was spent touring the Newport area and this site was very accommodating for us. Should we be again in the area, we would definitely ask for a site here. We would have given it a higher rating, no sewage at the site. We camped at Carr Point Recreation Area (Military FamCamp) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

I stayed here for 3 weeks (2 weeks then 1 week) while in school, it was very nice and clean. There are only 6 sites, plenty of room at the camp ground. Shares the facility with the softball fields, so the lights may be on at night. We camped at Carr Point Recreation Area (Military FamCamp) in a Travel Trailer.

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