Palm Shadows RV Park

Donna, Texas

200 N Val Verde Rd
Donna, Texas 78537
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Sites: 470
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 26.175181
Longitude: -98.028855

Elevation: 93' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • 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
  • 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 yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • 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 ?
  • 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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6 Reviews

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2012 - $75.00
Overall Rating:      

It appears as if the RV sites have not been updated since in 60's. Small concrete, and most are all broken up. Some sites so small one cannot put slides out. The water lines are so old they are brittle and can break very easy. Lots are poorly maintained, just mostly dirt and dead grass which you track in your unit every day!! Office help gives you someone else mail quite often, and can't find yours. I would advise staying somewhere else. They have a lot of Park Models here; in my opinion they really don't care about RV's. We camped at Palm Shadows RV Park in a Motorhome.

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

Date of Stay: November, 2012 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

The RV sites vary in this park. Some have concrete, and some are dirt/grassy with concrete pads. They have large or small concrete pads. Yes, some are very small and they rent at a very discounted rate, if your rig is small. As far as the dirt being tracked in, all I can say was that we have had a lot of rain lately, and the entire area of Donna, Texas has been muddy, not just Palm Shadows. THE MAIL: is delivered by the United States Post Office. This park has no control over how they deliver it. If a mistake is made, the residents bring it back to the office and it is placed in the proper boxes. Considering there are over 500 lots here, I am sure the postmaster makes a mistake now and then. Yes, there are many park models here, but they are also very RV friendly too. We are here for the winter in a travel trailer. They have been so nice to us and treat all RVer's GREAT. Nice here too: is that they have a full bar with beer and wine at very reasonable prices. Hard booz can be brought into the bar, and purchase set-ups very cheap with a cup of ice to boot. Most all RV parks in the Donna, Texas area have some dating to them, but they really try to keep things nice here. If there is a water problem, it is fixed that day. I feel that this is a very nice park and really have enjoyed staying here. The Rio Grande Valley is a fun place and Donna, Texas is right in the heart of that area, which makes this a very central location. Oh yeah, they have music in the bar almost every night. It has been lots of fun listening and dancing to the music from rock and roll to new and old country. Karaoke is on Wednesday nights, what a blast that is! Big Band on Fridays so don't miss that. It is open to the public. So all in all, a very nice park! We camped at Palm Shadows RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 58
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: March, 2010 - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice winter Texas park. The regulars made us feel at home and were very friendly. People we have met that are staying in other parks remarked that Palm Shadows was the most friendly park in the Rio Grand Valley. Many people have wintered here for more than ten years. Continual activities going on from church on Sunday to live entertainment in the bar. Some sites were narrow, but they will not put a rig with slide outs in a narrow site. It had very nice landscaping with palm trees at almost every site. We met and made many new friends. The rate reflects a three month stay. All in all we had a very good time and would stay here again. We camped at Palm Shadows RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 45
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: January, 2010 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an older park. VERY small narrow sites; our 36' motorhome barely fit. A 40 footer would not. My driver side window awning was 2 inches from the patio awning of the unit next door. Clubhouse/meeting/card/activity rooms were good. Lots of entertainment scheduled. Nice pool. Wi-Fi available for a fairly high fee. No landscaping except what some permanent residents have put in. In all fairness, any park rating here is influenced by the overall appearance/aura of South Texas. This is our first winter in "the Valley" and we will not return. This is the one of the most barren and economically depressed areas we have ever been in. We camped at Palm Shadows RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 70
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: February, 2008 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

A very friendly campground. The facilities were in very good condition. There were a lot of campground activities and the people worked at getting new camper involved in the activities. Most of the RVers were snow birds. We camped there for a couple of weeks and we would stay there again. There was a train that ran by the campground occasionally but we didn't feel that was a problem. They don't accept credit cards. Over all a very nice place. We camped at Palm Shadows RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 156
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: January, 2008 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a winter Texan haven. There are a lot of park models for rent and many have visitors from all over the northern tier of states and Canada. The permanent models are extremely well manicured and cared for. The RV sites are all back in and can be a bit tight, but your neighbors are all accommodating and will help anyone get in and set up. The streets are wide and the place is gated and is shutdown at 8 p.m. Residents have the code to the gate if you go out at night. This typical of many of the RGV parks and it certainly is one of the top ones. There are many activities in the park if that is what you look for and it is situated in the middle of the Valley so one can explore in either direction in an hour or less drive. The only drawback is the WiFi signal. You have to go to the activity areas to get a signal, which isn't all that bad because some of us need to walk. We will definitely use this one again and recommend it to anyone going to the Valley. We camped at Palm Shadows RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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