8.6 Excellent
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Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort

Gladewater, Texas


5261 State Highway 135
Gladewater, Texas 75647
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 63
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 32.45513
Longitude: -94.93653

Elevation: 363' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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85 Reviews

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Review Count: 46
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

The park is made up of all concrete pads and roads and is convenient to Longview or Tyler. Staff was very nice and the park was clean and pretty well kept. Most sites are not level, but not a major problem. On the other hand, the exit could be a problem for longer, lower rigs. We will stay here again. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

You'll be about 15 minutes from The Country Tavern. Treat yourself to some of the best BBQ ribs in Texas.

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

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

We have family near by and have stayed several places and Shallow Creek is by far the nicest in the area. Like the extra pavement with each site, makes it easy to park our dually. We travel fulltime and this pool is the nicest we've seen ... great design, placement, details and construction. If we had a home this is the pool we would want ! And the staff is helpful and friendly. We have already made our fall reservations ! We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

All office personnel and groundskeeper were very friendly and helpful. Park was clean and quite. Building a golf course next to park for those who golf. Roads and pads are concrete. Lots of grass next to site with a picnic table. Shade trees on each site. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
40
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Was a central location to Gilmer, Daingerfield, & Linden to visit with family. Craft mall in Gladewater.

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

The sites are concrete and level with 10 or 12 feet between sites. The Park was clean and well maintained. Bathrooms were not perfectly clean but ok. Small store with a few things including ice. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Not too bad of a drive to Longview and a bit further to Tyler. Like most parks, the WiFi was pretty lame but occasionally usable. Cable tv worked well. The exit road seemed narrow and steep with a pretty good low spot in the middle. I didn't drag anything with our 35' 5th wheel but was cautious. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
44
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice park, staff was very nice and helpful. Hot tub and small pool which isn't open yet but looks to be very soon. we did not use their wifi as we have our own. Large level concrete sites, we stayed here in a fifth wheel while meeting up with several friends. The only down side to me would be that the park isn't close to anything. it is only 1.5 miles from interstate 20. I don't like to drive 10 miles or more to eat out or go to Walmart. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
site 41
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

You have to drive to Tyler or Longview to shop.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: December, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Shallow Creek R.V. Resort, Gladewater, Texas. $29.70. This R.V. park is about 1.5 miles off of I-20 and is easily accessible. The park is very nice with lots of amenities (Pool, hot tub, small water park, gym, golf). The restroom/showers were clean and private. The park is very well maintained with a full time staff. Cable TV and WiFi were outstanding; a speed test on the WiFi delivered download speeds of 28Mbps, best I've seen at an R.V. park. Sites are large and paved with a paved patio and a small strip of grass; hookups are in excellent condition. We were in site 45 which was long enough for a unhooked toad. We only stayed one night, but I could easily spend more time in this R.V. park. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 71
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

We have stopped here many times for short stays. The staff could not be nicer. The transient sites are fairly level. The entire park is concrete which is very nice for walking. The golf course is under renovation so there is a bit of noise, but it is not bothersome. We exited in a 42 ft. motorhome with a tow and did not scrape, you just have to go slowly. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Center Section
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

The town of Gladewater is fun for shopping and there are several nice restaurants. Our favorite is Tumbleweeds. In nearby Kilgore the East Texas Oil Museum on the grounds of Kilgore College is a must visit!

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Review Count: 103
States Visited: 36
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Park is OK for overnight not much more. Lots of permanent trailers. Hot tub and small pool. Steep exit but we didn't have a problem. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Overall got much more than expected, especially for the price - was actually surprised at how nice it was. Bathroom facilities were great (4 or 5 uni-sex bathrooms, each with vanity, shower and toilet) - very big and clean. Pool was in excellent shape. My mark-down is due to entrance/exit (exit is horrible for an RV) and unlevel sites. My tow car requires an 8" drop hitch - I slightly dragged going in entrance and didn't even try to use exit with RV - I had to drive out the Entrance or I would have significantly damaged RV rear frame & hitch. LOTS of damage to exit pavement from RVs dragging. Roads and sites in great shape, all concrete, but sites very un-level. My site required 2" blocks under both front levelers, 2" under driver tire and 4" under passenger tire. I saw quite a few RVs with both front wheels off the ground (yikes). A number of trailers with front right jacked way up and rear left just a few inches above ground-level. But the sites were very long, and neighbors close but not too close; however with the angle of sites it wasn't bad. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
37
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lots to do in area - Longview and Tyler both within close drive. Recommend the East Texas Oil Museum near Longview (http://www.easttexasoilmuseum.com) and American Freedom Museum (http://www.americanfreedommuseum.org) near Tyler!

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

Just an overnight while we visited friends in the area. Level pads on our row, some rows are quite steep concrete pads. Many long term units but very neat and quiet. Excellent staff, efficient and helpful. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
43
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Great park. Easy access from Interstate. All concrete roads and pad sites. We had a pull thru site and did not disconnect. Plenty of room (approx 90' long) and room to park. Site has a small slope to the front but no problem to level. We have a 43' 5th wheel and had no problems with the exit. Will stay again when in the area. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
40
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
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, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Visit the East Texas Oil Museum in Kilgore, Antique Shops and Opry in Gladewater. We ate at Tele's Mexican Restaurant in Gladewater and the food was excellent. I had the Ribeye Fajitas and my wife had the seafood Quesadillas. Yummmy

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

"Big Rig Access" should be removed from this park's description. Entry is abrupt and narrow, and what passes for the "exit" point is so steeply dipped that there's risk of scraping a long motorhome's underside and possible damage. Ours is 43' long, and I refused to use the "exit". There are scrape marks on the concrete attesting to this danger on the exit. We exited through the narrow entrance, and we won't return here. The park is primarily full-timers in trailers; few motorhomes were present when we were here. The entire property is on sloping terrain. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
86
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Obstacles, Poor Conditions
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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $21.00
Overall Rating:

This is a very clean park with all concrete sites and roads. Each site has room for 2 vehicles and they each have a picnic table. The staff was very pleasant and helpful during my stay. It is mostly a live in park and not many travelers passing through. The bathrooms were very clean and were individual rooms with a toilet, sink and shower. Laundry was good and the machines were $1.50 each. The golf course is not part of the park anymore but it can still be used for a fee. My husband tried to fish in the pond but it is more of a drainage hole rather than a good fishing pond. We paid a weekly rate of $150.00 which I thought was a very reasonable rate for such a clean park. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 121
States Visited: 49
Helpful Reviews: 26

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

This is an older RV park that has been updated with the times. Sites are all concrete pads with grass areas in between. Site spacing runs from close by to somewhat spacious. The park has both pull through and back in sites. The utilities are located in the rear 1/4 of the site so long hoses may be needed. All utilities worked very well. Warning you may need a water pressure regulator to protect against burst pipes and hoses as the pressure is very high. Cable has 24 somewhat clear channels, and 15 OTA channels. Satellite should be available from most sites. The facilities are clean and well maintained. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
43
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $28.00
Overall Rating:

Great, clean. A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A AAAAAAAAAA. We camped at Shallow Creek Golf & RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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