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Highlands, Texas

San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park

Highlands, Texas



540 S. Main, Highlands, TX 77562
Highlands, Texas 77562
Phone: (281) 426-6919

Sites: 311
Recent Rate: $55 6/2015

Latitude: 29.8090392633853
Longitude: -95.0608241558075

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • 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
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • 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 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 yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • 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 ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

31 Reviews

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Texas Nomads

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

As others have stated, I am not sure how this park has rated a set of 10s on Good Sam. The staff was friendly, but while checking in tried to convince me to not go to my next destination by bad mouthing the other park. Unprofessional. If you want to leave the park after 8 PM you have to put down a $25 deposit for a gate card. Ever heard of a keypad entry? Both pools close at 8 PM, including the adults only pool. Not very adult if you ask me, especially when we got there 10 minutes from closing and wanted to take a dip. Their rules say no older RVs, yet they are everywhere. There was trash on our site on arrival, and the drainage is terrible. Standing water and BIG mosquitoes everywhere. The roads within the park are very tiny, and so are the RV pads. The cable has a connector coming out of the ground, and that's it. Just a cable in the grass. There are lots of oil/gas workers here on a permanent basis, so be prepared for lots of traffic and diesels. We saw lots of permanent structures that looked trashy around RVs, as well as one with an outdoor full sized refrigerator. There is supposed to be a curfew and quiet time, but it was not enforced. There were lots of kids riding motorized carts and scooters into the night. There are no picnic tables at your site either. The location is convenient to I-10, but is by no means in a safe area. Highlands is known for trashy meth dealers. The infinity pool (adults) was nice down by the river. The views are mediocre at best, if you like barge traffic, etc. The only reason we stayed here was because it was close to Baytown where we were moving out of our brick and stick home to go full time. It provided quick access. The pictures on their website are deceiving, be sure and visit first. We will not be back, and will not recommend this site to others. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

The only tip I can add is to stay away.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Tucsonjim

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We really disliked this park. We can't figure out how the Good Sam directory gave it 10/10/10. The park is located in a run down suburb of Houston. The entrance had a dead opossum laying on the side of the road, and there was many of the properties along the entrance road are unkempt and unsightly. The check in process was very slow and tedious. You'd think that they'd never operated a computer before. The ladies at the front desk were nice enough though. If you want to come into the park after 8 PM, you need to give them a $25 deposit for an access key. Bring it back and get your money back. You'd think that in this day and age, they'd figure out how to have push button access codes available. I was assigned a pull-through site near the front of the park. Whatever you do, don't take one of these sites. This is the busiest park we've stayed at on our three month journey. The in and out traffic goes on all night long, so you have trucks and cars driving by your bedroom window all night long. All traffic had to go by our site since we were right on the corner. There was quite a bit of trash on our site when we arrived. Included were used band-aids (yuck) and a long piece of wire. Cigarette butts were everywhere. There appear to be lots of workers living here. The sites were level, the water pressure was 45 PSI, and the voltage was a little low at 109 on one leg of the 50 amp circuit. The other leg was 114. I would not stay here again. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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User3690

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

This has been the cleanest, most secure RV park we have ever stayed in. The staff here go above and beyond to help. The security patrols at night and with the gate that requires a key really gives peace of mind. We are here on long term monthly basis, I would truly recommend this park to everyone. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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GARVer

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

It was a nice park and secure, but we didn't like the area. Long way to a decent grocery store or shopping. Generally in a bad area but a nice location on river We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Lollyp

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is mostly full of workers and they aren’t very sociable. It’s great for the park owners that they are there, just not a very friendly park for people passing through. The sites are fine, gravel with concrete pads, but the lanes in-between are very narrow and impossible to navigate through if all the workers are at home as they leave their trucks all over. The diesel pickups the workers have can be heard all day and night coming and going. They drive very fast in and out of their spots. The washroom facility is clean, but was too far away from where we were to use. There are plenty of washers and dryers in the laundromat, but they left our clothes smelling of dog. This did look like the best of the RV parks around this area. We would stay here again for a very short visit. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Motorhome.

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osofine

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice upscale park with new concrete pads and roads. Very enjoyable with a view of the riverfront and fishing from the pier. Very clean with friendly staff. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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HandyHank

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Campground appeared to be nice. There were a lot of oil country full timers. We spent one night there while passing through. Roads were tight. Since our 30-ft. Airstream was smaller than a lot of RV's we managed to get out without much hassle. Our biggest complaint was the Wi-Fi service. It was non-existent. Office worker said I could walk up to the office and connect. That wasn't what I bargained for. We won't be back. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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lonshot

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

Date of Stay: February, 2013 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Excellent and well kept RV Park. Somewhat noisy in the mornings when people start their diesel trucks to go to work. We were near the exit to the park so we got to hear them all. That is my only complaint. Everything else was great. We stayed a week and are returning for another week. The weekly rate was $209 dollars. It is a beautiful park. I highly recommend it. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Walking thunder

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2013 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

We reserved a spot with a hot tub since our backs were killing us from a long drive. When we arrived the tub was cold and took all night to heat up. I asked that it be turned on before out arrival. We decided to stay another night and use the tub the next day. The next morning went out to use the tub and workers were there draining it. I asked if there was a problem with the unit and the fellow didn't speak English. I called and was told they clean the tubs on Monday. I would not have booked another day had I known this. The next morning I let them know I was not happy and was told they would check into it. Called back and no one seems to know anything about it. Our site was ok, except there were a lot of long term renters with very noisy dogs. I had to call about the noise a few times. Would not stay here again. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Motorhome.

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swrider

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $47.00
Overall Rating:      

Finding this park is a challenge. When driving from I-10, you first come across "The Original Riverfront RV Park" before you get to the "San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park." The park doesn't appear to be in a great neighborhood. This park is very poorly maintained and has narrow roads and spots. The park is also plagued with fire ants. When we pulled up to register my husband stopped in the designated area and stepped out of the vehicle into a pile of fire ants! The park also has several ridiculous policies, including the $25 charge if you want to be able to leave the park. The gate is always locked and they will only provide you with a key if you give them a $25 deposit, which they say they will return if you bring back the key in working order before checkout. They also nickel and dime you for every little thing, down to my four year old child (they said only my two other children were included in the rate and that I had to pay an extra $6 per day for my youngest child). Showers are dirty and don't have doors or curtains. Small camp store only has a few very over-priced items. We won't be back. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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NorCalRVer

Review Count: 75
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: February, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is convenient to I-10 but far enough away that the interstate noise isn't bad. Sites are concrete with ample parking room for your tow. Check in staff was friendly and helpful. The river view is beautiful and the pier looks like it would provide for good fishing. Most roads between the sites are narrow. The tail swing from a 5th wheel parking across from us hit our mirror. Luckily it is a swing away so the only damage were scratches for both of us. The restroom stalls had no doors and there were no curtains on the showers. There was dirt in the corners of the shower stalls. Most sites are obviously rented long term to people employed in the area. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Fixn2gocamp

Review Count: 106
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: January, 2012 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Would have liked to stay here, but not a well run park. They obviously cater only to monthlies and rallies. We had reservations for a site since December,on a spot about 12 rows from the river. Then they called us 5 days out and changed it to one as far from the river as we could get up near the office/entry. We refused that one as we wanted to visit with friends who stay in a river view site. Then they offered another one about 10 rows back from the river, so we accepted that one; then they called 2 days later and changed it again to a spot as far away from the river as possible. We were going to stay for 2 weeks, which is not "just a nightly". On this last call we lost faith in their ability to book an RV space or run an RV park and cancelled. However, oddly enough, they always had "the perfect river view site available for only $50 more per week". Bait and switch? Found another park right down the road. Maybe this place will get it together at some point. Until then, we won't return and don't recommend it. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Motorhome.

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photophreakpat

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This was one of our favorite parks in Texas. The sunset was beautiful and the Lake Jacinto was right outside our front view. The staff was very friendly and the park was well maintained. We loved the pier and were able to fish. Lots of fish to catch. We did change sites which was a $10 fee after we had been there a week, but well worth it. We would definitely return to this park. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Motorhome.

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js4692001

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2011 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Loved this place. The resort is extremely clean, friendly staff and guests. All the amenities are as advertised. I would recommend this place to anyone thinking about staying there. Will definitely go back when in the area. This place gets a 10 out of 10 in my book. Nice level concrete spots and a lovely view of the river. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Exodus

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

Date of Stay: October, 2011 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

Our 41' couldn't make the turn to 1st space we were assigned because streets are too narrow. So we opted for a space on the end with a hot tub which was nice, but pricey. Nice level, cement pull through. People at office were helpful. Don't confuse "San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park" which is nicer and larger, with the smaller "River Front RV Park" which is just 1 or 2 miles (south) closer to I-10. We camped at San Jacinto Riverfront RV Park in a Motorhome.

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