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Date of Stay: November, 2014
The other reviewer provided a good description of the RV park, but as he indicated it is difficult to find. I spent over a half hour at dusk looking for it, finally getting correct directions from someone walking his dog. It is in Driller Park, a very large park. Correct GPS coordinates are listed in the new version of rvparkreviews.com, but for those people who do not have a GPS.... The RV park entrance is on the west side at South Commerce street between Harris Street and West Woodlawn (hwy 42). There is a RV park sign at the entrance, which includes a location that is only close on my GPS. I could not rate service, since nobody was there. I did not have time to go to City Hall and look for the correct office the next morning. I'll telephone them and mail a check when I return home. We would stay there again. We camped at Harris St RV Park in a Travel Trailer.
While in Kilgore, I suggest visiting the East Texal Oil Museum at the intersection of Ross street and Henderson blvd, also known as Highway 42 and 259. Look for an oil derrick at the entrance. Listing highway 42, but different local street names is correct. Highway 42 has a right angle turn and the street name changes.
Date of Stay: April, 2010 - $15.00
This is a city campground. There is no web site I could find. The phone number is Kilgore City Hall. You can call for reservations or to pay for the site, but there is someone who comes around in the morning to collect. There is not a particular time as the person collecting money has other jobs to do. You can pay for multiple nights and there is a 7 night limit unless you get permission for longer. I stayed 3 nights and there were no more than 3 rigs during that time. No one seems to know this place is here. There is electric 20/30/50 AMP at each site along with water, a picnic table and grill. There is one dump station, also with water, none at the sites. The RV park is located on the south end of Driller Park, past the two ball stadiums. There is also a small playground and two tennis courts. The nets were not too good, but the surface was fine. All the sites are back in and only have concrete pads a little over 30 feet long. You can overhang the pads as long as your entry door is not too far back. This park did not seem to be designed by someone familiar with RVs. Downtown Kilgore and a couple museums are approximately 2 miles from the park. We camped at Harris St RV Park in a Motorhome.Undo
While in Kilgore, I suggest visiting the East Texal Oil Museum at the intersection of Ross street and Henderson blvd, also known as Highway 42 and 259. Look for an oil derrick at the entrance. Listing highway 42, but different local street names is correct. Highway 42 has a right angle turn and the street name changes.Jim22 • November 2014
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