Bay View RV Resort

     


Rockport, Texas
Phone: (361) 400-6000

Sites: 400
Avg. Rate: $21

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Latitude: 28.1052646691927
Longitude: -97.0298928022384

Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 4
  • Good 6
  • Average 15
  • Poor 7
  • Terrible 8

40 Reviews

These reviews are the opinion of an RVParkReviews’ member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

Gogox3

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice RV park with lots of room at the sites. The sites are very roomy and there is lots of trees for shade in the summer and they have spots available if you want the sun. The pools hot tubs club room and laundry are very nice. Excellent wi-fi. We used PA discount We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Gogo3xgogo

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

The staff and employees are excellent. The park is an older park but the sites are incredibly large and roomy with a concrete patio. There are a few sites where there are a few permanent residences but they are not in with the other campsites. All of the utilities work great and the WiFi is very good. It is a gated park with employees on duty 24 hrs a day. Would definitely stay here again. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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cananne

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

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Access ok, sites had plenty of room. Older park and seems to be marginally maintained. Mostly live-ins or seasonal residents. May have stayed elsewhere if I hadn't gone for an RPI park first. Other parks in the area looked nicer for the same money (with other memberships). We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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roamerparty

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $300.00
Overall Rating:      

In all fairness, we looked at this resort in Winter of 2012 and thought it was "rough", so didn't stay. This year we drove completely through it and picked sites we thought looked good and would suit our needs which were two-fold: big concrete pads for unit plus lounging, and close enough together so we could enjoy our traveling companions. We got both. The sites are big with plenty of room, level concrete pads on most, but not all, and the staff in the office were very helpful and friendly. Our pad measured 18' wide by 30' long, with additional asphalt for parking tow vehicle. We were in the Village addition, between two permanent residents, and there is no cable TV service. Digital TV reception is weak, as is Verizon and AT&T cell service, about all we could do is text. Resort Wi-Fi is good, and our personal cellular data service was OK (Verizon). Negatives include the rough roads in the park, some residents do not clean up after their pets, and there are lots of cats running around wild. A sewer smell also radiates through the area when wind is from the Southeast. Lots of permanent residents, boats stored everywhere, and sheds. We did not use restrooms or showers. Activities are scheduled but we did not participate. Price shown is for monthly rate, and electric is extra. We probably will not return. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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oldtiogatraveler

Review Count: 44
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

It is an older park; the new owner has made some improvements. We love this park for 2 reasons. First the friendly staff and long term residents. They make you feel like long time friends even when you are only here for a week. Second, the sites. They are big and most have the shade of lovely big live oak trees. Some have a view of the lake. Right now it is dry, but that is because of the drought, not the owner's fault. If you stay, I suggest you participate in the many activities. Lots of fun and great folks. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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John Goss

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

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Roads are very potholed with some small patches of asphalt. Advertised are 222 sites with 100 pull-through and a few concrete slabs. Most of the park is catered for long term occupancy with the majority of those not occupied, with long grass and junk left lying around outside the units. We did see about 8 - 10 pull through sites. Two pools and spas along with two clubhouse pavilions are advertised. Only one pool, spa and clubhouse are available. There is a great deal of false advertising in this park. We were here with AOR and were supposed to pay $9.00 per day. We were phoned and advised that did not include electricity or cable. We were hit with an extra $5.00 for power and $2.00 for cable per day. The park has a great location however, I would not recommend it to anyone except in an absolute emergency overnighter if they can't get into the RV park just up the road to the west, which is much better and cheaper. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Boxfeet

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here using our Western Horizons membership. No internet available at park, Verizon cell phone coverage does not work, Verizon mifi was very weak. Massive amounts of mosquitoes in the unkept grasses throughout park. There is a stagnant lagoon (complete with alligator and a warning not to go near it) that is probably the reason for the mosquitoes. We left 5 days early and was told that campground does not give refunds for any reason. We recommend paying daily for your stay here since it is likely you will want to leave early. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Iceman567

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

We chose this park because of the oak trees and large sites. Most of the roads WERE blacktop but are now mostly gravel. Dusty w/no rain and sloppy when it rains. The original owner received it back from bankruptcy and is trying to make long needed repairs. Wi-Fi is only to about half the park. There are limited activities. The rate is for Passport America $17.50/night. Given it's shortcomings we will return. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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oldtiogatraveler

Review Count: 44
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a Western Horizon when we first started coming. It is only an affiliate now, so we can not do better than a regular monthly rate. They have a different monthly rate for many sites, usually depending if they have a slab or a view. The new owner has done a lot, but there is really a LOT still to do. Most of the workers are workcampers. Looks like they never finish a project. We were here last year ,and the carpet squares in the clubhouse are still not down. They have painted about 95% of what needs painting. I understand funds are not available for some of the work that needs to be done and that is suprising because there seemed like more RVs staying than before. We come here because of the large, wooded sites and for the activities. There are games almost every night. We will be back. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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daviescj

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here with our ACN membership for two weeks. The main pool and spa were empty, under construction. The other pool should be empty because it isn't attractive at all. The roads are not well maintained. We heard this park is recovering from a bankruptcy. It needs a huge revamping. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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shovelguy

Review Count: 121
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Mediocre park, could be nice with with additional maintenance. Older park that has been allowed to deteriorate. Gravel roads (some used to be paved), upper area dominated by permanents, Some sites were large, mostly back in, some not well delineated. Sites varied greatly. Ours was level, grassy. Restrooms and laundry facilities very clean. Some park activities. Rate reflective of our Coast-to-Coast membership. About ten minutes from town. No cell phone or Wi-Fi reception for us (Sprint service) anywhere in park. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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carpedebass

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

As many have mentioned, the park is in SERIOUS need of repair. The front office personnel are nice, but not exactly what I would call friendly or accommodating. We have been here almost a week now, and the restrooms/showers have yet to be cleaned at all. It appears they haven't been cleaned in about a year. The roads are pitiful, and the layout is squirrely to say the least. Not on my list of return spots for sure. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Nick Russell

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here under RPI at $10/night and decide to leave early because even at that rate this place is overpriced. Roads are very badly rutted dirt, site was a back-in on grass, fairly level, and power was good. Lots of ants everywhere, the bathrooms were dirty, and the wifi didn't work. Our Verizon cell phone and air card would not work at all. At 8 a.m. every morning a pile driver from a nearby construction site woke us up.This park need a lot of work and the previous owners really let it get run down. I'm not sure the current management is up to the task. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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woodwright

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

First of all, if you have Verizon, stay clear as there is no Verizon connection at Bay View. No phone or internet for two days. Restrooms and showers were old and needed updating. Showers were the bare minimum, and since I am on oxygen 24/7 I had a rough time taking a shower. We stayed in the old section and wished we had had 4 wheel drive on some of the "trails." They advertise Wi-Fi which is non-existent. It wasn't strong enough to make a connection. We didn't care for Bay View and will not be returning. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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MikeDallas

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

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

My family and I stayed at Bay View during the 4th of July weekend and had a blast. It has a great location as the first site just across the Copano Bay Bridge, so we thought it would be a good jumping off point for any activity in the area (fishing, beach, etc.). The camp itself is huge and shaded as well, so we definitely had space and could even stay relatively cool during the Texas summer. The best part of the park was probably the staff. They were extremely helpful and really promoted community and fun. That weekend management put on events such as a watermelon eating contest and hamburger cookout. They also arranged for transportation to and from the beach at no cost for people that wanted some saltwater. The park is definitely family friendly, and my kids really enjoyed the slip 'n slide set up by the maintenance guys. The park is under new ownership and trying to improve many aspects of the park, and management was very clear and honest about this. Seems like they're doing a good job, and my family and I will be back to check it out next time we are down in Rockport for vacation. My kids definitely want to return since the manager told me they are about to add a spray park to one of the pools. We camped at Bay View RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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