Running Bear Camping Area

     


Ascutney, Vermont
Phone: (802) 674-6417

Sites: 95
Avg. Rate: $33

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Latitude: 43.4223803114885
Longitude: -72.4026703834534

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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 1
  • Good 4
  • Average 1
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 3

9 Reviews

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

Travelin Jenkins

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

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice location. There is a very steep driveway to get up but other then that it is okay to get through. Road is a bit bumpy but not bad. Had a big pull thru. Lots of seasonal people, but all very friendly. Well worth the stay. Nice area well worth the stay. We camped at Running Bear Camping Area in a Motorhome.

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dickens

Review Count: 57
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

There is a rather steep hill to climb to get to the office and another one to get to the campsites. After backing into our site, we decided we were not at all happy with this park so we pulled out and left. Even though other reviews indicate there is cable, the only cable TV you can get is if you contact the cable company and set it up for yourself. We could not get satellite reception either, but the road noise is the reason we left. Most of the short term sites back up to the interstate with only a narrow line of trees separating you. We really hate campgrounds with loud road noise. The exit road had a couple of narrow turns and the campgrounds look like they could have been better maintained. When we left, we were told that we would be charged for one night. That's OK with us and worth the extra money for peace and quiet. We camped at Running Bear Camping Area in a Motorhome.

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thevermonta

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

Date of Stay: - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Unimpressed by the "waste wagon" that goes around all day sucking waste from RV's and being placed into a vat pulled by a small tractor. Unsanitary. People should be dumping their own waste into the sewer drain. Unimpressed by the bags of garbage strewn all over the campground that people are forced to leave basically anywhere because the dumpster was always full. This was a holiday weekend, why weren't things taken care of? Again, the swarms of flies the garbage attracts was unsanitary. The cold manner of the man checking us in and lack of smile made me feel more like I was taking up his time rather than providing him necessary business. The "live music" that visitors have to pay extra $5 for, consisted of the manager's son blasting cds of his choice, until well after 10pm. I thought lights were out at 10pm? I noticed a lot of drinking going on at the permanent dwellings located at the campground, and I also noticed that locals from the next street over, felt free to jog through and to walk their dogs through the property. I did not feel safe or welcome here. At night, once people finally quieted down you may be kept awake by the constant noise of the interstate directly behind the grounds. I suggest that your money may be better spent elsewhere. We camped at Running Bear Camping Area in a Motorhome.

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fvfd1147

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

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped here from October 2008 to May 2009. This is the only campground that offers full hook up during the winter months in the area. The owner is a very nice man; he's continually making improvements to the campground. We would stay here again. We camped at Running Bear Camping Area in a Travel Trailer.

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Carly

Review Count: 106
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Wi-fi access free. Nice spot in the open for the satellite. Many sites in the trees. The entrance is quite steep and when exiting the camping area there is a sharp turn and a steep slope but other than that it is easy to get to. There were many things to do in this park during the season but we were there when things were closed so don't know how good they were. Our site did not have a sewer hookup but some may. There is a dump site. We camped at Running Bear Camping Area in a Motorhome.

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billy s

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Campground is situated on top of a hill. Office is located halfway up the hill and camp sites are located on top. Many permenant type campers, some with really junkie site's. One way in and out for mtr homes because you will scrape bottom on the way out. Friendly individual in office. Would not recommend this campground. We camped at Running Bear Camping Area in a Motorhome.

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Mom5boys

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

Date of Stay: - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Park was clean, sites were spacious enough. Not a fancy park, but the kids had a great time riding bikes and playing in the field. Free pingpong in the rec hall was great. The owners were on site and always very friendly and ready to help with any problems. The seasonal campers were also friendly. The store was well stocked and items were very reasonably priced. We did not use the pool due to cool weather, nor the bathrooms since we had a sewer site. Some downsides were the highway noise and the unreliability of the WiFi..it was free, but had a hard time staying connected. We camped at Running Bear Camping Area in a Motorhome.

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goldentrav

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

Date of Stay: - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

The owners are extremely nice and willing to help. If we were only rating owners, they would get a 10. They gave advice on hiking in the area, they opened up a site before the season officially started and made it a semi winter site for us. Some sites are close to the highway, but trees are separating the highway from the sites. They also had a great potluck dinner weekend for spring clean up, where we met some great campers for a small amount of work. We camped at Running Bear Camping Area in a Fifth Wheel.

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Motorhome Madness

Review Count: 7268
States Visited: 56
Helpful Reviews: 2

Overall Rating:      

Year round camp ground in Vermont, owned by a very nice couple. Large open recreation field with separate and large playground. However, some sites are close to the interstate and can get noisy. Some sites are relatively large but have minimal trees between sites, if any. Somes sites are wooded, others you are on top of your neighbour. Oveall, very nice and I would definitely return again and
again. We camped at Running Bear Camping Area in a camper.

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