8.8 Excellent
     
Anacortes, Washington

Pioneer Trails RV Resort

Anacortes, Washington



Anacortes, Washington
Phone: (360) 293-5355

Sites: 155
Recent Rate: $36 8/2016

Latitude: 48.455078886086
Longitude: -122.58674740791

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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) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $1.75 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 1.75
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
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 yes
  • ATT, Verizon, Telus Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon,Telus
  • 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 no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre yes
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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99 Reviews

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Review Count: 50
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Upon arrival we found the owners very friendly and approachable. Check-in was easy but they only take cash or debit; after which we were escorted to our site and assisted in getting positioned. Our site was a level, gravel pull-thru approximately 75' x 25' with 30/50 amp power, water, sewer & cable 58 channels. All utilities are about half way along the pad that worked well for our set up and connection points on the 5er. We also had a fire ring & picnic table. Separation between sites is done with mature trees and low ferns. The bathrooms continue to be very clean and well stocked. During our 7 night stay I would estimate the park remained at about 95%+ capacity. I did notice the pads were raked and cleared of leaves almost immediately they became vacant. It can get dusty but only if people drive too fast or 45' DP comes by. There are lots of garbage bins, which are regularly emptied. The office/store is well stocked with RV spares and some groceries and I noticed tea/coffee was available. The park does accept mail on your behalf but it is your responsibility to check for its arrival. The owners are helpful about local events and suggestions for activities. We found the park peaceful, not at all noisy except for occasional yapping dogs, which is the fault of their owners for not having control of their mutt. The park has a mixture of sites (back-in, pull through) gravel and dirt pads some very long (we have 40' fifth wheel with a full sized truck and still had space to spare). For children there is a nice grassed area and play frame and grassed space near the picnic shelters. Some guests are seasonal or have purchased a site but all friendly and not aloof. Wi-Fi (included in the price) is available at the sites and worked well during our time here. There is limited recycling for cardboard & cans. Propane refills can be purchased here. Clean laundry with limited opening times. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B9
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
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
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Whale watching with Island Adventures. Beach walks at Rosario Beach & Washington Park. Camping World, Wal-Mart & Costco about 20 minutes drive. Cheap fuel @ casino. Military jets fly overhead but that impacts the whole area, not just this park. Difficult at times to get back on to the main road due to traffic flow. Get in left lane very early before turning towards Oak Harbour, especially if arriving late afternoon.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Would have rated the park much higher but gave a 7 due to the DUST. The park roads are "extremely dusty". Lots of permanent residents. TV Cable was good. Compared to other RV parks in the area this park is slightly better. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
G
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 13

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

Disappointment is the word we would use to rate this park.

Not sure, but I think the excellent reviews come from the residents of the Park, which are about 90%. I had very high hopes for this park. The two positive notes, is they actually had wifi that worked, and the cg staff was quite nice. Other than that, most of the residents were very unfriendly. They have the attitude they own the park. The resident children were completely out of control, riding their bikes at breakneck speeds, without helmets, screaming loudly, and rude, and the parents didn't seem to care. Sites are pretty small. There is no view of anything except your neighbor. The park is very dusty. Not a speck of grass at any of the sites. Washers are newer, and are $1.75. We were ready to leave after the first few days, but they have you trapped, since you pay ahead, and they will prorate to a daily rate if you leave early. Thank goodness, we weren't there much. We will DEFINITELY NOT return. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
D25
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Close to the ferry to go to San Juan Islands.

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

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Some sites are in trees and spacious, while most are basically a gravel parking lot. Lots in the park are being sold so expect the latter. The overall facility is clean and well taken care of, except for severe dust problem due to interior gravel roads. Did not use the restrooms. Laundry had new washers but with only 4 of them, short hours and a big park, several attempts were needed to get use. For us, the big plus was a large fenced dog area. There are also children play areas but that didn't apply to us. Would probably look for another park if staying in this area again. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
C-2
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Other
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed 4 nights with grandkids. Quiet and had enough room. Very organized place. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Great place to stay. Very wooded, beautiful grounds, spaced appropriately, etc.

They have dog breed paranoia. When you check in they go over a no breed / no mix list. Our dogs are mutts and this made us very uncomfortable because they said they kick people out if the feel the dog is that mix. I should have asked them to look at them before signing in. We had no issue after this, but know before you go.

They do not take credit cards. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade, Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 48
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a superb park. Gravel roads and gravel pads. We prefer solid surfaces, but their roads/pads are fine. Tons of trees, but none in the way when driving our big-rig through the park. Spaces are varied, but many (including ours) are spaced well apart. Hookups worked great. Super friendly staff to show you to your site. It's a really, really nice place. We'll definitely be back. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is located just south of Anacortes, WA and just off Highway #20. On arrival we received a friendly welcome and were escorted to our site. Fees are payable with cash or debit card. The park is quite large with many long-term residents. Some of the sites are owned by campers who use them as seasonal sites or rent them out to the public. The roads are wide and covered with fine gravel so can be extremely dusty. Our site was large, level, wide open, back in, and with easy access. The E/W/S connections are well-placed including cable television. The site has a fire pit and picnic table. The shower house is a long walk from our site. We would stay here again. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A7
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

There are many activities in this area with Deception Pass only a few kilometers to the south and Anacortes only a few to the north. A wide range of businesses in Anacortes for coffee, lunch, dining, sightseeing, and shopping.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Would have given a perfect rating but it was not satellite friendly. However, the cable was very good. Good Wifi. Inner roads were gravel and tended to get dusty. Staff was very friendly and arranged for a wash job for our rv. Nice woody park with good sized sites. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
G33

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

The folks at Pioneer Trails did a great job of helping us into our site, particularly important for us newbie campers. The campground was clean & well managed, although there's not much to do within the campground. Best if you have a vehicle to tour other attractions. Fenced dog park was GREAT and our particular site was quiet and close by. We appreciated not being placed with the party crowds and thank them for allowing us to change the location of site at the last minute. Hookups were well positioned. Some sites have more shade than others and are more private. Pull-through sites are fairly close together. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
D23
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Not much to do within the park itself.

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful campground in a great location. Easy check in, staff very helpful and guided us into our site. All hookups worked well. A lot of long term campers but very friendly and very clean. Will come back if ever in the area. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
B-1
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 50
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

The posted rate is for eight nights in a Super Site and excludes tax. There are no discounts for weekly rates or memberships such as GS. This is our second consecutive year coming back to this rather superb RV resort in the North West part of WA State. As soon as we pulled up at the office, the camp host was there to greet us before I'd even switched off the engine. Check-in was effortless and we were then escorted to our site and assisted in getting the perfect position. The Super Site was level and long enough for our 41' 5er and truck, with room to spare. The hook ups worked perfectly with good water pressure and a stable 50-amp service. This site also comes with approximately 60 channels of cable TV that was crystal clear. The wifi is included in the price and did not require any passwords or userid. We had a good, consistent level of service for our needs. We did lose service for two days but so did 90% of the area after a severe storm struck. Super Sites also come with a lit gazebo and picnic table on a concrete base. Our site was nicely nestled in amongst some mature conifer trees, holly bushes, ferns and rhododendrons. The roads and sites are compact gravel. There is one central washroom block that requires an access code. Once inside, the showers are professionally tiled and very clean. There are plenty of garbage bin around the resort and they do have some limited recycling. The washing machines are $1.50 per load and dryers 25c for 10 minutes. There is a meeting room of sorts; children's play area and a camp store for last minute essentials and forgotten items. Apart from the Super Sites, there is a broad selection of other sites available throughout the resort. Sections A, E, F, G , H and some of D appear more open and suitable for those with satellite tv. Sections B & C are more woodsy. Some seasonal guests but everyone, including the staff, were friendly and helpful. We will definitely return. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B5
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Great whale watching tours with Island Adventures from Anacortes. Some good beaches (gravel) at Rosario Beach and Washington Park for short walks by the ocean. Costco, Camping World and Wal-Mart about 20 minutes drive east at Burlington. Safeway at Anacortes. Diesel and gas available from a nearby casino that has pumps dedicated to RV's and the best price around.

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Review Count: 33
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful park with excellent services. However, the fence in the dog run is not secure. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
H18
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a good place to stay while visiting Anacortes, San Juan Islands and Deception Pass. The staff was very helpful and friendly. This park has a good playground. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

The beaches at Deception Pass and Rosario are fun. We also took the short (and extremely steep) drive to Mt Erie which has great views of the area.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped in this quiet, pretty and roomy park in a 41' 5th wheel on a super premium pull through site which was very roomy, gravelled and had a large amount of open space to each side of us. Check-in was quick, efficient and carried out by a very nice young lady who waited for us and showed us to our site.
The water, power(50, 30 & 20 amp), sewer and cable connections are all easily accessed and were easy to hook up to. We had cable as part of the super site fee and there were over 60 channels. WiFi worked well and was very fast and I was able to stream TV on my laptop.
Our site had a large metal fire pit and grate which we did not use due to a fire ban, we also had a large wooden cabana with a picnic table and bench seating and we had our bbq under here.

There is one main bathroom block in the centre of the resort and this was always clean and well maintained, it is easily accessed for those with mobility issues.

There is a clean laundry which costs $1.50 for a wash and 25c per 10 minutes for the dryer.
There is some noise due to the planes from the naval air station at Whidbey Island. We camped at Pioneer Trails RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B5
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

Great shopping around 20 minutes away - includes Camping World, Costco and other Big box stores. In Anacortes there are a couple of large supermarkets and take away places or restaurants.
Wonderful beaches and pass to visit only minutes away.

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