Yakima River RV Park

     


Ellensburg, Washington
Phone: (509) 925-4734

Sites: 36
Recent Rate: $17 7/2014


Latitude: 46.9335099594983
Longitude: -120.518184900284

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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 6
  • Good 14
  • Average 4
  • Poor 4
  • Terrible 5

33 Reviews

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

JoeIII

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

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Owners were very accommodating and helpful. Yakima river is walking distance away. Area is a bit windy most of the time. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Andrew78602

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

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a quiet well maintained park. The setting is alongside a cattle ranch in the farm country side about Ellensburg, WA. While the park does not have the amenities such as a swimming pool, it offers a location for a quiet stay. It is a location where families meet. The tenting areas are separate from the RV sites, and this gives the tent campers shade and more remote location. The park is also in a close location to access of the Yakima River. The graphic interface for the review mandates I put a rate in, but that is a one night rate. Weekly rates and membership discounts are available. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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KDA

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Good park for an overnight with easy access from I-90. Park is clean and Wi-Fi works very well. If you have a large rig with slides, take care not to hit tall water spigot. Rate is Passport America plus $5 for second dog. Park is very concerned about dogs relieving themselves anywhere but in the fenced dog area. So much so that we felt uncomfortable and carried our dogs to the fenced area. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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JohnCarolP

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

Date of Stay: - $44.00
Overall Rating:      

If not for the PA rate of $22, we would not have even stayed the night. We were told we "didn't need" sewer as we were only staying one night even tho sites with sewer were available. Pull thrus but so tight we had to ask neighbor to pull in their awning in order for us to park. Our slides pretty much touched theirs. Door side was very close to other neighbor who luckily wasn't there. No sewer but also NO bathhouses for showers, only a single portapotty! Would not even consider stopping here again We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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WestieWaggin'

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a pretty park out in the country with cows, bulls, and horses in the fields next to the park. Roads inside the park are gravel and the sites are gravel and grass. It was a very quiet park during our stay. However, we have an RV so we can travel comfortably with our furbaby. We are very responsible pet owners that keep our dog on a leash when outside, pick up after our dog, and keep him as quiet as possible. We did not feel free to even sit outside or walk with our dog here because we were afraid he would relieve himself somewhere other than the potty pen. (There are several posters on trees and it even states in their rules that dogs are to relieve themselves in the potty pens). This is the first time we have ever felt uncomfortable in a RV park and for that reason we would not ever return to this park. It is also the reason for the low score. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Micki517

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Passport America rate. Very nice little park away from interstate and any noise. Clean sites, and surrounded by cattle and beautiful horses. Owners were very nice and came by to talk with us for a while about their travels. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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rolling homeless

Review Count: 209
States Visited: 46
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate cited is based on Passport America for 3 days and if you stay a 4th day or longer the rate increased to $42. This is a well maintained and quiet park located south of Ellensburg. There are fields with bulls and horses. The sites are gravel and we have a pull-through with 50 amp. There are no bathrooms or showers but there is a portable outhouse in the park. We have stayed here before and will stay here again as it is convenient to family. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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PERRELLAS

Review Count: 42
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Went with middle of the road for this small but clean and level gravel pad park. Accepts Good Sam and Passport America so we paid $17.50 which was what it is worth for a no frills park. We had water and electric hook-up only, port-a-potties near-by, no showers, no place for groups to meet, limited fire pits, tables, and a few trees. Surrounded by cows and horses so it has the scent of a farm. Train could be seen and heard from our site, TV and WiFi worked fine but we do have a booster. It's not really what I would call dog friendly as we were asked to have our pug potty only in the pet area. We requested a site next to the area so she wouldn’t have to hold it until she reached the potty area. Not sure that older dogs could hold it long enough to make it to the “area” if you stayed at the far ends. We would stay here again for an overnight but only if we could stay close to the “area” as our pug is our fur baby. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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rolling homeless

Review Count: 209
States Visited: 46
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice place to stay. It is well maintained and the host and owners are friendly. They have a sani for use by the people and no showers that I know of. We will stay here again. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Jake G.

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed here for an overnighter between destinations. The owners were very helpful to point out interesting sights to see that we're close by. The sites are okay. I would not call it a pet friendly campground, better described as pet tolerant. You can't walk your dog inside the campground and we were asked to prevent our dog from using the grass for ANY business, which is fine, but it is difficult to explain to your dog that he has to wait until you walk across the park to the dog walk, before he can lift his leg. Quiet campground, close to the canyon. OK for one night. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Fur Mom

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

This was just an overnight stop. The bad rating is heavily weighed upon their restrictive dog walk policy. Priced at $35 for a water/electric site, and $42 for a FHU site. This is way too much money for this bare bones park. Accepts Good Sam and Passport America, so we only paid $17.50 which is all it was worth. A friendly atmosphere, but sites are close together and piggy back, although they did try to put rigs in every other site. Only a port-a-potty. Free WiFi which worked well. Lots of rafting on the nearby Yakima River. Dogs allowed, but only allowed to do their business in the enclosed 75' x 35' dog area. There are signs all over this small park stating this is not a dog area. It's a nice area with fields surrounding the park with cattle and very friendly horses. But noooo, your dog can't do its business anywhere but the designated area. Ridiculous. That is the reason for the only low rating. Would be a nice cozy social park to stay at if they would lighten up about the dogs. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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A-S_Travels

Review Count: 46
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here three nights at the Passport America rate of $17.50 for the non-sewer rate. We enjoyed our stay. The Free Wi-Fi worked very well. There are campground hosts here now. Payment is self pay at entrance. There is a reservation board at entrance showing the reserved sites. No restrooms or showers. One row of parking sites are sewer, electric and water. The other row is without sewer. Normal rates are $35-non-sewer and $42 with sewer. If you have a very large--over 40'-- maneuvering and parking will take some care. There is a free dump at the city sewer facility about 2 miles N of the RV Park, 0.2 miles S of I-90. Would stay again. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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wilpower

Review Count: 91
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate is for Passport America. No sewer, water & electric only. Sites are narrow, long and level. Very little, if any shade. No bath or facilities. Very close to the river. Friendly hosts. Takes Credit Cards. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Edwin C

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

Date of Stay: - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

Over the last 3 years we have stayed here for 1-3 months each time. Will stay here anytime we are in the area. They have made some changes from last year and have more planned for the future. Have gotten along with the owners very well. Short walk to the river, there is a trail along the river to the boat launch. Have seen deer and coyotes in the field next to the park. Lots of osprey in the area and have even seen a porcupine taking a nap in a tree along the river. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Motorhome.

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rolling homeless

Review Count: 209
States Visited: 46
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

The price per night quoted is for the first 3 nights if you are Passport America. The 4th night ,and from then on, rates are $42 a night. There are no showers and there is one porta potty in the campground and that is why I rated them a NO. On the positive side the sites are pull through and level. There are campground hosts there now. They are also Good Sam affiated. It is a great place if you like to fish or want a spot to stay when you are checking out the area. We will stay here again and will recommend this park to our friends. We camped at Yakima River RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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