What Facilities Are Included With RV Parks?


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While the facilities offered vary among RV campgrounds, among the most common and basic facilities included in RV parks, such as the Thousand Trails member campgrounds, include electric, water and sewer hookups. Other facilities that may be included in RV parks are cable TV, Internet and telephone connections. Depending on the location, terrain and size of the campgrounds, RV parks may also have facilities such as boat docks, ramps and rentals; fishing areas, bike rentals for bike trails and horseback riding.

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What Facilities Are Included With RV Parks?
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The following are some of the other facilities and amenities offered by RV parks:

  • Picnic tables
  • Fire pits
  • Barbecue areas
  • Dump stations
  • Laundry areas
  • Tent sites
  • Cabins
  • Cottages
  • Swimming pool
  • Showers
  • Rest rooms
  • Bath houses
  • Bars and restaurants
  • Golf courses
  • Recreation areas
  • Business centers
  • Health clubs and spas
  • Gyms
  • Clubhouses
  • Playgrounds

In the United States, privately owned and state run parks number at about 14,600. The facilities offered for RVs in these parks vary from very limited hookups to RV resorts with amenities that are comparable to five-star hotels. Among the more popular RV parks in the U.S. include the Kampgrounds of America (KOA) campground chain and Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts. The rates for RV parks also vary from $10 USD and up, while some parks are free. The length of stay-in that is allowed in RV parks also varies.

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