Gone Outdoors

RV Campgrounds on Military Bases in the USA

by Sarah Schreiber

RV parks located on military bases offer deep discounts for active, reserve and retired military personnel and their families. Some also provide a spot for families of soldiers graduating from basic training. The campgrounds often offer access to all the amenities of the base. Whether you're a veteran traveling the country or a current member of the military looking for a relaxing vacation with your family, military RV parks can be found on bases around the United States.

Parris Island RV Park

Located on the grounds of Parris Island, a Marine Corps base, the Parris Island RV Park has 18 RV sites with water, sewer and electrical hookups and picnic tables. Facilities at the park include a laundry facility and bathrooms with hot showers. The park is open to current and former military members and guests of graduating Marines. Reservations are required at least five days in advance. Attractions close to the park include Legends Golf Course, Elliot's Beach, Parris Island Museum and the base commissary and exchange. Parris Island RV Park MCRD Parris Island Building #1018, St. Mihiel Road Parris Island, SC 29905 843-228-7472 mccssc.com

Rocky Point Recreation Area RV Park

Rocky Point Recreation Area RV Park is located on the grounds of the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. Home to 23 RV campsites, daily and weekly rates are offered with ocean and mountain views. No sites are equipped with hookups, but generator use is permitted. Guests have access to an indoor shelter, picnic tables, large BBQ area, bathrooms, beach volleyball, horseshoe pits and playground. Reservations are not taken and camping is on a first-come, first-served basis. Gallery Golf Course is nearby, as well as beach access. Rocky Point Recreation Area RV Park 3535 N Princeton, Bldg. 2510 Oak Harbor, WA 98278 360-257-2432 navylifepnw.com

Camp Grayling Trailer Park

Located at the Army National Guard's Camp Grayling, the Camp Grayling Trailer Park is home to 70 wooded sites that can accommodate RVs and motor homes of all sizes, as well as tents. All sites offer water and electrical hookups and most offer sewer as well. The park is located on the banks of Lake Margarethe, where guests can boat, fish or swim. Amenities include a bathhouse, barn area for large gatherings and a playground. Camp Grayling Trailer Park 311 Howe Road Camp Grayling, MI 49739-0001 989-348-9033

About the Author

Sarah Schreiber has been writing since 2004, with professional experience in the nonprofit and educational sectors as well as small business. She now focuses on writing about travel, education and interior decorating and has been published on Trazzler and various other websites. Schreiber received a Bachelor of Arts in mass communications.

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