This is a nicely laid out campground. It is very clean. It is not an "activity-oriented" park - it does have a horseshoe pit and the pool. We use this for long weekends to visit Cedar Key and enjoy nature and the quiet. The clubhouse is one of the nicest I've seen. I would recommend it for a rally! We camped here in a Motorhome.
Very nice park, very well laid out for easy access. Paved sites and beautifully landscaped. Cable only had 12 channels, could not get Wi-Fi, it was a problem with our computer. Very close to Cedar Key, about 6 miles. We had a problem with a tree when we put one of our slides out, they immediately sent over a gentleman that trimmed it. Easy for any size RV to park. Need to bring plenty of supplies, kind of far away from grocery store. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We very much recommend this park to anyone. Large easy entrance even for big rigs, wonderful paved roads, large sites, plenty of room between your neighbors. Extremely level concrete pads with ex/large concrete awning area. We did not have a pic nic table at our site upon arrival, note they are making new ones, within minutes the park managers arrived and placed the table exactly where we wanted it. Nice pool area and club house. Huge clubhouse, short drive into the cay. The only reason this RV resort does no get a ten, pool not heated and we were here in January. Cedar Key is very quaint and enjoyable. If you like room, good management, quiet times and pet friendly atmosphere this is your spot. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is the only place you want to stay in Cedar Key. By far the best. Its a great spot. Easy in and out and nice big flat sites with cement pads. Definitely need to get your groceries before you come as the shopping is limited. Lots of little restaurants and bars in Cedar Key - Go to Tony's for the very best clam chowder we have ever had. Our rate was an average of the week + 1 night at 1/2 price for Passport America. Enjoyable off the beaten path place. Very peaceful and quiet. We camped here in a Motorhome.
I can't think of anything bad to say about this campground. Everything was immaculate. It was too cold to go in the pool, but it looked great. Wi-Fi worked great. Clubhouse open 24 hours. Book, dvds, ping pong, large screen TV with recliners. Office staff was friendly and helpful. Bathrooms were very nice and very handicap friendly. 6 miles from Cedar Key, but that was fine with us. Quiet, which is what we like. Looks like there are some monthly spots but all of them looked well maintained. We will stay here again, but when the weather gets warmer. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
A clean, quiet park just 6 minutes from Cedar Key. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. A large clubhouse is open 24 hours for your use. Will stay here again. Never could get Wi-Fi to connect. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Boring park. No planned activities and the campers are "snooty". The people in the office are clueless and can't help with anything. There is a big drainage pond in front of the park that doesn't have a fence around it, looks dangerous. We will not be back to this park, but will return to the park on the other side of the street where they have fun people and activities! We camped here in a Motorhome.
After looking at all of the others this is the only campground we would consider staying at near Cedar Key. A very nicely kept RV park with nice amenities. Friendly staff , utilities worked well, and we had a clear view for satellite and the weekly rate was cheap. Access to and in the park was super easy for our larger RV. Park faculties (roads, pool, etc) were all in like new condition. Beautiful, large, and nicely landscaped sites. Very few seasonal units and the few that are here are immaculately kept. We walked and drove through the other RV parks near Cedar Key and they are all cramped with small sites and a drab and dumpy feel. In my opinion, this is the only decent place to stay near Cedar Key. Dead quiet at night, I have rarely slept as good in a campground. Nicely kept, a cheap price, what more could you want? Only downside: its a 30 minute drive for groceries / Walmart, but that was a very minor nuisance for us. We would definitely stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is a great campground near Cedar Key. Nice big ,level concrete sites with full hookups. Park is kept neat and clean. Sand gnats can be bad at times so be prepared. Cedar Key is a quaint little town with lots of places to eat. Good place to go fishing,boating or kayaking. We will stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Very nice place. Friendly people, clean area, well laid out and quiet. It is a few miles up the road from Cedar Key. A very nice place to escape the crowd and get some peace and quiet. I will come back here again when in the area. I feel lucky we found it. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Rate posted reflects monthly rate. We stayed here 2 months in early 2012. Great RV park, paved streets and concrete sites. Fast, free Wi-Fi. Managers are awesome people, making everyone feel welcome. Some activities. Cedar Key is only 7 miles away with lots of things to do, places to eat. Hiking was good at Cedar Key Scrub Reserve only one mile from RV park. We loved it here. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Visited again! Absolutely wonderful in every aspect. Wonderful camp host and staff. Even picked up daily trash from site for guests. Town of Cedar Key delight to visit. Fantastic food. We will visit here as often as we can. Clubhouse was impeccable. Restrooms and showers were clean and fresh as home. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Spacious sites, nice paved roads (not to be confused with another older RV park right across the street), outdoor laundry, great park for bike riding, nice pool but a little on the small side, beautiful shady sites. No problems getting in with a big rig with four slides. We would definitely stay here again. Town of Cedar Key has cute restaurants and shops. It's 8 miles from the park. They honor Passport America for one night. We camped here in a Motorhome.
The best RV park that we have ever stayed in. I would highly recommend it for rallies and whatever. They also have a great rec hall and open fire pit. Very friendly camp host. Great place near the town of Cedar Key. Excellent, large, clean pool. Gulf fishing close by. We camped here in a Motorhome.
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This is the nicest park in Cedar Key, although it is 6 miles from town. Cab cost $20 (before tip) to town. (The only cabdriver in town is a delight: a referral from the park.) It is clean and quiet. Not many sites were occupied. They had not sprayed for fire ants when I was here; so there were many ant hills. It has big back-in sites with lots of room. The staff is friendly. There is no security at night. I would stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Sites were large and new. Very nice. The other campers had a nightly group campfire that was fun. Only about 20 campers here now but many were friendly. Some long term campers and some not. About 6-10 miles to little town of Cedar Key. Nice little restaurants with sunsets. Visit the Suwannee wildlife refuge for a nice 9 mile ride. Peaceful area, very relaxing. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Beautiful new RV park, but still needs some work. The sites are large 45X80, nicely landscaped, some shaded: all back-in's. Concrete pads and patio's: level and flat. FHU 50amp. Washers/Dryers on site but not hooked up on our visit. Good size club house and pool. Also waiting for heater to be installed for pool. Wi-Fi had good reception. Cable TV not yet installed, no local channels available on antenna. Very friendly/helpful staff, no sales pitch to buy sites. This will be a great park, once these last few things are done. Cedar Key is a lovely small town, nice local shops, franchises not allowed. Great fishing and seafood. Will stay again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We stayed here for 5 nights over my husband's birthday. The couple that manages the property were very friendly and helped us back into our spot. This is a roadside hotel with 4 campsites next to the hotel. The spots are fairly close and there is no privacy, but we didn't mind. Each has a waterfront feature, ours had a deck with two chairs. You are just off of the main road, but traffic noise is not a problem since there is very little traffic here. The Tiki bar was great fun and we were there each evening to watch the sunset. We even had a nightly visit from a hummingbird moth with a preference for Captain Morgan. We brought our bikes and rode into town and to the State Park. It was an easy ride and traffic was never an issue. You cannot launch kayaks from here, the tide gets too low. We launched in town and also drove to Manatee Springs State Park. Both were good options. The noseeums can get bad, but that's Florida. We enjoyed it so much we are hoping to make it an annual trip. We camped here in a Motorhome.
My wife, two dogs, and myself had a fantastic stay of seven all-too-short days at Lowkey Hideaway. Being able to drive into the RV site and look out of the water (and the sunsets) through the large windshield was cool. The sites are a little close to each other but the area in front area of the RV more than makes up for it. The front area consists of green grass, nicely tended plants, for our site, a nice deck area with chairs and a lounge that made the site feel spacious. The owner are very friendly and helpful (also veteran RVers). Being newbies we asked lots of RVing questions each evening at the Tiki Bar, and they gave us a lot of good information. They are also quite the entertainers. We will definitely go back. Seems like I've forgotten something. Oh yes, the town of Ceder Key was a treat as well! We camped here in a Motorhome.
Warning: Stay away from this place!!! (Because you know, we want to come back!) Former full time RV'ers run this unique motel, RV Park and Tiki Bar. (Yes, you read that right: TIKI BAR!!!) It's really hard to describe this place, and we just didn't believe it until we were here. There are 4 RV slots: all water front. There are 5 motel suites on site: each with color coordinated parking curbs and front porch lights. Seriously. And a Tiki Bar. Oh: there is a dock out on the water for amazing sunset views and DOLPHINS!!!! There is so much care and attention that has gone into this place, it's unbelievable. The resort is adult only: absolutely no kids allowed. It is refreshing to see a place take a stand and be a dedicated couple's retreat. And nice that 'adult only' doesn't mean 55+. The RV spots are decent in size and setup so that hook-ups can be reached if you back in or go noise in: a nice touch! (Ok Ok: got to find some bad stuff so you'll stay away, and we can get in later.) But really, these are just 'slots' to pull your rig into and not much distinction between spots: we felt little privacy. There are decks, hammocks and chairs along the water front for lounging. (Wait: that's a good thing. Oh no! You're calling to book now, right??) Hwy 24 runs right by this location, and there is considerable highway noise: as nothing is blocking it. That car or truck traveling 35mph every 30 minutes is going to drive you crazy!!! Horrible, horrible: stay away!!! The other downside is that if there's a lot of folks at the Tiki Bar. (Open Thur - Sun evenings, but the bartender is whimsical and opens it anytime he can sell a beer.) Your RV site can feel a bit like a party. OMG: the people! Friendly, awesome, amazing people! They'll want to "talk" with you! You don't want that. Ok: here we go. This will make you stay way. The Wi-Fi was not configured to work with our Macs, which was disappointing. Yeah: that was miserable. You don't want to stay here. We had to resort to using our solid AT&T & Verizon 3G signal to get online. It was pure torture to have have to be online with amazing views like that. All and all, we'll return: if only for the friendly service and unique atmosphere. You know: because the rest is terrible! If you stay away, our spot stays open. But if you do book here, give them all a hug for us, ok? We camped here in a Motorhome.
If you are immune to being bitten then this place is ideal. Only 4 or 5 sites right on the water in a quiet area not for from Cedar Key bars and restaurants. The bugs were awful. The 2nd day we were there we did not go out. The Wi-Fi stopped working for 12 hours before we left which was not great. And when we arrived, we got hooked up and immediately told to move even though the trailer with slideouts was only staying 1 night and had just turned up on spec. We had booked months in advance. The staff were pleasant enough about it, but it bugged me. I would not go back because of the insects. We camped here in a Motorhome.
I really like this little place it is laid back and is run by a very nice couple, so I hate to only give an 8 but they have changed policy and the owner has made it a new rule. If you try to check in before 3pm or you check out after the 11am time: you have to pay $5 (five dollars) an hour extra. So if you arrive at 1pm and want to check in there is an extra $10 charge. This is not a good thing. I also heard that the little resort is up for sale and the couple that have been running the place for the last couple of years, is going to be moving on. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Very nice location. Seems to be a bit of a hidden gem. Cedar Key does not have the kind of beaches you could swim, etc. at, but it has a great ocean view. The sites are fairly close together, but worth it for the view and location. There were some bugs also. The hookups are very new and in great shape. The managers were great. I came out and the guy was parking and leveling my rig for me. Wow, I'm usually shocked to even get an escort to the site. They set up a hammock for us and found a gecko to show our daughter. Very genuinely friendly and welcoming folks, who obviously love what they do. I hate to say it, because it will make it harder to get a spot here in the future, but there is a reason everyone is giving this place a "9" or "10". We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
The name says it all. Tiny resort, parked right overlooking the bay, great sunsets. The owners are super friendly and helpful and have added all kinds of great touches to give it a old key west kind of feeling. Nice hammocks. We enjoyed meeting other campers at the Tiki Bar and exchanging travel info. Very close to the town of Cedar Keys. We'd definitely return. We camped here in a Motorhome.
I have to add my two cents worth about this nice campground. The water view is great. We had a sweeping view of water, small islands, water birds and the occasional fish jumping, all right out the front window of our motorhome. The resort Tiki bar and the pier are both good places to watch the sunsets. A community gas grill is available to grill a steak or maybe your catch of the day, and plenty of chairs and even a hammock are available for relaxing. The managers are friendly and personable. This is a great place to relax, maybe do some fishing and a little sightseeing. It is not for people that have to have a pool and organized activities. The highway is very close by but we were not bothered by noise and there is very little traffic at night. The campground is very small so be sure and make a reservation and don't miss it. We give it two thumbs up! We camped here in a Motorhome.
What a slice of heaven this little park is. The hosts were the friendliest and nicest couple we have come across in our 3 years of full timing. Although there were only 5 RV spots, and they were pretty close together, you were backed up on the water with a lovely "yard" to relax in. The owners have created a funky little garden world of colorful sitting areas for each RV and outside each motel room. There was an adorable Tiki Bar serving wine & beer to enjoy the fantastic sunsets each evening. The owners have created a special place to sit back and relax, and strive hard to make you feel at home. The only reason I didn't give this place a 10 is because you are parked right off the road. But I'd give it a 9.9 if I could. We already made our reservations for next year! The town of Cedar Key is charming,picturesque and has wonderful seafood offerings. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
The sunset view from rustic tiki bar on the water is breath taking. Clean Clean Clean bath and shower. Small grass sites right on the water. Good cell service. My wife and I love the unique area and special camp ground. We are already planning our return. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Wow, what a great little park! Sunsets right outside the front window. Excellent friendly staff who made us feel right at home> Tiki bar on site. Would definitely stay here again. We stayed 4 nights. We camped here in a Motorhome.
There is a lot of good and not so good stuff about this resort. The good: nice managers, great views (when the tide is in), lots of charm, and close to town. Definitely the best park in the area. The down side: small sites, only 1 with 50 amp, the road runs about 30' behind your rig so noise can be an issue, no pool or spa, minimal space to walk a pet, all grass sites, and kind of isolated from any nearby amenities. The town itself is rustic to say the least. With only 5 RV spots, pre-planning is essential. I would stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We just stayed at Cedar Key for the weekend. We stayed at Low-Key Motel, it has 5 RV sites and a 5 room motel, cost $36 a night. It is on the water and from the MH you can see water in all directions. VERY RELAXING and friendly place, the owners are great and you are 1.5 miles from downtown. There are also 3 other campgrounds within 9 miles, but the only other one worth staying at is a brand new one called Cedar Key RV (http://www.cedarkeyrvresort.com/aboutrv.html): it is new, has a pool and large club house and would be a great place for one of our NFCC get a ways. The cost is $30 a night FU. The town its self is OLD FLORIDA and very laid back, we really like the place. If Low-Key had a pool it would have a 10+ from us. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Tiny CG. Right on the main road, so back-in is required. Fabulous water view. Two young managers who are working hard with sweat equity and making the place look great. Road is noisy during the day, but quiet at night. Wi-Fi is spotty. Stock up with food before you visit, few food shops in the area. There is nowhere to eat on a Sunday night, everything closes down. Only negatives: little privacy and very noisy air boats. We would stay here again. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Perfect campground to enjoy the quiet beauty of Cedar Key. Rode our bikes all over the key without any problems. Great park for photography and taking it easy. Kayaks are available to explore the bayou behind the park. Owners are terrific: friendly, helpful and hardworking. They are constantly doing things to improve the place with plans to do alot more. We can't wait for the tiki bar to get fully up and running. We will definitely be back. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Very nice tiny park, directly alongside the road. Very friendly and helpful owners, who are doing a good job restoring the place. No paving so I can't give it a 10, but a very pleasant place to stay. Beautiful sunsets. A short drive into town, which is very old Florida and generally laid-back and casual. If your unit (trailer) is big you will have to back it in directly from the road, and they block traffic on the road as you do so, but it would be best if you're comfortable with your ability to maneuver your rig. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Unique 5-site CG (along with 5-room Motel and Tiki Bar) nestled up to west-facing tidal flats (sunsets!) filled with tiny islands, oyster beds and sea birds. Palm trees dot the site. Scene is constantly changing. Check out setting via their website and Google maps. Wonderful young owners investing sweat equity to spruce everything up. One mile from tiny town with lots of activities. Bring a full fridge and pantry. Would return in a heartbeat. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
A unique and wonderful experience. Owner actually backed us in and hooked us up. Hospitality +++. Amazing sunsets can be viewed from your own RV, or better still, from the Tiki Bar. We planned to stay 3 days, liked it so much we stayed a week. We'd still be here if we had no responsibilities at home! Definitely will return. The sooner the better! We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
There were lots of 40 footers when I was here, mine too! I had a great waterview site. The campground has new electric and sewer, apparently a problem in recent years. The feel is like being back in 1971: very laid-back and peaceful. I saw no signs of tough guys or tough dogs (read previous reviews). Cedar Key is wonderful: check the YouTubes about it! Loved the $20. airplane rides! This is like no place else in Florida: a must see. This RV Park is perfect. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Only 5 sites but what a great little campground. We watched the sun rise over the bay out our windshield and the sunsets into the bay behind our motorhome. The owners couldn't be nicer hosts. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Quite a rustic site (no paved roads or concrete pads for RVs) but it has character, is quiet, has lots of bird life, and very friendly staff and campers. It's about 6 miles from Cedar Key town so that and the fact that its not a modern site probably accounts for the extremely reasonable rates (for the area). Services were all good except for Wi-Fi which was weak, but that may have been because I was on the extremities of the park. I would definitely stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is a CAMPGROUND, not an RV Resort. One previous reviewer stated this was an "awesome" park, but we thought probably they got this park mixed up with a very nice "Resort" across the street. However, this park was somewhat a disappointment for us. The roads are all sand/dirt and dusty. Also had potholes or guess you'd call them "sandholes". The coach bounced as we drove through the trees, some close to the road. Our site was a "pull-through", but not by our definition. Two sites, end to end and if both were empty you could pull through one into the other. Hence, leaving a pull-in for someone coming into the site behind us. We parked on sand with some gravel, not concrete, although we did have a small concrete patio. We could not get level on our site, and our jacks would bury themselves in sand. Lots of trees and shade. Good DirecTV reception and Verizon phone and MyFi reception. If we come back to Cedar Key we will stay at another place. Guess we're getting too old to park in a "Campground". Ha! Oh, almost forgot. This is a Passport America park which we didn't know until after we paid and took our site. Be SURE to state you are PA to get the discounts when you register! We camped here in a Motorhome.
AWESOME park! The campers and staff/owners are very friendly and have planned activities, including some of the best pot luck dinners EVER! The bathrooms are clean and the park is kept up very nice. A beautiful place to wake up in and go to sleep in! We camped here in a Motorhome.
Lots of long term campers - friendly, helpful staff and neighbors. Our site had good design with cement pad and picnic table. Just a few miles to Cedar Key. Wish we had time to stay longer at this park. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We had a wonderful time at this park. This is a family owned and operated business and they really take pride in their park. It's very clean and friendly. Other posts mention a rough crowd and rocky roads: I didn't see those issues and we are coming back for the entire winter this year! They also have Pot Luck or dinner every Saturday night and planned functions, and that is a lot of fun! We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Best park we have been to in years! Only 7 miles to the water and/or fishing. This park has weekly pot luck dinners on Saturdays and horseshoes on Sundays! Friendly people, owners and campers. Bathrooms were VERY clean and there is laundry facilities on site. While the local Wal-Mart is 30 miles away, there is a Dollar General a block away that had everything we forgot! We can't wait to go back! We camped here in a Motorhome.
Located 30 miles east of Cedar Key, a good spot for fishing and many fishing boats here. Rough roads inside park, site spacing ok. Rough 'n ready crowd keeps the Confederate flag flying high on the flagpole out front. Some big dogs around so beware. Very easy to find, largest campground closest to Cedar Key. Bring supplies to last your visit, since it is a distance to any big market. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We liked this park. We stayed extra days. It is a short commute 8-10 minutes from Cedar Key. Rainbow now has Wi-Fi and it worked well. This campground is less than half the price of the one closer to Cedar Key. Only complaint: while there, maintenance filled in roadway with HUGE stone, and was concerned about cutting a tire. Poor choice of road fill. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This lovely park is very close to beautiful small town of Cedar key. People and staff were nice and helpful. We had a great time at clam festival and fireworks were beautiful. We camped here in a Tent Trailer.
Many seasonal and permanent RVs on site. Very tight access to many sites. Grass & sand sites that wider than many parks. Of the 4 RV parking places close to Cedar Key, I hate to say it, but this is by far the best value for the dollar and nicest. Across the road is a proposed RV park with buyable lots, their advertisements state "Cedar Key 7 minutes away". Maybe at 75-80 MPH. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Not a great campground. Needs some work. Sites are very tight with narrow roads for big rigs. Most of sites are filled with snowbirds. Rainbow Country was $28 less per night with larger sites and no tidal marsh (swamp) at rear of RV promoted as "water-front". Might stay here again in 5 years or so, just to see how they finish the upgrades at Cedar Key on the wharf. We camped here in a Motorhome.
An interesting mix of transients visiting Cedar Key (like us), long-term snowbirds down for the winter and apparently comfortable, and poverty-stricken permanent residents in dilapidated rigs that are sinking into the ground (those back sections of the park are scary). Theft warnings are posted. The staff is friendly and helpful, and there is a small store at a gas station across the street (good ice cream). Our overall impression, however, is very negative. The laundry is filthy beyond belief and actually falling down, and we did not want to touch anything in the dirty community room. There is mold in the showers. We were told the wiring at campsites is to be replaced soon, and it needs it -- wires are exposed. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This campground is administered by Levy County in the Lower Suwanee National Wildlife Refuge. It is small and well-kept, with friendly office staff. The campground is very close to the water, but not right on the shore. Extremely quiet. Clean restroom and shower building. The Refuge offers hiking trails, fishing, birding, kayaking, and an archaeological site (the shell mound) There are new fishing/birding decks. We had excellent cellphone coverage and MiFi reception here. Close to the town of Cedar Key, but stock up on supplies at Chiefland on your way down. Length of stay here is limited to 7 nights. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Do not plan on fishing from the mud flats that are the view from this park. What this park has going for it is the proximity to Cedar Key 1.3 miles. We enjoyed biking there and stopping at the Clam facility on the way. They do have a Blue Grass jam session on Friday and Saturday nights. The tenants and the help are friendly. Great grill/restaurant on premises. You are really packed in here. If you get a reservation make sure you have a site number. Late comers get packed in to driveways and such. It tends to be rather dirty as very little grass and lots of gravel. lakeside sites are very narrow. Not a lot of traffic on the highway at night. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Very nice staff and fellow campers. The campsites were a little too close for our taste. Within walking distance to Cedar Key restaurants. Very quiet at night. Reasonable rates. They have a grill for breakfast and lunch. There was a free blue grass band on Friday night which was quite enjoyable. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Small campground, 1.5 miles to Cedar Key, making it an easy walk to great locally owned restaurants. This is on the bay, not the Gulf, but really nice. Great spot for sunsets. Spots are tight, our 39' RV fit but anything larger might be tough. Real friendly people in the campground and locals in town. Price was weekly rate for 10 days. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Quiet and quaint. Older style RV park, great for stopping through. Need own transport to see anything close by. Shame Cedar Key town is only a shadow of it's probable former self. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We stayed here a week in one of the waterfront spot - absolutely delightful. The staff is super friendly and helpful, and the sunset views from the waterfront spots are worth the upgrade. The location is just a 1.5 mile walk/bike ride into town. There's a cafe on site that serves BBQ, soft serve ice cream, breakfast (with fresh eggs) and grill fare for probably the most reasonable prices in all of Cedar Key. The facilities are kept in great condition. Some things to be aware of: - Most of the spots are quite narrow - 20' at best. Very tight maneuvering. Our neighbor had parked his RV a bit over the line into our spot, which made it extra difficult. - When you book a waterfront spot, be sure to inquire about the state of the mangroves. Some of them can grow quite tall and block the view. By law, they can't cut them down - but they still charge for a waterfront spot regardless. - There are public docks all around, but you have to cut through campsites to get to them. If you book a waterfront spot, know upfront that your spot is always a walkway for everyone else. The park WiFi was hit or miss, even with our WiFi Ranger we couldn't keep it stable. AT&T was a pretty solid 3G signal, and Verizon 3G was in and out. All and all.. we'd return and probably book a spot for a few weeks. Their rate structure is really quite flexible and gets cheaper the longer you stay. The rate below is based on a waterfront weekly rate in season, without taxes. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Probably the worst experience ever! We left a phone message at 1pm about our 8pm arrival. When we finally got there after a 6 hour ride we were basically chastised by the owner about getting there late. He continued on by telling us he was tired and how all the campers have been complaining about this and that for day. Is was the worst camping experience of our camping career! WARNING: DON'T BRING ANYTHING OVER 25 FEET! THE TREES ON SOME ROADS ONLY GIVE A 2-3 FOOT CLEARANCE. WE TALKED TO ANOTHER CAMPER THERE AND HE SAID HE SAW SEVERAL RV'S GET DAMAGED OVER THE LAST SUMMER. BEWARE OF SUN AISLE RV PARK in Cedar Key Florida!!! We camped here in a Motorhome.
Cedar Key is a great place but the campground was not one that we would go back to. You were crammed in the sites and the place was not maintained. A lot of junk laying around. We camped there in a 5th wheel over the 4th of July. Our sewer pipe we had to mount on 4 concrete blocks that we found on the site next to us. The pipes were exposed and way out of the ground and wouldn't drain. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Try to get one of the west facing waterfront spots. Very few sites for larger rigs, very crowded and at all odd angles to fit something on to every inch of this very small area, but very close to Cedar Key. Definitely a fun "island" experience, if not exactly on Cedar Key itself. Best to call for reservations as it's a long way and nowhere else to go, and not many places to turn around either! Come fully supplied as it's a long way back to major shopping. Friendly owners, motel also on property. Old Florida - think Key West 60 years ago! Don't miss Cedar Key State Park Museum. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We had an ocean front (actually bay front) site and it was well worth it. Wonderful owners and a great little town to walk through. We camped here in January and there were open sites. However, you can tell that if all the sites were full, it would be a bit tight. Great time listening to blue grass music in the clubhouse performed by some of the campers. We plan on staying here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a real old Florida-type place. The people who run it couldn't be nicer, the place is charming. Interesting paint colors on the buildings and pictures painted on the walls. The spaces are small and tight, but many back right up to the Gulf and have little decks where you can sit out over the water and watch the amazing sunsets. Cedar Key has very little to do, the nearest Wal-Mart shopping is 1/2 hour away, yet it's a place you want to be. I made my reservations for next year before I left. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
This is a small Old Florida style park. No pool or big recreation hall. The rest rooms and showers are clean and well maintained. The owner (husband & wife) are very friendly and welcome all. Some evenings guests gather in the common building for music or games or tv. The wireless worked fine for us in a site on the water. The island and area has great fishing, kayaking, touring and awesome places to eat. The locals wave to everyone. If you like clams this is the place. We camped here in a Truck Camper.
Sunset Isle's location is perfect for visiting Cedar Key. We really enjoyed our stay here. Some sites are waterfront but even if you are not directly on the water you can still walk out on one of the docks. Our site was full hookup with cable. WiFi is available at the office. The owners are very nice and helpful. The sites are kind of tight but we had plenty of room for our tow vehicle and to put the slides out. There is a very nice club house with a fireplace. Some nights you might be lucky enough to hear an impromptu jam session. The name of the campground says it all - you can see a beautiful sunset from the docks. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
The people were very friendly, but that was the end of the good news. Very run down , very dirty. The bathrooms & showers were not clean at all. There were piles of trash behined the club house & the house. Toliets, sinks, wood, drywall, ect. It was very muddy, with these terriable flying bugs that bite. We were itching for weeks. I would never go back We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a typical old Florida campground. Sites are a little tight and it is a little run down, but it is very beautiful and the folks are great. Our site ws right on the water with our on private dock. Lots of wildlife. The drive into Cedar key and it's delights is about 2 minutes. Rate reflects Passport America, which unfortunately is good for 1 night only. We will definitely be back. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Overall, a nice campground with a great water view. A bit crowded, and the sewer connection was too far to reach with my 15 ft hose. I liked the commons room - got a break from my wife! Would like to spend more time in Cedar Key. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Sites are a bit small, but the waterfront sites have a view that is quite impressive (worth the extra cost). Cedar Key is a gem, and this campground is a bike ride from town and the rest of the island. We would definitely go back to this spot. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
We had a wonderful stay here. The campground is sort of older, and some of the "upkeep" could be better, but it fits the whole town--sort of like a mini-Key West! The lady on the phone was very nice; said it was directly on the gulf--which is sort of true. It's more like an inlet, but a pretty view nonetheless. The shower house/bathrooms were old but very clean. Great WI-FI service, very fast. Cable was not so good, but we watched movies instead. Water pressure excellent. Great little place, and the price was right for the area!! My inlaws came with us and stayed in the attached "Motel" (4 rooms). We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
The couple who purchased this a few years ago, are charming. They have painted it in limes, and turquoises and pinks, making you feel like you are in retro Florida. The whole campground makes you feel like old time Florida. Loved it. The restrooms and shower room have murals, and are very clean. There is a laundromat just down the street. The town is very quaint, we enjoyed the town, and the waterfront area. We purchased lots of fresh oysters, and had our fill of raw, stewed, soup, and fried. The campground itself has sites very close together, but most backup to a bay, with little piers onto it. The space behind us made us feel that we had plenty of room. (There was a 40ft motorhome beside us, and we still felt cozy in our spot). It got really cold while we were here, so we utilized the community room, with a big fireplace, TV, coffee, etc. Although dogs were not allowed, we seem to be the only ones using it, so we took our chances and let our dog in. The owner came in, and said it was OK. She was really nice and welcoming. Their website says they are selling permanent lots, but so far I don't think that is working out, and they have plenty of sites. Very charming! We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
This campground is becoming an ownership RV park. Their web site is very misleading as to the current condictions. The spots are small, but high tide view are great. It was cool while we were there so only a few bugs. We enjoyed biking from the park to main part of the island. Life is slow and easy going on Cedar Key. We enjoyed our 10 days. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We had an ocean view. Our 5th wheel is 35', with 3 slide outs. Very tight!! We had trouble getting in and getting out, because sites are very close together. We had trouble finding a place to park truck (dually). They want you to park between rigs, ugh!! We were too big and had to park out front. We were eaten alive by "no see ums". Had to wear long pants, long sleeves, close all windows. Ground is uneven and sandy. High tide is beautiful, low tide is nothing but mud. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
The information provided by their (clever) website and the person taking the reservation was very misleading. It sounded more like an Outdoor Resort type of facility. The sites are sand/gravel and nothing is paved. It looks more like a work in progress with with a lot remaining to be accomplished. They are in the process of removing some of what look like derelicts. As stated in earlier reviews by others the sites are close together, extremely close together. If the park had been full we would not have stayed. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Made reservations for two nights using Passport America discount, no problem. Upon checking in, asked twice regarding cost per night. The manager stated $21/night. She supposedly didn't have time to check us in: said pick your site and pay up later. Checked in, went to the office, asked price for our spot and the manager said $21/night, pay in the morning. We stayed two days. At check out, she said first night $21/night, the second night $42/night. Passport America book stated 2 night minimum, 6 night maximum at $21/night. She denied ever discussing price, a flat out lie. Then she continued to say the campground has been bought out by condo developers and they don't need our type of business. Our last stay at such a flim-flam operation. We camped here in a Motorhome.
[ 7 / 10 ]
Spent two nights here while exploring Cedar Key. It is convenient, friendly, and clean. Bathrooms/showers are together, so for families, this may be an advantage. Sites are VERY tight and close together. They have tenting sites near the front under shade, which is nice. Views of bay are great at high tide; at low you are looking at mud flats, very tidal. Roads are typical Florida limestone/sand and therefore can be dusty. But since it is a small area and most folks come and sit for several days or more, not a big issue. Close by was a clam farm and we walked to the facility, bought a large bag of fresh clams for dinner, then had a tour of how they raise clams for export around the country. Fascinating (and excellent eating. ) I believe the campground/motel is undergoing change of ownership; not sure how much of the friendly, easy-going nature will be retained. But if you want to visit Cedar Key, it is a great spot to spend a few days or weeks. They are Passport America, but do not accept discounts during high season (November through March). We camped here in a Motorhome.
If you are a social type of person you will love this park. All the sites are right on top of each other so you really get to know all your neighbors. The water front sites do offer a great view of the bay and great sunsets every evening. This park is an old park, but on the other hand it is a very unique park. The staff is very friendly and treat you like you are staying at a bed and breakfest, they have some kind of food and drink treat every morning and evening for all the guests. The whole park is decorated in the Jimmy Buffet-Margaritaville style, which makes you smile all the time. These were some of the cleanest bathrooms that I have ever encountered. Each one is seperate and contains all the conveniences just like at home. We used this park as a home base for our visit to Cedar Key, which was very convenient to bike to the historic district from the campground: about 1 1/2 mile. The campground does not have much to offer children to keep themslves occupied. If you want to do a little fishing and kayaking at Cedar Key this is the place to stay. I feel it was reasonably priced at $35 a night. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
This is a rustic campground whose personality fits that of the key. The owners have painted everything in bright colors of purple, pink and teal, reminiscent of the Caribbean! There are several docks for fishing, bird watching or relaxing. Mornings will find muffins or coffee cake in the clubhouse and a warm fire in the fireplace to remove the chill from your bones. On Thanksgiving day, the owners prepared turkey and ham and guests provided all the fixings. Kayaking and airboat tours can be arranged at the campground. A wonderful place to escape the problems of the world and wonderful people who want to be sure your stay is enjoyable. We camped here in a Motorhome.
[ 9 / 10 ]
This is an older park that the new owners are gradually upgrading. The sites are fairly small and the levels could be better. You will need at least 2 sewer line lengths for the hookups which are mostly at the rear of the sites.The staff are very friendly and keen to help. There are a small number (10 or so) permanent residents with older units that vary in condition. This does not detract much from the overall appeal of the park. The residents of these units that we met were friendly and helpful. The few shortcomings of this park are more than made up for by the price. This is a good value park with very friendly staff. They provide free continental breakfast. We met some real nice fellow travellers there. Going back for labor day. Nearest large store for supplies is 30 minutes away so make sure you stock up before you get there ! We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
[ 2 / 10 ]
Park is much smaller than it appears on their website. Spaces are very close together. The
interior roads and sites are are white gravel and very dusty. The slide on my TT was only 6" from my neighbor's awning and I could not extend my own awning. This is one of the very few sites I've ever used where I had to use 2" leveling boards to level my TT. The fishing docks were in poor repair and dangerous for small children with no bars or railings at lower levels. The only railing was at waist high for an adult. Everything was an extra cost - $2.00 for dog, $1.00 for cable. There were several old, permenent RV's there that looked like they dated from the 1960's and gave the park a junky appearance. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
[ 9 / 10 ]
New owners who are wonderful. Working very hard to to fix campground up and they have done a wonderful job. We had a great time and stayed longer than had anticipated. Took friends who rented one of the motel rooms which are more than adequate. If you want a real getaway, Cedar Key is the place, like Florida was 100 years ago. Good restaurants and nice little town for exploring. We certainly will go back. Giving such a high rating, not that camp is that elaborate but such nice people and relaxing atmosphere and I think that is what motorhoming is all about. We camped here in a Motorhome.
[ 8 / 10 ]
Very pet & child friendly. Socials on Sat. night & free cont. breakfast. Laid back &
casual. We camped here in a Tent Trailer.
[ 9 / 10 ]
We had a great time. The new owners were wonderful. They are struggling to upgrade the
park. They have hand painted murals on the walls of the bathrooms to make them unique and homey. They were extremely clean, and private. We walked to town
with our dog. It was raining and we called them about cab service, they came and got us. There are docks behind some of the sites and we caught a 31 inch red fish. The sunset from the dock was breathtaking. There is a nesting pair of eagles on the point. The bird life is unreal on this island. We are from New England and this tiny fishing village and park remind us of home away from home. We met some really nice campers from Germany there, and hope to go there again soon. We camped here in a Motorhome.