Fort Sam Houston RV Park

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Fort Sam Houston RV Park
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Location

Installation
Joint Base San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
GPS Coordinates
29.465003, -98.419347
Location Information
Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX
RV Gate Coordinates
29.475985, -98.427597

Directions

Directions
From I-35 exit at Rittiman Rd (Exit 164A). Go West on Rittiman to Harry Wauzbach (2 miles). Turn Left on Harry Wauzbach and go to 1st light (Winans Rd). Turn Left on Winans and go to STOP sign. Turn right(Main Base), go to ID checkpoint. After checkpoint bear left at Y and follow Nursery Rd. Just past the school, turn Left over the new bridge to Travel Camp. The entrance is a stone masonry gateway with the park name on it on the right side.

Contact Information

Phone Number
(210) 221-5502
Fax Number
(210) 221-5527
Mailing Address
CABC Army RV Park, 1212 Stanley Road, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-5020

Campground Information

Authorized Users
Active, National Guard, Reservists, Retired, 100% DAV. DoD Civilians.
Season
Year round.
Reservations
Accepted up to 1 year in advance and can be made for up to a 1 month stay. Highly suggested.
Internet Access
WiFi available in club house.
Mail Forwarding
USPS: Personal mail cannot be sent to the base. You must use General Delivery at a Post Office off the base. ---- UPS and FEDEX: Recreational Vehicle Park, (Your Name), (Your Site Number), Bldg. 3514, Petroleum Drive, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234
Pet Information
Pit Bulls or Rottweillers are not allowed. All others are accepted with usual leash and clean-up rules.
Campground Information
30 day stay limit. Must leave for 7 days before returning. Check in/out is noon.
Big Rig Friendly?
Yes
Discounts
Pay for 6 nights and get the 7th free.
Facilities
Propane, Short-term RV Storage.
Amenities
  • Dump, Sewer
  • Water
  • Electric
  • Tent Area
  • Laundry
  • Showers
  • Playground
  • Picinic Area
  • Hiking
  • Golf
  • Library
  • Equestrian
  • Diesel
  • Gas
  • Commissary
  • Exchange
  • Fitness Center
  • Shoppete
  • Snack Bar
  • Class VI
  • Museum
  • Pharmacy
  • Hospital, Clinic
  • Post Office
  • Car Wash

Site Information

Type of site
Spaces
Hook-ups
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
RV Sites
68
W/30,50A/S
$20
$120
$440

Other Information

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Weather Information

The Recreational Vehicle Park provides a camping environment close to many of San Antonio's tourist attractions. For vacationers, cross-country travelers or a weekend away from the house, the Recreational Vehicle Park is the perfect place.

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4.6
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5.0
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5.0

Aug-Sep 2017

Nice place in San Antonio. Stayed a month in Aug 2017 in a 37' motorhome. Friendly and helpful staff (shout out to Baker). Basic supplies in office (toilet paper, sewer packs, hose connections, etc.). All pull through sites and large enough for motorhome and toad. Picnic table and grill at all sites. WiFi only available on back porch of office. Train noise at all hours but you get use to it or use earplugs. They take reservations which is a plus for a military RV site. Great access to San Antonio attractions. The Rittiman road access was closed for road work when were here so we entered through the N Walters St gate with no problems. No concrete weave through barriers at this gate. Call to get updated access directions. Would definitely stay here again.

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April 24-30 2017

First time at Ft. Sam to stay in RV area. We were there for a week and would have liked to stay longer. You may wind around a little bit to get there, but when you drive in you find an open, spacious park with all pull-thru sites. The folks in the office will bend over to make you feel welcome. This park is a great value! From Ft. Sam you are only minutes from downtown San Antonio, the Alamo, RiverWalk, virtually anything of tourist value in the town. The lovely Texas Hill Country with places like Fredericksburg, Kerrville, Bandera and New Braunfels with Schlitterbahn water park are only a short drive away. We will be returning, and probably more than once.

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4.7
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5.0

1 Mar- 1 Apr 2017

Ft Sam still tops the list for Texas FAmCamps in my opinion. No Wi-Fi but other than that, it's about as nice as can be. The wife wants to say that the laundry rooms have brand new front loader washers and dryers ($1.50 per). A real nice upgrade since our last visit. I read several problems (below) about arriving, gates, entrance, signs, etc. If one follows the directions above, its a snap. Follow them exactly and you'll have no problems. I tried to explore Brooks Base to see if the old FamCamp there was truly closed. Yep, it is. Don't bother looking-this website has the correct info. Great place, good folks and clean, well maintained facilities.

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4.5
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4.0

24 Jan - 1 Feb 17

Stayed 8 nights in a 35' motorhome & had a very nice experience! We had much difficulty upon arrival (as others have already stated, DON'T USE THE "STANLEY ROAD" ADDRESS ABOVE IN YOUR GPS: it's not anywhere near the campground!! We ended up using the intersection of "Williams" & "Nursery Rd" & that'll get you close enough. The only suggestion I'd offer would be to add a few direction signs to the campground: The only signage I ever saw was the one at the entrance lane into the campground! Overall, a very nice campground!

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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

January,2017

Be sure to follow the directions listed on this site. GPS will take you to the finance building, not near the FamilyCamp. As noted very please with our 1st visit here. Nice pads, plenty of room between site, staff very helpful. Made reservations 6 weeks in advance, glad we did. Park was full, due to a rodeo in town. Only negative comment would be the roads inside post. Terrible and in need of repair. Watch out for some big potholes. (roads inside campground were good)Sevices were very good.

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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

Dec. 28th to Jan.28th 2017

It has been 6 years since we have been here and the campground looks exactly the same. No construction on interior roads of the installation and seeing all branches of the service was a nice surprise. Looks like there are many active duty staying in the RV park and thankfully there is a nice playground for all the children. Go to ITT and check out the great prices as we saved over 50% on one of the packages we bought for activities downtown. As for the heavenly Mexican restaurants we ate our way around San Antonio and had some of the best Tortillo Soup with and without POLLO! Weather has been very erratic this stay from cold to hot to windy and rainy but we are used to the tricks the weather sends us now. Not far from here there were several tornadoes touching down; in January YIKES! If you have not stayed here it is really a wonderful place to explore so much history and the outlying towns are wonderful to explore; be sure to go to Bandera; The Cowboy Capitol of Texas.

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Overall rating 
 
4.3
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5.0
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4.0
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4.0
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5.0
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4.0

November 2 - 8, 2016

It had been several years since we last visited the RV park at Fort Sam Houston, but it is still a very good place to stay. On this visit, we had a level, concrete pull-thru site with great hookups. The access roads in the RV park are asphalt. The staff are friendly, WiFi is available (only in the office), there are recycling bins on site, and there is a great commissary and exchange not far from the RV park. The only recommendations that I would make is that they improve the WiFi (make it available across the park) and add more recycling bins. Midway through the week, the bins were overflowing. They also need to make it clear what can and cannot be recycled. The woman I spoke to, in the office, did not know. We would definitely stay here, again, if we were in the San Antonio area.

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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

Mar 14-17, 2016

This was our second visit. Very nice park, all pavement/concrete roads/pads and grassy areas. We did not use the restrooms/showers/laundry. San Antonio is a wonderful place to visit. Convenient getting our MH and car inspected for TX registration (fulltimers) nearby. Pleasant areas for walking the dog both in/out of the RV park.

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Overall rating 
 
4.9
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5.0
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5.0
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4.0
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5.0
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5.0

June 28-30, 2016

We stayed there for 3 nights (on our way back from Florida) and found the facility and location to be great! Since I'm a retired sub sailor and started out on diesel boats, an occasional train was NO big deal! Entry road could use some work, but again since we live in the mountains on NM on a dirt road, no big deal.. The sites are wide and long. The trees are high enough to provide some shade, but not too high to affect our roof top satellite. The lady in the office was very helpful and ready to help with information. There is a nice golf course close to the RV park, but it was too hot and humid for this high desert mountain rat to play golf! Our GPS DID work on base and it did guide us downtown to the Mexican Market and River Walk and back. There is NO WiFi or cable, but it was again not a problem for us as 0ur iPhone worked well for hotspots and along with our antenna & satellite there were plenty of stations. We'd like to come back when its cooler and spend some time there! 

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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

May 2016

We just finished a five week cross country trip from FL to CA and back in May. We stayed at 9 military RV parks. All are very different. We called a reserved a spot. We got there after hours, but they had the information for us at the front door of the clubhouse. Very nice park, nicely laid out with level concrete sites. We only stayed one night but we would come back again. It is on the back side of the base, and that gate closes after 10PM. Ask me how I know. Luckily we were out to dinner with a friend who knew the base well and took us around to the other side. Otherwise I fear we would have been a little bit lost. Please note my one negative, I am sound sensitive and there are trains that come alongside the rv park.

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4.5
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5.0
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4.0
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4.0

10-16 May 16

Very clean spacious sites. Play area for the little ones. Laundry and bath house clean and well maintained. Laundry is kind of costly but, needed. Staff, very friendly and professional. Security checks by base law enforcement. Have not found any RV parks better for the cost. If we make it this way again, we will stay again.

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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

Mar 3-4, 2016

This is our second stay at Ft. Sam Houston.  We were impressed with our first stay and had to stop again for two nights on our trip from Florida to California.  It is very difficult to find any negatives about the RV Park.  The grounds are well kept, the sites are great and the staff was friendly and helpful.  We look forward to returning for a longer stay on our next trip through San Antonio.

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4.9
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5.0
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5.0
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4.0
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5.0
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5.0

February 8-12 2016

Spacious campground with friendly staff. While there isn't much to do at the campground it is a short trip to the commissary, BX, fitness and pool area. Currently the indoor pool is being repaired and is closed for a year. Wifi is only available in the registration building or behind the building by the table area. There is a fenced in dog run area. 15 minute drive to the riverwalk and the Alamo.

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4.7
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5.0
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5.0
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4.0
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4.0
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5.0

Dec 9 2015

Although only for a 1 night stay, the RV park is very nice. The only problem was getting there. We followed the instructions in the posting which is good info but not this trip. There is major construction on I-35/I-410 exactly where you want to get off. It was no problem just very slow and rough. After we got to the RV park I asked about an alternate route and there is one. No matter which way you want to go, I recommend after exiting the base use Harry Wurzbach Rd North to I-410. This turned out to be very good road all the way. A lot less congestion and no construction. Best info is to call the office to make sure the construction is still ongoing and ask for recommendations.

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5.0

Dec 26 2015 - Jan 2 2016

While starting out on a 2 1/2 month trip from Arkansas to Southern California, Winter Storm Goliath was stirring up when we were in Lubbock, TX.  Weather outlook for that area as well as our planned travels down to I-10 was a BLIZZARD WARNING. Ft Bliss TX was included in the bad weather area.  So we headed down towards San Antonio, TX. We called and spoke with Howard who told us that he could fit us in for a day or two.  We thought that it was okay and we could find another campground locally for a few more days.  We arrived after the office closed, but Howard had a site assigned to us for two nights.  The next morning, after talking with Howard in the office, he was able to get us into another site for two nights.  However, he mentioned that I needed to speak with Marty on Monday, before confirming the additional days.  In talking with Marty, she was able to rearrange sites and give us a full week, at the same site.  Howard and Marty went above & beyond to rearrange sites against reservations to get us a site for the week.  By the end of our stay, the roads going through TX & NM should be clear.  If it wasn't for these 2 great people, who are truly customer service oriented, we would have been camped at one of those KOA type of campgrounds.  The sites are VERY LEVEL, plenty of elbow room, clean, has a dog run and everything else one could want.  Close to San Antonio.  AGAIN, THANKS HOWARD & MARTY,,,,

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4.2
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5.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0

November 2015

Didn't stay here but wish we did. Nice famcamp. Long sites, even some long enough to fit my 73' coach and trailer. Level sites and large sites. Spoke to former camp host that was there... Although he said things have changed a bit, but that's how it goes with new managers. As far as I could see it would be the place to stay if visiting San Antonio! My next time through this way I will call well in advance to stay here.

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4.9
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5.0

17 - 23 November 2015

Very nice RV park! Spacious sites with all paved roads & mostly level paved sites with grass between each site. Sites were spaced 30-40 feet apart and long enough for the biggest rigs. Each site had a table and BBQ grill. This park would definitely rate a 5.0 if it had wifi. Roads on post are pretty rough. Definitely get reservations as the park stays full.

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2.5
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1.0
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Sept 12, 2015

Decent place. Quiet. Facilities are well maintained. Lawns could use better care. Large sites. Only stayed one night so my review is limited. I found it to be an ok place.

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(Updated: July 17, 2015)
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2.9
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4.0
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May-Jun 2015

This FamCamp is going down hill from 2 years ago. One person for grounds maintenance (lawn care). Manager didn't show any concern about campsites getting mowed, she was more worried about the wooded part being mowed by the entrance. Had to pull the grass around the hook ups, grass was taller than our sewer hose stand. They should invest in fixing the broke down mower sitting in the back that the grass is growing over and have one or both the camp host help with mowing. We were assigned a flooded space and had to pretty much beg to be moved away from the mosquito nest. Camp host was more concerned about building steps and a dog kennel for his campsite than helping. Office staff stops helping at the very second the office hours say closed. Laundry facilities were dirty and not maintained. The washing machine doors are sprung and they smelled like mildew. Spider webs are taking over the women's bathroom and laundry room, along with the broom and dust pan that has sat in the corner unused for a very long time. Tornado was spotted and base police was riding through the camp ground with lights on, but was never told where to take shelter. Went to the fire station, soaked, cold and aggravated. Train noise wasn't an issue. Can get mail on base by purchasing a post office box at the base post office.

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1 May-26 May 2015

This is our 5th stay as we find it very close to our family and friends. This time we previewed the other facilities at Lackland and Canyon Lake and found this park more to our expectations and liking. Sites are long and wide and pull in. Campground is well maintained, laundry facilities very efficient and clean. Even though it rained most of the time, this did not spoil our stay. We had tornado warning one night and were alerted to go to one of the bathhouses for shelter. As for the train noise, don't find this an issue. One of the previous comments about the potholes.. well, this is an issue in San Antonio and on IH35. We lost a hubcap somewhere in the city. Mail no longer received on base and believe the nearest PO is on Perrin Beitel. All in all this is one of our favorite campgrounds. Oh yes, In and Out just opened on Walzem and IH35. This is one of the most efficiently run and good places for hamburgers. If you haven't tried one, do so. Amy and John Stanton

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