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Old 12-09-2014, 09:21 AM   #1
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Been turned away due to your egg camper

I have a 2011 Scamp 13 and was told Small Trailers are not allowed.
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Old 12-09-2014, 09:28 AM   #2
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Where? More details please.
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Old 12-09-2014, 09:35 AM   #3
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Old 12-09-2014, 10:15 AM   #4
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I've never run into that myself but my assumption would be that any campground catering to large trailers only would have all the charm of a Walmart parking lot.

I'd prefer to go elsewhere thank you.
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Old 12-09-2014, 10:37 AM   #5
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Near Williamsburg Va. It was posted at the gate but not mentioned on line. Their house their rules like I used to tell my kids.
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Old 12-09-2014, 10:53 AM   #6
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Near Williamsburg Va. It was posted at the gate but not mentioned on line. Their house their rules like I used to tell my kids.
There may be a reason for no mention on line....Nowadays, "public accommodation" often trumps a business owner's preferences.
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:17 AM   #7
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I have had it happen as well more than once. Usually late at night when looking for a quick stop over and I mistakenly pull into a RV resort type place that caters to BIG rigs. One time it was due to the age of the trailer - they did not allow anything over 10 years of age and on another occasion it was with a brand new 22' motorhome - which was 3' to short of their 25' or larger rule.

I once was allowed to stay at a place that turned away a brand new much larger trailer a Trail-lite, due to it having a front pop out that had canvas on the sides.

I am also aware that there are lots of places will also turn you away if you are not fully self contained - i.e. shower and black and grey tanks even though they have very nice washrooms with showers.
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:40 AM   #8
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The ones that get me are the parks that cater to large fully self contained motor homes by having all sites pull through with 50 amp electric and sewer/city water. Tend to be expensive sites. Then charge me tokens to use the shower in the bath house!

Stayed at one when camping with my sister in a resort area. I use electric to run a light and a laptop. They run their water heater off the park electric service. Use 5 or 6 times the water as the smaller campers (all 5 in the park). Not many pop ups or small campers have dishwasher or washer/dryer. Yet I have to pay extra to take a shower.

Nice people running the place, nice location but sure were not encouraging the small campers.
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Old 12-09-2014, 12:30 PM   #9
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Hay Roger, Got any Grey Pupon?
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Hay Roger, Got any Grey Pupon?
This guy sells the GP buy the case!!!!

Wonder what his big fifth wheels looks like??
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Old 12-09-2014, 12:46 PM   #11
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I have a 2011 Scamp 13 and was told Small Trailers are not allowed.
Never happened to me. But then I don't ever go to RV resorts sometimes called RV Parks. I figure those are rip offs.

To each their own.
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Never happened to me but I generally use an App when looking for a place to stop overnight and I can usually tell by looking at the web site. Also, because I may drive until I get tired I call to make sure the place has openings, and they almost always ask what equipment you have. Even so, never been refused.


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I ran into an RV Resort near Tampa that didn't mention anything online about size, but they contacted me after I sent in the request to register form. They said my trailer was too old for their resort. I even sent them pictures so they could see it wasn't a falling apart stickie. I wonder what would have happened if I had lied about the year of manufacture. Could they have told by looking at it? I don't think so. Anyway, after more research I found a much more comfortable place for our VT anyway. We tend to avoid anything with "resort" in the name now.

On the other hand, we stopped at a small town campground where the sign said FULL. I was mainly stopping to see if they had any other suggestions in the area when they surprised me my saying, "You have such a small trailer that we can fit you in on the infield grass. Do you have a long electric cord?" Of course I did! I guess it doesn't hurt to ask even if the sign says No Vacancy.
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I've never run into that myself but my assumption would be that any campground catering to large trailers only would have all the charm of a Walmart parking lot.

I'd prefer to go elsewhere thank you.
For sure Randy... If there is a quiet corner in the park somewhere that is where we will park..... Like this site at Science Hill campground near St. Mary's Ontario.
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