RV Parks in Montrose, AL Area

RV Parks in Montrose, AL Area
Montrose, Ala., is a historic community on the east bank of Mobile Bay, across the water from the city of Mobile. The community is almost entirely residential and dates back to the 1847. The town has high red-clay bluffs that overlook the bay, and at just over 100 feet, are the highest bluffs from the East Coast to Mexico. Camping and recreational opportunities abound on the Gulf Coast waters of Mobile Bay.

Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway

Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway has its own railroad--a replica of Welsh railways--which takes short excursions in the area. There are also model trains, smaller gauges of rail, a railway museum and railway type buildings to explore as well as an 1860s era Welsh Village.

Next door is the campground which has 40 sites and all of them have full hookups with 50-amp service available. One section is for the largest of rigs with pull-through sites and cable TV. All sites have free Wi-Fi, landscaping, fire pit and picnic table.

This campground has an indoor swimming pool, community rooms and kitchens, family bath houses, exercise room, laundry, playground, a small lake for swimming and fishing, a one-mile nature trail, and a Promenade which is a 400-foot, 30-foot wide paved area for special events.

There are planned events throughout the year, both at the RV park and the train area.

Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway

13670 Smiley St.

Silverhill, AL 36576



Magnolia Springs RV Hideaway

Magnolia Springs RV Hideaway is an RV park with a golf course, and close to Weeks Bay, a small bay on Mobile Bay and about 15 miles south of Montrose. There are several campgrounds around this small bay. The Magnolia Springs Golf Course is a nine-hole, par-three course designed around the short game. It is also a good course for walking around.

The RV park has 112 sites with full hookups and 50-amp service is available. They can handle big rigs but there are no pull-through sites. The park has free Wi-Fi but no cable TV. Pets are allowed. There are restrooms, showers and laundry facilities.

This park has a clubhouse or recreation room. There are not a lot of amenities, but rates are low and there are daily, weekly or seasonal rates. The site is close to coastal restaurants, fishing and the beaches.

Magnolia Springs RV Hideaway

10831 Magnolia Springs Highway

Foley, AL 36535



Meaher State Park

Meaher State Park is part of the state park and is close to Mobile. The park is in the wetlands at the north end of Mobile Bay, and helps to preserve this coastal ecosystem. The campground has pull-through sites and the sites are large enough to have space between campers. Some campsites are as close as 100 feet from the water. Tents may be used at any site.

The park has 1,327 acres, and the part that is not a campground is a day-use area on the coast. There is a boat ramp and a fishing pier as well as a wooden boardwalk around some of the wetlands. The day use area is a picnic area with tables and grills and has restrooms.

The campground has 56 sites with full hookups as well as 50-amp connections. There is a bathhouse that was new in 2009 and a laundry facility.

Meaher State Park

5200 Battleship Parkway

Spanish Fort, AL 36527



Article Written By James Jordan

James Jordan has been a writer and photographer since 1980. He has worked for newspapers in Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kansas, winning state press association awards for writing, photography and page design. In 1995 he received his master's in Christian education and completed two years of Ancient Greek at the graduate level. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.

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