A top-rated, popular military campground in the Arizona sunbelt. While it is full most of the time in the winter, there is plenty of overflow space and there is a fair rotation policy into the FHU sites. Received the Campers Choice Award for OVERALL BEST Military Campground in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 AND 2011 (Western USA)!
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$9 - $15(guests)
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October 2015 - April 2016
19-24 May 2016
Jan - Mar 2016
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Jan. 24-Feb. 15, 2016
Sep 2015 then Dec-Feb 2016
Dec 2015 - Jan 2016
November 13, 2015
18-21 Oct 2015
This is one of the best parks we've stayed in, be it military or commercial. The campground is extremely clean and well kept. It is not difficult to understand why Agave Gulch has won so many outstanding awards. Previous reviewers covered most of the plusses, so I just wanted to comment on the WiFi. It was terrible! BUT, on the positive side, contractor work has now begun to upgrade their entire WiFi system. If the new WiFi works as planners envision, Agave Gulch will be an absolutely perfect campground. Regardless, we will stay here again.
October 8, 2015
This was our first visit, and it was only a one night "passing through" visit, but this is a very nice RV park and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The sites were level, gravel pads. The access roads are paved/gravel. Our site had a nice concrete patios with picnic table and the hookups were good. Given the time of year, most of the RV park was empty and the WiFi was still very spotty. It makes me wonder whether the WiFi is any good when the park is packed during the winter months. We would love to come back here during the winter months, but given that Agave Gulch does not take reservations, that probably isn't a very likely possibility.
5 Mar-31 Mar 2015
This was our 2nd stay here and also on our list of favorites. Location is perfect for touring the area. Upon arrival we were directed to dry camp for 4 days, but next day we were moved to site 40 across from office. They are very organized in their system of moving people from dry camp to permanent spots. Ran into friends we had not seen since 2010 as well as other friends from Nellis RV park. Local RV dealers come in on occasion and sponsor lunches and bring in several rigs for viewing. If planning on doing a lot of touring, suggest you purchase the passport booklet for $18 from the office that gets you 2 for 1 entry fees. Well worth the cost. Suggest the drive to Mount Lemmon and Kitt Peak Observatory and of course the Pima Museum and Boneyard. Tubac is also an interesting area. A short drive from Tubac is Mission Tumacacori. Thank you staff for doing a great job. Amy and John Stanton
January 20, 2015
Agave Gulch is losing its FamCamp host this month and things won't be quite the same. Pam/PJ has worked very hard to maintain order in this huge community of retirees. It's easy to guess how challenging this is, particularly if the FSS/CC won't remove unsuitable guests. Having traveled extensively with my RV (12 military Famcamps in the last 18 months), I know that Davis-Monthan is the best run, hands down. I hope they find someone equally capable to preserve this great privilege we winter wanderers all enjoy. The new laundry room on the south side of the park opened this year, and instead of it being tiny and crowded as was feared, it's enormous and has great appliances and a big folding table. Great job, DM! Sunny and warm here this month...the Annual Tucson "Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase" begins on the 31st of January and runs until mid-February. Several sites are open at this writing....
1-3 Dec 2014
Staff is still outstanding. Info packet at office when check in. Dec 17 is Christmas Dinner for campers at mirage club $2 a person. Wifi still slow but not to awful right now. Contracting is working on contract to upgrade wifi, Pam got the approval just waiting for a contract and vendor. Famcamp is only about 55% occuppied right now, plenty of sites to chose from. This is still our favorite famcamp that we have stayed at so far. I will check out the new laundry and bathhouse in the 200 section later, but I am sure the other reviews are spot on.
October 17 - 20, 2014
Very clean CG, staff was very professional and friendly. Our previous commercial CG near Deming was nearly full, gave us tons of local info and cost $14 for a one night stay WITH great internet. Agave wasn't half full and had terrible internet for $20 a night. Laundry facility is tight to move around in, but clean, reasonably priced and had good machines. Did some driving about Tuscon - a little third-worldlike, so watch for red light runners, lane changers on top of you, middle of the road folks and all the rest. We were here for a weekend and were hoping to take the boneyard tour, but that's only available during the week. Don't know as we'd want to come back unless the alternatives were worse.
August 25-27, 2015
This was our first time here. Extremely pleasant experience starting welcoming office personnel with LOTS of information at check-in. I can't add much to the comments about facilities. WiFi left a lot to be desired: speed extremely slow (with only about 10% occupancy in the FamCamp) - use the DSL connections in the office. Wilmot Gate is OK for cars but there's a nasty speed bump that may cause big rigs to bottom out. Check it out before taking your rig through there. Auto Hobby shop has an RV wash bay! $5 for 15 minutes. Class 6 has excellent prices. Pima Air & Space and Boneyard tours a MUST. At $20/night, this is an outstanding value.
J.H. left this review using the Directory software: - This was our first visit to this campground and it was an excellent experience. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The facilities were well maintained. The WIFI was slow, but worked at our site. We really enjoyed the PIMA Air and Space Museum and the Bone Yard tour, which I consider a must do at this location.
June 17, /2014
Location is great. this is the desert, so I have to expect that the ground around you is not grassed, only rock. the water quality was not good, I found it cloudy, thanks for the water filter. The power supply was not without problems. I had surges that caused my plug to burn and kick my breaker. Minor problems, the base facilities are great and all was pleasant. Desert life sure is different. This time of the year it was hot, could not enjoy being outside.