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NASKW Campground
Front row Hollywood, Sigsbee NAS, Fl (NASKW)
Sigsbee sunset
Campground Office
Sigsbee
Trumbo Point
Trumbo Point
Dry Camp at Trumbo Point
View from Fly Navy
Fly Navy room.
Waterfront sites

Location

Installation
Key West Naval Air Station, Key West, FL
GPS Coordinates
24.58433, -81.76779
Location Information
Key West, FL
RV Gate Coordinates
24.569324, -81.770748

Directions

Directions
Due to a hard right turn onto Kennedy Blvd., I suggest using the alternate route. ---- ALTERNATE ROUTE: Follow US 1 South until the intersection where you have to either turn right to continue on US 1 South (Roosevelt) or turn left on A1A South. Turn left on A1A S and go to the first traffic light and turn right on Flagler Ave. Go about 1.25 miles on Flagler and at the first traffic light, turn right on Kennedy. Stay on Kennedy and it will end at the Sigsbee Gate. Once past the gate, go another 0.4 miles to Sigsbee Rd. and turn right onto Sigsbee. Follow Sigsbee approx 0. 5 miles and turn left to campground office. ---- NORMAL ROUTE: Follow US 1 South where US 1 joins Roosevelt Blvd. Turn right onto Roosevelt Blvd. Travel approx 1.2 miles to Kennedy Blvd. (just past the Ibis Bay Resort). Turn right onto Kennedy Blvd. And go through base gate. Follow Kennedy approx 0.4 miles to Sigsbee Rd. and turn right onto Sigsbee. Follow Sigsbee approx 0. 5 miles and turn left to campground office.

Contact Information

Phone Number
(305) 293-4432/3 - Rentals: (305) 293-5000
Mailing Address
Sigsbee RV Park, MWR Department, PO Box 9027, Naval Air Station, Key West, FL 33040-9001

Campground Information

Authorized Users
Active, National Guard, Reservists, Retired, 100% DAV, DoD Civilians, DoT civilians working for Coast Guard, NATO allies on orders to the US.
Season
All year
Reservations
Active duty can make reservations 3 months in advance for RV sites and 6 months in advance for vacation rentals. No reservations for all others.
Internet Access
Free WiFi available at the office.
Mail Forwarding
USPS: (Your name), c/o General Delivery, 400 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040-9999. ---- FedEX and UPS: (Your Name), NAS Trumbo Campground, (Site #) Whiting Ave, Key West, FL 33040 - or - (Your Name), NAS Sigsbee Campground, (Site #) Arthur Sawyer or Maine Red, Key West, FL 33040
Pet Information
Only 2 pets allowed per site with usual leash and clean-up rules. Pets NOT allowed in the vacation rentals.
Campground Information
14-day limit on hookup sites. Separate rates for military and DoD/DoT. The Sigsbee RV Park Office now requires that you show vehicle registration and proof of insurance on all vehicles (RV & Toad) at the time of registration. So have it with you when you go in, or they'll send you back outside to get it. 200 overflow sites open only at Trumbo Point from Oct - Apr. PC's available for guests use in the Community Center. Generators allowed 0700 - 2300. Using a coupon provided by the RV Office, retirees may play golf at the KW Golf Club on Mon & Wed mornings. The reduced rate for 18 holes w/cart is $51.36. Fuel prices 10% - 15% higher in the keys. Additional GPS Coordinates: Check-in office: 24.58433, -81.76779; Trumbo Point: 24.5665, -81.7954 ---- MWR vacation rental mobile homes, 2 bedroom/1 bath, are available and can house up to four people. The mobile homes are fully furnished with cable and are located on Trumbo Point.
Big Rig Friendly?
Yes
Facilities
BBQ Grills, Sport Fields, Ice, Water Sports.
Amenities
  • Dump, Sewer
  • Water
  • Electric
  • Tent Area
  • Laundry
  • Showers
  • Playground
  • Picinic Area
  • Beach
  • Fishing
  • Boating, Boat Rentals
  • Golf
  • Diesel
  • Gas
  • Commissary
  • Exchange
  • Shoppete
  • Swimming
  • Snack Bar
  • Class VI
  • Marina
  • Car Wash

Site Information

Type of site
Spaces
Hook-ups
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
RV Site
90
W/30,50A/S
$23- $25
N/A
N/A
Overflow
310
None
$13 - $15
N/A
N/A
Tent
10
None
$13 - $15
N/A
N/A
MWR Vacation Rentals
?
Full
$?
N/A
N/A

Other Information

Firearms Policy
Personal firearms must be declared, then turned in at the armory to be stored. The maximum storage period is 2 weeks. Registration paperwork is required and a background check will be performed.
Weather Information

Located adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico, NASKW Campground is a favorite year-round camping destination. (This location was previously known as "Sigsbee RV Park").

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May 11 - 15 2016

Well I can only guess that since the 2 or 3 reviews right before me were posted that all hell broke loose because when we got here there were no chickens, there was no issues with parking, there was no issue with trimming grass, no issue with management, no issues with anything they were complaining about. Granted we only stayed 4 days, but we had a great time, everyone in the office was really nice and helpful and accommodating. I'm sure during the winter months it gets really crazy down here and peoples nerves get a little frayed so I can't speak to that, just speaking to what we saw when we was here. I don't remember seeing any chickens on base at all, plenty in town, but not one on base. Everything was well trimmed and neat and clean including the laundry facility. We did go down to the Sunset Bar a couple times and that was nice, limited menu but what they had was good. Like someone else had mentioned the commissary and nex are really convenient right on the other side of the ball fields. I think we'll be back, but not during winter months, that sounds too crazy, maybe early spring. We stayed in a motorhome. 

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(Updated: May 01, 2016)
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Feb 16- May16, 2016

I'll echo some of the thoughts expressed in previous comments. The location of the Sigsbee campground is great, beautiful views, nice cool breeze, it's the perfect location. The price as well is pretty darn nice, you definitely won't beat it down here. The commissary and NEX are very close by, there is a gym, bath houses and laundry facilities. The statement about the bathroom facilities needing a facelift is accurate however as well as the statement about crappy roads. My issue comes primarily with management. The statement made about them seeming to "make up rules" seems spot on. I feel like they live to complain about every little thing and it's never about anything substantial but rather little things that no one else would bat an eye at. Such silly examples could include, car toward the front of your rig=move it or we'll fine you, Boat won't fit in the car wash and you wanna hose off your car/boat at the site for a few minutes=we'll fine you. Now please don't get me wrong, I have no issue following rules, I am in the military after all. I would also say if you are infringing in any way on anyone else's vacation then you need to reevaluate as well. However, if the "rules" don't seem to have any real basis and you're not bothering anyone then what is the big deal? This is supposed to be relaxing and the almighty MWR (that's a whole other issue,.....) should exist to make the service members life better, not bombard them with unnecessary/annoying rules and threaten to call security when asked to explain. Yes, that happened, I'm still waiting to see the instruction where it defines all of this. My friend and I were parking our second vehicles (we're PCSing and waiting on housing) in a small grassy area by my rig, we were forced to move them because it was deemed a "community area". Mind you there are no grills/tents/benches/tables or anything else that could make one think that was a hopping community spot. Additionally, the very small size of it made it's use as anything other than a parking spot highly unlikely. But logic aside that spot just has to be open for the "mythical" weekender that can't find a spot to hang out anywhere else on the acres of open land at  Sigsbee. That was about a month ago, what's has happened on that chunk of prime real estate since then? You guessed it, nothing, it has sat empty right next to my RV spot where I now have to cram my vehicles in. Overall this campground isn't terrible, as mentioned before it does have many nice attributes. But my 2 cents is that the campground community as a whole would benefit if management would calm down and save their thunder for when someone is really ruining the atmosphere.

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Dec 2015 to May 2016

Here they go again, making up the rules as they go. Dry camp has been empty for awhile now. We have had empty full hook-ups for a few days. A friend went to request a different site and was told that they couldn't move because it would screw up the rotation of everyone else. Nobody has rotated in weeks! They would still have the same number of empty sites if they let them move. I think that Dawn is holding the sites for her friends when they come over from Trumbo. It should be first come first served to be fair to everyone. This place has really gone down hill since she took over. They don't cut the grass, rarely do they trim the trees, when they do they just leave the trimmings lay where they fall for weeks. The roads are terrible gigantic pot holes that turn into mud holes 6 to 12 inches deep. This place needs a complete makeover starting with the office workers. The other thing is the chickens, not to mention the health issues for the kids and pets they get on your RV, tables, chairs and anything else you have outside and craped all over them. 12 ecicks were just hatched, about 10 are still alive 7 of which are Roosters, we will never get any sleep next season! 

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Jan 2016 - Mar 2016

I have read the reviews and agree with most. noticed a lot of candy coating and I think i know why. Management for the past two years has gone down hill biased attitudes, tenants fear that if they complain they will be tossed out. I agree with the last review from Phanomil, however I will add some observations, CHICKENS have took over, ROOSTERS sometimes start crowing 3 or 4 am and don't stop all day. it started a little over two years ago with the feeding of one hen named Henrietta. The person feeding the hen {alledged} arranged somehow for a rooster to join up with the hen. She has been told by management to stop feeding the many chickens we have now and she still sneaks around and feeds the flock. The manager knows her very well and appears to do nothing about it. Feeding and cottling wild game is prohibited but still goes on. the chickens fecal is on the picnic table, on our rugs and roofs We have  young children here that are exposed to the fecal piles; environment unhealthy for all. THE ONLY THING GOOD ABOUT NASKW campground is the PRICE and LOCATION since about two and one half years ago. The other important observation is another health issue, they do not clean the bathrooms on weekends, holiday weekends. No bathroom maintenance on weekends, holiday weekends either. We have but one Handicap toilet and one handicap shower in dry camping. both have been broke through the weekend. 

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Dec 2015 to Mar 2016

Sigsbee MWR has gone downhill in the last couple of years. All they care about now is making money off the campers. 1. No more grass cutting by the base or MWR. Place looks like crap everywhere. This is in all 3 Sigsbee campgrounds. 2. No more MWR sponsored cookouts or picnics. The pig roast that used to be every year is no longer being put on. 3.No moving to other sites that may be empty. I guess it is too much to ask of the 5 or 6 people sitting in the office. 4.Roads need maintenance bad. Big pot holes and when it rains floods everywhere. Nobody gives a damn I guess. 5.They should build another bath house at the east end of the dry campground. Can you imagine 225 dry campers (rigs, probably at least 400 guests), and 15-20 tent sites using a bathroom with two (2) commodes, 2 urinals and 3 showers for the men. Four (4) toilets and 3 showers for the women. This would violate all codes in the civilian community. 6. This year they added additional boundary lines in the 100 section and prevented the rigs from backing up too far. This was supposed to be for storage which never was used. Campers were harassed if they were a couple of inches too far back which no effect on anybody else. I personally saw a handicapped person forced to move his trailer because it was a couple of inches too far past the line going towards and empty grass area. Ridiculous to say the least but nobody will say anything because they are afraid of the camp manager throwing them out. 7. Laundry room maintenance in the circle is hit and miss. Washers and dryers are overworked and not fixed in a timely manner. The change machine has been broke for 2 years, MWR could care less. 8.Rough estimate would put the camping fees collected at 180K per month. I am sure the employees aren't that high paid so where is all this money going. Surely not back into improvements in the campground. 9. Many sites in dry camping now do not have picnic tables. Last few years every site had a table. I guess they will not spend the money to buy any more. 10. This year the circle campground is over run by Key West chickens. They crow starting at 0300 and continue all day. The chicken feces is around the camp sites posing a health risk but I guess the Navy thinks this is acceptable. It is impossible to get a full nights sleep unless you are in full hookup with the air conditioning running to block the crowing and cockle-do-do noise. Why isn't the Navy health dept. looking into this? This list is just the tip of the iceberg about what is going on down here. It is still a good deal for the price but it sure could be better. Compare this place to Mayport Naval Station campground and the difference is night and day. I believe they are both under the same MWR management. After talking to many campers here most feel the same way but are too afraid to say anything since they might get asked to leave. One person had the Security Police called by the staff to kick him off base when he was given conflicting information by the staff members. When he disagreed politely the gestapo was called on him.

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25 Nov-15 Feb 2015/16

Very nice location for us snow birds. The reasons for not giving Sigsbee an overall 5 rating is due to the maintance of the campgrounds. The grass areas, except the sports area, needs to be mowed and the dirts roads needs to be fixed. There are some mud holes that are 6 to 8 inches deep, even in Hollywood and Pebble Beach area. With the park being full, the monthly income is around $150,000 a month. You would think they could afford to fix the roads. That's my opinion.

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Jan 15, 2016

Trumbo and Sigsbee both full to full capacity as of Friday 1/15/2016.  New arrivals are being turned away.  Highly advise calling ahead to see if departures have occurred to allow for new arrivals.  Long drive to be turned away.

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Jul 14-19, 2015

We love, love, love this place!!!  Stayed there 14-19 July, had a spot right on the water and the sunsets were spectacular.  As Active Duty military we were able to book a few months in advance so check in was smooth.  If I had it to do over we would have spent our entire vacation there!!!

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Dec 25, 2015, Update

Merry Christmas!  A Dec 25th update for those that may have plans to camp at Sigsbee/Trumbo in the next week or so.  We checked in at Trumbo Point on Mon, Dec 21st.  At that time there were approx. 30-35 spaces (all dry) available at Trumbo/Sigsbee.  FHU's at Sigsbee were full with a 2-3 week waiting period to rotate from dry camping to FHU's. IMO there is the possibility Trumbo/Sigsbee may be at capacity off and on after New Year's.

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Nov 25 - Dec 5, 2015

Another tidbit garnered during our stay.  The Exchange has post office boxes available for $10 a month, with an address where you can receive UPS, FedEx, and US mail.  Long waiting list, but a great value if you can get one and need to receive deliveries.  Solves the Amazon conundrum of wondering just how it is shipping.

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Nov 25 - Dec 7, 2015

Couple of interesting updates.  When we arrived I could have sworn I was told that if you are assigned a dry spot (we were, as all hookups were taken), you could stay there as long as you liked.  Turns out that only applies to Trumbo.  Got the rotation notice and were advised that EVERYONE staying at Sigsbee rotates, like it or not.  So off to a hookup we go. Also, my wife ordered something from Amazon, expecting it to be sent to us UPS.  Turns out it shipped USPS.  After much gnashing of teeth and being advised that it would be returned to sender, my wife found out that the Post Office at the air station at Boca Chica handles all mail addressed to Sigsbee, and in fact will handle any mail via general delivery.  They were most helpful, and our packages were found and picked up at Boca Chica Post Office.  Hours are pretty restricted, however, 0930-1330.

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November 1-8, 2015

We arrived Sunday November 1 and spent one night in dry camp and then one week in full hookups. There were several campers in dry camp the entire week we stayed at Key West.   The office was closed when we arrived but the camp host was quickly on scene and led up to the camp area. Super easy check in with a friendly and helpful host.  This is a great camp right on the ocean in Key West. The facilities are first rate,  with large lots in the new area. The commissary and px are more than adequate.  Try to anticipate your rv needs before arriving on KW as rv supplies are limited on the island.  I didn't bring enough sewer hose to reach the back of the site where the dump was located. I do highly recommend the alternate route,  it's only a couple of blocks and gives you a straight shoot onto the naval base. Again,  this is a great campground at a great location.  We will be back.

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Oct 22, 2015

Updates: Trumbo Point dry camping is now open. Walk through pedestrian gate at Trumbo now permanently closed, as is entire area by the Coast Guard Cutters. Rotation has begun on Sigsbee, and is off and on as people come and go. Prices will increase on 1 Nov 2015 as follows: Full Hookup Military $24 per night, DoD $29 Dry Camp Military $14 per night, DoD $17 Change of food area at Boca Chica Marina, now serves breakfast and lunch, no dinner. New name as well, probably some new staff.

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October 2015

This review is for the vacation homes. We stayed in a 3-bedroom townhouse, which we have been doing for 4 years now. The base is slowly making small improvements - like this time we had a blow dryer in the upstairs bath, and mirrors in every bedroom. But the most welcome new feature was wi-fi! It looks like you have to log in, but if you just click on the box to accept the terms and hit "submit", you get connectivity for 24 hours. I also noticed some hot-spots while visiting Sigsbee. Thanks Navy!

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Sept 8, 2015

Just a few updates. Our last visit was in 2010 and some things have changed. The common areas and empty sites on Rock pile and Hollywood are not being mowed or maintained by the base or hosts and looks very bad. (The hosts work hard/long hours and they should not be responsible for the mowing in my opinion). The grass and weeds are overgrown along the waterfront and in empty spaces. Campers are responsible for mowing and weed eating their own sites using provided mower and weed eater at camp host site (and I believe this is reasonable). In addition trash and even a few piles of trash are evident across many areas of Sigsbee. The base needs to step up the maintenance as it now looks very bad and reflects poorly. I hope the new fiscal year will improve the maintenance and appearance. New artificial turf soccer/football area, and baseball area nearly ready to open, along with a running track. Meanwhile over at the Coast Guard station (Trumbo) where many like to dry camp through the winter, the pedestrian gate by the coast guard cutters is now permanently closed. The entire last drive in gate where you enter into the cutter area is off limits to retirees and non essential personnel. I spoke with a coast guard officer and this is due to intell chatter, and the actions of a few retirees who boarded a cutter without escort to "look around". This area will remain off limits throughout the 2015/2016 prime season, and probably permanently. This is still a great value for the Keys, and we look forward to the winter season.

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Good Old Days

Used to be a very nice campground. Many years ago they had good and helpful camphosts. Activities director made it a very fun place to spend winter months.

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18-23 Feb 2015

We wanted to head to Key West this year and heard that they have never turned anyone away, so we headed there. A few days before we got there we heard rumors that they were now limiting the number of people that they could accept, so we were a little concerned we might drive all the way down there and be turned away. We decided to depart the Everglades while it was still dark, and got to Key West before 10 AM. We knew if we got a site it would be boondocking in the overflow, and were happy that we were able to get a site. We had expected to be sent to Trumbo, but they gave us a site on Sigsbee overflow. The site we got was larger than I expected, and we could have easily doubled up if anyone needed to (our camper is only 16' and the site was probably 40' long and 2 campers wide). The restrooms were kept very clean and I never had to wait for a shower (there were 3 in the mens bathroom). Sigsbee is further from downtown than Trumbo, but after driving over to Trumbo to check it out, I liked Sigsbee a little better, Trumbo appears more "packed". You can still bike to town from Sigsbee since Key West is bike friendly, although it is a little further from town. If you don't mind the walk, you can park for free by the ECO center just outside the entrance to the Navy Truman annex. We used our solar panel for keeping our battery charged, although most people use generators (from 7AM to 11PM), and some of those were contractor type that were pretty loud. After Sept 30, 2015 the generator noise level is limited to 74 DB at 25' (currently 74DB at 30'). They have 3 places to dump in a central dump layout, 2 were on an island so you can pull in from any direction, plus another next to that which appears to be primarily for portable tanks but can be used by vehicles too. It appears they lock them overnight, as they prohibit dumping from sunset to sunrise. We used a couple of 2.5 gallon jugs to keep our fresh water tank topped up. There is a self service car wash between the RV park and the NEX/Commissary that will accept large vehicles, and a self serve gas station before you get to the MWR office. Getting to the check-in was easy. We just took a right on Roosevelt, then a right on Sigsbee. There is an entry gate on Sigsbee but they only man it sporadically so you just slow down and then drive through it. Sigsbee then curves 90 degrees to the right, and a couple blocks later you will see the MWR office, and turn left into their parking lot just after you pass the building. Well marked. You can launch your kayaks at the marina boat ramp into a protected cove, and there is also a lounge where you can eat dinner and have a drink while watching the sun go down (check the hours though, they were closed Mondays and Tuesdays, plus on windy/cold days while we were there). We never checked the WIFI since our T-Mobile had good 4G coverage at this location. Discount tickets to attractions are available in the same building as the check-in. The receptionist that checked us in, Susie, was very pleasant and helpful in getting a site or us close to our traveling friends.

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20-27 Feb. 2015

This was our second visit to KW FAM Park at Sigbee. The first was the summer of 2013. Plenty of full hook up sites in the summer. My wife has just retired and this was the third leg of a four part retirement vacation for her. We read all the articles on winter RVing at KW and found that all the great information paid off. We have a 38 foot fiver and arrived after hours on 20 Feb. 2015. The camp host on duty arrived promptly and logged us in and had us on a dry camp site at Sigbee in less than an hour. Our fiver has a built in Onan 5500 watt generator. And our Christmas present to ourselves was a Tailgater antenna and Dish service. Did I say the weather was perfect? Mid to high 70's all week. With mid 60's at night. Generator hours were 7am to 11 pm. Most campers had the external twin generator set ups. Gasoline driven. The only discerning thing was some had marine type fuel tanks laying on the ground near the generators. There is no requirement to have fire extinguishers posted by these generators. Although several sites did have them. The best part of these generators was that they are quite and fuel is relative inexpensive. My Onan works uses propane. propane is not cheap on KW. But the convenience of operation including automatic operation was nice. The fresh water and dump stations were clean and close by. I used the recommend the 45 gallon water bladder sold by Camping World. It proved to be quite easy to refill my fresh water everyday. We used our internal facilities for everything. The only thing I added was a small water pump to off load the bladder into our fresh water holding tank. You can do the gravity feed fill but that takes over an hour and on newer rigs like mind, putting the bladder on the top of your truck due to the height of the recessed fill opening for the fresh water tank (with the pump, I keep the bladder on the tail gate). I also made use of the latest 35 gallon waste, roll away (grey) water tank emptied on a daily basis too. I did this routine every morning and I was done after an hour ready to enjoy the rest of the day. Our first dry camping experienced went off without a hitch. We lacked for nothing as far as amenities are concerned. our neighbors were fantastic and everyone appeared to truly enjoy being in KW. The we missed the worst part of winter back in the NE USA to boot! And I will request Trumbo Point next time too. It give easy access to KW downtown and makes biking to town a reality. Parking a big truck in KW will set you back $25-30 dollars a day. We will be back this summer but I would do dry camping again. Maybe install a couple of solar panels (there were a few in use at other sites) and a 1000 watt inverter so we could watch satellite TV after 11 PM. and save on the cost of propane.

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Feb 7-21 2015

Our first visit to Key West was made much easier by reading over reviews on Military Camp Grounds, and talking to experienced “Snow Birds”. Recommend reading “Sigsbee For Newbies Article by Steve Johnson circa 2009-10” as it contains a wealth of information. Staff/Camp Host was all very informative and helpful. Plan for wind—lots of wind during winter months. Recommend doing an overnight in Homestead (the wife and I dry camped at Miccosukee Casino for free) and get an early start. It is a very slow and tiring drive South on Rt 1. NASKW has a small commissary, PX (great ITT), small gym--nothing fancy but adequate. Bath houses were nice, and laundry machines in working order. We visited the Navigators Lounge on NAS Key West a few times and recommend it. Sunset Lounge at Sigsbee is open air (in need of repair). Great experience and we look forward to doing it again—a bargain for military folks.

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January 14th, 2015

January 2015. My husband and I just came back from key west. The full hook up sites on sigbee is 5 weeks. No big deal for us but just incase you need to know. They have more people this year so they put us on Trumbo Point in a field. We had s feeling we would be dry camping and signed a sheet saying that we would be willing to move of needed. The lady said since we would only be 4 days we shouldn't have to. Well the next day a note on the door to move to another site at 10am. I'm glad I didn't make plans that morning for we detached the 5th wheel and set up. So we broke down and moved to the overflow. Generators are allowed 7 am to 11pm. Trumbo Point is a great location. Walk to everything or ride bikes. The gate is guarded so remember your ID. Key west is beautiful. Also go to Truman annex next to fort Zachary of you want to see the sunset without so many people around. There is a private beach.

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