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Location

Installation
Navy Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA
GPS Coordinates
30.77178, -81.54960
Location Information
Navy Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA
RV Gate Coordinates
Franklin Gate: 30.78258, -81.57522 - Stimson Gate: 30.79188, -81.57556

Directions

Directions
FROM I-10 EAST: Exit I-10 at Exit 356 onto I-295 N(Stay Left upon exiting to go North towards Savannah, Georgia). Exit I-295 North at Exit 35-B onto I-95 North (exit from left lane). See "FROM I-95 NORTH." ---- FROM I-95 NORTH: Exit I-95 N at Georgia Exit 1 (St. Marys Rd). Turn RIGHT onto St. Marys Road. Continue on St. Marys Road about 6 miles (3 traffic lights) until you reach the Franklin Gate of NSB Kings Bay, GA. *Enter through Franklin Gate and travel on USS Benjamin Franklin Rd. to the second traffic light. Turn RIGHT onto USS Daniel Webster Rd. Eagle Hammock rests about 1 mile on the left. RVs are OK, despite the weight limit sign. ---- FROM I-95 SOUTH: Same as "FROM I-95 NORTH" except you turn LEFT onto St. Marys Rd. from Exit 1 instead of right. ---- *NOTE: If Franklin Gate is closed (weekends & drills), turn LEFT off of St. Marys Rd. onto GA spur 40/Charlie Smith Sr Dr. (third traffic light), take RIGHT at following traffic light to enter through the Stimson Gate. Turn RIGHT off of USS Henry Stimson Dr. onto USS Daniel Webster Rd. (third traffic light on base). Eagle Hammock rests 2 miles on the left.

Contact Information

Phone Number
(800) 818-1815 or (912) 673-1161
Fax Number
(912) 573-3308
Mailing Address
Eagle Hammock RV Park on Lake D, 937 USS Daniel Webster Rd., Kings Bay, Georgia 31547
Email Address
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Campground Information

Authorized Users
Active Duty, Retirees, Reserves, National Guard, 100% DAV, DOD Civilians. Guests are allowed from April - October.
Season
All year
Reservations
Reservations can be made for up to 90 days. Extensions may be granted based upon availability thereafter. Reservations can be made up to 1 year in advance by Active Duty Military and 6 months in advance by all other eligible patrons.
Internet Access
Free WiFi available through-out the park and a computer for campers use in the clubhouse.
Mail Forwarding
For UPS and FedEx only: (Your name), 937 USS Daniel Webster Rd., Kings Bay, GA 31547 -- For USPS: Arrangements can be made with Base Post Office (912) 882-5199 or St. Marys Post Office (912)729-3301 (about 1 mile off base) to hold mail.
Pet Information
Limit of 2 pets allowed per campsite with usual leash and clean-up rules. Nice pet walk area.
Campground Information
Higher rates for civilians. The park is located around a wooded 220-acre lake located in the heart of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. Free washers and dryers. DO NOT use a cell phone while driving on base. Rental trailers NOT available in the winter. The cabins are furnished with linens, towels, and fully equipped kitchens. They are 1 bedroom & 1 bath, and can comfortably sleep 6 persons. DOD Vehicle decals are required for base entry.
Big Rig Friendly?
Yes
Facilities
Propane, Bowling Center, Racquetball, Basketball, Tennis courts, BioDiesel available at on-base gas station.
Amenities
  • Dump, Sewer
  • Water
  • Electric
  • Laundry
  • Showers
  • Beach
  • Boating, Boat Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Golf
  • Library
  • Diesel
  • Gas
  • Commissary
  • Exchange
  • Fitness Center
  • Shoppete
  • Swimming
  • Snack Bar
  • Class VI
  • Post Office
  • Car Wash

Site Information

Type of site
Spaces
Hook-ups
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
RV Site
50
W/30,50A/S/C
$19-$21
N/A
$540 - $570
RV Lakefront
10
W/30,50A/S/C
$21-$23
N/A
$570-$600
Rental Cabins
2
Full
$60
N/A
N/A

Other Information

Firearms Policy
No firearms are permitted on the base. Declare any weapons at the gate and they will be stored for you at Base Armory for the duration of your visit.
Weather Information

A beautiful and popular RV Park. Well liked by it's visitors.

Received the 2009, 2010, AND the 2011 Campers Choice Award for BEST Military Campground (Eastern USA).

Photos

EHRV from fishing pier
EH Nest
EH office
EH Late arrivals booth
EH Nest 2
EH Free Laundry
EH Cabins
EH entry & office
EH A-C rows
Lake D Gator, +/- 12'

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Average user rating from: 169 user(s)

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4.8
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4.7  (169)
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This is a very quiet campground with clean and spacious restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities, and generous pull-through sites. Laundry was free and the machines were clean and functioned properly. Bright lights make one feel safe from gators in the adjacent lake. Staff members are helpful. Finding restaurants in the area is challenging using GPS POI as many places are permanently closed. We camped in a 40-foot motorhome with tow car.
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Waynem Reviewed by Waynem July 13, 2014
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June 22-25, 2014

This is a very quiet campground with clean and spacious restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities, and generous pull-through sites. Laundry was free and the machines were clean and functioned properly. Bright lights make one feel safe from gators in the adjacent lake. Staff members are helpful. Finding restaurants in the area is challenging using GPS POI as many places are permanently closed. We camped in a 40-foot motorhome with tow car.

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Everyone on staff was very helpful. Pet areas were well marked and lots of room for walking your pet. The sights offered near level concrete slabs, picnic tables very clean hookup area as well as flowers, shrubs for privacy. The showers were very clean and good water pressure. The laundry room was very clean and offered an iron & board for free. The view of the lake was nice and the evenings were very peaceful. The base has a wonderful commissary and exchange not far away.
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pfnor1 Reviewed by pfnor1 May 02, 2014
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April 14-17, 2014

Everyone on staff was very helpful. Pet areas were well marked and lots of room for walking your pet. The sights offered near level concrete slabs, picnic tables very clean hookup area as well as flowers, shrubs for privacy. The showers were very clean and good water pressure. The laundry room was very clean and offered an iron & board for free. The view of the lake was nice and the evenings were very peaceful. The base has a wonderful commissary and exchange not far away.

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This place is easy to fall in love with! It is set on the edge of a small lake away from the busy parts of the base. The host while we were there, Bill, couldn't have been nicer. There was a conflict in my departure date but he made me feel welcome. Everything is so well maintained it makes you question why other campgrounds can't maintain the same high standard. Respectful treatment of guests results in respect. Campers observed the rules, even the speed limit. When we arrived, the office had closed early but our very complete packet was on the bulletin board. Unfortunately, closing the office for two-and-a-half days leaves no way to resolve issues. While there were too few sites for the demand, we saw a site sit empty for three days because of a no-show. That's just wrong. Is the rate too cheap if people can just blow it off? Why don't they cancel the reservation after 24 hours? Maybe because the office was closed for 68 consecutive hours? There is a lovely Community Room, clean restrooms and a nice laundry. Two simultaneous showers exhausted the hot water, though. The base has the usual amenities and the area offers a lot to enjoy.
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March 28-31, 2014

This place is easy to fall in love with! It is set on the edge of a small lake away from the busy parts of the base. The host while we were there, Bill, couldn't have been nicer. There was a conflict in my departure date but he made me feel welcome. Everything is so well maintained it makes you question why other campgrounds can't maintain the same high standard. Respectful treatment of guests results in respect. Campers observed the rules, even the speed limit. When we arrived, the office had closed early but our very complete packet was on the bulletin board. Unfortunately, closing the office for two-and-a-half days leaves no way to resolve issues. While there were too few sites for the demand, we saw a site sit empty for three days because of a no-show. That's just wrong. Is the rate too cheap if people can just blow it off? Why don't they cancel the reservation after 24 hours? Maybe because the office was closed for 68 consecutive hours? There is a lovely Community Room, clean restrooms and a nice laundry. Two simultaneous showers exhausted the hot water, though. The base has the usual amenities and the area offers a lot to enjoy.

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Like rcowell (below) states, “This place is immaculate!” and St Mary's seafood is great with great prices!... “And” they will give you a military Discount. We prefer wooded campgrounds and this one is not wooded but in this case that did not bother us at all. If we do our very best to get really picky we would prefer to pay and have hot water in the washers but since we no longer have kids with stained clothes and I did not get any grease on me from piddling around on the truck or travel trailer the cold water did get our laundry clean. This campground and the surrounding area is the perfect place for the old retired soldier looking for a place of peace and quite so he/she can lick their wounds! May not be the perfect place for a younger family with kids! May not be the place for those looking for an action packed visit! Boring for one is peace for another!
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steve-bailey Reviewed by steve-bailey February 07, 2014
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Feb 3-8, 2014

Like rcowell (below) states, “This place is immaculate!” and St Mary's seafood is great with great prices!... “And” they will give you a military Discount. We prefer wooded campgrounds and this one is not wooded but in this case that did not bother us at all. If we do our very best to get really picky we would prefer to pay and have hot water in the washers but since we no longer have kids with stained clothes and I did not get any grease on me from piddling around on the truck or travel trailer the cold water did get our laundry clean. This campground and the surrounding area is the perfect place for the old retired soldier looking for a place of peace and quite so he/she can lick their wounds! May not be the perfect place for a younger family with kids! May not be the place for those looking for an action packed visit! Boring for one is peace for another!

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We are starting our 4th week of our one month stay here. It is a very nice park, and previous reviews noting the cleanliness and site management are spot on. We have enjoyed the golf course on base where we got an outstanding monthly rate and the biking trails, nice and level, that go everywhere. The park provided a very nice Thanksgiving dinner (they provided meats and we the rest.), and the free cold water only laundry is a plus. From previous reviews, we expected more activities to be posted and available. Many are taking place -- card games, golf groups, etc. -- but there is no way for the newcomer to know about them. We will be moving farther south to a private park next week for that reason. Also for warmer winter weather for our golf. The town of St. Mary's is wonderful, and we enjoyed an Amelia Island boat tour and a visit to Savannah and other "low country" sites. Recommend highly.
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chucklaura Reviewed by chucklaura December 07, 2013
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November 15, 2013

We are starting our 4th week of our one month stay here. It is a very nice park, and previous reviews noting the cleanliness and site management are spot on. We have enjoyed the golf course on base where we got an outstanding monthly rate and the biking trails, nice and level, that go everywhere. The park provided a very nice Thanksgiving dinner (they provided meats and we the rest.), and the free cold water only laundry is a plus. From previous reviews, we expected more activities to be posted and available. Many are taking place -- card games, golf groups, etc. -- but there is no way for the newcomer to know about them. We will be moving farther south to a private park next week for that reason. Also for warmer winter weather for our golf. The town of St. Mary's is wonderful, and we enjoyed an Amelia Island boat tour and a visit to Savannah and other "low country" sites. Recommend highly.

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Stayed for one week in our travel trailer. Facilities and staff are both excellent. This place is immaculate. We enjoyed use of the lake and walking trails. Boat rental at MWR was easy and cheap. Don't miss St Mary's seafood near the base in St Mary's. It's quiet, and not a lot going on during our stay, but that was just fine with us.
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rcowell Reviewed by rcowell November 24, 2013
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Nov 13, 2013

Stayed for one week in our travel trailer. Facilities and staff are both excellent. This place is immaculate. We enjoyed use of the lake and walking trails. Boat rental at MWR was easy and cheap. Don't miss St Mary's seafood near the base in St Mary's. It's quiet, and not a lot going on during our stay, but that was just fine with us.

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This was our first visit and we were totally amazed. From the reservation call to our initial greeting, everyone was great. It seemed that the campground was part of the base and not an after-thought. Even the security at the gate asked us about any needed directions. The community room is one of the best in our system. Each camper we encountered was friendly. We will definitely be back.
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2justright Reviewed by 2justright November 08, 2013
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Nov 4-9, 2013

This was our first visit and we were totally amazed. From the reservation call to our initial greeting, everyone was great. It seemed that the campground was part of the base and not an after-thought. Even the security at the gate asked us about any needed directions. The community room is one of the best in our system. Each camper we encountered was friendly. We will definitely be back.

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We arrived in our 30 foot motorhome, stopped at the office where Matt had a folder chock full of information for us. A map of the RV park and base, bike trails, TV channels, how to get mail, dining in the area and more. We have never been greeted this nicely. All the sites have concrete pads, cable (15 channels, plenty for us) and the WiFi was good most of the time. The free laundry is a great plus with 5 washers/5 dryers. The laundry room and bathroom are spotless. The clubhouse is the best we have seen (most military parks we have stayed in on the East coast do not even have one). There is a TV (working), full kitchen and computer. An hour after arriving we went in to the clubhouse to see what the other reviewer was complaining about -- met another couple and played cards every night! Great fun. During our stay, at different times, 2 couples came in and posted info about playing card games with contact #'s, 2 couples came in and cooked dinner and chatted, 2 more couples were in the back area. So, either you have to be a bit outgoing or maybe it is getting closer to snowbird season, but we found plenty of people out and about. We live in Washington state so won't be back this way - but if we lived closer, we would be back over and over again.
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pinklady Reviewed by pinklady November 07, 2013
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Nov 4-7, 2013

We arrived in our 30 foot motorhome, stopped at the office where Matt had a folder chock full of information for us. A map of the RV park and base, bike trails, TV channels, how to get mail, dining in the area and more. We have never been greeted this nicely. All the sites have concrete pads, cable (15 channels, plenty for us) and the WiFi was good most of the time. The free laundry is a great plus with 5 washers/5 dryers. The laundry room and bathroom are spotless. The clubhouse is the best we have seen (most military parks we have stayed in on the East coast do not even have one). There is a TV (working), full kitchen and computer. An hour after arriving we went in to the clubhouse to see what the other reviewer was complaining about -- met another couple and played cards every night! Great fun. During our stay, at different times, 2 couples came in and posted info about playing card games with contact #'s, 2 couples came in and cooked dinner and chatted, 2 more couples were in the back area. So, either you have to be a bit outgoing or maybe it is getting closer to snowbird season, but we found plenty of people out and about. We live in Washington state so won't be back this way - but if we lived closer, we would be back over and over again.

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The park is nice and quiet. We were hoping to see a submarine but were not allowed. This is a park for campers who plan on doing nothing but stay in their RVs. The cable system is limited to about 15 channels. The shopping is Walmart and KMart. This has been the most boring experience we have ever had on a military installation. Sure the laundry is free, which was the only nice amenity. There is a community center there but no one comes in and they have no events listed on the bulletin boards. The TV in the community center would not even work when we went in. Sorry but we will not be coming back. Also the rent is quite high for this area.
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October 2013

The park is nice and quiet. We were hoping to see a submarine but were not allowed. This is a park for campers who plan on doing nothing but stay in their RVs. The cable system is limited to about 15 channels. The shopping is Walmart and KMart. This has been the most boring experience we have ever had on a military installation. Sure the laundry is free, which was the only nice amenity. There is a community center there but no one comes in and they have no events listed on the bulletin boards. The TV in the community center would not even work when we went in. Sorry but we will not be coming back. Also the rent is quite high for this area.

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Very quiet here right now and many sites available. For those of you who love to sit around a fire they have received approval for a fire pit to be constructed outside the community building. Had heard from someone that stayed here a week ago you no longer need a windshield decal and that is indeed true as we confirmed it at the gate. As Frank mentioned in his review I do believe homesteading or what looked like it is a thing of the past. If you do have permission to stay here more than (2) 90 days stays we have been told you will have to leave the park (not sure how long) and you will be assigned a different site when you return. There are several RV's stored on sites in the park so it is convenient for folks who come here every winter and it is a way of generating additional money in the park. Will be back for a month during busy season and look forward to seeing so many of you who come each year.
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LamSan Reviewed by LamSan October 15, 2013
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Oct. 9th to 15th, 2013

Very quiet here right now and many sites available. For those of you who love to sit around a fire they have received approval for a fire pit to be constructed outside the community building. Had heard from someone that stayed here a week ago you no longer need a windshield decal and that is indeed true as we confirmed it at the gate. As Frank mentioned in his review I do believe homesteading or what looked like it is a thing of the past. If you do have permission to stay here more than (2) 90 days stays we have been told you will have to leave the park (not sure how long) and you will be assigned a different site when you return. There are several RV's stored on sites in the park so it is convenient for folks who come here every winter and it is a way of generating additional money in the park. Will be back for a month during busy season and look forward to seeing so many of you who come each year.

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My wife and I spend about 8 months a year traveling. Of all the campgrounds in the military this is the best. The Staff (camp host) do a great job for the campground manager (I think his name was Keith). The manager always seemed to go one more step to help then most. He should be a trainer throughout the military campground system to show others how to run a campground. The hosts are also great. There is a lot to do. From fishing to playgrounds for small children. The pool is about 3 miles. The play ground is in a nice picnic area about a quarter mile. Nice jogging and biking trails starting at the campground. Free laundry and WI-FI. A great inside area with a full cooking area. There is also outside grills for your use. Again this is the cleanest and the best campground we have ever been too. There are many good ones this is just the best of the best. 5 star plus! Thank you staff for a wonderful stay. RLTW
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ranger1974 Reviewed by ranger1974 August 15, 2013
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Aug 10-14, 2013

My wife and I spend about 8 months a year traveling. Of all the campgrounds in the military this is the best. The Staff (camp host) do a great job for the campground manager (I think his name was Keith). The manager always seemed to go one more step to help then most. He should be a trainer throughout the military campground system to show others how to run a campground. The hosts are also great. There is a lot to do. From fishing to playgrounds for small children. The pool is about 3 miles. The play ground is in a nice picnic area about a quarter mile. Nice jogging and biking trails starting at the campground. Free laundry and WI-FI. A great inside area with a full cooking area. There is also outside grills for your use. Again this is the cleanest and the best campground we have ever been too. There are many good ones this is just the best of the best. 5 star plus! Thank you staff for a wonderful stay. RLTW

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This is a great RV park. Very clean showers, bathrooms and laundry. The laundry is FREE! The hosts are great and the activities area is top notch. They really work hard to keep activities going. We Will be going back to this one. It is Amazing. The folks at the base were so nice, making us feel welcome. Thanks for a great stay!!!!
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MarineMike Reviewed by MarineMike July 06, 2013
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July 1 - 5 2013

This is a great RV park. Very clean showers, bathrooms and laundry. The laundry is FREE! The hosts are great and the activities area is top notch. They really work hard to keep activities going. We Will be going back to this one. It is Amazing. The folks at the base were so nice, making us feel welcome. Thanks for a great stay!!!!

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Absolutely the very best, beautiful little camp ground, will accommodate any size rig. We stayed here in route to Hudson for window repair on our Discovery, and then on to MacDill AFB for some R&R. We stayed again at Hammock bay on our way home. Such a great place to take a break. We even saw an alligator.
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LLOYD21 Reviewed by LLOYD21 July 06, 2013
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May 6-8, 2013

Absolutely the very best, beautiful little camp ground, will accommodate any size rig. We stayed here in route to Hudson for window repair on our Discovery, and then on to MacDill AFB for some R&R. We stayed again at Hammock bay on our way home. Such a great place to take a break. We even saw an alligator.

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This wasn't our first stay in this gem, and it won't be the last! Extremely clean, quiet and restful.
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Bilgerat25 Reviewed by Bilgerat25 July 06, 2013
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6 Jul 2013

This wasn't our first stay in this gem, and it won't be the last! Extremely clean, quiet and restful.

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We often stop here and spend the extra few dollars for Lakefront. The staff is very friendly and the on-base facilities are excellent. The Camp Host can handle check-in after hours. FYI - the Campground has propane and the NEX Fuel Station just inside the Stimson Gate (North Entrance) has diesel; however, the overhead clearance is 12.0'. St. Marys is a nice little town and St. Marys Seafood on Osborn has excellent seafood at a great value. The base is good for biking, kayaking and tennis (the courts are locked and the times that you can get a key vary; check at the Fitness Center). Wifi worked very well!!!
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Kokomo36 Reviewed by Kokomo36 April 21, 2013
Last updated: April 21, 2013
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April 7 to 21, 2013

We often stop here and spend the extra few dollars for Lakefront. The staff is very friendly and the on-base facilities are excellent. The Camp Host can handle check-in after hours. FYI - the Campground has propane and the NEX Fuel Station just inside the Stimson Gate (North Entrance) has diesel; however, the overhead clearance is 12.0'. St. Marys is a nice little town and St. Marys Seafood on Osborn has excellent seafood at a great value. The base is good for biking, kayaking and tennis (the courts are locked and the times that you can get a key vary; check at the Fitness Center). Wifi worked very well!!!

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We had a very nice and enjoyable stay here. I gave it lower grades last year because of obvious homesteading. If there are any this time they are hiding it pretty well. If the parks allow it I don't care as long as it's not obvious, large patio furniture and house size refrigerators on the patio. I saw none of this during our stay. The new manager is very easy to deal with. I had or didn't need to have any dealings with the host. We arrived on Sunday and our welcome packet was waiting for us. There are plenty of social events and if you don't participate it's your own fault. We didn't participate but that was our choice. There are enough things to do around the area to keep us busy. It doesn't take much to amuse us. We drove to the little town of Folkston and just watched the trains go through. About 70 trains go through here every day. The town built a viewing area right by the tracks. They have chairs, benches and picnic tables and if you love trains, it's a great place to sit for 2 or 3 hours. The Okefenokee Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is about 8 miles south of Folkston. A lot of installations are no longer issuing windshield decals but Kings Bay still does and are required for base entry. Our decal expires at the end of March and we were reminded of that when we first arrived. The next day we were able to get new ones and they don't expire until 2019.
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Frank A. Reviewed by Frank A. March 25, 2013
Last updated: March 26, 2013
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March 17-27, 2013

We had a very nice and enjoyable stay here. I gave it lower grades last year because of obvious homesteading. If there are any this time they are hiding it pretty well. If the parks allow it I don't care as long as it's not obvious, large patio furniture and house size refrigerators on the patio. I saw none of this during our stay. The new manager is very easy to deal with. I had or didn't need to have any dealings with the host. We arrived on Sunday and our welcome packet was waiting for us. There are plenty of social events and if you don't participate it's your own fault. We didn't participate but that was our choice. There are enough things to do around the area to keep us busy. It doesn't take much to amuse us. We drove to the little town of Folkston and just watched the trains go through. About 70 trains go through here every day. The town built a viewing area right by the tracks. They have chairs, benches and picnic tables and if you love trains, it's a great place to sit for 2 or 3 hours. The Okefenokee Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is about 8 miles south of Folkston. A lot of installations are no longer issuing windshield decals but Kings Bay still does and are required for base entry. Our decal expires at the end of March and we were reminded of that when we first arrived. The next day we were able to get new ones and they don't expire until 2019.

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This is a great RV park. Very clean showers, bathrooms and laundry. The laundry is FREE! The hosts are great and the activities area is top notch. They really work hard to keep activities going. I never saw a night or day that there wasn't somebody doing something in there. Wifi worked great. We did not use the cable this time but it has limited channels but hey it free so no complaint. The spaces are very nice and level, road gravel and no problems with them even after 2 days of heavy rain. There is a nice walking path around the lake such a nice walking area. We will be back ... 3 thumbs up to the staff and volunteers there they go out of their way to please and provide a safe, happy and wonderful place to RV!
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Ck259 Reviewed by Ck259 March 05, 2013
Last updated: March 06, 2013
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Feb 11 - Mar 5, 2013

This is a great RV park. Very clean showers, bathrooms and laundry. The laundry is FREE! The hosts are great and the activities area is top notch. They really work hard to keep activities going. I never saw a night or day that there wasn't somebody doing something in there. Wifi worked great. We did not use the cable this time but it has limited channels but hey it free so no complaint. The spaces are very nice and level, road gravel and no problems with them even after 2 days of heavy rain. There is a nice walking path around the lake such a nice walking area. We will be back ... 3 thumbs up to the staff and volunteers there they go out of their way to please and provide a safe, happy and wonderful place to RV!

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I am the Volunteer Social Host at Kings Bay. I make up the calendar each month subject to approval of the manager. I do not believe any other military campground has use of a van to provide activities for campers. I try to provide activities that everyone will enjoy. Campers are not only given a copy but I post notices in the free laundry, the community center, the men and and ladies restrooms. When calendars were late this month from the printer a friend made copies for me. (Thanks Gary!). For two days I delivered them and tried to let everyone personally know about our Super Bowl Party. We have ice cream socials, wine and cheese parties, pot lucks, trips, Bunco, breakfasts, steak nights, Zumba and Bingo in St Mary's, movie night with free popcorn (provided by the camp hosts). I also try to organize things not on the calendar....pick up card games for example. Yes, campers are now asked to pay a small price to go in the van, but they seem to enjoy being driven. I'm always stunned when someone thinks there is nothing to do here. Come join me in March for not just the every day activities, but a boat trip to Cumberland Island, Harris Heck NWR, Darien, T-Rays, Skippers, Okefenokee NWR. St. Mary's Historic Tour, etc. If you are here this Wed. I still have a few seats on our all day trip to St Augustine for the trolley tour and lunch. All of our volunteer camp hosts work very hard to make Eagle Hammock a terrific RV park and I personally appreciate their help and support with the social events. You roll up your sleeves and pitch in every time. Thank you! Betty
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Istew4u Reviewed by Istew4u February 17, 2013
Last updated: February 17, 2013
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Dec 2012 - Mar 2013

I am the Volunteer Social Host at Kings Bay. I make up the calendar each month subject to approval of the manager. I do not believe any other military campground has use of a van to provide activities for campers. I try to provide activities that everyone will enjoy. Campers are not only given a copy but I post notices in the free laundry, the community center, the men and and ladies restrooms. When calendars were late this month from the printer a friend made copies for me. (Thanks Gary!). For two days I delivered them and tried to let everyone personally know about our Super Bowl Party. We have ice cream socials, wine and cheese parties, pot lucks, trips, Bunco, breakfasts, steak nights, Zumba and Bingo in St Mary's, movie night with free popcorn (provided by the camp hosts). I also try to organize things not on the calendar....pick up card games for example. Yes, campers are now asked to pay a small price to go in the van, but they seem to enjoy being driven. I'm always stunned when someone thinks there is nothing to do here. Come join me in March for not just the every day activities, but a boat trip to Cumberland Island, Harris Heck NWR, Darien, T-Rays, Skippers, Okefenokee NWR. St. Mary's Historic Tour, etc. If you are here this Wed. I still have a few seats on our all day trip to St Augustine for the trolley tour and lunch. All of our volunteer camp hosts work very hard to make Eagle Hammock a terrific RV park and I personally appreciate their help and support with the social events. You roll up your sleeves and pitch in every time. Thank you! Betty

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Have enjoyed RVing at military parks over the years and find Eagle Hammock a friendly and active park. The hosts are helpful without being pushy and allow you as a camper your privacy unless help is requested. Hosts are always available 24/7. Hosting sites are at the entry and mid way through the park so to be an easy access from both ends of the park. The Club House (the nest) is always busy with games, entertainment and sign up sheets for on base and/or off base activities. The MWR group has instituted a fee this year for using the van as transportation depending on how far the trip is. If the van isn't available hosts and hospitality hostess make an effort to get car pools together at no charge! All and all this park provides a lively place for 'NEW' and the world traveled RVer. BTW homesteading isn't allowed - the only long term sites are for activite duty or medical. Kings Bay is 45 min from JAX FL and Brunswick GA - both BIG cities with loads of things to do.
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romelf Reviewed by romelf February 16, 2013
Last updated: February 16, 2013
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February 2013

Have enjoyed RVing at military parks over the years and find Eagle Hammock a friendly and active park. The hosts are helpful without being pushy and allow you as a camper your privacy unless help is requested. Hosts are always available 24/7. Hosting sites are at the entry and mid way through the park so to be an easy access from both ends of the park. The Club House (the nest) is always busy with games, entertainment and sign up sheets for on base and/or off base activities. The MWR group has instituted a fee this year for using the van as transportation depending on how far the trip is. If the van isn't available hosts and hospitality hostess make an effort to get car pools together at no charge! All and all this park provides a lively place for 'NEW' and the world traveled RVer. BTW homesteading isn't allowed - the only long term sites are for activite duty or medical. Kings Bay is 45 min from JAX FL and Brunswick GA - both BIG cities with loads of things to do.

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New at RV'ing and had to experience this one early on as it was given awards several years. The actual sites are good for any type of RV, inroads are stones so bikes have difficulty and actually saw a person fall off the bike. Not much to do in this area and choice of activities is poor. Social calendar on Tues. and Thurs. is Zumba and Bingo in St. Marys, trips in a van cost you and many get cancelled due to lack of interest, not sure who makes up this calendar but not much going on here as an organized function. Think it might be because just about all folks I talked to here are homesteading (now I know what that means) so no need for them to socialize as this is how they live for the winter I guess. The laundry and bathhouse is good and the community room is comfortable but not used much. Not sure if all RV parks have hosts but one here is not friendly and sits outside at his picnic table for hours. Have one host parked in the middle of the campground so very inconvenient for folks coming in if that host is on duty. Using my computer is sketchy as signal must be blocked or something interfering with it so go off base to use it when needed. Probably would stop here again for a few days on the way back home as it is convenient to the interstate.
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Reviewed by MeandmyRV February 15, 2013
Last updated: February 15, 2013
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January 2013

New at RV'ing and had to experience this one early on as it was given awards several years. The actual sites are good for any type of RV, inroads are stones so bikes have difficulty and actually saw a person fall off the bike. Not much to do in this area and choice of activities is poor. Social calendar on Tues. and Thurs. is Zumba and Bingo in St. Marys, trips in a van cost you and many get cancelled due to lack of interest, not sure who makes up this calendar but not much going on here as an organized function. Think it might be because just about all folks I talked to here are homesteading (now I know what that means) so no need for them to socialize as this is how they live for the winter I guess. The laundry and bathhouse is good and the community room is comfortable but not used much. Not sure if all RV parks have hosts but one here is not friendly and sits outside at his picnic table for hours. Have one host parked in the middle of the campground so very inconvenient for folks coming in if that host is on duty. Using my computer is sketchy as signal must be blocked or something interfering with it so go off base to use it when needed. Probably would stop here again for a few days on the way back home as it is convenient to the interstate.

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