Eglin AFB FamCamp

 
3.8 (58)
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Location

Installation
Eglin Air Force Base, Ft. Walton Beach, FL
GPS Coordinates
Camp Robbins: 30.45955, -86.52990 - Postal Point: 30.48233, -86.4794
Location Information
Eglin Air Force Base, Ft. Walton Beach, FL
RV Gate Coordinates
30.48969, -86.49426

Directions

Directions
From INTERSTATE 10: Exit at Crestview. Highway 85 South to Niceville. West (right) on John Sims Parkway (SR20) to the East Gate of Eglin AFB. From East Gate go straight on Eglin Blvd. past hangers then bear left on Memorial Trail, follow signs to exchange/commissary. Turn right on Shambo Cove. First two entrances are the Famcamp (signs on the left just prior to the exchange/commissary). Check-in office at Camp Robbins campground. -- From HIGHWAY I8: In Ft. Walton Beach, North on Eglin Parkway to the West Gate of Eglin AFB. About a mile past the gate, turn right onto the John Sims Pkwy/Eglin Blvd. (Hwy 397). Turn right onto Chinquapin Dr. Turn left onto Memorial Trail, as if going to the exchange/commissary. FamCamp signs are on the right past the exchange/commissary. Check-in office at Camp Robbins campground. -- To Postil Point: From East Gate, turn left on 8th street. At the stop sign, turn left then left again on Flagler RD. Once reaching the beach parking lot, continue straight to the opening of the Famcamp.

Map

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Map of Eglin AFB FamCamp

Contact Information

Phone Number
(850) 883-1243
Mailing Address
732 Flagler Road, Attn: FAMCAMP, Eglin AFB, FL 32542-5000 ---- Personal Mail cannot be sent to FAMCAMP office.
Email Address
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Campground Information

Authorized Users
Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists, Retired Military, 0-100% DAV, Purple Heart Recipients, Former POW, Veteran Caregivers, DoD Civilians, Sponsored Guests. Read this Article on Authorized Users
Season
Year round.
Reservations
Eglin FamCamp will be operating on a reservations ONLY basis, meaning you can make reservations for long-term sites and short-term sites. Long term sites can be reserved 120 days in advance with a $100 NON-refundable deposit. Long term sites are for a stay up to 180 days. Short term sites can be reserved 120 days in advance with a $58 NON-refundable deposit. Short term sites are for a stay up to 14 days.
Internet Access
No Internet available at sites in either RV Park. Limited WiFi available at Camp Robbins office and ODR.
Mail Forwarding
USPS must use local General Delivery. ---- UPS/FedEx: (Your name and site#), 1711 Shambo Cove, Eglin AFB, FL 32952
Pet Information
Allowed with usual leash and clean-up rules. Animals cannot be left unattended outside.
Campground Information
180 day stay limit. Guest must vacate for 30 days before returning. Eglin AFB FAMCAMP is actually two campgrounds: 1) Postil Point campground is on the bay at sea level. Partial hook-ups include 30/50A, Water and Cable. A sewer dump station is available. Spartan, but clean bathhouse and laundry. 2) Camp Robbins is in a rustic setting within walking distance to bay, BX/Commissary. Hook-ups include 30/50A, water and sewer. Bathhouse and laundry in modern building. Guest may only have 3 items on their site, such as 1RV, 2 cars or 1 RV 1 car and 1 boat. Guests may have a tent in a RV space, but normal RV fees are charged. Sponsored guests are only allowed up to 14-days.
Big Rig Friendly?
Yes
Discounts
USAF Frequent Camper Coupon Accepted with 3 Night Stay.
Facilities
Propane available at Camp Robbins location. Bar/Club, Base Info, BBQ Grills, Boat Slips, Cable TV Camp Equipment Rental, Camper Rental (onsite), Recreation Equipment Rental, Restrooms, Shopping, Sport Fields, Tennis, Volleyball, Water Sports., RV Storage lot.
Amenities
  • Dump, Sewer
  • Water
  • Electric
  • Tent Area
  • Laundry
  • Showers
  • Playground
  • Picinic Area
  • Beach
  • Fishing
  • Boating, Boat Rentals
  • Boat Ramp
  • Hunting
  • Hiking
  • Golf
  • Equestrian
  • Gas
  • Commissary
  • Exchange
  • Fitness Center
  • Shoppete
  • Swimming
  • Snack Bar
  • Class VI
  • Marina
  • Museum

Site Information

Type of site
Spaces
Hook-ups
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Gravel (Postl Point)
22
W/20,30,50A/CATV
$29
$175
$550
Gravel (Camp Robbins)
60
W/20,30,50A/S
$29
$175
$550
Tent (Camp Robbins)
60
W
$10
N/A
N/A
Tent (Postil Point)
2
None
$10.00 per tent
N/A
N/A

Other Information

Firearms Policy
Not allowed on base.
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Weather Information

Eglin AFB has TWO campgrounds to choose from. Camp Robbins is the main FamCamp and office. Postal Point is near the beach with great fishing, but no sewer hookups.

Photos

Eglin AFB FamCamp
Camp Robbins
Camp Robbins
Camp Robbins

Videos

Video Tour of Postal Point FamCamp at Eglin AFB, FL
Video Tour of Camp Robbins FamCamp at Eglin AFB, FL

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User reviews

58 reviews
 
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3.8
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4.1(58)
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3.6(58)
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3.7(58)
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3.7(58)
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Jan 2022
Overall rating
 
3.7
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5.0
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3.0
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2.0
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4.0
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4.0
We liked this small campground with electric and water. Looks like new electric was installed recently. The dump station is next to the bathhouse and isn’t exactly level but served the purpose. Our site allowed us to face towards the bay, so had great morning sunrise greet us. Site was very long pull through with plenty of grass around. Like this CG better than the larger famcamp nearer the Exchange & Commissary. However, if staying long term that would be the better option with full hook-ups. Easy access in and out of base from the Niceville end.
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Jan 19, 2022
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3.2
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5.0
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3.0
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2.0
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3.0
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3.0
Postl Point famcamp- First of all, the views, being right on the water & adjacent to the Marina, are awesome. There is an area at both ends of park with dog poop bags & trash can. This could be a premier spot with some TLC. The campsites are not clearly marked & the couple close to the water have no clear parking area, requiring you to park on grass. In the rain, rv's will create deep ruts in the sandy grass. Water & electric hookups aren't always close together & there are 6 numbered sites with no utilities. Bathrooms appear to be original to the base (I'd never seen rust on a porcelain sink til now) & a taller person than me might find it difficult in the toilet stall with their legs tucked under their chin. There is no catv as it lists it as an amenity, no wifi, only two barbecues. & a random collection of a half dozen picnic tables at no particular campsite. The views may be enough to make up for the rundown condition of this famcamp though.
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Nov 2021
Overall rating
 
4.3
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5.0
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4.0
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4.0
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5.0
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4.0
Quite satisfactory camp. Nicely treed, spacious, level, gravel sites, In/out roads set up well and in pretty good shape. There is a packed dirt road out back that developed potholes after rain but you don't have too use it. Bath/shower quite industrial but clean. In the laundry dryers left something to be desired in terms of ability to get the job done. Took a week to get a $1.50 refund for one that didn't hardly heat at all. Obvious predominance of long term but didn't notice a lot of clutter. Cable, wifi and mail receipt would be nice but we can live without it especially considering the adequacy of the site and the convenient location. Walk to BX / Commissary / Satellite pharmacy if you want. Halfway between commercial areas of Fort Walton and Niceville. Just go out one gate or the other.
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Nov 12-19, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
Famcamp easy to find on base. Relatively close to the BX. Campground was never full the week we were there. Always at least 6 open sites. Appears to be a lot of long term residents but nothing like we've seen at some. Never saw any freezers/refrigerators sitting out and other 'stuff' that long term residents seem to accumulate. Our campsite wasn't all that clean. Bits of trash and a feminine hygiene applicator on the ground. We policed our site so it's cleaner when we left than when we got there. Staff were friendly and very helpful. A definite 5+ for them. Over the air TV was really iffy. Most of the time all we could get was the Gulf Coast info channel. No cable. No wifi which doesn't matter to us but if you're expecting wifi we couldn't find any hotspot. Be prepared for jet noise. Afterall it is an Air Force Base. Doesn't bother us. We drove thru Postl Point famcamp. There were a few staying there. Not as much shade. Looked to be water and electric hook up only. Great view right on the water. Much better view than at the main famcamp. Overall - we enjoyed our time there and would recommend it.
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Feb 2020
Overall rating
 
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Agree with the other recent reviews. Nice park. Folks in the office were great. I reserved for 4 days about a month ago and glad we did since there were no openings while we were there. Another MWR facility that has, in essence, transitioned to Family Housing.
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Jan 27 - Feb 27, 2020
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3.9
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3.0
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5.0
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4.0
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3.0
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4.0
Nice experience. There are currently 10 active duty families living in the park (Camp Robbins) and there are plenty of kids out playing when school lets out. Honestly, we don't mind the kids. They remind us of our childhoods of playing outside. They are respectful and all stop when reveille plays at 5pm. The laundry was clean. 4 washers/4 dryers @ $1 a piece. A lot of plane noise but that doesn't bother us either. Extremely close to the water. Just a very short walk. Post'l Point is right on the water but it looks like a trailer park and is located right outside the abandon TLF. Reminds me of a ghost town. Short drive to Destin...about 25 minutes but then there you are on that beautiful water. No diesel sold on base. Hook ups were adequate. OTA reception was poor. ATT cell coverage and Directv, no problems. Our GPS took up on a road directly across from the commissary. A dirt road that is narrow and we lost our antenna from the how branches. DO NOT TAKE THIS ROAD! We found out the next morning that if you pass the commissary, there is a road to the right that will take you there much easier (Shambo Cove). Take the first or second right once on Shambo Cove. We came in the west gate.
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Jan 2020
Overall rating
 
3.7
Location
 
4.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities
 
3.0
Value
 
3.0
Overall Experience
 
4.0
Eglin AFB Famcamp (Camp Robbins) is laid out with wide gravel sites. All FHU utilities are solid with the exception of WIFI as there is none. OTA tv service was very disappointing for the area. They did take reservations for our 3 day stay but were mostly full while we were here. Talk is they are going to close Postal Point (other famcamp on base) as it keeps flooding during weather events and maybe extend Camp Robbins to the south. We would stay here again.
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Dec1 2019
Overall rating
 
3.3
Location
 
3.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
3.0
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3.0
Value
 
2.0
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4.0
Web site shows 400 to 450 for month stay but it is 550 for month stay. (Editors note: Website updated)
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Feb 17, 2019
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3.0
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3.0
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3.0
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3.0
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3.0
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3.0
The rules have changed. Currently the rule is first come first serve but management is holding slots for Tindal AFB displaced persons. There is still a 180 day limit (paid month to month) with a 30 full days off and you can NOT return to the same site you left. They are holding some sites (between 4-8) to a 14 day 'reserved' plan but the sites seem to change daily. Reservations made through management by phone. Best to call management for current rules and occupation plan. I currently reside in this park.
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Feb-Mar 2018
Overall rating
 
3.1
Location
 
4.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
3.0
Amenities/Facilities
 
3.0
Value
 
5.0
Overall Experience
 
2.0
We were thankful to be able to get a camping spot at Robins when we arrived. The campground was full the whole time we were there, it appears that people have figured out how to work the system to save spots by placing a tent in the spot to hold it but never occupying the spot until they return. Also notice tents were being allowed to rent RV camping (concrete) spots. Many folks with RVs would come in looking for a spot and find numerous spots with pop-up tents with no occupancy that were being saved. All other Famcamps I believe require the RV with occupants to be there. Not sure if there is any priority system applied for Active Duty, Retired, or DOD Employees. Also, not sure how DOD contractors fall into this priority. Campground sites were larger than average sites and there were no issues with electric, water, or sewer. Wish they'd spend some funds to pave the roads, or fill the pot holes. Unfortunately I would not call this a clean campground. Pet owners are advised upon arrival to pick up their pet droppings, however we observed several folks ignoring this requirement. In addition, we noticed a lot of pet droppings while walking around the campground. The area around the trash dumpster was very trashy, to include box springs, pallets, bedding, etc., which were dumped outside the dumpster. These items were not picked up the whole time we were there. We did not see any staff checking the campground for rules being followed or any other issues like the dumpster, etc. It appeared that the campground was under staffed, and we didn’t notice any maintenance or cleanup being done. Finally it appears that people have figured how to stay in the campground for lengthy stays, more on a full time basis. This campground is conveniently located and has the potential to be a beautiful campground.
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April 2017
(Updated: May 22, 2019)
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4.6
Location
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
5.0
Amenities/Facilities
 
5.0
Value
 
5.0
Overall Experience
 
4.0
We tent camped at Postl Point for a week. There are two tent only sites located next to the small inlet, just before exiting on Desoto Circle Road. I would recommend against tent camping on either of those two sites. Rent an RV site closer to the beach and camp there because the no-see-ums will eat you alive if you pitch a tent at one of the tent only sites. Otherwise, it is a great location being right on the beach. The only other problem was the RV that was parked on the last site before you exit Desoto Circle. The couple that resides there believe that one-way signs and speed limits do not apply to them. Additionally, their site (and several others) are messy and give the entire RV site the look of something out of Deliverance.
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Dec16 - Feb 17
Overall rating
 
3.3
Location
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
3.0
Amenities/Facilities
 
3.0
Value
 
3.0
Overall Experience
 
3.0
We landed at Eglin in Dec 16,and didn't depart until the end of Feb 17. This was our first full-time winter stay, but not our first rodeo staying in an RV park. We've been RVing for 20+ years. Campground is nice with larger than average sites. No issues with electric, water, or sewer. Wish they'd spend some funds to pave the roads and add more FHU sites. The sound of freedom waking you up is welcomed by most veterans, but be aware your on an Air Force base and the campground is at the end of the runway. Shower house was clean with good water pressure. Maintenance on the shower house took longer than it should have. Handicapped shower head broke and it was not fixed 5-days later when we departed. Laundry rooms were in good repair with 4-each washers and dryers that cost $1.25/load. Staff was mostly friendly and they were always responsive to Facebook communication. This was very important because the phone system didn't work to contact the office the entire time we were there. So broke in fact, you couldn't even leave a message for the staff. This is a known problem MWR has failed to resolve. Contracted management also doesn't care for the campground as well as others we've stayed at that empowered camp hosts to be the local presence. There was trash littering the sites that persisted until a camper picked it up. I spent the entire stay policing cigarette butts left behind by previous occupants. The waterfront area is a work in progress. It's getting better every week thanks to efforts of CE workers. They've been cutting back grasses to allow access to Choctawatchee Bay. Walking and bike trails nearby are in need of repair. Cut trails were nice, but paved areas were in need of repair due to heaving and large cracks. I believe the price exceeds the value of what the campground offers. There were no planned activities, even during holidays, there is no central clubhouse or like venue in either campground, there is no WIFI throughout the campground (you can get WIFI if you go sit in or near the office), no fire pits or campfires allowed, and no cable option. This was simply a decent place to park with FHU available. I'd expect a park of this type to run $30/night or $375/month. One major drawback is no reservations allowed. This is a first come, first served park. It's even more troublesome because of all the homesteading folks due to lax stay policy. Folks are turning Eglin into a family housing area. Forcing a departure for 10-days is a ruse because residents call a buddy to pull in as they pull out, so they can swap back when the minimal time period has passed. We saw at least four different rigs due this to keep their spots. Issues related to the homesteading movement make it difficult to get a spot and folks seemed to keep to themselves more than you'd experience in parks with more turnover. 
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October 27-30, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.7
Location
 
4.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities
 
4.0
Value
 
2.0
Overall Experience
 
4.0
Staff was very courteous. I stayed at postl point. I had to move from my first spot due to soft ground. The sites are not laid out well. Electric and water only. The view is spectacular. The price has jumped to 25 dollars a day, which i feel is high for a nonprofit setup, that hasn't had improvements in a long time. 
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5 April - 14 April 2016
Overall rating
 
3.6
Location
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
1.0
Amenities/Facilities
 
2.0
Value
 
5.0
Overall Experience
 
4.0
Office personnel were very courteous and helpful.  Location and RV Sites are excellent. Could not contact the office because the phones did not work, there was no change in the change machines at the laundry mat, cleanliness of shower/toilet facilities were lacking, especially at Postal Point camp ground.
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Sept 13 - 30 2015
(Updated: October 19, 2015)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Location
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
5.0
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5.0
Value
 
5.0
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5.0
Well we're back again after a couple of years. Stopped by for a couple of weeks to rest from traveling up north. Need some sit still and quiet time. Got it here, except for the morning and evening jets. Well, I still like this FamCamp! Plenty of sites to choose from. Great people, Full hookups (all of them). Very quite except for the sounds of freedom. Will certainly come here again. Laundry worked and was clean. Commissary and Exchange right down the road half mile. Dining out not too far to town. Had a real good time here.
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April 8-11, 2015
Overall rating
 
3.7
Location
 
3.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
3.0
Amenities/Facilities
 
4.0
Value
 
4.0
Overall Experience
 
4.0
It is back to check-in at Camp Robbins for it and Postal Point rv camps. Hours are 8 to 3. Everything else seems to be the same. Nice bike/running path for quite a ways (from Camp Robbins). Nice Exchange and Commissary. Good choice in the food court. No diesel at the gas stations. West gate seems to be the best entrance.
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Mar 30, 2014
Overall rating
 
4.0
Location
 
5.0
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3.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0
Trying to find East Gate was a HORROR! The directions say to stay on SR20 but it ends and becomes FL397. No mention at junction about East Gate only sign to North Gate. So didn't know where to go. Then directions say to go onto 85, which takes you past the North and West Gate. Finally went in the Commercial Vehicle gate and got the final directions to the Famcamp from security. Just went straight ahead on Escambia (truck route) to Eglin Blvd to famcamp. When I tried calling all morning to the office no one answered. Finally called the Outdoor rec office just to find out if they had spaced. Nightmare!
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3 thru 19 June, 2014
Overall rating
 
4.6
Location
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities
 
4.0
Value
 
4.0
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5.0
Another great two weeks at Eglin! Once again, we stayed at Postl Point, never more than 75% occupancy, but it was obvious that three or four were full timing. Weather was great except for two storms that blew through, temps averaged right around 89 degrees, but most of the time we had a breeze to alleviate the heat. The grounds were still maintained nicely and the showers/bathrooms were always cleaned daily. The only possible downside was that the office closed for two weeks without any prior notice, just note on the door that they would be closed and if anyone needed LP, they gave the number for Outdoor Recreation. Not really a big problem, we had no campsite issued and since we wanted to extend our vacation for another week, we just used the drop box. Definitely a great spot to camp, can't wait until next year. You just can't beat walking out your front door every morning and looking across the bay!
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March 23 - April 1, 2014
Overall rating
 
5.0
Location
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
5.0
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5.0
Value
 
5.0
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5.0
R.L. left this review using the Directory software: - We stayed at Camp Robbins and its one of our favorites so far. We probably would still be there but we had reservations at Panama City. We enjoyed the well spaced sites with the largest concrete patios we've seen. We checked in on the heels of a big storm that had knocked out power in Mary Esther and downed a lot of trees. The park had several trees down, including one that landed on a Class A motorhome. Not sure if that had anything to do with it, but the girl who checked us in was not very efficient. Apparently they have a new computer system and she couldn't give us our frequent camper discount. The office/lounge area is one of the nicest we've seen. Excellent library. Did not use the bathrooms or laundry but the building looked very nice. The setting for the office was well landscaped and attractive but as it's located at the very back of the camp some signage would be helpful. There are 2 driveways into the park. Some signage here too would be helpful. Would definitely stay here again. We were not impressed with Postal Point. Even without it's being mostly under water when we drove through the sites seemed oddly placed and not too appealing.
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14 - 16 April 2014
Overall rating
 
3.7
Location
 
4.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities
 
3.0
Value
 
3.0
Overall Experience
 
4.0
There is a serious lack of signage for the FAMCAMP The directions are correct, you should follow the signs for the Commissary-Exchange. When you get on Memorial Trail headed toward the Commissary-Exchange, you will round a right curve then you need to start looking for Shambo Cove Rd on the left. There is a sign board that points toward the FAMCAMP but you must look for it. Next lack of signage is there is NO obvious sign for the FAMCAMP entrance. Once on Shambo Cove look for the second road which is marked with white rocks that are supposed to read FC. This is a good entrance to the park. There are no signs in the park but if you drive straight in toward the back of the park, the office is located at the end of the road. Hope this helps!
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