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Possibly the most expensive military campground in the natio
The fee structure is comparable to the escalating operating expense. As a returning customer you are aware that pricing has not changed over the past 8 years. Unfortunately, it is not feasible for Pine View Campground to continue operations without adjusting prices.
The fee structure . . . what in the world is this individual talking about? He purchased no land, he pays no taxes, he has no utility costs ? the campground is on a federal base/post/station, is it not? As I have mentioned in the past, Family Camps are quickly becoming a ?cash cow? to many military facilities. The powers-that-be who operate these Family Camps are driven by returns on . . ., what, they did not invest anything. All FamCamp rates seem to be increasing ? although for what reason, I can not say, but certainly not to the extent of Pine View. Pine View is unquestionably not alone in raising their rates, as many other FamCamp rates are excessive for what is offered ? last October we stopped at the U.S. Military Academy for a couple of days. For water, electric, but no sewage hook-up, and, in my opinion, an extremely difficult and hazardous access road, the Army charged us $22/day. By comparison, Admiral Baker FamCamp, located adjacent to the beautiful Admiral Baker Recreational Facility, less than five miles from downtown San Diego only charges $22/day. I truly believe the days of affordable military FamCamps will soon be a thing of the past. As Non-Appropriated Funds management (MWR is after all, part of the NAF system) begins to understand the monetary rewards to be gained by increasing the cost of ?camping? on base, we can only expect rising rates as the outcome.
2003 Everest 363K 38' 14K
2004 Dodge 3500 STL-DRW-QC-LB-2WD-4.10-AUTO-CTD
USN Retired - PDRL
DOD Retired - Aircraft Mechanic
Part Timers with sticks in SC
Full base facilities including gas station, car wash, mechanic hobby shop you can rent bays to work on your truck/camper ... and it only about a half-hour drive to Jacksonville and a couple hours to Savanaha if you like off-base entertainment ...
Did I say $15 per night -- that's right !!! (might have just gone up to $17, big deal)