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Below is a List of Campgrounds and RV Parks for Sale
Updated on 08/21/2017
(All Information and prices subject to change.)

 

             
    Park #362    BRAND NEW LISTING

LOTS to do in this area of Tennessee!  The large recreation area near this campground provides every type of outdoor recreational activity imaginable: hiking, biking, ATVing, boating, watersports, fishing, and hunting.  Plus there is a civil war historical site, antique shops and golf courses to keep everyone else entertained.  The campground is located on approx. 17 acres and includes room for expansion.  This full facility RV park comes with 53 sites (includes 9 cabin rentals), store, laundry, bathhouse, activity room, swimming pool, mini golf, disc golf, gem mining and dog park.  No fix up needed here!  Everything has already been re-habbed and re-modeled.  Housing includes a 3-bedroom/2-bath double-wide mobile home and a separate one-bedroom efficiency apartment. 

Sales Price:  Sales Price $750,000 with $187,500 downpayment. 

 

 

             
    Park #358   

GREAT waterfront RV park and marina on LARGE lake in Kentucky offers Boating, Fishing and all kinds Water Sports!  There are 2 large covered boat docks (each with 18 slips), a concrete boat launch, fishing cleaning station and a Party Dock.  Facilities include 56 modern RV sites, an office building with laundry, a separate bathhouse building with showers - AND a beautiful modern home with 3 bedroom and 2 and 1/2 baths. 

Sales Price:  Sales Price $1,205,000 with $425,000 downpayment. 

 

             
    Park #361    SALE PENDING

 

Located in north-central Tennessee, this park with 85 acres is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast! 
If you LOVE forests, rivers, hiking and waterfalls - this park has it all!  Two beautiful waterfalls are actually located on the property.  Lots of wildlife - and peace and quiet!  When you come to visit this property be sure to bring your walking shoes so you can walk the trails and see these gorgeous waterfalls!  So far only 10 acres have been developed with +/- 35 sites, main building with bathhouse, swimming pool and rental units - leaving lots of property for your future plans.  Plus, the campground comes with a traditional home (with separate rental apartment downstairs).  Enjoy living and working in the beauty of Tennessee (and keep more of your hard-earned money as this state with no income tax!) 

Sales Price:  $279,000 with $70,000 downpayment. 
SELLER FINANCING available to qualified buyers.

 

             
    Park #360     

This Pennsylvania campground has a beautiful setting on 40 acres of heavily wooded property with 4 ponds, located near the Allegheny National Forest.  The campground has 129 sites, 3 cabins, Store, Rec Hall, Bathhouse and Shop/Garage.  PLUS, it includes the Owner's large 2-story traditional farmhouse with 5 bedrooms, 2 baths and attached heated garage.  Gross income +/- $85,000.

Sales Price:  $545,000 with $136,250 downpayment

 

             
    Park #359     

Ever thought about spending the summers in Alaska?  You can own this beautiful RV park and enjoy the surrounding majestic snowcapped mountains.  The park is only open 4 months so you can leave for warmer climates - or stay and enjoy the winter.  The +/- 90 full hook up RV sites provide all the modern amenities.  The attractive main building includes the store and gift shop, registration and office, bathhouse with showers, laundry AND the owner's 1 bedroom/1 bath apartment.  This is a perfect location to enjoy all the spectacular natural beauty of Alaska from mountains to glaciers.  Boating, fishing and kayaking are available at the fishing harbor less than 1 mile from the park.  Campers can enjoy the complete "Alaskan" experience at this park including seeing moose walking through the park. 
All of this gorgeous nature abounds - yet the park is on CITY WATER and SEWER AND has wi-fi
2015 Gross income +/- $155,000
2016 Gross income +/- $192,000. 

Sales Price:  $746,000 with $255,000 downpayment

 

             
    Park #349      Sales Price REDUCED and Owner's House now INCLUDED!

BOAT LOVERS and FISHERMEN!  Excellent fishing and boating from this small campground on a MAJOR river that goes to a large BAY off the Coast.  Small fishing campground that caters to avid fishermen and family. Same owners for 36 years so must be doing something right. This small campground has 2 piers (both over 100'), a boat launch and 16 boat slip rentals, PLUS +/- 30 full hook-up sites and 3 cabins. This park is small but the income covers all the operating expenses, will pay all the payments - AND provide a profit to the Buyer!  Not bad for a small part-time business that also includes a 3-bedroom traditional home located across the street.  So if you love fishing and boating and are looking for a small retirement "hobby" campground - this could be it! 

Traditional 3-bedroom 1-bath home NOW INCLUDED.

2015 Gross income =  $103,221. 
Good News!  Gross income for 2016 was $122,390!
WOW - that is a LOT for a little park!  You need to take a look at this one !!!!

Sales Price:  $630,000 with $145,000 downpayment
ALL SELLER FINANCING available to qualified Buyers!

 

 

             

    Park #352       SALES PRICE REDUCED!                       

 

 It is Like having 3 Businesses in 1

1.  The Family FUN Campers on the weekends.
2.  The Profitable Interstate Travelers daily
3.  The Steady Monthly Income year-round

Perfect for extended family or partners.  This park comes with not 1, not 2, but 3 double-wide mobile homes.  One is used by the parents, one is used by the son and his family, and the third is rented for year-round income.

Yes, it has All of the TOYS!
Swimming Pool, Spray Park, Jumping Pad, Mini-golf, Modern Playground and much more!
80 RV sites, 2 rental cabins, 18 mobile home lots all on 53 acres.
County sewer and water available for future growth!

Gross Income +/- $329,000
Income is GROWING with 2017 year-to-date thru May up by $37K!
 

Sales Price REDUCED to:  $1,225,000 with $385,000 downpayment (was $1,300,000)
Seller has "temporarily" reduced the price.  As the season progresses and income increases the price will go up accordingly.  Now is your chance to get take advantage of the reduced price and get into this business early in the 2017 season!

 

 

             
    Park #357

Beautiful full facility FAMILY campground in the heartland of America. 
Mature shade trees, fishing lake, wading stream and lots of green grass - perfect for KIDS to run and have FUN!   This full facility RV park also has all the modern amenities to satisfy Mom and Dad.  Lots of beautiful nature to help campers get away-from-it-all; yet the park is less than 1 mile from the Interstate exit.  The full hook-up 50 amp extra-long pull thru RV sites make it easy for the Interstate traveler to get in and out.  This park has it ALL;  +/- 38 acres, +/-150 sites, rental cabins, pool, store, pavilion, plenty of recreation, plus a beautiful traditional home.
AND income is growing;
2015 gross income = +/- $316,000,
2016 gross income = +/- $338,000. 
Plenty of demand and undeveloped land for future expansion. 

Sales Price:  $1,300,000 with $325,000 downpayment

 

             
    Park #340     

Great location off 2 major interstates, within 15 miles of a BIG city with LOTS of FUN tourist attractions bring in the PROFITABLE vacation camper.  Think roller-coasters, amusement parks, zoo, museums, speedways and more!.  LOTS to bring campers to the area.  Well-established full facility RV park provides all the amenities the modern camper is looking for PLUS a modern spacious owner's home.  +/- 13 acres includes room to expand.  Owner already has pre-approval to add 14 new full hook-up sites.  Thriving store and approx. 60 sites with rental cabins produces income of $324K.  WOW that comes to $5,400 gross on a per site basis.  That is almost double the average of other parks - a GREAT indicator of high demand location!   
2015 Gross income $292,706
2016 Gross income +/-
$324,185
 

 

Sales Price:  $975,000 with $295 downpayment

 

             
   Park #355      

Go West Young Man may have applied to a young man hoping to strike it rich in gold, but for us mature adults,
Go West and you might strike it "RICH"
with this profitable campground. 

Strike it Rich in lifestyle by owning and operating your own RV park business where the home is provided and where you can walk to work.  Not too complicated, yet this business can support you, your family and toys just like it does for these owners with their motorcycles, ATVís, horses, boat and other hobbies.  Small enough for an owner couple to run on their own - yet the PROFIT produced by this small park is +/- 90K cash after expenses and debt service!

Not too Big; Not too Fancy; But a solid growing park located in a tourist rich environment near Salt Lake City. 

2014 Gross Income = $198,020
2015 Gross Income = $225,610
2016 Gross Income = $261,322
2017 Income up through July by 11%

Income is GROWING - and this little park is PROFITABLE!

Sales Price:  $910,000 with $275,000 downpayment

 

             
    Park #353       SALE PENDING

Forests, Mountains, History and Colleges!  This park appeals to Nature Lovers, History Buffs, and has the amenities for the BIG RVs!

Adjacent to a National Forest, this park is surrounded by natural beauty.  Approx. 50 acres gives this park the beautiful forest setting and hiking trails to make the Nature Lovers happy.  PLUS, this RV park has all the facilities and modern conveniences to make the premium big RV campers happy.  Lots of historical sites nearby to appeal to the history "buffs."  Several colleges bring students, family and football fans to the area. 

This park has it ALL with +/- 100 sites with rentals, swimming pool, store, food service and extra long pull thru sites with 50-amp service, AND room for expansion.  Two residences would make it ideal for partnership or extended families. 

Income is GROWING with 2016 gross income at $531,423.

THIS PARK IS PROFITABLE with a cash flow to the buyer of $135K after operating expenses and debt service!

Sales Price:  $1,700,000 with $495,000 downpayment

 

             
    Park #339      SOLD

Seller recently purchased the adjacent +/- 20 acres
which will be included in the sale!  With City water and sewer available
this property opens all kinds of possibilities for future expansion. 
How big can you dream?

 

Award-Winning campground has a character and natural beauty that is matched by few!  The park is on one of the busiest interstates in the US.  The developed campground sits on +/- 12 acres with +/- 120 sites (including rentals).  The park, buildings, sites and grounds have been beautifully updated.  LOTS of demand for more deluxe full hook-up sites AND for the full facility rentals.  The addition of the adjacent 20 acres with city water and sewer opens the door for future expansion and growth!  Income continues to climb each year with 2016 gross income at $411,280.  Based on the existing 120 sites this park is already PROFITABLE!  Imagine what it will be after additions and expansions!  Plus this park has the income and housing to support partners or multiple family members.  See for yourself why this is one of the top rated parks and begin to dream of the future...

Sales Price:  $1,600,000 with $447,000 downpayment
 

 

             
    Park #351      SOLD!

Beautiful Mountains + Scenic Roads + Charming Attractions =
Location, Location, Location

Pretty, Perfect and Profitable describes this Vacation Get-away in the Mountains!

Smaller, Owner-operated park comes with a traditional home, plus a newer double-wide mobile home.
80 sites, cabin rental and full amenities - this park has it ALL!

This is my favorite place to camp
... on my motorcycle with my tent, in my car in the rental cabin,
or on a full hook-up pull through site in my RV watching cable TV!

2015 Gross Income 353,406
2016 Estimated Gross +/- $370,000
WOW - that is a LOT of income for a park only open 8 months!

Sales Price:  $1,425,000 with $425,000 downpayment
 

 

             
    Park #354       SOLD

Pretty campground in southeast has easy access to busy interstate to bring in overnight and weekend campers.  LOTS of shade trees and attractive landscaping makes this park an inviting place to camp even in the heat of the summer.  The campers in the big RV's pulling trailers love the convenient access and easy pull-thru sites.  The BIG attraction brings in LOTS of visitors to the area and the local museums, winery and canoeing rivers provide plenty for campers to do.  This park is on approx. 10 acres - but has ALL the amenities.  Approx. 60 sites, cabin rentals, main building with store, gameroom area, laundry and bathhouse, swimming pool, playground, fenced dog area and owner's 3-bedroom and 2 bath residence. 
2015 Gross income $153,518.  2016 Gross income is UP and estimated to finish at +/- $170,000. 

Sales Price:  $625,000 with $200,000 downpayment

 

 

             
    Park #348    SOLD

"Back-to-Nature" family campground with modern amenities.  This well-kept park has ALL the modern amenities to cater to the big modern RVs but STILL provides the "true" camping experience.  Beautiful +/- 62 acre campground focuses on bringing the family back to the outdoors.  Swimming pond with sandy beach and fishing dock, plus miles of hiking trails.   Approx. 40 acres are developed into the campground with main building, bathhouse, laundry, game room, pavilion and cabins.  LOTS of long pull thru sites with full hook-up service.  Barn, horse-stalls and pasture for your horses.  All of this "nature" yet located less than 5 miles from a major interstate.  LOTS of land, capacity and DEMAND for more sites (Sellers often have to turn campers away). 
2014 gross income $167,251.  Income for 2015 was UP at $188,509! 

Sales Price:  $785,000 with $235,000 downpayment.
 

 

             
   Park #346     SOLD

Warm FLORIDA sunshine, Close to major attractions, Full facility RV park with all the amenities, Extra housing for extended family or business partners, Sewer treatment plant with expansion capacity, Undeveloped property included available for development, 2015 gross income of $489,000, ALL Seller Financing available to qualified buyers.  WOW - if that doesn't describe the perfect opportunity what does?  (PS:  KOA, Inc, has pre-approved this as a possible franchise location.)
2014 Gross Income $411,123
2015 Gross Income is UP - $489,000

Sales Price:  $1,975,000 with $475,000 downpayment - this is a price increase -
details forthcoming
All Seller Financing available to qualified buyers!

 

 

 

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purchasing campgrounds or RV parks and for sellers on different topics relating to the camping industry.   These workshops have been attended and endorsed
by KOA, Yogi Bear Leisure Systems and the National Association of RV Parks (ARVC). 

Darrell Hess & Associates frequently serve as consultants to both Buyers and Sellers
 regarding campground purchases, investments and improvements.
 

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