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Hawthorne, Florida
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

A huge county park with lots to do. The sites are spacious with lighted power boxes. Plenty of shaded sites, lots of restrooms, laundry facilities, a beautiful pool and best of all our site was only $29 a night. What a bargain!

Thank Gator74and76
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

You've heard of it right?......... NOT!! At least I never had until I ran across it surfing the net. I forgot this one(not a good sign). We stayed here a couple three nights after we left Key Largo. I have a niece that lives in Miami and we wanted to see her and also check South Beach off our bucket... More 

Thank bill d
Sarasota, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The "Pod" sites are not suitable for larger RVs. It's crowed around a cul-de-sac layout. Sites are shaded and close together. Asphalt paved sites are coarse, broken up and not cleaned of debris. Water, electric and sewer hookups are good. It seems a majority of the sites are occupied by full-time residents as a lot of "junk" like trailers, storage,... More 

3 Thank Herman T
Central Florida, Florida
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250 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Larry and Penny Thompson Park is probably the best hidden gem in Miami-Dade for camping and relaxing. This campground and park is located off Exit 13 of the Florida Turnpike (near the Cutler Ridge area), just south of the Miami-Dade Zoo. The park itself has a great selection of amenities (water slides, pool, beach / lake, etc. so there is... More 

2 Thank RollTide315
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We spent six months in this campground in 2006. The camp is pretty, lots of fruit trees, sites are spacious and the grounds are well organized. Being summer, only 4 Pods were open, pods having about 15 sites (I could be wrong). Did not have to make reservations because there was plenty of space. Over half of the campground was... More 

2 Thank Francisco M
Holland, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

The reason I gave this campground 3 stars is because it really is a nice, shady location. What is the worst is that the pool and beach are only open Saturday and Sunday. Thus, if you or the kids want to take a splash on the weekday, you're out of luck. I haven't heard anyone mention this important fact. Additionally,... More 

4 Thank Dana T
Clermont, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We have stayed a this Campground many times. It is definitely a nice place to spend a few days. We usually spend between 5-7 days and visit at least 3 times a year. Great facilities. Close to Malls, restaurants, stores. Grounds are kept nice. Office folk are very helpful.

3 Thank Labefy1966
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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278 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

The price for tent camping in proximity to Miami can not be beat. We were pleasantly surprised with a pool and an air conditioned common room with free WiFi. It's an RV park with RV's arranged in pods. It has really cheap rates and is run by the county. Tent camping is only allowed in the designated field which is... More 

5 Thank just1backpack
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Wonderful campground at a very reasonable price! Unique arrangement of the RV sites in cul-de-sacs (which they call "pods"), with several bath houses/laundry/clothes lines throughout the park. Sites were gravel with some shade. We were a little disappointed that there weren't any fire rings. Nice walking trails in the park (just outside of the campground). Be forewarned, it will take... More 

5 Thank RVgirl2015
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65 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

The facilities are VERY NICE! There are approx 3 laundry/bath houses spaced out within good walking distance. We loved seeing the unique way others made there RV spot a home. Nothing looked run down. Grounds were well kept. Planned activities. We would definately come back. This is a great place and the price is good too. WiFi free and very... More 

6 Thank Liz Everett W

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Additional Information about Larry and Penny Thompson Park

Address: 12451 Southwest 184 Street, Miami, FL 33177
Region: United States > Florida > Miami
Number of rooms: 440
Also Known As:
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Larry And Penny Thompson Park Miami, Florida
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“Pods 1 through 9 only”
 of 5 bubbles 483CharlesH, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“N/A--this is a campground (not a hotel); recommend selecting a site that is closer to the showers/bathrooms if you don't want a little walk.”
 of 5 bubbles RollTide315, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you want an unobstructed view of surrounding park go for pod one sites 10-15.”
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 of 5 bubbles AirborneShodan60, 12 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Not near the back fence! Kids band practice and gym class.”
 of 5 bubbles sport_paws, 13 Dec 2011 | Read review
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