What information do you provide for each RV Park, Campground, and Recreation Area?

The following is a sample listing with an explanation of each element of information provided. PLEASE NOTE: The absence of any of these elements for a specific RV Park, Campground or Recreation location indicates that either that feature is not offered at that location, or that the information was not available at the time this FAQ was published.

NAME OF U.S. STATE, POSSESSION, TERRITORY OR FOREIGN COUNTRY

RV Park/Campground/Recreation Area Name: Name of RV Park, Campground, or Recreation Area.

Base ID Code: Example FL01R2. The first two letters (FL) are the state or country abbreviations used in Military Living® Publications. The next two numbers (01) are assigned by Military Living® Publications for the locations. The next letter and number (R1) indicate the region allocation designated by Military Living® Publications.

Recreation Area Security: Commercial or DSN telephone number for either the actual recreation area security contact, the operating installation base security (if on base) or emergency 911.

RESERVATION INFORMATION

Reservation Telephone: Commercial, DSN and/or fax telephone number to contact the Reservation line.

Physical Address: RV/Campground/Recreation Area location address or mailing address.

GPS Coordinates: GPS coordinates to the main gate/entrance of either the installation itself or to the general RV/Campground/Recreation Area entrance.

Driving Directions to Installation: Specific driving instructions to the Main Gate from major local cities, interstate/national/state/country highways and routes. More than one routing may be provided.

Directions to Recreation Facility: May be provided for On and Off Base locations. Specific driving instructions to the main entrance of an Off Base location from  major local cities, interstate/national/state/country highways and routes. More than one route may be provided. On Base instructions provide directions from the Main Gate entrance once through base security.

Website: When available, the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) or Internet address of the website offered by the location’s MWR/FSS office and/or www.dodlodging.net.

Email: Email address for RV/Campground/Recreation Area contact.

Eligibility: The category/status of uniformed military and civilian employees who may use the facility. In most cases, eligible family members may also use the facilities. Some categories of eligibility are at the discretion of the base/post commander. Eligibility questions should be directed to the Reservations office to determine authorized use of the facility.

Season of Operation: Indicates operating season(s) and in some cases, ease or difficulty of securing reservation and/or use.

Reservation Details: The accepted procedures for reservations, method of reservation, office hours, cancellation policy, check-in and check-out times, special instructions and other pertinent information. Absence of some information is due to lack of availability.

Restrictions: Details of any restrictions, limitations and rules for the use of the facility.

Payment Method: Accepted credit cards, cash, check or money order policy.

CAMPING AND RECREATIONAL LODGING

RV/Trailer Spaces: Information about RV and Trailer spaces, how many spaces, pull-thru or back-in, hook-ups (if any), additional camping facility information, and rates at the time of publication (if available).

Tent/Overflow: Information about tent and/or pop-up camping spaces, hook-ups (if any), additional camping facility information, and rates at the time of publication (if available).

Recreational Lodging: Information about cabins, cottages, A-frames, yurts that may be offered at the facility, usually providing how many units, facility description, amenities, linen availability, and rates at the time of publication (if available).

RECREATION AMENITIES

RV Storage: Commercial or DSN telephone number.

Activities: General recreational activities available to patrons.

Area Description: General area description of things to do, see and enjoy.