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Nelson's Family Campground

  • Excellent13%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible26%
  • 4 weeks ago
    “un-level sites, lack of gravel”
  • 4 weeks ago
    “2 Night stay with reservations”
71 Mott Hill Rd, East Hampton, CT 06424-1328 See on map
Free Parking
Pets Allowed
Self-Serve Laundry
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Owned & operated by the Gustine family since 1964, Nelson's Family Campground is located on 175 scenic acres in the heart of central Connecticut. Whether for the day, week, month or season, the campground is an More ideal place to camp, relax and enjoy the great outdoor life with your friends and family. Every year thousands of families, many of them repeat customers, find their way to Nelson's to join us for loads of fun activities, visiting many nearby attractions, and just kicking back and escaping for a while. We cater to all ages and lifestyles and welcome tent & popup campers, full time travelers, seasonals, and weekenders alike. As we celebrate our 50th year in the camping industry, we invite you to visit and experience all the family fun and camping excitement that we have to offer. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
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United States > Connecticut > East Hampton
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71 Mott Hill Rd, East Hampton, CT 06424-1328
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Bradley Intl Airport24 mi
New Haven Airport31 mi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling in a 38 foot coach we stayed 9 nights in a site for big rigs, site G7. The Good…. If you desire privacy, request a site in an area (for example area G) with the full time residents as these sites are large and...More

Thank capital c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For people with any of the discount camping plans BEWARE! We reserved our spot in August 2018 through our Passport America plan for a 2 night stay after the Labor Day holiday. The bulk of vacationers are gone at this time. There are 200 spots...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

The office complex is immense compared to most RV Parks. We had reservations so our time in the office was short. We had a back-in site but as there was no one near us, the staff told me to just drive through the site to...More

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed September 18, 2017

For a one night stay, the campground is okay. Our site was large and included a picnic table and fire pit. Staff was cordial, not very friendly. I feel the campsite was ore interested in collecting site fee rather than being friendly.

2  Thank Disappointed213
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

What a great place for Seasonal camping! Have been a seasonal camper since 2013 and have no complaints. Wonderful family memories. My kids grew up at Nelson's and made friends that will last a life time. Sites are big enough and are kept up. The...More

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"Be near the pool and playground if you have kids with you."
Jun 22, 2018
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"Look at map of campground and ask if the site you want is open. Property is bigger than it looks."
Aug 10, 2016
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"If you dont want to be close to your neighbors ask for something away from the rec hall."
May 5, 2014
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