Hanscom AFB FamCamp

 
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Hanscom AFB FamCamp

Location

Installation
Hanscom AFB, MA
GPS Coordinates
42.47309, -71.28013
Location Information
Hanscom AFB, MA

Directions

Directions
Exit I-95 at Exit 31B and go NW on Bedford St. (SR-4/225) for approx 0.6 miles and exit right (circle onto Hartwell Dr. going SW). Follow Hartwell Dr. approx. 0.5 miles and turn right onto Maguire Rd. Once on McGuire Road keep going straight through to the campground. There are road name changes, but no actual "turns".

Map

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Map of Hanscom AFB FamCamp

Contact Information

Phone Number
In Season: (781) 225-3953 - Off Season: (781) 225-6621
Fax Number
(781) 225-3954
Mailing Address
Recreational Services, Bldg 1530, 98 Barksdale Street, Attn: FamCamp, Hanscom AFB, MA 01731-1807

Campground Information

Authorized Users
Active, National Guard, Reservists, Retired, 100% DAV. DoD Civilians.
Season
May 1 - Oct 30, some sites available off season.
Reservations
Not Accepted.
Internet Access
WiFi in the campground (reported as poor). Base Library has high-speed connection on their computers. AT&T and Verizon Broadband works well.
Mail Forwarding
(Your Name), 75 Grenier St., Unit 8888, Hanscom AFB, MA 01731 ---- (On base, first traffic light inside base. You must register your name with them before your receive mail. Call (781) 225-2543 to have your name put on a list.)
Pet Information
2 pets per patron. Must be on a 6 foot leash including cats. Need rabies record on all animals. Dogs must be walked only in designated area.
Campground Information
30 day stay limit, may be extended an additional 14 days at a time if available. Your RV cannot be left unattended for more than 3 days. The FAMCAMP is located on the opposite side of a joint-use airfield off Hanscom AFB proper. Therefore, you must drive around the airfield to access the installation gates and facilities. With most of the air traffic being smaller planes and jets, the noise is quite low. The Minuteman Bikeway is a short bike ride from the FAMCAMP. It goes from Bedford to Cambridge, passing thru Lexington and Arlington, a total of eleven miles.
Big Rig Friendly?
Yes
Facilities
ITT.
Amenities
  • Dump, Sewer
  • Electric
  • Tent Area
  • Laundry
  • Showers
  • Commissary
  • Exchange
  • Swimming
  • Movie Theater
  • Hospital, Clinic

Site Information

Type of site
Spaces
Hook-ups
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Hardstand
55
W/50A/S
$26
N/A
N/A
Hardstand
13
W/30,50A/S
$24
N/A
N/A
Gravel
4
30,50A
$24
N/A
N/A
Tent
8
None
$10
N/A
N/A

Other Information

Firearms Policy
Firearms allowed only after Firearms Identification Document has been obtained from Local Chief of Police.
Weather Information

Great location for touring the Boston, Massachusetts area.

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User reviews

57 reviews

 
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4.1
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4.4  (57)
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3.8  (57)
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4.2  (57)
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24 Sept - 16 Oct 2019
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
5.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
5.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Experience 
 
5.0
We are new to full time RVing and do not have any experience with other military campgrounds. We found Hanscom AFB Famcamp to be an outstanding experience. The purpose of our RV adventure is to see the history of our country. At Hanscom Famcamp we found it in boatloads. The base is located in between Lexington and Concord MA and on our first day we visited the Minuteman National Historic Park, which was less than ten minutes from the famcamp. Boston, Salem, and Quincy Mass are all within an hour drive. So much history to see and experience! The facilities at the CG were clean and functional. Camp management was super attentive to our needs and kept us informed when power was lost to the camp for a brief period of time. Each evening when weather permitted there was a campfire for everyone to enjoy. We met numerous super fellow campers and the camp management and staff worked diligently to maintain and improve the roads and hookups. The famcamp is very pet friendly. Access to the camp is through a quiet off-base neighborhood and it sits adjacent to the base runways. The air traffic is almost exclusively private and commercial small jets and planes which take off and land all day long but pretty much ends by bedtime. Hanscom AFB has all the necessities (commissary, BX, Class VI, gym, theater, chapel) but does lack a laundromat. The famcamp provides five washers and dryers. Overall we could not have had a better experience for our first time on the road and would definitely recommend the Hanscom AFB Famcamp to friends and family. We plan to return next year.
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August, 2019
Overall rating 
 
3.2
Location 
 
4.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
3.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
3.0
Value 
 
3.0
Overall Experience 
 
3.0
No frills. Not a destination park, but an okay location to use as a base to visit the Boston area. There are wooded sites that are W/E and open spaces that are FHU. The layout of the open spaces is very strange and when you pull in to the office you have passed the open spaces and either have to back up to the entrance road to drive to your site or drive through the wooded sites. Very bad layout. We were in the open sites area and they were fairly close together. All utilities worked fine and were located properly. They don't accept reservations, which in my humble opinion, is ridiculous. Personally, I hate going to a RV park without reservations. You drive through a neighborhood to reach the park. There is nothing special about the park, but nothing bad either. We would go back but only if we were in a bind to find a place.
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Aug 9th to Aug.14th 2019
Overall rating 
 
1.3
Location 
 
3.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
1.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
1.0
Value 
 
1.0
Overall Experience 
 
1.0
We arrived on 8/9 and on way in saw a vacant site. At check in the person said they only had W/E and I told her about the site. 1st she said she hadn't checked them yet then she said she just gave it out so I took a W/E site. When hooking up I noticed the 50 Amp plug was upside-down. We checked the bathhouse and the men's shower were discussing. No one has cleaned the stalls with any cleaners because the walls had black dirt imbedded in the walls and floor. We checked the Laundry room and it has not been sweep or really cleaned in some time. Tried to find a camp host and no signs reflecting the host or who was on duty. The basic overall appearance of the park is very disappointing for an AF Famcamp. The place is seedy looking and the overall management of the park by military or civilian is very poor. We drove by the 1st vacant site noted in the beginning and on the 3rd day it was still vacant and that afternoon they called and offered it. I told her that was the same site we asked about 3 days ago and she had no answer. This tells me that no one checks the park daily for openings. No one checks each site after they leave because our spot was not, at least, blown off and the power switch was still on. My question still is, What does the Camp Host Do, just get paid? While there we noticed power flickering and on the 4th night power out and on and brownouts. Camper next to us experienced the same. Contacted the Office a person came and opened the main power box and said the breaker is rusted and they would call. We had no power and the fear of damage was to great so we let the CG early. This place should be shut down until they find proper management, camp host with job descriptions, the home build RVs removed (not NFPA Certified) unless the AF is willing to accept the risk of all damage. The poor quality of this Famcamp, its' management is a reflection of the poor quality leadership at the Senior Officer and Enlisted ranks. 
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May 20 thru 24, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
5.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
4.0
Value 
 
4.0
Overall Experience 
 
5.0
Hidden Gem close to Boston and surrounding things to do. Site is actually OFF the base, but you drive through a nice neighborhood to the FamCamp. If you follow the directions on this site it is easy to get to site (be aware that the drive is thru a housing tract and there is a slight left turn where YOU have to stop and allow traffic from the right to turn without stopping. FHU sites with great OTA channels. Was able to camp under the trees. You are next to the runway with Lear jet and personal plane traffic. Little traffic on the base when going there for shopping. Commissary is good and BX is convenient. 
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May 15-25, 2019
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
5.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
5.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Experience 
 
5.0
Very nice campground close to Boston area. Site is beside the airfield so you will get noise from aircraft. Not really too bad. The airfield shuts down at night so sleeping was not an issue. Other then the airfield noise, it was a very quiet place. We stayed for 10 days while family was in hospital in Boston. Ann-Marie (Camp Host) was very awesome to deal with and she will go out of the way to help you. We had to stay three extra days and that was not an issue with her. The Famcamp is located off the secured area of the base, but that is not an issue. Never seen anyone going through the area that was not staying there. Very dog friendly. Getting onto the base for shopping or anything else is easy. They do have a bunch of rules while staying, but its not a big deal. If your not doing anything stupid then there is no issue. They have sites as you first come in that are hardstand and out in the open with full hookups. There is also wooded sites that are FHU and are 30/50 amp. We stayed in the wooded area. If you need to get into Boston area its real easy. You can drive to Alewife station and take the train in. Parking is $9.00 for all day on weekdays and 3.00 weekends. The parking garage there can be a little tight, but not impossible. I was able to get in with a 1-ton dully CC longbed. The max height for the garage is 7ft 2in. Alewife is about 20 min depending on traffic and simple to get to. There is a VA located about 5 miles from the camp also. Water pressure was good and drinkable. No issues with the power. On site laundry with fairly new machines 1.00 to wash and dry. FHU sites were 26 and W/E were 24.They do not take reservations, but you can call ahead to see what is open. I was told they have never had to turn anyone away due to being full. If you arrive after hours there is a map on the office door showing what sites are open, just find a spot and check in the next morning. You will need current registration for vehicles and current shot records if you have pets. If you bring a firearm, let the Ann-Marie know. She has the forms at the office you will need to fill out. 30 day max stay, but if no one is on the waiting list then you can extend past the 30. Overall we had a very good experience here and will return. 
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Aug 16 thru Sep 30, 2018
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Location 
 
3.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
3.0
Value 
 
3.0
Overall Experience 
 
4.0
My wife and I enjoy staying on bases for mostly the security features of the military. But as this FamCamp was off base it posed to downside as to feeling insecure. The hosts were very friendly and helpful and made you feel at home. The FC does need some TLC in building maintenance and grounds keeping but does not deter from having a enjoyable time. With family residing in MA the short rides to their homes was not an issue for coming from the west coast traveling among the foliage brought back great childhood memories. The cost is a little high considering it does not match surrounding camping facilities. And yes your right next to the runway, you see and hear the flights obviously but if your going to stay at a military base come on what do you expect? I hope they expand all FC's in the future, well worth the money spent.
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21/22 Sep 2018
(Updated: October 11, 2018)
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
3.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
3.0
Value 
 
4.0
Overall Experience 
 
3.0
The park is easy to access off the interstate. It is not on base but just a short distance away. The full hook-up sites are very nice and look like very easy to get into and out of. They were full so I had to stay in a 30 amp W/E only site (19). I was allowed to pick my own site. Had good water and electric and was able to pull in stations using my antenna. We used and were favorably impressed with the laundry facility. As others stated the centrally used fire pit is nice and you will meet some excellent folks there. Although my site was easy access, in my opinion most of these W/E sites can be difficult to maneuver into because of trees. Other campers advised me there are a lot of trees dropping acorns onto their RV, but only a few dropped on mine in the site I picked. When I arrived I was advised I could check daily to see if anyone was vacating a full-hook up site and I would be number one on the wait list. I was told that there were three of these sites that were scheduled to be vacated the next day but the occupants had until 1130 to let the office know if they wanted to stay and she was expecting at least two of them to extend their stay. Apparently, they are staying there for the season and the manager lets them renew on their last day to stay longer even though the receipt I was given states if there is a waiting list they have to move to another site (common requirement). All three decided to stay. My biggest concern was the central dump site. First, it's location will not allow you to dump as you leave the park because it's on the left side of the road as you to pull into the park. You have to pull back in front of the office through the entrance. Instead of having a "clean-out" pipe sticking up it is a large opening (larger than a toilet bowl) that you stick your hose in to dump and the waste was close to the top and almost full. It has a thin medal lid covering it that is supposed to be bolted down but the bolts are missing. Thus, you slide it out of the way to dump and then slide it back. This setup is very dangerous and a child/pet/adult could fall into the hole. There were some empty sites and dump pipes around the area that could be used but one of the ladies that works in the office was adamant I didn't use those but use the central dump. Don't know why. Again, overall this park is a good place to stay overnight and longer if you can get one of the full hook-up sites or easy access W/E only sites. The base has an excellent commissary and BX as well as other amenities that are impressive. The nearby town of Lexington has a lot of history and really nice shops/restaurants along main street. Diesel fuel in Lexington is way cheaper than nearer the base. Notified wing safety of sewer issue. They advised me later that they visited the site and DR created a work order to fix the dump site to meet required specs for a dumpsite. Future users should hopefully see an improvement soon.
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September 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.9
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
5.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
4.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Experience 
 
5.0
Stayed overnight on our way to Bar Harbor. Met by Annie (?), the camp administrator as we pulled in - very nice lady. Easy, level pull-thru site. The camp is right next to the runway at Hanscom, so I enjoyed it, but others maybe be bothered by the noise. I especially like the community fire pit, a great place to meet folks and enjoy the comraderie. Bathrooms were clean, full hook-ups for $26 - I would definitely stay here again.
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June 2018
(Updated: June 13, 2018)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
3.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
4.0
Value 
 
4.0
Overall Experience 
 
4.0
Very nice campgrounds! Though they do not take reservations, we had no problems getting a campsite. We stayed in the wooded area which was beautiful if you like trees. Located near everything! We stayed here for a week and the only complaint I have is the women's shower remained dirty the week we were there. There was a sticky pink substance in the shower that had dead bugs stuck on it and there were dead bugs behind the shower curtain. See attached photo. Otherwise, I have no complaints.
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Oct. 9th - Oct. 29th, 2017
Overall rating 
 
3.4
Location 
 
4.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
2.0
Value 
 
2.0
Overall Experience 
 
4.0
Scheduled one week stay here then added an additional 1 1/2 week stay. We left a day earlier due to the park closing in order to work on the roads and sites for a couple of days. Great Famcamp and Annie (Sorry if mispelled) was a great host and had funny jokes to tell me. Seeing and hearing the planes coming in and going out, never bothered me. Nice open pull through sites with great electric, water and sewer sites. Not far from the Commissary for getting groceries. I found every thing I needed. Oh, and last but not least, only 2 miles away from Starbucks!
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Sep 2-6, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Location 
 
3.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
5.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
5.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Experience 
 
3.0
Please note that the FamCamp is not on the base! When I registered I was given five pages (printed front and back) of rules in addition to the 16 rules printed on the registration form. I was told to sign them and then read them later. We got set up and I assembled the small free standing fence around our door which we have used at every famcamp and civilian campground we have stayed at over the last 3.75 years of full time RVing. Later that night I was informed that I could not erect any dog fencing. I then read the ten pages and was shocked to find out that not only could we not have the fence up, but that we are not allowed to leave our dogs in our RV for more than 2 hours per day. That is crazy! The whole purpose of our visit was to go Boston and there is not way to do that in 2 hours. As stated in other reviews, the runway for the extremely busy airport is very very close to the park. We are on the end of the row closest to the runway and for us it is very annoying. We camped here in a 40' class A and will not stay here again. 
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July 1 - July 5 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
4.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Experience 
 
4.0
I had concerns about space availability with no reservations and heading into a holiday weekend. Ann Marie assured me there wouldn't be an issue and true to her word we had no issues and we were able to get a full hook-up site in the shade. The location is great to visit Boston and the surrounding area. The aircraft traffic although constant wasn't a bother. The bathroom had showers and was very clean. Wi-Fi is very weak unless you are at the office. Ann Marie and her husband Norm were very helpful with site seeing information as were many of the full time residents. The commissary on base had a great variety and has anything you would need. Great location and friendly staff make this a great stay!
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Aug 28 - Sept 8 2016
Overall rating 
 
2.6
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
2.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
1.0
Value 
 
4.0
Overall Experience 
 
2.0
The location is great. Over the years this facility has gone down hill. It used to be OK but no maintenance is being performed. Grass is not mowed, WI-FI terrible. Electric pedestals falling apart. The Commissary and Exchange are OK. The only reason we stay here is to visit family in the area. 
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July 30- August 2, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
5.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Experience 
 
4.0
This is a great stopover to tour New England! Boston is a short drive but I highly suggest driving to the Alewife Station which is appx 7 miles away. The subway is cheap and easy to negotiate. Driving to Newport Rhode Island is easy and worth the drive to see the fantastic Mansions. We toured Gloucester and Salem plus all the little seaside towns between on the scenic highway. The park takes no reservation but don't worry. Ann Marie the manager told me they never had to turn anyone away. During the time we stayed there were quite a few long term residents. They take up most of the FHU. There are plenty of W/E hook ups and a dump. The bathroom had showers which are older but very clean. Decent laundry tho 2 of the dryers were Not working but that is a common problem in most campsites. I would have given 5 stars all the way but there is some trash on the grounds I really blame campers for that. If you arrive when the office is closed or you call n get nobody as they office is closed don't give up there is a bulletin board that has a list of open sites you can pick from. Then you just pay with envelope if you are leaving before they open the next day or just catch the office help the neck day to register. The commissary on base is one of the best ones I have been to. Clean, well stock great variety. Exchange is just average. You really can't beat the location to see New England! 
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August 22-23, 2015
(Updated: January 09, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
2.5
Location 
 
4.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
3.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
2.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Experience 
 
1.0
While the campground is a quick train ride to Boston, there is not much to rave about.  The biggest issue I have is the lack of organization in the office.  We knew before calling they don't take reservations, so we called 4 out of 5 days to see what availability there was and if any openings would be coming.  We were looking for a full hookup site and were told each time calling there was nothing open and to call again tomorrow.  We finally had to make reservations at another campground but stopped at Hanscom for two nights since we still needed a place to stay.  I called two hours before we were set to arrive and again was told no full hookup sites were available.  Fine, we could deal without sewer for two days.  When we arrived, we were given the three sites that were open, all water and electric only, and walked over to pick the best one.  When we picked a spot and started walking back with the manager, we found that three full hookup sites were open.  When we asked the manager, he said they must have left and not checked out with the office.  Considering everyone checks in and gives the dates they plan on staying, we could have easily received more information than we did.  Now for the plane noise; its not as bad as say NAS Oceana or any other fighter base, but the air traffic is constant.  Even starting at 7:00 am on Sunday morning.  No matter where in the campground you are, you will hear it and, in some cases, feel it.  Be prepared.  We also had a group of people out at 1:00 am talking three sites down.  I would expect this at any commercial campground and certainly have never experienced this at any military campground, but was shocked when the drunken talking moved further down and continued for about 45 minutes.  We also had people driving by at all hours with thumping stereos.  We expected better behavior from an older crowd.  It does give the impression that the regular seasonal's feel inconvenienced by anyone else showing up at the campground and really don't care how they act. On the plus side, the water, electric and sewer were solid.  Aside from that, we have no reason to return.
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28 June -02 Jul 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Location 
 
4.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
4.0
Value 
 
4.0
Overall Experience 
 
4.0
Stayed two nights. Called ahead months ahead and informed of "no reservations" policy. We were concerned, it being holiday up coming weekend, nothing would be available. Was informed that they had never had to turn anyone down. Arrived around 4:00 PM and was given a list of available sites to check out, found one close to laundry/showers/office. No problems at all. Host fantastic! Lot of permanent guest who have all the sites up front. No problem there, they are in the open and close to the fence. Our site was well shaded and back from the majority of the jet noise. Could use some updating (some going on towards front)Showers need repair, laundry room could be updated. They are building a (coffee room) on the rear of the office to accommodate the permanent crowd's morning get together, good thing, not complaining. Great location to tour Boston from, friendly staff and close to Exchange and commissary. Will definitely stay again when passing thru.
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September 2014
(Updated: October 19, 2014)
Overall rating 
 
3.6
Location 
 
2.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
4.0
Value 
 
3.0
Overall Experience 
 
4.0
I have been here a couple weeks already. It is very loud with all the commercial leer jets taking off and landing all day long. Seems like weekends are worse! We are 3 to 400 yards from the runway with no noise barrier. Just a chain link fence. We are close to many attractions. We went to Fenway park to take in a game. Leave at least 4 hours before game time. Traffic sucks. Parking was $40.00. Unreal. We did take a whale sight seeing tour which was great 7 Seas Whale watching out of Gloucester. Prices only $38.00 for 4 hours. Saw several whales and many great photos! The campground could use improvements considering how much money is brought in from the campers! Also the Office staff was great as well as the Camp ground hosts. Potato night was fun. thanks guys. BIll W. site 44
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31 Jul-5 Aug 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
4.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Experience 
 
5.0
Located off base across the airstrip from the entry to the base. CG has sites with just power and water $21 and P/W/S for $24. When we arrived all full hookup were taken so we were directed to the partial hookup sites. The partial hookup sites are located among the trees with dirt/grass pads, lots of shade and plenty of room. I'm glad a full hookup site was not available as they are closer to the airstrip, have nothing to block the noise and have no shade. It was fairly obvious that some folks spend the entire summer here and take up the full hookup sites for months at a time. The large bath house in the middle of the CG is well used and kept fairly clean but with the sand being tracked in the floors stay sandy. The bathroom next to the office is less used and stays much cleaner. This CG should take reservations especially during the summer months so that people with limited vacation time can use the facilities and explore Boston. WIFI was OK outside at our picnic table for about 3 hours the first day then nonexistent from that point on. I did read in the CG newsletter that MWR was spending money to work on improving the WIFI and that was going to happen in August sometime. It's about a 20 min drive to the Alewife subway station for the subway into Boston. Parking there about $7 all day, weekends are no problem at any time of day but during the workweek you need to get back and get out of the parking garage before 3:30 or it will take an hour or so just to get out of the garage (learned from experience). Nice Credit Union, Commissary and PX nearby. Not a lot of airfield noise but you know it's there. I would stay here again and would recommend it to anyone wanting to vacation in the Boston area.
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6 Aug 14
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Location 
 
4.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
4.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
4.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Experience 
 
4.0
Nice place and would be great to stay and explore Boston. However, it appears all the choice sites are taken by long termers (seasonal seniors). Other sites are available. Even though the policy indicates that you can't stay in one spot for more than 30 days, I'm not sure the policy is applied. Was told by the camp manager that they have some people who have been there for 6 months and one individual who has been there 9 years. In fact, we ran into someone at another park who told us they had just spent 6 weeks there. The park should really consider taking reservations (it is more practical for families who are traveling) and maybe limiting length of stay in the choice sites (especially during the summer months) so others can come in and take advantage of the location to explore Boston. WIFI was nonexistent (and we were right next to the office). However, I read in the MWR newsletter that MWR was spending money to work on improving the WIFI and that was going to happen in August sometime.
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July 17-21 2014
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Location 
 
5.0
Cleanliness/Hospitality 
 
5.0
Amenities/Facilities 
 
5.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Experience 
 
5.0
The camp host were great people to work with. As with previous post reservations can not be made and your at the mercy of a spot being open. We were lucky they had plenty of w/e spots available for us to choose from. Both camp host were great with helping plan our trip into and around Boston and up towards Maine. The Outdoor Rec helped out the tickets and discounts so make sure you stop by there as well. Do not plan on having internet...its not there. When we come east again we will definitely stop by again. Hope the accept reservations by then.
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