West Fort Hood Travel Camp

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Location

Installation
Fort Hood, Kileen, TX
GPS Coordinates
31.117428, -97.838587
Location Information
Fort Hood, TX
RV Gate Coordinates
31.11925, -97.83736

Directions

Directions
From East or West: US-190 to Clark Road. FROM EAST: From I-35, turn West onto US-190 and go about 24 miles to Clarke Rd. Turn right and go through the commercial and RV inspection. Once through the inspection, turn left (South) to leave the post. Honk you horn to let security know you're entering the opposite gate. Go under the overpass to the West Fort Hood gate. They will flag you through. The campground is 1 block past the security gate on your right. Use the SECOND entrance into the campground and park past the office. ---- FROM WEST: From US-190, exit Clarke Rd. and turn left (North) and go through the commercial and RV inspection. Once through the inspection, turn left (South) to leave the post. Honk you horn to let security know you're entering the opposite gate. Go under the overpass to the West Fort Hood gate. They will flag you through. The campground is 1 block past the security gate on your right. Use the SECOND entrance into the campground and park past the office.

Contact Information

Phone Number
(254) 288-9926
Mailing Address
West Fort Hood Travel Camp, Bldg 70013, Clarke Road, Fort Hood, TX 76544-5056

Campground Information

Authorized Users
Active, National Guard, Reservists, Retired, 100% DAV. DoD Civilians, Guests.
Season
Year round.
Reservations
Not accepted.
Internet Access
WiFi available in the RV Park.
Mail Forwarding
USPS: (Your name), c/o General Delivery, Copperas Cove, TX 76522 ---- UPS/FedEx: (Your Name and Site #), c/o West Fort Hood Travel Camp, Bldg 70013, Clarke Road, Fort Hood, TX 76544-5056
Pet Information
Pets allowed, but there are restrictions/preventions of aggressive breeds. If in doubt, call first. Designated pet walking areas.
Campground Information
There is a 90 stay limit, but extensions can be requested. Trailer rentals are 31' trailers that sleep 6. Rental prices vary depending on length of stay. $3 fee for dump station for non-campers. Higher rates shown are for civilians.
Big Rig Friendly?
Yes
Discounts
Discount given for America the Beautiful passes.
Facilities
RV Storage
Amenities
  • Dump, Sewer
  • Water
  • Electric
  • Tent Area
  • Laundry
  • Showers
  • Playground
  • Picinic Area
  • Golf
  • Library
  • Diesel
  • Gas
  • Commissary
  • Exchange
  • Fitness Center
  • Shoppete
  • Snack Bar
  • Class VI
  • Movie Theater
  • Museum
  • Post Office
  • Car Wash

Site Information

Type of site
Spaces
Hook-ups
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Pull-thru RV Sites
16
W/20,30,50A/S/C
$20 - $21
N/A
$475 - $525
Back-in RV Sites
64
W/20,30,50A/S/C
$14 - $15
N/A
$365 - $410
Rental Trailers
?
Full
$50 - $60
N/A
$1200

Other Information

Firearms Policy
Firearms are not allowed on base or in the campground.
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Weather Information

A nice place to relax.

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4.0

26-28 Feb 2017

First review for 2017. That said my last review stands. Great folks, clean restrooms/showers. The new section remains 90% nice and clean & 10% NOT. You know what I mean -longtimers w/ trucks being repaired and freezers on cinderblocks, clotheslines, etc. Manager tells me he's kicked out campers in the past who break the rules, abuse the facilities only to have their commander go over his head and get them re-instated, no matter what. Don't mean he's given up but it makes him really need a capital offense to run out those who try & turn this nice newly remodeled FAmCAmp into a trailer park. That said-like I already mentioned , it's a small % here at West Ft Hood. Ft Hood (main Post) facilities make this stop for us a real favorite. And the office WILL save you a space if you're driving in that same day you make the request. NO reservations still (bah humbug) but they really try & help best they can.

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October 2016 - December 2016

Stayed here for a few months while I was preparing to retire.The sites are concrete and level and plenty of room for big rigs.The staff is friendly and do their best to always help. Decent grass area for pets although we still need to train those few owners to pick up after their pets. There was a previous review about some people being here way too long and I agree with that. There is a 90 day waiver that doesn't seem to be enforced and there are some trailers that have collected what I would call "junk" around them making the area appear as "trailer trash." The location is easily accessible from 190 although you have to go through one side security gate only to turn around and come back through another. I would give this location 5 stars if it were in a better location such as near a lake or beach.

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7 Nov-17 Nov 2016

Back at Ft Hood. Since my last visit (Apr 2016) the new enlarged FamCAmp area has filled up. Back in April, it was still empty. Now every site is full. Rules state that the max stay is 90 days but almost every one of the 64 newly upgraded sites are filled with longer term campers. My neighbor has been here 8 months already. You all know that you can tell the "permanent campers", by the "additions" that are added to their RV sites. None are too junky (yet). The 16 pull-thru's are for "short-termers". All other comments from my last review are still valid. Noteworthy are the very, nice office ladies and super clean bath house.

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11 Apr- 15 Apr

The 15 mo. renovation of West Ft Hood RV park is over. The "slums" mentioned in the Mar 2014 review are a thing of the past. The pull thru sites are the same but the 60+ back-ins are now paved, spacious, and roomy. The storage fence has been moved so the number of sites have actually  increased by 2. New rates are $20 for pull thru & $14 for back- ins. But No one need fear backing into small, tight spaces. The camp wi-fi is only usable in the lounge and in the 3 or 4 closest back-ins. (Tested it myself). Washers & dryers are $1.00 but worked fine. The new, giant  BX is a Wow!! Ft Hood now has 2 commercial hotels on base, a Chili's restaurant & a Cabela's store in the old BX. So, if you're passing nearby, its a great place to rest up &  re-provision.

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3.0

11-14 Mar 2014

Wow, talk about eye of the beholder. Most recent reviews make West Fort Hood sound like Taj Mahal. If you were staying in the new pull-thru sites and there was a big screening fence (like in a junkyard) between you and the back-ins, you'd undoubtedly agree. The "other side of the fence" is horrible. The lots are close together and appearance is made even worse than would be otherwise because of many long term (homesteading) residents. If you are in one of the 64 back-in sites and want to sit outside on your "patio" you will have a built-in footrest - the neighbors sewer hose. We were in one of the front row sites and had the worst of it (#8). To begin with, for all of the front row sites, you have to back off the pavement into a shallow ditch to get fully into the site. After I backed in I had three inches to spare between our front slide and the lot marker post. On the other side I had a foot and a half between the trailer and a big electric pole - and the neighbor's sewer inlet was five feet from our entry door. Now for the good part: The community room, laundry and bathrooms are new and are being kept in reasonably clean shape. There is WiFi in the community room, and on one occasion I was able to log in from our trailer. The office staff I encountered were super, very helpful and personable, even patient with my grumblings about our lot and the homesteading situation. (There is a meaningless stay limit; extensions are easily obtained for both the pull-thru and back-in sites.) Best news of all: there are plans for the Corps of Engineers to come in and completely gut and rebuild the back-in section. Would I stay there again in the pull-thru section if that was all that was available? Most certainly, at least for a short while. It is conveniently close to the base facilities and price is very reasonable. But that doesn't mean I can put on blinders and give it a "5".

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4.7
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5.0

31 Dec 2013 - 3 Jan 2014

No reviews for Ft. Hood in 2013? Hard to believe. We arr'd on NY's eve to take our TT out of storage, shakedown for a few days and then head out. The folks in the office were so friendly & kind. Good to be back in Texas !! We were disappointed to find the Short-term (traveling RV'ers) paved, pull-thru sites were all full. After taking the TT out of storage I did not want to drive 25m to Ft. Hood's BLORA. Rhonda told me that they had several "PCS-ers, long-term" back-in sites avail, so I went & looked. They are mostly so packed in tight and on opposite sides of narrow aisles. I was pleased to find there were 2 openings on the front row (spots 1-15). Huge road, no across the street RV's and much wider spots. We're close to the spotlessly clean laundry/club/bathhouse too. For a few days it will be just fine. So now we know some back-ins are suitable for us. Big news, Ft.Hood (West) has internet now. Ft. Hood Travel is on the air, and it's working fine. Don't know how long it's been "up", since you other members haven't been reviewing Ft. Hood during 2013. (hint, hint-pls submit reviews. It really helps) The free ice machine that we grew to love so was gone last visit, but it is back. It's inside the lounge now, doubtless to prevent unauthorized users getting all their ice. Anyway-free ice after storage here is a real treat for us. Free Wi-Fi & free ice!! I'm a happy customer. Oh yeah, Larry - back-in sites are $12.50 now, not $10.50.

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(Updated: January 14, 2013)
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4.3
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5.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0

Jan.9-12, 2013

Good ole' Ft. Hood. Official policy is no reservations, but they will "hold" a spot for you if you're driving in & there are openings, that day. Sure helps to know you've got a spot at the end of a long drive. Everything's still clean as as well run as ever. Bathhouse/showers spotless, great hot water too. Amenities/Facilities graded 3 due to no wi-fi. I sure wish they'd put in a wi-fi, even if it's in the clubhouse. You can wash your RV in your Famcamp spot. Value is graded a 4 also due to the $18 per night fees. We love it here, don't doubt it. It's just we stay at a lot of great Famcamps that aren't $18. The new Chili's is open on base. Main base gas station has diesel. FYI- the storage yards here are as good as we've seen or used anywhere. Great people and great service. Dumb as it sounds it's pretty much like the guards on gate duty tell you " welcome to the great place". Ft. Hood has everything you'd need on a base and probably 2 of them.

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5.0

Oct 19, 2012

B.W. left this review using the Directory software: - Arrived Friday after noon and went through the security at the Clark Road Commercial Gate. Also through out the base a ID was required. No problem as we have them. Its good to see them checking as I don't have anything to hide.Only site left was in the older part and boy its small. Marcus was the one who checked us in and I ask him if a site in the newer section came open if I could get one. Next day He call me and offered me one, I took it and moved. Spacious and clean, We have enjoyed our stay. Its our second trip here and now both times stayed in newer section. Commissary and PX were both visited. Diesel is available on base at one of the convenient stores. Note Diesel is also available at the Harker Heights WalMart store which is east on 190, just east of Killeen about a mile toward Temple TX. Price is much Cheaper. Note as usual you have to be carefully because entrance and exits are not to large.

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(Updated: August 03, 2012)
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2.0
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1.0
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3.0
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2.0
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2.0

Aug 2-7 2012

We arrived today and although we had DoD stickers on both the RV and the car we were subjected to a full blown out search, they even opened the cabinets and went into the bathroom. This is after we had to guess what exits to take because no one knew what the exit numbers were that we needed to exit at to get here. When you enter the park the first thing you see is a bunch of back ins that are like sardines, maybe 10' between each. So if you come here take a pull through. Staff was rude and even put the wrong out date on the reservation. No park map, Sharp turns and homesteaders galore. Guess they never saw AR 25-1 "Homesteading is Forbidden" or they just do not give a _________. Oh yes, after you get the 3rd degree by the civilian police then you have to go through a military gate where, as usual the Army guard asks you for your ID, like every other military installation in the world. There is also NO place to park to register at the office so you will end up blocking the street. We stayed in a Class A.

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(Updated: November 28, 2011)
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4.2
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4.0
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5.0
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4.0
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4.0
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4.0

14 Nov-27 Nov 2011

We were very pleased with our experience here. Main reason for coming here was to visit with our family for the Thanksgiving holiday so we didn't spend alot of time in the RV. Mary and the rest of the staff are very friendly and helpful. A piece of information we could have used prior to our arrival,,,,There's an extremely large asphalt drill yard across from the RV park entrance that can be used for temporary parking.

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(Updated: October 20, 2011)
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3.9
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4.0
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4.0

17 Oct- 19 Oct 2011

Back at Ft. Hood again. Same great folks here and same facilities. Since this is the largest US Mil installation in the world and has everything imaginable for the GI, I can't figure out why they can't hook up Wi-Fi for the RV park. Also, the Golden Age Passport discount goes away end of 2011, I just discovered. We like it here; it's our most visited RV park since we store our RV here. Their storage facility is tops. If you're lucky enuff to get a spot here-keep it.

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(Updated: June 17, 2011)
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4.3
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4.0
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4.0
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5.0
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4.0

June 2 -14, 2011

This is a two section campground. The newest section is pull-through with roomy sites. There are concrete pads and asphalt patios at each site with a picnic table made of concrete. Sites are slightly high in the front, which makes leveling very easy. There are no trees to block the sun (or satellites). There is cable TV connection at each pedestal, but we didn’t use it. The older section should be called the “sardines in a can” section. All those sites are back-in and very tightly spaced. They are less expensive; but, to me, the savings is not worth it. All RV parks should be designed like the pull-through section of this park. The office, shower, laundry, and lounge appear to be new buildings and are attractively lighted at night. The lounge is incomplete in my opinion. The TV doesn’t appear to work (snowy picture) and is inconveniently placed. There is a computer area, but no internet connections, and there is no WiFi. There is a small refrigerator, but no oven/range or microwave. One nice amenity is an ice machine outside the office building (all parks should have ice machines). The bathroom fixtures resemble prison fixtures (I’ve been told :-) ). The toilets are stainless steel including a stainless steel seat. The shower heads are also prison-like, except the handicapped shower, which has a shower wand. There is plenty of hot water. There is a playground and picnic area under gnarly, yet picturesque, oak trees near the pull-through section. There is a grassy dog walk area.

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(Updated: June 02, 2011)
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30 April - 2 June, 2011

Run the negatives first, they need a on site host/manager that is a full timer. The park lacks wifi and the pull through spots have weak water pressure and the laundry needs more space/machines. The park otherwise is spotless, the ice machine is a great idea, the restrooms are always clean as is the laundry. Value wise the back in spots are geared toward long term stays and has a waiting list, the pull through spots are going to be great once the trees are grown up, but are very level and have ample room to maneuver in. Overall the best option (short of BLORA) in the immediate Fort Hood area. Also the stay limits are easy to deal with as the park is busy but rarely full on the pull through side, we got approval for 2 extra weeks by asking.

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(Updated: April 03, 2011)
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4.9
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5.0

27 Mar-1 Apr 2011

What's going on RV'ers ? Don't tell me that I'm the only one to use Ft. Hood since Jan of this yr. If you're reading this- pls, pls put in your own rating after using a military RV facility. I want to/need to, read your write-ups as I travel around. Please ? Ok. `Nuff said. West Ft. Hood is still spotlessly clean, handy to use, staffed by friendly folks, & surrounded by the best post/base facilities in the US. The big news is that since my last report the free ice machine at the office has been removed for maintenance. That's it. If you're a user of free wi-fi like me, try the Pizza Hut on post. Or use the Post library. If you're heading to Ft. Hood, call ahead to check on openings and they will hold a place for you, for that day only. It's almost a reservation.

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(Updated: January 30, 2011)
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4.9
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27Jan 2011

Looks like the first review of 2011. We store our RV here so we get to stay on Ft. Hood alot. Same great RV park. The facilities are spotless, and staff is friendly. If not for the Wi-Fi that they "haven't got", I wouldn't have a thing to ask for. Don't forget to use your America the Beautiful/Golden Access card for $5 discount. And as for Ft. Hood, what it lacks, you just don't need. For example, there is a new Chili's restaurant being constructed across from the Main base Gas Station (the one w/ Diesel) on TJ Mills Avenue. What a base !

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Nov 20 - 26, 2010

R.E, left this review using the Directory software: Arrived at this campsite in November and found the site was one of the new pads that they had. I was placed on site 4 and the help from the personnel on duty was outstanding. The location and facilities were outstanding. Close to base exchange and commissary. The only thing they did not have was wi-fi.

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June 22 - 25, 2010

As I read the previous ratings I did not fully appreciate how close the RV's are placed in the back-in spots until we actually arrived and saw for ourselves. They are so close that you could probably prop your feet on your neighbor's sewer line. I feel very fortunate that there was availability in the pull thru area as they are very spacious.

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(Updated: April 04, 2010)
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4.3
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4.0
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4.0

28 Mar - 01 Apr 2010.

A very nice RV park. It's like 2 different parks. The "back in sites" are so tight, we feared having to try & back in. It's really only a paved parking lot with hookups. Barely 6 feet between RV's. We were put in the pull thru's, which are on the other side of the park. They're really different. Large sites, very far from your next door neighbor, grassy between. Our 25 ' TT had no problems with the hookups/W/E/S. These are for shorter stays, but who cares? Stay here or look else where. Bathhouses, lounge, laundry, etc. were spotless. Tons of real hot water in the showers. Office staff was great too; very helpful & friendly. The RV park has no official wi-fi, but I'm online now from someone's nearby connection (thanks). The cable TV package is better (bigger) than my cable TV pkg at home. Ft. Hood has EveryThing. What a huge base. Finally found diesel at the AAFES station on TJ Mills Blvd. (it's the road coming in from the "Main/biggest" Ft. Hood gate. All-in-all, a very nice place to stay.

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March 4, 2010

As previously mentioned, pay attention to getting your RV checked at the north gate. It's easy to do. We stayed in a new pull-thru site. This section is MUCH nicer than the older section. LOTS more room. This RV park was much nicer and larger than I expected. Don't know why I had lower expectations. We enjoyed our short visit. Office staff was very friendly and helpful.

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4 March 2010

Since the last time here (2007) they have added 15 new pull through sites. These sites are long and quite a bit of space between them. The only draw back is all the utilities are in the back part of the site. They do have a cement picnic table on each site. The cost of the pull throughs are $17.00 a night but that is still a deal. Note - you must go in the North gate first to be xrayed. Here, security will check your ID before proceeding. The next guy will check your drivers license before you proceed through the xray. Then, as you leave, you honk to the gate guard and he will call the other gate to let them know you have been xrayed otherwise, they will not let you in.

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