DARRELL HESS & ASSOCIATES:  Over 300 parks SOLD!  WHY?
We educate buyers and sellers so they can make an intelligent, informed decision.
After all, we are dealing with a buyers life savings and a sellers retirement.

Below is a List of Campgrounds and RV Parks for Sale
Updated on 08/19/2016
(All Information and prices subject to change.)

 

             
    Park #355       New Listing!

Go West Young Man may have applied to a young man hoping to strike it rich in gold, but for us mature adults,
Go West and you might strike it Rich
with this profitable campground. 

Strike it Rich in lifestyle by owning and operating your own RV park business where the home is provided and where you can walk to work.  Not too complicated, yet this business can support you, your family and toys just like it does for these owners with their motorcycles, ATVís, horses, boat and other hobbies.

Not too Big; Not too Fancy; But a solid growing park located in a tourist rich environment near Salt Lake City.

2016 Gross Income is UP - estimated at $285,000!

Sales Price:  $880,000 with $264,000 downpayment

 

 

             
    Park #354       New Listing!

Pretty campground in southeast has easy access to busy interstate to bring in overnight and weekend campers.  LOTS of shade trees and attractive landscaping makes this park an inviting place to camp even in the heat of the summer.  The campers in the big RV's pulling trailers love the convenient access and easy pull-thru sites.  The BIG attraction brings in LOTS of visitors to the area and the local museums, winery and canoeing rivers provide plenty for campers to do.  This park is on approx. 10 acres - but has ALL the amenities.  Approx. 60 sites, cabin rentals, main building with store, gameroom area, laundry and bathhouse, swimming pool, playground, fenced dog area and owner's 3-bedroom and 2 bath residence. 
2015 Gross income $153,518.  2016 Gross income is UP and estimated to finish at +/- $170,000. 

Sales Price:  $625,000 with $200,000 downpayment

 

 

             
    Park #351       New Listing!

Beautiful Mountains + Scenic Roads + Charming Attractions =
Location, Location, Location

Pretty, Perfect and Profitable describes this Vacation Get-away in the Mountains!

Smaller, Owner-operated park comes with a traditional home, plus a newer double-wide mobile home.
80 sites, cabin rental and full amenities - this park has it ALL!

This is my favorite place to camp
... on my motorcycle with my tent, in my car in the rental cabin,
or on a full hook-up pull through site in my RV watching cable TV!

2015 Gross Income 353,406
2016 Estimated Gross +/- $370,000
WOW - that is a LOT of income for a park only open 8 months!

Sales Price:  $1,425,000 with $425,000 downpayment
 

 

             
    Park #352      New Listing!                          

 

 It is Like having 3 Businesses in 1

1.  The Family FUN Campers on the weekends.
2.  The Profitable Interstate Travelers daily
3.  The Steady Monthly Income year-round

Perfect for extended family or partners.  This park comes with not 1, not 2, but 3 double-wide mobile homes.  One is used by the parents, one is used by the son and his family, and the third is rented for year-round income.

Yes, it has All of the TOYS!
Swimming Pool, Spray Park, Jumping Pad, Mini-golf, Modern Playground and much more!
80 RV sites, 2 rental cabins, 18 mobile home lots all on 53 acres.
County sewer and water available for future growth!
Gross Income $383,686 provides over $100,000 profit!

Sales Price:  $1,300,000 with $385,000 downpayment
 

 

             
    Park #349     

BOAT LOVERS and FISHERMEN!  Excellent fishing and boating from this small campground on a MAJOR river that goes to a large BAY off the Coast.  This small campground has 2 piers (both over 100'), a boat launch and 16 boat slip rentals, PLUS +/- 30 full hook-up sites and 3 cabins. This small park only has 3 acres BUT it produces enough income to "Buy Itself".  The income pays all the operating expenses, pays the mortgage payments AND provides a small cash profit for the buyer.  Not bad for a small part-time business.  So if you love fishing and boating and are looking for a small retirement "hobby" campground - this could be it! 
Gross income +/- $100,000. 
Good News!  Gross income for 2016 is up year-to-date by $16,000!
WOW - that is a LOT for a little park!  You need to take a look at this one !!!!

Sales Price:  $550,000 with $165,000 downpayment
ALL SELLER FINANCING available to qualified Buyers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Park #345     

Small campground with beautiful mountain location, surrounded by 1,000's of acres of State Forest lands with spectacular scenery, waterfalls and trails that attracts outdoor enthusiasts to this area.  No need to entertain campers here - LOTS of nearby attractions provide plenty for vacationers to do.  This campground comes with approx. 11 acres heavily wooded land, 70 sites (includes cabin rentals), main building, store, laundry, bathhouse, gameroom, pavilions and maintenance building.  Plus a nice 3 bedroom/2 bath owner's residence is included.  Only open approx. 6 months (so you can get away in the winters) and small enough for a couple to run by themselves. 2015 Gross income $130,683.   GROSS INCOME IS UP!  According to the owner, income is up approx. 20% over the previous year! 

Sales Price:  $565,000 with $195,000 downpayment

 

             
    Park #339     

NEW!  Seller just purchased the adjacent +/- 20 acres
which will be included in the sale!  With City water and sewer available
this property opens all kinds of possibilities for future expansion. 
How big can you dream?

 

Award-Winning campground has a character and natural beauty that is matched by few!  The park is on one of the busiest interstates in the US.  The developed campground sits on +/- 12 acres with +/- 120 sites (including rentals).  The park, buildings, sites and grounds have been beautifully updated.  LOTS of demand for more deluxe full hook-up sites AND for the full facility rentals.  The addition of the adjacent 20 acres with city water and sewer opens the door for future expansion and growth!  Income continues to climb each year with 2015 gross income at $398,149.  Based on the existing 120 sites this park is already PROFITABLE!  Imagine what it will be after additions and expansions!  Plus this park has the income and housing to support partners or multiple family members.  See for yourself why this is one of the top rated parks and begin to dream of the future...

Sales Price:  $1,500,000 with $447,000 downpayment
 

 

             
    Park #315

Fisherman's Paradise. 
GREAT FISHING, Nearby Boat access to a HUGE Lake, and income is GROWING!

This park is set up for fishermen (and women) and their boats.  Solid Steady Income! 
Seasonal campers LOVE staying at this +/- 23 acre park with +/- 100 sites.  Of course, fishing and boating are the main draw, but there are attractions nearby for everyone!  Campers love the store, gameroom, bingo-hall, clean bathhouses, swimming pool, fishing pond, plus LOTS more!  This park is ONLY OPEN 6 months!   During that short season this park makes enough to pay all the operating expenses, pay the mortgage payments year-round, "buys" itself, and pays you a nice cash profit on this part-time business - PLUS provides nice housing!  It might be small, but it has all the amenities, including a heated pool.  Perfect for the couple wanting a park they can run on their own.  Seasonal business closes for the winters - allowing you to travel to "warmer" climates. 
2014 Gross income $156,926   -  2015 Gross income $166,444 - 2016 Estimated at $170,000!

Sales Price:  $725,000 with $185,000 downpayment

 

             
    Park #340     

Great location off 2 major interstates, within 15 miles of a BIG city with LOTS of tourist attractions.  Think roller-coasters, amusement parks, zoo, museums, speedways and more!.  LOTS to bring campers to the area.  Well-established full facility RV park provides all the amenities the modern camper is looking for PLUS a modern spacious owner's home.  +/- 13 acres includes room to expand.  Thriving store and approx. 60 sites with rental cabins produces income of $285K.  WOW that comes to $4,750 gross on a per site basis.  That is almost double the average of other parks - a GREAT indicator of high demand location!   
2014 Gross income $289,531
2015 Gross income $292,706
Good News - according to the owner 2016 year-to-date income is up by $20K!

 

Sales Price:  $965,000 with $295 downpayment

 

             
    Park #347    

2 Star Park in a 5 Star Location!  What could be better than an under-operated park in a GREAT location.  All the basic amenities are already in place; Main Building, Rec Hall, Club Building with gameroom, Swimming Pool, Maintenance building, etc., along with +/- 85 seasonal campers at rates of $2,400 to $2,800 (which could be increased with some improvements).  Owner lives off-site, which means a new on-site owner/operator or manager could do much better (in our opinion).  High value area! 
2015 Gross income $405,659. 

 

Sales Price:  $1,675,000 with $475,000 downpayment.
 

 

             
    Park #332     

WANTED:  Extended family or 2 partners to purchase and live at this Top Rated RV Park!
Included is a Modern Duplex with a 4-bedroom/2-bath home AND a 2-bedroom/1.5-bath home. 
Perfect for a large family, grown kids, in-laws, elderly parents, relatives or partners. 
Dad & Mom you LOVE camping - Why not buy this profitable business?  Let your son or daughter operate it with your help and guidance.  It will provide a very nice place to live, pay all the bills and will offer +/- $64K profit.  Not bad for a business only open 5 1/2 months.


The broker we are working with on this park said this is One of the top 5 RV Parks he's seen!  No kidding.  Do you want a good first impression?  And then a second?  This park provides it.  River frontage, plus a big pond with lake toys.  Gorgeous setting with pretty facilities and appeal. 

Some seasonal campers - but many higher income weekenders.  +/- 20 acres, +/- 160 sites, heated pool with hot tub, kayak and tube rentals, pavilion, Rec hall and much more!  2014 Gross Income $382K! 
  2015 Gross $392,526 WOW - that is a LOT of gross income for a park only open 5 1/2 months!  That is a great indicator of a GREAT location!

Sales Price:  REDUCED by to $1,550,000 with $450,000 downpayment
(Sales price was $1,600,000)

 

             
    Park #350     UNDER CONTRACT

Beautiful Family Campground in the Heartland of America.  Peaceful rural location with a pretty lake.  Great for the families wanting to get away for a weekend or vacation.  Full facility park with Store, Bathhouse, Laundry, Pool and Mini-Golf.  Plenty of fun things to do to keep the kids happy right at the park.  Beautiful clean facilities to keep Mom happy.  LOTS of flat pull-thru full hook-up sites to make Dad's life easy as he sets up the rig.  Everything set up for keeping Campers Happy - and to keep those Happy Campers coming Back!  PLUS, the park is only 4 miles from a busy Interstate and it has VERY easy access for the RV traveler. Property is +/- 30 acres (includes some room for expansion) with +/- 90 sites plus rental cabins.  2 choices for owner's housing; a 3-bedroom ground-floor apartment or a 2-bedroom mobile home. 
Gross income +/- $176,000.

Sales Price:  $675,000 with $200,000 downpayment.
Partial Seller Financing Available to qualified buyer.

 

             
    Park #348    SOLD

"Back-to-Nature" family campground with modern amenities.  This well-kept park has ALL the modern amenities to cater to the big modern RVs but STILL provides the "true" camping experience.  Beautiful +/- 62 acre campground focuses on bringing the family back to the outdoors.  Swimming pond with sandy beach and fishing dock, plus miles of hiking trails.   Approx. 40 acres are developed into the campground with main building, bathhouse, laundry, game room, pavilion and cabins.  LOTS of long pull thru sites with full hook-up service.  Barn, horse-stalls and pasture for your horses.  All of this "nature" yet located less than 5 miles from a major interstate.  LOTS of land, capacity and DEMAND for more sites (Sellers often have to turn campers away). 
2014 gross income $167,251.  Income for 2015 was UP at $188,509! 

Sales Price:  $785,000 with $235,000 downpayment.
 

 

             
   Park #346     SOLD

Warm FLORIDA sunshine, Close to major attractions, Full facility RV park with all the amenities, Extra housing for extended family or business partners, Sewer treatment plant with expansion capacity, Undeveloped property included available for development, 2015 gross income of $489,000, ALL Seller Financing available to qualified buyers.  WOW - if that doesn't describe the perfect opportunity what does?  (PS:  KOA, Inc, has pre-approved this as a possible franchise location.)
2014 Gross Income $411,123
2015 Gross Income is UP - $489,000

Sales Price:  $1,975,000 with $475,000 downpayment - this is a price increase -
details forthcoming
All Seller Financing available to qualified buyers!

 

 

 

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Darrell Hess & Associates specializes in the sale 
of campgrounds and RV parks in the eastern states. 

Darrell Hess, as a Business Broker, is licensed as a real estate broker in the following states:
NC, SC, TN, GA, VA, WV, IN, KY, PA, FL
Darrell and Associates also work as a Business Brokers in many other states.

We also teach educational workshops and seminars for buyers considering
purchasing campgrounds or RV parks and for sellers on different topics relating to the camping industry.   These workshops have been attended and endorsed
by KOA, Yogi Bear Leisure Systems and the National Association of RV Parks (ARVC). 

Darrell Hess & Associates frequently serve as consultants to both Buyers and Sellers
 regarding campground purchases, investments and improvements.
 

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