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Harold Parker Campground

If you’re dreaming of a camping vacation where you can sit back, relax, and just enjoy the surrounding nature but also be close to where the action is, then book an RV in Essex County. If you do that, you can go camping at Harold Parker Campground, Massachusetts, and have a truly wonderful and exciting time. This RV park welcomes both pets and families, and you’ll find yourself in the midst of tall trees and cute ponds - yes, some are for fishing. There are trails for you to hike on, playgrounds for the kids, and picnic spots that you can use whenever you want. And the best part? Most of these things are wheelchair-friendly, including the beaches, trails, and fishing.While RV camping at Harold Parker Campground is definitely the perfect getaway from the stress and chores of day-to-day life, that doesn’t mean that you have to give up all your comforts of home. There are restrooms and showers that you can use if you’ve been on a morning run or accidentally fell into one of the ponds, and you’ll find a dump station as well. For your RV rental, there are both water and electric hookups, and you'll have access to 30/50 amp service.There are a plethora of fun, fascinating things to do in the area, like visit the nearby town of Andover, including the adorable village of Ballardvale, or spend some time in the beautiful town of Middleton. When camping at Harold Parker Campground, you’ll be close to the Atlantic Ocean and also the coastal city of Gloucester and mystical Salem. Even though there are villages, towns, and cities in every direction, you’ll have no problem at all finding parks, forests, and lakes in the area, which is also full of golf courses, breweries and wineries, and incredible scenery.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Since you’re already camping in Harold Parker State Forest, you might as well make the most of having such amazing nature on your RV rental doorstep. If you’ve already hiked most of the trails running through the hardwood-hemlock-white pine forest and caught more fish than you can eat, then perhaps it’s time to go biking, swimming, or maybe even to rent a canoe or kayak. When the seasons change, you can go ice skating or skiing in the wintery wonderland, and don't forget about the spring when everything comes back to life.You’ll have no problem combining a wish to be outdoors with a passion for history and culture, not when you rent an RV in Andover. Make a trip to the Crane Beach and Estate where you’ll be able to not only wander around the wildlife refuge taking in the absolutely stunning views of the beaches and marshlands but also visit the estate itself in its splendor. Another fascinating place to visit is the Dungeon Rock in Lynn, where you can enter the cave that once held a pirate and his stolen treasure captive.If your passion is for animals and wildlife rather than history (or perhaps it’s both), then hop into your rental RV and head east to the coast where you can go on a whale-watching excursion. Choose between a beautiful schooner or a quicker boat and go out on the open water to spot some finbacks, humpbacks, or even a right whale or two. Learn all about the majestic sea creatures or, if you’re so inclined, pretend that you’re a real pirate.

Exploring the Area

You could spend a whole year in Massachusetts and still not experience all the culture and history, or hear all the stories about pirates, settlers, and witches, but even if you don’t have that, you could still try, right? There’s no better place to start than Salem, which in 1692, became the location of the infamous Salem witch trials. Step into history at one of the witch museums, or visit the House of the Seven Gables - yes, you can climb the secret staircase. It can be a chilling experience, but remember that your warm and safe rental motorhome is outside waiting for you.The history doesn’t end there, and you can find all sorts of fascinating museums and historic sites in the area. Like the Pioneer Village or the Coffin House, the Essex Shipbuilding Museum, or you can go back to 1692 again - this time as a pirate. Learn all there is to know about the history of graphic arts and typesetting technology at the Museum of Printing or visit one of the many galleries to see some more contemporary art. You can also go to a concert, go shopping for souvenirs and antiques, or have the freshest seafood on one of the dinner cruises.As you can see, getting an RV rental in Andover will create memories that’ll last for a lifetime, so don’t hesitate - go book that camper rental near Harold Parker Campground right now.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.