15 Best-Rated RV Parks Near Red Bay, Alabama

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If you need a place to park your RV in the Red Bay area, here are 15 options that are sure to meet your needs.

When you’re making your way down to Red Bay, Alabama, in your motorhome to visit the Tiffin Service Center – or even if you’re just coming down to see the red clay and experience the Southern charm – you need to find a place to park your RV. Whether you’re just looking for basic hookups or hoping for activities and amenities galore, there’s an option on this list that will meet your needs. In no particular order, here are 15 of the best-rated RV campgrounds in the Red Bay area, along with all of their contact information, because some of these campgrounds don’t have websites and are first come, first served. Now, on to the campgrounds.

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1. Red Bay Acres RV Resort

On your next trip down south to Alabama, check out Red Bay’s newest motorhome destination, the Red Bay Acres RV Resort. Bring along your pups (limit of two) and take them for a stroll through the fenced-in dog area. The resort also has a general store on-site where you can pick up the supplies you need or even a few souvenirs. During your stay, learn to play Pickle Ball or cast a line into the picture-perfect fishing lake. And if you get hungry, grab a seat on the deck of the Red Bay Yacht Club lakeside restaurant, where locals and visitors alike gather to enjoy the view of the water and have a bite to eat. Breakfast and lunch are offered from 7 am to 2 pm seven days a week.

996 9th Street W
Red Bay, AL 35582

2. Red Bay RV Park

If you’re looking for basic amenities while in town waiting for service at Tiffin, check out Red Bay RV Park. They don’t have a Facebook page or website, so give them a call to check availability. The park is dog-friendly with a welcoming grassy perimeter. They are a self-service site with full hookups. Recent visitors recommend popping into the nearby Southern-cooking establishment Mason Jar on Main for some fried chicken or homemade fudge.

820 4th Ave SW
Red Bay, AL 35582

3. Detail Depot

If you’re in town for service, you can’t beat Detail Depot’s proximity to the Tiffin Service Center – this place is directly across the street. They have a grilling area and full hookups but no cable or wifi. While you’re there, get your hair cut, pamper your pet with some grooming, get your nails done, and even get your motorhome detailed on-site. Plus, they have a cafe for sandwiches and snacks. It’s $20 per night, and everyone raves about the staff and customer service. But don’t forget to call ahead! Spots are limited.

102 Golden Rd
Red Bay, AL 35582

4. Bunkhouse RV

Bunkhouse RV is a walkable .25 of a mile from Tiffin Motorhomes. Visitors have reported back that the Costa Mexican Restaurant is a good spot to eat and just a mile down the road. There’s water, electric, sewer, and wifi on-site. Rates are around $20 per night, and they also have an RV repair service on the grounds, Bunkhouse RV Repair.

315 Hospital Road NW
Red Bay, AL 35582

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5. Red Bay Downtown RV Park

Red Bay Downtown RV Park is located in a quiet, historic neighborhood, lined by trees. Visitors enjoy the shopping nearby, proximity to groceries, restaurants, and more. They also rave about the park’s ownership and customer service. The park hosts concrete landing pads, full hookups, and wifi and charges $25 per night. It’s pet-friendly and a short 10-minute walk to the Tiffin Service Center.

254 5th Ave. SW
Red Bay, AL 35582

6. Red Bay Self-Service RV Park

For a simple, affordable place with full 50-amp hookups to park your motorhome, check into the Red Bay Self-Service RV Park. It’s close to the Tiffin Service Center, so if you’re in town waiting for your turn in line, it’s a convenient place to set up. Parking spots are gravel, but dust is minimal. It’s important to note that there are no showers or laundry facilities on-site. And here’s one insider tip - it’s not too noisy, but if you can get a site on the backside of the park, it’s by far quieter.

717 4th St W
Red Bay, AL 35582

7. McFarland Park Campground

The campgrounds have full hookups, including waste stations, on-site bathrooms, showers, and laundry facilities. The campgrounds are currently open year-round with 60 RV sites, and it’s first come, first served. McFarland Park offers a variety of activities for its visitors, including a driving range, covered picnic areas with fireplaces, fishing piers, boat ramps, baseball and soccer fields, a restaurant, and a marina, as well as a playground. It’s around an hour from Red Bay, but will offer more amenities than most RV parks in close proximity to Tiffin Service Center.

200 James Spain Dr.
Florence, AL 35630

8. Heritage Acres RV Park Full Service

Although it’s located in Tuscumbia, Alabama, about 35 miles from the Tiffin Service Center, it’s just a short drive to Helen Keller’s childhood home and other interesting places to visit in the area surrounding Red Bay. Heritage Acres is pet-friendly, with lots of grass around for walks. It’s also one of the few RV parks in the area with laundry and bathroom facilities. Unlike most of the parks in Red Bay, past visitors note that this park has trouble accessing satellite TV, but they do have cable.

1770 Neil Morris Rd
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

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9. Tishomingo State Park

Camping here is all about the beauty of nature – there’s no wifi provided, but this park is, by far, the most picturesque park on the list. While visiting the Tishomingo State Park, you’ll see enormous rock formations, crevices filled by ferns, and beautiful wildflowers along the borders’ trails that were once the home of the Paleo Indians. The campground is nestled in the woods of the Appalachian Mountains along the Natchez Trace Parkway and follows the edge of Haynes Lake. Each of the 61 sites has direct access to the lake, along with two bathhouses that include restrooms and showers and electrical and water hookups. The sites each have picnic tables and grills, and if you bring a pole, you can throw a line in for some fishing. There is a dump station available offsite. Tishomingo State Park requires a reservation, so be sure to check their website and call ahead. And it’s only about 30 minutes away from the Tiffin Service Center. Rates range between $15 and $45 depending on the site location and amenities.

105 State Park Road
Tishomingo, MS 38873

10. Convenient Camping RV

If your goal is to be as close to the Tiffin Service Center as possible, this campground is another sound option. It’s right across the street from the Tiffin Allegro Club headquarters and the service bays. According to visitors, the sites are “wider than most” in the area and easier to back into. Each site has full hookups and rates start at $25 per night.

903 Gates St.
Red Bay, AL 35582

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11. Piney Grove Campground on Bay Springs Lake

Located along the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, this site won’t leave you wanting for outdoorsy fun. There are a variety of water activities to take part in on the campgrounds – boating, fishing, swimming – as well as 180,000 acres open to you for hiking and biking. According to Recreation.gov, each of the 141 sites is equipped with electrical hookups, a lantern post, an impact pad, a campfire ring, and a picnic table. The park also has a playground, two multi-use courts, laundry facilities, and an ice machine. Be sure to check availability, as this campground is open seasonally. Nightly rates range from $22 to $25 per night, and the campgrounds are about a 40-minute drive from Tiffin Service Center.

CR 3550
New Site, MS 38859

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12. Barnes Crossing Campground

First things first, it’s about an hour away from the Tiffin Service Center, but what it lacks in proximity to Tiffin, it makes up with recreation and “big city” amenities. You’ll be steps away from nature trails, hiking, biking, fishing, and wildlife viewing, as well as a designated dog-walking area. There are 54 sites equipped with full hookups, wifi, cable, picnic tables, grills, and fire circles. On the grounds, visitors have access to restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities. Nearby, you can stop in to Elvis’s birthplace, shop at the largest mall in Mississippi, or take part in some Southern history by visiting the Tupelo National Battlefield and Brices Crossroads National Battlefield. The nightly rates start at $43. ***Prior to arrival, confirm the payment method they accept. Some reviewers report that management did not accept credit cards.

Highway 145, 125 Road 1698
Tupelo, MS 38804

13. Xplore Liquidations RV Campground

If you’re looking for a campground with a few little extras thrown in, look no further. In addition to full hookups, a pet walking area, and a concrete parking pad, there’s also a shaded pavilion, free firewood, grills, and a free Friday lunch provided. It’s a short 10-minute drive from the Tiffin Service Center, and rates are $25 per day.

16 Industrial Rd.
Belmont, MS 38827

14. Belmont RV Park

There’s not much online about this park, but at just 5 miles away, it’s another great option if you’re looking to stay close to the Tiffin Service Center. They have full hookups, they’re dog-friendly, and also offer kennel rentals at $5 per night.

8 Air Park Rd.
Belmont, MS 38827

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15. 1st Class Campground

This is another pet-friendly campground located just around the corner from the Tiffin Service Center – with full hookups, 10 pull-through sites, and rates starting at $25 per night. If you get the right spot, you may even wake up to the sight of cows and horses in the fields nearby.

901 Gates St.
Red Bay, AL 35582

Now that you have the best RV campsites to choose from, here are a few tips to keep in mind: All of these campsites claim to be pet-friendly, but we notated the ones that explicitly say they accept pets and have special areas designated for them. Please remember to call ahead to confirm their rules about pets, leashes, etc. It’s also important to call ahead to confirm availability and the payment method accepted at each location, as well as whether they have access to satellite vs. cable and wifi for streaming services.