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Nelson's Family Campground

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Naugatuck, Connecticut
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

What a great place for Seasonal camping! Have been a seasonal camper since 2013 and have no complaints. Wonderful family memories. My kids grew up at Nelson's and made friends that will last a life time. Sites are big enough and are kept up. The only downfall is the price keeps going up every year and it is getting a...

Thank cacase50
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a large campground with a mix of seasonal and nightly sites. We were in an open area of the campground with a back in site. We had 50 amp electric, water and grey water only sewer at the site. I had not encountered this before. It’s a small pipe so you have to drain with a water hose....

Thank specialklc
Newington, Connecticut
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great place to go get away from the busyness of life. Lots of friendly seasonal campers. People are out at night with their fires but are quiet. Make sure you bring a flash light for the night walk to the bathroom if you have facilites close. I had a Camper, but took a walk to my buddies site and couldn't...

Thank rrobert349
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We had a site up in the woods, section G. WONDERFUL ! In the woods, HUGE campsite, a little breeze, not on a through road .. it was really nice. I wish they had full sewer hook up, but they do have grey water hook up and a honeywagon visit for a price. Staff was friendly, pool was nice, grounds...

Thank Carol R
Winsted, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

The camp ground itself was very nice, clean with quite a few amenities. You can get a free day pass for a local lake. The rule are a little much, we were not allowed to kayak in the pond or have floats. Not impressed with the way the owners wife spoke to the customer checking in before us.

2Thank Momof2boyz0004
Colchester, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Our first visit to this camp ground will unfortunately be our last. The pool and playground were both very crowed with unsupervised kids and teenagers. They were both loud and disrespectful making it hard to enjoy our time there. On our final day there our friend witnessed some kids stomping on a child's bike breaking the training wheels prompting a...

3Thank Todd J
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Although the campground is nice and the people working there are very friendly, they allow unlimited number of guests and seem to allow unlimited tents per site. The pool wad so crowded, you couldn't move and there were so many rough, poorly behaved people there that it was actually a bit scary with a family. There seemed to be teenagers...

6Thank CTtraveling
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Went on a Friday, we checked in a half an hour early they waived the fee. There was a good deal on firewood that weekend so we save money there too. They had a live band on Saturday and we danced and had a great time. the people there are friendly I caught a fish n the pobd. it was...

1Thank Kelly H
East Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Are looking for a laid back family camp ground?? Look no further!! The staff is awesome and the grounds are kept clean. The spacious sites give you plenty of room to stretch out. They have a pool, a pond for swimming and fishing, a newly updated play ground and mini golf! Lots of fun activities for both adults and children....

1Thank Tom C
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Instead of appreciating our business they acted as though they were doing us a favor by letting us camp there. I'll bet this campground ranks #1 in nonrepeating customers. The overall condition of most of the amenities was poor except the roped off brand new playground that was closed to all on a holiday weekend!!!

1Thank Eagleclaw1

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Owned & operated by the Gustine family since 1964, Nelson's Family Campground is located on 175 scenic acres in the heart of central Connecticut. Whether for the day, week, month or season, the campground is an ideal place to camp, relax and enjoy the great outdoor life with your friends and family. Every year thousands of families, many of them repeat customers, find their way to Nelson's to join us for loads of fun activities, visiting many nearby attractions, and just kicking back and escaping for a while. We cater to all ages and lifestyles and welcome tent & popup campers, full time travelers, seasonals, and weekenders alike. As we celebrate our 50th year in the camping industry, we invite you to visit and experience all the family fun and camping excitement that we have to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nelson's Family Campground

Address: 71 Mott Hill Rd, East Hampton, CT 06424-1328
Region: United States > Connecticut > East Hampton
Price Range: $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 342
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“Look at map of campground and ask if the site you want is open. Property is bigger than it looks.”
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rrobert349, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you dont want to be close to your neighbors ask for something away from the rec hall.”
Irishgram108, 5 May 2014 | Read review
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