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Fremont River RV Park is located in Loa, Utah, just outside of Capitol Reef National Park, the Fishlake National Forest, and Boulder Mountain. It is owned by Troy and Gary, who built and established the RV Park in 2018.
The Fremont River RV Park sits on a single acre's worth of land in the small town of Loa, which is in southern Utah. It has fences that surround three sides of the property, with the only side that isn't fenced being the one that faces the road. This allows for the positioning of the entrance and subsequent exit of the campground. The roads on the property are comprised entirely of dirt and gravel. However, they are maintained by the staff of the park to the degree that most vehicles would be safe to drive on them. Just as southern Utah is known for its red rock, the Fremont River RV Park shares this same trait, with an abundance of the signature red rock making up the campground's composition.
Currently, there are 18 RV sites on the property that guests can reserve to stay at. Of the eighteen, ten of them are back-in sites, while the remaining eight are pull-through sites. This gives guests the choice of which site would be optimal for them, their vehicle, and their RV. The park offers a variety of amenities and features at each of the eighteen sites, which includes a 30/50 AMP electricity hookup, water hookup, and sewage hookups.
Other features and amenities available to guests staying at the Fremont River RV Park are picnic tables, a laundromat, showers, restrooms, and a dog park. One guest's comment regarding the bathrooms and the park reads, "This is a brand new RV park. On Google maps, it's still just an empty field. So, with it being brand new, the bathrooms are very clean." The park plans to expand this list of features to eventually include a canopy to provide a shady place its guests may use on a hot or rainy day, as well as fire pits where guests may enjoy each other's company by the warmth of a fire. To cater to those who may not have an RV that requires an RV site and hookups, the park is also planning to add six tent sites to the property in the near future.
The City of Loa, Utah—where the Fremont River RV Park is settled—sits in the middle of a valley and is surrounded by mountains. It is located only two miles away from the Fishlake National Forest—known by some as one of southern Utah's best nature reserves for fishing and hunting everything from fish to wild game. The park is also only 18 miles away from Capitol Reef National Park, a desert reserve known for natural arches, canyons, mountains, and other rock formations; all made up of the white and red sandstone that is associated with southern Utah.
The experience that the Fremont River RV Park strives to promote for its guests matches the industry standard in campgrounds as a peaceful and relaxing vacation. One guest noted that the "campsites are simple and clean. Bathrooms and showers are clean. The staff is not on-site, but they were prompt to return our phone calls and very friendly." Troy, who is the co-owner of the RV park, hopes that all those who stay are able to have a quiet and enjoyable experience while also being able to take advantage of the various features and amenities that he and the park provide their guests. A guest's review reads, "Gary and Troy (and Troy's wife) are outstanding hosts. They didn't treat us like paying customers - they treated us like guests. We felt welcome not only in the park but in the town. They made sure we had everything we needed and went out of their way to make sure we knew about sites to see and local events."
Because of the location of the property, and its proximity to various outdoor activities and nature reserves, many of the guests that are attracted to the Fremont River RV Park are those who like to fill their time with nature-based recreation. Hiking, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, and sightseeing are among the activities that guests might participate in to entertain themselves within the surrounding area. It is also situated right next to the Fremont River. One guest said, "If you are like me, and you just want a clean, quiet place to park while you spend your days exploring and hiking, then this is a great place."
For guests that own and enjoy riding in motor vehicles, there is also an abundance of ATV trails nearby that they can explore. Alternatively, visitors may go to specific places such as Fishlake National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, and Boulder Mountain. Whatever the reason people might come and stay at the Fremont River RV Park, it is open year-round.
The town of Loa is a small farming and ranching community, and the Fremont River RV Park is new to the town. It was built and opened in 2018 and has been in operation ever since. Troy and Gary, who own and operate the property, have made an effort to add more features and amenities available at the RV park. They do this to better cater to their guest's needs and help them have a more enjoyable stay, as well as in the hope that it will help the campground pick up more traction.
One guest mentioned, "It's a very basic RV campground. But that makes it nice." Before being converted into an RV park, the land was simply an empty dirt lot. Troy and Gary, feeling that there was a need for a solid campground/RV park in the area, and knowing that many of the people who come to the Southern Utah area have RVs, took it upon themselves to start one up.