Ocean Lakes Family Campground - RV Park Of The Year
Ocean Lakes Family Campground was awarded the title of 2008-2009 National "RV Park of the Year" by the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, Ocean Lakes is the largest campground on the East Coast and one of the largest in the United States with over 310 acres of campsites.
Ocean Lakes is known for its outstanding customer service and exceptional amenities which include a two-acre Recreation Center with year round planned activities, a marine life Nature Center, eight freshwater lakes for fishing, and a 24-hour courtesy/security patrol.
As the summer season begins Memorial Day Weekend, new amenities will take center-stage. They include pull-through motorhome parking in Ocean Lakes' secured trailer storage lot; a specially-designed pet welcome program; and Sandy's Down Under Skate Park for tweens and teens 12 to 16 years old.
In addition, there will be special events throughout the summer including weekly luaus that feature authentic Hawaiian entertainment with dancers and music; the Ocean Lakes Billabong Surf Camp; a Field of Dreams Baseball Camp; the Ocean Lakes 11th Annual Premier Bluegrass Weekend featuring Rhonda Vincent & The Rage; and a spectacular 4th of July celebration that includes Ocean Lakes' Annual Dress Your Pet Celebration.
More information about Ocean Lakes, including a complete listing of planned events and its amenities, is available at www.oceanlakes.com or by calling 1-877-510-1774. For property rental information call 1-800-845-2229.
About Ocean Lakes Family Campground
Ocean Lakes Family Campground, a subsidiary of The Jackson Companies, is the largest campground on the East Coast and one of the largest in the United States. Located in Myrtle Beach, S.C., it has received numerous awards for excellence. It is the 2008-2009 National "RV Park of the Year” and has received that honor from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) four times. In 2006, Ocean Lakes received the prestigious South Carolina Governor's Cup for making a significant economic impact on South Carolina.
Ocean Lakes covers 310 oceanfront acres with nearly one mile of beachfront. It offers 3,447 sites — 893 of which are large and pull-through to accommodate larger RVs. It was built by Mary Emily and Nelson Jackson and their five daughters, starting in 1970. It opened with 30 campsites and one bathhouse in 1971. On an average seasonal day, Ocean Lakes has 25,000 - 30,000 guests enjoying the countless amenities that have made it a local favorite and a national RV vacation destination.