Situated in Maricopa County alongside the Arizona state capital of Phoenix, Mesa is one of the state's most popular locations. Bordered by Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, and Apache Junction, Mesa is a great place to base yourself for an exploration of Arizona, offering easy access into the busy streets and shopping areas of the state capital, as well as providing quick links to some of the state's most beloved and unique natural and historical locations like the Apache Trail, Papago Park, and Usery Mountain Regional Park.

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Home to almost half a million people in total, Mesa is a unique city with a lot to offer and is even the site of the polytechnic campus of Arizona State University, so it draws in a varied range of people from all walks of life. If you're planning a trip to Mesa and intend to visit the area in an RV, you'll be glad to hear that there are lots of good local RV parks. See below for names, address, contact info, and full overviews of the best RV parks in Mesa, AZ.

- Twin Palms RV Park - 2225 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85213, Phone: 480-962-8607

Located right on Main Street in the center of the city, Twin Palms RV Park has the benefit of putting you and your fellow RV travelers in a great location with very easy and direct access to all of the big attractions, landmarks, eateries, and shops of Downtown Mesa. This RV park is very highly rated for its low costs and excellent amenities. All of the sites are nicely laid out and well presented with concrete patios and little patches of shrubbery.

This park features just 15 sites, so it offers a cozy, intimate environment that some of the much larger RV parks in Mesa can't quite provide. All sites are equipped with standard utilities as well as free high speed Wi-Fi and cable TV, and the on-site amenities at Twin Palms RV Park include clean restrooms, high quality showers, a laundry room, and direct across to many miles of walkways and paths along the Consolidated Canal. This is also a pet-friendly RV park with a maximum limit of two pets per RV.

- Krystle RV Park & Apartments - 3247 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85213, Phone: 480-310-7976

Right in the heart of the city, Krystle RV Park & Apartments is a great option for people who really want to make the most of every second and really explore city of Mesa, as well as possibly heading over to other local cities like Phoenix, Tempe, Gilbert, Chandler, and Scottsdale.

There's a lot to love about this RV park, which also features a range of apartments available for rental. A warm welcome is provided to all guests and the sites are nicely laid out, with clean facilities and picnic tables dotted around the area as well. The rates are very low at Krystle RV Park too, so if you're traveling on a budget or planning an extended stay in the Mesa area, this is one of the best RV parks to choose.

- Mesa Spirit RV Resort - 3020 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85213, Phone: 480-832-1770

Also located on Main Street, not far from Twin Palms RV Park and Krystle RV Park & Apartments, Mesa Spirit RV Resort offers another RV park option for travelers in the Mesa area. This RV park has been very highly rated by past guests and provides a warm welcome to all visitors, helping you truly feel at home. This is a huge park with 1,800 unique spaces fitted with full hook-ups. It's only half an hour away from Downtown Phoenix and just minutes away from the top landmarks and attractions all around Mesa.

One of the best things about this particular RV park is the staff. The 'Activity Team' at Mesa Spirit RV Resort will really go above and beyond the call of duty to make your stay both memorable and magical. They organize all kinds of exciting events, live entertainment, games, and more throughout the year to ensure that everyone has a great time and there's always something fun going on right around the corner. Some activity examples including woodworking, health events, fitness sessions, dances, arts and crafts afternoons, bingo, card games, yoga, table tennis, zumba, tai chi, water exercises, and so much more.

- Apache Wells - 2656 N 56th St, Mesa, AZ 85215, Phone: 480-832-4324

Located up in the northeastern part of the city, Apache Wells is a unique, lively RV park for visitors to Mesa. It's actually not too far away from Apache Junction and the start of the Apache Trail, one of the most historic stagecoach trails in all of the United States and a very popular place for tourists in the area.

Featuring a huge swimming pool and spa, along with plenty of other amenities and services like tennis courts, a quilting room, shuffleboard courts, a fitness center, computer room, BBQ area, laundry facilities, and so much more, the Apache Wells Mesa RV park is a big hit with people of all ages. Arriving at this RV park really feels like you've entered a warm, close-knit community of friendly people who will be waiting to greet you and forge new friendships. It's a super spot to have a good time with a lot of excellent activities to be enjoyed every single day.