Cochise Terrace RV Resort

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Cochise Terrace RV Resort in Benson Arizona not only is a RV park, there also are lots available for sale for both RV’s and for homes.

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Being a short distance off of I-10, Cochise Terrace is very easy to find and to get into.  There are two options for fuel at the exit, a Shell station on one side and Love’s Travel Center on the other.

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The park is very well kept, with desert landscaping throughout.  ‘Desert landscaping’ is code for no green grass.  Anywhere.

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Cochise Terrace RV Resort is larger than what Randy and I usually like.  There are roughly seventy-five home owner lots with manufactured homes on them.

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Additionally, over one-hundred RV lots are privately owned or are for sale.  On these lots, both park-models and RV’s are allowed.

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The RV park itself consists of seventy-five sites.

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The park is big-rig friendly.  All of the sites are back-in.

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There are a handful of pull-thus and those are reserved for over-night stays.

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The sites are gravel, level and very wide.  All sites have full hookups with cable television.  While each site has a picnic table, there is no cement patio area.

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For those who wish to socialize, Cochise RV Resort has a plethora of activities : pot lucks, dances, Jeep excursions, and exercise groups just to name a few.  This is Jackrabbit Gulch where campfires, potlucks and other activities are held.

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There are two clubhouses on the resort property.  The Crow’s Nest is situated in the center of the RV area.  It has a game room and a kitchen area.

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Restroom, shower facilities and the laundry facilities are attached to the Crow’s Nest.

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Exercise equipment outside the Crow’s Nest is tucked out of the way so you are not on display when using it.

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Outside the Crow’s Nest is a patio area …

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… A putting green …

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… A dog park …

Don’t do what I did and mistake the putting green for the dog park.

Kidding.

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… And a pool and hot tub.

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The other common building is the Barn and it is located at the front of the property.

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The Barn has a meeting area and a stage.

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The Cochise Cafe is located inside the Barn.  The Cochise Cafe offers, for a reasonable price, dinner Monday through Saturday.

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Propane is also available.

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One downfall of Cochise Terrace is the very inadequate WiFi.  I was told that while WiFi probably will not be accessible at our site, I would have no problem connecting at one of the two clubhouse buildings in the resort.  Nope.  I think that the people who work here have heard the WiFi complaint so often than their pat answer is that they will re-boot the routers.  Whatever their system is lacking, rebooting it does not help.  I have finally gave up on using Cochise Terrace’s internet and have spent a fair amount of time at the Benson library to get some updates done.

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Speaking of Benson, it is a ten minute drive from the RV park.  For a small town, Benson has all the facilities that one needs.  Sierra Vista is a forty-five minute drive to the south of Benson, and it has more options for restaurants, shopping, etc.

Cochise Terrace RV Park is pet friendly with the normal rules.  As I mentioned, there is a fenced dog park.  However, it is not large and, for some strange reason, they have used cacti in landscaping.

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Within the park, there are many washes to walk dogs (on leash).  Beyond one of these washes is a field and clearing, which is an out-of-the-way area for dogs to be off leash.  This is not part of the resort’s property.

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The RV park does not provide pooh bags and stations to dispose of pooh bags are few and far between.

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Speaking of garbage facilities :  The only dumpsters in the park are located towards the front of the park.

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What’s wrong with this picture?

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It amazes me that idiots can’t crush their cans, like they are asked, before tossing them in the recycle bin. It also amazed me that someone had a hard time spelling ‘thanks.’

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There are a lot of opportunities for site-seeing, Jeeping trails, museums and more in the Benson area.  If one is inclined to visit a big city, Tucson is just an half hour away.

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As I mentioned, Cochise Terrace RV Resort is larger than what Randy and I usually look for.  However, we like the park despite its size and would have no problem returning.

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