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Jennifer G.’s Land

· Platte City, Missouri
73 acres
5 sites
5 RV
The property was named after the Basswood trees that grow there; and the access street, Interurban Road, is so named for the Interurban Railway that ran in its place from 1913 to 1933, linking Kansas City with St. Joseph to the north. Horse lines dug the spring-fed Lakes at Basswood in the early 1930s, and the facilities functioned as a private fish hatchery from 1935 to 1945. Each lake was then stocked with a different type of fish. In 1979, former owners, Don and Betty Soper (thinking that Basswood would be their retirement home), purchased the property, then run-down and overgrown. The Sopers, who had previously owned two motels and an RV park, decided that retirement was still a long way off. Betty Soper, a history buff was excited about the idea transforming the property into a charming bed and breakfast inn, integrating the seclusion enjoyed by celebrities in days gone by with the Missouri friendliness that is appreciated by visitors today. On the other hand, Don Soper, quickly whittled out a large section of the estate for his own vision, that of a modern RV resort. They spent the next eight years restoring the lakes and 73 acres to the enchanting vacation spot it is today. The result, according to PEAK, “is a sampler of the best of Missouri country life: authentic, truly comfortable, unpretentious, but with every modern convenience.” Bing Crosby, Rudy Vallee, President Truman was a frequent visitor to Basswood as was Charley “O” Finley, the owner of the Kansas City A’s (later the Oakland A’s) and our most recent celebrity being Matthew McConaughey.
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Platte City, Missouri, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Jennifer G.Joined in May 2019
Response rate: 60%Response time: Within 14 hours
14 ratings · 11 reviews
Sherri B.recommends
July 30, 2022
RV Pull Through
We enjoy this place.
This is a beautiful, fun place to stay - especially for families. Lots to do.
Skyler T.recommends
July 3, 2022
RV Pull Through
Loved it!
Great space!
Nikki T.doesn't recommend
June 20, 2022
RV Pull Through
Fraud account…
Ruined Fathers Day weekend. Made reservation many days in advance. Jennifer wrote to confirm my camper size and that was the last I heard from her. I sent 3 inquiries about what site and how do we check in. Her logo was the resort logo so I thought it was just connected with them. My husband got there ahead of me. NO RESERVATION. They would not let him check in, they found no connection to this and their reservation system, and the lady checking him in refused to call a manager, they didn’t know how to handle it. After much hassle they put him on the smallest lest amount of “dirt/weed/rocks” area until they figured it out. I showed up the next day, the lady checking people in and out was so rude. Despite this not being her fault she did not choose to be kind about the debacle that Jennifer put us in. Again refused to call a manager to help figure out what she could do despite the campground having cleared out that Sunday at noon check out. Long story short. The campground itself never heard of this person, had no idea what we were talking about and our confirmed reservation made no difference because it wasn’t in their system. This account is a fraud and they do not connect to the resort, do not respond to confirmed reservation inquiries.
Marie B.recommends
April 17, 2022
RV Pull Through
38’ RV w 2 pups and a 3 year old
Easy check in. Easily marked sites. A big close together but thankfully we didn’t have anyone on our left or right. Clean bath house, good pizza, and a lot of family activities even this early in the spring.
Jerry L.recommends
February 21, 2022
RV Pull Through
Got a taste - will be back!
Really enjoyed our first time at Basswood thanks to HipCamp. This resort had not come up on our radar before, so was a pleasant surprise to come in for several days and see what a great spread they had. Super friendly and helpful staff & maintenance crew - took care of all our needs. Hope to be back for some hiking/fishing when the temps aren't quite to frigid. Thx!
Jess R.recommends
January 24, 2022
Basswood Pull Through RV
Great amenities, skoolie friendly!
Basswood is a beautiful spot RV Park. Lots of recreational things to do (hiking, fishing, disc golf, etc.) Kid and pet friendly, enclosed off-leash area and (at least) 2 well kept playgrounds. They have propane refills available on site and a well stocked store + a small takeout restaurant at the main office. The staff is very sweet and helpful. We will definitely be staying here whenever we are in KC to visit family.
Jay P.recommends
November 20, 2021
Basswood Resort Pull Through
Great place we will definitely be going back so much to do for the entire family
Ryan Q.recommends
October 31, 2021
RV Pull Through
Beautiful Resort
It was an Amazing weekend! Loved the Fall colors, The friendly Activity Center and all Trick or Treaters! We are looking forward to coming back with all our families next Spring!
James W.recommends
October 25, 2021
Basswood Resort Pull Through
A fun weekend at the Basswood
A resort is what it was. Basswood is close to the I-29, I-435, and within 4 miles of a grocery store. The camp store has the essentials and some extra stuff. They make pizza and will deliver it to your site. This was Halloween Activities weekend and the resort was full of people and there were many activities to keep the family engaged. After the rain storm on Saturday night some spots, including mine, had big puddles but they cleared quickly.
Jeff L.recommends
October 24, 2021
RV Pull Through
Fun, clean and enjoyable!
Camp hosts are great! Resort is very nice with lots of family activities on weekends. Spots are level, clean and have all the amenities. Very kid and pet friendly. The country store has great selection of food, liquor and all necessities. I extended my stay by a week because I liked it so much. Jennifer was great to work with, was very attentive and had great communication. Thank you for a great stay.
Carolyn W.recommends
October 22, 2021
Basswood Resort Pull Through
This was a great find. While the RV spots felt a bit tightly packed at first, it was still quiet and peaceful. The grounds offer ample activities; I wish we had been able to stay longer to take full advantage of the hiking trails. Staff was courteous and helpful; there was a slight issue with our booking, but we were able to clear it up with no drama. I would definitely return.
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