Carefree Manor is a privately owned park, located in Apache Junction, AZ, on the far east side of Phoenix. It's between Brown Rd. and University, on the corner of Delaware and Tepee Rds. There are beautiful mountain views in almost every direction. The park has been here for quite a number of years, and isn't as modern as some we've visited. However, you can't beat either the friendliness of the people, or the price. We stayed here 4 times in the first 7 months of our first year on the road, so they must be doing something right! An Escapees discount is given.

Many sites have some desert vegetation, including many cactus varieties. I believe all the sites are back-ins. The majority of the spaces are roomy, and there are many year-round rentals with either park models or 5th wheels left in place. There is a pool hall, laundry, and community center. There are many activities in the center, and even those staying only a short time are welcome to join those.

There is WiFi available, and it's $10 per week. If WiFi is important, tell them when you check in. There are places that aren't covered. The strength of the WiFi depends on how many people are using it at one time, and we found times when it was completely dead. Late at night, it's fast and wonderful!

Carefree Manor, Apache Junction, AZ

Here we are again.

A boy and his book

Looking west, down one street of 4

Swimming Pool and Spa are heated by solar panels.

Community Center and mountain view

Horseshoes, anyone?
There are also shuffleboard courts and bingo nights once a week.

Modern laundry room

Community Center. Everything from Sunday morning church
to ice cream socials, sing alongs, and card parties are held here.

Pool hall, library, puzzles, coke machine and a computer with printer!

But rules are rules, and there are a few.

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