Online Customer Satisfaction Survey Awards Ocean Lakes Family Campground an “A” GRADE for the Seventh Time

Myrtle Beach Campground Consistently Ranks In The Top 1% Of All Campgrounds

March 25, 2016, Myrtle Beach, S.C. — Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., is one of only a select number of campgrounds, RV parks and resorts to receive an overall “A” rating from the 2015 GuestRated™ satisfaction survey. Only 34 out of 4,000 selected campgrounds and parks are awarded a perfect grade of “A.” This is the seventh year Ocean Lakes has received this prestigious honor.

“Consistently earning an overall ‘A’ grade from guests is difficult, and our 34 winners this year represent less than 1% of all the nation’s campgrounds,” said Bob MacKinnon, president and CEO of, the company responsible for assembling the nationwide online reviews.

The results of these ratings are comprised from over 30,000 collected surveys that include a wide variety of different questions ranking guest satisfaction. Campers and RV enthusiasts from around the United States are encouraged to post comments and suggestions when submitting their reviews at Letter grades are provided to help identify the best campgrounds for consumers and to assist campground operatives in improving guest experiences.

“We strive to provide our guests with the best possible experience,” said Barb Krumm, director of marketing and public relations for Ocean Lakes Family Campground. “Receiving this honor for the seventh year in a row is really a testament to the dedication and hard work of our teammates.”

Ocean Lakes Family Campground and its sister companies consistently stand out among Myrtle Beach consumers and locals. Ocean Lakes was just named “Best Campground” for the 13th time in the Myrtle Beach Herald’s “2016 Readers’ Choice Awards.” Ocean Lakes RV Center was named “Best RV Dealer” and Ocean Lakes Golf Cars was a recognized as well. Another affiliate, Prestwick Golf & Country Club, was named “Best Golf Course” and a staff member received the “Best Golf Instructor” honor.

About Ocean Lakes Family Campground

Ocean Lakes Family Campground, a division 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 2011-2012 National “Park of the Year” in the Mega Park category and has received that honor from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) five times. In 2010, it received the Earth Day Award from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for its iCare Program.

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 — 859 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 vacation destination. It currently holds a perfect 10/10*/10 rating from the Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory for its overall operation, recreational offerings, services and appearance. This puts Ocean Lakes Family Campground in the Top 1% of the private campgrounds in North America. TripAdvisor awarded Ocean Lakes its 2015 “Certificate of Excellence.”

Ocean Lakes Family Campground is a division of The Jackson Companies, a family-owned enterprise that includes Prestwick Golf & Country Club, Ocean Lakes Properties, Crystal Lake Mobile Home Village, Ocean Lakes RV Center, and the master-planned development SayeBrook.


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