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2018 R-Pod R179 "Bear"

Sleeps 3
Travel Trailer
Delivery Options
$50 round trip for the first 10 miles
+ $2/mile up to 100 miles
Follows CDC guidelines
24 hr booking buffer


"Bear"is the name we've given our 2018 Forest River R-Pod R179. It's a single axle that weighs about 3000 pounds dry, so it can be towed with many SUVs, such as my 2019 Toyota RAV 4 Adventure. The entrance is near the back of the unit and y...

member since 2020
About the Owner, Paul

We're Paul and Marian. Our history starts in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, where we owned and operated...

Follows CDC guidelines
24 hr Booking Buffer
Marian operates a professional cleaning service and we utilize quality tools to clean "Bear" between users. This includes an ozone generator for odors and ultra violet lights for disinfection. Bedding is thoroughly washed between renters and you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer.


RV Details
  • Year - 2018
  • Manufacturer - Forest River
  • Make - R-Pod
  • Model - M-179
  • Class - Travel Trailer
  • Sleeps - 3
  • Total Number of Beds - 2
  • Slides - 1
  • Fresh water tank - 30.0 gal
  • Length - 20.0 ft
  • Height - 12.0 ft
Towable Features
  • Gross weight - 3,500.0 lbs
  • Cargo weight - 500.0 lbs
  • Dry weight - 3,000.0 lbs
  • Trailer connector type - 7 Pin Round
  • Trailer connecter adapter provided - Yes
  • Electrical service - 30 amp
  • Trailer ball size - 2"
  • Anti-sway provided - Yes
  • Dual Battery - Yes
  • Hitch provided - Yes
Campsite Essentials
  • Electrical Service - 30 amp
  • Fresh Water Tank - 30.0 gal
  • Length - 20.0 ft
  • Electric Generator
  • Hot and Cold Water Supply
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen Sink
  • Slide Out
  • Microwave
  • Range (Stove)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathroom Sink
Temperature Control
  • Hot & Cold Water Supply
  • Roof Air Conditioning
  • TV
  • AM/FM Radio
  • Electric Generator
  • Fire Extinguisher


Overall rating for 26 reviews
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My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our week on the Olympic Peninsula with Paul and Marion’s 20 ft travel trailer. Bear was generously and efficiently outfitted and we had a worry-free, first time “land cruising” experience. Our hosts made sure we were properly equipped and infor...

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Bev and Mike, Thank you so much for that really nice review! Marian and I are delighted that you became Happy Campers with Bear. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and getting you launched into your camping adventure. You returned Bear in pristine condition and we thank you for th...

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This was our first time renting from RV Share and Paul has set the bar high! Communication was excellent and they bent over backwards to make sure the rental exceeded expectations. Very clean, cute and the added touch of a welcome basket with coffee, snacks and homemade jam ma...

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Gina, Thank you so much for that growing review! Marian and I appreciate the feedback and Marian is really happy that you liked her welcome basket. We do our best to create Happy Campers and it's a lot easier when renters are nice people with realistic expectations as you and Kei...

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Paul and his wife are delightful people with pride in their RV, Bear! Both prepared us for the rental with detailed explanations on how everything worked. The RV was very clean and the amenities were excellent. They even gave us a welcome basket! We will certainly rent this R...

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Susan and Doug, Thank you so much for those kind words! Marian and I really enjoyed meeting and working with you both. We really appreciate your willingness to work with us on the circumstances that popped up for us. Thank you for returning the trailer in such a spotless conditio...

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Paul and his lovely wife created a top notch experience for us from start to finish. We appreciated them taking the time to show us how to use the features of the RPod, so we didn’t get stuck without anything while we were on our trip. The kitchen was well equipped and they even ...

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Anna and Josh, Thank you so much for that wonderful review. You guys were a delight to work with. Marian was especially warmed that Josh caught up to us as we left to thank her for the homemade jam she had put in the welcome packet. We're so happy you got to spend some time with ...

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This was our first experience with trailer RV'ing. It was meant to be a trial run for future experiences, The Owners, Paul, and his wife, were great. Paul made sure that we were properly configured to handle Bear before he even accepted the reservation. During the trip, Paul w...

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Rich, Thank you for those kind words. Marian and I are delighted that you had a Happy Camping experience with Bear. We appreciate your patience to go through the introduction to Bear and it sounds like it was worthwhile. Marian and I enjoyed meeting you and Ellen and want to than...

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We loved renting Bear and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it to anyone. At pick up, Paul and his wife thoroughly went through the trailer and hauling which we really appreciated. The trailer was equipped with everything we needed. Communication was fantastic and Paul was available...

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Stacy and Jeff, Thank you for that wonderful review! Marian and I really enjoyed meeting you both along with that cute baby. We're delighted you became Happy Campers with Bear.

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Rules & Policies

3:00 PM
10:00 AM
Rental Rules
  • Minimum renter age of 25
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking allowed
Rental Options
Offers Delivery
Worry-free Services
24/7 Roadside Assistance
Cancellation Policy - Standard

>We have kayaks available with roof racks to carry them in addition to an Old Town 169 canoe.
>We can also provide a foldable dog kennel large enough to comfortably accommodate our 85 pound yellow lab.
>The excess cleaning fee is applied only if the amount of cleaning re...


Rates & Availability

Extended Stay Pricing
Weekly (7-29 nights): 9% discount
Monthly (30 or more nights): 23% discount
Minimum Nights: 4
Rental Fees
Refundable security deposit
Optional Upgrades
Tank Drainage Fee.
Excess Cleaning Fee
Canoe, paddles & life vests
Large kayak with paddle
Small kayak with paddle
4 hours per night generator usage included with rental for free.
Excess generator usage$3.00/hour
250 miles per night included with rental for free.
Excess mileage$0.35/mile
Mileage Fee Estimate
Travel Distance (total miles)
Post-Trip Fees

Any post trip fees incurred, including overages for mileage or generator use, are subject to an administrative fee and any taxes required by law.
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Delivery Options

Enjoy the RV experience without having to drive to and from your destination.
Your Custom Delivery Location
First 10 miles
Up to 100 miles
Popular Delivery Locations Offered By Owner
Illahee State Park
Kitsap Memorial State Park
Manchester State Park
Fay Bainbridge Park
Belfair State Park
Sequim Bay State Park


Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cancellation policy for this RV?

Owners have the ability to choose between three different cancellation policies: strict, standard, or flexible. You can find the details of the cancellation policy for this RV in the Rules and Policies section.

Is this RV covered by the RVshare Protection Plan?

The RVshare Protection Plan is activated on RV listings by the owner. If this RV is covered you can find the Insurance and Protection price in the Rates and Availability section. The cost for coverage will also be listed on your quote.

Can I get a discount for booking a longer trip?

Some owners offer discounted rates for weekly or monthly stays. You can find the rates for this listing and if discounts are available in the Rates and Availability section.

Are there restrictions on mileage or generator usage?

Mileage and generator hours that are included in a rental vary by listing. You can view the nightly mileage and generator hours that are included when renting this RV, as well as fees for excess mileage and generator usage, in the Rates and Availability section.