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crazyfordaylilies
post Sep 19 2012, 03:08 PM
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I was really steamed at the Lakeside Park in Livingston, La. They advertise they have pull-thru sites and are a Passport America park. When you get there and want to use your Passport, they then told me they only have 4 sites available (the worst in the park) and that they were all back in. We were towing a jeep and certainly did not want to unhook just for the night. I ended up paying the Good Sam rate, but was very disappointed in their attitude towards Passport America.
The park is very nice, but they should be ashamed to state they are a Passport America park, it is obviously only a come on for them.
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pianotuna
post Sep 21 2012, 07:22 AM
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Hi,

Or, you could, with some research find parks that are low in cost with the facilities you require.

Once in ten years I went to a "recreation hall" for a supper. I thought, "how nice" and the next day I had a case of food poisoning.

I've actually used a pool 4 times in that ten year time frame--and on the last occasion dropped my keys. Panic city? You bet!

What I need/want is a minimalist place to stay in a park like setting with electric power. (and even that is not a requirement--rv's after all are "independent" of outside services).

In short, I love small town publicly owned campgrounds. Some of them are wonderful and even have power/water for free--others are minimal charges, often as low as $5.00.

Such locations do not often accept Passport America.


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crazyfordaylilies   Misrepresentation Of Amenities At Parks   Sep 19 2012, 03:08 PM
TXBobcat   Many of the PA campgounds have restrictions stated...   Sep 19 2012, 09:16 PM
jamarynn1   Misrepresentation of amenities at parks: OH BOY,...   Sep 19 2012, 11:13 PM
HappiestCamper   I looked at that CG's web site, and could find...   Sep 20 2012, 06:30 AM
rbrumfield   Misrepresentation of amenities at parks: OH BOY...   Sep 20 2012, 09:04 AM
Denali   I was really steamed at the Lakeside Park in Livi...   Sep 20 2012, 10:52 AM
Lindsay Richards   Great reason to call the park before arrival. We u...   Sep 20 2012, 12:55 PM
DXSMac   This thread is just re-affirming my belief that P...   Sep 20 2012, 04:27 PM
Denali   This thread is just re-affirming my belief that ...   Sep 20 2012, 05:02 PM
GandJ   This thread is just re-affirming my belief that ...   Sep 24 2012, 02:04 PM
TXBobcat   Actually we are fulltimers and I do use PPA when e...   Sep 20 2012, 08:25 PM
Denali   Actually we are fulltimers and I do use PPA when ...   Sep 20 2012, 10:21 PM
pianotuna   Hi, Or, you could, with some research find parks ...   Sep 21 2012, 07:22 AM
Lindsay Richards   Boy, I sure agree. PPA is great. You are going to ...   Sep 21 2012, 09:35 AM
RLM   May I suggest that if one is going to check out a ...   Sep 21 2012, 10:49 AM
Lindsay Richards   I have 4 nights on my present trip and have an sta...   Sep 23 2012, 12:55 PM
Jerry S.   Personally, I'm waiting to see if the OP comes...   Sep 24 2012, 08:55 PM
rbrumfield   Personally, I'm waiting to see if the OP come...   Sep 25 2012, 08:19 AM
GandJ   Another 1PW (One-Post Wonder). FWIW, the discount ...   Sep 25 2012, 03:42 PM


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