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This is a sufficient park right on route 66. Folks the town is suffering because of I-40 and also their 15 year drought. The town looks pretty worn, but give it a chance. The rv park is as others have stated, its a gravel lot, but in our opinion the best option. The lady at the desk was very nice and took us to our site. We were a bit concerned that we were parked next to a side road with no security or fence because the surroundings did look a bit rough. That said we had no issues with anything, all utilities worked fine, the wifi was a bit slow, but satisfactory for us. Like I said, give the town a chance to impress you, we were pleasantly surprised at how nice the folks are and they are just deserving of our business. Lets get 66 going again!

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As others have said, it is a former KOA, so expect a gravel parking lot not far off the interstate. We feel that for 33 bucks a night with an escapees discount, this park is a little over priced. Check in was quick and thorough, registrar was polite. Barely enough room in pull through for our 38ft. plus truck, we had an extra vehicle that had to be parked to the side, so if you are long, make sure you let them know you need plenty of length. I think we would look for another park if coming through here again. It is okay, nothing bad, just nothing great either.

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Wonderful little park right outside the town of Demopolis. The park feels like you are out in the boonies when in fact you are only 3 miles from the main strip of town, if that. The site we were in 29, was not on the lake, (many are) but sat by itself on the inside of the loop with no one on either side. the site was fairly level and asphalt pad. FHU's worked fine with no issues. Roads are fairly wide with room for big rigs, however to meet another rig going the opposite direction would be very close imo. On our loop be careful as you come around the middle loop where we are, many RV's have dropped off the inside road and scraped their u-bolts on the asphalt. We saw a new rig do that just last night and it was a nasty sound and couldn't have been good for the RV. They definitely need to fix that. Just be advised. The rest of the road seems in good shape. Another problem is ants, of course not the CG's fault, just be aware. Our site was covered with them, so bring something to off the little nasties. No-seeum's were in full attack as well. Our biggest issue with the park is the reservation system through recreation.gov/reserve america, they listed our site as 127 ft. so we are thinking no problem getting into it. Well our site just fits a 40' fifth wheel and truck so keep that in mind when making reservations, quite deceiving. We have enjoyed our week here, the cool air and it is very quiet at night, occasional train and barge sounds but nothing you cant live with. No issues on the roads coming into the park. Park is small, but level for bike riding and walking with just a few minor inclines. Squirrels abound as does a few feral cats. Camp hosts very friendly and polite. We will return.

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One night review. I'm torn on this one. The park is beautiful, but the sites are questionable for any big rig. We were in site 116 and almost had to put our 40-footer in the culvert to get it in the spot, while off the road on the opposite side to angle it in. The roads in these loops were made when rigs were 20 feet long. And they allow people to park on the road, taking it down to a single track, and had we not gotten in before someone parked their runabout on the road, we would have never gotten around it without running off the road. They definitely need to widen the roads and angle the sites better. We were on a 30 amp site, although they do have some 50 amp service. We had no issues with the electric. We drove around and checked out the rest of the sites. Definitely different the way they lower the sites down into the side of the hill. Also, there were many low lying tree branches on many sites, again, for a not so tall unit. The area is beautiful as was the lake. We would stay here again, only if we could be assured of one of the level sites on a wider road that we could back into.

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We were here for the DRV rally and the campground, manager, and the staff were great! If you are planning a rally I would seriously consider this one. The 50 amp site worked without a hitch, the sites are spread out comfortably, and the roads wide enough for big rigs. There is a beautiful entrance into the park and the amenities all worked fine. There is a nice walking/bike trail around the lake and hubby is still thinking this is the nicest park we've stayed in, in 10 years of camping. I will agree it is one of the best. Location is approx. 12 miles or so from N. Myrtle, but there is a nice Food Lion not far from the campground. The only negative is that the campground could put better signage out, especially coming from the north. Our GPS took us in the back way of Buck Creek road and we were sure we were lost, but we made it fine. I would suggest going down to 905 and then to Buck Creek road.

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Expensive overnight stay. Charge extra for everything. Parking lot type of campground located within view of the interstate and noise. All hookups worked fine. Office workers less than cordial. We would not ever stay here again.

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We so wanted to love this park after driving 30 miles on secondary and bumpy roads. The park itself was very nice, The sites, we are finding, were typical of thousand trails parks, close together and unimproved. Even after all that, we still loved the fact that it was out in the country. What we did not like was the fact that as soon as we plugged in our 50 amp service our power management system shut down everything due to pole issues. We let the office know and the manager assured us it would be fixed, but was not taken care of the entire time we were there. We ended up on 30 amp during some very hot days where we had to juggle air conditioners to cool one end or the other. Electrical problems seem to be the norm for Thousand Trails parks, as we had this issue in one several months ago, but have stayed in others with no issue. If you can get past the 50 amp service, the pool was nice (looked fairly new), the grounds were well kept. The lake around the park was beautiful, but could only be seen by the cabins and the seasonals. If TT put money into electrical upgrades this could be a gem. Call the campground for directions, the GPS does not want to take you in the correct way. And, yes the final road into the park is very bumpy, just take it easy.

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Nice park in the middle of town, but also quite expensive for what you get. A gravel site very close to your neighbor on both sides. It does have free Wi-Fi, but we did not get fast service on that. Sites 17 and 18 have a bit of an incline so keep that in mind if you want a level site, we were there during a rally so we had to take what they had left. The park is big rig friendly, the utilities worked well. The cons: the workers on golf carts fly through the graveled roads kicking up quite a bit of dust, but were very friendly and helpful. Not much green space for such a wonderful area. That said, if you just want a place to park to tour the area, this is the best ticket in town in our opinion. We would stay here again if in the area.

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Nice little country campground outside of Coolville. Has been here many years and is always full as it is about the only ticket in the area. The owners do take pride in keeping the campground tidy and they do not seem to put up with any nonsense, which is a good thing these days. This is mostly seasonals, but they do have spots for transients, We are in a large field in the new section and we were escorted by the owner to the spot and had plenty of room for our forty footer. The road coming into the campground is a bit steep and gravel. It is also narrow, so keep that in mind and watch for someone coming down the hill and you will be fine. We had no problems. The hookups worked fine, no issues with surging. Would definitely stay here again if in the area. Enjoyed our stay, some of the seasonal folks we met were quite friendly.

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We stayed several nights. This is a TT membership park as well as a park for seasonals. This "could be" a wonderful park. We reserved a 50 amp full hookup site for our 40' 5th wheel. She tried to put us in the seasonal section 30 amp site even after reminding several times we needed and paid for 50 amp. It's like they pay no attention to what you say. The park is mostly 30 amp so keep that in mind if you have a newer, bigger unit. We refused that site due to the fact the road was narrow and the seasonals were parked on both sides of the road. The electric box looked like it was 30 years old. We do not feel (as did other members) that much money is going into the campground for needed repairs such as road, electric and low hanging trees. If TT would address these things it could be a very nice park. Also you park on grass if you wish to call it that, it was more like parking on pine needles and dirt. We had tree sap all over truck and RV. Sounds critical, but we really want to like this park and it has great potential if they would do some upgrades. That said, we eventually found a 50 amp site and had no issues with the electric. We stayed in the Whispering Pines section. The girl at the office gave us several sites to choose once she realized we were not going to accept 30 amp, from but that, found only 1 available that was some what level and easy for big rigs. We never used the pool or the mini golf so cannot review those.

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This is a Passport America rate. This is just a huge, lovely campground, all amenities worked perfectly. The grounds are kept nicely. They have additional camping up a small hill and it is very nice as well, again very well taken care of and grass! First rate operation. Ladies at the desk, polite and responsive. The overnight sites seem to be in the front and probably closer together than the rest of the sites, but still very adequate (puts KOAs to shame imo). This is a campground done right and wish we could stay longer than 1 night. We will definitely return here on our travels for a longer stay.

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What a lovely campground! We are in a full hookup, gravel site in the middle of a lovely little town. Some of the sites are a bit close, but I would rate it as good or better than most KOAs for half the price. Next door is a very nice aquatic center and park with walking/bike trails. The managers at the park have been exemplary and helped us with travel directions. Call the campground for directions, the GPS does not bring you in the best way. We are 38ft. and had no issues getting in the campground.

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We loved this park, our rig fit perfectly. Sites mostly level but some leveling needed, no water hookups but there is a water hookup near the bathhouse. Folks, this is a state park, so yes they are going to charge you for park entrance as the campgrounds are all located within the park right off the main roads. We knew this ahead of time and planned for it. The charge was not phenomenal and we felt it helped keep this beautiful park in great condition. We loved this area! The electric worked fine and we were there 12 days. The bathrooms kept quite clean, no issues there and I'm picky about that sort of thing. The road into the park was a tad winding, but the speed limit is set at 30 so you must not hurry through it. In addition, there is much wildlife and people are pulling off to the side to watch buffalo, etc. Yes there was a huge bull bison walking down the main road on more than one day we were there. Don't miss the wildlife loop, you can see numerous amounts of wildlife, bison, prairie dogs, antelope..etc. Across from the park is a small lake with a lodge, they do serve food at all lodges and the one at Legion was quite good. We didn't expect much but were pleasantly surprised and it was very convenient. Do not remember seeing a playground for children and this is a very small one road campground. There is a Sunday church service at Blue bell amphitheater on Sunday mornings, we enjoyed the 2 young men who put their heart into that ministry and the message given. I could have spent all summer there.

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All the previous reviews are correct. The new Catoma section is beautiful, nicely spaced sites, wide roads, and sufficient for big rigs. The park has wonderful camper hosts and it is overall a very nice peaceful place to camp. All utility hook ups worked as intended with no loss of power even during a horrendous rain storm that lasted all day. The park is not close to stores so bring what you need when you come. Also, the Verizon service is non existent, thus the reason for a 9, not the parks fault. There is an AF base near by, so if that bothers you keep that in mind. We would definitely return to this park.

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We did not stay here, but drove through on Labor day weekend. The CG is very "unimproved." The roads are gravel, steep and washed out, and while there is full hook ups, it looks like someone went through with a dozer, cleared off some semi circle areas and put in full hook ups. This could be a jem if they ever go through and level out the sites, asphalt the roads and RV sites and asphalt the historic park. To us it looks like it is run on the bare minimum of dollars, such a shame. That said, if you have a smaller rig, say under 28 foot, do not mind being unlevel but like the place to yourself, you may love this park! We went through on Labor Day weekend and saw maybe 2 or 3 units. I would not recommend this as a big rig campground even though some of the pull throughs are huge. The turns are tight and you have trees to contend with as well.