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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Olde Stone Village RV Park, McMinnville, Oregon

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $41.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice park. The roads are asphalt and the pads are concrete. Service was excellent. Upon check-in, we were given a packet that contained a list of services in town, complete with names, addresses, and phone numbers. Cable and satellite TV worked well. Our AT&T cell phones and hot spots worked well. The park's wi-fi, like most places, was spotty. We camped at Olde Stone Village RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
264
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

You can walk to the Evergreen Air and Space Museum, where the Spruce Goose is located. They also have a water park there, with water slides in a 747.

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Midway RV Park, Centralia, Washington

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

No problems with the check in, the clerk was friendly and helpful and offered to help us get connected, if needed. The interior roads are paved and the sites were concrete. We had a pull thru site and decided to unhook the tow, to make it easier to get connected, since most of the connections were at the back of the site. We noticed that most sites had picnic tables, but ours didn't. We don't use them anyway, so it wasn't a problem. Cable TV worked well, we didn't try OTA TV, and we were under some trees, so the satellite didn't work. AT&T cell phones and hot spots worked well. The park's wifi was, like most park w-fi, was spotty. We would stay here again. We camped at Midway RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Puyallup Fair Grounds, Puyallup, Washington

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

As others have noted, it just a grass field with hook-ups. When we checked in, and we were guided to our site. All the connections are at the back of the site, and it took about 25 feet of sewer hose, FYI. Satellite and OTA TV worked well, as did our AT&T cell phones and hot spots. The site was wide enough that we could park our Jeep next to the RV. The price is, good, for the area, and we would stay here again. We camped at Puyallup Fair Grounds in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
74
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Denali RV Park & Motel (Privately Owned), Denali National Park, Alaska

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

The RV park is about 8 miles north of the entrance to Denali National Park, which is the reason we picked it, along with having full service and good ratings on this site. Check-in was easy, it easy to navigate to the site and get everything connected. The roads and sites were gravel. We did find that the bushes they have between each site, while provided a little privacy, they also made the sites smaller, and were in the way if you needed to get into the basement. Electric, while they only have 30 amps, it worked well. The cable TV went in and out, and some of the channels were fuzzy. OTA and satellite TV were non-existent, as was the radio, satellite and antenna. Our AT&T cell phones and hot-spots worked well. We would stay here again. We camped at Denali RV Park & Motel (Privately Owned) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
B8
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Downtown Riverside RV Park, North Little Rock, Arkansas

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

First, the GPS address is incorrect, the address has been changed to 50 Riverfront Dr., North Little Rock. Even with the wrong address, we were able to find the park by following the signs. This is a gated park, and the gate closes at 5:30 PM, so don't forget your gate code. The park is owned by the city, and all the employees were friendly and helpful. While we were there, the police came through at least once a day. We had a pull thru which was quite a bit longer then the length of our rig plus toad. The pull thrus are arranged so that every other rig faces the river, and the others face the flood control wall. Luckily, we faced the river. There were four connections for electric, water, and sewer at each pedestal, so there was no problems getting connected. One day, the surge protector showed reversed polarity, so I just unplugged and used one of the other outlets, with no problem. I notified the office of the problem and it was fixed by the next day. Satellite and OTA TV worked well, as did our AT&T cell phones and hot spots. Their wi-fi worked well most of the time, especially in the mornings and evenings. We would stay here again. We camped at Downtown Riverside RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
27
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The Clinton Presidential Library is within walking distance, just take the walking bridge across the river. The Arkansas State Capital and the old Capital Museum.

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

DiamondJacks Casino and Resort, Bossier City, Louisiana

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $23.00
Overall Rating:

Since we had reservations, the clerk called us and told us what site we were assigned, since we were arriving after the office closed. We were assigned site 31, which is next to the office and on a slope. We had to put pads under the front wheels, to get level. We had no trouble finding the connections, and no problems getting connected. We found that our satellite TV and OTA TV worked well, as did our AT&T cell phones and hot spot. After checking in the next morning, we got their Wi-Fi password. The Wi-Fi was spotty and weak. The park is next to a highway, which seems to be a major route for emergency vehicles, so their some road noise, and most nights, you get the siren noise. It is also next to railroad tracks and a railroad bridge over the river, so you get that noise. The noise didn't bother us, since the trains didn't use their horns that much, but a light sleeper might have some problems. We would stay here again. We camped at DiamondJacks Casino and Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
31
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The Water Works Museum was interesting, as it was the last one using steam power.

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Fort Stockton RV Park, Fort Stockton, Texas

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

We had reservations and as soon as we pulled into the park, we were met by an escort, who showed us to our site. The escort said to check in at the office, when we got settled. The connections were all together, so we were able to get connected easy enough. Satellite and cable TV worked well, as did the Wi-Fi, and our AT&T cell phones. When we checked in, we got a packet which included the menu for the on-site café, which is right next to the office. We camped at Fort Stockton RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
4
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Rose Valley RV Ranch, Silver City, New Mexico

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

We got in after the office closed and found our packet taped to the office door. We had been placed in site 63, which we found easy enough, thanks to their packet and their site map. Site 63 is on the down slope of a hill. We spent an hour trying to get level, after we moved to site 73, which was open. There, we were able to get leveled on the first attempt. We checked in the next day, and there was no problem with our move. The interior roads are gravel, with the sites a mix of gravel and dirt. There was no problems getting everything connected. We camped at Rose Valley RV Ranch in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
73
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

A Country RV Park, Bakersfield, California

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

We had a little problem checking in, even though we had a confirmed reservation, they told us they were full. After some back and forth between the manager and office clerk, they found us a site. We found the interior roads are asphalt and the sites were concrete. All the connections were together, making it easy to get connected. Cable TV and satellite TV worked well. Wi-fi worked well, until it rained. Our AT&T cell phones and hotspots worked well. The park has easy on and off access to the freeway, so there is some road noise. We camped at A Country RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
3
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

If you like trains or engineering marvels, go see the Tehachapi Loop, where you can see trains cross over themselves. Buck Owens Crystal Palace is also there.

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Coyote Valley RV Resort, Morgan Hill, California

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $80.00
Overall Rating:

A word of caution, if you decide to stay here, make sure to follow the directions that are in their e-mail. The state has put a divider on Monterey Rd, so if you don't follow the directions, you might have to go a few miles, before you can make a U-turn. Check in was a breeze. They have someone lead you to your site, and they assist you in backing into the site. The only complaint we have is that they like to park you close to the bushes, between the sites, so it was a pain to access the basement and wet bay. We had a deluxe back-in site, so we were able to park our Jeep next to the coach. The cable TV, DirecTV, and AT&T cell phones, including our wf-fi hotspots worked well. Their wi-fi worked well, until it started raining, after that, we had to use our hotspots. There are train tracks across the highway, but inside the coach, the noise didn't bother us. A nice park, and if in the area, we would stay again. We camped at Coyote Valley RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
14
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

If you plan on visiting San Francisco check their mass transit site, and look at the Clipper Card. If you decide to drive, check on the spothero web site, to get a discount on some parking.

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Cal Expo RV Park, Sacramento, California

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

The daily rate is based on what we paid for a 2 week stay. As someone else pointed out, there are 2 sides to the park, a paved side and a gravel side. We ended on the gravel side, which is apparently the side reserved for the big rigs that need 50 amps. The sites are only marked by the electric meter box, with nothing showing any type of boundary for the front or rear of the site. Locating the connections was easy and for the most part, easy to get connected. There was a little bit of a problem with the sewer connection, as the hole is sunk into a concrete pad, making it a little difficult to get the sewer elbow to stay in the hole. Our AT&T cell phones and hot spot worked well. Their Wi-Fi worked well, as did our OTA and satellite TV. We camped at Cal Expo RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
505
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Country Manor Mobile Home Community (55+ Park), Visalia, California

Date of Stay: February, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

The park was easy to locate, even if it was in town. It was close enough to the highway to make it easy to get on and off. The attendant was friendly and easy to get checked in. The attendant did not mention anything about stealing in the area, but one of the other RVers told us that some bicycles had been stolen. I don't kn0w if the attendant was aware of the thefts or not. The interior roads are paved, and the sites are concrete. The connections were all close together, so it was easy to get connected. The Wi-Fi worked well, but we found some web sites were blocked, gambling and firearm sites. Satellite and OTA TV worked well, as did our AT&T cell phones. We camped at Country Manor Mobile Home Community (55+ Park) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
9
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Rancho Jurupa Park, Riverside, California

Date of Stay: January, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here for 2 weeks, using it to explore the Los Angeles area. We booked on-line, which added an $8 reservation fee. On-line, we were able to see the sites, as well as being able to pick the site we wanted. When we arrived, we had to show proof of insurance and vehicle registrations. We found that the interior roads and sites are all paved, with some sites having a concrete pad, for the RV. We found that the site we picked was large enough to park the RV and 2 other vehicles, at least. We site we had was one of the longest and widest sites we have seen. The connections were easy to locate and no problems to connect. The antenna TV was mostly non-English channels, but the satellite TV worked well. AT&T cell phone and hotspots worked well. We like it so much that we have already booked another stay in March. We camped at Rancho Jurupa Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
RJU-212
Site Surface
Concrete, Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

If you plan on visiting the Los Angeles area, while here, you might look into investing in a Fast Trak transponder. We found that paying some of the tolls and being able to use the Express Lanes were very helpful and less stress when driving in the area.

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Sweetwater Summit Regional Park, Bonita, California

Date of Stay: January, 2018 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

We booked on-line, so we were able to pick the site we wanted. There is a $5 reservation fee, for booking on-line. This is also not like some other parks, where if you don't show up, you loose your site. Here, once you pay for the site, you don't loose it, it yours for the time you paid for. Getting into the park is via some narrow, hilly streets, but it is doable. The interior roads are asphalt, with the sites being concrete. They have Wi-fi, but the security certificate has expired, so we didn't use it. Antenna TV worked well, except we were not able to get CBS. Satellite TV was good, as did our AT&T cell phones. The connections were easy to locate and easy to get connected. Our site was long enough that we could have fit 2 of our coaches on it and still have room to park the toad. We camped at Sweetwater Summit Regional Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
65
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 17

Cactus Blossom RV Retreat, Yuma, Arizona

Date of Stay: December, 2017 - $13.00
Overall Rating:

The rate we paid was $9o a week, plus electric. This is just a basic park, with no amenities. Some of the sites do have storage sheds, but ours did not. The park is easy to find, and even though it is in a residential area, it is nice and quiet. The roads into the park are wide enough for RVs, and we saw several parked in yards, beside houses, and in other small parks in the area. The owner lives in the area, and just about every day he comes over to clean and rake the gravel. While we were there, there were only 3 other RVs in the park. We camped at Cactus Blossom RV Retreat in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
3A
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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