Date of Stay: August, 2007
We camped here for a visit to Six Flags New England. This campground had a variety of sunny, open sites and wooded sites. We were in the wooded area and the sites were large. I think close to half the sites were seasonal. The staff was friendly and answered questions with clear and correct information. The restrooms were clean. Please note: there is a 25cent charge for each five minutes in the shower. I thought this was inappropriate. At these rates the shower should be included. Also, another camper with reservations told me they inquired about entering the campground early and were told they would be assessed an hourly charge. This campground has an automatic gate entry system. Campers must pay $10 CASH (no credit) for the gate entry card. This is refundable upon checkout. There is a $5 dog fee. It's a flat rate; not per night. They have a rule that you have to buy your firewood at the camp store. I made sure to give away our extra wood before we left -- so it wouldn't get resold! The variety of extra charges, especially the pay showers, turned me off. So although this campground had nothing wrong with it, I probably would not return.
Date of Stay: August, 2007
This is a beautiful campground, with spacious sites on hilly terrain. That said, all the sites I saw were quite level. The arrangement of sites affords privacy to all campers. The office staff was friendly and answered all questions with thorough information. There is a $1 per night charge for each dog. On the slightly less than perfect side, the staff outside the office was virtually invisible. We checked in Saturday, and by Sunday the dumpster was overflowing. The restrooms, although clean enough to use, were apparently only cleaned once per day. By Sunday evening my husband said three of the four stalls in the men's room were plugged and non-functional. The ladies room was also trashed by the evenings. (There were other bathrooms on the grounds but this was closest to our site). A late afternoon quick cleaning would help resolve these problems. I also noticed that while the shower and toilets were cleaned, nothing else was. There were some grime-laden air vents and visible pipes with layers of dust and dirt on them in the ladies room. These weren't areas that a camper would be touching, but they were visible. Despite these restroom imperfections, I would definitely camp here again.
Date of Stay: July, 2007
We camped with several other families and I was hesitant when they said it was a KOA, which I equate with overcrowded and no trees. Not true here! While the front RV section is pretty densely packed, the tent area where we were had large wooded, park-like sites. The list of activities were endless. They have an obstacle course through the woods with a zip line! They had a pool, hiking trails, playgrounds, mini golf (fee), climbing wall, on-site cafe, paddleboats (fee) and bike/carriage combos (fee), rec hall, tetherball -- that's a partial list. My kids (12 and 14) loved it and I think they did just about every activity. Also, the restrooms were clean and spacious. The attractiveness coupled with the activities really changed my idea about KOA's.
Date of Stay: May, 2007
This campground is mostly seasonal. It appears there are only nine sites for short term camping. Two of the nine sites were shady. All nine sites are at the top of a steep incline. It was no problem pulling a pop-up. The sites offer a gorgeous view of Conesus Lake. The owners and the seasonal campers were very friendly. The campground has a beach on Conesus Lake which is accessible by crossing East Lake Road. There is about a three or four minute walk down and back up that steep hill to reach the restrooms. A porta-pottie is placed up on the hill in case the walk is too far. The restrooms were very clean. There is one shower in the ladies room and it is right by the entrance. There is no changing area to dress, so it does require some thoughtful planning to enter and exit the shower discreetly. The two toilets were in very narrow stalls. I was told the men's room is similar. They have hiking trails that we did not have time to explore. I would definitely camp here again.
Date of Stay: June, 2006
I am so glad we camped here before I read the reviews from earlier years, because this place was a delight. We had a waterfront site on what I would call an Atlantic Bay rather than riverfront. The waterfront sites had shell covered beaches that were teeming with tiny crabs and shrimp. We were within site of the fishing and crabbing piers. The restrooms were worn but clean. The pool was lovely. The staff was helpful for the limited contact I had with them. The sites were much larger than what I pictured for a waterfront campground. There was plenty of grass and trees and a reasonable distance between sites. I look forward to returning to this specific campground in the future.