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The sites are level but close together. We were in site #1 so we had an open side. Our neighbors were in a tent and a pop up camper so it didn't bother us. We were able to access the WIFI from our location. It was fun to feed the seagulls right outside our door. The beach is close by and was very clean. Very nice to ride bikes and walk on. We enjoyed Corpus and Port A. There is a laundry about 6 miles from the park which we full timers always appreciate. We put the fifth wheel on the Port A ferry to travel to our next location. That was a first for us but no problem at all.

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We stayed here for 2 weeks which happened to be during spring break. This park is located away from the main activities. We could hear music until about 1:00 a.m. one time and on Easter weekend during the day for several hours. We didn't find that to be a problem. Getting into and out of the park is very tight. The spaces are close together but are level. If you can get site #1 or one on the other end you will have one open side which is nicer. The staff was very friendly but not very accommodating. We did ask about an empty space on the end but they said it was reserved although it wasn't used when we were there. We really liked the location for bike riding. The birding center is close with a nice boardwalk. The beach is just a short walk from the park and was very enjoyable. The Hilton Garden Inn is a short walk or bike ride. We had a good dinner and breakfast there. The park charges for Wi-Fi, but we were able to use the Convention Center's Wi-Fi across the street. There is a Farmer's Market on Sundays 11:00 to 1:00 about 3 miles north of the park which was great. We had a good time strolling the beach and drinking salty dogs made from the fresh grapefruits purchased at the farmer's market.

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We stayed here for 2 weeks. We enjoyed the bike paths and also rode the paved roads. The volunteers stay several months in the winter and have been doing so for several years. They are a close group but are very welcoming to visitors. We were invited to game night and potlucks. The club house is large with lots of books, puzzles and DVDs as well as 2 washers and 2 dryers. The cost is $1.50 per load. The butterfly pavilion is a nice spot to walk around or sit. The staff was expanding WIFI to the campsites. However, it was painfully slow at 18 KB per second. Here are a few things we didn't like. The sites are very close to each other and are not level. They will be working on the leveling problem in June. The spaces are pull thru but are short and hard to navigate as they have tight curves. The closest town is Roma about 12 miles away. There you will find a big grocery store and restaurants. There is a little store about 2 miles from the park for bread and milk and such.

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The sites here are a little close but we did meet friendly neighbors. There was a lot of trash in the brush behind our campsite. The cardinals, green jays, and squirrels were entertaining. There are no bike trails in the park but plenty of paved roads to ride on. They are in the planning stage for bike and nature trails. Lake Corpus Christi is down about 26 feet according to the locals. Mathis is close by and has an HEB grocery. We had lunch at Smolink's BBQ and thought it was very good.

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We stayed in site #2 which is the only site besides the camp hosts that has full hookups. This park has several bike and hike trails. The trail through the palmettos is fun. Luling is close by. City Market BBQ is very popular. We ate lunch at Blake's which was very good. The oil museum run by the Chamber of Commerce between these two restaurants was interesting. Buc-ee's is on the way to Luling and is always a must stop.

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The campsites are not very level and could use some work ,but we could see the lake from our site #84. The water level is down due to the drought. There are places to bike and hike, but the weather wasn't very good, so we didn't check out the trails. The nearby town of Early, TX, was very friendly. We had a good lunch at Humphries.

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We enjoyed our stay here. The site was large with trees. The deer came to visit several times. Geocaches are hidden in the park which are fun to locate. A nice park for riding bikes and hiking. Buffalo Gap is nearby with quaint shops and the Buffalo Gap Museum. Abilene is about 20 miles travel if you want to shop at name brand stores.

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We have stayed here several times and always enjoy it. There are lots of walking and biking opportunities. We were in site 4 and had very good Wi-Fi connection. We decided to stay 3 days longer than our reservation because of bad weather but had no trouble getting the extra days. It's about 20 miles to Roswell. Walmart, Sam's Club and many other shopping opportunities are available. In the summer time you can sometimes smell the dairies and have lots of flies.

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Construction was being done on the roof of the building where the Wi-Fi internet connection was therefore there was no Wi-Fi available. Verizon internet does not work in the Hobbs area. They don't take reservations and we were unable to reach them by phone. However, we have stayed there 3 times and had no trouble finding a space. Since we had full hookups we did not use their restroom. There is a nice pond a short walk from the camping area. The ducks love to be fed. Walmart is less than 5 miles away. In the summer, drag racing is close by and can be noisy, but they shut down at 10:00 p.m.

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THIS PARK IS CLOSING in October 2011 supposedly forever. The staff reports that budget cuts will have the park buildings and improvements torn down in the future. There are questions as to what will happen to the land. The lake is being drained and there are no limits on fish taken.

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Good power. Cell phone is weak. Camp sites are surrounded by mesquite trees so you the views are limited. Mud dauber wasps where everywhere and quite a nuisance finding ways into the cabin and equipment. Texas requires an annual pass or daily entry fee in addition to camping fees.

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Nice lake with plenty of trees. Cellphone not strong but OK. Voltage is low. The staff pretty disinterested. There is about a 5 mile drive to the camp site after entering park. Sites are not 1evel and paving old and rough. We stayed for 3 nights and would stay here again. Texas requires an annual pass or daily entrance fees.

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Lots of sites right on the lake. Good fishing. Very busy park on the weekends. Interesting geology tour on the weekend is offered by the rangers. Great WiFi close to the restrooms. Texas censors what can be seen on their WiFi, and requires an annoying acceptance of their restrictions at least daily, which can shut down the link. Not very close to town.

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I agree with previous postings. The sand is not very fine, so even in a strong wind it is not too bad. Water was shut down for a few days because of broken pipes. The ranger would like to be a policeman, and rumor has it that he likes giving people a hard time both at the park and in town. I hear he likes to run radar in the park and wants you to know how may speed limit signs there are to see if you are a careful driver. He was on me for a minor infraction and threatening to write me up. This is a slow moving country and a fun place to explore but don't expect too much. Kind of like living on the moon.

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Large well kept park with spacious sites and great views. The lake is almost gone so fishing is not possible. The locals say this used to be quite a park with a large lake. Good for biking and hiking now. Quick to get into town.