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Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Elks Lodge #1053 (Members Only), Montrose, Colorado

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

Welcome to the Good-Ol'-Boys Club. 6 electric-only sites. Un-level, very wide gravel sites. Good 50/30 amp power. Trees block any overhead satellite signal. In the bar they talked about the big plans to renovate these gravel sites......Pretty obvious they aren't RVers by listening to their plans. Their main issue was that the lodge was aging and they needed to generate more money and an improved RV Park would be their cash cow. This place at $15 is a rip-off. No fire ring, table or pad and no sewer available. We camped at Elks Lodge #1053 (Members Only) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

If you need a dump station, there is a free one in Delta at the Confluence Park.

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Hidden Valley RV Resort, Tijeras, New Mexico

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $1.00
Overall Rating:

As stated before, this is NOT a resort, but be prepared to pay the resort fee. The website shows a beautiful office building with fence and hand rails; we'll they're not there now. Very misleading photographs. If you like dust, this is the place for you!! Even though the speed limit is 5 mph, residents and employees drive at excessive speeds throwing up dirt and dust on the terrible rough roads.....a real challenge getting a large motorhome in and out. The entrance to the park.....well, we missed it and had to turn around and even then, the sign showing the way was small and on the ground. Laundry facilities, all four washers worked, and only 2 of the 4 dryers worked. The signage to get to your site was terrible. Actually had to go to the top site, and figure out which side of the road the sign belonged on so as to not park in the wrong spot. The water here is terrible. Our TDS tester showed TDS to be around 400, it should be at 006. Water pressure was low, 50 amp power had the correct voltage. Figuring out where to plug in, and where to dump in a full hookup site...well, you have to use your own best judgement. Close to Albuquerque shopping. We camped at Hidden Valley RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Upper level
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Obstacles, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Lake DeSmet Potts Landing, Buffalo, Wyoming

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

Great stop-over during some real rainy weather. 50 amp power, no water, now sewer. Great views of the lake. 7 electric sites. Parking was a bit difficult as the electric sites are not level. Red gravel has been used in site for leveling, but not well done. Many non-hookup sites that are very nice. The bonus is that this is real close to the action in Buffalo which is very close bye. We camped at Lake DeSmet Potts Landing in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
2
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

Buffalo, Wyoming has great ATV riding....we loved it, wish we had more time. We will be back for this great value!

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Travel Inn Resort, Elma, Washington

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $1.00
Overall Rating:

Older park very nicely taken care of by management. Very nice lady at check-in, she allowed us to pick the best site for our needs. Sites aren't large but adequate. Water pressure was good, 50 amp power was wonderful to have. We camped at Travel Inn Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
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
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Only about 40 miles from the beach....NICE!

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Lake Sawyer RV Resort, Black Diamond, Washington

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $1.00
Overall Rating:

Pretty obvious what is going on in this park. The owners are turning the member's sites into and long-term sites rented by the month with FHU, leaving the members with non sewer sites. Heard the county will not allow them to upgrade the sewer sites, so owners are getting by waiting for the value of the land to skyrocket. 30 amp power was low voltage. Water pressure was at a meager 30 psi. We were stacked close on both sides, couldn't use awnings. Satellite coverage is very tough to acquire. The picnic table was in such poor shape it fell apart while trying to move it a few feet. Many tight turns with low tree branches, even at the dump station. Dump station was full when we got there. Lots of full time dwellers with lots of junk. We camped at Lake Sawyer RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Obstacles, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

McCammon RV Park, Mccammon, Idaho

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

Check in at gas station, the attendant was rude, rough unlevel sites, over-priced. Go elsewhere! We camped at McCammon RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
5
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Obstacles, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Be sure to go to the town of Lava Hot Springs and enjoy the hot springs!

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Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Tall Chief RV Resort - Thousand Trails, Fall City, Washington

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $11.00
Overall Rating:

This campground is all trees. Tree limbs on sites are a real problem and staff doesn't really make any effort to control them. If you want to use a satellite dish, you have to know before you park where those sites that offer a clear sky are located. We fought dust the whole time there even though there are signs everywhere posting the speed limit of 5 mph for all campers! We had no problem with the 30 amp power, but we were lucky and were there when we didn't need a heater or an air conditioner. What we really like best about this park is the quiet.....until someone left their dog tied up two rows away and went to work leaving the dog barking most of the day. We camped at Tall Chief RV Resort - Thousand Trails in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

This is one of the very few parks near Seattle.

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Sunrise Resorts-Pier Four, Moses Lake, Washington

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $1.00
Overall Rating:

The hosts are wonderful, unfortunately, the sites are very small. For some reason, they feel the need to water the lawn by your site on Tuesday morning. This of course put water spots all over my RV, so beware. The 50 amp power was good with proper voltage, water pressure was adequate and sewer on each site. We camped at Sunrise Resorts-Pier Four in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
104
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
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
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Moses Lake is growing fast and we were surprised at how many shops were there since the last time we visited.

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Lake Sawyer RV Resort, Black Diamond, Washington

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $1.00
Overall Rating:

Unfortunately, we're members of the Sunrise Resorts. As full timers for over 10 years, we find this park to be one of the most undesirable parks we have ever spent time. Our kids live in the area, and we are stuck because of the number of suitable parks in the area. As members. we should get the premium sites, but we only have poor 30 amp service, no sewer, low water pressure, stinky sites, low branches, tight turns, noise, and can't put our awning or BBQ outside because we are too close to our neighbors. All sites are poorly leveled gravel, and by looking, you can tell campers are dumping their tanks (I hope just grey) on the ground because of the lack of sewer connections. Absolutely everything costs extra, so be prepared. There are many tall trees to the Southeast, so getting a satellite signal is almost impossible. We camped at Lake Sawyer RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
47
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Not big enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Obstacles, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Powder River Campground & Cabins, Kaycee, Wyoming

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

Great little family park. The young girl who checked us in was very nice, and informative. She told us to park anywhere. The access was easy in and out, great 50 amp power (we needed the air conditioners), as it was over 100* when we arrived. We camped at Powder River Campground & Cabins in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
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
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

This is a great stop over. From the south on I-25 take the Old Hwy 87 road, it is the easiest way from the south to get there.

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Mill Creek COE, Jasper, Texas

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $9.00
Overall Rating:

We've stayed here before and really enjoy the seclusion and quiet. The cost for seniors is a real bargain at 1/2 price. The 50 amp electricity was good and the water pressure at our site was good too. Our site was a bit difficult to get in because of a low hanging branch, but with lots of maneuvering, we managed to fit in with our front windshield looking at the reservoir and the wildlife.

The signs getting there could be better, and a bit worrisome if you haven't been there before, you might think you are lost. We camped at Mill Creek COE in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
No Others In Sight, Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Jasper is the closest town, and there is a Walmart and just about any other service you may be seeking.

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Southern Trails Resort, Unadilla, Georgia

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $1.00
Overall Rating:

Pretty good overnight stop. The park is all gravel, many full time people there. Staff was very nice. Water pressure was good, used the 30 amp site because the 50 amp sites were close to the freeway. We camped at Southern Trails Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
184
Site Surface
Dirt

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

There is close to nothing in Unadilla!! Bring your own food!

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Elkmont Campground (NPS Campground), Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

We visited the Great Smokies during the changing of the leaves. Very beautiful, but there were hoards of people. The campground was very full, and our site was next to the trash dumpster. If you can reserve a site on the stream side, it is well worth your time. The stream had a good flow, and the sound was mesmerizing. If you have big rig, be prepared to dodge low hanging branches, narrow roads with drivers who don't know where their middle of the road begins and ends. Satellite service was impossible due to the forest. We camped at Elkmont Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Camping World RV Sales of Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $21.00
Overall Rating:

Campground reservations were at the Camping World store. I had to double park and block the roadway so anyone behind me could not get around me. There is no registration parking. The registration was by a young woman who had taken several advanced courses in speed speaking. After I exclaimed that I didn't understand what she said, she explained that the information was at the bottom of the reservation page. I then drove back to the campground, which there is no sign (says service area), and there was not a convenient place to unhook the toad, so again, I blocked several people trying to make the loops in the campground. (sorry, not intentional). A recent rainstorm left the campground a big mud hole with pot-holed streets. Sites are very close together, no picnic table on my site. There were no 30 amp sites that I could fit into available without lots of maneuvering, so, I called the campground store when I saw an unoccupied 50 amp site. The same young speed-speaking woman said it would be OK to take that site. Then, the instructions say you fill out the yellow slip with your site number and deposit it in site #9 in the mailbox. The camp host caught me depositing the slip, and decided it was her duty to tell me that I took a site she had been reserving, and the front desk didn't know what they were doing. She then proceeded unsolicitedly to tell me all about the local attractions in the area as she smoked her cigarette and blew offensive smoke.

Verizon worked well, the water pressure was 40 psi, and electricity at 124 volts. Turns are tight for big rigs, trees have over-hanging branches, and only a few sites are able to get satellite TV. We camped at Camping World RV Sales of Chattanooga in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
21
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Costco is 1.4 miles away.

Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Hoosier/Hardin Ridge Recreation Area, Heltonville, Indiana

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $17.00
Overall Rating:

Beautiful campground away from any cities. We loved the quiet and solitude of these beautiful woods. The staff were exceptionally polite and very willing to help us find a site. We were not able to get satellite service here, but our Verizon worked well. We camped at Hoosier/Hardin Ridge Recreation Area in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

Beware, the entrance gate has a low clearance, and is not well marked. We were told by personnel that it has been replaced several times. If you have a big rig, go to the right of the entrance gate to get in.

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