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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Very typical NPS campground. The campground is very well maintained, and exceptionally clean. Our motorhome is a bit big for this old style campground. Of the non-reservable sites, many of them we could not access because of tree limbs. Satellite TV was impossible with the tree coverage. The dump and water stations are near the camp store.

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Rate reflects the America Beautiful Senior pass. Very beautiful and quiet campground. We were in site 13 which had a very long back-in. We observed lots of water foul, and a couple of deer. Verizon wifi worked fine. 150 feet of coax to get a satellite signal on the tailgater. Reservations are strongly recommended. Our GPS took us around-the-world to get there. We later found the most direct route, so take some time consulting a map.

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We have stayed here before, and decided it would be a nice place to revisit while getting work done in Red Bay for our Tiffin motorhome, and we were not disappointed. The sites are all very spacious, private and treed. We were able to get satellite reception, it took 150 feet of cable on our tailgator. All sites have 50/30 amp reliable service. The water pressure was close to 60 psi, no sewer at sites, but dump station available. The checkin process was daunting, though. The hosts had a laborious time getting the computer to work for her. Seems the program had an old address for us, and we had changed it earlier at a different COE park. Our site was very beautiful over looking the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway. Lots of fun watching the big barges negotiate the narrow waterway. Our only complaint was that our site had a full campfire ring, trash had not been picked up around the site, and the concrete pads were full of leaves and dirt. This park is starting to show lots of wear, many of the supporting timbers are rotten and washed away by unscrupulous campers who dump their waste water.

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This park has been in business for 28 years. New owners took over this year, and they are extremely hard working. This is a beautiful little park with 3 playgrounds for the kids, a swimming pool and bathhouse, a general store, and a very quiet atmosphere. This park with the hard working family who now own it, will be a real winner!

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We made our reservation about a month in advance. We also asked if we could have mail shipped there, and they said yes. Ordered a part for our motorhome and had it shipped there. When we got there, the box had been opened, the packing list lost, and parts were missing. The explanation we got was that they didn't know who we were, and had no idea what to do with the package. As it turned out, we changed our reservation to 3 days later. I called them and explained that we were going to be coming in later and that we would pick up the packages when we got there. They said it was a good thing we called, they had not received any information about our stay from ROD. (We had a ROD confirmation) Hmmmmm To their credit, they did find the missing packing list, but not the missing parts. The park is very well kept. All RV sites are paved with FHU. The 50 amp power was good, but we had to pay $3 extra per day for 50 amp. The water was very brown looking and had a "steel" taste, and the pressure registered at 40 psi. Nice swimming pool and hot tub. The hot tub was not very hot, had loud over modulated screaming music and very bright lights....not very relaxing at all.

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This place is now called St. Croix River Resort. The price reflects $0, we stayed here on ROD. Very spacious sites, each cul-de-sac has 6 sites. Ours had 50 amp power, good water pressure, and sewer. Satellite TV was a bit of a challenge, and we decided on less channels. Verizon service was OK, not great and non-existent at times. This park gets busy on the weekends, but during the week, it is very quiet and peaceful. The St. Croix River is nearby for floaters, lots of ATV trails, and plenty of lakes around. There is a nice grocery store only a few miles away in Danbury, WI...about 6 miles away (Hinkley is about 20 miles away). The pool and all facilities are well maintained. The customer service is absolutely outstanding. We had to do repairs on our RV and they went out of their way to help us.

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Nice place for an overnight and free dump. You can access Cabelas easily from I-90. The RV parking has all paved sites, very quiet even though it is close to the freeway.

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Stopped in here to get our Blue Ox hitch worked on. We had 50 amp power, 80 psi water, and sewer for no charge! The only negative is that there isn't much entertainment in Pender. We only stayed here for one night.

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Surprising in this day and age to find a city park with free (donation) 50 amp power, water and a dump nearby. Our motorhome front weels were off the ground to get level. This park is beautifully manicured. There is a frisbee golf course, a basketball court, a playground, walking trails and a swimming pool within walking distance. Yes, there is a train nearby, but never heard it once during the night. There is a 3-day limit, but looked like there were some residents who have been there a bit longer. There seems to be an abundance of young people driving through and parking in the RV sites ...who knows what they are doing, they don't stay long. Night time was very peaceful. This place is ideal for the location and price! Easy satellite through the trees. Verizon worked well.

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We stayed in a full hook up site. The site was very narrow to accommodate our four slides. We had to walk in the mud to get around the motorhome, and duck under a slide to get to the utilities. The 30 amp power was as bad as we have ever seen as fulltimers. The water pressure was fantastic. Sewer connection worked fine. The sites were far enough apart to give privacy. We find it silly that only in Colorado State parks do you have to pay for the site, and THEN pay for a daily entrance fee to get into the park. If they added the fee on to the site charge that would be one thing and then we could decide if it was worth the money, but to try and disguise this extra fee as something it should not be and then tack it on at the end, is disgusting. I would much prefer those who have a valid Colorado Parks pass get a discount instead of the way they do it now. We will in the future avoid all state parks in Colorado.