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A great disappointment. 1st. The "park" was 10 miles off the main highway over a washboard series of narrow roads that were frequented by oil rig trucks. It was tough to find. 2nd. The entrance was unmarked, just a gate with about 5 padlocks on it. Actually there were 2 gates, both unmarked as to use. The one to the left was to "office" which was littered with children's toys and assorted (literally) junk and a rusting city vehicle. It was also someones "home" besides the office although no one was there. Just an empty registration box. This obviously was not the RV park so we drove back to the 2nd gate and went through. About a 1/4 mile down a dirt road were the parking pads. There were a few sparse "trees" and one occupied (that we could tell) site. The rest was deserted. The one occupied site had someone who had obviously set up a wood working business with all the associated debris which obviously had not been cleaned up in a long time. There was also a roaming pit bull. We did not stop to try the water or power. We very slowly crept out as the turns and entrance/exits were extremely sharp and steep. We have flipped axles, oversize tires and very high ground clearance but were very nearly dragging. That I would not recommend this park is an understatement. I simply can not believe that a city facility has been allowed to deteriorate to this level. I strongly suggest that anyone wanting to visit go in without their rig first to understand what we are speaking of.

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This campground was on my wife's bucket list. Its billed as the 2nd largest canyon in the US and the Grand Canyon of Texas. While the topography was beautiful, the park was difficult to negotiate as the roads were narrow and steep, and Still only 1/4 repaired from the floods in March. There were 3 "water crossings" where you literally drove through the streams, being cautioned to observe the water level indicators so as not to go above your "safe water level". We observed several motorcycles declining to cross and a Prius watched us cross before following. I would not want to be in this park when it rains. Evidence of large earth moving equipment having scooped copious quantities of mud away from the roads was everywhere in the Mesquite campground. The alt 5 road was still washed out and closed. Rigs wider than 8 feet were "discouraged" from using the temporary bridges which were extremely tight (10 feet wide) for distances of well over 50 to 100 feet. Numerous gouges and paint scraping were apparent on the sides of the temp bridges. All this being said, it is a beautiful park with a wonderful, colorful history. Electrical Power was good as was water pressure(a bit high). The gift shop/museum were great and very tastefully done. The sites were long in Mesquite CG but very sloped. The coyotes were in full voice the 2nd night we were there so watch your pets.

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We arrived a Copper Breaks at lunch time. The office was closed for lunch. We were told to proceed and come back later to register. It was quite a distance to the RV wing (Comanche) and temperatures were hitting 96 degrees in mid October. The park was neat, well maintained but did have many "sticker burrs" in the grass. There were also many yellow jackets nesting in our table shelter. Power and water pressure were good. The area has two much depleted lakes which we did not visit. Too hot. Our ATT cell/data service was marginal but did mostly work. This park is well off the beaten path and I suspect its more a hunters campground as all the spots have large hooks for the "catch". It's a nice park and people were friendly and laid back. We spent the night and moved on.

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Beautiful trees line this park, which is VERY busy. "Admission" is $1 per person and the park is popular with the locals who us the playgrounds and what I believe is a water slide. It is very warm (hot?) and humid. Lots of low branches so be careful. Most of the sites are spacious but some are very narrow and ours had a big, drying mud puddle right out the front door. Pull through sites are an additional $6. Small, neat, museum and the ruins of an old sugar mill. Good for biking. The park is in an extended drought right now. Good power. Golden access cards are no longer honored for out of state residents.

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We were here in Mid May. The $15 rate is for Golden Access in a 50 amp site. The Park had only 2 other campers and I can well understand why. Only 2 loops of "T" section had power and they were NOT marked. There was a tiny note about this amid all the other notes and warnings at the check in kiosk. The road in was blocked in several places for 2 days (we complained) by cut branches from a trimming crew who just drove off and left them. Due to the drought, the park is like a humid desert. All the grass is brown and the trees are stressed. The horse flies are particularly bad this year and I have welts all over my legs and arms where I was bitten. I Had to wear long pants and sleeves to help prevent bites. The temps are in the 90's with about 50% humidity. The boat tours $26 were great and we saw crocodiles, a manatee, several dolphins and other assorted fauna. The flora was fascinating with the poisonous trees, indian mahogany, and the 3 species of mangrove being the most memorable. Everything was awaiting the rains, which have yet to come. I would NOT recommend this time of year for a visit. The park staff was as invisible as the rain and not particularly friendly when finally found. Perhaps because we complained about the branches and tiny lettering on the notification on electric in the campsites.

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We have a 26 ft 5th wheel that is 12ft tall. Getting in and out of this park was somewhat of a trial. There are MANY trees that crowd the nearly (total) 4 miles of the narrow sandy access road to get in and out. While part is separated "one way" the bulk of it is a very narrow 2 lane. Fortunately we met no other vehicles both coming and going. The park is currently VERY dry and has had one recent fire that burned almost a 100 acres (in a remote part of the park) according to the ranger. Power was good, and water pressure was (50 psi). The park ranger (only 1 that we saw) was very friendly and effective but seemed stressed. We had a pleasant stay and visited nearby ST Augustine, about 20 miles away. This was an easy day trip.

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A couple of notes that will help here. The park was easy to find with our Garman GPS although the access freeway (289) is under construction and the approach VERY narrow. This park accepts only checks or cash. No credit cards. The day clerk was very nice and efficient. washers are $1 and dryers in 25 cent increments. No cable TV, although there is a connection. The quoted rate of $22 is for a back-in site. Pull-throughs are $24.50. Verizon cards worked well. No other WiFi.

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We are greatly disappointed as to how we were misled about the rates as this park. We were told $10 to $12 and when we arrived we were told that this applied only to Passport America holders. We never mentioned this in our conversation. The park is VERY complicated to find and was NOT locatable by our Garmin GPS. We were treated like we were stupid on the phone when we call for additional directions. The highway 285 makes an unmarked right turn that you can easily drive past. It is only marked from the opposite (north) direction, and this is VERY hard to see/read. We drove past it twice. The sites need SERIOUS maintenance, (electric boxes all trashed/corroded), sewer connections buried in the weeds, and 80 psi water pressure that we were NOT warned of. We will NOT return.

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We really liked this park. Some of the sites were a bit tight, and there were only 2 stream side sites, but it was mainly empty most of the time, filling only in the evenings as most campers, as we were, were there only over night. We stayed there both ways going and coming to Alaska. There was plenty of fire wood and things were in good repair except for one pit toilet which had a broken seat pin. No camp host.

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Of the 3 parks here in Whitehorse, we liked this one the best. The water pressure is a little high, and you have to use a dump station but the sites are mostly shaded, our party (3 rigs) was able to get all our rigs in, including a 40 footer. The camp has a Swiss flavor (the manager and staff all seem to be swiss) and many of the guests are European. The facilities are mostly spotless, the wifi is good from the center, and the laundry is $2. They allow clothes lines so we air dried our as the dryers are $3 for 50 minutes. There is a Swiss restaurant on site that serves authentic schnitzel and yagersschnitzel. Compared to many of the places we have stayed recently, this is one of the better ones. They seem to adjust their rates according to demand, or perhaps because demand is down here, they have reduced them. We paid considerably less than the posted price.

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The water quit shortly after checking in. This took over an hour to be remedied. The Wifi was VERY weak, and slow, and accessible only from the laundry or near the office. The mosquitos ate me alive while I waited. The final negative was the shell of the burned out maintenance building with its collection of incinerated ATV's which had been pulled outside and abandoned. While this was mostly obscured by the trees, it was still there and had been that way for awhile. What a huge, junky, neglected mess.

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Picturesque park on the Siskini River. Spacious, quiet sites with the sound of the river in the background. (20 amp locally generated power) Great camp hosts. Old Alaska Highway is just across the river. Several quaint, humorous elements that we enjoyed. If we pass that way again, well stay again.

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Love this park. We stayed in site D-80 (which has a sewer connection), one of the few in the park. It was clean and shady but located in the loop filled mostly with tenter's. The sites were much smaller than in the RV only loop. The campsites were immaculate and the park regularly patrolled by paid, adult, staff as well as 2 camp hosts. My primary complaint about the park is the dump station which is WELL away from the park itself and difficult to find if you don't know where it is. However the falls, rain forest canyons, and lush vegetation make this inconvenience minor

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Quiet, peaceful, deep sites with water and electric. The dump station is closed indefinitely until it is completely rebuilt. Little to no AT&T with weak Verizon coverage (air card). Satellite is tough because of all the trees. Only one host in October. Sites are level and well kept. High water pressure (70 psi at site #8) so use caution.

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This late in September the only sites that were really in demand were the Yurts. The park is immaculate, the sites deep (particularly the outside of the loops) and very well cared after by the mostly volunteer staff. The reservation policy was still in effect here and almost every site that was not occupied said "1 or 2 day use", even when the park was mostly empty. Without a reservation the most you could count on was two days. If you are unlucky in the reservation lottery, you have to move from a site that has been reserved, because the reservation system does not know you are there. They come around every morning and tell you if you need to move. ugh. If you want to go through the reservation system, it costs $6 through reserveamerica just to retain the site you are already in. And you can't do this within 48 hours of the requested reservation. Our other issue was the road noise from Hwy 101. When the wind is right, and you are outside, its there. An annoyance in an otherwise great park.