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We stayed 1 night while traveling through the area. Chose this park because of the P/T sites. The park is near I-10 (Exit 800: FM-3180, Eagle Dr) but the turn at the intersection of FM-3180 & FM-565 is difficult due to the angle created by the intersection and condition of the road. FM-565 is rural residential road so it is a little narrow without a shoulder. The interior roads and site parking pads are concrete. The interior roads are wide but vehicles were parked on the roads against the park rules impeding the roads. Some folks even parked their vehicles so they were sticking out in the road as if they were hooking up or pulling out onto the road. Without the vehicle encroachment the roads & turns were easily negotiated. The P/T sites were long enough for coaches & their toads. This park understands the simple concept of the importance of a flat, level site as the sites were generally level. Not much privacy between the sites as they are very close to each other. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 AMP), & sewer. The utility connections were towards the middle of the sites. There was an outside table but no fire pit. There were a couple of "Large" gazebos with fire pit and outdoor kitchen on the corners of the "7 Acre Lake" There are not any trees to interfere with satellite reception. There was an extensive choice of cable channels available. Didn't have much luck getting broadcast channels. Could only get 2 of the 4 major networks. Didn't get a chance to try the park provided WiFi. It required registering and creating a "profile" with the provider (Tengointernet) but the service was complimentary. Our Verizon WiFi hotspot worked well. Our NET10 phone reception was acceptable. No designated fenced pet area but there was sufficient to walk dogs along the park roads and there were gates available to exit the park to walk in the nearby fields.

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We stayed 1 night while traveling through the area. Chose this park because of the pull-thru sites. The park is along the US-59 outer loop (a 4 lane divided highway) but there is very little noise from the highway. The access to the park from US-59 requires passing through an uncontrolled intersection so turning off or onto the US-59 posses a slight hazard. The entrance is marked with some scrapes in the payment due to the angle created at the intersection of the highway and entrance road. We were able to avoid scraping by adjusting our angle of entry onto the highway. There are a series of sharp 90 degree turns to enter (3 turns) or exit (5 turns) the park. The interior roads are a mixture of gravel and paved. The site parking pads are a mixture of concrete or gravel. The newer "Extra Long & Pull-Thru Sites" are better suited for towables as the utility connections are at the rear of the sites. These sites would require MH to disconnect a towed vehicle or use long runs of hose/cable to reach the utility connections as they were at the end of the sites. These sites were long enough for a both an RV and another vehicle. This park understands the simple concept of the importance of a flat, level site as the sites were generally level. Privacy is established by distance. The newer sites have a lot of distance between the next site but the older sites don't offer much privacy between the sites as they are very close to each other. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 AMP), & sewer. There was an outside table but no fire pit. There are not any trees in the newer section to interfere with satellite reception. The older section has some trees that could make satellite reception hit and miss depending on site assignment and your dish configuration. There were 22 cable channels available. Only able to get a few broadcast channels. Didn't get a chance to try the park provided WiFi. Our Verizon WiFi hotspot worked well.

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We stayed 6 nights (4 nights to see the area & 2 nights to wait out a storm). The park is near I-30 (Exit 141B: US-70, Broadway Av) but there is very little noise from the Interstate. The park is located between the flood wall and the Arkansas River in a commercial area so the streets are congested. There are narrow gates to get through the flood wall. For being in a commercial area, there isn't many services near the park. The Southbound I-30 on ramp is difficult to use during the daily commute hours. The interior roads are paved. The sites & parking pads were gravel. The Riverview pull through sites were long enough for coaches and their toads attached. The pull-in/back-in sites along the outer edge (Riverside & Riverpark) were long enough as long as the RV was parked to allow for the extra vehicle. The sites were generally level. Not much privacy between the sites as they are very close to each other. The sites are set up to share the common area between them. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 AMP), & sewer. The utility connections were towards the middle of the sites. No outside table or fire pit. The Riverside sites have a good view of the river & Little Rock downtown skyline. Along the Riverside odd numbered sites are laid out for pull-ins & even numbered sites are laid out for back-ins. There are some trees that could make satellite reception hit and miss depending on site assignment and your dish configuration. The park brochure showed 10 broadcast channels. Didn't have much luck getting any broadcast channels. The provided WiFi was poor as it kept dropping connection or was difficult to make connection. Our Verizon WiFi hotspot worked well. Our NET10 phone reception was acceptable. No designated fenced pet area but there was sufficient to walk dogs along the park roads and the adjacent Arkansas River Trail. There were some bag dispensers and cans stations along the river trail to collect waste. For being in a hazardous/severe weather area, there was no underground storm shelter. None of the structures in the park were identified as a severe weather shelter.

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We stayed 4 nights to visit some sites in the area. The park is close to I-49/US-71 (W 52nd St/Cedar Lane) but there is very little noise from the Interstate. The park was well cared for and landscaped. The interior roads are paved. The site parking pads are a mixture of concrete or gravel. The roads were narrow considering some were for 2-way traffic. The pull through sites were long enough for coaches and their toads. The sites were generally level. There is not much privacy between the sites as the sites are close to each other. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 AMP), & sewer. The utility connections were towards the middle of the sites. Some sites have an outside table & grill. There are basically two different types of camp areas. One has an extensive tree canopy which almost prevents any type of satellite reception depending on site assignment and your dish configuration. The other has some sites with open access to the sky for satellite reception. There was an extensive choice of cable channels. Didn't try to get any broadcast channels. The park provided WiFi was good. Our NET10 phone reception was acceptable. No designated fenced pet area but there was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park roads. There were several pet waste collection stations consisting of bag dispensers and cans to dispose of waste around the park. For being in a hazardous/severe weather area, didn't see an underground storm shelter or any structure identified as a severe weather shelter but the park had a plan to notify the residents and evacuate them to the park's storm shelter in case of severe weather. Would stay here again if returning to visit the area.

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We stayed 1 night while traveling through the area. The access to the park from US-60 (a divided 4 lane highway) requires passing through an uncontrolled intersection so turning off or onto the US-60 poses a slight hazard. Then travel is along a narrow rural residential road. And finally, the driveway into the park is steep creating the possibility of scraping or high centering. However, we didn't experience either of these problems. The park DID NOT respond to any contacts online (electronic messages) even through their own website. Had to call the park directly to make reservations. The owner apologized for not responding to the electronic messages. The basic rate is for 30 AMP service. There is a $3.00/night charge for 50 AMP service. The interior roads and site parking pads are gravel. The roads were narrow considering they were for 2-way traffic. The pull through sites were long enough for coaches and their toads. The sites were generally level. There is not much privacy between the sites as the sites are close to each other. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 AMP), & sewer. The utility connections were towards the middle to rear of the sites. The sewer fitting was above ground creating the potential for an uphill flow. There was an outside table and fire pit. There are some trees/canopy that could make satellite reception hit and miss depending on site assignment and your dish configuration. Didn't try to get any broadcast channels. The provided WiFi was adequate but it was dependent on how close your site is to the office. Our NET10 phone reception was acceptable. No designated fenced pet area but there was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park roads. There was only one dumpster near the office to dispose of waste. For being in a hazardous/severe weather area, there was no underground storm shelter. No structure was identified as a severe weather shelter.

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We stayed 2 nights while traveling through the area. The park is close to I-24 (Exit 1: SR-48, Trenton RD) but there is very little noise from the Interstate. However, there is a metal recycling business across the street that was operating from early morning to evening. The park was well cared for and landscaped. The pool was closed for the season. The interior roads and site parking pad are gravel. Some of the roads were narrow with tight turns. Almost all of the sites appeared level even though there was a slight slope to the ground. There is not much privacy between the sites as the sites are close to each other. The pull through sites were long enough for coaches and their toads. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 AMP), & sewer. The utility connections were towards the middle of the sites. There was an outside table but no fire pits in the RV area. The trees around the park & the tree canopy made satellite reception hit and miss depending on site assignment and your dish configuration. The park brochure showed 6 broadcast channels. Didn't try to get any broadcast channels. The provided WiFi was good. There was no cell phone reception (NET10) in the park but there was a pay phone available. No designated fenced pet area. There were a couple of designed pet areas around the park and there was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park roads. There were a couple of dumpsters around the park to dispose of waste. There were a few long term residents. They were in a different area of the park from the short stay residents. The presence of the long term residents wasn't a negative impact on the park. For being in a hazardous/severe weather area, there was no underground storm shelter. No structure was identified as a severe weather shelter. Probably would stay here again if traveling through the area but wouldn't stay for more than a couple of days.

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We stayed 3 nights to see the area. The park is far enough from I-75 (Exit 117: SR-170, Raccoon Valley Dr) so there is no noise from the Interstate but Raccoon Valley Dr is a narrow rural residential roads that is without a shoulder and has vegetation encroachment. The online reservations system was not working. Had to call the park directly. The basic rate was for 30 AMP service. There was an additional $1.00/day charge for 50 AMP service. The interior roads and site parking pads are gravel. Some of the roads are narrow with tight turns and vehicle encroachment because the sites are too small for parking of additional vehicles. This is another park that doesn't understand the simple concept of the importance of a flat, level parking pad! Almost all of the parking pads had a single or double pitch. It is a shame that a business expects these sites to be acceptable and that people accept them. There is NO privacy between the sites as the sites are on top of each other. An example was an RV had their awning slightly extended which touched the next RV. The RV that was being touched had to coordinate their departure with the other RV to retract the awning. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 AMP), & sewer. The utility connections were towards the middle of the sites but some of them were on the uphill side of the parking pad creating an uphill flow. There was an outside table but the environment was not inviting to sit outside. The trees around the park made satellite reception hit and miss depending on site assignment and your dish configuration. The park brochure showed 11 broadcast channels. Didn't try to get any broadcast channels. Only WiFi reception provided by the park was a paid service (Tengo). Our Verizon WiFi hotspot was adequate. Our NET10 phone reception was acceptable. The designated fenced pet area was sufficient for large or small dogs. There was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park roads.

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We stayed 3 nights to see the area. The park has easy access to & from Interstate 66 (Exit 53). It is located in town but town didn't offer a lot of services considering the attractions in the area. But there are some larger retailers located in Glasgow which is a short drive along a good state highway. The only negative was the railroad tracks located on the West side of the park. They were close enough to disrupt sleep and were very active at all hours. This was one of the better parks we came across during our travels in OH, PA, MD, IN, and NJ. The park was well cared for and landscaped. It offered online reservations. The interior roads and site parking pads are gravel. This park understands the simple concept of the importance of a flat, level parking pad! All of the sites appeared generally level. Privacy between the sites is established by distance. The sites had sufficient space so you didn't feel that you were on top of your neighbor. The pull-through sites were long enough for coaches and their toads attached. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 amp), and sewer. The utility connections were towards the middle of the sites. There was an outside table. Fire pits were shared between sites. There was an escort to your site. Surprisingly, the ground drained very well as there wasn't much standing water after a day of rain. There were very few trees to obstruct satellite reception. There was an adequate choice of cable channels. Didn't try to get any broadcast channels. The provided WiFi was adequate. Our NET10 phone reception was acceptable. There was a nice designated fenced pet area of sufficient size for both large & small dogs. There was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park roads. There were bag dispensers and cans to collect waste.

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We stayed 3 nights to see the area & 1 night to wait out a storm. The park is an easy 8 miles from Interstate 64 (Exit 63) along a good state highway (SR-162). The park has several nice features but they were closed for the season. Some folks received an escort to their site. We did not. The interior roads are paved. Some of them were narrow with tight turns & steep grades. The site parking pads were concrete, paved, or gravel. This is another park that doesn't understand the simple concept of the importance of a flat, level parking pad! There are a limited number of sites that appeared level. Those with a pitch had a single or double pitch. There is not much privacy between the sites as the sites are close to each other. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 amp), and sewer. The utility connections were towards the middle of the sites. There was an outside table and fire pit. There is an extensive tree canopy which almost restricts satellite reception. Fortunately, we asked for an received a site with satellite access. Didn't try to get any broadcast channels. The provided WiFi was adequate. Our NET10 phone reception was acceptable. No designated fenced pet area but there was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park roads as long as you don't mind walking up steep hills. There were bag dispensers and cans to collect waste. For being in a hazardous/severe weather area, there was no underground storm shelter. No structure was identified as a severe weather shelter. Would not want to be here when the park is full. Probably would not stay here again if we returned to visit the area attractions.

     

Dayton KOA

Brookville, Ohio

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We stayed 6 nights to see the area. The park is far enough from I-70 (Exit 24: SR-49, Dayton Greenville Pike) so there is no noise from the Interstate but the last three quarters of a mile is along a rural residential roads (Pleasant Plain Rd and Wellbaum Rd) that are narrow without a shoulder. This was one of the better parks we came across during our travels in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey. The park was well cared for. There have been some new improvements. And there were several nice features but some of them were closed for the season or only open on the weekends. There was an escort to the site. The basic rate was for 30 amp service. There was an additional $4.00/day charge for 50 amp service. The interior roads are a mixture of gravel and pavement. Some of them were narrow with tight turns. The site parking pads were gravel. This is another park that doesn't understand the simple concept of the importance of a flat, level parking pad! There are a limited number of sites that appeared level. Those with a pitch had a single or double pitch. Like most KOAs, there is not much privacy between the sites as the sites are very close to each other. The pull-through sites were just long enough for coaches and their toads attached. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 amp), and sewer. The utility connections were towards the rear of the sites which could require a lot of hose/cables. There was an outside table and fire pit but a neighbor's fire pit could pose a hazard due to insufficient distance with the neighbor has a large fire. There are basically two different types of camp areas. One has an extensive tree canopy which almost prevents any type of satellite reception. The other has some sites with open access to the sky for satellite reception. There was an adequate choice of cable channels. Didn't try to get any broadcast channels. The provided WiFi was adequate.

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We stayed 3 nights to see the area as there weren't any other options that were centrally located for us to reach the sites we came to visit. The park is better suited for long term residents. The park was built on agricultural land and is surrounded by farming operations. Access from US-20 is either three quarters (from CR-175, S Ridge Rd) to a mile (from SR-101) along a paved, single lane farm road. Don't know if the shoulders of the road would support the weight of a Class A diesel pusher if there was opposing traffic that required leaving the paved portion of the road but the slope of the shoulder really didn't invite pulling onto the shoulder to find out. Check-in included signing a 4 page agreement and providing proof of insurance for the RV (and towed vehicle). There was an escort to the site. The access gate posed a problem due to the type of gate (pivoted up into the air) and the location of the key pads. The interior roads and site parking pads were constructed of large crushed repurposed asphalt/stone. The roads/parking pads are still settling. Almost all of the corners are tight 90 degree turns. There is only one pull-through site, which has a 90 degree turn to exit. All of the remaining sites require a 90 degree back in to get on the parking pad. The sites (which included the parking pad & adjacent open space) are very wide. Privacy between the sites is based upon distance. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 amp), and sewer. The utility connections were spread along the parking pads. The water was generally at the back of the pads. The sewer was generally towards the front of the pads. The electric was about midway down the sites. This layout required a lot of hose/cable (going in different directions) to reach the connections. They do not accept credit cards. Cash or check only. Ended up paying an additional $5.00 due to calculation error at time of check in. There were no trees to obstruct satellite reception. Didn't try to receive any broadcast channels.

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We stayed 4 nights to see the area based upon the positive reviews for this location. That was a mistake. The park is far enough from I-76 (Exit 43, SR-14) so there is no noise from the Interstate but if you follow the signs to the park they take you along Rock Spring Rd (SR-183). Rock Spring Rd is in poor condition - narrow, patches over patches. It is better to use SR-14 to SR-5 to Rock Spring Rd. Using that route, you only have to go over a steep railroad crossing overpass just after you turn off SR-5 onto Rock Spring Rd. Yes, there is train noise in the park from these nearby tracks and low flying military cargo aircraft. Our rating was influenced by how well the park is cared for and condition of the shower/laundry/bathhouses. Had it not been cared for so well and the shower/laundry/bathhouses in such good condition, the rating would have been lower as this is another park that doesn't understand the simple concept of the importance of a flat, level parking pad! The interior roads and site parking pads were paved. Only a handful of sites appeared level. The majority had a single or double pitch some of which were significant. Saw one Class C motorhome with about 12" of blocking under one from tire and about 6" of blocking under the other front tire trying to get level. Saw one travel trailer with the rear stabilizing jacks extended completely with about 6" of blocking under the jacks and the tongue hitch right on the ground trying to get level. There is a lot of privacy between the sites due to vegetation and park layout. They have full hook ups - water, electricity (50 amp), and multiple sewer connections. The utility connections were about midway down the sites. There was fluctuating water pressure. There was an outside table and fire pit but the layout for the campsites are strange to say the least. Some have the table and fire pit behind the parking pad and others have the table and fire pit on the side opposite the RV's door(s).

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We stayed 1 night while traveling through as it met our needs to see the nearby Flight 93 Memorial. The park is adjacent to US-220/I-99 but the access is a little interesting depending on which direction you are coming into the park from. The greatest obstacle to reaching the park is the transition off BUS US-220 onto the access road. The transition creates a significant angle which posses a possible high centering or a scraping hazard. While the park appears well cared and the sites are open, it was built on a sloped hill. This is another park that doesn't understand the simple concepts of the importance of a flat, level site and that sewage doesn't flow uphill! The interior roads were gravel. The roads were very narrow with tight 90 degree turns. Even the two-way roads were narrow. The sites were gravel, narrow, but nowhere near being level. Our mud flap was damaged when the coach sat down on it trying to get level. The utility connections were about mid way down the sites. But the sewer fitting was on the uphill side of the site and the connection was several inches above ground which created an uphill run. The sewage didn't flow well. It seemed most of the sites had an outside table and fire pit. Our site was towards the center of the park so there were no obstructions for the roof mounted satellite dish. But the trees in and around the park could make satellite reception hit or miss depending on site assignment and your dish configuration. Didn't try to receive any broadcast channels. There was an extensive list of cable channels. WiFi reception was good but that could be impacted by site assignment & volume of occupants. There were a lot of open spaces when we were there. No designated pet area but there was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park roads and on the ½ mile walking trail around the "five acre lake". There were a bag dispensers and cans to collect waste.

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We stayed 5 nights to see the area. There isn't much to choose from in the area. They DO NOT respond to email inquiries so call. Once you've made reservations, they do communicate by email. The park has easy access from Northbound Interstate 295 but is a little bit of an adventure from Southbound Interstate 295. The interior roads were paved. The roads were very narrow with tight 90 degree turns that were encumbered with posts at the corners. The sites were gravel, narrow but generally level. The sites were very close to each other so there wasn't much privacy. The utility connections were about mid way down or towards the end of the sites which required some long runs. It seemed most of the sites had an outside table and fire pit. There appeared to be A LOT of long term residents. They seemed to be spread out all over the park. The trees in and around the park made satellite reception hit and miss depending on site assignment and your dish configuration. The park brochure showed 9 broadcast channels. There was an extensive list of cable channels. WiFi reception was only available in the office. Paid WiFi reception was available around the park. The designated pet area was an open field near the front entrance. There was a bag dispenser and can to collect waste. There was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park roads and in other open fields around the park. There were no bag dispensers around the park to pick up waste and only one dumpster for garbage which was located near the front of the park on the way out. For being in a hazardous/severe weather area, there was no underground storm shelter. None of the structures in the park were identified as a severe weather shelter. Would only stay here again if traveling through or visiting the area for a short duration.

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We stayed 4 nights to see the area as there isn't much to choose from in the area. The park has easy access to & from Interstate 95. The campground is on NPS land. It was built on hill so there might be a hand full of sites that are close to being level. The vast majority of the sites have a 2 directional slope making it difficult to get level including the new 80' back in sites for big rigs. Only F16 & F17 are close to being level. The interior roads are paved but very narrow with tree encroachment from above and sides. A lot of the trees could use some trimming but being on NPS land that probably won't happen. The sites are a mixture of pavement and gravel. There isn't much privacy between the sites because they are very close to each other. The tree canopy made satellite reception difficult to impossible. A few sites could get reception by setting up the dish outside of their sites with long runs of cable across the roads. A few sites in the center of the CG around the pool in the "C" row had the best chance to get satellite reception but they seem to be water & 30 AMP electric only. Was told that site F17 had gotten satellite reception in the past. That is no longer a possibility. It seems that none of the new 80' back in sites (F12 to F18) had any chance of getting satellite reception. The broadcast channels did not include any of the major networks with sufficient reception for a satisfactory picture. WiFi reception was surprisingly good except in the rain. The designated fenced pet area was adequate. There was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park roads. There was a bag dispenser next to the fenced dog area to pick up waste and a can to dispose of waste. A couple of dumpsters available around the campground. For being in a hazardous/severe weather area, there was no underground storm shelter. None of the structures in the park were identified as a severe weather shelter. Would not stay here again.