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Interior roads are paved and the sites are dirt. We had a problem with tracking the very fine dirt from outside into the trailer, Sites do not have any sewer hook-up and electricity is limited to 30 amps. Had to do some work to level. There is a nice dump station near the upper loop. A slight amount of road noise coming from I-86; other than that it was quiet. Sites are well separated, with some screening between sites. Some nice views of the Snake river. Have your supplies before arriving as ice is about the only thing available in the park. Reserve America charges $10 for online reservations. Multiple discounts available to Idaho residents.

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All interior roads are gravel. Sites all have at least some grass, picnic table and a fire ring. There is some space between most sites. Very little shade. Park was very quiet at night even though it was full during our stay. There is a small convenience store in the office. Ennis has basic groceries. Sites have two sewer hook-up points, one at rear and the other midway. Everything seemed clean and well maintained. The laundry was clean and everything worked. There should be no problem in seeing the sky for satellite dishes but afternoon winds could be a problem.

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Interior roads are paved and the sites are gravel. Our site was level and shaded with a small grassy area. Not all sites are shaded. All our utilities worked well. Wi-Fi was a bit intermittent but we were able to log on and look at mail. Area seemed to be well maintained and clean, It was nice and quiet except for one morning when there was some aircraft noise. There was a nice play area for kids and a small swimming area. Access to Glacier Park is easy and only about 30 minutes away. A small convenience store in the park with ample shopping available in Kalispell. Pay VERY close attention to the length and width restrictions on Going to the Sun Highway in Glacier.

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All interior roads gravel. Amenities vary by site, we were in a full hook up site and all utilities worked well. The site required a minimum of leveling, Some sites have small grass areas, fire pits and picnic tables, They have nice laundry facilities and things seem to be well maintained. They have a Wine Bar open 6-9 pm with a selection of northwest wines and beers. Overall the area was quiet but there is some train noise. Some of the wooded sites would not have an open sky view for a dish, Internet access was a bit spasmodic. Pay careful attention to the turn off from US95!! Coming from the south it is extremely sharp and not extremely wide with a railroad crossing at the bottom. Check their website so you can use the mile markers to get ready to turn. Ice and propane available in the park other than that you need to purchase things you need in Bonner's Ferry or Sandpoint. We would stay here again.

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This is the oldest state park in the Idaho system and is laid out in fairly dense timber. These comments are for the Hawley's Landing Campground. The majority of the sites are shaded for at least part of the day. The interior roads are paved and the sites are packed dirt. We did have a bit of a problem with tracking dirt into the RV. Most of the sites are well separated. Our site was very close to level side to side. Some of the back-in sites could be a bit tough to get in to for larger rigs. Roads could be narrow for large rigs. I would think that satellite dish use could be problematic and the only WiFi is at the visitor center. Connection to sewer a bit high causing a bit of a drainage problem. For people that are Idaho residents there are numerous discounts available. If you book on line be sure to check the right boxes. There is a $10 fee to Reserve America for online booking. There was more road noise from ID 5 than I would have expected, We would stay here again.

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All interior roads gravel. The park is well maintained and clean. It is well laid out with ample room to get around. There is some road noise from US 95 but we were not disturbed and slept well, Traffic on 95 drops a lot during the night. Our site was close to level. The vegetation is younger but is getting to the point that some shade is offered. There are some longer term units but they are kept clean and neat. We would stay here again.

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A very nice campground with ample spacing between sites. We have stayed in this state park numerous times and will continue to do so. Our site was hard surfaced and level. Utilities worked as they should and we had no problems. The campground was quiet and well maintained in spite of the state trying to cut every program to the bone. The Wi-Fi is a contract and if you want more than 20 minutes a day you are going to have to pay a fee for additional time. Three of the loops have water and electricity but no sewer but do offer a dump station. The other two loops offer full hookups.

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Older unit of the Utah State Parks system. It is located in a narrow valley looking down onto the area around Midway and Heber UT. Quite a bit of vegetation and nice spacing between sites. Deer came through between sites during our stay. Hills on both sides limit the amount of morning and evening sun. The roads and sites are asphalt and ours was close to level. A very nice looking golf course is a part of the park. The roads are quite narrow and both sides are lines with large rocks. Read site descriptions carefully as some of them require short turns or have very steep approaches or departures. Due to the amount of vegetation, the steepness of the canyon, and the limited access I would not be at all comfortable in this area during periods of high fire danger. Not for “Big Rigs”. Area is in need of some upgrades. Probably would not stay here again due to access issues. Note Reserve America runs the reservation system for Utah State Parks and adds $8.00 for making the reservation.

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Interior roads are gravel and there are concrete strips for parking, picnic tables and fire pits at sites. Water, sewer and electricity worked well. It is a ways away from any major highways so no traffic noise. Sites are a lot closer than I prefer and noise from neighbors could easily be a problem. No Wi-Fi or cable TV. While we were there the park was very quiet, but also a long ways from being full. Part of the park has numerous pine trees. We were given an escort to our site. All the staff we contacted were friendly and helpful. On clear moonless nights the altitude allows for a great view of the sky. Note there is a $7.50 per person charge in addition to the $34.00 fee per site

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A nice small park and the only one in the Crested Butte area. Very nice grassy area between the park and the river with a children’s play area and picnic shelter w/tables overlooking the river. Closeness of the river will require keeping close eye on children. All interior roads and parking slots are hard packed gravel. There is a good amount of room to maneuver around the sites. There are a limited number of “big rig” slots. Make sure you have reservations, if they are full you are looking at a 30 mile drive back to Gunnison for alternative parks. The area is new and still being developed. They are trying to develop plantings between the sites but given the growing conditions it may be a while before there is effective screening. Biggest drawback is the lack of sewer. Not only does this impact dumping but it also impacts the shower facilities which are very close to non-existent. Had good water and electric and the site was close to level. A nice dog area, but is unfenced so would not work for dogs that do not respond to voice commands. Real quiet while we were there. Good Verizon cell coverage, but had to go outside for reliable Wi-Fi. Awesome views except to the east where there is a light industrial area. We would stay here again and the sewer issue is the only thing that prevented me from giving a 9 rating.

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A nice park along the Rio Grande River north of Creede, CO. Interior roads were gravel and the sites were a mix of gravel and grass. Our site required a bit of side to side leveling but nothing to great. Wi-Fi, electric water and sewer worked well during our stay. Each site had a large concrete patio with a picnic table. There was a children’s play area adjoining the site. The closeness of the river would necessitate keeping a close eye on children. One reviewer commented on the park being barren and I would have to strongly disagree with that. There was grass between sites, trees along the river and on the mountains and a large grassy area along the south edge of the park. Vegetation outside the park is what I would expect at this elevation. New snow on the mountains visible from the park and a hard freeze in the park. Aspens really started to turn colors during our stay. Great mountain views. The mining museum in Creede is worth a visit. We would stay here again

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Nice RV park just south of town. I found the staff very friendly. Sites and interior roads are all gravel. There is a very nice large room on the back of the office with tables and easy chairs. They have hard wire internet connections in this room. They have a large patio outside the office where they have occasional entertainment. The restrooms and showers were very clean and handicap accessible and there is a nice clean laundry facility. Each site has a concrete patio and table. There are a few small trees. There is a hiking trail around the park that overlooks Santa Fe. I did not experience any problems getting around the park. There is no grass and a lot of native plants, including weeds that they are working to control. This part of the country has been experiencing a severe drought and it shows not only at the park but all around Santa Fe. Do not try and take big rigs into the plaza area of Santa Fe. The streets are narrow, congested and parking for big rigs is extremely limited. I had very poor to nonexistent Wi-Fi during out stay and had to go to the office for reliable service. There is very little noise and we slept with our windows open. We will stay here again

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Nice RV park in the Animas valley north of Durango. The part of the park closest to the road is big rig friendly. The part of the park to the rear has a lot of trees and shade but would present big rig problems. All of the sites have a grassy area with picnic tables. We were escorted to our site and offered assistance in backing in. Site was gravel and close to level. The area has been getting some real heavy rain storms that have impacted the park to an extent. Some real pot holes in road into park probably from rain. Wi-Fi not working well except at office. They had called for repair to come but weather had impacted the Wi-Fi company as well. Trees in the rear of the park would present real satellite reception problems, Cable TV worked well part of the time and not at all other times. The staff was very friendly. We did not use the laundry or the bathrooms. Very quiet at night. We would stay here again.

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We have thoroughly enjoyed this nice small state park several times. Evening can bring a real understanding of what quiet is and how the sky can look away from multiple light sources. The sites are nicely spaced, paved and have a shade shelter over the picnic table. If you need it there is a very open view of the sky for satellite reception. Electrical power seemed quite reliable despite numerous severe storms. Some of the views are as good as you will find anywhere in the southwest. It is a high desert environment with very little ground cover and no large trees. However, I would not say it is big rig friendly, some of the sites are small and would offer some real leveling and backing in challenges. There is limited to no cell phone service. Restrooms were clean but there are no showers. There is No water available for 30+ miles but there is a dump site w/o flushing capabilities. Do not go out without reservations because if they are full it is a long way to any optional parks and during certain times of the year they are full. Note Utah uses Reserve America for reservations and they will add a charge for making the reservation

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We have stayed here previously and would stay again. Sites are closer together than we prefer. A picnic table and a grassy area is associated with each site. Our site was close to level and gravel. Not a lot of warning or visibility of the park as you approach, so be watching. Turn in is right at end of concrete barrier. Had a lot of bugs of an evening