About Dennis M

Towing a 37' fiver with an '09 Volvo tractor, carrying a '13 smart car. First loaded a smart in 2006. Overall length 65', weight 37k lbs.

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Roads and transient sites are mostly cinders. Nice park, probably 90% permanent or seasonal. Large, over 300 sites. Transient sites are close to road, but noise was not an issue. Excellent WiFi, requested and received a site where satellite dish could see southern sky. Used their free cable box for locals, no over the air TV at all. Interior roads a bit tight for a big rig and a bit convoluted. Lots of pine trees.

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Nice small park, roomy, roads and sites are mostly hard packed dirt/sand. Beautiful views. Very hospitable owner. Bluff is tiny, pop. app. 300. Seems very quiet, but we had AC running all night - HOT here in July!

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Weekly rate with Good Sam discount. Very nice park, lots of shade trees, Sat dish marginal, worked on non-HD. Sites 52 to 60 (East side) back up to a rental company yard that can be noisy in the AM. Otherwise very quiet, no street noise even though it is right in town. DW says cleanest laundry facility she has ever seen!

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As other have said, just a gravel parking lot with full hook-ups. Really convenient right off I-80. We have been stopping here for years on our way from IL to Denver. WiFi was great this time.

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This campground is a total rip-off for the price. That said, there are beautiful views of lake, sand dunes and mountains and it is extremely quiet. No trees at all, great for satellite, but no shade to be had. The entry road is a mile or more of severe washboard. As the DW said, "The worst RV road I have ever been on!" We arrived at 4:45 PM. No one at the gate (watch out 13'2" clearance!) went to the site we had reserved two months ago, there was a tent set up with a printed park pass for the same date as our reservation on the post! We found another site. Only electric and the post is on the right side of the trailer. The few and far between water spigots are also on the right side of one way roads. Had to drag my hoses through the mud to fill (it was raining). I say terrible value because we often stay at a State Park near Denver for the same price! Close to metro area, full hook-ups, beautifully maintained, concrete pads. Here at San Luis no hook ups other than electric and park is poorly maintained. No staff to be seen anywhere, same cost! We had paid in advance for five nights, left the next day. Won't be back. Going to argue for a refund!

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Picked this as just as a spot to get off the road 4th of July weekend, we had reservations in Colorado on the 5th. Nice older park with mature trees - forget about using your satellite dish. Owners very nice and helpful. Trees are well trimmed and no interference with a big rig on the roads. Roads look tight coming in, but it is doable. Hilly with narrow sites. Most sites are long enough, but RV's are very close side to side in most areas. Our site was wide open on the right side, probably five feet from the trailer on our left! Plenty of pull throughs. This was one of the quieter places we have ever stayed! Even on a holiday weekend. Lots of families and kids, but not a lot of noise even during the day and dead quiet after 10 PM. Quite a few tent campers scattered through the park. Unlike some other reviewers we did not hear anything other than a handful of pops from the skeet range. Most sites have full hookups, we moved to one without sewer to try to get satellite to work, no luck.

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Would have been a 10 if they had sewer hook-ups. This is a campground, as opposed to an RV Park. Very few amenities, but a nice quiet spot on the prairie with miles of walking and biking paths in the adjacent forest preserve. Large campsites well spaced. Well laid out. As noted before the water connections are a bit far from the spaces, need a couple extra length of hose, but not a big issue as you have to move to dump your tanks anyway, so fill the fresh water tank when you do. Limit on stay of 14 days out of every 21 days. Campground is part of Kane County Forest Preserve. A bit far from the interstates for an overnight stop, but convenient to US 30. Since the campground is only a few years old the trees are all small saplings, no shade whatsoever! Will be better in a few years. Fairly convenient to Aurora where you can catch the train into Chicago. Handicap sites are paved versus gravel. All sites are nice sized, the pull through are quite long.

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A pretty and pleasant little campground, a bit of a drive off I-44. It was a bit tight for us, we have a 37' fiver with a HDT - 65' long overall. Lots of trees, could not get satellite signal and no OTA TV. Very friendly and helpful hostess. We would stay here again IF we were traveling in a smaller rig.

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This used to be a regular stop on our way from Chicago to Tucson in the fall, then we started going via Denver to see family. So after several years we were pleased to find that the park has expanded, along with being as nice and friendly as ever. New pull through sites are longer, easier to access and dead level, did not even unhitch.

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Rate is monthly for 30 amp. We are just finishing our 6th winter at Desert Trails and have reservations for the same site next winter. We like this park very much, friendly owners, friendly residents, lots of activities and great hiking opportunities. As noted by previous comments, the WiFI used to be iffy at times. Since a crises with the provider early in the year it has improved considerably. Now that they limit usage to two registered devices per site the WiFi is dependable and reasonably fast.

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Always a sad day when we leave Desert Trails. We have more friend here than we do in the sticks & bricks up North. This was our fifth winter (rate shown is monthly) and we have our regular site reserved for next year. Three best things about this park are friendly residents, lots of activities and entertainment, and easy access to miles of hiking trails. The park is a bit funky since it was built around an old water park. There were no long rows of RVs side by side and nice views out our back window. One of the quietest parks we have ever stayed in.

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Rate is Passport America $16 plus $3 for 50 amp plus tax. Good overnight stop close to I-80. Quiet and peaceful. Good Wi-Fi.

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Good Sam rate. Convenient location, regular bus service into downtown Santa Fe. A senior day pass costs a dollar! Considering the parking issues in Santa Fe, a real bargain. Buses every 15 minutes, stop very close to park. Pull throughs are a bit tight for a long rig (we are 60") due to concrete bollards at end of sites. Had to jockey a bit to get in, might have been a problem if the park had been full. Friendly and helpful owners.

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Rate is for Escapees members, 30 AMP water & electric. Very nice park, handy for overnight stop. Paved and well marked roads, gravel sites. Very well maintained. After four months with no trains it was good to hear a couple way off in the distance. Only knock would be it is close to airport if that bothers you.

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Very convenient to Grand Canyon National Park, closest private campground to park entrance, walk to stores and restaurants, Tusayan is small though, not a lot of choice. 30 AMP pull through sites were rather narrow, but long enough for our 60'. All gravel, level sites, friendly and helpful staff. Some permanent RVs in sites around the periphery, a few of which looked a bit tacky. We would return here. Rate is off season, no discounts.