Date of Stay: April, 2005
I just stayed there with my wife and 3 kids for a week the first week of April 2005 to visit DC, and we enjoyed it. Granted, the place wasn't the absolute best CG we've ever stayed at, but compared to some of the stories here it was decent. Positives - friendly staff, store was open reasonable hours, clean bathrooms, plenty of hot water, decent rates ($35), don't know about the pool since it was too early in the year, small putt putt golf range there looked decent. Negatives - the site was a bit small and too close to your neighbor, would have like more space but I've seen worse. Cable hookup was dead. Gravel roads need more gravel - lots of mud puddles. Lots of permenant campers, and their sites weren't in the best shape, but again I've seen worse. The best sites (approx 6-10) seemed reserved for transients, and these were the ones closest to the road (uglier permenants were more deep in the CG, hiding them from view of the road). These sites weren't too bad, but some of the permenant sites seemed to be just mud pits. Luckily, the place wasn't crowded (only about 3-4 transients the week we were there) so we got one of the better transient sites. If we had to be stuck with the permenants, our opinion would probably differ! Now - I've nothing against permenants, especially seasonals, but when a CG becomes essentially a trailer park for people who can't afford real trailer homes and live in a TT that has dry rotted tires that hasn't seen a road in years, and has junk piling around it in the mud, somehow having to camp next to that just dampens the vacation spirit. To sum it up, I'd stay at this place again, but I'd make sure I got one of the nicer transient sites away from the permenants. If they'd put more gravel down and cleaned up the mud holes and had the permenants tidy up their sites, I think this place could be first rate. Note also that we basically used the camp for overnight stays all week, staying in DC most hours, and not taking advantage of any camp amenities so I can't comment on that.
Date of Stay: September, 2004
We stay there often. Nice state park. Beware that hookups may be far away from your site, need 50 ft or more of extension cord for some. Some level, so not so level sites.