Date of Stay: February, 2009
If you like camping in a location that makes you want to get home soon, THIS is the campground for you! The campground backs up to the I-10 freeway and a rest area, so the sound of traffic NEVER stops. Maybe you'll get used to the 24-7 drone of traffic. We didn't. But then, we still have our hearing. The mountain views to the north are blocked by a very large RV storage area. The park has pull-through sites. Our site electricity hookup had only a 50-amp plug and two non-operating household 3-prong plugs. With a 30-amp cord for our RV, we immediately enjoyed a trip to the nearest RV dealer to get an adapter. Sites one row over had only a 30-amp plug but no 50-amp plug. The "grassy" areas outside your door are mostly dirt or mud with a few grass seeds begging for life. This area is about six feet across, so you better get to your spot before your neighbor does. Enjoy the inside of your RV. Night two of our visit saw the complete park with no water. Apparently, at 7:00 the maintenance department decided it would be a great time to change fittings on the feeder pipe. Unfortunately, nobody from the park notified ANY guest. Not only were we surprised to be without water, but several of the members we spoke with were visibly angered. I can't imagine being a "Platinum" member, paying those fees and enjoying this type of treatment. There are scheduled activities and a cook with scheduled meals in the club room. The pool table in the club room was broken when we went by, and the exercise room is a joke! Remember that old exercise bike your grandparents had back in the 60's? It found a new home here as exercise equipment. Of the six items we "tried out," four either were broken or did not work, including an old bathroom scale. This equipment would NOT sell in your garage sale today for any amount. Ask your sales person to show you the workout room if you want a good laugh! We checked it out before the tour, so there was no mystery when it was left out. The sales team continued to emphasize that this facility is really a storage and sales location for their time shares, but please don't judge them by this location. How embarrassing it must be to have to explain away this location. We were told that only about eight people were full-time residents but there were many RVs with permanent fixtures. Our estimate was about half the spaces are available for members or guests to use. If you need a place to stop for one night, you don't care about your hearing, and you are not looking for a bunch of nice amenities, enjoy this location. Once the light of day rolls around, you'll be on your way long before checkout time. I would like to say something positive about the location, but the best part was driving away.
Date of Stay: December, 2008
We have been here several times. This park is a great location for the person wanting to check out the casino or the local sites. Many wineries are in the area. This is a clean campground that has level, wide slabs with full hookups, but a fairly new addition is the cable locks on the sewer cover. There is a pool and spa by the check-in area. The security makes the rounds through the park often. The casino has a tram service to pick you up at your door and deliver you to the casino to make your donation. Overall we enjoy coming back here over and over. The only problem is that the WiFi that is advertised is rarely accessible. One of the better camping spots around. Campground gets booked far in advance, especially around the holiday weekends.