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We just stayed one night on our way south, but if we'd had more time we would have enjoyed exploring the many trails at this pretty park. We arrived in the dark and were dismayed to find a log gate across the entrance road with a sign saying the park closed at dusk! I had checked online to make sure the park was open for camping year round. My husband got out of the truck and discovered that the gate was not locked and could be opened to allow campers in or out. The gate is merely to deter non-campers from coming into the park when closed to day visitors. We camped in the open area in order to have an electric/water hook-up. Very dark and quiet so it made for a good night's rest.

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About the only game in town. We stayed here while visiting relatives. On the plus side the campground was relatively clean and quiet and had easy access to some nice walking paths. The campground host was friendly and easy going. On the negative side, the bathrooms were located in concrete block buildings with concrete floors and no heat. Cold at this time of the year! The showers have those atomizing, flow restricting shower-heads that result in hot water near your head, warm water at your shoulders and cold water from there on down. I only took one shower and then used our trailer's shower. This is an OK plae to stay but seems over-priced for what you get.

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We often stay here on our way north or south on I-5. It's always a pleasant stay and this time was no exception. The park is quiet and well run and close to many amenities. We would definitely stay here again.

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I'm surprised that no one else has rated this State Park since I last did back in 2012! First, let me say that the park has made some significant improvements since then. For one thing there are now paved parking spots for all the sites which is nice. Fees of course have gone up some. There are two sections to this park and most people stay in the main one. In addition to that there is a smaller and more primitive area with just 6 sites. That is where we camped. There are no reservations for this section but if you can snag a spot there you'll be glad you did because they have great views of the lake and some are right on the shore. There are sharp turns into this section but the sites are large and spacious. Really big rigs will be more comfortable in the main campground. This section has no hook-ups, but makes up for that lack with its peacefulness and scenery. In addition to the campsites there are also a boat launch and day use area. A short nature trail connects this section to the main campground.

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You must stop at the entrance station when you enter the park, whether you have a reservation or not (we didn't). If you don't have a reservation you must get a list of available sites from the ranger on duty or if no one is there copy down the site numbers from a list that's posted outside the entrance station (hint: use your cell phone to snap a picture of the list). Sites have different rates based on if they're considered Premium, Choice, Basic, etc. It's a confusing system. In our case when we stopped at the entrance station a nice lady was there to help us. Unfortunately she seemed to be new to the job and had some trouble answering our questions. She finally gave us a list of about a half-dozen sites available for one night and off we went to select one. We noticed at least two really nice sites right on the water that were unoccupied and had no reservation tags on them, but since they weren't on the list the employee had given us, we passed them up. Turned out they were available after all but we didn't discover that until the next morning. We camped in the East Campground which is nicely groomed with lots of grass and big trees. There are restrooms, showers and a dump station. If you don't have a water/electric site you will have trouble filling your fresh water tank if you need to because although there are water spigots throughout the park none of them are threaded so you can't attach a hose. We finally pulled into an empty hook-up site to fill our tank.

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Falls Creek is a lovely primitive Forest Service campground on the banks of the Chewuch River just north of Winthrop, WA. This campground is suitable for those with small trailers, tent trailers, pick-up campers, camper vans, etc. The Forest Service claims the sites can accommodate trailers up to 18' in length, but you could easily get slightly longer trailers into some of the sites. There is water available at a centrally located old fashioned hand-pump spigot and there are two vault toilets which we found to be clean and relatively odor free. The road into the campground from Winthrop is paved all the way. Interior campground roads are dirt and gravel. A beautiful waterfall is across the road from the campground and is accessible via a quarter mile trail. Falls Creek is a great spot to enjoy some old fashioned quiet camping in a beautiful forested setting and yet be close to all the attractions the town of Winthrop and the surrounding Methow Valley area have to offer. Our rate reflects getting half off by having a Senior Federal pass.

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This park is clean and spacious with many amenities - a tent area, a pavilion for group use, horseshoe pit, spa, heated pool, mini-mart, play area, pet walk, etc. Set a few miles off the interstate, it's quiet and peaceful too (although there is some distant train noise at times). Sites are all pull-throughs. Be careful when hooking up. The blue hydrants are for drinking water and the green hydrants are for irrigation water. One weird thing was how hot the restrooms were. I assume this was because they're heated by the hot springs. It must have been over 90 deg. in the lady's room! Even the porcelain of the toilet was warm to the touch! We'd stay here again.

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This is a pretty park set along the Snake River. There are two loops. The lower loop did not appear to have any sites with views of the river, while the upper loop, set on a bluff above the river, does have sites with views. The sites are spacious and open with gravel pads. Although the park is open year round, the water may be turned off in the colder months due to freezing temperatures. The water was on when we were there in mid-March, but we woke up to a frozen water hose! This park had a complicated fee structure which we were left to puzzle out on our own as we never saw the camp host or ranger.

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This is a small, older "mom and pop" RV park. It's about a quarter mile from Utah Lake State Park and 2-3 miles from I-15. The park is situated in a quiet area with lots of big shade trees. The sites are gravel and fairly level. The owners were very friendly. There were quite a few permanent residents in the park, but everything was kept neat and tidy. There is a small store attached to the office with groceries, ice, snacks, etc. there is a heated pool in season. We'd stay here again - good value for the money and easy to get to yet far enough off the freeway to be peaceful.

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I simply cannot say enough good things about this park! First, just getting out to the island over the long causeway is a fun little adventure. The Visitors Center has great information on the history of the island which was settled by the Mormons in the early 1800's. Then there is the abundance of wildlife to be seen - bison, antelope, big horn sheep and more. There are four campgrounds in the park, but Bridger Bay is the most popular one. The campground features large paved pull through sites with paved patio areas that have a picnic table under a shade canopy. There is also a fire pit at each site. This is primitive camping - vault toilets, no water, no hook-ups, etc. Come with a full fresh water tank and empty holding tanks (there is a dump station near the visitor center but no potable water is available). In early spring this campground was beautiful, quiet and only about 10% full. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Our second time to stay at this park and again we chose it only because all of the campgrounds in the national park were full. That said, this is not a bad place to stay. There are a variety of campsites, some with full hook-ups and some with just partial hook-ups. There are also sites for tent campers. We like the partial hook-up sites along the Virgin River because of their great views. This campground is associated with a Quality Inn motel and you check in at the motel reception desk. Check-in seemed to take a long time for something not that complicated. I wondered if everyone staffing the desk was new. Sites are close together but not too bad and ours at least had a short split-rail fence separating us from our neighbor. There is a brand new rest room/shower house since our last stay and it's very nice. They're in the process of remodeling the old one too. One thing that's a little annoying is that you have to get tokens from the office to use the showers. You get 6 minutes for each token but I think you can only have one token per person per day if I remember correctly. Not a big deal except for having to troop to the office to get your token. One nice thing about this park is that it's the closest private enterprise campground to the National Park itself. The city of Springdale's shuttle bus stops right next door and delivers you to the Park's Visitor Center from which you can the catch the Park's shuttle bus into the rest of the park.

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This park is for Escapees members only. As is usual with an Escapees facility, we were greeted warmly on our arrival by two of the residents. They informed us that since it was Sunday the office was closed, but we could dry camp for free for the first night and then check in with the office the next day if we needed or wanted to stay longer. This park, like all Escapees parks, has nice amenities. There is a large clubhouse with a well stocked library, a laundry room and a crafts room. Residents enjoy many planned activities and visitors are welcome to join in. The rate I quote above is for a full hook-up site, but since we just stayed one night our rate was free. We'll continue to use this park when in this part of the country.

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We've been to Death Valley several times but had never stayed at this campground, which can hardly be called a campground at all as it's just a huge gravel parking lot with spaces marked off with white paint. There are three advantages to this campground however. First, it's cheap, especially if you have the Americal the Beautiful Pass. Second, it's right in the center of the park across the street from the Visitor Center and the Furnace Creek Resort with its restaurants and general store. And third, there is always room to camp here if all the other campgrounds are full. We came to see the Super Bloom and the park was extremely crowded. We dry camped for five days and on the weekend of our stay the park even opened three additional overflow areas at this campground to accommodate more people! In spite of the no frills atmosphere, this is a fine place to camp. There are three restroom facilities with flush toilets and sinks, but no showers. Considering how crowded the campground was they were kept remarkably clean. Generators are allowed from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM I believe. Thankfully most people used their generators sparingly so the general mood was quiet and peaceful. There are no picnic tables or fire rings at your "site" but there is one communal fire pit that some folks used a few times while we were there. Two dump stations with potable water are right close by too. Surprisingly, we had a really strong signal on our AT&T cell phone here too. A welcome improvement from the days when we had to drive to Beatty, Nevada to make a phone call!

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We like staying at this park when we're in the Bakersfield area. It's easy to get to off of highway 58-E if you're headed to inland California, but it's far enough away from the busy highway to be quiet at night (although there is some distant train noise at times). The best thing about this park is the fact that it's situated in an orange grove. When the oranges are in season you're free to pick them for your own personal use with pickers and bags provided by the management. The park is large and has one loop set aside for long term residents but everything is kept clean and tidy. Sites are gravel and level. Some sites have orange trees right next to them but others do not. WiFi was adequate. There's a swimming pool but it wasn't open when we were there. There is also a cute "lodge" in the office building - a room done up in a western theme with comfy couches and chairs, a fireplace and a TV. The office provides coffee and donuts every morning. We'd stay here again for sure. You get good value for your money at this park!

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We have stayed here often on our way either up or down the I-5 corridor and it's always a pleasant stay at this large Oregon State Park. This time we stayed in the B loop which is newer and has some sites with full hook-ups which we took advantage of. The park has many amenities including paved walking/bicycling trails, a disc golf course, rental cabins and yurts, a day use area, river access, an interpretive center and a pioneer garden. It's a bit of a drive off the freeway but well worth it for the peace and quiet. We would definitely stay here again.