Date of Stay: April, 2015
Stayed two nights in upper full service park. Office does not open til noon so find an empty site and park there until office opens. Far enough from highway so no vehicle noise but adjacent to airport so plane noise occurs. Wifi extremely spotty--had to go to office to get access as wifi did not reach our site. It must happen a lot because office has a table and bench to accommodate wifi users. Bathrooms and showers were extremely clean with lots of hot water--no quarters required. You will have to walk approximately 500' to the casino and it can get extremely cold and windy. We would stay again because of the clean bathrooms (which is the most important criteria for my wife).
Date of Stay: October, 2014
We paid $15 for W/E site last week of Oct. Park was only 15% occupied. Spent entire day touring dwellings and hiking. These ruins are not spectacular but interesting nonetheless. CG is flat with no shade trees. Sites are concrete and level. Not all sites have W/E but appear identical; only way to tell is to look for sign on electrical box that indicates if power is available or write down site #s at CG entrance of sites with W/E.
Date of Stay: August, 2014
There be Bears! A short drive from the campground will take you to the shores of the Chilkoot River where bears come to feed on spawning salmon. This is the iconic Alaska scene. It is easy walking distance to the bears but the inherent danger of being near feeding bears require you to drive and watch from your RV. The CG is located about 10 miles from Haines past the ferry terminal.
Date of Stay: July, 2014
Wow...what a campground. Our site was right on the water of Cook Inlet. Level dry camp sites with no trees. CG is surrounded by bald eagles. Has a RV park host during summer months. Charter boat for fishing available nearby in Ninilchik. There are not many services (food, gas, LPG nor café) but It was one of the best camp sites of our entire trip.
Date of Stay: July, 2014
Imagine 4 cruise ships with 12,000+ passengers descending on a small town like Skagway and everyone of the passengers walking by your RV site to get from the ship to the shops. That's what you get on days that ships dock in Skagway. On the other hand, imagine a ghost town when no cruise ships are docked. That's what you also get. I would strongly suggest arranging your stay to coincide with days that have no cruise ships in port. This allows restaurants that aren't overcrowded; shops that have ample viewing space; and tourist facilities that don't require hours of waiting. The Pullen Creek RV CG is located only 2 blocks from town--the other CGs are 1/2 to a mile away. It is more convenient than the others; however it's proximity to the waterfront means having to use the sewer dump adjacent to the office--there are no individual dumps.
Date of Stay: July, 2014
Rated as one of top 3 most scenic CGs in Alaska. Completely surrounded by mountains, glaciers, lake, etc. Large sites with plenty of room. Ran generator which was not heard at adjacent site. Roadways are newly paved and sites are level. Advise early arrival as all sites were filled by 3pm on a weekday.
Date of Stay: June, 2014
I am giving this RV campground a 7 because of its convenient location. Since it is located in Dawson City, it is a short 2 or 3 block walk to all the sites in town. Sites are level, has picnic tables but no shade trees. During busy summer months, RVs are crammed into the park and big Class A rigs might find driving a bit tricky especially if you are a late arrival. You will need to buy tokens for shower but office not always open when you want to bathe so buy tokens early. Staff is friendly and accommodating. The facilities are the typical standard ones you find at all campgrounds. One major negative is the standing water at several sites--it was so bad that our water hose was underwater most of the time at the spigot and easily contaminated with waste water left by previous occupants that may have cleaned their dump hoses. I might suggest you make reservations at this CG because they were totally full the entire 4 nights we stayed here and many rigs were pulling up only to see a Campground Full sign.
Date of Stay: August, 2013
One of the nicest RV campgrounds I've stayed at. The gardens, the staff, the cleanliness of the bathroom, etc, were top-notch. Some campers have down rated this campground because they couldn't get cable TV or a strong Wi-Fi signal. If those amenities are important to you, stay somewhere else. I'd rather spend my time reading a book, walking, talking to fellow campers, or merely relaxing.
Date of Stay: August, 2013
Would give it a 10 except sites are very narrow for RVs with slides. We had to dodge tree branches to get out of our RV door. The manager is very, very helpful and informative and keeps the campground extremely clean. About a 3 block walk to the downtown shops and grocery. Wi-Fi is slow, but certainly better than no Wi-Fi. Would definitely stay here again.
Date of Stay: July, 2013
This is the only RV campground in BNP that has bus service into town (1.6 miles) which means it fills up pretty fast. Buses run every 45 minutes and costs $2 adults, $1 seniors and $5 for an all day pass. You can board the bus at the CG, ride through the town all the way up the hill to the Banff Fairmont Springs Hotel. Rooms at the hotel were $700 a night, so the $37 we paid for the CG was peanuts. You do not want to drive in Banff, as the traffic is congested and parking is scarce. This CG has only one washroom with 7 shower stalls for 188 RV sites. Plus, I noticed that none of the washrooms were ADA compatible so they were not wheelchair accessible. But amenities are not the attraction at this CG; rather it is the view of the mountains.
Date of Stay: November, 2012
This is an older RV park that exists because of its location, i.e. close to Laughlin and the Colorado River. This park can use a major upgrading in the shower, pool (it is cold and never heated) and storage area. However, I don't think that the park can afford to make any major upgrades because it will require permits and compliance with legal requirements that have gone into effect since it was built. By that I mean compliance with the ADA since there is a noticeable lack of amenities for RVers with disabilities. But it does offer a fantastic location for those that enjoy gaming and river recreation.
Date of Stay: September, 2012
The Taachi Casino is an out-of-the way casino in central CA. You can park in their lot for no charge. It is well lit and patrolled by jitney cart security. They seem to welcome RVers. The only problem is that it is located in the middle of farmlands and there is nothing to do but gamble. We only stayed one night. The buffet was re-opened Mother's Day 2012 after total remodeling. They must have brought in a new chef because the food was excellent. I especially enjoyed the custom-made pasta dishes. My wife, who is a food snob, thought the buffet was more than acceptable. I, on the other hand, can eat anything and I loved it.
Date of Stay: August, 2012
Campground is primarily a family park. Lots of children on bike/trikes makes it noisy until bedtime. WiFi not available except at Admin building. We asked for a WiFi site and was given one but it did not work unless I carried notebook to the WiFi area by the Admin building. Showers are clean and the park is well maintained.
Date of Stay: July, 2012
OCSP has larger pads than Kalaloch for RVs. If you have a Class A or larger C, OCSP is easier to navigate. When you enter the park, stop at the office to see which sites are reserved. They do not mark reserved sites with a sign, so you have no idea if it is available. Then tour the available sites and leave a chair, cones, etc., in the site and return to the office to register. If you plan to stay more than one night, check with the office because the pad may be reserved and you will have to vacate. It is not first come first served, as it is in nearby Olympic NP. Be aware that the black/grey water sewage connection is 10" above ground level. We have a B+ and our connection is 10" above ground level so we could not dump our tanks. You do not want to make the connections and release the valve only to find that the sewer hose will not drain. I noticed that 5th wheels did not have this problem. There is a fee (not free) dump near the exit to dump your tanks if you require. RV sites with hookup are now $36 a night at OCSP. (If you can manage dry camping, you might want to stay at the FREE RV lot at the Casino 1/2 miles away. They have a large RV lot with beach access. It is first come first served. It may lack the ambience of OCSP but the price is right.) We have stayed at both and the air smells the same, the water tastes the same, and the weather is absolutely the same.
Date of Stay: May, 2012
The RV campground of is your typical run of the mill campground. It is a mix of tents, RVs, campers, etc. with dirt sites. However, we stayed for the collection of remodeled cabooses which are rented as motel rooms that we looked at during our free time. The caboose are located about a quarter mile walk from the campground and since my father worked for Great Northern RR back in the 40s and 50s, it brought a lot of memories back to me. There is a restaurant at the RR site but it was too early in the year and was closed. Make sure you are well provisioned because there are no nearby grocery stores. My wife and I would like to return and stay in one of the caboose next time.