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We love this park for its great hiking trails and lovely CCC buildings. From the top of the Great Hall you have a wonderful view of the lake. In the spring the wildflowers blanket large areas of the park. The lake is a popular fishing place. The campsites are spacious and the main shower building in Willow Point has four private shower rooms. The other building has two showers but they share an open dressing area. We had no Verizon cell service in this park.

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We were in site 88. It was paved and we easily got level without using blocks. The sites in this CCC park were roomy and quiet. The bathroom/shower building is a short walk away down the camp road but you can take a shortcut through the yurt area when it isn't occupied. There are two showers available each for men and women with a private dressing area. The grounds and facilities are well kept overall. We especially enjoyed the hiking trails. We had Verizon cell service throughout most of the park. You can fish in the lake if you get a code from the front office.

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This "park" is not like its website's glowing description. It is actually a sloping stone and gravel parking lot in front of a small, fenced in farm pond. There are a few permanent residents, the majority of whom appear to be transient workers. The individual spaces are roomy and none of them are level due to the generally sloping grade of the land and lack of any attempt at terracing to provide level individual spaces. We tried spaces 3 and 33 and both were off side-to-side by about 6 inches. The owner told us he had plenty of 2x4s to lend us. There is a busy highway nearby and road noise is obtrusive if you leave your windows open. The only grass is a small strip bordering the park and the area around the pond. You can fish for a $5 fee. The laundry/bath area has two individual toilet/shower rooms each for men and women. The wifi signal was non-existent in space 3 (furthest from the office) and very weak in 33 nearer the office. This is a very basic park, barely okay for an overnight at the Passport America rate.

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This is a new park, officially open for about 5 weeks, according to one of the owners. They are not a Good Sam participating park but agreed to extend the 10% discount to us as Good Sam members. There are a few large trees, but most of the fairly level crushed asphalt/stone sites have small, recently planted trees that will eventually provide shade. The wifi was strong in our site (6). There are picnic tables at each site and a communal fire pit and a nice picnic pavilion, both with chairs. We weren't given a park map. There is one bathroom/shower facility at the front office. It appeared clean at first glance, probably because it is new, since a closer look found hair in the sinks and showers along with people's shampoo bottles and bars of soap, dirty floors and shower mats, and the trash wasn't emptied between Friday afternoon and Sunday morning. The shower/bathrooms are very close to and easily accessible from a busy public road--the facility is not gated--and the bathroom entry doors are open 24/7. Each roomy site has a lighted pedestal but other than that, the park was dark enough and quiet enough for a good night's sleep. Highway noise was minimal. The park is close to TAMU and College Station amenities. The price seems average for the area, and the location was great for us. We'd stay here again. We camped here in a Type B Sprinter camper van.

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The park office signage requests registration at the store/office, which was locked. There was a woman inside on the telephone but she didn't answer the door. Another camper told us to go to the train depot to register, so we did. A site can be reserved in advance but individual sites are first come-first served. The sites are paved pull throughs compromised of turnouts off the narrow access road. Some are very bumpy and unlevel. Others are okay. The bathrooms in the RV campsite loop were disgusting. On a Friday afternoon around 2 pm this is what we saw: Men's bathroom was dirty. The two shower stalls share a common dressing area. Only one stall had a shower curtain. The Women's room had a similar layout but both showers did have curtains. The showers were full of dead and soggy bugs. The toilet seats were old and discolored, spotted with dirt and missing the original finish. Dead bugs were on every flat surface including the sinks. There were soap and paper towels. The other shower room by the pavilion was unusable: no electricity. How this facility achieved a 7.5 Good Sam rating is a mystery to me. As far as the rest of the park, the various buildings and amenities were dirty, broken down and borderline dangerous. The railroad is the obvious beneficiary of the money saved through neglecting everything else. There is a nice lake for fishing and some woods for a short hike. No reason for us to ever come back here. This was a poor value for the cost.

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We had a level gravel site with an adjacent tree. Sites are roomy compared to most. Helpful staff guided us to our site. Bathrooms were clean. We had winterized our class B van in anticipation of the below-freezing weather forecast so we used their facilities. The bathrooms were clean and warm and well-ventilated despite the mid-twenty degree outdoor temperature. Shower floors are tiled and sloped well for good drainage. We visit Alpine regularly and going forward we will stay here.

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Nice place for the area in the cooler months. Gravel lot, a few sites with trees for some shade, but most sites on the open. Many sites share hookup pedestals, making them very close together. Restrooms were clean, but had showerheads extending from ceiling pipes. We have stayed in other parks in the area and this one is the best so far.

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Level concrete pads bordered by small stone areas and well-tended grass. We had several days of heavy rain prior to and during our stay, but the sites were so well-graded and maintained that there was no mud anywhere we walked or drove in the park. The first site (6018) we were assigned had a voltage problem at the pedestal so we were moved to another site that was fine. Trash is picked up each morning. Staff was pleasant and facilities were clean. Some sites have patios. There was a home cooked breakfast on Saturday for a nominal charge. Each shower had a seat. Our only quibble on behalf of those using the showers is that the attachment for the handheld shower head was broken on two of three showers, so it was only possible to use these as handheld showers and not fixed-spray heads since you can't adjust the head to stand under the spray. Overall a very nice place.

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Level sites, 6 spotless individual shower/toilet rooms, rec room, laundry and small activities room make this a popular place for rallies and groups. Lighted stanchions and perimeter lighting allows walking after dark. There is a koi pond and another pond with a small deck and seating near a waterfall. Well maintained, which is expected for the premium price. About a one mile walk to downtown--do-able if you don't mind walking on the streets mist of the way.

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This was our second visit in two years. The park is clean, well run, with friendly staff and many snowbirds. Close proximity to attractions make this an ideal place to stay. This visit there were a tremendous number of ravenous mosquitoes that made any outside pursuits impossible unless the sun was out and there was a breeze. not the campground's fault-heavy rains all over Texas created this issue everywhere.

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We always stay here when in the area, the last time about a year ago. Over the years we have noticed some scrimping on maintenance to roads and facilities. This has continued. The shower heads in the bathhouse nearest our site were broken. One sprayed water in a too-wide pattern and the other shot out a stream like a garden hose. Neither could be adjusted, and curtains were not adequate to prevent significant water puddling on the floor outside the shower stall, creating a slipping hazard. This has apparently been an ongoing problem, since the wood trim around the door has begun to swell and rot. Since our last visit they have started to charge $5 per night for Internet access. They told us that they always meant to apply a surcharge but because their system was unreliable they had waived the fee. They said they had fixed things and the signal was strong everywhere so they were now applying the fee. Because we were repeat customers the office waived the fee for us this time when we pointed out that their brochure listed wifi as an amenity and their website only lists the $5 charge under the Trade Days Rates category. We were in site 98. The wifi signal was not consistently strong; we often lost the signal entirely and had to log on again and again. Staying here is not inexpensive, and Internet access should be included in the price of a night's stay, or at least be honestly disclosed. This is still a nice campground, and probably the best option in the area, so they obviously feel they can afford to lower their standards and charge a premium for what they offer, especially since they probably get most of their revenue on Trade Day weekends when there are few other places for the crowds to stay.

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Camping here was a truly unique experience. There are only 6 RV/Tent sites available, and they are adjacent to the area housing the big cats. The closest site is just a few feet away from the tiger cages. As campers, we had late afternoon and early morning access to the sanctuary area for self-guided tours. The staff was amazingly informative as we watched them feeding the bears and preparing for the day's public tours. The restrooms and showers were clean, but located on the other side of the sanctuary welcome center, a ways away from the campsitea. After the staff went home we walked the grounds, watched a lovely sunset, enjoyed a glass of wine and finally fell asleep listening to the occasional roar of a lion or the chuffing of a nearby tiger. We felt as if we were in a jungle somewhere. This was a memorable experience that we would love to repeat one day.

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This is a lovely park, with well-spaced paved sites. Bathhouses Could have been cleaner, to be expected for a busy state park, but it wasn't that crowded while we were there. There were a few kids and some loose dogs, in violation of the rules. Nice shady sites, lots of room. We enjoyed our stay and would return.

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The drought has severely impacted the water level in the lake, and the boat launches are unusable. However, the campgrounds were well-maintained and the facilities were clean and in good repair. Sites were paved and level enough for us, and midweek in the fall there were few other campers, making this a very nice experience. We saw lots of wildlife, and enjoyed walking through the park. Staff was great and we enjoyed the peace and quiet.

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This is also called the Blowing Springs RV Park. This park is operated by the Bella Vista Village POA. Members and their guests and Good Sam members are welcomed. The sites are paved, level and clean, somewhat narrow, but adequate to accommodate slides. No open fires are permitted. The bathroom, showers and laundry were very clean. Wifi was okay at our site. The full-hookup sites have shared water stanchions. At the end of the access road is a lovely park with multi-use trails, picnic tables and bathrooms. Kids could ride bikes, but there are no playground facilities here. We stayed here for two days while visiting Crystal Bridges and Bentonville, and its location made exploring the area easy. At the entrance to the park are a grocery, medical clinic, veterinarian and other stores, which is very convenient. We would definnitely stay here again when in the area.