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A very nice park, but as with nearly all KOA's, the sites are much too close together, and the prices are inflated. This park has many amenities for the family, and seems to stay busy year around. There appear to be many more people actually living in the park now, than during our last visit several years ago, and some need to clean up around their sites. Dogs running loose, and flies so bad that we couldn't eat outside made the trip less than enjoyable. Before opening or closing the door to our rig, we had to swat the flies away! This was a common problem throughout the park, due to it's close proximity to dairy farms in the area. Since this is the nicest park near San Francisco, we will probably stay here again when visiting the area. We were disappointed that even though the weather was warm and sunny (many folks using the pool), the sightseeing trips into the city were not offered "in the winter" according to the staff. Not sure when they consider winter season, but the calendar thinks it begins near the end of December, not November…

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This is a very nice park in the heart of the Redwoods, but lacks amenities for the money. Sites are level, asphalt, plenty long and hookups are well situated. Water pressure was only 30, even though we were the only people in the park! There is no cable TV, no TV stations available by antenna, but our Direct TV Satellite service was great. No cell service, and even using the booster while inside the office, service was poor. We were the only campers in the park, and with only one light on in the park, it was extremely dark at night. And since there was no phone service, it was a bit intimidating. We felt insecure at night, since there are hundreds of homeless young people living along the roads throughout Humbolt County, and we had no way of calling for help if needed. The laundry room and bathrooms were very clean and nice. The staff were extremely nice and helpful, and had it not been for them, we probably would have ended our stay sooner. We would stay here again, but only if it were earlier in the season, and there were other campers in case help was needed at night.

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We stayed here for 2 weeks, and the managers of this little park made our stay very enjoyable. Georgia and Al go out of their way to make sure your every need is met! Their warmth and friendliness make up for anything this park my be lacking. Yes, the road noise from I-5, which is just across the river from the park, is loud. But since it was very cool during our stay, we kept our windows closed at night anyway. We stayed in space 30, and had a beautiful, unobstructed view of the river, perfect satellite reception, and a nice level site. The staff work hard to keep this park clean, and in great working order, despite it's age. The laundry room is small, but in good working order. Water pressure was good, and the hookups were excellent. There is a beautiful walking/bike path along the river, and plenty of places to explore very near the park. We will definitely stay here again on our next trip through the Rogue River Valley! Thank you again!

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What a gem! This is a beautiful Lane County park located on the McKenzie River. Sites are level, blacktop and with excellent hookups and cable TV service. We first chose a site in the more wooded section (#30), but decided to move to site #13 for better satellite reception, and sunlight. Sites are spacious, private, grassy, and clean. Each site as a fire pit and picnic table. There is a beautiful new restroom, shower area and laundry room. Streets are paved, and wide. There is a huge open area for family games, picnics and get togethers. There is a day use area, with a boat ramp, sports field, and plenty of picnic tables. There is a great off-leash dog park across from the campground as well. There is plenty of shopping and restaurants just 2.5 miles from the park on Coberg Road in Eugene. We will definitely stay here again!

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This is a nice park, about 16 miles outside of Seattle. Roads are very narrow, and turns can be tight, but spaces are good. Paved and concrete sites, with good hookups. Cable TV was OK, but stations were limited. Our roof-mounted satellite dish worked well. The "lake" is more of a large pond, and could use some cleaning up. Covered with moss and slime, and omitted an odor at times. The pond is home to many water foul, so had to be careful when walking or sitting on the grass due to duck and geese droppings. When staff mowed the deep, dense grass throughout the park, including each site, they left the wet clippings right on the site, so quite messy, and had to sweep frequently so as not to track them in our rig. There is plenty of room to walk around the park, and enjoy the forested areas. Restrooms are clean, and have individual locking doors. The laundry room is clean, open 24 hours, and is only $1 for both the washers and dryers. Office staff could be a bit friendlier and helpful, but they are very busy in this park. Most of the residents are long-term, but rules are enforced and the park is kept very clean and clear of debris. There is a small yurt for groups to use, a playground, but no other amenities. There is a Safeway Grocery Store across the street from the park, and several other stores and restaurants close by. We would definitely stay here again when visiting the Seattle area.

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We spent one night here on our way to Seattle. The park is close to US 97, but is very quiet and peaceful. Located on, and run by, the Yakima Indian Nation. The majority of the spaces are roomy, with grassy areas between each site in most of the park. We paid extra to be placed in the "Cable TV Sites", which were all back-in sites. We noticed that there were a few pull-through sites that were all blacktop, and very close together. We did not utilize the bathrooms, showers or pool area during our one-night stay. The tribe also owns a casino that is located across the road from the RV park. Unlike some of the others that reviewed this park, we enjoyed the fact that alcohol is NOT allowed in public areas of the park or casino! The only reason we did not give the park a 10, was that the grass needed mowing, and weeds with thorns were growing in the area near the corn field where we were located. Some areas of the grass appeared dead, while others were lush and green. We noticed holes had been dug, perhaps to repair the sprinklers (?), but they did not appear to be working. There were landscape personnel working around the outside of the office when we arrived, but perhaps they need to work the perimeters of the park as well. We would definitely stay in this park again when traveling through the area.

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A very nice park, easily accessible to US 97, Bend and Sisters. Sites are long, level and paved. Pull through sites are plenty long for whatever you might be driving and towing! Additional concrete slab to park other vehicles as well. Sites are spaced well, so there is plenty of room. Could use some trees, as it gets very warm in Redmond, and there is no shade. Good water pressure and excellent electrical. Office staff could be a little friendlier, seemed to be grumpy and bothered when we asked questions about attractions in the area. Since the park is owned by the County of Redmond, and attached to the County Fair Grounds, access is available to the fairgrounds through an unlocked gate. Laundry room is sufficient, but 19 minute cycle for $3.00 in the large capacity washer seemed very steep! Restrooms and showers were clean, but no shower doors on the shower stalls. Very uncomfortable with shower curtains only, and as a woman, feel unsafe to use this type of shower stall. We would recommend this park when traveling in the Redmond/Bend area.

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We stayed here 8 nights while visiting the Boise area. If we could give this park a higher rating we would for the fantastic design of the spaces and roads! Spaces are 85 feet long, gravel, level pull throughs. Streets are extremely wide, allowing you to hook up your towed vehicle and still easily pull out of your site without worry of clipping your neighbor! The park is immaculate, even though approximately 35 percent of the residents are permanent residents. The small grass strips between sites are so green they look like artificial turf! Lovely tables and benches on the 45 foot concrete patios are a nice touch. Hookups are perfectly located, and in excellent condition. There is a dog park that rivals any city park we've seen! Grass is meticulously cared for, and there are nice benches and swings for you to enjoy while your dog is busy. There is also a beautiful dog walk surrounding the perimeter of the park, that is also extremely well maintained. The pool, spa, and sauna areas are gorgeous! There are gas BBQ's for you to use, tables with umbrellas and plenty of space to enjoy your outdoor dining. The clubhouse is beautiful, with a full kitchen, meeting area, gym, library and game room. This is absolutely one of the nicest parks we've ever stayed in, and would definitely stay here again when visiting Boise area! There is nothing we could find to improve on here, and other park developers should take note of how a beautiful RV park should be designed!

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A quiet little park in the middle of farmland off of Hwy. 93. The park is actually in Filer, ID, which is approximately 7 miles from Twin Falls. There are no stores or restaurants nearby. The park is clean and grass areas are well kept. Sites are close together, and your neighbor's sewer connection is located on your patio side. Due to winds and rain, we did not extend our awning, but if we had, our neighbor's sewer hose would have been under our awning! Gravel sites were not level, but easily corrected with leveling blocks. There is a hot tub and gas BBQ, but we did not use either of them during our one night stay. The lady running the office was very nice and friendly. This would not be a destination vacation park, but is perfect when traveling through the area on Highway 93. No play equipment for children, but plenty of room to walk and play in the grassy area. Flies and mosquitoes were a problem, but then you are located in the middle of cattle and farmland, so should be expected. This is a good "one nighter" park, and we would stay here again when passing through the area.

     

Valley View RV

Elko, Nevada

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This would not be a bad park, if they would clean it up!! Weeds are 3-4 feet tall throughout the park, and overgrown around the hookups at the sites. Nearly all residents are living here, and most have junk laying around their sites. Many of the trees have died due to lack of water, and those that have survived need trimmed. Water pressure was fair, electricity OK, and sewer hookup was located well. Highway noise from I-80 is loud, but due to the run down rigs and poor park condition, one wouldn't want to sit outside much anyway. Very seedy characters were observed frequenting several of the mobile homes located within the park. Not sure what goes on here, but wouldn't want to leave anything of value outside unattended. The price is cheap, and we were only staying one night while traveling through, but we would Not stay here again. When registering, the office was noted to be filthy and littered with trash and junk. Manager kept apologizing for the "temporary situation," but as noted in previous reviews, this is Not a temporary situation! And to make matters worse, the office was also her residence, and she lived in that chaos! It's no wonder the park is in such disrepair, judging by how the management lives.

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This is an older park that was not designed for the wider and longer RV's of today. Our 38 foot RV was a tight fit on the paved slab. The park is well kept, clean, and well managed. Upon check in, the tree at our site required trimming in order for us to put our patio awning out. After only 5 minutes, the maintenance man arrived and trimmed it for us! The streets are very narrow, and require diligent driving to avoid problems! We saw a large motor home jackknife his towed vehicle when attempting to negotiate a tight turn out of the park. He damaged his rig, but could have easily been avoided by hooking up his tow after pulling out of the site. Check in is accomplished at the casino hotel desk adjacent to the park. Hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Noise from the casino parking lot and nearby US 395 are not an issue at all. Very quiet and safe at night. Showers were old, but clean and functioned well. Each stall had it's own locking door, so safety and privacy were not an issue. Water pressure and electricity were excellent. There is a large pet area. The park is in the heart of Minden, close to shopping and restaurants. We would definitely stay here again when visiting the Carson Valley area.

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Overall, this is a good park when traveling on US 395 through NV. All rock (not small gravel) sites were not appealing, and lack of shade made it uncomfortable in the afternoons. The wind blew every afternoon we stayed there, and without trees, there was no shelter. Laundry room and shower rooms were clean. We did not use the shower rooms, as security is always a problem when shower stalls only have a curtain, and no way to lock the door for individual safety. This might not be a problem for men, but women would appreciate a locked shower door! Small dog areas, with only dirt, but we were able to walk dog outside of park area for more exercise. Several long term residents, some that need to clean up their site, with dogs left tied up outside that barked when anyone walked by. Also, noticed several old RV's stored, or abandoned ? in spaces on the monthly section of the park. Would not recommend this park as a destination park, but is definitely good for a short stay when visiting the Carson Valley area.

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A beautiful park located on Puddingstone Lake. East Shore RV Park is clean, spaces are very large, and lots of room between you and your neighbors, especially in the B Section. We stayed in B172, and had a gorgeous view of the lake, with sunsets that were awesome! Strong 50 amp power, and excellent water pressure. Lawns are green and well manicured. Two pools, one for families, and one adult pool were clean and very nice. Roads are nicely paved and maintained. Store and laundry were well stocked and maintained. We will definitely stay here again.

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Not fond of KOA's any longer as they are over priced and sites are extremely close together. This one was no different. Roads are so narrow, and sites are so close together, that larger rigs have to ask people to move their tow vehicles to pull out of their pull-through sites! When we arrived, we were assigned a site, but when we found our site, it was occupied. Office staff stated they had forgotten and made a mistake, so we were assigned another site. Unable to put out our awning due to tall sewer vent pipe located within 4 feet of our rig! If rig next to us had not been a small class C, we would not even have been able to put out our slides! We watched many rigs nearly take off our driver's side mirror as they attempted to round the corner of our site to leave the park. There is no playground for children, and this is definitely NOT a family oriented park! Other than the small swimming pool, there is absolutely nothing for children to do here. Dog walks are very narrow and small, but sufficed. Road noise is very loud, but since there is no where to sit outside anyway, we kept our windows closed. There is a picnic table, but it is situated within 2 feet of your neighbors sewer line so very unhealthful and unattractive! Would Never recommend this park to anyone. We will never return! Owners should be ashamed of charging more than $20.00 for this run down, rat infested park. Saw several when walking our dog, including one hit by a car and left on pavement.

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Gravel roads could use more gravel to prevent the mud and potholes from being so bad. Mostly long-term residents, with some needing to clean up their sites. Many dogs running loose without leashes, and residents not cleaning up after their pets. Owner/office staff not available during our entire stay. Had to ask full time residents for help regarding issues with our site. Maintenance man was very helpful and friendly! Sites are gravel, with small strips of grass between. Some more level than others. Hookups worked ok, but power waned at times. Water pressure was fine. Great cable TV with plenty of channel choices. Picnic tables were very worn, cracked and plenty of splinters. Park backs up to Hwy 101, so road noise is a problem. Since it was cool at night we kept our windows closed, but would be very noisy in summertime. Restrooms and showers are kept very clean. Laundry room is small, but very clean and worked well. Only $1.25 to wash and dry, and both did a good job. Shopping and restaurants located about 3 miles away on Hwy 101. Verizon cell phone and Hot Spot service worked very well in the park. If visiting in the area, would stay here again. The choices are limited in Tillamook, and this park was the best of those we checked out.