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This park is appropriately named. It is right on the beach on a sliver of land between the ocean and US-101. Not all the sites are great but there are some wonderful spots. Avoid the dry sites closest to US-101. It seems like traffic noise would be too much for those. Some of the sites that back to other sites are very close. The campground map gives an indication. The first row closest to the ocean is nice. Due to vegetation they don't all have an ocean view. The beach is steps away. There are 4 access points to the beach from this park. We arrived the first Monday of May without reservations. Several sites in the first row were available for 1 night. We stayed in #78 that had no view, but we could hear the ocean. In the future, we'd like to reserve #63, #64, or #66 for their views.

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This is a lovely park. It's on the east side of US-101 so it is not on the ocean directly. There is a half mile trail to the beach that goes under US-101. The park is thick with evergreen trees. The no reservation park was a nice change and good for an impromptu trip. We arrived on the last Thursday of April. There were plenty of spaces. Even through the weekend this early in the season some spaces remained available. There's a decent amount of space between sites. Some offer more visual privacy than others. Each shower stall has a shower area and a drying area. There is only a small round wooden stool to sit on. This is now one of our favorite Oregon coast state parks.

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We stayed here a couple nights during the week in early February. We enjoyed this campground and the Salton Sea. We plan on visiting again and staying longer. There were plenty of open spaces. At the same fee entry point, and within walking distance, are two campgrounds: Headquarters and New Camp. We stayed at Headquarters. There is a large parking lot. On the east side of this lot are 15 pull through full hookup sites. Your front will face the sea. These sites are very close, separated by tall palm trees. They are closest to CA-111 and train tracks. The highway noise was minimal. The trains were frequent and loud. They use their horn. If you don't like train noise, you will not like this campground. There are an additional 3 dry spots at a the NW corner of the parking lot. The visitor center and restrooms (no showers) are at the south end of the lot. New Camp is close to CA-111. There are 25 parallel sites around a loop. Most are dry but a few are water and electric. These are much more spacious than the ones at Headquarters. Except for 47, 48, and 50, there are no sea views at New Camp. The showers, which require tokens, are at this campground.

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There's some highway noise from I-15 and the rates are high, but for a 1 night stay it's convenient. We'd stay here again. The loops and sites are gravel. It's an attractive park. Our site #3 had short shrubs between it and the next site. There are other sites under very tall trees. The views of mountains from the park were scenic. The showers were clean and had modern tile. The drying area was a bit narrow, and there was no bench. This is a good park to stay at if you need easy access on and off I-15.

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We fell in love with this park. Earlier in the day we called and made a reservation for the night. After we arrived and noticed how nice it was, we decided to stay for 2 nights before continuing on our trip. There are orange groves around the park. There are orange trees everywhere in the park. Being on the east side of Bakersfield, the access from CA-58 was easy. Sites are level. You see your neighbors, but there is plenty of room to set out your chairs, etc. We had a pull-in water/electric site not a pull-through or back-in site. You drive in and your hookups are on the correct side. Then you back-out to leave. The restrooms/showers were modern and clean. The staff was friendly.

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We stayed here one night on a trip heading south on I-5. The park is convenient, and we'll stay here again for another one night stay. Sites are level on the top of a hill and are close together. The restrooms and showers were fine. We made a reservation and checked in after hours. We did visit the office the next morning to pay. The office staff were very friendly.

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The Good Sam discount basically made up for the tax, so we paid $40 instead of $44. It's one of the rare parks we've stayed at where resort is used correctly. It's a gated, landscaped, and very attractive place. When we made the reservation they did ask us how old our rig is. It's new, but they probably wouldn't have let us stay if we still had our old class B. This park is convenient to CA-99. Sites are close though there are short privacy hedges between sites. We had to level our front tires just a bit. The restrooms/showers are attractive and modern. There are 3 showers in the restroom area. They did not have a place to sit but only a towel bench. There was even a sign indicating the bench was for towels not sitting. We did not use the golf or restaurant facilities.

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We stayed here one night because it was only 4 miles from a truck service center we needed to be at the following morning. We would not stay here again. Train horns felt like they were on top of us. We couldn't get the men's restroom unlocked. The women's restroom had water backed up in the sinks. This is a permanent park, but we didn't have any issues with that. People we encountered in the office and elsewhere were friendly. Our site was a pull-thru at an end. It worked for us for one night.

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We stayed here one night in February when we took the coastal route back to Oregon. We'd stay here again over the KOA just for the scenery. It is right off US-101 then you drive down a 1-mile winding road into a small valley. Once you reach the office, you still have to drive down just a little farther. The people at the office were exceptionally friendly. The hookups and restroom/showers were old but functional. There is one common drying area for two showers. Water was hot. The loop is paved. The sites are gravel with grass growing through. Right next to the campground was a fenced pasture where cattle were grazing. We saw wild turkeys, rabbits, and deer making for a pleasant overnight stay.

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This could be our favorite Oregon coast state park. We did a one night stay here in February when we took the coastal route back from a California trip. You do not need reservations this time of year. This is on the ocean with lots of trees. Loops and sites are paved. Sites have varying degrees of levelness. We stayed in site C15. It slanted slightly from front to back, but it was good enough for us where we did not have to level ourselves. Tall thick shrubs were on both sides of us. If the adjacent sites were occupied, the tops of the other rigs would be in view. If you look at the campground map for sites D18 to D27 that is the side of the campground US-101 is on. The following seem to be prime sites with ocean view and cable: A18, A20, A21, A22, A23, A25, C1.

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This is a nice wooded park near the coast. It's on the east side of US-101, so it is not on the ocean. There is a small lake you can walk to that is in the day use area. This was a fine spot for a winter trip if passing through. You definitely do not need reservations in the winter. We probably would not select this for a summer trip since we prefer beach access. We would visit again during the off season. If you look at the campground map, sites A31 to A44 (that entire side of the loop) is closest to US-101. The loops and sites are paved. We stayed at B12 away from 101. The site was mostly level, but we did level a bit on the front tires. We thought the following were decent sites with plenty of trees for privacy: B1, B3, B11, B12, B13, B20, B22, B31, B32.

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We like this park to escape from Pacific Northwest winter weather. The biggest complaint is the occasional loud speed boat noise. The other strange contraptions (air and water) were interesting to see. This is desert on the lake. Sites are defined but in a haphazard arrangement. There are some good waterfront sites if you can get them. Realize there is a waterfront path that is closer to the water than these sites. Many other sites have good water views. Site 20 slanted a little from front to back. We did slight leveling on the front tires. From site 20 the water view is past 15 and between 14 and 16. Most sites are visually close which was fine for this park experience. Sites 10, 16, 36, and 38 were some nice waterfront sites. The bathrooms/showers are old, rustic, painted cement and cinder block. Water was hot. It would be nice if they updated these facilities.

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We've been here 3 different times and enjoyed it each time. It's in a desert setting convenient to I-10. The highway and train noise were distant enough so it was not a problem. There are many hiking opportunities. The restroom/shower buildings are very nice. Sites are electric but do not have water hookups. Potable water is available at the dump station. We like A13 for the view and shade on the patio side. A18, A20, and A21 were either too close to other sites or the table was on the wrong side. This trip in February the campground was full. We were glad we made reservations. In a December and January trip the campground was not full.

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This is in a scenic location, and the park is attractive. The landscaping and architecture of the Discovery Center is appealing. Our only complaint is there are not enough bathroom/shower facilities for the number of people who want to use them. The campground is full of small mesquite trees. It's a pleasant place to stay. Many of the sites in the west loop slant. Site 51 in the east loop is level. There is a huge amount of space between the patio area and the next site over (50). There is a trail next to site 51 going to the Discovery Center, but this trail is not right on top of the patio area.

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Since they added electric, we have enjoyed this Maricopa county regional park. It's way out on the west side of the Phoenix metro area. There are plenty of trails in this desert setting. Lights from the Phoenix area are spectacular to see. Loop is paved. Sites are gravel. Luke AFB is nearby so you do get occasional jet noise. The shower has a push button for water that gives you a few seconds. Keep pushing as needed. Water was hot. Site 31 was level and had a lot of space and wilderness between the patio and next site over (29). The next site (33) over on the hookup side was visually close.