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We came up for 4 nights and ended up staying 7. Took advantage of the pay for 6 nights and get the 7th free! We stayed in the lower portion of the park in a back-in site next to the last pull thru in the row. Our 42 ft coach was a tight squeeze for the site but it worked; albeit, that we had to use leveling blocks. The rear of the site dropped off where our rear jacks came to rest. We found also that the gravel below was a bit soft in the rear of the site allowing for the blocks we were using to press down into the ground. Overall, after seeing the upper level we were happy to be in the lower area as it seemed easier to maneuver with a big rig. Very pretty campground, with the leaves changing, pond, and overall layout. We like that the site line looking down the road allowed enough stagger in each site that you could see other RVs parked along the access road. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Store was small but offered the requisite supplies. There is much to see in this area, but does require some driving -- 70 miles to Stowe. 40 to Rutland. But the drive is very scenic and fun. Make sure to see the Gorge and also one of the most beautiful towns in America, in Woodstock. All of the hook ups were placed perfectly for our coach. The cable and WiFi also performed fine. The campground is situated right off of I-89 and there is some road noise from it and the road running in front of the campground, but not a real issue. Sites are somewhat close and ours had a tree placed in the way of being able to extend our patio awning. Overall this was one of the nicer KOAs we've stay in. A real nice touch was the morning we left, one of the maintenance men was cleaning up the leaves and pine needles from adjacent site. He came over to thank us for choosing the campground and asked if I wanted to check my roof to see if it was covered with pine needles and leaves, which turned out to be the case. He let me use his leaf blower to clear the 1/2 inch of needles and leaves off of the roof. We will definitely stay here again when in the area. Also highly recommend for others.

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Our rating of the campground would have been a little higher had it not been for the 'white knuckle' drive down the long street that passes by the campground entrance. DON'T follow the GPS if in a big rig because you will not make one of the extreme turns. Their website gives the best access, but they do not WARN you not to come the GPS way! Fortunately, we came the right way. But it was a half mile or more of driving twisting turns and low branches for our 42' rig. I can't imagine 2 big rigs passing each other going in opposite directions. It is also a good way from I-80. The park was OK. Typical KOA with lots of the usual amenities. There were many people swimming in a pool that seemed undersized for the size of the campground. There are many things for kids to do, so we understand the appeal. However we feel that they were way overpriced, as most other KOAs are - even with our KOA member discount. You typically get cable in KOAs, where others do not provide, but for $57.00 a night we didn't even get a sewer! Leaving the level gravel/pull through was a bit of a challenge, as well in this heavily treed campground. One of the turns on the way out was extremely tight. We had a lot of spectators with a look in their eye like "are they going to hit that branch or run over that large rock alongside the road?" I think without my many years of experience, the exit road is a mishap waiting to happen for big rigs. We will stay here again because it makes for a nice easy trip home the next day. And there is not much else to choose from in this area.

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Not much to choose from in the western part of PA along I-80. This place suffices for services needed for an overnight. We noticed that there many locals in the area and it was crowded over the holiday week. They have a nice pool and seemingly lots for kids and teens to do. They had a rec hall where music was playing and people were enjoying. An stream to fish in or wallow in depending on your interest was a point of interest for many. The services were good and the owners were pleasant, leading you to your site. I will say that the grounds were a little soggy from recent rain and there were some ruts from big rigs pulling out of their sites as they needed to take a wide swing beyond the gravel road in the grassy area to navigate by other RVs in adjacent sites. We used some blocking to avoid the jacks sinking in the ground. We were there just overnight and found it to be conveniently located off of the Interstate, although there is heavy construction at the exit that will probably last throughout the summer. We would stay again because of the convenience.

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Unique campground to say the least. Yes, there is an honor system here. There is a fence with envelopes to take that has information to fill out inside. Once filled out, you stuff the envelope in a locked box and pretty much chose whatever site wanted. The water hook-ups are shared, and it is wise to have a splitter (Y) for sharing faucets. It is a little gnarly to drive around in the campground with some good dips and some sharp turns for large rigs. The site for the most part are level and the campground is immediately adjacent to the huge Flea Market. We stayed 2 nights and didn't have any problems with anything. There are no trees to be found so know that in advance. The area is terrific and the restaurants are everywhere! Great Amish shops with great quality stuff, including furniture, cheeses, and meats. We would return again when in the area. Only 30 miles east of Elkhart if you are in need of factory service. And then there is the RV Hall of Fame that is a must for RVers to see and support. Great area that we come back to over and over.

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This campground was part of the campus that is the amusement park in Altoona. After registering in a smallish staging area to register, there is a long, one-way, loop that takes you through the large park. The pull throughs were all taken, so we had no choice but to disconnect for the overnight stay. We circled more than 3 quarters of the loop before finding our lettered loop section. The 6-8 site loop was very tight for our big rig and several of the cars in the loop were parked partially in the paved drive, making it even more of a squeeze. Our site was level, but tight and short. We actually had to pull forward enough to keep the jacks on a solid surface, with 10 or more feet hanging over the wet sod in the rear. You are asked not to park on the grass, rather in front of your RV, however we would have blocked the circle impeding traffic. I had to pull the toad immediately alongside the living room slide being careful not to back over the very forward sewer drain. We half expected someone knocking on our door asking us to move, but no one did. The park seemed to have many seasonals throughout and some of the sites were quite cluttered with stuff that looked like it had been there a long time. It was just OK for us to overnight. There was a good choice of restaurants and a Flying J right in the immediate area. We would more than likely look for a better option if in the area again.

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Very easy access from the I-80. Great RV service providers in the area very close by including the head quarters of HWH about 30 miles west (did not need them fortunately). Park has close sites but they are level gravel areas with a nice patch of grass and nice colorful flowers planted. Plenty of room for our toad as we were just overnight. Turns are a little tight but manageable for our big rig. Same for the trees. The desk clerk was very nice and offered assistance for anything campground related. We did use the laundry as our unit W/D was down. Interesting that the dryers were free to use. The washing machines were $2.00 per load. Highway noise was not a problem and we easily departed in the morning. The Wi-Fi was spotty and the antenna was able to pick up a decent amount of channels; some in High Def. We would definitely stay again and would recommend to RVers.

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Good park for a couple of days as it is walking distance to the famous Wall Drug. Be sure to visit this landmark it is a neat place. We had a pull through, level gravel base site, which was easily accessed. Room for 4 slides and an awning. Nothing fancy mind you but close to the highway and convenient. It can be dusty as there is almost no grass. The hookups were fine, however make sure you have extra sewer hose, as it is a long run to the connection. The cable was pretty extensive and worked fine, however the WiFi was slow. There was a small inground pool that was in use and appeared to be sparkling clean. The front desk people were a husband and wife team on a work assignment with their motorhome. They were very pleasant and welcoming. We would stay again if in the area.

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When looking for campgrounds in areas we've never been to, we rely on this site and what people write heavily. Broken Arrow, as far back as we looked, has all very positive reviews. We can only concur that this campground to us was a little piece of heaven! We had a fantastic view of the mountains right from the front window. The whole place is grand! As others have said, the owner is a real outgoing "people person" to the MAX! He makes you feel like you are people he will remember for life. He and his wife have a Monday night Chuck Wagon Dinner for a small fee. They also have a "Willie Nelson" look-alike singing up on the covered wagon complete with amplification. The horse side of the business is where he really shines. We met many of the guests at the dinner, and they come from hundreds of miles away each year with their horse trailers and gear. It is a delight to just be among them. They are a very friendly group. The campground has no fly problem or manure aroma as you might expect because of the separation and daily cleaning required of the owners. It's just a neat place to be. The connections/hookups were perfect, the gravel base was level and firm. The ranch hand was very attentive to our needs. We like the fact that we were parked in a way that we were facing north allowing us an unfettered view of the horse corrals and mountains beyond. It is out of town 4 short miles. Short drive to the attractions, many of them. The owners have a large rig themselves so they know what is appreciated. Super, Super place!! Wish it wasn't thousands of miles to get back here. We would return over and over!! Thank you Broken Arrow.

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Please come to see this spectacular region of Wyoming. And if you want full hook ups, this is the place to be. The only thing missing is (big for us) WiFi & cable! That would make it a 10. But to be fair it almost wouldn't seem right to have it here in the rustic ,wooded setting with the tall pines thickly grown in the campground. Jackson Lake Lodge is a couple of miles down the road with wi-fi and a great look at the Tetons. Jackson Hole is a close, scenic, animal filled 35 miles to the south. We chartered a 22' boat at the marina in the campground for a fishing trip. We caught 3 lake trout that the restaurant there in the campground cooked for our dinner later that night. The campground has a great information center, grocery store, and other amenities for all that you may need. The staff really cares and goes out of their way to please. We even had a waitress that we insisted upon for the week because she was so delightful. The long pull through sites can accept the largest of motorhomes, but the roads are narrow and care must be taken around so many trees very close to your vehicle. The W/S/E hook-ups were located near the rear of site. Saw some RVs needing blocking but our site only needed a 2x under the passenger side jacks. We highly recommend this campground and would definitely return.

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Very pleasant little park along the scenic Route 287. All gravel lot that is mostly level with a well maintained plush grass strip running the length of the facility in front of you RV. Hook ups were great. No Cable but a park that was well maintained with city water! Great views of the mountains, golf cart, and small airport beyond. Very quiet, relaxing setting. Not much to do there, but there is the center of town to resupply or get something to eat. We really enjoyed overnighting there.

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The only lasting memory here was the ribs and the beautiful Capital City of Cheyenne. Come see, but we would look elsewhere to camp. Everything worked as needed, we will give them that. A request to trim branches fell on deaf ears so we had to pull in one slide for 2 of our 4 days there!! Can't imagine operating business that way. Lots of permanent campers. Kinda disjointed and unscenic kinda place. No real appeal to anything here, but the RIBS! They even delivered them to our coach.

     

Cody KOA

Cody, Wyoming

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Difficult to rate. Pluses: Long pull throughs, so you do not need to unhook. GREAT Wi-Fi which allowed us to get a great deal of work done while here for 6 nights. Hook ups flawless. In the outskirts of town, but still minutes from all that Cody has to offer -and that is a great deal. One of our more favorite stops ever!! Minusses: The staff seemed put out to do things. You didn't feel like a customer, especially paying $72.00 a night with the Good Sam discount. I really cannot imagine how they justify a resort rate when it doesn't come close to many of the real resort "Class A" only type resorts we have stayed in across the country. Branches dragged across the roof of our coach upon entry! Person who led us to the site said maintenance people would be told, but usually don't get around to those kinds of things! Wow! We saw more teenagers on golf carts moving about to do work. Campground just seemed dirty to us. We wrote to corporate and they did respond saying that they would address our complaints/concerns. Hope it happens because we would not stay here again. There are other choices that looked pretty good. But this is a place that shouldn't be missed, especially the Buffalo Bill Cody Museum. It is really well done and very interesting. We were here for the Pow Wow and it did not disappoint.

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This is a very convenient stop right off of I-90. It's a smaller place with long level gravel pull thrus for our 42' coach. All hook ups performed fine and the cable selection provided for many channels, including ESPN, to select from. Hookups were placed right so no extra equipment required. The owner is a very affable man who really cares about his guests. He offered many ideas on places to visit in the area from restaurants, to shopping, to sight seeing, and historical places to see. He even offered up a park to go to in town where buffalo and elk can be seen. A campground usually gets better marks from us when the sites are level and hook ups are conveniently placed. The campground is sparse of trees but we would stay here again.

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A terrific park that is extremely well maintained. Beautiful grassy areas well mowed. Great landscaping and a wonderful playscape for kids. No pool here that we could see. It would be too short of a season to bother. The close proximity to the west entrance of Yellowstone (best entrance in our opinion) makes it all the more desirable and the town has much to offer from restaurants, shopping, supplies, movies, and a Mobil gas station accommodating Class A Diesel rigs w/toad!!! A must see is the Grizzly Bear and Wolf Museum where live animals, including a thousand pound grizzly await your up close viewing pleasure. Very well done and interesting. WiFi was great and the sites and hookups all performing as needed. Would most definitely return!!!

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A nice park with 80' long cement pads! Very satisfied with everything. Nice pool and landscaping throughout the large park. I like the way it was tiered. Only 10 miles from KC profesional stadiums. KC is a vast metropolitan area that we like a lot, including a huge Cabela's right near the Nascar track and other outstanding shopping venues. Park is adjacent to a theme park, but really not a bother. We would stay again for sure.