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Date of Stay:
September, 2005 -
Traveling from South of Los Angeles going North to the Bay area is a long drive without many options for RV parks. I checked in the Woodalls and the other travel directory I carry, and found this park. The ad said it had all the things I wanted for an overnight stay but noted reservations were required. When I called to make the reservation I had to give my Visa information. (That has never been the norm at other parks I've reserved a space in). When I finally found the place, as it is off the road and behind a restaurant area, with no signs to direct you, I was met with a very rude clerk. But being tired I shrugged it off and drove to the spot he assigned me. The park was almost completely empty except for a few weathered and old looking trailers. I hooked everything up and found the electric didn't work. Called the office and asked him to come out and check the hook up, he refused. Told me to move to another spot, or I could leave. When I asked about TV hook-ups, he said there were none, but he'd credit me $4.00 for no electric if I didn't want to move. The park was dirty, windy, dust everywhere, litter (liquor bottles), lots of bugs, semi trucks right outside the park and road noise, plus it smelled really bad. I was shocked as it was advertised as a KOA Park. I thought it'd be at least half way decent. When I got home, I posted an e-mail to KOA with my complaint. They responded about 3 days later, that Lost Hills RV Park was no longer a KOA park and they could take no responsibility for the situation I encountered. I've just found this website (thankfully) and will now check here before I travel. The books that probably most of us carry, which reference available RV parks are not always current, even if you have the latest edition. It's a hard lesson to learn when you've made reservations and find you'd have been better off staying in a Rest Area along the highway. But when you're tired and have to stop, there's not much you can do except alert others and never go back. Lost Hills RV Park will never see another $ of mine!! Thanks for the website: at least I got to vent, and may save someone else from getting 'taken'. We camped at Lost Hills RV Park (formerly Lost Hills Campground) in a Motorhome.