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If you're in the Farmington NM area and wondering if there will be any place that will have room for you and your RV, McGee Park will probably be able to get you in. They have 576 sites with power and water and an additional 200 sites for dry camping. We spent 6 days here and loved it. We had a site down by the river. In fact we had about 2.5 sites because they told us that the view would be nicer if we just parked sideways to the lines they had drawn to mark the sites. The power boxes are different in that they either have a 30 amp and 20 amp hookup or a 50 amp and 20 amp hookup. I didn't find any 30/50 plugs in the same box. The 50 amp sites are scattered around the complex just look for the box with a 240 volt sticker they are generally near the power pole and meter panels. If there's nothing going on at the fairgrounds they leave 2 handicap bathrooms open for showers. If something is going on they have large shower rooms to handle the dirty masses. If you get there during business hours you can pay with a credit card, cash, or check in the office. If you are there on weekends or after hours you can pay with cash or check. There is a small fee for using credit cards that the county charges to recoup cost. There's not much in the way of shade at the sites no fire rings and few picnic tables. Most of the sites are paved but the ones in Area 5 down near the river are gravel with gravel roads. We had problems with mosquitoes in the early evening and I imaging during the summer it could get bad. If you are here when they are near capacity the sites will be pretty close together. They had a dog show, horse races, and a carnival going on when we were there on a weekend and there was no crowding issues. As mentioned in previous post they have onsite security that patrols at night, a sheriffs substation and a fire station on the same property. We'd stay here again in a heart beat.

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The actual cost is $10.70. However it is located close to I-40 and a truck stop. Lots of road noise and lights. The shower is across the street in the truck stop and you have to get a voucher to go to the shower. They were clean and came with a bath towel, face towel, and wash cloth. You probably wouldn't want to walk in and get the key in your bathrobe. That's pretty much the down side. The place is clean but they need a trash can or two more. Close to the Acoma Pueblo and some pretty scenery. We'd stay here again. They have pretty good WiFi and the Verizion MiFi works fine too.

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First, how to pay for a site here. If you go to the office inside the museum Mon-Fri. 8-4 you can pay with cash, check, or credit card and get a key to the bathrooms/ showers. After hours or weekends: a employee will come around during the evening and you can pay them with cash or check, I don't think they have the bathroom keys. Second, picking a site. They have 2 main areas for camping. (Area 1) One is in area that has trees scattered about that offer some shade. (Area 2) The other one is a large parking lot without a lick of shade. Area 2 looks like it gets used for big events like rodeos and is mainly overflow. Area 1 is close to an immense wall of Red Sandstone and has some shade. The thing about Area 1 is the sites are not well defined so campers tend to park their rv's any way they want, which leads to a lot of confusion as to where exactly the sites are. The sites are not all that level but should be in the range of most leveling systems. If you get a key to the bathrooms you will find them clean and have showers with good pressure and plenty of hot water. The area is pretty quiet but you can hear the trains running up and down the main line of the BNSF all day and night long. On the plus side, they are not blowing their horns. There are a couple of nice hikes up in the red rock canyons behind the campground that are way beyond well marked and while not impossible to get lost, you'd have to work at it. Verizion MiFi works great. We spent several days here and will stop by again if in the area.

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Mostly this is to refine some points of these campgrounds. There are 2 Museums at this entrance to Petrified National Park. The one on the west side of the road has 30 amp power and that site cost $10.75/day. The Museum on the east side has the free camping. There are about 6 sites up front with de-energized 30 amp plugs. There are multiple dry camping sites behind these sites. There was water available but I was told by a gentleman in the store that he wouldn't put it in his radiator or give to a dog. This place has flat parking, is the only place within 25 miles, is right at the entrance to the Park, and it's free. It also has pretty good Verizon MiFi 4G service. You should come with a full fresh water tank and empty waste tanks, and full fuel tanks in your rig and your toad.

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Location, Location, Location. If you have an RV longer than 22' you will be coming up Ca 180 if you're headed up to look at the Big Trees. As you may have noticed RV parks and options are kind of thin in this part of California. This is the closest RV park with FUH's to Kings Canyon National Park and Sequoia National Park. They told me they have 17 RV slots and 6 of them are 50 amp and the rest are 30 amp. The roads are paved. The sites are gravel. They have picnic tables but no fire rings. (Remember the Ca fires) The folks that are the new owners or managers(?) (2 yrs) sound like they are cleaning the place up. Some things to note. No bathrooms, no showers, no laundry, no cable. We had a power spike on our first night there but after we shut off the pedestal and turned everything back on a couple of hours later we had no more issues. Their water is tasty and much better tasting than anything you will get in the Valley or most anywhere south and east. The pedestal was falling apart but everything checked out ok with the multimeter. I noticed from previous post that we ended up paying $8 more than the last reviewer. I have mixed feelings about this place. This is a semi empty Manufactured Home Park with most of the long term homes around the edge of the property. On the plus side it's less than an hour to Kings Canyon, there's no road noise at night but commuters start early in and out of the park and on the Hwy but it's low traffic volume . It should be noted that they do not take credit cards and I don't know about checks so bring cash. They also have a lot of open space and you may be able to negotiate a dry camping rate. Most of the sites have good solar potential but it looks like it could be pretty hot during the summer. If we come back to the area and they are still here I'd stay here again. However I suspect that I will find that their wifi still does not work and that their pedestals are still falling apart. Good Luck.

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We stayed in RV lots 1 and 2, which are on the grass next to Hwy 49. It was early December and had the place to ourselves. The problem with this lot is that there are not very many flat sites and road noise. I have slept through Cat. 3 hurricanes so it doesn't bother me. Lot 5 which is on the East side of the track is gravel and away from the highway. The showers were clean with pretty good hot water and OK pressure. Verizon MiFi worked fine. They have free Wi-Fi in lots 1 and 2 but it was on and off. That may have been due to the Christmas Craft Show going on here. We'd stay here again if in the area. They don't take credit cards so it's cash or check.

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I don't think people come to Calistoga for the ambiance of the RV parking experience but for what the area has to offer. As everyone has mentioned it's a great location on a gravel parking lot. They do not have picnic tables and if the park is full it will be tight. However when we visit in late fall it's fine. What few have mentioned that it's a P.A. campground and for the money you save per night you can go see some pretty nice wineries. We last stayed here about 5 yrs ago and since then they have tiled the bathrooms and spiffed them up some. We were staying in the cheap seats in a drive thru with 30 amps and water spent a couple of night, and did a dump there when we left. They have a new lockable dump cover that you have to get the code to use or pay $15. Apparently they don't charge you to use it if you stay there. The bathrooms were clean as were the showers. The showers had plenty of hot water and good pressure. Verizion MiFi worked fine. It looks like they have wifi available but we didn't look into that. As long as they are still PA it will be a great deal. We'd stay here again. One thing to think about is you might not want to be there when they are having stock car races it may bet a bit loud, dusty, and crowded. The track is right next to the rv park. (just a few feet away from one side of the park)

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This place keeps getting dis'd. It is what it is. It is an older park in a narrow valley filled with lots of tall trees, it's an isolated entrepreneurial island in a sea of tall trees, few roads, many miles from support services. It is also a P.A. and for FHU/30 amp the price is one of the best deals in any part of California. The showers and toilets were clean, with good water pressure, and plenty of hot water. Note they are old and look it but are clean. We stayed in the drive through sites and had lots of sun in the front most of the day. There is Hyw noise but it's not over whelming and pretty quiet at night. They have a slow wifi that's free. Verizion MiFi works but works slowly. Solar exposure has the potential to be pretty good where we were. It also has a large community hall that is available. It's the best deal in the area with the P.A. price, everything works and is clean. We'd stay here again.

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We were here over Thanksgiving and there were only 4 or 5 other units camped here. When it rains it gets a lot of puddles and some surface mud but the coach did not sink in the mud because it's got a gravel base. It's kind of lumpy but the coach was able to level up just fine. This time of year the bathrooms were clean with good hot water in the shower and moderate pressure. Verizion MiFi worked fine but there's no wifi or cable. If you use satellite you should be able to find a space with a lot of open sky. The staff were friendly and helpful. The road and sites are grass covered gravel and when it gets wet it gets a little muddy but not impassable. There are no picnic tables or fire rings.The $25/day seems like a pretty good deal for the area and if we get back here we'll probably stay here again.

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After looking at the 2 other parks at Brookings Harbor I think this was the best choice. You're not on the beach but it's quieter than the other two and there's no parade of people and cars past your site all day long. That being said I did find a couple of issues. The sites are concrete and level however I'm not sure where you'd put your toad when they are full. We were there at a low demand time of year and just parked our toad in the site next to ours. It looks like they can take a 45' coach but it will fill the site. Next is the pay for showers. First off I hate those things on a matter of principle. Second this one like many others did not have an adjustable shower head. Third you use up about half your quarters waiting for the water to get hot, which it never did just warmish. Outside of those items this place was great. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We'd probably stay here again.

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Paved roads and sites. We were in A loop at site 32. The site was fine once we got in. If there had been anyone in any of the sites across from us we'd still be there or never gotten in. There are some sites that a big rig will fit in but choose carefully. They are long enough but it took us 5 cuts to get in and out of our site and I usually nail tight sites in one try. They only had 30 amp service and I thought it was ok and checked out ok at the the pedestal but my computer kept acting up and cutting out. There was no cell service or wifi available from Verizion. The showers were old but clean and had good pressure and lots of hot water. Note on the cost it included a $8 reservation fee. Those were the issues but the park is a great location and if you happen to catch a storm there with big waves it's amazing.

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If you're going to see stuff or do something in Tacoma this is a great location. As mentioned, it's just a big grassy parking lot with full hookups. You can save $5/night by signing up and paying in the Fair office. I can't say that it's convenient for running into Seattle. The fact of the matter is the traffic into Seattle is horrible. You can pretty much count on 1.5 + hrs to drive 30 or 40 miles unless you get very lucky. Right now it's a combination of traffic volume, construction, weather, and accidents. We went into the Seattle from here 3 times and each time it was at least 1.5 hrs each way. That being said I'm not sure there's any place else to stay around the area that would be any better. When we stayed here there were only about a dozen sites filled so we had plenty of space. When it's full you'd pretty much be right on top of one another. Verizon MiFi worked great. We'd stay here again.

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This time of year the Park Service tends to close the Hoh CG due to the Elk rutting season. So if you're looking to spend some time in the Hoh Rain Forest and don't want to spend a lot of time commuting from camping 15-20 miles away this place is perfect. First off, it's kind of small, only has 30 amp power, water, and no sewer or dump station. They have a small store/cafe with some reasonable prices for meals but they have some very relaxed hours. We had 3G internet access through Verizon MiFi. They have no cable or WiFi available. The site was level and reasonably well drained and open so I think satellite TV would work OK. They do have several sites that need to have the trees trimmed back and maybe have some more gravel put down. There was no problem maneuvering around or parking our rigs, and a 45' coach would fit with no problem. If you absolutely need to dump your tanks the dump station in the park was still open even with the campground being closed.

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If you want an area that has spectacular views, great beach hikes, fishing, surfing with full hookups, this place is pretty nice. It doesn't have cable or WiFi however Verizon MiFi works just fine. We were in site #8 and had to use about 4.5" of boards to get level with are air bag leveling system. Outside of that every thing was fine. Showers had great pressure, plenty of hot water, and were clean. Everyone of the staff I interacted with was friendly and helpful.

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Please note that the rate I paid was with a AAA discount and includes taxes. As mentioned in previous posts, gravel sites and paved road. The showers were clean and worked well. They had pretty fast Internet with no connection issues. Verizion data also worked well. The whole park slants downhill from where you come in and I had to use about 4.5" of blocking on the down hill side to get level. The place is also hard to spot the first time you drive by. All in all, it's a nice clean park, close to sights. We would stay here again.