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We stayed here for three nights mid-week; we had partial hookups (water and electric). The site was very spacious, near trees and shade, very quiet. Notably, there were no Mosquitos, a big plus for us. The sites are very easy to back into. The grounds are well kept; the bathrooms clean. There are 2 showers in each bathroom; we didn't use them but they were very clean. Only draw back on the showers: you share the little dressing area; could be an issue for some. Others have commented on the Wi-Fi; we had excellent reception. There are sites near the front of the park with full hook ups; some are fairly spacious, others a bit tight. Also they are closer to the main road(Highway 1) and road noise could be an issue. A few of the sites further in the RV park have full hook ups. There is a lot of area for tent camping. All the sites have a table and fire pit. The park is near the town of Point Reyes Station which has a number of shops, restaurants. Then there is the Point Reyes National Seashore with plenty of hiking trails, the lighthouse, etc. In the past we've stayed at nearby Samuel P. Taylor State Park and while it is a lot less expensive, (a) they have no hook ups(b) it's a bit warmer (c) We were eaten alive by the Mosquitos. I'd definitely stay at Olema Campground, given the choice.

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We stayed here for 5 nights; overall I'd say it's a good, but not outstanding campground. Here are the pros: -about a mile off Carmel Valley Road and close to the towns of Carmel, Monterey, Pacific Grove; takes about 15 minutes to drive into Carmel. -about 2-3 miles going east on Carmel Valley Road is the Garland Ranch Regional Park with miles of hiking trails and some bike trails; also Carmel Valley Village with a number of wineries, small shops, etc. -the rv park itself has level, gravel sites with full hook ups -the wifi service is very good. -the site was quiet while we were there. (But see below) -the staff was friendly -lots of golf courses, including the world famous Pebble Beach ( and the 17 mile drive, which costs $10.00) -they have a little store as well as a rec room with pool tables, ping pong, fusball, etc. The cons: -as others have noted, the sites are on the tight side; some near the Carmel River are a bit wider. Backing in can be a real challenge; the owner helped guide us in and if he's here, he is very helpful. If not, be prepared for some maneuvering. -the road in is about a mile long and the last 1/2 mile it becomes single lane. They seem to have the situation in control by having the checkout time 12:00 noon and check in after 1:00 PM. If you try to arrive early in the day, conceivably there could be a problem on the one lane road. I'd recommend arriving well after 1:00 PM to avoid this from occurring. -there is another RV site entrance just as you come in and it can be confusing; this one is to the right and down the hill. If you go left and up the hill, you're on the wrong road. -this is Carmel, and this is an expensive area. At $80/night ($85 if you use a credit card) this probably the most expensive place we've ever stayed at. -while we were here most of the people stayed only one night, so there is a steady flow of people coming and going. Some would get going early in the morning , so mornings can be noisy.

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We camped here twice, the first time in mid-May 2015 and again in mid-July 2015. The first time we stayed in Camp (or gate) 2; the site we stayed in was fairly roomy, level and easy to back into. The second time we stayed in Camp 1 in the "group camp site" ( mainly because we made our reservation late and this was all they had). Many of the sites in this location were not easy to back into and the site we were assigned was very unlevel, so much so I couldn't level the trailer using all the tricks I knew. I went to the office, asked for and got an alternate site which was better. Later we walked around Camp (or gate) 1 and many of the sites were fairly unlevel, so consider this if you decide to stay here. The bathrooms are clean, there is a store in Camp 2 and a lake, which is part of the campsite. We saw lots of people who had brought boats, so if water sports are your thing, consider this site. The site is near the Empire Mines state park, the towns of Nevada City and Grass Valley, so there are plenty of things to do nearby. If you go there, I'd recommend camp 2.

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This park is located within the Grand Teton National Park and is average. The sites are pull-through, dirt or gravel, and vary from being level to unlevel; there is a fair amount of space between rigs, so you are not on top of one another. All the hookups are conveniently located. The park has many RV sites and while we were there, it was full. Nonetheless it was pretty quiet. You can walk to the store, the restaurant and the Ranger station/visitor center. If you are in one of the high number sites (we were in 100) it can be a fair walk. The bathrooms were OK. The RV park is a short drive to many of the other sights within the Grand Teton NP, so it's good for going on day trips. If you're planning to go to Yellowstone/ Grand Teton with your rig, I'd recommend this over the other RV park within Yellowstone, which is called Fishing Bridge. There the sites are crammed in. And once you are in either Yellowstone or Grand Teton, you can travel between the 2 parks without having to pay a separate entrance fee.

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This is an OK park; we stayed there overnight. In the part we stayed in, the sites were all pull-through, paved, pretty level and surrounded by grass. They also have a picnic table and a fire pit. On some the sewer hookup is not well located. The bathrooms are spartan but clean. The owner of the RV park runs a restaurant and, while we didn't eat there, it looked OK. The park is near the Snake River and there is a hiking/bike path adjacent to the RV park that I think goes along the river. One thing other reviewers may not have mentioned: the park is not too far from a railroad line and trains do run on it at various hours, including at night. If you're a light sleeper, this could be a problem.

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This a brand new RV park. The store in the greeting center was not finished when we there. The bathrooms were very clean. There were plenty of pull through sites and back in sites. They've planted trees but it will be years before there will be any shade. One caution: the main building with the bathrooms and showers is quite a distance from some of the sites in the far corner of the RV park. If you camp here , try to get a site near the main building; otherwise you will have a long walk. Of note, the pull through sites don't have picnic tables, whereas the backin sites do. You can drag one over , bit they are heavy. There are no fire pits. The staff was very friendly. It was very windy when we there and cooking and eating outside can be a challenge. We noted that they didn't have garbage cans where we could put our trash when we left, something they need to fix. Also no recycle bins.

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Nice RV park near to Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Not far off Interstate 80, but we didn't hear any excessive road noise. All the sites are pull-through but they are what I'd call "North-South", with 2 rigs per site with one pulled in going north and the other south. This means that there is about 6 to 7 feet (or less)between you and your neighbor, with all the hookups in the area between your rigs. We had no problem but if each rig had big pop outs on the left side, it could be interesting. Sites were all paved and level; on the right side of each site was usually a grassy area with picnic tables. There were plenty of trees and shade. While we were there it was very quiet. The staff was friendly and helpful. They just added a trailer/bathroom unit parked in the camping area that has 2 toilets and 2 showers. (This in addition to the men's and women's single toilet and shower facility in the main building of the RV park.) This is a little more convenient to use than walking all the way to the main building.

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Very big RV park. Our site was pretty level. Most are gravel and most are pull through. Spaces a bit tight. WiFi OK. Park is right on the shuttle bus line that goes into Bryce Canyon National Park and would advise using it instead of driving into the Park. Also at RV site is small office for Bryce National Park where you can get tickets for tours, maps, etc. About a quarter of a mile or less from the RV park is a large store with food and a State authorized store where you can buy wine and other spirits Tuesday through Saturday.

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Small but decent RV park. Spaces a little close to your neighbor; all sites we're pull through. Friendly owner who runs a little store where she sells her handmade jewelry. The campground is near some nice restaurants and about 10 miles east of the entrance to Capitol Reef National Park. Quiet while we were there. Light in bathroom somewhat dim.

     

Ely KOA

Ely, Nevada

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OK campground. Most sites level with gravel and a few with small areas of grass between sites. Lots of trees with variable amounts of shade. Water pressure was low. WiFi was adequate but if a lot of people are using it, it could bog down. About 3 mile drive into town. Should note that they don't have a swimming pool, so don't plan on taking a cool dip on a hot summer day. There is nearby Cave Lake State Park which is beautiful and a nice place to visit and swim. Campground was quiet while we were there.

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Good for an overnight stay but not much else. The RV park is a large open, flat gravel area; a few trees and little shade. There are full hook ups and the adjoining restaurant is OK. The bathrooms are strange: there is only one toilet per men's and women's and neither have a door on it. You basically have to lock the entire bathroom, which includes the showers, for privacy. While we were there it was very windy. The staff was helpful and friendly. We were traveling west from the Town of Delta, NV and this the first and only place to get gas for 83 miles.

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OK RV park. Plenty of pull thru sites. The sites with 30 amp service have trees and shade. The 50 amp sites are in a field with little or no shade. None of the sites have fire pits. In the area we stayed (30 amp site) there are nice aluminum picnic tables but not enough for every camp site, so you may have to drag one from a vacant spot. There are grass areas between some of the sites; most of the park is hard packed dirt and some gravel so it is dusty. Bathrooms are clean, show are free, washer and dryer are $1.00 (although only one of the 2 dryers is working when we were there.) Union Pacific freight line passes nearby and you will hear the sound of an occasional passing train.

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Nice camp ground. Sites with full hookup are gravel, and fairly level. We paid for a pull though site although they have some that are back in. They also have sites within only electrical and water as well as some tent sites. Clean bathrooms. They give you tokens to use the showers but you don't have to pay extra for them, as I recall. They do, however, charge for the WiFi. When we were there it was very quiet. Would recommend it. BTW, nightly rate of $35.00 doesn't include the tax of $4.20, so factor that into your decision about where to stay.

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Very nice RV park; although, on the pricey side. Good spacing between sites. On Highway 50, most of the sites back from the road, so there are no issues with car noises. At least while we were there. You can walk from the RV park across Highway 50 (there's a stoplight for pedestrians) and be right at a beautiful beach. There is an " unmarked" hiking trail behind the site if you want to hike through the wilderness. The lodge right across Highway 50 is very nice; although, we didn't eat there.

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Very clean and State Park campsite. The RV sites are all pull through, so it's easy in and easy out. Sites are paved and level. Some have shade, but most are without. Electrical and water hook ups are all working and in good order, bathrooms are clean and well kept. Showers are free; water was warm but not hot. No camp store but nearby town is walking distance. Would recommend and we'd go back there again.