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Nice small park in a pastoral setting. Convenient to Fayetteville area. A good many sites used by permanents. However, upkeep is acceptable around campers. The 20 amp receptacle on our site did not work. Problem appeared to be ants nesting in the receptacle. We just did not use it. We would stay here again if in the area.

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Nice park on Lake Chicot. Area open with native pecan shade. Camp sites black top, but, not necessarily level. Bath houses clean, but need maintenance. Water hook-ups all on wrong side.

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This is easily the nicest campground we have used. The sites are well designed for access and setup. All sites had level (side to side) blacktop parking pads and excellent patio areas. We had good cell coverage and some off air TV coverage. Bath houses and showers were cleaned daily. Garbage was removed from camp ground receptacles daily as well.

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Very nice COE park. Pads level concrete with large crushed rock area around the fire ring and picnic table. We were in C-12 which is lake side.

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This is a nice private park. It is well maintained. Roads and parking are concrete. Parking is completely level. I prefer to have more space. There is enough for parking and extending slides and canopies. But, that is all. Park is close to highway, but noise from a central site was not excessive.

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Camper parking pads were mostly dirt and uneven. Definitely not a manicured campground if that is your preference. We stopped for one night. It served our purpose. Would not be a destination campground except for local camping or maybe fishing in the lake.

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Nice facility. Showers were always clean. We camped here to fish the Gulf. There is very limited parking for extra vehicles and a boat trailer.

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Nice place to stay in South Mobile. Staff friendly. Rate was Good Sam rate paid with credit card rather than cash. At check-in, we were provided a key to restroom, shower and washing building, because it is locked after 7 PM. There are some permanent residents including mobile homes. This was not a problem. The facility is neat and quiet.

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We were here a week for the SEC Baseball tournament in Hoover. This facility was convenient for this. Best restrooms and showers I have ever seen at a campground. Lots of permanent or semi-permanent residents. However, every site is neat and clean. Many with improvements to beautify their area with well made flower beds, decks and screens. Don't let comments that there are some permanents here be of concern.

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Previous review info is spot on. Beautiful park in a remote location. We were in the area to go to NCAA Regional baseball tournament in Lafayette . We did not fish but it looks to be an excellent place to camp and fish.

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We camped here and attended MSU / AL baseball in Tuscaloosa. We found this to be a convenient location for that. Some sites require blocks to level. The biggest negative feature we found was the dump station is not close to the exit. You have to go toward the back to dump.

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We have camped here several times a year for the last three years. We enjoy fishing in the area. This state park has been turned over to the city of Gautier to run and it is in bad need of maintenance. The shower floors in the men's side of the bathhouse are cracked and broken. They are clean, but leaking. The whole building will be damaged because of the water seeping through out. We will likely find some where else to camp on our next trip to the Coast.

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We camped here to attend the SEC Baseball tournament in Hoover, so we did not use their many recreation opportunities in the park. There is golf, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, fishing and bike riding. As mentioned by others the park could use some maintenance. The shower I used was slow and backed up. The site was not open enough to use our canopy. It does no good to find a site you like for a return trip. You can't reserve a specific site. The tent camps are through the entire area rather than separated in a primitive camping area. Loop A is shady. Loop B is more open and less natural looking. Watch the bike riders on the long road to the camp ground. They don't use the bike lanes provided. We will try another camp ground for our next time to the area.

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We enjoyed our stay here. Host was friendly and helpful. There were about a dozen sites occupied while we were here. Most appeared to be long term. However, their sites were clean and well kept. So, there was no unsightly appearances. We would camp here again.

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This is a nice lake and natural area. The bathhouses are clean. My rating is low because the asphalt work in the park is poorly designed. Roads and sites are narrow. The parking pad was not level. With the expense of hard surfacing it would be nice if they could have been level. The site had sewer but was installed at the rear of the pad. I could not reach it without moving the camper. I could not extend my awning fully because of a tree. Many of the sites have similar problems with trees left to close to the parking pads. Sites on the back loop are concrete and looked to be level and wider.