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New & Old Shady Rest are 2 separate CGs right across the road from each other and just behind the Mammoth Lakes Visitor Center on the main road into town. The are both FS CGs & the nice thing about them is you can walk into town & restaurants from both. They are older CGs and, as the other posts mentioned, navigating through them & parking for anything over 30 ft can be problematic. We usually pull into the Visitor Center & leave the RV in the lot & first drive the loops with our toad to find a suitable spot. These are both heavily used CGs, so I would recommend arriving well before the weekend if you are in a larger RV as your spot suitability may be limited. Be aware that as of June 2016, some of the other FS CGs are closed due to flood damage and the VC told us New Shady Rest will be FCFS all season. I think handling the campers from the other closed CGs will add to the demand on these CGs. Otherwise, the sites are mostly heavily treed and leveling can be a challenge. Hosts on on-site and very helpful & friendly.

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This is an interesting spot. 10 boondocking spots are available, each attached to a private HOT tub. The location is amazing, with great views of the mountains while you are soaking away. A bit pricey at $60.00 a night, but you are paying for the hot tub experience, 24/7 soaking. It is very quiet, no music is allowed and since it is clothing optional, most people stay in their designated spot which is surrounded by cottonwoods and small fences for privacy. Porta potties are on site, but no water or dump site available, so come with empty tanks & full water & your beach towels. Call for reservations, it was full every night mid-week, esp. if you have a larger rig.

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This was our first time staying here and we liked the park so much we stayed an extra night. It is in a beautiful location with lots of grass and trees and canals and ponds running through the park. It is VERY well maintained and the showers/bathrooms were spotless. The staff were helpful and friendly. Some of the spots are not as level as others, but they are very spacious and the interior roads were easy to navigate. The park is off the main road to Mt. Saint Helens, so it is convenient as a base for visits up the mountain. It is also quiet at night as it is a rural area. Would absolutely stay here again.

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This is a very nice Elks Members only facility in a rural area of Sequim. There is a level grassy area with W/E hookups behind the Lodge. It's very quiet, with no road noise. There are also dry camping spots, but it was not close to being full when we were there in Sept. after Labor Day. The Lodge is open for lunch most days and the bar opens in the evenings. It is easy to access from Port Williams Avenue and easy to hook-up the tow. There is no sewer connection or dump on-site. WiFi is available in the Lodge, but did not reach our site.

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This is a very tight RV park located in a dense urban area. The perimeter spots have great views of the Inner Harbour of Victoria and the adjacent Marina. Unfortunately, we were stuck in an interior spot with views of our neighbors' RVs. There is no privacy between spots & they are close. There are some full-time units, but everything was well-maintained and bathrooms/laundries were clean. Harbor taxis stop right at the Marina, so it is easy to get downtown. Also, very close to the Black Ball Ferry line. Spots were level & utilities convenient.

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The RV sites are located on the grounds of an upscale resort with cabins. The location on McKenzie Beach is spectacular and the resort grounds are beautifully landscaped. There are nice touches like free coffee/tea, papers, DVDs and firewood. The employees are exceptionally helpful and friendly. The restrooms are kept clean even with constant usage from the big groups and families who are coming and going all day from the beach. The negatives are the small RV sites which are not at all big rig friendly and the narrow interior roads. There is no parking control, so people are allowed to park their vehicles on the road in from of their site because the sites aren't long enough to accommodate both camper & tow (or trailer and truck). This makes it even more difficult to navigate the tight interior turns.

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This is a hard campground to review because it is so big and the sites so different depending upon where you are located. Most sites are forested and shady, although they have some tent sites on the beach or on a bluff which would get more sun. The same goes for privacy - some sites have very little and some have more where you can't see your neighbors. They charge extra for showers, which I find annoying in a private campground where you are already paying more for than a public campground. The staff in the front office was always helpful and friendly despite being non-stop busy, as you can imaging in a 200 plus site campground. This is a very family oriented place with lots of kids, especially in the summer there were big groups around. Quiet time isn't until 11PM, which is a bit later than I prefer, especially when the sites are so close together and voices/noise carry easily. Interior roads were narrow and should be one-way or better delineated for traffic flow as there is a lot of speeding, despite the signs warning of "kids everywhere - slow down." Sites mostly level. WiFi OK, but don't expect to download or stream, they will bounce you to dial up speed, even though you are paying extra for WiFi in the first place.

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This was our first time at an Escapees Park and we were totally impressed - what a well-run place. From the super-clean restrooms, the beautiful landscaping, the sign-up procedures to use the laundry (and "solar dryers"), the clubhouse, etc., it showed a lot of pride of ownership. We stayed in the Guest hook-up spots which were level, with plenty of spacing between the rigs for chairs, awnings, without being right on top of your neighbor. The only park WiFi is at the Clubhouse, so bring your own hot spot if you want to get on the internet from your rig.

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This is a nice RV park, located in an open meadow setting south of town. The Elks Lodge itself is located in the town of Tillamook. There is nice spacing between sites and they were fairly level. The hosts have local info & provide you with drink tickets for the Lodge, which is a nice touch. The place was pretty busy on a Sunday night, so be sure to call ahead, esp. if you want one of the 11 pull-though sites. My only complaint was the bathroom building - it is pretty basic, like something you find in a state park (cinder block walls and concrete floors) and there were no showers. With all the open space around this park, it needs an equally nice and inviting restroom with shower. Quiet at night with little/no road noise.

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There are 10 water/electric sites available in the parking lot of the lodge, just a block or so off the main drag. The sites were REALLY close together, as in all you can see is the side of your neighbor's rig when you are parked. A little too close for me, but for a night it was OK. The lot is gravel and nothing special - no plants or trees for shade/privacy. Also, it backs up to a HUGE electric substation-type place, so if you worry about that sort of thing, that's a factor to consider. Quiet at night, no road noise from the highway.

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Wow - this is a really spectacular location right at the confluence of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean. It is a very popular place and when we arrived without reservations around 10:30AM on a Monday, we were lucky to get 1 of 2 spaces left. No walk-ins apparently. The CG is arranged in loops of 10 sites each, which is very nice and intimate instead of the long rows of sites that is usual in most state parks. The sites were nice and long, no problem backing in with our 30ft MH and room for a tow in front. There is lots of privacy in the back and not so much between sites. Bathrooms were clean and showers were coin operated.

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We were in a pull-out that was very tight and right next to the road. All of the sites in the hook-up section felt very crowded and I was worried someone would clip our tow car making the turn around the loop. I would have preferred to get a non-hook up site which seemed spaced a little further apart, but the trees at the entrances to each site were really close together and those sites weren't angled. Bottom line, for a 30ft MH with tow car, we were a little limited. The place was packed mid-week in July as they had a big group of 33 taking up most of the hook up spots. Perhaps a group site would be nice for them, not sure if they have them. Otherwise, the park was nice, clean and had very friendly hosts.

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This is one of the nicest Elks Lodge RV facilities we have seen. Unlike most Elks, where you stay in a parking spot behind a lodge in town, this is actually an RV park for Elks members only, about 5 miles north of the Town of Florence. It has back-in and pull-through sites, plenty of shade and room between sites. There are plantings between sites to provide privacy. The showers & restroom are spotless and the grounds are well maintained. The staff is helpful and pleasant. The sites have only water & electric hookups, but there are 2 convenient dump stations on the grounds.

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We just love this park. It is our second visit in 3 years. It is located on a beautiful stretch of river, with most sites having a riverfront view. Most are pull-throughs, with some back in sites. The showers/restrooms are spotless. There is a nice pavilion with tables for anyone to use. They also have a soft-serve ice cream machine for guests - very nice touch. It is quiet and located away from the highway. The only negative is the extremely slow WiFi - it was either so slow or someone was using up all the broadband - we simply couldn't stay connected and just gave up. Otherwise, no complaints at all. Registration was easy & Host was great. landscaping and site maintenance impeccable.

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This is a great little park with easy access off of Hwy 395. It was quiet, small, adult-oriented and the restrooms were spotless. The sites were well-maintained and nicely spaced. No leveling required. We were only passing through and just stayed the night, but if there was something to see in the area, I would not hesitate to use the RV park as a base for exploring for a couple of days. I would not hesitate to come back again and will probably stay here on our return trip.