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Overall a nice campground about a mile off Interstate 40. Easy entrance and exit. The place had a friendly vibe - mostly adults and pretty social. They advertise pull-through sites - which are actually two sites back to back. They are only pull through if no one is in the other site otherwise you have to back in. What is really strange is the placement utilities. In almost every situation - if all spaces are full - your door will be about 5 feet from your neighbor's sewer connection. Not an issue when we were there but the spaces by our door was vacant the whole time. I am generally a "rules" person but there seemed to be an overwhelming number of rules and posted signs with rules. Not a problem but just different. Nice stream runs through the back of the property. There is a wood/tree processing facility across the street - in the early hours you can definitely hear the plant. Not a big deal but not exactly peaceful either. I would stay here again - it is about 5-7 miles to any number of restaurants or stores. Office people were helpful. After we were there for 3 days they decided we were not far enough forward in our pull-through space - so we had to disconnect, take in slides etc and move 10 feet forward. We were apparently using the wrong sewer connection. Kind of a pain as we ere leaving first thing the next morning. All in all - we would sty here again.

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This is a two part rating. We camped in a 45 Ft. RV with tow vehicle. This is an older facility that is NOT big rig friendly and anyone thinking it is should be VERY careful. We had to make 2 very tight 180 degree U-Turns with lots of trucks sticking out onto the road and back in. Not sure where the pull-through big rig friendly spots are but I never saw them. Once in our space with patio was nice. Very expensive - but well thought out. Utilities worked fine and where convenient. No satellite due to trees - cable worked fine. On the other hand if you have a smaller rig this is a fantastic place for families and kids. Great playground, movies, right on the river with tubing etc. It is only 15 minutes from Cades Cove and definitely a much quieter alternative to Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg. With the right camper this is a great choice. With a large rig that you want to comfortably get in and out, not so much. Staff was fantastic. Our rig is very tall and I asked them to cut a tree limb we would touch when exiting - did the next day with no problem. They guide you to the site - helpful staff. So overall - good marks if you have an appropriate size RV.

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Hats off to the State park system. This is one of the most well run parks I have visited. The scenery is beautiful - if you book early enough you can get a lake view. They easily accommodated our 45 ft MH and tow car in a pull thru place. TONS of room between spaces and very private. Great utilities but no cable and a lot of trees. We have been to many, many private parks that were not as well run and pretty as this. One of the best parks and values around. Lots of great day hikes 5 minutes away. Restaurant choices limited - town of Morrilton is about 40 minutes away with local department stores, auto parts and decent fast food and a few local restaurants. Do yourself a favor - book a stay at this park.

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We stayed here while enroute north and again on our return. Right off Highway 75 and exceptionally easy to get in and out. The park is affiliated with the casino across the street. Facilities were immaculate. Great and attentive staff. Check in exceptionally easy and all facilities and buildings are excellent. Spaces were all paved and huge - with attractive landscaping. Shuttle to casino on call and that is where most of the restaurant choices are. If you are not into gambling then there are some local places to eat and shop. Casino was typical. I would definitely stay here again if I am on the same route.

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We have stayed here before and it remains one four favorite campgrounds anywhere. The campground owners/hosts are fantastic. The breakfast and nightly activities make the other campers and the hosts more like friends than folks next door. It can be tough to get a space as there are a few choice lots that are owned and occupied most of the summer and several others that stay for 4-6 weeks at a time. the only unfavorable comment is when you set the bar so high - you can notice some of the little things slipping. Facility maintenance was not as good as our last visit. Certainly still excellent but noticeable less so. Several of the cabana's in the owned lots are being built out and you have to deal with the contractors trucks, supplies,equipment and construction noise. Probably nits overall, and still one of the best facilities we have ever visited.

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Check in was prompt and courteous. Easy access from Route 24 and close to town. Buena Vista is a gorgeous place with great hiking, off roading, rafting and fishing. Views in the park are heavily dependent on location - park was very crowded and spaces are tight. We had a view of the storage yard - more like a RV bone yard. Comments on the entry road are correct. But the interior roads are just as bad. The campground needs to re-gravel the entire park. The interior roads are heavily pitted, washboard and holes. Our site was more compacted/loose dirt than gravel. There was some grass in the sites by the entrance - which looked like the season sites. Otherwise landscaping is pretty sparse. No visible security - park is accessible from two entries with no gates. Utilities were good - satellite worked even with the few trees scattered around the park. I would probably try another park in the area before coming back here. Not bad - but with more road/landscaping maintenance and proper spacing they could make this a much nicer park.

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Exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. They meet you as you pull in and immediately take you to your site. Go check in when convenient. Lots of room for big rigs - easy to maneuver around. Got a premium site - concrete patio and fire pit - good value. Great views. Exceptionally clean. Fantastic dog kennel directly next door. About 6 miles from Canon City - Florence nearby. This area of Colorado is just beautiful. Would definitely stay here again.

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Easy entrance off highway. Large, roomy spaces for big rigs. Sensational views. Hosts were helpful. Gravel spaces - could use a bit of weeding here and there but adds to the more rural setting. Utilities worked great. A few full timers, but no problems. Easy access to Taos from the north side.

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We camped here as part of a group on a rally. Large Park, very easy access of Inter. 10, excellent sign in and counter staff. Led me to our site. Concrete pads, large pull thru and roomy. This is a "destination resort" but for locals. Weekends is an invasion of golf carts and people driving non-stop around the park, most with built in music systems trying to out-blast each other. The good news is there is a strict curfew for noise and it was adhered to. Large, fun bar on site with live band on Saturday. With the investment in some excellent facilities it is very strange that their miniature golf facility - right by the entrance to the bar area - is totally overgrown with weeds and looks like was abandoned years ago. There are several interesting towns in the area, Avery Island was worth the trip as was the Rice Mill which is on the national register. Fun restaurants and bars within a few exits. Would certainly stop en-route again.

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This place is fantastic. We got a deluxe patio - and it was great. Real patio furniture, concrete patio, sensational views. Crushed gravel - manicured and extremely well done. Views were fantastic - access for a big rig was fine. Front office OK. There was a HUGE amount of room between campsites - even for the non patio sites. I would revisit the area again just to stay here. Outside of a few of the resort Class A campgrounds - this is my favorite place. We stayed four days - wish it could have ben more, About 156 miles to the National Park - couple of nice restaurants in Luray - Walmart land other places within 10 minutes.

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Location/Location/Location. If you have a space with the ocean view this place is worth the price. We were steps form the water and the views of the mountains was fantastic. There was an onsite guy preparing lobster dinners and roving "pie Lady" nightly. Roads and sites are grass/gravel. If you are close to the water there is no sewer - you have to sign up for the honey pot at an additional $17 charge and they are not set up to drain typical Class A sewers. So we had to wait to dump on the way out. Keep in mind. for the price they should be able to accommodate all sized. We had to back out as the interior roads were VERY tight with a 45 foot rig. But overall the views win out. Very friendly front office - well stocked and the area is fantastic.

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If you have children - this place is a 10. Unreal facilities, snack bar, movie theatre, pools, basketball, tennis etc all on site and in excellent condition. Very well organized. In some areas there is a lot of room between sites. In others it appears to be very close and I have never seen so many towels on clothes lines overnight. Interior roads are asphalt/excellent, sites are crushed gravel. As a site to explore the area (without children) a very nice park but very overpriced.

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The Canadian version of a State Park campground. Large area that also includes a marina, local restaurant (not bad but overpriced). Not much else in the immediate vicinity. Very nice area but surprisingly close to the interstate and fairly noisy at night. Pads were crushed granite and absolutely huge - probably 50 feet between sites. Good utilities. There is no campground host, you come thru the same entry point for the marina or day use of the park. Surprisingly expensive but very close to freeway - GPS coming into the park is off by one street. Good for a day or two. Forget going to Niagara Falls and head to Lake Niagara City. It is about 30 minutes and sensational - you can do the Falls later if you need to see it.

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For an overnight stop not bad. Close proximity to I-30. A little traffic noise but not bad. Looks like it was once more of a destination place but facilities are a bit run down, pool was empty. Registration was interesting but overall the park was a decent value and I would stay here again while in transit. Had a 45 foot RV with a trailer and the roads were no problem either entering or exiting.

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Check in people were very nice. Convenient to the interstate for entry and leaving. It was raining very hard so we did not get to see any of the facilities. This place is VERY VERY tight for a large rig with a car or trailer. Coming to registration you have to swing very wide in order to make it between two buildings and a 180- degree turn back to the spaces. We had a 18 foot trailer on the back of a 45 foot RV and the turn was so sharp the front axle of the trailer lifted off the ground. The drainage is poor - there was a big storm but the exit road had 4 inches of water at the turn around point and the roads are all gravel. PLEASE take the boulders away from the turns. Not bad for an overnight but I canceled my return stay due to the tightness of the entry road.