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We weren't sure what to expect with a little campground/motel complex but were pleasantly surprised. It was a bit confusing to find the entrance to the campground though (see tips). They are open year around but had just turned on the water for the season earlier in the week. The park grounds are clean and well maintained. The pull thru sites are approximately 55 - 60' long and site width about 40' so there is no feeling of being crowded in. Access road and pads are gravel, patio is grass and was in good shape. Sites are fairly level in the pull thru area with a downward slope to the front. Some of the back-in sites on the east side have quite a slope. A mix of pine and deciduous trees are spaced throughout and some shade is available. Each site has a picnic table and a fire ring. 50A power registered 120v+ and was stable. Water pressure was good. Dump ports were conveniently placed. The bath house was older but very clean. WiFi performance was decent. We received 28 over the air channels with good reception. Inside the RV our wifi hotspot performance was so-so, as was our cell reception. There is a clear line of sight North to a set of railway tracks and periodic trains came thru. Friday night traffic on Hwy 6 and to the gas station could be heard once in a while too. All in all, we liked the campground and would come back again.

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What a rare find! This is a beautiful city park and among the nicest settings we've stayed at. The 55' sites are spacious with plenty of length for the RV and gravel parking for the tow vehicle. The sites are fairly level side to side but slope front to back by several degrees. The access roads, pad and patio are all concrete and each site has 30/50A power, a picnic table and a grill. You'll have to pick up water on the way in and dump on the way out which is the only detraction we could find. There are several common water spigots located throughout. We picked up 30 OTA TV channels and our wi-fi hotspot signal was strong. The park sits on 450 acres with a 105 acre reservoir and has over 3 miles of hiking/biking trails. They don't take reservations and RV sites are first come, so call ahead to gauge availability. At this time of the year the majority of the sites were open but during the prime summer season this place is probably difficult to get into. We would come back again.

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The park is open year round and is only a few years old so everything was in very good condition. Registration was quick, the hosts were very gracious and guided us to our site. Access roads and pads / patio are all gravel with a gray clay base that was soft in spots and oozed thru where the gravel was thin especially after it rained while we were here. Site length is reasonable but you will have to check the positioning for your rig. Mine worked best with the RV forward and truck parked behind even though the RV door exited onto the grass - minor, though they don't want rugs on the grass. The site width for the pull-thru section is approx 27' and our neighbor's slide was about 10' from ours. Immature trees are planted near the front and back between each site which, in our case, prevented extension of the awning. Back-in sites on the perimeter appeared wider but may be limited to length. Water supply is weatherproofed and accessed in a below-ground port. Pressure was 60psi. 50a power was rock solid. Wi-Fi was acceptable but we used our hotspot for better performance. OTA TV received 2 channels with several sub-channels. I70 is very close by and the traffic was noticeable especially when noisy trucks passed. Aside from the community room with a TV and the bathroom/showers, there is a small covered public grill, a fenced dog walk area, a playground for the kids, and a short walking trail. The park is a decent place to overnight while passing thru or visiting Ablilene / Junction City.

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This is a low budget park. Sites are back-in, short and narrow at about 18'. My 39' rig filled the entire length and hung over into the site directly behind. Parking was alongside and would have blocked the RV access door. However the owner kindly allowed me to park the truck in the vacant site next door. Most of the park sites are occupied by workers in the area. There were five available out of the sixteen. Access roads and the site pad is coarse gravel. Patio is partially grass/gravel. There are no trees within the park so everything is wide open to the skies. Water pressure was good at 45+psi. OTA reception was decent with 35 channels pulled in. 50A electric was stable. Sewer dump port was reasonably located. WiFi was available but we used our hotspot which got a very good signal. We stayed here for a couple of days while visiting friends in the area. We would come back to stay again if the same site arrangement was available. Otherwise, we would check out Lake Carl Blackwell SP which is just a few miles down the road.

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We'd be inclined to rate this park based on our specific site but that would not be fair. More on the site later. Check-in was smooth and we were warmly greeted by the staff who were very helpful and informative about the Austin area. The campground is located in a more gently sloping portion of the hills and has a small "older" section to the west with only gravel pad/patio and little grass and lots of trees. The majority of sites to the east are beautifully planned, level, with plenty of length and width on concrete pad/patio and with fewer trees so more open to the sky. Cable TV is supplied using a converter box and functioned very well. Over-the-air reception picked up 50 channels. Wi-fi performance was good. 50a power was stable, water pressure was around 50psi. Dump port was conveniently located. The utility hook-up pedestal is located about 5' behind the RV. When we booked, only site A6 was available. This is likely the least desirable site in the park. It's an up-hill sloped, back-in on gravel with a dirt patio area, tree covered and no grass. Even with auto-leveling, bring blocking. Backing a 39' rig into the site was do-able with some jockeying. There is a huge electric panel and transformer about 10' to the rear, a park model located 5' from the off-door slide, a fire hydrant prominently stood 10' off the middle of the door side and the picnic table covered a 15" square block of concrete standing 6" high with an access port to the water line. Thee picnic table was a foldable plastic model that couldn't be used because your arms / legs broken edges all around. A staff member upon seeing it said she would get it replaced. We requested again at the office several days later. Never happened. Considering A6 is priced the same as sites in the A section, it was ok for a desperate short term stay but we wouldn't choose it again. We would come back to La Hacienda for any other site in the park.

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This park is only several years old and is all new construction so it is in great shape and nicely laid out. Check-in process was smooth and the staff was very helpful with things to do in the area. RV pull-thru sites are about 100' long, all concrete pad with a patio and 45' wide. While the park is built on a hill, the landing area for your RV will be level and the parking spot ahead or behind your rig will slope up or down. There are plantings surrounding the utility area but no trees between sites so those with satellite have a clear view of the sky. There are no casita/park models mixed in with the RV sites. All utilities functioned well - 50A electric was solid, water pressure around 55psi with a regulator. WiFi was very good. Direct TV cable was so-so standard def and varied in clarity day by day. Over-the-air channel reception was very good with 50+ stations received. The pool area was beautifully designed but the infinity pool was not heated while we were there. The managers said a heater was expected within a week but hadn't arrived by the time we left. Hot tub was working well. The on-site restaurant, Julianna's, is well regarded and the menu looked great although we didn't eat there. Curiously, the restaurant was located and accessed off the pool deck so the diners view was of the pool patrons and the golf course in the background. There is a very nice covered gathering deck overlooking the golf course for the park residents to congregate but it wasn't used much because the park rules prohibit bringing your favorite beverages into the area. Aside from these minor things, the park is clean and well run, the staff is great and we will come back again.

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We were warmly greeted at registration and provided with a packet of information that insured you would find something to do. This is a huge park with numerous activities planned during the Winter Texan season. The new Hynes Event Center is great for concerts and the onsite restaurant dishes up some very good, reasonably priced meals. Internet is delivered to each rig via a wi-fi cable modem that is provided during registration. Internet performance however was a mixed bag even after the IT tech made up all new cabling for us. Site width in the SW section is a bit closer than we prefer at approximately 30'. Site depth was also a bit close for a 39' rig and even though it's offset you're rather near the rear of your neighbor's RV. The grass on both sides of our site was sparse and mainly dirt. Although this was not typical of all sites it got muddy when it rained. Our site had an uphill sewer connection located clear to the rear of the RV on the door side. It could only be reached with at least 30' of sewer hose running under the RV - very inconvenient! Water pressure was reasonable and 50A power was stable. The main pool is beautiful with cabanas and lounge chairs available for relief from the wind and sun. The two exercise facilities were well equipped, clean and fully functional. Overall this is a very well run park that is nicely maintained and offers something for everyone. If we could ever get a site in the newer North section, it would score a 10. We will come back again.

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Upon arrival, we were warmly greeted and given a voluminous packet of info about the park and surrounding area to get us started. Sites at Bentsen Palms reflect a mix of construction era's. The first two loops upon entering the park have blacktopped pads and a concrete patio. Sites are reasonably spaced and long enough to park the tow vehicle with room to spare after disconnecting. The southern two loops are all concrete pad / patio construction and in better shape. We stayed in the second loop around the clubhouse and without auto-leveling would have required some blocking side to side. Water pressure was measured at 45 psi, 50a elec was stable, cable TV reception was too snowy on many channels so we used our antenna exclusively. OTA channel reception was very good and you get all the major networks plus a number Spanish. WiFi service was very good. Plantings around the patio on many sites serve as effective screens but are curiously placed and prevent easy access to the patio when coming either way along the door side of the RV. We eventually chose a path thru the foliage which wasn't the best on wet days. The clubhouse looks tired and in need of a renovation but there are daily activities so it was well used during our stay. The exercise room is small with useful equipment, unfortunately several pieces were broken. The laundry room / bath facility near the pool were clean and in similar condition as the clubhouse. The second laundry building located in the southern loops was newer and appeared functional. The grounds are kept clean and pet owners were conscientious about picking up after. This park is principally an RV travelers park with very few casitas, park models, etc. As such, meeting people was easy and a pleasure. We will come back again.

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We've stayed at Gulf Waters several times now and aesthetically the park keeps getting better. Every site has plenty of room with large pads and patios. Each one is unique in its landscaping and the majority are now reaching a lush state of growth. There is a new boardwalk to the beach that will now accommodate golf carts and a new activity center where several happy hour and potluck functions a week were held. All utilities functioned well including cable TV. WiFI infrastructure is a bit dated and prone to spotty performance but is slowly being upgraded. Cell and hotspot coverage was very good. We enjoy this park, the staff and the friendly residents a lot and we'll come back again.

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Not much appears to have been updated at Cowtown since our last visit three years ago. The place is still clean and maintained. There are still a fair number of full-timer families. Our site was a long and reasonably level concrete pad (cracked a bit) with a grass patio. Site width is about 25 - 30'. We had enough room to park the truck after disconnecting. Water pressure was good at 50psi, 50a power was stable and wifi was decent although pokey at times. They recommend using their wifi for email and web surfing only - no streaming. Our 4g hotspot signal was 5-bar strong. They have cable TV available at no charge and OTA 80+ channels brought in just about everything except ABC channel 8. Overall, this is a convenient park that we like to use whenever visiting relatives in Ft. Worth. We will come back again.

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Oak Glen is just fine for an overnight stay, otherwise you can expect a somewhat rough ride into the campground on dusty gravel roads and rather narrow sites with no amenities. Our site was a nice long pull thru but required some leveling in all directions. Water pressure was good, 50a power stable and wifi performance was decent. For us, this is not a destination campground but we would come back again if passing thru the area.

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The campground is conveniently located near the historic St. Charles downtown district. Access to the park was straight forward off 370. Sites are all concrete, approximately 18' wide with plenty of length for both the rig and tow vehicle. For us though, the place had the feel of a huge parking lot with little strips of grass separating the sites. Water pressure is very high and the park advises using a regulator. The 50a electric was stable with good voltage. There are two sewer ports available making it convenient for both trailers and coaches. Site width is about 25'. The park is pretty much wide open with no trees, good for those with satellite dishes. Over the air TV reception was very good with 27 channels picked up. Our 4g hotspot had a strong signal and the park's Tengointernet wifi was very good, in fact the manager said it could handle streaming. A raised railroad tressel carries a number of trains that can be clearly heard. Traffic noise from 370 is not offensive. Overall the park was clean and kept up. Given that there isn't much else in the line of amenities, the price is a bit high for similar parks but probably ok for visiting the St. Charles area.

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This campground is divided into three areas situated around a mill pond. The area on the north side of the pond appears to be all seasonal. The area on the south side is mostly seasonal with transient sites mixed in. The west side area we stayed in bordered the pond, was all grass with a number of trees and was all transient. It's also close to the office/store and swimming pool. The electric and water configuration is a bit helter skelter in this area and we had to run our water supply under the rig to a spigot shared with the next site over. The power pedestal was nearer but in an odd place too. In fact, the layout seemed deliberately wide open for the placement of most any rig because the site locations weren't clearly defined. Big rigs could have a problem if other neighboring sites fill ahead. Once you get in your spot, you are camping. Only 30amp power is available and voltage stayed between 111 - 118v. Water pressure was adequate around 40 psi. There are no sewered sites and no dump station. They have a honey-wagon to take care of pump-outs for $5. Wi-Fi is available but very finicky. We were able to get a one bar signal for our hotspot which performed better. Cell phone coverage is hit or miss depending on your service provider. Over the air TV station reception was very good with all the network and public channels represented. The owners were very welcoming and friendly. The store is well stocked for incidentals you may have forgotten. Donuts and coffee are available to purchase with your Sunday newspaper. The park is family oriented with lots of kids enjoying the pool. Fishing in the mill pond is free for catch & release. While we were there a youngster caught a 30" Northern Pike. Overall we had a good time during our two night stay. Pricing is above average for a park of this caliber but we would come back for a couple nights again, only during the week next time.

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This campground was the July monthly choice for our local camp group and the transient area of the park where we camped was wide open, treeless, bordered by a soybean field and with a great view overlooking Lake Winnebago. There are 38 sites available for transients. The rest of the park is primarily seasonal and their sites are located in a heavily wooded area. Given the warmth of the days, some shade would have been nice but there was a steady unobstructed breeze that helped cool us off. The campground's utility layout is puzzling at best. All the sites in our area had a pedestal located near the front corner on the curb side of the rig if you backed in. It's like they were designed for a coach park. The option we chose was to pull forward into the site so the utilities were on the proper side but you had to drive onto the grass to get your rig setup properly on the pad. There was plenty of room for that maneuver at every site. Evidently the owners don't mind so most everyone in the group did likewise. Those who didn't, ran power and water under the rig to the other side. There is no sewer, but they have two dump stations conveniently located side by side as you exit. The pads are gravel and most of the sites will require varying degrees of leveling due to the sloping terrain in this area of the campground. Patios are grass. Site length is very generous and site width is incredible with 60+' between rigs. Water pressure was good at around 45psi. 50a electric was stable and heavily used due to the heat. The park is geared to families with an on-site restaurant, a pool (always full of youngsters when we were there), put-put golf, disc golf, game room and lots of golf carts. The park was full the weekend we stayed and some of our neighbors pushed the limits of the quiet time rule by an hour. Once they left on Sunday everything was peaceful and serene. We would come back to this campground again but during the week.

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We happened to stay with our local camp group during the park's Veterans Weekend for free. We were warmly greeted and efficiently checked-in. Our campsite was located in a large grassy, open area typically used by groups. Each site had 30/50A electric and a water hookup. Electric was stable and water pressure 45+. Site width was generous and you didn't feel you were camping on top of your neighbor. Wi-Fi was available but a bit finicky to connect to. Once connected it was reliable. A dump station is conveniently located for use on departure. The rest of the campground is mixed into the pine forest. The park is family friendly with a huge pond for swim and play, a rec room and a nice little ice-cream store. Prior comments about golf carts are true and it gets a bit dusty when the wind blows in your direction. It was unusual the park allowed youngsters to drive the carts around at night without any lights. At any rate, the open camping area worked great for our group and we'd come back again.