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Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

K'san Campground, Hazelton, British Columbia

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

A very quiet off the highway along the river campground. All sites are pull throughs that will handle any size rig. Most have a low "berm" between each site. There is a building near the front of the campground with showers and washers/dryers. This is our 2nd visit and will probably not be out last. One thing of note for those with height anxieties, the single lane Hagwilget Canyon Bridge is the primary access to 'KSAN from New Hazelton. There is a yield sign at each end and folks take turns crossing here. We camped at K'san Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Adjacent to the Historic Village of 'KSAN. These are open to the public and native people offer information about how the buildings were used, why they are painted with brilliant graphics and the meanings of the totems.

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Willow Spring's RV & Campground, Clinton, British Columbia

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

My understanding from the owner is they just bought the place last year and are in the process of making improvements. One thing they may not overcome is that they are located on the side of a 2-lane 60+mph speedzone. You have to turn into the drive from the travel lane so signal well in advance. Associated with this is there is noticeable traffic noise from the highway. The pull through sites facing the pond are closest to the road. The backins along the hill are further away and more quiet. That being said, we received a warm greeting on arrival. The site we were assigned had all the utilities in the right place and everything worked, but I noticed some that had the hookups on the wrong side and some didn't have a sewer port. The site was level side to side and i just need to run the tongue jack down a bit to level fore and aft without having to unhook. The owner said that they are going to redo the posts on those sites this coming year to address that. Despite the high speed traffic on the highway, this place had a welcoming rural feel with mowed green grass. We would not hesitate to come back. Perhaps the province will give them a turn lane to make it safer to turn into the property. We camped at Willow Spring's RV & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Sumas RV Park & Campground, Sumas, Washington

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

The campground is set up for self-pay at the office, but if using a credit card, there is a host camper next to the office who can accommodate that. Access to the sites is across a 10' wide bridge. It looks intimidating but your rig will cross with no problems. We were assigned a long pull through. Water and power worked well. There are ballfields adjacent to the campground so some evenings may have activity until around 10 PM. This is located about a mile south of the border crossing. This is a no frills basic rv park which was fine for an overnight stay, but in my opinion is overpriced. We camped at Sumas RV Park & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Washington Land Yacht Harbor, Olympia, Washington

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

If you are looking for a safe and clean no-frills RV park for a couple of nights in the Seattle area, this works well. It is located in a residential area away from traffic noise. The RV park itself is a large gravel lot with rows of power/water posts. All sites are back-in to the utilities and there is adequate room to maneuver. Essentially you will be sharing the post with the neighbor behind you. If your hoses and power cord will reach several feet behind your rear bumper, you shouldn't have any concerns although the sewer may be a couple feet beyond the post depending on which side you are facing. Electric and water worked well and the WiFi worked. There are no laundry facilities, the washrooms in the office are only available when the office is open. Other washrooms are located in the clubroom, but only accessible if the room is not rented out. That said, be prepared to use your own facilities. The entrance gate is locked at night and on registration you are given an access code if if you have to go out and come back. We camped at Washington Land Yacht Harbor in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

The Waterfront at Potlatch, Potlatch, Washington

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

We were a bit concerned as we tried to call ahead, but the calls weren't answered and didn't go to an answering machine and so we continued with the expectation that we might have to make other arrangements. On arrival we were warmly greeted and given an excellent site. The road is paved and the pads are concrete. While we did have to unhook as all sites are backins, there was ample place to park. Nearly all the sites face the water, so motorhomes have a great unobstructed windshield view of the water. The sites are behind the motel so most of the road noise is muted. There is a gas grill for use by customers. There is a small selection of toiletries and snacks available for sale at the office. A grocery store is located about 2 miles north on 101. This is a fairly small park, but the sites are nicely spaced and angled so as to not feel confined. WiFi was excellent and surprisingly fast. There are 2 washers and dryers in the locked laundry room. $1.50 wash/25 cents for 10 minutes to dry. We would come here again if in the area. We camped at The Waterfront at Potlatch in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
10
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Discovery Yukon Lodgings, Beaver Creek, Yukon

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

Located about 32 miles south of the community of Beaver Creek, this was a great private full hookup campground for an overnight stop. We had a pull through and were escorted to our site. They had some Yukon tents and cabins for those without their own equipment. The sites were nicely spaced with a mixture of grass and trees. I would likely stop here again if going to or coming from Alaska. We camped at Discovery Yukon Lodgings in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Fas Gas RV Park, Haines Junction, Yukon

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

This is a basic place to park overnight with 30A, water and sewer. It is convenient in and out, relatively inexpensive for full hookups. It is immediately adjacent to the Fas Gas station, but traffic on the road and into the gas station drops off noticeably in the evening and was surprisingly quiet. The pull through site we were assigned was dead on level and it appears the rest were also. It is near the junction with the Alaskan Hwy and the spur highway going to Haines, AK. There were pay showers and presumably restrooms in a separate building but we didn't check them out. We camped at Fas Gas RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Oceanside RV Park, Haines, Alaska

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

Our 1st impression was that this was another overly cozy side by side campground. 30A, water and cable TV is along the pipe fence dividing the campground from the street. Sewer is about 4' in front of the fence. 2 rigs with facing slides may be closer than most would prefer, but I think they try to alternate rigs so that is rare. Traffic is light on this street. Maneuvering room is more than adequate in front of the rigs and all sites are back in. Currently there are unserviced sites along the side facing the shore but they indicated they may upgrade those in the near future. The views from the campground cannot be matched anywhere else. There are 2 washer and 2 dryers and 2 restrooms, one with a shower at the main building and are accessible 24/7. They had a crab bake for the guests on the Wednesday evening we were there at the common fire-pit in the center of the grounds. The campground is tent friendly. AT&T cellular data was good, Verizon was spotty and mostly unusable despite registering 4 bars of 3G in the Haines area. Cell phones on either worked fine. The cable had most major U.S. networks and typical cable channels as well as CBC-North. Some channels were sharp, some grainy but watchable. If back in Haines, I would consider returning here. We camped at Oceanside RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
16
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There is an active bear viewing area past the ferry terminal about 9 miles from the campground on the turnoff to Chilkoot Lake SRA. Many of the shops and museums are within walking distance albeit up hill from the campground. Ft Seward historical site and a few more restaurants are within a mile. We took a day trip to Juneau that included successful whale and other wildlife viewing as well as time in Juneau and a tour of the salmon hatchery. The office was across the street from the campground and the boat was docked at the marina next door. Haines has a full service grocery store, a couple of gas stations, a large bay car wash and many gift shops. There is both the state ferry service as well as a fast ferry to Skagway.

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Chilkat State Park, Haines, Alaska

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

The campground itself is quite nice and typical of many Alaska State Parks. The pull through sites are fairly narrow in the radius and are better utilized by smaller campers or trailers. Some of the backin sites are doubles, some of the singles are long but most are short. The real limiting factor is that the last 1/4 mile or so of the 1/2 miles gravel road coming into the campground is posted as 14% grade, is generally washboard, but the uphill side is better described as stair steps. The road is properly posted as not maintained and it could be difficult for some RVs to deal with that surface. Those with campers and tents should have little trouble. The campground is nearly at the end of the road going south from Haines and is probably underutilized because of the access road. Before taking an RV in, I would recommend scoping it out first before deciding. We camped at Chilkat State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Alaskan Stoves Campground, Tok, Alaska

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $28.00
Overall Rating:

This is a small no frills campground that offers RV sites as well as tent camping and cabins. It's hidden in the spruce trees adjacent to and on the east side of the small airstrip at the east end of Tok along the Alaskan Hwy (MM 1313). For an overnight stop it is less expensive than the others in town. Several sites are pull throughs each separated by some trees. Ours was a 30A site. There is a fresh water fill station and a separate dump station as these are dry electric only sites. Bath and showers and washer/dryer on site. While none came in the night we stopped, it looks like an average Class-A shouldn't have a problem with getting in and out but might want to unhitch the toad first. One site was water and electric. Sites had freshly painted picnic tables and wood or charcoal burning stoves. Sometimes there is no one in the office but there is an envelope station next to it where you deposit the posted site amount into a small stove. We did not notice any highway noise and the airstrip is apparently used only by small planes during the daytime. We would definitely stop here again for an overnight when coming this way. There's a giant stove out front equipped with a queen size futon for those who want a novel alternative to the tent/cabin experience. It's a tongue in cheek "Sam McGee" experience for those familiar with the poem. We camped at Alaskan Stoves Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
C1
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Fast Eddy's Restaurant is located about 1/4 mile west across the highway. A free high pressure water hose rig wash is located behind the Northern Energy Fuel station .6 mile west of the Tok Cutoff on the Alaskan Hwy.

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Ranch House Lodge & RV Resort, Glennallen, Alaska

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

The Ranch House is a hidden gem. We stopped here en route from Palmer to Valdez intending to spend the night; we liked it so much we extended here for 2 more nights as we waited for better weather in Valdez. On the return trip from Valdez to Tok, we took the small detour at Glennallen to spend one more night. The couple who bought this place 7 years ago are continually improving the grounds and adding facilities while retaining the rustic appeal. This is not a typical campground as they maintain it as a historic roadhouse. They offer dinner every evening around 6:30, chili, elk and bison burgers are a staple but the owner sometimes has prime rib or lasagna. His mashed potatoes needs no extra butter! Fresh brownies and ice cream are also offered. The owner is eager to tell of the history of this roadhouse. Guests are encouraged to sit together at one of the large tables in the dining area or at the small bar to get to know one another. RV sites are being upgraded and most are pull throughs, many are along Tolsona Creek and the cabins are being modernized while retaining the feel of the 40s when the roadhouse was built. Some sites have 50A. The owner trucks in clear iron free water for drinking, showers and laundry. The bathrooms and showers in a central log cabin are excellent and unexpected in this remote spot. WiFi was quite good. TV is non existent and cell service is weak as is typical of remote Alaska. If we are fortunate enough to return to Alaska, we will definitely stay here again when passing through on the Glenn Hwy. We camped at Ranch House Lodge & RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
5
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Have dinner in the roadhouse, meet your fellow travelers and swap stories, enjoy an adult beverage and the inviting fireplace. Listen to the rushing creek at night and look for the Great Grey Owls that live in the area and sometimes perch in the trees above the campsites.

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Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Paradise Alaska RV Park, Palmer, Alaska

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This is a newly opened campground. All RV sites have 30/50A power, water and sewer, but are priced according to amenities desired. The laundry room has 2 pair of new washers/dryers. There is no charge if staying 2 or more nights. They have a modest library of DVDs to sign out. The campground is on a quiet road outside of town in a farming area that might be in Iowa except for the snow capped mountains on 3 sides. It is lined up with the runway of a small airport and during the day there is some single engine plane traffic but it all stops in the evening. They have a large common fire pit with firewood and tables and a gas grille for guest use. Sewer caps are new and a bit stiff to pull off the pipe. They are painted orange as they sit flush with the ground and may be hard to spot otherwise. A unique feature is the entire campground is lawn grass. They may rethink this and put gravel in for the parking pads as the grass gets mushy when they get a significant rain. WiFi worked quite well. There are plans to add pull through sites in the adjacent parcel of land. The present back-in sites are 25' wide and about 75' deep. There is a separate lawn area for tent sites. The prices are competitive with others in the area. All services worked properly. We will likely come back here if in the area again. We camped at Paradise Alaska RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Near the state fairgrounds. Palmer has a new Fred Meyer store. The Noisy Goose was a good place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Their pies were great. Often there was a short wait to get a table as it is a very popular restaurant. We tried other restaurants in town but came back here several times during our stay. Hatcher Pass was a short drive out of town and easily accessible.

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Homer / Baycrest KOA, Homer, Alaska

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $44.00
Overall Rating:

Located behind a Tesoro convenience store, it has recently become affiliated with KOA. The prices have jumped dramatically. It is located about 4 miles outside of Homer on a bluff 700' above Kachemack Bay. The sites are pullin/backin to a rail fence affording most sites a scenic view. Those on the upper level are diagonal and most fit shorter RVs. Some in the lower level are in pie shaped wedge sites. We were assigned a site where the connections were on the wrong side for a trailer. Our neighbor had a Class-A and naturally wanted a windshield view, but since we had a shared post, he too had to run his hose and power under his rig to the door side. Some of those sites are too close together if the rigs are long. 4 washers @ $4/load, 4 dryers @ $2/load but 2 dryers were out of service. They are adding pull through sites closer to the road. The views were excellent, and it was considerably quieter than those on the Spit. They have priced themselves out of our interest and we will likely go elsewhere when we return. We camped at Homer / Baycrest KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

4 miles to town down a 6% grade and another 4 miles to the Spit. Too far to walk. Several good choices to eat in town and on the Spit. The Pratt Museum was very interesting. Boat to Gull Island is great for bird enthusiasts, and boat to Seldovia was a nice getaway for the day. Homer as much of the Kenai is a major attaction for fishermen.

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, Alaska

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

This is a usually vacant parking lot in the summer months, but there are occasional events that fill it up and so there is no guarantee you can camp here. It is a convenient overnight place to park away from the highway traffic and noise between Anchorage and the Kenai. The slope others mention is not so much a problem for trailers, but some motorhomes find it hard to satisfactorily level. The parking lot is downhill from the resort complex and there is a self service registration box at the entrance to the lot. Fill out the envelope, include a $10 bill and drop into the box, display the tear off flap on your windshield. There are no sites per se, just an open unmarked lot. We camped at Alyeska Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
NA
Site Surface
Gravel
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 32

Grande Cache Municipal Campground, Grande Cache, Alberta

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

A bit hidden behind the ball fields and other municipal properties. In the woods and very quiet. 15A power at one post, water on another. Sewer port was hidden in the weeds. To find a level section I had to either use an extension hose and power cord or use blocks. For me it was easier to use the extensions. Everything worked. The back in site we had was a little odd. It was actually a pair of sites with a common entrance in the form of a Y. It worked for us as we were traveling with our neighbors. It was fine for an overnight and we would stay there if passing through again. We camped at Grande Cache Municipal Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
20 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

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