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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Jellystone / Lake Monroe , Bloomington, Indiana

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $66.00
Overall Rating:      

Jam-packed resort type park with activities all weekend long. There was never an issue with the kids running out of things to do and the characters (Yogi, Boo-boo, Cindy) made several appearances. There was even a live band Saturday night! Camp store was nice with the essentials and plenty of souvenirs. Sites are typical private park arrangement; close together and no privacy. There are a few individual trees throughout the park but even the "wooded" sites don't have trees in between them or any real shaded sites. Make sure you have sewer hose ramps due to the sewer inlet on the ground being slightly uphill from your site. I was also taken aback by our neighboring site. Although they were pretty quiet (except Friday night, when they were outside talking past midnight), there was always four cars at the site and I counted 14 camp chairs. I thought there was a maximum occupancy per site? The bathrooms were clean but honestly the showers were not cleaned as aggressively as at a Yogi Bear park we stayed at last year. The staff was mostly friendly however a couple of the kids working the front desk seemed indifferent. None of these issues are what I would consider a big deal but you expect top-notch service when you pay $66 +tax a night. Overall we had a great time, but there is room for some improvement. Nonetheless we will be happy to return. We camped at Jellystone / Lake Monroe in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
24
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Prophetstown State Park, West Lafayette, Indiana

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Spent a week and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The site was very private with tall pine trees on three sides and well separated from the other sites. Our site was level side to side with a slight slope to the rear, which proved useful during a few heavy downpours of rain. This campground has a decidedly "un-Indiana" feel due to all the pine trees. Very few lights at night which added to the ambiance. The host site had firewood available 24/7 via the honor system, and the hookups were maintained and worked flawlessly. At&t cell service was mediocre; over the air TV netted us 5 channels. There is no camp store. The restrooms were well cleaned with the exception of the showers. Although the showers were far from dirty, we noticed the same residue and light trash in the stalls and on the drains for a couple of days. There's also a family restroom that includes a shower. We visited the aquatic center and had a great time. The entry fee is $5 each and afforded us hours of fun for all ages. The aquatic center has free locker use, a concession stand with hot dogs, burgers, etc. and plenty of shaded areas. We noticed a decline in the condition of the farm compared to our previous visit in 2007. Nonetheless, everything else ensures that we will happily return to this park. We camped at Prophetstown State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
169
Site Surface
Gravel
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, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Visit nearby Battleground and the Tippecanoe Battle site. Also, Fair Oaks farms is about 40 minutes away and while pricey, it is family friendly and you can easily spend an entire day there.

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Table Rock Lake State Park, Branson, Missouri

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Mixed bag with this campground. Great location to use as a home base to explore Branson as well as the lake and its activities. Full hookups for $28 a night is very reasonable. Also, we had a couple of issues that were addressed immediately by the friendly park staff so we were pleased. I'm hesitant to rate this park highly because it's just not very pretty and the full hookup area looks more like a parking lot rather than a state park. There's no shade in the full hookup area and the sites are close together so there's no privacy whatsoever. Also, the grass was not cut the entire week we were there so it grew tall enough that it also contributed to the overall "look" of the place (along with concern there might be ticks.) There's no campstore; there is a marina nearby that sells a tiny bundle of firewood for $4.50 but virtually no other camping provisions. The only beach on the entire lake (a 5-minute drive away) was closed due to flooding, (not their fault of course) and this park doesn't have a pool or any options for kids to cool off so that also made us less than enthusiastic. If we were in the area again, we might consider a private park and all the amenities they offer instead since the full hookup sites here were just as close together as those at private campgrounds. We camped at Table Rock Lake State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
222
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Convenience store just outside the park sells much bigger bundles of firewood than the marina for only $.50 more.

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Big Bone Lick State Park, Union, Kentucky

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Well maintained park. Only 35 minutes from downtown Cincinnati but feels like it's a world away as it's a pretty setting up on a hill. At & t cell signal was weak to nonexistent. Received 17 over the air TV stations. Bathrooms were old but clean. Sites were somewhat shallow (many had to park sideways in front of their campers or elsewhere) and the sites were mostly unlevel. Sites had decent separation with the exception of those in the two circle loops which were too close together for our comfort. The camp store has the basics but Florence is only a 15 minute drive with all the stores you could ask for. A rather small bundle of firewood was $5 but just outside the park there's a guy selling firewood out of his driveway for the same price and a larger bundle. There's a nice playground in the campground and this place is loaded with families. Minature golf 0n site. As others have stated bring enough water hose because the water hookups are shared and might not be very close. We camped at Big Bone Lick State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
16
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Platte River Campground, Honor, Michigan

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

Our second visit in six years. Beautiful park with a dense forest of pine and deciduous trees. Lots of privacy between sites. Also very quiet night and day. The location is perfect; right in the middle of one of the most scenic areas of the county with hundreds of miles of hiking and multi-use trails along with charming villages like Frankfort and an easy drive to Traverse City and all its attractions. The campground is a adjacent to a very pretty beach where the Platte River terminates in Lake Michigan. The beach was soft sand and the water surprisingly warm. One may also canoe on the Platte River.

The campsites are electric only. This is no big deal except for the fact that the shower house next to our site #109 had only two showers. Some nights there were six or more people waiting their turn! There seemed to always be some sort of wait regardless of time of day. Perhaps the end of the token showers has its consequences...Regardless, the Park Service needs to add showers. The bathrooms and showers were usually OK, sometimes clean and sometimes seemed neglected for a day or so. We did not receive any TV stations over the air, and our At&t cell phone had weak signal strength. There is a convenience store right outside the campground for basic groceries; otherwise you can travel about 15 minutes to Buelah for a full scale grocery store. We camped at Platte River Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
109
Site Surface
Asphalt
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
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

If you need to do laundry, there's one in Frankfort that has a library (with children's section and computers) and a playground just down the street from the laundromat.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Mohican State Park, Loudonville, Ohio

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Pretty park, sites have nice separation but no privacy. Gravel pads with grass surface. We had a full hook up site (#60) which is really nice to have at a state park. It's also a back-in site with plenty of space behind the camper for kids to play. The "pullover" aka drive-through sites are cramped. Lots of tall, mature trees to provide shade. The surrounding hills make for pretty scenery. The park has a great swimming pool with a recently added splash pad and new, extensive playground equipment. The camp store has the basics along with a few extras like gem stone mining and inner tubes for sale to use on the adjacent river. The restrooms are typical state park- cement floors and cobwebs but the fixtures were clean and the soap dispenser was refilled. The shower houses could use some more frequent cleaning especially during heavy use. A couple of the shower houses also had laundry machines. Although the campground was full, we didn't feel overcrowded. There is an IGA in the nearby town along with a few fast food restaurants, Post Office, etc. Just outside the park are places you can rent canoes and an impressive looking high-ropes course. Our At&t phones had NO reception. We also had NO over the air TV stations and NO AM/FM radio stations. Total media blackout! The sites near the front of the park had weak signals. This is a pretty area of Ohio with rolling hills, dense forests, and picturesque farms along with a large Amish population. We camped at Mohican State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
60
Site Surface
Gravel
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, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Very popular park, book early.

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest, Harrisville, Pennsylvania

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $58.00
Overall Rating:      

Pride in ownership everywhere you look. The Quiqley family really knows how to run a campground. Bathrooms are spotless; every time I used the restroom it looked like I was the first one to use it after being cleaned. The facilities are exceptionally well maintained. Camp store is quite extensive. The kids had an absolute blast; between the visits with Yogi Bear and all sorts of activities and crafts, no one was ever bored. The staff was very friendly; special shout-out to Miss Cathi (from Texas) and the wonderful treatment she gave my kids. Would not hesitate to visit again even though it is a long drive from our home in Indiana. We spoke with several repeat / seasonal campers (btw, seasonal campsites were very well maintained, not dumpy looking like at some parks) who all voiced the same happiness with this place. It's no wonder they have so many repeat customers. If there was one improvement I could offer, it would be to expand the swimming pool and add a splash pad; word is the owner is considering doing something like that in the future. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
29A
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

So many activities, there's really no reason to leave the park.

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Henry Horton State Park, Chapel Hill, Tennessee

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

A little off the I-65 beaten path but wanted to check it out on our way home from Florida; thus we only stayed for one night. The campground store / office was closed at our arrival at sunset but no matter because our reservation ticket was attached to our site post. Site #20 was mostly level and long enough to stay coupled to our 34' TT. Loads of trees (some close to the road so it's a little tight to maneuver.) Very quiet at night with the exception of a distant train that we heard once for a couple minutes or so. The only lights were those from individual campsites and one at the shower house. The sites were nicely spaced, and while not very private there was plenty of space between them. There is a nearby town with plenty of grocery stores and places to eat. At & t cell service was strong; only received two over the air TV stations. We understand the state park has lots of activities including a golf course and hiking trails. We would like to visit again for several days. Not to end on a negative note but the dump station was pretty bad. Really tight and short exit; I could imagine the backups at check-out time. We camped at Henry Horton State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
20
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Jellystone Park on Barton Lake, Fremont, Indiana

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $68.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a resort park. Although it was quiet at night (they announce the quiet hours times each day) it's not quiet and peaceful during the day. It's jam-packed with activities for families. There are several playgrounds, jumping pillows, miniature golf, four swimming pools, water slides (for an additional fee) and a spectacular splash pad that will keep kids young and old (like 40 something old!) occupied for hours. Trash is picked up at your site three times a day; the camp store has a little of everything but a gallon of milk cost $5.99 so it can be pricey. The snack stand was OK but limited and it seemed like they kept running out of things, especially the ice cream flavors. The arcade was poor. Many of the games were old and out of order, and the elderly woman who staffed it actually argued with us when we lost two tokens in one of the machines. You can also rent pedal carts and pedal boats. The sites are nicely sized and although there's no real privacy, there's decent separation and numerous trees to afford some shade. The shower stalls were clean. Softened water would be nice (at this price) but not a big deal. Golf carts were numerous but at $55 a day with a two day minimum, we declined. We were in site 543 and although we could hear the interstate, it didn't keep us up at night. Perhaps those in a tent would experience otherwise. We will probably return next summer because the kids had a blast. We camped at Jellystone Park on Barton Lake in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
543
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

No real reason to leave the park, even for supplies. Premium sites are close to all the action and worth the extra money. I get the impression that this place has a lot of repeat customers, so book early.

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Harrisville State Park, Harrisville, Michigan

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

It's the beach that makes this place special. Otherwise, it's an ordinary Michigan State Park. The beach is wide, clean, and expansive. The water temperature during our mid-July trip was 70 degrees. The one modern restroom / shower house was always busy so occasionally there was a brief wait for an open shower but they were nice: single / family occupancy with privacy. The facilities were reasonably clean but with the building being right off the beach, it would be nice if there was an additional cleaning around dinner time because for those of us that like to take pre-bed showers, there was some sand and mud (not a big deal though.) The park has (one) mile-long hiking trail and that's about it. There's a small playground near a second, public access beach but not one in the campground; perhaps one will be installed where the old shower house was, across from site #193. In addition to the old shower house being removed, so has the water spigot at that location so disregard any maps that show otherwise. Firewood can be purchased in the campground at $6 for a fair-sized bundle and there's also a vendor who makes evening visits that will deliver to your site larger bundles ("rick"?) for $30. There is a nice canopy of trees throughout. The thing that left us less than impressed was the site arrangement. True to Michigan State Park form, there's no real pad for your camper, so many people set up any which way, which resulted in less privacy for others and lent itself to large groups and parties, particularly on the weekends. It was pretty ridiculous on a Saturday night with tons of cars parked everywhere and loud noise until just after midnight. We wish Michigan State Parks would better identify where and how campers are supposed to be parked in order to prevent this. Otherwise, there tends to be some campers that are partially set up in other people's sites. We camped at Harrisville State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
193
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

There adjacent town of Harrisville is very small with just a couple of restaurants and gas stations, but there is a Post Office. East Tawas is approximately 30 miles south but worth a drive and has plenty of shopping, as does Alpena which is about 30 miles north but not as pretty. This is a quiet part if Michigan so expect to slow down your pace of life a little.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Winton Woods Campground, Cincinnati, Ohio

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

A good place for what we used it for- a home base to explore Cincinnati. The sites are clean and long enough for 40' + units. The full hookup sites offer no shade; the sewer connections are not flush to the ground and are near the front of the sites. This causes some logistical issues if your sewer hose isn't long enough and also tends to allow waste to accumulate in the hose until you "help it along" by repeatedly lifting and lowering your hose to overcome the raised sewer connection. Yes, we have hose ramps but for the distance we needed to traverse they were pointless. There's also no privacy between sites. On the positive, the sites are well maintained and kept clear of trash. As for the one shower house, it's obvious that it's inadequate with its three shower stalls for a full campground. Most times I visited there was some sort of wait. Not only that, but there is NO privacy in the changing area. The shower area could also use a little deep cleaning because although the showers themselves were clean, the walls and ceiling were growing what appeared to be some mold and mildew. As for the rest of the facility, there is a well equipped camp store that even has soft-serve ice cream and delivers pizza to your site! Firewood was a little pricey- 5 pieces for $4.69. There are nice paved and unpaved walking trails and a splash pad (for an extra fee) that the kids loved. You can also rent boats. There's even a farm with a small petting zoo and pony rides (also for an additional, modest fee.) Plenty of golfing in the area as well. We would return but this is not what we consider a destination park to enjoy the great outdoors. The campground just has a suburban feel rather than natural. For what we used it for, it was comfortable and worth the money. We camped at Winton Woods Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
22F
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Plenty of shopping nearby and downtown Cincinnati is only 25 minutes away.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Skidaway Island State Park, Savannah, Georgia

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Very pretty park with large, mature trees and Spanish moss everywhere. The sites are nicely spread out although some are a little tight to get into due to narrow roads with trees right on the edge of the road. Nonetheless, we saw everything from a small tent to massive class A's so there's something for everyone. We had a full-hookup site. You select your site on arrival so when we arrived at 5 PM (check-in is 1 PM) only two sites out of a possible 17 were available (on a Wednesday!). We were guaranteed a site since we had a reservation. Our AT&T cell phone had a usable signal but sometimes it was weak. Cable TV is available for the full hookups only however we received 16 or so channels over the air. Each bathhouse has laundry facilities, and there is a nature center. There are also several walking trails. Savannah is a quick 15-minute drive while a Kroger supermarket is about 5 minutes away. There are also a few pizza places that deliver to the park. Firewood is a little pricey at $6 a bundle from the camp store, which has very limited provisions. There is an entrance gate that closes at 10 PM, however they give you a code to operate it after hours. Most of our stay, the weather was dry and cool so mosquitoes were nonexistent. Once it got a little more humid, they returned but not so bad that it spoiled our stay. The nearest beach on the ocean is Tybee Island which is about a 35 minute drive. This is a very nice facility and one we would not hesitate to return to. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

McKinney Campground COE, Cartersville, Georgia

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Lots of private, heavily shaded sites under a canopy of pine trees. Typical COE park where you're in nature rather than in a parking lot. Those on the lakefront have great views and a deck that overhangs a small ledge which makes for a great campsite. Site sizes vary so plan accordingly. The restrooms were dated but clean. There is also a laundry room at each restroom, which is a nice amenity. Although there was the occasional train whistle, it was over quickly and the campground was very quiet- no highway noise, etc. Downtown Atlanta is only 40 minutes away so this would be a great base for exploration of the city while still being able to enjoy the great outdoors. Our AT&T cell phones had strong signal and we received several TV channels over the air. We camped at McKinney Campground COE in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Manchester KOA, Manchester, Tennessee

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $53.00
Overall Rating:      

Exactly what we expected. Convenient to the interstate (but traffic noise is an issue), small, tighly-packed sites (our 34' barely fit with the tow vehicle attached), ultra-clean bathrooms and a nicely stocked campstore. Staff was friendly and they pick up your trash during the day. The water pressure was very low and the cable TV signal got snowier as the evening progressed, as though there were too many users. The channel lineup was very good with nearly 30 channels offered. The Wifi was very slow. The workout room, while a nice concept, was useless as it contained equipment that looked like it was from a yard sale and not suitable to work out on! There is a very nice playground and pool area. There is also a nice laundry room. Our sewer connection was oddly placed at the front of our site so we just barely reached even with a 10' extension but most other sites seemed to have them in the right spot. This place is OK for an overnight but if they want higher reviews they need to offer more spacious sites and improve the amenities that they already offer. I feel that in spite of some of the positive things this KOA has, we overpaid due to the shortcomings. We camped at Manchester KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 13

Indiana Dunes State Park, Chesterton, Indiana

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very busy park during the summer. The beach is very nice with a concession stand and lifeguard protection. There are also miles of walking trails in and around the dunes. On a clear day you can see the skyline of Chicago across the lake. The nearby town of Chesterton has many stores and restaurants. There's also a train station at the entrance of the park (with freee parking) that has scheduled service to Chicago. As for the campground itself, the sites are all paved and many are long enough for large fifth wheels. The sites are electric only but there are several water spigots scattered around the park that you can fill up from if you run out. Just be sure to bring a water thief since there are no threads on those spigots. There are also two water fill stations (with threads) as you enter the campground. We were disappointed to see that many large trees have been cut down since our last visit. Perhaps the ash borer is to blame. As a result, many previously shady sites now receive a lot of sun and there's not much privacy between sites (although spacing is OK.) Since this is such a busy park, even on weekdays during the summer most sites are occupied so it has a parking lot look to it with the absence of some of the trees. If you like a social atmosphere with plenty of families, this is the place for you. If you want a more private, secluded, quiet environment, then I recommend the National campground just to the east. Although it has NO hookups, it is very pretty and in a dense forest with a modern restrooms and showers. As for this campground, the restrooms were cleaned daily (the family restroom was closed permanently which is irritating); there are two playgrounds; cell reception is good; TV reception is spotty; there is a campstore open until 9 or 10pm with the basics; sand is everywhere (you're around sand dunes after all); we never saw a Park Ranger drive through but most campers observed quiet hours beginning at 11pm. We would return because of the beach and the park is well run, it's just not the prettiest campground. With all the other families and two playgrounds, our kids had a blast. We camped at Indiana Dunes State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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