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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Deer Creek State Park, MIdway, Utah

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

A very nice state park only about 30 min outside of Provo. We arrived Sunday afternoon (early May off season) and there was only 2 other rigs here. We grabbed IMO one of the nicest sites (#30) a long pull thru with view of Mt Timpaogos out the front window and the reservoir out the side. The weekend got busy with boaters and other types who just don't seem to understand the "old" rules of camping etiquette anymore but I guess when you are so close to town that is expected. We had one camper letting his 2 male unfixed Pit Bulls run loose, and later another camper letting their dog run loose and poop all over the place. We also had a young boy climb the stairs of the coach and look in the window. Papa only said "sorry" to me but never even corrected his son and tell him that is not cool. Other than the crazy weekenders; this park was very nice for the 10 days we where here. During the week perfect. I can see summertime it's a party destination. Full hookup and 30amp service. Low water pressure - we used our pump. Barely useable Verizon LTE (-112db 0 SNR) Too weak for my booster to offer much help - but my ATT LTE was excellent. I work from the Coach so I carry both. $20 for offseason stay was a great value. We'd come back - but only when not busy. We camped at Deer Creek State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
30
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Sundance Resort only 10 min away. Foundry Grill was perhaps the best burger we've ever had. Dogs allowed only in campground so we traveled to Provo and walked the Provo River Parkway with the dogs several days. Good shopping in Heber City (10-15min)

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Beaver KOA, Beaver, Utah

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

I'm a bit surprised at the average 8+ rating. Don't get me wrong - this place is just fine for an overnight or even a day or two if you were "road weary" To me however - once you get to an 8 that is pretty much getting into resort/destination type locations. Check in was quick and Verizon mifi signal was good. Good dish reception from our site. just a few minutes off I-15 and a Flying J at the exit. We did not disconnect the toad. We camped at Beaver KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
5
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Flying J at exit from I-15 Many other fuel and food options at the exit as well. We did not go into town.

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

LVM Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $100.00
Overall Rating:      

So much good has been said about this park but I thought I would add my voice. We've stayed here about 6 times over the past few years - some stays several weeks in duration. This place is just about a good as it gets! We need to try the Motorcoach Country Club in Indio to compare but you wont be disappointed here. If you are a vet - be sure to ask for the discount. Convienient to everything Las Vegas yet a world away. We camped at LVM Resort in a Motorhome.

Site Details

Site Number
162
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass, Pavers
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Jones Station RV Park, Mebane, North Carolina

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

I visited for an overnight stay based upon the great reviews. It was a nice place but its hard for me to give it a 10. Whoever designed the roadways surely did not have experience in laying out RV Parks. The pull thru spaces were quite large but the one I was assigned would have been impossible to get out of without disconnecting the toad due to a tree right at the corner of the site where I'd have to turn. The turns in the park are fairly tight and I saw two trees located on turns that had scrape marks from some unlucky (or inattentive) driver. When I pulled into my first site (#29), besides the impossible turn getting out - It was reading 113 volts so I asked for the site directly in front of me (#24) It turned out to be 113v as well so either the park does not have sufficient power or there was a localized brownout when I was there. Some sites will not have satellite and others will. I had good verizon both cell and data. I'd give it an 8 for nice big sites, but a 5 for the poor layout of the roadways and tight turns in spots. Perfectly fine for an overnight as long as you get into a proper site. I have a 40' class A with an F150 so I'm about 62' long overall, so that is the perspective I have regarding the turns and layout. We camped at Jones Station RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
24
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Van Horn RV Park (formerly Van Horn KOA), Van Horn, Texas

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

A very decent place to spend the night. If I rated it for where it was I'd give it a 9 since there is not much choice in West Texas. Easy off and on I-10 yet no road noise. Friendly staff and efficient check in. A little cafe on site - we decided not to cook. It was just fine other than we left smelling of grease.. We pass through this area a lot and would not hesitate to stop here again. A good nights sleep. We camped at Van Horn RV Park (formerly Van Horn KOA) in a Truck Camper.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Treasure Coast RV Park & Campground, Fort Pierce, Florida

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice and clean park. We stayed here overnight while passing through and visiting friends. Had to meet our friends at the gate as they were not allowed to drive back to pick us up; that seemed a bit odd. but overall a very nice place where one could spend part of the winter. Landscaped nicely - good cement sites and good power. Very clean restroom and shower. Would liked to have stayed a couple more days to relax, but Disney was on the schedule. We camped at Treasure Coast RV Park & Campground in a Truck Camper.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Point Of View Key Largo RV Resort, Key Largo, Florida

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $155.00
Overall Rating:      

IMO depending on where you camp in this park is a Tale of Two Cities. If you are on the water like we were - this place is fantastic. If not - then it's OK. After leaving our 5'vr in Storage in AZ we headed home and made a detour to the keys. Our site was right on the water and the views are outstanding. the park is spotless. The showers were large and spotless. The pool was warm. Overall - with a waterfront site - this place is great. As soon as the Tiki Bar is done it will even be better. Just be prepared to fork over some cash as you pay big time for that beautiful view. They also seem a bit unfriendly to dogs. No walking on grass, sidewalks, sand, etc. Lots of rules. Unfortunately perhaps the careless dog owners ruin it for the responsible ones. I just wish they were a little bit better in that respect but overall if you are willing to pay the price this is a very nice park with a lot of potential when fully matured. We camped at Point Of View Key Largo RV Resort in a Truck Camper.

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Fredericksburg RV Park, Fredericksburg, Texas

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice Park. We are not fans of RV Parks and prefer State Parks or boon-dock when possible. But, this place was quiet, clean, and comfortable. We got the last site here and I think it was one of the nicest. Very friendly staff. We'd stay here again if in the area. We camped at Fredericksburg RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Kerrville-Schreiner Park, Kerrville, Texas

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

It was hard for me to rate this park since we wound up leaving before staying overnight. We reserved 2 nights during Texas Spring Break Week. When I made the reservation I explained to the lady that we have a 37' fifth wheel (like I always do). Upon arrival, she seemed concerned to learn that we had that large a rig. There were only a few sites open (they assign them to you upon arrival). Long story short, all of the sites were short, but I could have squeezed into them. The big problem was they had thick tree limbs overhanging about 12' off of the ground. We are about 13'-4" tall. Consequently we had to leave and try and find a new place to stay. The girl in the office could not process a refund and said a check would be mailed. Next day I get a call from the park asking if we left early since no one was in our site. I explained all over what happened and was again promised a refund. Seems like a nice park but better tell them 4 times what you are driving or you might not get in. We camped at Kerrville-Schreiner Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Matagorda Bay Nature Park, Matagorda, Texas

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Previous posts are accurate. Over spring break the place was packed, but as soon as Monday came around the CG emptied out and was peaceful. Off of the beaten trail. Verizon kept dropping from a good 3G to a poor 1xRTT even with my external antenna and booster. Was useable but annoying at times. Park was very clean, but the beach nearby was filthy. People just camped on the beach and then left their garbage. I don't get it. We'd come back if in the area. We camped at Matagorda Bay Nature Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Windy Hill Camprgound - USFS, Roosevelt, Arizona

Date of Stay: February, 2013 - $6.00
Overall Rating:      

The NFS says 32' max length but don't let that scare you away. We have a 37' 5W and there were tons of places that we could fit. If you are set up to boon-dock and like to live that way - you'll love Lake Roosevelt. It was quiet quiet quiet. We had a good 3g Verizon signal. Even though many of the loops were closed our loop was only about 15% filled. In summer I imagine it might be a different place but during the late Winter it was wonderful. Lots to do in the area. Two dumps up at Cholla CG - about 5 miles - but only open Thurs-Sunday (two days each) 10am to 2pm. Filled our fresh water from the numerous spigots into a bladder tank. We stayed here 2 weeks - next time will be longer. Much longer. We camped at Windy Hill Camprgound - USFS in a Fifth Wheel.

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Junction Creek Campground - USFS, Durango, Colorado

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

A nice NF CG just a few miles west of Durango. If you don't like dirt roads or some washboard then stay away. But if you can get past that and like a quiet spot in the woods but close to town this is a great hidden gem. It is about 5 miles outside of town and the pavement ends about 2 miles before the CG. They are supposed to scrape the road twice a year but the hosts said that they hadn't done it this year as of June... (no surprise as the washboard was pretty bad in spots) There is one loop with electric sites. Most are heavy treed but you can still get satellite from some. The vault toilets were spotless and the host were very engaged and super friendly. They stopped by each night to check up on us and inform us as to the fire restrictions. I thought my wife was not going to like it due to the dirt roads but it turned out to be one of her favorites and we wound up staying a week making day trips to Mesa Verde, Telluride and Silverton. I give it a 10 for location. I took away points due to the dirt roads. We camped at Junction Creek Campground - USFS in a Fifth Wheel.

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