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Very pleasant park in a fairly quiet location away from major highways but in the middle of the city. We were there on a Saturday night, however, and we heard lots of sirens during the night. There are a lot of large trees that provide shade to most of the sites and there are a lot of grassy common areas. Sites are long and plenty wide. Office and recreation room are very neat and tidy and check-in person was very friendly. The pool looked clean. The overall appearance is that of a city park. We would return.

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This park is a wonderful example of the best way to design and operate a RV park. A truly wonderful park. Sites are level with a very wide concrete pad and paved driveways and roads. The landscaping is outstanding and the property is very well maintained. We took advantage of the park's permission to wash rigs and its free laundry facilities. We also partook of their BBQ dinner. The park is somewhat removed from I-40 so although their was definitely highway noise, it wasn't bad at all. They offer free cable TV with a good lineup, but it inexplicably does not include ESPN! The Wi-Fi was free and very good. Although we didn't use it, the pool looked very nice. All in all, it would be hard to beat this terrific park!

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Note that this park does not accept credit cards but takes personal checks. The park is well located on Route 66. There is some traffic noise but it is mostly non-truck traffic. The gentleman who checked us in was quite friendly and helpful. The hookups are fine and the Wi-Fi and cable TV were very good. The sites are fairly level and ours had some trees for privacy. There are no restrooms or laundry. The park is located in the former courtyard of a 1941 motel, which is no longer in use and in disrepair. It is what one might call a funky setting for an RV park. I would like to see the owner fix up the office to look more attractive and professional. It now is just a make-shift facility that is quite bare-bones and unappealing. We would return. We highly recommend Del's Restaurant, which is just two doors west of the RV park. The food was outstanding!

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This was one of the better urban parks we've encountered. We enjoyed our stay very much, in large part because of the friendly owners who work very hard to maintain their park and to accommodate their customers, many of whom are repeat customers. It's usually full so be sure and make reservations. It's a very convenient place to stay when visiting Santa Fe, with a short drive to the old town and the attractions there. There are also many stores and restaurants very near the park. There are enough trees to provide some shade and ambiance and the park is nicely landscaped. We were not bothered by traffic noise on Cerillos Road because our site was not near the road. Although we did not use it, the pool was heated and looked very clean. Some interior roads are very narrow and the pull-through spaces, although adequate for our 5th wheel, are not long enough for large motorhomes. Those are placed in larger back-in sites with a wider road for maneuvering. We would return.

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We loved this campground! It is situated in an incredibly beautiful high valley at an elevation of 8,440 ft. You can walk across Forest Service land about 100 yards, to the lovely Conejos River, which is popular for fishing. The temperatures in the height of the summer are moderate. The new RV sites on the south side, where we stayed, are spacious and have unobstructed views of the forest. We were able to use our roof-top satellite for TV. There is no cable and no antenna TV reception. These great sites are for sale, however, so eventually there may be none available to rent. The older sites are smaller, closer to the road and do not have the great views that the newer ones do. It is very quiet and peaceful at this campground, a perfect place for a long summer stay. However, there is no cell phone reception. You must drive to Antonito, 12 miles away, to be in the range of any cell towers. The wonderful and accommodating owners, allow you to use their landline phone to make calls and to receive emergency calls. Although there is Wi-Fi available in the office/recreation room, it does not reach the sites, which is a major inconvenience. Most of us much prefer working on our computers in the comfort and privacy of our own rigs. The lack of Wi-Fi at the sites and the lack of cell phone reception are the main drawbacks to this otherwise perfect campground, which is why I can’t rate it a '10'. But the scenery is beyond beautiful!

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This is just an okay place for an overnight stop, since there are no better alternatives in the area. Please note that if you require WiFi and don't have your own, don't stay here. Their WiFi did not work at all in our site near the restrooms in the back of the park. Sometimes it showed up as one small bar on the list of available networks, and other times it didn't show up at all. At no time could we connect. Fortunately, our Sprint aircard worked but was slow. The park has an overall messy look and needs better maintenance and attention to detail. The gravel sites and roads could use more gravel, which would cut down on the dust. I would guess that the park could be muddy in the rainy season. On the plus side, the restrooms and showers in the back of the park are nice. Although we didn't use it, the pool was large and looked clean. We were in an area that had neither cable nor sewer, because we did not need those for an overnight stay. We were able to use our satellite TV. We had dinner at the restaurant on the property. The food was satisfactory, though nothing special, and it was over-priced for meals served on plastic plates. But it was convenient. We would return for an overnight stay only.

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As others have said, this is a great overnight stop while traveling on Highway 287. It has easy access from the highway but we were not bothered by traffic noise. Trains run frequently nearby and use their horns, but we did not hear any during the night. We did not try the park's WiFi as we have our own Sprint aircard, which worked well. The park was neat and well maintained. Our rig needed no leveling side to side, which rarely occurs. We did not partake of the continental breakfast offered for $1.00 per person, nor did we use the pool, restrooms or showers. We will very likely stay here again.

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Rate is weekly rate. The campground has a lot going for it, primarily its spectacular location on the Mississippi River. There is a paved walking path along the river to the bridge over the river. But improvements are needed in several areas. Cable should be provided to all sites, not just some, and should be included in the already too-high rates. Booster antennas and/or a better Wi-Fi system is sorely needed. Although we were fairly close to the office, we were never able to hook up to the system during our two week stay there. Fortunately, we had a Sprint Aircard to use, but the connection was very slow. As others have mentioned, the large-size gravel driveways are terribly rough and noisy. If a vehicle drives by your site at 6:00 a.m., as they do most mornings, I can guarantee that you will be awakened. Most sites are not shaded, although we were fortunate enough to have shade at our site. The washers and dryers are expensive and there aren't enough of them. Although we didn't use them, it seems that four self-enclosed bathrooms are insufficient for this very large campground. Natchez, just across the river, is a very nice city to explore. We enjoyed the charming downtown and visiting the antebellum homes Longwood and Stanton. We did not like the Cock of the Walk restaurant, either the depressing interior, the rushed service or the mediocre (at best) food.

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This park is well located in the center of what is known as the Cajun Coast. No showers or restrooms or other facilities, but we didn't need those anyway. Sites are spacious with some grass between them. The RV area is away from roads and from the casino and was very quiet. The grounds are maintained well and trash is picked up daily at your site. Spraying for mosquitoes was done at least twice, and possibly more, during our week-long stay. We were not bothered by mosquitoes. There is no shade and it was extremely hot when we were there. Note that there is NO Wi-Fi. Our Sprint Broadband card worked but was very weak. There was no Verizon cell coverage but our AT&T phone worked well. The food in the casino's Cafe restaurant was good. We would return. We enjoyed a swamp tour with Cajun Jack in Patterson.

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This is a very pleasant, well managed and nicely maintained campground. We spent several days here while visiting Lafayette and the surrounding area. The gravel sites are very long and there is adequate space, and grass, between them. Although it is close to the I-10, there is amazingly little noise from the highway. There was occasional train noise during the night from a track about a half mile south, but this rarely bothered us. There are small trees planted in most sites that will eventually provide shade, but there is no shade now. The WiFi was very fast and reliable, with a better connection than with our Sprint Broadband card. The Cable TV was great. Verizon and AT&T cell reception was good. My only complaint was that the laundry was a very cramped room with only three washers and three dryers, which seemed inadequate for the size of the park. If you visit Lafayette, we highly recommend Prejeans for great food and live Cajun music, as well as Randol's, which also has a dance floor. In both cases, the music begins around 7:00 p.m.

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This is a beautiful and comfortable park. It's in a convenient location west of Shreveport, convenient to I-20 but far enough away to be quiet. The property has many beautiful tall pine trees primarily around the edge of the park, providing nice shade to the back-in sites. There are smaller trees on many of the pull-thru sites in the middle of the park. If you have roof top satellite, it should work in the pull-thru sites. The sites are very long and wide with grass in between. The owners and staff are very friendly and helpful and maintain the park to a high level. The restrooms are some of the nicest and cleanest I've ever seen. We did not use the pool but it was very appealing and clean. The cable TV had a good signal and many channels. The Wi-Fi worked most of the time but did tend to drop out several times a day for brief periods. The laundry room appears to be too small for the number of sites. The primary work that could improve the park would be to add more and longer concrete pads. Most of the sites are grass and gravel. Also, some of the roads need paving or re-paving. We would return.

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Rate is a monthly rate. This is the nicest urban RV park we’ve stayed in during three years of fulltime traveling. To us, the best adjective to describe it is quiet. That is our primary consideration when we choose a park. Secondly, it is lovely because virtually every site is shaded by huge beautiful oak trees and the sites are laid out haphazardly so it does not have that parking lot look. The roads are paved and the sites are gravel. The location can’t be beat. It is located at the edge of a quiet residential area near I-20 and Cooper Street, but is convenient to an amazing number of restaurants and retail stores, including a large mall. You will probably not be able to use a roof-top satellite dish, but there is cable TV. There is WiFi but we used our own air card. The office staff and the maintenance personnel were very helpful and the grounds were also nicely maintained. The pool was large and looked nice but it was closed when we were there. The only areas needing improvement were the laundry and restrooms. The laundry in the back of the park is tiny, dark and unpleasant. The machines in both laundries are antiquated and should be replaced. It’s a real trick just to get the quarters into the slots. There is no way for users to even clean out a filter between dryer loads. There appear to be insufficient restrooms for the size of the park. Although we didn’t use them, the restrooms would be very inconvenient and involve quite a walk for people in most sites. All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this park and plan to return. We highly recommend it.

     

Holiday COE

Benbrook, Texas

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Rate is with Golden Age Passport. The park is well located for visiting Fort Worth's attractions. It is a beautiful park with very spacious sites spread out for quite a distance along the lake. Many sites are shaded and some are very close to the water. The road through and beyond the park makes for a wonderful bike ride alongside the lake. The water level was very low so that hundreds of tree stumps in the lake were revealed. Few people ventured out in boats. The park is far enough from Highway 377 to be very quiet. Although we did not use the restrooms and showers, I observed that they were dingy, rather primitive and in serious need of updating. As typical with COE parks, there are no sewers. If there were sewers and nicer restrooms, I would have given the park a 10. We would return.

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Rate is based on Golden Age Passport rate. We loved this park! The lake and scenery are just beautiful. The sites are large with lots of space in between and are nicely maintained. The staff was helpful and friendly. We had site #25, which had a wonderful view of the lake. We highly recommend this site. Although it was a back-in, it was angled to make it easier to back in. There are only two pull-thrus in the park. Each site has a sheltered picnic table and fire ring. There was a boat ramp close to our site, although we did not use it. We received good reception with our satellite TV, our Sprint Internet Card and Verizon and AT&T cards. The County Sheriff and the park hosts make regular patrols in the park to make sure rules are followed, which we appreciated. I would have rated it a 10 if our site had 50 Amp and sewer. We will definitely return to this park.

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Rate is on a weekly basis. We spent the winter at this very nice urban park, which is superior to most parks in cities. It is conveniently located near downtown. A city bus that drops you at the Riverwalk in 15 minutes stops in front of the park. There is also direct access out the park's back gate to an 8-mile bike trail next to the San Antonio River, which we enjoyed very much. The management and employees are very friendly and helpful and operate the park in a very efficient manner. The park is attractive and meticulously maintained. The pull-thru sites are very long and wide with grass and some trees between the sites and patios and picnic tables at all sites. Most of the back-in sites are short and narrow. Since this park is fully booked throughout the winter, make reservations far in advance and try to get a pull-thru. Avoid sites at the south end of the park (approximately pull-thru sites above #100 and nearby back-ins) because of the FedEx facility next door. It is very noisy at all hours of the day and night. We used our own Internet card so we did not use the parks fee-based service. We were able to use our satellite dome for TV, although we also used the park's excellent cable TV service. We will return whenever we visit San Antonio.