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Nice park, it is especially convenient to I10. The park is no resort but is well maintained and clean. The sites are level gravel with concrete patios. On site fishing is license free and several folks were catching crab and fish. The park is divided into by a canal. The office is in the first half with a small pool and TV room. Two foot bridges connect the halves of the park. The second half, I think best of the two, has a different entrance. Once checked in you must return to the highway for a couple of hundred yards to enter the second part of the campground. Not a problem but at night it is difficult to see the entrance. It's convenient to Pensacola and all the attractions there. We would stay here again.

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As the name states this is a casino RV park. No patio, picnic table, grill or place to relax outside your RV. It is a nice clean well maintained place to park your rig however. The property is manicured and pleasing to the eye. Let's face it; the owners want you to park and head to the casino We are not gamblers so the casino is of little attraction to us. But we did enjoy a few day to relaxing and shaking off some road rust. There is a very nice golf course next door and I recommend it. Interior roads are paved with nice concrete pads to park. All the utilities are in one location at the back of the parking pad. If like me, you may need extra sewer hose. And yes ..... you have to check in a the hotel. It's not a big deal. Times are tough in the casino business so the office at the RV park remains closed.

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This park has a nice view of the Mississippi River. The staff is very accommodating. That's it. There's no pool, no cable, no recreation facilities and the bath house is old; clean but old. The Wi-Fi is not bad. The sites are long and level and most have concrete pads. One section has trees the other is wide open. Getting to the park is a challenge. The neighborhood is not the best and streets not marked well. But, it is peaceful, quiet and has a wonderful view of the Mississippi. The park's shoreline must be close to ¼ mile long. There are several benches and fire pits on the bank providing a very relaxing place to view the river traffic.

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This is a beautiful, secluded and quiet Arkansas State Park. "Wow" was my first impression when pulling into our site. Each site has a paved parking pad, large gravel tent pad (15X15) and a concrete pad for picnic table and grill. Also there is a large gravel area for the fire ring. The gravel size is small and dead level. Each site is cleaned and raked in preparation for the next camper. The entire site area is made level by beautiful block walls. Every site looks new and fresh. First class. Bathhouse was spotless. No spider webs or light fixtures full of dead bugs. Even the skylights were clean and clear. The park is secluded and can only be accessed by driving over the Boston mountains. So stock up before arriving or be prepared to drive 15 miles or so for basic food items.

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Another good example of a Arkansas State Park. The sites are spacious, level and well maintained. It's only a couple of miles from Murphysboro if you need some supplies or a good meal. And there is always the diamond mind if you like. Great place to relax and enjoy.

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This is a great park located just off the strip in Branson. You are in a short walking distance (1/4 mile) to many shows and restaurants. The interior roads are hilly but can be navigated by large rigs. Most sites are shaded. I would not classify the sites as spacious but they are average in size. The staff are very nice and can help with discounted show tickets.

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First let me state I am a resident of the state of Alabama and support the troubled State Park system. So please find my loving intention here. I reviewed this State Park November, 2014. A year later, not much has changed. The overall condition and appearance of the grounds have improved. The grass was cut and the pine cones and needles have been raked. The location and layout of this park is great. It makes for a very relaxing stop for a few days with lots to do in the area, especially for us mature campers. The view of Mobile Bay and skyline is very nice. But other than that, I am sorry to say, much is the same. The bath house is a mess and so was the laundry. Floors were dirty, shower curtains moldy and washing machine tubs with rusty rings. The bathhouse and laundry condition notwithstanding, there is one reason I will not return to this park: ANTS. Sugar ants are everywhere and will be in you RV and or tow vehicle within minutes of parking. Last year we were warned at check-in about the problem and luckily had some insecticide to stave off the ants. Nothing was said during check-in for this visit but I sprayed and put out granular insecticide anyway. Ants were in the trailer and truck within hours. Perhaps nothing can be done about the problem but I will bypass this lovely State Park until this situation is addressed. This is a pity because Meaher has a lot of potential and it's sad to see it in this condition.

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Wind Creek State Park is very large park (almost 400 sites) but is peaceful and secluded with large spacious sites. Each site has a fire ring, table and tall pine trees. Many are on the shoreline of Lake Martin. All sites, with the exception of a remodeled section, have asphalt pads and most are level and in good shape. The bathhouse and laundry facilities are kept clean and neat but are somewhat dated. The remodeled section has 40 sites with a new bathhouse and laundry. The sites have very large concrete pads with fire rings and tables. The only complaint here is that the utilities are all located together at the rear of the pad making the sewer connection a long reach for most RVs. We stayed here in late September with very few other campers. I imagine it can be a very busy place during the summer months however.

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There is plenty of room in this campground it's very big. The sites are large, grassy, wooded, without patios and somewhat secluded. All sites have 50 amp service ONLY. So bring a 50/30 amp adapter or be prepared to pay $25 for one of theirs. The pool and hot tub are nice and well maintained. There are only 2 bath houses on the property and can be a long hike from most of the sites.

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Our visit was for one night. Most of the park is wide open with few trees and is setup for long term guest. It is clean and appears to be well cared for. The overnight sights are conveniently located close to the office and bath house but are small and a little tight to get into. We arrived after hours, called the campground and was given a range of sites to choose from. We decided to visit one of the many restaurants nearby for dinner. On the way out we discovered we were not given a gate code to get back into the park. We got that from someone at the pool. Not a bad spot for an overnight stay and we may stay there again.

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This Alabama State Park has a much to offer; biking, hiking, large pool, golf, gulf fishing pier, beautiful beaches and more. It is a BIG park with spacious level sites. Interior roads and sites are paved. Each site has a large (20x20) paved patio, ample room for parking and full hookups. No cable or wifi. The park get used heavily year round but is well maintained. It does not have a "new" look but you can see the staff's pride of ownership in it's condition. A job very well done for a park this size and used so much. The hurricanes have taken a toll here, so don't expect shady sites.

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The sites are on the small side and very close together. The power hook up for our neighbors site was on our patio. Most of the park is covered by tall pines and old oak trees. The island itself is very nice with some modern conveniences while maintaining that old Florida village feel. Don't forget you are on an island so come prepared to chill out and relax or drive 50 miles for some enterainment. We would stay here again.

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This park has a nice layout with a beautiful view of Mobile bay. Sunsets are impressive. Very convenient to shopping, fishing and area attractions. Nice paved interior roads. The sites are huge and with paved pads and patios. I don't know why but the overall condition was poor. It looks as if there has been zero maintenance for some time. Pine cones and straw was everywhere and the grass needs cutting. The showers were awful. Dirty floors and walls and a moldy curtains. This place has great potential but need lots of help.

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Nice park locate close to New Orleans. Park entrance/check in office has been been remodeled and is very nice. Traffic flow at the entrance is a little confusing to the first time visitor. Just follow the signs and you will be OK. Be aware of the "Speed Tables". Even at a crawl, I bottomed the hitch shank. Camp sites are large, comfortable, clean and, for the most part private. There is some traffic noise but you get the feel of being out of the city. After-hours access is awkward but not a big deal. I would suggest you familiarize yourself with its location during the daylight hours however. It's can be a challenge to find at night. Overall rating would be higher if sites had sewer connection.

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Nice overnight stay campground. Interior roads are dirt and there is no pool. About half of the sites were occupied by long term campers but that is not a problem. There about half a dozen sites with large concrete pads (~20X40 foot) for overnight folks that are located close to the office/bath house. Showers are huge and very clean. We would stay here again. Call host once off interstate and someone will meet you at park entrance. Doing so will save riding around park to get to your parking spot.