About Danno

We are retired full time RVers. I was in the USAF for 30 years & we decided to travel before choosing a place to live. We had a 40 ft toy hauler (5er) for 2 years & now have a 35 ft 5er. My ratings basis: Lot of space between units, easy in/out, well placed utils that work, long level sites, amenities commensurate with price, no frustrations/harassment, family friendly, no trashy permanents, no rogue tree branches, & wide paved interior roads (e.g. no dust). Happy trails!

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This park is one of the nicest we've found in Alaska. Pull thru sites are level grass with full hook ups (30A) and about 60-65' long. Your neighbor is still too close with 12 feet between RVs. Most of the gravel interior roads are double wide making for easy back ins around the edge and easy in/out for pull thrus. We picked up major network TV channels over the air which is good since there is no cable and satellite won't work here. Laundry was big enough with $2 washers & $1.25 dryers. It took 2 cycles to fully dry clothes though. They sell propane but Fred Meyer sells it cheaper. Verizon had a good 3 bar voice plus LTE data signal. Park wifi was very slow during normal usage hours.

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This is a very good RV park but not a "luxury" park as they advertise. Sites are level gravel about 55' long with 15' of weedy grass between RVs. The interior roads are gravel and wide enough to make sites easy in/out. Some sites have sewer & some have cable, which worked okay with 12 channels. They have a few 50A and the rest are 30A. Satellite TV won't work this far north. Park wifi worked intermittently. Verizon had a 3G signal with both voice and data working okay. As you drive towards Seward, the Verizon data signal dies off. This park has a nice laundry plus a meeting room you can schedule. On the negative side, the road to the park is now paved which is a nice improvement, but they didn't pave the last 200 yards. It's full of potholes that will jar your rig. Then when you enter the park, you find more potholes. The park should have paid for paving to their entrance or at the very least have the potholes filled periodically with gravel. The potholes are full of muddy water when it rains and the park is adamant that you can't use their water to clean off the mud. Finally, there's a nice river adjacent to the park but they planted tall shrubs so you can only hear the river and not see it. We'd stay here again but please finish paving the road!

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This is a good RV park and appeared better than those we saw on the Homer spit. Gravel sites are hardly "spacious" and most slope both back to front and side to side. The pull thrus are shared by two RVs butt-to-butt on a 75' site so each RV gets about 38'. I detest sharing a pull-thru with another RV only a couple feet out your rear window. Sites are tiered down the hill so you are slightly higher than the RV on your ocean side with adequate room for slideouts and about 15' between RVs. I saw several busses with their front wheels off the ground seeking level. The side to side site slope wasn't excessive. Utilities worked fine. Cable TV only works if you get their digital box (deposit required) but off the air signals are good as another reviewer noted. Dish satellite couldn't connect: still too far north despite open skies. Verizon voice worked well but data was 3G and barely worked at all here or anywhere in Homer. Park wifi worked okay depending on time of day and number of folks using it.

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This park is conveniently located in an Anchorage suburb fairly close to anything you'll need. Unfortunately, it's also nestled in among a large area of mobile homes so be crime aware. Sites are level gravel & short for today's rigs. My back in was barely 35' long so I had to park my pickup between my RV & my neighbor's with just inches to spare. The pull thrus are slightly longer at perhaps 40' with about 12' & some grass between rigs. Tow cars are scattered helter skelter as folks look for space. The interior road was paved and wide enough to make back ins fairly easy. No cable TV at our site but you'll get several channels over the air. Park has wifi that works when it wants to. The laundry was very large & reasonable at $2.00 washer. Verizon had a strong signal. Overall, this park met our needs despite tight parking.

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This is a good RV park located 10 miles from Denali. Sites are gravel and vary from small Class C to Big Rig size. Ours was 55' long and barely 14' wide with about 6' between your unit's slideout and your neighbor's. The pull thrus are easy in/out and some of the back-ins are easy. Some are a little tight depending on rig size and where others have parked. They have cable TV that works which is good since you won't likely get satellite this far north. Park wifi worked okay. They will walk your dog for a fee while you take a long Denali bus trip. Verizon had a strong 4-bar LTE signal.

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This park has good potential as it's in a great location with shade trees alongside the Chena River. I was in a 30A full hook up site with cable. The site was 55' long, 14' wide with about 12' between my RV and my neighbor. There was some weedy grass on one side and tall weeds & prickly branches on the other. The trees and bushes need trimming as they brushed the top & sides of my RV getting into the site and I couldn't open my slides without contacting the branches. Other sites had the same issues with branches so that's common in the park. Although there is some room for parking tow vehicles around the edge of the park, most people park along the interior roads adding congestion. Sites aren't long enough for a motor home plus toad. They also back 2 shorter RVs in 1 site butt to butt. There are 2 pedestals in those sites. That practice really annoys me as your rear window looks in the window of your neighbor only a few inches away. For what you pay, the value just isn't here. Verizon had 3 bars with LTE. Satellite is unlikely due to trees. Cable TV worked fine. I love having a car/RV wash station on site. Washers/dryers are expensive at $6 per load. Park wifi worked okay.

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This campground is a large rectangular gravel parking lot with back-in sites around the edges and a few pull-throughs in the middle. The back-ins are far too narrow. Mine was barely 14' wide and our slides were 6 inches from our neighbor's slide. Our site was about 35' long, although some were longer and some were a little wider. Bushes along the perimeter were overgrown limiting how far you could back in and some trees had branches brushing your slides. About the only good thing is you are in the middle of Dawson City and walking distance from attractions. Cell coverage was good.

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This is a family run campground in a remote, off-the-grid location where folks headed to/from the Top of the World highway to Dawson City, YT can camp. Chicken provides nothing so the campground has to supply their own electricity from a generator & water from local purification. Everything is brought in from Tok or Fairbanks or trucked out (e.g. sewage). There's no cell service & limited wifi. Don't count on the wifi as you only get an hour or two and service went in and out during my 2 hours. What you do get is a truly remarkable stay in a small community originally based on gold mining. For a few bucks, the owner will lead you through a tour of his circa 1930 gold dredge on property or you can tour Tish's house if you've read her book. I can't recommend the Top of the World highway for RVs as it was incredibly rough (think 15 to 20 mph for 100 miles) but I do like this RV park & campground.

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Considering where you are, this is a very nice Big Rig suitable RV park. We stayed on the lower level and had no issues with power (& I use a Progressive EMS). I did hear an occasional truck on the highway but it wasn't bad at night. The wifi worked very well. They allowed us 1 gig usage for our 3-night stay. They have cable which is nice since satellite TV probably won't connect this far north. This campground has an RV wash, pet wash station, and an oil change pad. All three of those are seldom seen. My only complaint is sites are pretty close together. We were in the pull thrus and sites were about 55' long with about 10' between units. Your unit will open up to the door of the unit next to you with a shared picnic table. Bell cell phone coverage was good. Depending on how others park their tow cars, you might have an easy in/out or you might have to ask someone to move their car. Generally, I think you'll get in & out okay.

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Stay here only if you can't find anything else. Price is too high for what you get. Sites are barely 14' wide so your neighbor's slide is only a foot or so from yours. Park is basically a level gravel parking lot with hookups. Utilities worked fine (30 amp, water, and sewer). Owners are livid about water usage and threaten eviction if you wash your windshield or RV nose. They want you to pay to wash at their RV wash. WiFi doesn't work. Cable TV works fine. Cell coverage is good.

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The only reason to stay here is to visit the Liard Hot Springs across the highway. The hot springs were fantastic! The RV park leaves a lot to be desired. Sites are only about 55' long and 10' apart. The interior road is too narrow so those on the second row can't leave if their neighbors or the RV in front of them is still there. Those on the front row can exit freely. Power was 15 amps supplied to a 30 amp pedestal. Each line checked with 120 volts but they stated you only had 15 amps total at the plug. You'll have no WiFi, no cell coverage, no fuel, no store (it was closed), so plan accordingly.

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This campground is okay for an overnighter, especially given that Fort Nelson has little to pick from. Many sites are big rig suitable. Interior roads and sites are gravel, reasonably level, and most are easy in/out. Utilities worked fine. Satellite access is unlikely due to trees. Park WiFi was pretty bad and slow when it worked. They have a small restaurant ($20/person for buffet). TELUS had 3/5 bars with an LTE data signal.

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This KOA is in a gorgeous & fairly remote location along your way to or from Jasper National Park. We had a 30A level gravel pull thru that was about 55' long with about 15' between RVs. They also have longer pull thrus and 50A sites available for more $. Rogers cell phone & data coverage was acceptable at 2 out of 5 bars. All sites are good for satellite. Cable TV was okay but a little fuzzy. Park wifi worked good enough for light browsing. Laundry & bath rooms were very clean. We met the owner and he was very nice. My only complaint is sites are "KOA close" together and expensive compared to other campgrounds.

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No change from previous reviews except the price has crept up a little. You register at an unstaffed kiosk then park wherever you like in the lower north parking lot. You can get pretty close to level around the parking lot edges but in other areas, you'll be so unlevel that you probably won't want to put out your slides. You can go indoors at the visitor center to use the restrooms. Generator hours are limited to a couple of hours in the evening and a couple in the morning. They only enforce the generator hours if someone complains. You'll have no cell phone or wifi and, of course, no services at all beyond the parking spot. Still, you can't beat the views!

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This is a modern Big Rig campground for those looking to stay a little ways outside of Calgary. Trees provide some shade but they are young enough that most sites will get satellite access. Interior paved roads are nice & wide and sites are level 65'x20' gravel with a row of shrubbery separating sites. Sites have a picnic table and fire ring. Most sites in the campground are 30Amp but they have a handful of 50A sites for a few $ more. Laundry is modern & machines work well but they are somewhat expensive at $3CAD. Showers are $2CAD. Bell cell phone coverage is strong. The campground was pretty full by mid-June.