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As others have said this one is all about location. Take away the location and we'd probably rate this a 5 (due to cramped nature of the park). Somewhat flat, short gravel sites with relatively wide asphalt access road. Gravel can be a bit loose causing problems with leveling (we had to use jack pads to get a stable enough base). Neighbors very close (pretty much no room for awnings) unless your rig is so large that they provide a 2nd adjacent space for your toad (or tow vehicle). Our 44' motor coach pretty much fills the site from the fence to the access road, but with the width of the access road we had no problems maneuvering in the park. Constant noise from highway 101. Having the Larkspur Ferry Terminal so close (15 minute walk) makes this park. So much better than our last visit when we either drove into the city or parked at the end of a BART line. The downside is minimal ferry service on weekends and holidays and the last ferry back during the week is 9:35pm. Power OK, water OK, sewer marginal (no threaded connection for standard hoses). The problems with the wifi have apparently been corrected - they booted Tengo and installed their own system. Still not enough for streaming, but we had no problems with email and web surfing the entire week. Recycling for all but paper and cardboard. This will be where we stay for future visits to San Francisco, but we'll probably stay further north for exploring the north bay area.

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A really nice campground off to the side of a casino. Well spaced sites surrounded by grass and pine trees. Good asphalt access roads with asphalt sites. Most sites slope side to side (campground is on a slight slope) with some sites having front to back slope, but nothing that prevented leveling. Surprisingly quiet given the casino and I-80 in plain site. There was frequent train activity with horn blowing, but not very noticeable inside the coach with windows closed. Power very good (but campground was only 1/3rd full and no need for a/c at the time), water and sewer ok. Wifi was mostly pretty good for a campground - good signal strength and adequate speed with occasional crawls in the early evening (but campground was only 1/3rd full). Good Verizon cell strength. No recycling. We will definitely return when in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area.

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Gravel campground with mix of gravel and concrete sites (concrete sites are the "premium sites" - concrete and cable). Sites were mostly level with adequate access although the 1st couple of gravel sites on the back row may require some backing and filling due to a near u-turn to get into them. Power ok, but you do have to be vigorous when inserting the power plug (it is loose and recessed in the pedestal). We were told to hit the plug to get it seated. Did not use the other utilities. Wifi was adequate as was Verizon signal. A good spot for an overnight between Las Vegas and Reno.

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Small dusty gravel campground with mostly "pull thrus" (each site has two sets of hookups so it is pull thru only if yours is the only rig). Sites mostly level and long enough for big rig with toad without unhooking. Entry road is a tad narrow, but no problem with a bit of care and no one going out the in. Power ok (voltage sagged to 113v under load), did not use other utilities. Wifi had good signal strength, but it is Hughes satellite, so rather slow. Moderate Verizon signal with ok data speeds. We will stay here again for an overnight. We might also consider staying here for a week to explore the northern part of Death Valley. Downside is it is a lot further away than the Stovepipe Wells campground; upside is cell phones work.

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An older park built before the days of big rigs. It is in no way big rig friendly. We had one of the longest sites (a pull-in). At 44' our nose was up against the embankment while our Jeep was parked sideways behind the rig with part of the Jeep sticking out into the access road (even with it so close you could barely get out the driver's door). Asphalt access roads (mostly narrow). Mix of pull thrus, back-ins, and pull-ins. Sites are gravel and relatively level. Back-ins and pull-ins share a utility pedestal. Our site was trashy with dozens of cigarette butts scattered over the site. Power ok, water 50psi, sewer ok. Wifi good signal and with fluctuating speed (between crawling and 5.5 Mbps). However note that password is tower dependent so if you can't get in, verify with the office you have the password that matches the tower. We will not be back.

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Decent campground for overnight stays. Convienent access from US 60, asphalt access roads with gravel sites in the new area (where transients go). Power ok, did not use other utilities. Wifi very strong signal and amazing speed (21.5 Mbps). We will stay here again for an overnight or longer.

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For a metropolitan location, it is a relatively quiet campground except for the Deer Valley Airport (western departure is almost directly overhead). Lots of general aviation activity during the day, but mostly dies out in the evening. Only noticed the occasional I-15 traffic (and only when the wind was from the west), but we were on the side furthest from the highway. Very tight for big rigs in the front section. Checkin parking requires maneuvering thru front section with 4 relatively tight turns. With big rig, park on Williams Drive outside park, drop toad, walk to office to checkin, then bring rig in. This makes for a mostly straight shot to back area where big rig sites are located. Level gravel sites with concrete patios and some vegetation. Asphalt access roads, but might not be wide enough for two rigs to pass. Getting into sites in back may be complicated by sewer connections inset from rest of utilities and sites at 90 degrees to road. Power ok, water 80psi, sewer ok (but elevated so may be difficult to get a slope), sewer supports mandatory (AZ law), wifi tengo - adequate for web browsing and email, but not much else (this with the paid 30 day premium access). Verizon LTE variable from 1 to 3 bars, but adequate data speeds.

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No major changes since our last visit, but it is not as good as past visits. Good asphalt access roads with gravel sites. Depending upon landscaping, can be difficult entry - very narrow between utility pedestals and concrete patio made worse by a tree very close on inside of turn into space. We ended up with 12" between utility pedestal and slides on one side and 12" between tires and patio curb. Major slope towards front of site - front wheels off the ground. Parking pad for car off end of patio, but not usable for us since our door and slides overlapped parking pad. Power ok, did not use other utilities. Wifi has significant connectivity issues including frequent disconnects, sluggish performance, dns (address resolution) to login servers mis-configured and erratic. Strong Verizon signal with good data rates. We've stayed here multiple times, but we'll probably investigate alternatives the next time we're in the area.

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Pretty typical koa. Entry road has some good sized potholes. Decent gravel access roads - bi-directional, but not wide enough for two rigs to pass. Good width on the pullthrus, but not long enough to avoid dropping the toad on anything longer than 38' or so. Our site was relatively level. Relatively quiet given highway proximity. Power ok, did not use other utilities. Wifi decent signal strength, but unable to get connection. Moderate Verizon signal with adequate data rate. We would stay here again for an overnight.

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Good desert campground right on the highway. Noticeable road noise during the day which is mostly gone by evening. Decent gravel access roads with relatively wide gravels sites. Our site was long enough for 37' plus connected toad. Longer than 40' might need to drop toad. Site sloped slightly towards front, but not so much. that the tires left the ground. Power ok, did not use other utiliies. Wifi decent strength and speed. We will stay here again for an overnight.

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A typical southwestern gravel campground. Good sized gravel access roads with really long pull thrus. Level gravel sites. A few trees, but not a lot of shade anywhere. Power ok. Wifi ok - not terribly speedy, but not bad for a campground, occasional disconnects. Verizon signal 4 bars with decent data speed. Did not use other utilities. We will stay here again for an overnight (or for a short stay for visiting the national park) when in the area.

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A tired looking koa. Mostly gravel with scattered trees and some struggling spots of grass here and there. Access roads a touch on the narrow side, might be problematic for anything 40' or longer. Pull thru sites are short (37' plus toad sticks out into the access road). Not really a big rig friendly campground. Right up against the BNSF transcon with a lot of trains going by (17 in 3 hrs), but at least they don't blow their horns. Power ok. Wifi good signal strength, but abysmally slow. Did not use other utilities. Verizon cell was 2 to 3 bars LTE, but were unable to get a data connection. We will look elsewhere when needing an overnight in the area.

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Excellent resort - peaceful, well landscaped, very friendly staff and residents, quick access to the strip. This is a relatively large, gated ownership resort with approximately 75% of the sites sold (they did not push on buying a lot). All sites are concrete backins with privacy barriers (hedges mostly) between each site. Plenty of room for 37' coach with toad parked in front of the coach. Ownership sites in the rental pool have upgraded amenities (at an upgraded price). Five pool / hot tub / shower / laundry areas distributed across the resort. Last time was very quiet (we were on an inner space), this time was a bit louder but still relatively quiet as we were on an exterior site. Power ok, water 65psi, sewer ok. They have recently replaced their Tengo internet (which was stable and fast for a Tengo connection) with LV.net. iPhone, iPad, and Android phone could not see the network when more than 6 spaces from the tower. Router with high gain antennae never managed to get connected in a week despite repeated calls to LV.net. Decent Verizon signal strength and data speed. We will stay here again when in the Las Vegas area.

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Gravel campground with lots of trees. Seemed to be mostly permanent / long term residents. Access roads are OK, but tight in places for larger rigs with trees needing to be trimmed. This really should not be marked as a big rig friendly park. Some sites are accessible only by leaving the campground and going back in a different entrance. The pull-through we were in was too short for a 37’ motorhome with toad (we hung out on both ends). Site was also fairly narrow with a relatively high electric pedestal near the front. We ended up with the right side of the coach up on the concrete patio in order to clear the utility pedestals on the left. Power OK, cable OK, Wi-Fi very good for a campground until all the residents came back to the campground in the early evening. Did not try the other utilities. We will look elsewhere for an overnight due to the accessibility issues.

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A lovely park like campground. Gravel access roads and sites with lots of trees. Sites mostly level and spacious with grassy areas. Picnic table at all sites, some sites with fixed grills, portable fire pits on request. Gorgeous during fall color, but problematic for satellite access (at least the roof mounted variety). Far enough from I-70 to avoid most of the highway noise. Some of the sites require careful maneuvering to get in and out, but we had no problems with a 37’ motorhome with attached toad. Trees trimmed well for clearance. Power ok, water 42psi, sewer ok, cable good, wifi good with some slowdowns when park was full in the early evening. Verizon cell strength was highly variable (1 to 4 bars). Did not check the bandwidth as the campground wifi was good enough to avoid using our hotspot. Under new ownership in 2014. We will stay here again when in the area.