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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

WaKeeney KOA, WaKeeney, Kansas

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Large grassy areas with each site. Cable TV and Verizon signal excellent. Super clean campground. Clean pool. Breakfast in am and ice cream socials in evening. Close to highway but we slept with windows open and it was very quiet. Friendly owners. We love this KOA. We camped at WaKeeney KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Close to Castle Rock badlands which we thoroughly enjoyed. Cedar Bluff lake not far and is beautiful.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Cedar Bluff State Park - Bluffton Area, Ellis, Kansas

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

Our first time to camp here and we were so impressed. One of the nicest state parks in Kansas. Extremely well maintained park. Sites are very large and well spaced. Plenty of parking at each campsite for vehicles, camper and boat. View of lake from sites. Lots of trees in most camping loops. Nice new playground equipment. Picnic tables are new and made with composite material. Fire rings at sites. Plenty of green area and paved roads for bicycles and walking. The entire shoreline looks to be naturally sandy and the lake water seems clear. This part of Kansas is amazingly lovely with the limestone bluffs and green hills. If you stay here, take a drive on the scenic byway. Castle Rock is not far either. We will stay again. We stayed in Overland loop. All loops in north shore look great. We camped at Cedar Bluff State Park - Bluffton Area in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
7 Overland
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Relax and enjoy the loveliness of this place. Drive the Scenic Byway. Look at the stars.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Mound Valley COE, Cherryvale, Kansas

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $9.00
Overall Rating:

This COE campground is on a lovely lake with a hilly, heavily wooded shoreline. As we were locating our campground we ended up on narrow gravel roads which are in the process of being paved today. So, soon the paved roads leading to park will be a great improvement. My "9" rating reflects future paved roads outside park. The beach area is quite nice and very clean with abundance of good soft sand. There is a heavily shaded picnic area and shower house next to the sandy beach. When we reserved online we somehow didn't see that many sites have no water hookup. There are many areas to fill your tank throughout the park so this isn't a huge deal. The sites are paved and level and spacious. Many sites have a close view of the lake through the trees. Lake shore access by maintained footpath is available at every lakeside campsite. Patio is concrete with large, concrete picnic table. Verizon signal very good. One OTA TV station. This is a beautiful, out of the way, quiet campground near Hwy 400. Hidden gem. We want to return in the fall to see the lovely colors. We camped at Mound Valley COE in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
54
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Swim at the beach. Hiking trails are available too. Campground roads are super for bicycling. Playground equipment in park. Fishing is good here. Lake large enough for power boats/skiing. Kayaking is great here, too.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Lakeview Campground, Branson, Missouri

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

Last minute trip to Branson, and no vacancy at Indian Point COE where the rest of the family was staying. Our first time at Lakeview and it worked quite well for us. Very convenient to Indian Point COE. The only lake view is from the road through the campground and maybe 2 or 3 campsites. Sites are shady and well spaced for a private campground. Plenty of room to sit outside, awnings, slides, etc. Our site was a really tight squeeze to get into for our 35' 5th wheel, but staff was super helpful to assist in parking. Sites are very level even though campground is hilly. Utilities excellent, Verizon signal good. Bath house has 4 separate rooms with shower/toilet/sink in each room. Nothing fancy but pretty clean, and most importantly AIR CONDITIONED!! Laundry is nice. We would stay again if in the area. We camped at Lakeview Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
15
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Table Rock lake, marina, beach area are just a half mile from this campground. Close enough to easily get to Branson tourist area. Far enough away to be very peaceful and quiet. One thing we really enjoyed was Top of the Rock near Big Cedar Lodge grounds.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

El Dorado State Park, El Dorado, Kansas

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

This is a very large state park divided up into several different campgrounds scattered around Eldorado Lake. If you're looking for full hook ups the options are Walnut River campground with 50 amp service (Eagle Pass section), or Bluestem campground with 30 amp service (Sunflower Meadow). We stayed in Sunflower recently. Our site had ample shade and a nice view of the lake. The grass was trimmed nicely when we arrived and then mowed again 5 days later. The best sites for shade in Sunflower loop are 39, 45, 48, 53. The sites are large, well spaced, and level. City of Eldorado is nearby for any shopping needs. Wichita is only 25 miles away. Verizon signal 2 to 3 bars 4g. OTA TV channels very minimal. There are some 50 amp sites in other camping loops without sewer hookups. We camped at El Dorado State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
BS6-39
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Fishing, boating, marina for boat rentals, hiking trails, beach for swimming. Wichita nearby, with the zoo, Botanica, Exploration Place, downtown waterwalk area on the river, many museums, etc.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Mueller State Park, Divide, Colorado

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

Our favorite place to camp, period. This year we had 5 RVs in our group camping at Mueller. We were all so very pleased with the sites, even though they only provide electric at each site. Water is easily accessible in every loop and at the dump station. Two of our campsites were in Revenuer's Ridge and three were in Conifer Loop. The rangers are friendly and helpful, the sites are clean and well maintained with pretty level paved parking, mostly pull-thru. Do be sure to watch length of RV when you reserve, a few aren't suitable for large units. The shower house and laundry room are clean and convenient. Part of our family stayed in the large Ponderosa Cabin, which was our first time using a cabin. Every one of our group loved Mueller's campsites and the cabin was perfect for gathering to eat and sit on the large deck to watch the deer and view Pike's Peak and surrounding beauty. We highly recommend this cabin. Large, comfortable and stunning views out the back windows. We camped at Mueller State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
40
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Mueller has 50 miles of hiking trails which are well marked. ( One of the trails is now open for pets on a trial basis). Grouse Mountain Overlook is not to be missed. The Wapiti Trail which begins at the Visitor Center is really nice and an easy .8 miles. The Crags is a fabulous place to hike outside the park, only 4 miles from Mueller. Eleven Mile Canyon is beautiful and a great place to picnic and fish and climb on rocks. Whitewater rafting is available about 1.25 hours away in Canon City

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

WaKeeney KOA, WaKeeney, Kansas

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Great stop easy off highway. Sites have nicely maintained grassy areas with a tree here and there, and there is quite a bit of space between sites. Service was friendly and all the utilities worked. For an overnight you can't beat this KOA. The dog walking areas are really nice with one fenced area and one large open field for running. The only negatives to this KOA is that the pool, though clean, is really in need of an upgrade. Also the playground equipment could use an upgrade too. But we would stay here again when passing through. We camped at WaKeeney KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There is a Mexican restaurant just on the other side of I-70 with good food and service.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

RJ's RV Park, Garden City, Kansas

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

Cheap. Utilities are good. Pull thru sites of gravel. Grass between sites. Most sites pretty close together but many vacant sites. Several permanent sites, some with older RVs in poor repair. Quite a few shade trees. Convenient to Hiway. Gravel roads in very poor repair. Quiet place to stay, friendly staff in office. For an overnight it's adequate. With a little upkeep it would be good. The RV park at the truck stop travel plaza across town looks much newer and nicer but there is no shade there. We camped at RJ's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Canning Creek COE, Council Grove, Kansas

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

Beautiful lake in the Flint Hills of Kansas. We truly enjoyed our stay in this COE campground. The majority of the sites are double wide and easy to level. And well spaced from your neighbors in most cases. Every site has covered picnic tables on concrete, new barbecue grills, great fire pits. There is abundance of beautiful shade and all sites have close view of lake, most are lakeside. Such a peaceful quiet campground, and the camp hosts are very friendly and helpful. There is a lot of green space for yard games, etc. Playground equipment is not the latest, but certainly adequate. Several campsites have concrete pads and beautiful open views of the lovely lake. Verizon signal okay but not excellent, OTA TV is basically 2 channels. There is a hiking trail near the dam which is 1.4 miles through a beautiful wooded area along a stream and over walking bridges. Town is only 1 mile from lake and has everything you might need; excellent grocery store and nice hardware store. We hated leaving, and can't wait to return. It's a perfect place to camp. The only negative on this campground is the dump station is quite unlevel front to back, and small. We ended up using the dump station at another campground just next to Canning Creek. Which was certainly no big issue. We camped at Canning Creek COE in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
9
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

This lake has a small marina that advertises boat/kayak rentals. Hays House in town is a historic restaurant and nice place to dine. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is about 20 miles south and worth the trip. Topeka, the state capitol, is 49 miles away. Manhattan, 38 miles north, offers the Konza Trail which is a great place to hike. Campground has abundance of birds and wonderful night sky. Fishing available and popular here.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Topeka / Capital City KOA, Topeka, Kansas

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $49.00
Overall Rating:

Lovely KOA. Very spacious campground with beautifully maintained grounds. 3 fishing ponds, really nice walking trail through the woods and along a creek. Barn/office building is super nice, with tables and chairs and game areas, as well as a cozy living room area with comfy furniture, tv, and book exchange. Separate exercise room. The actual campsites are pretty nice. We were in a deluxe site with patio and swing and it was super nice, but not necessarily worth the extra cost. Especially with gravel site pad that wasn't level. Friendly staff. Road noise during the day, quiet at night. We enjoyed our stay and would stay again. Really nice place. Verizon signal good. We camped at Topeka / Capital City KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
23
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, 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
Tips for other Campers:

Access park from Highway 75, not Burlingame Rd. 57th to Wenger to 49th. Botanical garden at lovely Lake Shawnee is worth checking out and not far from KOA.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Sequoyah State Park & Lodge (formerly Western Hills Guest Ranch), Wagoner, Oklahoma

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

Camped in Seminole area. This is a great campground with nice large campsites on concrete pads. Patio with table, grill, lantern holders, fire pit. Concrete pad is large enough for plenty of room in front of camper. View of vety large beautiful lake from every campsite. Half of campground is 50 amp FHU sites. The others are W/E. Lots of trees and wildlife. Paved roads throughout. Playground and picnic pavilion are nice and new. Marina in park, golf course and lodge with cabins also. Hiking trails. Toilet and pay showers are just adequate, at best. Camp host friendly and helpful. Verizon signal good and many TV stations with antenna. We camped at Sequoyah State Park & Lodge (formerly Western Hills Guest Ranch) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
6
Site Surface
Concrete, Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lake is gorgeous. Boat rentals at marina. Hiking trails in park. Nature center in park. 16 miles north is Chouteau, which has an Amish settlement and a couple Amish restaurants. We ate at the Amish cheese market for lunch which was a great place to eat and shop. Mmmmm good.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton, Arkansas

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $12.00
Overall Rating:

Beautiful state park high on a mountain. Hiking is amazing. Well spaced campsites. Loop A has FHU and some sites are next to a smallish lake. Loop B, C , and D have W/E. B is a bit more open and grassy. C and D are quite wooded with smaller sites. B loop has some sites that are quite small and unappealing, and some that are pretty nice. We were in 44 loop B, which is very nice and level and large. Tried online reservations which was too cumbersome. It is a better idea to call for reservations in order to insure a site to fit your RV. Verizon phone signal good. Several tv channels with antenna. We camped at Petit Jean State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
44 loop B
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Morrilton is an easy half hour drive for groceries.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Sallisaw / Fort Smith West KOA, Sallisaw, Oklahoma

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Excellent KOA. All sites shaded. Property is pristine. Friendly owners. Nice dog off leash area. Pool is super nice. Nice green spaces. Not a lot of grass in some of the individual campsites, some are quite grassy. Spacing and utilities are good. Great walking path in wooded area that we enjoyed a lot. Small fishing pond with canoes available. Nicely stocked office. Easy off I-40, .75 mile away, no noise at all. Good phone signal. Cable TV ok. Not a large KOA. Has a real homey feel. And the shower house is unbelievably gorgeous. HGTV-perfect. Check out pics on some of the other reviews. We would stay again. We camped at Sallisaw / Fort Smith West KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby, Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Eastern Oklahoma is so pretty. Nearby is Sequoyah Wildlife Refuge and a large reservoir. Beautiful Ozark hills and trees. Wal-Mart close by. Charlie's Chicken and BBQ is a great place to eat. Fast food options too.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Coachlight RV Park, Carthage, Missouri

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

We used this for an overnight stop and it was great for that purpose. For short stays they assign you to a separate non-shaded gravel section with easy, level pull throughs and full hook ups. For longer stays they have a large really nice area of campsites that are beautifully shaded and landscaped. Friendly staff. Great Verizon signal and wi-fi. Nice area to walk dogs. Adjacent to RV dealership, which is next to the highway and blocks any noise to the campground. Totally quiet night for us. We'd stay there again for sure. It's between Carthage and Joplin, not sure how far away it would be from supermarkets or Walmart. No swimming pool and I don't recall seeing a playground. We camped at Coachlight RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 6

Indian Point COE, Branson, Missouri

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

Beautiful campground on the shore of Table Rock Lake. Lots of trees for great shade. Lake nearby but not visible from most campsites. Verizon signal poor. Very spacious sites in some loops. Sites near marina can be quite close together. Some sites are hopelessly difficult to achieve level. Roads could be wider. Driveways into the sites are pretty narrow with culvert and deep ditches to deal with. Another reviewer mentioned the best site numbers. Heed that advice. We were in 50 and though it is a very long pull thru it's impossible to level without backing from the paved drive onto part of the gravel/grass area of the yard. Nice and shady spot, just awful to get into. Beach is nice, marina with slips is nice. Area is gorgeous. Lake is very nice. We would camp here again, but be more site selective. We camped at Indian Point COE in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
50
Site Surface
Asphalt, Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The lake is what this place is all about.

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