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Beautiful, natural setting with lots of hiking trails. Convenient to Mesa without being in the city. Verizon and AT&T worked well. Stayed here a year ago, restrooms do not seem to be as well maintained. Also feel it's a bit pricey for just W/E hookups compared to most county / state parks we stay in, but it's a beautiful location and a nice place to hang out for a couple of weeks.

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Loved this park, lots of hiking trails, spacious sites, good Verizon and AT&T coverage, close to town for groceries / supplies but very quiet and feeling that you are a long way away from civilization in the campground. Loved it, will return, already have a stay planned here next spring.

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Was happy to have a place to stop for the night that was a pull thru, with the high temps we really wanted AC. Their temporary sites are 30 AMP only so could only run one AC unit at a time. It was convenient for visiting friends in the area, but not a place I'd want to spend a long period of time.

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Probably not somewhere we'll stay again. Sites are reasonably spaced, some have a little shade but when it's a hot summer day, even with trees in the sites, shade had a marginal impact. The 30 amp electric was a bit "finicky", losing power a couple of times during the night. Verizon MiFi was relatively slow out here. Our spot had a significant slope at the back of it so we parked the 5th wheel close to the front of the site which left very limited room for parking our truck. Gate closes at 6 PM at which time you have to call to be let into the park; felt very secure here. Just a long way from anywhere and with the 30 amp hookups acting up when it was very hot outside, it was just an okay stay.

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We were only passing through for a couple of nights. The sites were relatively close together and due to the position of the power pedestal we could not leave the truck connected to the 5th wheel, even in a pull-through spot. This would not be convenient for a one night stopover. Park has a lot of long term residents. Sites are kept nice. They tend to put all the transients together in the pull-through spots. Located in a quiet neighborhood, further away from the freeway than other Boise RV parks. Worked out okay for us and would consider staying here again if we had to be in Boise.

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Beautiful state park with good sites for large RVs. Our Verizon MiFi worked well, even without a booster antenna. Great walking trails in the park and the lake is absolutely beautiful. Spacious sites, a beautiful lake, a town close by that had everything we needed for an enjoyable stay. We would definitely stay here again when passing through this area.

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Camping is in a large grassy field near the arena. Weekends and evenings you share the area with the horses / riders and their rigs as they come for practice or riding events. Other than that, it's a very quiet campground, probably the cheapest on Whidbey Island. Has suited our purposes well for a place to hang out before and after their annual art show. Nothing special about the campground itself, space between rigs is very dependent on how people choose to park. We had a nice large site for 7 out of our 10 days and for 3 days had a motorhome that pulled in 5 feet behind us and blocked our limited view of Useless Bay. The fairgrounds are populated by bunnies, a past 4H program that went awry. Great entertainment for pets that travel with you as they watch all the bunny antics.

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Easy to access, parking is a grassy field, nothing special but inexpensive place to stay in the Seattle area. One nice feature was a Cenex truck that came through every Wednesday. Nice to have propane filled on site instead of taking the tanks somewhere. Camp host is a very personable woman who runs a tight ship. Verizon coverage was OK for both data and cell was weak, worked better with boosters, but was not real strong.

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The only plus to this state park is the location close to Seattle. Beware - it is difficult for a big rig. We have a 38 ft 5th wheel and the road into the park was very windy, lots of tall trees, I would advise people to not try to navigate this in the dark or at dusk when towing. Park really needs to trim some trees if they want to make this big rig friendly. Our site was B49, right next to the ampitheather. Supposedly a pull-through site, but no way could we make the turn around the tree in the curved part of the site. We ended up backing in from the other side of our site. Verizon coverage was awful in this park, Sprint and AT&T was okay, but only with boosters, no coverage without boosting equipment. Park is a bit run down due to lack of funding. Not sure we'll ever stay here again even though we have friends to visit within 5 miles of this location. Way too expensive for the hassle. Day use fees are collected at this park and you can end up with a very long back up to get into the park. They do not have a separate lane in the entry area for those that are already checked in and paid. Waited in line 20 minutes one time, just to get into the park.

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I rated this low. For $25/night it had to be the worst WA state park we have ever stayed in. Sites 1-4 are the ones where supposedly the large RVs should be. They are as close together as any commercial campground, so no privacy, noise from your neighbor's generator, etc. There were other pull through sites that would have worked. The website just didn't show they were available for larger rigs, but we saw a RV larger than ours on one of them, That would have been a much more pleasant spot with a little more privacy. $25/night for no hooks and no working dump station felt like it was priced too high. You also get charged extra if you are not a WA state resident and want to make a reservation. Unlike most Western WA state parks, there is little or no vegetation between any of the RV sites in this park. Only sites with any privacy are in the tent or very small class B RV area. You are in the flight path of SeaTac so you do get that noise. On the plus side, nice hiking trail in the park and easy walk to the beach area. Probably not a park we'll stay in again.

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Nice state park with awesome hiking opportunities. We enjoyed a weekend here, the sites are well spaced. We had absolutely no Verizon or Sprint coverage here, AT&T was our only working phone. Getting to this park takes patience, Hwy 214 going into and out of the park is a windy, twisty road for a large rig so patience is needed.

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We were told this was a former state park that was transformed into a privately run campground. The site spacing certainly feels more like a state park instead of a typical commercial campground. We stopped here over Memorial Day weekend so the park was pretty full, lots of noise from kids having fun, but with all the space it wasn't a big deal. Our cell phone / Verizon data worked well here. Beautiful park with lots of trees. Our only concern was the need to be very careful when maneuvering our 38 ft 5th wheel, just due to the trees, extra care was needed in just driving through the campground loop.

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We arrived after dark and found this to be a very easy RV park to navigate and easy pull thru site. Site was long enough that we could have left the truck/RV hooked up. But, the power pedestal was located too far forward in the site so we would have had to either use our extension and settle for 30 AMP. Instead we chose to unhitch. Verizon signal was strong and park charges extra for Internet so we didn't try their WiFi. Reasonable place to stay as we were just passing through and needed a place to stop for a could of nights. Noise from the CA 99 HWY was constant, but didn't bother us much. Campground is actually 8 miles south of Bakerfield, out in the agricultural area. Could smell fertilizer at times based on the direction of the wind. Not the kind of place I'd stay for long, but OK for a 2 night stopover.

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Rate reflect 10% Good Sam discount. This park is relatively small with a mix of short time visitors and some that are there for 2-5 months at a time. Sites were very narrow. Site 7 was the worst due to a Joshua Tree that can't be cut down and a permanently placed picnic table that gave us 6 inches of clearance on each side to back in. Owner said he can't move the table, more likely not willing to have the work done to move it, but the site is not big rig friendly. This is not a campground we would choose to stay in again. Campground WiFi was horrible. Verizon and AT&T were a little slow but much better than the campground WiFi. Reservations are non-refundable. Some noise from the Hwy close by, but not too bad.

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Rate reflects Passport America Discount. We stayed when the park was not very full. If you came here during their peak season sites would be very close together. Campground is on a grassy field and fairly easy to level. Site were not long enough to leave the truck / trailer attached. This was okay for a one night stopover, but would not be my first choice for a longer stay. Verizon, AT&Tm and Sprint all had very weak coverage for data and phone at this park.