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Being honest, I'm not sure about the high marks this campground gets. Roads and sites are gravel and dirt causing concern for a heavy RV after some rain. The roads are a bit tight so I cannot say this facility is Big Rig friendly; Be Careful!. Wifi is very weak at the time of our visit, so weak that I used my Hot Spot. So what can I say? For $22 per night it's a bargain in this part of the country but for those with smaller RV's. No credit cards! Come with cash or check only. Compared to other Casino CG's this one ranks low. Our stay was early in the season. Perhaps the facility will get better as the season gets more fully underway.

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The campground is called Flying Squirrel. Electric and water is available with a very nice dump station near the cg entrance. This park gets very busy in the weekends and is first come first served so a mid week arrival is recommended. Miles of hiking, biking and paths through the woods A foot bridge connects the cg with the main park over the river. The park is very well maintained and the staff is very responsive to any issues. Power went out during a thunderstorm on a Sunday night but the staff had the situation under repair immediately and we had power in very short order. This is one of the finest county parks we have visited and rivals some of the higher rated commercial parks in the area. Sewer connections would make it a near perfect camping environment.

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This is a difficult park to review. The undeniable benefit of this park is the attitude of the family ownership and their employees. It is without a doubt the most customer-oriented park run by folk who want you to remember it in this context. They will assist you with anything and deliver service that goes beyond the pale of any park you have ever visited. They are determined to make you happy: if it were that simple. Other reviewers are correct; this is not a resort. There is no pool or onsite activities (other than local music on Thursday thru Sat evenings), no walking paths or dog runs. It is a place to park your RV while you pursue other venues or rest for the night. The sites are very tight as are the roads within the park. Many sites are so close to one another that there is barely room for a picnic table between them. We paid for full hookups but really didn't want to be camped on top of another RV so we chose to remain in the electric only overflow site. It was a case of some semblance of privacy vs. full hookups. I feel we overpaid for the site we occupied. But when you look at the other local campgrounds you find the rates here to be very reasonable. Grand Ole RV is better suited to smaller RV's and folks who want to know their neighbors really well. There are limited restroom and shower facilities in the office building so it is much better to be fully self -contained. CALL AHEAD as most sites are filled each day.

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Showers and rest rooms are a bit in short supply. Roads are gravel and create a good amount of dust. The rest of the story is that this campground sits right on the river and the great past time is to sit by the waters edge and enjoy the barge traffic on Old Man River. Utilities are fine and trash is picked up at your site 3 times a day. One word on calling in for a reservation for the first time. You might encounter a lady who's english isn't exactly the best. Due to her accent she may come across as being a bit curt over the phone but don't be fooled, she is very kind and helpful in person. This was not our first stay here and will return without a doubt. Don't come down 8th ave!!! Exit from I55 and follow the lead in signs to the south Loop.

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Well kept grounds with lots of open space to enjoy! This is our third time here and improvements continue with each stay. At some point all the roads will be paved and I can give the Texan a 10. All facilities are spotless and ample. Staff is very helpful and access to Athens, Canton and Tyler is good. Great campground.

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This was our second year visiting Shady Creek. The monthly rate increased over $150 per month. At the same time, the wifi was unusable but was upgraded in January and was much better. The dog park was flooded from construction next door and the paved roads were in need of repair. We had problems with unstable elec in our first site but was immediately moved to the new section which fixed the problem. Site flooding was an issue forcing a walk through ankle deep water to dump the tanks after a rain storm. Don't get me wrong, the park is good given the available campgrounds in the metroplex. The value, in my opinion, has suffered. No picnic table, no patio, no cable yet one of the highest priced parks in the area. Just check it out before you book. Flooding is a problem in the new section so watch out! No pull throughs. Tends to serve long term stay clients.

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This casino has constructed a new RV area with water and 50 amp electric. Sites are nice with plenty of room between rigs and are located along the west boundary of the property. Watertown is about 6 miles to the south and is the closest shopping. The casino is small and the staff very helpful. The dump station is on the north east corner of the hotel. Great bargain for a stopover or several days to see the area. Would stay again without a doubt. Location is the only reason this review is not a 10.

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This is a very nice campground with the best of care and service. Sites are concrete and most all are back in. Wifi was excellent and all facilities were spotless and well maintained. Our site was very close to level and water, power and cable tv were all good. Watch where you take the dog!! Rules limit where pets are allowed. Check in was like checking into a 5 star hotel. This resort is located about 7 miles south of Rapid City and near most major local attractions. Gas and diesel is available at the resort at very reasonable prices.

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Location is the limiting factor for our review. Well north of Reno, you have a drive to visit downtown Reno or the Tahoe area south of Reno. The casino at Bordertown is not a destination casino but more of a local bar, cafe with some slots. Not an actual benefit to staying at this campground. All utilities were great. The site was fine and required little leveling. The laundry facilities were good and the grounds were quiet. For the location I would have expected a little lower rate but other than that, we found it to be a good place to stay for several days. We would return when in the area.

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This is a beautiful park indeed IF you want to get away from the city and enjoy the great outdoors. Facilities were spotless. All hookups were fine. The price is great. Dump station is easy to use. There is plenty of hiking, walking and fishing to keep you busy. Be prepared for: rough roads going out to the park, no wifi, very sketchy wireless service and active rattlesnakes. Just be prepared. We stayed here for 8 days and enjoyed everyday knowing that you must be vigilant and watch the trail or road in front of you. This campground would be a 10 if the roads were a bit better getting there. Its worth the trip!!

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I get a little curious when I hear "quirkish" used to describe a park. This park IS quirkish! It is an old water park converted to accommodate rv spaces in all the strangest places. We were parked on top of what used to be a swimming pool. Sites are found in the strangest places and some are very difficult to get into so be careful!! Highly recommend you look at the site first!! The park is full of repeat visitors which is a testament to the friendly folks who keep coming back. The office staff is helpful and friendly and there seems to be some kind of activity or entertainment going on most of the time. This is a desert park! Numerous trails are accessible from the park so biking and hiking are big draws. Its about 30 minutes to downtown Tucson and 20 to local shopping. I would say this is a better destination park than overnight stop. It's just that far out of town and away from the interstates. Don't expect "new and shinny" or "state of the art", Desert Trails isn't that kind of place. If you like something thats just a little bit different this might be your kind of place!

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I get a little curious when I hear "quirkish" used to describe a park. This park IS quirkish! It is an old water park converted to accommodate rv spaces in all the strangest places. We were parked on top of what used to be a swimming pool. Sites are found in the strangest places and some are very difficult to get into so be careful!! Highly recommend you look at the site first!! The park is full of repeat visitors which is a testament to the friendly folks who keep coming back. The office staff is helpful and friendly and there seems to be some kind of activity or entertainment going on most of the time. This is a desert park! Numerous trails are accessible from the park so biking and hiking are big draws. Its about 30 minutes to downtown Tucson and 20 to local shopping. I would say this is a better destination park than overnight stop. It's just that far out of town and away from the interstates. Don't expect "new and shinny" or "state of the art", Desert Trails isn't that kind of place. If you like something thats just a little bit different this might be your kind of place!

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Great campground but hard to get into. Make reservations well in advance. Some of the sites are a bite tough to level in. Great facilities. Great hiking and biking. Friendly staff. Can't go wrong! Would be a 10 the sites were a bit more level.

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The positive: VERY clean and secure! Lots of activities if you are into that. Good location for the Yuma Area. The not so good; lots of rules!!! You will get chastised should you walk your dog down the wrong street!! Wifi is almost unusable. Rear pet gate is locked from 6 PM to 6 AM. Did I mention the rules?? LOTS of rules!! This park is really geared for the seasonal snowbirds but has many very large pull throughs near the front of the park. We noted that there always seemed to be open spots available. Water is nasty!! You can purchase 5 gal of water at the park vending station for $1. This is common in Yuma. There are many parks in Yuma that are half the price but without some of the activities. If all you need is a place to park with full hookups, you can find them for about $265 to $300 per month.

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One of the best State parks we have encountered! Spotless, natural separation from other campsites, very quiet, great roads BUT hard to get a reservation unless your are months in advance of your stay. This park stays booked so plan your return at least 6 months prior. Great hiking and biking. Stables near by and shopping about 4 miles away. It doesn't get much better for a water/electric only site. Fire wood is .... crazy expensive! $5 gets you about 3 small sticks of wood.