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This campground is typical for a fairgrounds: no amenities beyond the basics: water, sewer, electric. Roads and sites were gravel, and a bit dusty (although a truck watered down the dust while we were there). Currently very few shady spots, but the trees are young and will provide more shade in the future. Security was good and the location was handy to Raleigh streets and highways. Very handy for getting to downtown locations or to NC State University. Wifi was acceptable, but was fairly weak in our site that was some distance from the antennas--the campground could use more antennas to provide better coverage. A price increase from $25 to $30 went into effect beginning in August. Overall, we would not hesitate to stay here again when we need to do business in Raleigh; the convenience to downtown, and to biking trails would be hard to beat in any other location.

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We stay here whenever we are having dealer service work performed because it is just a few miles from our dealer. This campground is well-run and has the best wifi service of anywhere we have ever stayed--coverage has been excellent and the speed is consistent. Shaded lakeside or "woodsy" sites are available, plus open sites that work well for large rigs. Very nice views of the lake from many sites. Close proximity to restaurants, shopping and major highways. Our only complaint is that we'd like for the undiscounted daily rate to be a bit lower.

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We stayed here one night and found it to be satisfactory. Sites were grassy and ours was a slightly unlevel but not enough to be a problem. Host was very friendly and helpful; wifi was satisfactory. Convenient to the interstate, but far enough away to have no noise. Beautiful setting, surrounded by pasture land. We would not hesitate to stay at this campground again.

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Definitely an older park that shows its age in several ways. Most notably, the restrooms, showers and laundry could all use some cleaning and repainting. While they were not dirty when we were there, they were just dingy and old, and were definitely not of the quality we'd expect at the price we were paying. Two dryers were out of order in the laundry. Picnic tables were run down, and the electrical boxes also showed their age, but ours did work fine. The "free wifi" was completely inaccessible at our site that was relatively close to the office; I did not see any repeater antennas in the campground. I could access WiFi if I walked closer to the office. Again, not at all what I would expect for $38 per night. Plus, the charge included $3 extra for a/c, which I probably should not have paid because it ended up being cool that night, and $2 extra for sewer. I would feel more positively about the place if those both were included in the $33 base rate. But at least there is a Good Sam discount. Overall, this place would be fine if the rate were no more than $20 per night. As is, I would definitely try to find more quality for my buck somewhere else. On the positive side, the check-in staff was very friendly.

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This is a busy campground and stays pretty full. If you can, call ahead for reservations to maximize your chances of getting a site for the number of days you want without having to move. Views of the Bay are good and access to streets and trails is excellent. Our stay would have been better if the campground host would enforce the "quiet hours" rule--our neighbors the first night had a smoky campfire with almost 20 noisy people around it until after 3 a.m., in spite of the 11 p.m. quiet hour. Campers are also bad about cutting through your site-several almost hit their heads on our windows because they were passing so close by. After the first night things got better because we moved to a different site.

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This campground seems relatively new and is still being developed. It has a very clean pool area and playground equipment was added while we were there. Laundry was very clean; restrooms were clean and were serviced daily. Others have mentioned the excellent wifi, but we found it to bog down significantly during periods of heavy use and the signal was a bit weak in our section of the campground; nevertheless, it was usable. Don't come here expecting much shade; that can be a plus or a minus depending upon your needs. But a lot of the trees are young, and shade will be increasing with time. Currently, satellite access is excellent. My biggest negative for the park was that the sewer connection was about a foot above ground level; our wastewater discharge is already somewhat low, so it was necessary to "walk" the hose in order to empty the tanks. If that is important to you, be sure to check that out before you accept a particular site; some of the connections were lower. And don't overlook the "every 5th night free" feature; that does make the campground's rate more reasonable.

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We were reluctant to stay here because of the number of poor reviews, but had stayed here over a decade ago and decided to try it again. We were pleasantly surprised and found it to be a pleasant 2-night stay. The camp host was very friendly at check-in, and we did not need/have any other interactions with campground staff. The laundry seemed adequate but a couple machines were out of order. Sites and roads are gravel and are typically spaced based on our camping experience, although you can be rather close end-to-end if someone is in the space behind you. There are lots of trails in the woods, and there is a swimming area at the lake. Wifi was somewhat lacking, but was adequate for checking email; it was a bit slow for doing much surfing. The 6 mph speed limit is closely enforced, so obey it or expect to be reminded to hold down your speed (I have no problem with that--there are lots of children and bikes in the campground). The rate is higher than we would like for the type of stay we had; however, it seems pretty reasonable considering the nice lake access. Overall we were happy with our stay and would not hesitate to stay here again if in the area.

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We stayed here almost 2 weeks while visiting the general area. This is a great little city campground, convenient to walking/biking trails and is clean and well-maintained. The city staff is very accommodating and helpful if you need anything. Reservations can now be made through the city's web site. The free wifi was quite reliable. Restaurants and a grocery store are within walking distance. A Walmart and Menard's are also within a couple miles. Full hookup campgrounds seem to be in short supply in this area of Wisconsin, so we consider it to be a great find if you are in the area. Campground drive and sites are all paved and very level. Electrical hookup is at the middle of the, so be sure to park so that your electric cord will reach. Some sites have fire rings.

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We stay here when visiting the Indiana Amish country. We find it to be a very convenient, central location to the various Amish communities around including the restaurants, markets, Shipshewana flea market, etc. The campground is basic, no particular amenities; but it has great access to the trail system, is clean and secure. Wifi is generally OK. Not much shade available on most of the sites. The gravel is getting a bit skimpy on some of the sites, but there are paved access roads.

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We stay here every time we visit Fort Wayne for genealogy research at the Allen County Library. It is extremely convenient to downtown and is on one of the bike/walking trails from which you can connect to the great network of trails. It is also convenient to the interstate and restaurants, etc; a Costco is just a short distance away. Satellite access is not possible from every site because of the trees, so check that if it is important to you. The hosts are friendly and give excellent service. Overall, a great value and place to stay in the area.

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Clean, quiet, country campground that makes for a very pleasant basic stay. Owners are very friendly and live on site. Gravel sites and roads. Setting is very rural, but town is only about 3 miles away. Verizon cell service was excellent. No Wi-Fi in the park. Most sites are nicely shaded but open enough for easy satellite aiming. Would not hesitate to stay here again when in the area.

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Very convenient to downtown Indy, takes about 15-20 minutes to get there. Also very convenient to restaurants and stores in the Greenwood area. Easy access to the interstates. Owners live on-site and are very helpful and friendly. Park is clean and well-kept. Wi-Fi was usually reliable and the speed was adequate; only a few times did the system seem to bog down. Very clean and well-maintained laundry facilities. Downsides: a lot of sites are side-to-side and can result in close quarters, especially with slideouts. Sites are gravel and there can be a bit of mud or water in heavy rain; not all of the interior roads are paved. If you happen to be in a site near Hwy 37, it is pretty noisy. Overall, we felt this camp is desirable and is certainly the best place we have found to stay in the Indy area. We would gladly stay here again and have no reason to try to locate another place in the area.

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We also stayed here about 9 years ago and chose to stay here again when we were in the area this year. The campground is convenient to the Amish country sites and events, and is very convenient to many RV manufacturers, service centers, accessory manufacturers, etc. The campground is clean, secure and offers a very big area for walking or biking. Plus, access to Goshen's trail network is just across the street. The Wi-Fi was reliable but not extremely fast. There are no amenities beyond the basic RV-related necessities. Overall we find the fairground to be a good choice for staying in this area.

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Nice city-owned park that is convenient to about anything in Fort Wayne. Located about 8 minutes from downtown. The St. Joe river is across the street and is about 100 yards away. An adjacent city walking/biking trail allows easy access to Fort Wayne's 60+ mile trail network. The park is clean and the hosts are friendly and conscientious. Be sure you have enough water hose in case you get a site where the shared water connection is distant (50' should be enough). No sewer hookups, but pump service is available 7 days a week for $10 per service, or you can move the RV to the free dump station. Shower, restroom, and laundry facilities are clean and accessible by code only. Wi-Fi worked reasonably well, but it does bog down at times and outlying sites can have a rather weak signal. If that is important to you, check the Wi-Fi reception before you set things up, in case you want to move to another site. Overall this is a nice place to stay and we'd stay here anytime we visit Fort Wayne.

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Stayed here a week while visiting in the area. Very handy to I-77 and I-70. Campground staff was very friendly. Plenty of places to walk--around the lake, trails into the woods, etc.--and a road that was not busy, serving basically only the campground. Wi-Fi was reasonably reliable, but did bog down at times; cable is extra cost. The camp roads that were not paved could stand more gravel, as they got rather muddy during rains. The water pressure was good, but the water did become discolored with iron at times. Nice touches like free caramel corn and other activities made the stay even nicer. Would not hesitate to stay here again.