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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Boardman Marina Park, Boardman, Oregon

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

We've been all over the United States in the past few years (2 of which we were full-timing), and returning here once again (after two previous stays years ago) was just as we remembered it. It is truly an RV park, with the emphasis on "park" - in most RV parks, you could fit 2 or three more rigs in the space between rigs at Boardman. My only wish is that they'd furnish cable TV for those of us without a satellite dish. We camped at Boardman Marina Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
59
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Not much to do in Boardman other than cross the river into the Tri-Cities area for shopping and winery tours, or head east to Pendleton.

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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Ely KOA, Ely, Nevada

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

The park is located to the south of town - easy to get in and out of. Lots of full-timers, but also plenty of in-transit travelers with big motorhomes and 5th wheelers. Crappy AT&T cell service (1 or 2 bars of 3G), and the WiFi was nothing to brag about. No cable TV, but we picked up over a dozen digital TV stations. Would return if passing through. A bit of a hoof to dump trash if you're spot is in the middle of the site. Very nice office/store with lots of stuff to buy. We camped at Ely KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
31
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
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:

Had a very good dinner at the Jailhouse Restaurant downtown. If you can, stock up on groceries before reaching town, as the only "supermarket" in Ely (Ridley's) is pretty disgusting and high-priced. Very nice and new Love's gas stop is super easy to get gas and maneuver a big rig with toad around.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Kanab RV Corral, Kanab, Utah

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Just an overnighter, so we didn't use much of the facility. Kind of tight (mainly trees and branches), so we didn't put out one of our slides. They squeezed us in without much notice, so we really appreciated it. Next to busy road, which we heard in the late and early hours. Close to town - easy walk to nearby restaurants and grocery store. We camped at Kanab RV Corral in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Blue Mountain RV Park, Blanding, Utah

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Great little park - not close to much, but in the middle if you're heading N (Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, town of Moab) or SW (Natural Bridges National Monument, Monument Valley). No cable TV, but abundance of digital local TV stations (plus a nearby Redbox at the grocery store). Owners were great with us, finding accommodations when we arrived a day early, and giving us a refund when we bugged out a day early (due to upcoming weather). Maintenance personnel were always out tidying up the park. Office store didn't have much in the way of RV supplies or food, focusing instead on Indian arts and crafts. If in the area, we'd stay here again. We camped at Blue Mountain RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
13
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
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:

Cheapest place for gas (20ยข a gal less) is White Mesa Travel Center, which is about 10 miles S of Blanding. Patio Drive Inn is a great place for lunch (and their milkshakes are to die for). If driving from Natural Bridges to Monument Valley >in your toad<, you HAVE to take Utah 261! You're driving along for miles and suddenly you're at the edge of a huge bluff, with a narrow, gravel switchback road taking you down to the valley below. Absolutely amazing!

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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Ruby's Inn RV Park and Campground, Bryce Canyon, Utah

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

This place is perfectly located to see Bryce Canyon! Very spacious site, great digital cable lineup (about 90 channels), great AT&T cell reception, fairly decent WiFi. Sewer port wasn't threaded, so I had to place a large rock on our adapter to keep it tight. Would highly recommend this park, and would return if we ever make it back here again. We camped at Ruby's Inn RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
227
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Lakeside RV and Campground, Provo, Utah

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Pretty tight spots (an incoming coach almost clipped the front of our coach). Lots of long-termers. Lots of bugs (mosquitos, mostly).

Provo Airport is nearby, and loud helicopters and jets occasionally pierced the quiet. WiFi was marginal. Tried to fill up propane when we left at 9 am, found out that office didn't open until 10. Cable was nothing great. We camped at Lakeside RV and Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
H-9
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Close to Costco, Walmart, Camping World and just about anything else.

Utah Lake State Park is just down the street (within walking distance).

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Winnemucca RV Park, Winnemucca, Nevada

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Pretty tight spots. Basically a huge gravel lot with utilities dispersed throughout. Glad I had a coax extension cable with male-to-male adapter, because when you park your rig, the water / power / sewer is back where it is supposed to be but the cable is way up by the cab. Lots of long-termers, but no problems with any of them. Office has a large store with lots of RV equipment and supplies. Easy access to I-80, but not so close that you hear road noise. Will stay there in the future. We camped at Winnemucca RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
92
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
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: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Burns RV Park, Burns, Oregon

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

Not a great park, but it is in a strategic location with not much competition, so we'd stay there again. When connecting sewer, they have two dump ports per site. I didn't know which one to use, but the front desk said to use either one. We camped at Burns RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
54
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

If you're coming in from the west and need gas, go ahead and get it at the Sinclair, Chevron or Shell station. Once you've passed them, there isn't much opportunity to gas up (another station is in town, but trying to get a big coach in would be difficult).

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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Bend / Sisters Garden RV Resort, Sisters, Oregon

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $57.00
Overall Rating:      

From 5/14 thru 6/16, we were full-timers traveling throughout the US. From California to Florida to Maine and everywhere in between, we stayed in more RV parks than I can remember. What I can't remember is a park that was as nice as this one. The pavement meets the grass like the park was punched out by a laser. Little brick circles around the sewer dumps, again all precise. Even the large park power panels were hidden by wooden structures so as they wouldn't stick out. We didn't use a bathroom, but we went inside to see how they looked. They are inside their own little log cabin structures, and looked - like everything else - clean as a whistle. Staying here was like staying in a well-manicured park, and it was just a few miles out of the charming town of Sisters. Just looking around at the clientele, you could see it was mostly newer Class A's (and just a handful of long-termers - perhaps the park crew?) Perfect? No, but pretty close. WiFi was not the greatest, and cable TV wasn't digital and had too few channels. We camped at Bend / Sisters Garden RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
37
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Circle Creek RV Park & Campground, Seaside, Oregon

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $52.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here for four nights. Nothing fancy, but probably the best RV park that is close to Seaside. Getting out onto the busy US-1 was a chore just about every time, because we were always headed into Seaside, which meant a left-hand turn. As soon as a break in the traffic would happen on the left, there was traffic barreling around the bend on the right (and no middle lane to first get into). Just 30-amp in our spot (not sure if that's throughout the park). Still, if we return to Seaside, this will be our first choice just because it is convenient and the spaces are large (some are enormous) We camped at Circle Creek RV Park & Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
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

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Hoquiam River RV Park, Hoquiam, Washington

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

This isn't a bad park, considering that Hoquiam is about as economically depressed of an old logging / seaport town as one can find. Decent group facilities, and free firewood for a big bonfire. Nice location next to river, with a walking path that follows the river for a nice long walk. Just OK cable TV (analog, not digital); very poor WiFi service (although the park was pretty much full-up); and if you have AT&T, you'll be toggling between "No Service" and one bar. We camped at Hoquiam River RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
13
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Not much within walking distance, and given that it's Hoquiam, not much within a 10-minute drive, either. Aberdeen is east of Hoquiam, and they have shopping, a Starbucks and - shock - a Tesla Supercharger lot! Check out nearby Ocean Shores and the upscale Seabrook community in Pacific Beach.

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Eagle Tree RV Park, Poulsbo, Washington

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

There are few RV parks in the general area for competition, and frankly it shows. This is one of the most cramped parks we ever stayed in during our two years on the road, particularly if you are in one of the 50-amp pull-thru spots. Putting out our awning partially covered the adjacent unit's bedroom slide, if that will give you any idea. There are also quite a few long termers. Having said that, it is close to Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo and Silverdale - all big plusses. It is also very quiet (except that you can hear when adjacent units' furnaces kick in and out throughout the night). We camped at Eagle Tree RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
83
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

If you're looking for the best photo of Seattle and Mount Rainier together, go to the far east shore of Bainbridge Island, and drive down Rockaway Beach Road. There's a small park you can walk down to at the north end of the road.

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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Columbia Riverfront RV Park, Woodland, Washington

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

If you stay here, be sure to grab one of the spots with unobstructed views overlooking the Columbia River. You've got a nice big lawn and a driftwood-littered (with trash-litter here and there) sandy beach, with several benches and fire pits. Lots of ships and tugs with barges go back and forth, and osprey, sandhill cranes, cormorants, eagles and more are present. While sitting on the beach, we had three osprey plunge down from trees behind us to grab a fish not more than 15-20' in front of us!

They have a great covered porch area, with easy-access ramps along with the restrooms at that same level, and the views were spectacular. WiFi is one of the fastest we've had on our nearly 2-year adventure, but we did have trouble with our email, as the clients on both of our MacBooks and iPhones failed to connect (we just got email by using our phones as hotspots). Hardly a peep at night (or day, for that matter) - no road noise, a very distant train horn every so often, and the very low rumble of shipping traffic. Just a very peaceful, idyllic setting. We camped at Columbia Riverfront RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
5
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Woodland has a very nice and new Walmart on the north of town, plus a Safeway store, Starbucks and other restaurants to the south.

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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Cannon Beach RV Resort, Cannon Beach, Oregon

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

This park has a great location and is way better than the other major park in nearby Seaside, but be aware that if you're coming there now, it is under major renovation. Lots of trenching as they upgrade power / water / sewer to the newer standards, and you hear the backhoe all day long.

For instance, they put us into a very tight spot at first with only 30 amp power, and after I complained, moved us to a newly-upgraded spot with one big caveat - stay off the newly-reseeded grass! We basically had to do the mambo ducking under our living room slide as we came and went, and even then, it was just one big muck pile right outside our door. That made for a messy stay.

Also, I'm glad that our car has a backup camera, because even when backed up within 2-3 inches of our coach, our little Honda CR/V was hanging a little bit out into the lane.

On the plus side, WiFi was the in the top 5 of all the parks we've been in during our last two years full-timing it throughout the country. Cable TV was also really good - lots of channels, and nice digital picture quality.

We'd come back again just because of lack of competition, and hopefully the next time all the work will be done. We camped at Cannon Beach RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
6
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Napa Valley Expo RV Park, Napa, California

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a small park (28 spaces), but it really worked well for us. Our space was long - we could easily park behind our rig with plenty of pavement to spare. Grass surrounds all of the sites, and the camp hosts were busy busy busy keeping it all mowed and trimmed and everything tidy. WiFi worked well, but there is no cable and we really had a hard time bringing in local TV stations over our digital antenna (thankfully, RedBox is close by). There is shopping and restaurants south and north, and "wine country" is just out your door and up the road a little ways.

Also, about every two spaces, you have your own garbage and recycle can in a little enclosure right in front of the rigs. Very handy!

Our one little nit-pick is coming and going into and out of the park. We just about drove past the place, as the sign is very small. Also, there is one of those triangle-things where the access road meets the main road, making you make only right turns when leaving the park (we cheated a few times, but it really is a bad corner as traffic comes zooming around from the north). That triangle kind of gets in the way as you first enter the park, so give yourself plenty of room if coming from the south to swing around and make the turn (we have a 36' motorhome pulling a Honda CR/V).

If we're ever in the area again, staying here would be an absolute no-brainer! We camped at Napa Valley Expo RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
5
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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