They were in the process of closing for the season. Took our money and then were thinking of shutting off the water in baths. Site was adequate. Managers attitude wasn't very friendly. Dump station is very poor set up. Was not impressed for something called a resort. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We have camped here every summer since 2008 and have gotten to know everyone that is here. This is an excellent park that is improving every year. A previous post stated that it is a membership park which is incorrect. It is a public park that allows members from it's sister park to camp if space is available for a limited number of them. The owners live locally within 20 miles of the park and are often seen at the park during the week. When the park is closed for the winter, reservations are made through an office in Michigan, during the open season, reservations are made at the park. ( FYI- Cabin # 6 has a bed, a futon and a loft for sleeping bags/ air mattresses) We have rented them for visiting family members. As far as I am aware, 'Michigan" only handles membership questions/issues, all other problems are handled quickly by the staff. We have never had any problem with the park other than no sewer at the sites. They have an inconvenient pump wagon but a new sewer system is supposed to be in place next summer. They have lots of stuff for kids to do on holiday weekends and it is really close to the horse track. Great place, you should try it! We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is a private members campground which allows non-members to camp if sites are available. There are actually two campgrounds with this name (this one in Saratoga and another one near Lake George). The members work in the campground, but the owners live in Michigan. This was the only problem I had with the campground, because if anything went wrong, the workers response was always "call Michigan". I booked a full-hook up site and when I arrived they told me that the Saratoga campground doesn't have full-hook ups. My in-laws booked a 1 room cabin, which was supposed to have a bed and a bunk bed. When they arrived the cabin#6 had only a futon and a bunk bed. Their response to both complaints was to "call Michigan". Other than that, the campground was beautiful. Our camp sites#77 & 79 overlooking the lake was picturesque. There was excellent fishing in the lake. The grounds were well kept; the bathroom/showers were clean and the workers/members were friendly and helpful. I would return and definitely stay on the lake. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
This is a beautiful campground, with lots of wooded areas and large, level, very well spaced sites. We were here for a week. Only some of the sites offer WiFi (at $2 per day) and one of their repeaters was down when we were here. We were very lucky to pick up a neighbor's WiFi; otherwise we would have been unhappy this week. The Verizon signal was non-existent. Only some of the sites have cable TV, and we found it to be the best quality and selection that we have experienced in the last 4 months of camping. The laundry room is very nice; however only 4 of their 7 machines were working, and the change machine was not. I tried contacting the office to get change but in their off season (September) they don't have coverage in the office and didn't answer their 2 phone numbers, so I wasn't able to finish my laundry. The other campers, both seasonal and overnight, all seemed very friendly. We would come back only if we could be assured of getting WiFi. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Deep woods, narrow winding and hilly roads. No Verizon service, Wi-Fi only in small area around office, unable to get a satellite signal. Might have liked it when we were tent camping, but not a place for our fulltime RV. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Nice park but difficult to maneuver around in it. Overhead power lines could be less the 14 ft above the ground. I'm guessing 13 ft. so it might be an issue for some. It is a well kept park and the staff was helpful. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We stayed here as it was our last camping trip of the season and it was close to home. I would have to say it was one of the nicest campgrounds and our site was nice sized with lots of room. The owners were very nice and accommodating as we stopped by the day before to look at the campground. They gave us a lot of options for sites for our weekend stay. We will definitely be staying there again and would highly recommend this campground. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
We stayed here in Oct 2010 - What a great place - quiet, peaceful, and gorgeous tall pines and fresh air. We've been to many resorts and campgrounds and found Whispering Pines to be one of our favorites. It was a little confusing the first day to find our spot, but quite easy by the 2nd day. All the facilities were clean and renovated and the owners have poured a lot of money and effort in making the campground above average. If you're looking for a party atmosphere and a chance to get out of control, find another place - this place is for relaxing and that's what we did. Being close to Saratoga and our son is what brought us here and we definitely have a place to return to. I don't understand all the negative reviews. We found the owners and the other campers (most of the ones we met had seasonal sites and it was like a big family) to be very friendly without invading your space and being intrusive. Everyone respected each others space. The campground is rustic, but that's what we were looking for, not a parking lot at a circus. Rules have to be made to afford some control or the environment would not be a place you would return to. The power went out the first night there and it got dark and we couldn't watch tv - so what - it's a campground. No WiFi where we were, but it forced us to quiet down and relax which is exactly what we've always been looking for. We paid for extra visitors, but every campground charges for visitors, and though we could have easily not been honest and cheated the campground, why would you? Nice people - we almost feel part of the family after only one visit. I checked several other campgrounds in the area, but none had all the services for a big trailer that we were looking for, and we didn't know what to expect when we got to Whispering Pines - but we were very pleasantly surprised. Not many campgrounds have made this kind of impression on me. We will be back.. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
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Very hilly and heavily treed CG. We did have 50amp, FHU, pull through site for 40' MH, but I think this was the only spot that would take a MH that size. Had to work to get level. No TV, Wi-Fi, cell or air card service. Otherwise a good CG, clean, quiet, friendly staff. Close to local attractions. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Nice, quiet, wooded campground with large sites, 50 Amp available in their new section and a new bathhouse is under construction. Wi-Fi is available only down on the lower level and is $2 per day. We camped here in a Motorhome.
What a gorgeous, gorgeous place! Our site was very level and nestled in the most beautiful woodland setting. The sites are far apart, so even though we had people on both sides of us, they were really far away. The pool was small but really, really nice, and the streams are picture-book perfect. It's close enough to Saratoga (about 6 miles) to be completely convenient, yet far enough out that the skies are full of stars. If you're traveling with a dog, be sure you bring his/her rabies certificate, because they absolutely want it. We didn't have ours, but they were flexible with us and let our vet fax it to them. We will definitely go back. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.