We stayed in the new area, non reserve, and loved it. The pads were very large with room for the picnic table and large enough for our motorcycles and trailer. The only drawback to the lake sites, is the pads are built up, so the incline is not a gentle slope getting down to the campfire ring and water. The restrooms had a lot of bugs in them in the morning from the street lights, but otherwise were clean. The Camp hosts were very friendly and helpful. There are very clean and well kept grounds. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Beautiful park: has great swimming (not too cold or too warm), and a beautiful view with several deer roaming around. Only a few pull-through sites. Has friendly staff. Army Corps owned and run (open to civilians, of course). Only negative was the lack of cell service through most of the park and no WiFi. Otherwise we loved it. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Great host. Gave me a ride around in a golf cart allowing me to pick the site I wanted. I didn't see a bad one. Just a matter of which side your awning and hook ups are on and if you want the sun shining on you or not. This Camp is only an hour or so from us. We will be back. Golden Passport honored here. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Alley Creek Camp on Lake O' The Pines is a Corps of Engineers campground with many RV pads lakeside. (Number 22 in Area 2 is great!) Grounds were well kept, employees very friendly and helpful, restrooms clean, swimming beach clean and sandy, RV pads level with picnic table, fire ring (bring firewood) and lantern post. Lots of trees and shade. The weather during Spring Break, 2007 was perfect, but I would think that heat and bugs would be significant during July and August. Has a very nice tent camping area. Excellent campground overall. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Rate reflects senior rate. This is a very nice COE park. Park is a little hard to find since it's so far from a town. Restrooms were clean and each was a separate complete unit. Sites are close together without much to separate them. Neighbors had a barky little dog that they penned up and then left. No wi-fi, and T-Mobile wasn't dependable. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Price reflects GA discount. This another beautiful COE park. The volunteers are very professional and work hard to keep the sites and facilities spotless. This is the first park anywhere that I saw someone cleaning the sites this well including scrubbing the tables. Sites are concrete, very level and clean.Verizon phone and Wi-Fi worked well and I got at least 10 TV stations on the antenna. A beautiful park. Don't pass this one up. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Great place to camp. We were traveling west on I-20, so it was a little out of our way, but definitely worth it. Stayed 2 days and would have stayed longer except we had to keep to a schedule to get to a trade show. Can't add much to the previous reviews. If you are ever in this part of Texas, don't miss this campground. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We love this campground. The sites are long, level, paved, well laid out, with lake views and lots of trees, mainly pines. Picnic tables are aluminum and on concrete patios. Nice fire rings/grates. Peaceful. Most sites would not have good satellite reception because of the trees (but 110 and 130 both worked for us). Verizon data service is slow and sometimes spotty, but acceptable. All the sites now have 30/50 amp electric. We think this campground is much nicer than the nearby Buckhorn. Rate reflects senior discount. Electric and water RV sites in area 2 (201-224) are first come/first served (although this is not mentioned on the Recreation.gov website).
We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Loved it! It was our first time to camp in our new trailer, and we loved it. Great view of the lake and tons of shade! The waterfront sites had tons of room for parking and running around. Can't wait to stay again! We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Beautiful campground. Nice shaded camp sites with views of the lake. Campground are very clean and well maintained. This was the wife and my first camping experience in our new fifth wheel and we could not have been more pleased. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We were passing through and planned to stay 1 night, ended up staying 3 and wishing we could have stayed longer! Beautiful campground! We were there in January and lucked out with great weather and a nearly empty campground. Sites are large, well designed and very well maintained. This campground is on our list of places to visit again. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Solid Corp of Engineers Park. Hard to get a premium site, but you could still see the lake with our rear site. Well maintained and great lake, however, restrooms and shower were unclean but it was Memorial Day weekend and the park was packed. I will go back. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Well managed and maintained COE park. Many very long, level, concrete sites. Three camping areas for RV's; two are reservable, the other is first-come, first-served. Separate camping areas for tents (some of the RV sites have tent pads, also). Not all RV areas have 50 amps, but all have at least 30 amps. Rather difficult to use a TV satellite here due to the tall trees. Lovely park. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a beautiful and well maintained park. We have stayed here numerous times this year and last and will continue to do so. The sites are level and wide. The people are friendly, and the kids do not take over the park. We will be going here for a long time to come. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We stayed at Brushy Creek Park, part of this state park. Just beautiful. Level sites which were large. Sites placed far enough apart. Sunsets are the greatest. We used our Golden Age Passport which made us actually pay $7.50 per night. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Beautiful water views from most sites - friendly staff - sites nicely spaced and a great value with a Senior Park Pass. There are no sewer hookups. To keep our gray water tank from filling up, I used the showers. Night time temperatures were around freezing. The closing mechanism on door to men's restroom was broken so once inside there was no way to keep the cold air out. There was an overhead heater that did not work. No hand dryer or paper towels. This place needs some basic maintenance. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Good roads, really nice camp site E139 with deck overlooking the lake. Has a picnic table, fire ring. Site is back-in and was adequate for our 35' fifth wheel. Was able to leave the truck hooked up, barely out of the road. Back door was pretty much unusable because it's off the paved deck area on pretty steep hill. All in all, another great COE park. Rate includes Senior Pass discount. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Sites: Mostly back ins. Decent amount of space between sights. Sites along the river have a large grassy area. Pets: Welcome, plenty of places to walk them. Wifi: none. Verizon internet: Very good Sprint internet: No signal Verizon phone: Very Good AT&T phone: Good Book exchange: Mail delivery: No. Area/Town/Sights: A little convenience store and propane about 4 miles away. Town of Jefferson is about 14 miles away. This town is well worth the drive. Lots of history, some good casual restaurants, and antiques. Other notes: This is the cleanest fire pit we've encountered! And we are loaded with firewood! Lots of fishing for crappie here. So there are lots of smelly dead things for our dogs to find. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Very nice place to stay. The first site I had the power box didn't work. I asked to move across the road since I figured it would take a bit to fix. I wouldn't have moved if I had realized that he came out to fix it in 30 minutes all done. Great Hosts and response! Bathroom/shower is a bit aged, but works and water was nice and hot. The shadier spots are on the outside loops of the place. We camped here in a Motorhome.
An extremely good Corp of Engineers Park. It is hard to get a premium site, but if you do it is well worth it, as they are very good waterfront sites. Well maintained with a great lake. There are nice long concrete slabs, metal picnic tables, and nice fire rings. Definitely a 9 and possibly a 10 rating if it had sewer. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Great price, beautiful campground. We have stayed here many times. I think I am the only one reviewing this park? This park has really turned us on to the Corp parks, they are great. Safe environment, clean facilities, nice family environment. This place stays booked up on the weekends. Just a few folks remain during the week. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is a great COE park! We have stayed here several times. It is mostly filled with weekenders, lots of kids, boats, and the like. It is on a busy, great fishing and recreational East Texas Lake! We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We have stayed here several times, they have really nice sites. It is probably overall, the cleanest park we have been to. They even clean out the fire rings! We like it, and we will for sure be back. They have wooded, shady sites, and non shady sites. They have water front, and a little ways off of the water. We didn't use the bathhouse, but a lot of people were. Nice COE park. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We paid more for a water front sight, the others are a little cheaper. Very nice park, within 15-20 minutes from a larger town. Beautiful sites, nice staff. Mostly back in, but they are large, we have a 32 foot 5th wheel and a long wheel based F-350. This is our 2nd time here, we will be back. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Army Corp of Engineer Park - Single RV, double RV, RV/Tent, and tent only sites. Very nice staff on site. Website says closed from end of September until March, but I believe that was last year, I think they are open all year round. Fire rings, bathrooms and showers, bring your own firewood! We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Very nice typical COE park with level paved sites. Many sites are on the water of Lake O the Pines. No sewers but dump station on exit road. The extremely surly unaccommodating park camp host is the only reason for not rating this park higher. He should find another occupation where he is not dealing with the public. The posted park hours are closed 10pm to 6am BUT the exit is not open until 9am! We camped here in a Motorhome.