Prairie Creek COE

     


Lowndesboro, Alabama
Phone: (334) 418-4919

Sites: 62
Recent Rate: $11 9/2014


Latitude: 32.3349315344379
Longitude: -86.7701727116394

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • yes-lake Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 13
  • Good 3
  • Average 0
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 0

16 Reviews

These reviews are the opinion of an RVParkReviews’ member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

Diane Yeager

Review Count: 75
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground is typical of COE parks. It is beautiful, scenic, well laid out, and clean. Sites are very large, and most are separated from neighbors. The only lack is sewer hookup. Showers were older and could use some bleach. The park offers nice walking and water sports. Rate is senior pass discount. Such a nice bonus for older citizens. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Motorhome.

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Diane Yeager

Review Count: 75
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects senior pass. This was so beautiful and peaceful. Docks are available with several sites sharing. Would be fine for more than overnight and would have a 10 rating if had sewer hookup. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Motorhome.

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DC500

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We stopped here for an overnight and ended up staying two days. Perhaps in the summer and a weekend, this campground is busy, but here on weekdays in the fall of the year, it is serene, quiet and lovely. Walking the dog was a joy with literally miles of places to explore. Clean, level sites were a delight after travelling for weeks. The Hosts were helpful and friendly. The campground is a bit off of US 80, but very reachable following well marked turns and good directions from Google Maps. If following Trailer Life directions, use the directions coming in from the West. The other directions are dicey. This was our first trip here, but it will not be our last. Best sites for satellite is 21, 25 and 48. All others are positional. Over the air TV reception was great. This campground is probably 25 air miles from Montgomery and digital transmission was superb. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Fifth Wheel.

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The Sconyers and their boys

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

We had Site #21 on the Creekside of the Park. The caretakers, Jim and Shirley are very special people. They are both very friendly and accommodating to your needs. The park is absolutely beautiful. We will make sure to return, when possibble. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Motorhome.

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The Happy Traveler

Review Count: 82
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Well maintained campground. Well west of Lowndesboro, much closer to Whitehall on the map, and adjacent to the Danneley Dam. Follow the signs off CR 40 west of the Corps of Engineers office near Whitehall on US 80. Landscape manicured. Entrance was like driving into some Southern plantation. There are two camping loops. One loop has leveled gravel sites, the other leveled concrete sites. The first loop (east side) is along a backwater of the Alabama River, while the upper loop borders both the backwater and the main river channel (on the west). Sites were large and spacious, each with picnic table and lantern hanger. Each site is well separated from the next, although we saw a few sites that looked as though they were close together to accommodate families. Hookups worked perfectly. Hosts were efficient at the gate, and the gate kept out non-registered visitors. Located within about six miles of the new Civil Rights Interpretive Center operated by the National Park Service (worth the visit) at nearby Whitehall. We would camp here again. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Travel Trailer.

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cjp

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful CG with spacious sites and pleasing layout. Sites along the creek side seem larger and more private than on the river. Most appeared level with concrete pads. We weren't able to pick up any channels on TV, so don't plan on watching the news while here. No camp store on the grounds. Friendly staff at check in. We enjoyed our stay and will return. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Motorhome.

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JackHammr'

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

This is our "home" park, near where I grew up. It is nice and quiet, never full but lovely. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Fifth Wheel.

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JCLC

Review Count: 197
States Visited: 36
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We agree with others: very pretty park, with all that moss dripping down. We were there mid-week and shared the park with only 2 other campers. We enjoyed watching the boats on the reservoir, but it gets pretty buggy (of course). We'd stay here again if in the area. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Motorhome.

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jilldon

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

One of the lovliest campgrounds we have seen. They accept the Golden age Passport and give 50% discount. Sites are easy to get into, both pull through and back-in. Clean as can be, didn't see even a gum wrapper on the ground. Almost hate to review this campground because right now it is a well kept secret. We will come back. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Motorhome.

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AFChap

Review Count: 137
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $7.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice COE campground with good water and 50a power. We got the normal 50% discount with my Golden Access Passport. We had the only pull-through site in the Eagles Roost loop, and easily managed it with 40' motorhome with car in tow. All sites have plenty of outside room with picnic table, grill & lamp hanger. In spite of info on their website to the contrary, most sites would easily handle our 40' motorhome. One site w/ apx 100' concrete slab is limited to 35' !! Even the turn-around at the end of the loop was wide enough for us to get around with no problems. Bathroom/shower rooms are heated, which was very nice this time of year! Verizon cell phone is weak and/or on analog, but does work. Some sites are satellite TV workable through the trees. Hosts are visible throughout the day, and quite helpful. Very pleasant area to spend some quiet time. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Motorhome.

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jabm2

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice campground. Trees were pretty with moss hanging from them. Would have given a 10, but no sewer connections. We will be coming here again. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Travel Trailer.

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mary mcmoo

Review Count: 89
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground is in the middle of nowhere, but that is some of it's appeal. So quiet, great staff, just wonderful. And the bathhouse is spotless and lots of hot water. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Travel Trailer.

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ljr

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Sites are concrete or packed gravel, large and well spaced. Mine was level as a good pool table. All the facilities are well maintained. The staff is friendly and helpful. Sewer hookups would be nice, but otherwise I can't think of anything bad to say about the campground itself. The only negative for me was the location. Everything is more than 20 miles away. As much as I like getting away from it all that can get a little inconvenient. Make your shopping list carefully because you won't want to go back for whatever you forgot. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Travel Trailer.

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mahaffee

Review Count: 213
States Visited: 43
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful park filled with trees draped with spanish moss. The park was very quiet in December. Many sites are right on the water, a couple with docks directly accessible (#31 for example); sites are level concrete pads. We really liked site #39 with a deck right on the shore built for the picnic table. The COE campground guide says that maximum RV length limit is 35 feet but many sites would handle bigger rigs and there are no problems with the roads in and around the park. We have a 30 ft class A. Bathrooms and showers are warm, clean and well-maintained; there is a laundry with one washer and one dryer. Dump station was easy to access. Friendly helpful staff. We love the COE parks and this is a great one. One of the nicest parks overall that we've stayed at and we'd recommend it to anyone. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Motorhome.

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Camp Fans

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Great looking camp ground located below towering trees full of spanish moss. The sites are wide and deep, many have decks over the river so you can fish at your site. We will be back. We camped at Prairie Creek COE in a Travel Trailer.

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