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09/2013
rating [ 5/10 ]
Definitely not worth the money. The park was clean and had a pleasant appearance in spite of the large amount of permanent residents. However, the roads are tight and as we pulled into our site the tree branches scraped against our rig. Also, upon leaving we left by the far exit and the turn was so tight that our tow jumped over the curb. Good thing it is a jeep and not a regular car. I can not imagine why they have placed huge cement blocks in your way and have overflow parking there. Also, the manager was very slack in explaining how to access the WI-FI and directions were not written out fully on the sheet. I would look for another park next time.
09/2013
rating [ 10/10 ]
QUIET - CLEAN - BEAUTIFUL...If you are looking for a special campground in the gorge area look no more. We stayed here 10 nights and were extremely happy. We really enjoyed being up on the hill in one of the wooded sites, but the whole park is very nice. The tent camp sites were very secluded too. This was an excellent base camp for our Gorge Waterfall hiking, Mt Hood visit, Mt St Helen visit and an awesome whitewater rafting trip down the White Salmon. We have rafted all over the country and felt this was by far the most scenic trip we have been on. The camp host is very friendly and being a local he can really help you with the local attractions. Lunch and brew at Full Sail in Hood River was amazing. We would not consider staying anywhere else.
09/2013
rating [ 10/10 ]
This is a wonderful well maintained, clean, big rig friendly park. Our site was right on the river which made for wonderful walks. We enjoyed watching the big barges and sea going ships come and go. Huge grassy area for walking dogs. Ours loved swimming in the river. I would definitely stay here again! Also, there is a super Walmart at the I-5 exit for stocking up.
07/2013
rating [ 9/10 ]
If you are looking for the best place to stay while exploring Crater Lake look no more....this is it! Clean quiet park, shady sites, super friendly staff and owners. Our pull thru site was level with fire ring, picnic table and cement pad. Only a 10 minute drive to north entrance of Crater Lake NP. Great fishing at Diamond Lake (neighbor caught 5 lb trout) and a really nice 11 mile paved bike/walking path around it (just across the street from the park). There are lots of waterfalls, Rogue River Gorge and subterranean river to explore close by. Newberry Nat'l Monument and Bend are day trip distance. We stayed a week and wish we had stayed more. We were at the back of the park and our Wi-Fi signal was weak or I would have given them a 10. I would stay there again.
07/2013
rating [ 2/10 ]
KEEP DRIVING- this campground is a real looser. Upon check-in the office lady told me all about how some local gang stole her GPS out of her car so you need to keep your belongings secure. Half the park has some of the rattiest full time trailers I have ever seen. The owner has opened a bar on the property, and it attracts all kinds. On the Friday night we were there, one of there "homeless" regulars slept in his car playing Elvis as loud as it would go until 5:30am. Then on Saturday night when the bar closed at 2am the bikers left revving their engines as loud as possible. I asked for the owner to come to our site when he got in, but he did not. The office girls told me they knew he would not because he did not care. Also, a guy fishing on the dock, one of the full timers, told us he would not eat the fish from the lake because there was a septic dump station up the ridge across from the campground. It is big rig friendly, but we will stay elsewhere next time.
06/2013
rating [ 9/10 ]
Friendly, shady riverside park. Quiet and clean. About 5 minutes from shopping. I would give them a 10 except the WIFI was awfully slow. Some of the reviews suggest the sights are tight to back into but they will help you.
06/2013
rating [ 8/10 ]
Rate reflects monthly rate plus electric. Park was clean, well maintained and easy for us to maneuver our 40' coach around. We (and our dog) enjoyed the beach. Deer, Otter, Osprey and lots of birds to view. However, there was quite a bit of noise from the road across the river, 2 neighboring gravel pits and a dog across the river that barked all night. We were quite put off by the fact that only one of us could use the WiFi at a time unless we paid extra. Pay showers. Laundry was expensive. However, it was the nicest park we saw in Brookings and would stay there again if in the area.
05/2013
rating [ 9/10 ]
Big gravel parking lot but level, big rig friendly, a few blocks from main street and fast WiFi, some shaded spots available. Your best bet for Calistogo. We will stay here again
05/2013
rating [ 7/10 ]
Sites were close together. Took some wiggling around to get our 40' coach in and out. Don't let them fool you about the WiFi you only get 1 hour of poor/slow WiFi after that it is $6. The park was clean and quiet
05/2013
rating [ 6/10 ]
Fortunately we only stayed one night. The highway was so loud we had to run the fan to drown it out. Our pull-through site had no sewer which was OK since we were just passing through but that was way to much $$ for what we got: no sewer and very little sleep due to the noise. Should have stayed at Wal-mart. Huge dog walk area. Park was clean and lots of foliage between sites to offer privacy
05/2013
rating [ 8/10 ]
Stayed here 2 nights. Close to highway. Some airport noise the first night otherwise it was a quiet part of town. 35 minute drive to Painted Desert and Petrified Forest. Big rig friendly but sites are close together. Great dog walking area.
05/2013
rating [ 9/10 ]
This is our 2nd time here. VERY big rig friendly. Clean. Easy access to I-40 with Loves at the corner. Perfect for overnight or just a few days to check out Amarillo. Negatives are the sites have no picnic table, fire ring or BBQ, and some I-40 noise which the a/c easily drowns out, but sites are all paved and level with lots of space for putting out your slides and parking. There are temporary workers who tend to be clustered in their own area. Check out Abuelo Restaurant while in the area; it is awesome!
05/2013
rating [ 10/10 ]
Really nice and spacious. We stayed in the section with 50 amp. Our site had a covered picnic table, fire ring, BBQ grill and ample parking. It was quiet, we were just across from the river and had great cell service so my Verizon hotspot worked really well. Don't miss the fantastic BBQ restaurant in town. Park is about 10 minutes from I-40 but worth the drive. We looked at the shaded 30 amp spots and they are really nice. Some are riverfront.
05/2013
rating [ 4/10 ]
The owners were very nice and the park was very clean. In fact, they were such nice people that I hate to give the park such a low rating but $35 and No Sewer in a pull through sight was unreasonably high and the truth is the highway noise was the loudest I have ever heard at any park. We might of well just parked in the emergency lane of I-40 and spent the night. I have stayed in many KOA and highway and train noise is just to be expected but this was the worse. KOA must have laughed all the way to the bank when they sold these people this property.
04/2013
rating [ 10/10 ]
Awesome...wonderful campground. Wish they had sewer we would have stayed 2 weeks. Lots are spacious and private. Waterfront lots are really nice. One section is very wooded for tent camping. We were in a 40' motor home and picked a larger lot that was not as shady. Quiet. My MiFi card was slow. Hosts are super. Nice dock and ramp. We will be back.
09/2012
rating [ 6/10 ]
The park is immaculately clean and everything worked as expected. Only about 1 mile from Manitou Springs. The park was very noisy with sirens, motorcycles, helicopters and 5:40am dumpster collections. The city trail which run behind the park offered opportunity to view all sorts of wildlife from deer & squirrels to sleeping vagrants & druggies. The sites were tight so exiting the motor home without hitting the car with our door was challenging. Water pressure could fluctuate up to 80-85 PSI so we filled our tank and ran off the pump. We will stay somewhere else next time.
08/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
Rustic Park. We enjoyed our premium site that was parallel to the river. The back in sites looked a bit tight but they did back to the river. We enjoyed evening fires with the camp host who is friendly and helpful. Wi-Fi was the fasted I have ever seen at any park. Our cell booster got us a weak signal with Verizon otherwise there is no cell service. The camp host has a phone for emergencies. The mountain water tasted GREAT!! Lots of wildlife (deer, mountain sheep & bear) to view and they stay on the other side of the river. Small park and there are some year round residents. We looked at other parks in Estes but in our opinion they were no better. So we stayed here an extra week.
06/2012
rating [ 5/10 ]
This place is one of the bigger rip offs you will find but your choices are limited in the area. We camped in the gravel parking lot in back. Water and sewer worked well. New picnic table and fire pit. I just don't like the gravel parking lot atmosphere. The Wi-Fi is totally unusable and I figured out why. They want you to come up to their office and use their "Pay by the Minute" Wi-Fi. Sites in the older section with trees are extremely un-level. We saw many coaches propped up on their leveling jacks with wheels off the ground. That made me glad to be in the level gravel parking lot. Also, their food is extremely over priced, but there is a Subway at the corner. We will not be back.
06/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
Very nice friendly owners. New and very clean. Easy access to lots of Jeep and ATV trails. All utilities worked well. Spacious lots. On the downside, the campground is a large gravel lot but that is to be expected in Utah. The owners are planting trees. Only 10 miles for I-70. Easy big rig access. We would stay here again if in the area.
06/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
Easy interstate access. Pull-through site was tight turn for our 40' coach. Had to drop toad to maneuver around. The campground is well laid out offering lots of privacy when sitting out. Enjoyed the covered picnic table. Unfortunately, the fire pit was not installed properly and thus unusable. I mentioned it to the workers but they did not seem to care. Just to make note: the e-coli levels are high in the lakes so you can not go into them, and I surely would not eat the fish. The campground is located right next to a sewer treatment plant. We did not smell sewer gas on our visit.
06/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
We had a very nice lakeside spot with covered picnic table. Fishing was great. Easy access to Grand Mesa. However, the bathrooms were run down and nasty. Showers were disgusting. They were pay showers that liked to take your money. Camp hosts were grumpy. You would think a place without full hook-ups would try to keep the bathrooms in good repair. We were saddened because Colorado State Parks are usually our favorites to stay in. Bring your bird feeders. There are millions of hummingbirds here.
07/2012
rating [ 9/10 ]
This is our 2nd time staying at Ridgeway. We were in the Pa-Co-Chu-Puk section this time so that we could have full hook-ups and a pull through site. Everything was what we expected. Colorado State Parks are a real deal! As far as I am concerned if you want to be near Ouray, this is the place to camp. We will return.
07/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
The park was clean and owners were very friendly. The donut breakfast and pot luck dinner was nice. Lots of 4-wheeling. We did not like how crowded everything was. We were so close to our neighbors that we could not open our awning and had to park our car so close to the camper that we could not open the door all the way. Our site was a gravel parking lot. We will look for other arrangements next time in Lake City.
07/2012
rating [ 9/10 ]
We had a really great site in the back next to a pond where we enjoyed watching the family of ducks. The park is clean and well shaded. Our 40' coach maneuvered the turns easily. Park is under new ownership this year. Owners and staff were very friendly. We enjoyed the cookout with band. Wi-Fi needs work. Great location. This is the best park we have found in Gunnison.
08/2012
rating [ 9/10 ]
An older, well maintained park with huge lots. Some with shade. Friendly and helpful owners. Happy guests. Good Wi-Fi. Was once a trailer park but is almost fully converted to camping. The few full time trailers that are here are neat and attractive. We will definitely stay here again!
08/2012
rating [ 5/10 ]
In 14 years of traveling, this is the most over-rated campground we have ever experienced. We expected so much more for $60 per night. It started with the 30 minute check-in experience & nobody escorting us to our site, followed by the 34 PSI water pressure (I could not even wash the soap from my hair). Flower planters showcased dead sticks and weeds. Grass at our site was all dead. The fitness room had broken and missing equipment, and there wasn't much there to begin with. We were so sad that the management company is not bringing this campground up to where it could/should be!! We have stayed in much better for much less.
04/2012
rating [ 9/10 ]
3/10 mile from interstate. Quiet park overlooking private lake. Bring your fishing pole no license required and they have bass. Only bad was driveway is narrow covert so arrive during daylight. friendly, helpful host. Clean park. We will overnight here again
05/2012
rating [ 10/10 ]
Wonderful Park! Just about every site has a view of the water and beautiful scenery. Our site has a picnic table, fire ring and pea gravel patio area. Very clean. Would stay here again.
05/2012
rating [ 10/10 ]
Does not get much better than this. Clean and well maintained. Friendly owners. Big rig friendly. Lots of pull through sites. We stayed 16 days. Would stay here again. Probably not a first choice for long stay with children.
05/2012
rating [ 3/10 ]
It is sad how badly mismanaged this park is because it could be a really nice one. The internet that they advertise will not get you onto the net. They are quick to tell you that nobody else is having problems and the truth is everybody is complaining. The dog waste stations were overflowing with filled bags for days on end. Nice new restrooms with filthy showers. Very windy while we were here. Easy interstate access. Priced like a first rate park but really below average.
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