First, I would not pay too much attention to the "3" rating unless you are hauling a bunch of toys. We have a 40' MH and a toad. We only stayed 4 nights and were placed on a large site that used to house a trailer/Park model; among the other trailers. No RV's in sight... It was fine! Neighbors were friendly and hook-ups worked. The Wi-Fi was too far away but the Verizon data and cell was great. The location is close to Vero Beach and Ft. Pierce. Shopping abounds. They do have an area just for RV's; maybe for the monthly rentals? In any case, no complaints and we would stay here again.
We were here as part of a Rally and the daily rate was reduced to $28. Many reviews are correct in that most of the park is homes. We had a shaded, grassy site (#13) along the perimeter. Road noise was there but not a problem. Cable was suppose to be included but there is a park-wide issue. Wi-Fi was extra but Verizon voice and data was excellent. Nice facilities and friendly people. Close to all possible retail needs. We would stay again at the reduced rate, never at the published rate.
If you stay here, it is for the scenery and wildlife experiences; because it is dry camping. The big improvement over our stay 2 years ago is that we had decent Verizon cell & data. The sites are generous, although some are not too level. The restrooms are clean; however, no showers are available. Were were here in mid-Sept. and the elk were bugling every evening in the meadow. The only negative that comes to mind is the single dump station just before the CG exit. It can get crowded and there is no staging area; just park on the road and wait. You can fill up with water there; but I chose to bring mind in and avoid a conflict there at the dump. We would definitely stay here again in our 40 ft. MH
First, if you are in a large rig, and want to visit North Cascade National Park, look no farther. Alpine is a gem just a few miles from the Newhalem Visitors Center. 44 miles from there is Washington Pass. Alpine is well maintained; however, it is mostly grass sites. Our site (#12) did have a concrete patio. The sites are adequate, but not spacious. The owners and hosts were very friendly; however, slow to answer e-mail and often out of the office. Alow-key operation. Verizon cell and data worked very well. There were several families with children which is to be expected Labor Day Weekend. It was very quite after 10 pm. The rate we paid reflected the 2011 rate which they honored since I made my reservations early. We would stay here again.
We have a 40' Class A and found the roads fine for our rig. The sites are shaded by tall pines. Length was adequate (#9) , not too spacious between sites, and wasn't level; but we have had worse. Verizon cell and data were very good. Good base to visit Olympic National Park. Lavender farms were interesting.
Campground is wooded with tall pines and sites were spacious and level. Verizon data was very slow and voice was acceptable. Mosquitoes were bad, mostly after noon and night. Good location to visit Mt. Rainier.
First, let me say that there were some very negative comments in past years; however, the park has changed owners and they are doing a wonderful job. Everyone was friendly and helpful. The park is a very popular weekend getaway for families, so weekends are busy. Some sites are filled by locals who leave there units here, but there are a few transient sites. Their spot on the lake is nice and there is a shallow area for swimming. We had a very nice time kayaking the lake. There is also a boat ramp so many weekenders also bring their boat. You are about an hour from Mt. St. Helen's. We were told cable TV was extra, but they didn't know how much? Verizon cell and data was weak, but did function. The site was close but adequate. The free Wi-Fii worked well, but did drop out occasionally.
The park is very popular with families and within walking distance to Cannon Beach. It has an indoor pool and hot tub. Yes, there are pine needles but those trees are welcome when it gets hot. The staff was friendly, the Verizon cell and data worked very well. The site wasn't generous, but more than comfortable. No problem with the 40 ft. Class-A and the turns. It was, in my opinion, overpriced.
We are in F270 which backs up to the dunes, but you would never know it since this loop is thick with tall trees and the dunes are over a steep hill to our rear. The dunes are just a short walk away from two separate trails in F-loop. The Verizon cell and data works well; however, the TV via antenna is marginal. The park is very popular for sand dune activities and has several lakes within it's borders. The sites are generous and the park is well maintained. It is very child friendly with a large playground at the exit from F-loop. Florence is just a few miles north and is a very nice town with many small shops and restaurants. Overall an excellent place to experience Oregon Dunes and the Oregon Coast.
We selected this park for it's proximity to Crater Lake, which is just under a 2 hour drive. Nevertheless, this is a very nice park. We were in B-18 which backed up to the Rogue River. Not much of a view because of the brush; however, close enough to be lulled to sleep by the sound. The sites in F-loop were large, but not spacious. Verizon data and cell were very good, but no TV via antenna. There is a nice bike path in the Park that goes to Rogue City. The path is bordered with blackberry bushes with tons of ripe berries ready for picking. Grants Pass is just 15 minutes away and has most retail stores you would need. We would stay here again.
Park was in a very good location to visit the Redwoods or drive north along to Oregon coast. Our site was water & electric only so I would say it was a little pricey (typical with KOA's, IMHO). Convenient to town and shopping. The wi-fi and cable worked well as did the Verizon phone. The park is well maintained, and the staff were friendly and helpful. We had a spacious site at the corner of 2 roads; the ones that were lined up next to each other looked cramped. Many parks along CA 101 in this area to choose from, so I probably could have some better. If you visit the Redwoods, take the Cal-Barrel drive (3 miles) to get up close to the Redwoods. We probably would not stay here again.
First, they are now on an internet reservation system that allows you to reserve a year in advance. If you want to see the amazing "Lights on the Lake" fireworks, reserve now. Using the old phone system, we were able to get one of the last two spots on the day reservations opened; and it was no hook-up. There is a dump station inside the entrance. I assume you could fill up with drinking water at one of the many faucets: we brought our own in. The site (C24) was spacious and right next to the bike path and just a short walk to the lake. We were in "C" loop which just had a small restroom and no showers. A nice shower house was located in another loop (one that I believe had hook-ups). The staff was excellent and the Park was clean and quiet. Verizon cell and data worked well. We would return.
This is a small but cozy park with a reservoir on one side and a small rural neighborhood on the other. It's very popular with the local boaters. Some bring there trailers and their boats and stay for a few days. Weekends they are full with lots of families and children. There is no dump station; however about 10 sites in the middle have water and 50 amp electric. These are reserved early. The best sites right along the lake have no hook-ups. The grounds are shaded and lush with sprinklers watering the grass as soon as a site is vacated. Verizon Wi-Fi and cell was strong and almost any retail you could want is within 15 minutes. We kayaked the reservoir during the week when boat traffic was down. Overall a nice place for R&R. We would return.
Sites are right on a beautiful reservoir. Site #24 was within 30 feet of the water's edge. Many local's launch their boat from the park, and fishing seems good (neighbor gave us 2 rainbow trout). Park City is a 30 minute drive to retail and bike paths. We biked the Union Pacific Rail Trail from Park City. There is excellent cell & data (Verizon) in the park and TV reception. There is a LONG grade on I-80 coming from Salt Lake City that can overheat your rig. We would probably stay again.
Very nice park right within Mesa Verde NP. Sites were spacious and quiet. The park is outstanding. Highly recommend guided tours of Cliff Palace & Long House ($3 per person) and self guided tour of Spruce Tree. Walmart and other retail less that 30 minutes away. Minimal cell and data (Verizon) but text worked well. We would return again.
What a magnificent park! Parked up in the canyon surrounded by cliffs and hoodoo's. The park offers hiking trails and two trails suitable for off-road bicycling. Bryce NP is a 30 minute drive. There are only 4 full hook-up sites available - #25 through #28. There is NO cell or data in the park. The office used to have a wi-fi connection, but they now have a State line of some sort that is secure. There are several small towns within 20 miles where a signal can be had. Also, we drove the 10 miles out the dirt road at the park entrance to Grosvenor's Double Arch. Well worth the drive! This is our second visit.
We chose Grants, NM as a midway stop between Roswell & Mesa Verde CO. The park is close to I-40 but no noticeable noise. We were greeted by the owner and given a complete run-down and brochures on all of the attractions close to this location. Everyone also gets a homemade cookie at check-in. We were convenient to a host of attractions including Gallup (the Sat. flea market is excellent), Historic Route 66, Chaco Canyon NHP, El Morro & El Malpais National Monuments. The park is a gravel lot but the sites were spacious and the owners attentive. Wi-Fi was very good as was Verizon cell & data. The cost reflects the KOA Rewards discount. The owner also has a dinner & desert service and she delivers to the Motorhome (the pie ala mode looked great). We would return!
We were just lucky to find this gem. We wanted a stop between Carlsbad and Grants, NM and this sounded good. It was GREAT!!! The lakes are actually sink holes filled with fresh water. The RV sites are on Lea lake and, while no one mentions it, you can kayak the lake. The water is gin-clear and fish & turtles are everywhere. Swimming is also allowed. Biking was good with a round-trip from the campground to the visitors center (along the lakes) about 9 miles of rolling roads. There is a 3 1/2 mile desert trail that is challenging. The TV, data & Wi-Fi was marginal but it did work (Verizon). Roswell is about 12 miles away and has every retail store you need. The cost reflects the $18 for full hook-up plus the reservation fee. The camp host was around each morning and most helpful. There were a few flies and an abundance of moths in the evening; but well worth tolerating to experience this real gem of a park. We would return.
Second trip to Brantley which we chose for it's proximity to Carlsbad Caverns (1 1/4 hour drive). You are in the desert with nice vistas from most sites (we used #26 overlooking the lake). There are a few sites (4 or 5?) with sewer but most have water & 30 amp electricity. Spacious sites and quiet surroundings. Rangers were very helpful and friendly. Rate reflects $14 per night plus Internet reservation fee. About 1/2 of the sites are reservable and the other 1/2 are first come. We would come again if visiting Carlsbad.
The prior ratings seem to be all over the place. We took a chance and stayed here primarily because of the free shuttle service to the French Quarter. As KOA's go, this was pretty good. It is located right within a neighborhood and (excluding the occasional train & jet) was quiet (the trains seem to stop after 11pm). You can ride your bike 1/2 mile to the levee and ride an excellent bike path along the Mississippi River. Our site was level and shaded from the afternoon sun. The electric was fine, as was the cable and wi-fi. They also allowed you to wash the rig! The road, at one point, was a little rough but no problem - we've seen worse on state routes. The shuttle was excellent with a little tour on the way to the French Quarter. It left at 9am (be certain to get on the list in the office asap as it does fill during peak times) and picked us up at 5:45 pm. Yes, it's a long day but we sat in several parks and listened to live music and had a cool drink top pass the time. We would return again.
First, let me say that there were "sand fleas" and/or no-see-ums; whatever you call them. However, this is Georgia in the Spring and, according to the news, bugs are much worse everywhere. We encountered these everywhere from mid-coast FL to the Carolinas. Now, the Park is in an ideal location especially if you like to ride bikes. Jekyll Island has miles of trails that are paved, not paved, run through the forest, along the beach, or on the Beach (don't miss Driftwood Beach at low tide). The trails also run through the historic district where the rich & famous built cottages years ago. We have biked all over the USA and this is our favorite overall location. The bike trail is right opposite the campground entrance. The entire Campground is wooded. That means lots of shade and loys of leaves and/or pine droppings. The facilities are nice, the staff was helpful and the sites were a generous size. This appears to be a popular place to stay the winter so many of the best sites may be taken through March/April. The campers were friendly and the Park was very quiet in the evenings. Be aware, there is a $5/day or $25/week or $45/year fee to get onto the Island by vehicle. We would stay here again!
Overall a very nice GA State park! When I reserved on-line, no discounts were offered enen though the website lists several including "senior". So, the full rate was charged for 1 night on my credit card. Upon check-in, the discount was added (after I asked). The sites are first-come, very spacious, and we got one that was river-view (#12). There is a 14 day limit. The entire area is shaded by mostly pines and, if you craft people want BIG pine cones or long pine needles, this is the place. The only negatives were that the sites are a bit dusty and, of course, no-see-ums were ofter a problem. The cable worked well but Verizon was a tad weak (phone & data). You are close to shopping and historic St. Marys GA. Even with Spring-Break kids, the park was generally quiet. We would stay again.
The Park is well laid out and maintained. Spots are generous but not spacious. Level concrete pads with thick turf surrounding the concrete. Small shrubs separate each site. The staff were friendly and VERY helpful. Nice biking is within 30 minutes on St. Simon or (one of our favorites) Jekyll Island. Cable & Wi-Fi worked well. It is close to I-95 so background noise is present but not overwhelming. Many snowbirds stopping just for the night. We would stay here again. Price reflects Good Sam or FMCA discount.
There are VERY serious about pets (even a stay at home cat) in the non-pet loops. We missed that detail and reserved in a non-pet loop over 4th of July weekend. Initially, one of the staff was rude; however, calls up the chain of command resulted in "no problem as long as she stays inside". Many sites are generous and wooded. The park grounds were well maintained. Town of Perry has shopping, Mt. Morris dam tour is good, hiking and views are very good. No mosquitoes at dusk in July. Expensive for what you get, but worth a one time visit.
The sites are very spacious and mostly wooded. A glitch was that the drinking water hose at the dump area was NOT threaded for filling our tank. Each loop has several threaded spigots; however, you are blocking the road while filling. Verizon cell and data worked well. The staff was very helpful in finding a "first come" site to handle our 40 ft. MH. We thought we would be closer to the attractions in Lexington; however, most of them are on the west side of Lexington, and we are 40 miles+ to the east side. Just means some extra driving. The beach is closed here right now because it is underwater due to the high water level. The boat ramp is open and we plan to kayak.
Located at the intersection of US 58 and Railroad Avenue in downtown Damascus. The sites all back up to Laurel Creek with a good view. The sound of rapids is peaceful and relaxing. Sites are almost level, fine gravel. All hook-ups were good. Convenient in town to link up with numerous bicycle shops for transport to the Virginia Creeper Rail-Trail. The owner and wife were very friendly and welcoming, treated us like we were family. The Virginia Creeper Trail is only 3 blocks away. We would definitely camp here again when in the area.
This campground is typical mountain / National Park. Most sites are generous and well shaded. We were in D2, a pull-through facing the stream. There was no Verizon cell or data in the Park. A 9 mile drive to Cherokee provided a solid signal for both. We were here over Memorial Day weekend, and although the Park was full, the atmosphere was friendly. As an activity, we went zip-lining with the Nantahala George Canopy Tour CO, it was GREAT!!!
This is really a hidden gem. Many of the sites are spacious and most are wooded. Our site (D236) was a short walk to the beach where we launched the kayaks. Within the park, we rode about 10 miles going on the bike path and riding each of the 4 camping areas. Amazing, there were no mosquitoes at night. The staff was excellent, dump station clean and convenient. There are probably sites with water view, had we reserved earlier.
Staff very helpful. Sites are spacious and mostly shaded. We were in #11 and it was extra wide & long. Unfortunately, that row is adjacent to the highway and, even though there is a tree buffer, road noise was constant during the day; that is our only negative. It did die out after dusk. The free Wi-Fi was very good, the office serves breakfast and fresh baked buns & pies. Verizon worked well. The park is just a few miles from the west entrance to Glacier NP and normal priced grocery shopping is available 7 miles away in Hungry Horse. We would stay here again to see sights on the southwest side; however, I would look for another location to see the sights on the east side such as the Many Glacier area of the Park.
Staff was very friendly and helpful. Park is very well maintained with many personal touches added. There isn't much in town; however, it is the perfect location to ride the Hiawatha Bike Trail. WiFi worked well and Verizon was acceptable. We would stay here again!
First, the staff could not have been nicer! The area is well maintained and has lots of grass. We opted for 30 amp and no cable TV to reduce the rate. They also honor Good Sam. There are some attractions close and Butte (i.e. Wal-Mart) is only 35 miles away. The road noise is there, but it wasn't bad. It's a good layover going from Yellowstone to Glacier NP. We would stay here again.
We stopped here as a mid-way point between Rocky Mountain NP and Grand Teton NP. The $27 rate was a Good Sam discount with no cable TV. The park is almost all gravel with no shade; however it was cool and rained 3 days, so that was OK. The staff was friendly, helpful and worked almost everyday on the grounds. There is a nice playground, laundry and miniature golf on-site. In town is a great Thai restaurant (Anong's) with a weekday buffet. There are a few attractions in Rawlins but the rain kept us in the Bus. The WiFi was A+, Verizon cell and data worked well, and we would stay here again.
The Manager was very helpful and friendly. It was Memorial Day weekend, and we had no reservation, but she put us in a nice shaded spot without sewage. Site was not spacious, but adequate. Park has a nice look and is well landscaped. Interior roads are gravel and very wide. Good location for seeing Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Had excellent WiFi. We would stay here again.
The price was a little less with the KOA Kard. The entrance is well marked and the staff very friendly. We had a pull-through site #63 with an unobstructed view of the desert and La Sal Mountains. The roads are dusty, but it is the desert. The WiFi was very good as was the Verizon signal for phone and data. Arches NP is just a 15 minutes drive. We would stay here again.
This park is close to Sequoia National Park and on a nice State Route. The Park is somewhat rustic; however, our space (E4) and other near us were comfortably large with partial shade for our 40 ft. MH, and level. The staff was friendly and responsive to our late evening phone call for reservations. There are some permanent residents. The pool was clean and being filled for summer. Staff seemed to be doing a lot of Spring maintenance. Verizon cell & data worked well here. We would stay here again.
We were in a 40 ft. Motorhome, pull-through site (#21) , and it would have been impossible to leave if we hadn't backed out. The sites are small and the interior roads are narrow. The overall appearance is nice with pines throughout the sites. I was disappointed to pay for 50 amp service and then have a $2/day electric charge added to the site cost. A back-handed way to make you think the cost/night is lower when making reservations. The Park is one hour from the west / Rte. 140 entrance to Yosemite and the drive is breathtaking (as is Yosemite). We didn't see any RV park that looked any better on the way. The Verizon signal in the motorhome was almost none; however, the free Wi-Fi and cable worked well. The park had a water pipe fail and they were right on it and had service back within a few hours. It is the most expensive park we've used to date; however, we would probably return unless we stayed right in Yosemite.
This is a large park. We called and were quoted $202 plus a $15 electric deposit. As it turns out, this is the premium rate for "Gulf view" sites. We had a Gulf view through one window that wasn't obstructed by the RV next to or behind us. The site was as narrow as we have ever been in. We could not put our awning out because we were too close to the next unit; and we were as far to the other side of the pad as possible. The area is beautiful with many activities. It's just a short walk to the beach. The wind blew strong the week we visited; however, when it let up, the bugs were nasty. They do have many sites more spacious; however, we just didn't know to ask, and they were quite full, so maybe our site was the only one available? Nice experience, but will only return if we can get a better site.
We reserved Site #4 on-line which added $10 to the total cost; however, it was worth it to know we had a spot waiting. I found the turns OK, but wouldn't want them any tighter. Site #4's paved/gravel length just fit our 40' motorhome with maybe 2 feet to spare; however, the overall site is spacious and the desert view was fantastic. It appears that a few other sites may have been longer. The park was 60% empty on Thursday & Friday. Carlsbad Caverns was about an hour drive. We would stay here again without hesitation.