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11/2005
rating [ 9/10 ]
Great little park that made the best of an interesting location adjacent to a cemetery. Thoughtfully-designed, large sites that preserved as much of the natural landscape as possible. Very nice owner. Designed to have an Old West rustic theme and quite tastefully done. The rough gravel driveways and sites are appropriate for such a them. Low-cost WiFi albeit with an odd arrangement for blocking freeloaders. Much easier ways to handle it without providing MAC addresses for your laptops. Cable TV would have been a nice addition. Definitely a worth a repeat visit if we are in the area.
10/2005
rating [ 7/10 ]
This park has its charms largely because the owners have done such a nice job at preserving the 1950's ambience of the park. Old but not deteriorated. Pleasant owners. However, the sites are very small and they offer Coach Connect for WiFi which has always been a problem for us throughout Texas and New Mexico. We would visit again.
11/2005
rating [ 6/10 ]
This park has been grossly over-rated even though the owners are making a valiant effort at creating a silk purse from a sow's ear. Largely a do-it-yourself effort and it shows. It remains a mobile home park with dusty roads, mediocre facilities and a location in a rather grungy part of town on an old commercial strip. Modestly redeemed by the wonderful smell of roasting peppers at an adjacent processing plant (an indication of the neighborhood). Might be worth an overnight stay if the better parks are full.
10/2005
rating [ 8/10 ]
Nice park but a bit over-rated when compared to parks that really are 10s (e.g. Buckhorn Lake in Kerrvile). Mediocre WiFi service and the road noise was worse than it should have been. Good roads and level concrete pads.
10/2005
rating [ 7/10 ]
Great little state park at a charming site in West Texas. Lack of sewer hookups makes it difficult for long stays but it's an interesting location. We would stay here should we pass through West Texas again.
10/2005
rating [ 4/10 ]
It's cheap and close to the park. Other than that, it's simply a rather dumpy RV park behind a tacky motel in a dusty, little wide spot in the road. The sites weren't level and, given the miles of nothing in West Texas, stupidly-designed narrow sites. However, it's the only game in town and Big Bend Park is so harshly beautiful that is was worth a couple nights here just to be able to easily visit the park. The yin and the yang of RVing.
10/2005
rating [ 10/10 ]
One of the few parks that really justify a 10 notwithstanding the three-foot snake that meandered by our RV shortly after we arrived (remember, this is rural Texas and the snakes were here first). Exceptional facilities that were obviously designed by an architect, not cobbled together by the usual do-it-yourself RV park owner. Wide sites, concrete pads and paved roads. A bit too close to the freeway (take a half point off the rating) but not too bad. Good WiFi. Suitable for a long stay.
10/2005
rating [ 4/10 ]
Over-rated by Woodalls and Trailer Life (this park buys big display ads in the RV park guides). Old, run-down, narrow roads, several abandoned trailers, dicey neighborhood. And the The only redeeming feature is its proximity to Austin. Typical of most big cities --the economics prohibit quality RV parks. We would only use this park again if we *really* had to be close to Austin. Otherwise, stay in Fredricksburg or Kerrville and day-trip in to Austin.
09/2005
rating [ 6/10 ]
Some sites are so small they actually combined two to make a single, usable site. Bathrooms and showers are clean but rustic if you like that sort of thing. Wi-Fi works but a *really* slow broadband link. Pleasant staff. Very scenic backdrop for the lucky few who are willing to sacrifice a full hookup (sites 1-13). Avoid sites 50-58.
09/2005
rating [ 6/10 ]
Typical KOA campground -- very friendly, helpful owners but rustic facilities. Everything functions well but a bit worn at the edges (a general KOA issue). Several ATV groups (ATVs are big in Utah) but they were unusually quiet.
09/2005
rating [ 8/10 ]
This is a great park off-season after the jet ski and party boat crowd take their kids and head home for the school year. Well-maintained with large, level paved sites. Very nice desert landscaping. This would be a 10 if they had better communications (cell service and/or Wi-Fi) and the staff were a bit more friendly. Rather a governmental attitude but not surprising since Aramark is a huge government concessionnaire.
09/2005
rating [ 7/10 ]
This park is NOT the Railside RV Park which is down the road 300 yards. It's easy to inadvertently turn in here first. Even though this park is still being developed (dusty and the owner was grading new sites while we were there), the owners are nice and have the best of intentions for developing the park. The utility infrastructure is brand new and the WiFi is powerful and working most of the time. If the owners make the right decisions over the next few years, this might be a nice park. They need to work on site leveling a bit more and landscaping is apparently on the agenda in the next few weeks. Overall, certainly better than the Railside RV Park which denies they have seasonals and permanents notwithstanding the plywood skirting around many units. We chose this place over the Railside RV Park which is looking rather run-down.
09/2005
rating [ 3/10 ]
If you like the never-ending smell of fresh cow manure (this place is downwind from a large dairy), sites that are not level and lack of basic WiFi service near the high-tech capital of the world, this is the place for you. Over-priced for a rather mediocre facility. Unfortunately, the choices in the San Francisco Bay Area are rather limited and this is the best of the lot. We stay there because of necessity, not choice, during our periodic trips to SF. Grin and bear it and look forward to moving on in a few days.
09/2005
rating [ 6/10 ]
You have to like this park for it's delightful setting in the granite dells north of Prescott but the place is basically a dusty and down-at-the-heels "trailer park" with many of the residents living there permanently (our neighbor had been there 13 years). Nice owners who apparently are waiting for something interesting to happen since they aren't spending any money on maintenance or upgrades. Too bad because the park begs for improvements that would take advantage of the wonderful location. Seems to be the case for almost all the RV parks in Prescott.
09/2005
rating [ 8/10 ]
New, very clean and well-maintained. Large sites with concrete pads. Pleasant couple managing the park. Not much character since it feels like a rather barren southwest US suburban neighborhood. Apropos for Lake Havasu City and great if you like the area. Good place for a couple of nights if you need to get caught up on laundry and fill the pantry. Note that sites are individually owned and operated by RV resort management company.
08/2005
rating [ 3/10 ]
This place is a dump and the WiFi is a joke unless you like sitting next to the mens room to use their version of WiFi. The toilets are dirty and wobbly, the sites are hard to back in a trailer and the place feels cramped. This park does the KOA name a disservice (and KOA is not usually high on my list of RV parks). Shabby is the nicest term to describe this park. Given the outrageous rates, the owners should be able to invest in improvements.
08/2005
rating [ 8/10 ]
Best KOA we have stayed in since beginning our RV life. Friendly and helpful staff, great views from most sites and generally quiet location except for the occasional general aviation aircraft landing at the nearby airport. Definitely on the 'repeat' list when we visit this area again.
08/2005
rating [ 9/10 ]
Great little RV park. Nice owners, quiet, clean, well-maintained and excellent WiFi service which had been installed shortly before our visit. Will definitely stay here again when we next head across Nevada.
08/2005
rating [ 5/10 ]
The only redeeming feature of this park is the privacy at each and the privacy is OK *only* if you like camping is dense, dark, scrubby third-growth pine trees. The water pressure is so bad as to be unusable and the bathrooms were in need of attention (flooding toilets and mold on the wood around the showers). This is cheap, rustic camping -- OK if you like it but not if you prefer a few basic amenities like full hookups, clean facilities and reasonable water pressure.
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