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09/2014
rating [ 6/10 ]
Rate reflects $0 for ROD. We stayed here for a week, great access to the beach which is just a few miles away. We had no problem with the 30 amp power, it worked just fine with better than average voltage, no voltage drop was detected. The staff is very friendly and we really enjoy the area. The park itself is nothing special, but fit our needs.
09/2014
rating [ 7/10 ]
Rate reflects Senior Discount +$3 extra fee for shoreline site. Beautiful setting. This is an old USFS campground and has many low hanging branches that touched the antennas even on the main road. These branches could have easily been removed, but the park personnel seem more anxious to drive around in their shiny trucks, than clean restrooms, empty fire rings, or check for who and who had not paid. We saw several people fail to pay. Thankfully, we scouted the place out before picking a site and with some negotiating and swerving around branches and other obstacles, we were able to get our 36' motorhome situated in a very stunning spot. Most of the sites are not level, they are narrow, and don't have much privacy. We did use the shower in the GH loop, and it was not clean, but lots of hot water.
09/2014
rating [ 7/10 ]
Great overnight stop. Rate reflects Good Sam discount. The Buffet is a real bargain at half price on Tuesday and Thursday nights. Utilities were easily accessible, sites are all wide and pull-through. There's not a lot to look at here, but very centrally located in California.
09/2014
rating [ 7/10 ]
Rate reflects RPI membership. We stay here every year for a week while visiting Seattle. This is one of our favorite parks. It is very quiet on the weekdays. Satellite can be iffy, but can be found with patience and a portable dish. Our site only had 30 amp service. There are a few 50 amp sites, but they have always been taken by long term occupants. The pool and hot tub are very nice, but very noisy and crowded on the weekends. There are no sewer sites, and the access to the sewer dump is tough because you have to turn around to get to the proper side. The sewer dump has many pot holes, mud, and disgusting green algae.
08/2014
rating [ 6/10 ]
Nightly Rate reflects ROD. ($0) If you like signs with posted rules, this is your place, they are plastered everywhere! We tried the Tengonet Wifi service for one day to see how well it worked. It only connected to one of our 4 devices, and was so slow that it was virtually impossible to do anything on the internet. There are very few 50 amp sites with full hookups. The campground is very quiet, clean and well maintained. The office personnel were very courteous.
07/2014
rating [ 8/10 ]
Staff was very courteous as we had to change sites to be able to get in because maneuverability for our 36 foot motorhome was a bit of a struggle. Sites are semi-level, all utilities work well. We found the walk to the beach was very short in spite of what other reviewers have said. The swimming pool is small, but enjoyable. The location is very convenient. We will stay here again.
06/2014
rating [ 4/10 ]
Electricity went off at 6:45 am. Reset the breaker at pedestal but still did not work. Called the office and got a recording. Drove to the office at 9:00 am, and found they don't open until 10:00 am. At 10:00, called office, still got the recording. Finally, at 10:20, called office and they said they would send someone. 30 minutes later, a lady showed up. I watched her trip the breaker on the main panel, it wobbled and was obviously worn out. Reset the panel breaker myself 3 times. Will not be coming back to this park.
06/2014
rating [ 7/10 ]
The management is very helpful. This is a pretty little park. Unfortunately, the noise from I-90 on one side, and the train tracks on the opposite side, lower the overall rating. We also felt that the fee was a bit high considering they offer no discounts.
05/2014
rating [ 10/10 ]
Price indicates Senior Pass rate. Great stopover! All sites are pull-throughs, very wide and roomy with large picnic tables and fire rings. The water is not in each campsite, but easy to get. The dump station is only $5, and free to paid campers. Lots of wildlife, including pronghorn, osprey, deer, moose and heard the fishing is good. The camp hosts were fantastic, very helpful!
11/2013
rating [ 4/10 ]
Price reflects the Passport America discount. Many local workers who start their diesel trucks at 6:15 am and leave at 6:45. A bicycle event while we were there, the showers were overflowing with people lots of dogs. Leash law was not enforced. All gravel sites, no "it" factor at all. Wi-Fi was fine even on the weekend. The staff was very friendly, but not sure why they need 4 women running the front desk.
06/2012
rating [ 9/10 ]
The rate is RPI. This park was a real pleasant surprise. The owner/managers were very friendly, knew the area so well, and were very helpful with directions. Make sure you feed the fish!
01/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
Nice park. Sites are not created equal, and this park fills up on the weekends. Suggest you get there early and pick your site. Manatee viewing is just 20 minutes away, and this park is very convenient to Tampa. Staff was very courteous, and we enjoyed our stay.
01/2012
rating [ 9/10 ]
This is a very quaint family-type park. The owner/operator was very friendly and showed us all the areas features. This park will be one of our favorites just for the friendliness. The shower and restrooms were extremely clean. The laundry needs some work. Everything in the immediate area was fun to explore.
06/2011
rating [ 8/10 ]
Very well kept 'mom & pop" RV park. Long gravel pull-through sites, great water pressure, Wi-Fi worked great, wireless phone worked great. Very nice staff. Nice place to stay for a day or two.
06/2011
rating [ 8/10 ]
Beautiful campsites on Georgetown Lake. We loved the serenity, wildlife and the remoteness. Our only complaint is the number of "special dogs," the ones who don't have to be on a leash even though there is a sign that clearly states that all dogs should be on a leash. Noise from other campers was also a problem. If you come here, come when kids are in school. We will come back here again.
06/2011
rating [ 6/10 ]
Most of the roads to the loops are dirt with overhanging branches. We had to back out of a loop quite a ways because of overhanging tree branches. Sites are OK, but most are not very level. On the homestead loop there was lots of noise from barking dogs from other campsites. The signage is terrible, so make sure you know where you're going before you make that turn! Very convenient to Devil's Tower. We would not stay here again.
06/2011
rating [ 5/10 ]
We're fulltimers, and Colorado has pretty much out-priced us. $16 for a dry camping spot plus an additional $7/day for a park pass for a total of $23 is just too steep for no hookups. We hiked the parks trails and found the directional signs had been torn off the posts. The campground dirt roads were very rough and tight for our rig. The weekenders made the dust a real problem. The views and solitude make this a place worth another consideration for the price.
06/2011
rating [ 8/10 ]
Rate reflects the family and friends rate. We stayed here as guests of friends who are campground hosts, they were really wonderful in finding us a spot during a very busy season. The park is very shaded, so finding a spot for satellite TV antenna location could be a problem, but hear the cable TV works great. This park is very quiet, and convenient to local services. Lots to do in the Woodland Park area!
06/2011
rating [ 6/10 ]
Free stop-over for a night. Free was the best part! Nothing special for us, but can see how this is great campground for people looking for a rest-over. We found the maps to be inaccurate after driving around between Emerson and Everett: wrong! To get here, stay on Clayton, go south over the railroad tracks. The park is on the right.
06/2011
rating [ 9/10 ]
We were just traveling through and found this wonderful park. What a surprise! All of the above positive remarks are true! The only complaint we had was that there was no address on the map, the website or anywhere we could find. Our GPS and smartphone did not help. We called the park, and the lady directed us using her memory of local landmarks. She stayed on the phone until we were able to pull up to the front office. She is a real gem!
09/2010
rating [ 10/10 ]
Wow! This by far is the best laid out park we have ever enjoyed. The staff was helpful, the sites and landscaping are awesome. Everything was just like the other reviewers said. Great location too.
08/2010
rating [ 7/10 ]
We've stayed at this park several times because we are members of Sunrise Resorts. This stay proved that they are really trying to improve this park. It was much cleaner than before, and the staff was very courteous. On the down side, the weekends were very busy, and the dirt roads which were labeled for 5 mph were not observed or enforced.
09/2010
rating [ 9/10 ]
Very nice campground. Sites are wide and well maintained. Activities include disc golf, bike paths, and nature. Be aware that when you make your reservation, not all sites have sewer hookups.
05/2010
rating [ 7/10 ]
We were very pleasantly surprised by the 50 amp power, sure was nice during the cold weather. This park is very tight for our 35' 5er, but we made it work. We were here early in the season and needed to trim some shrubbery to be able to park. It's very quiet, with lots of deer, and beautiful scenery. Entrance is a steep hill, take your time going both ways.
05/2010
rating [ 7/10 ]
Very pleasant staff. Hot tub was clean, and we had it all to ourselves. We were there during the early springtime, so can't imagine it with 350 campers. Our site was not level and had a hard time getting level and able to reach the utilities. When mentioned to staff, they were very helpful and said we could pick any spot we wanted. We stayed here for a week, on ROD for free.
05/2010
rating [ 8/10 ]
We were very pleasantly surprised by the staff and the beautiful condition of the grounds. We will consider coming here again and staying more than just a couple of days. There sure is a lot to do in the area.
05/2009
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a nice park with level, large sites. The staff was very helpful, the casino had good food, and we really enjoyed our short stay here.
05/2009
rating [ 7/10 ]
This campground is a wonderful stop. The facilities are very clean, the custodians are helpful, and we enjoyed the surrounding hiking and geocaching.
01/2009
rating [ 6/10 ]
They have very friendly staff. This is an old KOA type park, with no paved sites. We asked to get one of the back in sites in the backside that have a view of the desert. These sites are pretty tight, and carry with them a $2 additional charge for cable TV which we did not want or use. We stayed here on Resorts of distinction, so we didn't complain to much about the additional $2 charge.
01/2009
rating [ 4/10 ]
Sites are pull through that are very close together, and not very long. This was not a problem as there were only 2 other RV's there at the time. The electrical is 50 amp, but very wobbly scary wiring. No dump station was a minus for us. This is a nice place to stop for a night so you can see the caverns, but there is no restaurant nearby.
12/2008
rating [ 6/10 ]
As stated in other posts, this park is in need of lots of tender loving care. We were happy to find a place where we could use our ROD ($0) plus $3 a day for electricity. The staff was very nice and very helpful. We were told there is an alligator in the lake, but we never saw it.
12/2008
rating [ 7/10 ]
Not a bad park for the area. Sites are gravel and difficult to get level. The park is quiet, and very convenient to local attractions. Verizon coverage is superb! Saw few professionals. Negative is that we thought it a bit expensive for the 50 amp power. Very convenient to Wal-Mart, and other major stores.
11/2008
rating [ 4/10 ]
The management is real nice, they are an older couple who have a real tough life out in the middle of nowhere. We stayed here to fill up and dump before going to Big Bend. The park is just a sand lot with low-voltage power, low water pressure and quite a bit of dust. We would not stay here again, there are better parks in the immediate area.
11/2008
rating [ 6/10 ]
First, let me say that the personnel are wonderful people, but they are working under extreme conditions. The speed limit on the dirt roads is NOT enforced. There are many professional people living there, and it shows. The speed bumps are in the wrong places, and really jar vehicles. We would probably stay here again if we were interested in seeing Carlsbad Caverns again.
11/2008
rating [ 5/10 ]
It is just a parking lot. There is lots of activity here because the trail heads are located in this parking lot. There are also some tent sites in the lower campground. The hiking here is fantastic!
12/2008
rating [ 9/10 ]
This review is for the Malaquite Campground. We love the ability to look out the back window and watch the crashing waves, at night listening to those same waves is worth the admission price. Like others have said there are no fancy amenities, but a very nice peaceful place. We will return there.
11/2008
rating [ 5/10 ]
We stayed here as an overnighter on Passport America. This park really is a good stop-over, but there really isn't anything that would bring us back except the price.
11/2008
rating [ 8/10 ]
This park is wide open with some beautiful views of the red rocks. There is great hiking in the area. The spaces are very adequate in size with water and 50 amp power. The dump station is easy to access. We had complete privacy while here for 3 days in November of '08. There were no other campers here. The 50 amp power was welcomed because of the 20* weather. Payment, as stated below is mostly on the honor system, there was no one to check, and finding the information on where to pay could have a been easier for the honest.
11/2008
rating [ 7/10 ]
We are members of Sunrise Resorts. This is one of the most beautiful parks we have ever stayed in especially during the fall colors. We love the quiet, the wildlife, the hiking trails, the hatchery and the location. Management is very friendly, but think they could better spend their working hours by doing improvements to the park instead of wasting their time raking leaves and hand watering the grass. The negatives include management charging a $2 fee for cable TV even if you don't use it. The entrance into the park is steep, potholed and very intimidating if you have never been there before. There are too many professionals living here, and management does have the good-ol'-boy mentality, so the best spaces are reserved for them. We will stay here again.
06/2008
rating [ 5/10 ]
The staff is very helpful and courteous. Getting a site with good satellite access was tough, the trees make a beautiful setting. The 5 mph speed limit is not enforced. The roads are dirt, and the result is everything gets real dusty. We would probably stay here again because of the price using our Resort Parks International.
06/2008
rating [ 9/10 ]
This park sits in a beautiful location in the trees. We found it to be very peaceful. Everyone was very respectful, the management was very nice. We will be back here. The only negative would be that we could not get the satellite dish signal because of the tree. The positive is that we didn't miss the TV at all!
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