A trailer park with less than 20 transient sites crammed together next to a mosquito-producing pond in a gravel parking lot. Rude greeter at gate, no tourist info available, kids running wild, $500 reward for turning in thieves posters all over, completely unfriendly. Supposed WiFi hot spots were intermittent at best, even right next to them. And all this for $70 a night, 3 night minimum (we only needed 2). Would never stay here again.
Clean, well maintained. Roughly 1 hr drive into DC or 10 minutes to nearest Metro Station. Well controlled with visible ranger presence. Large sites, level, shaded. Would camp here again. Highly recommended.
We stayed at the new part of the campground, 10 miles from the main office, pool, internet, and other amenities. Make sure you know which one you're reserving! Our site was shaded & roomy, restrooms were brand new and clean, nice dishwashing sink, access to river for kids to see. Close to Assateague NP (30 min). Would stay here again.
We stayed here while visiting Portland, and were assured by phone that they had Wi-Fi available. We were unable to connect the entire stay because their bandwidth is completely inadequate for the number of sites. Also a problem were number of showers - 2 for all women! Office open only from 9-5, and no assistance other times. Would not stay again.
We stopped here for one night. I do not recommend it for a quick stop. It is a destination resort. It is not in Bend, but about 15 miles south, which turned out to be very inconvenient for us. Check in took roughly 15 minutes per rig, and we were backed up for a long time. Our biggest complaint is that they advertised WiFi internet, but it was only available at two small locations. They recently turned down the power because people were "stealing" it. Easily solved with passwords!!! If you're coming for a long weekend and enjoy horseshoe tournaments, this is your kind of place. If you're passing through, try somewhere else!
Very spacious wooded sites, nice staff, clean bathrooms, fast Wi-Fi: this place had it all. Easy access to Deception State Park, the San Juan Is Ferry, and we even left the camper here while we went into Seattle for two days/one night. We moved here from another local campground after learning that their Wi-Fi was out. Since we were staying 5 nights and have 2 teenagers, this was important to us. Highly recommended, but make reservations: they were full on the weekend!
Like camping in the National park, but with hook-ups! Heavily wooded, private sites made it feel like real camping after several days of parking lot RV parks. Right outside the West Entrance to Glacier, very clean restrooms & showers. This was a perfect park for us, except that we had to sit in the office to use internet. Even that wasn't bad, because it was a huge comfy living room with friendly people. Skip the KOA and stay here!!!
Park caters mostly to the N Dakota oil boom, but was very welcoming to us one-nighters. Level sites, clean area, quiet. Restrooms & showers were sparkling clean and seemed new. Check in was quick and friendly. Highly recommended, but make a reservation.
Site was a strange narrow mound, which made it perilous to exit camper. Others were available (pull-throughs) that looked better. Facility was multi-use, with day swimmers and a few campers. Good for a one-night stay. Easy to find from highway. Garbage pick-up at 6:45 lowered the rating!
Rating would have been higher except for 4 things: 1. on flight path of Gallup airport 2. trains 3. highway 4. Country singer every night for 3 hours (we were lucky that it rained one night, cancelling his show) Otherwise, staff was extremely helpful, site was good, everything was clean.
90% of park was filled with semi-permanent oil/mine workers, who were luckily very quiet. The office,however,was not used to dealing with overnight guests. Wi-Fi turned off at 7pm, when the office closed an hour early. Phone calls were not returned, and when we left 2 hours after office opening time, still no one there. Luckily McDonalds was nearby for our communication needs! Site was level, but no picnic tables at ours and many sites. Their ad, which states "nicest on I-40" is fortunately NOT true.
Friendly owners, easy check-in without reservation. Site not level, easy hookups, quiet. Pool water not clear. Baths & showers clean but extremely tight. Easy on/off highway -- would stay again if passing through.
Sites were cramped and hard to hook up; 6 bathrooms and 6 showers for 108 sites were completely insufficient. Facilities were old and run down. Check-in was difficult and slow. Showers were so bad (cleanliness and wait) that we skipped them and went on to our next stop. Find somewhere else!
The only choice available at Monument Valley. The more we explored, the more guilty we felt about staying at this Anglo-owned monopoly in the midst of Navaho-owned scenery. It was fine, but it still doesn't seem right. The locals even have to buy water from them.
Good for overnight stop because there aren't other choices. Pros: location, sound of Eagle River helps drown out highway noise Cons: mosquitoes!!!!, Eagle River rushes by and certainly isn't suitable for swimming, one bathroom for campground, office is also owner's very small home, which makes morning questions awkward as he makes coffee and pulls on pants.
State Park campground is a destination for boaters. Pros: easy access to Lake Pueblo at busy boat ramp, huge sites, picnic tables sheltered by wind breaks, deserted except for summer weekends, fire pits Cons: windy, barren plain overrun by prairie dogs and rabbits, pay showers, no water hookups. If you're not a boater, skip it. Lakes are scarce in Colorado, so this one is worth the cons.
Good: Friendly, clean, nice sites, fast internet, easy to find. Bad: Surrounded by highway, helicopter landing area of military base, and car junkyard that starts work at 7:45. If you don't have AC, you won't sleep. If you do, it's good for overnight.
Clean and quiet, but very spooky because park is all snowbirds with about 5 overnight spots. Like a ghost town. Hosts were friendly, though, and pool was open. Please be advised that parks in this area lock their restrooms at night. All concrete and gravel.