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09/2014
rating [ 9/10 ]
This rate reflects PA discount. This is a very lovely, clean, well run park. WiFi is super strong and the cable TV is very adequate. The park is clean and well cared for. The staff are wonderful, helpful and friendly. The water is soft, but that is fairly common in Texas. Use less soap and shampoo. The splash pad is a hoot for youngsters! It is convenient to I-20 and several state highways. We will definitely stay here again.
06/2014
rating [ 4/10 ]
While it is very pretty, this park is way too expensive for what you get. We camp over 200 nights per year. This is the most expensive park we ever stayed in. At $40 this would be an OK park. This rate reflected Good Sam discount, and the up-charge for weekends. We originally planned four nights and paid the weekend rate. Discovering we had a mechanical issue, we extended three nights more but they refused to let us convert to the weekly rate. Other parks have done that for us before. The sites are very narrow. You could literally open your window and tap on the next door window. There are few tables, but there is no room for them anyway, or for chairs. There is no shade for the pull-through sites. The Wi-Fi is not functional. The Cable TV is snowy. It is more than half full of extended stay campers. Those campers are working families and do not cause any trouble or noise. It does rankle that they are paying $600 per month and the transients are paying the equivalent of about $2000 per month. The most concerning thing of all is there is no one there when the office is closed. No one answers the emergency number. There was a water leak, causing a flood and no one answered when the water company worker tried to reach them. No one picks up. Someone put beer bottles in the fountain and I walked by it for two days before I finally fished them out myself and disposed of them. This place is the only game in town and they know it. Once someone else opens up a reasonable park, they are in for an awakening.
10/2013
rating [ 5/10 ]
Good place to over night or short stay. Just far enough from freeway so no noise. Roads and sites are gravel, level, with space for 37 foot m/h and toad. Power, water, and cell (AT&T) good. We would stay here again in our motorhome.
09/2013
rating [ 8/10 ]
This park is a wonderful, quaint, family owned campground. It is a quiet peaceful area with easy access off I-90. The grounds and facilities were extremely clean. It was a wonderful experience, and a good value. We would go out of our way to stay there if in the area. Be sure and get some huckleberry ice cream in the well stocked store.
09/2013
rating [ 7/10 ]
If you stayed here in the past, you should consider returning. The owners have invested a lot in improving this campground. It is clean, spacious, the Wi-Fi works and they have built new facilities for check-in, restrooms and laundry. The staff was very friendly. It is a good value campground. Ask for directions, the access from I-35 is confusing. We will stay here again.
07/2013
rating [ 9/10 ]
This rate reflects a monthly stay. This is an exceptional destination park. The sites are beautifully landscaped and maintained. The view is fabulous and the owner and staff could not have been more friendly and accommodating to us. It would not be possible to improve on any aspect of our stay. We will stay here again.
07/2013
rating [ 5/10 ]
This park is a mess. They have taken a really nice little park and torn it up. Gravel trucks speed up and down the streets and a layer of dust settles on everything. The noise is awful. The dumpsters overflow. The price is outrageous for a park where the pool has been closed for two years, very poor WiFi, and only a few cable channels. You may get crammed into a double site, nose to tail with another RV. They claim the price is justified because they are near Yellowstone, when actually they are 90 miles away from Yellowstone. This is our third awful stay at a KOA and we are through with them.
07/2013
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a great basic convenient stop along I-90. The landscaping is well maintained. The restroom was immaculate. The sites are gravel. The owners are on site and very helpful. No pool and Wi-Fi is spotty. The sites are well maintained and level. We will stop here again.
07/2013
rating [ 6/10 ]
This appears to be a great experience for youngsters. Adults camp as well. This is a campground, not a resort. The price is too high for what this camp provides for adults. No Wi-Fi, no cell service, bad cable, poor water pressure, poor litter pick-up, inadequately trained office staff. One concierge did not know how to book a stay at another KOA. The restaurant and tavern were under-staffed and the service was awful. Almost everyone travels with pets. They have spent a vast amount of money on enticing families with children. There is only one place to exercise your pet and it is not fenced. Can you put up a simple fence for a dog park? They need to police the speeding carts and ATVs. The best thing about this park is the staff at the Stables. We will look elsewhere next time.
07/2013
rating [ 5/10 ]
This is a good Interstate overnight stop. The staff was friendly and did not overburden with rules. The setting is pretty. There are no frills. The road and sites are gravel and dirt. It is an easy location and good value for the price.
07/2013
rating [ 7/10 ]
This park is a great place to stop for a few days. It is a no frills park, but what they do, they do very well. The landscaping is very pretty. There is no pool, but they have full hook-ups and the best Wi-Fi we have ever had in three years of travelling. The location is very convenient. Unlike others, we were not bothered by road noise at all. There are a lot of interesting things to do in this town, so you will want to stay longer than you planned. We did! We will camp here again.
07/2013
rating [ 5/10 ]
This is a very pretty campground. The office personnel were nice and friendly. It is not set up for a big rig coach. Leveling was difficult and bugs were very bad. The campground was extremely crowded with multiple tents and pop-ups on each site. It is a great place for children and family gatherings, but not for big rigs. The roads are very narrow for maneuvering.
06/2013
rating [ 4/10 ]
The staff in the office are friendly, but whoever assigns sites has no idea how it is done. Just because you request a pull-thru and FHU does not mean that is what you will get. The maintenance fellows who drive around in the carts here are very friendly and helpful. They deserve a higher number. This park does not. It is very overpriced for what you get. It has been taken over by a corporation and it shows. It appears that the revenue from this park is being shifted to other properties. If you are mobile and stopping for one or a few days, find another place. The "transient" sites are accessed by driving across the entire park, through more than 600 park models and RVs that have been parked for a very long time, on narrow hilly streets with very sharp turns. You will arrive at a barren field at the lowest point where there are approximately twenty somewhat level somewhat gravelled sites. A few have sewer tanks above ground. The park is infested with ants. They will invade your RV. Next door is a dump site for landscape and construction debris. Each evening we heard gunshots from that direction. The WiFi does not work. The only things this park has going right is the guys in the carts and the location near the racetrack. If you have AT&T cell phones there is no connection most of the time. We will not stay here again.
06/2013
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a beautiful state park. The sites are large and well maintained. You may not need a reservation mid-week, but it fills up on weekends. A few of the inner loop sites with full-sun have 50 amps. The perimeter sites back to a fully wooded area which provides some shade. The perimeter sites are a challenge to level for a larger trailer or motor home. We will stay here again. It is lovely.
06/2013
rating [ 6/10 ]
We camped here four nights. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They did seem to be somewhat inexperienced and there was some confusion at the desk. I do not agree with the previous review which was unfair to the current staff. While the staff are welcoming, the check-in procedures are not. Upon registration you are presented with a list of twenty-four rules and regulations and the dire consequences of failing to follow them. The campground is visually cluttered with signs about "No's and Don'ts". The operation appears to be geared to a large population of seasonal campers and cabins. The transient sites are along the road by the pool. They can be very noisy. You will need to share a water hook-up with your neighbor and will need a very long hose. They did not tell us this upon making the reservation or checking in. While in a beautiful setting, this park has some significant flaws. There is no trash pickup. The only dumpster is at the entrance, which is very far from some of the sites. There are no receptacles for dog waste. The Cable is snowy and the Wi-Fi is not functional. If you travel with a Verizon hot spot, it will not work there. The county roads to the area are very adequate for a 44,000 lb. motorhome. Your GPS may try to tell you differently.
06/2013
rating [ 7/10 ]
This was our third stay at this park. It is all about the convenience and the view. The office staff is very friendly. It is a good value. There is no landscaping or pool. The WiFi is dependable. Security is excellent. It is a city owned property and they have done a good job in providing basic services in a great location. We will stay here again.
06/2013
rating [ 7/10 ]
This park is lovely, clean and well maintained. The views are spectacular and the location is very convenient to Eureka Springs. The office staff is friendly and helpful. The sites are well shaded and roomy. The sites and most roadways are gravel and levelling can be a challenge. The WiFi is not dependable, but Verizon 4G is excellent. We would stay here again.
12/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
Last year the owners of this park did everything right. They created a first class facility at a great location. Something has gone wrong. The Handy-man/care-taker is gone. The dumpster is gone. They installed fencing around the park, but the gates stand open 24/7. Any landscaping that dies is not replaced. There are only 20 cable channels, and the Wi-Fi is spotty at best. The fees continue to climb at an alarming rate. When you check in the clerk will take your money and assign a site. They will give you a sheet of 65 rules and warnings. You will never see the staff again. Weeds have overtaken the sod. The doggy receptacles over-flow. Site assignment defies logic. When we were there, pop-up campers and mini-trailers were in the big pull-through sites while large fifth wheels and coaches struggled to back into the smaller perimeter sites. Those of us who camp more than 200 nights per year can tell when the owners are not involved in the running of a park. If the owners would make an effort to learn what their customers need, this would be an outstanding resort. Instead, this park is quickly sliding into mediocrity. The "7" is for facility and location, not for hospitality. There is none.
11/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This park has exceptional access to anywhere you want to go in the central Arkansas area. The view of the river and the skyline is spectacular. This park could really be a jewel in the city's crown with landscaping, better Wi-Fi, and cable TV. The Police patrol regularly and the park is fenced. We will stay here again.
10/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
This is a lovely park. It is clean, very neatly kept, and easy on and off the freeway. They have a fenced dog park and the Wi-Fi is adequate. We will camp here again.
10/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
This is a nice park with a lot of amenities, including a dog park. The staff is friendly and helpful. There is quite a difference in the older sections in back and the newer 50 amp pull-throughs out front. The newer sites are large and modern. The downside is they are near the road which can be quite noisy. For location, it is worth the price and a little noise. Be aware though, it could get really busy for sporting events and other special events.
10/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a great State Park. Compared just to other state parks, it would be rated higher. The sites are large, the park is beautifully kept, and the bath house is excellent. The hiking and horse trails are fabulous. We will stay here again.
10/2012
rating [ 6/10 ]
There is a temporary problem with this park because the entrance road is torn up. You cannot access the park from I-69. That is not their fault. They did not tell us when we made the reservation. That is their fault. You have to make a detour through the countryside, that amounts to about 10 miles. Call for directions. But, the office hours are very limited. If you can get there, it is a decent park. There is no cable, but the sites are level and large enough. It appears this is a park that is being rehabbed by new owners. The park was nicely mowed, but there appears to be a lack of attention to detail. The Wi-Fi was not dependable, there was plastic kitchen trash in the fire ring and the office is only open one hour in the morning and one hour in the afternoon. There are a lot of what look like long-term residents. Railroad and traffic noise is very noticeable. That said, when the road is finished and you want a convenient overnight for the auto events in Auburn, it is a good choice. It is not yet a destination park.
08/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a great park for kids. They have a lot of fun activities and open spaces. While the sites are gravel, there is beautiful grass and landscaping. The rate reflects PA, and they will not offer PA in the future. This park would rate an "8" if they offered cable TV. We will camp here again.
08/2012
rating [ 6/10 ]
This is a lovely, wooded setting. The sites are a little close and very gritty. This campground seems like a great place for kids. For that reason the staff needs to do a better job of controlling traffic and speed. Surcharge for Wi-Fi is not acceptable at this price level. The location is convenient to shopping and restaurants.
08/2012
rating [ 5/10 ]
This is a very basic campground. It may be a little over-priced for what you get, but this is a very expensive area. The owner is working hard to make it a success. While it is convenient for an I-81 stop-over, there are too many permanent residents and leveling is almost impossible.
08/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
This is a very nice park, especially if you travel with children. The pool is lovely and they have the most outlandish water slide we have ever seen. The staff was friendly and the cable and Wi-Fi worked very nicely. We enjoyed the nature trail very much. There is a lot of open, green space around the park. That said, the roads are sandy and to add to the dust they are excavating additional spaces. The sites are a little close, and there is some train noise. They are close to a lot of attractions and shopping. We will stay here again.
08/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This park is hard to rate. The location is excellent for seeing the battlefield. The pool is very clean and modern. This is an old park, but they have installed upgraded power posts. The water and sewer are fine. While they did not burden us with a list of rules upon arrival, everyone behaved very nicely. The trees blocked all television reception, but provided nice shade. The worst problem was the inability to level. If you can obtain a level spot and you do not care about television, it is a very adequate park for a few days.
08/2012
rating [ 9/10 ]
This is a fabulous park. The sites are beautiful with big hardwood trees. The staff could not have been more helpful. We liked all the hiking trails and the horses in the adjoining pasture made for a lovely setting. Deer wander through the park almost daily. Many sites have a slope, but we were able to level. Once the dog park is built,this will be a 10 star park. It is very quiet during the week but fills up on the weekend. Be sure you have a reservation. We will definitely camp here again.
08/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a very nice little park. The grass sites are super level and spacious. There is the biggest dog park I have ever seen. The grounds are nicely kept. Two things hold down the score a bit. There is no cable TV and if television is important to you, check your satellite or antenna before you run your jacks and hook-up. The beautiful trees block most signals and you will need to find a site with a signal. Also, traffic is awful as you enter and leave the park. It is not their fault, but it is a huge issue. That said, we enjoyed the park and would probably stay here again.
06/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a charming little park. It is easy access, level, concrete sites with what appears to be new equipment. The check-in procedure is unusual, but was not a problem. There are a lot of long-term residents. They were all friendly and helpful in directing us to a lake for dog swimming. Avoid the Creek, we were told it is very snaky. It is worth the price, a very quiet, perfectly adequate park. We would stay here again.
07/2012
rating [ 5/10 ]
This park is adequate, but tired. It is odd that some things are very shabby, and some show an attempt to clean up. The pool is a good size, but was murky. The sandy-dust in our site was very bothersome. Many trees were shedding limbs that could have damaged RVs. There are lots of what appears to be long-term residents. Either the campground has been allowed to deteriorate, or it is in the process of being brought back. This is a $20 campground that is over-priced. The clubhouse looked nice, but we did not use it. There is no Wi-Fi or cable. It is an OK one night interstate stop, but does not meet the KOA quality we have come to expect.
07/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
Pros: This is a charming park with a lot of character. The surrounding condos are painted in tropical colors and a lot of work has been done on landscaping. The check in was painless, and the desk clerk was very friendly. This would be a great location if you are towing a boat. There are two great grocery stores very close across the bridge. Cons: The entry is very tight, compounded by a sign at the edge on both sides. That is problematic for a big rig. This park is way too expensive for what you get. That price reflects a 10% GS discount, and it is the least expensive site on the lot. Some are far higher. You are a long way from town and a long way from NAS Pensacola. The water is the Intracoastal Canal. You are parked under a noisy bridge. At that price you expect every amenity. The sites are so narrow that if you run out your slides you are infringing on your neighbor's patio and your own as well. There is no beach access. In order to get to the beach you must drive and find a public access point, which are almost non-existent. The park is owned or managed by a hotel chain. Those of us who RV several hundred nights a year can spot that immediately. There are too many rules, too many liability disclaimers, too many no-dog signs, and too few trash receptacles. We would probably not stay there again if there are better choices.
07/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a pretty little park. They are trying very hard to make it a top notch park. Wi-Fi was very slow. The sites are adequate, gravel surrounded by grass. Roads are gravel, but they are working constantly to groom them. This rate is Passport America. Safety was not an issue at all. They road is very rough, but that is not their fault. The location is a bit of a drive to the Quarter, so the shuttle is a good touch. We would probably stay here again if we return to New Orleans, which is unlikely.
06/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
This is a great park with level concrete sites and wonderful facilities. They have just about everything, a dog park, playground, two pools, strong Wi-Fi, and full hook-ups. They have daily on-site trash pick-up and evidently on weekends there are some social events. Verizon 3G connection was fast. It is convenient to the highway, but be careful to follow their signage, not the current published GPS coordinates. The staff was particularly friendly and helpful. This would be a great place for a rally or family reunion.. We will stay here again.
06/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
Despite reviews that say otherwise, the resort seems to be in fine repair, up and running very nicely. It is a lovely park and the pool and clubhouse are open. The all concrete sites are level and very clean. Staff is friendly and helpful and the best bargain on ice in town. The only short-fall is marginal Wi-Fi. Verizon connection worked very well. The location is very easy on and off I-40 and there is minimal road noise. This was our second stay and we will visit again.
05/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a very nice park with friendly staff everywhere. They offer all you need for a short to medium length stay. Cookies and pastries, along with coffee in the store is a nice touch. There is an escort to your site. Wi-Fi is strong and the park is easy on and off the highway. Follow KOA directions, not your GPS. We will camp here again.
05/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
This is a spectacular park for scenery. The sites are large and some have fire pits. The pool was very nice and clean. All facilities were clean and in good condition. The trash containers are few and far from some sites and there are several areas where pets are excluded. Overall, it was a first class experience. We will camp here again.
05/2012
rating [ 6/10 ]
This is a very lovely State Park with lake access and very nice facilities. Electric hook-up only. Booking fees and State Park Entry Fee distorts the daily rate if you are staying short term. Staying several nights would be a better value.
05/2012
rating [ 6/10 ]
This park is quite adequate for a short layover. It is all gravel but the sites are large enough. There are a lot of long term residents, but the park was quiet and everyone was friendly. No complaints, it is under $20 with Passport America. We would stay here again.
05/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
This is a great, little park. There are lovely mature trees, the sites are large, and the staff is very friendly. The location is convenient and there is a really nice IGA Supermarket only about a mile away. The park is extremely quiet, surrounding on all sides by farmland. This is one of the best wi-fi service parks we have visited. We will stay here again. The black bunny population is adorable.
05/2012
rating [ 8/10 ]
This is a lovely little park in a beautiful shaded setting. The sites are adequate and while it is near the highway, noise is minimal. There are a lot of amenities for children and the pool is beautiful. There are lots of birds. We would stay here again.
05/2012
rating [ 9/10 ]
This is a beautiful, well maintained park. The staff is wonderful and the store is well stocked. It is walking distance to the downtown and several attractions. The sites are roomy and all amenities are available. We will stay here again.
05/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a very nice State Park campground. The setting is beautiful. The park is very clean. There is a little bit of highway and train noise, but it is minimal. The sites are very roomy with a nice table and shelter. I wish we could have stayed for several days. We would stay here again.
05/2012
rating [ 9/10 ]
We stayed in the RV Resort side of the park. It is different than the RV Park side. Clearly some of the reviews are for the "Park" side. The Resort sites are fully paved and some are beautifully landscaped. This resort has everything. It is the most dog friendly park we have ever visited. The views are spectacular. The office staff could not have been friendlier. The value is there for a high dollar resort.
05/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a good little campground for location. The rate reflects add-on taxes at more than 10%. The sites are very close and can be dusty. There are big nice trees. It is right in town and walking distance to many restaurants and shopping. Although the park is busy, it is very quiet at night. If you are in a big rig entering from the south, when McDonald's is on your left, give yourself plenty of room to make your turn on the right at the Texaco Station. The driveway is sudden and tight. We advised two staff members to eliminate two parking places in the Texaco/Canyonlands Store to facilitate big rig entry.
05/2012
rating [ 10/10 ]
This is a fabulous setting for camping. We had a site that faced the lake and loved every minute of our stay. The campground appears to be quite new and very clean. The only reason I did not rate a "10" is because it is pricy and the price gouging in the camp store is crazy. $5 for a $2 bag of ice is ridiculous and $8 for a 12 pack of soda is worse.
04/2012
rating [ 6/10 ]
The best thing this resort has going for it is the lake. The pool and public areas are very nice. Office staff was marginally friendly. Wi-fi is not usable. The sites are very close and small. The majority of the sites are filled with seasonal and full-time residents. They have brought with them all the toys you can possibly cram into their sites. On the weekend the lake will be over-run with hundreds of boats. Wild burros are a charming addition to the property.
03/2012
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a very nicely maintained park in a good location. We stayed here in 2011 and upon leaving in May 2011 we made a reservation for March 2012. We confirmed in January, 2012. Upon arrival our site was not available, and we were jammed into a site that was too small for our motorhome, and we could not level. There appears to be some deterioration in the attitudes of the staff. The owner does not seem to be nearly as involved as she was last year. When a larger site was requested, the desk clerk said "take it or you can go somewhere else". The handy-man did groom the site so we could eventually get leveled in it. We will search for an alternate location next year.
10/2011
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a beautiful park and the river views are spectacular. Hookups and site are quite adequate. They are still struggling with the effects of the flood of May, 2011. Levee repairs create a lot of dust, and the gravel roads add to it. Once the trucks are gone and Wi-Fi and cable are added it will be a first rate park. The folks in the office are very helpful.
10/2011
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is an acceptable stop-over park. The sites are cement, and large enough. The park is in some type of transition, with the backside abandoned and trashy. Nearby train and car racing are a bit noisy. The staff is very friendly and cable TV signal is quite good.
09/2011
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a nice little campground very near shopping and the attractions. It is on a hillside, but easily maneuvered. Our site was level. Wi-Fi was strong and good cable TV. Everything was quite adequate.
09/2011
rating [ 8/10 ]
This is a great little park. As stated by others, all the sites are shaded and offer a beautiful view of the dam and river. There is some train and factory noise, but we enjoyed the stay very much. The staff are friendly and helpful. Coming from the south or west, cross the dam and immediately take the sharp turn left, down to the riverfront and dam. We will definitely stay here again.
09/2011
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a park with a lot of potential. The area is beautiful with gorgeous views from the sites. Hookups were adequate, but the sites are very hard to level. Cellphone service and Wi-Fi were very good. Shade is scarce. The park has a lot of grassy areas, and need to mow more often, as the grass and weeds were knee-high. Feral cats spread trash on a nightly basis. Upon checking in, you will be given an astonishing 22 paragraphs of prohibitions and rules containing dire warnings of the consequences of violations, up to and including expulsion and arrest. Not a very warm greeting! Moses only delivered ten short sentences. But, the young folks in the office were very helpful and friendly.
09/2011
rating [ 7/10 ]
This is a very quiet rural park. It is in a wooded area. Deer wander through the campground. While it is basic needs, they are working to upgrade it. The hookups were new and there is a new laundry/shower facility. They even are working to create a lake. Staff is very friendly relaxed, and very helpful. We will stay again.
08/2011
rating [ 8/10 ]
This is a very nice park and a lovely setting. It was very clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. Very pet friendly. There are a few concrete sites and we had one. We would stay here again.
07/2011
rating [ 8/10 ]
A pleasant surprise. An excellent stop if you are travelling across the UP. This is a very charming small park with gravel, pull through sites. The Wi-Fi is one of the best we have seen. Hostess and her staff are working constantly to keep the park looking very nice. We would stay here again if ever in the UP.
07/2011
rating [ 7/10 ]
This park is a beautiful setting and it is huge. That has been posted enough times. They do a very nice job with maintenance and the sites are arranged so you have reasonable privacy. The camp store is the best stocked of any I have ever seen. I will caution you about a couple of things. You need to have a discussion with the representative about exactly what you want. All sites are not equal. Some roads are paved, some are not. They really try to wet down the dirt roads but it is a losing proposition. On the weekends the traffic is constant the air is full of dirt. All surfaces in your RV will be covered in dirt. You cannot get 50 amp service on the paved waterview sites. We wound up in a back-in site backed up against a "primitive toilet" on a dirt road, facing west, with no shade that was effective. The only place to dispose of trash is at the front gate. Few sites are in walking distance. The traffic driving to the dumpster adds to the congestion at the gate. I have never had to drive my trash around. You have to pay a daily rate for Wi-Fi access. At this price point, that is not expected. Pets are not allowed on beautiful waterfront grass. Signs direct you to keep pets on the roadway. Why? There is no part of the very long shoreline where dogs are allowed to swim or wade. And, as responsible pet owners we always pick up after them. But, with no trash cans in the park, where to deposit the little bags? Again it is a very beautiful scenic park. More trash containers and relaxation of all the pet prohibitions would make it just about perfect.
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