We went here while there was still 36 inches of snow on the ground. It was majestic. The majority of the campground was still closed with only a handful of sites open. There were only two other RV's and two other tents while we were there. Lots of people come here for the day, they pay the $10 for a site and then play in the snow. Most sites that are open have a little bit of a slope on the hills next to them so it makes it great for sledding, our daughter certainly slept well that night.
This park was fine. Nothing to set it over the top. The western village it's set in was entertaining for our pre-schooler when we weren't in the various surrounding parks. I will say that we learned a very good lesson here though. Always ask for a site away from the group sites. We were here for several days and placed next to two BIG group sites. Several different groups came and went. They were all VERY noisy.
Decent campground located on Shaver Lake. This lake is a haven for water sport enthusiasts so the campground is filled with a very energetic crowd. In fact they had so much energy that it was impossible to sleep some nights because of the late night parties. But this park is a very short walk to very nice beaches located in a cove of the lake. That proved to make up for the constant chaos that the campground was filled with. The lake itself is wonderful and I am sure that when it's not the peak of summer, the campground is much quieter too.
Nice campground. Very close to many trail heads and the amphitheater, which holds nightly lectures during the summer. Short walk to the visitor center, gift shop and market. The park was on a high bear alert but we didn't see any. There is a lot of other wildlife to see though.
Noisy, noisy, noisy. This park is right on the freeway, a pretty busy one I might add, so we heard constant traffic. Please keep in mind, if you want to go down to the beach, it is a REALLY far walk. Go to the bathroom before leaving, too. The path is sandy, and in some spots deep sand. But once you finally make it to the beach, it's really nice, very clean and not a lot of people ( of course the lack of people may be because, if you know better, that beach isn't worth the effort it takes to get there).
This was a very nice campground. Spacious sites available right on the water, though you need to be careful of the mosquitoes. The hiking paths are great for those with small children. Nothing too strenuous but definitely difficult enough too make sure they take a good nap. Lots of wildlife. The lake is gorgeous at sunset and the tremendous amount of fishermen tell us that the sunrise is beautiful too.
We had a site looking right out onto the beach and into the water. We couldn't ask for a more picturesque setting, too bad it was so windy. The wind kicked up so much that the sand from the beach was blowing into our mouth, ears, and for those without glasses, eyes.
This park has everything we needed. The Klamath River is within walking distance and, when we weren't biking and hiking around that, there are numerous activities for kids at the campground. There are also several other attractions within only a few miles. And when the rain started, we were grateful for the cable hookups to keep our daughter occupied. The owners told us that this summer they would be opening a pizza restaurant on the premise and that there would also be nightly hay rides weather permitting. We truly enjoyed our stay and hope to stop in again this summer.
This is the first place we went to with our new RV. I am now worried nothing else will compare. This park is truly a winner. We were lucky enough to have one of the few spots with hook-ups. The space surrounding our spot was more than ample for our three year old to run around burning off energy. The beach was a short trek also. This park does offer "premium" spots which are right on the overlook to the ocean. Even though they do cost more, they look like they are worth it. Those types of views in a hotel would cost hundreds of dollars. We will definitely be back.