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08/2006
rating [ 9/10 ]
Terrific hosts, shady pull thrus, large playing field - only thing lacking was a pool/playground (but not really missed given our limited time as we were only there overnight). Would gladly stay again!
08/2006
rating [ 5/10 ]
Website certainly doesn't tell whole story. Windier than heck pulling in but finished with calm skies and beautiful sunset. Rather barren campground (no trees at our site) with creek wandering through camp that makes your skin want to itch. Thankful that it was in town and that it was easy to grab groceries or have a tire repaired. Game room not much to look at, but facilities were clean and one heck of a lot cheaper than KOA.
07/2006
rating [ 8/10 ]
Madness checking in but shady sites throughout a sight for sore eyes. Roads in need of some help and wildlife sightings a bit few and far between. Load up on fuel and groceries before arriving or be prepared to bleed. Expect to travel long distances to see things as it's a huge park. Would stay again if in area (but prefer the Grand Tetons more).
07/2006
rating [ 7/10 ]
Centrally located which means high traffic area (take advantage of the free bus shuttle if you can).Clean campground but picky - as example, while you have use of motel pool if you camp you are not permitted to hang towels or anything out to dry (only 4 low-heat dryers are on-site meaning fight for use or very late hours). Little relief from sun unless you are willing to put up and take down awning/tarp with each use (another rule not allowing use unless you are physically monitoring at all times). No rude noises allowed (I kid you not!) Closest to kin and free coffee in mornings which isn't all bad. Not much else to choose from in area unless you'd prefer to be at the KOA further down the road...
07/2006
rating [ 9/10 ]
Feel like this is (or was) the best kept secret in SW Wyoming. Secluded, scenic desert hill campground south of Rock Springs off hwy 191 where you can actually hear the sounds of jumping fish and wild coyotes. Excellent roads, shaded tables, swimming beach, boaters' paradise, tremendous scenery! We beat the heat by arriving at dinnertime making it the perfect overnighter, and were in our sleeping bags that evening (desert cool temperatures). Only drawbacks were needing a generator if you require electric (not in our case) and park sorely needing a trash pickup as we arrived after the weekend. We reserved online, but you'll have to work a little to find the website for Ashley Forest Firehole Canyon as I didn't have it on hand when I posted. There may be a dump station but don't quote me on this, I would check first with the park rangers.
07/2006
rating [ 5/10 ]
Decidedly mixed bag. Fair rates considering area but check-in process botched for all three sites. Shade trees a plus but can confirm high concentration of cottonwood dander floating about at all times. Pull-thrus available, but stuck in crummy half sites that were virtually impossible to back into. Electric on wrong side of sites requiring we man handle units close enough to plug in. Water too close to ground level to fill canteens, coffeepots, etc. Campground shoehorned between not only outlet malls but apartment complexes as well - (not necessarily a bad thing as turned out since on-site store not open late enough for ice purchase after visiting Rockies requiring the short run across road). Quiet time ended at 7:30 AM each morning with dumpster pick ups or buzz sawing tree limbs from forementioned cottonwoods. One redeeming feature was pool/playground which atleast impressed kids. A lot to offer but a lot to correct as well.
07/2006
rating [ 7/10 ]
Family friendly hosts. Large shaded sites a plus (especially for central Nebraska). Not much for kids to do - pond suitable for fishing but would have to be a bit more desperate to have to want to swim in it (not the case even after 500+ miles on the road). A decent overnighter for the great state of NE.
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