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Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Carberry Ball Park Campground, Carberry, Manitoba

Date of Stay: August, 2019 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

There are 5 full service back-in sites alongside the town ball fields. The night we stayed, we were the only ones in residence. The fee before taxes is $25CA or about $18US, cash or debit card. Because of the shared hookups at the back of the sites, those in 2 or 4 may need long hoses and cords. A sign on the bathroom door said water was not for drinking, only hand washing it there was no such warning for the campsites. One needs to go to 316 Fourth Ave to pay at the City Office. There are a couple of railroad tracks nearby and we heard only one rumbling by. The grass was cut and the shrubs trimmed but the electrical boxes and faucet handles need attention. Traveling on TCH 1 we were looking for an inexpensive quiet place for the night and this fit the bill. We would come back here again. We camped at Carberry Ball Park Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

There were a couple of shops, a pharmacy, bank and grocery along with a couple of cafes in town.

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Craig KOA, Craig, Colorado

Date of Stay: July, 2019 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This is a nice small town KOA. It is down a small hill from the highway that reduces road noise. We were assigned a shady pullthrough behind the office that was very convenient to the laundry. Nearly all the sites appears to be shaded by mature trees and there was a nice area for those with tents and a playground was near the front. All the sites appeared to be close to level. We camped at Craig KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

BJ's Campground, Lusk, Wyoming

Date of Stay: July, 2019 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

BJ's is a very nice and especially clean and quiet small town campground. There are just over a dozen pull through sites on both sides of the street, each with a bench and covered table. Each has a mowed grass island in between. It appears all sites can accommodate any size rig. It is obvious that the owner takes a great pride in keeping the property in excellent condition and she lives on the property. Across the street is what appears to be a block long city park with a picnic pavilion and playground and for those with pets is the ideal place to walk the dog along the meandering walkway. Park on the street in front of the office to register. We camped at BJ's Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Timber Creek Campground (NPS Campground), Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Date of Stay: July, 2019 - $13.00
Overall Rating:

Recently ravaged by the pine bark beetles, this was once a very shady pine needle carpeted campground. Evidence if the dead trees remain on the slopes. Today it is a recovering sunny meadow with many small trees that are beginning to encroach on the interior roads and campsites. This is the only non-reservable RV accessible CG in RMNP during the summer and is often full by late afternoon. Many of the perimeter sites are tent only. All the sites in the loops have tent pads along with back-in or pull through parking for RVs. There is a 30' limit but only a few sites can accommodate that size. As all sites are 1st come, expect that a long site could be occupied by a tent. Summer nights are chilly with temps in the 40s. Days are generally warm and sunny, but gusty thunderstorms can kick up with little warning. The rest rooms are cold water, no showers. Each loop has at least one non-threaded freshwater spigot. We camped at Timber Creek Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
30
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The paper offered at the entrance or visitor center lists the schedule of ranger led activities and there's a ranger program each night (ex. Sun). The tourist town of Grand Lake has enough restaurants and ice cream stands. The town of Granby has a very nice grocery. The old ranch campfire program, currently on Friday at the Holzwarth HS is a lot of fun for young and old.

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Winding River RV Resort, Grand Lake, Colorado

Date of Stay: July, 2019 - $47.00
Overall Rating:

This CG is located down a paved side road across from the NP visitors center immediately before the NP entrance station, and is convenient to the town of Grand Lake. We were here many years ago, before the beetles killed most of the trees. Then, this was a very shaded campground, but now it is very much open and sunny. There are many saplings and in time the trees will return. If your interest goes to horses, this is the place! There is a large corral with a rental operation. The outer loop of sites includes individual horse corrals and many bring their own horses. We have only once noticed a faint hint of barnyard odor in 3 days. The staff was very welcoming. The Wi-Fi may work closer to the office; we could not find any at our site. This is a very kid friendly place with a number of activities for them as well as family activities. The camping price seems high, but there are few alternatives other than dry camping in size restricted sites within the National Park. The laundry/restrooms/showers are very good and well maintained. The sites on the loops are well spaced from each other. There is a section at the back (FHU pull-through sites 119-148) that is more typical of many RV parks with sites arranged in side by side in parallel rows. Tent sites are are clustered in several groups around the park and each is a good size site also. Reservations are probably a good idea for long term sites of if you need a corral. There were a few sites open day to day while we were here so for someone needing a short stay, it would be good to call ahead to be certain of availability. All sites were generally level. Grand Lake is accessible 3 ways. From Estes Park over 11,000' Trail Ridge Road, from I-70 @ Empire via 11,000' Berthoud Pass, from I-70 at Silverthorne via Kremmling (no hard pulls this way). We camped at Winding River RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
70
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

@ campground daily or per calendar: Horseback riding $, Pony rides $, Animal farm, Hayrides $, Ice cream social $, Chuckwagon breakfast $, Square dancing, ATV rentals, Cowboy church. Access to RMNP. Shops, restaurants, beach and boat rentals in Grand Lake.

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground, Golden, Colorado

Date of Stay: July, 2019 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

There are about 2 dozen RV sites and about as many tent sites. This is a campground managed and maintained by Denver Parks & Recreation with easy access off I-70 at exit 253. I found the staff pleasant and professional. While the daily rate is $23 for tenters and $30/32.50 for 30/50A service RV sites for up to 6 people per site, it should be noted that sewer is not available and a trip to the dump station is an additional $23. While the trees and hillside lessens the road noise from I-70, these features may be difficult for some with larger rigs. Their map shows that the loop roads are 1-way and while some sites are accessible by one road or another, rocks and trees may make access difficult from one direction but easier from the other. Site R5 has the hookups on the curb side, there may be others laid out this way also. I would recommend calling ahead to reserve a site appropriate to your needs. We have stopped here in the past and likely will in the future as we are only needing an overnight site with W/E. Most of the tent sites are on the lower loops requiring an uphill hike to use the facilities. The insecure Wi-Fi works better than many higher priced "resorts" we have used. We camped at Chief Hosa Lodge & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
R5
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Diamond Campground and RV Park, Woodland Park, Colorado

Date of Stay: July, 2019 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This is a large RV campground with several tent sites. The loops appear random in layout providing a mix of pullthrough and backin sites in a forest like setting. Most sites are level side to side but may need fore/aft leveling. Due to the sloping ground, some sites are better for longer rigs. Their reservation map describes length and leveling considerations. Because of the trees, only select sites can receive satelite reception. The interior roads may be confusing at 1st and appear narrow, but the trees have been trimmed back and turning radius is adequate with normal care. There are many return seasonal snowbird that come here for the cool summer. The $40 is based on the weekly rate and seems high but is par for the area. The campground is generally quiet and well maintained. The is a well equipped playground for the kids and a clubhouse with daily scheduled activities for the parents/grandparents. This is a popular campground and reservations are recommended although a drive in may be able to snag a site for a few days. Summer temperatures here are noticeably cooler than in Manitou and Colorado Springs. We camped at Diamond Campground and RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
9
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

About a 3o minute drive from Colorado Springs with the normal heavy traffic between Colorado and Manitou Springs. Convenient access to many of the attractions near Manitou Springs including the toll road to Pikes Peak. Also near Florissant and Cripple Creek. Very convenient if going to the Symphony Above the Clouds each July 5. Good shopping and restaurant choices in Woodland Park.

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Capulin RV Park & Camp, Capulin, New Mexico

Date of Stay: July, 2019 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

We normally stop here en route from Texas to Colorado. It is an easy drive from Amarillo or Colorado Springs. While convenient to the highway, traffic noise is all but non-existent at night. The park consists of a single row of pull through slots on a crushed stone surface that can accommodate any size rig. A few sites at one end have some shade trees, but that only appeals to those stopping early. There are a few back in sites and a large shaded and mowed tent area with tables. The RV sites are simply designed for the overnight stay, no tables or other amenities other than good water pressure and good 30/50A electric and a dump station. The restrooms appear to have been recently renovated. We have never seen this place full, so getting a pull though shouldn't be a problem. The former owners recently sold to a young couple who seem to be learning as they go and willing to learn. There is no fuel in this community and understand that the nearby cafe has closed (temporary?). We camped at Capulin RV Park & Camp in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Capulin Volcano National Monument is a couple miles from the campground. Large RVs and trailers are not permitted on the road to the summit/caldera. There is a large parking area there to unhook. Otherwise, stop early at the campground and drive up. They have let us stay until noon in the past to go up in the morning then return to hook up and depart. The view from the summit affords a completely different perspective of the area than as seen from the road.

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Mesa Verde RV Park, Wolfforth, Texas

Date of Stay: October, 2018 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

We called ahead for a site on a Sunday, the office was closed, but the lady who took our call assigned us a site and advised the packet would be on the front door when we arrived and we could settle in the morning after the office opened. The packet and a map were available as promised and our site was easy to find. Most of the sites appeared to be occupied by long term guests, but the park was well maintained and quiet. Our site was a very level pull-through. We will certainly consider this park the next time we pass through Lubbock. We camped at Mesa Verde RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
19
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Shoreline RV Park & Campground, Crescent City, California

Date of Stay: October, 2018 - $41.00
Overall Rating:

We arrived around 5PM without reservations. The lady who manages the property stays next door but keeps an eye on things and came right over when we pulled up. The most popular sites are the backins along the shore that is behind a short berm. Most of the pull through sites in the center were unoccupied when we were there. All services worked well. All sites had a concrete patio pad, some had picnic tables. In general this is a large open gravel lot and the sites are well spaces. The shore facing sites are designated as back in or pull in (for motorhomes with a windshield view) with the connections on the appropriate side. All services including the cable and WiFi worked well. There is a horn alert on one of the rocks outside of the harbor; we noticed it when we arrived, but was barely audible inside the rig. We would stay here again. We camped at Shoreline RV Park & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
13
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Ocean World is adjacent to the campground. There is a paved trail at the entrance that goes around to Front St and Beach Front Park and the California National Park Visitor Center. The small lighthouse on Battery Point is visible from the campground.

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Shoreline RV Park, Eureka, California

Date of Stay: October, 2018 - $46.00
Overall Rating:

We called a couple of hours ahead to check availability and the lady who answered offered us a 50A pull through as all the 30s were taken and said the office would be closed at 6 but she would leave the info on the board in the laundromat. The RV park is located behind a screened fence between a convenience store and a small shopping center. Turn left in front of the gas station and you'll spot the entrance. Sites are fairly close with about a 6' swath of mowed grass between each paved site. The pull throughs are at a diagonal that affords length and it doesn't seem so close to your neighbors. The landscaping and general appearance was very good and all seemed to be well maintained. There was minimal traffic noise from 101 that was mostly screened by trees. The provided cable worked well as did the WiFi. The lady said it worked best near the office but we were well away and it connected without difficulty. The lady at the office was still there when we arrived after 6 and was as pleasant in person as on the phone. We would stay here again. We camped at Shoreline RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
19
Site Surface
Asphalt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Convenient access for dining and shopping in Eureka and Arcata. The waterfront trail is adjacent to the campground. NB 101 is an immediate entrance/exit at the gas station. SB 101 is accessed by 6th St with a cross at V St or R St.

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Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Manchester Beach / Mendocino Coast KOA, Manchester, California

Date of Stay: October, 2018 - $57.00
Overall Rating:

We came in on a Friday evening around 5 without reservations expecting to be turned away, but the lady at the front desk showed me 3 pull through sites and allowed me to pick one. We've stayed at a few KOAs recently that were not up to par, but this one is very nice with well spaced pull throughs and mature shade trees. This is a family park with an area for tents to the side of where the RVs are parked. Lots of children riding bicycles but once it got dark it was very quiet. Cable with 10 channels including local affiliates. There was no extra charge for the WiFi which worked better than most campground WiFi. My Verizon phone showed only 1 bar and was unusable for date, so the good WiFi was appreciated. Normally, I bypass a KOA due to their higher prices, but we would come back to this one. We camped at Manchester Beach / Mendocino Coast KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
28
Site Surface
Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Rt 1 going N or S is a very scenic drive with many turnouts to view the beaches and offshore rocks. The route N to the junction of 101 at Leggett is about 80 miles but can take almost 3 hours due to the twists and turns and frequent opportunities to stop and absorb the views.

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Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

K'san Campground, Hazelton, British Columbia

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

A very quiet off the highway along the river campground. All sites are pull throughs that will handle any size rig. Most have a low "berm" between each site. There is a building near the front of the campground with showers and washers/dryers. This is our 2nd visit and will probably not be out last. One thing of note for those with height anxieties, the single lane Hagwilget Canyon Bridge is the primary access to 'KSAN from New Hazelton. There is a yield sign at each end and folks take turns crossing here. We camped at K'san Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Adjacent to the Historic Village of 'KSAN. These are open to the public and native people offer information about how the buildings were used, why they are painted with brilliant graphics and the meanings of the totems.

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Willow Spring's RV & Campground, Clinton, British Columbia

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

My understanding from the owner is they just bought the place last year and are in the process of making improvements. One thing they may not overcome is that they are located on the side of a 2-lane 60+mph speedzone. You have to turn into the drive from the travel lane so signal well in advance. Associated with this is there is noticeable traffic noise from the highway. The pull through sites facing the pond are closest to the road. The backins along the hill are further away and more quiet. That being said, we received a warm greeting on arrival. The site we were assigned had all the utilities in the right place and everything worked, but I noticed some that had the hookups on the wrong side and some didn't have a sewer port. The site was level side to side and i just need to run the tongue jack down a bit to level fore and aft without having to unhook. The owner said that they are going to redo the posts on those sites this coming year to address that. Despite the high speed traffic on the highway, this place had a welcoming rural feel with mowed green grass. We would not hesitate to come back. Perhaps the province will give them a turn lane to make it safer to turn into the property. We camped at Willow Spring's RV & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 111
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 37

Sumas RV Park & Campground, Sumas, Washington

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

The campground is set up for self-pay at the office, but if using a credit card, there is a host camper next to the office who can accommodate that. Access to the sites is across a 10' wide bridge. It looks intimidating but your rig will cross with no problems. We were assigned a long pull through. Water and power worked well. There are ballfields adjacent to the campground so some evenings may have activity until around 10 PM. This is located about a mile south of the border crossing. This is a no frills basic rv park which was fine for an overnight stay, but in my opinion is overpriced. We camped at Sumas RV Park & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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