Lula L.
Appleton, WI
Joined August 2019
54915
Easy access, peacefull

Stayed in October, so not busy, level sites w elec n water, dump station n dumpsters in park.   Access Park Pass Honored so discount given.  Verizon worked for wifi most of the time, stayed 2 nights.

Not impressed

Drove through a rough part of town n roads, to get to park, a bit confusing to get there w GPS, arrived w no reservation definitely need one or arrive very very early in day. 

Was full, not able to enter, turned around to find alternate park for night.

Was closed for updating in October no access

Reviewed park on line ACE site, no notice that is was going to be closed, definitely was when arrived, had to find alternate park.

Typical state park

Honored access pass for National Parks, was able to drive in no reservations and get a site, blacktop, fire pit, very close together, shaded, near water but no swimming,  the store had firewood but it was out on a pier for boat storage not easy access was wet and punky did not burn well.  Not suppose to collect fire wood,, staff in store and office did there job but not very helpful.  Not impressed will not go back.

Peaceful

Stayed 2 nights, blacktop rv site, back in, w table, fire pit, grill on pit as well as seperate on pedestal, covered table for storage  or prep, also picnic table, water faucet, dumpsters, vault toilet.  Stayed in Oct so it was not busy, there were a few tents, hiking trail lots of shade.  Nice country road drive in and out.

Fishing

A hatchery on site, trout fishing daily limit 4.   Nice stop over on a road trip, honored Access pass for discount, level site, showers, easy drive from a nearby town.   Site was level, table fire pit, grill, lantern hook, access to dumpster n n water, on site dump station.   There is a pool in lower part of campground as well as restraunt, store, did not use these facilities.

Quiet on Sardis Lake

ABSOLUTELY NO CELL SERVICE OR WIFI, had both ATT and Verizon as well as a we boost,  Bathrooms flush ? did not use, dumpster, some fire pits, beach in another part of park, picnic tables, level sites, grills, no services at this park, it is part of the Potato Hills Park on same lake, but not connected, the other has shower n dump.  

Very clean and nice to be on the water, some trees, there was a host, self check in part of ACE Army Corps. Engineers.   Able to use  National Park pass for 50% discount. Golden age or Access veterans, etc.

Convenient, friendly, clean

12 sites Elec n water at ea site, small turn around that could be used in overflow no hook ups, parking spots near pavillions could also be used, some have dump, others have raised holding tanks, plenty of garbage cans, 2 dumpsters, lower sites watch during rain for rising creek.  There is a dump in upper part of park, states permit required, not sure where to get, however there is a phone number on sign.  Local stated its free, unless they think u r abusing it then payment is needed, did not state what the fee was.  Upper park is play ground, splash pool, bathrooms and a shower stall, no doors on inside of stalls did not use those but they were clean.   Family Dollar which is part grocery store fair prices, 3 gas stations, subway, few restaurants, walking to shopping a friendly town, the wash board a clean friendly laundromat owner gave us lots of info on town and nearby towns. Home of Chickasaw  Indian w a welcome center lots of various info for all of state and activities also has genealogy museum,  war memorial, home of Blake  Shelton w club/cafe/bar that has live music for fee (the dog house) 4 nights a week.  Great stop over before crossing into TX.  NO fire pits, 2 picnic pavilions, some sites have concrete picnic tables, but plenty of tables in pavilions.

Private sites

Clean showers that are their own facility on the back side of building for restrooms, single shower, toilet and sink with locking door. 

This is one of the newer facilities as it was previously a day use only facility with a boat landing.

River rafting trips

Clean showers used their services to get a tubing trip in on Peshtigo River.

very busy

In GT National Park, about 20 miles from S entrance to Yellowstone, very busy sites are not much, parking for rv and vehicles are along road tents can be put up further from road, bear boxes provided, picnic tables n fire pits, showers r in laundry room up by main stores not very close to camp sites, rode bike up to stores, beach and restaurants, there is a small grocery store on site with gift shop, this park is ran by Vail Resorts for the National Park Service, so you are in a National Park, follow fire restrictions closely.

First to Review
Quiet

Just outside of town, along river but only access is at boat landing, this is army corp of engineers park, dump, bathrooms, showers, electric and some access to water, people were running very long hoses to their sites each site did NOT have its own.

Quiet

This is a popular place during summer months, fishing, vault toilets.

Old campground that is no longer managed so it is free.

Beautiful scenic best spot

This is on the North Fork River, blue green crystal clear water, vault toilets only, in October after closing can be solo camping.           Long beautiful drive in, narrow road would not reccomend for motorhome over 20' or any large camper as there is no backing up or turn arounds. 

Shannon County, Missouri Address: Birch Tree, MO 65438 Phone:(573) 323-4236

Free in off season

Small n quiet

On North Fork river, open sites w fire pits.  Best for tents n small rigs, vault toilets. No other facilities, river is popular for water activities, kayaking, canoe, river trips fishing.

On river

Was not a busy campground but it was October and a gloomy weather, quiet.

Scenic, peaceful

Long scenic drive in on gravel road, used to be a pay campground is now disperse camping, sites may have picnic table and lantern hook, do have picnic table, firepits w grill, bathrooms were closed and not in use.  Small campground on river, beautiful, there were mostly tent capers there, some hiked in and out following trail on multi-day hike.  Pack it in Pack it out, no services at all.

Scenic

Co Rd 129, Harrison, AR 72601  National Park Service 

Stopped while doing the Scenic 7 road tour for fall colors, well worth the drive down the windy gravel road, best for tents, can hike in as part of a multi-day hike, this is one of many campground for that activity.  Not recommended for large campers or motor homes.  Have cash to pay fee host does not give change.

Star gazing park, meaning park does not light up during night, if they do they are yellow lights not bright but there, flush toilets and a pavilion, fire pits. 

They give discount for senior and disabled america beautiful pass.