This was the first place our family camped together. We have stayed her twice, July 2009 and July 2010.We stayed on sites 49-50 in 2009 and sites 60-64 last year.
- Campground is clean and well maintained.
- Rangers come by and make their presence known, but are not bothersome.
- Outdoor movies shown on Fri/Sat during the summer - always kid friendly.
- Camp office sells firewood and ice for a reasonable price.
- Camp offfice rents outdoor games and board games for a $5 depsoit per game, limit 2 per site.
- Bath house is pretty clean, plenty of stallls and showers if you like.
- Camp sinks in front of bath house for washing dishes - our favorite part!
- Site 50 is the only electric site, and requires a handicap permit.
- Bear country . . . need to be smart with storing your food.
- Staff cleans bathrrooms A LOT which you would think is good. They came every 2-3 hours each day.
This campground is a long drive from our home and we went here to stay with family from other parts of the country for a weekend. We woudl return more often if it were closer to our home. If you are staying during the typicall busy nights (Fri/Sat for most of the summer, Fri/Sat/Sun for holiday weekends), you will have no issues with the native animals.
The camp sinks here are unlike anything we've seen in other places. The have a "counter" built aroudn them that allows you to sit your dirty stuff on one side and your clean stuff on the other side. The sink is one large sink and it's very deep. The loop we were on had two washing stations, both illuminated by a light that stayed on all night (provided light for the bath house entrance). These sinks have a hot water tank, so you need to conserve the hot water when washing.
Sites 49 adn 50 have less shade and have a slight slope down towards the bath house. They are on a spur of the loop that leads to the dumpster and visitor parking, so there is little traffic in front of your site. Most of the traffice was people going back and forth to the dumpster.
Sites 60-64 have more shade and are inside the loop. The kids had to cross the road to the bath house, but they were able to play with all the other kids in the center of the loop.
Sites 58-59 are much larger than most and we saw families with multiple tents set up that looked like all their relatives had come with them. It's a short, reasonable walk to the bath house from these sites, but if you have very young children, it may be too far.
Also should mention the ice cream truck comes around at least once each afternoon after leaving the lake swimming area. Sometimes this is right at meal time.
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