Staged with a paraglider landing field, there appears as you drive in to be plenty of space, with the large entrance, paraglider field, horse pasture, tent area, and surrounding open ground next to the Golden Eco-Adventure Ranch. Decent signage along the highway and roads help guide you, though the last signs say "GEAR", which is fine, but is not the full name and on a dark rainy night might throw off an anxious, tired traveler.
The office is new and nice but in an odd spot, requiring one to walk around a living quarters to get to it. Large RVs like ours end up blocking signed check-in parking spots staged to the side, another odd arrangement, but not troublesome I suppose unless you arrive at a busy time.
The two biggest gripes I have are #1) the gravel road has a zillion small potholes, from the entry gate all the way through the RV camping loops. One huge one in particular at the far turn got me off guard because I was watching #2) tree limbs, my second big gripe. The pothole is virtually unavoidable, even if I had seen it, since it overs a good chunk of the sharp right curve... through trees. Getting slide outs out was a trip due to the tree limbs hanging on both sides of the site; to what I could see, most of the sites are that way. Being in the shade is nice, but not if I have to get out my ladder and do some pruning to get set up.
There are a lot of mosquitos, but that's not the Park's fault; just come with repellant on before stepping out to set up camp or do any pruning. And the advertised WiFi? I had to bring my iPad to the office porch before I could log on, and there are about 3 Internet links on the airwaves, so you have to choose the right one before you connect; but it seems a solid connection once you get online. The clerk agreed it had little range, and that even they had trouble getting on from the living quarters next door (30 feet away). So don't expect to get online from your RV, a few hundred yards away.
You don't hear much highway noise, but yeah the train whistles as it goes nearby once in a while, but hey, it's the Canadian Rockies... Trains go along with the deal. We got used to it after several weeks in Banff and Yoho National Parks. The ads I read mentioned horse trail trips and a ranch atmosphere, or at least that's the impression I got. I don't really see a ranch as such, like I've seen elsewhere in Ranch/RV Park setups.
Otherwise, it is not a bad place and has newer electrical and water hookups, though no sewers. The dump site is odd, as it's set up for easiest access if you are entering the sewerless campground; this is reverse for what most people will need... to dump when leaving the park. They appear to also have a nice large events building as well, likely for parachute and hang gliding festivities and other large gatherings, where the campground is handy to event goers. Today the laundry facilities, though clean and new and well arranged in a large nifty shower and restroom building at the head of the woods where the park sites are, had only one each of the several washers and dryers working... the rest were out of order. A sign indicated a repair had been ordered, and since today is Monday, it's no big deal until the park gets busy again.
It's a place with new buildings and facilities, and lots of grounds. Flowers adorn the office deck and the lawns are cared for. Now if they'd put some work into filling the potholes and trimming trees, perhaps removing some that crowd the RV park loop so larger coaches like ours (36' diesel with towed car) could maneuver with a tad less worry, I'd give this park a much higher rating.
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