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“Not terrible camping”

Meadowbrook Campground
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Meadowbrook Campground
Reviewed 4 September 2007

Not expensive. $14/night. The sites are nice but the showers are very old. The problem with this campground…it is just behind an outside Bar and you can hear their music from anywhere since it is a little campground. I think the staff had a bad experience with campers during the summer since I had a cold welcome for the check in. And please respect the hour or the check out (11h AM). My little girl (3 years old) wanted to go to the washroom after the check out and the manager gave us a lot of … and asked to leave the wash room before she had an opportunity to finish her job. We left the camping right away. I do a lot of camping and I never got this type of treatment… before or after the check out. I think the staff should be flexible for young children.

Stayed: September 2007
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Reviewed 19 March 2007

Me and my girlfriend stayed at the meadowbrook campground for a great weekend in september 2006. We originally reserved at this campground because it didn't cost much for the night.

We are "wild camping" fans and we were expecting the total opposite, but were pleasantly suprised. The campground is located in Ray brook, 5 minutes from LAke PLacid, NY. Each site is close to each other, but are placed in a way to accomodate anyone. There are some opened sites, (no trees) and there are some remote tent sites where even if you are close to your neighbors, you aren't close enough to hear them talk.

Staff at the campground were extremely nice and helpful and they were always smiling. They gave us hiking tips, weather information, as well as information on the high peaks trails, and on the different trailheads.

Women at the office even told us not to buy wood at some specific kiosk to avoid paying too much for something that would not burn. She also told us we could make our own campfire wood using dead trees anywhere on the sites.

There were some small negative points, but nothing really to cause problems. The showers were really old and floor was dirty (but hey... its a campground), and there was a railroad close to the tent sites. However, no train passed by during the whole weekend (at least during the night) so it was not a problem for us.

In conclusion, for 51 $ for three nights, we are going to go again for sure. Reservations are already taken for May 18th, 2007.

3  Thank Nouknitouk
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Additional Information about Meadowbrook Campground

Address: 1174 NYS Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977
Region: United States > New York > Ray Brook
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Speciality Lodging in Ray Brook
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Meadowbrook Campground Hotel Ray Brook

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