While it looks pretty and has a nice enough layout and is beside the river. The problem with this is it's run more like a prison. You seem to be watched with everything you do and while some nearby campers were friendly others were like camping fascists. One snapped at my girlfriend for walking near his camp area and ordered her not to do it again saying "I'm not asking you I'm telling you!"
The most bizarre part was the rangers at the entrance. Seemed friendly enough on entrance. When I went to drive down to the shop for some supplies I had some empty beer bottles i took with me and the ranger stopped me and said it's highly illegal to have open containers in my car. I said I understand and was confused when she kept repeating herself. I continued the 20 yards further to dispose of said recycling and upon my return had the park ranger police waiting for me accusing me of drinking and driving and saying I refused to do anything about the bottles when told by a ranger. Surely she could see 20 yards away me dispose of the EMPTY bottles. I was rudely told I was lucky and that I should be in prison if he had of caught me then he proceeded to say and I quote "Just because you are Irish doesn't mean you can drink while driving". How ironic, seeing as in Ireland people don't even have 1 pint then drive yet here people drive home after a night out. I didn't realize disposing of recycling in the proper manner would get me in so much trouble and get racially profiled..
Aside from all that, you WILL encounter wildlife so be prepared. I sat up into the late evening with my camera and tripod and got some fantastic shots of dear that were trying to steal food from around the camps or eat crumbs from the tables. Late that night we did have multiple appearances of bears right beside our tent. So bear lockers are essential and make sure your car is clean and everything is locked away. It can be somewhat un-nerving to unexperienced campers.
The problem with these camps is that its so hard to get a spot, it's booked up months in advance. We had a much nicer experience in the not-bookable Tamarack flats the previous nights. There you can also gather your own firewood and there was no bears and people were very friendly and it's only $10 a night.
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