Beautiful Park but some Challenges
This is a large Encore park with plenty of activities/amenities. There were lots of families and it can get a little busy during the day with lots of people out and about on bicycles, skateboards, etc., but all of our neighbors observed quiet hours. There is some nearby airport noise but it's minor. Nice and quiet in the evening. Park is pet friendly and there is a large fenced dog park on Loop G.
The roads are well paved but narrow. The sites are soft dirt and leveling is somewhat challenging but not terrible. Some campers with larger rigs were not able to fully extend their awnings due to the trees but we did not have a problem. Try to avoid arriving after dark, as the site numbering system is a little chaotic and not visible after sunset.
The picnic tables are old wooden tabletop/benches with cement bases. They are NOT comfortable or movable. It appears they are slowly replacing the older tables with aluminum frame tables that can be moved.
Amenities vary by site, so I recommend pulling up the online park map and calling the reservation number directly. You cannot pick your spot online and I’ve seen some other reviews on other sites stating they didn’t get what they thought they had reserved. By speaking with the representative directly, I was able to pick our space in advance. We reserved a spot in loop E and were quite happy with it.
WiFi and LTE connectivity are definitely a problem here. Because this park is so large, I believe site location may be a reason for many mixed reviews. In Loop E, AT&T hot spot did not work at all. Verizon hot spot worked some of the time but was very slow and sometimes did not work at all. We purchased the park WiFi and had troubles immediately. We called the support desk number on the login page and they worked some magic on their end to get us connected.
We camped here for 4 nights and enjoyed our stay. We will return.
Great restaurants within walking/biking distance. Strongly recommend Ernie's Coffee Shop for Breakfast/Bruch. Food is great, coffee is great, bloody marys are fantastic.
Lake Tahoe Pizza Company (across the street) is a MUST. Some of the best pizza I've ever had and the salad bar is great, too.
Smart and Final within biking distance and other grocery stories, pharmacies, etc. nearby.
Lake is 6 miles away.