The roads leading to campground are narrow if you are in an RV. It is about 6 miles from highway 88. campground is along a river/creek with wading permitted. This is in a national forest so we knew not to expect any hookups. Site are spacious. Disabled access to walkway along river. Reasons for 4 stars -pit toilets and narrow road inside campground. If you want to leave, you must circle the entire park and hope another RV isn't coming in the opposite direction!
Would definitely stay here again. This is not a place for a short one-night visit due to location. It took us 2 1/2 hrs to reach from Carson City, NV (about 80 miles away) The road was very steep from Carson City.
if resort status - need a dog walker recommendation
Park and restrooms are very clean and well maintained. There is an obvious difference between the "premium sites" and "regular sites". Premium are well landscaped, close to amenities and more spacious. We stayed in a "regular" site and still had to pay $63 per night. When we called in advance to inquire about a dog walker, the phone answerer was rude - "we don't do that" I reiterated if they have someone they recommend. "No." I can't imagine why they have "resort" in their name and are close to such a tourist city that they can't recommend a person or 2 for this service.
The sites are very close together. Evidently they are making every other site a grass space between sites. Unfortunately, they started working a 6 am! Thankfully, we had planned on an early start - not quite that early! Laundry facility was clean with plenty of washers and dryers. $1.75 per wash and $0.25 for 6 minutes drying. Site is only gravel with no shade. Hopefully the remodeling of sites will include addition of trees.
This park is a glorified parking lot. Site was level with grass and picnic table between each site. Sites are so close you can't put out your awning. Restrooms are clean with hot water. To use the pool, you must go to the other side of the complex and use the hotel pool. Maintenance staff friendly and helpful (we had an electrical issue) but the check-in staff was not. To get a physical receipt, you must go to the front desk to ckeck out. They also all a $50 hold to your credit card for incidentals (what incidentals will I have at this RV park??)
Park is an easy on/off from I80 with minimal noise heard. Site was level but there was no plant life except for weeds. Site was long enough that we didn't need to unhitch the tow vehicle. We had to pay extra for a site with a wind barrier and concrete patio. Not something we wanted for a short one night stay. Staff friendly. Internet access requires a code for each device you wish to connect for wifi that is basically unusable.
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They claim to be a "new" KOA but we here 2 years ago and they were KOA then. Interior roads and sites need leveling and gravel. There are several large potholes along the paved entrance. The addition of plants to block the view of the interstate would also be nice if you are in the closest row as we were. There appear to be many permanent residents here. Restrooms were clean but need some TLC as does most of the park. It appears as though KOA corporate does not inspect their campgrounds any longer. So sad since they used to be a very reliable place to stay along the way.
We have stayed here numerous times. It is one of the few RV parks that has a "resort" feel while maintaining a "camping" feeling without boasting they are more than they are - an RV park. This park is the closest to DC and is an easy Metro ride to DC. We always park at the Greenbelt Metro stop but they also have a public bus stop at the entrance (inside park so you are under covering and off the street) along with the ability to purchase bus and Metro tickets at park. Sites are well maintained as are the bathhouses (this is the park we compare all other bath/restrooms too.) We have never had a problem while staying here. This trip in cluded hiring a dog walker who is recommended by the park. She took our dog out twice one day so we could stay in town all day being "tourists". A neighboring camper mentioned she was gone about 20 minutes each time she took him out. This park also offers tent, group tent, cabin, yurts, and traditional RV sites.
Since our last visit they've added a splash park and new building with more laundry and bath/showers. Their first laundry room has always been sufficient so this was nice to see. Laundry wash was $2.50 per load using new front load washers and dry was about $1.50 per load since you pay $0.25 for each 6 minutes. Some loads were done in $1 while some needed more time. They have also eliminated the code entry at security gate. It is now a scanning device but every time we entered, a staff member was at the gate and opened it as we approached. After 8 days, they recognize you!!
This "resort" is not to resort status standards. The camground requires that you unhitch your tow vehicle prior to entry because of the narrow roads. The site they put us into would not accomodate our 30 ft motorhome. It was too steep of an entry to the site and our back bumper dug into the dirt. After much debate, they moved us to a site across the way from the original site. After dragging our bumper along the cement for about 5 feet due to a steep entry, an employee commented about how lucky we were to get the shadiest site. We did not appreciate that since it was so difficult to enter the site. It was over 100 degrees when we checked in about 6 pm this day. The restroom facility we found had exposed electrical wires, and no mirrors. We were unable to find the shower facilities. The entry gate requires a code to enter. The employee who was guiding us to the site opened it for us, but we were never given the code. It wasn't an issue for us since we arrived about 6 pm and knew we were leaving early the next morning. If we had known Lake Oconee Village was so close, we might have had dinner out while the RV cooled off. Entry into park is deceptive of park quality.
Site was level, long enough for RV and tow vehicle, and well spaced from other sites. Restrooms were clean, showers large. We were given a nice site next to restroom for our multi-night stay. Dog run was of sufficient size. Staff very friendly and helpful. Close to interstate. Since it was so warm and humid during our stay, we never heard the interstate noise because our windows were closed and AC going.