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Old 03-02-2011, 08:27 PM   #1
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Favorite Website for Campground Reviews

Has anyone found a reliable, comprehensive website for campground reviews? Nothing out there seems to be what I am looking for. Why all these hotel reviews? Where are the campers?
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Old 03-02-2011, 08:29 PM   #2
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Old 03-02-2011, 08:30 PM   #3
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I use this one when looking for places on the road.
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I have found the reviews to be very accurate for the most part.
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Old 03-02-2011, 09:25 PM   #4
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I like both the above suggestions. I refer to rvparkreviews and forestcamping frequently.

This site has relatively few campgrounds, but if it has one you're interested in, there are lots of good pics.

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Old 03-02-2011, 11:46 PM   #6
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There is an app called Campwhere for iPhone. It may have incarnations for other smartphone platforms as well. It list all fed/state/local government funded campgrounds on a searchable map interface. We use it all the time.
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RV Park Reviews :: Home Great site. Reviews are provided by fellow campers.
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We like www.woodalls.com and go with nothing rated lower than four W's

For other camgrounds we 'really' like and utilize www.uscampgrounds.info
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Woodalls and we may go as low as 3 W's for facilities. Recreation is not that important to us as we're there for the area offerings. We don't like to use web sites that have user information as we've noticed too much vitriol for campgrounds that we've enjoyed.
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Woodalls and we may go as low as 3 W's for facilities. Recreation is not that important to us as we're there for the area offerings. We don't like to use web sites that have user information as we've noticed too much vitriol for campgrounds that we've enjoyed.
I agree sometimes you run into a review where someone appears to have an ax to grind. But if you weigh the ratings against the comments it is easy to tell whether a bad rating is legitimate or not. The comments are very helpful in providing greater insight into the campground.
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Yes, on www.rvparkreviews.com you see both nutty reviews (somebody with some kind of beef, often irrelevant) and reviews that are obvious plants by owners or their friends. However, the site is now old enough and well enough established that places in more popular locations have large numbers of reviews, so the beefs and plants are pretty easy to spot and ignore.

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Yes, on www.rvparkreviews.com you see both nutty reviews (somebody with some kind of beef, often irrelevant) and reviews that are obvious plants by owners or their friends. However, the site is now old enough and well enough established that places in more popular locations have large numbers of reviews, so the beefs and plants are pretty easy to spot and ignore.

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What? Nah, you don't have a motorhome. We did get a nice review from a WBCCI member in one. I think it was probably somebody from the Texas Plains unit that had a rally up here in the summer. Several of them had motorhomes.

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In addition to some of those mentioned, I kind of like TripAdvisor. They don't appear to have a specific category for campgrounds, but there are several rated. If I'm in doubt of a rater's credibility, or possible motives, I sometimes find it useful to read reviews of other locations by the same person.


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