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#1 GzrGldGeo

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 08:44 AM

Does anyone have anything experience with the park pro or con?  I don't seem to find anything on the forum on this park and little on the internet as far as reviews. 

 

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#2 Dutch_12078

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 09:01 AM

I only found one review for this park at http://www.rvparkrev...fo_Springs.html


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#3 GzrGldGeo

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 09:42 AM

Yes I found that one.  I found it odd the park has had one mention on this forum and only one review.  Hopefully someone has experiences they can share. 


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Posted 18 August 2013 - 10:18 AM

We have been there a couple of times. No better or worse than other co-ops. Nice area, loved Soloman's castle. The park is usually full in the peak winter months.
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Posted 18 August 2013 - 10:23 AM

Unless things have changed since our one night visit, they have some of the strictest pet rules we have ever encountered.  No pet, no problem.  


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Posted 18 August 2013 - 11:58 AM

It is a beautiful park, well laid out and well groomed. We have always found it to be friendly, but as with all parks with "permenate" residents it has its clicks.


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Posted 24 August 2013 - 09:19 PM

Us too-it is a great park but getting harder and harder to get into with the permanant folks.  We have been in a site when the "owner" decided to make an early visit and we had to move to another site.  While not the end of the world, it was inconvenient but the people were friendly.  Hugs, Di


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Posted 25 August 2013 - 02:42 AM

We've stayed there a couple of times. NIce park but not a lot to do in the area. And, as others have said, many of the permanent residents have been very aloof and did not make us feel very welcome. We have seen this at some of other the co-op parks


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Posted 25 August 2013 - 05:18 AM

We stayed there about 8 years ago, the winter before we went fulltime for a night, had planned on staying 5 days, but checked out the next morning. We found the check in staff rude and way to many rules. Also at the time the worse fire ant investation we had ever encountered on our assigned lot. Never have been back, and don't see the need to. Not a place for "hugs".


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Posted 25 August 2013 - 08:48 AM

This was the first Escapee park we visited.  We received a decidedly UNWELCOME attitude by residents and were actually yelled at by management while trying to check in!  Needless to say, we left quickly and have never returned.  Fortunately, this is the ONLY time we have had a negative experience at an Escapee park (and there are only a very few that we have not visited).

 

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:15 AM

There are two reviews on escapees.com.  Average 3.5 stars.  One comment not very encouraging.


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Posted 27 August 2013 - 03:33 AM

The park is usually well kept by the hired staff, but the politics, and cliks,seem to overide even common sense , guests are simply "tolerated".

The park is DEFINATELY NOT HDT friendly I  will never visit that park again.

The general feeling you get from the administration is if you don't like ANY of our rules, or guidelines, simply leave.

 

I "used" to spend 1 month every winter for 6 years, every year the visit was tainted with more & more disdain for the administration.

 

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Posted 27 August 2013 - 06:13 AM

We have had our name on the list for a lot for about 7 years so far.  As time has gone by, it is not a place I want to spend a full winter.  Most of that is location and the town has just gone further down hill and the Wal-Mart is one of the dirtiest I have ever seen. 

We have stayed there many times with no problems.  We have found that if you sign up on the volunteer list, you get a more friendly acceptance.  I have made a couple of  good friends there over the years. The problem is (according to a few who have tried to keep the park active, is that more and more people are living there full time and don't want to do anything because they are "retired and didn't retire to do more work".  When we first started going there, there were lots of activities, dinners, outside entertainment, etc.. But now there is very little of that left. It is a shame because the park is a pretty one and so far we have found most of the residents friendly.