As a primitive camper, this campground took the edge off. Heated restroom/shower was a first for me. The campgrounds were great, however the typical questions that you would ask at the shoppette, BX, or commissary, about information was like talking to another tourist. My cell phone died and I needed to make a collect call, no one knew where any pay phones were, the only one that I located was inside the hospital, just off the emergency room. The base map is in need of updating. There is no enlisted men's club, it is consolidated with the officer's club and only open on Friday. The American Legion downtown is only open Tuesday - Friday 1500 - 2100, so buy your own adult beverages, if you plan on cocktails in the afternoon or evening. The bowling alley has beer, however $2.75 is a little steep for a military installation.
I agree with most of what has been said about this beautiful campground, the only exceptions being the trains. Maybe it's a matter of what you're used to, but I don't find them very noisy and have only heard their horn a half-dozen times so far. The winter monthly rate is now $390--too high for what you get but something we might as well get used to. Wireless Internet is now available (although on the fritz today), and there are now signs on Academy Blvd. Commissary is excellent, BX so-so, and the only dining available on base for retirees is the bowling alley and a Burger King. Luckily, there is a wealth of excellent restaurants and stores just off base to the south. There are no wintertime camp hosts but John, from Outdoor Services, has been great. We'll definitely be back, although we'll probably wait until it's warmer--it's 17 degrees outside as I write this!
Beautiful campground in great location. As mentioned too close to the train track and we were on the east side, closest to the trains. Loud enough to wake you in the middle of the night sometimes. Sites were large and full hookups. Staff said that wi-fi is being discussed, but that it may take a long time to become available at the campground. It is available at the base library and a modem is available at one of the laundry facilities at the campground. Staff were very helpful!
Great place to stay in the middle of the woods. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Easy to find and easy to navigate. Train didn't bother us. Warning, there is no diesel fuel on the base, but plenty available in the south gate area off base.
Gate guard was helpful giving directions to the campground. Office personnel cheerful and courteous. Large site with plenty of elbow room. Train was noisy at night but the reason is that USAFA has several crossings and train engineer required by law to blow the whistle at all crossings. Great place to camp!!!
Very nice campground. Sites are big and not to close together. Both restroom/laundry buildings were very well maintained. There was a crew doing a survey to locate WiFi antennas throughout the park while we were there, so may have WiFi soon. The trains wouldn't be so bad if they didn't have to blow their horns 3-5 times as they go by at all hours of the day and night. There is a lot to see in the area so we stayed 3 weeks instead of the planned one week. We like the area, and the park, and will return. It was so pleasant we didn't even mind the little bit of snow!
Outstanding place to stay. The camp hosts were extremely helpful and friendly. The sites are large, clean, easy in and out access, the setting is beautiful. There's so much to do that a person could stay a long time. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Will definitely stop again.
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We were close to the railroad tracks but the train was hardly noticeable. Tow vehicle problems were experienced the day before we were to leave and our stay was graciously extended to accommodate required repairs. Restrooms and laundry were very clean and well maintained
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