We'll you learn as you go I guess.
Friday we decided late in the day to make a trip this weekend and we had NO reservations and a late start. We had a party at a friends house between Mo Valley and Logan and decided we wanted to camp somewhere in the neighborhood, now there are actually quite a few choices but when you leave late and have no reservation things can be a little tricky.
We pulled into Wilson Island State park at about 8pm and it was dark and upon finally getting to the park entrance we were greeted with "All Electric Sites Full". We'll shoot, we knew this would be an adventure so we headed back in the opposite direction toward the interstate. I knew the Mo Vally City park had electrical and would be pretty much empty but we really wanted a regular campsite so we knew it would be there for a last resort.
We ended up north in Onawa at the KOA, I decided to go for the FULL HOOK ups since this could possibly be the last outing before it gets cold and I could really get the tanks cleaned out good there. Plus I wanted to try the KOA before, they are always a little pricey it seems (actually everything is when you compare it to State Parks or "govt" sites). It wasn't bad but at $72 for two night compared to $24 to $30 for a state park I think I'll plan a little better in advance moving forward.
We did have a good time, after all we were camping....
KOA main building complete with awesome shower's, laundry and a convenience store.
Blue lake and Lewis and Clark state park are behind the KOA - We did drive through Lewis and Clark and will go there sometime for a weekend for sure.
Our site was in the midst of a bunch of full timers and was rather small.
We rented the three wheel recumbant bike and both Alyssa and I both really liked it. They were selling it and we came close to bringing it home.
Until next time....