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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We really liked the tranquility of the campground and the stunning nature around it. Hiking trails are close by so you can really jump into action the next morning. Camping spots are spacious and nicely equipped with a table, fireplace and an "anti-bear" storage box....More

Thank MatejZnidaric
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Had a rain storm Sat. night that was amazing, didnt last long but was VERY cool. great camping neighbors, planning our return trip for May next year right now!! Although the website was showing our loop sold out it was fairly empty all 3 nights...More

1  Thank Bar K
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We really enjoyed this campground and its location. Sites were large and had nice firepits and picnic tables. The only complaint and only reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is because they don't have an on-site host like we did in Yosemite. And if...More

1  Thank LisaLoves2Travel
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

lodgepole is probably one of the best campgrounds for families! it always has the most bear activity which is great to see, clean bathrooms, trail heads that start in the campground, and the marketplace is very accomodating with clean showers. It can be a little...More

1  Thank mcruss125
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I came to camp at Lodgepole for only 2 nights, because it was all that was (luckily) available for this time of year. I had always wanted to stay here, but as the time got closer and after reading the reviews (about...More

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27 November 2017|
Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
Check at reserve america website to see what is open year round. I believe that the campground is closed completely in the winter season, meaning NO, you can't camp there. And, as of this writing, the park is closed due to... More
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27 September 2017|
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Response from Bar K | Reviewed this property |
you can book up to 6months in advance late May thru late Nov..BUT right now the rec.gov site for booking isn't open for 2018 reservations yet. Why? who knows Ive been given 5 different answers over the last 7 days. Just... More
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"Bring extra fuel for your stoves."
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"Best car-camping: 46-51 & 96-100, they are next to the river. Loop 1-22 is closest to village."
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"This is not a hotel but a campground, we enjoyed our site #162......"
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"Get in early to get a good campsite but we found no trouble late in day."
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