Nice level sites. Bad sewer connections. Tall pines throughout park. Very good commissary and exchange on the main side of base. Beautiful park with catch and release fishing. Bowling alley, library, shopette, golf course were all very good. Found WiFi connection by parking in front of lodge and next to hospital.
A little out of the way for north/south travel, however worth the trip to stay there. The office and facilities look new and are nice. You can get on the internet at the laundry room by ethernet cable. The laundry room is very small and not well thought out. The sewer connections are not in the correct place. This could be corrected easily if someone wanted to. We were on site #21 and it is tight for a 40' coach. All this being said, we were comfortable on our site and enjoyed our stay at Shaw. The base is very nice and we did some travel in the area. It was a great time. The MWR needs to get WiFi in the park. All of the retired Military we meet have laptop computers in their rigs and the parks need to address this issue. We will return again if in the area. Good job outdoor rec.
The only complaint is the sewer placement. The staff is the best--we were looking for mail and by the time I got out of my RV staff was walking it over to us. Good walking trail. New library, and a good selection of music tapes. The new coffee shop in the library is great and the prices are right. We were very happy there and will go back--have suggested it to several people we met in other FAMCAMPs. Keep up the good work.
A clean, well kept campground. Convenient to see the sights in and around Sumpter, and Columbia is a short distance away. The new base library has a coffee shop with wifi. Ditto on the odd sewer drains, although I was in site 20 and connected to a drain in the normal place. Others, tho, need two sections of hose to reach their drain up by the front of their unit. Dumb. An example of what can happen when someone plans an RV park layout who has never had an RV. I would stay again, tho.
Besides being RIGHT next to the flight line (aircraft breaking the sound barrier), our stay was wonderful. This very tidy and well run famcamp was a wonderful stop, even with kids. The "back" row is near enough to the two playgrounds/ballfields to see children playing, and the woods are as much fun! My three never got tired of playing outside. The showers are new and roomy, and the laundry is just ok; pricey, and not an adequate folding table. The sewer drains are odd; you will need extra long hoses (the camp has a few extra but be prepared) since the drains are at the front of the sites. Didn't see any recycling at the camp, but the base's recycling center is 1/4 mile down the road and takes EVERYTHING. The Commissary has an ok selection of organic; about what most carry these days, but not as much as those "granola" states stock like at McChord AFB, Washington. The base is easy to maneuver. We would definitely stay again!
Very neat campground. Nice landscaping. Paved roads and sites with concrete patio. All sites level and angled for easy back-in. Sewer a little awkward - placed far forward on the site, requiring long section of sewer hose. Bathhouse very clean and modern. Two washers and two dryers. All housed in a very nice building which is shared by the FamCamp office and Outdoor Recreation equipment issue. Staff made us feel welcome and was very helpful even though we arrived right at closing time. Five bar free Wi-Fi signal.
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