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Trier, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

e stayed here for two nights in June 2016 on a Camper Van round-trip through British Columbia and enjoyed it very much. At first sight, the Campground is rather unassuming, but in a very good state at a closer look, especially the showers and other facilities. We used the ones right at the Registration Office, as it was the closest... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stayed here for two nights. Most of the sites are not very secluded but they are angled so that your trailer might offer a bit of privacy from one side. There were a lot of trains going by across the river. This was very noisy if you are tenting or a light sleeper. It did not bother our family... More 

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Utrecht
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

So given the setting (close to town but also close to the railroad) we did expect some noise polution here. However, a crew of 20 workers working on the tracks the whole night was not what we expected. The tracks are literally behind the campground (40 meters, 120ft) and the insanely loud noise that lasted throughout the night made us... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

I spent 3 nights there with some friends and had a really great time. The campsite was clean, located close to town, had some great scenery but wasn't very sheltered. I tent, so don't have the luxury of having that much privacy so some more trees and bushes would have been nice. The other concern was the train tracks across... More 

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Thank Connor W
Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a fairly typical municipal campground with side-by-side sites and having little privacy. As their website says, the campground is located next to Kicking Horse River, which is a pleasant place to sit and contemplate the milky water as it flows by. However, their ad does not mention that on the other side of the river are train tracks,... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a nice campground; it is convenient to the town area, and it is on the river. Unlike many of the reviewers here, we enjoyed the trains, though they can be loud. The campground staff were helpful and the washrooms in the main office building were beautiful. The only real flaw is in the bathrooms in the actual campground.... More 

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Thank Barry M
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great location near town. Walking distance along the river to food and restaurants. Not too noisy except the train but I've found every camp ground has trains. My shower wasn't hot only warm. That was my only issue. Girls at the front desk were lovely. Helped me with all my questions.

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The Hague
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

During a recent trip to Canada we camped at the Golden Municipal Campground. The campground was very nice, close to the river and just on the outskirt of town. There was a swimming meet at the municipal swimming pool located just outside of the campground and so the campground was full. Nevertheless it was quiet. Beware that there are a... More 

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

It is just on the edge of town, walking distance. But nestled in the bushes against the river, so we still felt secluded. Trains and ice cream were a hit with the kids. Bathrooms and showers were awesome and clean. Firewood a bit pricey. Quiet.

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Thank jadapro
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This campground is well run and located right on the banks of the Kickinghorse River at the edge of town. The mainline rail tracks are right across the river which might be appealling or appalling depending on your attraction to railways. When we were there a few trains only came through due to track maintenance higher up the valley. Good... More 

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Address: 1407 9th Street South, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Golden
Number of rooms: 72
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“Some of the powerless sites had a few more trees.”
 of 5 bubbles 375kelliec, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a spot on the river bank.”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Use the shower near the office not the one in the campground”
 of 5 bubbles llargs, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Reserve a site near the back -they are well treed.”
 of 5 bubbles jillybean238, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“have a long hose 35 to 45 ft”
 of 5 bubbles den&deb-2004, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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