Albert Lea-Austin KOA

RV Park

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84259 CR 46
Hayward, MN 56043
507-373-5170
Reservations: 800-562-5196
Official Website

GPS: 43.664, -93.1841

Last Price Paid: $42
Number of Sites: 82
Reservations: Yes
Open Seasonally: April 15 - Oct 15
Elevation: 1250 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
Weboost
1 review
Nightly rate: $42
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 13
“Rocky, dusty, low water pressure”

Reviewed Jul 09, 2018

Overall Rating

From driving in on dirt roads full of very uneven surface and ruts and washes to approaching the office (opposite the building entrance), to indifferent young people at the registration, things just went downhill. Accessing this from the nearest road was about a 4" drop from the pavement to the dirt road. You drive through a dirt tunnel of trees, and large coaches must stay in the middle so as not to scrape. We were met with two carloads of bathing-suited people leaving the park. Scraped. We registered and were told where our site was, none of the four employees offered to show us. We found it OK but the interior roads are rutted, full of unevenness and a surface I can only describe as riprap, a large cheap rock used to divert water flow and prevent erosion. NOT for roads and walkways and parking areas. Walking on it is VERY difficult, twisted ankles will happen! Our bus would not level on this, the pads were sinking into the soft surface under these fist-sized rocks, so we just spent the night on the air levelers. Smoke from campfires kept us inside, so didn't explore the grounds. Water pressure was at approximately 40psi when we arrived, not excellent, but OK. The morning we experienced 4 psi, not enough to shower, laundry or fill sink for dishes. Husband went to the office and complained, but there were others there complaining they couldn't shower, etc either. Office staff said there was nothing they could do. So, when we went to leave, I noticed ruts in the neighboring site, as well as up and down the interior roads. Our bus had plowed the rocks ahead of us, and we were grateful for the power of our engine to get us out. The fist-sized rocks are simply being moved aside as people drive through them, leaving the wet ground exposed. Bad choice. Not a place we will return to. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Motorhome.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Bryan and Brandi
Jacksonville Beach, FL
45 Entegra Cornerstone
2016 Chevy Colorado
14 reviews
Nightly rate: $39
Days stayed: 1

Bryan and Brandi would stay here again

“Great stop over!”

Reviewed Jul 27, 2016

Overall Rating

This was a great stop over for a night or a couple of days. If you are traveling on I 90 or I 35 this is a very easy campground to get to. Clean and great price. Front yard view of a cornfield kind of a different look but we liked it.

Satellite worked great. Power and water was good.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
1bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Connectivity:
  • wifi: free
Recreation:
  • basketball court
  • game room
  • horseshoes
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • rec hall
  • recreation trail
  • swimming pool: onsite
  • volleyball
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • cabins
  • dump station
  • general store
  • laundry
  • propane
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • swimming pool: onsite
  • trash
  • water available
Discount Clubs:
  • KOA
Pets:
  • pets

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