Just got off the phone with VC to make reservations - just the VERY nicest folks. It is site #47.....however, will not accommodate a slide, which we have. She laughed and said that was the only site like that because there was some sort of "oops" when it was developed and they had to terrace it. We reserved site #7, which she said was their most popular and most reserved. It's 52' long and very level. Backs up to the creek. Glad I saw your post because we'll be coming back through from a family reunion near San Antonio and this makes a nice stopover on our 49th anniversary - surely we're not THAT old. It's only about 3 more hours to reach home, but this will be a nice rest from all the family fun. Thanks for the post.
I like the rail fence around the sites. We found they do this at the Cloudland Canyon State Park in Trenton GA but only on their West rim camp sites.
Kinda neat sitting on the fence and watching squirrles...
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They had to do the site this way because of the slope of the land going down to the lake. It is right beside the beach area. If you go to this state park, bring your golf clubs because the have a new 27 hole golf course just opened. It is Arkansas 2nd largest state park. Hiking trails, bike trails, and horse trails and horse stables. Here are some pics of the golf course, i took.
Also agree that Cloudland Canyon is a wonderful SP - right next to Chattanooga with a ton of stuff to do. The downside is that they do not - or did not as of 2 years ago - reserve site specific. The other "rule" about a site must be occupied is waaayyy far from being enforced. We had driven about 5 hours and pulled in to find what appeared to be EVERY site "occupied", when in truth, the first guy in the group paid for all the rest and put the cards on the post. To say DH was not happy is a huge understatement. We drove through both CGs to find the same thing, yet we had reservations. So where was the site??? He was boiling. Finally stopped at the Host site and he explained the problem to the host. He hopped in his little golf cart and finally found the last site. Whew! As it turned out, the site was incredible - deck and terracing, we met some wonderful folks - a group of AL and Auburn fans....together - and they took a big liking to Sam and had us join them every meal. Sam knew how to "work a group". I would strongly suggest that if you're going to Cloudland Canyon, get there EARLY. I don't know if their "enforcement" has improved, but that can surely start a nice weekend off on a sour note.
Re Village Creek - when we were there about 2 years ago, it was on a Thursday evening and the place was nearly deserted. It's a huge park with lots to do - a destination all on it's own. Spotless showerhouses. Immaculately maintained. Site #47 is a knock-out....too bad it won't accommodate a slide. I'm anxious to see #7 - the reservation person assures me it's excellent.