Kennebec KOA Reviews
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Campground Reviews

Jul 28, 2019
While the staff member I spoke to was super friendly and helpful and the bathrooms were clean the pool area looked liked something out of a horror film. We just needed a hookup for the night and we’re on our way early the next day, if your looking for anything more - this is not the KOA for you!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Yes, the pools were damaged by the spring floods we experienced. They are closed and locked up as we work to repair them. You were also made aware that the discounted price you received was in recognition of the temporary lack of amenities.
Jul 28, 2019
Jul 27, 2019
Very nice owners...turning to recover from flooding...pool & kids pool no available...needs cleaning Unfortunately a lot of mess, lack of mowing, weeds. Feel sad for owners However we did stay with no price reduction ?

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

I am sorry these items made your stay with us so unpleasant. Comments about the availability of the pool are true, the RV park IS mowed, though areas closed to customers are not. The statement of "no price reduction" is simply not true, you received a 10% off in addition to your value card discount and were upgraded to a full hookup site to make up for some of our temporary shortcomings.
May 21, 2019
May 19, 2019
Very nice stay-very helpful staff-keep up the good work on improvements to the campground!
May 18, 2019
May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019
I've stayed at great, good, bad & extremely bad KOAs (often wondered if KOA corporate has a list of standards for a park to qualify). the Kennebec KOA is shameful!!! CLEARLY OBVIOUS the owners take NO pride in this park.. it is RUN DOWN, TRASHY, NEVER SAW THE FRONT DESK FOLKS (left me a note taped to the registration door). I WOULD NEVER STAY HERE AGAIN & WILL TELL EVERYONE I KNOW TO STEER CLEAR!
May 15, 2019
Very underwhelmed when we pulled into this KOA. Grass was not mowed yet, scraggly looking. The sewer connection was broken. Very few campers on site, can understand why.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Sorry for your bad experience. South Dakota has received a tremendous amount of rain and snow this spring resulting in a large amount of flooding and softening of roads and site. The problem will be addressed when the weather drys.
May 08, 2019
Sites were mud holes. Few services/amenities were available. Yet they still charged the full rate. We won't be back. As a matter of fact we probably won't renew our KOA membership next year. Our last two stays (both this spring) were both highly unsatisfactory.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Sorry for your bad experience. South Dakota has received a tremendous amount of rain and snow this spring resulting in a large amount of flooding and softening of roads and site. The problem will be addressed when the weather drys. One small correction however, you were not charged full rates. We have been offering a significantly discounted rates all season and you informed of this at check in.
May 05, 2019
The road in the park needs gravel, it was very soft. Not sure if it was due to early season, but the pool was disgusting. It was good for an in and out overnight stay only. There was only 2 other guest in the park. Bad representation of KOA.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Sorry for your bad experience. South Dakota has received a tremendous amount of rain and snow this spring resulting in a large amount of flooding and softening of roads and site. The problem will be addressed when the weather drys.
Nov 14, 2018
met all my expectations
Nov 04, 2018
Served its purpose as a stop on the way home. There's nothing wrong with this KOA. The people were friendly and helpful. Place just needs a little TLC. It looks tired and needs some freshening up.
Oct 26, 2018
Oct 26, 2018
It was a good stopover for an overnight stay. The park needed a lot more gravel in the RV spots. It was mostly dirt.
Oct 23, 2018
Oct 23, 2018
Oct 22, 2018
Oct 20, 2018
This KOA is located off a very isolated,dark exit!Probably a great quiet place if you arrive day time with family,but it’s terribly spooky arriving in middle of night by yourself.no lights left on in cabin,key left in door,bathrooms unsecured.another hotel facility in area spoke very highly of camp hosts and area but I was too uneasy to be reassured and ended up in a hotel that night.
Oct 20, 2018
It is a clean little campground and all the staff were very friendly. This is very much a campground that is basically there for a convenient place to stop, which is not a negative comment. I am just saying there is not much reason to visit Kennebec. It is a small farming community with not much diversion. We had to drive 9 miles west to get a meal. But we wouldn't be afraid to stay here again.
Oct 17, 2018
Oct 13, 2018
Oct 11, 2018
Just came for the night and it was already dark when we got there, so not much to rate. But we did enjoy the breakfast in the morning! Staff was great to chat with!
Oct 09, 2018
Not our favorite KOA but OK for an overnight and appeared to be priced out of line with other KOA’s on our travels. Restrooms not as clean as expected.
Oct 06, 2018
We stayed here on our way to our destination and then on our way home. Both times were good experiences. When we had stopped for the night on our way home we discovered that our car that we tow had a dead battery. The owners were very helpful in getting us a local garage to come and give us a jump start at a more than reasonable price.
Oct 05, 2018
Small, but nice.
Oct 03, 2018
Staff really friendly and helpful. Clean bathrooms. I liked that the cabin had a designated gravel parking spot. No Muddy Mess!!!
Sep 29, 2018
Very close to the highway
Sep 28, 2018
Nice, friendly people.
Sep 28, 2018
Sep 27, 2018
Sep 22, 2018
Sep 21, 2018
Nice, quiet, clean. Good for a quick overnight. Nice staff.
Sep 21, 2018
Good for an overnight stay. We stayed here twice. Once on our way to Mt. Rushmore and then on our way back. Quiet clean. Friendly staff. Only bad was the black flies. Not at all campground fault. Could not sit outside until dark unless you had a swatter. Would go back on our next trip across country.
Sep 19, 2018
Sep 18, 2018
Seulement pour une nuit , situé à proximité des grandes routes , et très propre
Sep 17, 2018
Us campers are used to "camping under the stars". As a member of the dark sky movement, I was appalled at how bright your lights in the campground were!!! Other KOA's we have stayed at aren't lit like this one! Please lower or eliminate the wattage of the lights! We had to inconvenience ourselves by putting towels over our camper blinds in order to sleep after a long day! You should be ashamed!
Sep 17, 2018
Great place to stop for the night on a ride down I 90.Friendly, helpful, level spots.
Sep 16, 2018
Sep 16, 2018
Friendly fly staff, quiet place to stay.
Sep 15, 2018
Sep 14, 2018
Sep 14, 2018
It is a dry dusty gravel yard with few trees and NO cable
Sep 13, 2018
Sep 11, 2018
Was ok clean bathrooms. Lawn and camp site could have been better maintenance
Sep 11, 2018
Nice quiet night for me. This is very convenient and easy to find. The staff was spectacular and extremely helpful.
Sep 10, 2018
Sep 10, 2018
The tent area was far separated from the RVs and the main office, but not so remote. As a result there wasn't any stray headlights or other illumination that might have made sleeping difficult. I had a very good time at Kennebec.
Sep 10, 2018
Nice clean camp. Quiet place to stop overnight. Nice dog run. Great hosts. Don't give 5 stars to anyone yet, but most would.
Sep 09, 2018
A wonderful stay - Thanks!!!
Jun 24, 2020
This Koa has been damage because 9f flood. Yes it doesn't t look good but they are so friend and doing the best they can do . Yes I would return. They are working on their pool now. Thank you all for being like family
- Cecilia Long on Google
May 09, 2020
I liked this campground and hope to stay again. It was a very nice lady that took us to our spot, and it was so quiet and peaceful. Even though it was convenient to the highway, there was no highway noise; just birds and the sigh of the wind. Little bitty town had a little Main Street across from the county courthouse building. I did my morning walk up and down the streets of this quiet little town. Hope to stay again. Thank you and I hope you continue to recover from the floods last year, and now COVID-19 this year! Tough couple of years you’ve got going here. Wish you the best and hope to see you on the way back through!
- Kristin Britt on Google

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