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Old 07-14-2010, 02:38 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by bikendan View Post
I've never see a national park that didn't charge for showers but maybe there are.
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Middlesboro, KY does not charge for showers. They have GREAT showers.... clean' and I do mean CLEAN. Sanitized daily... cleaned every day. There are two showers at the A-B loop..... another two at the C-D loop.... and I think 4 brand new ones at the furthest loop. LOTS of hot water.

The only time I've ever seen a problem was Memorial weekend... some IDIOTS came in and tried their best to trash as much as they could. Don't know who did it.... but IF I could have caught them I'd turned them in...... IN A HEARTBEAT!

Why do some idiots try to trash stuff? Somebody should have slapped their mama silly for having such stupid kids. (something tells me that the ones that did it were adults!)


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Old 07-14-2010, 03:05 PM   #12
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I have been using the shower in all of our campers that has had them. It has been a long time since I have even been in most of the cg bathhouses/potties. DH still uses the cg facilities as he says it is just too small. DGD has loved the tubs in our last 2 and hope she can adjust to the shower in the new one. I have seriously thought of having DH take out the sink and shower and put in a tub.

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Old 07-14-2010, 05:28 PM   #13
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Hi we had the same issue . . . I just posted pics of our shower modification. It was fairley easy and took about a day. We are very happy with the results and the increased storage space.

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Old 07-14-2010, 06:44 PM   #14
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We're new to this so I am still surprised that campgrounds charge for showers. Alberta provincial campgrounds charge 2 tokens for $5 and each token supposedly lasts between 5 and 7 minutes. One private (Lion's Club) campground charged $2 per token for between 3 and 6 minutes of shower time. Private campground in Whitefish, Montana didn't charge but shower stalls were small and while not uncomfortable it wasn't exactly hot.
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Old 07-14-2010, 08:49 PM   #15
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Traveling with grandkids, the shower is a must! I know it's clean. In fact, our last rip the outside shower was used even more washing off feet and arms after contact with dirt, leaves, and rocks. I may hit some parks that I would use the public facilities...but it would take a lot for me to take the grandkids in to use them.
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:02 PM   #16
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Lot of differences of opinion. Thee Roo has a 30+ gal FW tank. We stay for at least three days. There are normally 5 of us. 2 adults 3 kids. Now if we all take a shower daily plus use the sink occasionally and the toilet (remember 3 kids). How long would the water last, even if I installed a Super conserving shower head. Anyone know??????I dopn't think it would last very long.. Day maybe day and a half... If someone has had success with this please let us know what to do so we can use the shower and other things and have it last for 3 days....... I have thought to add a second tank in the truck to refill the HTT. Then there is the issue of the waste tanks filling fast. Thanks for the inputs.......
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:10 PM   #17
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gwizpro, tell your guests to take a Navy shower. Rinse, turn off showerhead, soap up & lather, turn showerhead back on & rinse off.
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Old 07-15-2010, 07:27 AM   #18
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We never used the shower/minitub in our Edgewater once. The outside shower was used a few times but I think the shower in the V-Lite will get used as it is much larger. Guess I'll know in 3 weeks when we head off to Barrie Ontario.

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Old 07-15-2010, 09:36 AM   #19
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We use it every time we've camped so far. It is a lot nicer than any of the "shower" facilites we've seen @ the campgrounds so far. We don't like to be close to the facilities because of all the traffic and the people headed to the facilities always seem to be a bit more inconsiderate of our "space".

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Old 07-15-2010, 10:28 AM   #20
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We have a 3 and a 1 year old and the tub works great for giving them their bath. We haven't used the shower yet, and I'm not sure how it will work for me. I'm just under 6 foot and standing in the tub of the shower my head hits the ceiling. It might be tough for me to take one, although if I had to, I'm sure I could manage.

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