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Old 01-05-2019, 03:49 PM   #1
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Thinking about taking kids to branson for a week in early August. We pull with a chevy 1500 a alpha wolf 26dbh how hilly steep are roads on north side of branson. And any tips on which rv park to use. Planning on going to silver dollar city and white water bay. Kids are 5 boy and almost 4 girl
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Old 01-05-2019, 04:11 PM   #3
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We stayed at the Branson KOA last April. The KOA was not crowded and needed a lot of maintenance after the off season. Sites (gravel) were not level due to recent rains, some sites were covered with last fall's leaves and trash, and bath/laundry areas needed upkeep. We will not stay there again. Keep in mind that the traffic in downtown Branson during the tourist season is brutal! Good luck!
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We usually stay at Music Mountain Kampground behind the Titanic. Nice and quiet and convenient location. However,if you plan to mostly be out around silver Dollar city, there are a few heavily wooded campgrounds out that way.
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We've stayed at Lake Side RV Park which is clear on the other side of Branson from where you're interested in spending time and Shenanigan's which is a few blocks south of the intersection of 76 and 376. Both are clean and well kept. If you are coming from the north, I'd use 13 instead of 65 … fewer long steep hills and just as good a road. Plus 13 ends you up in Branson West where 76 takes you right by Silver Dollar City and the RV parks over that way. Take the James River Freeway off I44 or 65 to get to 13 south and you won't drive thru town.
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Thinking about taking kids to branson for a week in early August. We pull with a chevy 1500 a alpha wolf 26dbh how hilly steep are roads on north side of branson. And any tips on which rv park to use. Planning on going to silver dollar city and white water bay. Kids are 5 boy and almost 4 girl



Out Silver Dollar City way are some Corp of Engineers campgrounds that might be what you want. Also check out MO State Parks Campgrounds. It's good to get away from all the shows and big crowds and unwind some at the end of the day.
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Old 01-05-2019, 06:22 PM   #7
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Thanks for the info so far. The highway information is really helpful. Will look into Corp of engineers and state parks. Dont really want one that is in the city. We aren't really show people but thought branson would be nice scenery and fun things for the kids to do.
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Thanks for the info so far. The highway information is really helpful. Will look into Corp of engineers and state parks. Dont really want one that is in the city. We aren't really show people but thought branson would be nice scenery and fun things for the kids to do.
Yes lots of fun things to do kids or adults. CG your choice as to where you want to be. Close or not so close. Later RJD
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We usually stay at Shenanigan's. It is close to everything but provides a feeling of being further out and they are very friendly. They are helpful booking tickets and providing great suggestions on what to do even getting tickets and delivering them to the trailer. Sites are tight but they give you the perfect spot to park your rig on it to get everything in. They have trimmed the trees back to provide shade but get your awning and slides out. This year a tall ride was built nearby and during the day you can hear some music but I have not heard it when inside only outside when quiet.

We drove through the Corp sites. They had plenty of room but where the full hook ups are there was no shade. I would stay at the electric only sites. There are lots of options out there depending on what you want to do. Lots of things to do there as well and we had a great time.

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I’ve stayed at America’s Best Campground twice now for rallies. I’m not crazy about it otherwise.

I did record a drive-thru video of Stagecoach for some FRF’ers:
https://youtu.be/vvNScIXAs6I

There was a state park... Table Rock Marina or something. That was nice.

No idea in any of these to where you want to go while you’re there.
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We were there for a week this past August - stayed at Table Rock SP. Had a great shady spot with full hookups. Close enough to all the town has to offer, but far enough away to get out of the traffic.

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We were there for a week this past August - stayed at Table Rock SP. Had a great shady spot with full hookups. Close enough to all the town has to offer, but far enough away to get out of the traffic.



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State Park! State Park State Park!!!!!!! At the suggestion of someone here we spent 14 nights at Table rock in one of the new sections by the marina with full hookups. Have been to Branson many times and scoped out the private places and have been horribly disappointed. If you want full hook up and some space, Table rock lake state park is where its at. Looked also at the Wilderness, and Tall Pines as strong contenders, but the lake access and cost were the reason we pulled the trigger on the SP. Fills up quick. Good luck!

As far as the hills traveling into Branson from the north, they are plenty and some seem huge but if you just take it slow you should be fine.
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PEA PATCH rv park - right under the BIG Branson water tower... you'll love it's lights at night, and everything within walking distance from the park : )

https://www.peapatchrvpark.com/
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PEA PATCH rv park - right under the BIG Branson water tower... you'll love it's lights at night, and everything within walking distance from the park : )

https://www.peapatchrvpark.com/
Yep. We've stayed at peapatch in winter when many other cgs are closed. Convenient, quiet, private. New owners last year and nice people.
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America’s Best Campground is away from the crowded area but about 5-10 minutes from everything. Paved roads to and from.
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I'm going to put my 2 cents in also for a place to stay at Branson. I go on vacation every year to visit with my family and we stay at Table Rock State Park.. in Loop 2 with the full hook ups.. Be advised that you need to book 6 months in advance to get a full hook up site, they go fast. There are small playgrounds for the kids.
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I'll throw Branson Treehouse Adventures into the mix https://bransontreehouseadventures.com/ , it's west of town (basically Branson West) out by Silver Dollar City, and is well kept, we stay there every year when we are in Branson. It's not bad to get to from 65, and it's quick to get into SDC and town as you'r coming from the opposite direction most times as everyone else. 15 min from downtown if you use the bypasses. They have a pretty good playground for the kids.
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Be advised that you need to book 6 months in advance to get a full hook up site, they go fast. There are small playgrounds for the kids.
I was wondering about how soon to reserve, and so we end up at private campgrounds instead.

However, If you compare the private campgrounds in Branson to many stop and go campgrounds across the country we've stopped at, they are very nice camps.

We've camped at the KOA and had a great stay, very clean and lots of pool time with the grandkids, also close to the attractions. Free pancakes every morning too!

As far as getting around, there are many bypass routes that are easy to tow or drive around. Study a map and it won't take long to get a good lay of the land.
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Leaning towards koa for pool and breakfast. My wife has stayed at a bunch of Koa's with her dad in his rv. Kids would love pancakes every morning
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I was wondering about how soon to reserve, and so we end up at private campgrounds instead.

However, If you compare the private campgrounds in Branson to many stop and go campgrounds across the country we've stopped at, they are very nice camps.

We've camped at the KOA and had a great stay, very clean and lots of pool time with the grandkids, also close to the attractions. Free pancakes every morning too!

As far as getting around, there are many bypass routes that are easy to tow or drive around. Study a map and it won't take long to get a good lay of the land.
We were also looking at the Stagecoach campground across from Table Rock SP.

Has anyone been there?

It looks like a good site close to the marina if you want to rent a pontoon, and if you can't get into the SP.
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