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Katy Trail Rock Island Spur Comments
Rocheport - McBaine - Easley - Hartsburg

Our family rode these four check points recently and had a wonderful time. Food at the Cracked Crab and LeBourgeois in Rocheport was delicious, new services at McBaine over the years means we can have food at Lucy's, water and a bathroom plus information. New stop at Hunstdale is quite nice and a good addition and Dotty's in Hartsburg make this a place worth riding towards. One negative, we wanted to camp and stayed at Cooper's Landing, the book describes this place as eclectic, this is true and then some. The many rules given on their website might lead one to think this is a quiet campground with full services right on the trail, however, the rules about quiet and no drunkeness are not enforced, neither are the ones about no pets. There is only one available shower which is used by some of the locals, outdoor bathroom is a porta potty. Campsites are too close together and all share a common water faucet as well as common fire pits. The sites are difficult to get RV's into and out of and the main road is not in use during the live (loud) music which plays from early afternoon until past midnight. If you want a party this is the place, if you want some rest while bike riding choose another.
posted Sep 6 2005 9:43AM - Old Lady Biker

Tags: Hartsburg, Easley, McBaine, Rocheport, Cooper's Landing, Dotty's Cafe, Lucy's Bar & Grill, Restaurants, Camping, Water, BikeKatyTrail.com Modify Tags

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