Nellie E Saloon Desert Bar Parker Arizona

  We went back to River Island after several visits in previous years and we had a nice surprise!  They have added high speed WiFi. The best we have encountered at any campground or RV Park. Kudos to Arizona State Parks! We stop here now and then when we need to stock up, resupply, receive packages and/or mail (from Parker), …

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Lake Havasu State Park Arizona

We headed into Lake Havasu City from the south on Hwy 95 with a great view of the lake from the road and on to the state park which is just north of London Bridge.   Lake Havasu State Park is within about a ten minute walk to London Bridge which crosses the Bridgewater Channel. It is a nice walk …

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Lake Havasu State Park - Site 40

We have visited this state park a number of times before one time being during Thanksgiving and the early weeks of December which was just in time for the Christmas Boat Parade. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here so we thought this year we would stay for Christmas and New Years and enjoy not only the local hiking but the …

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KOFA National Wildlife Refuge - Arizona

The KOFA Wildlife Refuge is a 664,327 acre refuge in southwestern Arizona between Yuma and Quartzsite. The name stems from the King of Arizona mine which used to stamp its property “K of A”.  The refuge is run by the US Fish and Wildlife and provides a conservation area for the desert bighorn sheep. The area allows free camping for …

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Los Algodones Mexico

We hadn’t had full hookups and WiFi in quite awhile and we had no plans to have any in the future so we thought a few nights in an RV park to do laundry and pay bills and to get caught up would do us a world of good. AND it did! RV Park: Westwind RV and Golf Resort Location: …

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Catalina State Park Canyon Loop

Catalina State Park is in the Oro Valley area of Tucson just off Hwy 77 (Oracle Rd) and directly across the street from the Oro Valley Market Place where there are plenty of shops and restaurants. Campground: Catalina State Park Location: Oro Valley, Arizona (Tucson area) Site: B48 Cost: $30 Services: W/E (50 Amp) Comments: A beautiful campground with fantastic …

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Usery Mountain Regional Park

Campground: Buckhorn Family Campground Location: Mesa, Arizona (east of Phoenix) Site: 28 Cost: $30 Services: W/E (50 Amp) Comments: A lovely campground with nice spacious sites and fantastic views of both the desert and the city lights. We had a terrific views of both sunrise and sunset from our site. There are also plenty of hiking trails to keep us …

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McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Campground: McDowell Mountain Regional Park – E.I. Rowland Campground Location: Fountain Hills, Arizona Site: 71 Cost: $30 Services: W/E (50 AMP) Comments: One of our favorite campgrounds when we are visiting family and friends in the Phoenix area. It has great access to fun mountain biking trails and hiking trails. The sites are spacious and have fantastic views. Site 71, …

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Schnebly Hill Rd Sedona AZ

While staying at Dead Horse Ranch State Park in Cottonwood we drove to Sedona (about 30 minutes) for a few day trips of exploring and hiking. We decided one day to do some 4WD exploring and drove Schnebly Hill Rd (FS Road 153) from I-17 to Sedona. This is approximately a 13 mile drive and it is recommended to start …

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Dead Horse Ranch State Park Cottonwood Arizona

    Campground: Coopers Hawk Campground Location:  Cottonwood, Arizona Site: 91 Cost: $30 Services: E/W (50 AMP) Comments: A lovely campground which we have visited multiple times before and have always enjoyed. Site 91 is a back-in site with a few trees which provided much needed shade. We still ran the a/c during the day (end of October) but could …

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