Category : Washington

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Maryhill State Park, Washington

The final countdown! We have stayed here before and find it to be a great go-to campground when other campgrounds in the area are either full or closed for the season. Many parks in the area don’t open until Mid March or End of March but Maryhill is open year round. We call it our Safe Haven as we are …

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Those Young Guys - Ponderosa Pine

Another beautiful day for a motorcycle ride. Can you say “School’s Out for Summer.”?  Today is the last day of school for many kids in this area so we thought we should take advantage of peace and quiet before the roar of summer! We decided to head out to Post Falls, Idaho south of the Spokane River and head on …

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Campground: Maryhill State Park Location: Maryhill, Washington Site: 41 Cost: $29 Services: FHU Comments: A decent sized campground with lots of sites for big rigs along the Columbia River. A wonderful place. Link to Map in “Where We’ve Been” October is a beautiful time of year to be at this park as the colors are amazing.  

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Ilwaco Washington

Long Beach Peninsula is the southwestern most part of Washington State and is where Cape Disappointment State Park is located. With it’s 28 miles of continuous beach and a very popular tourist destination due to its wonderful beaches, fishing, crapping, osyter farming, state parks, and proximity to large metropolitan areas such as Seattle and Portland. You just never run out …

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Written on Oct, 09, 2013 by in , , | Leave a comment
Cape Disappointment State Park Washington

We are staying at the campground at Cape Disappointment State Park and spent quite a number of days exploring the area. Cape Disappointment State Park has a variety of activities within close proximity to Ilwaco and Long Beach on the Long Beach Peninsula along with all the activities within the State Park itself. Not only is there endless hiking on …

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We drove Highway 12 in southern Washington, through the Cascades and just south of Mt. Rainier along the Cowlitz River, towards the coast. This was during the Government shutdown. So happy to see that the viewpoint to Mt. Rainier wasn’t closed (wink, wink). Campground: Cape Disappointment State Park Location: Ilwaco, Washington Site: 101 for a few nights and then 18 …

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Campground: Wanapum State Park Location: Vantage, Washington off I-90 Site: 45 Cost: $29 Services: FHU Comments: A great campground on the banks of the Columbia River. Large sites with great views.This site was a pull thru so for a quick overnight we don’t have to detach the toad. Link to Map in “Where We’ve Been”

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Wanapum Sunset

Campground: Wanapum State Park Location: Vantage, Washington off I-90 Cost: $29 Services: W/E Comments: A great campground on the banks of the Columbia River. Large sites with great views. Link to Map in “Where We’ve Been”

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Highway 14 Washington State

We rarely do individual posts on highways we drive in our Class A motorhome but we felt this highway deserved its own unique write-up. We drive to the Oregon coast several times a year and we usually take I-84.  As much as we dislike traveling on the interstates, I-84 provides fabulous views of the Columbia River and provides a direct …

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Campground: Wanapum State Park Location: Vantage, Washington off I-90 Site: 13 Cost: $28 Services: W/E Comments: A great campground on the banks of the Columbia River. Large sites with great views. Link to Map in “Where We’ve Been”

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