Tag : boondocking

Written on Apr, 28, 2018 by in , , , , | 3 Comments.
Bartlett Lake Marina Arizona

Bartlett Lake is in the Tonto National Forest about 23 miles east of Carefree, Arizona. It is the 2nd largest lake in the Phoenix area behind Lake Pleasant and is about 2 or 3 times the size of Saguaro and Canyon Lakes. There is a day use fee and boat launch fee and the National Parks Interagency Pass can be …

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Quartzsite Arizona

  Quartzsite offers a variety of RV parks and boondocking areas where you could try a different area every time you visited and never stay at the same place twice (well, almost). The boondocking areas have both short term and long term visitation. Two of the BLM areas, Plomosa Rd and Hi Jolly, offer free camping for up to 14 …

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Borrego Springs California

  We visit Anza Borrego State Park in southern California every winter and vary where we stay. We enjoy boondocking off of Rockhouse Trail and this winter we found the area to be the least crowded we have seen since much of the area was closed off 2 years ago. Yay!   We like to hike the 10 miles (round …

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Hi Jolly BLM Quartzsite Arizona

Boondocking at it’s finest …. in Quartzsite! We have boondocked all over the Quartzsite area with the last being Plomosa Rd BLM. This time we decided to check our Hi Jolly BLM which is about 3 miles north of I-10 to the east of Hwy 95. The road on Google Maps is called Rd 244 which runs east. As soon …

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Written on Oct, 13, 2017 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Cabelas Stateline Idaho

Yes, Cabela’s offers RV Parking!  This Cabela’s is in Stateline, Idaho right off I-90 on the border of Idaho and Washington. Cabela’s told us we could stay as long as we wanted and park anywhere we wanted. But their dump station has closed so you need to head to a dump station for dumping and water.   We stayed about …

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Those Young Guys Alberta

Central Alberta lies to the east of the Rockies and is the most densely populated area in the province but you would never know it. The area is most noted for its vast productive farmland and ranches.  The landscape varies from the foothills to the prairies with a multitude of waterways. There is always lots to do in this area. …

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Written on Mar, 22, 2017 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area Stewarts Point Nevada

Another great “free” (after you have paid entrance fees or used your interagency pass) boondocking spot in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area is in the very northern part of Lake Mead off of Northshore Road around mile marker 41 on the Overton Arm portion of Lake Mead.  The entrance to Stewarts Point is to the south of Northshore Road …

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Written on Mar, 16, 2017 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Lake Mead Government Wash Nevada

  Welcome to Government Wash, a free (after you have entered the Recreation Area) boondocking area at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.  Our phone GPS referred to it as G-O-V-T Washington so call it what you want, ha, ha….. It is a lovely area which is close to Henderson for ease of shopping and fuel but it can also be …

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Ocotillo Wells Recreation Area California

On the west side of the Salton Sea is a recreation area called Ocotillo Wells. It is a huge area for off-roading and has lots of areas for boondocking.  We have talked about staying in this area many times as we drive past it on our way to Borrego Springs and this time we decided to try it out for …

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Borrego Springs Clark Dry Lake

We left Quartzsite after the RV Big Tent and headed west on I-10 and then south on 78 towards Borrego Springs. The weather had been quite windy and cold but the dunes still did not disappoint.   We came into Borrego Springs from the south and the sky was dark and cloudy due to the storms (which is helping tremendously …

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