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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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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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The town of Quartzsite, Arizona lies about 17 miles east of the California border along I-10 and is known as “The Rock Capital of the World”.  It is also an area that balloons from about a thousand or more people most of the year to over 100,00 during the winter months as thousands of RVers flock to the area to …

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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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Meeting Creek Alberta

Every year we try and meet up with family for an August long weekend camp out. We are pretty much guaranteed a terrific time, lots of chatting and laughing, lots of food, and an occasionally rainstorm. This year did not disappoint.  The camp out was held on a ball field in Meeting Creek, smack dab in the middle of the …

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Edberg Alberta

We hung out in Alberta for a few weeks visiting family and some friends that Norm had not seen in many, many years. Part of the visit meant staying on the farm and having wonderful views of the large, beautiful prairie skies AND being fed like a king and queen. Thanks to family!!   Campground: Farms and ball fields – …

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Mobius Arch Alabama Hills BLM

As you head north on California Hwy 395 from Ridgecrest the mountainous scenery becomes more beautiful with every mile you drive.  The Sierra Nevada mountain range is to the west and the Panamint range is to the east and they both provide a beautiful backdrop for cruising.   About 4.5 miles west of Lone Pine, California is Movie Rd, the …

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Trona Pinnacles California

We departed Laughlin, Nevada and headed to Trona, California. We drove the Joshua Tree Highway 164 to I-15.  The Joshua Tree highway has a forest of Joshua Trees along the road with more trees than Joshua Tree National Park. Just beautiful!  As we got closer to I-15 the Ivanpah Solar Power Facility became visible shining its very powerful light across …

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