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Clark Canyon Reservoir Dillon Montana Beaverhead Campground Site 7

Clark Canyon Reservoir Recreation Area is a great single or multiple night spot and is easy accessible off I-15 in southern Montana.  The recreation area, run by the Bureau of Reclamation, has 9 campgrounds some of which have hookups with fees.  We stayed at the Beaverhead Campground which has about 10 or so sites and is free.   Campground: Beaverhead …

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Sand Hollow State Park Hurricane Utah

Westside Campground at Sand Hollow State Park in southern Utah is one of our favorite campgrounds. We like the spaciousness and privacy of the sites and we love the views.  The campground has easy access to Hurricane, Washington City, St George, and hundreds of hiking trails. The only negative would be the road noise in the late afternoon if you …

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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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Laughlin Nevada Big Bend of the Colorado

Campground:  Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area Location:  Just south of Laughlin, Nevada Site:  22 (pull-thru) Cost: $30 Services: FHU (50 AMP) Comments:  We love, love, love this campground and wish all campgrounds were designed like this one. What we really like is the spaciousness, privacy, neatness of the sites, fabulous views, access to the river, and great …

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Joshua Tree National Park Black Rock Canyon Campground Site 64

The Black Rock Canyon Campground sits in the northwest corner of the Joshua Tree National Park at around 4,000 feet elevation. This means there can be cold nights during the winter time. We hovered just below freezing most nights but had beautiful sunny days. Campground: Black Rock Canyon Campground Location: Yucca Valley, California Site: 64 (back-in) Cost: $10 (50% off …

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Anza Borrego State Park Palm Canyon Campground

Palm Canyon Campground is our usual campground we stay at in the Borrego Springs area in between boondocking stints.   Campground: Anza Borrego State Park – Palm Canyon Campground Location: Borrego Springs, California Site: 41 and 47 (both pull-thrus) Cost: $33 ($2 discount for seniors) Services: FHU (30 AMP) Comments: Big, long sites with FHU, surrounded by palm trees, perfect …

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Readers Oasis Bookstore Quartzsite Arizona

RV Big Tent Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Show, also known as The Big Tent, or as I like to call it “Burning Man for Seniors” is held yearly in January. It’s a great place to check out some new RVs and/or new RV products and buy lots of stuff that you don’t really need.  There is also plenty of …

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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 - 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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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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