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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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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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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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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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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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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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