Tag : hiking

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Coeur d'Alene Resort Idaho

Hayden, Idaho is a suburb of Coeur d’Alene in Kootenai County in the panhandle of Idaho. It is surrounded by mountains and beautiful lakes and is sometimes referred to as an adult playground due to the large variety of outdoor activities and the perfect weather in all seasons.   We have multiple blog posts on boating activities in the area …

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Red Cliffs Babylon Arch Utah

Red Cliffs National Conservation Area – Babylon Arch This is one of our favorite hikes in the area. Not only was the drive on the dirt road to the Sand Cove primitive camping area where the trail begins beautiful but the hike was fantastic. We actually did the hike 3 times, almost. We just could not find the arch. We …

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Snow Canyon State Park Utah Sand Dunes

  Snow Canyon State Park is a small park near St. George, Utah which has a campground and over 38 miles of hiking trails along with some bike and equestrian trails.  The park is known for its red rocks and sand dunes amongst other things. Lava Flow Trail The Lava Flow trail is a rocky lava trail which leads to …

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Lake Mead Owl Canyon Trail Nevada

Owl Canyon Trail This trail starts at the northern most Hole 33 parking area along Lakeshore Road at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The trail leads to a great slot canyon where owls nest.  It also leads through a few culverts. You can either make a loop or return the way you came.  The trail is not marked along the …

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Joshua Tree National Park Warren View

Westside Loop Trail The Black Rock Canyon Campground sits in the northwest section of Joshua Tree National Park near the city of Yucca Valley. It is separated from the rest of the national park but has its own set of hiking trails. One of our favorite hiking trails is Westside Loop. It is about 4-5 miles long with about a …

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Anza Borrego State Park Wilson Trail

Wilson Trail Our favorite trail, about 9 miles long round-trip, is Wilson Trail which is the western part of Anza Borrego State Park and sits around 3,500 to 4,300 feet above sea level which is well above the 600′ elevation of Borrego Springs.  This makes for a great way to find some much cooler weather in the warmer months of …

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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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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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Written on Jan, 08, 2017 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Lake Havasu State Park Arizona

We headed into Lake Havasu City from the south on Hwy 95 with a great view of the lake from the road and on to the state park which is just north of London Bridge.   Lake Havasu State Park is within about a ten minute walk to London Bridge which crosses the Bridgewater Channel. It is a nice walk …

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