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Written on Jul, 21, 2018 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Rock Springs KOA Wyoming

We are back in Wyoming after many, many trips back and forth between Utah and Wyoming due to camping right on the border!   As much as we dislike RV parks and we much prefer to stay in campgrounds we still use them for convenience. An accessible campsite to spend a few nights is greatly appreciated after long times of …

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Written on Jul, 18, 2018 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Flaming Gorge Spirit Lake Utah

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is located in the northeast corner of Utah and the southwest corner of Wyoming with over 43 campgrounds offering primitive sites to full hookup campgrounds.  The area has a nearly 91 mile reservoir with plenty of recreational activities to please everyone.  Fishing and boating are a big draw in the area along with camping and …

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Written on Jul, 15, 2018 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Flaming Gorge Lucerne Valley Utah

Lucerne Campground is a lovely campground in Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area run by Ashley National Forest.  The campground has about 140 sites and is one of about 43 campgrounds in the Flaming Gorge area.  The campground sits on the west side of the Flaming Gorge reservoir and is easily accessible in a big rig whereas some other campgrounds and/or …

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Written on Jul, 12, 2018 by in , , , | Leave a comment
St Regis Deer Valley Utah

Ross Creek Ross Creek is an area of Jordanelle State Park which is on the north east side of the reservoir and has hiking and biking trails. It is about a 10 mile drive from the campground to the Ross Creek trail head.  The Ross Creek area has two hiking loops and the Perimeter Trail which is over 13 miles …

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Written on Jul, 09, 2018 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Jordanelle State Park Marina Day Use Utah

Jordanelle State Park is located in Heber Valley close to Park City and Deer Valley Ski Resorts. The state park is located along the Jordanelle Reservoir and consists of 3 areas, The Hailstone area with 7 campgrounds, day use area with beaches, and a marina, and the Ross Creek and Rock Cliff areas which have hiking, biking, and water activities. …

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Written on Jul, 06, 2018 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Springville Provo KOA Journey-Springville Utah

  The Springdale/Provo KOA Journey is a typical RV park right off I-15 in southern Salt Lake City (actually Springdale).  The RV park offers easy in and easy out and, BONUS ALERT, right next to a Utah State Liquor and Wine Store AND a Maverick gas station with decent diesel prices.   RV Park: Springville/Provo KOA Journey Location: Springville, Utah …

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Colorado Riverway Recreation Area-Moab Utah

Highway 128 heads east from the main road Hwy 191 in Moab and runs along the south side of the Colorado River.  This area is known as the Colorado Riverway Recreation Area and is one of the many areas where water activities abound.   The road meanders along the Colorado River and passes a number of campgrounds which are mainly …

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Written on Jun, 30, 2018 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Arches National Park-Landscape Arch Trail

Arches National Park This park is located in Moab, Utah and supposedly has the largest collection of arches in the world. We have visited this park before and know that it can be quite crowded.  Their website even advises that you should arrive long before 8am during peak season if you want to avoid the long lines to enter the …

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Written on Jun, 27, 2018 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Spanish Trails RV Park - Moab, Utah

  RV Park: Spanish Trails RV Park Location: Moab, Utah (About 4 miles south of town center) Site: 108 (pull thru) Cost: $52 (Good Sam rate) Services: FHU (50 AMP) Comments: A typical RV park right on the highway with easy access to activities and amenities in Moab.   The RV sits on the west side of the main highway …

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Written on Jun, 24, 2018 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Valley of The Gods - Mexican Hat, Utah

Bluff, Utah was founded by Mormon Pioneers in 1880 who forged a wagon trail from western Utah to the Bluff area to establish a settlement here based on the assignment of The Church of Jesus Christ of the Later-Day Saints. Their story is one of heroic struggles and creative planning on how to traverse the rugged landscaped to arrive in …

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