Tag : National Park-Forest-Monument

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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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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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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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Mexican Hat Utah

  The View Lodge The View Lodge is inside the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park  which costs $20 to enter.  The fee is a day use fee which provides you access to The Lodge, Visitors Information, the restaurant, and the infamous Valley Drive.   Valley Drive – Monument Valley The Valley Drive is a 17 mile drive though Monument Valley …

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Written on Jun, 12, 2018 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Wukoki Ruins Wupaki National Monument Arizona

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Visitor Center The visitor’s center is across the street from Bonito Campground and within easy walking distance. It is a small facility but filled with interesting facts and a short movie about the volcano.   Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument After you depart the visitor’s center you are in the park with various stops along …

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Bonito Campground Flagstaff Arizona Site 18

Camping at 7,000 feet is a perfect way to escape the summer heat of southern Arizona! The Bonito Campground is a National Forest campground, first come first serve, next to Sunset Crater National Monument. It is a lovely setting with 44 sites, most of which are back-in or pull along. The campground is described as heavily used but it was …

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Bartlett Lake Marina Arizona

Bartlett Lake is in the Tonto National Forest about 23 miles east of Carefree, Arizona. It is the 2nd largest lake in the Phoenix area behind Lake Pleasant and is about 2 or 3 times the size of Saguaro and Canyon Lakes. There is a day use fee and boat launch fee and the National Parks Interagency Pass can be …

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Hi Jolly BLM Quartzsite Arizona

Boondocking at it’s finest …. in Quartzsite! We have boondocked all over the Quartzsite area with the last being Plomosa Rd BLM. This time we decided to check our Hi Jolly BLM which is about 3 miles north of I-10 to the east of Hwy 95. The road on Google Maps is called Rd 244 which runs east. As soon …

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Written on Mar, 25, 2017 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Lake Mead Nevada Lakeshore Road

Boulder Beach Area In the southwest section of Lake Mead National Recreation Area is Boulder Beach and Boulder Harbor.  The beach is a large area with great views of Fortification Hill and is right next to the Boulder Beach Campground (dry camping) and the Boulder Beach RV Park (full hookups).   Boulder Beach CG We have never stayed at the …

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