Tag : State Park

Lost Dutchman State Park Apache Junction Arizona

Campground: Lost Dutchman State Park Location: Apache Junction, Arizona Site: 31 (pull thru) Cost: $30 Services: W/E (50AMP) Comments: A nice campground with terrific views and great hiking trails.   The state park is situated right next to Tonto National Forest and offers lots of hiking trails that you can spend the day wandering around the mountains.   We even …

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Cave Creek - Stagecoach Village

When heading south through Nevada in the Las Vegas area we like to head through Lake Mead National Recreation Area to help bypass traffic and take in the fantastic scenery. Sometimes we stop and spend a few nights or a week and sometimes we just drive through. Beautiful scenery and no traffic!   And then we continued on over the …

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Valley of Fire State Park Nevada

We headed south from Ely on towards Valley of Fire and enjoyed the beautiful scenery along Highway 93.   Campground: Valley of Fire State Park – Atlatl Campground Location: Nevada Site: 39 (pull-thru) Cost: $30 Services: W/E (50AMP) Comments:  One of our favourite campgrounds.  Not only is the scenery stunning but the hiking is never ending.  We simply crawl out …

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Bruneau Dunes State Park Idaho

We drove from Emigrant Springs State Park in Oregon along I-84 through Boise and on to the state park south of Mountain Home passing through Boise and following the Snake River.   Bruneau Dunes is a lovely state park in southern Idaho surrounded by some tall dunes (largest single structure dunes in North America) and a few lakes.   The …

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Emigrant Springs State Park Oregon

After a nice drive through eastern Washington we made our way over Deadmans Pass and on to Emigrant Springs State Park campground.   The Emigrant Springs State Park lies between Deadmans Pass and Meacham, Oregon directly off I-84 on the summit of the Blue Mountains. Travelers along the Oregon Trail used to stop here to replenish their water supply. This …

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Farragut State Park Athol Idaho

  Farragut State Park is located north of Coeur d’Alene and offers beautiful camping sites year round. Besides having a beautiful lake for summer fun it also provides lots of hiking and biking trails. We have visited here a number of times, plus we lived nearby, so it is an all time favorite place to visit.   Campground: Waldron Campground …

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Farragut State Park Athol Idaho

Farragut State Park is a large park in the panhandle of Idaho and is situated on the southern portion of Lake Pend Oreille. There are over 200 campsites spread over about 4 campgrounds and the park offers over 45 miles of hiking and biking trails.  These trails are used for cross country skiing in the winter as the park and …

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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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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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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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