Tag : State Park

Written on Oct, 26, 2018 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Valley of Fire State Park Nevada

We love driving through Nevada. It is one of our favorite areas with long deserted roads and beautiful scenery. What more could you ask for?   We eventually head into Valley of Fire State Park, an area we have visited many, many times and is one of our favorites. We cannot get enough of this place.   Campground: Atlatl Campground …

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Kershaw-Ryan State Park Nevada

Our goal, as we headed to southern Nevada, was to find a campground with electric so we could run our A/C. Yes, we are spoiled. It was still really hot out in the south as it was early September. We had our eyes set on Cathedral Gorge State Park campground, which has electric, but they had a flash flood earlier …

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Massacre Rocks State Park Idaho

Massacre Rocks State Park sits right along I-86 in Idaho and is nestled into a canyon along the Snake River. Is is named after an Indian skirmish with two pioneer emigrant trains in 1862 and sits along the Oregon and California Trails. The State Park is easily accessible from the interstate and provides 2 campgrounds (upper and lower campgrounds), a …

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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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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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Borrego Springs California

  Campground: Anza Borrego State Park – Palm Canyon Campground Location: Borrego Springs, California Site: 9 Cost: $30 Services: FHU (now with 50AMP!!!) Comments:  A great campground inside the state park with great views, easy access to town, and close to hiking trails. AND they have updated their electrical system by upgrading to 50AMP in the full hookup sites.   …

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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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Written on Oct, 28, 2017 by in , , , , | 4 Comments.
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: Overton, 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 …

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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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