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Brake for Nature 7 reviews

"Convenient to White Sands"

We wound up here after finding Oliver Lee Memorial State Park to be more cramped than we expected on a Monday afternoon. However, we ended up happy with the location. Our drive to the White Sands NM Visitor Center was only about 15 minutes, and... Read more

Comfort Well Silver City, NM
928 days ago

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Brake for Nature 7 reviews

"Spacious Boondocking in the Forest"

We thoroughly enjoyed this free and peaceful campsite in the Gila National Forest. Terry Canyon is easy to find, following the GPS coordinates above, and easy to access. There are multiple large sites with fire rings. All sites are under... Read more

1057 days ago

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Brake for Nature 7 reviews

"Okay for a quick stop"

Some of the others really seemed to like this campground, but we were less impressed. We stopped here for one night on our way to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. We arrived at around 4:30 pm on a Thursday, and the place was already packed. ... Read more

Kelso Dunes Mine Amboy, CA
1057 days ago

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Brake for Nature 7 reviews

"Enjoy sunrise and sunset on the Kelso Dunes"

There are several campsites a couple miles west of the Kelso Dunes trailhead. A few large sites are easily accessible with wide, compacted roads, but some of the smaller campsites require driving over softer sand, so be careful. There are... Read more

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Brake for Nature 7 reviews

"Remote campground in the Mojave Desert"

This is a national park campground in the Mojave National Preserve. It’s a small campground with no hookups and a dump station. The sites are nicely spaced and level with fire pits and picnic tables. There are clean pit toilets and water... Read more

Amboy Crater Amboy, CA
1057 days ago

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Brake for Nature 7 reviews

"Lonely parking lot in the desert"

This is a small asphalt area in the Mojave Desert about 20 miles off Interstate 40 and just off of Historic Route 66. It’s easy to park any size rig here given the level parking lot. At the same time, it is dark, quiet, and fairly remote, like... Read more

1073 days ago

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Brake for Nature 7 reviews

"Jagged desert mountains, Colorado River wetlands, and calls of the wild"

We started off planning to stay near Blythe on the Colorado River for a few days to catch up on our blog, but a review here on Campendium drew us to this special campsite across from Cibola National Wildlife Refuge. We are birders and love to... Read more
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"Convenient to White Sands"
Comfort Well
Silver City, NM
"Spacious Boondocking in the Forest"
"Okay for a quick stop"
Kelso Dunes Mine
Amboy, CA
"Enjoy sunrise and sunset on the Kelso Dunes"
"Remote campground in the Mojave Desert"
Amboy Crater
Amboy, CA
"Lonely parking lot in the desert"
"Jagged desert mountains, Colorado River wetlands, and calls of the wild"
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Boondocking Test in the Mojave Desert | Brake for Nature

Back in early November, before flying to Maryland for Thanksgiving, we decided to test out our boondocking skills in the Mojave Desert for a week. Up to this point we had been living in RV par...

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Boondocking Test in the Mojave Desert | Brake for Nature

Back in early November, before flying to Maryland for Thanksgiving, we decided to test out our boondocking skills in the Mojave Desert for a week. Up to this point we had been living in RV par...

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