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The Dog Is Driving 15 reviews

"$10 dump station, +$10 for potable water"

We did not stay here, but had a code brown emergency and used their dump station. The dump station was $10, and had a non-threaded rinsing hose. No potable water. Potable water would have been an extra $10. The lady at the office was grumpy;... Read more

Golden Horn Camping Area Silverton, CO
103 days ago

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"Up in the mountains, near a creek, with two bars of Verizon"

What more can you ask for? Up in the mountains for summer days to be nice & cool, with a creek to provide white noise to hide whatever sound your neighbors make and for dogs to dip their paws in, and we even got two bars of Verizon 4G/LTE without... Read more

Walmart Durango, CO
417 days ago

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"Online research says no overnight here"

> Not only does Walmart not allow overnight vehicle parking, which is clearly marked throughout the parking lot, the city of Durango also bans camping in any “public way, public park, public place or public building.” Feb 2018,... Read more

Loyd's Lake Monticello, UT
452 days ago

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"Heads up: No Camping signs going up"

"City Manager Wright reported that “No Camping” signs for Loyds Lake have been ordered. Several residents have been pointing out heavy camping traffic at the lake in recent... Read more

544 days ago

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"Avoid if you need any kind of internet access"

Nothing managed to get a good internet connection here. Things we tried: - park wifi (tried with 2 phones, macbook, 2 linuxes) - Verizon cell phones - 8800L hotspot on Verizon prepaid - AT&T Mobley - all of the above in combination with... Read more

719 days ago

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"Cheap and near San Francisco, that is all"

This is very much not a destination, not pretty, and not directly surrounded by anything desirable. (Antioch is a dump, for now. The new BART line may clean it up.) But, it is probably the cheapest way to park near San Francisco / East Bay. The... Read more

758 days ago

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"Lush forest that's great for tents, less so for big rigs"

Tinkham Road goes through a very lush, densely forested area. There is practically no solar charging here. Young branches reach in on the roads, we couldn't even drive the access road without hanging branches brushing our roof. The road has... Read more

1140 days ago

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"Popular with boaters, dry camping, nice sites & dog friendly. "

Dry camping, but there are RV friendly potable water spigots on site and a $10 dump station a few minutes down the road at a Lakeside General store. Pit toilets, no showers. We showed up on a Monday afternoon, which was a great time to arrive.... Read more

Lewis Park Wheatland, WY
1140 days ago

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"Nice, clean, cheap (not really free because a small donation is expected)"

Heads up, the water is not (long-term) safe to drink: "Water sampling since 2014 has shown Town of Wheatland drinking water to be contaminated with the heavy metal Uranium above Federal standards." http://wheatlandtown.com/ The area is a local... Read more

Hatchet Teton View Moran, WY
1177 days ago

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"Would recommend car camping only, as of July 2017"

We scouted this at the end of June 2017 in the hopes of finding a nice spot. The "easy route in" from east end of Flagstaff Rd / FR-30100 looks like it's gone. At the GPS location for where the turn should be, there is no intersection, most of... Read more
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"$10 dump station, +$10 for potable water"
Golden Horn Camping Area
Silverton, CO
"Up in the mountains, near a creek, with two bars of Verizon"
Walmart
Durango, CO
"Online research says no overnight here"
Loyd's Lake
Monticello, UT
"Heads up: No Camping signs going up"
"Avoid if you need any kind of internet access"
"Cheap and near San Francisco, that is all"
"Lush forest that's great for tents, less so for big rigs"
"Popular with boaters, dry camping, nice sites & dog friendly. "
Lewis Park
Wheatland, WY
"Nice, clean, cheap (not really free because a small donation is expected)"
Hatchet Teton View
Moran, WY
"Would recommend car camping only, as of July 2017"
"Small sites and narrow roads"
Marin RV Park
Greenbrae, CA
"Parking lot, but close to SF, dog friendly and well run"
RV Ranch Of Keene
Keene, TX
"Crowded, densely packed and train noise at night"
Dixieland RV Park
Carmine, TX
"Good deal, pet friendly park on lots of land"
"Well run park, dog friendly, proximity to National Parks"
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Visiting Canyon de Chelly National Monument with Dogs

Our travel plans had us going from Phoenix, Arizona to Moab, Utah, a route we had already explored last year. Instead of doing the same drive up US 160, we decided to detour just...

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Dog-Friendly Adventures at the Alabama Hills

We're spending the fall meandering down California's Highway 395 and have been looking forward to arriving to the Alabama Hills in Lone Pine because we heard it was a "must do" for boondockers. When th...

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Dog-Friendly Adventures at the Alabama Hills

We're spending the fall meandering down California's Highway 395 and have been looking forward to arriving to the Alabama Hills in Lone Pine because we heard it was a "must do" for boondockers. When th...

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A Dog-Friendly Day at Trona Pinnacles

We've spent our fall driving south through California on the 395 and are LOVING it. Both Tommi and I called the Los Angeles area home for many years, but one of the perks we've enjoyed since becoming f...

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Campsite review: Tinkham Road

Tinkham Road is a national forest boondocking area 1 hour east of Seattle, WA that goes through a very lush, densely forested area. There is practically no solar charging here. Young branches reach in...

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Exploring Cathedral Gorge With Dogs

Eastern Nevada was a new area for us, so we were excited to check out the dog-friendly Cathedral Gorge State Park (PDF map). However, visiting in June meant warm temps, and with sunrise being 5:15am,...

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Red Canyon, Utah: Your Dog-Friendly Alternative to Bryce Canyon National Park

We love Bryce Canyon National Park. Unfortunately for our four-legged friends, they only allow dogs on the paved trail between Sunset Point and Sunrise Point, and on the paved Shared Use Path between...

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Red Canyon, Utah: Your Dog-Friendly Alternative to Bryce Canyon National Park

We love Bryce Canyon National Park. Unfortunately for our four-legged friends, they only allow dogs on the paved trail between Sunset Point and Sunrise Point, and on the paved Shared Use Path between...

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Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah

The Bonneville Salt Flats have been on my RV wish list since we started traveling. Finally checked it off the list and WOW. They did not disappoint! Even more beautiful and strange than I expected....

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Campsite review: Goosenecks State Park

Goosenecks State Park is $10/night dry camping with amazing scenery. The last few miles of the road there are narrow and winding, but it's paved all the way to the park. Inside the park, there is a mor...

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument: Day Trip with Dogs

Up until a few months ago, I had never heard of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. It is perhaps an overlooked member of the National Park system, sitting against the Mexican border between Yuma and...

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Campsite Review: Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

What is it? Kofa National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1939 for the protection of bighorn sheep and is located on the east side of State Highway 95 between Yuma and Quartzsite, Arizona. We had...

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RV park review: Devil's Elbow Recreation Site

We chose to stay at Devil's Elbow Recreation Site in Helena for several reasons. It was about a 20 minute drive to town, the location was known to get windy, which we thought would help in the current...

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RV park review: Marin RV Park

We stayed at the Marin Park from late October through January. The layout of this park is a one-way U-shaped driveway. They tend to put the larger class A's (like us) on the first straightaway, while...

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RV park review: RV Ranch of Keene, TX

After wrapping up all our to-do's in Livingston, we decided to head closer to a major city so that we could find a used Jeep Wrangler to buy and use as our tow vehicle. We also had an appointment to m...

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RV park review: Dixieland RV Park

We were pleasantly surprised when we pulled into Dixieland RV Park in Carmine, Texas. It was a 2 day layover for us that we chose because it was the halfway point to where we were going next and offer...

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RV Park Review: Red Ledge RV Park & Campground

How much did we like staying here? We extended our stay twice! For a grand total of 15 nights. Let Me Tell You Why... With our Passport America discount, we paid the full price of $30+tax for the fir...

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