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4/5/2017

Boca Chica Beach Brownsville, TX
15 days ago

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Grand Adventure 48 reviews

"Lots of trash, and questionable security"

FYI we were really looking forward to camping here, but in the end we didn't stay. First off, there is more trash washed up on this beach than we've ever seen anywhere. It's really most unfortunate, but I suspect that much of it washes down the... Read more

Brown Springs Campground Farmington, NM
29 days ago

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Grand Adventure 48 reviews

"What a find! Better than most "RV resorts" -- but free."

This place is a little score! We pulled in on a Saturday night en route from Salt Lake City to Cloudcroft, NM, looking for a better in-transit alternative than the Farmington Wally World. This is a brand-new campground opened by the BLM in 2019.... Read more

66 days ago

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Grand Adventure 48 reviews

"We checked out the campground while boondocking nearby"

Video: https://youtu.be/zAumhI89nZM We drove to Green River Lakes expecting to stay in the campground, but finding boondocking sites nearby that we liked better, we opted to do that instead. Nevertheless, we checked out the campground, and... Read more

66 days ago

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Grand Adventure 48 reviews

"Some of the most spectacular boondocking scenery anywhere"

Video: https://youtu.be/zAumhI89nZM Take a dead-end dirt road, and send it deep into Wyoming's utterly spectacular Wind River Mountains where a pair of large natural high alpine lakes and the mighty Green River flows from its headwaters.... Read more

Jordanelle State Park Heber City, UT
210 days ago

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Grand Adventure 48 reviews

"A winter camping alternative nearby the ski slopes"

Although Jordanelle's campgrounds are closed in winter, they'll allow you to asphalt dock in the marina parking lot for $16 per night, no hookups. OK, that's a bit pricey for what it is, but for skiers this location is mere minutes away from the... Read more

Green River Dump Station Green River, WY
379 days ago

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Grand Adventure 48 reviews

"Great free dump for Flaming Gorge or I-80 travel"

When you're leaving or heading to Flaming Gorge, or driving by on I-80, the city of Green River provides a free dump station at its water treatment plant, complete with a nearby potable water fill. It's located on the south side of town, near the... Read more

379 days ago

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Grand Adventure 48 reviews

"Nice lakeside sites"

(Video at https://youtu.be/6fCzRMl8fKo) We stayed here as a stopover between Salt Lake City and South Dakota in early June, and it worked out perfectly in that respect. These are nice waterside campsites with a picnic table on a covered... Read more

384 days ago

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Grand Adventure 48 reviews

"Perfect lakeside location"

(Video pending at YouTube.com/GrandAdventure, and will be added here as a blog once available) This place can be busy from Memorial Day through Labor Day, but right now in late September we're the only folks here for the second night in a row.... Read more

Soda Springs Dump Station Soda Springs, ID
385 days ago

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Grand Adventure 48 reviews

"Simple, straghtforward, spacious and free"

Plenty of room to turn around for even the biggest rigs. Two dumps with a wand for washing, and potable water available separately. Thank you Soda Springs!

Lava Campground Lava Hot Springs, ID
385 days ago

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Grand Adventure 48 reviews

"Staying on a local farmer's back 40"

We spent the past couple of days in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho and staying at Lava Campground. This brand new campground is an exceptional place to stay when visiting Lava, and the hosts Annie & Cameron Salt couldn't have been more welcoming. It's... Read more
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Boca Chica Beach
Brownsville, TX
"Lots of trash, and questionable security"
Brown Springs Campground
Farmington, NM
"What a find! Better than most "RV resorts" -- but free."
"We checked out the campground while boondocking nearby"
"Some of the most spectacular boondocking scenery anywhere"
Jordanelle State Park
Heber City, UT
"A winter camping alternative nearby the ski slopes"
Green River Dump Station
Green River, WY
"Great free dump for Flaming Gorge or I-80 travel"
"Nice lakeside sites"
"Perfect lakeside location"
Soda Springs Dump Station
Soda Springs, ID
"Simple, straghtforward, spacious and free"
Lava Campground
Lava Hot Springs, ID
"Staying on a local farmer's back 40"
Meteor Crater RV Park
Winslow, AZ
"Convenient for I-40/Route 66 travelers"
Camp May
Los Alamos, NM
"Beautiful high-altitude camping"
Camp May Road
Los Alamos, NM
"Closed to camping"
"Desert junipers, wild horses, Pony Express history & military exercises"
Maverik Gas Station
La Verkin, UT
"Free and close to the campsites surrounding Zion"
Dalton Wash Road
Virgin, UT
"Tough access"
"Packed in tight"
Gooseberry Mesa
Apple Valley, UT
"One of the most spectacular boondocking sites I've ever found"
"Busy because it's perfectly situated for Zion National Park"
Maverik Gas Station
Fillmore, UT
"Brand new, clean & spacious"
"If you want an OHV party scene, this is your spot. If not, well..."
"Noisy with OHVs, but really spectacular sand dunes"
Bonneville Salt Flats
Wendover, UT
"Sandwiched between the otherworldly Salt Flats and the stunning Silver Island Mountains"
Stewarts Point
Overton, NV
"Dusty and barren, yet beautiful"
Forest Road 535
Flagstaff, AZ
"Great location amongst the Ponderosa pines between Flagstaff and Sedona"
Speedway Gas Station
Flagstaff, AZ
"Yes, there is water but it's easy to miss"
"Tight spots and many were unlevel, but quiet and pleasant"
Valley of the Gods
Mexican Hat, UT
"Insanely spectacular views!"
"Free, clean and modern. And did I mention free?"
County Road 34
Mancos, CO
"Why stay in the National Park?"
Speedway Gas Station
Durango, CO
"Follow saraistrippin's directions"
Sultan Camping Area
Silverton, CO
"Close to town, with the beautiful sound of rushing water"
"Gorgeous San Juan site close to Telluride"
"Close to Moab"
"Weird setup"
Santaquin Meadows
Santaquin, UT
"Tucked away off the Nebo Loop."
"Clean, free and busy."
Whitney Reservoir
Oakley, UT
"Popular but pleasant"
Heber Mountain
Heber City, UT
"Boondocking paradise"
"A beautiful little reservoir."
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Ep. 108: Wind River Mountains | Green River Lakes Wyoming RV travel camping

The Green River Lakes, tucked into Wyoming's spectacular Wind River Mountains, are the headwaters of the mighty Green River. In this episode of Grand Adventure we boondock in this very remote, stunning...

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Ep. 62: Great Sand Dunes National Park | Colorado RV camping travel

Experience North America's tallest sand dunes with us at Colorado's Great Sand Dunes National Park. And a campsite with free electrical hookups just 15 minutes outside the park? Who'da thunk it?Filmed:...

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Ep. 41: Do It Now! | RV travel Utah Wyoming South Dakota camping

It's finally here! We hit the road for at least a few months of full-time RVing, heading northeast from Salt Lake City through Wyoming into South Dakota. For a host of reasons explained in this video,...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 31: Wild Horses & Pony Express Trail | RV Utah boondocking travel

Utah's West Desert comprises a lonely series of mountain ranges and extraordinarily flat valleys, stretching from the Wasatch Front to the Nevada border. It's home to such curiosities as the original P...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 13: Lake Powell & Antelope Canyon | RV Utah & Arizona Boondocking

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure in our RV! In this episode we're in southern Utah and northern Arizona for a few days of boondocking and sightseeing on either side of the state border, campin...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 15: Kanab (Utah) & Best Friends Animal Sanctuary | RV Utah Free Camping Boondock

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure in our RV! In this episode we're in southern Utah, boondocking and sightseeing around Kanab. We're camping along Hancock Road north of town, between Kanab, Zio...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 17: Telluride, Colorado | RV Colorado Free Camping Boondocking

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure in our RV! In this episode -- the first in our "Kitchen Table Trips" series -- we're revisiting our trip to Telluride, in the San Juan Mountains of southwester...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 19: Sun Valley, Idaho | RV Idaho Sawtooth Mountains Free Camping Boondocking

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure in our RV! In this Kitchen Table Trips episode we're revisiting our July 2017 trip to Sun Valley and Ketchum, in the Sawtooth Mountains of south-central Idaho....

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Grand Adventure Ep. 23: Silverton, Colorado | RV Colorado Free Camping Boondocking

Silverton is a quaint, lovingly restored former mining community deep in Colorado's rugged San Juan Mountains. Here you'll find a less spoiled Colorado, where the town's welcoming Greene Street is surr...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 27: Heber Mountain/Duchesne Ridge, Utah | RV travel boondocking free camping

The Heber Mountain/Duchesne Ridge area of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest comprises over 100,000 acres of prime free boondocking close by both Salt Lake City and Park City, Utah. Come along wit...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 11: Zion National Park

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure! In Episode 11 we're in southern Utah for a few days of boondocking and sightseeing, camping on BLM land near Virgin and visiting Zion National Park.Filmed Nov...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 11: Zion National Park - YouTube

Join us on our continuing Grand Adventure! In Episode 11 we're in southern Utah for a few days of boondocking and sightseeing, camping on BLM land near Virgin and visiting Zion National Park.Filmed Nov...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 9: Little Sahara Recreation Area, Utah

Little Sahara is a 64 square-mile expanse of free-moving sand dunes located about 2 hours south-southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, popular with both campers and OHV riders.Filmed Oct. 27-29, 2017.CAMPS...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 9: Little Sahara Recreation Area, Utah

Little Sahara is a 64 square-mile expanse of free-moving sand dunes located about 2 hours south-southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, popular with both campers and OHV riders.Filmed Oct. 27-29, 2017.CAMPS...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 7: Bonneville Salt Flats

Come along with Grand Adventure to camp at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats, one of the most unique land forms in the world.Filmed October 21-22, 2017 at the Bonneville Salt Flats and Silver Island Mountai...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 2: Valley of the Gods, Monument Valley & Navajo National Monument

Filmed September 30-October 1, 2017 at various locations across Utah and northern Arizona, including (in order of appearance) the Utah Valley, Helper, Hanksville, Lake Powell, the Colorado River, Hite,...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 5: Lake Mead & Valley of Fire, Nevada

Filmed October 5-6, 2017 at Lake Mead and Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada.CAMPSITE - Stevens Point, part of Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Overton, Nevada https://goo.gl/maps/jsSPUsiGno92EQUI...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 3: Flagstaff/Sedona AZ, Sunset Crater, Wupatki, Grand Canyon

Filmed October 2-4, 2017 at various locations across northern Arizona, including (in order of appearance) the Coconino National Forest between Flagstaff and Sedona, Sedona, Sunset Crater National Monum...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 2: Valley of the Gods, Monument Valley & Navajo National Monument

Filmed September 30-October 1, 2017 at various locations across Utah and northern Arizona, including (in order of appearance) the Utah Valley, Helper, Hanksville, Lake Powell, the Colorado River, Hite,...

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Grand Adventure Ep. 1: San Rafael Swell Mountain Bike Festival

Grand Adventure Ep. 1: San Rafael Swell Mountain Bike FestivalIn our very first episode of Grand Adventure, join us at the 2017 fall San Rafael Swell Mountain Bike Festival, set along the rim of the Li...

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Liftlines Skiing and Snowboarding Forums • View topic - (non-skiing) TR: Camping Telluride, Silverton & Mesa Verde

Mrs. Admin, the dogs and I just returned tonight from a week dispersed camping and exploring the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, with an extra stop at Mesa Verde National Park. They haven'...

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Liftlines Skiing and Snowboarding Forums • View topic - (non-skiing) TR: Camping Telluride, Silverton & Mesa Verde

Mrs. Admin, the dogs and I just returned tonight from a week dispersed camping and exploring the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, with an extra stop at Mesa Verde National Park. They haven'...

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Liftlines Skiing and Snowboarding Forums • View topic - (non-skiing) TR: Camping Telluride, Silverton & Mesa Verde

Mrs. Admin, the dogs and I just returned tonight from a week dispersed camping and exploring the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, with an extra stop at Mesa Verde National Park. They haven'...

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Liftlines Skiing and Snowboarding Forums • View topic - (non-skiing) TR: Camping Telluride, Silverton & Mesa Verde

Mrs. Admin, the dogs and I just returned tonight from a week dispersed camping and exploring the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, with an extra stop at Mesa Verde National Park. They haven'...

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Liftlines Skiing and Snowboarding Forums • View topic - (non-skiing) Santaquin Meadows, UT camping 8/25-27/2017

For this weekend Mrs. Admin, our dogs and I were looking for a new place to explore. Despite its proximity to home (only about 60 miles away) I have never before driven the Nebo Loop, a National Scenic...

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TR: Whitney Reservoir, UT 7/28-30/2017 - Forest River Forums

(part 1)We just got back from our latest weekend outing, this time to Whitney Reservoir, a high mountain lake at 9,260 feet in the Uinta Mountains of northeastern Utah. Our camp.Eighty-eight...

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TR: Whitney Reservoir, UT 7/28-30/2017 - iRV2 Forums

We just got back from our latest weekend outing, this time to Whitney Reservoir, a high mountain lake at 9,260 feet in the Uinta Mountains of northeastern Utah. Our camp.Eighty-eight acres may not so...

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Liftlines Skiing and Snowboarding Forums • View topic - TR (non-skiing): Camping Whitney Reservoir, UT 7/28-30/2017

I just got back from our latest weekend outing with friends Dale and Pat, and their son Brad. This time it was to Whitney Reservoir, a high mountain lake at 9,260 feet in the Uinta Mountains of northea...

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Liftlines Skiing and Snowboarding Forums • View topic - (non-skiing) Heber Mountain, UT camping - July 21-23, 2017

I just got back from another weekend enjoying the new RV with friends including AmyZ and Telejon. This time I returned to one of my favorite camping areas, Heber Mountain.Heber Mountain is a 10,200-foo...

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Liftlines Skiing and Snowboarding Forums • View topic - TR: Camping Southern Idaho 7/8-15/2017

Mrs. Admin and I just got back from a week of exploring southern Idaho. And yeah, there's some tangential ski-related content in this post. When she got back from Canada a day later than planned, howev...

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