Big Big Trippers

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July 15, 2015

Cottonwood Camp Fort Smith, MT
324 days ago

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Big Big Trippers 35 reviews

"Excellent Full Service Campsite for fishing the Bighorn River"

We’ve stayed at Cottonwood Camp on the Bighorn twice - once for a week at Sweetwater Travel’s Fly Fishing Guide School and two years later for a week of fly fishing the Bighorn River. If you’re looking for a good home base with plenty of... Read more

East Totten Coleharbor, ND
335 days ago

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Big Big Trippers 35 reviews

"Nice ACOE Campground on a reservoir in central North Dakota"

A very nice, clean, and open ACOE campground on the far eastern end of Lake Sakakawea (or western end of Lake Audubon…it’s actually the reservoir formed by the dam on the Missouri River, so does it really make a difference?) We spent one night... Read more

Fort William Historical Park Campground Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
338 days ago

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Big Big Trippers 35 reviews

"Unexpected Surprise in Thunder Bay, ON"

We spent three nights in Thunder Bay following our trip around the north shore of Lake Superior. We used our Thunder Bay stop to get groceries and catch up on the internet after a week in the wilds of Ontario. We considered both Kakabeka... Read more

CCC Bridge Fife Lake, MI
371 days ago

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Big Big Trippers 35 reviews

"Very Nice and Quiet State Forest Campground on Manistee River"

While searching for a convenient spot to camp during an early June, mid-week fly-fishing trip to the Manistee River, we discovered Michigan’s CCC Bridge State Forest Campground. Located six to nine miles down graded gravel and dirt roads... Read more

Wabasis Lake County Park Greenville, MI
414 days ago

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Big Big Trippers 35 reviews

"Wonderful County Park That's Close to Rockford and Grand Rapids"

While visiting family in the Grand Rapids area, we decided to take a break from driveway moochdocking and head to a local campground for the weekend. We stayed at Wabasis Lake County Park due to its proximity to the quant, downtown area of... Read more

Umpqua Lighthouse State Park Winchester Bay, OR
527 days ago

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Big Big Trippers 35 reviews

"Very nice Oregon State Park, centrally located to Oregon Dunes and Umpqua River Valley"

We stayed at Umpqua Lighthouse State Park during our off-season Oregon Coast tour in January 2017. We wanted to spend time near the Oregon Dunes and this place nicely fit the bill. If you're visiting the Dunes area of the Oregon Coast, you can't... Read more

Champoeg State Park Newberg, OR
548 days ago

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Big Big Trippers 35 reviews

"Great State Park Close to Portland and the Willamette Valley Wineries"

A large state historical area, Champoeg State Park has a wonderful campground that is situated along the Willamette River and is at the front door of Oregon’s Willamette Valley winery area. The paved sites in the B-Loop where we stayed all... Read more

548 days ago

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Big Big Trippers 35 reviews

"Great overnighter stop. Beautiful in the winter."

Driving westward on I-84 in early December, we needed a place to spend the night between Boise and Portland--Emigrant Springs State Park fit the bill as they keep a small handful of sites open into the winter. As we climbed higher into Oregon’s... Read more

570 days ago

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Big Big Trippers 35 reviews

"Very Nice MI State Park with good access to Au Sable River"

We stayed at Hartwick Pines State Park because of its proximity to Grayling, MI and fly fishing on the legendary AuSable River. The Logging Museum and Old Growth forest area are both a short bike ride away and well worth the visit. As a bonus,... Read more

Campus RV Park Independence, MO
570 days ago

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Big Big Trippers 35 reviews

"Nice for a few days - one of the few options in/around Independence, MO / Kansas City"

We were planning on spend three nights in Independence, MO to visit the Harry S. Truman sites (NPS Historic Site and the Truman Presidential Library and Museum) and Kansas City and there aren’t a lot of convenient camping alternatives. We were... Read more
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Cottonwood Camp
Fort Smith, MT
"Excellent Full Service Campsite for fishing the Bighorn River"
East Totten
Coleharbor, ND
"Nice ACOE Campground on a reservoir in central North Dakota"
Fort William Historical Park Campground
Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
"Unexpected Surprise in Thunder Bay, ON"
CCC Bridge
Fife Lake, MI
"Very Nice and Quiet State Forest Campground on Manistee River"
Wabasis Lake County Park
Greenville, MI
"Wonderful County Park That's Close to Rockford and Grand Rapids"
Umpqua Lighthouse State Park
Winchester Bay, OR
"Very nice Oregon State Park, centrally located to Oregon Dunes and Umpqua River Valley"
Champoeg State Park
Newberg, OR
"Great State Park Close to Portland and the Willamette Valley Wineries"
"Great overnighter stop. Beautiful in the winter."
"Very Nice MI State Park with good access to Au Sable River"
Campus RV Park
Independence, MO
"Nice for a few days - one of the few options in/around Independence, MO / Kansas City"
Sylvan Park Campground
Sylvan Grove, KS
"Nice, Quiet, and Convenient to I-70"
McCormick Place Lot B
Chicago, IL
"Charged an additional $23 per night for our tow vehicle"
"Great Campground Close to Lake Michigan Beach and Charming Downtown Holland"
Lost Lake Campground
Hood River, OR
"The quintessential Pacific Northwest Campground nestled amongst the cedars!"
"Very Nice Campground That's Close to Raleigh"
"Very Nice Riverfront CG that is a convenient stop along I-80"
Clear Springs
Texarkana, TX
"Although it's smelly, it's a clean and well-maintained stopover if traveling through the area"
"Dirty, Muddy, Uncared for MESS"
"An older, well-maintained County Park on the Texas Coast - good for a short stop, but wouldn't recommend for longer tourist stays."
Shell Mound County Park
Cedar Key, FL
"Undiscovered Diamond in the Rough"
"Nice, clean park that's close to Ithaca"
Lake Eaton Campground
Long Lake, NY
"Quintessential Adirondack Campground"
Fayette State Park
Garden, MI
"A small Michigan State Park with a nice historical area and a campground with few amenities, but improvements are underway. "
"Nope...never, ever, again!"
Casper KOA
Bar Nunn, WY
"hookups and a place to park... that's about it. "
"unexpected beauty"
Timber Creek Campground
Grand Lake, CO
"Great site. Lovely place."
"Adequate place for staging our entry into RMNP"
"Free, Easy, and WAY COOL!"
Olde Stone Village RV Park
Mcminnville, OR
"Clean and Friendly Park with Excellent Access to Museum and Wine Country"
Pine Near RV Park
Winthrop, WA
"Pleasant, Convenient, Friendly, and Clean"
Wine Country RV Park
Prosser, WA
"Clean City Campground with Friendly Staff"
"Nice clean and well maintained campground on a peaceful mountain lake"
Jetty Fishery Marina & RV Park
Rockaway Beach, OR
"Underwhelmed"
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New Years

Boondocking in Newport, Oregon. Last year we spent Christmas and New Years in Key West, Florida. This year we were in Oregon—Santa found us in Portland and we rang in the New Year on the Oregon...

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New Years

Boondocking in Newport, Oregon. Last year we spent Christmas and New Years in Key West, Florida. This year we were in Oregon—Santa found us in Portland and we rang in the New Year on the Oregon...

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Final Push to Oregon

Monday morning after Thanksgiving, following a nine-day stay at the in-laws’ home in Colorado, we hitched up our wagons and continued our westward journey. We had reservations in the Portland-ar...

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Final Push to Oregon

Monday morning after Thanksgiving, following a nine-day stay at the in-laws’ home in Colorado, we hitched up our wagons and continued our westward journey. We had reservations in the Portland-ar...

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May – D.C. to the Colorado Rockies

We left D.C. on Friday May 5th. While our ultimate destination was Michigan for a 10-day visit, we had intermediate stops in both Pennsylvania and Ohio. Hanging out with Honest Abe the Gettysbur...

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Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

On Wednesday 7 June, following 12-days of moochdocking in Colorado, we hit the road for the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Parks. With a vague notion of destinations, no reservations anyw...

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Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

On Wednesday 7 June, following 12-days of moochdocking in Colorado, we hit the road for the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Parks. With a vague notion of destinations, no reservations anyw...

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Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

On Wednesday 7 June, following 12-days of moochdocking in Colorado, we hit the road for the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Parks. With a vague notion of destinations, no reservations anyw...

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Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

On Wednesday 7 June, following 12-days of moochdocking in Colorado, we hit the road for the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Parks. With a vague notion of destinations, no reservations anyw...

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Montana

As our explorations of Yellowstone neared their end, we started to think about our next destination. When we left Colorado, we had no solid plans after Yellowstone. We considered Glacier Nationa...

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Montana

As our explorations of Yellowstone neared their end, we started to think about our next destination. When we left Colorado, we had no solid plans after Yellowstone. We considered Glacier Nationa...

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Summer in the Rockies

Well we’ve almost wrapped up our second busy summer on the road and once again I’ve managed to get behind in my blogging. While this was predictable, it is still disappointing! So, in an effort...

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Summer in the Rockies

Well we’ve almost wrapped up our second busy summer on the road and once again I’ve managed to get behind in my blogging. While this was predictable, it is still disappointing! So, in an effort...

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Summer in the Rockies

Well we’ve almost wrapped up our second busy summer on the road and once again I’ve managed to get behind in my blogging. While this was predictable, it is still disappointing! So, in an effort...

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Our Return to the Pacific Northwest

After our long Eclipse Weekend in Madras, Oregon, our plan was to spend seven or eight weeks hanging around Washington and Oregon. Besides missing the upper-left coast, we needed to catch-up on...

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Our Return to the Pacific Northwest

After our long Eclipse Weekend in Madras, Oregon, our plan was to spend seven or eight weeks hanging around Washington and Oregon. Besides missing the upper-left coast, we needed to catch-up on...

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Our Return to the Pacific Northwest

After our long Eclipse Weekend in Madras, Oregon, our plan was to spend seven or eight weeks hanging around Washington and Oregon. Besides missing the upper-left coast, we needed to catch-up on...

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An Autumn Return to Michigan

Over Labor Day Weekend, days after our return to the Pacific Northwest, we received word from Michigan that my Stepmother passed away. We debated flying from Seattle for the service, but quickly...

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Autumn in Michigan (part II) – You Can’t Always Get What You Want…

You can’t always get what you want, But if you try sometime you find, You get what you need. – The Rolling Stones We were disgruntled, frustrated, and anxious. This was the third time we cha...

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Autumn in Michigan (part II) – You Can’t Always Get What You Want…

You can’t always get what you want, But if you try sometime you find, You get what you need. – The Rolling Stones We were disgruntled, frustrated, and anxious. This was the third time we cha...

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Urban Airstreaming in Chicago

As many times as Anna and I have driven by Chicago, we have only visited the city once. In the summer of 2012, during our Washington, D.C. to Washington State cross-country move, we spent three...

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Unexpected Surprises

As we approach the end of almost two months in Florida, around every bend and behind almost every palm tree, we have found an unexpected surprise. The surprises haven’t always been great or without fri...

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