Life's Little Adventures

30' Lazy Daze 50th Anniversary 30' Island Bed
2011 Subaru Forester
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Reviews

Colorado Campground
Woodland Park, CO
"Pleasant setting in the pines near Woodland Park"
"Convenient location to Salida"
Pine Cove Campground
Breckenridge, CO
"Just a parking lot but right on the lake"
Heaton Bay Campground
Silverthorne, CO
"Great forest service campground near Dillon Reservoir"
"Pleasant setting in the pines but too close to I-70"
Bear Creek Lake Park
Lakewood, CO
"Very nice campground convenient to Denver"
Clear Creek RV Park
Golden, CO
"Great location but power issues"
"It's all about the location"
Dutch George Campground
Livermore, CO
"Nice little campground right on the Cache la Poudre RIver."
Stagecoach State Park
Oak Creek, CO
"Nice state park near Steamboat Springs"
Ami's Acres Campground
Glenwood Springs, CO
"Strange little RV park too close to I-70"
Breckenridge RV Dump Station
Breckenridge, CO
"Only dump in area"
"A decent RV park for an overnight stay or a visit to Grand Junction"
"Nice clean free dump station"
White Spar Campground
Prescott, AZ
"Great Forest Service campground just a few minutes from downtown Prescott"
Furnace Creek Campground
Death Valley, CA
"One of the nicer national park campgrounds we've stayed at."
"Nice place to spend a night or two on the way to or from Death Valley"
Joshua Tree North
Joshua Tree, CA
"Okay spot for visiting Joshua Tree"
Yucaipa Regional Park
Yucaipa, CA
"Very nice county park in the off season"
Catalina Spa RV Resort
Desert Hot Springs, CA
"Okay place to stay to visit the Palm Springs area"
"Very nice RV resort near Temecula"
"Just a parking lot but such a great location."
Santa Rita Park
Durango, CO
 
Aspen Ridge RV Park
South Fork, CO
"Good one night stopover "
"One of our favorite boondocking sites"
White Star Campground
Twin Lakes, CO
"Very nice forest service campground near Twin Lakes"
"Our favorite campground in Curecanti NRA"
Washington Gulch Road
Crested Butte, CO
"Popular boondocking area close to Crested Butte"
Vedauwoo Campground
Buford, WY
 
Shady Creek RV Park
Cedaredge, CO
"Quirky little park close to Colorado's beautiful Grand Mesa."
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Blog Posts

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Life's Little Adventures: Salida, CO Revisited

We left Woodland Park last Monday after stopping off at Diamond RV Park for a $10 dump. Jim didn’t want to carry much water over the passes we climbed, so we detoured a few miles to fill up at the Pon...

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Life's Little Adventures: Colorado Campground, Woodland Park, CO

In 2010 we spent a couple weeks near Woodland Park, CO at South Meadows, a forest service campground just a few miles north of town. We liked the area and it’s only 57 miles to our friends’ house in L...

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Life's Little Adventures: Still at the Reservoir

Despite the parking lot setting and close neighbors, we decided to spend our 14 day limit here at Pine Cove Campground on Dillon Reservoir, given the beautiful lake view and all there is to do in the...

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Life's Little Adventures: Chief Hosa and St. Mary’s

On Wednesday we headed 20 miles west of Denver, climbing up to Chief Hosa Campground near Evergreen, CO, at an elevation of 7,700’. Billed as “America’s first motor-camping area” and opened in 1918, t...

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Life's Little Adventures: Bear Creek Lake Park, Lakewood, CO

Bear Creek Lake Park is a 1,600 acre park centered around three lakes in the foothills of Lakewood, CO, about 15 miles from downtown Denver. It contains a popular campground, and when I made reservati...

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Life's Little Adventures: Golden, CO

We spent four nights at Clear Creek RV Park, just a few blocks from downtown Golden. The park is run by the city, although they definitely charge private RV park rates, as we are paying $43/night for...

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Life's Little Adventures: Search results for dutch george

It was 134 miles and two passes from Stagecoach State Park to our next destination, the Cache la Poudre River Canyon. We didn’t hook up the car since we would be doing high elevation climbing, first 9...

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Life's Little Adventures: Search results for dutch george

It was 134 miles and two passes from Stagecoach State Park to our next destination, the Cache la Poudre River Canyon. We didn’t hook up the car since we would be doing high elevation climbing, first 9...

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Life's Little Adventures: Stagecoach State Park, CO

We spent four nights at Stagecoach State Park, 16 miles south of Steamboat Springs, in the verdant Yampa Valley on Stagecoach Reservoir. This was our first time at a Colorado State Park, since we don’...

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Life's Little Adventures: Glenwood Springs, CO

After a last minute change in plan Wednesday due to heat, we ended up in Glenwood Springs at Ami’s Acres Campground, where they had one last site for four nights to get us through the weekend. It’s a...

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Life's Little Adventures: We Bagged Zanja Peak

  Okay, so maybe it wasn’t Mr. Whitney, but after a three week hiking hiatus it felt like it to us. We did climb 2.7 miles with 1,000’ of elevation gain to Zanja Peak (elevation 3,533) from our camps...

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Life's Little Adventures: Yucaipa Regional Park, Yucaipa, CA

  We had a very good week in Hemet. Played pickleball every morning for at least a couple hours and met some really nice people. Also had a great visit and lunch with George and Tina at their lovely...

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Life's Little Adventures: A Short Move to Hemet, CA

  We spent 12 nights at Jojoba Hills, maxing out our allowed 28 nights per year, and we didn’t do one single hike. In fact we didn’t even walk much, but we did play pickleball every day and loved it....

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Life's Little Adventures: Slots and Ladders

  On Tuesday we hooked up the car and took the long and winding road from north to south through Joshua Tree National Park. Our destination was the south overflow camping area on Cottonwood Springs Rd...

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Life's Little Adventures: Return to Joshua Tree National Park

  We left the Mojave Preserve on Easter Sunday and headed south to Joshua Tree. Not wanting to to try and find a site in one of the crowded campgrounds (with no internet) we opted for the BLM area nor...

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Life's Little Adventures: Furnace Creek Campground, Death Valley National Park

  This is our second time visiting Death Valley, the first being the nine long, cold nights we spent here in late December/early January of 2009/10. It’s a little different this time around. Much lar...

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Life's Little Adventures: Hole-In-The-Wall Campground, Mojave National Preserve

  After leaving Pahrump we decided to spend the weekend back at Silurian Lake, where we stopped on the way to Death Valley a couple weeks ago. It was much hotter this time, low 90s, but we survived by...

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Life's Little Adventures: Silurian Dry Lake

  Yesterday morning was still quite windy with intermittent drizzle, so we waited it out and by 11 the wind had died down and we decided to leave Catalina Spa to make our way towards Death Valley. Co...

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Life's Little Adventures: Two in Tillamook

  We’ve spent the past two nights next to the very small airport in Tillamook, Oregon at the Port of Tillamook Bay RV Park. Not much to it, $10/night for just dry camping in an open field, but it’s...

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Life's Little Adventures: Afton Canyon BLM Campground

  Since we didn’t leave Ridgecrest until 11 yesterday, and didn’t want to drive 250 miles to Las Vegas, I found a BLM campground, Afton Canyon, about 37 miles northeast of Barstow, just about halfway...

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Life's Little Adventures: Croton Spring Backcountry Site, Big Bend National Park, TX

  We arrived in Big Bend National Park yesterday afternoon, and even though it’s mighty hot, we are glad we came back. When we were here in December 2008, that was our first real exposure to the vast...

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Life's Little Adventures

  Our month in Cedaredge, CO is quickly winding down so before we leave we wanted to get in a little more hiking up the road on Grand Mesa. One of the first and best hikes we did there was the Crag C...

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Life's Little Adventures: Viejas Casino, Alpine, CA

    We left the heat of Yuma on Monday for a 150 mile drive west on CA I-8 to Alpine, where we are spending three nights (the maximum allowed) in the parking lot of Viejas Casino. It was a very wind...

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Life's Little Adventures: Matterhorn Campground, Telluride, CO

  After leaving Navajo National Monument we entered Colorado, where we were planning to hang around Cortez and Durango for awhile. With the heat we knew camping without hookups was not an option, so...

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Life's Little Adventures: Last Days at the North Rim

  On Friday after lunch we moved a quarter mile to the North Rim campground, where we were lucky to have gotten a very nice pull-through site on the perimeter. For a national park campground it’s bet...

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Life's Little Adventures: Grand Canyon North Rim

  We’ve wanted to visit the North Rim of the Grand Canyon for years but our timing was never right, so this year when we decided to spend part of the summer in Colorado, we discovered that the North...

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Life's Little Adventures: A Good Week

A Good Week Please excuse the layout of this post since I'm writing it directly to Blogger. Windows Live Writer is down and it seems impo...

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Life's Little Adventures: Washoe Lake State Park, Nevada Via Lake Tahoe

  It was another early departure for us on Tuesday, hooked up and leaving Glory Hole Recreation Area before 9:30. Based on advice from a friend we decided to head east on 88 over 8,600’ Carson Pass a...

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Life's Little Adventures: Cave Lake State Park, NV: A Nice Find Along the Loneliest Road

After our night at Bob Scott Campground near Austin, NV, we continued east along Hwy 50 with nary another car in sight. By the time we reached Eureka 60 miles later it was time for a break so we stopp...

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Life's Little Adventures: Great Basin National Park, Part 2

  Great Basin National Park’s slogan is “Half the park is after dark”. So we followed the instructions I received that morning to gather at 7:30 in the Summit trail parking area, elevation 10,000’, f...

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