John & BJ

Reviews

"Great Campground for Small to Midsized Rigs"
Bonito Campground
Flagstaff, AZ
"Very clean Forest Service campground"
Lake Canyon Recreation Area
Mount Pleasant, UT
"Dispersed Camping with a Fee"
Pioneer Park
Brownsville, OR
"Spotless, laid back City Park"
Vernita Rest Area
Mattawa, WA
"The Price is Right"
"Well Designed Dump Station"
"We had a plan, but..."
"Forest campground close to Sandpoint"
Townsite Campground
Waterton, AB, Canada
"Great Campground in Town"
"It's an RV Park"
"My kind of place!"
"Oh so MUCH better!"
Canyon View RV Park
Spanish Fork, UT
"Our Dog's Favorite"
"Nice campground with creek"
"Afraid of solo boondocking? - here's a free semi-developed campground"
"Group Sites Only"
"Nice & Quiet - Very Low Key"
"Inexpensive Dump Station"
Russian River Complex
Cooper Landing, AK
"Very Nice Campground at the mouth of the Russian"
Sierra Trading Post
Cheyenne, WY
"Expensive "Free" Parking, but so much fun!"
South Tourist Park
Idaho Falls, ID
"Nice, but..."
Sage Hen Rest Area
Hines, OR
"Free Dump & a Nature Hike!"
Wyoming Gardens RV Park
Thermopolis, WY
"Compact & Friendly, but road noise"
South Campground
Deschutes, OR
"Classic older Forest Service Campground"
Lions Park RV Dump Station
Mount Vernon, WA
"When ya gotta go"
Riverfront RV Park
Sedro-Woolley, WA
"Basic, Cost Effective, and Quiet"
"SKP Advantage"
"Drive Through Review"
"Drive Through Review"
"We're Back!"
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Blog Posts

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Just Finding Our Way: Port Townsend

Port Townsend We're trying something different this year, leveraging some memberships. I thought I was most interested in Escapees for acc...

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Just Finding Our Way: Hiding for Holidays

One of the lessons we've learned is to have a known spot to land for the major holidays when tourist destinations are cramped with people leveraging the long weekend. This trip, we stayed in the Oly...

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Just Finding Our Way: Charleston, Oregon

Charleston, Oregon We rolled out of Fortuna, California bright and early, looking to finish out the last of the California section of our...

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Just Finding Our Way: Spring Northern Oregon Gathering

Spring Northern Oregon Gathering Most of my readers know that the blog is almost always running behind reality. This one will be a bit of a...

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Just Finding Our Way: Petrified!

Wandering - sometimes with a Scamp 19

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Just Finding Our Way: It's Downhill From Here

It's Downhill From Here It's was with much regret that I pulled up stakes and left my wonderful camp on the mountain above Los Alamos. I l...

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Just Finding Our Way: She Said, "Don't Do It"

and that was enough temptation for me. The gal at the Los Alamos Information Center told me all about the Jemez Mountain National Scenic Byway but also said not to tow a trailer over the hill towa...

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Just Finding Our Way: Hiding in the Secret City

With a clue from Campendium, I found a different spot on Forest Service land about 700' above town to call home for the next week or so. I knew I wanted to visit the History and the Science Museums...

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Just Finding Our Way: Heron Lake State Park & Environs

I could have stayed in Silverton longer, but I needed to do some housekeeping. The disadvantage was that I'd need to reposition on a weekend. With that in mind, I made reservations at Heron Lake Sta...

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Just Finding Our Way: Frisco Mill

One of the things I wanted to do while in the Silverton area was to visit the Frisco Mill ruins. First thing, I headed off up the road to Animas Forks. All along the way are remains of mines and mil...

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Just Finding Our Way: Silverton

After leaving Chris Park, I headed up over Coal Bank Pass. I was a bit concerned with how the truck would handle the elevation, but it ran cooler than it does climbing up the rim out of Payson. It...

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Just Finding Our Way: Ghost Road

Thanks to a series of geocaches that I started when we were in the area with Spencer a couple weeks ago, I started doing more and more research on the Rio Grande Southern. It was perhaps best known...

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Just Finding Our Way: Radiator Springs

Radiator Springs According to the town website, "Holbrook is a community rich in History, Family Values, Diverse Landscapes, Recreation, a...

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Just Finding Our Way: June 2013

When we left Arizona, it was with a canoe on the rack, specifically so that the grandson and I could do an overnight canoe trip. Thursday and Friday were supposed to be the days. We took the traile...

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Just Finding Our Way: An Almost Hidden Gem

We departed Denali after three days of overcast skies and rain and immediately started to see some signs of blue skies on the southern horizon. Turk didn’t want to settle down, so we committed to n...

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Just Finding Our Way: Mesa Verde National Park

Wandering - sometimes with a Scamp 19

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Just Finding Our Way: Durango

We left Gallup on Thursday morning, July 2, headed for points north. Didn't mind putting Gallup in the rear view mirror. It's a pretty rough town with not much to it's credit except that it's well p...

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Just Finding Our Way: Northbound

The plan was to be on the road by 8:30 - a plan that we beat by 45 minutes. We hadn't gone 200 yards when BJ asked why she was getting wi-fi on her phone. Don't know - I turned it off and stowed the...

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Just Finding Our Way: Where To Now?

With the sneezes and sniffles in full bloom, we left Los Burros without a clear destination in mind. Thanks to Campendium, I knew of two potential boondock spots with more elevation, and some Forest...

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Just Finding Our Way: Where’d the Burros Go?

Where’d the Burros Go? We stopped by the Giant station in Show Low to fill up with gas and take advantage of their free dump before headi...

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Just Finding Our Way: Wandering, With A Destination In Mind

The grandson is scheduled to arrive soon, so BJ and I took advantage of our Arizona high country wandering to practicing locating geocaches. It was a good excuse to wander some forest roads, to lear...

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Just Finding Our Way: Home in the Pines

June 10-15 - The last three years, we've managed to be out of the Valley of the Sun for some or all of the summer. This year we've stayed closer to home, but it hasn't taken me long to remember why I...

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Just Finding Our Way: Where Have I Been?

I've camped all my life - everything from backpacking to car camping to RVs - and have enjoyed various forms of dutch oven cooking for the past 15 years, but I'd never heard of hobo pies. This is an...

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Just Finding Our Way: Homer

Wandering - sometimes with a Scamp 19

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Just Finding Our Way: Gone Fishing

Jeff said that if I'd come help install the solar setup on his trailer that he would take me fishing. That promise found me standing in the rain at 5 a.m. on May 23rd as we waited to board the Arcti...

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Just Finding Our Way: Sometimes a View

We headed for the Kenai for additional solar testing - at least that was the excuse. We got the view site (no reservations) at Ninilchik View - one of the Ninilchik River State Recreation Area campg...

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Just Finding Our Way: Camping on the Spit

Turk and I left Anchorage this morning, headed up the Turnagain Arm towards the   Kenai Peninsula, while BJ waited for a connection to Phoenix. The boys will be wandering without direction for the n...

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Just Finding Our Way: Go West, Young Man

John SchroederJune 9, 2013 at 12:10 PM$10 gets the beach view and cool weather - mid 50's during the day. Found another place that's even cheaper (free for 14 days) and a bit warmer - see the next post...

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Just Finding Our Way: Last of the ‘Glyphs

Last of the ‘Glyphs April 26 -- I stopped at Snow Canyon in part because I didn’t have a Plan D boondock selected and I didn’t really wan...

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Just Finding Our Way: Wall Street Crashed!

Wall Street Crashed! April 23 – Wall Street is possibly one of the best known features below the rim at Bryce Canyon National Park. Unfor...

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