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Thielsen View Campground Idleyld Park, OR
1760 days ago

"Beautiful Views, too many mosquito!"

We somehow found one spot basically on the lake. Peaceful and quiet mostly because all the sites were reserved, but with no one in them. The mosquitos were fierce!!!! Like maybe some of the worst we have experienced. There is a nice trail around... Read more

1760 days ago

"Nice spot, but not being taken care of"

Most spots are not on the lake, but we got the primo spots on a Monday night. Both spots had been reserved the days before and days after. Many spots are actually reserved, but the people never show up. That’s strange, but after camping in three... Read more

Willow Tree Golden Valley, AZ
2352 days ago

"Quiet, calm swimming spot, saw a beaver!"

This is free camping in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on the Colorado River just as it becomes Lake Mead for a while. There are at least 3 different camping zones on this side of Lake Mead. Our site is in Willow Tree and it is on the... Read more

2352 days ago

"Easy to find, quiet, but smoky "

An hour from the Grand Canyon and 10 minutes from Williams. Free, no facilities. A forest road where camping is allowed. There are lots of sites with fire rings. In early November it was below 30 at night. They either had a fire here recently or... Read more

2358 days ago

"Free on a river with hotsprings a mile away! "

Spent two nighs in October. This is a popular spot due to the great hot spring on the other side of the river. First night was Saturday and it was a bit crowded with the best campsite on the river already taken. People kept filling in through the... Read more

2359 days ago

"Beautiful lake front, wonderful "

Really lovely spot right on the Apache Lake off the Apache Trail. $8 per car. One pit toilet that was pretty full and another nicer pit toilet up at the entrance. There are "camp sites" with some fire pit rings, but I think when it's busy it's a... Read more

2365 days ago

"Free and Peaceful with singing coyotes "

This place was perfect. We just crossed into the states from Mexico the day before. We had just done 12 hours of driving and a night at a Walmart and we really wanted a shower and some wifi but all the RV parks either wouldn't let us dry camp... Read more
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Thielsen View Campground
Idleyld Park, OR
"Beautiful Views, too many mosquito!"
"Nice spot, but not being taken care of"
Willow Tree
Golden Valley, AZ
"Quiet, calm swimming spot, saw a beaver!"
"Easy to find, quiet, but smoky "
"Free on a river with hotsprings a mile away! "
"Beautiful lake front, wonderful "
"Free and Peaceful with singing coyotes "

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