Dave Burns


Billings, MT
"Yep, it is a parking lot"
Pine Creek Campground
Livingston, MT
"Solid Campground with basic amenities"
"Decent national Forest campground, lots of 0HV traffic"
Trail Creek Road
Sun Valley, ID
"Dispersed camping close to town, but feels like you are all alone"
Phi Kappa Campground
Sun Valley, ID
Park Creek Campground
Sun Valley, ID
"Modest NFS campground with great views"
Lake Creek Road
Ketchum, ID
"Great Boondocking 10 minutes from Ketchum/Sun Valley"
"Overnight rest stop without big rigs"
Rock Creek Park
Twin Falls, ID
"Simple, no frills, suprising pleasant"
Jordanelle State Park
Heber City, UT
"Nice, newer state park with close proximity to Park City"
"Solid state park; lots of bugs"
"Almost perfect."
Sportsmans RV Park
Fort Bragg, CA
"Small & quirky ... pleasantly surprising"
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
Castro Valley, CA
"Nice regional park with relatively close proximity to San Francisco"
"Convenient, but not great."
Sunset State Beach
Watsonville, CA
"Nice state park. Close to hipster Santa Cruz, but not too close."
Morro Bay State Park
Morro Bay, CA
"Nice park. Budget cuts impacting maintenance"
Santa Cruz Harbor
Santa Cruz, CA
"A tight-fitting parking lot with great access to Santa Cruz"
"A beautiful campground nestled amongst the mountains, near the overrated town of Cody, WY"
The Roost Resort
Custer, SD
"A Hidden gem ... quirky, awesome, and perfect for your visit to the Black Hills"
Walnut Canyon
Flagstaff, AZ
"Dispersed camping minutes from Flagstaff"
Pit River Campground
Fall River Mills, CA
"Low on amenities, but flush with nature and is very peaceful"
"Get away from hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley"
"A basic RV park - clean, good wifi, full hook-ups, no shade cover not a blade of grass to be found."
Tuolumne Meadows Campground
Yosemite National Park, CA
"Much nicer experience than camping in the valley floor"
Oh Ridge Campground
June Lake, CA
"NPF campground very close to beautiful June Lake and fantastic views of the Sierra Mountains"
Mt. Madonna County Park
Watsonville, CA
"Large park under canopy of Redwood trees. RV sites include partial hook-ups, lots of space for everyone. "

Blog Posts

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Retreating to Flagstaff

Retreating to Flagstaff by Dave Burns on May 14, 2015 Kelly and I left the Bay Area six weeks ago, but due to various family and work commitments, it wasn’t until la...

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Search results for 'oh ridge' | Wandering With Purpose

Over the years I have heard countless praise for the Eastern Sierras, but have never had a good opportunity to visit.  Specifically, I’ve been itching to spend time wandering the highly accla...

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On the Road Again

Once again Kelly and I are on the road; our second trip in as many weekends.  Following a quick work week in Half Moon Bay, last night after dinner we hitched-up Mabel and began venturing no...

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Tuolumne Meadows - Yosemite National Park

Tuolumne Meadows – Yosemite National Park by Dave Burns on September 27, 2014 Last week Kelly and I spent a few days camping at Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park, our second visit to...

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Mt Madonna County Park

This past weekend, Kelly and I used the holiday weekend as an opportunity to put some miles on the Airstream and escape to Mt Madonna Count Park.  Located about two hours south of HMB and nestled in...

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Almost Perfect

Almost Perfect by Dave Burns on January 25, 2014 Some days are damn near perfect; today was one of those days. As hoped, this side trip detour of ours to Coyote Lake Campground has been time...

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Long weekend at Coyote Lake Campground

For the first time since I can recall, working for the man (that is to say corporate America … or more specifically – the private equity firm which owns my company) has bestowed upon me a great gift...