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Old 06-15-2009, 04:31 AM   #43
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We ran into some folks in a motor home who were fans of Charles Watts, who started this particular thread. This happened at a certain RV park in Gallup, NM last month. They were on their way to be hosts at a campground in Colorado. Interesting thread out of the past!


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Old 06-15-2009, 05:53 AM   #44
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Hi: All... Bon Echo Provincial Pk. N. of Kingston Ontario Canada gets my vote too!!! Only takes one look to fall in LOVE.
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Old 06-15-2009, 08:26 AM   #45
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Another place we hope to return is

Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Canyon, TX.

Absolutely amazing place in the west Texas panhandle.

Anyone who's ever been to west Texas knows how flat it is ... for miles on end.

Well, guess what, near Canyon, Tx ... if you're not watching where you're going, you'll drive right off that flatness into some of the most absolutely beautiful canyons we've ever seen.
Watch out for really, really big and numerous skunks when camping Palo Duro.
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Old 06-15-2009, 01:36 PM   #46
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Lost Lake Resort & Campground, Mt. Hood National Forest south of Hood River, OR. Don't let the name fool you - the "Resort" refers to the very rustic, small lodge. There is a mile long lake with rainbow trout (someone caught a 24 incher when we were there) - no motorized water craft were allowed. Good hiking and stunning views of Mt. Hood to the south.

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Old 06-15-2009, 06:59 PM   #47
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Keep it short ... a couple of sentences ... a picture or two (if you want to give a detailed camping report ... do it in the campground report section!)

The place I want to camp before I die is in the Toiyabe-Humbolt National Park in Nevada
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Old 06-16-2009, 07:40 AM   #48
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My favorite places to camp are remote, with few campers and preferably on the water.
Vermillion Valley Resort at Lake Edison, east of Fresno CA.This in on the shore of a pristine lake in the high Sierras, near the Pacific Crest Trail. Heart-stopping driving to get there, scenery to match Yosemite but few crowds.

Reef Townsite campground, south of Sierra Vista AZ, on the east side of the Huachuca Mtns. the coolness of high elevation and peacefulness are very inviting. I wouldn't recommend in summer monsoon season however, the storms are killer!

The Bill Wagner Peaine Township Campground, Beaver Island on the shore of Lake Michigan with a view of the west coast of mainland Michigan. The challenge in getting there is having to take a ferry ride to the island.
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Old 06-16-2009, 10:29 AM   #49
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The Klickitat River Canyon in Washington State, just north of the Columbia Gorge.

Our most recent trip was to this area we'd driven through but was on our camp list.
We stayed in the Leidl Campground, there are a few others, undeveloped areas, we were the ONLY ones there. Wild flowers galore, gorgeous high bluffs/hills with Gerry Oak forests and pines, you can hike anywhere your feet take you.

The Trout Lake-Glenndale highway route is a scenic route with views of Mt. Adams

I'm glad this post has been reactivated, there are so many great places listed, I've made a list!

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Old 06-16-2009, 06:13 PM   #50
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Really enjoyed Dinasaur Valley around Drumheller, Alberta.
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Old 06-16-2009, 09:11 PM   #51
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Villanueva State Park in New Mexico north of I-40. Interesting drive to park where you come up over hill/mountain and there is tiny town looking totally out of place in modern U.S.

Keep going - campsites run along cold, rushing, Pecos River where the early conquistadores rode; covered adobe style shelters with tables, sandy area to camp, amenities.

I wanted to be way off away from playground, etc. and loved my campsite. Keep your dogs on tie outs or leash - my dog immediately jumped into the river which turned out to be deep and fast by the bank. If not for harness to pull him out, he would have been taken to Texas.

This is fairly narrow canyon with changing views as sun moves over the cliff walls. True getting away from it all.

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