Maiden Voyagette: Kayak Point County Park - Fiberglass RV
Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-24-2016, 10:50 PM   #1
Senior Member
Name: Lise
Trailer: Boler
Posts: 112
Maiden Voyagette: Kayak Point County Park

Took my sweet Boler, named Bitza, for her first little trip.

This park is less than 45 minutes north of Seattle, and has yurts, tent sites and small RV sites. My site had a maximum of 18' for the trailer, which was perfect for us! It was a pull through which I wanted for my first time out.

The trip was with a group of families who all know each other--everyone but me was camping or in the yurts--they have a cute little "village" of 8 or so yurts all with a central eating area and a number of fire pits.

The beach has a nice play area; the campground is on a bluff and there are numerous paths that meet up to the many stairs down to the beach. You can also drive down and park if you'd like.

We had a grand adventure! I went with my 13 year old and our dog, and my husband came up for the day. We did quite a bit of eating in bed and spent lots of time at the beach. We even saw a mermaid! A seal swam by in front of us just as the ice cream truck stopped behind us.

One of the other moms grew up with a trailer and her dad still belongs to the trailer club. She said they had a tradition: whenever anyone in the club brought a new trailer to a campout, all the families would gather at the back and slap the sides calling out "shimmy, shimmy shimmy." The new owner would invite everyone in for a tour and have treats. The last morning they all did that and I served blueberry pancakes. We fit over 15 people in to the camper! It was a nice way to celebrate!

My daughter and the dog ended up going home with friends and so I had my first night on my own, and hitched up and drove home on my own as well. It went very smooth, in fact so smoothly that the wrench I accidentally left on the back bumper at the dump station was still there when I got home.

Lots of nice folks helped me at the dump station and also at the truck stop diner where I had her weighed. 2,360 pounds ready to camp, but without clothes, water, tools, etc. But with a wrench on the back bumper! I did a walk around and everything but it was black and blended in.

Here are some photos:
Attached Thumbnails
14359063_10207852178884590_2788987546488871578_n.jpg   14322364_10207852178804588_5337164411243607790_n.jpg  

14370291_10207852178604583_2187844595965391715_n.jpg   14368621_10207852178564582_1981559694148646171_n.jpg  

Lise in WA
LiseKen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-2016, 05:45 AM   #2
Senior Member
Jon in AZ's Avatar
Name: Jon
Trailer: 2008 Scamp 13 S1
Posts: 11,104
Sounds like a great beginning- great place and a fun group of people! "Shimmy, shimmy, shimmy"... Never heard that one before.
Jon in AZ is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2016, 05:37 PM   #3
Senior Member
Barb and Alan's Avatar
Name: Alan & Barb
Trailer: Bigfoot 25RQ
Posts: 175
Kayak Point

Wow! Congrats on your maiden voyage. We just missed you by leaving the 23rd. Nice park especially mid week. From the reservation signs it appeared full for the weekend. Looks like we'll see you at the NOG.
Barb and Alan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2016, 07:30 PM   #4
Senior Member
Carol H's Avatar
Trailer: 92 16 ft Scamp
Posts: 11,756
Glad your first trip went well.

Have always enjoyed my stays at Kayak Point.
Carol H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2016, 07:35 PM   #5
Ms. Gayle's Avatar
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 95
Sounds like you had great fun on the first trip
Here is a tip for you!
I am a female solo traveler. I have 3 or 4 tools that I regularly use when camping. I purchased pink duct tape and wrapped the handles of the tools so I notice them laying about when I make my final walk around.
Ms. Gayle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2016, 01:21 AM   #6
Senior Member
Name: Lise
Trailer: Boler
Posts: 112
Deadhead look forward to meeting you!

Heading down Thursday, looks like the rain will be joining us.

Glad others have enjoyed Kayak Point, it's a sweet spot.

Thanks Gayle for the tip, it's amazing still I didn't notice the tool but if it had stood out more I likely would've seen it. Will have to find some cool tape.

Sent from my iPhone using Fiberglass RV
Lise in WA
LiseKen is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Denison County Park, Ventura County, CA SoloMatt Camping, Campout Reports 3 07-01-2015 05:41 PM
Point Pelee National Park, Ontario, camping site ? Gilles Camping, Campout Reports 6 04-21-2015 10:32 PM
Point Mugu State Park, Calif. Fire Closures Adrian W General Chat 1 05-04-2013 07:31 AM
Question about Croton Point Park, New York Tom McRae General Chat 3 02-06-2013 03:45 PM
Haynes Point Provincial Park, Osoyoos BC Brian Van Snell Camping, Campout Reports 0 06-08-2010 03:33 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:28 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.