Length Restrictions in National and State Parks
Posted 16 August 2009 - 09:08 PM
Posted 17 August 2009 - 07:18 AM
If you want to stay in national and state parks over the private parks, your choice would be limited to the 35' motor homes or less. There are good reasons for staying in the park rather than near as we do when we visit the parks. Many parks have far better facilities than private parks. Their campsites often are larger and the electrical system will be up to code. Generally the settings in the national and state parks are much more attractive and their rates are usually lower. Many national and state parks do not have sites with sewer service so take that into consideration when looking at motor homes. Of course, you can shower and use the restrooms at those parks and if you don't mind doing that, the sewer connection becomes less necessary. Living in our motor home, we like the conveniences of home and use our shower, toilet and washing machine and thus always prefer full hookups when we can get them.
Tom and Louise Butler
2004 Monaco Windsor, Cummins 400 ISL
Roadmaster Sterling Tow Bar, Brakemaster, GMC Acadia, BikeE Recumbent Bicycles
After 9 1/2 years full time in our motor home and being Winter Texans we are now living at Sandpipers Resort in Edinburg, Texas. Now we are Summer Chickens!
"The tipi is much better to live in; always clean and warm in winter, cool in summer, easy to move... If the Great Spirit wanted men to live in one place he would have made the world stand still." -- Flying Hawk, South Dakota Oglala Sioux
Posted 17 August 2009 - 12:03 PM
for tent camping and not for bringing the conviences of the city to the outdoors.
Joe , SFC US Army Retired
Co-Pilot: Ultra, Mini Bull Terrier & Biker Dog
08 Damon Outlaw, GM 8.1, WH-24 w/6sp Allison, SD plate: HIDEOUT
Toys: 2003 Harley Ultra Classic, SD plate BIKRK9
Viper Blue Cricket SW3
Posted 03 September 2009 - 04:08 PM
and privacy. This was a perfect short stay coach to get into all the tight spots, but not very good for longer periods.
We now have a Monaco Executive 45' coach with 4 slides. I love all the wonderful conveniences of my motorhome and all the space. No problem
staying out for months on end. We have stayed in many lovely state park campgrounds with this coach.
Lake Havasu State Park, AZ we would stay for 10 days at a time with no hookups - no problem with this coach. We have stayed at Picacho Peak, AZ -
Swan Lake, MT - Lewis and Clark Cavarns, MT - on the Columbia Gorge at Maryhill, Wa - Borrego Springs, CA - Lake Louise, AB - Jasper, AB.
We have always enjoyed these stays very much and like to mix it up with stays in RV resorts.
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