Monthly Archives: February 2013

Boondocking near Yuma or 3:10 Get me out of Yuma

Boondocking or dispersed camping is  the practice of setting up your RV in unmarked sites and unimproved areas usually BLM land.  BLM is the largest landowner in the West and much of this federal land is desert.  When boondocking there … Continue reading

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Death Valley National Park

What a wonderful place to spend the Winter Solstice/Christmas Holidays! Death Valley offers peace and quiet and sunny days and starry nights.  The park is the largest in the lower 48 states.  It has mountain peaks up to 11000 feet … Continue reading

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Mohave Preserve, Kelso Depot, Zzyzx

A great day trip from Twenty Nine Palms CA takes us North into Mohave National Preserve.  This is a huge natural desert  area with a visitor center housed in the beautifully restored Union Pacific Kelso Depot originally built in 1924. … Continue reading

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