On way to Lake Alamo State Park
Arizona's Lake Alamo State Park is located well off any interstate highway in the high desert northwest of Phoenix and southeast of Lake Havasu City.But, ask the locals at a grocery store in Parker, AZ, and they know about Lake Alamo and many go there to camp and fish.A
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Leaving Buckskin Mountain for Lake Alamo
Today is one of those transition and errand-running days.We're packing up and leaving Buckskin Mountain State Park after ten days. We loved it here; but it's time to explore the next point on the map--Lake Alamo State Park a couple hours east of here.But first it's seve
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Extended-time RVers Maisie and Dave Beattie of British Columbia
Longtime RVers and avid 'dry campers' Dave and Maisie Beattie of Sorrento, British Columbia, shared many insights about boondocking, and a lot of laughs, during the brief time our paths crossed at Buckskin Mountain State Park, north of Parker, AZ.Tonight they will be r
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Sunday brunch at casino, view Parker Dam
Extended-time RVers Dave and Maisie Beattie of British Columbia invited us to Sunday brunch at the BlueWater Resort and Casino in Parker, Ariz., about 11 miles south of Buckskin Mountain State Park. The Beatties have been spending part of their winter in the US sout
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Bicycled scenic byway on edge of Colorado River
Spent most of the afternoon slowly bicycling less than five miles along a quiet byway that hugs the Colorado River between Buckskin Mountain State Park and La Paz County Park north of Parker, AZ.(Part of the road near Buckskin has been closed for sometime to motor vehi
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Happy holidays from our camper to your heart
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from our Lance camped on the Colorado River near Parker, Ariz. Photo: Festive Lance camper. Julianne G. Crane.
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Bicycling along the Colorado River on Christmas Eve
Arizona Highway 95 between Parker and Lake Havasu City, for the most part, has a nice wide shoulder for bicycling.Yesterday we bicycled a couple of miles north from Buckskin Mountain State Park to another state park to check out the boat launch. Today Jimmy is bicycl
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Full-time RVers Thom and Dar Hoch explore USA
Thom and Dar Hoch are still having a lot of fun after being on the road fulltime since July 2007. They have adjusted to living in 300 sq. ft. , "haven't killed each other, and really enjoy the adventures we experience while exploring America," says Thom. Jimmy and
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Finally next to water for a couple weeks
Camping just a short distance from the Colorado River at Buckskin Mountain State Park, about 12 miles north of Parker, AZ. This secluded park sits on a bend in the Colorado River backed by low cliffs.Overcast since we arrived about dinner time yesterday. We have a grea
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Left Kartchner Caverns for Colorado River
After taking the better part of two days to engineer a way to securely stow the Porta-Bote on top of the Lance, we're deadheading into Buckskin Mountain State Park on the Colorado River, north of Parker, AZ.We stayed more than a week at Kartchner Caverns State Park, no
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