Corps of Engineers campgrounds in California
After Oregon State Park at Harris Beach Campground on Monday, we traveled about 320 miles south -- that doesn't seem like a great distance unless one is traveling on winding Hwy 101 along the Pacific Coast, then through the amazing Redwoods on a wet day with  slow tra
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COE Potter's Creek Campground at Canyon Lake, Texas: great RV, year-round family destination
First, a disclaimer -- we love Corps of Engineers campgrounds, they are by far some of the best places we've camped in the USA. Potter’s Creek Campground on Canyon Lake is no exception. We stayed a week in this conveniently located destination campground in the Hil
California cruising past Mt. Shasta, boondocking at Corps of Engineers campground on Black Butte Lake
We are slowly making our way down the center of Oregon and California along I-5 on this year's Snowbird trip to the Gulf Coast of Texas. We encountered a hazy Mt. Shasta within a short time of cresting the Siskiyou Summit. Our first evening out we dry camped at the C
Happy Thanksgiving 2013 from the Texas Hill Country
Thanksgiving is right up there as my favorite holiday. As a child I had always loved the Macy's Thankgiving Day Parade and as an adult the family gatherings with turkey and trimmings were never stressful for me because I was never responsible for the success of the din
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Corps of Engineers Riley Creek Campground on banks of Lake Pend Oreille in north Idaho
Well, we landed at the Riley Creek campground on the shore of the magnificant Lake Pend Oreille, just 14 miles west of Sandpoint in north Idaho. This extremely popular campground is the largest of three in the Albeni Falls Dam project that was built in 1955 by the 
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Taking a little camping trip through northern Idaho panhandle and western Montana
It's camping time in the Inland Pacific Northwest and we're off on a long weekend circle trip from Spokane, Wash., to northern Idaho for possible canoeing, and over to western Montana for soaking in some hot springs. Rain is on the horizon, maybe even a thunderstorm
Thanksgiving RV camping tradition on Lake Seminole where Georgia meets Florida
The past two Thanksgiving holidays for Clinton and Ann Robinson (right) of Grand Ridge Fla., have been week-long campouts with extended family and friends at the U. S. Corps of Engineers’ Eastbank Campground on Lake Seminole in Georgia on the border with Florida
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More public campgrounds along the way - Nebraska National Forest, COE Harlen County Lake
We couldn't resist stopping at the world's largest hand-planted forest set within the Nebraska Sandhills.  This primarily Ponderosa pine forest and combined grasslands are unique to the National Forest System. As I mentioned a couple of days ago, we camped at the Be
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Latest RV adventure of Kevin & Jane Justis
"We had a new adventure/ traumatic experience that is somewhat represented in the photo. No, the Casita did not spring a leak," writes Kevin Justis of Susanville, Calif., in a recent e-mail. "As we were setting up in a Gull Lake Corps of Engineer site in Minnesota, J
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Egyptian Geese visit Potter's Creek campsite in Hill Country of Texas
Egyptian geese are not frequently seen hanging out in the Hill Country of Texas, although they are known to be found worldwide. They are in the family Anatidae and primary live throughout much of Africa, mostly south of the Sahara and in the Nile Valley. They pref
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