Month: April 2018

Heber City, Utah

Campground view, Heber Utah

The best way to get to our next stop in Heber City, Utah is west through Spanish Fork Canyon then east through Provo Canyon. We targeted staying in Provo, but the campground at Heber City came with a high recommendation and we went with it. Just south of Provo, we stopped to see Tami’s aunt …

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Huntington Lake State Park

Our campsite at Huntington Lake State Park

Huntington, Utah isn’t nearly as remote as Bluff Utah, but it isn’t on the way main road, so it is unknown. For us, Huntington was a detour that put us in a great location to visit a few off-the-radar locations. We stayed at Huntington Lake State Park and we were one of the few RVs …

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Wind Whistle

Wind Whistle Campground View Monticello Utah

Wind Whistle is 26 miles north of Monticello and one thousand feet lower in elevation. It is to the west of Highway 191 and near the south end of Canyonlands National Park. Because it is at 6000 feet it is cooler than the temperatures at Moab but warmer than Monticello. It is still windy, as …

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Monticello

La Sal Mountains View Monticello Utah

After departing Sand Island, we drove north to Monticello, Utah. Cold weather was arriving and electricity is available at the RV Park, in town and we again had cell service.  The picture is looking west from Monticello, Utah at part of Bears Ears National Monument at a mountain cluster, at the Manti Sal National Forest …

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Bears Ears

Valley of the Gods Mexican Hat Utah

Bears Ears National Monument is north of Bluff, Utah, and west of Cortez, Colorado. Overall it is bigger than many small states. Bluff, Utah After seeing my brother and driving back from Albuquerque, we spent one more night at Navajo Dam. Yesterday we moved about 140 miles to Bluff Utah. It is hard to find …

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Navajo Lake State Park

Campsite Navajo Lake Farmington New Mexico

We made it to New Mexico and are staying at Navajo Lake State Park on the San Juan River. Nice campground, with cell service and electricity. The first picture is one of the many thousand-year-old ruins nearby between here and Farmington.  I had hoped for a picture of the river, or of the reservoir, but …

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Navajo National Monument

View, Navajo National Monument, Tseig Arizona

We departed Wahweap on March 29 heading to the Navajo National Monument.  Our route and target destination was Cortez Colorado (made it) with a stop at the Navajo National Monument.  It is a risky move to plan on camping at Navajo National Monument. The campground is small, tight and free. If a person knows about …

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell Page Arizona

Lake Powell is wonderful, even in early April. Navajo Reservation We lost cell phone service 20 miles west of Page, Arizona. (Thank you ATT) and didn’t get it back until we got to Colorado. At Page, I stopped at a Walmart to get some advice from locals. It seems that Verizon is the only carrier …

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