Category Archives: RV Camping

Water Safety in Camp

I read two terrible news stories recently, of children drowning while their families were camping. In one, a child wandered away while his mother was cooking at their campsite. In the other, two children woke up early in the morning … Continue reading

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Camping in RV Parks–Yes, Even in a Tent!

You don’t have to own a recreational vehicle to camp in an RV park. Many such parks have sites where you can put up your own tent, and some have cabins, yurts, or even RVs that you can rent for … Continue reading

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Reserve Your Campsite Now

The lights in the rest rooms stayed on all night long last summer at Honeyman State Park in Oregon, my very favorite place to camp. The lights were on, but that was the only light that came through the thick … Continue reading

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An International Menace, Firewood From Home

I used to tell campers to bring firewood from home, but I don’t do that anymore. I used  to say it would be less expensive to bring firewood than to buy it in or near camp, but that advice is … Continue reading

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RV Camping, Without An RV

Tent Campers: Have you ever considered camping in an RV campground, excuse me, RV park?  Many RV parks welcome tent campers. In addition to the sites where you can set up your tent, many RV parks offer weather-proof cabins or … Continue reading

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Urban Camping, in San Francisco, Seattle, and… your town’s name here?

I read recently in the San Francisco Chronicle that a new campground has been opened in San Francisco’s Presidio. Rob Hill Campground, located on 4 acres at the top of the Presidio’s highest hill, is the only campground in the … Continue reading

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Rainy Days in Camp, Plan B, and C, and D…..

My son just made reservations for a three-generational camping trip to our favorite Oregon State Park, Jesse M. Honeyman, this summer. It made me think of another trip to Honeyman, many years ago, when it rained and rained. We didn’t … Continue reading

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A Good Book For Rv Drivers

When I was in Red Lodge, MT, last August signing books at the Red Lodge Bookstore, I was impressed with the number of RV and MotorHome Books in the store, and the number of those vehicles I saw on the … Continue reading

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Three Generational Camping Trips!

Grandma and Grandpa, Mom, Dad, and all the kids! There are lots of good reasons for taking the whole family along—the advantage of grandparents’ experience in the outdoors, the extra number of supervisors for kids’ activities, the opportunity for parents … Continue reading

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The Destination Game

Fuel prices are fluctuating, mostly in an upward direction. Your small children have expressed themselves clearly in opposition to long car rides. That camping trip to a park two states away may seem less and less feasible this year. That … Continue reading

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