Trip #2 - Indiana FMCA Rallies and State Parks - 56 nights - 3,270 miles

01 - Trip Map

02 - Stephen Foster Folk Culture SP - One night stop, stayed here many times, close to I-75

03 - High Falls SP  - One night stop, stayed here many times, close to I-75

04 - Paris Mountain SP - South Carolina State Park near Greenville, SC, not really built for big rigs.

05 - Christmount RV Park  - Community RV Park near Black Mountain and Montreat, NC.

06 - Daniel Boone Nat'l Forest Service Grove Campground  - Great Forest Service Campground, near Cumberland Falls State Park

07 - Charlestown SP - Indiana state park near Louisville, KY and Clarksville and Madison, IN

08 - Brown County SP - Indiana state park, in the heart of Brown County, very historic area

09 - Prophetstown SP - Indiana state park, with working farm, updated campsites and near Lafayette, IN

10 - Indiana Dunes SP - Indiana state park right on Lake Michigan, huge sand dunes and paved sites.

11 - Elkhart Co. 4-H & Agriculture Fairgrounds - site of the final CAT RV Club RV Rally

12 - Elkhart Co. 4-H & Agriculture Fairgrounds - site of Freightliner Chassis Owners Club RV Rally

13 - Ouabache SP  - Indiana state park near the Wabash River area

14 - Indiana State Fairgrounds - no travelogue, site of 2012 FMCA International RV Rally

15 - Buck Creek SP - Ohio state park

16 - Wolf Run SP  - Ohio state park

17 - Breaks Interstate Park  - Kentucky / Virginia interstate park, road access and sites not for big rigs  

18 - Bandit's Roost COE Park - Corps of Engineer park with waterfront campsites

19 - FCCC Chassis Service Center  - our annual visit to have our coach completely serviced.

20 - Lake Wateree State Park - South Carolina state park right on Lake Wateree, shaded camping

21 - Colleton SP - South Carolina state park near I-95, good one to two night stop.

22 - Fort McAllister SP - Georgia state park with historic earthen fort used to defend a portion of Savannah during the Civil War.

23 - Silver River SP - no travelogue


Trip #1 - CAT Rally Big Bend Southwest RV Trip - 80 nights - 6,029 miles

  01 - Trip Map

  02 - Eastbank COE Campground - 1 - overnight stop near Lake Seminole in Florida

  03 - Big Lagoon State Park - 1 - overnight stop near Pensacola, Florida

  04 - Fairview-Riverside State Park - 1 - wooded state park near New Orleans, LA

  05 - Sam Houston Jones State Park - 1 - near Lake Charles, LA

  06 - Stephen F. Austin State Historical Park - 2 - near San Felipe, TX, a state park dedicated to the founder of Texas.

  07 - Buckhorn Lake Resort - 5 - near Kerrville, TX, a great resort RV park for a small rally

  08 - Seminole Canyon State Historical Park - 2 - near Del Rio, TX with hike to pictograph sites

  09 - Stillwell Ranch Campground - 4 - near Big Bend National Park and home to Hallie Stillwell, a Texas legend, who wrote the book “I’ll Gather My Geese”

  10 - Davis Mountains State Park - 5 - our first camping visit here, near Fort Davis Historic Site and the McDonald Observatory

  11 - Sunny Acres RV Park - 1 - clean, quiet, safe RV park in Las Cruces, NM

  12 - Karchner Caverns State Park - 2 - state park with pristine underground caverns near Benson, AZ

  13 - Cave Creek Recreation Area - 3 -  regional campground north of Phoenix, AZ

  14 - Buckskin State Park - 2 - riverfront campground near Parker and Lake Havasu, AZ [London Bridge]

  15 - Cottonwood Cove Resort & Marina - 2 - RV Park designed for boaters near Lake Mead and Searchlight, NV

  16 - Terrible's Lakeside Casino & RV Resort - 3 - casino RV park with beautiful lake and paved campsites near Pahrump, NV and Death Valley National Park

  17 - Sand Hollow State Park - 3 - near Hurricane, UT and Zion National Park

  18 - Kanab RV Corral - 4 - downtown Kanab RV park with plenty of sightseeing close by, including the east side of Zion National Park and the north rim of the Grand Canyon.

  19 - Cadillac Ranch RV Park - 3 - small quiet campground near Bluff, UT, and close to Monument Valley, Valley of the Gods, Four Corners, Gooseneck State Park and Natural Bridges National Monument

  20 - Ron's Pack Creek Campground and RV Park - 5 - Moab,UT “off the beaten path” RV Park near Arches and Canyonlands National Park and much more.  

  21 - Sundance RV Park - 4 - downtown Cortez, CO shaded RV Park near Mesa Verde National Park, Anasazi Heritage Center, Canyons of the Ancients, much more.

  22 - Riana Campground (COE - Abiquiu Reservoir) - 2 - Corps of Engineer park on Abiquiu Lake north of Santa Fe, NM

  23 - Tetilla Peak Rec Area (COE-Cochiti Lake) - 2 - Corps of Engineer park between Albuquerque and Santa Fe

  24 - Sumner Lake State Park - 1 - near Fort Sumner, NM and hometown of Billy the Kid

  25 - Palo Duro Canyon State Park - 3 - beautiful Canyons, hikes and the “Texas” evening performance that is awesome!

  26 - Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway - 3 - south of Palo Duro Canyons, but still canyons that should be experienced.

  27 - Copper Breaks State Park - 2 - massive seams [deposits] of copper mined just after the Civil War.

  28 - Lake Arrowhead State Park - 2 -  state park for boaters and fishermen close to Wichita Falls, TX

  29 - Hickory Creek COE Campground - 2 - Corps of Engineers park on one of the largest reservoirs in Texas near Dallas.

  30 - Lake Bob Sandlin State Recreation Area - 1 - near Pittsburg, TX, the park is mainly for fishermen and smaller RV’s, the paved campsites are short.

  31 - Atlanta State Park - 2 - state park near Atlanta, Texas with beautiful evening sunsets

  32 - Lake D'Arbonne State Park - 2 - near Farmerville, LA with full shade campsites

  33 - Roosevelt State Park - 2 - Civll Conservation Corps developed state park that is the oldest park in Mississippi

  34 - Service Park (COE-Coffeeville Lake) - 1 -  newly renovated Corps of Engineer park on the Tombigbee Waterway allowing barge traffic from Mobile to reach ports in Tennessee and Kentucky

  35 - Falling Waters State Park - 1 - near Chipley, FL and home of Florida’s tallest waterfall

  

49 States Camped Cumulative

2012 Travels

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Numbers on each stop reference to the Route Map locations