From the Road

We traveled 1,802 miles over a period of almost seven weeks (it turns out that we were only one day short of seven). During this period, we had thirteen stopovers.

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We had a very windy 145 mile drive today and in the process traded Jeffery Pines for sagebrush with great views.

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Top Pic: The Last Supper (1984) by Albert Szukalsk, Goldwell Open Air Museum.

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Top Pic: On the self-guided tour the Toiyabe Mountain Range can be seen.

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Top Pic: Sunset as seen through a dust storm settling in the valley below us.

We found a great campsite in Water Canyon BLM. The campsites are scattered along the road & creek. We took the first site. Looking up the canyon, only one other RV is in sight.

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A rustic campground with a naturally heated pool & showers located in the Virgin Valley within the Sheldon Wildlife Refuge. A great location for exploring & finding fire opals.

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Top Photo: Hiking from Davis Creek.

"This well maintained county campground is conveniently located between Carson City & Reno, NV, just off of hwy 395. From the campground there is a view of Washoe Lake."

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Top Photo: Rock Lake

Tuesday's hike took us up the Ophir Creek Trail from our campground to Rock Lake, and then to Lower Price Lake. Bet you can never guess why it's called Rock Lake. We hopped on rocks from the shore to find a nice spot where could have our snacks, observing the tadpoles and leac...

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Campgrounds in Arizona & Nevada during our travels in April 2014:

  • Chiricahua National Monument - Bonita Canyon Campground, AZ
  • Queen Mine RV Park, AZ
  • Sonoita Winery, AZ
  • Patagonia Lake State Park, AZ
  • Cave Creek Regional Park, AZ
  • Burro Creek Campground, AZ
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Ar...

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"Not one of our faves, most campsites in the campground were vacant, but we got the impression that the place was heavily used on the weekends. Good for a one nighter."

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