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  • Finally on the road

    We finally got on the road in with our 25Y. Left FL on 5/29 to Amity COE in AL, just barely over the AL line from GA. The AL COE sites are open around the West Point reservoir but the GA sites are closed until the 1st of June. This is a typical older COE park, the roads into the sites are narrow and worn. And the sites are closer together than is usually the case in newer parks. But still a very pleasant place to camp. We were able to take a swim behind a vacated site.

    Left there yesterday for the Doll Mountain COE in northern GA near the TN line. The pads here are built out over the reservoir, ours must be 30 feet over the water. This is a newer COE park, the roads and pads are wider and the sites are spaced farther apart. Very nice camping spot. The location seems to be far from any stores tho. Swimming does not seem to be possible here the one beach has a closed sign. The more timid drivers might find this place to be difficult with switchbacks on the road in and the park roads are twisty with steep short grades.

    Wednesday we are off to Cumberland Mountain SP in TN for 3 days. Then heading west with Colorado as the first target for boondocking. We have several more COE parks on that route with one private park. Pagosa Springs area first followed by the Alpine Loop near Lake City. We probably will put a commercial CG in between those two for the utilities.

    Then we will work our way north and west heading to the Sawtooths ID and hoping for better weather there than we saw last year. Uncertain where after that. I'd like to do western WA/OR but that depends on how things go. No water in the CG isn't all the enticing. Lassen Volcanic was on our original plans but that's wait and see too. Otherwise we'll explore Montana more.
    James and Cindy Kramer
    Arctic Fox 25Y 2016-2012 Ford F350 4WD
    Fulltime starting summer 2020

  • #2
    Sounds like a great trip.
    Roy and Vickie, plus 1 English Shepherd, 1 Dachshund, 1 English Cocker Spaniel
    2011 GMC 3500 Duramax, 2015 Arctic Fox 29-5T, B&W Companion Hitch

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    • #3
      Big adventure James and Cindy, have fun!
      Diana & Michael
      Hawaii Island and Alaska
      2017 Ram Laramie 3500 4x4 Cummins 6.7 diesel
      2018 Arctic Fox 27-5L

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      • #4
        Well we camped at Dollwood Mountain COE in north Georgia. The campsites are built on shelves cut into the side of the hill. Our site must have been hanging 30 feet over the water. This park must have cost a fortune to build. Pretty site and we will probably return here.
        Next stop was Cumberland Mountain SP in TN. Pads too close to each other, very nice trail system. The place is half open right now. This is one of those parks with all sorts of urban activities, a restaurant, aviary with one sad looking barred owl, swimming pool (closed) and so on.
        Then on to Heber Springs COE in AR. Nice sites but a bit close. Our pad is on the lakeshore but that is covered with rocks. No trails that I've found and the staff doesn't seem to be very active.Very popular with the local boating crowd. Rained all day yesterday from the remnant of that tropical storm. On to Oklahoma and Belle Star COE next.
        James and Cindy Kramer
        Arctic Fox 25Y 2016-2012 Ford F350 4WD
        Fulltime starting summer 2020

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