Harvest Hosts $44 annual membership; RV must be self contained; over 500 host sites all over the lower 48 States, Canada,Baja California; Wineries,Farms,Musuems,Breweries and Distilleries. We found this to be well worth the membership, which usually pays for itself with your first stay !  And if you give our name when signing up we get an extra month free and so do you -Sandy Moran and Jim Oshersky.


Our Bucket List of Campgrounds and Places to Visit

RATINGS based on our experience

♥         Probably won’t be returning

♥♥       Okay in a pinch, would stay again if no favorites were in the area

♥♥♥     Good solid campground- would return

♥♥♥♥   Absolutely a Favorite,would definitely return

♥♥♥♥♥ Perfect,shhhh only tell your closest friends about this jewel !




Roosevelt: Three Mile Wash

Sedona: Cave Springs

Sedona:Boondocking GPS34.875957,-111.905215 

Tucson:Cieneguita Primitive Camp Area

Tucson: Gilbert Ray Campground

Tucson: Catalina State Park


Bakersfield: Bakersfield RV Resort

Barstow: Rainbow Basin

Big Sur-Templeton Area: Kirk Creek Campground-♥♥♥♥♥

Bodega Bay: Doran Regional Park

Bodega Bay: Wright’s Beach-♥♥♥♥♥

Borrego Springs: Borrego Springs Desert,33.30113,-116.279099-♥♥♥♥♥

Dana Point: Doheny State Beach♥♥♥

Half Moon Bay : Francis Beach #16

Humboldt County: Big Lagoon County Park,41.166459, –124.12761

Laguna Beach: Crystal Cove State Park Moro Campground #51-60

Niland: Salvation Mountain ♥

Salton City: Salton Sea

San Diego: Silver Strand State Beach-♥♥

Santa Barbara: Jalama Beach (53-64)

Santa Barbara: El Capitan State Beach

Ventura: Hobson Beach #28 


Crested Butte: Oh be Joyful

Gunnison: Rosy Lane

Dubois: Whiskey Basin Big Horn Sheep Range; Off of US 26 about 4 miles east of Dubois and 6 miles down a dirt road in the Wind River Mountains 43°26’59″N,109°32’27″W


Cape San Blas: Saint Joseph Peninsula State Park-our hometown park-gorgeous♥♥♥♥♥

Cedar Key: Low Key Hideaway-♥♥♥♥♥

Cedar Key: Sunset Isle RV Park-♥♥♥♥♥

Destin: Henderson Beach State Park-♥♥♥♥♥

Gulf Breeze : Fort Pickens at Gulf Islands National Seashore-♥♥♥♥

Santa Rosa Beach: Grayton Beach State Park


Ketchum: Redfish Lake

McCall: McCall RV Resort

Stanley: Alturas Lake

Stanley: Stanley Inlet State Park


Chicago: Chicago McCormick Place Marshalling Yard for Boondocking


Middlesboro: Cumberland Gap, Wilderness Road Campground


Abbeville : Betty’s RV Park

New Orleans : Pontchartrain Landing -convenient for Mardi Gras but pricey-♥

New Orleans : City Park (stealth boondocking?)


College Park: Cherry Hill Park (Good place to stay for transportation/tours into DC)

Greenbelt:Greenbelt Park (another good spot to tour DC from)


Red Lodge: Parkside

West Yellowstone : Baker’s Hole


Lake Mead: Government Wash Boondocking Site

Las Vegas: Behind the Paris Hotel

Mojave Desert: Boondocking 

New Mexico

Eagle Nest: Eagle Nest Lake State Park Campground

Eagle Nest: Cimaron Canyon State Park

Taos: Rio Bravo Campground-BLM

New York

New York City: Liberty Harbor RV Park


Bend: Paulina Lake 

Yachats: Beachside State Park-♥♥♥♥♥

South Carolina

Edisto Island : Edisto Island State Park-♥♥♥

Hunting Island : Hunting Island State Park (#45,46,47,48)- ♥♥♥♥♥

Pickens: Table Rock State Park -♥♥♥

South Dakota

Custer: Custer State Park,Legion Lake or Sylvan Lake (Needles Highway)


Morristown: Panther Creek State Park

Chattanooga:You can park for $4 for 24 hours in the Coolidge Park parking lot in Chattanooga TN, right at the edge of acres of city parks and right by the Walnut Street Bridge (pedestrians only), giving access to the Tennessee Aquarium, Hunter Museum, the free city shuttle, a couple of entertainment venues, restaurants, etc. Quieter than the average Walmart


Harlingen: Eastgate RV Park

San Antonio : KOA San Antonio


Moab: Goose Island BLM


Dallesport: Columbia Hills

Kalaloch : Kalaloch Campground #D24 ♥♥♥♥

Mount Rainier: White River #D29

Neah Bay:Hobuck RV Resort

Orcas Island: West Beach Resort

Port Townsend: Port Townsend Marina and RV Park

San Juan Islands: Odlin County Park  ♥♥♥♥♥

Washtucna: Palouse Falls



Jasper: Snaring River

Jasper: Jonas Creek (Excellent dark sky location)

Jasper: Wapiti Winter Camp

Jasper: Honeymoon Lake (Excellent dark sky location)
British Columbia  

Prince Rupert :Skena River

Tofino,Vancouver Island : Bella Pacifica Campground

Ucluelet,Vancouver Island: Pacific Rim National Park Green Point

Vancouver Island : Moutcha Bay Resort

Whistler: Riverside Resort

New Brunswick

St Andrews by the Sea: Kiwanis Ocean Front Camping


Huntsville: Algonquin Provincial Park-Mew Lake

Wawa: Agawa Bay at Lake Superior Provincial Park

Muskoka: 3kms down Troutlake Rd just west of Algonquin Park West Gate-Boondocking