Scotts Lake Tahoe RV Boondocking

I spent a couple of days at the Scott’s Lake campground, which is free. My 2004 Fleetwood Fiesta 26Q had trouble getting over Luther Pass, revving at 4,000 rpm, going 30 mph. Also, very poor wifi and cell reception, and the overcast skies were slowing down my solar panel. Continue reading

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Boondocking Recon Fulltime RV Lake Tahoe

I did a recon on the boondocking sites in the Lake Tahoe area, area, with updated GPS coordinates. Did not come up with much appropriate for my RV.

Before driving into any of these areas, check it out first! The terrain around Tahoe can be very rough, and not suitable for RVs.

Luther Pass Rd: GPS: 38.79 -120.0002

West Walker River Dispersed: GPS: 38.7659 -119.9418

Tahoe Rim Trail: GPS: 39.0891 -119.8974







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Free RV Boondocking Hawthorne Nevada

Hawthorne is on Highway 95, sort of NW-central Nevada. You can camp for free at the El Capitan Casino, which has a dump station, also at Walker Lake (free, or cheap) There are also paid campgrounds in Hawthorne, as well as in nearby Mina.

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Valley of Fire State Park Nevada Fulltime RV

It was too hot the first week of April, got up to 97 degrees inside the RV. Beautiful place, but also very busy with tourists from all over, and would probably be even busier during the winter season. And my dog did not like it here for some reason, beyond…

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