Blacktop Boondocking Walmart in S. Carson City

The weather got weird, so I thought I’d hunker down in Carson, rather than risk late snow in Tahoe. Not my favorite style of RV living, but we will make do, til the weather clears, and I come up with another plan of action! Map to the Carson City Walmart.…

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Scotts Lake Tahoe RV Boondocking

Go west on HWY 50 from S. Lake Tahoe, then south on SR 89 from the town of Meyers. As you begin to make the climb up Luther Pass on SR 89, you’ll come to a significant turn in the road that veers off to the left. This an entrance to the Big Meadow campground to the left. The entrance to the campground can be easy to miss, it’s slightly recessed, and just after the bend in the road. You know you’ve driven too far if you reach the flat stretch of highway on top of Luther Pass. You’ll need to turn around and try again. Once you reach the entrance to Big Meadow campground, make a quick left turn and park your vehicle in the free parking area.





Boondocking Recon Fulltime RV Lake Tahoe

I did a recon on the boondocking sites in the Lake Tahoe area, area. GPS coordinates and maps for for Luther Pass, West Walker River, and Tahoe Rim below.

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





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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