How many camp during colder months?

Discussion in 'Cold Weather Camping' started by tcbrady, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. Dback2k4

    Dback2k4 Active Member

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    Do a lot of the parks where you guys all camp have electric turned on year round? The county parks where I live shut down all utilities around October or so, so cold-weather camping here is Boondocking.
     
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    For all practical purposes, we rarely camp where power is offered. Water is a hand pump, until they remove it for winter.
     
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    All of the state campgrounds here will close by the end of October.
    Some private places will stay open, but without water hook ups.
    They'll have a place to fill your tank (hope it's heated) and offer electric at the site.
     
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    The two state parks where we do most of our camping close a majority of the campgrounds around Nov. 1, but they leave the electricity on so we can still camp. Have to stop somewhere for water. Last year, our last trip was mid-November and first trip of 2019 was Jan 3.
     
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    I'm about to winterize and then we will be done for the season. We actually have one trip planned for November but already have the hotel reserved
     
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    Camping this coming weekend... predicted highs in the 40’s, lows in the 30’s... will have power (a rare luxury) and will have my water tank filled. One more (slightly longer) trip in a couple weeks, then winterizing. A few sites will remain open through winter, but there will be no power, water, showers or dump station. Would love to do it some day but hate the thought of towing a camper through road salt!
     
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    BF644203-39E4-4AA9-9AE0-5C7F23410EC0.jpeg This is how my fall camping is going. Today in JH. Hoping for weekend sun. Usually cool and sunny this time of year. We camp in the fall as much as we can as long as it’s dry. Rain/ snow changes everything. Often 10 - 20 degrees in the am September and October. Warm sleeping bags are enough. We run the furnace in the morning.
     

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