Author: Kyle Ganze

Cattail Cove State Park Camping – Lake Havasu City, AZ

Cattail Cove State Park Cattail Cove State Park is a 2000 acre state park that is operated by the Arizona State Parks Board. With the gorgeous mountain backdrop and bright blue water, this is one of the most scenic and well-kept State Parks we have ever visited. Location Located in southern Mohave County Arizona, Cattail […]

FREE CAMPSITE ON THE BEACH! – Magnolia Beach, Port Lavaca, TX

Our destination for Thanksgiving last year was none other than the famous Magnolia Beach in Texas. We had never camped right on the beach before, so we were very excited to check this free campsite out! Location The GPS coordinates for the exact spot that we stayed are 28°33’35.2″N 96°32’14.0″W .   Click here to […]

CHEAP CAMPSITE NEAR LAKE HAVASU! AZ State Trust Land – Parker Strip

After our stay at Buckskin Mountain State Park, we had six days before our reservation at Lake Havasu State Park. A few days back, we had driven by an area that had several RVs parked in it. We figured it was BLM land, and planned on checking it out. When we pulled in, we saw […]

FREE CAMPSITE! BLM Land – Lake Havasu, AZ

After our stay at Cattail Cove State Park, we had a one day gap before our reservation at River Island State Park. We didn’t want to drive far or pay much to stay one night in the Lake Havasu area, and the free campsite we found ended up being perfect for what we needed. Location […]

FREE CAMPSITE! Pecos River Picnic Area – Comstock, TX

Our first ever free campsite was amazing! We decided to do some night driving that day, and we rolled up to the picnic area on the Pecos River around 11:30 p.m. It was dark and we couldn’t see much, so we were very pleasantly surprised in the morning when we opened the door to this […]

FREE CAMPSITE! Colorado River BLM – Ehrenberg, AZ

As we have been making our way West throughout this adventure, we decided to spend one more night in Arizona, before crossing into California. We found a free campsite on the Colorado River that is owned by the BLM, and dispersed camping is allowed. Location The GPS coordinates for the exact spot that we stayed […]

Choke Canyon State Park Campground – Three Rivers, TX

Choke Canyon State Park Choke Canyon State Park was the first state park that we have camped at in Texas. We were not disappointed! From the beautiful lake view campsite, to the large amount of wildlife that we encountered, we enjoyed all aspects of this state park. Location Located 80 miles South of San Antonio, […]

Camping at Badlands National Park – Cedar Pass Campground

Badlands National Park Camping Badlands National Park was one of the destinations of our family vacation this year.  Neither Julia or I (or Ellie) had ever been to South Dakota, so we had no idea what to expect.  It was definitely something different than anything we have ever seen before. Location The Badlands National Park […]