Work Camping

A compilation of what we have learned after 8+ Years Work Camping Ben and I have been work camping for over seven years now. And, we have had a variety of experiences. While it is not always financially lucrative it has afforded us many experience that we may not have otherwise had. It has beenContinue reading “Work Camping”

Cooking on Diesel

Installing and Operating the Wallas Nordic DT and 86D The Details/ Specifications: Nordic DT The Nordic DT is a single burner diesel stovetop/ air heater. It can be switched back and forth between cook mode and heater mode with the control panel. Fuel Consumption: 3-6.5 oz/ hour Fuel Type: Diesel #1 or #2 Power: 12vContinue reading “Cooking on Diesel”

Season 12

Great Location, Great Friends, and a Surprise Ending After driving over a mountain pass in a snow storm we had not anticipated, we made it to our latest work camping job in Grand Teton National Park. The journey here had not been an easy one an we were ready to park the rig and stayContinue reading “Season 12”

Saint Albans Roadside Park

St. Albans, West Virginia  Stayed here 11/25/19.  Good stop over on the way through.  3 sites with 30amp electricity only.  There is a dump station located near the entrance.  Traffic was loud as the park is right next to the road.  There was a playground and nice view of the river/ river boats traveling by.  There is also a small parkContinue reading “Saint Albans Roadside Park”

Gifford Pinchot State Park

Lewisberry, Pennsylvania         Stayed here 10/15 – 10/16/20.  The site we stayed in did not have any hookups however there are electric only and full hookup sites available.  There were many different options for choosing your campsite type.  There are fresh water spigots throughout the campground and a multi lane dump station.  Our siteContinue reading “Gifford Pinchot State Park”

Ronsheim Campground

Jewett, Ohio         We stayed here 10/11 – 10/14/20.  The campground has a total of seven sites and was free to stay in.  There are receptacles for dumping waste water out of a basin, trash cans, and vault toilets.  There is a hike to a dam that starts from the campground as well.  TheContinue reading “Ronsheim Campground”

Lock 17

Princeton, Illinois         We stayed here 10/4/20.  Lock 17 is one of several areas for camping along the Hennepin Canal.  At this location there are two areas for camping both are grass and there are no designated sites.  There are some fire pits and picnic tables available.  The lock is a short walkContinue reading “Lock 17”

Grant Nature Park

Swan, Iowa         We stayed here 10/2 and 10/3/20.  One of the best boondocking sites we have been to.  There are ten designated sites here and you must register at the kiosk at the entrance of the campground (this is towards the end of the road, you will go past a pavilion andContinue reading “Grant Nature Park”

Smith Creek Recreation Area

Utica, Nebraska         We stayed here 9/29/20 – 10/1/20.  The recreation area has a large field where one could tent camp.  It is blocked by wooden stanchions preventing vehicles from driving out to the sites.  However, there is a site with a large fire pit and picnic table next to the boat launchContinue reading “Smith Creek Recreation Area”

Nebraska Public Power Camping Area

Sutherland, Nebraska         Stayed here 9/25 – 9/28/20.  The campsite we stayed at was near the water and backed up to a golf course.  It was dispersed camping.  And, during our stay there was a dumpster and porta potty on site.  It did seem a little odd being camped on the side ofContinue reading “Nebraska Public Power Camping Area”