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Old 08-28-2006, 03:20 PM   #1
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Our most precarious site yet...

... we just got back from Cumberland Falls, Ky this weekend. the camp sites were, shall we say... "quaint"... oh she'll technically FIT a 24 footer, SOMEHOW. with the trade wind 2 feet off the road, our back end was hanging high and dry in mid-air! no stabilizers! needless to say, we slept light. good thing the toilet didn't work. ha!

anyone else set up in a less-than-desireable spot like this?

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Old 08-28-2006, 03:23 PM   #2
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A less-than-desireable spot like this? No way - our toilet works.

Did you guys sleep in the front of the trailer? Good thing your rig doesn't suffer the dreaded tail sag.

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Old 08-28-2006, 03:29 PM   #3
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shoulda brought the drill and rivet gun!

perfect spot for belly pan maintinence!

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Old 08-28-2006, 03:32 PM   #4
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Holy smokes Batman...

Precarious is right!
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Old 08-28-2006, 03:34 PM   #5
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Talk about finding out the hard way, glad nothing bad happened...

It is a lovely place, Cumberland Falls, but I guess you have definitively answered my consideration of the campground. We had stopped at the main resort part near the falls a few years back but never looked at the campground itself. Saw a few reviews that said sites were tight, but holy Toledo!! Too bad they can't improve or enlarge sites somewhere else, I wonder if that Dupont Lodge really brings in all that much revenue? Maybe they could put in a better campground ...
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Old 08-28-2006, 03:49 PM   #6
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I'm pretty sure I would have drug the picnic table over and jammed it up in under the bumper somehow! But good thing you don't have a rear-door rig...
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Old 08-28-2006, 03:59 PM   #7
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the RV weren't-a-rockin THAT night! haha! this is a perfect example of why i HATE reserving spots on the internet. the falls were great, the hikes were awesome, but the campsites... well... let's put it this way, the guy across the street from us filled his spot with a goldwing motorcycle POP-UP trailer!

privacy, not EVEN an option... definitely one of those capsites you stop in, and get out first thing, or use it as a base for seeing everything BUT the campsite. oh well... lesson learned. at least the place was empty. just us and a few pop-ups at the end.

here's another pic from the front.

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Old 08-28-2006, 04:03 PM   #8
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Holey schmoley! That is beyond my comfort zone.
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Old 08-28-2006, 04:03 PM   #9
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Old 08-28-2006, 04:08 PM   #10
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my own aluminum teeter-totter. living on the edge... literally! haha!

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The last time I saw a trailer hangin' in the wind like that, I was watching "The Long Long Trailer".

Well, I guess there was a lovely view from the rear window, if you dared to go back there!
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Old 08-28-2006, 05:16 PM   #12
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More than once we had to park our Coleman pop-up like that. We had to keep it attached to the car so it wouldn't tip when we used the rear bed. Not fun.
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A-Merry-Can, you are BRAVE . . . . very VERY BRAVE! "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou" comes to mind ~ ~ "D@mn! We're in a tight spot!"
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I think I'd have pulled forward (not a time to make a mistake and hit reverse!) amd parked it right on the edge of the road and set my emergency brake, hard. Or left to find some other campgroud, maybe a Walmart! I feel sick just looking at that photo! ~G
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