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Old 01-08-2012, 11:49 PM   #1
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Greetings,

So some introduction. Jeffery
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The lil dog and I are heading south to Mojave/Death Valley. With ending up in PS. Any friendly spots to camp would be appreciated.

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Old 01-10-2012, 09:19 PM   #2
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here's one

As a matter of fact, I was looking at sites in PS today. This one looked good. Good location, seems to be a clean facility and price is ok for PS.

Palm Springs RV Park: Happy Traveler RV Park

I may soon be trying it out myself. Getting my 16' Sport on Thursday.

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When in Palm Springs, visiting the Palm Spring Follies, is a "MUST".

All the performers are seniors.

They make you proud to be a senior citizen amoung other fanastically nice things.

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Old 01-15-2012, 11:12 PM   #5
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Our unit has had several rallies at Shadow Hills RV. We deep going back. Nice place, great owners.
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And yes, if you can make the "Follies", do it, you won't be sorry.
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This link provides a rundown of all sites in the area and links to their websites (scroll down on the page):
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great info

we are headed that direction today...first stop yucca valley and joshua tree...

the park at lake cahuilla really looks attractive.....
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As a matter of fact, I was looking at sites in PS today. This one looked good. Good location, seems to be a clean facility and price is ok for PS.

Palm Springs RV Park: Happy Traveler RV Park

I may soon be trying it out myself. Getting my 16' Sport on Thursday.

I was considering this one because it is close to the Palm Springs film festival area, which I attend every year. Unfortunately I got my new Sport 16 one week too late to take it. Next year tho...
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While this is a little outside Palm Springs, my wife and I stayed at Oasis Palms RV Park Home Page, camping in Thermal California near Indio, Palm Springs, La Quinta, Joshua Tree National Park, Morango Spa, Salton Sea with our two dogs last winter. Man, what an awesome park. The staff is super friendly and accommodating. The grounds and facilities are well taken care of and clean. They have lemon, orange and grapefruit trees on the grounds that you can pick as much fruit from as you can eat. The other guests were very friendly and many return year after year. There are nightly happy hours with the other guests and everyone is very social. As long as your dog is not a pest, there's no need for a leash and most people at the park are dog lovers.

When we're in the area next, Oasis Palms is where we will stay.

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Youre lucky you don't have kids! I tried to stay at the happy camper and they wouldn't let me with my three year old! We only had about one option and it was in cathedral city with no Internet. Kind of a bummer for me, but very nice for you!
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Youre lucky you don't have kids! I tried to stay at the happy camper and they wouldn't let me with my three year old! We only had about one option and it was in cathedral city with no Internet. Kind of a bummer for me, but very nice for you!
Oh, sorry to hear that. Yes, my kid (daughter) is all grown up now.
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As Jim Foster said,Our unit has its installation rally at Shadow Hills, near Indio each year. Great park just off of I10.

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Oh, sorry to hear that. Yes, my kid (daughter) is all grown up now.
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Youre lucky you don't have kids! I tried to stay at the happy camper and they wouldn't let me with my three year old! We only had about one option and it was in cathedral city with no Internet. Kind of a bummer for me, but very nice for you!
Interesting... do they (Happy Traveler RV Park) ask about kids when you actually make a reservation? Or just turn you away at the gate? I can't find anything on their website about kids, not even a low-key "adults-only" disclaimer, but they point out specifically that they don't allow tents or tent-trailers.

Is this one of those "Campers over 20, RVs under 10" places and they just spring it on you when you get there?
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