A collection of boondocking (dispersed camping) tips and tricks including information where you can boondock.

Truck Camper Batteries 101

November 24, 2016

Boondocking in remote, hard to reach places is one of the benefits of owning a truck camper. Getting to that remote spot, however, means little if your camper’s 12 volt battery dies on you while [read more]

Boondocking in the Valley of the Gods

August 25, 2016

Southeastern Utah’s Valley of the Gods is one of my all-time favorite places to relax with the truck camper and take photographs. It’s very accessible for small RVs, like truck campers, and is easily one [read more]

Lifeline 6 Volt AGM Battery Upgrade

April 4, 2016

If you’re interested in boondocking or overlanding, it’s recommended that your truck camper have a minimum of two 6 volt or two 12 volt deep cycle batteries. When shopping for batteries for your RV make [read more]

Box Canyon Boondocking

February 15, 2016

With the Phoenix metropolitan area being a popular winter destination for RV owners, I often get asked where the best places are to boondock (primitive camp). There are numerous places in the Valley of the [read more]

Boondocking in Sedona

November 3, 2015

If you’re planning a trip to Sedona in your RV soon, you have three basic choices on where you can camp for the night. You can stay at an RV park in town, stay at [read more]

Top 6 Winter Boondocking Mods

January 16, 2015

When RV owners hear the words “winter boondocking” they usually think about camping in freezing temperatures in a picturesque, snow-covered mountain forest. Winter boondocking, however, doesn’t always have to be that extreme. Winter boondocking can [read more]

Boondocking on Arizona’s Apache Trail

November 11, 2014

The Apache Trail, located in the heart of central Arizona, is known for its breathtaking beauty, but for those who enjoy outdoor recreation like boating, fishing, and hiking, it’s also a first-rate attraction. Located within [read more]

Quartzsite Boondocking Tips and Tricks

October 31, 2014

Quartzsite, Arizona is probably unlike any other place on earth. During the summer months, the sleepy little desert town looks like hundreds of others you may encounter in the desert southwest. However, a complete transformation [read more]

Boondocking on the Mogollon Rim

May 16, 2014

We spent last weekend in the Heber and Show Low area in Northern Arizona looking at some properties. We’ve decided to buy an acre or two of land where we can camp for the summer [read more]

App Review: Altimeter+

May 12, 2014

Without a doubt, elevation is one of the most important aspects to finding a great boondocking location. For instance, if you want to avoid summer temperatures in the 90s, you’ll want to camp at an [read more]

North Kanab Boondocking, BLM 106

April 7, 2014

Kanab, Utah is one of my favorite towns in the American Southwest. Located just a few miles north of the Arizona state line, the population numbers only 4,000, which gives Kanab a small-town, “Mayberry RFD,” [read more]

Top 5 Boondocking Mods

August 1, 2013

RV modifications seem to be all the rage with mods seemingly being featured on every RV related website and blog on the Internet. The topic is incredibly popular on this website, too. My RV Camper [read more]

Wolf Creek 850 Lifeline Battery Upgrade

May 10, 2012

Yesterday I upgraded the 12 volt electrical system in my Wolf Creek truck camper from two Interstate Group-24 RV/Marine wet cell batteries to two 6 volt Golf Cart Lifeline AGM batteries. I’m really thrilled with [read more]

Best Boondocking RV?

March 5, 2012

Which class of Recreational Vehicle (RV) is the best for boondocking? Which RV is the best for getting you to those remote, far-away places? This short article takes a look. Note: for the purposes of [read more]

8 Habits for Highly Effective Boondocking

September 9, 2011

Ah, boondocking. Just the thought of it evokes images of camping atop a remote, desert mesa or in a cool, heavily wooded mountain forest. If you enjoy beautiful vistas, peaceful solitude, and clean air when [read more]

Boondocking 101

September 7, 2011

The modern RV is a wonderful thing. It combines the mobility of an automobile with the comforts of home in one small, convenient package. Where you take your home on wheels and where you set [read more]

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