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Old 03-20-2009, 05:38 PM   #15
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Hi Rayinnc,
I vote with those that say, buy the coach you want. There are plenty of CGs that can accommodate the big rigs. To be sure, my next coach will be 45' long.
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Old 03-20-2009, 07:47 PM   #16
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It has been my experience that the height is more of a problem than the length.

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In Oregon in particular, alot of the campgrounds were built in a time when the most prevalent RVs were Truck Campers, so the average site is between 20-30ft of parking space max, with the vast majority of the sites being back-in vs pull-thru. Now, alot of our state parks have started remodeling to add spaces for the larger motorhomes, but not all of them.

When traveling with my parents in the past, we ran into a somewhat similar problem as their TT + Van was 58' in total length. The only advantage we had over a motorhome + toad was we have a pivot point in the middle.
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I was in one Natl park where they actually measured the coach and enforced the 35' limit.
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Old 03-29-2009, 05:46 AM   #19
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State and Federal Parks.. Yes. Most private Parks not a problem at all. I would go for the big rig. We love our 40ft.
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We have been in all kinds of parks with our 40' coach and have not had a problem. A couple of tight fits, but we got in. I think a 42' would have been fine as well.
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We found that many State and National Park information brochures say length limit is 34 feet. However if you ask the forest ranger or camp host if any will accommodate larger rigs in many cases they have several that will accommodate 40 or 42 foot rigs. Many times when they say CG full, it is not always the case. Ask, you may be pleasantly surprised.
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40Ft Not a Problem Even in the State Parks there are some sites

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