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Old 07-19-2010, 10:38 AM   #29
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We only spent a 1 night layover at Riverview en-route to our 6day stay at Moraine Campground in RMNP. Beautiful campground but if you rely on hookups you're out of luck.


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Old 07-19-2010, 05:53 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by ronhanson View Post

LOL>>THIS, about describes the LOOK I'd get from the wife after she found out 'there are NO hookups'! Good looking lad, BTW. I completely agree with mythplaced and Ron, there is more to camping than the 'hookups', but there's STILL the 'other half' of the equation! Working on that... Bob

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Old 07-20-2010, 09:29 AM   #31
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you guys are confusing me... We had full hookups. 30 / 50 amp electric, sewer connection, cable TV, and the best tasting rocky mountain water with plenty of pressure.

Did you ask for a full hookup site?
Were they full and didn't have any, or?
3/4 of the sites have full hookups, even streamside.
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Old 07-20-2010, 10:57 AM   #32
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We are talking about RMNP...Not Riverside...

There are no electric or sewer hookups in RMNP...

There is a dump station if you have a blue tote...and water is available...(bring a loooong hose)
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Old 03-11-2011, 07:07 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by mythplaced View Post
No disrespect intended,

It just seems that most city folks, or flatlanders, don't fully understand what the Colorado Rocky Mountains are really about....

Now THIS is a camping site

or this

or this

or this

ALL of these are within 25 miles of the "commercial" campgrounds..On the natural creation that is funded by our tax $$$$

I will say, to each his own....Commercial campgrounds have their benefits...(pool, laundrymat) for me, I don't go to the "mountains" to look at RV's, or swim in a pool, I prefer to swim in a crisp mountain lake, or even wash my clothes in that same lake (no soap though) And I don't mind when the elk bugling wake me up in the morning.
This is where we plan to stay. Had enough of the commercial sites and with 100 gallons of water and a 60 gallon grey tank we'll be just fine for 2-3 days. Nothing like a Navy shower (if you've done it you know what I mean).

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