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Old 10-13-2008, 09:01 AM   #1
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I plan on going thru Oak Ridge and up to 97. I'd like to quit for the nite after I top the hill. Any recomendations?
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I plan on going thru Oak Ridge and up to 97. I'd like to quit for the nite after I top the hill. Any recomendations?
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Are you going down 5 to 58 and then accross to 97?


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Yep, that's the plan. I usually go to Shasta and to Susanville but I need a change. That route is getting boring
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Right at I-5 and 58 (exit 188A) is Deerwood RV Park which is where I usually live in our rig. You can see some photos here.

I also contacted someone who lives out in Oakridge area and asked him to recommend a campground besides Deerwood between I-5 and Hwy 97 on 58. (I told him it needed to be able to fit a rig similar to mine)

The only one besides Deerwood that he would suggest is Casey's which is near Oakridge.

Let me know if you will be at Deerwood.. I do have a tradition that has been started for anyone from iRV2 that stays there...


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Thanks, that looks like a great place to spend a nite. I'm in no real hurry to get to Reno anyhow.
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After Klamath Falls will you be heading to Susanville, or directly through Alturas to Reno. Klamath, Alturas, Reno is just a bit shorter, less traffic and a good road.
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I'll skip Susanville on that route. Too far out of the way. My family lives there so I've been driving down from Tacoma since 1973. Just like different routes to break up the boredom.
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Sunset Cove on the south west side of Odell lake is RIGHT at the top.

They do offer full hook up sites and are right down by the lake. Very nice.

As you crest the hill you'll see a sign for Odell lake West Access, take that road and basically follow it to the end.
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Thanks, Joe. Another option but I think that a couple hundred miles a day is good enough
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Well, ya asked what was at the "top of the hill" . Odell Lake is at the very top of the hill and Hwy 58 runs right along side it. Its all down hill from Odell almost the entire way to Eugene.

Cresent Lake is just a tiny schooch down the Klammath Falls side of the mountain as well, but I don't believe there's any hookup RV parks there.
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