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Old 12-23-2006, 04:11 PM   #1
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Can anyone tell me if Walmart allows overnite parking in Council Bluffs, IA?
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Old 12-23-2006, 04:11 PM   #2
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Can anyone tell me if Walmart allows overnite parking in Council Bluffs, IA?
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Old 12-23-2006, 07:50 PM   #3
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Hello Aev:

From another forum RVParkingfor_Veterans, someone posted information that about Wal Marts that Do Not allow parking. They listed the following three Wal Marts in IA that do not allow overnight parking are in Ames, Daveport and Decorah. I am assuming that the rest permit overnight parking. I would suggest contacting the store manager before parking for the night.
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Old 12-24-2006, 07:46 AM   #4
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You can buy a directory that lists "no parking" Walmarts here

And here is a free listing provided by Allstays.com: No parking Walmarts
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Old 12-24-2006, 09:27 AM   #5
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RV Roamer, thanks. The"No Parking" website is great.
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Old 12-24-2006, 06:22 PM   #6
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Arv,I would call the WalMart store.
A few of those on the Allstay,com site may not be correct. I stayed at a couple that is listed on the site just a few months ago.

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Old 12-24-2006, 06:36 PM   #7
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I agree with Joe. Why not call the store and get the information right from "the horse's mouth"?

Here's a link to the Council Bluffs, IA store's information page on Wal-Mart's web site.

Wal-Mart Supercenter in Council Bluffs, IA
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Old 12-25-2006, 03:31 AM   #8
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They're listed in a great book called "The Next Exit" as well...

When traveling rather late in the evening through TN lately it was obvious we were too late for a campground and were going to need to stop so I had my daughter call the store direct.
I think one always should talk to the store,even if you get there and walk inside...
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Merry Christmas everyone.

The Walmart in Brownfield, Texas is listed as a NO Parking store but we had stopped there on our way thru a couple of years ago. I went in and checked with the manager and his reply was "You're welcome to park here overnight, but there is a city park just down the street that has hookups and it's free."

We found the park and it was very nice with W/E/S hookups situated next to city ballfields. There was a locked "Donation Box" and I happily put my five bucks in. The city has made a great effort to make visitors feel welcome.
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Old 12-25-2006, 08:42 AM   #10
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Thanks for the input, I will be calling the walmart store in Council Bluffs soon. There was a RV park at Bluffs Run Casino, but was closed a couple of years ago. It makes it dificult to find a place to stop and rest for a few hours.
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Old 01-02-2007, 06:52 PM   #11
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OUCH!!! Looks like Arizona doesn't want any boondocking, lol. I guess they want you to use the RV Parks. The other issue here is the HOA's but that's another thread. I'm still doing my homework, ha ha. Merri

Wal-Mart Supercenter
2555 West Apache Trail, Apache Junction AZ 85220 Phone: (480) 380-3800

Wal-Mart Supercenter
2840 Hwy 95, Bullhead City AZ 86442 Phone: (928) 758-7222

Wal-Mart Supercenter
1741 East Florence Blvd, Casa Grande AZ 85222 Phone: (520) 421-1200

Wal-Mart
800 West Warner Road, Chandler AZ 85224 Phone: (480) 786-0062

Wal-Mart
2750 S Woodlands Village Blvd, Flagstaff AZ 86001 Phone: (928) 773-1117

Wal-Mart
5845 West Bell Road, Glendale AZ 85306 Phone: (602) 978-8205

Wal-Mart Supercenter
3396 No. Stockton Hill Road, Kingman AZ 86401 Phone: (928) 692-0555

Wal-Mart
1795 Kiowa Blvd, Lake Havasu City AZ 86403 Phone: (928) 453-5655

Wal-Mart Supercenter
6131 East Southern Ave., Mesa AZ 85206 Phone: (480) 830-3919

Wal-Mart Supercenter
3050 North Hwy 69, Prescott AZ 86301 Phone: (928) 445-1113

Wal-Mart
4915 North Pima Road, Scottsdale AZ 85251 Phone: (480) 941-0333

Wal-Mart Supercenter
5401 South White Mountain Road, Show Low AZ 85901 Phone: (928) 537-3141

Wal-Mart
657 State Hwy 90, Sierra Vista AZ 85635 Phone: (520) 458-8790

Wal-Mart Supercenter
1380 West Elliott Road, Tempe AZ 85283 Phone: (480) 345-8686

Wal-Mart
455 East Wetmore, Tucson AZ 85705 Phone: (520) 292-2992

Wal-Mart Supercenter
1650 West Valencia, Tucson AZ 85746 Phone: (520) 573-3777

Wal-Mart Supercenter
2900 S Pacific Ave, Yuma AZ 85364 Phone: (928) 344-0992
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According to Allstay.com, the place to go is SD as there are no Wal-marts banning "camping". The bulk of the stores banning camping seem to be in destination states. Could it be that the priviledge was abused at these stores? I know some communities have banned all parking-lot camping, but I am sure that is not the case in all these stores.
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Hi There
To get an up-to-date listing on Wal Marts you
cannot overnight at go to
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/campingtipsgroup

This group also has files on inexpensive
camping-Wal Marts, Flying J, Cracker Barrels,
national forests, BLM National parks &
more.
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The one experience we had regarding Walmart overnight camping was in Redding Ca. It turns out that if you are near a campground then Walmart probably CANNOT let you park there. Redding has a ban on it - so that they will be able to get the sales tax collected at the campgrounds - and the local campgrounds also get revenue.

In other words...Expect to not be allowed at a Walmart if there is a campground in the city limits...
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