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Old 04-18-2016, 09:50 AM   #225
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We're heading to Summit Lake SP next weekend. Fun campground, thinking of taking our canoe. The lake has no speed boats, so very nice for leisurely canoe trip. Gotta check to see what registration is required for them. . .I think nothing if you don't motorize it.
Has anyone gone down to Metamora? Looking at that later this spring. Have camped a lot at Whitewater, but have never gone down the road to Metamora.
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A non-motorized water craft permit ($5.00) is required. You may be able to get one at the park office. If not, online. I get one every year for my kayak.
Should be able to see an eagle or two next weekend on Summit.

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Old 04-18-2016, 04:37 PM   #226
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Thanks for the info. Whitewater SP is just a few miles north of Brookville
Is that that park also on Brookville Lake??????????? Duhhhhhh - I feel silly now!

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No, it is on Whitewater Lake. I don't think it is connected to Brookville Lake, other than NY a small stream.
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At Summit Lake SP this weekend. Beautiful weather, went ahead and brought the canoe. Had to remove the bed cover on my truck so I could install the rack system for the canoe, something I didn't think about having to do. Wasn't too bad, just a few bolts and 15 minutes.
Like last year, another Palomino Solaire is here. This is about the only place we go where we regularly see another unit like ours.
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At Summit Lake SP this weekend. Beautiful weather, went ahead and brought the canoe. Had to remove the bed cover on my truck so I could install the rack system for the canoe, something I didn't think about having to do. Wasn't too bad, just a few bolts and 15 minutes.
Like last year, another Palomino Solaire is here. This is about the only place we go where we regularly see another unit like ours.
You have a great weekend!

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Old 04-26-2016, 11:33 PM   #230
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Got out this last weekend to Lincoln Trail State Park just over the border in Illinois on I-70. Not at all crowded. In fact they aren't close to being booked for Memorial weekend. They have two campgrounds, Plainview and Lakeview. We stayed in site #2 at Lakeview, but sites 80-90 are pretty large with a good gravel pad for the RV and picnic table. All of these (80-90) have a view of the lake. Only drawback is Lakeview doesn't have modern restrooms. But we have never used a campground restroom anyway.
Price was $40 for two nights and no entrance fee. We heard that the state has shut down some campgrounds and parks because if lack if funds. Maybe they should raise their fees by $10!
We would go back again. 93 miles from Indy, but would definitely stay in the 80-90 sites.
I will post a review with pics of the Lakeview sites in the campground review section of iRV2.


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We are at Mounds State park, Brookville. I think we picked a bad weekend to come down here, it's been rain, rain and more rain although the sun is trying to come out right now.
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My wife and I would like to look for a Class A. I live in Vincennes and we have no dealers in our area who have Class A's. Can someone suggest where I might be able to see something? We would like 29-32 and under 85k.

Where could I look?

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Phil,
We didn't get a Class A from them, but Mt Comfort RV did a good job for us when we got our TT. East of Indy about 15 min outside of 465.
They had a ton of Class A units, mostly new but a decent number of used as well.
We'll be back when it is time to upgrade.
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My wife and I would like to look for a Class A. I live in Vincennes and we have no dealers in our area who have Class A's. Can someone suggest where I might be able to see something? We would like 29-32 and under 85k.

Where could I look?

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Total Value RV. Elkhart. They have a web site with their used ones & new ones listed. They would be close to 300 mile from you ?? I have purchased 4 class A units from them. Great people. Ask for Dave. Tell him Russell on forum told you. He will know me.

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Been out of the camping habit for a few weeks now, due to commitments and weather. However, have 3 nights at White River Campground next week. It is literally 3 miles from our house, but we still love to go.
On an unrelated note, anyone have experience with taking a family on a national parks camping vacation? Looking to do something next summer, hoping to hit several parks as far west as Yellowstone. Looking at a 14 day time limit. Any and all advice is welcome.
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On an unrelated note, anyone have experience with taking a family on a national parks camping vacation? Looking to do something next summer, hoping to hit several parks as far west as Yellowstone. Looking at a 14 day time limit. Any and all advice is welcome.
Haven't been camping at a National Park but have visited many - in the summer they can get crowed.

My suggestion would be to make a plan now, start doing your research as to the camp grounds available and book early - you and many others are planning the same trip.......

Good luck.......exciting trip to plan and take. If Yellow Stone is booked, consider staying at the Grand Teton National Park - I believe it is about an hour south of Yellow Stone Park and beautiful............the Tetons are something else at sunrise and sunset - Purple Mountains Majesty!!!!

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At White River Campground for the next 3 nights. Have to work tomorrow, but hoping for a short day!
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