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Monday, August 7, 2017

Corps of Engineers & the traveler

There is a lot to be said for the COE campgrounds  !

We've looked for & stopped twice at Corps of Engineers campgrounds & paid for a camp site.
They have been close to water, had room on a Friday and with the America The Beautiful Pass (62 & older it never expires, the price goes up on the 28th of Aug) you get half off the camp fee & free entrance to the day use areas. We did get electric sites so we could use the air conditioner. Clean bathrooms & drinking water are a plus.

COE camp in the Oklahoma/Texas area

Other times we have parked at free COE places like on the Columbia river.

COE dispersed camping on the Columbia river
in Oregon, the John Day dam

I realize this is a little thing but I have been impressed with the COE places we've stopped at.... it's nice to be impressed by something the government does today.

Sure wish I had a boat!