As much as I like being outdoors there are a few amenities I don’t want to miss out there. One of those things is a shower. Based on some good reviews I recently purchased a portable pressure shower from Nemo. It’s a bit pricey but it works really great: Just fill the bag with water, pump a couple of times and you’ll have a shower to clean yourself, a bike or dishes.
Nestled in a forest of giant Redwood trees is Prairie Creek Redwoods State park in northern California. We stayed in the Prairie Creek Campground for one night on our road trip though the west last year. Highly recommended!
Located just a few miles north of the Mexican border close to Laredo, TX is Lake Casa Blanca State Park. The lake is actually a 1700 acres reservoir that was built in 1951. I stayed there on a Friday night and was surprised that the Campground was quite empty. Only a handful of campsites were… Read more Lake Casa Blanca State Park Camping – Laredo, TX
Caprock Canyon is a great State Park in the Panhandle of Texas. We only stayed there for one night on our way north so we couldn’t hike the trails (over 90 miles!) but at least we could check out the official Bison herd of Texas.
Tyler State Park is a nice park for an overnight stay if you’re travelling on Interstate 20 through Dallas, TX which is about 90 minutes away. You can spend a morning hiking on 10 miles of trails or in summer enjoy swimming in the lake. The facilities are very clean and the staff is friendly.