Small parking lot near a museum and walking trails. Only room for a few vehicles, might be challenging for anything bigger than a van.
There are a few toilets near the lot - outhouse style with a faucet but no water for hand washing.
No signs saying anything against overnight parking, but I don’t recommend more than a single night stopover. Another vehicle pulled up in the lot around midnight, but otherwise things were empty. We didn’t have any exchange, since they seemed to be getting ready for the night here (or taking their own extended break from driving in the fog).
If you stay here, they have a list of local businesses that sponsor them. Seems polite to check them out the next day.
|John E Pearce Provincial Park||42.60684, -81.44627|
Access is tough: you’ll need a high clearance Land Rover to get there because of high rocks and deep holes on the road up.
But once you get there you’ll be completely hidden between trees, good Airtel connexion, plenty of firewood.
Not totally level tough, so if it’s not your thing then try another spot.
|Dresda Peak||-14.36574, 34.31546|
Tolbos Trading is another Karoo gem...the village of De Rust is very quaint and a excellent coffee/lunch spot is the Tolbos trading. pick up homemade Rusks made on premises together with pies, salads etc. coffee was excellent...You'll love catting to Charles and Hannah.
|Tolbus Trading||-33.48996, 22.53258|
Spoke with the valet supervisor and he told us that because we were a truck camper unit we classify as just a truck and could park anywhere in the parking lot without a parking pass. Parked in the second lot, security made hourly rounds all night. Great spot.
|Island View Casino Resort||30.36420, -89.09968|
Nice, friendly place with massive courtyard to relax ( and motorcycle parking )
|Hotel Res Raldes||-21.26598, -63.47551|
The Camping in closed right now, because the bathroons are not working (they’re without eletricity and water).
|Calingasta Municipal Camping||-31.33485, -69.42527|
ligamos para pedir hospedagem e eles não estão na casa. estavam em Quito.
We can recommend the tour, it was great. We got it in English, 10.000p.P. Make your appointment ahead, as described in previous comment.
|Yerba Pajarito Mate factory & museum||-27.05769, -55.56236|
|La Famille POOS||
Location at the end of a track. Close to a pretty villa which is rented in season. The caretaker, very kind, told us that there was no problem staying, facing the beach. stayed two nights with only the sound of the waves. Possibility of other locations on the beach for 4WD vehicles.
|Front Beach||16.13311, -95.25633|
Quiet flat spot with beautiful views overlooking the river near the dam with the mountains in the background. It’s a gravel pullout off of another gravel road. Horses, cows, and pigs down below at the river, which you can easily walk down to from the spot. A farmer from across the way stopped by to chat and told us it was fine to camp in this spot. Otherwise, we didn’t see anyone else. Enjoy!
|Coop’s Lookout||-35.54453, -69.63671|
Looks like Planet Fitness is undergoing a major renovation. Doesn’t look open, no one in the parking lot.
|Planet Fitness||33.71423, -78.89597|
Clean place with large courtyard for parking. The rooms are well kept and have showers w/ hot water, ceiling fan and AC(when they have power). Electricity comes on at 6pm for light and fan, however AC is not available until around 10pm. We gave them some money to start the AC generator early at 6pm. Access to this hotel is convenient right in the highway coming into town.
|Young JP||7.85259, 10.96327|
Spend one night in parking lot. must to talk to Aurelio. just pay 20.000 Gs por parking. beautiful trekking to Cerro.
|Parking lot Cerro Arco||-25.28471, -57.10403|
Secluded, shaded parking on a dead end street. It was quiet and peaceful. There’s a business at the end of this road called Sunbelt Landscaping. Staff started arriving and leaving between 6:00 and 7:00. No one disturbed us.
|Secluded side street||33.70855, -78.88784|
This is a new spot for Overlanders to stay near Bogotá, it's located about 20 minutes from the outskirts of Bogotá, on the hay farm of Julio and his mother.
At the end of a little road, past several greenhouses and horse pastures you'll find a sign "Zarzamora". Across the field and to the right you'll find thier newly built home with plenty of parking nearby. Should be no problem for any rig, big or small.
He has hopes of expanding facilities in the near future, to have a dedicated Bathroom and shower for campers, but during our stay we were welcomed to use thier large, modern bathroom and shower, and sit at the large dining table for home made Arepas and Hot Chocolate.
Julio and his mom are very warm and welcoming and eager to help find whatever you need. We enjoyed a walking tour around the farm and the FREE Calla Lily.
It is probably best to contact Julio by WhatsApp before you arrive so he can arrange to meet you at the gate.
|Zarzamora Camping||4.83675, -74.12013|
Absolutely wonderful place. River, trees, rather flat spot, space for everyone and NO trash! ENJOY!
|Puente Rio Murta N2||-46.35876, -72.76311|
Again no interest in fridge contents, only looking for live animal transports.
|vetenary check point||-20.53386, 20.70955|
Very friendly staff. They have a Diesel card and let us fuel up for the regular price of 6000 Rial per Liter.
|Gas Station with Diesel card||31.69001, 49.84773|
The place is okay. I did not stay there, only visited to check it out. The rooms are basic and the showers and AC were not working properly at the time. The hotel access is difficult, driving on a rough road very small like a walking path that is sandy in some places. It’s a good option if JP (on the highway) is not available.
|Emmokene Motel, Bali||7.84454, 10.96204|
No overnight parking signs along street & street parking lots.
|Salem Willows Park||42.52779, -70.88893|
Police offer told us there’s no overnight parking at this location & relocated us to Walmart. Not a very friendly guy either.🤣
|Salem Willows parking lot||42.52536, -70.89318|
Stayed here 1 night. Felt safe & it was quiet.
|Walmart parking lot||42.52445, -70.89437|
26.000 COP for one load (including drying). Its ready in 2 hours.
|Lavandy Café||10.97552, -74.80352|
Definitely still open. Signs that say RV parking for up to 12 hours. Other than that, it’s your typical Walmart. Town had a lot more than I was expecting too. We were very thankful for this stop after an unexpected snow. Quite a few others here too.
|Payson Walmart||34.24416, -111.32347|
Estacionamento na frente do Posto Paraíso na entrada da cidade
|Posto Paraíso||-14.15084, -47.52015|
Historic wait station in Sabinal just half block north of US 9W.
|Sabina wait station||29.31893, -99.46713|
We paid 10 dollars per person per night. Clean room, private bathroom and WC. Refrigerator available. Tea and hot water available all day in the hotel entrance. Air conditioning in the room. Pleasant staff. They gave us breakfast several times.
|Zohor Al-Husain Hotel||32.61446, 44.02446|
Completed Gboko to Bali today on motorcycles. No indication of security issues or escort needed as previously mentioned. Yes the first half of the journey had some places with many pot holes but no worse than anywhere else we’ve been in west Africa. Many security checkpoints (a good thing) and all very friendly. Very nice scenery as you get closer to Bali.
|Very bad road||7.22867, 9.66421|
The rangers told us that it was impossible to sleep here even in front of the gate.
|Camping for Cerro La Campana||-32.98285, -71.13395|
Museo Histórico Nacional since the 22nd of March 2022.
|Museo Deodoro Roca||-30.77734, -64.38714|