VW Camper Family

A camping forum for VW bus and camper owners.

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Hey everyone! If you found this, you found the online home of some very offline people - The VW Camper Family. People into VW bus and van camping. Get involved in the forum or check out the upcoming events. If you are into VW buses, vanagons, eurovans and camping, you should hang out with us. Really, you should.

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Post an event: Post an event that you are organizing or know about. People can RSVP right in the event. Please make any comments about the event on the event's page.

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This area is for threads of interest to any VW camper.

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PLEASE JOIN THE GROUPS YOU ARE INTERESTED IN! THAT'S WHERE THE EVENT PLANNING HAPPENS! Groups can be created as specific needs come up. Things that are a help to all people, like "campground reviews", are perfect for this category. Or groups in a specific location.

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Upcoming VW campouts & events:

Bus City X

May 18, 2018 at 3pm to May 20, 2018 at 1pm

TrainSpotting 9-2018: Northern California

June 8, 2018 to June 10, 2018

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Latest Activity

Joe commented on Joe's event 4/20 campout
"8 Susan & Marcia 9 Kris 10 KampnKing 11 Claire & (willing to share) 39  Corey, Sophie & Joe + The Marlows 40 JLT & Mr. & Mrs. Freeman 41 ?? 42 Peter 43 John C 44 The Russells 45 Westywoman & Alf"
12 hours ago
Joe commented on Joe's event 4/20 campout
"8 Susan & Marcia 9 Kris 10 KampnKing 11 Claire & (willing to share) 39  Corey, Sophie & Joe 40 JLT & Mr. & Mrs. Freeman 41 ?? 42 Peter 43 John C 44 The Russells 45 Westywoman & Alf"
yesterday
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TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California at Twain, CA off Highway 70 near Quincy

May 31, 2019 to June 2, 2019
For information on the Hallsted campground, the recreation.gov link is below:https://www.recreation.gov/camping/hallsted/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70560The Historic Feather River Railroad route runs on the opposite side of the river from the campground. Trains climb and descend the grade at all hours-you will be falling asleep to the rumble of the diesel engines and the squeal of steel wheels on the tracks. If you have never driven through the Feather River Canyon, it is a real treat!100 FREE things to do in Plumas County:http://plumascounty.org/documents/100_things_plumas.pdfThose looking for hot springs can find them a couple miles up the road. Formerly known as "Woody's", they are now associated with an RV and cabin establishment. I think you need to call ahead and there is…See More
yesterday
westywoman commented on westywoman's event TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California
"Ralph- If you want electric, book 16 or 12 or 4. They are all really nice. If you don't want electric stick with 3. 3 is near where the loop begins, on they highway side. 4 is positioned similarly. 12 and 16 are at the other end of the loop. I…"
Sunday
westywoman commented on westywoman's event TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California
"Ralph- If you want electric, book 16 or 12 or 4. They are all really nice. If you don't want electric stick with 3.3 is near where the loop begins, on they highway side. 4 is positioned similarly. 12 and 14 are at the other end of the loop."
Sunday
KampnKing commented on westywoman's event TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California
"Hi. Tried to make a reservation, but there's no map of sites. Will have to wait for the site to fix it. Thanks, Ralph aka Kampnking"
Sunday
KampnKing commented on Joe's event 4/20 campout
"I'll be there! Site #10 again. Looking forward to another great campout and chow! Cya, Ralph akaKampnKing"
Sunday
KampnKing commented on John LaTorre's event Annual Soup Or Bowl Campout
"I'm in! Site 19 this year. Looking forward to seeing Y'all. --Ralph aka KampnKing"
Sunday
Profile IconKampnKing and Richard von Bristol might attend Joe's event
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4/20 campout at Lake Solano County Park

April 19, 2019 at 2pm to April 21, 2019 at 11am
Join us on 4/20 day!We will be camping again at Lake Solano County Park campground, which is technically in Winters, but somewhat closer to Vacaville. You'll need to try and reserve a site for yourself (and maybe your pal) in the range of sites from #39 to 45. That's the main VW area.If those run out, then consider snagging sites 8,9,10 or 11. PLEASE SHARE YOUR SITE. Or don't. No worries.This campground is easy to get to, has a swell nature center, fishing opportunities and has unabashed roaming peacocks. Saturday night will feature PANTRY-RAID CHILI!!-----------------------------------------------------------------------Important notes: PLEASE READ!(1.) This campground LOCKS ITS GATES at 9:00 pm. If you do not arrive before they lock the gates, you will be camping outside the gate until the following morning.(2.) Although this event occurs on 4/20 day, it must be pointed out that all Solano County Campgrounds are smoke-free and they're quite serious about that.Discretion…See More
Sunday
westywoman commented on westywoman's event TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California
"We have wrapped up some real estate, thanks everyone! 7 Laura 11 Melissa 13 Corey, Sophie & friend, likely Joe 14 Melissa (the pull-through site, reserved to thwart the fifth wheels and large RVs) 15 John/share"
Saturday
Laura May commented on westywoman's event TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California
"We will be there in Site 7. So happy to be able to make it this year!"
Friday
Laura May is attending westywoman's event
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TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California at Twain, CA off Highway 70 near Quincy

May 31, 2019 to June 2, 2019
For information on the Hallsted campground, the recreation.gov link is below:https://www.recreation.gov/camping/hallsted/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70560The Historic Feather River Railroad route runs on the opposite side of the river from the campground. Trains climb and descend the grade at all hours-you will be falling asleep to the rumble of the diesel engines and the squeal of steel wheels on the tracks. If you have never driven through the Feather River Canyon, it is a real treat!100 FREE things to do in Plumas County:http://plumascounty.org/documents/100_things_plumas.pdfThose looking for hot springs can find them a couple miles up the road. Formerly known as "Woody's", they are now associated with an RV and cabin establishment. I think you need to call ahead and there is…See More
Friday
Kevin & Debie Welch is attending Joe's event
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4/20 campout at Lake Solano County Park

April 19, 2019 at 2pm to April 21, 2019 at 11am
Join us on 4/20 day!We will be camping again at Lake Solano County Park campground, which is technically in Winters, but somewhat closer to Vacaville. You'll need to try and reserve a site for yourself (and maybe your pal) in the range of sites from #39 to 45. That's the main VW area.If those run out, then consider snagging sites 8,9,10 or 11. PLEASE SHARE YOUR SITE. Or don't. No worries.This campground is easy to get to, has a swell nature center, fishing opportunities and has unabashed roaming peacocks. Saturday night will feature PANTRY-RAID CHILI!!-----------------------------------------------------------------------Important notes: PLEASE READ!(1.) This campground LOCKS ITS GATES at 9:00 pm. If you do not arrive before they lock the gates, you will be camping outside the gate until the following morning.(2.) Although this event occurs on 4/20 day, it must be pointed out that all Solano County Campgrounds are smoke-free and they're quite serious about that.Discretion…See More
Thursday
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Thursday
Gene Burris might attend Joe's event
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4/20 campout at Lake Solano County Park

April 19, 2019 at 2pm to April 21, 2019 at 11am
Join us on 4/20 day!We will be camping again at Lake Solano County Park campground, which is technically in Winters, but somewhat closer to Vacaville. You'll need to try and reserve a site for yourself (and maybe your pal) in the range of sites from #39 to 45. That's the main VW area.If those run out, then consider snagging sites 8,9,10 or 11. PLEASE SHARE YOUR SITE. Or don't. No worries.This campground is easy to get to, has a swell nature center, fishing opportunities and has unabashed roaming peacocks. Saturday night will feature PANTRY-RAID CHILI!!-----------------------------------------------------------------------Important notes: PLEASE READ!(1.) This campground LOCKS ITS GATES at 9:00 pm. If you do not arrive before they lock the gates, you will be camping outside the gate until the following morning.(2.) Although this event occurs on 4/20 day, it must be pointed out that all Solano County Campgrounds are smoke-free and they're quite serious about that.Discretion…See More
Thursday
Joe commented on westywoman's event TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California
"Sadly, we are not due for another British invasion until Soup-or-Bowl Sunday."
Wednesday
 
 
 

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