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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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Aug 20
eva commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"I would like to attend,  don't know yet if I am off work on that weekend, work schedule will come out end of October, so hopefully there will be a space left for me if I need one."
Aug 17
eva might attend John LaTorre's event
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8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest at Sandy Beach Park, Rio Vista, CA

November 18, 2016 to November 20, 2016
We are going back to Sandy Beach in Rio Vista, CA. This is our annual practice run and food fest  before Thanksgiving. Reserve sites soon as they may go fast if the sport fishermen/women come back this year.Party Central will be at spot #4.See More
Aug 17
westywoman updated an event
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Summerdale Campground near Yosemite at Summerdale Campground

September 23, 2016 to September 25, 2016
 Not too far from Yosemite is the Summerdale Campground in the Sierra National Forest. Crowds should be gone, weather cooling. The campground features campsites surrounding a meadow at about 5,000'. Look at the pictures of the sites and the driveway lengths as you choose your campsites, not all will accommodate 2 busses. The campground is east of Merced, off Highway 41 in Fish Camp, about 188 miles from Sacramento and 166 miles from Livermore. Grab a reservation and join us if you can. This is not an organized event. You are on your own to figure it out and what to do, but below is useful information. The entrance to Yosemite is quite nearby.This is the link to the campground:Summerdale CampgroundThe Yosemite Sugar Pine Railroad is nearby and runs a steam engine excursion train.…See More
Aug 14
Profile IconGene Burris and regis101 might attend westywoman's event
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Running the Highline (Taylorsville, Northern California) at Taylorsville, California, elevation 3,547 ft

October 7, 2016 to October 9, 2016
Did you ever wonder where the historic Western Pacific railroad tracks went from the Keddie Wye? The main line goes east over the Sierra but a branch line turns to the north. It is known as the Highline. It follows Indian Creek to the north. It passes by Crescent Mills and Lake Almanor.We're camping in Taylorsville, 5 miles east of the Highline tracks. Taylorsville has a great market with high quality meats, home-made hamburger, sandwiches, ice, and other grocery items. The Taylorsville campground is a half-mile east of town, along Indian Creek. There is patchy cell service in the campground (Verizon is the best). Bring your bike to ride into town!For those of you familiar with Hallsted Campground (TrainSpotting)-Taylorsville is about 17 miles to the north.No reservations needed. There's plenty of room. It's an open, grassy campground with nice tree cover and next to a creek. Creek is suitable for dog-splashing but not swimming. Sites are casual, not highly defined. No electric.…See More
Aug 6
John LaTorre commented on westywoman's event Running the Highline (Taylorsville, Northern California)
"And I've got plans to be camping with the SCA in southern California. I wish I could be two people, but..."
Aug 3
Profile IconSwiftriver, Bill Langan and Mike Fernandez are attending westywoman's event
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Running the Highline (Taylorsville, Northern California) at Taylorsville, California, elevation 3,547 ft

October 7, 2016 to October 9, 2016
Did you ever wonder where the historic Western Pacific railroad tracks went from the Keddie Wye? The main line goes east over the Sierra but a branch line turns to the north. It is known as the Highline. It follows Indian Creek to the north. It passes by Crescent Mills and Lake Almanor.We're camping in Taylorsville, 5 miles east of the Highline tracks. Taylorsville has a great market with high quality meats, home-made hamburger, sandwiches, ice, and other grocery items. The Taylorsville campground is a half-mile east of town, along Indian Creek. There is patchy cell service in the campground (Verizon is the best). Bring your bike to ride into town!For those of you familiar with Hallsted Campground (TrainSpotting)-Taylorsville is about 17 miles to the north.No reservations needed. There's plenty of room. It's an open, grassy campground with nice tree cover and next to a creek. Creek is suitable for dog-splashing but not swimming. Sites are casual, not highly defined. No electric.…See More
Aug 3
Laura May commented on westywoman's event Running the Highline (Taylorsville, Northern California)
"Sorry Melissa - after I asked about this. I have a fire outlook booked for that weekend so I will not be able to do both. :("
Aug 2
Bruce might attend westywoman's event
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Running the Highline (Taylorsville, Northern California) at Taylorsville, California, elevation 3,547 ft

October 7, 2016 to October 9, 2016
Did you ever wonder where the historic Western Pacific railroad tracks went from the Keddie Wye? The main line goes east over the Sierra but a branch line turns to the north. It is known as the Highline. It follows Indian Creek to the north. It passes by Crescent Mills and Lake Almanor.We're camping in Taylorsville, 5 miles east of the Highline tracks. Taylorsville has a great market with high quality meats, home-made hamburger, sandwiches, ice, and other grocery items. The Taylorsville campground is a half-mile east of town, along Indian Creek. There is patchy cell service in the campground (Verizon is the best). Bring your bike to ride into town!For those of you familiar with Hallsted Campground (TrainSpotting)-Taylorsville is about 17 miles to the north.No reservations needed. There's plenty of room. It's an open, grassy campground with nice tree cover and next to a creek. Creek is suitable for dog-splashing but not swimming. Sites are casual, not highly defined. No electric.…See More
Aug 2
westywoman posted an event
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Running the Highline (Taylorsville, Northern California) at Taylorsville, California, elevation 3,547 ft

October 7, 2016 to October 9, 2016
Did you ever wonder where the historic Western Pacific railroad tracks went from the Keddie Wye? The main line goes east over the Sierra but a branch line turns to the north. It is known as the Highline. It follows Indian Creek to the north. It passes by Crescent Mills and Lake Almanor.We're camping in Taylorsville, 5 miles east of the Highline tracks. Taylorsville has a great market with high quality meats, home-made hamburger, sandwiches, ice, and other grocery items. The Taylorsville campground is a half-mile east of town, along Indian Creek. There is patchy cell service in the campground (Verizon is the best). Bring your bike to ride into town!For those of you familiar with Hallsted Campground (TrainSpotting)-Taylorsville is about 17 miles to the north.No reservations needed. There's plenty of room. It's an open, grassy campground with nice tree cover and next to a creek. Creek is suitable for dog-splashing but not swimming. Sites are casual, not highly defined. No electric.…See More
Aug 2
John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Now we have:  3 Peter 4  JLT +share 5 Regis + share 11 Kris 13 Laura May 18 Bruce + Gene 19 Westywoman + Mike F 20 Joe & Corey Ten sign-ups, and we've only been on for twelve hours. Yow. "
Aug 2
Profile IconLaura May, Mike Fernandez, Gene Burris and 6 other members are attending John LaTorre's event
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8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest at Sandy Beach Park, Rio Vista, CA

November 18, 2016 to November 20, 2016
We are going back to Sandy Beach in Rio Vista, CA. This is our annual practice run and food fest  before Thanksgiving. Reserve sites soon as they may go fast if the sport fishermen/women come back this year.Party Central will be at spot #4.See More
Aug 2
Kris Hansen commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Kris is in 11  Pizza night sounds great!!"
Aug 2
John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"I love the graphic! It's now the banner. Now we have:  3 Peter 4  JLT +share 5 Regis + share 13 Laura May 18 Bruce + Gene 19 Westywoman + Mike F 20 Joe & Corey And I'd like to revive the Friday Night Pizza with the E-Z Bake…"
Aug 2
westywoman commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Mike F will share #19 with me."
Aug 2
westywoman commented on John LaTorre's event 8th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"John-You must have gone back and counted to figure out that it is the 8th Annual Fest. It goes like this: 2009-2010: Bothe-Napa State Park. They have dish washing stations with hot water. It rained a lot. It started out as a Fall Color campout…"
Aug 2
 
 
 

 

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