"Zev and I (and Brutus!) have decided the only way to deal with the SuperBowl disaster that is about to befall SF is to get the hell out! But as usual, I've waited til the last minute to reserve so we'll be rolling in probably after…"
February 5, 2016 at 2pm to February 7, 2016 at 2pm
While everybody else is watching the pre-Superbowl stuff, we'll be camping! Reservations can be made at http://parkreservations.solanocounty.com/As usual, bring wood and wine. This event will be held rain or shine, as either the Tent of Doom or one of its spawn will give us some protection as we sit around the fire.If somebody else organizes it, we may have our usual chili cook-off. And Friday night will be pizza night, so bring your camp…See More
"I'm afraid we won't be able to make to to Napa. I am on call at the hospital next weekend and will need to stay near home. If we do get out for a night or two of camping it will probably be close to SF."
December 31, 2015 at 2pm to January 3, 2016 at 12pm
What are you doing New Year's Eve? For those of you who haven't already made plans or prefer a more tranquil, beautiful, and peaceful setting for ringing in the New Year, come join me at Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, in beautiful Napa Valley wine country. Let's gather around a fire, (Please do not bring your own wood as it can bring in disease and beetles that are harmful to the trees.) Park staff offers wood for sale. Share a bottle of wine (or whatever you prefer to drink) and ring in the…See More
THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS RESERVATIONS FOR THIS EVENT.Let me explain that further - the campground is closed to the general public until Memorial Day. But Ranger Chris opens the campground Friday morning JUST FOR US. It's secret! It's special. Don't ruin it. If you call, the answering message will say it's not open until memorial day. If you show up the Wednesday or Thursday before, they will not be open. Please do not call the campground or show up before Friday. We've been doing this for 6…See More
CCVWCVB's First (and hopefully annual) Coastal Redwood Rally at Limekiln SP in beautiful Big SurUPDATE: December 11th-13th We had to change the date, the Rio vista event is going on on Nov 11th. Make sure to RSVP so we know you're coming Ric and I are putting the feelers out. Come gather with the coastal crew one last time before the holidays. PLEASE let us know if you're interested, we want to get our reservations in ASAP. Online registration. …See More
"Ok Zev and I (and Brutus!) will bring swedish meatballs for pre-dinner appetizers to go along with Joe's toothpicks! John, since you offered, we will take you up on sharing your site - hope to be there early Saturday afternoon. "
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. Make reservations here:http://parkreservations.solanocounty.com/The geezer rate is available to those of you that qualify. Otherwise, be prepared, it has gone up to $34 per night.See More
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, a few miles east of the Highline tracks. Taylorsville has a great market with high quality meats, home-made sausages, sandwiches and other grocery items. The Taylorsville campground…See More