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4/20 campout

Time: April 17, 2020 at 1pm to April 19, 2020 at 11am
Location: Lake Solano County Park
Street: 8685 Pleasants Valley Road
City/Town: Winters, CA 95694
Website or Map: https://goo.gl/maps/YDZGpFcvE…
Phone: Park Office Phone: (530) 795-2990
Event Type: campout
Organized By: Joe Ehrlich (static@well.com)
Latest Activity: Apr 9, 2020

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Event Description

In celebration of 4/20!

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 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. And if those run out, there are lotsa other spaces.

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:

(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 is nine-tenths of the law.



Saturday at 11:00 am in the (TBA) Cornhole area. 

Practicing shall occur on Friday afternoon around beer:30

See Paul for more details.



Look in your pantry. Grab only *ONE* 14 oz. (or so) can that matches the description on the list below.

Then, bring that can (along with a bowl and spoon for yourself) to the camp out. We will add the contents of your contribution to a base of beef and onions.


Bring along one 14 oz. can of any of the things listed below:

Pinto beans
Red Kidney beans
White beans
Navy beans
Piquinto beans
Diced tomatoes
Diced tomatoes with Italian spices
Diced tomatoes with Jalapeños. 
Crushed tomatoes with Eye of Newt                               

Chopped tomatoes
Chili con carne                                                                             

Chili sin carne
Chili with beans
Chili without beans

Roadkill Chili 

Rotel tomatoes

Ranch Style (tm) brand beans of any variety.

Please do NOT bring Black beans. 

Please do NOT bring Garbanzo beans. 

Please do NOT bring Lentil beans.

If bringing a can of beans won’t work for you, then bring a loaf of pre-made Garlic bread or a scrumptious dessert. Or a bottle of wine. We like wine. Or firewood. We like that too. If that won’t work either, then just bring yourself, a bowl, a spoon and an appetite. 

Comment Wall

Comment by Bruce Kinzey on November 24, 2019 at 4:34pm

Howdy folks!  I live up in Vancouver WA and this will be my first time visiting with you all.  Looking forward to meeting some fellow campers and celebrating 4/20 in style!  Unfortunately, just me on this trip, not the lusty babe in my photo. 

All the spots are taken so I went for #19, which looks like just a short walk across the middle area.  Hopefully there isn't a big cliff in between us or else that'll be a much longer hike.  :) 


Comment by Cathi Carnes on November 24, 2019 at 5:32pm
No lusty babe? So what are you driving down here?
Comment by westywoman (Melissa) on December 1, 2019 at 2:57pm

Anything "across the middle area" is likely downhill, as this campground is on sloped land. 39-45 are at the top of the hill.

Comment by Joe on December 6, 2019 at 1:42pm

Things have really gone downhill since we ran out of spaces above.

Comment by John LaTorre on December 6, 2019 at 2:30pm

Half of #40 is still open.

Comment by Bruce Kinzey on December 7, 2019 at 9:10am

Hah, the lusty Westy will most definitely be making this trip.  The other lusty babe is my wife Karen, who has other obligations during this time.  

Hi John & Jan, looking forward to meeting you.  Everyone else too.  :)


Comment by Scott Blunk on January 5, 2020 at 8:07pm

Anyone got a space to share or should I reserve a spot.  ~Thanks, Scott

Comment by John LaTorre on January 6, 2020 at 7:58am

Scott, You can have the other half of my space.

Comment by Scott Blunk on January 6, 2020 at 9:03pm
Thanks John. I’ll take it.
Comment by Bruce Kinzey on January 12, 2020 at 8:12am

I was picturing I had a tiny site but in my mind was remembering how it compared to the big drive through sites next to it.  Going back to the map it looks like mine is the same as the other standard size across the way.  So, I have room for a second camper if (when) there's another inquiry. 



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