RV Travel And Camping

Where to Go and What to See


The desert not only provide the scenic beauty that Recreational Vehicle (RVs) enthusiasts seek, but may include RV-ready campgrounds and sanitary pump-out stations as well as hook-ups.



DesertUSA has listed below a few interesting places to go in the Desert for winter and spring trips


Chloride, Arizona
Jerome, Arizona
Quartzite, Arizona
Sedona, Arizona
Glen Canyon Nat'l Recreation Area
Picacho Peak State Park


Death Valley National Park
Joshua Tree National Park
Mojave National Preserve
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park


Beatty, Nevada
Laughlin, Nevada
Valley of Fire State Park

Practice Good Stewardship of our deserts

You can help to take good care of our desert lands so that others may enjoy these areas for years to come by practicing some of the following actions:

Don't Litter... take along a trash bag or other receptacle for collecting your trash so that you can deposit it in the proper trash receptacle.

Make sure that your Recreational Vehicle or RV is permitted, some parks and camping areas have length restrictions on motor homes and RV's. Check with your destination ahead of time for any restrictions.

Don't park your RV in areas where you are not permitted. These areas have been declared "off limits" to RV's to protect wildlife, vegetation, or for your safety.

Safety While enjoying your RV Check with local park, forest, or public lands agents to see what precautions need to be taken in regard to storing food away from wildlife
Do not feed the local wildlife

Take precautions against parking your RV / camping in an area that may be dangerous in the case of sudden flash floods. Check with local rangers to find a safe and legal parking / camping area

Remember to take along non-perishable food that won't make you ill if it spoils

Be courteous and remember that you are sharing public lands with other RV'ers, campers and recreationists

Do not park your RV in unauthorized areas

Bring along extra safety items such as water, flashlights, maps, and a cellphone or radio

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