Panguitch Utah Camp

The Coach with the Workhorse

The Coach and Workhorse, ready to go

I haven’t shared all my adventures up to this point in time on my blog, but I wanted to bring my blog up to date so I could share my current adventures closer to real time.  Sorry for redundancy to my followers on Facebook as they see pieces of real-time photos as I travel.  I will continue to post “Reflections” of past adventures intermittently until I have posted all of my travels over the past month.

Panguitch

Pronounced like sandwich, but change the “s” to “p”.

Front of my current camp. A few to many signs? The quilts represent a special custom they have here in Pangiutch dating back to the 1800s.

Front of my current camp. A few to many signs? The quilts represent a special custom they have here in Panguitch dating back to the 1800s that is being celebrated.

My current camp is at Panguitch, Utah. A small town settled in 1864, with a population of 1,600 and it’s altitude at 6,600 feet.  It’s much colder at night here dipping into the 30’s almost every night.  During the day it’s comfortable, in the 60-70’s most of the time.  I chose to travel from Arizona North on Highway 89, through Page and between Zion and Bryce National Parks.  I haven’t been this way before and I was looking forward to traveling off of the main highway for a while (Interstate 15).  Panguitch is a quiet town and so far seems a good choice, even though I am right in town on Memorial Day weekend.


 About Our Camp

Camp Panguitch

Camp Panguitch

I am staying at the Hitch-N-Post RV Park.  It’s a older, privately owned park, and if it was full, would be too crowded for me because the sites are a little close.  It is owned by a husband and wife team.

They are very pleasant and helpful hosts.  You can tell they have a lot of dedication to improving the grounds and infrastructure by the on going work.  It appears they have recently updated the electrical, water and sewer connections.  So far everything I have used is clean and well maintained.  Randy (the owner) and a few others have been redoing an electrical cable that services the area my coach is parked in the last day or so.

The Trench

The Trench

When I got back from one of my outings I found a trench in front of my Coach, blocking any attempt to hook up and leave.  I guess I am here permanently 🙂

That’s what happens when you stay too long.  Just kidding.  They said it would be covered in the next hour or so, and it was.  As for me I am paid up through Tuesday, when I will move again to the North, making my way slowly back to Montana.

Safe Travels… Gary

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    • In general around 25-30 dollars a night for pull through at a private campground. A little more than the State offering full hookups. I haven’t done any “Boondocking” yet as I don’t have a generator or solar. That is substantially cheaper, as little as free! I may get those next year when I am in AZ. I have found deals for staying a week or a month. The park I stayed at Buckeye a month was $350.00 plus tax. The last park offered the 7th night free when staying a week. Hope that helps.

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      • Those rates seem pretty much in line for this time of year…….I boondock nearly all the time when on the road, but with 280 watts of solar I can do that! Safe Travels and enjoy……

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      • Gary, 280 watts is more than plenty for me, but I’m not in a traditional RV…I do have a 30 amp connection, and 13.5k roof air, fridge/micro/flat screen tv/laptop…..electric heat as well as LP heat……with that rig you have, if it was me, I would want at least 300 watts of solar on the roof…..maybe more!

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      • Thank you so much for the advice. It’s very confusing in the beginning, as much as have read. I think I will spring for it at Quartszite next year. Also I am concerned about pulling my fifth wheel “off road”. It’s 32 feet long.

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