Buckeye Regional Park

February 12, 2013  |  Arizona, camping

Buckeye Regional Park is just west of Phoenix and has free dispersed camping. We’re impressed that it’s free since each “campsite” comes with a shaded picnic table and a GARBAGE CAN! A big bonus, since finding a place to get rid of garbage is part of the boondocking chore list.

Cell and data are great here, full bars of 4G AT&T and Verizon. We also get over the air television. I wonder if the town of Buckeye is going to be as awesome as this campsite.

My Dad mentioned that he would like to see other angles on our locations, since I try and make the spot look as fabulous as possible. Well, pictured above are the only other campers in sight (behind that RV is an Airstream). I’ll put a shot of what’s behind us on Facebook.

There’s another loop for camping, but it’s much more populated.

Dinner Last Night:
Well, before I go into dinner, we had a really awesome lunch. Roasted Butternut Squash Slider with Caramelized onions and Sriracha Mayo, wow that was good. Her method of cooking the squash in the skin is genius. I saved the left-overs for risotto tonight.

For dinner we had Spaghetti & No-Meatballs with a salad. Brian said “who needs meat?” as we gobbled it down. It was delicious.

2013 Cost of Camping:
13 nights paid camping
29 nights free camping
Total spent on camping this year: $400.25
Daily average cost of camping: $9.53

 

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6 Comments


  1. We are definitely checking this place out. Isn’t it funny how exciting it is to have your own garbage can!

  2. Good to hear you guys made it to Buckeye. I believe I will take another few days in the park later this week myself.

  3. I’m there right now! [Don't tell anyone.] Toilets! Well, you know, “toileting areas.” Garbage cans! Shaded tables!

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