Joshua Tree South

There are a few free dispersed RV camping areas at Joshua Tree National Park. We’ve been referring to them as North Joshua Tree and South Joshua Tree.

We were disappointed when we first arrived at the BLM camping area in South Joshua Tree. There weren’t any J-tree’s in sight and camping seemed a little close to the freeway (about a mile away but still visible). On the plus side the internet is blazing fast here, the fastest we’ve ever seen with the data cards.

We took a quick drive into the park to see if our new location had more to offer than just fast internet and it definitely does.

So Sunday morning we went looking for a better campsite. Pictured above is what we found. It’s isolated and we can barely see the freeway. Curtis is really happy about the sandy terrain since the gravel in Quartzsite was a little hard on his paws.

We love our new location and we have room for company.

2013 Cost of Camping:
14 nights paid camping
55 nights free camping
Total spent on camping this year: $407.75
Daily average cost of camping: $5.91

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  • Reply Brian March 11, 2013 at 8:03 am

    Both AT&T and Verizon work well for internet here at Joshua Tree South, but the Verizon speeds are insane!

  • Reply amanda March 11, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    Glad you found a spot near the park with a good signal! Hopefully you have time this week for some exploring. Love those Joshua Trees!

    • Reply Leigh March 12, 2013 at 7:43 am

      We’re staying for 2 weeks, so even if we don’t get much time during the week, we have the weekend!

  • Reply terrie March 11, 2013 at 9:36 pm

    Love for The Curtis to be happy….

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