Plaster City

Cell service at Clark Dry Lake can be a little unreliable, so when Brian discovered boondocking with blazing fast Verizon and AT&T an hour to the south, we couldn’t resist.

This week we’re camping with Seth, Drea and Van Tramp’s van (he will join us today) in Plaster City.

In the photo above, you can kind of see the gypsum plant for which this place was named.

2015 Cost of Camping:
1 night paid camping
19 nights free camping
20 days this year
Total spent: $5
Daily average cost: $0.25

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4 Comments

  • Reply John and Pam Wright January 21, 2015 at 9:37 am

    Great find!! We’ll be there next week! Is anyone staying beyond Sat?

    • Reply Leigh January 21, 2015 at 10:06 am

      I don’t know what Tim’s plan is, but I think Seth & Drea are leaving Sunday.

  • Reply Brian and Carolyn January 21, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    When I first saw the title for this posting I read Plastered City! You can see where my mind goes …

    I have a question. I looked on Campendium at the photos for this area and saw all the sand, and some looked loose. As experienced boondockers, how can you tell what area is safe to travel on? How do you guys determine where to set up? Thanks as always!

    Brian and Carolyn

    • Reply Leigh January 22, 2015 at 2:31 pm

      Hey you guys! Brian had scouted this spot out before we came, so we knew that that we’d be able to camp here.

      Generally, when it comes to boondocking, it’s always a good idea to unhitch and scout your spot when you arrive so you don’t get in a situation that’s hard to get out of!

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