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Old 11-13-2013, 09:47 PM   #1
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Boondocking on AZ BLM Land

We are looking at heading to Arizona middle of Feb/14. We want to boondock in the desert for four to six weeks.
There are so many questions and places to go in Arizona, I am sure some of the members are from that area and could point us in a direction or there are those that have experienced this and could give some pointers.

Thanks in advance.

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Old 11-13-2013, 11:21 PM   #2
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it would help if you post what you've done to prepare for boondocking.
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Old 11-14-2013, 12:07 AM   #3
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North of Parker, AZ find the "Desert Bar" on a Fri-Sun !!
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Western New Mexico of any interest? Stayed at Joe Skeen BLM campground in El Malpais National Conservation area. Nice semi-boondocking camp area, adjacent to El Malpais National Monument - great scenery and fascinating volcanic formations - tubes, caves, etc. Highly recommend. Check out the website.
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North of Lake Pleasant is nice. But it's a pretty busy area, so it isn't somewhere that you will feel is remote or isolated. We've also gone to the desert northwest of Wickenburg. Doubtful that you'll find many others in that area (which can be good or bad)...
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Old 11-14-2013, 09:53 AM   #6
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Bikendan,
We have 100 gal of fresh on board water with a reserve tank of 35 gal. We have 100 gal capacity for gray/black water. We have 4 six volt golf cart batteries installed in the generator area with two 12 volt RV batteries on the hitch. 190 watt, 24 volt solar panel with MPPT controller. We also have a portable 2000 watt generator.
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Bikendan,
We have 100 gal of fresh on board water with a reserve tank of 35 gal. We have 100 gal capacity for gray/black water. We have 4 six volt golf cart batteries installed in the generator area with two 12 volt RV batteries on the hitch. 190 watt, 24 volt solar panel with MPPT controller. We also have a portable 2000 watt generator.
sounds like you've got almost everything covered to have a great boondocking setup!
you look to be good for quite a number of days! other than following good water and power conservation tips, i don't have anything to suggest.
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I'm planning a trip to Quartzite in Feb. Maybe a little sooner than you plan, but it depends on weather.

I've heard cool things about Quartzite, but have never been. Drove by many years ago, didn't stop. Anyone have any tips or tricks or recommendations for this destination?
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