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Old 05-13-2014, 01:12 PM   #1
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where to fill up water?

Always camped at a campground (well, with a TT).
We want to go the Allegheny Nat Forest this summer for 3 or 4 days and figure to be boondocking.
First time for that.

How/where to fill the freshwater tank is my question. I'd really rather not fill it at home and drag all that weight 150 miles if I have any other option.

I figure I can find a dump station before coming home (never really looked for them either), but am lost on the freshwater issue.
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Old 05-13-2014, 01:19 PM   #2
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Ranger station?

Just a heads up, do not use the water at a dump site to fill the fresh water tank.
Most of the time they are posted "Non potable".

Only other suggestion would be to ask at the last place you fill up with fuel.
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Around the Pagosa Springs and Buena Vista areas we have found the campground with hookups will let us fill up for about $5.
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Old 06-09-2014, 11:13 PM   #4
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Some private campgrounds will let you fill your water, or your propane tanks, or allow you to use their dump station for a small fee.
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Old 06-09-2014, 11:32 PM   #5
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When you say, ANF, are you familiar with that area. Do you know if you will be anywhere near the reservoir, or will you be in more remote area of the ANF.
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Old 06-10-2014, 09:12 AM   #6
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Not familiar with ANF.
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We have stayed at Red Bridge Recreation Area Campground in the ANF. It offered Water and Elec Hookups in their sites.

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Old 06-16-2014, 05:54 AM   #8
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I'm familiar with the area and its developed campgrounds, especially those near Kinzua Reservoir. I'll be boondocking there for the first time the last weekend of June, probably along Browns Run or Jakes Run Rd. (just south of Warren; will be scouting locations this weekend because, if you're as committed a geek as I, overly detailed planning is half the entertainment). Part of the scout will be to ask around about places to tank up before climbing up onto the plateau. I'll post back here, or you can PM me a week from today or later, if you think that information would be useful.
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A full load of water sounds bad, but it's only a few hundred pounds more, less if you already carry some in the fresh tank. I've tried it both ways and the difference towing is negligible.

Otherwise like others have mentioned, fuel stations, ranger station would be your best bets.
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Not familiar with ANF.
Here ya go, this will get you started since its a pretty big area.

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