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Old 05-10-2015, 12:22 PM   #21
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No, never wash while camping. (I have a handy hose and street drain right next to the house where we park Rocky for our comings and goings.)

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Old 05-10-2015, 12:32 PM   #22
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I washed half of mine once until a very annoyed ranger told me to stop or leave. Must have had a bad night. Haven't done it since.

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Old 05-10-2015, 12:47 PM   #23
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I do not wash mine there but one or the largest campgrounds on the east coast seems to allow it but many people store also there trailers there (About 3000) you have no access to your trailer in storage unless they tow it to your site. (Part of the fee & security).... But many wash theirs there on the sites & also see numerous commercial washes come in.

I would ask first.


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Old 05-10-2015, 12:49 PM   #24
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We went waterless, so the RV Park can't complain

It's pricey to start-up (but once you have the gear the replacement liquids are not too bad. Oh and it makes your rig look GOOOOOOD
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Old 05-10-2015, 01:30 PM   #25
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My RV Park allows you to wash your rig but not your tow vehicles. They want clean rigs to promote the park.
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Old 05-10-2015, 01:35 PM   #26
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As a general rule most campgrounds will say NO!, Some will say "For a fee". Others will say Ok but they are mostly in those areas where water is plentiful (the north). But realistically, the previous comments are appropriate. It costs money buy, to purify and pump water. If a campground with 400 sites allowed everyone to wash their rigs, there would be thousands of gallons used. Every campsite has commercial companies that will come in and wash (with their own water) for a fee.
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Old 05-10-2015, 01:47 PM   #27
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I just stop at our local truck wash on the way home. It's about 20 or 25 bucks and I don't have to do it. The only down side is sometimes the line can move quiete slow.

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Old 05-10-2015, 01:59 PM   #28
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Bill and Pam,

My wife and I travel from Indiana to Florida each winter with our unit. We stay at an RV resort and I've asked if it is alright to do the bucket wash and wipe. They have allowed us to do that. It works just fine. I make sure my unit gets washed and waxed each spring. They do have people that come around that will do your units. I believe you have a fee to have this done.

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Old 05-10-2015, 02:59 PM   #29
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Has anyone ever washed their travel trailer/RV at the campground? If so did anyone say anything to you? You're paying for the water so why not?
If you're going to be at the Rally in August, look us up. Ron will wash your unit without using water for $3 per foot, (if he is allowed). We will be in a black and grey 36' Georgetown. Last year most of us Georgetowners were parked closely together.
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Old 05-10-2015, 03:41 PM   #30
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Shurhold makes several washes and polishes and brushes and polishers. I use the spray and wipe, very easy to use and then polish. Got the tip from rv dealer in AL. Several folks sell it on INEt, get mine at Amazon. About two washes a year works great. Have heard of several roof washes, liquid Tide works great for me, does not clean out stains totally, but does lighten them up to medium gray.

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