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Old 03-21-2016, 06:48 PM   #1
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Reserving camp sites for toy haulers

This might be a silly question. I tried to search for an answer on the forums, and couldn't find one, so I apologize if something similar has already been posted.

When reserving a camp site for your toy hauler, what length site do you look to reserve? For example, trailer is 30 feet long, with an 8 foot rear door; do you list your length as 30 feet, or 38 feet when making a reservation? I'm a new owner of a toy hauler, and I am confused about this. I assume if I reserve the 30 foot site, I wouldn't be able to open the cargo door, so I should reserve the longer site, yes?
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Old 03-21-2016, 07:08 PM   #2
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not really . I always state my actual length and mention i have a TH with a motorcycle i carry with . Some sites will be long enough to allow use of the ramp while camped , some I need to unload before setting up . So if you want to use your ramp door while camped just chat with the manager before choosing a spot or reserving one to suit your needs .
some rv parks do have length limits ,
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Old 03-21-2016, 07:35 PM   #3
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Also depends if you are using the ramp door as a patio...........





Prefer pull thru's when using the ramp as a ramp...........
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Old 03-21-2016, 07:51 PM   #4
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Some state parks show what is max vehicle length for the site. Some also state the full length of driveway. I use my length of trailer. I use 30 ft. My trailer is actually 30'8" but I use 30'. Most pull through will allow you to put back down to get bike out.
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Old 03-22-2016, 06:49 AM   #5
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Like northstar1960 I talk to the management about having the trike and the need to get it out of and back into the hauler. Most of the time they put me in a spot that makes this easier for me.
Place I stay every year for Sturgis I unload prior to pulling into my assigned space.
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Old 03-22-2016, 08:23 AM   #6
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Mention TH usually gives auto pull through.
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Most State C/G have a "Talk to No one" Reservation system! They give a ?? measurement,and Most dont want you to Park your TV off the "Hard surface" Good luck with that! They do have "Overflow Parking" a half mile away for your TV though! Call the Park and talk to a "Real Person" will be a person in the Camp Store who knows "Nothing about the Site layouts" except what the Internet Info says! If you have Not actually Visited and "Charted" the Sites you could Really "Maneuver into and Open your slides" it will be a "Crap Shoot"! Youroo!!
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Most State C/G have a "Talk to No one" Reservation system! They give a ?? measurement,and Most dont want you to Park your TV off the "Hard surface" Good luck with that! They do have "Overflow Parking" a half mile away for your TV though! Call the Park and talk to a "Real Person" will be a person in the Camp Store who knows "Nothing about the Site layouts" except what the Internet Info says! If you have Not actually Visited and "Charted" the Sites you could Really "Maneuver into and Open your slides" it will be a "Crap Shoot"! Youroo!!
you must stay at some poor S/C
I've never had issues with the TH , with unloading bike or with parking . I'm not sure what you mean by "most" state camp grounds have a talk to know one . I seem to get people on the phone all the time with very good details on sites and which one suits me the best .
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I always tell them we have a longer trailer than we actually do. Ours is 30 feet but tell them we have a 35 foot trailer.
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or pick a pull through site.
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