From the bloggers at Roadtreking.
OK, I know many of you are disappointed in me, but I have compromised my principles and stayed at the Flagstaff KOA the last couple of nights. I needed to meet up with Mike Wendland and do some installation work on his satellite internet system, so we had to find a place in Flagstaff where we could do this. We ended up at the KOA.
There are a few dispersed camping spots nearby in the Coconino National Forest, but they involve dirt roads, and one thing you don’t want to do is get stuck down a dirt road in the Southwest during monsoon season in an extremely heavy two wheel drive vehicle. Also, dispersed camping this near a metropolitan area attracts an entirely different crowd, as I saw driving in on Highway 89 from the north. It’s a bunch of ancient trailers, passenger cars, and teepees – too wild even for my inclusive tastes.
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