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Alaska HWY Boodocking
« on: April 18, 2018, 02:37:49 PM »
According to the MilePost boondocking in turnouts and gravel pits is illegal in British Columbia. For those that have driven the highway, what has been your experience in British Columbia and Yukon? We will be traveling in late August and early September. Class C motorhome (26 foot) Thanks in advance!
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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2018, 05:22:33 PM »

Yeah, nothing is free in BC! That's why they commonly say that BC stands for Bring Cash.  ;D

No experience with that particular stretch of road, but if you use Android, there is the UC Public CG application in the play store that has all kinds of free and low-cost public campgrounds. The application covers US and Canada, but not Alaska. I'm not affiliated with the authors in any way, but I do find it an amazing resource.


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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2018, 03:22:12 AM »
https://www.campendium.com/alaska

You can select free campsites....
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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2018, 07:14:22 AM »
In 2016 we traveled to/from Alaska and spent probably 6-9 nights with overnight parking in pullouts & gravel pits with no problems. 

Go to our blog, the index page for our trip, and read the first 3 entries and the last 2 entries for our experiences i BC. 
http://downtheroadaroundthebend.blogspot.com/2017/01/alaska-trip-index-april-26september-6.html
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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2018, 09:00:58 AM »
In 2016 we traveled to/from Alaska and spent probably 6-9 nights with overnight parking in pullouts & gravel pits with no problems. 

Go to our blog, the index page for our trip, and read the first 3 entries and the last 2 entries for our experiences i BC. 
http://downtheroadaroundthebend.blogspot.com/2017/01/alaska-trip-index-april-26september-6.html

Took a quick peek at your blog last night and it looks like it has a lot of very helpful information. Thanks so much for sharing!
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Len and Jo

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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2018, 03:45:26 PM »
Many BC Provincial parks are beautiful.  We loved everyone we stopped at.  heavily wooded, many w lake views, lightly used.
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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2018, 01:53:34 PM »
We have done the AK highway quite a few times in a 29 foot Class C.  The best thing to do when going through BC is camp (or at least stop) at Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park.  Plan that to be your only overnight stop in BC.  Visiting the hot springs is a highlight for the trip (great scenery and animals - and very relaxing).  There are two Provincial campgrounds nearby (high quality campgrounds).  The time you travel in Yukon and Alaska you can just camp off the road.

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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2018, 02:47:11 PM »
Unless you enter BC on highway 2 near Dawson Creek plan for more than one overnight stay in the province. Even DC to Liard Hot Springs is a long push. You can stop and grab some sleep in turnouts but don't set up a multi day camp. If you pull off in an active gravel pit you want to be away before the work day starts.

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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2018, 08:52:13 AM »
Why push it?  BC is beautiful and we enjoyed it just as much as Alaska.  So take a few days going through BC.  We did not find a BC park we did not like.
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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2018, 09:00:16 AM »
Liard Hot Springs  -  FYI
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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2018, 09:00:53 AM »
Beautiful photos Len and Jo, I am jealous. ;D
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Re: Alaska HWY Boodocking
« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2018, 09:19:01 AM »
Beautiful photos Len and Jo, I am jealous. ;D
Our Alaska trip was really a great trip.  I would love to do it a second time.  For the most part the weather was great and good for taking pictures.

Tons of pictures.....

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