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May 10, 2013 - From the heat of Redding to Clam Beach County Park

With temperatures expected to be in the mid-90s today, we quickly exited Redding town. After topping off the fuel tank in the MH, we headed west on beautiful SR 299 for the coast and cooler temperatures. We found them in McKinleyville at 57 degrees. The trip took us over passes above 3000' but we were still HOT. Once we reached the shores of the Pacific Ocean, things cooled nicely. We have set up housekeeping at a place we have stayed twice before, Clam Beach County Park. While it doesn't have any facilities other than a parking lot, it's...

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Dec 17, 2011 - We're in California!

Hello Everyone! It's 9:30 in the evening and we just got to our room! We arrived at the hotel around 8 PM - but after checking in, decided to have a quick dinner at a local Italian place. Yummy! The drive down to McKinleyville, CA from Newport, OR took us 12 hours - simply because we kept stopping to enjoy Mother Nature's wonders! Needless to say, I took MANY photos - none of which I've even looked at yet. The photos attached to THIS email were taken yesterday afternoon in and around Newport. I'll probably post those we took today in the...

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Jul 20, 2008 - Mckinleyville

Fri 7/18. Before leaving Grants Pass, we called my nephew to let him know we were about to arrive. He invited us out for dinner on Friday night. We researched some campgrounds that were convenient to Mckinleyville, and picked a place called Kamp Klamath, located in the Redwood Natl Forest. Steven and Deanna were patiently waiting to go swimming again, and this place sounded like it had it all: boating, fishing, volleyball, SWIMMING (we thought in the Pacific). IT WAS THE CAMPGROUND FROM HELL. We were greeted by a local,(I think he was the...

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