Nov 30, 2018: Locations of the Week

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Painted Cliffs Rest Area (Closed)
Overnight RV Parking: NO
Address
I-40, Exit 359
Lupton, AZ 86508
Phone
N/A
Last Update
2019-04-21
GPS Coordinates
35.353340, -109.057250
Site #
218
Comments
Info provided by AZ DOT confirms that this Rest Area closed on May 16, 2019 for an extensive renovation, including water and electrical systems. The Rest Area is expected to re-open in earoy 2020. When open, Overnight RV Parking is allowed, as confirmed by numerous reports from Apr 2019 & earlier, & info provided by AZ DOT. State of AZ allows Overnight RV Parking in Rest Areas. Camping, however, is not allowed. Level, lighted, with significant traffic noise & noise from nearby RR tracks, day & night. This Rest Area has restrooms, picnic tables, pet walk area. Due to high cliffs, some cell users find a poor signal or no signal here.
Directions
On N side of I 40 at Exit 359, serving EB & WB traffic. Follow signage to Rest Area. NOTE: For EB traffic to access rest area, you must pass under I-40; marked clearance is 13 ft, 11 in. enter rest area, then small rigs that will fit in a single auto parking space keep R to auto spaces; longer rigs keep L to long-vehicle spaces.


Bass Pro Shops
Overnight RV Parking: Yes
Address
5000 Bass Pro Blvd
Macon, GA 31210
Phone
(478) 757-7600
Last Update
2018-12-25
GPS Coordinates
32.935900, -83.739500
Site #
9519
Comments
RVer reports that Overnight RV Parking is allowed, confirming 11 earlier reports from Apr 2012 thru Nov 2018. Permission from store required. No marked RV spaces; park in NW part of main lot, as far from store as possible, without obstructing traffic lanes. Well lit, nearly level, with very light traffic noise described as a 'steady hum.' Appears safe, with local police patrols thru lot. Restaurant formerly located in store has been removed. 5 - 6 eating places at this exit and along Bass Pro Blvd between interchange & store.
Directions
I-75, Exit 172, then NE on Bass Rd (SR 361) ~ 0.4 mi, L on Bass Pro Blvd ~ 0.9 mi to store





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