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GSequoia
January 18th, 2011, 12:13
The time has come to make your camping reservations for SoCalFest. As usual we will be unofficially taking over a portion of Serrano Campgrounds. Since we are not able to reserve a loop of our own you need to place your reservation early so we can fill that loop up.

Our group will be in the furthest back loop, the Evening Star loop, in order to keep us away from other campers (although we'll still have to keep the volume down). Just go to Recreation.gov (http://www.recreation.gov/camping/Serrano_Ca/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70533&topTabIndex=CampingSpot) and reserve your space for Serrano Campground (the link should take you directly there). Select a site between 067 - 101 to stay in our loop. If that loop fills up overflow to the Lake View loop, sites 103 - 132.

Here is a summary for the more ADD folks...

Main Camp: Serrano Campgrounds (http://www.boyandjeep.com/maps-trails/big-bear-area/serrano-campgrounds)
Sites to Reserve: 067 - 101 (Evening Star Loop) or if full 103 - 132 (Lake View Loop)
Reservations: Recreation.gov (http://www.recreation.gov/camping/Serrano_Ca/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70533&topTabIndex=CampingSpot)
Base Camp (dinner, raffle, etc): Sites 081/082 and 084/084 (two doubles)

Remember that you must have all vehicles parked on pavement at all times in Serrano, this rule is strictly enforced. Your registration fee includes one vehicle and trailer per single site, passes for one additional vehicle are available for a nominal fee. Pets must be on leashes and if your dog leaves it behind you pick it up! Also the speed limit on the camp road is slow and enforced. Last checkout time is somewhere around noon, when we are on site I will see if we can get that relaxed for Sunday but no promises.

Let's follow the rules and keep Serrano staff on our side! The more they like us the more freedom we'll have.

souske
January 20th, 2011, 16:19
69/70 this year.

Who snagged 73/74? Some unsuspecting family may be in for a big suprise!

WebDog
January 23rd, 2011, 13:12
I got 71 for Thurs -Sun, I am probably going to have a small trailer and then one other friend with me. Looks like all the doubles are booked already! who got them all?

GSequoia
January 23rd, 2011, 14:47
I got 71 for Thurs -Sun, I am probably going to have a small trailer and then one other friend with me. Looks like all the doubles are booked already! who got them all?

Camp NAXJA is spread out between 81/82 and 84/85.

CherokeeNewbie
January 25th, 2011, 07:35
i got 76/77 double

Chip Clip
January 28th, 2011, 10:27
I have 78, but it will be full with my truck and toyhauler. Have to find a place for my jeep.

GSequoia
January 28th, 2011, 12:00
Serrano is filling up fast! Don't miss out on camping with the group!

minor_obstacle
January 30th, 2011, 12:01
We grabbed #87, 1st time going to this, going to be a long drive from Running Springs (home) LOL

RWKHausSupply
February 4th, 2011, 10:37
I/We/RWK Haus Supply, will be in 92/93...

Darky
February 4th, 2011, 13:42
The Darkness will be descending on site 80.

HeepSpeed
February 15th, 2011, 21:42
I picked up site 72! Woot Woot! See you fools there! Sam will be with me!

WebDog
February 16th, 2011, 08:33
I picked up site 72! Woot Woot! See you fools there! Sam will be with me!

ahh crap, I gotta put up with the party van? lol

HeepSpeed
February 16th, 2011, 08:37
haha - you know the morning Van Cafe was awesome to make up for the late night shuffle! ...................and the heater :D

WebDog
February 16th, 2011, 08:41
haha - you know the morning Van Cafe was awesome to make up for the late night shuffle! ...................and the heater :D

Thats true. I got a buddy heater now also. Really hoping for a RTT by then.

91blackbox
February 17th, 2011, 12:13
ok got site 79!!!

Nimrod
February 24th, 2011, 16:17
I've got space 68, Saturday night only. This'll be my first SoCalFest, and I'm jazzed.

HeepSpeed
February 24th, 2011, 20:36
just don't jazz in your pants or jeep ;)

Nimrod
February 24th, 2011, 20:48
just don't jazz in your pants or jeep ;)

That's "jazz," with an "a."

HeepSpeed
February 24th, 2011, 23:18
yes, I know, I was making a bad joke.

Nimrod
February 25th, 2011, 08:49
I got it.

WebDog
February 25th, 2011, 10:12
yes, I know, I was making a bad joke.

I dont know if he is ready for SoCal fest if he missed that joke! :woohoo:

Nimrod
February 25th, 2011, 19:10
I got the effing joke. I joked back. I can't help it if you guys have a less refined sense of humor than I do.

WebDog
February 26th, 2011, 07:33
See the problem with Garret is he does not drive a Jeep anymore, so he tries to crack these jokes that only a VW driver would understand.

91blackbox
March 2nd, 2011, 19:25
hmmmmmmmm

01erionracing
March 7th, 2011, 12:12
I got site 100.

91blackbox
March 9th, 2011, 14:47
sweet!!! the mighty midget is in for a blast!!

01erionracing
March 9th, 2011, 20:50
Getting excited for the 1st time join SocalFest.

91blackbox
March 15th, 2011, 12:12
its a great time

Darky
March 15th, 2011, 15:52
I got the effing joke. I joked back. I can't help it if you guys have a less refined sense of humor than I do.
Yer gunna fit rite in with that refined sense o'humour...(ya gotta spell it homour with a u when it's so refined...)

HeepSpeed
March 15th, 2011, 15:54
Even Sam is excited for the Big Bear trip. Gonna be a good time. Any other ladies coming up with anyone around her age?

91blackbox
March 16th, 2011, 16:07
my old lady may be makin the trip

GirlySkwerly
March 21st, 2011, 02:21
Booked at space 123/124 in the loop next door. With Skwerly and 1xfloppy w/ wife hopefully.

91blackbox
March 21st, 2011, 16:18
well my girly is supposed to be coming as well so you won't be lonely lol

Wiser
March 25th, 2011, 13:19
got 112/113 double @ lake view loop

91blackbox
March 25th, 2011, 18:36
sweet!!

JESSE A
April 22nd, 2011, 10:43
Is there open camping in big bear? Just out in or around the trail? I really don't feel like spending money to stay at a campground....

GSequoia
April 22nd, 2011, 10:49
Is there open camping in big bear? Just out in or around the trail? I really don't feel like spending money to stay at a campground....

There are Yellow Post sites scattered around. It's free camping on a first come/first serve basis with no services (bathroom, water, etc).

JohnX
April 22nd, 2011, 13:22
Looking for a spot to camp Saturday night only. Will likely be in Miata, should fit anywhere. If you booked a spot and can't make it, let me know, i'll buy it from you. If you have room for an extra car, let me know, i'll split it with you.

GSequoia
April 22nd, 2011, 13:46
Looking for a spot to camp Saturday night only. Will likely be in Miata, should fit anywhere. If you booked a spot and can't make it, let me know, i'll buy it from you. If you have room for an extra car, let me know, i'll split it with you.

I'm sure either Josh or I can work you in, we both have double sites.

HeepSpeed
April 22nd, 2011, 15:15
Looking for a spot to camp Saturday night only. Will likely be in Miata, should fit anywhere. If you booked a spot and can't make it, let me know, i'll buy it from you. If you have room for an extra car, let me know, i'll split it with you.

I called Serrano. 2 cars per spot only. 8 people allowed. Any other cars can be parked in their "overflow" spots on the street outside the grounds. I have two people camping with me doing this so really all you need is a site to share. Hope this helps.

JohnX
April 22nd, 2011, 18:49
I'm sure either Josh or I can work you in, we both have double sites.
Sounds good. I'll make your burger a double :D

I called Serrano. 2 cars per spot only. 8 people allowed. Any other cars can be parked in their "overflow" spots on the street outside the grounds. I have two people camping with me doing this so really all you need is a site to share. Hope this helps.
Yeah, knew that, but leaving my car that far away isn't likely. I like my car more than most people like their children. :)

Johnnie Walker
April 23rd, 2011, 15:39
Sounds good. I'll make your burger a double :D


Yeah, knew that, but leaving my car that far away isn't likely. I like my car more than most people like their children. :)
Are you sure that much food will fit in that tiny car ?

JohnX
April 23rd, 2011, 17:17
Are you sure that much food will fit in that tiny car ?
If i'm needed for cooking, then i'll drive a truck. But otherwise i'm saving the gas money :)

CaliXJ
April 23rd, 2011, 20:26
I've got a double for just the wife and I. Reserved for 4 people and the xj. Wasn't able to get in the same loop as everyone else though. We will be there Friday thru Sunday in camp site 14/15. Shoot me a PM if you need a spot.

CaliXJ
April 27th, 2011, 05:58
I've got a double for just the wife and I. Reserved for 4 people and the xj. Wasn't able to get in the same loop as everyone else though. We will be there Friday thru Sunday in camp site 14/15. Shoot me a PM if you need a spot.

Spot in now full.

SC Rednek
April 27th, 2011, 11:10
Anyone have room left at their site for 1 jeep and 1 or 2 people, Friday and Saturday nights? Thanks

91blackbox
April 27th, 2011, 20:53
if you can find a spot to park your jeep i have room for people... its looking like i'll have my motorhome and two jeeps already! but only 3 people

SC Rednek
April 27th, 2011, 23:31
if you can find a spot to park your jeep i have room for people... its looking like i'll have my motorhome and two jeeps already! but only 3 people

I could but I'd rather not have to leave my jeep. But if nobody else has room within a day or so, then I'll take you up on that, thanks!

HeepSpeed
April 28th, 2011, 08:32
Am I missing something? Why does nobody want to leave their vehicle just outside of the campground? The host said they do it all the time...

JohnX
April 28th, 2011, 13:05
Am I missing something? Why does nobody want to leave their vehicle just outside of the campground? The host said they do it all the time...
We like our cars to much. Personally, its probably pretty safe in BB, but I don't want to find my car, or my stereo, missing in the morning.

SC Rednek
April 28th, 2011, 14:21
And cause all my camping gear, clothes, food, etc will be in my jeep it's just easier to have it in the campground.

But if my only options are leave it outside the campground or else don't come, I'll leave it outside.

91blackbox
April 28th, 2011, 20:51
or if we can find you a spot at someones site to park it for the second car fee then your golden

HeepSpeed
April 28th, 2011, 21:02
or if we can find you a spot at someones site to park it for the second car fee then your golden
Yea, I asked that a month ago in the subforum for the event....

GSequoia
April 28th, 2011, 21:43
Yea, I asked that a month ago in the subforum for the event....

Yea but nobody likes VW drivers.

HeepSpeed
April 28th, 2011, 21:49
Did I tell you you're a jerk yet this week? ;)

CaliXJ
April 30th, 2011, 06:44
So whats the deal if you have a double spot? Says you can have 2 vehicles and up to 16 people. Does that mean you can pay for one extra vehicle for a total of 3 in a double campsite?

souske
April 30th, 2011, 07:30
Double site should allow four vehicles

Johnnie Walker
April 30th, 2011, 20:48
Double site should allow four vehicles
x2 ..
single is 2 vehicles, double is 4 vehicles.

Carol.92124
May 2nd, 2011, 20:06
Yes, double sites allow 4 vehicles, it's a coding goof on the website that says 2 cars.

I don't know if I'll have extra spots or not; if it's cold, I'm probably bringing the Egg trailer; if it's 40+ at night I won't bring it. And I'm not sure if Karen & Les, who are sharing my double site, are bringing their travel trailer or not.

souske
May 2nd, 2011, 21:00
Hooray NAXJA trailer park!

Carol.92124
May 2nd, 2011, 21:29
Yeah, yeah... Ok, hammock boy...

So you said you had site 69/70, but now you say you may just make it out for Friday? Or did I read that wrong...?

souske
May 2nd, 2011, 21:34
obviously you have forgotten my luxury apartment
http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x23/souske57/tonasket/IMG_0735.jpg

I have the double site for fri/sat nights, just not sure when i will be up, need to stop in lucerne and pick up my house

So once again Hooray naxja trailer park

SC Rednek
May 2nd, 2011, 22:06
So now that the number of vehicles allowed has been clarified, does anybody have room for my jeep at their site? I'll bring beer...

WebDog
May 3rd, 2011, 08:36
I need to get cracking on my trailer now, then it will really be naxja trailer park! ha

WebDog
May 5th, 2011, 11:08
It looks like I will have space for one car on my site, VonOrtner has to work that weekend (Laguna Seca Ferrari Race) Poor Boy!

WebDog
May 5th, 2011, 14:55
Spot Spoken for, Looks like we are going to have a large HeepSpeed crowd to deal with haha.

GSequoia
May 5th, 2011, 15:19
I'll bring beer...

What about the flask?

RWKHausSupply
May 5th, 2011, 15:25
I need to get cracking on my trailer now, then it will really be naxja trailer park! ha

I will be bringing my 33ft trailer with double slides, a master bedroom, a front bunk house bedroom and outdoor kitchen :-)

SC Rednek
May 5th, 2011, 16:00
What about the flask?

Of course, that's a given


Still looking for a camping spot where I can park my jeep!

SC Rednek
May 20th, 2011, 10:45
Does anyone know if there are any campfire restrictions in the campground?

RWKHausSupply
May 20th, 2011, 11:23
Find out in about 4 hours and post it for ya