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Old 06-30-2019, 10:21 AM   #1
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Need help in Denver

Help! We just drove to Denver CO. a week early for a concert at Red Rock. All the campgrounds are either full or dont want a skoolie. Any suggestions where I can park beside a truck stop or sams club? They tell me they have city ordinance states no overnight parking at any business like wal-mart.
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Old 06-30-2019, 11:02 AM   #2
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Help! We just drove to Denver CO. a week early for a concert at Red Rock. All the campgrounds are either full or dont want a skoolie. Any suggestions where I can park beside a truck stop or sams club? They tell me they have city ordinance states no overnight parking at any business like wal-mart.

I don't know how strictly it's enforced there, but many Wal-marts I've been to have never hassled me about an overnight stay (including a couple with 24 hour security patrols.) I get the impression it's more about preventing it from becoming a big parking problem (it's a retail store, not a truckstop or campground), as well as giving some legal leverage if someone decides to ... make themselves unwelcome.


Of course, my experiences are in big trucks, not my bus ...
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We found a welcoming Wal mart in Bowles to stay. Beside the people who are skoolie owners here mot people are not greeting us with open arms. But that wont spoil our fun!!!!
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Colorado is a funny place.
I got out of our rental car in Arvada and was promptly detained by the local cops literally within seconds of exiting the vehicle. Turns out they are adamantly opposed to Deadheads in their town and I had a 90's tour shirt on. They changed their tune real quick when I showed them my FL ID and told them I was just there to spend money on vacation.
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Colorado is a funny place.
I got out of our rental car in Arvada and was promptly detained by the local cops literally within seconds of exiting the vehicle. Turns out they are adamantly opposed to Deadheads in their town and I had a 90's tour shirt on. They changed their tune real quick when I showed them my FL ID and told them I was just there to spend money on vacation.
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Huh! You're a Dead Head? Neva woulda guessed... "Welcome to Colorado!
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They should mind their own. Some local youths spent their afternoon throwing rocks and pennies at us as we tried our best to enjoy their crappy little mayberry wannabe town.
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They should mind their own. Some local youths spent their afternoon throwing rocks and pennies at us as we tried our best to enjoy their crappy little mayberry wannabe town.
Let me put that burg on my, "No Way In Hell," list!
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I got out of our rental car in Arvada and was promptly detained by the local cops literally within seconds of exiting the vehicle. Turns out they are adamantly opposed to Deadheads in their town and I had a 90's tour shirt on. They changed their tune real quick when I showed them my FL ID and told them I was just there to spend money on vacation.
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Have you tried the State Parks? St. Vrain state park is north of Denver right off I25 and there two state parks on the east side of town I believe. They are usually very busy but you might be able to get in one of them on a weekday.
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