Camperguy7079
Hi!  I feel like a proud new parent!  Just entered the Riverside family in Canada back in May, and already made a splash everywhere we went this summer.  Love my new 195.  I'm enjoying reading about many things I've already experienced in terms of surprises, like the "dust" & metal shavings.  Really nice to know its not just mine with that.  I love hearing about all the many topics of conversation I've started to read about in the blog.  Nice to be a part of the group!

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mikes
Welcome.

Where in .ca? Tell us about parks/places you've been to and would recommend.
Mike
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mkevenson
We are in Kings Canyon, live in Santa  Rosa
Mark
Please buy Made in USA
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Camperguy7079
Thanks for the welcome.  We actually live in the city of Niagara Falls, Canadian side.  Funny enough, 3 of our favourite campgrounds are in upper New York State.  #1 Watkins Glen State Park, #2 Allegheny State Park, and Letchworth State Park.  All are exquisitely beautiful, and are extremely well set up and maintained.  
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Dukeydrea
Welcome! Great forum to be on. We also have a 195. We are in NY ourselves. Would live to hear more about those camp grounds
Andrea
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Camperguy7079
Well, let me start with our absolute favourite, Watkins Glen State park.  It’s half way about between Rochester and Syracuse in the Finger lakes.  It’s at the south end of Lake Seneca.  It lies in an absolutely beautiful area which happens to be a great wine country area.  There are at least 30-40 wineries within a 20 mile span. It’s also home to an international race track.  The campground is large and welcoming.  There is a 1 & 1/2 mile long trail following a gorge that starts at the top of the hill the campground is located on, and ends in the unique town below.  I’ll post the other campgrounds separately as they are also worthy of describing fully.  What part of NY are you in?
Alex
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Dukeydrea
@camping7079  Watkins Glen is on our list of parks to visit Next year. We live in Long Island but been tent camping in upstate parks for many years
Andrea
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Camperguy7079
That’s great!  Book ahead though because it fills up.  Our second choice is Allegheny State Park, which is partly in Pennsylvania.  It is 3500 acres large, and is a truly rustic experience.  Last time I was there, a bear was walking around often within the campground.  No one was hurt of course, but it was definitely something to remember!  There are 2 main camps there, each with their own charms.  My favourite is the Redhouse camp, which has 5 miles of paved bicycle paths surrounding it, a small lake for swimming and water sports, and a very quaint park store and restaurant.  Local town is quiet and just outside the park boundaries.  If you like nature, this park’s for you.
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Alabama Jim
Welcome to the forum.  May God grant you many fun and safe trips.  Send pictures, we all love them.
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Tiki2some
Welcome to the Retro Family! We just got back from a trip to FLX in our 195 two weeks ago. Watkins was our first choice (camped there with my family back in my teens) but it was booked by early summer when we planned this trip. We got a site at Cayuga State Park which turned out fine. Had a fantastic time ... with all the wineries how can you NOT have a great time?!?! Came home with *only* 11 cases of vino — wonderful justification for a 195 with two axles and lots of cargo capacity 😃 Will be planning our 2020 trip, w/a site at Watkins by New Years. Have fun and happy trails with your new baby!
~ Linda & Bill
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Camperguy7079
Hey thanks for the reply.  ONLY 11 cases??  The 195 does have more than enough storage space for sure.  First time I’ve had so much that I have empty spaces!  Where did you stay in Florida?  I used to visit the Zephyrills area regularly, as my parents had a house there.
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