At The GarageMahal
This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Durham, NH
Max Rig Size
< 35 (ft)
Max Nights Per Stay
Same Day Requests
Parking is next to my barn where someone can plug into 110, $6 reimbursement to cover my costs if electricity is used for AC. I have water available, but not right at the parking site. I’ve had logging trucks on the property, so access shouldn’t be a problem for average size RVs, up to, but no over 38’. You need to back in to get to the spot. Very good backing up skills a must. My home is intown Durham, close to UNH and there’s 10 acres out back for dog walking...off lease if well trained. Contained Firepit is OK as long as there isn’t a fire ban. 10 miles from Portsmouth NH and the beaches, about one hour from the mountains.
Vehicle Suitability Information
Electric Hookup: 15A
Separate Tow Vehicle Parking
Offleash Area for Pets
Outdoor Cooking Allowed
Simple... leave it as you found it and be respectful. Avoid religion and politics. Alcohol is good, Illegal drugs are bad. Generator use is between 9am-9pm (exceptions can be made, please ask). Preferred arrival between 4pm and 8pm and departure by 9am, please ask if your schedule doesn’t fall with in these hours….exceptions can be made.. ETA's are helpful.It is always easier to arrive during daylight hours but it is not required. No smoking , No running generators after 9:00 pm to 9:00 am, Only well behaved pets, No outdoor uncontained fires, Cleanup after pets, Please take all trash, including pet poo, with you. One night stay unless negotiated otherwise,
Access Road Conditions: Neighborhood road with easy access to state highway. Hardpacked gravel parking surface. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: On-site parking
Hosted By mduffm
Active Retired Couple Details: We are a retired professional couple who don’t really want to grow up. We are still very active and enjoy people, outdoors sports, firepits, boating, skiing, obviously travel to new places, motorcycling, car shows, dining out and cooking in Home Town: We live in Seacoast NH and are both NH natives. I live in the college town of Durham NH and she lives in nearby Stratham NH. Favorite Boondocking Locations: We’ve only Boondocked once along a private lake in NH and that wasn’t through Boondockers. We’ve also traveled across the country staying with friends, rest stops, Walmart’s, casinos and we’ve used Harvest Hosts, but so far only hosted on the Boondocker site. Skills or Expertise to Share: Socializing and finding common interests, Skiing, Family, Cooking, Working on cars, Woodworking,
Availability for RV Camping
References for this location from other RVers
3 months ago
We spent one night here and it was great! We arrived later then we wanted but the host came out of the house, hooked us up with electric and made sure all was good. Later that night he sent us a text just checking to make sure all was well. Had beautiful property to take the dog for a walk.
3 months ago
Quick response to request, friendly welcome, a private parking area, great host to enjoy conversation and a fire pit with. Love the architecture of their home. Thank you to Mark and Karyl for hosting us. We would love to meet up again.
3 months ago
We stayed at GarageMahal for one night so we could attend a function at UNH. The host was welcoming and helpful. The communication was excellent. We definitely would stay again.
4 months ago
Perfect place to overnight --quiet, safe, and lovely setting. Hosts were warm and helpful.
5 months ago
Great overday and overnight stay. Quick response on same day reservation request which was very helpful. Perfect parking dpot with electricity and privacy. Hosts were delightful. Highly recommend this Harvest Host.