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Cavan Woods

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Cavan, ON

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Hosted By

BethnScott

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    < 30 (ft)

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    1

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We live 15 minutes south of Peterborough in a small, rural subdivision. We are less than 2 km away from highway 115 which is the main road between Peterborough and the 401. Suggested Local Attractions: Peterborough has lots of restaurants, the famed canoe museum, an art galleries, shopping, and is close to a couple of zoos. There is a playground a km away in Mapleleaf park. We are 5 minutes away from Millbrook which is a small town with groceries, a bakery, gift stores, a post office, drug store and 4th Line Theatre - an outdoor theatre. There are lots of places nearby to go hiking, biking, canoeing, etc. We are minutes away from the Great Trail, the Ganaraska Forest and the Ganaraska hiking trail. We are just on the doorstep of the Kawarthas. We are a 90 minute drive to downtown Toronto and it is 45 minutes to the Oshawa GO train station into Toronto.

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Water Hookup

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Slideouts Allowed

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Electric Hookup: 15A

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Separate Tow Vehicle Parking

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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House Rules

Please don't smoke on the property and please don't play your music/TV loudly, or outdoors. Please pick up after your dog, if you have one. Dogs must be on leash at all times.

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Location

Access Road Conditions: We are located on a paved road, 2 km from highway 115. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: The tow vehicle can be parked in front of or behind the rig.

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Pavement

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Hosted By BethnScott

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55-65

retired, outdoor enthusiasts Details: My husband and I are retired. We love to spend lots of time outdoors - hiking, biking, canoeing, birdwatching. We just bought a little camping trailer and are excited to travel across Canada and the US exploring new places and meeting new people. We live outside of Peterborough, Ontario in a small rural subdivision. Home Town: Cavan, Ontario - a tiny little intersection about 1 km away from highway 115 - the main artery from Peterborough to the 401. You could almost miss Cavan if you blink when driving by. Favorite Boondocking Locations: None yet...this is all new to us. We hope to hike the Bruce Trail in Ontario and stay in boondocking locations along the way. Skills or Expertise to Share: Scott is a very knowledgeable naturalist and birdwatcher. Beth knows some of this too...lol. Beth enjoys reading, playing the piano, and lots of art activities. She speaks French well enough to help you with any questions you might have. We both love to spend a lot of time outdoors - hiking, cycling, canoeing etc. and we can give lots of suggestions about places to hike, bike, canoe, camp and go birdwatching in and around our area, and further afield. We are very interested in climate change and environmental issues - we keep learning new ways to reduce our carbon footprint, and reduce the overall impact of our lifestyle on the environment. We have started buying carbon offsets from the highly rated carbon offset provider - www.less.ca - to offset the impact of our travel.

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References for this location from other RVers

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    Neeners006

    3 months ago

    Beth and Scott offered us the perfect spot to park our rig overnight. They are the nicest, most accomodating hosts, and are everything you'd ever hope to find on the Boondockers app. Beautiful area for walking the dog, and among all the trees and birds you forget you're not in a provincial park.

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    Romano_and_juliet

    4 months ago

    a big thank you to our hosts for sharing their entry and offering amenities. we enjoyed discussing travel plans with them.

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    rogwake22

    4 months ago

    It was a great spot and Beth and her husband were very gracious hosts. Water and 15 amp service was available. Site is on a very quiet street and the backyard is a nice little oasis. Thanks to the two of you for being available and available.

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    RoyChevalier

    5 months ago

    Loved the place and it’s hosts.

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    2ONTHEROADAGAIN

    5 months ago

    Our stay with Scott and Beth was the last stop before getting home from a 6+week summer trek to Maritime Canada. They were about to embark the following day on a vacation of their own, yet in spite of their extreme busy-ness were kind enough to host us for the night. Had a great chat with Scott the following morning about our mutual adventures "down under", especially in New Zealand.

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