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Northwoods Lake Zen

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Hayward, WI

  • Max Rig Size

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    < 35 (ft)

  • Parking Spaces

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    1

  • Same Day Requests

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    No

  • Preferred Check-in Time

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    12:00 AM

***PLEASE NOTE*** *We can accommodate RV's or a truck/trailer combo up to 35' total. Max limit is a combined length of your rv/trailer and tow vehicle or toad. *We have space for an rv or trailer as well as a car or truck. If ground conditions are ideal we can possibly accommodate two members traveling together if in two small vans/rv's/campers with no additional tow vehicles (please message and let us know the situation). *If we have personal guests staying in our home, to respect their comfort and privacy, we may not be able to extend the invitation to enjoy our deck or lakeside area. Rejuvenate at our Nelson Lake property in a private spot surrounded by pines, maples and oaks. Sit lakeside and enjoy spectacular sunrises, the kaleidoscope of colors our sunsets bring and clear starlit skies. You'll find easy access and level parking on our two acre property. Lakeside dining options are within walking distance or a quick drive and downtown Hayward is a 10 minute drive.

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Electric Hookup: 15A

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Separate Tow Vehicle Parking

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Campfire Ring Provided

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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Generators Allowed

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Wifi

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Slideouts Allowed

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Offleash Area for Pets

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House Rules

Please no cigarette smoking. Quiet hours 10 p.m - 6 a.m. Pets welcome but please discuss before confirming reservation. Campfires only with our permission. Generators are fine.

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Location

Neighborhood road is a paved loop. Midway down our lane is an open, level gravel area bordered by mature trees. Our house sits approximately 150 feet further down the driveway.

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Gravel

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Hosted By KathyandMike

Age:

45-55

Married 35+ years. Early camping was a sleeping bag…sometimes in the luxury of the back of our truck. A splurge purchase of a tent upgraded us to the next level. After the first camping trip with children (an under 2 years old and an 8 month old) in addition to one cantankerous old dog, a young golden retriever and a cat AND an unexpected torrential rain it was decided our tent camping days were over... possibly ALL camping. Luckily a 1983 Coleman pop up trailer materialized and our camping experiences continued. We were living the good life at that point! Fast forward to our empty nest years. We found ourselves enjoying several different 30’+ class C’s then downsized to a Class B with slide outs and now our easy-breezy, park anywhere Travato. Still learning how to take our time and allow the road and our intuition to guide us.

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References for this location from other RVers

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    Spencerlake71

    7 months ago

    Hosts were very organized and very welcoming , Enjoyed sharing stories HH & Boon-dockers stays ...

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    nnusslock

    7 months ago

    Northwoods Lake Zen could not have been more wonderful. The location was on a lake, easy to find, not too far from town and just perfect. We arrived in rain but it all went smoothly and had a great nights sleep. The parking pad was well marked and private. Our host was very accommodating and informative. She was concerned about an overly protective fox family with young pups and that was a nice heads heads up since we had our dogs. We never saw the clan however. She even gave us a heads up about "MUSKEYFEST" being in town that weekend, a local summertime fest. So of course we checked that out too. GOTTA LOVE THE NORTHWOODS! I would have loved to have stayed longer and regretted having a tight schedule that trip. Great location and host.

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    CherylCharming

    8 months ago

    Wonderful hosts. Their property is beautiful and peaceful. I was able to get a lot of work done and slept like a baby.

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    Travelingwithlyla

    8 months ago

    Beautiful home and the host were very nice and informative. Even putting out citronella tiki canisters for the mosquitoes. Lovely place to spend the night.

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    LorrieBK

    1 year ago

    This lovely location is a delight and the hosts are wonderful. Traveling northward along the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway in mid-August, making my way to Apostle Islands NL, the host offered a peaceful respite and great recommendations for additional stops along the route that I would have overlooked otherwise. Responsive and accommodating! I enjoyed chatting about there beautiful location and travel experiences with them. Note, my 23’ van easily maneuvered into the parking area, but larger rigs may find pulling into this location a challenge. Please read the host’s specific notes about access.

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