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Ricker's Roost

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Filion, MI

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Hosted By

Bugman

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    45+ (ft)

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    4

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    2

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We are located in the center of the Thumb region. Lake Huron & Saginaw Bay surround the Thumb area and are approx 15 minutes away. Many summer festivals dot the shoreline. Bad Axe is 4 miles south and offers a Walmart and several food establishments. Wildlife is abound in our area. You may see deer, wild turkeys, fox and even bald eagles. This area is primarily a farm community, so you will encounter acres of crops as well as wooded landscapes. I have water on site for holding tank fills. Suggested Local Attractions:We have miles of shoreline and some of the areas best beaches. Cheeseburger in Caseville is one of our largest festivals, But Caseville hosts several throughout the year. We are located about 20 miles from Caseville. Port Austin hosts the areas largest Farmer Markets each Saturday through mid October. The Octagon Barn is a great historical attraction and hosts festivals during the summer and fall.

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Electric Hookup: 15A

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Slideouts Allowed

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Generators Allowed

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Separate Tow Vehicle Parking

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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House Rules

Must arrange stays in advance. Pets are not to be free range and guests must keep them on a leash or cable most of the time and you must clean up after them. All campers are responsible for trash and lot clean up. No loud music or activity. this is a quiet neighborhood. campers must keep young children under direct supervision No long term camping unless arranged prior.

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Location

Access Road Conditions: We are located 4 miles North of Bad Axe, Mi. on M-53. 1/4 mile North of Crown Road. On the West side. We have a country setting with a wooded backing. Long driveway for easy entry.

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Hosted By Bugman

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55-65

Newly retired couple who loves camping Details: We are new to boon docking and plan on starting more travel across the U. S.. We are hoping to be able to boon dock as we explore all that America has to offer. We also can accomadate others who may be traveling through our area. Home Town: Filion, Mi. Just North of Bad Axe, Mi. 1/4 North of Crown Road on the West side of the road. Favorite Boondocking Locations: We like nature, so the countryside is ideal. Farms, orchards, family owned restaurants and bars. Wooded property, lakeside or riverside would be wonderful too. We can operate off grid and are completely self contained. We respect your land like our own. We are quiet, soft spoken folks who enjoy peaceful locations. Skills or Expertise to Share: I am a retired pest control company owner of 35 years. If its bugging you, I can kill it! lol

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References for this location from other RVers

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    musicbug

    3 months ago

    Ricker's Roost was a great place to stay, with friendly and helpful host - Thanks so much!

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    Trekers.org

    3 months ago

    Gracious hosts that were good about communicating and helped us get all set up as we needed. Easy access from a state highway to a large parking area that is easy to get in and out of, and yet you are far enough from the road that it's not noisy overnight.

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    PTMULLINS

    3 months ago

    Very friendly couple, flat level spot. Easy access in and out and a beautiful friendly dog.

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    Shshields

    4 months ago

    We had a wonderful stay at Ricker’s Roost! Dale greeted us upon arrival and showed us the parking options. There is a huge horseshoe shaped gravel driveway so it is an easy enter/exit. The grounds are just beautiful and well maintained. The first morning Dale brought us sweet corn and tomatoes along with a book about the lighthouses in Michigan. We would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it.

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    FLtravelers

    5 months ago

    We were in town for a family reunion, and this was super convenient. Easy in and out.

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