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The Monument Overlook

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Monument, CO

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Hosted By

JourneyLifeSimply

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    < 30 (ft)

  • Parking Spaces

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    2

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    2

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This is a large concrete parking area. No mud or dirt. You will want to "Level" your rig. Suggested Local Attractions: Colorado Springs and surrounding area. Lots to do and see. I will be happy to help find you something to do or see. Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, Air Force Academy, Denver area, Manitou Springs, The Broadmoor Hotel, Seven Falls, Royal Gorge Bridge, Cheyenne Mt. Zoo, Fine Arts Center, Olympic Training Center, and lots more. We have great hiking spots just 3 miles from here.

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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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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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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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House Rules

Welcome, and I hope you enjoy your stay. Quiet hours 9pm - 7am There is an outside water hook up that can be used. If you turn it on, please turn it off after use. $5 donation requested only if you use the water. There is an open space park down the street where you can walk/run your dogs. Dogs can be on leash in the front yard, No pets off leash (beware there are deer, fox, other wildlife in the area). There is a fire pit that can be used, you will need to check for any fire burn restrictions before using. If you use it, please ensure your fire is out before leaving. Do not burn your trash in the fire pit. Please no Generators. Any children need to be supervised. If you leave, they leave with you. Please do not leave them at the site alone. Please no video taping or photos of our home or address. No drugs. If you drink, drink responsibly. No alcohol outside of RV. No parties or additional guests allowed. Pack out what you brought in. No smoking on the property. You can smoke in your RV if you so choose. Any & all smoking/cigarette items should be kept in your RV. Please use common sense & common courtesy when on the property. Clean up your area before you leave. Thank you.

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Location

Access Road Conditions: No issues with access or roads. Roads are paved. This is a easy place to stay if passing through on I-25, Less than a mile off I-25, you will not see or hear the freeway. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: Yes, you can park in driveway next to your RV, or in the front of the house. Lots of space for parking.

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Pavement

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Hosted By JourneyLifeSimply

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45-55

I Love to meet people and make liftime friends. Love the outdoors and to travel. Details: Looking to meet people and make lifetime friendships. I want to build a Tiny House and find some land to lease or purchase for my Tiny House. Home Town: Colorado Favorite Boondocking Locations: Lone Pine, CA, Eastern Sierra's, CA Buena Vista, CO, Leadville, CO, and many more. Skills or Expertise to Share: Love to work with tools and fix things. I am very handy. I also love Solar and Tiny Homes.

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References for this location from other RVers

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    NMRoadrunner

    7 months ago

    First time using BDW and this was a good stop for what I needed. On short notice I had to take my pup for orthopedic surgery in Colorado Springs. David was so helpful and accommodating which I greatly appreciated! My MOHO doesn't have leveling jacks and the parking was on a pretty good slant. David set up me leveling blocks and used all of them and went 5 high..wasn't quite enough to use the slide out without fear of torquing something. His info clearly said you will need to level I just wasn't equipped for that much. I add this just so you know. He was willing to get more blocks but I was leary about going much higher. Lovely neighborhood, quiet and peaceful and a nice park just 1/2 block away. You may not have this issue and other than that all was good.

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    KATandDAN

    8 months ago

    We had a great stay! It's a beautiful neighborhood with a lovely area nearby to take the dog. The host was exceptionally kind and accomodating. It was very quiet overnight, didn't hear anything at all. We showed up late/ left early and it was raining, so we didn't get a chance to socialize with the host much, but if we are ever in the area again we wouldn't hesitate to stay! Thank you!

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    BobandJudyD

    8 months ago

    David & Andrea are super hosts. They even had a BW box of maps, brochures & things to see in the area. Like many hosts they are also RVers which made our stores of trips and destinations fun. Their site is easy to park on. The location is close to I-25 which makes it easy to explore CO Springs, Air Force Academy and Denver corridor. It was a pleasure stopping at Monument Overlook.

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    BobandJudyD

    8 months ago

    First BW box we haver ever seen full of brochures & area info was a nice surprise. David & Andrea could not have been more welcoming hosts. They are RVers like all of us so our travel and destination stories were fun. Accommodations were first class. Monument Overlook is a great destination for exploring the I-25 corridor between CO Springs, Air Force Academy and Denver. Our highest recommendation for Monument Overlook.

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    LittleCesar

    1 year ago

    Unfortunately we had a dog that was not well, and we had to change our plans and routing to receive veterinary care. When we contacted the host we were too early to meet his arrival expectations, and so we we’re not able to communicate with him. As a result we made other arrangements. The host was most understanding and cooperative and I would recommend anyone staying there if they’re in the Colorado Springs area. If we are back this way, we will certainly give it another try!

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