Logan, Utah

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Logan, Utah, offers van lifers a gateway to a world of outdoor adventures and cultural exploration. Nestled in the Cache Valley, this charming city provides a perfect blend of natural beauty, recreational activities, and historical charm.


Explore nearby trails like Wind Cave Trail and Crimson Trail for stunning vistas and diverse landscapes. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Logan Canyon and experience the thrill of discovering hidden gems as you hike through lush forests and rugged terrain.


In the winter months, van lifers can hit the slopes at nearby ski resorts like Beaver Mountain. Experience the thrill of skiing or snowboarding in the picturesque mountains, surrounded by fresh powder and breathtaking views.


Logan River offers exceptional fishing opportunities for enthusiasts. Cast your line in its pristine waters to catch trout and enjoy the peaceful serenity of nature as you await your next big catch.


Camp in Logan Canyon’s campgrounds or dispersed camping sites. Fall asleep under a canopy of stars and wake up to the melodies of songbirds. Camping in the area offers a serene retreat for van dwellers seeking a connection with nature. Local campgrounds include:

  • Bridger Campground
  • Spring Hollow Campground
  • Guinavah – Malibu Campground
  • Preston Valley Campground 


Logan is rich in history, with attractions like the American West Heritage Center offering a glimpse into the region’s pioneer past. Explore historical sites, museums, and learn about the Native American heritage that contributes to the city’s cultural tapestry.


Before visiting Logan, Utah, plan your activities and research local regulations. The city offers a range of accommodations, including campgrounds and RV parks. Be prepared for varying weather conditions depending on the season, and respect the natural environment and local communities during your visit.

It’s a privilege to have Logan ,Utah for our enjoyment, so please practice Leave No Trace principles.

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Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area

Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area is a good stopover for any van lifer traveling down/up the I-5 FWY. It’s located approximately 25 miles southwest of Bakersfield and 5 miles from the I-5 freeway. The recreational area is comprised of two lakes; Lake Evans and the much larger Lake Webb. The main activity is fishing and camping. There’s also a shooting range right next to the recreational area too.

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River Rafting


Kernville is the capital of adventure in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountain ranges. It’s located in Kern County and 42 miles northeast of Bakersfield. If you are interested in kayaking, hiking, camping, mountain biking, photography, and much more, Kernville is the place for you. But the number one activity in the area river rafting.

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