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Jun 23, 2013 - Canton, Oklahoma

6/23 – 6/30 Another three days and 650 miles brought us to Oklahoma. Along the way we slept at a roadside pullout near Vaughn, New Mexico and a Wal-Mart parking lot in Amarillo, Texas. For the remainder of the month we kicked-back and enjoyed a relaxing rest at the COE Canadian Campground on Canton Lake in Canton, Oklahoma. We first visited this campground in 2011. Ken spent most of his time reading and Joan spent her time painting. You can check out the paintings on our web site. We put 969 miles on the house and 477 miles on the...

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Sep 29, 2011 - Canton, Oklahoma

9/29 – 9/30 In 199 miles (I-44, I-244, US64, US60, SR58, SR51) we were at our final stop for the month at Canadian Recreational Area on Canton Lake by Canton, Oklahoma. Again our site overlooks a large lake, but this time there are no acorns to worry about. There are many signs of gophers, a prairie dog town and even a skunk passed by our site. Since we have been staying in COE campgrounds for the last couple of months we thought a brief history of the COE was in order (as copied from a COE website). George Washington appointed the first...

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Oct 19, 2010 - Big Bend COE Park in Canton Oklahoma

Hello everyone....Well we left Lewisville and we headed north toward Oklahoma....We have never been on the western side of Oklahoma before so we came thru new territory for us...We expected it to be flat, but we didn't know there were mountains up here. We came into the Wichita Mountains..they are not just huge but they are pretty good size. There is lots of farmland here...it looked like most of the crops have been harvested and just winter grass is growing. We did see several huge fields of cotten that was ready to be picked. The trees...

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