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Age: 65+

Member since August 2018

Family & travel are two of our favorite things.


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We do not smoke or drink, church means a lot to us.

Skills & Expertise to Share

A lifetime of living. I love to quilt & Gary is a fix it all person.

Sgatesg2's Pets

We have 2 very small dogs, 3lb & 7lb they are indoor dogs.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

We think people will love our yard. We have full hook ups. We live in the woods, very private.

Sgatesg2's Hometown

Salcha, Alaska between Fairbanks & Delta Junction Alaska

Sgatesg2's Guest Details

Sgatesg2's Rig

Rig Type: Class A

42 feet long

We take about 60 feet when we’re towing or vehicle. We can unhook and come in separately.

Sgatesg2's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets
  • Has slideouts

Sgatesg2 Has 1 Host Location

Paradise in the woods

Salcha, AK, US
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Sgatesg2's References (9)

References from Guests (9)


September 2019

Alaskan hospitality at it’s best!

Hosts could not have been nicer or more accommodating! We highly recommend this host!
We got to spend time with hosts on their 4 wheelers in the woods and around their residence.
We shared a meal with them and They even offered us the use of their shower.
I even got to help with a sewing class and we tried to bake some sourdough bread.
We are so thankful they are hosts!


July 2019

Wonderful Hosts

We enjoyed a night at Paradise in the Woods (truly the perfect name for this location). They are the epitome of generous and gracious hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed getting to know them and learn about life from local Alaskans. The ATV ride was a real highlight for us on our Alaskan adventure. We feel like we made good friends that we hope to keep in touch with and meet up on the road at some time. Thank you for everything Gary and Sherry!


July 2019

Excellent PLUS!

Great people made us feel like home.

Linda Stokes

July 2019


Easy to find. Gracious hosts. Quiet with all the amenities what more could you want!
A true blessing.


July 2019

Excellent PLUS!

We had an amazing time sharing the last four days with some spectacular hosts and meeting some new people we truly call friends. Our hosts made our experience of Boondockers Welcome a difficult one for others to have to meet their same standards. Their help and courteousness in getting us settled was only the start. Offering a wealth of information of local sightseeing possibilities took us to more amazing adventure, starting with the Bridge to Nowhere right off from their property and within walking distance. Their son took Karen and I on an adventure learning all about the woods, and in particular, helping us each find our very own, personalized hand-picked diamond willow walking sticks. After, the four of us had the opportunity to take their side-by-side and the 4-wheeler out for a little riding through the trails and taking in the glory of the gorgeous lake setting mixed within at different places. Their own property was a spectacular setting in it's own right with everything we needed readily available. Thank you again for all the hospitality and new friendships we will treasure for the rest of our lives. The homemade dandelion and fireweed jellies ARE AMAZING! 🤗


July 2019

Fantastic Stay

We had a wonderful stay at this beautiful property. We are sad our stay got cut short due to RV repairs needing to be done, but it was such a wonderful time while we were there! Our hosts were so welcoming - they even took us on a 4wheeler tour and shared local jams to sample! Truly, a gem! Thank you for everything!


July 2019


Our hosts were welcoming and generous. Such lovely people! We hope to see them on their travels south this winter.

La Strada

June 2019

A beautiful place

We were welcomed bySgatesg2 and were soon at the table with children and grandchildren.
Then an unforgettable adventure with riding an ATV, through which we have been able to visit the country around the house.
Thanks for this wonderful evening and the salmon is on the barbecue tonight.


June 2019

Great stay!

Sgatesg2 made us feel like we were at home. They had friends for dinner the night we arrived. We were invited, also, to a dinner of salad, spaghetti (made with moose meat) and fry bread, with homemade jelly. It was great!!!
They provided us with great area information on things to see in the Fairbanks area. We had so much fun we stayed an extra night.
Their driveway is just 1000 feet from the Richardson Highway (Alaska 2).