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Age: 55-65

Member since January 2019

Retired couple enjoying RV life

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Paul and Pat are retired and in our 60's. We live fulltime in our 34' motorhome. We spend our summers in Deeth Nevada and winters somewhere in the southwest. We have had quite a few challenges in our life and feel that this is our time to enjoy.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Paul is a handiman and can fix almost anything. He is like Macgyver, always comes up with a solution to any problem!!!

pmeinke's Pets

We travel with our 3 rescued furbabies, a13 yr old Peke named Rayne, 10 yr old Peke-a-pom named Cody, and a 7 yr old Shih Tzu named Percy.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Arizona desert and Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada.

pmeinke's Hometown

Paul is originally from Wasilla Alaska and Pat is originally from Long Island New York. In 2019, Paul and Pat purchased 2 acres of land in Deeth Nevada as a homebase.


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pmeinke's Guest Details

pmeinke's Rig

Rig Type: Class A

34 feet long

34 foot 2007 Tiffin Allegro Open Road, white and tan color, with 3 slides. We have a 2009 Toyota RAV4 on a tow dolly.

pmeinke's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets
  • Prefers an electric hookup
  • Prefers a water hookup
  • Has slideouts
  • Needs to run a generator

pmeinke Has 1 Host Location

Nevada High Desert with a View

Deeth, NV, US
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August 2020

High Desert Cool down!

Mr. Paul & Pat were wonderful hosts and very warm & very welcoming couple. I must thank Paul for the "project tour" and his vast knowledge of the area. Had a fantastic mountain bike ride early morning in the wilderness accompanied by my dog of course, LD (lost dog).This was my VERY FIRST Boondockers stay & thank to Paul & Pat, it's not the last!


August 2020

Quiet Stop, dusty road

It was a nice quiet place for a quick overnighting layover. Our host was very nice and very accommodating and provided us with 30amp power, which was Greatly needed since it was 99 degrees when we arrived. As another reviewer posted, the roads in are extremely dusty and with washboard present, we too needed to travel slowly. Due to the road in/out and the length of our rig, we most likely would not stop here again. However, our host was extremely helpful and very friendly. They are in the process of renovating a mobile home, but he was finished working on it by the time we arrive. Beautiful sunrise this morning, views amazing and lots of stars present last night. Thanks for the place to rest up.


August 2020

Beautiful spot!

We very much enjoyed staying at this lovely location. The views were amazing and host very welcoming. We were able to arrange use of the electric hookup which was wonderful since it was over 100 degrees when we arrived. The night cooled down nicely though. Very secluded and private.


August 2020

Wonderful Time

Paul and Pat are gracious friendly hosts We enjoyed every minute visiting with them: lots of fun-filled conversation with barbecued hamburger. Their property is a spacious and a quiet and peaceful place to stay. We hope to see them again


July 2020

Treated like family

We absolutely loved staying overnight on the Meinke’s property. They are such precious people! We were treated like family - being welcomed, offers to help get settled, hooked up w/ electricity, and friendly sharing and relating.
And let me tell you what a gorgeous night sky we beheld!! Away from the lights of the city makes all the difference!
And the quiet peacefulness...awww💤
Thank you pmeinke! We feel we have gained friends. 🥰


July 2020


Great and caring host. Great communication. Would definitely recommend.


July 2020

Kind and Generous Hosts

What wonderful host. I stayed over the 4th of July weekend to avoid all the holiday travelers and this was definitely away from it all. Follow the hosts directions - not GPS. It's about 15-20ish -minutes off the highway depending on your level of comfort driving on Nevada's dirt roads. I stayed at 10mph to minimize the earthquake inside my rig.
PM helped me with a few projects I needed to take care of before heading back on the road and they invited me to share two fantastic meals with them. PM usually checked on me a few time during my stay to see if I needed anything and if all was good.
It was nice to have power and water hookups. They have changed the layout on their property a bit so the dump connection wasn't an option. The spot is just what their title says - Nevada High Desert - you are above it all looking out on the mountain tops turn rose color during a beautiful sunset or watch the full moon crest up over the mountains to light up the night - what an amazing sight. Thank you Nevada Hight Desert for a wonderful BW experience.


June 2020

Wonderful relaxing stay!

Our hosts were so kind to let us park our 37’ fifth wheel next to their trailer! The view is gorgeous and it was so quiet and peaceful! We stayed here on our way from Reno to Salt Lake City to break up the drive! The dirt road was a little challenging to us because our rig is so large, but the instructions to get to the place were great. Windy at night, but didn’t bother us. Water pressure and electric were great! Would highly recommend and stay again!


June 2020

What a special spot!

My family and I stayed here as a pit stop between Yellowstone and our home in Cali... so happy we did! We were greeted warmly when we arrived (at a safe 6’+ distance) and were shown a nice flat spot for our rig. We arrive just before sunset and the views were so beautiful! After I made dinner we took a family bike ride around the packed gravel roads. It was so majestic! At night you are so far away from lights that you can see the milkyway! Thank you to our hosts! We hope to return again someday!


June 2020

Snowy welcome

After traveling through some bad weather, as in snow and sleet, we were thankful to get to our host's spot. It was easy access from I 80 and a few miles of gravel road. Pmeinke greeted us and was very friendly and helpful in getting us situated. We were thankful for the electric and water hookups. He also offered us dump service, but we didn't need it. Got everything set up before it started snowing again. Wish we could have visited more with them, but weather and COVID prevented it. It was a very secluded place and we enjoyed rhe quiet respite. We'd be glad to come again. Maybe the next time we could enjoy their company and the view.


May 2020

Peace & Quiet

Pmeinke greeted us warmly and showed us where to park. It's beautiful out here with mountain views, gorgeous sunsets, breezes with the scent of sagebrush and dark skies at night. We saw (smaller) wildlife such as ground squirrels and song birds, and could hear coyotes at night. This was just what we needed for a couple days to "de-stress." Had no difficulty getting here, and our parking spot was more level than most campgrounds. We recommend this host and site and would be glad to return some day.


May 2020

Quiet and Peaceful

A wonderful place to stop for the night. They met us at the road and helped us pick a spot. With the virus still going on we did not visit 😔 which is understandable . Hopefully we will be back to visit with them again. Beautiful sunset and sunrise so quiet with a beautiful scenery of the mountains. AT&T cell service was good at their location.


May 2020

Expansive views and quiet

What a gorgeous piece of land! Our hosts were so gracious, allowing us to stay during the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunatly, we only stayed one night and didn't get to visit much (and only at a 6ft distance). We would definitely stay again.


May 2020

Non't miss this one

First of all, our two hosts wanted us to enjoy our stay and we did.
Second, we lived in our trailer surrounded by ground squirrels that were busy doing what ground squirrels do (all day long).
Third, I went hiking all day and was alone the whole time. Be careful of the varmit holes (don't want to sprain an ankle).
Forth, cell service was good most everywhere.
Fifth, the view from our windows was at least a nine out of ten (including sunrise and sunset).
Sixth, the host and I were able to repair part of my hitch.
Seventh, you can see the interstate but it is so far from you (no traffic noise).
Eight, moonless nights are pitch black.
Finally, Elko was 25 miles down the interstate (80mph) and had most all the amenities so I would highly recommend this host at this location.


May 2020

The Meinke's are a wonderful host!

I arrived here on April 11th & was welcomed very nicely by my gracious Hosts.
I was immediately welcomed to "shelter in place" for as long as needed, which I have done for more than a month.
I accepted their gracious offer to use their full hookups plus my AT&T for internet WIFI & my Verizon MIFI for streaming TV signals were both very strong.
My view from my bedroom & the sunrises over the East Humbolt Range was incredible.
When I arrived this snow covered Mountain Range was beautiful, now the mountains are still nice, but I do miss the snow from this distance.
The elevation here where I am parked is 5426' according to the "My Elevation" App.
The nights was chilly w Low's around 30°F. daytime HI's of 50 & 60's.
This week of May 12th the forcast is Mid 30's to low 40's. I think winter here is done.
The forecasted HI's is low 60's to low 80's, all Fahrenheit.
Shopping is 25+ miles in either West (I80 to Elko) or East (I80 to Wells a much smaller town).
My time here has been terrific & I am VERY appreciative, I would definitely return again if I was in this area of NE Nevada.
But for this FT RVer & w this Covid-19 beginning to open up, it is time to move on.
My sincerest thank you to the "pmeinke's, Happy Trails &
I have prayed for good health for both of you!
God Bless!


May 2020

Awesome Out of the Way Stay!

Very secluded and super quiet! Thank you so much for allowing us to stay during this social distancing time. Much appreciated!!!


April 2020

Late April

Many thanks to our hosts Pmeinke. Our directions were excellent. We spent the night in a quiet environment, awakening to a lovely sunrise and a singing Meadowlark. We didn't socialize much because of Covid 19, but Paul welcomed us warmly.