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Town News

Information concerning the town of Quartzsite, AZ.

LTVAs To Open As Normal This Season

Great news per the Facebook page of the Bureau of Land Management – Arizona: “The Bureau of Land Management in Arizona is planning to offer normal services and facilities at the Long-Term Visitor Areas (LTVA) for the upcoming winter season. The LTVA season will begin on schedule on September 15. The four La Posa LTVAs … Continue reading »

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2020-2021 Announcements

We have two announcements for you today! – At this time, the Quartzsite Sports, Vacation, & RV Show is still scheduled to be held Jan 16th thru the 24th, 2021. Of course, there is still a lot of time between now and then so it may be cancelled or modified at any time due to … Continue reading »

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RIP Paul Winer – “The Naked Guy”

Quartzsite has lost a real icon this week with the passing of Paul Winer, owner of the Oasis bookstore, fine musician, avid nudist, and adult performer. Paul died in his sleep after a long illness. Many a winter snowbird has stopped by his store to see him au natural and have a picture taken with … Continue reading »

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Big Tent Time!

Yay! It is finally time for the Big Tent Sports, Vacation, & RV Show! It starts this coming weekend and I know I am excited! I guess I have more reason to get excited than many of you. Since I have to fly anyway to get there, I flew into Long Beach, CA to hop … Continue reading »

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Gamblers RV Supply Reopening

Gamblers RV Supply is nearly done cleaning up from flooding at Rice Ranch this past summer and will be re-opening soon under new management. They are restocking and hopefully will continue to be one of the go-to places to find that odd part needed to fix or upgrade our RVs. I can’t imagine a Quartzsite … Continue reading »

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LTVA Improvements

The Long Term Visitors Areas have added bathrooms! The new bathrooms don’t have showers but they do have toilets. All tenters and others not fully self-contained are required to camp within 500 feet of the new bathrooms. As before, water, trash receptacles, and dump stations are also available. Showers are available in town at the … Continue reading »

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Weather Hitting Quartzsite Hard

There’s another weather warning out tonight for near freezing temps on Wednesday morning. It seems to be colder than usual in Quartzsite this year though it is certainly still better than being in the northern states and shoveling snow. The recent wind storm kept many vendors closed for a few days and left a few … Continue reading »

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No RV? No Problem!

If you feel like coming on over to join the annual party at Quartzsite this year but either don’t have an RV (yet!) or don’t want to drive it on down, there are plenty of motels in the area to stay at. Some may be booked full already but you may get lucky. No harm … Continue reading »

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Lock It Up!

Reports coming in say that thieves are operating heavily in the area to steal portable generators. Many generators have disappeared from boondocking sites in recent weeks so make sure you chain and lock them down along with anything else a thief might want to grab quick. Be sure to lock your doors at night too … Continue reading »

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CB Chatting at Quartzsite

If you are staying in Quartzsite this season and have a CB., there is a fun chat session at 7 p.m. every night on channel 30. A lot of campers are jumping on for a sort of virtual campfire where they talk about  things they have to sell, trivia questions, and what is going on … Continue reading »

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