Slab-City Official Website
There really is no “official” anything in Slab City. Developed by Slab City residents, this Slab-City website is FREE!
The Last Free Website about “The Last Free Place”.
What is “Slab City”?
Slab City, also called “The Slabs” is not only an RV city but also a place where people desert camp year-round. It is not really a city as there is no mayor, no city amenities like water, electricity, nor waste management. No one living here pay any taxes on their property because they are camping on it for free. Some call them squatters and others call it off grid living.
Formerly the U.S. Marine Corp training base called Camp Dunlap used in World War II. It was closed, buildings were deconstructed, and abandoned years ago. The ownership of the land reverted from the military back to the State of California and has no current plans of being used.
All the buildings were deconstructed and the cement slabs upon which they stood stay, thus “Slab City”. It is now home to many winter travelers, retirees, and some permanent residents who stay the summer as well. (Like us!).There are no fees to camp here. Campsite parking is on a first come/first serve basis. There is no water, sewer, trash pick-up, nor electricity. This is Boondocking territory. This is where people experiment living Off The Grid
People tend to camp in groups of like-minded people and similar interests such as US Citizens, Canadians, Single RV camping clubs, and even Hobos or young train hoppers.
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