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Nobody is going to pull out a tape measure on you. Our RV sells as a 36' but measured it's 36' 9" Oops, we have a motor scooter carrier on the front that projects out another 2' 6". Double oops, we have a hitch for a tow car on the back that adds another 1' 6". Altogether we're really about 40' (not counting the car) and we've still been in lots of national parks with a 35' limit and never had a problem. Yes, I've had to back in far enough that there's some "scrub" under the back hitch once in a while, and yes, I've had to park in what I call "the stick of gum in the wrapper" parking places, but overall, doable.

Mrs. Goofy tells me that we were not allowed in one section of Yellowstone (on the road), and also for one part of Glacier National. I don't remember that, but it could have happened. 16 years ago and all.

I will say this: I will NEVER drive an RV through Yosemite again. It was the worst drive of my life; narrow (super narrow) roads, twisting, turning, and one side you're looking down into several hundred foot drops into a ravine, with a maybe 1' curb made out of a few stones along the edge. We overstressed the brakes (the heat alarm went off) and when I tried using the transmission for braking that heat alarm went off too. Mrs. Goofy was yelling "You're too close to the edge" while I was yellow "but I just missed that guy coming the other way by 6". We saw two RV accidents on the drive through: one had run off the road (onto the "high side" not over a cliff) and the other two RV's sideswiped each other.) We both had massive headaches by the time it was all over. Much better would have been to park in a nice friendly campground outside, and drive the car through to sightsee.
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