No more Cabelas

Discussion in 'Truck Stops' started by HalpinUout, Nov 23, 2014.

  1. Stew209

    Stew209 Medium Load Member

    Mar 28, 2014
    Out in the Sticks
    Most Cabelas have signs up saying no over-night parking from what I have seen. The only Cabelas that doesn't have signs is the one in Sidney, Nebraska and they have lots of parking.
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  3. HalpinUout

    HalpinUout Road Train Member

    Oct 2, 2011
    Ya plenty of places including truck stops Like the pilot about a 1/4 mile down from the cabelas in Hammond have signs but, its well known how good truck drivers listen... or read.....
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  4. skibum_63

    skibum_63 Road Train Member

    Oct 12, 2007
    somewhere, USA
    Parking allowed at the location in Reno,NV (boomtown)
  5. Mrs T

    Mrs T Road Train Member

    Aug 5, 2008
    planet earth
    Slightly off-topic here, but I don't know where else to post this!

    Does anyone know of overnight parking in the west Chicago area? I just moved to Forest Park and hubby is having a difficult time finding somewhere to park for his 34/hometime.
    I spoke to Walmart and they were helpful but said that they are bound by local laws, there is a local ordinance banning trucks from anywhere in Forest Park or Oak Park. And sure enough there are city signs outside both Walmart and Kmart lots, no semi parking.
    (and yet the city leaders expect trucks to show up and deliver to their stores??)

    Company yard is in south Chicago, about 20 miles from here and we don't have a car here so depend on either local parking or somewhere with a transit connection. There is no way he can get here from the company yard.

    Anyone been in this area before who can help please?

    (and sorry for hijacking your thread!)
  6. fairshake

    fairshake Heavy Load Member

    Oct 4, 2010
    Chickenville, BFE
    I frown upon any driver breaking/parking at any store parking lot he isn't delivering at. Just get your stuff and leave for the next guy to be able to shop, but no. I frequent Cabelas, love that place and will report low life's for trashing it.
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  7. ErikN

    ErikN Light Load Member

    Feb 1, 2014
    Washington state
    I have taken 10s at the Cabelas in Post Falls, Idaho. They have that parking there with signs saying RVs can stay overnight and the spots are big enough for me. So I just ASSumed. The cabelas in Lacey, Wash has one no overnight parking sign, but I see RVs and trucks parked there all the time with the motors running and the windshield curtains drawn. I have never tested it myself, my company yard is 20 miles away and I'd rather park there and drive home for my ten then spend it at cabelas.
  8. Tom676

    Tom676 Bobtail Member

    May 23, 2018
    Cabelas Fort Mill, SC:

    Bought some food in there it was great, Shopped around was very pleased. I drive tractor trailer and parking is provided but what I didn't know is that at 2200 hours security would come around To tell me I'm tresspassing And threaten to issue a ticket to my company I drive for. Great way to lose business and I'm going to return everything I bought tomorrow. 1st time ever I've Had a problem parking at Cabela's. You just lost my business and probably the business of my friends and family.
  9. 06driver

    06driver Road Train Member

    May 28, 2017
    Did you ask, or just assume you could stay there?
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  10. kranky1

    kranky1 Light Load Member

    Sep 16, 2015
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    It’s amazing what you can be given just for asking. In my mind it’s just basic respect for other peoples property.
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  11. IndianaF150

    IndianaF150 Medium Load Member

    Apr 27, 2014
    Good. I shop there and a year ago mentioned on here about guys parking there for days on end, keeping truckers from shopping there.

    Same problem in wisconsin with mcdonald’s parking at exit 322 on I-94. Can’t stop there for a bite to eat after dark cuz so many drivers camping out there.
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