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BLM Long Term Camping Permits Are Available in Northern California

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) currently offers long term camping permits for five (5) campgrounds in the Eastern Sierra...

Big Flat Dispersed Camping Area Under Temporary Closure

Fishlake National Forest in Utah announced today that they will close the entire Big Flat Dispersed Camping Area for two...

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Now Requires Bear-Proof Food Containers in Hoover Wilderness

The Bridgeport Ranger District of Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest today announced that beginning Monday, July 17, 2023, all food taken into...

Where Will You Be Boondocking on National Forest Week?

Yes, there is actually a, “National Forest Week”! It’s the effort of National Forest Foundation, an organization that was chartered...

New Squeezable Pancake Batter Makes Camping Easier

Happy Grub is the name of a new squeezable pancake batter that makes camping easier. While marketed to families with...

Tennessee Makes it Illegal to Camp on Public Property

The State of Tennessee will soon make it illegal to camp on public property. A new law goes into effect...

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