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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) currently offers long term camping permits for five (5) campgrounds in the Eastern Sierra region. Campers looking to dig in for longer periods can get a 30-day camping permit for as many as six times per year. These five campgrounds are all located with the BLM’s Bishop Field Office. […]

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Fishlake National Forest in Utah announced today that they will close the entire Big Flat Dispersed Camping Area for two to four weeks beginning Monday, July 17, 2023. The decision is to allow crews to make repairs to roads and trails in the area. This includes the East side of SR-153, from the Buck Ridge […]

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The Bridgeport Ranger District of Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest today announced that beginning Monday, July 17, 2023, all food taken into Hoover Wilderness must be stored in bear-proof food containers. The Hoover Wilderness is located inside California, along the eastern Sierras, just west of Bridgeport. Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is primarily located throughout Nevada, but there is […]

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Yes, there is actually a, “National Forest Week”! It’s the effort of National Forest Foundation, an organization that was chartered by the United States Congress with a simple mission: bring people together to restore and enhance our country’s National Forests and Grasslands. What is National Forest Week is an annual celebration of our National Forest […]

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Happy Grub is the name of a new squeezable pancake batter that makes camping easier. While marketed to families with culinary-inspired kids, Happy Grub’s unique hand-held form factor saves space in campers and RVs by eliminating boxes of flour, jugs of milks, and cartons of eggs. Coming in four flavors of Butter Milk, Whole Flour, […]

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The State of Tennessee will soon make it illegal to camp on public property. A new law goes into effect on July 1, 2022. House Bill 0978, and Senate Bill 1610 was originally written in 2021 in response to riots that took place throughout the country in 2020. Those riots hit the Volunteer State hard, […]

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Beginning Thursday, June 24, 2021, the entire Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is closing due to extreme fire danger under historically dry conditions. The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest lies in the eastern portion of Arizona, bordering with New Mexico. More than two dozen fires have started on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests in the last few days. Two of […]

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The very-popular Alabama Hills, a dispersed camping area in the Eastern Sierra Mountains of California, is now closed for all camping due to a CodeRED Alert as a result of the nearby Alabama Fire. The Inyo County Sheriff is now ordering all existing campers and recreationists to evacuate the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area near […]

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Nevada BLM announced yesterday it is asking to public to submit their photos of Nevada BLM lands for to be included in an upcoming Travel Planner. The promotion is co-operative between Nevada Bureau of Land Management and Travel Nevada, a publication of the Nevada Commission on Tourism. Winning photos will be printed in Travel Nevada’s […]

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On Thursday, May 13, 2021, the U.S. Forest Service announced that it shut down dispersed camping in five (5) areas of Colorado, covering Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, claiming recent visitors had destroyed and contaminated much of these areas. “…National Forest visitors created thousands of new campsites as they pulled off roads and damaged resources, […]

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