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You should make reservations for camping as far in advance as possible. If 2020 was any indication of how the COVID-19 pandemic created a surge in camping, it’s going to continue for 2021. USA Today reports that both state and national parks across the country are urging people to make their reservations as far in […]

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Instead, keep at least one site in each state your “secret boondocking site”. Don’t share this site on FreeRoam, or Campendium, et al. The reason why is because boondocking is getting tougher to find. COVID-19 changed the United States in many ways. It pushed more Americans into camping and RVing. Instead of going to Disney […]

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Aside from how gorgeous Flaming Gorge is, the beauty of camping there is that much of it is free. The problem is finding a campsite that isn’t already taken, or already congested with RVs, or somewhat close to town, or finding a place that has usable cellular data. That’s when it gets tough. Flaming Gorge […]

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So last week, we left the Sonoran Desert in Southern Arizona and headed north, to higher elevation. Temps had reached mid-80s down there, which isn’t so bad. However, we’re full timing in an all-aluminum trailer, and these aluminum cans get heat up pretty quickly. Even though dual air conditioning units can still keep things cool […]

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It’s not so much that states have enacted a stay-at-home order that concerns us. I mean, we’re already fulltime boondockers. Social distancing is something we’ve been doing for a long time now. It’s the judgment I see from other RVers. Just because an RVer chooses to move from one location to another is no cause […]

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I managed to publish the set of rules and regulations for boondocking in National Wildlife Refuges. I also put together a page on which refuges offer free camping. Of all the government agencies that manage federal lands, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is probably the least talked about. Part of that is because they […]

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