Boondocking in National Parks

Why Is There Private Property Inside National Forests and Parks?

Not all land inside a national forest or national park is public. A lot of this land is privately owned by residents, businesses, and organizations....

Is the National Parks Pass Worth Buying for a Boondocker?

It’s an interesting question, being that boondockers typically don’t camp in national parks. This is because national parks can be costly, costing between $5.00 to...

Boondocking in National Parks – How and Where?

Boondocking in national parks is perhaps the most desirable way to RV camp because of the gorgeous scenery, but it’s perhaps the most difficult to...

Is Boondocking Allowed in Yellowstone?

Yes, boondocking is allowed in Yellowstone National Park. However, boondocking is limited to just tent camping only, and only in specific areas of the park....

Can You Camp Wherever You Want in a National Park?

Yes and No. Most national parks allow for “backcountry camping”, which is the same as “dispersed camping” or “boondocking“, but they allow it only in...

Is Dispersed Camping Legal in National Parks?

Yes, generally speaking, dispersed camping is legal in national parks, but it depends on which park. Many national parks allow dispersed camping but only in...

Free Camping at Joshua Tree National Park

Free camping inside Joshua Tree National Park actually does exist. But it’s not a practical opportunity for RVers. Much of Joshua Tree National Park is...