Boondocking Myths

Will I Get Attacked by Wild Animals When Boondocking?

Generally, no. It’s rare to have a wild animal attack you at your campsite. Most animals you’ll encounter at your campsite are squirrels, chipmunks, and...

How Can I Boondock Close to Town?

While boondocking generally means camping far enough away from town to be free of urban influence, most boondocking is still within 30 minutes of a...

Boondocking With Children? Is It Practical?

There are many families who go RV boondocking with children for long periods. Boondocking With Children Boondocking is actually a great educational experience for children....

Can I Still Flush the Toilet When Boondocking?

Of course you can flush the toilet when boondocking. Do RVers Flush the Toilet When Boondocking? While it’s true that many boondockers don’t flush after...

Will Rocky, Bumpy Roads Damage my RV?

Some RVers are concerned that driving their motorhome or towing a trailer over rocky, bumpy roads will damage their RV. It depends on how rocky...

Are RV Boondockers Generally Poor People?

No, most RV boondockers are not. RV Boondockers Have Other Reasons Most are interested in getting away from crowds and being out in nature. They...

Will My Cats Be Safe If We Go Boondocking?

Many boondockers have cats too. But is boondocking safe for cats? Is Boondocking Safe for Cats? Most of them don’t let their cats wander outside...

Does an RV Water Filter Make Water Safe to Drink?

The only RV water filter that will make your water completely safe to drink is a “reverse osmosis water system”, and there are actually RO...

Do People Get Dirty & Smelly When Boondocking?

Boondockers don’t shower? Is it true? There’s a belief that boondockers don’t shower for several days. They wear the same clothes day after day, and...

Are Airstream Trailers Better for Boondocking?

The short answer is, “No”. It’s not that Airstreams are better suited for boondocking, they are about as reliable (or unreliable) as many other trailer...

Is Boondocking Dangerous?

Boondocking is no more dangerous than staying in RV parks or campgrounds. In fact, boondocking is much less dangerous. Criminals looking to steal RVs and...

Is Boondocking Illegal?

Boonodocking is not illegal on public lands. It’s actually encouraged by local, state, and federal agencies as a way to relieve crowding at developed campgrounds....