Boondocking on BLM Land

LTVA Rules for Camping

Long Term Visitor Areas (LTVA) Rules for camping are established by the Bureau of Land Management for specific primitive camping areas located throughout Southern California...

The BLM 14-Day Rule for Camping Explained

The BLM 14-day rule for camping refers to the maximum number of days for camping on BLM land. It’s a common rule found on most...

Can You Camp on BLM Wilderness Areas?

Yes, you can camp on BLM wilderness areas. However, vehicles are not allowed. This means you must park your vehicle outside of wilderness boundaries and...

Arizona BLM Camping Rules

The Arizona BLM camping rules published below were gathered from information published by the Arizona Bureau of Land Management Office and from laws and regulations...

What Color is BLM Land on Google Maps?

Google Maps does not have a color for BLM land. However you can use Google Maps to help you pinpoint BLM campsites, and to find...

Where Can I Camp on BLM Land?

You can camp just about anywhere on BLM land. The Bureau of Land Management controls 245 million acres of land and nearly all of it...

How Long Can You Boondock on BLM Land?

14 days is the popular answer to how long you can boondock on BLM land. However, this is not always the rule. Officially, there is...

Is BLM Land Free to Camp On?

Yes, nearly all BLM land is free to camp on. The only places that cost money are “developed recreation areas”, and even most of these...

Can You Camp For Free on BLM Land?

Yes, for the most part, you can camp for free on BLM land. However, it does depend on what types of BLM land, and which...

Can You Live on BLM Land?

No, you cannot live on BLM land. At least, not at the same campsite. However, you can keep moving from one location to another and...

How Many Days Can You Camp on BLM Land?

How many days you can camp on BLM land depends on each BLM State Office and each BLM Field Office. Each of these offices are...

Can I Drive My RV Off-Road on BLM Land?

Generally speaking, no. You are required to remain on established roads and vehicle trails, except when pulling into a clearing or previously used campsite. This...

BLM Camping Rules – How to Camp on BLM Land

BLM camping rules vary depending on the type of BLM land you’re looking at. There are four primary types of BLM lands… Public Lands Developed...

What Types of BLM Lands Are There?

The Bureau of Land Management administers the bulk of federally-owned lands in the United States, and because there is so much of it, they have...

BLM Land Maps – Where to Find Them?

There are currently three primary ways to access Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land maps… BLM official land map website FreeRoam App BLM Printed Maps...

Can I Drive Anywhere on BLM Land?

No, you cannot drive anywhere on BLM land. However, yes, you are allowed to drive your vehicle off-road as long as you don’t cause any...

Boondocking at BLM Long Term Visitor Areas

Long Term Visitor Areas (LTVA) are defined by the BLM as a developed campground where campers can stay for as long as 7 months. These...

Is BLM Camping Free?

Yes, most BLM camping is free. Only a handful of developed campgrounds run by the BLM have fees. Some of the developed campgrounds that charge...