Does the Ring Camera Require Internet Access?

The Ring Camera has become popular with boondockers as a way to set up a small, remote camera to capture video of intruders getting too close to their campsite. We had a reader ask us a question about the Ring Camera requiring Internet access in order to work...

Map of BLM Land in New York

There is no map of BLM land in New York. However, the BLM does maintain an "Eastern States" office that covers all areas east of the Mississippi River. But this office manages all of United States' sub-surface mineral rights (oil, gas, etc). This office also manages auctions of livestock and other properties gathered or seized from western states.

Dalton Wash Road Dispersed Camping Map, Utah

Dalton Wash Road runs north from Virgin, UT into BLM Land, placing campers right up close to the border of Zion National Park. This is a popular destination due to "Guacamole Trail" which starts here. We put together a...

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 hike your camping gear in.

Can You Camp in a Wilderness Area?

Yes, you can camp in a wilderness area, however you have to hike your camping gear in because vehicles are not allowed, including bicycles. Wilderness areas were created by the federal government to preserve habitats and...

Do You Still Have to Pay $20.00 to Park at an Ohio Turnpike Service Plaza if You Don’t Use the Hookups?

This was question was asked by one of our readers today. Ohio's turnpike system has seven "service plazas" (14 if you count each direction). Four of these service plazas feature overnight RV parks. Learn more about these RV parks at...

LBJ National Grasslands Camping Map

This LBJ National Grasslands camping map was compiled based on our visit to the grasslands in November of 2023. We scoped out every boondocking site as well as noted the locations of paid campgrounds. We also noted which gates...

Idaho Rest Area Map

Locations depicted on this Idaho rest area map were gathered from the Idaho Department of Transportation. These are all of the state's official rest areas. Click on each map marker for additional details...

Utah Rest Area Map

Information for this Utah rest area map comes from the Utah Department of Transportation. These are all of the official Utah rest areas, some of which include parking areas, welcome centers, and overlooks. Click on a map marker to see...

Poverty Kiosk OHV Staging Area, Free Camping, UT

Free camping is available at Poverty Kiosk OHV Area, located just east of Zion National Park along State Highway 9. Managed by Kanab Field Office of Utah Bureau of Land Management (BLM), this is a staging area for network of...