US Forest Service

Learn about camping and boondocking in national forests and grasslands.

Boondocking in National Forests!

Boondocking in national forests and grasslands are perhaps the most popular way dispersed campers get set up for free camping. The US Forest Service operates properties across the entire United States making it a sure-fire option for boondocking. The US Forest Service has some laws and regulations that you should be aware of first.

National Forest Boondocking Map

This National Forest Boondocking Map contains locations of free boondocking and free campgrounds where bloggers and YouTubers have produced detailed reviews. Click on a map marker to access their reviews…

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National Forest Boondocking Maps

Places to Camp for Free in National Forests

National Forest Camping Laws and Regulations