New York

Learn About Boondocking in New York

Boondocking in New York!

Boondocking in New York is a popular way to enjoy the natural beauty and diversity of the state without paying for campgrounds or RV parks. However, boondocking in New York also comes with some challenges and restrictions that you need to be aware of before you hit the road. Learn the basics of boondocking in New York, including the laws and regulations that apply to different types of public lands and highways.

New York Boondocking Laws & Regulations

The laws and regulations pertaining to boondocking in New York vary based on types of public lands, including state lands and federal lands…

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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...

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Map of New York Thruway Service Areas

This map of New York Thruway Service Areas was compiled from information obtained from the New York State Thruway Authority....

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New York State Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a New York rest area? Is overnight parking allowed at a New York rest...

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New York Rest Area Map

This map marks the locations of rest areas, parking areas, text spots, scenic overlooks, and service areas operated by the...

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New York Camping Rules for Specific Jurisdictions

Learn about the various New York camping rules for various jurisdictions…

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Finger Lakes National Forest Camping Rules

Rules for camping at Finger Lakes National Forest were established by the U.S Forest Service published in Forest Orders, the...

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Is Dispersed Camping Allowed in the New York State Forest System?

Dispersed camping is allowed in the New York state forest system if you’re a hiker with a tent. But if...

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