national parks camping

ShareTweet The Demotte Campground is one of a number of choices you have for lodging when visiting the North Rim of Grand Canon National Park.  The Demotte Campground is located about 5 miles outside of the entrance to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and is the closest developed campground to the North Rim […]

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ShareTweet When you visit Chricahua National Monument the best way to see really experience all there is to see and do there is to camp right in the Chiricahua National Monument.  The Bonita Canyon Campground in the monument is a small campground with a total of 25 campsites.  There is one handicapped campsite with an […]

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ShareTweet When you go to the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument in Glenwood, New Mexico there are a few different options for camping and accommodations.  If you want to camp for free and stay right near the Gila Cliff Dwellings then the Scorpion (upper or lower) Campgrounds are probably our best option for the night.  […]

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ShareTweet Camping at White Sands national Monument probably isn’t the first activity you think of when going to White Sands because there is no developed campground.  You go there to see the HUGE white sand dunes that are made up of gypsum sand.  The main differences between gypsum sand and the sand you find at […]

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ShareTweet Oliver Lee Memorial State Park in New Mexico is an excellent place to camp for the night if you are heading to White Sands National Monument and aren’t planning on going backcountry camping (the only type of camping permitted in White Sands) there.  Oliver Lee Memorial State Park is also located in close proximity […]

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ShareTweet White Sands National Monument was the destination for the day.  After a nice long shower and a stop at the visitor center at Oliver Lee State Park the tent was packed up and it was time to head to White Sands National Monument in New Mexico, about 40 miles away.  As usual the Gamin […]

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ShareTweet Though they can be a little bit expensive for a campsite when you add in the overnight camping fee and the per person admission fees, the state of Texas has quite nice state park campgrounds.  They generally have showers, electrical and water hookups and even wi-fi available at many (but not all) tent sites!  […]

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ShareTweet When you go to Amistad National Recreational Area in Southern Texas your options for any kind of comfortable camping are rather limited.  Amistad National Recreational Area offers five campgrounds and has a total of 79 campsites.  The campground (if you can call it that) at Governors Landing is the only campground of the five […]

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ShareTweet After a really cold night at the Noccalula Falls campground last night the sun came up and started to warm the air.  Fortunately there was no rain overnight.  The only moisture in the tent was a little condensation from locking down the rain fly and zipping up the tent to keep the warm air […]

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ShareTweet The Cedar Pass Campground at the Badlands National Park is an excellent and inexpensive place to camp during your trip to The Badlands in South Dakota!  So long as you can get by without a shower (there are none at the campground) and clean yourself enough using the sinks in the bathrooms (with running […]

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