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No Reservation Campgrounds

If you are car camping across the Southwest, here are some recommendations and recollections of great forest service campgrounds where we have stayed. You can usually drive right in and find a spot, and be surrounded by the beauty of the area. California: During a recent road trip to California, we were pleasantly surprised by […]

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Great Campgrounds On The Way to Great Places

The TrailDirt crew just returned from a foray into Arizona, Nevada, and Northern California (again), and we have some information to share with our readers about campgrounds we stayed in that were “on the way” to some great places. What is meant by “on the way,” you ask? Well, it’s a spot where the day’s […]

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Ten Best Colorado State Parks

Colorado seems to be on everyone’s radar these days–and Colorado state parks are waiting for you to visit. If you are planning a Colorado trip that includes outdoor recreation, it may be a good time to review other camping options that are not the state’s more well-known national parks. Colorado has myriad choices for outdoor […]

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Epic Canoe Trip from Canada to New Orleans Sounds Like a Great Time

Dominique Liboiron is my new hero. He arrived in New Orleans today after canoeing waterways and rivers all the way from Saskatchewan, Canada, into Moon’s Landing along the Mississippi River at the French Quarter, where he was greeted by members of his family. Dominique made the eight month journey in memory of his uncle, who loved […]

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Bigfoot Sighting in Utah

A group of Utah campers claim to have been stalked by a Bigfoot creature during a recent trip into Provo Canyon. In typical poor-quality, jerky-running Bigfoot video fashion, the clip of the supposed creature lasts only 45 seconds–and is inconclusive. The campers claim the creature stopped and stared at them before they ran off, leaving all […]

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Ouray Canyoning is The Next Big Thing

Ouray, Colorado, boasts hot springs, waterfalls, mountains, and small town charm by the wagon-load. Once known only for its springs and ice climbing (and being the back-o-beyond neighbor to Telluride), Ouray has come into its own with the exploration and discovery of the canyons that surround the town. Greg and Connie Foy have founded the Ouray Canyon […]

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