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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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New Mexico Camping: Campgrounds Near Cloudcroft

Southeastern New Mexico camping opportunities abound with the great campgrounds on Lincoln National Forest close to Cloudcroft. If you are headed to White Sands National Monument, or Carlsbad Caverns National Park (neither have campgrounds), why not camp in the mountains close by? From the Tularosa Basin all the way up to Cloudcroft, there are thousands of feet in […]

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Outdoor Industry is Booming

The results are in from the Outdoor Industry Association: as far as the outdoor industry is concerned, there is not a recession. In a report entitled The Outdoor Recreation Economy: Technical Report on Methods and Findings, there is plenty of good news and uplifting statistics, including an impressive dollar amount: $388,627,998,140 spent on travel and gear for non-motorized […]

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