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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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Must-Haves for a Great Car Camping Trip

Car camping holds a warm place in the hearts of many outdoor-loving folks, and these days, with the proliferation of incredibly useful and fairly affordable gadgets and products to make camping more comfortable, it’s even more fun. Driving to a camp spot, unpacking your stuff, and taking a few hikes close to your camp is a great way to enjoy […]

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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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