Dispersed Camping

Dispersed Camping, 520x280Backcountry camping, also called dispersed camping, is allowed in many areas of the forest. Toilet, trash and camping facilities are not provided for dispersed camping. Self-reliance and the solitude of being in remote areas of the forest attracts dispersed campers year round.

Commercial outfitters or guides and groups of 75 people or more must obtain a Special Use permit. Contact the ...

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Dispersed Camping Areas

  • Cave Run Lake area description
  • Paragon Dispersed Camping Area
  • Red River Gorge Geological Area area description
  • Tunnel Ridge Road
  • Laurel River Lake area description
  • Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail
  • Stearns District area description