Dispersed Camping

What is Dispersed Camping?

Sometimes referred to as boondocking, dispersed camping is the term used for camping anywhere on public lands OUTSIDE of a designated campground and OUTSIDE of the wilderness*. Dispersed camping means no services like bathrooms, picnic tables, or trash removal. It also means leaving the area as wild as you found it. There are rules & regulations to follow, as well as extra skills and responsibilities needed to disperse camp properly.

*If you plan to backpack into a wilderness area to camp, you will need a wilderness permit, reserved on www.recreation.gov...

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Dispersed Camping Areas

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities