A very large, open BLM area on the East side of Hwy 395 just South of Mammoth Lakes, CA with hidden free hot springs to boot! Best suited to smaller campers (Class C, trailers, vans) however.
Location: Hot Creek Hatchery Road, Benton Crossing Road (sometimes locally called “Green Church Road”) & Whitmore Tubs Road are all [...]
So, the past few days we’ve been back in one of our favorite areas of 395, the high mountains and thin air of Mammoth Lakes. This is a spot we’ve visited many times before, yet we keep finding new and cool things to do here. We’ve already hiked many trails, explored geological craziness and watched [...]
We’re coming to the end of yet another fabulous summer on the Oregon Coast. This place has so much to offer -> uninterrupted miles of 100% public (and dog-friendly) beaches, cute coastal towns and consistently cool summer temps. We LOVE the coast and we LOVE the State Parks, but coming here in the summer can [...]
A superbly located (and inexpensive) water-front dry-camping area in the Winchester Bay Marina on the central Oregon Coast.
Site Quality = 2.5/5
Very, very basic, but well-located sites here. The marina camping area is separated into 6 different sections (B [...]
A well-located, pleasant county park on the middle coast in Florence, OR
Site Quality = 3.5/5
Somewhat mixed site quality here. All sites are paved back-in with 50Amp/water and “sitting areas” containing picnic table and [...]
A very pleasant and lively state park just south of Newport, OR on the north-central coast.
Site Quality = 4/5
Very decent site quality here. Sites are paved back-in with 30Amp/water, good separation, and nice [...]
A simply lovely state park by both a cute town & great beach on the Northern Oregon coast. A gem of a place!
Site Quality = 4.5/5
Sites come pretty close to being perfect here, at least [...]
A simply wonderful state park on the tip of wild & gorgeous Cape Disappointment at the very SW end of WA.
Site Quality = 5/5 Outstanding sites here if you book in the main campground (sites 1-180). All [...]
A lovely campground with many water-front sites in a perfect location to explore Hood River and the Columbia River Gorge.
Site Quality = 4/5
Very nice sites here with just a few dings. All sites are [...]
Not a “destination”, but a convenient and green stop along I-84 in Oregon
Link to campground here: Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area, Pendleton, OR
Link to map location here: Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area, Pendleton, OR
Site Quality = 3/5
Decent, but not spectacular sites here. They are all paved back-ins, with a selection [...]
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