Note: This page is a bit messed up and will be fixed eventually. The information on the maps themselves may be incorrect, out of date, or just plain wrong. That'll always be the case, and I can't exactly keep track hundreds of free camping locations across the country. This is my personal resource, posted for the use of others. Please don't mistake it for a reliable guide, though I do try to keep it accurate.
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West - Midwest - South - Northeast
|Paid campgrounds. Almost exclusively under $10. Rare exceptions, when deserving.||Donation based or free campgrounds. These are official, often city or state owned, and include both primitive and modern campgrounds.|
|Free camping. Generally allowed, but unofficial. Locations tend to be plainly visible, so best to arrive late and leave early. Ask permission where applicable.||Wild camping*. Dispersed camping where officially permitted, such as BLM or Forest Service land.|
|Stealth camping*. Spots I've stayed at, passed by, and am willing to share.||Indoor accommodations. Backpacker hostels, bunkhouses, cabins. Nothing over $30, generally much cheaper.|
*Nothing within this website is intended to condone or encourage willful trespassing, damage to private or public property, or any other colossal failures of judgment.