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Updated: 23 December, 2004

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Woodall's Camping & RVing in the Great Outdoors
This is a super site! It will help you with information on where to camp, RVs, tents, rentals, and things to see & do. Each Where to section can be searched for parks in your planned destination. Expert's Advice provides great tips on every camping topic you can imagine.

Make your recreational reservations online! Choose from the following categories: camping, wilderness adventure, cabins, day use. You can also search for parks fulfilling your requirements -- search results usually include maps of the parks of your choice.

This is the gateway to the National Park Service. The Visit Your National Parks link features a park of the month, park maps, campground reservation information, fee schedules and more.

GORP: Camping
GORP has camping tips galore! For the new camper, there is advice on pitching a tent and finding a place to camp. For the more experienced camper, check out the gear reviews, recipes, and trail advice. You can also read an excerpt from The Best in Tent Camping: Wisconsin. (You will need register for free to access information on this site.)
This site is now easier to navigate than ever. includes great information for the beginner to the expert. A large portion of the info is specifically about hiking, but details for selecting camping equipment are included.

Backpacker Magazine
Daily news stories are a nice feature at this site. My favorite tool is the Gearfinder where you can choose a product (boots, tents, sleeping bags, etc.), select the criteria you require the product to have, then get a list of possibilities with info about each. And before you go this summer, you might want to check out their biting bug articles in What's Biting You?

The Lightweight Backpacker
This site just keeps getting better and better! I especially love the knowledge nuggets - small tips and tricks from those in the know. Also pretty neat is the cottage gear store, which sells gear from very small manufacturers.

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