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Bureau of Land Management

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Bureau of Land Management ( BLM ) provides many opportunities
for camping on public lands. BLM is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. It administers more public land – over 245 million surface acres – than any other Federal agency in the United States.

Bureau of Land Management Activities

· Backcountry Byways
· Backpacking
· Boating
· Camping
· Caving
· Fishing

· Geocaching
· Hiking
· Horseback Riding
· Hunting
· Kayaking
· Mountain Biking
· Off-Road Vehicles

· Picnicking
· Rafting
· Rock Climbing
· Target Shooting
· Visitor Centers
· Wildlife Watching

You can find many camping opportunities in your area. These include developed, dispersed, and long term visitor areas. Prices can vary from campground to campground. At some campground you can camp for FREE.

For BLM in your state Click Here.

Frequently Asked Questions?

Campsite reservations for all big named parks are usually filled up month’s ahead there-fore plan in advance the first day they become available.

Reservations are available online or by phone for most national, state and local parks. Reservations can be made up to a year in advance at most parks.

You can take your changes by arriving at a campsite without reservations although first-come first-served campsites are available at some parks.  Call the park for information for availability prior to arrival.

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