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New Legislation Is Promising for Campers and Roadtrippers in Coming Years

The past few weeks have been busy for lawmakers in Washington, D.C., with the passing of the Infrastructure Investment and...

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What Indigenous Heritage Month Should Mean to the Outdoor Community

When you think of outdoor enthusiasts, vanlifers, or campers in the U.S., you’re likely picturing white people. For far too...

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After the Fires: What’s Next for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

After the media coverage stops and social media posts end, the work continues to repair and heal our public lands...

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Kyle & Michelle’s Favorite Camping Gear

Hello! We are Kyle and Michelle Shore. In September of 2020 we quit our jobs, sold all we owned, and...

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Ching & Jerud’s Favorite Camping Gear

We left Asheville, NC back in March of 2015 and have been living on the road full-time since. This has...

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Are You Prepared? You Need These Tools in Your RV Tool Box

Life on the road can be a very freeing, enjoyable experience. But as many full-time RVers can attest, you need...

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Recent Reviews


Dec 03, 2021

"Expensive and Pleasant"

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New (DW) waterfront sites are very nice with a bit more space between sites yet no privacy. It’s nice that a person from the office guides you to your site and helps you park. Laundry facility is is adequate and obviously well used because the floor is very dirty. Showers are clean and have extra space with bench for changing. Internet is very...
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Sunny Phillips
13 reviews
Saint Petersburg, FL

Fort De Soto Park Campground

Dec 03, 2021

"Utopia "

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This park has the best of everything. And every site seems to be perfect plus so many available activities to include fishing, stink-pot boating or kayaking, biking, bird watching and just chillin’. Online reservations are very tedious.

Sunny Phillips
12 reviews
Dec 03, 2021

"Great experience "

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This is probably our favorite TT. Great location. The staff was incredibly nice and helpful. The sites along the creek are super spacious. Just beware if you stay near the ditch, you may be visited by skunks at night!! Overall, we had an amazing experience.

Ali Frazer
5 reviews
Dec 03, 2021

"A Thousand Trails with full hook ups "

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Half the campground has sewage so that’s why this campground got 3 stars from us since so many TT don’t. The sites are a little tight. My biggest disappointment was the internet. We had no cell service (Verizon) and our only option to have contact with the outside world (and work) was to buy the WiFi. It worked about 50% of the time. It was...
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Ali Frazer
4 reviews
Dec 03, 2021

"Goatheads all over!"

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This is a campground, not just a dump station. Park is paved and level. It is right beside the entrance to Canyon de Chelly tours. Rv dump was available but no running water. Very quiet since no roads nearby and we were the only campers. However, the whole park was covered with goatheads! Don't let your dogs out!

keri sullivan
19 reviews