Bear's End

Green Mountain National Forest

3 Reviews
NF-71 Shaftsbury, VT 05262 802-362-2307 802-747-6700 Official Website

GPS: 42.9967, -72.976

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Overview of Bear's End

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Elevation 2,165 ft / 659 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
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Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 7/7/2016
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AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 9/23/2018
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Fate Unbound
Fort Wayne, IN 25' Keystone
27 reviews
“Great free camping on NF-71”

Reviewed 9/30/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14
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There are tons of spots here off of NF-71, there's even a large old airstrip south of these GPS coordinates. Be very bear aware, we saw 2 while we were here, one broke into our neighbors camp and a different one broke into our truck. They are not afraid of humans! Grout Pond is also a good place to camp on the water, but I believe i... more

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Fate Unbound would stay here again

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Derek
19' Nissan Titan
1 review
“Great free, dispersed camping in VT”

Reviewed 9/23/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

There are a few dispersed camping areas along the Forest Service road (FR71). I can't speak to the size for RVs, but the camp I stayed at was large enough for a pop-up or a couple 4-5 man tents. There was a rock fire pit located at the site as well. The camp was mostly level and clean, but right next to the road. This proved to be a... more

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Derek would stay here again

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LibbysOnTheLoose
Cocoa Beach, FL 40' Country Coach Magna 1991 Toyota 4 Runner
12 reviews
“Bears End”

Reviewed 7/7/2016

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: Dispersed
Overall Rating

There are a number of tent and small Rv spaces to find while driving around the Forest Roads 71 and 83. I believe there are several other roads for dispersed camping as well and all spots are first come first serve. Some are large enough to get up to a 30ft Rv into but most are small tent sites. There is a large paved parking lot at... more

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
1bars
Verizon Voice Only

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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Amenities

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  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation
  • recreation trail
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