Bear's End

Green Mountain National Forest

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NF-71
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
802-362-2307
802-747-6700
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GPS: 42.9967, -72.976

Last Price Paid: $0
Elevation: 2190 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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3 people have reviewed this location.

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Fate Unbound
Fort Wayne, IN 25' Keystone
25 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14

Fate Unbound would stay here again

“Great free camping on NF-71”

Reviewed Sep 30, 2018

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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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Derek
19' Nissan Titan
1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Derek would stay here again

“Great free, dispersed camping in VT”

Reviewed Sep 23, 2018

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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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LibbysOnTheLoose
Cocoa Beach, FL 40' Country Coach Magna 1991 Toyota 4 Runner
11 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: Dispersed
“Bears End”

Reviewed Jul 07, 2016

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

Access
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


Hookups:
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Pets:
  • pets

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