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Overview of Steer Pasture Overlook Dispersed Camping

Effective 7/20/2021, the Forest Service has implemented Stage 1 fire restrictions for the Buffalo Gap National Grassland, including the Nomad View and Steer Pasture dispersed camping areas. This means that campfires and charcoal grills are prohibited until further notice due to high fire danger. Propane and liquid-fuel stoves are permitted, but should be used with caution.

Please close cattle gate upon entering and leaving area. You should stay on designated roads that are indicated on the Grassland's MVUM (Motor Vehicle Use Map) Map. You can get this map at the Wall District NFS office or on the official NFS website for free. Dispersed Camping at Buffalo Gap National Grassland – What the Rangers Want You to Know

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads. Learn more: Boondocking 101

Pad Type grass

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 2,887 ft / 879 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about Steer Pasture Overlook Dispersed Camping

julie asked on 8/31/2021

Can you use a generator while boondocking at Steer Pasture Overlook? Thanks!

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Reviews of Steer Pasture Overlook Dispersed Camping 47 people have reviewed this location.

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Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 28 Users
Last reported 9/28/2021
Confirmed by 10 Users
Last reported 9/8/2021
Sprint 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 10/18/2020
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Confirmed by 7 Users
Last reported 9/18/2021

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