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Overview of The Pads

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

Pad Type mixed

Elevation 3,018 ft / 919 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about The Pads

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camper-743733 asked on 11/25/2022

Two questions:
(1) Do we need to make reservations before go there?
(2) Any gps lat-long so we can get exact direc...

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camper-781214 asked on 5/6/2023

What is this place?

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Kscott asked on 1/30/2023

Is there any way to know the weather at The Pads as opposed to the Valley Floor? I’ve heard 15 cooler than Furnace Cr...

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delayed onset rving asked on 9/9/2022

Does anyone know if the Pads are open? Last report is from 6/22 that they were, but Google maps shows a temporary cl...

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Rachel Glynn asked on 4/17/2022

Would anyone recommend this spot if you are NOT camping in an RV? We will just be in a large SUV. Mainly concerned ab...

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Reviews of The Pads 49 people have reviewed this location.

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