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Johnson Creek Clark Fork, ID
3 days ago

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thecampingnerd 17 reviews

"No Camping"

We went to this place yesterday hoping to find a campsite. They've put out boulders to block the campsites and there was a city worker there who told us they had closed the area to campers. It's just a day-use parking area now.

Conoco Gas Station Columbia Falls, MT
3 days ago

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"Good Dump Station With Potable Water & Propane Refills."

The dumps station is by the grass on the east side of the gas pumps behind the gas station. It’s the basic set up with the sewer hole and a hydrant next to it. We weren’t sure if the hydrant water was potable but after asking the staff, we... Read more

McGinnis Creek Columbia Falls, MT
3 days ago

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"Not A Lot Of Large Campsites But The Views Are Amazing & It's Near Glacier National Park"

The number of campsites that are big enough for an RV or travel trailer may be limited here but the amazing views are not. We were lucky enough to get one of the two sites the GPS coordinates lead to and the view was unbelievable. If you... Read more

Lake Alva Campground Seeley Lake, MT
3 days ago

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"Fantastic Campground In The Forest Next To A Small Lake With Crystal Clear Water."

The Lake Alva Campground is made up of two large loops with quite a few campsites along each one. There is no longer a group camping area and that loop is now a day use area. Most of the campsites were surprisingly large for an old campground... Read more

9 days ago

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"This Is A Small Free Campground Below The Clark Canyon Dam Right On The Beaverhead River."

This small campground has 3 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits that are big enough for decent sized trailers or RVs. The dirt road going down to it is short but steep and a little bumpy. There's a 14 day stay limit. Lots of people put... Read more

9 days ago

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"Really Nice Campground With So Many Amenities & Great Campsites It's Hard To Believe It's Free."

It’s hard to believe this campground is free. Half the campsites have nice pavilions and all of the campsites have a picnic table and a fire pit. The area is well taken care of and the grass and weeds are maintained. There are two vault... Read more

22 days ago

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"This place is fantastic! There isn't a bad campsite in the entire area and every one is next to water."

This place is amazing. You can camp right next to the water and each campsite has a picnic table and a nearby vault toilet. It’s a very popular place especially on the weekends but there are tons of campsites and chances are you will be able to... Read more

Fish Creek Road Island Park, ID
46 days ago

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"Nice place to camp for free when visiting Yellowstone but be careful going down certain roads with a large RV."

When camping at Fish Creek Road there are a few things you should know. First, most of the big rig friendly sites are on the main road side. When you turn off the main road there are a few sites before the creek to the right and a road that goes... Read more

Preston Dump Station Preston, ID
52 days ago

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"Spacious, two lanes, fresh water, dumpsters nearby"

This dump station costs $5 now and there is a box for the fee. It's a spacious dump station in town, with two lanes, potable water, and a rinse-hose to clean your sewer hose with. There are free dumpsters nearby with recycling bins.

Henrys Fork RV Dump Station Island Park, ID
52 days ago

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"Donation-based, two lanes, easy access, fresh water"

Great dump station close to the many free campgrounds around Island Park. It was very easy to get in and out of and not very far off the highway. Everything was nice and clean. There is a rinse-hose for sewer hoses, and two water spigots a... Read more
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Johnson Creek
Clark Fork, ID
"No Camping"
Conoco Gas Station
Columbia Falls, MT
"Good Dump Station With Potable Water & Propane Refills."
McGinnis Creek
Columbia Falls, MT
"Not A Lot Of Large Campsites But The Views Are Amazing & It's Near Glacier National Park"
Lake Alva Campground
Seeley Lake, MT
"Fantastic Campground In The Forest Next To A Small Lake With Crystal Clear Water."
"This Is A Small Free Campground Below The Clark Canyon Dam Right On The Beaverhead River."
"Really Nice Campground With So Many Amenities & Great Campsites It's Hard To Believe It's Free."
"This place is fantastic! There isn't a bad campsite in the entire area and every one is next to water."
Fish Creek Road
Island Park, ID
"Nice place to camp for free when visiting Yellowstone but be careful going down certain roads with a large RV."
Preston Dump Station
Preston, ID
"Spacious, two lanes, fresh water, dumpsters nearby"
Henrys Fork RV Dump Station
Island Park, ID
"Donation-based, two lanes, easy access, fresh water"
Forest Road 281
Irwin, ID
"Gorgeous Area Not Far From the Reservoir With Huge Campsites, a Creek, & Hiking/Mountian Biking Trails."
"Wonderful RV Park Near Wells, NV With Green Grass, A Creek, Friendly People, And Gorgeous Views."
"A Great Place To Camp For Free Near Virginia City, Carson City, & Lake Tahoe But It Can Be Noisy At Night. "
Twenty Mile Beach
Hawthorne, NV
"Nice Place To Camp For A Few Days But If You Leave The Road It's Easy To Get Stuck."
"BLM land that's very close to Bishop, CA but doesn't have a lot of good campsites and there's tons of glass."
Arco Gas Station
Bishop, CA
"Free and easily accessible RV dump station with potable water, propane, and dumpsters."
Trona Pinnacles
Trona, CA
"Beautiful and unique area that's great to camp at but lots of people coming and going and very rough roads. "
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Amazing Views & Free Camping Near Glacier National Park

We stayed at McGinnis Creek, Columbia Falls, Montana in Late July 2020.Our Previous Stop: Canyon Ferry Lake, MontanaOur Next Stop: Idaho Campground Info Location: 48.5144, -114.1476 Cost: Free Campin...

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The Free Beaverhead Campground By Clark Canyon Reservoir

We stayed at Beaverhead Campground on Clark Canyon Reservoir, Montana in July 2020.Our Previous Stop: Free Camping By The Water At Canyon Ferry Lake, MontanaOur Next Stop: Montana Campground Info Locat...

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Free Camping By The Water At Canyon Ferry Lake, Montana

We stayed at Goose Bay Dispersed, on Canyon Ferry Lake, Montana in late June 2020.Our Previous Stop: Yellowstone – Fish Creek Rd Review & InfoOur Next Stop: Montana Campground Info Location: 46.542100,...

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Free Camping Near Yellowstone - Fish Creek Rd Review & Info

We stayed at Fish Creek Road, Island Park Idaho in June 2020.Our Previous Stop: Palisades Idaho Forest Road 281 – Camping Review & InfoOur Next Stop: Montana Campground Info Location: 44.485090, -111.2...

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Palisades Idaho Forest Road 281 – Camping Review & Info

We stayed at Forest Road 281 in May 2020.Our Previous Stop: Welcome Station RV Park Wells Nevada Camping Review & InfoOur Next Stop: Island Park Idaho Campground Info Location: 43.26, -111.0674 Cost: ...

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Welcome Station RV Park Wells Nevada Camping Review & Info

We camped at Welcome Station RV Park in May 2020.Our Previous Stop: Dayton-Virginia City BLM Nevada – Camping Review & InfoOur Next Stop: Idaho Campground Info Location: 41.100108, -115.104235 Cost: $...

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Dayton-Virginia City BLM Nevada - Camping Review & Info

We camped at Dayton-Virginia City BLM Nevada at the end of April 2020 for three nights.Our Previous Stop: Twenty Mile Beach Walker Lake Nevada – Camping Review & InfoOur Next Stop: Welcome Station RV P...

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Twenty Mile Beach Walker Lake Nevada - Camping Review & Info

We camped at Twenty Mile Beach by Walker Lake Nevada in April 2020 for 3 nights. Campground Info Location: 38.752155, -118.765446 Cost: Free Camping Limit: 14 Day Amenities: Dumpster, Vault ToiletRe...

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Silver Canyon BLM Bishop, CA - Camping Review & Info

We stayed at the Silver Canyon BLM Bishop, CA in April 2020. Our previous stop was The Trona Pinnacles. Campground Info Location: 37.402510, -118.331795 Cost: Free Camping Limit: 14 Day Amenities: N...

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Trona Pinnacles BLM - Camping Review & Info

We stayed at the Trona Pinnacles BLM in April 2020. Campground Info Location: 35.617399, -117.373611 Cost: Free Camping Limit: 14 Day Amenities: Vault ToiletRelated: Save 50% On Campgrounds All Over...

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