Category: Camping

Don’t count on Yosemite camping until August at least

If you’ve been counting on a camping trip in Yosemite this July, it’s time to rethink it.

Yosemite National Park kept most of its campsites closed when it partially reopened June 11, opening only Upper Pines Campground (at reduced capacity) and Wawona Horse Camp. Now it has canceled most July reservations, and no one can be sure about August.

Park spokeswoman Jamie Richards said Tuesday that authorities have found no cases of coronavirus in the park so far. Still, in monitoring “all park functions to ensure that visitors adhere to CDC guidance for mitigating risks associated with the transmission of

The Best Camping of June 2020.

A whopping 1,186 campgrounds received 5-star reviews in June! Check out some of the highlights!

Bull Shoals-White River State Park
Bull Shoals-White River State Park | Arkansas State Park – Lakeview, AR

This is a beautifully placed campground along the White River. This would definitely be a place we’d return to. – Thebetzadventures

Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area
Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area | Arizona State Park – Show Low, AZ

We love to come up here to escape the PHX heat and it never disappoints. Plenty of activities to do and access to the lake to take an evening stroll is great. – TinPueblo

The Best Camping Gear to Buy for Your Next Adventure

Going camping proves a balancing act between being adequately prepared and overpacking. Buy too much, and you’ll end up with…

Going camping proves a balancing act between being adequately prepared and overpacking. Buy too much, and you’ll end up with a stuffed car or backpack; meanwhile, cutting corners could lead to dire circumstances.

While no two outdoor adventures are the same, U.S. News scoured the internet for the best general-use camping gear to make sure your next wilderness experience is a smooth one.

Keep in mind that the exact equipment required will vary based on your budget, the climate of

Denver to create campsites, consider tax hike to help people experiencing homelessness

Denver will soon host several designated campsites for people experiencing homelessness, marking a substantial shift in Mayor Michael Hancock’s approach and what advocates say is hopefully a catalyst for even more change.

“This is an emergency step that is necessary because of the ongoing pandemic,” Hancock said during a press conference. “The situation has deteriorated to the point where we must work and move to reduce risk now.”

At the same time, the city will work quickly to break up existing, unsanctioned camps, especially around Capitol Hill, almost certainly displacing more people than the new camps will be able

Officials deal with more than 200 people wild camping in Lake District | Lake District

More than 200 people have been caught wild camping in the Lake District, with 20 people fined for having a party on one of the fells and others lighting fires on summits.

The party took place on Saturday night on Catbells, one of the most popular hills in the Lakes, which offers panoramic views over Keswick, Derwent Water and Borrowdale.

It came after weeks of complaints from residents about rubbish left behind by visitors, including wheelie suitcases and tents abandoned on the fells.

Officials from the Lake District national park, the National Trust, Forestry England and Cumbria county council and