Camping can be such a wonderful activity for individuals, families, or groups. And fortunately, lots of great resources are available to make your camping trips full of good memories. Be sure and check out these 14 Camping Websites and Apps.
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The Ultimate Public Campgrounds Project–Over 31,000 U.S. and Canadian campsites are listed. The information can be used on a GPS device, through a web browser, or via Apple and Android apps. A special free app is available for military campgrounds.
Reserve America-Bills itself as the largest provider of campsite reservations in North America. Offers search tools to help you identify potential camping locations, as well as, general camping tip articles.
Hipcamp-Includes a directory of not only public sites, but identifies camping opportunities on ranches, vineyards, farms, and more. Private campsites can be booked through the website.
CampingRoadTrip.com-Easy-to-use campground finder for U.S. sites. Also, available as an app for iPhone and Android. A variety of camping and RV forums are available also on the site.
GoCampingAmerica.com-Offers a large database of privately owned campgrounds. You can sort search by site options, services, payment options and more.
Free Campsites–Contains community added listings of free campsites and those available for $12 or less.
RV Travel- If it pertains to a RV and taking it on the road, you are likely to find it here. Everything from campground set up to RV maintenance and repair videos.
If you would like to know more about the variety of campsites, take a look at the Quick Guide to Types of Campsites.
WeatherBug®-Available for Apple and Android devices, this app and weather site are simple to use. I find the current radar and local conditions information to be very accurate. Also, the Spark™ Lightning Alerts feature is neat.
AccuWeather-Another excellent choice for accurate real time weather data and easy use on mobile devices.
NOAA Radar Pro-A good option for Apple devices. National weather service watch, warning, and advisory areas appear on the maps as shaded areas that you can click for detailed information.
Be prepared should the weather turn wet. Check out 5 Don’t Miss Tips for Camping In the Rain.
Camping And Hiking Safety and First Aid
Backpacker.com-The Outdoor First Aid section of this magazine’s website offers excellent tips for ensuring safe fun in the outdoors.
I also, recommend purchasing a copy of the First Aid Merit Badge Series Pamphlet Book Boy Scouts of America (available in paperback and e-format).
For all sorts of safety tips, check out these Camping Safety Rules Scouts Learn.
Love The Outdoors-Handy information such as a fillable camping checklist, camping cooking tips, camping recipes, safety tips, and more.
Ultimate Camp Resource-A great place to find camp songs, campfire stories, and more.
Camping-Tips.Com–An assortment of quick reads on everything from camping basics to day and nighttime camping activity suggestions.
Knowledge is definitely the foundation of a safe, fun camping experience. These 14 Website and Apps with Camping Resources should provide you with lots of information to make the great outdoors your happy place.
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