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All California National Forests Closed

Update – September 15, 2021 All but five of California’s national forests — previously closed under an emergency order issued in late August — will reopen two days early, officials said Tuesday. The closure order will end at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday (September 15), two days before Friday’s original end date, according to an announcement by […]

Washington State Parks Campsite Availability Alerts

Washington State Parks campsite availability alerts are now available with Campsite Assist. Campers can get a text & email alert when a campsite becomes available at all Washington State Park campgrounds that take reservations. Just click on the Campsite Assist tab to get started. You can also visit a specific Washington State Park campground page […]

Minnesota State Parks Campsite Availability Alerts

Minnesota State Parks campsite availability alerts are now available with Campsite Assist. Campers can get a text & email alert when a campsite becomes available at all Minnesota State Park campgrounds that take reservations. Minneopa State Park All you need to do is click on the Campsite Assist tab to get started. You can also […]

Rent An RV

Are you ready to rent an RV or trailer for your next camping trip?  CampsitePhotos.com makes it easy to pick out the best campsite and rent an RV or trailer with our affiliate partner RVshare. Big or small, fancy or funny – RVshare makes it easy to rent a trailer or RV by connecting you […]

Awesome Campgrounds in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California

Recently we toured the Pacific Northwest and Northern California to photograph 47 campgrounds in the span of about a week. It was an ambitious trip but we managed to photograph some really nice campgrounds.  First lets review the vitals for the 7-day trip: Miles Drive: 2,240 Miles Walked: 62.4 Elevation Range: 5 feet to 7,110 […]

Campers Beware – The Bots Are Back

Campers Beware – The Bots Are Back Remember back in the good old days when you looked forward to getting up early to try and reserve a campsite?  Or how about way back in the day when all you could do was call the reservation agency to reserve your camping vacation for the summer?  More […]

Yosemite Campgrounds Open for 2021

Yosemite Campgrounds Open for 2021: In case you missed it, Yosemite National Park opened up additional campgrounds for camping!  Now you can make a reservation and camp at Upper Pines, Lower Pines, North Pines, Wawona, Tuolumne Meadows and Camp 4 for arrival through August 14th.  Unfortunately, most campsites are already booked for arrivals through August […]

Best Place to See Synchronous Fireflies

The best place to see Synchronous fireflies in North America is in the Elkmont area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The little (lightning) buggers put on a spectacular display usually from May to mid-June. You can also see them toward the backend of Cades Cove (Abrams Falls trailhead) or at Cataloochee Valley. The largest […]