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Truck Camper News in Review Week of April 26 – May 3

Truck Camper News in Review

Kaibab National Forest seeks public comment on adding camping corridors

KAIBAB NATIONAL FOREST — Located along the Arizona/Utah border, Kaibab National Forest offers various camping locations and forest service officials are proposing to add several miles of camping corridors and roadways in the area and want the …(Source: KSL.com)

Enchanted Valley closed to camping due to bears

Olympic National Park has closed a remote area to camping after recent visitor reports of black bears approaching hikers and eating human food. Spokeswoman Barb Maynes says several visitors to the Enchanted Valley have reported seeing at least one … (Source: KING5.com)

Trails System Proposed For Fort Meade Recreation Area

The BLM recently released an environmental assessment for the proposed 15-mile trail system on the recreation area near Sturgis, and plans a hearing Thursday at the Alkali Creek Campground to gather public comments. The agency is accepting comments …(Source: KDLT News)

Low snowpack could be win for some outdoor enthusiasts

SPOKANE — The weak winter might just have positive consequences for outdoor enthusiasts, as river rafters get to see some new territory this spring thanks to lower flows. High water isn’t always the best for whitewater rafting, Peter Grubb of ROW …(Source: The Idaho Statesman)

These 6 Wilderness Retreats Will Have You Dreaming of the Great Outdoors

Hidden among the world’s mountains, deserts, glaciers, and forests, these six stays offer intrepid travelers singular experiences in spectacular settings. There’s no cell reception, no monitors, no skyscrapers, no commuter trains. From the ice-packed …(Source: TIME)

Bitterroot National Forest: Reflect on recreation’s impacts

We all enjoy and recreate on public lands; pretending recreation has no impacts is selfish. We can choose to recreate in other areas if needed. Plants and animals depending on those areas for survival can’t relocate. They’re running out of room. How much more should they sacrifice for our weekend warrior recreations? (Source: The Missoulian)

Camping is all about making lasting memories – Albert Lea Tribune

We all enjoy and recreate on public lands; pretending recreation has no impacts is selfish. We can choose to recreate in other areas if needed. Plants and animals depending on those areas for survival can’t relocate. They’re running out of room. How much more should they sacrifice for our weekend warrior recreations? (Source: Albert Lea Tribune)

Tuleyome hosts Snow Mountain camping trip

Nature lovers are invited to join Tuleyome on Saturday and Sunday, May 9-10, for a camping trip to Snow Mountain. Participants will car-camp on May 9 at Letts Lake Campground and hike the 9 miles roundtrip and 2,200-foot elevation gain to the top of Snow Mountain on May 10. (Source: Davis Enterprise)

Secret camping sites in Australia

You can camp in a swag under the stars or fluff up a pillow on your ‘glamping’ kingsize bed, but however you like it, this Skyscanner guide shows you 10 of the best (almost) hidden campsites in Australia. (Source: NEWS.com.au )

Utah’s Red Cliffs area a wonderland for outdoors enthusiasts

Red Cliffs Recreation Area near St. George, Utah, is a scenic gem just off busy Interstate 15 along pretty Quail Creek. Open year-round, the Bureau of Land Management site offers picnicking, camping, and trails for hikers, mountain bikers and horse riders. Nearby points of interest include a pioneer farmstead, a mining ghost town, an Anasazi ruin, dinosaur tracks and two popular state parks. (Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Kim Phillips: What travel means to you and me

Travel is … fun. Making memories. Educational. Adventurous. Relaxing. Enlightening. Refreshing. (Source: Denton Record Chronicle)

Graffiti at national parks angers outdoors lovers

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — Andre Saraiva is an internationally known graffiti artist. He owns nightclubs in Paris and New York, works as a top editor of the men’s fashion magazine L’Officiel Hommes and has appeared in countless glossy magazines as a tastemaker and bon vivant. (Source: Deluth News Tribune)

Flagstaff seeks solutions to winter snow-recreation traffic

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The traffic problems that come with being Arizona’s go-to ski destination are getting harder to deal with, Flagstaff officials said. City workers told the Flagstaff City Council in a meeting earlier this week that they have been seeking more economical ways to deal with traffic jams that arise when visitors show up for snow.

Olympic National Park’s Enchanted Valley closed to camping after reports of bears approaching hikers

Enchanted Valley on the west side of Olympic National Park is temporarily closed to camping after reports that bears have approached hikers and eaten human food, the park said in a statement. (Source: The Olympian)

5 Cook County Forest Preserves will open for camping

CHICAGO (WLS) — Camping lovers in the Chicago area can travel a little less this summer to get a taste of the outdoors.
For the first time in decades, individuals and families can now camp at campsites in five different forest preserves in Cook County. The five sites are: Shabbona Woods in South Holland, Camp Sullivan in Tinley Park, Camp Reinberg in Palatine, Bullfrog Lake in Willow Springs and Camp Dan Beard in Northbrook. (Source: WLS-TV5)

Camping Among the Polar Bears

Camping often conjures images of family outings in a flimsy tent in the woods. But imagine poking your head from your tent to see a polar bear in the distance, or a narwhal just beyond the edge of the frozen ocean — your temporary backyard. That’s what awaits during an on-the-edge camping trip in Canada’s Arctic territory. (Source: OZY)

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  • This is one of the most popular things for camping, even in those cold nights. Bugs have been a problem, you normally don’t leave food out for anything to get into it.

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