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We've been Data'ing

Super excited about our new project!  A database of all public campgrounds in Washington state.  It’s taken a lot of work, but we’re getting close to representing all Forest Service, BLM, National Parks, etc. 90 more words

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WA Campground opens after 6 years (with quotes from Campfound)!

Washington State’s Monroe Monitor recently contacted Campfound using a photo of Troublesome Creek campground (pictured in the linked article, below).  The NFS campground – tucked away in the northern cascades several miles and a mountain away from any major highway – was reputed to be a beautiful spot, with creek side campsites and access to the vast cascade wilderness. 117 more words

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Website Review: FreeCampsites.net

This Memorial Day weekend, there were quite a few campers who were shocked at the crowded conditions of the state park and NFS campgrounds they reserved online.  430 more words

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Finally Recreation.gov has an App... And it Rocks!

RecGovCamp is here for iOS. You can delete your other camping search apps now!

A big reason this app is so good is that it comes straight from the folks at Recreation.Gov, instead of some “app factory” that just piggy-backs upon Rec.gov’s open-use policy. 168 more words

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Help Protect California State Parks - Sign or Support CalParks.org Petition

70 (Yes, 70) California State Parks could be closed in 2012.  Here’s the word from the California State Parks Foundation’s Petition page:

On May 13th, the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) released a list of 70 state parks that will be permanently closed to the public as a direct result of the $22 million budget cut enacted by Governor Jerry Brown and the Legislature earlier this year.  

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The Hunt for a 2012 Campground (FINAL Post in Series!)

Continuing from my previous post…

The online campground search is always a fluid situation. This means that we at Campfound can alert YOU to these changes as they happen.

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The Hunt for a 2012 Campground (Post #2)

I’m back online for the first stop: www.recreation.gov

  • This website “offers and provides a single point of access to information about Federal recreational activities and reservations.” At least their heart’s in the right place, and it’s a much improved heart over previous incarnations of the site.
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