The U.S. National Forest Campgrounds Guide website, www.forestcamping.com, is a wealth of information about developed campgrounds in all 176 national forests and grasslands across the country. It is basically an encyclopedia, straight forward and impersonal. Suzi’s Blog adds a little personal touch to the ForestCamping.com website with postings about our experiences, adventures, and discoveries along with other postings related to camping, national forests and grasslands, and family fund.
I am Suzi Dow and I hope you will find something interesting, something helpful, something informative, but mostly something that will help you get out and discover our national forests and grasslands.
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Winter is the season for thinking ahead to summer adventures that require a special permit or reservations. Snooze and you could lose in the quest to bunk in a Forest Service cabin, obtain that perfect campsite in a huber-popular campground, float a wilderness river or backpack through popular wilderness areas. While reservations can be made up to Read More >>
So, what does a couple do for a break after spending months camping in national forests? They spend a week camping in one of Arizona’s state parks! Are we crazy or what? Dani might agree with you in either case. Here she is, ready for our departure. Doesn’t she look excited? We stayed at Lost Read More >>
Free coloring book of fish found in Upper Klamath Basin
Something to do with your Christmas tree.
Someone once said “Nature is cheaper than therapy.” A day canoeing in the BWCAW validates that statement. We experienced the soothing noisy silence of Mother Nature. We heard loons conversing with each other as well as bees and mosquitoes going about their business. A splash alerted us to a beaver’s appearance and buck swimming along Read More >>
A long held dream – explore the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Superior NF, MN.
I have often said privatization of Forest Service campgrounds by placing them in the hands of concessionaires is a distasteful but necessary evil. If I were king things would be different! But I just read an article in the Spokesman-Review that states privatization has been extended to managing the forest!!! Okay, I understand the Forest Service Read More >>
No matter were they are located, rural school districts are in serious fiscal trouble. What many of us may not realize is that the national forest located in a school district does contribute to the school budget. I don’t understand just how it works but a number of rural school districts in Wisconsin are going to Read More >>
In my opinion, one of the greatest advantages of camping in a recreational vehicle is its freezer. Here are somethings you can put away in cold storage: Milk – freeze in smaller containers that fit nicely into your freeze. Give yourself at least 24 hours to defrost in refrigerator. Given with the two of Read More >>