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Our Favorite Online Resources

Ultimate US Public Campground Project [MAP]
This is a great map site with the most boondocking and low cost RV sites we have seen.  Double click to zoom in.
http://www.ultimatecampgrounds.com/

Overnight RV Parking [MAP]
A large list of quick short stop spots like Cracker Barrels and Walmarts generally along major highways.  (Subscription service = $25)
http://www.overnightrvparking.com/

Find Free Campsites [MAP] 
A very good map of free sites.  There are good reviews by boondockers here.
http://freecampsites.net/

RVillage
A great way to connect to your fellow RVers and find nearby compatriots. Think of it as a Facebook lite for RVers. It's new and it's catching on like wildfire.
http://www.rvillage.com


More Campgrounds & Boondocking Sites


Make a Reservation in National Parks, Forest or Landmarks  (BLM, ACE) [MAP]
Enter a state and a date, zoom in a bit and you will see BLM and other sites, many not found on other websites.  The map can be flaky, so make sure you zoom in and out in order to bring the sites up.  Some sites don't show up until you zoom in down to 100 m.
http://www.recreation.gov/

Bureau of Land Management Camping Information
http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en.html


Campsite Photos Resource for Public & Private Campgrounds
http://www.campsitephotos.com

Fellow RVers offer Boondocking on Private Property 
Subscription service $

Find Campsites for $10 or Less  
http://www.freecampgrounds.com/

Guide to Federal, State, Provincial & Local Campgrounds [MAP] 
http://www.uscampgrounds.info/

RV Camping by State [MAP]
State & National Parks, Forest Service and County Parks

http://www.rv-camping.org/

RV Parks by State [MAP & PHOTOS]
http://www.rvparking.com/

HitchItch - Listing of Travel Blogs & Great Resource Page
http://www.hitchitch.com/links.html

Harvest Hosts
A network of wineries, farms and agri-tourism sites that invite self-contained RVers to visit and stay overnight for free. (Free after subscription = $40/yr)
http://harvesthosts.com/

AllStays [MAPs]
Travel Planning Site with maps
http://www.allstays.com/

RV Park Reviews
Good site to get the real scoop on RV Parks. Includes short, usually recent reviews.
http://www.rvparkreviews.com

Public Lands Information Center [MAP]
Has maps of areas with some campground information.
http://publiclands.org/ 

Boondockers Welcome [MAP]
A subscription service ($25/yr) to match people with free RV space to RVers.
https://www.boondockerswelcome.com/


Websites to help you when your on the road between destinations

US Rest Areas [Google MAP]
A Google map of most (if not all) rest area in the US.  You can generally sleep overnight, depending on state rules. Beware: Frequent closures of some rest areas, check with state DOTs.
http://restareas.appspot.com/

Overnight RV Parking [MAP]
A large list of quick short stop spots like Cracker Barrels and Walmarts generally along major highways.  (Subscription service = $25)
http://www.overnightrvparking.com/

Rest Areas & Welcome Centers by State (Longhauler USA)
Links to State DOT resource to find open rest areas.
http://longhauler-usa.com/btrest.htm

Flying J Travel Plaza locations [MAP]
A good place to fill up, eat, shower, blacktop boondock on the road.
http://www.allstays.com/c/flyingj-locations-map.htm 

GasBuddy.com [MAP]
Get the poop on the lowest gas prices near your location. 

"Rolling in a RV" - where we sleep page.
A nice list of resources.  They have been full-timing for over 15 years.
http://rollinginarv-wheelchairtraveling.blogspot.com/p/where-we-sleep.html


RV Friendly Casinos [MAP]
Great resource for finding Casino stops on your way.
http://www.casinocamper.com/rv-parking-locations

American Casino Guide
May have updated info on some casinos.
http://www.americancasinoguide.com/



RV Social & Forum Sites

RVillage
A great way to connect to your fellow RVers and find nearby compatriots. Think of it as a Facebook lite for RVers. It's new and it's catching on like wildfire.
http://www.rvillage.com


RV Happy Hour
A place to kick back and shoot the breeze with fellow RVers  
http://rvhappyhour.com

IRV2 
Original Community Forums 
http://irv2.com

Other Useful Sites 


Rails-to-Trails Conservancy TrailLink [MAP]

http://www.rvparkreviews.com/ 

http://www.goodsamcamping.com/ 


Good map of public campgrounds.  Diamond shaped are low cost.

http://rvthereyetdirectory.com/ 

 

Arizona Specific


Interactive Public Lands [MAP]
http://www.azland.gov/webapps/parcel/ 


AZ Wilderness Areas [MAP]
AZ National Monuments, National Conservation Areas, & National Historic Trails Location [MAP]
 

 New Mexico Specific


Explore New Mexico [MAP]
Mostly remote Forest Service Campgrounds with good descriptions and details.

http://www.explorenm.com/ 

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