Below is a list of the most common customer questions. If you can’t find an answer to your question,
please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
How do I plan a perfect camping trip?
Step 1: Choosing Your Campground.
Step 2: Picking Your Tent & Sleeping Bags.
Step 3: What To Eat.
Step 4: What To Bring.
What do I need for a 7 day camping trip?
Tent (and footprint, stakes)
Headlamps or flashlights (and extra batteries)
Camp table (if no picnic table)
Lantern (and mantles and fuel/batteries if needed)
What kind of food should I bring for camping?
Dehydrated Foods. A personal favorite of mine is the Mountain House brand.
Trail Mix, Nuts, and Bars. PIN IT.
Instant Mac & Cheese and Cup Noodles. PIN IT.
Chili. PIN IT.
Beef Jerky and Dried Fruits.
Instant Coffee Packets & Tea Bags.
How do you look pretty when camping?
Go with BB Cream. BB cream gets the job done.
Stick to the Basics. Go with an au naturale look.
Bring Makeup Remover Wipes. Makeup remover wipes are your camping trip's best friend.
Dry Shampoo for Greasy Hair.
Wear a Simple Hairstyle.
Bring Quick Drying Undies.
No to Fragrances!
How can I look more cute?
Listen patiently and speak when it's your turn.
Can I just camp anywhere?
The logical answer is that yes, technically, you can camp anywhere if you have permission. But campers needn't limit themselves to improved campgrounds. Dispersed campsites scattered across public lands provide an isolated place to pitch a tent.
Is dispersed camping free?
Free camping, or dispersed camping, is allowed in all national forests, unless noted otherwise. You can find places to camp on the side of main roads, or follow forest access roads (often gravel or dirt) to more remote sites.
Do I need a permit to camp on BLM land?
Permits, Fees and Limitations: Most BLM campgrounds require a fee to use a campground. Fee sites vary in price. Please check the campground's website or call the local field office for details.
Illegal camping is illegal. If you know where you are camping or the things you are doing are illegal in the state of California, then you shouldn't be camping . The park rangers or the police (depending on the location of where you are camped) can issue you a citation or arrest you.
What is the fine for camping in a national park without a permit?
Can't find any solid information, but generally, violating park regulations can cost up to $5,000 and 6 months in jail on the steep edge of things. Or you could just get a permit, since that's literally all they ask you do.
Is it legal to live in a tent?
It's even illegal to tent camp in your own backyard. Even if you own land, with a house on that land, it's still illegal in most cases to live in a tent in your backyard. This is because of so many new Airbnb style websites that have started up recently allowing land owners to rent space on their property.
Can you live in the woods legally?
Most areas that you may want to live in are already owned (privately or publicly). If you want to be legal about it, you'll need to buy some land. However, there are seasonal camping passes you can obtain in most states that can also give you a taste of this lifestyle.
How do you enjoy a camping trip?
Swing in a hammock.
Watch the trees blowing in the breeze.
Listen to nature.
Take lots of naps.
Daydream and let your mind wander.
Float on the water.
What should you not do while camping?
Arrive after dark or in the heat of the day. Photo: Shutterstock.
Choose the lowest spot in the campsite.
Pack sensibly (clothes-wise)
Shower in the morning or evening.
Drink too much after a certain point at night.
Abstain from indulging.
Leave your bag unzipped.
How do you survive camping?
Use Your Watch As a Compass.
Hang a Tarp Without Using Grommets.
Make DEET-Free Bug Spray at Home.
A Faster Way to Cut Firewood With a Chain Saw.
Freeze Pre-Made Car Camping Meals in Zip-Loc Bags.