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The above listed articles all pertain to camping, with emphasis on people or families who are new to the joy of camping.  Topics include basic camping planning, camping with dogs and pets, camping safety, camping gear (equipment) selection guides and even a few camping food recipes.

Although the information offered is intended especially for camping novices, seasoned campers can always benefit by reviewing topics such as camping first aid and the responsibilities of dog and pet owners while camping.

Whether you read all or none of the camping articles herein, please remember the most important camping of all: Leave your campsite in better condition than when you arrived, please!

Each article is published with the author's permission.  Some of the camping information articles were edited for grammar and spelling, but the article's meaning was not changed.  All photos were added by the editors at

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The information presented herein, while deemed to be correct, is not guaranteed. All information including directions, costs, distances, amenities, measurements, dates, etc. are gathered from many different sources and are deemed to be as accurate as possible but not guaranteed. The Webmaster / Free Guide To Northwest Camping / Site Owners are not liable for any errors or omissions in this info sheet. The reader of this material is expected to verify the accuracy of this content.

Page last updated 05/17/2015

The Free Guide To Northwest Camping is a free guide to both privately owned and publicly owned (state, county and federal government) campgrounds.  The editors of the Free Guide To Northwest Camping do not specifically endorse any of the campgrounds listed in this site.  Not every available campground is covered in this free camping guide.  Many of the privately owned and operated campgrounds do not allow tent camping.  If in doubt, call the campground first.

The authors of the Free Guide To Northwest Camping do not accept payment from any agency or private campground owners.  In this way we insure that every description in this free guide is unbiased.  Covered are campgrounds owned and operated by state and federal agencies, private RV campgrounds, RV parks, family campgrounds, and camping sites for both tents and all types of RV campers.  While free campgrounds are listed and described, pay per night campgrounds far outnumber the free sites.

Please use the email link above to notify the editors of the Free Guide To Northwest Camping of any errors or omissions.  New campgrounds are added weekly.

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