News: 4/18/2013: Our Craters
of the Moon National Monument camping page is now up for
your viewing pleasure. Be sure to take a look at our new campground
News 1/28/2013: Parkcamper is celebrating the new year and the
turn into the 2013 camping season by offering a sale on our most popular
campground packs. For a limited time, campers can grab the full Yellowstone
Campground Pack for $3. That also goes for all of Glacier National Park's
campgrounds, all of Grand Teton's campgrounds, and the Crater Lake and
Redwood National Park Combo Pack. Get your trip planning done early.
There's no better way to do that by seeing and hearing the campgrounds
you wish to visit.
News 5/21/2012: We wish all you parkcampers out there a great
camping season. Site traffic is through the roof and we appreciate you
stopping by. Stay tuned for Craters of the Moon National Monument and
the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Thanks for making Parkcamper.com
the internet's authoritative camping site.
News 12/26/2011: Our massive Bridger-Teton
National Forest camping page is now up for your viewing pleasure.
Check out our new rating system, which we'll soon apply to the rest
of Parkcamper.com. Also, stay tuned for the Bridger-Teton National Forest
campground pack which is currently in progress.
News 9/24/2011: Our Starved
Rock and Bitterroot
National Forest camping pages are now up.
News 9/21/2011: Stay tuned for a massive Parkcamper.com update,
including the Bridger-Teton National Forest, the Bitterroot National
Forest, Starved Rock State Park, and Craters of the Moon National Monument.
News 9/9/2011: Our Porcupine Mountains Campground Pack is now
FREE! Check out the download
page to get your free tour.
News 6/26/2011: We've added two new campgrounds to our Gallatin
National Forest pages. They are: Colter
Campground and Chief
Joseph Campground, both east of Cooke City near Beartooth
Pass. On a technical note, we're upgrading our servers in order to meet
the demands of all the new site visitors.
News 6/14/2011: Site traffic has gone through the roof. Thanks
to everyone who has stopped by. I hope you found the information useful
in your trip planning. Also be sure to visit our page with links to
various gear comparisons and "how to" guides. You can find
it here: Gear
reviews, location reviews, how to guides.
News: 4/19/2011: Our Sawtooth
National Forest and Recreation Area page is finally up. This
is a gigantic camping page with the photos, commentary, and videos you've
come to expect from Parkcamper. We're not a data aggregation
site run by robots (seems to be common these days). We visit these places
ourselves and offer our opinion. So take a tour of Idaho's Sawtooth
National Forest and Recreation Area campgrounds and see which
campground you prefer.
News: 03/01/2011: Check out our Tale
of Two Campgrounds Page where
we compare the audio tracks from two very different campgrounds. Play
the tracks for yourself and see how noise affects the user experience
across our nation's campgrounds. There's also a cute picture of a deer
fawn on the page.
News: 02/26/2011: It's been a long time coming, but our Yosemite
National Park Campground Pack is finally available. See what
Bridalveil, Camp4, Crane Flat, Hodgdon Meadow, Lower Pines, Upper Pines,
North Pines, Tamarack Flat, Wawona and White Wolf Campgrounds look like
before you head out on your trip. Also of great importance is
how the campgrounds sound, and these tours were recorded with high quality
News: 02/08/2011: Order our Redwood
National Park Campground Pack and
receive the Crater
Lake Campground Pack for free! Crater Lake National Park
is only 150 miles from Redwood, making this a sweet deal for those interested
in checking out these two parks.
News: 01/19/2011: Our Sequoia
Kings Canyon Camping page is finally up! This is an enormous
page containing the many awesome campgrounds of Sequoia Kings Canyon.
We were blown away by the trees of this park, not to mention the stunning
mountains, rivers and lakes. Check out the clickable camping map and
the big color photos of the campgrounds. You'll also find that we have
a downloadable Sequoia National Park campground tour which includes
the most popular campgrounds in the park. If you're a fan of
huge trees and camping, you have to check out the
News: 01/17/ 2011: Check out the new national
park backgrounds for your iPod, iPhone, iPad, Android and
News: 01/11/2011: Parkcamper.com is offering a winter combo sale
on our campground tours. Order all the Yellowstone
Campground Packs and receive either the Redwood, Crater Lake,
Lassen Volcanic, Sequoia Kings Canyon or Gallatin National Forest Campground
Packs at no extra cost. Mention which park you would prefer in an email
to webmaster at parkcamper.com after placing your order.
News: 12/15/2010: Sale over. We're offering a holiday special on
campground tours. Anyone who purchases the Yellowstone Popular
Campground Pack between now and January 10th will get the Northwest
Campground Pack and the Remote Campground Pack free!
News: 11/16/2010: Our Lassen
Volcanic National Park camping page is now up, and it's a
monster, loaded with photos and facts. Lassen Volcanic is an awesome
California park, and it has quality campgrounds to match the great scenery
and activities. Lassen has a nice combination of remote car camping,
water-based recreation, lack of crowds and magnificent old growth forest.
Put this one near the top of your list. It's very remote, but worth
News: 11/14/2010: Parkcamper.com continues work on a massive park
update, including Lassen Volcanic, Yosemite, Kings Canyon/Sequoia, Craters
of the Moon, Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Bridger-Teton National
Forest, Boise National Forest, Snake River Corridor in Idaho and Starved
Rock in Illinois. Stay tuned for frequent updates. All of these parks
and forests will feature campground tours recorded in surround
News: 11/02/2010: Our Redwood
National Park feature has been released! I feel this is our
best park feature yet, and you can't go wrong with Redwood's awesome
car campgrounds. They might be the best we've ever seen. Check out the
Interactive Campground Map.
News: 10/21/2010: The Redwood National Park feature is coming
along nicely and should be up within a week. This is one of our favorite
parks, and the quality of car camping there might be the best we've
seen in any national park.
News: 10/20/2010: Parkcamper has completed the Crater
Lake National Park section, complete with interactive camping
map. This spectacular 183,000 acre national park features the deepest
lake in the U.S., and the seventh deepest in the world. Crater Lake
is located in southern Oregon.
News: 10/18/2010: Be sure to check out our popular home made
tent footprint guide. Save money by
using this camping trick.
News: 10/16/2010: Our Common
Sense in the Parks and Forests article has been shared all
over the internet. See pictures of charging moose and read about a frightening
incident in Glacier National Park.
Welcome to Parkcamper.com! Parkcamper was created to provide park users
with in-depth video tours of campgrounds as well as general park information
with rich, colorful pictures. . With today's high gas prices, it pays
to know where you are heading and if you will like the camping spot
Within the site, you will find large, colorful images of exact camping
locations and detailed national park information that should aid you
in any trip planning.
Parkcamper.com has a policy of actual site specific content. When you
see a picture in the Yellowstone National Park section, you can be sure
that picture was taken inside Yellowstone. The same goes for all of
our other sections. This allows for the best information for you and
your trip planning. We have a tight focus on quality over quantity.
We will not copy information directly from official park and forest
sources like many other sites do. We visit these parks ourselves and
write the information from scratch. It's more difficult, but well worth
Update: Parkcamper.com is currently offering a photo contest!
The photo contest winner will receive a $150 gift card to Amazon.com.
Use it to purchase photo gear, camping gear, whatever you like! We are
accepting any outdoor related photos in sizes no larger than 1,000 pixels
wide. Please send all photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. The winner
will be announced one full month after we receive one hundred entries.
This is a contest we will have every two months for the foreseeable
future. We will accept multiple submissions from the same emails, up
to about ten photos. Second place will receive a $50 Amazon.com gift
card. Thanks for playing.
We here at Parkcamper thoroughly enjoy the outdoors and we take great
pride in trying to provide you with a more flowing and wide open national
park web experience (similar to our great parks themselves).
In addition to the detailed information contained in the site we also
offer a few DVD and downloadable
campground tours for sale. The first product is "Parkcamper:
Northern Rocky Mountains Edition 3 DVD set". This DVD set is literally
an in depth tour of each and every drive-in campground in Badlands National
Park, Glacier National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Theodore Roosevelt
National Park and Yellowstone National Parks. There is no cheesy music
to accompany these tours, just the sights and real sounds of the campgrounds,
giving you a very real idea of the type of experience you can have.
The 3 set DVD is $25 plus $2 shipping. Click on the DVD picture on the
right to order.
The second product is "Parkcamper: Northwoods Edition Vol 1"
which is a single DVD featuring the drive-in campgrounds of Voyageurs
National Park, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Sylvania Wilderness and
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. The other product we have
is custom trip itineraries with detailed maps, routes and plans. We
will use our enjoyment of the parks and our experience to provide you
with the best possible trip you could have, regardless of how much time
you get and based on your needs (fishing, wildlife watching, geysers,
kayaking) Each detailed itinerary with jpeg route map is $40. Click
on the DVD picture to the right to order an itinerary with follow up
Parkcamper is now offering campground tour downloads for iTunes, iPod,
Windows and VideoLan. Check out the download links on the campground
So feel free to dive in and explore your great national parks. We hope
you have the finest experience possible, at this site and on your trip!
Parkcamper anytime. Check out some of our gear
reviews and how to guides.