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    Campground locator?

    Not sure if this is the best forum for this post but... I've done backcountry camping for years (foot and canoe) but little or no motor camping. On the bike I usually just pick a direction, go until tired, then look for a cheap motel. I see motels everywhere but notice very few likely places to camp (almost no public land in Texas and landowners don't appreciate tresspassers!).

    How do others locate spots for MC camping? Am I missing something obvious here?

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    http://www.bmwmoa.org/ridetour/camping/camping_places

    this should get you started.

    still some updating to do... it's a constant task.

    if you find anyplace good, please send them for inclusion on the site to ians at bellsouth dot net

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    In our travels this summer, we found this book to be well worth the space it took:

    http://cottagepub.com/gtfcw.html

    Campgrounds fro $12 and less . . .

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    Camping with the corps of engineers

    The book, Camping with the corps of engineers is a camping resource guide for the places the corp controls. Most of the camping is cheap and is centered around areas like dams lakes and streams, even the Cape Cod Canal. It's available at most camping stores. Gary
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    Quote Originally Posted by Voni View Post

    http://cottagepub.com/gtfcw.html

    Campgrounds fro $12 and less . . .
    Thank you. I just ordered a copy.

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    Thanks for the feedback all!
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    Here's a website link to a directory of all federal, state and local campgrounds, with GPS coordinates. The site is a little clunky to navigate but worth the effort.

    http://www.uscampgrounds.info/

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    There's an iPhone app called CampWhere that lists all state, federal, and provincial parks. Good descriptions, google map locators, routing, etc.
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