Reservations required at national parks campsites

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The Four Guardsmen in Sequoia National Park on Monday, July 6, 2020. Campground spaces in Lodgepole, Potwisha, Azalea, Buckeye Flat and Sentinel campgrounds are available by reservation only for the rest of this year. (Photo: Ron Holman, Ron Holman)

For the 2021 summer season, campgrounds in Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks will require reservations through www.recreation.gov, which can be made up to one month in advance.

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Getting national park reservations requires scrambling six months ahead of time

Booking a campsite at a popular national park has become a real bear.

We’ve been checking (… and checking, and checking …) for availability at some of our favorite national park camping spots around the West. Bottom line: It’s tighter than we’ve ever seen it.

As we slowly return to normal after a year of pandemic restrictions, more people than ever are planning to hit the road in the coming

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House says South Dakotans should have an advantage on state campground reservations

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — People who live in South Dakota would get a head start of two weeks over nonresidents to make camping reservations at state parks and recreation areas, the state House of Representatives said Thursday night.

The 42-28 vote sends HB 1138 to the Senate for consideration.

The state Game, Fish and Parks Department opposes the legislation, making a veto by Governor Kristi Noem more likely. To override

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Mount Rainier Summer 2021 Wilderness and Climbing Reservations Available Online

Feb. 22—Mount Rainier National Park will offer online trip planning and reservations on recreation.gov for the June 1 through Sept. 20 peak hiking season.

Visitors will have the opportunity to see real-time site availability and secure definitive backcountry trips for the popular Wonderland Trail and other locations. While the park has offered advance reservations for wilderness camping and climbing for over 20 years, the 2021 shift to fully online reservations

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Here’s how national park reservations have changed since the pandemic



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National parks have been a respite for United States travelers this year. As dozens of international borders remain closed and as cases continue to skyrocket, road trips and outdoor destinations have been the name of the game.

For

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Oregon State Parks looking for flexibility in campground reservations, fees

A standard nine-month window for campground reservations at Oregon state parks could become a thing of the past.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announced a proposed rule change Tuesday, which if approved would give the agency more flexibility in deciding both the campground reservation window and the transaction fees charged to campers.

For years, the agency has allowed people to book campsites, cabins and yurts from one day to

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Visitors to state parks in New Hampshire encouraged to make reservations online

New Hampshire State Park officials are reminding people who plan to head to a recreation area that reservations should be made online ahead of time.>> Download the FREE WMUR app The state’s reservation system was created in March at the height of the pandemic, it was used during the summer and people have been encouraged to continue using it through the fall months.>> Find the state park recreation reservation systemThe … Read More