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Old 10-22-2011, 07:26 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I haven't done much "free camping" but I've camped all over the place. On my road trip from Austin to New York I stopped and slept at a truckstop. I've stopped at truckstops for showers but I honestly would rather pay a day fee at a national or state park. The gates usually open at 7 am and close at 7pm. Day fees are $5 or so per car. You can stop shower, cook, fish then grab a nap and shove off down the road. Campsites can be had for half price if your a member of the right club.

Truck stops IMO are safe and convieniant but they are more expensive than parks. Parks are cleaner, nicer and allow you to do more. I say travel at night and nap durring the day. Just my $.02

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