- place used for camping
- camping location
- site for a temporary camp
- usually not equipped nor developed

- dedicated area with improvements and various facilities
- public or private park area set aside for camping
- equipped with water, toilets, and cooking grills

Camping locations

Backcountry campsites


Dispersed camping may not require a permit
Backpacking or hiking campsites "zones" in organized parks or wilderness areas
Not a campground (or dedicated area)

Elements to account for:
- Number of persons to stay (per night)
- food storage
- resource protection
- open fires
- cooking

Rural campgrounds

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