Best Tent Camping: New England Guide Book

by Lafe Low (Menasha Ridge Press)
Best Tent Camping New England  by Lafe Low

232pp/maps
ISBN: 9780897329644

In Best Tent Camping: New England, veteran writer and outdoors enthusiast Lafe Low has compiled the most up-to-date research -- in the region he knows so well -- to steer you straight to the safe and scenic treasure spot you had in mind.

© 2012 Lafe Low/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Best Tent Camping: New England" Guide Book
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... Preview: “Forever wild” perfectly describes Baxter State Park. Its remoteness, size, and grandeur are profound. Baxter’s intent was to keep the park undeveloped. Today, it’s managed as a wildlife preserve firs ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Millinocket, ME - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Bear Brook State Park is enormous—it’s the largest state park in New Hampshire. Its size (the entire park spans more than 10,000 acres) and the myriad outdoor activities available here make this as mu ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Allenstown, NH - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Beartown State Forest is home to a beautiful, intimate campground set along the shores of Benedict Pond, a good-sized body of water ready to accept anglers, swimmers, and paddlers. The campground only ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Monterey, MA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The moment you pull into Big Rock Campground, you’ll see the unique geological feature for which the campground was named: a huge rock. Besides being a namesake and a curiosity, this massive chunk of ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Lincoln, NH - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: There may be just six sites set aside for tent camping at Blackberry Crossing Campground, but its character, history, and location on Kancamagus Highway make a trip here time well spent. It’s another ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Albany, NH - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: For such a huge campground, most of the sites at Blackwoods still have a cozy atmosphere. The three-lane paved road (two lanes in, one out) accessing the campground might make you wonder what you’re g ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Bar Harbor, ME - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: It's a bit surreal to be camping on an island and sitting on a rocky ocean beach with a view of the Boston skyline. The soundtrack includes the crackle of campfire, the birds and other sounds of the f ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Hingham, MA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Despite its location, the campground at Bradbury Mountain State Park is exceptionally quiet. A bit of sporadic road noise emanates from ME 9, but the fragrant evergreen scent wafting through the loose ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Pownal, ME - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: There are two separate camping areas at Branbury State Park. One is pretty nice, but the other is positively spectacular. Branbury State Park is on the eastern shore of Lake Dunmore, and there’s plent ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Salisbury, VT - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The Chittenden Brook Recreation Area campground, like many campgrounds perched along the spine of the Green Mountains in Vermont, offers a deep-woods atmosphere and easy access to some of the world-cl ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Chittenden, VT - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Clarksburg State Park is up in the northwestern corner of Massachusetts, along the Vermont border. The sites at the park’s moderately sized campground are carved out of a dense forest of pine, spruce, ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Clarksburg, MA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Cobscook Bay State Park comes the closest of any park in this book to providing the remote, oceanside, wilderness feeling of island camping without requiring you to actually travel to an island. You’l ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Dennysville, ME - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: When you’re hiking through the gentle trails of Coolidge State Park (so named for the nearby birthplace of Calvin Coolidge, 30th president of the United States), you’ll come across lots of old stone w ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Plymouth, VT - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: What do big rock and covered bridge campgrounds have in common (besides the fact that they’re both on Kancamagus Highway)? As soon as you pull in to either, you’ll see the campground’s namesake. In th ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Albany, NH - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Nestled within the wilderness of Crawford Notch, the campground of the same name is a perfectly peaceful spot to pitch your tent—whether you’ve come to this part of the state for the climbing, hiking, ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Harts Location, NH - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: If you’re wondering how this state park came by its name, you’re not alone. A variety of theories exist. One thing folks do agree on is that the name refers to the numerous holes bored into the rock a ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
East Haddam, CT - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: You can escape some of the crowds who may not head any farther north than the outlets by heading farther north yourself, to Dolly Copp Campground. The campground is just north of Mount Washington and ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Gorham, NH - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Don’t get confused as you drive up through Crawford Notch State Park. The state-park campground is called Dry River Campground. There’s also a Crawford Notch Campground, but that’s a private campgroun ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Twin Mountain, NH - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: You can’t help but notice the steep embankment leading up from one side of the road and down from the other as you drive into the Emerald Lake State Park campground. This place was essentially carved ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
East Dorset, VT - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Fort Getty Recreation Area will appeal to history buffs and anyone wanting to combine a little paddling or beachcombing with their camping experience. It’s also a perfect spot to capture some island-c ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: New England"
Jamestown, RI - Campgrounds - Trail Length: