A Quick Guide to Camping, Tents & Food

A Quick Guide to Camping, Tents & FoodTent camping allows campers to enjoy a primitive experience when camping. Camping with a tent allows for more campsite options and more creative ways to camp and prepare food and meals.


A campsite should be chosen that is free of debris, doesn't reside in a low-lying or marshy area and is on a level surface.



Campgrounds generally offer both full electric and water hookups as well as primitive sites for tent campers. Many national parks offer backcountry camping options for tenter's but a backcountry permit must first be obtained.


Camping tents have several options for single and multiple campers such as vestibules, footprints, lofts, inside zippers, roof panels, roll back mesh windows, rain fly's and interior pockets for additional storage.

Campfire Meals

Popular campfire foods include hobo meals, vegetable and meat kabobs, campfire pizzas, hot dogs, smores, hamburgers and campfire stews.

Cooking Equipment

Cooking equipment such as dutch ovens, griddles and cast iron cookware can be used to prepare meals. Tripod grills, grates, hot dog sticks, pie irons and propane stoves are all popular cooking devices for heating and cooking camp food.


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