Free and Low-Cost Camping
The Wright Guide – to Free and Low-Cost Campgrounds”
by Don Wright and Joyce Wright
America's only camping guidebook that focuses entirely on free and low-cost campgrounds has been totally revised, reformatted and updated with new maps.
Now in its 16th Edition since it was first published in 1980, "The Wright Guide to Free and Low-Cost Campgrounds” is an 832-page book containing expanded details about more than 10,000 public campgrounds in America with overnight camping fees of $20 or less. With this change, the state of New York is now included..
With campgrounds listed alphabetically by state and nearby city, the book features state maps pinpointing campground locations. Listings provide detailed driving directions and the full array of camping fees available. Available amenities are listed, including flush or pit toilets, drinking water, showers, playgrounds, RV hookups, dump stations and campfire grill areas. Each listing describes recreational facilities available: Fishing, boating, boat ramps, trails, interpretive programs and other activities.
A wide variety of campgrounds are included in the book: national forest sites, low-fee state parks, national parks, Corps of Engineers sites, Bureau of Land Management campgrounds, Bureau of Reclamation sites, designated national recreation areas (NRAs) and national scenic areas, national monuments, state forests and recreation areas, national lakeshore and seashore campgrounds, lumber company and utility company sites, city and county parks with camping, county conservation areas, township parks, local natural resources districts offering camping, native American campgrounds, state fishing access sites with camping, state wildlife management areas, state multiple use areas with camping, state lakeside use areas, wildlife refuges with campsites, national scenic river campsites, national grasslands sites, fairgrounds campsites, local chamber of commerce sites, water preservation district recreation areas, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) campgrounds, and even small mom-and-pop private campgrounds with low fees.