Category Archives: Public Lands

Buffalo Pass Campground

Buffalo Pass Campground is located just off SR-114 in southwest Colorado about 28 miles west of Saguache. The small campground lies within the Rio Grande National Forest and has 19 sites (four are pull-thru) for about $5 per night. There … Continue reading

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Thurmond Lake

Thurmond Lake is the largest Corps of Engineers lake east of the Mississippi River. It encompasses 1,200 miles of shoreline, 70,000 acres of water and 80,000 acres of land. The Corps operates 13 campgrounds with a total of 554 campsites. … Continue reading

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Curlew National Grassland

Curlew National Grassland in southeastern Idaho encompasses 47,000 acres of public land. Historically the area was inhabited by the Bannock and Shoshone Indians before the settlement of Mormon pioneers. Today the area attracts visitors interested in camping, fishing, hunting, wildlife … Continue reading

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Oscar Wigington Scenic Byway

Oscar Wigington Scenic Byway is in northwest South Carolina about 53 miles west of Greenville. The National Forest Scenic Byway is officially 14 miles long and travels through the hardwood forest of Sumter National Forest. The byway follows SC 107 … Continue reading

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Pinewoods Lake Recreation Area

Pinewoods Lake Recreation Area is in southeastern Missouri along US-60 about 30 miles northwest of Poplar Bluff. It is an ideal location to enjoy lake fishing and scenic trails. The lake lies within Mark Twain National Forest; the area is … Continue reading

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