See also: Parks and Forests
Camp Out!: The Ultimate Kids' Guide from the Backyard to the Backwoods
j GV192.2.B78 2007x
This camp guide for kids includes chapters on what to take, setting up camp, camp food, camping skills, information on weather, astronomy, nature, crafts, fun and games.
The Happy Camper: An Essential Guide to Life Outdoors
To help us to become happier, more responsible campers, a Canadian outdoorsman shares his expertise on all aspects of "green" camping from trip planning to overcoming bear phobia.
Camping in Comfort: A Guide to Roughing It with Ease and Style
Information on tents, sleeping gear, clothing, footwear, and camp kitchens, as well as detailed information on state parks, private campgrounds, etc.
Basic Essentials: Camping
This Falcoln Guide shows you how to select and use camping gear effectively; build a fire quickly and efficiently; cook quick and tasty meals in the outdoors; rig a snug camp with four basic knots and hitches; and use a map and compass to master the basics of backcountry navigation.
The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids: How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures and Connect Kids to Nature
Humorous and irreverent, yet always authoritative, this guide to camping with kids, from babies through pre-teens, is filled with checklists, smart tips, recipes, games, activities, and art projects.
Wilderness Camping and Hiking: The Ultimate Outdoors Book
q GV191.6.T39 2007x
Learn how to choose and set up camp, how to search for food and water, and take shelter from the weather.
The Complete Book of Fire: Building Campfires for Warmth, Light, Cooking, and Survival
Integrating the history, ecology, and science of fire with practical aspects of campfires such as cooking and warmth, author Buck Tilton has created the ultimate guide to properly building, enjoying, and extinguishing campfires.
Tent and Car Camper's Handbook: Advice for Families and First-Timers
An easy-to-use guide for families and first-time campers: how to do it, what to buy, best places to go, and what to do when you get there.
The Best in Tent Camping, Pennsylvania
"A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate Rvs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos"
PENNA GV191.42.P4 W55 2006
If you feel that televisions, Japanese lanterns, and electric guitars are not essential camping equipment, The Best in Tent Camping: Pennsylvania should be your constant companion.
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PACamping.com: Southwestern Pennsylvania
A campground directory to southwestern Pennsylvania from the Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association.
A directory of campgrounds in Pennsylvania by region; providing contact information. This directory of RV parks and campgrounds is from the 195+ members of the Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA).
GoCampingAmerica.com: Search for Campgrounds in Pennsylvania
Search by city or campground name, keyword. From the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC).
Pennsylvania State Parks: Stay the Night
Information on campgrounds, cabins and other accommodations in the state parks from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
United States - Campground Directories
America's State Parks
The National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) has created a website for finding state parks throught the U.S. You can also get mobile apps for each of the state park systems from Pocket Ranger.
A directory to campgrounds in the United States and Canada from the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC).
Includes online directory, news
National Park Service
Find a park and then make you reservation online for a campground.
Reserve America Campground Search
Includes federal campgrounds and state campgrounds from a few states.
West Virginia State Parks Lodging
Lodges, Cabins and Campgrounds
Woodall's Campground Directories
Information about campgrounds, RVs, tents in the US and Canada. Search over 12,000 privately-owned and government-owned park listings from Woodall's Campground Directory. Search on a variety of criteria.