Ep. 84: 10 Boondocking Do's and Don'ts | RV camping tips tricks how-to etiquette


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RVers call dispersed camping, or camping outside of a campground without hookups or other facilities, “boondocking.” But if you’re new to boondocking, you might not understand that there are some unwritten rules of etiquette while camping in the backcountry. We’re here to offer 10 “dos” and “don’ts” for successful boondocking in your RV.

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24 replies
  1. VH_on_MY_Selah
    VH_on_MY_Selah says:

    Excellent delivery of common sense practices. Just the kind of folks we love have as campsite neighbors! We’re cruisers and about the only camping we do is a few times a year, transiting back and forth to our boat but we love those trips and meeting people like you. Thanks for your channel and happy trails!

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  2. warren WTF
    warren WTF says:

    This is aMErika you think it's going to bet better ? Consumerism is always on the rise and so will idiots, litter and laws against the few good people left. LMFAO aMErika is ready to become 3rd world soon.

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  3. northerniltree
    northerniltree says:

    When I drink excessively, I have always felt it was my right to run around nekkid, and bark at the moon.
    Other nearby campers have vehemently disagreed with my take on the matter, and some rather interesting debates have arisen on the subject.

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  4. Steve/Beth
    Steve/Beth says:

    Lots of great advise here. One thing I would add though. Not everyone likes a drone buzzing by overhead. It can be an invasion of privacy never mind the noise some of them make. I do love drone footage but some care in their use needs to be observed. See you out there, but from a respectful distance!

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  5. Calvin Gordon
    Calvin Gordon says:

    Having respect for others privacy does not mean that if you park your RV you own all property within "several hundred yards" in each direction. That's just greedy and self centered.

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  6. Rees Fullmer
    Rees Fullmer says:

    Don't be a weekend boondocker who leaves his rig for 2 or more weeks in a great site but only visits it on weekends. The rest of the time some of us would like a chance at that spot.

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