Free Camping: Project Awards Hundreds Of Reservations Summer 2015

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This summer, in a project with, Mountain Hardwear is giving away free campsite reservations at spectacular campgrounds around the country.

Photo: Craig Hoffman

The promotion called The Spot runs June 8 – Sept. 7. Campsite openings are first-come, first-served; you reserve them online at

There are tent sites and cabins available. Caveat: The campgrounds are in California, New York, and Wyoming. These look to be primo locations and worth a road trip if required.

Photo: Joel Caldwell

Some of the campsites are at Climber’s Ranch (Grand Teton) in Wyoming, The Gunks in New York, and Clear Creek, Calif.

Sign up for the email newsletter to be notified when a new batch of site nights has been opened. Pick a site, click to reserve it (for free), and get ready to sleep under the stars.

Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.