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Hi everybody, I used to dry camp in a meadow off of some loging roads in northwest WA back when I lived in Spokane - I moved to Vancouver a while ago and I'm looking for any recommendations for something similar? No campgrounds is my goal - any ideas on how to find them without driving all over searching?
 
Google Earth. Yah, I know, it's Google, but if you use any aerial mapping program, you can find what you're looking for.
 
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What? You don't want to pay money to camp 20 feet from a campsite full of loud and obnoxious drunk people and screaming kids? You don't want to use a concrete crapper full of the Ebola virus and flies?

Wish I could help, but I only know Eastern Washington and Idaho. Just wanted to say I feel your pain.
 
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I don't know- we used to just hit the National Forests and find a suitable spot. Zero facilities. In my experience, usually the women of the group demand a little more- outhouses and running water. But if it's a sausage party, a flat spot big enough for hooch and table, couple trees close enough to hang game, and we were all set. The farther away from others, the better.
 

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I like to go on fire service roads and just find a fire pit. That usually indicates a tolerated campsite. Fortunately, my wife is cool with using a hole in the ground as a potty. Bonus points for being next to a pit that has been used as a shooting range!

Our last reserved camping trip, at Lincoln Rock State Park, we ended up next to a group of Chinese who decided to talk real loud at 11pm. We much prefer off the grid camping.
 
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My last campsite was perfect; no other campsites for a 1/4 mile, next to a creek, plenty of fire break, and completely level.

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Also wanted to add, that some of my favorite campground finds usually require pushing through some slightly overgrown, fading trails. Don't be shy to get scratches on your rig!
 
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