Camping on the Backbone Trail
Photo by Jim Belsley
Presently, there is no camping outside of designated campgrounds along the trail. Once the trail is complete, a Backbone Trail Backcountry camping plan will be announced for review and public comment. After approval, contracts for building the trail camps will be accepted and trail camps will be built. A permit system for camping will be initiated at that time.
Current trailside campgrounds on the Backbone Trail:
Current campgrounds that are near the Backbone Trail:
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