So, as many of you know, I want a simple and laid-back life. Well, the option to buy land and start a simple homestead is currently out of reach, so we have decided that purchasing an RV may be our best option so we can travel or boondock. This page will hold my research of all RV sites, prices, and ideas for our RV. This page is going to be my overall page for information.

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Boondocking is a term used to describe free camping on public land, Usually out in the "boonies". Also known as dispersed camping. Boondocking is camping in an RV or camper with no hookups, away from developed campgrounds.

Wildlife management are the same as a national wild life refuge or a game preserve.  These areas serve as safe havens for wildlife and are managed to support various activities such as hunting, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

National Forests and Grasslands: The provide technical and financial assistance to state, private and tribal forestry agencies which make up the largest forestry research organization world wide.

Wildlife management areas and state lakes are important areas that focus on conservation and outdoor recreation.


Boondocking is legal in Alabama on public lands, such as national forests and some state lands.

Some of the most popular state forests are: Bankhead National Forest, Talladega National Forest, Tuskegee National Forest, Conecuh National Forest.


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The most popular foods in Alabama include1234:
  • Corn Dog
  • Alabama Barbecue (especially pulled pork)
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Tomato Pie
  • Goat Cheese

Both residents and non-residents are required to procure either a saltwater or freshwater fishing license before they are allowed to fish or take fish from the state waters of Alabama.

The best fish to catch in Alabama include1234:
  • Redfish
  • Speckled Trout
  • Flounder
  • Sheepshead
  • Largemouth Bass
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So understanding that boondocking in Alaska is not only legal but one of the most enjoyed of all camping experiences by Alaska's frontier spirited residents,

All Alaska State Trust lands allow boondocking, but only with the purchase of a “Land Permit.” Permits can be obtained for Alaska boondocking for a single day, a week, a month, or a the whole year.
Land Permits may be purchased online from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

You may camp on the same campsite for no more than 14 days. The entire camp must be moved at least two miles before the end of the 14-day period.

Salmon is the most popular food in Alaska

All residents age 18 or older and nonresidents age 16 or older must purchase and possess a sport fishing license to participate in Alaska sport and personal use fisheries. In addition, a king salmon stamp is required to fish for king salmon (except king salmon in stocked lakes). These laws apply in both fresh and marine waters.

The most common fish to catch in Alaska include1234:
  • Salmon: Salmon is the most commonly caught fish in Alaska, known for its abundance and size.
  • Rainbow trout: Rainbow trout are highly sought after by fishermen in Alaska.
  • Cutthroat trout: Found in the southeast coastal portion of the state.
  • Dolly Varden: A type of lake trout plentiful in Alaska's cold waters.


Boondocking is not allowed in Arizona State Parks… All camping is restricted to just developed campgrounds, where camping fees are paid. Arizona Administrative Code Title 12 sets this requirement, and also goes on to state the maximum length of stay.

A valid Arizona fishing license is required for Arizona resident and non-resident anglers 10 years of age or older fishing any public accessible water in Arizona. Youth under the age of 10 and blind residents do not need to purchase a state fishing license to fish in Arizona.

The Most Popular Fish Species In Arizona

  • Largemouth Bass
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Channel Catfish
  • Black Crappie
  • Walleye

The most popular foods in Arizona are12:
  • Cheese crisps, which are roasted in a skillet and served face-up.
  • Chimichangas, which are deep-fried burritos.
  • Navajo tacos, which are made with fry bread.
  • Piki bread, which is a traditional Hopi bread.
  • Pozole, which is a traditional Mexican soup.


However, boondocking in Arkansas requires some research and planning. There are no Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in the state. Most of the free camping sites are in national forests or wildlife management areas, which have their own rules and regulations.

Arkansas has no official time limits for staying at one of their rest areas or welcome centers. That’s not to say that you can stay there indefinitely. If you remain long enough, a law enforcement officer will eventually check on you. You must check with all BLM for their rules.

No. A resident regular saltwater fishing license that covers fishing from shore as well as from a vessel costs $17 and may be the best option for most anglers unless they feel certain they will fish only from shore.

Popular game fish in Arkansas include largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, catfish, bluegill and trout.

Some of the most popular foods in Arkansas include123:
  • Chicken Fried Steak
  • Delta Tamales
  • Fried Catfish
  • Duck Gumbo
  • BBQ


For those who love nature and adventure, boondocking in California can be a rewarding way to explore the Golden State. Boondocking, or camping without hookups, is allowed on most public lands in California, but there are some rules and regulations that you need

Sleeping in a vehicle is permitted at California rest areas, just as long as you don’t go over 8 hours. Campsites may differ

Every angler age 16 or older needs to buy a California fishing license, which covers both freshwater and saltwater. This applies to state residents and non-residents alike, even if you’re fishing with a guide or aboard a for-hire charter boat. However, there are a few situations where you don’t need a license. Most importantly:

Best Big Game Catches in California

  • Tuna. SoCal is the cradle of Tuna fishing. ...
  • Yellowtail Amberjack. Tuna might be the exotic trophy many anglers crave, but Yellowtail Amberjack are among everyone’s favorites. ...
  • Billfish. No bluewater leviathans are as sought-after as Billfish. ...
  • Mahi Mahi. Dolphin fish – more commonly known as Mahi Mahi – are regulars in these waters. ...
  • Barracuda. ...

The most popular foods in California include12:
  1. Fish Tacos
  2. Cioppino (a hearty seafood stew)
  3. Mission-style Burrito
  4. Avocado Toast
  5. In-N-Out Burger


Both allow for free boondocking in Colorado, so long as you don’t stay in one place for more than fourteen days. You can also do some boondocking in one of Colorado’s four national parks 

A large percentage of the state is covered in land owned by the federal government, either through the National Forest Service or the Bureau of Land Management. Both allow for free boondocking in Colorado, so long as you don’t stay in one place for more than fourteen days.

To fish in Colorado, you must have a valid fishing license. Nonresidents must purchase a special nonresident fishing license to fish. This license is valid for one year and must be renewed each year. Nonresidents under 16 are not required to have a permit, but an adult must accompany them with a valid license.

The most popular fish to catch in Colorado are1234:
  • Trout - Rainbow, Brown, and Cutthroat Trout
  • Pike - Northern Pike
  • Bass - Largemouth and Smallmouth
  • Walleye
  • Panfish - Bluegill, Crappie, and Perch

Colorado's most popular foods include123:
  1. Green Chili Stew
  2. Colorado Bison Burger
  3. Pueblo Chiles
  4. Rocky Mountain Trout
  5. Colorado Lamb


No, boondocking in Connecticut is not allowed, at least not on public lands. Any boondocking or dispersed camping must be done on privately owned lands. This is because there are no national forests nor BLM lands in Connecticut.

Anglers must either possess a valid CT, MA, RI or NY marine fishing license to fish in Connecticut waters. Year-long freshwater license cost $28 ($32 for All Waters) for residents and $55 ($63 for All Waters) for non-residents.

Most Popular Fish Species In Connecticut Bass Trout Catfish Walleye Sunfish In the scenic lakes of CT you can fish for two species of bass, four species of trout, two species of catfish, walleye, sunfish, crappie, striped bass and several other fun species.

Rank #1 for the most popular food in Connecticut: Lobster Roll

Boondocking in Delaware! Boondocking in Delaware is comparable to many states along the eastern seaboard… virtually non-existent. Delaware is very limited in federal lands and state lands. Most free camping is limited to private property, rest areas, casinos, and state-owned lakes.
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Yes, you will need a Delaware-issued Fisherman Information Network (FIN) number. If you purchased your fishing license (with the exception of the Non-Resident Boat Fishing License), your FIN number was automatically generated and appears on your license with no further FIN registration necessary.

The best times to fish in Delaware are early mornings and late evenings in late spring through early fall for striped bass, sea trout, and flounder.

Delaware's most popular foods include12345:
  • Slippery Dumplings: An iconic comfort food cooked in chicken broth.
  • Fried Chicken: Delicious fried chicken.
  • Scrapple: A breakfast dish.
  • Thrasher’s Fries: Famous French fries.
  • Peach Pie: A signature dessert.

Boondocking, or dispersed camping, is largely restricted to Florida’s three national forests. There are also free campgrounds on state can be a great way to save money and enjoy nature. However, boondocking in Florida also requires some planning and research, as there are different laws and regulations for camping on public lands in the state.

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A Florida fishing license is required to land saltwater species in Florida regardless of where they are caught (state or federal waters). Resident Annual: $17.00; Resident Five-Year: $79.00; Non-Resident Annual: $47.00; Non-Resident 3-Day: $17.00; Non-Resident 7-Day: 

The most popular fish species to catch in Florida include12345:
  • Bass
  • Crappie
  • Catfish
  • Striped bass
  • Sunfish

Key lime pie is the most popular food in FLorida.


Good news, camping enthusiasts! Boondocking is legal in Georgia, especially in the more rural or mountainous sections of the state. Free dispersed camping can be found on Forest Service land and areas managed by the Army Corps of Engineers and Georgia State Parks.

You can stay for up to 14 days.

  • Nonresidents 16 or older, regardless of physical condition, must have a valid nonresident Georgia fishing license to fish in Georgia freshwater and saltwater, except in private ponds. See also Agreements for Bordering States on Agreements with Bordering States.
Largemouth Bass

Georgia's Top 5 Must-Have Foods

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  • Pimento Cheese


Is Boondocking Legal in Idaho? A full 61% of Idaho’s land is considered public, so boondocking is absolutely legal here. Anywhere you can find a suitable large area to pull off the road on public land is considered fair game.

The 14 day limit may be reached either through a number of separate visits or through 14 days of continuous overnight occupation during the 28 day period. After the 14th day of occupation, the camper must move outside of a 25 mile radius of the previous location until the 29th day since the initial occupation.

No. A resident regular saltwater fishing license that covers fishing from shore as well as from a vessel costs $17 and may be the best option for most anglers unless they feel certain they will fish only from shore.


The #1 most popular food in Idaho, USA is12:

  • Finger steaks: Deep-fried beef strips that are almost impossible to get outside of Idaho.
  • Potatoes: Idaho is famous for potatoes, and nearly 75% of Americans prefer Idaho potatoes over any other.


Boondocking in Illinois is not a common option for dispersed campers due to the state having few federal recreation lands. There is only one national forest, Shawnee NF located in the southern portion, and no BLM lands. There are however, state lands in the form of wildlife management areas and state lakes.

There is a three (3) hour maximum stay Camping is prohibited, including erection of tents or other shelters campsites may differ must check with the location.

Do you need a fishing license in Illinois? Yes, according to the Illinois DNR. However, there are a few exemptions based on age, disability or military status.

Largemouth Bass live in almost every waterway in the state, making them the most common fish in Illinois for anglers to hunt. They’re happiest in warmer waters, but thanks to the state’s power plant cooling lakes, the season stretches well into winter in some parts.

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Boondocking in Indiana! Boondocking in Indiana is largely limited to the Hoosier National Forest, though there are dispersed camping opportunities within the state’s network of wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes. Otherwise, there are no BLM lands in Indiana.

Generally, you can camp for 14 to 16 days, and sometimes you only need to move a couple of miles.

Yes, if you’re an out-of-state resident fishing in Indiana, you’ll need a non-resident fishing license.

The most popular fish to catch in Indiana include bluegill, crappie, largemouth bass, channel catfish, rainbow trout, brown trout, and brook trout.

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Boondocking in Iowa remains a challenge due to the lack of federal recreation lands. There are no national forests, no BLM lands, not even any National Park Service lands. All dispersed camping is restricted to state wildlife management areas, state fishing lakes, and some county parks.

Yes, if you’re an out-of-state resident fishing in Iowa, you’ll need a fishing license

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The most popular fish to catch in Iowa include12:
  • Largemouth bass
  • Walleye
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Bluegill sunfish

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Boondocking in Kansas! Boondocking in Kansas is largely restricted to Kansas State Fishing Lakes and Wildlife Management Areas, though there is also dispersed camping available within Cimarron National Grassland in the south-western corner of the state.

The maximum amount of time you can stay is 24 hours. • Overnight camping is permitted, but only for one night. (May differ for state parks must check with the park)

All nonresidents 16 and older must have a valid nonresident license to fish in Kansas. Most licenses expire 365 days from date of purchase or 365 days from the expiration date of your current license, except one-day, five-day, five-year, multi-year youth, and lifetime fishing licenses.

Most Popular Fish Species In Kansas

  • Crappie
  • Catfish
  • Bass
  • Striped Bass
  • Walleye



Boondocking in Kentucky is largely limited to Daniel Boone National Forest and Land Between the Lakes NRA. Otherwise, there are no BLM lands in Kentucky, though there are boondocking opportunities at state wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes. Some casinos in Kentucky will offer multiple-night parking at their parking lots.

To be allowed to fish in the waters of Kentucky, all people - both residents and non-residents - must fill out and carry the proper license and permit to fish any Kentucky waters. The minimum age required to have a fishing license is 16 years old, and older anglers must purchase one if they are planning to fish in the State.

  1. Fried Chicken: Synonymous with comfort food, Kentucky’s crispy fried chicken is beloved worldwide. Its roots run deep in the state’s culinary soil.


Boondocking in Louisiana is popular among hunters and fishermen taking advantage of the state’s system of wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes. There is also boondocking at Kisatchie National Forest. Otherwise, there are no BLM lands.

According to BLM.org, “Dispersed camping is allowed on public land for a period not to exceed 14 days within a 28 consecutive day period. The 28 day period begins when a camper initially occupies a specific location on public lands.

Top attractions in Louisiana include12:
  1. New Orleans' French Quarter
  2. National WWII Museum
  3. Mardi Gras celebrations
  4. Melrose Plantation
  5. Old State Capitol

You are not required to have Basic or Saltwater Fishing licenses if you are:

  • A resident or nonresident under age 18 (i.e. age 17 and under)
  • A resident born before June 1, 1940, who has lived in Louisiana for 6 months.

Redfish, speckled trout, flounder, and channel catfish are among the top species that attract fishing enthusiasts to Louisiana's waters. These fish are not only fun to catch for their fighting spirit but are also highly regarded for their culinary value.

Some of the most popular and widely consumed foods in Louisiana are1234:
  • Gumbo
  • Jambalaya
  • Boudin
  • Crawfish Γ©touffΓ©e
  • Red beans and rice

Fortunately, finding a place for boondocking in Maine is simple because the state has an abundance of public lands and looks favorably upon backcountry and dry camping. Boondocking on Maine's Parks and Public Lands is generally permitted, and there are tons of remote, rustic campsites.

No. A resident regular saltwater fishing license that covers fishing from shore as well as from a vessel costs $17 and may be the best option for most anglers unless they feel certain they will fish only from shore.

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Here are some of the top-rated tourist attractions in Maine12:
  • Acadia National Park
  • The Old Port and Portland Head Lighthouse
  • Marginal Way and Ogunquit Beaches
  • Pemaquid Point Light
  • Old Orchard Beach
The most common fish to catch in Maine include12:
  • Northern Pike
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Walleye
  • Yellow Perch
  • Smallmouth Bass

Boondocking in Maryland is largely non-existent due to the lack of federal recreation lands. There are no national forests and no BLM lands. There are some free camping opportunities within the state’s wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes. Some casinos offer free multiple-night parking in their parking lots.

ANY PERSON 15 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER DOES NOT NEED A FISHING LICENSE OR REGISTRATION Resident and Non-Resident Non-Tidal (annual) License allows an individual to fish in the fresh waters of Maryland for one year from the date of purchase.

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Here are some of the top-rated tourist attractions in Maryland1234:
  • Fort McHenry National Monument
  • National Aquarium
  • The Walters Art Museum
  • Baltimore Museum of Art
  • Baltimore Inner Harbor
The most common fish to catch in Maryland include12345:
  • Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass
  • Walleye
  • Crappie
  • Chain Pickerel
  • Northern Pike
The most popular food in Maryland is Maryland blue crab1234. Other notable Maryland foods include:
  • Steamed blue crabs
  • Maryland pit beef
  • Smith Island Cake
  • Crab cakes
  • National Bohemian beer


Boondocking in Massachusetts is difficult to find due to the lack of federal recreation lands. There are no national forests and no BLM lands. The state does not allow dispersed camping within its state forest system either. There are some free camping opportunities within its state wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes.

You can camp up to 21 days right on the beach at Cape Cod National Seashorein Wellfleet. You must obtain a free permit before driving onto the sand or by 8 a.m. the following day if arriving overnight. Stays are limited to the off-road vehicle corrido

If you are not a resident of Massachusetts and just want to book a fishing trip there, you have a lot of options. However, you will still need to purchase a non-resident permit in order to fish in the state – unless you are under the age of 15.r.

Striped bass

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Top attractions in Massachusetts include1234:
  1. Freedom Trail
  2. Faneuil Hall
  3. Cape Cod Beaches
  4. Boston Common
  5. Fenway Park


Yes! Boondocking in Michigan is legal, and it’s particularly popular in the less densely populated portions of the Upper Peninsula. There are certain restrictions in places like business parking lots, but for the most part, you’ll find boondocking is welcomed in many parts of Michigan with little to no restrictions.

Camping is limited to 21 consecutive nights between October 1 and May 1. After reaching the maximum consecutive nights, you must move your camp at least one (1) mile away in order to get fresh set of consecutive nights. A campsite must not be left unattended for a period lasting twenty-four (24) hours or more.

license is required when targeting fish, amphibians, crustaceans and reptiles in public waters of the state. If you are 17 years of age or older and fish in Michigan, you must purchase a fishing license. If you are under 17, you may fish without a license, but you are required to observe all fishing rules and regulations.

Salmon: Chinook, Coho, Atlantic, and Pink Salmon dominate Michigan’s angling scene in early spring and fall. Chinook, in particular, are Kings of the Great Lakes, and most numerous of all Salmon. They rule Lakes Huron and Michigan, so the action is at its best there.

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  • 4. Pictured Rocks National Seashore ...
  • 5. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids ...

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  • Coney Dog The Coney dog is a Michigan classic you can find at many diners and restaurants throughout the state. ...
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Yes, boondocking in Minnesota is plentiful within the Superior National Forest and its extensive network of state forests. You’ll also find dispersed camping options within state wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes. However, there are no BLM lands available for boondocking.

Summer dispersed camping is limited to 14 days. Dispersed camping is limited to 21 days between the second Sunday in September and first Saturday in May.

Non-resident individual angling: Use code 121 to buy a license that allows a non-resident to fish anytime during the license year in Minnesota.

The Jucy Lucy, sometimes called the Juicy Lucy, is Minnesota’s signature cheese-stuffed burger. It’s a hugely popular dine-in and takeout item there.

The most famous attraction in Minnesota is the Mall of America, a huge shopping and entertainment complex in Bloomington123.Other popular attractions in Minnesota include123:
  • The Chain of Lakes Regional Park, a scenic area with trails and water activities in Minneapolis
  • The Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, a family-friendly destination with animals and plants in St. Paul
  • The Superior National Forest & Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a vast natural area with camping and canoeing opportunities
  • The North Shore Scenic Drive, a picturesque route along Lake Superior with views and attractions
  • The International Wolf Center, a wildlife education and research center in Ely


Boondocking in Mississippi! Boondocking in Mississippi is mostly found in six national forests, Holly Springs NF, Tombigbee NF, Delta NF, Bienville NF, De Soto NF, and Homochitto NF. While there are no BLM lands in Mississippi, there are additional dispersed camping opportunities in the state’s wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes.

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Residents must show proof of residency and have a valid MS Sportsman's License, unless exempt by the state law. Non-residents must have a valid MS annual non-resident fishing license. Proof of CPR and First Aid training from an American Red Cross or American Heart Association-certified trainer or course Certification of boater education course

Smallmouth are the most popular catch, especially in cold clear waters. Largemouth love to hang out around any type of underwater structure. White Bass are another very popular target of “bassing,” especially in the clear open waters and near jetties.

Here are some of the top-rated attractions and things to do in Mississippi12:
  • Gulf Islands National Seashore
  • Tupelo Automobile Museum
  • USS Cairo Museum at Vicksburg National Military Park
  • B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center
  • The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies
Some of the most popular foods in Mississippi include123:
  • Fried catfish and hush puppies
  • Comeback sauce
  • Pressed Po’Boy sandwiches
  • Mississippi Mud Pie
  • Soul food, including fried chicken, fried okra, macaroni and cheese, and collard greens


Boondocking, also known as dispersed camping, is legal in Missouri, particularly within the Mark Twain National Forest. While the state lacks BLM (Bureau of Land Management) lands, it compensates with natural wonders like the Ozarks and abundant free camping options. You’ll find opportunities for boondocking in the southern half of the state, including wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes

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Requirements for Missouri Non-Resident Fishing License

  • Age Requirement In order to obtain a Missouri Non-Resident Fishing License, you must meet the age requirement set by the Missouri Department of Conservation. The minimum age for non-residents to purchase a fishing license is typically 16 years old. ...

Trout is, hands-down, the most popular fish in these parts. And, given the quality of Trout fishing in Missouri, it can be hard to believe that this species has only lived here for about 150 years. There are hundreds of miles of world-class Trout fishing waters and a real chance of a trophy.

Top tourist attractions in Missouri include12:
  1. St. Louis Gateway Arch
  2. Branson (known for its music and entertainment)
  3. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
  4. Silver Dollar City (amusement park)
  5. Saint Louis Zoo

Some of the most popular foods in Missouri include12345:
  • Toasted Ravioli
  • Gooey Butter Cake
  • St. Louis-Style Pizza
  • Barbecue
  • Fried Chicken


There are over 19.39 million acres of national forest in Montana. This land is divided into six forests, and each one offers boondocking in Montana opportunities. There are also Bureau of Land Management areas where you can enjoy free camping in Montana. Some cities also offer free camping in their city parks.

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Resident anglers below 12 years old are not required to possess a license before fishing in Montana. On the other hand, non-residents who are 12 years old and older must purchase a Conservation License for $10.00 and an AIS Prevention Pass for $15.00 on top of a fishing license.

The most popular attractions in Montana include12:
  1. Glacier National Park: Known for epic hikes, picture-perfect lakes, and glacier-capped mountains.
  2. Yellowstone National Park: Primarily located in Wyoming, it also stretches into Montana and Idaho, featuring mountains, cliffs, canyons, rivers, forests, and lakes.
  3. Big Sky Resort: A popular ski destination.
  4. Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center: Meet the residents.
  5. Museum of the Rockies: Unearth history.


Boondocking in Nebraska! Boondocking in Nebraska is mostly restricted to Nebraska National Forest, Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest, and Ogalala National Grasslands. Otherwise, there is also dispersed camping available at the state’s wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes.

The maximum length of stay for boondocking or camping in Nebraska varies depending on the location

Non-residents under age 16 need not have a fishing permit if they are accompanied by someone who has a Nebraska fishing permit. A fishing permit is required to take or attempt to take, fish, bullfrogs, snapping turtles, barred salamanders, or mussels by any legal method. An angler must carry the fishing permit while actively fishing.

The most famous attractions in Nebraska include123:
  1. Chimney Rock National Historic Site: A landmark along the Oregon Trails.
  2. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium: One of the top-rated tourist attractions.
  3. Old Market in Omaha: A historic district.
  4. Scotts Bluff National Monument: Known for its archeological history.
  5. Indian Cave State Park: An outdoor attraction.

Most Popular Fish Species In Nebraska

  • Walleye
  • Crappie
  • Catfish
  • Bass
  • Trout



Boondocking in Nevada! Boondocking in Nevada is plentiful due to the majority of the state being BLM land along with Humboldt-Toyabe National Forest, and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. There is also free camping at Desert National Wildlife Refuge, and there are also free camping opportunities within the state’s wildlife management areas.

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Non-residents under the age of 12 are not required to purchase a fishing license in Nevada. However, the number of fish that they can take must not be more than half of the limit set by the law.

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    Most Popular Fish Species In Nevada

    • Bass
    • Trout
    • Catfish
    • Crappie
    • Sunfish

    Here are some of the top attractions and places to visit in Nevada12:
    • Las Vegas
    • Hoover Dam
    • Lake Tahoe
    • Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    • Valley of Fire State Park

    New Hampshire

    Boondocking in New Hampshire! Boondocking in New Hampshire is generally found in White Mountain National Forest located in the center of the state. Otherwise there are no BLM lands in New Hampshire. You may be able to find free camping within the state’s system of wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes.

    Allow the taking of all species in the freshwaters of the state. Temporary 1-, 3-, and 7-day Fishing Licenses are available to non-residents, dates for use intended will be requested at the time of purchase and the dates must be consecutive. One-day licenses are also available for NH residents.

    The striped bass is currently the most sought-after coastal sportfish species in New Hampshire.
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    New Jersey

    Even though New Jersey maintains a series of state forests, they don’t allow dispersed camping anywhere. Most boondockers generally rely on finding secluded sites within the state forest system and try to evade notice from forest rangers.

    Non-residents 70 and over must purchase a license. License must be visibly displayed on outer clothing. License and trout stamp are both valid from date of purchase through Dec. 31. A person must reside in New Jersey for at least the previous six months to obtain a resident fishing license.

    Trout is probably the most popular fish in New Jersey, so it’s no surprise that Brook Trout is the official state fish. These stunning creatures hold a special place in the hearts of New Jersey anglers. To what do they owe this pleasure? Well, they’re delicious for one, and they also put up a great fight at the end of a line.

    Here are some of the most popular foods in New Jersey123:
    • Pizza
    • Tomato Pie
    • Panzarotti
    • Pork Roll/Taylor Ham
    • Cheesesteak

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    New Mexico

    Requirement: Non-residents must have a license to fish in New Mexico. Cost: Varies depending on license type, age, and duration. Duration: Valid for one year from purchase date. Availability: Sold online and at local license vendors. Types: Several options available, including annual, short-term, and youth licenses.

    Most Popular Fish Species In New Mexico

    • Bass
    • Trout
    • Catfish
    • Salmon
    • Striped Bass

    The most popular food in New Mexico includes12:
    • Beef and chicken enchiladas
    • Tamales
    • Carne adovada (red chile-marinated pork)
    • Burritos
    • Huevos rancheros

    Top tourist attractions in New Mexico include12:
    1. Carlsbad Caverns National Park
    2. Santa Fe
    3. White Sands National Monument
    4. Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
    5. Bandelier National Monument

    New York

    Boondocking in New York is largely limited to the tiny Finger Lakes National Forest located in the central part of the state. Dispersed camping is not allowed in the Adirondacks or Catskills, though there are limited free camping opportunities in New York’s state forest system.

    You are limited to just three (3) consecutive nights per campsite. If you want to camp for a longer period in the same location, you must obtain a permit from a state forest ranger. No ranger may extend your camp to beyond fourteen (14) nights in the same location.

    Any angler over the age of 16 needs a fishing license in New York’s freshwaters. This applies whether you’re a resident or not. However, you don’t need a license if you are: On a licensed fishing preserve. At a fishing “clinic.”

    By far the most commonly stocked salmon species in New York are chinook and coho salmon.

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    North Carolina

    Boondocking in North Carolina! Boondocking in North Carolina is found mostly through its four national forests, Croatan NF, Nantahala NF, Pisgah NF, and Uwharrie NF. There is no BLM land in North Carolina, but you can also find free camping within its state wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes.

    There is a 14-day limit on your stay, but with a window of opportunity like that, you’ll be able to enjoy it all and then some.

    Specifically, the following individuals are required to possess a fishing license before fishing in North Carolina:

    • Resident individuals 16 years of age or older using any type of bait or gear to catch finfish while fishing in North Caro­lina’s public waters
    • Non-resident individuals 16 years of age or older using any type of bait or gear to catch finfish while fishing in North Caro­lina’s public waters


    Some of the most popular fish to catch in North Carolina include12:
    • Trout (Rainbow, Brook, Brown)
    • Walleyes
    • Bass (Largemouth and Smallmouth)
    • Whitefish
    • Catfish

    North Dakota

    Boondocking in North Dakota is mostly found in the three national grasslands, Cedar River NG, Little Missouri NG, and Sheyenne NG. There are a couple of free campgrounds found within Theodore Roosevelt National Park. There are some BLM lands in the western portion of the state, but very sparse. Many counties offer free camping at their lakes.

    BLM guidelines allow camping on public land—away from designated campgrounds—for up to 14 days, and similar timelines exist on Forest Service land. Be sure to check in with your local BLM or Forest Service website or ranger station before you go for further regulations.

    The most popular attractions in North Dakota include12:
    1. Theodore Roosevelt National Park: Known for its scenic beauty and wildlife.
    2. National Buffalo Museum: Featuring exhibits related to buffalo and Native American culture.
    3. Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site: Showcasing Native American history.
    4. North Dakota Heritage Center: A museum highlighting the state's history.
    5. Plains Art Museum: Featuring contemporary and regional art.

    If you are one of the following, you are NOT required to purchase a fishing license in North Dakota:

    • Residents under age 16
    • Non-residents under age 16, provided that you are accompanied by an individual possessing a valid fishing license
    • North Dakota residents who are on leave from active duty with the United States military
    • Residents fishing during the scheduled Free Fishing Days (except when fishing paddlefish)



    Boondocking in Ohio! Boondocking in Ohio is often enjoyed in Wayne National Forest, the state’s only USFS property. There are no BLM lands in Ohio. Otherwise, the state does have free camping opportunities within its wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes. There are also some casinos that offer free multiple-night parking

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    According to Ohio Laws and Administrative Rules, both residents and non-residents over the age of 16 are not allowed to fish, catch or take any fish in any Ohio waters without a license. This rule not only includes catching fish but also frogs and turtles without a valid fishing license, except for those under 16

    The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater gamefish in the United States. Ohio has plenty of lakes to catch lunker largemouths. Smallmouth bass can also be caught in most of these lakes, as well. Both largemouth and smallmouth bass are native to Ohio and can be found in all of the state’s 88 counties.

    Here are some of the most famous attractions in Ohio123:
    • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    • National Museum of the US Air Force
    • Cedar Point Amusement Park
    • Hocking Hills State Park
    • Amish Country

    Sauerkraut balls are no exception.

    Boondocking in Oklahoma can be found at the state’s two national grasslands, Black Kettle NG and Rita Blanca NG, as well as its only national forest, Ouachita NF. There are several reservoirs managed by the Army Corps of Engineers that offer free campgrounds, and there is also free camping within the state’s wildlife management areas.

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    All nonresidents who are 65 and older (except Texas residents) are required to buy a fishing license in Oklahoma. A nonresident one-day fishing license costs $15, and a nonresident six-day fishing license costs $35.

    Top tourist attractions in Oklahoma include12:
    1. Route 66
    2. Oklahoma City Zoo
    3. Philbrook Museum of Art
    4. Science Museum Oklahoma
    5. Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve

    Oklahoma has more miles of freshwater shorelines than the entire East Coast, so anglers are sure to find incredible fishing across the Sooner State. Largemouth bass are by far the state’s most popular species of game fish, and several lakes in Oklahoma offer trophy-sized smallmouth and spotted bass.

    The most popular foods in Oklahoma include1234:
    • Chicken fried steak
    • Fried onion burger
    • Fried pies
    • Fried okra
    • Sooner steaks


    Boondocking is legal in Oregon. Oregon is booming with dispersed camping, legal and free on publicly owned land. There are 11 national forests and 361 state parks in Oregon, as well as nearly 16 million acres of land overseen by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). These are great places to boondock.

    Crater Lake

    Oregon is a great place to hike in old-growth forests, walk along sandy beaches, or spend time in a high desert escape. It is sure to have an RV park that is just right for you. The following is our list of the best RV Campgrounds in the great state of Oregon, organized by region... See more

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    Residents and non-residents are exempt from needing a fishing license if they are under 12 years old. Anglers between the ages of 12-17 are required to have a Youth Fishing License, and residents and non-residents 18+ need to have an adult fishing license. Oregon Resident Fishing License

    Marionberry Pie


    Boondocking (camping outside of developed campgrounds for free) could be the ideal camping experience for you. Start boondocking today and avoid the crowds as well as the RV connections. Not only is it legal, but Pennsylvania boasts a large number of boondocking spots scattered around the state.

    #1 in Best Places to Visit in Pennsylvania Hershey is known as "The Sweetest Place on Earth"

    Campers may stay in a state park campground for up to 14 consecutive nights from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Campers may camp for up to 21 consecutive nights during the remainder of the year. Campers must vacate and remove all equipment for 48 hours between reservations.

    The most popular food Pennsylvania is known for includes12:

    • Philly Cheesesteak: A sandwich made with melted cheese and thinly sliced ribeye on a long hoagie roll.
    • Soft Pretzels: A classic Pennsylvania pretzel.
    • Shoofly Pie: A sweet pie made with molasses and apples.
    • Scrapple: A breakfast staple made from pork and cornmeal.
    • Pierogi: A Polish dish made with dough filled with cheese, potatoes, or meat.

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    Every angler over the age of 16 needs a license to fish in the state. This applies to residents and non-residents alike, even when fishing with a guide or charter. On top of a regular license, you’ll need an additional permit to fish on Lake Erie, or to take home Salmon or Trout.

    1. If you enjoy ice fishing, Lake Arthur near Butler is a great place to catch walleye, crappie, and bluegill during winter.

    Rhode Island

    Boondocking in Rhode Island is largely non-existent due to the lack of federal recreation lands, very few state wildlife management units, and high-density population over a very small area. Primitive camping is largely the domain of private property owners willing to let you camp on their grounds.

    In a Class A RV, you should be able to spend up to two weeks on average before needing to refill fuel, freshwater, and propane and dump the gray and black water tanks. You could even boondock longer than that, depending on how many people are with you.

    Rhode Island has many attractions, but the top attractions include1234:
    • Block Island
    • Newport Cliff Walk
    • The Breakers, Newport
    • Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence
    • WaterFire Providence

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    Residents do not require a license, however non-RI residents do requrie a license. Three license types are available to non-residents. Annual allows the non-resident license holder to recreationally shellfish year round in RI. The fee for the license is $200 a year.

    Striped bass

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    South Carolina

    Boondocking, or dispersed camping, is legal in South Carolina on specific public lands, such as national forests. The Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests allow boondocking in designated areas, but it's essential to follow the rules and regulations set by the Forest Service.

    There is no maximum limit. Aside from signs posting that overnight parking is prohibited, there is no defined number of hours one can stay at a South Carolina rest area

    8 Top-Rated Attractions & Places to Visit in South Carolina

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    If you’re a non-resident who’d like to explore South Carolina’s fishing opportunities, you can certainly do so. The same licensing rules for residents apply to non-resident – all persons age 16 and older are required to have a valid fishing license. The main difference is that non-residents aren’t eligible for lifetime licenses.

    Redfish are the most popular fish on the fly, but you can also target seasonal species like tarpon, false albacore, cobia, triple tail, and blacktip sharks.

    South Carolina is known for its unique cuisine, especially seafood dishes1234. Some of the most well-known foods include:
    • Shrimp and grits
    • Hoppin’ John
    • She-crab soup
    • Fried Green Tomatoes
    • Smoked Pulled Pork with Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce

    South Dakota

    Boondocking in South Dakota is fairly plentiful with Black Hills National Forest, three national grasslands, Badlands National Monument, and several free camping areas operated by the Army Corps of Engineers. There is also some BLM lands in the western-half of the state. You can also find free camping at the state’s wildlife management areas.

    No time frame given

    Best places to RV in South Dakota include12:
    1. Badlands National Park: Known for its unique landscape.
    2. Custer State Park: Offers Blue Bell Campground.
    3. Deadwood: Stay at Rush No More RV Resort and Campground.
    4. Sturgis: Visit Days End Campground, Cabins and RV Park.
    5. Wind Cave National Park: Explore the wild west.

    Non-U.S. citizens and non-immigrants residing in South Dakota can purchase resident fishing licenses after living in the state for 60 consecutive days. Those who have lived in South Dakota for less than 60 days must purchase non-resident licenses. Valid passport, visa, or other proof of identity must be carried along with the fishing license.

    Walleyes, largemouth bass, northern pike, crappies, channel catfish and yellow perch are the main species caught.

    Mount Rushmore National Monument

    South Dakota is known for the following foods:
    1. Kuchen: The state dessert, brought by German immigrants.
    2. Pheasant: American pheasant salad sandwiches.
    3. Indian Taco: A Native American take on the basic taco.
    4. Buffalo Burger: A popular dish made from buffalo meat.
    5. Chislic: Cubed, marinated meat skewered and grilled.


    Boondocking in Tennessee! Boondocking in Tennessee is mostly found within Cherokee National Forest in the eastern part of the state and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in the western half. There are no BLM lands in Tennessee. The Army Corps of Engineers offers some free campgrounds at its reservoirs.

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park #1 in Best Places to Visit in Tennessee Situated south of Gatlinburg on the Tennessee-North Carolina border, Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers 800-plus miles of hiking trails, including some that take you to breathtaking waterfalls like Abrams, Grotto and Laurel falls.

    12 Best Camping Sites in Tennessee:

    • Riveredge RV Park and Log Cabin Rentals
    • Anchor Down RV Resort – BEST RATED!
    • Pine Mountain RV Park
    • Greenbrier Campground
    • Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday

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    The short answer is, pretty much everywhere you go. For our choice of the very best fishing spots in Tennessee, check out the list below. 1. Dale Hollow Reservoir: This is the place to be if you’re in love with Bass fishing. Not only was the world-record Smallmouth Bass caught here, but there’s also plenty of

    • Fried catfish
    • Memphis-style pulled pork
    • Mac ‘n cheese
    • Nashville hot fried chicken
    • Country ham


    Starting September 1, 2021, Texas will enforce a statewide camping ban through HB1925. Boondocking in public areas will be prohibited unless designated by local governments. Violations of the ban can result in a Class C misdemeanor and a fine of up to $500

    • Brisket
    • Beef ribs
    • Queso
    • Breakfast tacos
    • Puffy tacos

    San Antonio River Walk

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    Largemouth bass

    Whether you’re a visitor or a non-resident Texan, you can obtain an out-of-state fishing license as long as you meet the following criteria:

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    Zion National Park

    Boondocking in Utah is one of the more popular places for dispersed camping due to six different national forests, an abundance of BLM lands, and several national monuments. The state also offers a generous state trust land policy for campers, and there are also boondocking opportunities at its state wildlife management areas.

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    Utah is home to a wide variety of fish, making it a dream destination for any angler. Some of the most popular species include rainbow trout, brown trout, cutthroat trout, and tiger muskie. The state also has a thriving warm-water fishery with species like largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, and catfish.

    Utah Non-Resident Fishing License is a permit that allows individuals who do not reside in the state of Utah to legally fish in its waters. It is a requirement for all non-residents over the age of 14 who wish to engage in fishing activities within the state.

    The most popular foods in Utah include123:
    1. Jell-O: Loved by the state's two million Mormons.
    2. Fry Sauce: A local favorite.
    3. Green Jell-O and Jell-O Salad: A classic Utah dish.
    4. Funeral Potatoes: A comfort food.
    5. Dirty Soda: Unique flavored sodas.


    Boondocking in Vermont is limited mostly to Green Mountain National Forest in the southern part of the state. Otherwise, there are no BLM lands to rely on. While the Army Corps of Engineers does operate several reservoirs, only one has a campground and it’s not free. The state does offer camping on its wildlife management areas.

    Here are some of the top attractions in Vermont123:
    • Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory Tour
    • Lake Champlain
    • Shelburne Museum
    • Stowe
    • Church Street Marketplace

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    Parking up to 72 hours is allowed in conjunction with a permitted activity such as wildlife viewing or photography.

    Most Popular Fish Species In Vermont

    • Bass
    • Trout
    • Perch & Sunfish
    • Crappie
    • Salmon

    Non-Resident Annual License: For non-residents aged 15 and older. Valid for one year from the date of purchase. Youth License: For both residents and non-residents under 15 years old. Youth licenses are free but required. Short-Term Licenses: Available for both residents and non-residents, these licenses are valid for 1, 3, or 7 consecutive days.

    The most popular food in Vermont is maple syrup, which accounts for 40% of the United States' production12. Other iconic foods from Vermont include:
    • Cheese
    • Locally sourced eggs
    • Lake Champlain Chocolates
    • Fiddleheads
    • Fried dough and other fair food


    Boondocking in Virginia is found in George Washington NF and Jefferson NF, as well as a handful of Army Corps of Engineers lakes. There are no BLM lands in Virginia, but there are some free camping opportunities within the state’s wildlife management areas and state fishing lakes.

    Shenandoah National Park

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    You can only camp at a location for three days within a thirty-one-day period

    Bream are undoubtedly the most common catchable fish in Virginia -- and they offer some great fun in late spring.

    Do not need a license

    Resident or nonresident landowners, their spouses, their children and grandchildren and the spouses of such children and grandchildren, or the landowner’s parents, resident or nonresident, do not need a license to hunt, trap, or fish within the boundaries of their own lands and inland waters.

    Popular foods in Virginia include123:
    • Oysters
    • Peanuts
    • BBQ
    • Country ham
    • Blue crabs


    Washington State Parks allows dispersed camping, also known as boondocking, in certain areas. However, not all state parks allow it, and some have specific rules and regulations. It’s important to check with each individual park before setting up camp.

    #1 in Best Places to Visit in Washington State It's no surprise that the Emerald City tops this list. With museums, verdant parks and a robust coffee scene, Seattle's charm is hard to beat.

    10 Best Washington RV Parks And Campgrounds | RV LIFE

    All National Forests and Bureau of Land Management Areas have a 14-day stay limit. This is to prevent excess damage to the environment. In Washington, this means that you can’t camp in the same spot for more than 14 days within a 28 day timeframe. That includes both consecutive and non-consecutive visits.

    The most popular fish to catch in Washington are12:
    • Steelhead Trout
    • Yellow Perch
    • Largemouth Bass
    • Albacore Tuna
    • Black Crappie

    Residents and non-residents alike must have a license to fish or shellfish in Washington waters. Everyone age 15 and older needs a fishing license. You do not need a license if you are fishing for bullfrogs or collecting relic shells.

    Fresh coastal seafood

    West Virginia

    Boondocking in West Virginia is found primarily in George Washington National Forest, Jefferson National Forest, and Monogahela National Forest. There is no BLM land in West Virginia, however, the Army Corps of Engineers operates several lakes within the state where free camping can be found.

     Harpers Ferry © Svetlana Larina / Dreamstime The most popular tourist attraction in the whole of the state

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    Non-resident WV fishing license

    People who do not reside in West Virginia, and are over the age of 15 will need to get a non-resident WV fishing license. Non-residents who suffer from a life-threatening condition are eligible for a free license as well.

    Pepperoni roll


    Boondocking in Wisconsin! Boondocking in Wisconsin is primarily enjoyed in the Chequamegon National Forest and Nicolet National Forest. While there are no BLM lands in Wisconsin, the Army Corps of Engineers does operate a few free camping areas along the Mississippi River. The state also offers free camping at its wildlife management areas.

    the number 1 attraction in Wisconsin is The House on the Rock because of how original, unusual, and immersive it is.

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    Twenty-four (24) hours appears to be the standard length of time that WisDOT uses to determine if or when your vehicle is ready to be impounded. However, WisDOT also states that one of the primary purposes of rest areas is to promote highway safety.


    Here are ten key aspects to consider:

    • Requirement: Non-residents need a license to fish in Wisconsin.
    • Types: Licenses vary based on duration and activity (e.g., daily, annual, trout stamp).
    • Fees: License fees contribute to conservation and management efforts.
    • Purchase: Licenses can be obtained online or through authorized vendors.
    • Regulations: Licenses come with specific rules and restrictions.

    Some of the most popular foods in Wisconsin include12345:
    • Butter burgers
    • Booyah stew
    • Maple syrup
    • Fish fry
    • Kringle


    Boondocking in Wyoming is plentiful due to the location of eight (8) national forests and a national grassland. There is also significant acreage of BLM land. Boondocking is popular in Ashley National Forest due to Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, and in Bridger-Teton National Forest due to its proximity to Grand Tetons National Park.

    Campers are permitted to stay in one spot on BLM land for 14 days. After that, they must move at least 25 miles away from that spot, and cannot return to the original campsite for 28 days.

    The Most Common Fish to Catch in Wyoming

    • Brown Trout (Salmo trutta)
    • Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
    • Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii)
    • Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)
    • Splake (Salvelinus namaycush x Salvelinus fontinalis)

    To legally fish in Wyoming’s waters as a non-resident, you must possess a valid fishing license issued by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Failure to comply with these regulations can result in hefty fines and potential legal consequences.

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    Yellowstone National Park