As of May 1st, 2015

22,040
US Public

Campgrounds!

2,871
Canada Public

Campgrounds!

 

 

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Tips on Using the POI List

The list is in a .csv file (sorted by Campground Type, then State, then Name), so it can loaded as-is into various GPS systems.  You can separate the campgrounds by Type and load each type along with a corresponding icon.  Sorting the file is easier if you can convert it to an Excel (.xls) file.

 

Note that the POI list contains only the US data.

 

Read the FAQ

 

1. You can extract the campgrounds by type, i.e., Forest Service, state park, etc; just copy and paste each block of Type into separate files. Likewise, you can sort by style of camping you preferm such as RV, tenting, or back-country hiking.

 

2. Here's a list of all the abbreviations used in the POI list.

 

3. In MS Streets & Trips, you can import the files sorted by type and then add a corresponding icon for each type, which will show on your map. Here are detailed instructions on how to do it.

 

4. Here's how to load the list into most Garmin GPS systems.

 

5. To learn more about converting files and locating other POI lists, check out our GPS information page.

 

6. Learn how to find information about campgrounds.


 

Column Definitions

A = Longitude

B = Latitude

C = Campground Name

D = Comments (Amenities, Fees, etc.)

E = State

F = Web Address

G = Type of Campground "Ownership" (See paragraph below)

H = Style of camping: 1 = Tent, 2 = RV, 3 = Cabins, 4 = Walk-in* 5 = Hike-in, 6 =  Boat-in, 7 = Group,

8 = Back-country shelters

* = Means that the campsite is a short distance from where one parks. It does NOT refer to non-reservable sites.

 


Campground Types Included

st= state, fs=US Forest Service, np=National Park, blm=Bureau of Land Management, cp=county/regional park, ind=Indian Reservation, coe=Corps of Engineers, ut=utility company, mu=municipal, fws= US Fish & Wildlife, br=US Bureau of Reclamation, tva=Tennessee Valley Authority, mil=military, pri=private (Yes, there are a handful of private CG's listed, ones run by museums or private conservation groups.), misc = miscellaneous, at=Appalachian Trail, pct=Pacific Crest Trail

 


Download Campground Icons

You can download a file containing all the icons (shown below) we use on our maps. You can load the icons into your GPS system so that the different campground types will be displayed.

 BLM Icon

BLM

 

BOR Icon

Bureau of

Reclamation

COE Icon

COE

 

County Park Icon

County

 

US Forest Service Icon

USFS

 

US Fish & Wildlife Icon

US F&WS

 

Indian Reservation Icon

Indian

 

Military Icon

Military

 

Miscellaneous Icon

Misc

 

Municipal Icon

Municipal

 

National Park Icon

National

Park

State Icon

State

 

Private (Non-Profit) Icon

Non-Profit

 

TVA Icon

TVA

 

Utility Icon

Utility

 

Appalachian Trail Icon

Appalachian

Trail

Pacific Crest Trail Icon

Pacific Crest

Trail

Florida Trail Icon

Florida

Trail

Florida Paddle Trail Icon

Florida

Paddle Trail

Middle Fork Salmon River Icon

Middle Fork

Salmon River

Yampa-Green Rivers Icon

Yampa-

Green Rivers

Salmon River Icon

Salmon

River

Lower Salmon River Icon

Lower Salmon

River

Deschutes River Icon

Deschutes

River

San Juan River Icon

San Juan

River

Grande Ronde River

Grande Ronde

River

Selway River Icon

Selway

River

Snake River Icon

Snake

River

Green River Icon

Green

River

Upper Colorado River Icon

Colorado

River

Smith River Icon

Smith

River

Colorado River - Grand Canyon Icon

Colorado River

Grand Canyon

 

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Note: at the moment, not all the icons in the bottom two rows are currently used, but each month we add one or two of those categories.

 

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