Resources

Here at Campfire Logic, we are campers. We are hunters. We are quad’ers. We roam the great outdoors all over the country. And since we do get off our “home turf”, we often need resources in new locations. That’s what this page is all about.

We have gathered together our little black books and placed the best of the best here in one location. Need a park permit? Want to know where you can park your RV, or get a map of your favorite campground area? It’s here.

Campground Locator

Find campgrounds by city or state. Our listings for are for thousands of State, National and Private campgrounds. We strive to insure our database of campgrounds, RV Parks, fishing lodges and cabin rentals is up to date several times a year. List Campground By State


National Weather Service

Find out if it’s raining at your favorite campground, or if snow is predicted. Traveling where there is seasonally heavy weather (like the monsoons in Arizona in August)? Then you need to check the weather here.


U.S. Forest Service

The US Forest Service is entrusted with 193 million acres of forests and grasslands all across the United States.

You can find Maps & Brochures, Permits and Passes, Photo Galleries and Recreational Activities on the US Forest Service site. Visit the US Forest Service here.


ATV Clubs, Listed by State

Find a riding club in your area. Joining a group of riders can add safety and fun to any riding experience. Here at Campfire Logic, we practice the buddy system when riding in the forest and highly recommend it! ATV Clubs, Listed By State


Fish and Game Departments, By State

Looking for that hunting or fishing permit or how to enter the lottery for hunting permits in your state? Then you need to check out the US Government site for a List of each states game & fish department


National Parks Service Maps

A complete list of the National Parks Service maps, searchable by state. Each National Park in a state has it’s own entry so you can download the official PDF. Start your National Park Map Search here.


The National Park Service : Find a Park

Search the National Park Services site for campground, national parks and activities in your desired area. There is an advanced search that let’s you specify exactly what you are looking for. Use the Find A Park option at the National Park Service here.


Bureau of Land Management

Get info on activities as widely varied as camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, boating, whitewater rafting, off-highway vehicle driving, mountain biking, climbing, all types of winter sports, and visiting natural and cultural heritage sites. Bureau of Land Management Recreation and Services


Facilities Campground Search : Public Land

Search for campgrounds with facilities on public land. This advanced search features the ability to search by park, date range, length of stay and more. Check out Facilities Campground Search here.


Recreation Fees and Passes

Are you ready to recreate on your national forest lands? This page will help you determine if a site requires a recreation fee to help pay for the facilities and services that you will be using. You will also learn about the variety of pass and permit options available to you. Visit Recreation Fees and Passes here.


Take Me Fishing

Looking for scouting programs, fishing licenses, boat registrations, conservation information or finding a place to boat or fish? Then this site will get you hooked up. Interact with other boaters and anglers by joining their Fishington community! Create photo albums, join groups, and share advice. Check out Take Me Fishing for info.


Global Hunting Resources

Adventure searches, videos of amazing shots, photos, news and everything you need to plan your next hunt. From Turkeys in Arizona to big cats in Africa, it’s all here. Even download and complete the G.H.R. Big Game application. Click here to check out Global Hunting Resources


Hunting Resource

A community of like minded hunters, and your one stop source for news, articles, videos, classifieds and online community blogs from hunters just like yourself. For outdoors men by outdoors men. Click here to check out Hunting Resource


American Hiking Society

As a recreation-based non-profit organization, American Hiking Society champions conservation issues, builds partnerships between public and private stakeholders, and provides critical resources to plan, fund and develop foot trails.

There are PDF’s on Safety, exercises, first aid, outdoor skills and hiking gear. Click here to check out American Hiking Society


ABC’s of Hiking

Complete portal for everything related to Hiking, Tramping, Camping and Trekking. Walk with us and feel free to leave your online footprints! If you are an avid Hiker then we invite you to join our website and share your knowledge and experiences by posting in our forum and sharing your pictures. Click here to check out ABC’s of Hiking


Hiking and Backpacking

Hiking and Backpacking.com is the quick and easy way to find info on hiker and backpacker activities. There is also a comprehensive list of Hiking organizations in both the United States and Canada. Click here to check out Hiking and Backpacking


Boating Safety Resource Center

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Boating Safety Division (CG-5422) is dedicated to reducing loss of life, injuries, and property damage that occur on U.S. waterways by improving the knowledge, skills, and abilities of recreational boaters. Click here to check out Boating Safety Resource Center


Boating Area : Directory and Resources

Boating Resources directory includes Sports & Recreation, Boating Vacations boats, marine, used yachts, parts, yacht, sailing, sailboat, dock, plans, fishing boats, boats sales used and new, Sports & Recreation, Boating Vacations, power boats and more resources. Click here to check out Boating Area


Gold Maps : Prospecting and Mining Maps

Big Ten’s Gold maps are used by thousands of families for outdoor recreation when vacationing, RVing, camping,, gold prospecting, rockhounding and treasure hunting. Click here to check out Gold Maps


Special Resources and References

  • Woodall’s & National ARVC “Green-Friendly” Park Program
    In a continuing effort to preserve our environment and to encourage parks to become more eco-friendly, Woodall’s has partnered with ARVC (the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds) to create the Woodall’s / ARVC Plan It Green “Green-Friendly” Park Program.

  • Essential Camping Packing List and RV Supplies
    Packing an RV for a trip can be a bit challenging. What should I bring? What can I leave behind? What kind of items will I need? Also, space is limited. The best way to start is right in your living room with your camping packing list.

  • RV Storage Options While Not Camping
    RV camping has a lot of pluses, but what do you do with the RV when you are home? There are many RV storage options, such as storing it at home, at the local self storage lot, or with professional RV storage companies.

  • Where To?
    Do white picket fences, pies cooling on windowsills, a quaint downtown with an ice cream shop and post office make you reminisce for the good ol’ days? Whether you lived during the mid–century or just enjoy watching AMC’s hit TV series “Mad Men,” the Little Traverse Bay area at the northern tip of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula retains the hallmarks of small American towns from the 50s and 60s and combines them with modern conveniences and amenities.

  • RVing With Your Pet
    After writing about and RVing with dogs and cats for the past six years, I have spent an inordinate amount of time thinking about camping with pets. I have also spent a lot of time worrying about RV camping with pets including pet safety issues and pet comfort issues. But, yesterday, I realized that I haven’t spent enough time thinking about having fun with my pets.

  • RV & Camping Recipes
    Looking for great camping recipes, Woodall’s has fun, delicious, nutritious and easy-to-make recipes for campers and RVers of all ages.