Free and nearly free RV campgrounds

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All of the information below was posted in 2019

Marfa Lights Viewing Area, Marfa, TX
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed but the area can be crowded with vehicles (especially at sunset). Expect light to moderate noise from those here to view the Marfa lights, plus traffic noise from the highway and RR tracks. Vault toilets are open 24/7, and there are trash barrels and picnic tables. The lot is well-lit and appears safe. Click here for more details.

Seton Dam Campground, Lillooet, BC
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed in campground. There are 45 paved back-in sites, up to 50 ft. long, but narrow interior roads. No hookups. Potable water (but may not be via threaded tap). No known dump station. Picnic tables, fire rings, BBQ grills at sites and pit toilets available in the campground. No reservations. Some sites level, but not all. Quiet, not brightly lit, and appears safe. Click here for more details.

Travel Centers of America #75, Breezewood, PA
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed and permission is not required. Park in one of nine back-in Bus/RV spaces (three of them are short) in the auto lot, on the west side of the main building. Propane, showers, public laundry, dump station, restaurant, and Wi-Fi are all available on-site. Click here for more details

IGA Supermarket, Fort Nelson, B.C.
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed but permission from the store is required. Multiple nights possible with manager permission. Park on the south side of the building away from Hwy 97. The small lot is best suited to smaller rigs. It is level, well-lit, quiet, and appears safe. There is a laundromat next door. Click here for more details.

Monarch Crest Gift Shop, Monarch, CO
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed but please only park on the gravel lot at north and south ends. The lot is not level but it’s manageable. The gift shop and restaurant are open May – Oct. Elevation 11,312 ft. Click here for more details

Walmart Supercentre #3063, North Bay, ON
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed in the Walmart portion of the mall parking lot, and only with permission from the mall information desk or mall office. Park between Walmart and TD Bank. The lot is well-lit and appears safe. The New Ontario Brewery is within walking distance and is recommended by RVers. Click here for more details.

Harrah’s Northern California Casino, Ione, CA
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed but please obtain permission from casino security. Park at far back end of lot. Not perfectly level, but manageable. The lot is well-lit, safe and quiet. Upscale restaurant and food court inside casino. Click here for more details.

Bill Frome Memorial County Park, Island Park, ID
ALMOST FREE! Overnight parking is allowed and there are about 35 large back-in RV spaces on gravel. No hookups, potable water or dump station. Fire pits and picnic tables are at most sites, and vault toilets are available. Pack your trash out with you. No reservations, first-come, first-served. Maximum stay: 14 nights. 2019 rate: Donation. Click here for more details.

Flying J Travel Plaza # 0681, Hope, B.C.
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed but please get permission from the manager. RVs should park in spaces on the far west edge of the property. The spots are not marked. Small RVs may be allowed in auto parking spaces. Level, well-lit and appears safe. Showers, public laundry and WiFi are available. Click here for details.

Hoosier National Forest, Blackwell Horsecamp, Bloomington, IN
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed. USFS Equestrian Camp welcomes RVs of any type. Dispersed camping is on the grass. No hookups, no potable water and no dump station on site. Vault toilets are available. No reservations (first-come, first-served) but there is room for up to 100 RVs. Click here for details.

Dick’s Sporting Goods, Winchester, VA
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed but you must obtain permission from the store. Park in SE part of lot, farthest from the store and close to Ruby Tuesday. Lot is level and quiet. Click here for details

Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, Balzac, AB
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed. Obtain permission from the security desk and park at far south end of the lot, which is level, well-lit, quiet, and appears safe. The casino has a restaurant, bar and buffet. Click here for details.

McDonald’s, Trinidad, CO
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed but please ask permission from the manager on duty. Park in one of eight spaces. The “No Overnight Parking” sign here does not apply to RVs with permission. The lot is well-lit, with a gentle slope downhill from N to S. Click here for details

Trucker’s Inn Truck Stop, Faribault, MN
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed but permission from staff on duty is required. Park in the auto area; do not park in back with trucks without specific permission to do so. Level, well-lit, and appears safe. There is a 24-hour restaurant on site. Click here for details.

Rupert Hughes Roadside Park, Lancaster, MO
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed. The roadside park is a gravel loop that is off and separated from the highway, with entrances at both ends. The lot slopes downhill, so leveling may not be possible, especially for long RVs. The lot is unlit but believed to be safe. Only very light traffic noise at night. Picnic tables, trash receptacles, and historical marker on site. Click here for details

Boise Stage Stop (Truck Stop), Boise, ID
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed. Permission is not required. Park at far end of the gravel lot. Level, lit and appears safe, with usual truck-stop noise. Popular local restaurant on site. Click here for details.

Pheasant City Drive-In Theater, Redfield, SD
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed for patrons who attend a movie here. Obtain permission when you purchase movie tickets. Park in the back, so your RV doesn’t block the view of the screen. No hookups. Season: Early May thru late Aug. Open Mon. – Fri. evenings, closed Sat. – Sun. Click here for more details.

Bennington Welcome Center, Bennington, VT
FREE! Overnight parking is allowed and permission is not required. RVs that will fit in a single auto space may park in the auto area; longer rigs should park in one of 12 marked truck spaces. Level, well-lit and appears safe, with moderate highway noise. Welcome Center open 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily. Click here for more details.

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