Camper Guide to Big Band National Park
Primitive car camping also available in selected areas throughout the Big Band, including those who have a car and those who wish to take it in a backpack. Those who want to crash this way can find places in the desert and along the Rio Grande. Many of these suburban sites are available for most vehicles, including some with high ground clearance and some all-wheel drive vehicles. Permission to use suburban areas is required to use any of these campsites.
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If you are planning to set up camp in Big Band National Park, you need to make sure you are prepared. Depending on the type of camping you plan to do, you may not have access to a store where you can pick up those items you forgot to take home. In addition to all your camping gear you want, you also want to pack:
- Extra blankets to keep warm when the temperature drops at night
- Print out a map in case your GPS doesn’t work in the park
- Extra fuel and supplies because the city is still far away
- Extra shoes just in case you get wet
- Walkie-talkies so you can chat when you no longer have mobile coverage
Your visit to the Big Band National Park can be exciting. Especially if you plan to go camping and become one with nature. Camping in this park offers you many opportunities to go out to explore the park, and the opportunity to see some things you may not be able to see in any other national park.