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Hipcamp & Mountain Hardwear present:

The Spot

Awe-inspiring campsites for free.
We're giving away free campsites all summer in California, Wyoming and New York.

Select a spot below!

How it works


Pick a campground from this page


Select your dates (up to two nights only)


If it's available, book it for free

So what's the catch you ask? There is none. But spots are first come, first served and may go quickly. We encourage those who visit The Spot to share #whataspot on social media.

01. The Ranch Life

Remote camping in the Shasta Cascades—a region that is an outdoor adventure paradise.

Clear Creek Ranch

Northern California

02. The Explorer Life

Camp close to world-renowned climbing destinations in the US.

The Gunks

New YorkReserve a free spot!

Climber's Ranch

WyomingReserve a free spot!

Couldn't get a spot?

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Book a spot at another one of Hipcamp's exclusive private camping spots or at a great public campground near you.

Photos by Mountain Hardwear, Joel Caldwell and Craig Hoffman