unique boondocking spots with views

Leah Fishman

As most road trippers/Vanlifers/RVers know, not every boondocking spot is created equal. Forget truck stops and Walmart: these are some of the most scenic spots to sleep, for free (!), surrounded by beaches, canyons, lakes, and trees.

Canyonlands National Park, Magnolia Beach, Buffalo Gap National Grassland, Cooks Chasm, Blankenship Bridge, Coconino National Forest, Valley of the Gods Road, Anza Borrego State Park;, BLM Joshua Tree South, San Luis State Wildlife Area, Ocala National Forest