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and many other sources. One of the best sources are my neighbors. We are now in a National Forest campground called Devil's Canyon just below Canyonlands. There are numerous BLM campgrounds along the Colorado River, two campgrounds in Canyonlands NP (first-come-first-serve) and one in Arches NP (reservation only). All these places are packed. Moab is Sedona North. So in planning our next combat camping drive to the North we have decided on a three prong offensive. First, our campground neighbor just told us about a new BLM campground that is not on any of my radar sites. Second, we have added Arches NP reservation site to our "favorites" computer list, checking it several times a day for an opening. Third, we are leaving the Mother Ship here at Devil's Canyon and exploring the Southern section of Canyonlands by car. It is fifty miles up a dead-end road. If we find a camping site in the park, we will occupy it with our tent to secure the perimeter, then move the Mother Ship up. It’s not as bad as it sounds. We never move on a Friday or Saturday. We always find a mooring and drop anchor on weekends. We seldom do reservations. It takes the spontaneity out of traveling. Here in Utah it is all about temperature and elevation in the spring. We checkerboard all over. If it’s cold we go low, if it’s hot we climb. If we were on a reservation schedule we would be locked into a route that could be miserable. So, I like to think of my campgrounds as half-full, not half crazy. --Keep Smilin’