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Online Backcountry permitting now available for BBNP

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Re: Online Backcountry permitting now available for BBNP
« Reply #105 on: February 01, 2018, 03:18:26 PM »
Is this system accurate for past reservations in the park? I looked recently at a random weekday in January last year and it shows the park nearly completely full.  Seeing this made me postpone my trip as I didn't want to drive 14 hours to be in the park when it's that full just hoping to get a camp spot. 

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Re: Online Backcountry permitting now available for BBNP
« Reply #106 on: February 01, 2018, 03:24:38 PM »
You must have looked at it back in December because it is not longer available.  But yes if it showed things as full it was accurate.  What were you looking at?  The most likely to be full would be the roadside campsites, snow birds.
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Re: Online Backcountry permitting now available for BBNP
« Reply #107 on: February 04, 2018, 09:27:44 PM »
Well crud. So when is the best time to go when you're more likely to be able to get a roadside camp spot?  I really thought if I went in January or February I would have an easy time getting a primitive spot.   

OH and yes I was looking in December.  So I guess there's no way now to see which spots are being reserved? 

 


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