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    Best camping for Allegrippis? anything FREE?

    Im hoping to get to Allegrippis this next week and am wondering where the best camping is. Free camping would be preferred but I would really like to be close enough to ride from the site to the trails. Is there anything around that area like that? I have a truck that I usually sleep in so it doesn't need to be anything fancy, just a place to park and a place I won't get in trouble for parking/camping in. Thanks for any help.

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    I dont know of anything free, but the Seven Points campground is right in the middle of the trail system. Tent sites are about $20 bucks. I stayed there last year and aside from some noisy night-owl neighbors it was excellent. Clean showers and bathrooms are nearby.
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    Susquehannock Campground is the primitive site (used for Dirtfest).

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    The best is the one you want to ride most often..

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    But no, it's not free.

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    Yes, you are right! Yet it's cheaper than the fine for parking off road, and you can swim in the lake.

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    The best is the one you want to ride most often..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flyin_W View Post
    Yes, you are right! Yet it's cheaper than the fine for parking off road, and you can swim in the lake.

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    I camp there when I go. My message was more directed to the OP.

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    Thanks guys,
    looks like Susquehannock Campground is the place to go. I will probably stay there if I end up going.

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    weekends fill up fast, so make a reservation in advance once you find out when you are going. A lot of the waterfront campsites don't have much flat ground, but sites 57, 59, 61, and 62 are all pretty good, at least that's what I thought when I stayed at 57. Camping right near the trails is super fun!

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    i'll be there this weekend... site 46, white cannondale 29er...

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    Wal-Mart is about 5-6 miles from the parking lot for Allegrippis. One time I just drove my truck over and slept in my car, but some sites nearby are ~$25 a night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tim_from_PA View Post
    weekends fill up fast, so make a reservation in advance once you find out when you are going. A lot of the waterfront campsites don't have much flat ground, but sites 57, 59, 61, and 62 are all pretty good, at least that's what I thought when I stayed at 57. Camping right near the trails is super fun!
    I'm coming there next week for a few days, with a small teardrop style trailer. I know there are a few trailer sites in the primitive campground, 46 & 47 near the water look nice. Any comment on those? I think I can last a couple of days without shore power off the trailer battery. Im trying to decide between here and seven points, which has electric hookup. This campground is probably prettier though !?

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    I like either Meadow or Ridge Camps which are part of the 7 Points campground. Trailhead right next to the campground, flat camp sites, electric, and most importantly hot showers close by.

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    Quote Originally Posted by InvictaS1 View Post
    I like either Meadow or Ridge Camps which are part of the 7 Points campground. Trailhead right next to the campground, flat camp sites, electric, and most importantly hot showers close by.
    Thanks! Senoia loop seems popular too in some threads. Can you elaborate on differences? I'm not booking ahead, but just looking at availability I should be fine for Mon thru Thu
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackCanoeDog View Post
    Thanks! Senoia loop seems popular too in some threads. Can you elaborate on differences? I'm not booking ahead, but just looking at availability I should be fine for Mon thru Thu
    Senoia is nice, but it is at the bottom of the hill near the lake, which means a nice warm-up climb along the road to get to the trail-head(s). Note - there is some single track to climb across the road from the 7 Points visitors center above the Senoia loop. Otherwise you are climbing up the road all the way past the Ridge campsite area to hit the trail over to the main riding area (near Susquehanock).
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    Quote Originally Posted by wrc2006 View Post
    Senoia is nice, but it is at the bottom of the hill near the lake, which means a nice warm-up climb along the road to get to the trail-head(s). Note - there is some single track to climb across the road from the 7 Points visitors center above the Senoia loop. Otherwise you are climbing up the road all the way past the Ridge campsite area to hit the trail over to the main riding area (near Susquehanock).
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    Ok. I was thinking I would drive up to the parking lot at beginning of Buck Trail, in which case doesn't matter which camping loop I suppose. Just hoping to score something nice, coming from central Ontario and don't know the area at all.

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    FWIW, I hope to score a site at the Ridge or Meadow campground for Dirt Fest next year; being near the lake would be nice if you have a boat, fishing gear, or some other water activity to do (or non-bikers in your group), but I'd rather be closer to the trails.
    Definitely do 7 Points over Susquehanock - hot showers, electric at the site and toilets are all a plus, and the ride from 7 points is fun. Don't forget to check out the trails to the left (when facing uphill) from the Buck parking lot...
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    Ok..I have a couple of pretty good maps off the web. Excited....so looking forward to riding here

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