These are situated to minimize the impacts of camping. The sites are typically flatter than other areas and have deeper, harder soils more resistant to heavy use and erosion. Many sites have nearby pit privies as well. Read more here.
Backwoods wanderer with a passion for backpacking, hiking, kayaking, and exploring the wilds of the Catskills and Adirondacks in New York. A Catskill 3500 Club Member and Adirondack Forty-Sixer. Climbed Mount Rainier. Professionally an Exercise Physiologist.