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We have lots of really fancy tent pads and I am hoping that we get pics of a lot of them up in the next couple of days.

For now, here are some of the tent pics we have:








We have enough flat space for about 500 tents. And some people have made some really nice tent pads while they were here - they have been filled with sand, which is comfy and insulative.

I took a quick spin at basecamp and got pics of a few of the tent pads that have been built.
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a tent pad with no name, just double-oh-seven
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tent pad near the turkey tree
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somebody added the frame over this tent pad
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a somewhat hidden tent pad behind the house
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james carved this tent pad out of the underlying rock
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the huge tent pad for really big tents
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a super small and private tent pad carved from the side of the volcano
 
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I like that all of the tenting areas are set up to blend with the surroundings, but still be quite clear where your area is. I also love that the tenting pads have space enough for more than just your tent. That should really limit the damaging impact campers have on the area I think.
 
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Our PDC guests have been loving our soft and sandy tent pads!
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I really like those log-edged tent pads. So neat, clean, obvious, and safe.
 
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Good points, Tyler! Also loving the reduced human-impact on the area. We have more!
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Sites are first-come-first-served. Every site has its charms and guests can choose the perfect spot for them!
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