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justin from Columbia on 5/1/2005 10:33:41 AM:
Hi. I'm planning on hiking the Katy Trail from end to end, but I've heard that camping is only allowed at designated campgrounds. Problem is, many of the designated campgrounds are spaced 30+ miles apart - too far for an average hiker to make in a day.

Does anyone have experience hiking through and spot camping? I'd love to follow the rules and only camp at campgrounds, but it seems that they are placed with bikers in mind, not hikers. Thoughts?