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Connected camping: Idaho bringing WiFi to state parks

When you're camping, you're connected to bluebirds, mule deer, ospreys and trout surfacing for an insect.

Well, you also can be connected to YouTube, your stocks portfolio, and oh yeah, your favorite outdoors guys at www.idahostatesman.com.

WiFi is taking off at some Idaho state parks.

There's a controversy about what camping really means. Does it mean leaving all the technology at home and just gazing into a meadow of wildflowers?

Or, does it mean buying a latte, getting the morning paper and going online at a state park?

Camping is both and that's why the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is piloting WiFi access in the state park system.

Read the full story at idahostatesman.com.

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