You hear all kinds of sounds coming from the woods outside of your tent at night. But what’s really going on out there? When we tuck into our sleeping bags, certain nocturnal critters keep the party going in the woods. Fortunately, us humans have night vision technology at our disposal and get to watch the show.

These critters wake up when the sun goes down

Here are just a few examples of what may be hiding under the cloak of night at your campground…

Skunks, foxes, and bears, oh my!

This Midwestern forest is teeming with nocturnal creatures.

High-tech night vision cameras can capture even the most elusive night dwellers in impeccable clarity.

Would you be brave enough to wander through an Australian forest at night?


Ledlenser in making it easier for humans to become creatures of the night with their impressively bright headlamps and flashlights. Be sure to add your campground reviews and photos on The Dyrt for a chance to win free gear from Ledlenser and other great outdoor brands!

Popular Articles:

  • Get the Latest 2021 Camping Travel Trends in our Year in Review
  • How To Find Free Camping in National Forests
  • The Checklist Every First Time RVer Needs
  • Find Free Camping With The Dyrt Map Layers
  • The Ulimate Boondocking Guide To Free Camping
  • Everything You Need To Know About Wifi For Your RV
  • 7 of The Best Overland Routes in North America
  • 14 Wilderness Survival Tools You Should Have in The Backcountry
  • Here's What To Add To Your Primitive Camping Checklist