What you need to know about Fort Desoto’s camper: A look at the camping paradise

A camp site on a stretch of Interstate 45 just outside Fort Desotos, Nevada, is home to several small camper trailers.

(Courtesy of Rachel Lee) Roughly 2,400 people call the area home, and Fort Deso is the oldest and largest tent campground in the world.

The camper industry is booming, and the industry’s growth continues to drive demand for these tiny homes.

But with the popularity of camper bunkers and RV trailers on the rise, some are worried about the future of this popular outdoor recreation area.