Roam Free.
Rest Assured.


The AboveGround Railroad
SouthEast Line is Here!

Feel at Home...
Everywhere you go. Experience the joy and empowerment of travel camping on Black-owned lands throughout the United States. Join a community dedicated to connecting Black people to safe and affirming outdoor spaces and experiences. 


MEMBERSHIP IS OPEN NOW! We're committed to building a real community that centers Black people, our experience, and our right to belong. Anyone who feels aligned with our mission is welcome to join and connect with other community-minded people who are committed to actively building meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with each other and the land.   

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Membership Features

Criteria to Become a Member

Make a Contribution

Make an annual contribution of $45. That's $3.75 per month. This isn't a membership fee. This is to support a community you believe in. Click here to better understand why this is so important.* 

Attend Orientation Video Call

We want to welcome you to the community, face-to-face! Let's get to know each other and explore the vision of the AboveGround Railroad together.

*With 100 contributions, we can cover all of the current webhosting and app platform costs. With 1000, there will be resources to support community members for land development and community projects. There's no limit to what we can accomplish when we take action together!

WayOut Community

Solidarity Members

We welcome anyone who feels aligned with the mission of the AboveGround Railroad to show your support for safe and Black-affrming outdoor spaces by joining and participating as a Solidarity Member.

Invested Members

This status can only be earned through action by attending community events and contributing your time, energy, and resources towards the well-being and growth of this community.

Free Riders

If you want to ride on the AboveGround Railroad without joining the community, register as a Free Rider to gain access to Public Stops.

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Why do I have to register?
Frequently Asked Questions


What Makes This Truly Special?

Real People. Every profile is subject to admin approval and must contain a real face photo and first name. No bots. No cryptic screen names. 

Black-Owned Lands. It just hits different when you get WayOut and connect with nature on land stewarded by Black folks! 

Genuine Community. It's about more than leisure. More than business. Let's come together as community-minded folks and put in some work to develop a real community. 

More about The AboveGround Railroad

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