26 Best RV Campgrounds in New England

Based in the northeastern region of the United States and comprising the states of Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont, New England is a beautiful area along the Atlantic coast with rugged forested mountains, and a rich colonial past.

From the craggy coastline of Maine and the rugged mountain peaks of New Hampshire to the colonial charm of Rhode Island and the steepled churches of Connecticut, New England is renowned for its natural beauty. And what better way to explore the region than on an RV camping trip?

New England is home to some fantastic campgrounds with something for everyone from beach camping in Cape Cod to campgrounds in the heart of the battlegrounds of the American Revolution in Massachusetts, here are some of the best RV Campgrounds in New England.

1. Fall in Vermont
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Boasting a long heritage and rich cultural history, as well as beautiful natural landscapes of rugged Atlantic coastline and sublime weather, Connecticut is a popular destination for visitors throughout the year.

The most southern of the New England states, Connecticut, also known as the Constitution State or Mark Twain’s State, offers much to see and do from live music and theater, with multiple venues and events running all year round, premier Casino destinations, world-class micro-breweries and wineries, and of course Mark Twain’s House and Museum.

Outdoor recreational activities include hiking, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, and skiing, depending on the time of their visit, and there is a plethora of charming hotels, bed and breakfast inns, and resorts that offer deluxe accommodations. 

Salem Farms Campground

Located on 157 beautiful acres in rural Salem, Salem Farms Campground is a family-owned campground with big, shady sites that can accommodate a range of RV sizes with full hook-ups, restrooms with running water and hot showers, and an RV sanitary station.

Amenities at the campground include two swimming pools, an animal petting zoo, a snack bar, and an ice cream stand, and there is free Wi-Fi around the site. Recreational activities include swimming, fishing, a games room, a recreational hall, tennis, nature trails, mini golf, and a children’s playground.

39 Alexander Rd, Salem, Connecticut 6420, Phone: (860) 859-2320
1. Salem Connecticut
Salem, Connecticut by John Phelan / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 3.0

Charlie Brown Campground

Located in the quiet town of Eastford Connecticut, Charlie Brown Campground is a secluded and quiet campground for families close to the city. Amenities at the campground include full hook-ups, restrooms with flushing toilets, hot showers, drinking water, laundry services, dump stations, and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet.

Recreational activities include swimming and watersports in the nearby state forest, shopping in Mystic Seaport, or visiting the Connecticut science center.

98 Chaplin Road, Eastford, Connecticut 6242, Phone: (860) 974-0142

2. Connecticut State Capitol
The Connecticut State Capitol by Ragesoss / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 4.0

Witch Meadow Lake Family Campground

Tucked away in the town of Salem in Southeastern Connecticut, Witch Meadow Lake Family Campground is a lovely lakeside campground with 140 acres of wooded parkland and easy access to the 14-acre Witch Meadow Lake.

Amenities at the campground include full hook-ups, restrooms with flushing toilets, hot showers, laundry facilities, running water, and a dump station, as well as picnic tables and fire rings. Recreational activities range from swimming, boating, hydro bikes, and swan paddle boats on the lake to hiking, mountain biking, tennis, and basketball. A recreation hall has pinball, ping-pong, and video games, and a new heated swimming pool is ideal for a dip. An adult lounge offers free Wi-Fi

139 Witch Meadow Road, Salem, Connecticut 6420, Phone: (860) 859-1542
3. Salem Historic District
Salem Historic District, Salem, Connecticut by Magicpiano / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 3.0

Branch Brook Campground

Situated off Route 6 in Thomaston, Branch Brook Campground is a beautifully maintained campground with full amenities and plenty of things to do in the nearby areas. The park boasts a quiet, family-friendly atmosphere with full hookups, restrooms with hot showers, a swimming pool and a hot tub, a laundromat, and high-speed wireless Internet around the site. 

Other recreational amenities include an arcade / multi-use game room equipped with a pool table, arcade games, and TV; a community garden, and a community field for outdoor games and activities.

The campground is within 30 minutes of an array of things to see and do from downtown Hartford, Black Rock State Park, the Railroad Museum of New England, and Hawk Ridge Winery. Other activities and attractions include hiking or mountain biking, visiting local farms, being pampered at a luxury spa, or having fun at the nearby amusement park.

435 Watertown Rd, Thomaston, Connecticut 6787, Phone: (860) 283-8144

4. Thomaston

Countryside RV Park

Countryside RV Park is a beautiful RV park in the town of Griswold surrounded by rolling hills and serene scenery. Offering a tranquil location for a relaxing vacation, the campground offers plenty of amenities including full sewer hook-ups, electricity services, spacious sites with lovely lawn, pond or wooded views, campfire rings, laundry facilities, ice, firewood, and propane, and a gathering room for games and social events.

Activities in and around the campground range from swimming, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, basketball, and horseshoes. There is also a games room and a library. Area attractions include Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, Olde Mystic Village, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Ocean Beach Park, Gillette Castle, Famous Bass Fishing at Pachaug Pond, Essex Steam Train, the U.S. Submarine Force Museum – U.S.S. Nautilus, and the Westerly Armory.

75 Cook Hill Rd, Jewett City, Connecticut 6351, Phone: (860) 376-0029

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Renowned for its significant colonial history and rich heritage, the New England state of Massachusetts is packed with interesting historical sites, museums and galleries, fine dining restaurants, superb hotels and resorts, and spectacular natural scenery.

The capital city of Boston and home of the Red Sox is famous for its food markets and mouth-watering clam chowder, notable art institutions, and galleries, and the Freedom Trail, which features an array of sites related to the American Revolution, such as the Bunker Hill Monument.

Cape Cod is the place to go for beautiful beaches and fresh seafood, while Martha’s Vineyard is worth a visit for its sheer beauty and tranquility. 

Prospect Mountain Campground

Located at the foot of the Berkshires, the Prospect Mountain Campground is surrounded by two lakes and offers a quiet and serene wooded camping area with 230 spacious sites with full hookups. There are also 14 rustic cabins to rent and over 100 seasonal or full-time sites.

Facilities include two large modern restroom facilities, a laundromat, a propane filling station, four wastewater dumping stations, and a country store with a gift shop, RV supplies, snacks, firewood, ice, beer/wine, and more. There is free high-speed wireless internet at the main building.

Amenities at the campground range from a heated swimming pool, two private ponds, an 18-hole miniature golf course, wooded hiking trails, a putter pool (billiards golf), an outdoor laser tag arena, an arcade room, a children’s playground, basketball, volleyball, tetherball, bocce, shuffleboard courts and horseshoe pits, and a gemstone and fossil mining sluice.

There are also plenty of planned theme activities every weekend, weekday events and activities daily during peak season, and a Sunday breakfast buffet through Labor Day.

1349 Main Rd, Granville, MA 01034, United States, Phone: +1 413-357-6494

6. Granville State Forest
Granville State Forest, Granville Massachusetts by John Phelan / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 3.0

Wells State Park

Encompassing Walker Pond outside the town of Sturbridge, Wells State Park is a 1400-acre oak-hickory forest and northern hardwood forest that is an ideal location for people who love getting into the outdoors. The pet-friendly campsite offers 60 campsites, one group site, and four yurts with picnic tables, pedestal grills, and fire rings. Accessible comfort stations offer hot showers and flush toilets, and facilities include a boat ramp and campers-only freshwater swimming beach. 

Recreational activities include hiking and mountain biking on one of several trails that crisscross the property; evening campfire programs; horseback riding, and visiting Old Sturbridge Village, a nationally-renowned living history museum of New England village life in and around 1800.

7. Walker Pond
Walker Pond, Sturbridge Massachusetts by John Phelan / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 4.0

Sutton Falls Camping Area

Situated around Aldrich Mill Pond, Sutton Falls Camping Area is a 60-acre activity-centric campsite that provides a lovely woodland retreat for campers looking for a tranquil escape from the city. Facilities at the campground include full -hookups, clean modern restrooms, coin-operated hot showers, picnic tables, and fireplaces. Amenities range from two beaches and one floating deck, a fishing pond, a playground, a games room, a dump station, a laundry room, a propane filling station, and a camp store.

90 Manchaug Rd., Sutton, MA 01590, Phone: 508-865-3898

8. Sutton
Sutton, MA by LEONARDO DASILVA / WikiCommons / CC BY 3.0


Part of the New England region, Vermont is famous for its breathtaking natural landscapes, much of which are made up of dense forests. The northeastern US state is also home to thousands of acres of mountain terrain crossed by hiking trails and skiing slopes, over 100 beautifully maintained and preserved 19th-century covered wooden bridges and is a major producer of maple syrup. Soak up this spectacular natural beauty by hitting the road and staying at one of the many campgrounds throughout the state, which offer modern amenities and a variety of activities for the whole family.

Little River State Park

Surrounded by the Mount Mansfield State Forest, Little River State Park is a campground state park resting on the banks of the 850-acre Waterbury Reservoir in Waterbury that offers a variety of activities including boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife watching, picnicking, camping and winter sports. 

One of the most popular parks in central Vermont, Little River State Park, is home to central Vermont’s largest and most popular campground with 81 tent and RV sites, 20 lean-tos, and five cabins. Facilities include restrooms with flushing toilets, hot and cold running water, coin-operated hot showers, a sanitary dump station, swimming beaches, a boat launch, play areas, ball fields, and boat rentals for campers. There are also miles of hiking trails for campers and day-use visitors.

3444 Little River Rd, Waterbury, VT 05676, United States, Phone: +1 802-244-7103, http://vtstateparks.com/littleriver.html

9. Little River State Park
Little River State Park by Amy / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Branbury State Park

Based on the eastern shore of Lake Dunmore at the foot of Mt. Moosala, Branbury State Park is a 69-acre park that incorporates the towns of Salisbury and Leicester and is divided by Vermont Route 53. 

The park has a storied history, operating as a farm at the turn of the century, followed by a guest house, a boy’s summer camp, and a private beach and picnic area before becoming a state park in 1945. The park is home to a 1000-foot natural sandy beach lapped by the clear waters of Lake Dunmore, which offers swimming, fishing, boating, and canoeing. 

Large open grassy areas are ideal for sunbathing and picnicking, and a campground features 19 tent and RV sites and seven lean-to sites next to a shady wooded area, along with restrooms boasting flush toilets, hot and cold running water, and coin-operated hot showers.

Recreational activities include hiking, mountain biking, and boating on Lake Dunmore with canoes, kayaks, rowboats, and pedal boats.

3570 Lake Dunmore Rd, Brandon, VT 05733, United States, Phone: +1 802-247-5925, https://vtstateparks.com/branbury.html

10. Branbury State Park

Half Moon Pond State Park

Nestled within the 3,576-acre Bomoseen State Park, Half Moon Pond State Park, also known as Half Moon State Park, is a quiet wooded campground and park surrounding Half Moon Pond. Just a short drive from the town of Hubbardton, the park offers camping for all tastes, including waterfront campsites with lovely views, comfy lean-tos, and five furnished overnight cabins.

For extra comfort and privacy, Tall Timbers Cottage boasts deluxe amenities and a private boat dock. The waterfront campground features 52 tent and RV sites, 11 lean-to sites, five cabins, restrooms with flushing toilets, hot and cold running water and coin-operated showers, and an RV dump station.

Activities in the area include hiking to High Pond and Bomoseen State Park, mountain biking, fishing, swimming, and boating, and relaxing on one of two small, sandy beaches.

1621 Black Pond Rd, Fair Haven, VT 05743, United States, Phone: +1 802-273-2848, https://vtstateparks.com/halfmoon.html

11. Half Moon Pond State Park
Half Moon Pond State Park by Chad Cassin / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Burton Island State Park

Burton Island State Park is a 253-acre island park located off the southwestern tip of St. Albans Point in Lake Champlain’s ‘Inland Sea.’ Accessible only by boat, Burton Island is reached on a short ferry trip on the state’s passenger ferry Kamp Kill Kare State Park, which operates several times a day, year-round.

The park features a campground with 14 tent sites, 26 lean-to sites, four remote tent sites, and three overnight cabins, restrooms with flushing toilets, running water and coin-operated showers, and a camp store that sells camping goods, beer, wine, and ice.

There is also a small café serving breakfast and lunch with cold salads and other to-go items, a nature center and museum, and a 100-slip marina with dockside electricity and wireless Internet access.

2714 Hathaway Point Rd, St Albans Bay, VT 05481, United States, Phone: +1 802-524-6353, https://vtstateparks.com/burton.html

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Grand Isle State Park

Resting on the barrier island of Grand Isle, also known as South Hero Island in Lake Champlain, Grand Isle State Park offers a real escape from the hustle of the big city.

The 14-mile-long and three-mile-wide Grand Isle is the largest island in Lake Champlain and the only inhabited barrier island in the state and features the most-visited campground in the state park system. The campground features 115 tent and RV sites, 36 lean-to sites, four cabin sites, restrooms with running water and coin-operated hot showers, and an RV sanitary station.

All the sites have access to the 4,150 feet of beautiful Lake Champlain shoreline, where activities such as swimming, shore fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, and beachcombing can be enjoyed.

108 Admiral Craik Dr, Grand Isle, LA 70358, United States, Phone: +1 985-787-2559, https://vtstateparks.com/grandisle.html

13. Grand Isle State Park
Grand Isle State Park in Vermont by Royalbroil / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 4.0

Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island in New England boasts beautiful white sandy beaches, quaint colonial seaside towns, and alluring cities like Newport, which is famous for its breathtaking Gilded Age mansions and large sailing community.

The capital of Providence is home to Brown University, the beautifully landscaped Waterplace Park and Riverwalk, and the surrounding regions offer plenty of comfortable, family-friendly campsites and RV parks to suit every camper. Here are some of the best Rhode Island RV parks to soak up the scenic beauty of the state.

14. Rhode Island in New England
Rhode Island by MVASCO / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 3.0.

Bowdish Lake Camping Area

Bowdish Lake Camping Area is set on the shores of the 300-acre Bowdish Lake and is a family-friendly campground with an array of comfortable camping sites, amenities, and activities.

The campsite is surrounded by 200 acres of woodlands and offers a wealth of outdoor activities ranging from hiking, mountain biking, backpacking, nature trail walks, boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing, and kayaking. The campsite features spacious private sites for tents, RVs, and trailers with full water and 30/50-amp electrical hookups, cable television, picnic tables, and fire pits.

Amenities at the campground include restrooms with flushing toilets, coin-operated showers, and drinking water, laundry services, dump stations, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, and a camp store.

40 Safari Rd., West Glocester, RI 02814, Phone: (401) 568-8890

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Bowdish Lake Camping Area by Morrow Long / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 2.0.

Burlingame State Park

Located in the town of Charlestown, Burlingame State Park and Campground is a 3,100-acre public recreation area that offers camping, hiking, mountain biking, and an array of water-based activities on Watchaug Pond. 

The Burlingame State Park campground features 700 rustic and spacious campsites with picnic tables, and fire pits, restrooms with toilets, showers, and drinking water, and 20 overnight cabins for those wanting extra comforts. The Kimball Wildlife Sanctuary is set on the southern shores of Watchaug Pond and offers excellent birdwatching and a range of educational and fun programs for all ages. A camp store sells camping essentials and souvenirs.

1 Burlingame State Park Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813, United States, Phone: +1 401-322-8910, http://www.riparks.com/Locations/LocationBurlingameCampground.html

16. Burlingame State Park
Burlingame State Park and Campground by Visitor7 / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 3.0.

Camp Ponagansett

Located in North Scituate, Camp Ponagansett is a charming, pastoral campground that offers seasonal camping for elderly and retired campers. The campground offers spacious sites for RVs and trailers with full water and 30/50-amp electrical hookups, cable television, picnic tables, and fire pits.

Amenities at the campground include restrooms with flushing toilets, coin-operated showers, and drinking water, laundry services, dump stations, a recreational hall, a swimming pool, tennis courts, a ball field, and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet.

100 Rustic Hill Rd, North Scituate, RI 02857, United States, Phone: +1 401-647-7377

17. Camp Ponagansett
Camp Ponagansett by Timothy Valentine / Flickr / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Charlestown Breachway

Charlestown Breachway State Beach is a pristine seaside area on Block Island Sound in the town of Charlestown that offers a range of outdoor and recreational activities.

Located on the east side of the Breachway, a camping area has sites for RV camping with full hookups, picnic tables, and panoramic views of Block Island Sound. The campsite is within a short walk from the beach, and activities in the area include world-class saltwater fishing, swimming, beachcombing, picnicking, boating, bird watching, and kayaking.

Charlestown Beach Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813, United States, Phone: +1 401-364-7000, http://www.riparks.com/Locations/LocationCharlestownBreachway.html

18. Charlestown Breachway State Beach
Charlestown Breachway State Beach by Mark12211 / English Wikipedia / CC BY 3.0.


There is much more than scenic coastal towns, rugged coastlines, and a prosperous fishing and maritime heritage to the Pine Tree State.

In addition to the spectacular coastline, the state’s inland landscapes are just as breathtaking with densely forested woodlands, glistening streams and lakes, and majestic mountains, all of which draw visitors from around the country to come and soak up the spectacular natural beauty and enjoy a myriad of recreational activities.

Maine is home to a wealth of state parks, recreational areas, and family-friendly campgrounds that offer a wealth of recreational activities, outdoor pursuits, scenic landscapes, and breathtaking panoramic vistas.

Acadia National Park 

Acadia National Park is a 47,000-acre recreation area on Maine’s Mount Desert Island along the Atlantic coast. Located southwest of Bar Harbor, the park was established to preserve half of Mount Desert Island, along with many adjacent smaller islands, and part of the Schoodic Peninsula on the coast of Maine.

The 49,075-acre park features pristine landscapes ranging from rocky beaches and dense woodlands to grand granite peaks, the highest point on the United States East Coast and is home to a wide variety of wildlife such as bears, moose, whales, and seabirds.

Acadia National Park has two campgrounds on Mount Desert Island, one campground on the Schoodic Peninsula, and five lean-to shelters on Isle au Haut. Blackwoods Campground is located on the east side of Mount Desert Island and offers several sites with full hookups within a 10-minute walk of the ocean. The sites are wooded and shady and facilities include restrooms with flushing toilets, running water, and a dump station, as well as picnic tables and fire rings.

Located on the west side of Mount Desert Island, Seawall Campground is a family-oriented campground with sites that can accommodate RVs up to 35 feet in length. A picnic area is located on the shore across from the campground entrance and facilities include restrooms with flushing toilets, running water, and a dump station. There are also picnic tables and fire rings, and there are many beautiful and quiet hiking trails on this side of the Island, as well as Echo Lake, a wonderful lake for swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and picnics.

Located on the Schoodic Peninsula in the Acadia National Park, Schoodic Woods Campground is 1.5 miles southeast of Winter Harbor and approximately an hour from Bar Harbor. The campground has a variety of sites for tents, trailers, and RVs, all of which have electricity and water hookups, as well as access to flushing toilets, potable running water, and dump stations. Each site has a picnic table and a fire ring, and all campground roads are paved.

Amenities at the campground include free shuttle buses between park destinations and local communities, laundry facilities, a grocery, and a supply store. The campground is within a 15-minute walk of the ocean and there are over eight miles of hiking trails on the Schoodic Peninsula and bike paths.

The bayside town of Bar Harbor features many restaurants and shops and a popular gateway into the park, and recreational activities include hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, sea kayaking, and guided boat tours on the ocean.

Bar Harbor, ME 04609, Phone: (207) 288-3338, https://www.nps.gov/acad/index.htm

19. Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park by Maddie.d.photography / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 4.0

Cobscook Bay State Park

Occupying 888 acres on the western shore of Cobscook Bay in Washington County, Cobscook Bay State Park is a public recreation area that offers spectacular views of the bay’s dramatically changing tides that can reach heights of up to 28 feet. 

Established in 1964 as part of the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, the state park offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities including hiking, mountain biking, pleasure boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking, camping, and bird watching. Cobscook Bay State Park is home to over 200 species of birds, including the magnificent American bald eagle.

40 S Edmunds Rd, Dennysville, ME 04628, USA, Phone: +1 207-726-4412, https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/doc/parksearch/details.pl?park_id=15

20. Cobscook Bay State Park
Cobscook Bay State Park by Ken Gallager at English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

Crescent Beach State Park

Crescent Beach State Park is a state-operated, public recreation area located eight miles south of Portland in picturesque Cape Elizabeth. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the state park was established in 1966 and features a spectacular mile-long, crescent-shaped beach that is ideal for swimming, sunbathing, fishing, and sea kayaking.

The park boasts different ecosystems ranging from white sandy beaches, grass-studded dunes, and saltwater coves to rocky ledges and wooded areas, offering a variety of recreational activities for all tastes.

Several hiking trails can be used for exploring the park on foot, mountain bike, or cross-country skis in the winter.

109 Bowery Beach Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA, Phone: +1 207-799-5871, https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/doc/parksearch/details.pl?park_id=4

21. Crescent Beach State Park
Crescent Beach State Park in Cape Elizabeth, Maine by Wally Gobetz / Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Popham Beach State Park

Popham Beach State Park is a state park and public recreation area in the town of Phippsburg along the Atlantic Ocean coastline that is home to the state’s busiest state park beach.

Covering 605 acres in Sagadahoc County, Popham Beach State Park features a spectacular shoreline landscape that has formed a peninsula between the mouth of the Morse River and the Atkins Bay portion of the Kennebec River.

One of Maine’s rare geologic landforms, the area offers a variety of activities ranging from picnicking, fishing, and hiking to kayaking, swimming, and sunbathing, and the peninsula is the site of several historic sites, including Fort Baldwin, Fort Popham, and the remains of the Popham Colony.  

10 Perkins Farm Ln, Phippsburg, ME 04562, USA, Phone: +1 207-389-1335, https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/doc/parksearch/details.pl?park_id=22

22. Popham Beach State Park
Popham Beach State Park by Dirk Ingo Franke / WikiCommons / CC BY 3.0

Roosevelt Campobello International Park

Roosevelt Campobello is an international park and natural wonder located on Campobello Island in the Bay of Fundy that was once the summer home of the late U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, where he loved to hike, picnic, and sail.

Located at the entrance to Passamaquoddy Bay in the Bay of Fundy, the island has several interesting attractions, including the 34-room Roosevelt summer cottage and the historic Hubbard Cottage gardens, which visitors can explore on guided tours.

Daily programs include guided hikes on FDR’s favorite trail which winds through the scenic forest, beach, and headlands of Friar’s Head; lighthouse tours, whale-watching tours on the Bay of Fundy, and plenty of bird-watching opportunities.

Lubec, ME 04652, Phone: (506) 752-2922

23. Roosevelt Campobello International Park
Roosevelt Campobello International Park by New Brunswick TourismRoosevelt Campobello International Park / Parc international Roosevelt de Campobello / CC BY 2.0

New Hampshire

Defined by its vast expanses of pristine wilderness, quaint, charming towns, rugged Atlantic coastline, and densely forested mountains presenting ever-changing autumn foliage, New Hampshire has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country.

Numerous state parks, nature preserves, and recreation areas around the state offer visitors the chance to soak up this natural beauty, which include the region’s highest peak, Mt. Washington, the White Mountain National Forest, which has black bears and moose, and the White Mountains, which form part of the Appalachian Trail.

24. New Hampshire State House
New Hampshire State House in Concord by AlexiusHoratius / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 3.0

Harbor Hill Camping Area

Nestled in the beautiful Lakes Region of New Hampshire near the picturesque town of Meredith, Harbor Hill Camping Area is a quiet family-friendly campground with a variety of camping sites and excellent facilities.

The camp offers a range of options, from primitive tent and standard tent sites to full hookup sites with water, electricity, and sewerage for both small and large RVs and trailers. All sites have picnic tables, fire pits, grills, plenty of shade and ample space, and access to restrooms with coin-operated showers, potable water, and toilets.

Recreational facilities include a swimming pool, sports courts and playgrounds, a recreation hall, and a large athletic field, and the region offers excellent hiking and mountain biking.

189 NH-25, Meredith, NH 03253, United States, Phone: +1 603-279-6910

25. Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge
Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region / Flickr / Public Domain Mark 1.0

Ellacoya State Park

Located in Gilford on the southwest shore of Lake Winnipesaukee, Ellacoya State Park is a 65-acre state park with 600 feet of beautiful beachfront. The 600-foot-long sandy beach boasts breathtaking views across the lake to the Sandwich and Ossipee mountains and features accessible restrooms with showers, a changing area for swimmers, and a pavilion.

The beach and surrounding park are ideal for picnicking with families, and the park has campsites with three-way hook-ups, water and electricity, picnic tables, fire rings, and comfort stations with showers and vault toilets. A small park store sells refreshments and souvenirs.

280 Scenic Dr, Gilford, NH 03249, USA, Phone: +1 603-293-7821, https://www.nhstateparks.org/visit/state-parks/ellacoya-state-park
26. Ellacoya State Park
Ellacoya State Park, New Hampshire by rickpilot_2000 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort

Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort is a sizable family-style camping resort in one of the most picturesque areas in New England. Located a short way from North Conway, the resort is spread over 185 forested acres with two miles of lake frontage on Danforth Bay and boasts over 300 spacious campsites for tent and RV camping.

Sites range from spacious, wooded plots and pull-through sites for large RVs and trailers to quieter, more intimate nooks for pop-up tents, and several overnight cabins are available, ranging from rustic to deluxe with all the mod-cons.

Modern restrooms have potable water, flushing toilets, and hot showers, and there are plenty of recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, golf, and tax-free outlet shopping in the area.

196 Shawtown Rd #4154, Freedom, NH 03836, United States, Phone: +1 603-539-2069

27. North Conway Rail Station
North Conway Rail Station, New Hampshire by GPA Photo Archive / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

White Mountain National Forest

Mount Washington State Park is a 60.3-acre area of land on the summit of Mount Washington, the summit of the Northeast’s highest peak, and is surrounded by the magnificent 750,000-acre White Mountain National Forest.

Spectacular views from the 6,288-foot summit extend as far as 130 miles to Vermont and New York on a clear day and a modern summit building known as Sherman Adams building houses the Sherman Adams Visitor Center, the historic Tip-Top House, the Mount Washington Observatory, and its museum, as seasonal cafeteria, gift shop, and restrooms.

The White Mountain National Forest provides a variety of camping from family-friendly campgrounds to popular backcountry sites and tent camping in the wilderness.

1598 Mt Washington Auto Road, Sargent’s Purchase, NH 03589, United States, Phone: +1 603-466-3347

28. White Mountain National Forest
The White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire by weesam2010 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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