The "Top 100 Family Campgrounds" were selected based on criteria requested by family campers including park amenities, beautiful outdoor scenery, and educational facilities. The criteria included parks that offer hot showers, laundry facilities, hiking trails, family beaches, radio - free zones, visitor centers, educational programs, children's events, and that are located within 100 miles of a metro location.

ALASKA
Brooks Camp Campground-Katmai National Park & Preserve-King Salmon, AK

ARIZONA
Pinegrove Campground- Coconino National Forest - AZ

ARKANSAS
Dam Site River - Beaver Lake - Eureka Springs, AR

CALIFORNIA
Anthony Chabot Regional Park - Castro Valley, CA
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park- San Diego, CA
Castle Crags State Park - Shasta, CA
Channel Islands National Park - Ventura, CA
Del Valle Regional Park - Livermore, CA
Hungry Gulch Campground - Sequoia National Forest - CA
Millerton Lake State Recreation Area- Fresno, CA
Morro Bay State Park- San Luis, CA
Sonoma Coast State Beach-Sonoma, CA
Sunol Regional Wilderness - Sunol, CA
Rock Creek Canyon - Inyo National Forest - CA

COLORADO
Mueller State Park-Divide, CO

CONNECTICUT
Hopeville Pond State Park - Griswold, CT
Kettletown State Park - Southbury, CT
Macedonia Brook State Park - Kent, CT
Salt Rock State Park Campground - Baltic, CT

GEORGIA
Bald Ridge Campground - Lake Sidney Lanier-Burford, GA

IDAHO
Castle Rocks State Park - Almo, ID
Ponderosa State Park - McCall, ID
Round Lake State Park - Sagle, ID

ILLINOIS
Gun Creek - Rend Lake - Benton, IL

FLORIDA
Anastasia State Park-St.Augustine, FL
Fort Clinch State Park-Fernandina Beach, FL
Juniper Springs Recreation Area-Ocala National Forest-Silver Springs, FL
Little Manatee River State Park - Wimauma, FL
O'Leno State Park-High Springs, FL
Talbot Island State Park- Jacksonville, FL

KANSAS
Canning Creek Cover Park & Campground - Council Grove Lake- Council Grove, KS

KENTUCKY
Columbus-Belmont State Park-Columbus, KY
Fort Boonesborough State Park-Richmond, KY
Green River Lake State Park-Campbellsville, KY
Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park-London, KY
Zilpo Campground-Daniel Boone National Forest-Salt Lick, KY

LOUISIANA
Bayou Segnette State Park-Westwego, LA
Cypremort Point State Park-Cypremort Point, LA
Grand Isle State Park-Grand Isle, LA
Hodges Gardens State Park-Florien, LA

MARYLAND
Greenbelt Campground-Greenbelt Park-Greenbelt, MD

MASSACHUSETTS
D.A.R. State Forest-Goshen, MA
Salisbury Beach State Reservation-Salisbury, MA
The Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area- Boston, MA
Tolland State Forest-East Otis, MA
Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve-Waquoit, MA
Wells State Park, Sturbridge, MA

MICHIGAN
Lake Michigan Recreation Area - Huron-Manistee National Forest - MI

MINNESOTA
Norway Beach - Chippewa National Forest - MN

MISSISSIPPI
John W. Kyle State Park-Sardis, MS
Lake Lincoln State Park-Wesson, MS
Percy Quin State Park - McComb, MS
Tishomingo State Park- Tishomingo, MS
Trace State Park-Belden, MS

MISSOURI
Bluff View Park -Clearwater Lake-Piedmont, MO
Indian Creek - Mark Twain Lake - Monroe City, MO

NEBRASKA
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park - Ashland, NE
Fort Robinson State Park - Crawford, NE
Ponca State Park - Ponca, NE

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Lafayette Campground-Franconia Notch State Park-Franconia, NH
Pawtuckaway State Park-Nottingham, NH
White Lake State Park-Tamworth, NH

NEW YORK
Eagle Point - Pottersville, NY
ELS/Encore Lake George Escape Camping Resort - Lake George, NY
Indian Lake Islands Campground - Sabael, NY
Little Sand Point Campground - Piseco, NY
Paradox Lake Campground -Paradox, NY
Woodland Valley - Phoenicia, NY

OREGON
Applegate Lake Recreation Area - Squaw Lakes - Siskiyou National Forest - OR
Eel Creek Campground - Siuslaw National Forest - OR
ELS/Encore Mt. Hood Village RV Resort - Welches, OR

PENNSYLVANIA
Raystown Lake - Hesston, PA

RHODE ISLAND
Burlingame State Park & Campground - Providence, RI
Fishermen's Memorial State Park & Campground - Narragansett, RI
George Washington Memorial Camping Area - Providence, RI

SOUTH CAROLINA
Chester State Park-Chester, SC
Devils Fork State Park-Salem, SC
Dreher Island State Recreation Area-Prosperity, SC
Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area-Ninety Six, SC
Oconee Point Campground - Hartwell Lake - Seneca, SC
Santee State Park-Santee, SC
Twin Lakes Recreation Area - Hartwell Lake- Pendleton, SC

TENNESSEE
Willow Grove Campground-Dale Hollow Lake-Allons, TN

TEXAS
Cedar Ridge Park - Belton Lake - Temple, TX

UTAH
Bear Lake State Park-Garden City, UT
Fremont Indian State Park and Museum-Sevier, UT
Goblin Valley State Park-Green River, UT
Red Fleet State Park-Vernal, UT

VIRGINIA
Chippokes Plantation State Park- Surry, VA
Claytor Lake State Park- Dublin, VA
Goose Point Park - Philpott Lake - Bassett, VA
Grayson Highlands State Park - Mouth of Wilson, VA
Kiptopeke State Park - Cape Charles, VA
Longwood Park - John H. Kerr Dam & Reservoir - Boydton, VA
Loft Mountain Campground- Shenandoah National Park - VA
New River Trail State Park - Foster Falls, VA
Occoneechee State Park - Clarksville, VA
Pocahontas State Park- Chesterfield, VA

WEST VIRGINIA
Bulltown Campground-Burnsville Lake-Burnsville, WV
Trout Pond Recreation Area-George Washington & Jefferson National Forest- Lost City, WV

WISCONSIN
Two Lakes Campground - Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest- WI



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