Where to Camp in New Hampshire
New Hampshire campground guide and camping resources
Check out the best of New Hampshire camping. Find tent camping and RV park campgrounds, as well as hidden gems and cabin rentals. Below you’ll find some of the best campgrounds and places to camp in New Hampshire.
Hidden camping gems in New Hampshire
Looking to explore more of what New Hampshire State Parks have to offer? Check out our top picks for hidden gems and camping off the beaten path in New Hampshire. Find your new favorite campsite.
Heavily wooded and sprinkled with several ponds and wetlands, this park is one of the more primitive gems of the New Hampshire State Park system.
Dry River Campground offers a woodland setting, located in the heart of Crawford Notch State Park.
Located in Connecticut Lakes State Forest, this campground is just five minutes south of the Canadian border and 13 miles from Lake Francis.
Best campgrounds with hiking trails in New Hampshire
From unsurpassed beauty to challenging terrains, these New Hampshire state park campgrounds offer access to hiking trailheads that will give you an experience to last a life time. So come prepared and don’t forget your camera!
There are several trails leaving the area that lead to the summit of Mount Monadnock or shorter hikes around the state park.
Located in the White Mountains Region, this park is in an area of unparalleled scenery and offers a variety of outdoor activities.
This park provides a great base from which to enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, and many attractions in the White Mountains
Best waterfront camping in New Hampshire
Enjoy the view of New Hampshire's lakes with these waterfront campsites. Find a great spot for a swim or your next family picnic. Whether fishing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking or boating; you are sure to find an adventure in New Hampshire.
The park offers a beach area for swimming, excellent fishing, wildlife viewing, and boating.Transportation is also offered for remote site campers.
Hiking, mountain biking, boating, swimming, and fishing are popular pastimes of campers.
The 600-foot long sandy beach is a great place to spend with the family for a full day of swimming and picnicking.
Best OHRV parks with ATV trails in New Hampshire
Looking for some off-road fun on your next camping adventure? Here we showcase OHRV parks that have the best ATV accessible trails in New Hampshire. Why not get out and hit the trail on your ATV, snowmobile or trail bike today!
Jericho Mountain State Park, NH
Jericho Mountain State Park provides opportunities for miles of trail riding for ATV, UTV, trail bike, and snowmobile enthusiasts alike. The campground connects to the 75 miles of OHRV trails at the park, a day-use area with a beach for swimming, pavilion and boat launch.
Coleman State Park, NH
The excellent trout fishing in Little Diamond Pond and nearby streams makes Coleman an excellent location for fishing enthusiasts. A boat launch is located within the park; small boats are permitted, with a 10mph speed restriction. The park is also a good base for fall hunting.
Lake Francis State Park, NH
Lake Francis is a 2,000-acre lake near the Connecticut Lakes of the Great North Woods region. Hunters and anglers enjoy this park as a base for their respective activities. A boat launch is located in the park. Canoeists enjoy exploring the upper part of the Connecticut River.
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