Campers Choice Awards – 2019

Winners of the 2019 Campers Choice Awards include RV parks, campgrounds and dispersed camping locations that received the most 5 star reviews in 2019 from the Campendium community and maintain a 4 star or greater average.

Best National Park Campgrounds Best National Forest Campground Best BLM Camping Best Free Camping
Best National Park Campgrounds Best National Forest Campgrounds Best BLM Camping Best Free Camping
Best RV Parks Best State Park Campgrounds Best County Park Campgrounds Best City Park Campgrounds
Best RV Parks Best State Park Campgrounds Best County Park Campgrounds Best City Park Campgrounds

Best Camping Overall by Category

Below are the the winners of each category that received the most five star reviews from the Campendium community in 2019 AND currently have a five star average rating.

best national park camping

2019 Best National Park Campground – View All

Twin Peaks Campground | Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument – Ajo, AZ

“Honestly, it is one of the most scenic campgrounds we’ve stayed at in over a decade of RV camping.” – LivingOurDreamNow



best national forest camping

2019 Best National Forest Campground – View All

Nomad View Dispersed | Buffalo Gap National Grassland – Wall, SD

“This place is incredible. Wow. What a treat to stay here overlooking Badlands National Park in the peace and quiet.” – cramepete



best blm camping

2019 Best BLM Camping – View All

Chosa Campground – Carlsbad, NM

We are visiting the Carlsbad Cavern National park and found this gem, a few miles south from the park and easy access on a paved road. Very flat gravel parking lot with great mountain range views. – RV Living Yet



2019 Best Free Camping – View All

Nomad View Dispersed | Buffalo Gap National Grassland – Wall, SD

“Breakfast tastes better when your view is this good. And free.” – cramepete


best rv park 2019

2019 Best RV Park – View All

Mountain View Campground – Hiawassee, GA

I don’t want to tell people about this place because it is so great but the owners deserve every great review they get! – scooter1079



best state park campground

2019 Best State Park Campground – View All

Oliver Lee Memorial State Park | New Mexico State Park – Alamogordo, NM

“You got the colorful sunsets to the west and gorgeous, towering mountains to the east. The darkness at night was indescribable. The stars looked so close and bright, like you could reach out and grab them.” – Fox&Moth



2019 Best County Park Campground – View All

Gilbert Ray Campground – Tucson, AZ

“The surroundings are beautiful. Location is great. 5 mins from the Desert Museum, Saguaro National Park, and Old Tucson with trails leading from the campground.” – EmSant



best city park

2019 Best City Park Campground – View All

Schreiner City Park – Junction, TX

“Park allows camping up to 3 nights, and there are plenty of picnic tables and quiet spots for a VERY restful night’s sleep especially considering it’s a free spot.” – AClark63


Best Camping in Arizona Best Camping in New Mexico Best Camping in Utah Best Camping in California
Best Arizona Camping Best New Mexico Camping Best Utah Camping Best California Camping
Best Camping in Florida Best Camping in Texas Best Camping in Colorado Best Camping in the United States
Best Florida Camping Best Texas Camping Best Colorado Camping Best Camping in Other States

Best Camping Overall by State

Below are the the winners of each state that received the most five star reviews from the Campendium community in 2019 AND currently maintain a 4 star or greater average rating.

best camping in arizona

2019 Best Camping in Arizona – View All

TIE: Coconino Rim Road – Grand Canyon, AZ
Twin Peaks Campground – Ajo, AZ

Great boondocking experience! Cannot believe it was free and sooo close to the Grand Canyon! – Tammy



best camping in New Mexico

2019 Best Camping in New Mexico – View All

Chosa Campground – Carlsbad, NM

Great spot for visiting Carlsbad and Guadelupe Mountain National Parks. It is an easy drive to both national parks from there. – Happycamper



best camping in Utah

2019 Best Camping in Utah – View All

TIE: Lone Rock Beach – Big Water, UT
Willow Springs Trail – Moab, UT

I mean – parking on the beach!? How awesome is THAT!? We were invited by a group that goes every year and we LOVED IT! – Darci



camping in California

2019 Best Camping in California – View All

Tuttle Creek Campground – Lone Pine, CA

Tuttle is one of our favorite campgrounds. Its open spaces are good size. Nice views. It has a stream that runs through it. Good fishing. Can’t ask for more – Penske3



best camping in Florida

2019 Best Camping in Florida – View All

Jolly Roger RV Resort – Marathon, FL

Really nice campground, great people, and you can’t beat the location. They have a place to fish, swim (no beach), snorkel and park your boat. – Sharon B



best camping in texas

2019 Best Camping in Texas – View All

Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Canyon, TX

Wow! Such a beautiful place to camp. Resident turkey and deer at our site everyday, all day. Lots of hiking, bird watching, and endless views. – Beautyshopdropout



best camping in colorado

2019 Best Camping in Colorado – View All

San Luis State Wildlife Area – Hooper, CO

Get the permit ($43) and take advantage of this lovely campground a short drive to Great Sand Dunes NP! – Teddi & Roger


Best Camping in Other States