Camping News During the COVID-19 Outbreak – 3/31/20

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Snake River RV Resort in Homedale, ID – Photo by fwbubba

Below is a summary of major campground closures and openings this past week due to COVID-19. Visit our State by State Campground Closures & Responses page for a complete list of closures.

Campground Closure Stats This Week

While it pains us to flag a campground as closed in the Campendium database, we hope to make it easier for those who haven’t found somewhere to shelter-in-place, to find a place. Recreational camping is not advisable during this time.

  • Over 26% of RV parks, campgrounds and dispersed camping locations in the United States listed on Campendium are closed or operating with restrictions.
  • Most National Park campgrounds in the U.S. are closed and thirty-two states have closed their all of their state park campgrounds.
  • Over 20% of campgrounds in Canada are closed, including National Park and most Provincial Park campgrounds.

You can search for campgrounds that are known to be open during the coronavirus pandemic by using the filter on the Campendium search results page to “exclude temporarily closed locations.” Recreational camping is not advisable during this time.


Campground Openings

Many industry organizations have been advocating that RV parks and campgrounds be deemed “essential business.” As a result, we have seen campgrounds or RV parks permitted to remain open in the following states:


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