The Best Camping of July 2021

One-thousand seven-hundred and eighty-one (1,781) campgrounds received 5-star reviews in July! Check out some of the highlights.

Buffalo Gap Campground
Buffalo Gap Campground | Little Missouri National Grassland – Sentinel Butte, ND

“It is a lovely place and we will stay there next time we come to TRNP. Level pad, lots of room between sites. We choose a site without a lot of tree cover as we have solar. It never filled up the week we were there.” -Ctschupp

Sundance-Warren Peak Road Dispersed Camping
Sundance-Warren Peak Road Dispersed Camping | Black Hills National Forest – Sundance, WY

“Roomy private sites. It’s about 40min drive to Devil’s Tower. The spot was quite roomy allowing me to maneuver my 31′ trailer with no issue. There were many sites along the road.” -Ken

Twin Lakes Reservoir
Twin Lakes Reservoir | Bureau of Reclamation – Twin Lakes, CO

“Exactly what we needed for the Fourth of July. We took a stab in the dark and followed the dirt road which led us to an oasis with people spread out nicely.” -Hansoto

Howard Miller Steelhead County Park
Howard Miller Steelhead County Park | County Park – Rockport, WA

“Nice little campground on a beautiful spot next to the Skagit River. Awesome low-key family-friendly place. We lucked out with a waterfront spot all to ourselves.” -CasaDeMike

Sandy Pines Campground
Sandy Pines Campground | RV Park – Kennebunkport, ME

“Such a great campground. Goose Rocks Beach is world-class and nearby. IMO, site 6 is the pick of the park.” -9six7

Golden Bear RV Park
Golden Bear RV Park | RV Park – Klamath, CA

“Fantastic little park right on the Klamath River. Incredibly friendly staff. We visited Fern Canyon and the Trees of Mystery. We would stay here again!” -Home Away RV

Ocotillo Vistas
Ocotillo Vistas | Private Property – Terlingua, TX

“NOT an RV Park…in the BEST Way! This is simply a 40 acre property that a few friends purchased and were nice enough to share with the public. Ocotillo Vistas will blow your mind.” -SmithsAreSomewhere

Mountain View Campground
Mountain View Campground | RV Park – Hiawassee, GA

“Amazing campground! By far the friendliest place we have ever stayed and the view of the mountains was gorgeous. Extraordinary experience!” -TraceyS

Atlantic Beach Campground
Atlantic Beach Campground | Fort Clinch State Park – Fernandina Beach, FL

“I now see why Fort Clinch State Park in northeast Florida is so popular. My favorite part of Fort Clinch State Park is the Atlantic Beach Campground.” -LivingOurDreamNow

Belle Fourche Campground
Belle Fourche Campground | Devils Tower National Monument – Devils Tower, WY

“Our campsite provided a great view of Devil’s Tower. The campground hosts are exceptionally wonderful. A convenient trail leads from the campground to the Prairie Dog Town and Devil’s Tower.” -Richard n Mary

Little Lyman Lake Campground
Little Lyman Lake Campground | Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest – Evanston, UT

“Great lake spot. Spent 3 nights at Little Lyman Lake to get out of the heat. This is a wonderful campground with 6 small RV campsites.” -Uncas

Camp Hale Memorial Campground
Camp Hale Memorial Campground | White River National Forest – Leadville, CO

“Overall this was a really great campground to stay in. We stayed in site #17, a nice spot for our trailer with solar panels. The campsites were very spacious.” -Teardrop.Adventures

Forest Road 217 Dispersed Camping
Forest Road 217 Dispersed Camping | Ashley National Forest – Vernal, UT

“Awesome boondocking spot. We came during 4th of July weekend and it wasn’t even packed then!! There’s lots of space up here for any size rig.” -Blake & Chelsea

South Karick Lake Recreation Area
South Karick Lake Recreation Area | Blackwater River State Forest – Baker, FL

“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at South Karick Lake and plan to return in the future. You can’t beat lakefront campsites for this price!” -Felicia Danielle

Soda Lake WHMA
Soda Lake WHMA | Dept. Fish & Wildlife – Pinedale, WY

“The mountains are beautiful and we had some of the most amazing sunsets. There are many dispersed sites around the lake. Surprisingly level too.” -Ray & Terri

Cheraw State Park
Cheraw State Park | South Carolina State Park – Cheraw, SC

“We’ve visited this campground for three successive years, and will be back. The waterfront view is so relaxing. It was also cooler than normal, which was welcome.” -DRC

Fraser River Diversion Canal Dispersed Camping
Fraser River Diversion Canal Dispersed Camping | Arapaho National Forest – Winter Park, CO

“Peaceful camping with views and 4G. We spent 14 days here and enjoyed the cool air and beautiful views. The area has approximately 30 areas for overnight.” -Loving Every Mile

Forest Road 900 Dispersed Campsites
Forest Road 900 Dispersed Campsites | Routt National Forest – Meeker, CO

“Wild flowers were in full bloom during our stay, plus marmots, snowshoe hares, chipmunks entertained us. These sites are $5/night. Sites have picnic tables and fire pits.” -RT

Deep Creek Lake State Park
Deep Creek Lake State Park | Maryland State Park – Swanton, MD

“The campground is beautiful with spacious, wooded sites. The sites appear to have been recently updated. The lake with a beach is an easy walk across the road.” -Bob W

Fort De Soto Park Campground
Fort De Soto Park Campground | County Park – Saint Petersburg, FL

“Loved our stay here. The park is absolutely beautiful, clean, and pet-friendly. Good internet speed. We will 100% be back!” -Scbydoo1

Overlook Campground
Overlook Campground | Santa Cruz Lake Recreation Area – Santa Fe, NM

“We were not only lucky enough to get 2 sites overlooking the lake, but we mostly had this entire place to ourselves! Looking forward to going there again!” -Melissa S.

Illipah Reservoir Recreation Area
Illipah Reservoir Recreation Area | BLM – Ely, NV

“Beautiful and Peaceful! It was a perfect site with a great view of the water, and more private than the upper level sites.” -Mick

Jedediah Smith Campground
Jedediah Smith Campground | Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park – Crescent City, CA

“Small trailers do best here, although that doesn’t mean your site will be small. Loved the trail through the Redwood grove.” -GoWestWithUs

Brooks Lake Dispersed Camping
Brooks Lake Dispersed Camping | Shoshone National Forest – Dubois, WY

“Absolutely gorgeous, great location. The road had about 15 campsites and only 2 were taken. This was one of the most beautiful campgrounds I’ve stayed in!” -Angela