The Best Camping of January 2021

Seven hundred twenty-four campgrounds received 5-star reviews in January! Check out some of the highlights.

Harshaw Road Dispersed Camping
Harshaw Road Dispersed Camping | Coronado National Forest – Patagonia, AZ

“We liked everything about this spot. Quiet and secluded. Lots of spaces. Solid internet (various by spot but you can find plenty) and great access to Lake Patagonia.” -Jason

Cypress Black Bayou Recreation Area
Cypress Black Bayou Recreation Area | County Park – Benton, LA

“Very nice, well maintained, quiet park & campground. There is a marina, beach, RV campground with like-new bathrooms/showers, tent campground, multiple fishing docks, very nice cabins.” -John Hoffman

Gemfield Road Dispersed Camping
Gemfield Road Dispersed Camping | BLM – Goldfield, NV

“Great Boondocking! We towed our 16′ trailer and found a great circular pull off with a firepit. The spot was clean (well, only burro poo) and tons of room.” -Ajohn

Hecla Junction Campground
Hecla Junction Campground | Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area – Salida, CO

“The setting was beautiful and quiet. Admittedly we didn’t research the area and weren’t fully prepared for this spur of the moment trip but it was serene, quiet and clean. No hookups, clean vault toilets, and pack it in pack it out.” -Derrick

Goose Creek State Park
Goose Creek State Park | North Carolina State Park – Washington, NC

“The sunsets and moonrises every day were unreal and the scenery was beautiful. With the cooler weather, we appreciated the lack of shade and it made our trailer just warm enough for comfort.” -HD

Big Sur Campground & Cabins
Big Sur Campground & Cabins | RV Park – Big Sur, CA

“I loved the staff, super friendly and helpful. The campsites are lovely, we happened to be there after a lot of rain. Beautiful but be prepared for zero service on anything.” -Nsorgatz

Parkwood RV Park & Cottages
Parkwood RV Park & Cottages | RV Park – Statesboro, GA

“Though the sites are grass, they are extremely level and easy to pull through. There was plenty of space between sites so we didn’t feel like we were on top of our neighbors.” -Chris Elrod

Twin Lakes Camp Resort
Twin Lakes Camp Resort | RV Park – Defuniak Springs, FL

“Clean and quiet! Everything about this campground is top notch! As the pictures on the website will attest, no expense was spared for the comfort and convenience of campers.” -ATC2CWO

Deer Creek Campground
Deer Creek Campground | Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument – Boulder, UT

“Great value and accessibility. Beautiful (7) site campground along Deer Creek across from the Deer Creek Trailhead and just off Burr Trail Road. Tables, fire ring, vault toilet, clean, dirt site pads.” -On The Ground Travel Adventure

Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness
Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness | BLM – Littlefield, AZ

“Great quiet location. We used the app but found the sites all full so we kept driving in our 2019 MB FR forester about 2 miles in and found a great spot.” -Tara

Valley of the Gods Dispersed Camping
Valley of the Gods Dispersed Camping | BLM – Mexican Hat, UT

“I think this is technically part of Monument Valley. Sites are very large, level and with all kinds of space between them. Well worth the visit.” -Vegasveegs

Fairview-Riverside State Park
Fairview-Riverside State Park | Louisiana State Park – Madisonville, LA

“Our campsite was level blacktop. Ground very soft from recent rains. Some sites had sewer but not ours. Beautiful trees with tons of moss. Next to river with boardwalk trails.” -lrcunning

Atlatl Rock Campground
Atlatl Rock Campground | Valley of Fire State Park – Overton, NV

“Wonderful campground in beautiful NV State Park. There is plenty of interesting hiking and biking in the park and nice picnic areas and visitor center.” -S&S

Alabama Hills Recreation Area
Alabama Hills Recreation Area | BLM – Lone Pine, CA

“Our first time boondocking at a magical place with a friend and her RV. Great view of Mt Whitney, especially during sunrise.” -BikerTech

Hamburg State Outdoor Recreation Area
Hamburg State Outdoor Recreation Area | Georgia State Park – Mitchell, GA

“Lovely site. 27 was a nice pull through slightly downhill but very flat and level at the site. Drive and site are gravel with picnic table and grill.” -Patty t

Poche's Fish-N-Camp
Poche’s Fish-N-Camp | RV Park – Breaux Bridge, LA

“We stayed here going to New Orleans, we were pleasantly surprised. All the sites are right next to the ponds. Site 61 was the largest at 58 feet long.” -Moushen

Alamo Lake State Park
Alamo Lake State Park | Arizona State Park – Wenden, AZ

“Huge park beautiful views. 35 miles from highway but worth it if you like views, fishing and walking.” -Lisa

Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park | Alabama State Park – Orange Beach, AL

“Gulf State Park is unquestionably the crown jewel of state park campgrounds in Alabama.” -LivingOurDreamNow

Collier-Seminole State Park
Collier-Seminole State Park | Florida State Park – Naples, FL

“Park has a nice feel with lots of foliage surrounding the sites. Easy drive to Marco Island with some nice beaches. Also easy to Everglades.” -Stewbachs

Davis Mountains State Park
Davis Mountains State Park | Texas State Park – Fort Davis, TX

“Nice Campground with Hiking and Mountain Biking. Great location for stargazing, because the campground is at an altitude of 5000 feet.” -Roaminsolitude