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Summertime is the perfect time for family camping, exploring the great outdoors, and creating magical memories that will last you a lifetime! Here at RoverPass, we believe the best trips start with good planning. We’ve compiled a list of the 50 top rated family friendly RV parks, the best campgrounds for kids. We’ve included one for each state, to help take the guess work out of where to stay so that you can focus on the fun parts, like choosing from all of the fun nearby attractions!
Enota RV Campground is in the Chattahoochee National Forest of Northern Georgia. The property boasts 4 waterfalls and 5 streams, with most sites perched on one stream or another complete with wooden deck, picnic table, fire pit, and grill. Enota is just 3 miles from the highest point in Georgia and 1.5 from the Appalachian Trail! Hike around, learn about farming on the 10 acre organic farm, drop a line in the trout stocked fishing pond (perfect for a rustic campfire dinner), bound on one of the three ground trampolines, and splash in one of the many streams. This is one of the best campgrounds for kids, as they will no doubt be worn out by days end!
Yosemite Pines RV will serve as the perfect base camp for your family to explore Gold Rush towns, go river rafting, and best of all- adventure through Yosemite National Park! A destination most people only ever dream of visiting, Yosemite is an American treasure. With waterfalls occurring from snowmelt in the springtime, Half Dome, El Capitan, Glacier Point and so much more, you’re guaranteed to be in awe. Yosemite Pines is a convenient spot to stay with amenities as wonderful as the nearby National park.
The Longhorn Ranch Lodge & RV is your gateway to family camping in Yellowstone, Jackson, and Teton! Partake in Wyoming fishing, horseback riding, and old fashioned Western rodeo! There’s no denying the raw natural beauty of Wyoming, go out there and see for yourself!
A family that fishes together, lives happily ever after together. At Copper Johns, located on White River, cast your line and catch some Painbow, Cutthroat, Brown, and Brook Trout! Take a little detour to one of the nearby lakes or rivers to find Walleye, Largemouth & Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, Catfish, and Striper. Here in the Ozarks, your family will be surrounded by nature, spark your children’s sense of adventure at Copper Johns.
Fun Valley Family Resort has everything from square dancing to tubing the river. Check out the amazing hikes, fishing, paddle boats, street danced, musical jams and the rec hall! Colorado is many things, but the one thing it is not is boring!
Witch Meadow isn’t as scary as the name implies. Located near the town of Salem made famous by the early American Salem Witch Trials is a place apart from the towns strange history. Witch Meadow features sports courts, a heated pool, 14 acre lake, recreation hall for the kiddos and an adult only lounge. Explore the beach, take the boat out for some fishing. Relax and let the full childrens activity program take the lead!
Treasure Beach RV Park and Campground may be the only campground with a lighted playground and skateboard park! They also have fishing, crabbing, swimming, an arcade, and a flea market craft show in July. There’s something for everyone in the family!
Enjoy the simple life at Kamper Kompanion RV Park. A dog-friendly facility with playground, horseshoes, and big blue skies. Near Lake Lou Yaeger, off of Route 66 with plenty of neon attraction and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library down the way, your family can explore and relax at Kamper Kompanion!
Cool off in the pool surrounded by luscious green trees or take a stroll along the walking trails. Last Resort RV Park and Campground is anything but a last resort! This pet-friendly facility will have your family laughing and enjoying the good life! Upon arrival, give the camp mascot Dillon, the “Foodle” a friendly belly rub and savor the summertime at Last Resort.
Take a step back in time to Amish country Iowa. Bring your family to the Agricultural Museum, see the Field of Dreams movie set, check out Backbone State Park, or simply relax at Lakeshore. With an on-site swimming beach, and plenty of children’s activities and sports, your family will be perfectly content to stay a while at Lakeshore!
In ground pool, fishing lake, live music, weekend events, campfires, sports facilities and more! You couldn’t ask for a more relaxing and fun filled campground than Spring Lake RV Resort and Campground!
270 acres jam packed with fun activities. Abe lincoln’s boyhood home an hour away. 5 lakes- one stocked with catfish, three go-kart tracks, pedal boats, swimming pool, and a mini-golf course on the way. What else could you ask for?!
Rent a golf cart, let your little ones play in the playground pool, sit back and relax! Cajun Palms is down the street from Prehistoric Park- a 12 acre park dedicated to showcasing dinosaurs. They have on site pizza that’ll make dinner a no brainer after an exhausting day of fun in the sun!
A stocked trout pond, bonfires, dances, children’s activities, wagon rides, heated pool and jacuzzi, fishing and boating on the lake. There is nothing missing from this one of a kind campground, fun for all ages and adventure for all!
Castaways is a super pet friendly park complete with a doggy beach, park, and bathing station! The teen center is perfect for adolescents, splash pad for little ones, coastal bays and beach for everyone in the family! Rent a jet ski and a golf cart, peer through binoculars for exceptional birding, or enjoy the cafe and tiki bar!
Horseshoes, a safari field, teen tower, nature study pond, kids fishing brook, sports courts, playground, and so much more will characterize your entire family’s wonderful stay at Sunset View!
Three words come to mind when we think of Kiesler’s- Clean, Family, Fun! Have a laugh at the RC Car Race Track, go for a wagon ride, play a round of bingo, enjoy the playground and Rec Hall, and indulge in the planned activities. Kiesler’s will keep the little ones busy, the teens happy, and the adults relaxed!
Munch on some Crawfish, check out the Hot Rods during the Cruise the Coast rally, enjoy a dip in the pool and take in the scenery. Close to the beach, shopping, and casinos, you’ll be sure to find an activity that suits your interest. Majestic Oaks is consistent, big rig friendly and has paved landscaping throughout. Enjoy a respite from the bustle at Majestic Oaks.
Famous for their mudding rallies, Fort Niangua has so much to offer outside of big rigs rolling in the mud! If you’ve never been on a river floating trip, you’re simply not living your life to the fullest. Take it from someone with experience, a weekend during the summer spent floating in tubes on the river with the sun high and the water cool are by far my fondest childhood memories. Fort Niangua can offer your family that kind of love and more. Rent tubes here for a Fort Niangua float that’ll be one for the books! Not to mention the mudding rallies are pretty fun!
20. Van Hook Resort
At Van Hook you’ll find yourself tickled pink with the boundless family fun activities! Fishing, minnow races, bonfires, beach swimming! With a bait and tackle shop, and the option to rent a boat or paddle board, the family will never be bored!
Located on the Missouri River, just up the river from Desoto Lake, at River View you’ll find a boating slip and water access that’ll lead to a lifetime of memories! New ownership has turned this park into a hidden gem with consistent reviews and happy patrons who return year after year. Their amenities make them one of the best campgrounds for kids in the country. They include a kiddie pool, arcade, tons of sports facilities, and an on-site convenience store for whatever drinks and snacks your heart desires!
Desert Skies Resort is an oasis in the desert. With sweeping scenic views and tons of desert activities like hiking, off-roading, and more, you’ll find a heated pool, jacuzzi, mini golf course, pool tables, a game room and more just a short walk from your camper to the club house. Get lost in the natural beauty of the 100 acre BLM Tortoise Reserve. Rent an ATV and go explore the desert at Desert Skies Resort!
The best campgrounds for kids over 12 on this list, Friendly Beaver Campground has everything a teenager could want. They can take their pick from four different swimming pools- one indoor heated, one wading, one sports, and one swimming. At night, you can take a load off in the adult rec hall while your teenagers socialize in the teen game room and the little ones learn and create in the children’s activity room. Take part in the fun themed weekends and spend your vacation happily at the Friendly Beaver!
24. American RV Park
Head to the Turquoise Trail for classic Western American culture! Let American RV serve as your hub to the majestic town of Albuquerque. Come during the balloon festival to ignite your children’s imagination. Venture over to Tinker Town for a once in a lifetime experience! The old town square will transport your family back in time. Take the Sandia Peak Ariel Tramway to the top of the mountain and be prepared for one of the most beautiful adventure of all!
25. Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort
There are so many things to do at Hickory Hill, it’ll be a miracle if you can fit them all in! With a lovely swimming pool, splash zone, jump pillow, laser tag, mini golf, frisbee golf, and playgrounds your family can expel all of their energy. Not to mention the game room, hiking, spa, and themed weekends!
“Where best friends are made!” Woodside Lake Park is the gateway to big cities such as Aurora Akron and Cleveland, however at Woodside you’ll find a respite from the city on the 100 acre wooded campground complete with a sparkling lake. Go fish, hike, bike, paddle board, and wear yourself out with the excitement and joy of family vacation well spent!
Crater Lake is the kind of park where riding your bike along the trails, enjoying a walk in the woods, fishing for brown and rainbow trout, and enjoying the quiet life is enough. Not for the hyper, Crater Lake is truly a retreat from worry and noise. Pet-friendly and all sites equipped with fire pits, relax with the family pup, roast a mallow, and enjoy the good life.
A short drive to the Crayola Factory, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, and The Land of Make Believe and Pirates Cove- Colonial Woods is Magical! This park will be your hub for an unforgettable family vacation filled with adventure and sights that’ll fill your child’s imagination!
This pet friendly facility offers chartered fishing trips, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, surfing, sailing, swimming, antiquing, flea markets, vineyards and more. Literally something for everyone in the family with campgrounds you simply can’t pass up!
Located within Black Hills National Park, Black Hills Trailside Park Resort will serve as your family’s hub for South Dakota solitude. Get lost in the woods, trek miles of breathtaking trails, and take the twenty minute drive to see Mount Rushmore!
There’s something for everyone at Mountain Valley- a playground for the kids, putting green for dad, heated pool for mom, and a dog park for Fido! That’s just at the resort! Venture out into the Rocky Mountains for the real adventure! Hike gorgeous trails, fish on the Provo River, or go white water rafting. You’ll fall in love with the mountains at Mountain Valley!
In Vermont you have to check out the maple syrup, where better to do so than while visiting Mountain View Campground? They have a ton of activities for children, from arts and crafts, mini golf, two pools (one heated) and a hot tub. Nearby farms, wineries, breweries and more highlight the wonderful aspects of a magnificent state.
Dog friendly with a washing station, movie pavillion, heated pool and spa, sauna, world largest croquet court, frisbee golf, an orchard and outstanding bird watching make Toutle River an excellent choice for a family getaway!
Big Bear Lake Campgrounds has a barefoot springs splash zone with waterslide and lazy river, basically a making it a campground with a waterpark on-site. But there’s more than just a splash zone, Big Bear offers a breathtaking lake perfect for fishing, swimming, and adventure for all ages! All kinds of sport courts, and great hiking/biking trails will leave your family worn out and with tons of great memories!
Baraboo Hills is up the road from Devil’s Lake State Park, a stone’s throw from Lake Wisconsin, and has everything you need on site. The snack shoppe will take care of the cooking while you and your family enjoy a round of mini golf, a game of sand volley ball, a dip in the swimming pond, or a laugh on the jumping pillow!
Smokey Bear Campground is for the family looking to be whisked away up into the mountains. Great Smoky Mountain National Park is less than 10 miles away, but you won’t have to wander far from your rig to find a ton of natural beauty and a whole lot of friendly faces. Smokey Bear Campground prides itself on being one of the cleanest, friendliest, and accommodating facilities East of the Mississippi.
Head to the heart of Texas for some family fun. Texas State Railroad RV Park offers a 15 acre fishing lake, water playground, nature trail and access to good old fashioned Texas train rides! Load the family up and take a ride on the official railroad of Texas from Rusk, TX to Palestine, TX. A quick get away from Houston or Dallas, Rusk offers much in the way of a small Texas town escape.
The American Heritage RV Park wears many hats. Indulge your inner brainiac by immersing yourself in American History. Teach your children about the American Revolution while staying at this conveniently located 70 acre park 8 Miles from Historic Williamsburg. Let your inner child roam free on the beautiful nature trails, relax in the pool, and listen to the laughter of children enjoying the world’s largest inflatable water slide! American Heritage is short drive from Busch Gardens, and offers a ton of wonderful activities you and your family can enjoy together!
Pleasant Acres Farm Campground is on a working farm in New Jersey with stunning panoramic views, country farm themed games and activities, and laid back country peace and quiet. Pleasant Farms will provide memories of a lifetime for you and your family. Take a horse drawn hay ride, enjoy the petting zoo, or watch as your little ones milk a cow or partake in the pig chases! Take a short drive to the Action Park or Dual Racing Ziplines for the adventurous family, unwind with a round of golf, or cast a line at the on site pond.
Raccoon River Campground is located next door to Shipwreck Island Water Park and is a short walk down the street from Panama City Beach. While it’s not a campground with a waterpark onsite, Raccoon River Campground comes pretty close. There is something for everyone in the family at Raccoon River. This campground has great private sites nestled in the pine trees as well as two swimming pools, a playground, basketball and volleyball courts. Goofy Golf, Funland Arcade, shopping and amazing restaurants are all within walking distance, so hitch up your wagon and enjoy some summer fun at Raccoon River Campground!
Williams Arizona is known to the world as the Gateway to the Grand Canyon. This hidden gem of a town is only a short hour drive from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. Canyon Motel & RV Park is what remains of this historic Route 66 motel with a Sante Fe Railroad car out front. Canyon Motel is down the street from Bearizona- a 160 acre wildlife park you can either drive or walk through and spot an array of beautiful wildlife- specifically black bears! The town has Route 66 themed everything, with the neon signs to prove it! Canyon Motel is the perfect spot to see it all, to experience the allure and magic of the Old West, and to enjoy the sunset from the hidden garden patio as it disappears over the mountains.
Duck Creek RV Resort is the closest RV park to Michigan’s Adventure Amusement Park. Duck Creek is also the only RV resort we’ve ever seen with a duck shaped pool! Right on Lake Michigan, there’s more than just an awesome amusement park to keep you and your family amused. The area offers some amazing golf courses and chartered fishing guides for Dad & the boys, Muskegon Museum of Art for a fun girls day out, beaches, river tours, and is even home to the Unity Christian Music Festival in August. The park itself is next door to a dog park and grooming facility for those of you who can’t leave home without your furry friends, a wading pool for toddlers, a hot tub for adults, and smooth paved roads for your rig! You’ll surely find a home away from home at Duck Creek RV Resort!
Silverwood RV Park is across the street from the infamous Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach. Nestled in Northern Idaho, a stone’s throw away from Spokane, Washington, Silverwood has rides to fit every family member’s needs. From thrill seeking roller coasters to kid friendly rides and water slides. Silverwood Theme Park is the perfect place to take your family for a fun filled day, and Silverwood RV Park is the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy the campfire after a long day of excitement!
Four words: Super Duper Triple Looper. 300 ft of twists, turns, and giggles. Whether you’re 5 years old or 50, you’re guaranteed to have a good time at Jellystone! This park is RV friendly, perched on the shores of Yogi Bear Lake, and it’s family owned so they know just what you and your family needs to have fun! Gem mining, mini golf, a huge waterslide, lake side pavilion and a new theme for daily activities every week- there’s something for the whole family! So pack your pic-a-nic baskets and head on over to Jellystone for a family vacation you’ll never forget!
Anchor away at Anchor’s Aweigh RV Resort in South Foley, Alabama. 7 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, Anchors Aweigh is a fun and secure hub to enjoy the ocean and nearby cities such as Pensacola, Florida or Mobile, Alabama. At Anchors, you’ll never want to leave the relaxation. A zero entry pool allows for easy access to a nice afternoon in the pool.
Ocean Lakes Family Campground is the largest RV Park on the East Coast. A tried and true campground committed to bringing your family the once in a lifetime experience that is the ever majestic Myrtle Beach. With 310 oceanfront acres, you can be sure Ocean Lakes’ size doesn’t compromise its quality. Now a campground with a waterpark, Ocean Lakes Family Campground opened an onsite waterpark in the Summer of 2016. With that and tons of other great amenities, Ocean Lakes is the spot for your family’s summer vacation!
Yellowstone River RV Park is just a glimpse of the amazing state that is Montana. Check out the nearby Pictograph Caves, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Custer Battlefield Museum, and so much more. Turn education into a fun experience at Yellowstone. A quaint park with excellent amenities and fun nearby attractions!
48. Marvel Family Fishing and Camping Resort
Bring the family to Gore, Oklahoma for a Marvel Resort fishing tournament! Sit back with the family for a Marvel summer night movie. Hang out on the river, race go-karts, partake in a water war, and so much more! Marvel offers a safe and fun haven for everyone in the family!
Make your Alaska dream trip a reality at the Kenai River RV Resort! King Salmon, Halibut, whale watching, glacier flight seeing, river rafting, bear viewing and so much more! A true adventure awaits you and your family at Kenai Riverfront Resort.
50. Malaekahana Beach Campground
Okay, so not exactly an RV park but at Malaekahana Campground you can vehicle camp. Here you’ll find a nice spot to park your van on the beach, a North Shore food truck with scrumptious local lunches, and a camp store. Not to mention the beach, in Hawaii. Need we say more?
Where are you heading this summer? Let us know where your favorite family-friendly campground is! Safe travels & happy family camping!
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