Best National Parks in United States for Camping

More and more Americans are realizing the benefits of the outdoors and therefore more and more people are engaging in camping activities in United States every year.

According to the 2019 North American Camping Report, a total of  78.8 million United States households engaged in camping activities in National Parks. This new love for camping is ever-increasing not only among adults but adolescence and families as well.

You must also try your hand at camping because its a healthy way to engage children as well as adults. Along with the soul-filling camping experience, you can also enjoy the social and emotional benefits of camping. 

In the United States, there are a plethora of amazing campsites at every corner. The 62 National Parks of United States offer all sorts of camping experiences to cater to everyone. 

Here is a list of some of the best national parks in the US for Camping

Glacier National Park, Montana

Glacier National Park is famous for its stunning beauty and the several options it offers for camping activities. The centerpiece of this park is its renowned glacier landscape and is considered the “Backbone of the world” by the Natives. The Glacier has become a camper’s paradise due to its 1,000 campsites and over 13 grounds for camping. Some of the best ones here to check out are Fish Creek Campground and  McDonald Lake (Backcountry Campsite), West Glacier and Apgar Campgrounds and Kintla Lake Campground, Bowman Lake Campground and Quartz Creek and Logging Creek Campgrounds.

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Since Grand Canyon National Park is situated on the Colorado Plateau, it is another great spot for camping. You will also be able to experience first-hand the beauty of its diverse flora and fauna while camping. 1,700 plant species, 91 mammals and around 450 birds make the Grand Canyon even more enticing for you camping enthusiasts. You can also make reservations for camping grounds at the Mather Campground on the South Rim and the North Rim Campground. Top camping grounds to visit here are Bright Angel Campground, Mather Campground Showers and Laundry, Indian Garden Campground and Mather Campground. 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee and North Carolina

The diverse wilderness along with the plethora of flora and fauna species make the Great Smoky Mountains National Park a favorite pic among all campers. You can enjoy camping here at the 10 developed camping grounds which are managed by the Park Service. Moreover, you can find dump stations at Cades Cove, Cosby, Deep Creek, Look Rock, and Smokemont campgrounds. All camping enthusiasts must visit the following stunning campgrounds at least once. There are the Up the Creek RV Camp, Deep Creek Campground, Smokemont Campground, Cades Cove Campground, Big Creek Horse Camp, Elkmont Campground, and Cataloochee Campground. 

Yellowstone National Park,  Wyoming, Montana and Idaho

At the Yellowstone National Park, you will be able to experience the most stunning array of nature and wildlife while camping. Moreover, witnessing the famous geysers at the Old Faith is an opportunity you cannot miss. Due to its 2,000 campsites and 12 campgrounds, the Yellowstone stands out among the rest for camping activities. Some of the top campgrounds for all the camping lovers out there are Norris Campground, Madison Campground, Grant Village Campground, Mammoth Hot Springs Campground, Canyon Campground, Slough Creek Campground, Bridge Bay Campground, Tower Fall Campground, and the Lewis Lake Campground. From this, it is clear that Yellowstone doesn’t fall short of stunning campgrounds. 

Yosemite National Park,  California

Home to spectacular waterfalls, meadows, rivers and granite walls is the beautiful Yosemite National Park. Although this park is a famous spot for rock-climbing and hiking, it also is one of the best for camping as well. 4 camping grounds out of the 13 are open throughout the year and there are 10 can host RVs. in addition to this horse sites and group, campsites are also found here. Here are the 10 camping grounds at the Yosemite National Park which stand out from the rest; North Pines Campground, Upper Pines and Lower Pines Campground, Camp 4, Tents and Cabins at Half Dome Village, Wawona Campground, Summerdale Campground, Indian Flat RV Park, Hodgdon Meadow Campground and lastly the Tuolumne Meadows Campground. 

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