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National & state forests and parks have 100s of campsites from primitive to comfortable. Hundreds more private campgrounds make camping New England easy.




Each New England state has both public campgrounds in state parks and forests, and private for-profit campgrounds. Here are tips on camping in New England.

There's also the Appalachian Mountain Club, with camping and mountain lodge facilities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. More...

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Connecticut State Parks & Forests

There's camping in 13 Connecticut state parks and forests of the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection. Here's a map and list.

Connecticut Campground Owners Association

The Association publishes a directory listing the locations and facilities of its member campgrounds. You can order a printed copy, or download a PDF version online. More...


Acadia National Park

Blackwoods Campground (306 campsites) and Seawall Campground (214 campsites) have basic facilities within the park. Several private campgrounds are outside the camp boundaries on Mount Desert Island.

Maine Bureau of Parks & Lands

The Bureau operates a dozen state-park campgrounds around the State of Maine, from Bradbury Mountain and Sebago Lake in the south to Aroostook far in the north. More...

Maine Campground Owners Association

The Association's printed Maine Camping Guide and its very useful website detail more than 200 camping facilities in the state. More...


Department of Conservation & Recreation

The Department oversees 26 state-park and forest campgrounds all over Massachusetts, including the Berkshire Hills and Cape Cod—and even Boston. More...

Massachusetts Campground Owners Association

The Association includes nearly a hundred private campgrounds all over the state, including many in prime areas such as the Berkshires, Cape Cod, and even Martha's Vineyard. More...

New Hampshire

US Forest Service

The White Mountain National Forest offers developed campgrounds, back-country camping, and cabin rentals. More...

Division of Parks & Recreation

New Hampshire has 19 state parks, detailed on the Division's useful website. More...

New Hampshire Campground Owners Association

The Association brings together more than a hundred private campgrounds all over New Hampshire, including in the White Mountains. More...

Rhode Island

Rhode Island State Parks

There are five state parks with campgrounds. Some have facilities, including hook-ups, for campervans, trailer campers, and motorhomes. More...

Rhode Island Campground Owners Association

Association members operate nine campgrounds around the state. More...


US Forest Service

The Green Mountain National Forest is divided into a North Half and a South Half, both of which have camping possibilities, and also cabins to rent.

Vermont State Parks

Vermont State Parks operates nearly 50 campgrounds around the state, including developed sites for RVs, tent sites, remote campsites with limited facilities, and primitive sites with no facilities. They also rent cabins and cottages. More...

Vermont Campground Association

Representing over 100 campgrounds all around Vermont, the Association's website is the place to start to find a private campground in the state. More...

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