8 Campgrounds for Memorial Day Weekend
Old Shady Rest Campground
California 1 of 9
Spend your first camping trip of the summer season nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. With the Mammoth Lakes just walking distance away, you can indulge in swimming on a hot day or take your fishing pole out for a relaxing afternoon on the water. Known for their outstanding trout fishing, you'll surely come home with dinner.
Sam Houston Jones State Park
Louisiana 2 of 9
Not quite ready to dust off your tent just yet? Cozy up in one of their 12 cabins, which come equipped with bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen and everything you need to eat your first fire cooked dinner of the season. Sit back, relax, and enjoy all that this lush campground has to offer.
Texas 3 of 9
Situated on the Lake Texicoma, otherwise known as the "Playground of the Southwest," this campground is a great option for rambunctious families looking to have an active weekend away. Boat around on a warm day, or go trekking through the rolling hills and Blackjack Oak forests.
Mt. Greylock State Reservation
Massachusetts 4 of 9
If you're looking for a backpacking option, Mt. Greylock State Reservation is the primitive camping spot for you. Lace up for a 2.5-mile hike on Hopper Road Trail taking you to your ultimate, private camping destination. And, as a no-car campground, you can be sure to truly escape from it all.
Montana 5 of 9
Located on the West fork of the Bitterroot River, fishing lovers will be happy campers all weekend long. Known as the some of the best fishing in the region, start the day with fishing pole in hand and end it with fresh caught dinner over the fire. Fall asleep under the Ponderosa Pines and wake up to do it all over again.
Cheraw State Park
South Carolina 6 of 9
From golfing, to horseback riding and biking, this campground has something for everyone. While you're enjoying your relaxing weekend in this rustic park, be sure to listen for sounds of the threatened Read Cockaded Woodpecker. Without a doubt, this is the classic camping trip you hoped to have.
Colorado 7 of 9
You won't want to stay at your campsite for very long on this weekend camping adventure. Head toward Rocky Mountain National Park, located just north of the campground. With breathtaking views, scenic hiking trails and diverse wildlife, you'll never want to got back to your tent.
Coleman State Park
New Hampshire 8 of 9
Throw your boat on the hitch and head out for a weekend of water fun. With a boat launch within the park, you can take your time coming and going from boat to campsite. No boat? Don't worry, you can take advantage of hiking trails and biking within the park or simply kick back at the site and take in the fresh air.