8 Great Campgrounds in New England

8 Great Campgrounds in New England

By Ryan Wood

New England has some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States. Here is your chance to see it up close with these eight camping destinations from Connecticut to the Maine coastline.

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Waquoit Bay Nat. Estuarine Research Reserve

Waquoit, Massachusetts

With 2,500 acres of coastal land on the southern shore of Cape Cod, Waquoit Bay offers hiking trails and 11 primitive campsites. Learn More ?

Green Mountains

Winhall Brook

South Londonderry, Vermont

Nestled in the Green Mountains along the West River, the 111 campsites are popular for those who love the outdoors. Learn More ?


Charlestown Breachway

Charlestown, Rhode Island

Featuring some of the best saltwater fishing in Rhode Island, the Breachway asks you to "take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but footprints." Learn More ?

Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor, Maine

Get an up-close look at Maine's stunning coastline and beautiful lighthouses. Campers regularly kayak, fish and even whale watch. Learn More ?


Lake Waramaug State Park

New Preston, Connecticut

One of the most scenic campsites in New England, Lake Waramaug attracts many sightseers in the fall. Fishing, scuba diving, hiking and mountain biking are popular here. Learn More ?

Otter River

Otter River State Forest

Baldwinville, Massachusetts

A two-acre pond is ideal for swimming, while the 9,000 acres of the adjacent Birch Hill Wildlife area are popular for hiking and mountain biking. Learn More ?

Blue Water

Mashamoquet Brook State Park

Pomfret Center, Connecticut

This park is ideal for picnicking, fishing and hiking and features a distinct trail system to connect campers to all areas of the park. Learn More ?

Twin Mountain

Twin Mountain KOA

Twin Mountain, New Hampshire

In the middle of the scenic White Mountains, this New Hampshire campground offers hiking trails, fishing and biking with the opportunity to see moose on a guided tour. Learn More ?

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