Places to Camp near Dodge City, KS

Are you in need of a campground near Dodge City, KS? Discover secluded campsites where you can reconnect with nature. Or maybe you like to bring your family and friends along. Either way, there are Dodge City campgrounds just for you. At The Dyrt, campers like you share their favorite spots, plus tips and photos. No matter where you're headed in Dodge City, you'll find the best spot for you and your camping crew.

Best Camping Sites Near Dodge City, KS (20)

  1. 1.

    Gunsmoke RV Park

    17 Reviews
    41 Photos
    33 Saves
    Dodge City, Kansas

    Good Sam Club ratings 9/10/9.5. Facebook dubbed it the #1 RV park in Kansas. Big rig friendly with 58 pull-thru sites up to 90’ long and 31 back-in sites. 50/30/20 Amp service and some sites have dual sewer. Guests enjoy the swimming pool, playground, horseshoe pits, clean bath houses and laundry facility, game room, book exchange and general store. The park also has a tenting area and the Cowboy Bunkhouse is also available for rent. Conveniently located at the intersection of US 50/400 and US 50/56, just a short drive to all the old west attractions, local casino, race track, event center, water park and more.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Dodge City KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Dodge City KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Dodge City KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Dodge City KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Dodge City KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Dodge City KOA

    2.

    Dodge City KOA

    10 Reviews
    19 Photos
    20 Saves
    Dodge City, Kansas

    Welcome to Dodge City KOA, a convenient spot near Dodge City, KS, that's open all year round. This place is perfect if you're looking for a straightforward camping experience with some solid amenities.

    First off, the campground is known for its large concrete pads and ample grassy areas, making it a great spot for families. Kids can ride their bikes and scooters around safely, and there's plenty of room to pull in and out of your site without hassle. The common buildings are new and well-maintained, which is always a plus.

    One of the standout features here is the proximity to local attractions. Within walking distance, you'll find a water park, a free zoo, and the Boot Hill Museum. If you're into history or just looking for something to do, these spots are worth checking out. Plus, there's a city park nearby, so there's no shortage of activities to keep everyone entertained.

    For those who need to stay connected, the campground offers decent WiFi and good cell coverage. And if you're traveling with pets, you'll be happy to know that they're welcome here.

    In terms of amenities, you'll find everything you need: drinking water, electric hookups, showers, and toilets. They even have a market on-site for any last-minute necessities. Just a heads-up, though—firewood isn't available, so plan accordingly if you're looking to have a campfire.

    Overall, Dodge City KOA is a solid choice if you're passing through or planning a short stay. It's got the basics covered and then some, with the added bonus of being close to some interesting local attractions. Enjoy your stay!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Ford State Fishing Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Ford State Fishing Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Ford State Fishing Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Ford State Fishing Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Ford State Fishing Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Ford State Fishing Lake

    3.

    Ford State Fishing Lake

    6 Reviews
    6 Photos
    12 Saves
    Wright, Kansas

    Ford State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area is located in Ford County, approximately 3 miles north and 5 miles east of Dodge City. The property consists of 260 acres of uplands, 10 acres of wetlands, and a 45 acre lake. The uplands and wetlands are made up of heavily timbered riparian areas along the creek, native grass on the side slopes, and old crop fields on the flatter upland terrain. An old 4-H campis located on the east side and is presently maintained as a Boy Scout area.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Watersports Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watersports Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watersports Campground

    4.

    Watersports Campground

    3 Reviews
    3 Photos
    4 Saves
    Dodge City, Kansas
    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Picnic Table
    • WiFi
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      5.

      Blue RV Park

      2 Reviews
      4 Saves
      Dodge City, Kansas
      • Pets
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • RVs
      • Tents
      Camper-submitted photo from Horse Thief Reservoir
      Camper-submitted photo from Horse Thief Reservoir

      6.

      Horse Thief Reservoir

      4 Reviews
      2 Photos
      17 Saves
      Dodge City, Kansas
      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access
      Camper-submitted photo from Cimarron RV Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Cimarron RV Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Cimarron RV Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Cimarron RV Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Cimarron RV Park

      7.

      Cimarron RV Park

      3 Reviews
      5 Photos
      11 Saves
      Dodge City, Kansas
      • Pets
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access
      • RVs

      $25 / night

      Camper-submitted photo from Boot Hill Casino

      8.

      Boot Hill Casino

      1 Review
      1 Photo
      6 Saves
      Dodge City, Kansas
      • Pets
      • Phone Service
      • ADA Access
      • Dispersed
      • WiFi
      • Toilets
      Camper-submitted photo from Prairie Wind RV Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Prairie Wind RV Park

      9.

      Prairie Wind RV Park

      2 Reviews
      2 Photos
      3 Saves
      Meade, Kansas
      • Pets
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • RVs
      • Tents
      • Standard (Tent/RV)
      Camper-submitted photo from Meade City Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Meade City Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Meade City Park
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      Camper-submitted photo from Meade City Park
      Camper-submitted photo from Meade City Park

      10.

      Meade City Park

      5 Reviews
      6 Photos
      7 Saves
      Meade, Kansas
      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What camping is available near Dodge City, KS?

    According to TheDyrt.com, Dodge City, KS offers a wide range of camping options, with 20 campgrounds and RV parks near Dodge City, KS and 2 free dispersed camping spots.

    Which is the most popular campground near Dodge City, KS?

    According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Dodge City, KS is Gunsmoke RV Park with a 3.9-star rating from 17 reviews.

    Where can I find free dispersed camping near Dodge City, KS?

    According to TheDyrt.com, there are 2 free dispersed camping spots near Dodge City, KS.

    What parks are near Dodge City, KS?

    According to TheDyrt.com, there are 3 parks near Dodge City, KS that allow camping, notably Mississippi River Headwaters - Sandy Lake and John Day Lock and Dam, Lake Umatilla.