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Best Tent Sites Near Paxton, MA (17)

    Camper-submitted photo from Tully Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tully Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tully Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tully Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tully Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Tully Lake Campground

    1.

    Tully Lake Campground

    9 Reviews
    88 Photos
    82 Saves
    Royalston, Massachusetts

    On the shores of a 200-acre lake, Tully Lake Campground offers a classic tent-only camping retreat with an array of modern conveniences and outdoor recreation in the shade of towering pine trees.

    Before arriving, you’ll reserve a campsite either inland or on the waterfront, each with its own picnic table and fire pit with grill. Along with a centrally located bathhouse with flush toilets and coin-operated showers, firewood, fire starters, and ice are sold onsite. Don’t wait to reserve, this campground fills up quick!

    The Tully Lake Campground is owned by the Army Corps of Engineers and managed by The Trustees.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Trash

    $35 - $43 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lorraine Park Campground — Harold Parker State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Lorraine Park Campground — Harold Parker State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Lorraine Park Campground — Harold Parker State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Lorraine Park Campground — Harold Parker State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Lorraine Park Campground — Harold Parker State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Lorraine Park Campground — Harold Parker State Forest

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    Lorraine Park Campground — Harold Parker State Forest

    28 Reviews
    369 Photos
    286 Saves
    North Reading, Massachusetts

    The campground, also known as Lorraine Campground, has 91 campsites that are spread out sufficiently to provide a real "forest" camping experience. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table, fire ring and a pedestal grill. A water spigot is located on each campsite and a dumping station is available. We are pleased to inform you that we now have eleven campsites with 20/30/50 AMP hookups! The comfort stations have showers and flush toilets. Comfort station 3 and 4 are accessible.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $17 - $54 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Greenfield State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Greenfield State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Greenfield State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Greenfield State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Greenfield State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Greenfield State Park Campground

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    Greenfield State Park Campground

    19 Reviews
    41 Photos
    90 Saves
    Bennington, New Hampshire

    Welcome to Greenfield State Park Campground, nestled in the charming town of Greenfield, NH. This spot is a favorite for many, and it's easy to see why. The campground operates from May 22 to October 12, offering a perfect escape during the warmer months.

    One of the standout features here is the spacious and private campsites. Visitors often rave about the large, wooded sites that provide a sense of seclusion and tranquility. Whether you're pitching a tent or parking an RV, you'll find plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the natural surroundings.

    For those who love a good campfire, you'll be pleased to know that fires are allowed, and firewood is available for purchase on-site. There's also a handy little store at the ranger office stocked with basic supplies, gifts, and even ice cream. And if you're bringing along your furry friend, pets are welcome too.

    The campground boasts clean and well-maintained facilities, including showers and toilets. Showers are free and offer the luxury of adjustable temperatures without the hassle of push buttons. Water spigots are conveniently located throughout the campground, and there's a sanitary dump station for RVs.

    Nature lovers will appreciate the hiking trails that weave through the park, though it's wise to keep an eye out for ticks. The lake is another highlight, perfect for a refreshing swim or a peaceful paddle. The sunsets over the water are simply stunning, making it a great spot for kayaking or just relaxing by the shore.

    Greenfield State Park Campground is a fantastic place to unwind, explore, and reconnect with nature. Whether you're here for a night or a week, you're sure to leave with some great memories. Just remember to keep it clean and respect the quiet hours, and you'll have a wonderful stay.

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    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Federated Womens Club State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Federated Womens Club State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Federated Womens Club State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Federated Womens Club State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Federated Womens Club State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Federated Womens Club State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Buck Hill Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Buck Hill Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Ponkapoag Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Ponkapoag Camp
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    Camper-submitted photo from Ponkapoag Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Ponkapoag Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Ponkapoag Camp

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    Ponkapoag Camp

    5 Reviews
    23 Photos
    131 Saves
    Randolph, Massachusetts

    AMC Ponkapoag Camp is located on the east shore of Ponakpoag Pond at the end of a gravel road. Access is granted through a locked gate directly across the street from the Canton Equestrian Center. Call the manager for the gate combination. Please be considerate of hikers and equestrian traffic on the access road.

    20 cabins (sleep two to seven). Two tent sites. Bunks with mattresses (no linens provided). Wood stove (firewood is available for purchase, or may be gathered). No running water. No electricity in cabins. The main lodge is lighted during the evenings (summer only). Outhouses.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents

    $20 - $65 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Barton Cove Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Barton Cove Campground

    7.

    Barton Cove Campground

    2 Reviews
    2 Photos
    63 Saves
    Greenfield, Massachusetts

    Barton Cove specializes in rustic tent-only camping. The campground is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Each campsite has a picnic table, grills and campfire ring. Vehicle use in the campground is restricted to unloading during arrival and loading during departure. Showers are available near the ranger station, and there are two group sites available for larger parties interested in camping together. Two sites suitable for pop-up trailers or class C camper vans are also available. The sites have no utility hookups. Scout groups can camp by special arrangement through November.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Group

    $22 - $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Edward MacDowell Lake Day Use Facilities

    8.

    Edward MacDowell Lake Day Use Facilities

    1 Review
    1 Photo
    2 Saves
    Edward MacDowell Lake, New Hampshire

    Overview

    Edward MacDowell Lake is situated in a quiet corner of the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire.

    This day-use area lies just off State Route 101 on the shores of the picturesque lake named after the famous composer and concert pianist, Edward Alexander MacDowell.

    Natural Features:

    The 165-acre lake is surrounded by densely forested rolling hills. Shady pine, birch, poplar, maple, oak, beech, hemlock and alder trees cover the area.

    Wildlife is abundant in and around the park. White-tailed deer, moose, beaver, fisher, muskrat, otter and many other mammals make their homes around the lake. Birders may observe many species including osprey, hawks, owls, great blue herons, woodpeckers, waterfowl and songbirds.

    Recreation:

    Visitors can spend days kayaking and canoeing on the scenic lake, and a boat ramp is provided for easy lake access.

    Fishing is also a popular activity. Largemouth bass, pickerel, perch and horned pout are all found in abundance.

    Several hiking trails link up around the lake as well, including the West Ridge Trail, which runs along the entire western edge of the lake and up through the surrounding wetlands.

    Younger visitors enjoy the parks Junior Ranger Program, which focuses on the surrounding forest, its wildlife and waterways and protecting the environment. Kids ages six through 12 become honorary park rangers upon completion and receive a patch and certificate.

    Facilities:

    This year-round park is open from sunrise to sunset. It offers two day-use picnic shelters, perfect for large parties or family functions. Flush toilets, drinking water, picnic tables and grills are provided.

    A swim beach, playground, horseshoe pits and volleyball court offer additional recreation opportunities.

    Nearby Attractions:

    Educational programs are offered by park rangers, and the nearby ranger station contains interpretive exhibits.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
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      Camper-submitted photo from Camp Nihan Education Center
      Camper-submitted photo from Camp Nihan Education Center
      Camper-submitted photo from Camp Nihan Education Center
      Camper-submitted photo from Camp Nihan Education Center
      Camper-submitted photo from Camp Nihan Education Center
      Camper-submitted photo from Camp Nihan Education Center

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      Camp Nihan Education Center

      3 Reviews
      9 Photos
      48 Saves
      Saugus, Massachusetts

      Camp Nihan is the perfect place for your next group camping experience. There's plenty of opportunities to learn about the local habitat. Explore a variety of nature and wildlife across 65 acres.

      • Fires
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • Tents
      • Group
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