Best Camping near White Mountain National Forest

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Looking for the best campgrounds near White Mountain National Forest, NH? There are tons of hikes and other fun activities to partake in, as well as sights to see and explore. Find the best campgrounds near White Mountain National Forest, NH. Read helpful reviews and tips to find the perfect camping option for you and your crew.

Best Camping Sites Near White Mountain National Forest, NH (52)

    Camper-submitted photo from Wellesley Island State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wellesley Island State Park Campground
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    Wellesley Island State Park Campground

    27 Reviews
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    117 Saves
    Thousand Island Park, New York

    Wellesley Island State Park Campground, nestled near the Canadian border in New York, is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature. This place has it all—whether you're rolling in with a big rig, pitching a tent, or cozying up in a cabin. The campground operates from May 6 to October 10, making it a prime spot for summer adventures.

    One of the standout features here is the Heron Loop, which is perfect for those with larger RVs. The sites are spacious, and the bathrooms are well-maintained. If you're into full hookups, there's another loop that caters to that need. For families, there's a small park near the cabins and a larger one by the beach and store, ensuring the kids are entertained.

    The Nature Center is a hit, especially with its array of kids' activities and a butterfly sanctuary. Hiking trails are abundant, offering scenic views and peaceful walks. If you're into water activities, the ADA kayak launch on Eel Bay is a must-try. The swimming beach and boat launches add to the fun, making it easy to spend a whole day by the water.

    For those who love a bit of history and charm, the nearby Thousand Island Park is just a 15-minute drive away. It's a quaint community worth exploring. And if you're planning a trip, remember that the tent sites right on the river are highly coveted, so booking in advance is a smart move.

    In short, Wellesley Island State Park Campground offers a beautiful, well-rounded camping experience with plenty to do and see. Whether you're here for the views, the activities, or just some peace and quiet, you won't be disappointed.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Jacques Cartier State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Jacques Cartier State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Jacques Cartier State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Jacques Cartier State Park Campground

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    Jacques Cartier State Park Campground

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    Hammond, New York
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    Camper-submitted photo from Kring Point State Park — Kring Point
    Camper-submitted photo from Kring Point State Park — Kring Point
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    Camper-submitted photo from Swan Bay Resort - The 1000 Islands Premier RV Park & Marina
    Camper-submitted photo from Swan Bay Resort - The 1000 Islands Premier RV Park & Marina
    Camper-submitted photo from Swan Bay Resort - The 1000 Islands Premier RV Park & Marina
    Camper-submitted photo from Swan Bay Resort - The 1000 Islands Premier RV Park & Marina
    Camper-submitted photo from Swan Bay Resort - The 1000 Islands Premier RV Park & Marina
    Camper-submitted photo from Swan Bay Resort - The 1000 Islands Premier RV Park & Marina

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    Swan Bay Resort - The 1000 Islands Premier RV Park & Marina

    11 Reviews
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    40 Saves
    Thousand Island Park, New York

    Swan Bay Resort - The 1000 Islands Premier RV Park & Marina is a top-notch spot near Alexandria Bay, NY. This place has it all: concrete and level sites, clean washrooms, and decent WiFi. You can even catch a glimpse of vessels cruising the St. Lawrence Seaway from the waterside sites.

    The campground is big rig friendly and offers electric and sewer hookups, showers, and a sanitary dump. Pets are welcome, and there’s a market on-site for any essentials you might need. If you’re into socializing, the Tiki Bar and two pools are popular hangouts. The community fire pit with Adirondack chairs is a nice touch for evening gatherings.

    For those who love water activities, there’s a free boat launch and rentals for boats, kayaks, and paddleboards. Just be cautious about the wind if you’re planning to paddleboard. The playground is a hit with kids, and the dog park is a decent size for your furry friends to run around.

    The campground is conveniently located within walking distance of a Price Chopper Grocery, Dollar General, gas station, and a wine and liquor store. So, you won’t have to go far for supplies.

    Overall, Swan Bay Resort offers a mix of relaxation and activity, making it a great choice for families and solo travelers alike. Whether you’re there for the views, the amenities, or just a peaceful getaway, this place has something for everyone.

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    Cranberry Lake - DEC

    14 Reviews
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    96 Saves
    Cranberry Lake, New York

    Cranberry Lake Campground features an accessible picnic area, rest rooms, shower house, accessible tent and RV campsites and an accessible fishing pier. It is located in a picturesque wooded setting alongside Cranberry Lake.

    One of the largest remote lakes in the Adirondacks and it's proximity to 50,000 acres of wilderness, intermingled with 50 miles of well developed trails makes Cranberry Lake the outdoor enthusiasts perfect vacation spot. Whether it's fishing, boating or just laying back and enjoying your well deserved vacation, Cranberry Lake is the spot for you. The lake has been stocked with trout in the past and many of the ponds, streams and rivers support excellent trout fishing. The perfectly formed forest canopy in the campground provides excellent shade on hot summer days while the undergrowth provides excellent privacy for campers. From Cranberry Lake to other Adirondack Campgrounds requires only a short trip on a major highway.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Higley Flow State Park — Higley Flow
    Camper-submitted photo from Higley Flow State Park — Higley Flow
    Camper-submitted photo from Higley Flow State Park — Higley Flow
    Camper-submitted photo from Higley Flow State Park — Higley Flow
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    Higley Flow State Park — Higley Flow

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    South Colton, New York
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What camping is available near White Mountain National Forest?

    According to TheDyrt.com, White Mountain National Forest offers a wide range of camping options, with 52 campgrounds and RV parks near White Mountain National Forest and 5 free dispersed camping spots.

    Which is the most popular campground near White Mountain National Forest?

    According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near White Mountain National Forest is Wellesley Island State Park Campground with a 4.5-star rating from 27 reviews.

    Where can I find free dispersed camping near White Mountain National Forest?

    According to TheDyrt.com, there are 5 free dispersed camping spots near White Mountain National Forest.

    What parks are near White Mountain National Forest?

    According to TheDyrt.com, there are 2 parks near White Mountain National Forest that allow camping, notably Green Mountain National Forest and North Hartland Lake.