The Best Pet-Friendly Campgrounds


Planning a camping trip for the summer but worried about leaving your furry friend at home? Why not take them with you! Many pet-friendly camping sites around the country are perfect for avid hikers and campers who want to bring their dogs along.

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Here are ten pet-friendly campsites across the country:

Four Paws Kingdom Campground: Rutherfordton North Carolina

This campground is for adults and their dogs only. You must be 18 or older to book an RV site, cabin, yurt, or tent space in this campground. There are plenty of pet-friendly amenities here like a puppy spa, an off-leash dog park, and a private pond.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Resort: Luray, Virginia

If you have dogs and children coming along on your trip, this pet-friendly campground near the Blue Ridge Mountains is a great spot. Enjoy “glamping” here with a water park, mini-golf, and an outdoor movie theater. With the Blue Ridge Mountains nearby, you’ll have access to some beautiful hiking trails the whole family can enjoy.

Lake George RV Park: Lake George, New York

This RV park is home to Charlie’s Dog Park, a two-acre fenced dog park for off-leash fun. Consider installing a Dragon Pet Door in your RV to let your dog come and go at your campsite.

Rovers RV Park: Waldport, Oregon

Explore the Oregon coast with your dog from the comfor of the Rovers RV park. There is a designated dog trail and large spans of wetland sthat dogs can explore with you. There are lots of tent sites as well as pet-friendly cabins for a rustic but comfortable camping experience.

Wakeda Campground: Hampton Falls, New Hampshire

This campground is nestled in a forest of pines along the New Hampshire coast. The on-site dog park is perfect for dogs of all sizes to enjoy and nearby Jenness Beach is a beautiful spot that you and your dog can explore.

Riverside Campground and Cabins: Big Sur, California

The Riverside campground is located along the Big Sur River and is close to the dog-friendly Pfeiffer beach. This beautiful location is the perfect spot to enjoy with your pooch for a camping getaway.

Holly Shores Camping Resort: Cape May, New Jersey

This gated campground is the perfect spot to set up shop for a fun camping getaway. Your dog is sure to love coming along with you to this top-rated camping spot.

Sun Outdoors Moab Downtown: Moab, Utah

This dog-friendly spot won’t disappoint with its stunning red rock arches and scenic hikes. There are tent sites, RV spots, and cabins to choose the perfect camping experience for your needs.

Sagadahoc Bay Campground: Georgetown, Maine

Enjoy this stunning camping site from May to October. Ocean views and scenic trails make this a special spot to enjoy with loved ones and furry family members.

Elkamp Eastcreek: Mineral, Washington

Enjoy the beauty of the Pacific Northwest at this dog-friendly campground. There are lots of dog-friendly trails near this special spot. You’ll be just 15 minutes away from Mount Rainier National Park. We recommend going in the summertime to avoid the winter rain and snow.

We hope you and your dog enjoy some summer camping trips this year! Make sure to read up on any wildlife in the area to keep your dog and the wild animals safe. Check out if coyotes will lure dogs away from their owners here.

Make sure to prepare for any kind of weather to keep your dog safe. Lots of water is essential during a warm summer camping trip. Find out how dogs sweat here.

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