Woodall's Guides to North American Campgrounds

The Best Places in the U.S., Canada and Mexico for Outdoor Adventure

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To have a great camping experience, whether it's your maiden voyage or the latest in a long string of trips, getting solid information on campgrounds is important. It's no different than doing research to find the best hotel lodging based on your interests on a trip to New York City or any other urban destination.

Woodall's is the definitive source for comprehensive and reliable campground information. Woodall's guides cover both RV and tent camping, so whether you think camping should include a few civilized perks or you are a purist who wants a true back-to-nature, primitive experience, Woodall's can help you find what you're looking for.

If you need a campground directory that focuses on a particular area, check out the regional guides. They will likely include more detail about specific areas than more general directories that cover North America.

  • 01 of 10
    Friends sharing a meal while camping by lake
    ••• Thomas Barwick / Getty Images

    This annual directory lists more than 15,000 campground descriptions for the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. This guide tells you all you need to know about RV service centers, local attractions, handicap access and pet-friendly campgrounds.

  • 02 of 10
    Bow River Alberta
    ••• Bow Valley Campground, Alberta. Aaron Black / Getty Images

    This edition covers campgrounds in all of the Canadian provinces. Check out campgrounds in the mountains of Alberta or campgrounds with an ocean view in British Columbia, Nova Scotia or Newfoundland. As a bonus, it's a cool escape in the summertime.

  • 03 of 10
    Crooked Lake, MN
    ••• Crooked Lake, Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Minnesota. Layne Kennedy / Getty Images

    This edition covers campgrounds in all states east of the Mississippi River, plus Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, and Missouri: 31 Eastern states in all plus eastern Canada.

  • 04 of 10
    Olympic National Park
    ••• Olympic National Park, Washington. Jordan Siemens / Getty Images

    If you love Rocky Mountain camping, this guide's for you. It covers campgrounds in Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Mexico, as well as the Canadian province British Columbia and the Yukon and Northwest territories

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  • 05 of 10
    Grand Teton Mountains view
    ••• A View Of The Grand Teton Mountains from Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Rob Hammer / Getty Images

    Going on a camping road trip through the high plains and Rockies? This edition covers campgrounds in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, Mexico, and three provinces in Canada: Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

  • 06 of 10
    Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
    ••• Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Lake Michigan. Stephen Saks / Getty Images

    Whether you're heading for one of the 10,000 lakes of Minnesota, the Wisconsin Dells, Upper Michigan, the edge of the Great Lakes or just some pleasing Midwestern scenery, this guide will give you all the details. It covers campgrounds in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

  • 07 of 10
    Lake Anna Virginia
    ••• Lake Anna is a destination for fishing and boating in Virginia. terren in Virginia / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

    If you want to mix in a little American history and a little beach time with your camping trip, the Mid-Atlantic region is a great destination. This edition covers campgrounds in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

  • 08 of 10
    Adirondacks camping
    ••• Adirondacks. Matt Champlin / Getty Images

    If you're in a Northeast state of mind, this guide covers campgrounds throughout New England, plus New York and the easternmost Canadian provinces. Check out the details for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.

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  • 09 of 10
    Cypress Black Bayou Park
    ••• Cypress Black Bayou Park, Louisiana. Courtesy of Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau

    Ready for some great beach time and a campground surrounded by live oaks and Spanish moss? You'll see them in abundance in the states covered in this edition: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

  • 10 of 10
    Zion national park camping
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    If you're into the ​pure delight of just you and your camping partners under the sky with only a tent for shelter, this edition will help you find just the right location. It lists more than 4,000 tenting campgrounds in North America.​