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Best Campgrounds in Rhode Island

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Rhode Island is known as the Ocean State with direct access to the Atlantic Ocean, making it a scenic location for RVer’s. Quaint coastal communities and sand beaches line the coastline which draws many travelers every year. Even though Rhode Island is the smallest US state, Rhode Island still is home to widely visited cities, such as Newport and Providence. Many tourists visit popular attractions including the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Roger Williams Park Zoo, The Breakers, Misquamicut State Beach, and Point Judith Light. With dozens of RV parks and campgrounds in the state, it can be challenging to find the best one to meet your needs. We did the research for you and narrowed down the best campgrounds in Rhode Island!

Fishermen's Memorial State Park and Campground

Fishermen’s Memorial State Park offers campers a seaside atmosphere located in the town of Narragansett, where you can find activities for the whole family! Whether you’re looking to enjoy a campfire, play basketball or tennis, or go swimming, Fishermen’s has many amenities. There are full hook up sites, a dump station, playgrounds, comfort station, and much more! The biggest draw is the location to Point Judith Lighthouse, Scarborough State Beach, Black Point Trailhead, John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge, and East Matunuck State Beach. Other local, must-see destinations include South County Museum, Yawgoo Valley ski area, and the Adventureland Family Fun Park.


Burlingame State Campground

Burlingame State Campground is 3100 acres of rocky woodland that surrounds Watchaug Pond in Charlestown. Camping at Burlingame, you are surrounded by numerous scenic areas including Ninigret Conservation Area, East Beach, Woody Hill Management Area, and Kimball Wildlife Refuge. There are around 700 rustic campsites and it’s one of the most popular state parks in terms of camping in Rhode Island. There are restrooms with showers, a playground, an arcade, boat ramp, canoe rentals, general store, and many hiking trails. Many guests enjoy biking, fishing, swimming, hiking, and picnicking while staying at the park.


Charlestown Breachway

Charlestown Breachway State Beach is located on the Block Island Sound. This is a popular area with stunning lakeshore views, and just a short drive from popular tourist attractions such as the Point Judith Light, Ninigret tiol Wildlife Refuge, and East Beach. The picturesque landscape provides many activities such as swimming, boating, fishing, and more!


George Washington State Campground

Located within the 4000 acres George Washington Management Arrea on the Bowdish Reservoir, this 100 acre camping area is a prime camping spot to enjoy the outdoors. There are 45 rustic sites without electricity, however, there are shared water stations throughout the campground. Bathrooms and showers are available for campers to use. Many guests enjoy hiking, fishing, biking, canoeing, and swimming in the park.


Wawaloam Campground

Wawaloam is located in southern Rhode Island. The campground is sprawled across 100 acres of rural farmland with a fishing pond on-site. It’s conveniently close to some famous attractions in the state, such as the historic Wickford Village, Block Island, Mystic Aquarium, and the popular tourist city of Newport. Activities include themed weekends, dog shows, splash park, mini golf, swimming pool, and general store. The campground is surrounded by a security gate so you can relax knowing you are camping safely.


Ashaway RV Resort

Ashaway RV resort is a short drive from Bradford and contains some of the most beautiful nature areas including the Pawcatuck River, Misquamicut State Beach, Woody Hill Management Area, Blue Shutters Beach, and Wood State Hunting and Fishing Area. This is one of the best RV parks to enjoy nature. There are many family activities including barrel train rides, bingo, weekend movies, hot tub, swimming pool and much more! Bring your fur babies as well to enjoy the dog parks located inside the RV resort!


If you’re ready to explore the beautiful landscapes of Rhode Island and you’re looking for a New or Used RV, the staff at Laekshore RV in Muskegon, Mi can help. When shopping for the best camper to meet your needs, decide what type of camping you prefer, what amenities are important to you, and where you will be traveling. We have over 500 RVs in stock, offer zero-down financing options and will deliver right to your home, anywhere in the country. Check out all the campers at Lakeshore RV or call us today to get on the road to adventure! 231-788-2040