This is a lot of web time.
Thanks for doing it.
This is a lot of web time.
Thanks for doing it.
It's a labor of love. I used to love camping, whether in a tent or an RV, and research is always fun if I enjoy the subject (and I do.)
Public Campgrounds along I-30, west to east. Unless otherwise noted, all campgrounds within 20 miles of the interstate. This is not an all-inclusive list; other campsites may exist.
Cooper Lake State Park, Doctors Creek Unit, Cooper Lake
Lake Bob Sandlin State Park, Pittsburg
Atlanta State Park, Atlanta (TX)
Millwood State Park, Ashdown
Lake Catherine State Park, Malvern/Hot Springs
Yes. Some interstates are really short or don't have much to offer that is close.
Public campgrounds along I-81, south to north. Unless otherwise noted, all campgrounds are within 20 miles of the interstate (one way). It should be noted that this list is probably not complete, as some sites are rather elusive and known only locally.
Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, Limestone
Note: About 20 miles from Fall Branch, but about a 30 minute drive.
Beartree Campground, Mount Rodgers National Recreation Area, Konnarode
Grindstone Campground, George Washington National Forest
Hungry Mother State Park, Marion
Claytor Lake State Park, Dublin
Cave Mountain Lake Campground, George Washington National Forest
Sherando Lake Campground, George Washington National Forest
North River Campground, George Washington & Jefferson National Forest, Churchville
Note: About 27 miles from Staunton.
Catoctin Mountain Park, Owens Creek Campground, Thurmont
Note: Run by the National Park Service. Tents and Small RV's (under 22 ft) only.
Caledonia State Park, Mount Union
Note: About 16 miles, but a half hour drive.
Locust Lake State Park, Mahaney City
Frances Slocum State Park, Fern Brook
Lackawanna State Park, Fleetville
Chenango Valley State Park, Chenango Forks
Green Lakes State Park, Fayetteville
Selkirk Shores State Park, Pulaski
Southwick Beach State Park, Henderson
Westcott Beach State Park, Henderson
Keewaydin State Park, Alexandria Bay
Grass Point State Park, Alexandria Bay
Wellesley Island State Park, Fineview
Stay tuned for more....
Public campgrounds on I-84, west to east. Since I-84 runs along the Columbia River for its journey to Idaho, campgrounds on both sides of the river have been included. This list is not inclusive; other sites may exist.
Beacon Rock State Park, Skamania (WA)
Ainsworth State Park, Cascade Locks (OR)
Horsethief Lake Campground, Columbia Hills State Historical Park (WA)
Deschutes River State Recreation Area, Celito (OR)
Cottonwood Canyon State Park, Wasco (OR)
Emigrant Springs State Historical Area, Meachum
Anthony Lake Campground, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Powder
Fairwell Bend State Park, Huntington
Bruneau Dunes State Park, Mountain Home
Three Island Crossing State Park, Mountain Home
Lake Wolcott State Park, Rupert
More to come...
Don't forget I-84 east in PA, NY, CT, and MA.
Yes, I realized after I'd uploaded the western 84, that I had not gotten the eastern portion. I'd forgotten that it existed! (Sometimes our interstate system doesn't make much sense....)
Public campgrounds near I-84, the eastern portion. Unless otherwise noted, all campsites are within 20 miles of the interstate, one-way. There may be “missing” sites, as these are only known
Promised Land State Park, Canadensis
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Stokes State Forest
Harriman State Park, Ramapo
Kettletown State Park, Southbury
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Public Campgrounds along I-64, east to west. Unless otherwise noted, all campgrounds are within 20 miles of the interstate, one way. There may be some campsites that aren't listed, because they are known better, locally.
Washington County State Recreation Area, Nashville
Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park, Whittington
Harmonie State Park, New Harmonie
Lincoln State Park, Lincoln City
Lake Celina, Hoosier National Forest, St Croix
Tipsaw Lake, Hoosier National Forest, Branchville
Patoka Lake, Birdseye
O'Bannon Woods State Park, Corydon
Note: The campground is closed in 2019 “until further notice”. Please call the park before arriving.
Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington
Note: Get reservations if you are going during any horse racing event time frame!
Clear Creek Campground, Olympia Springs
Twin Knobs Campground, Daniel Boone National Forest
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, Oldtown
Beech Fork State Park, Barboursville
Kanawha State Forest, Charleston
Babcock State Park, Clifftop
Note: About 30 miles from I-64.
Bluestone State Park, Nimuz
Green Brier State Park, Caldwell
Douthat State Park, Clifton Forge/Millboro
Chippokes Plantation State Park
Note: Access from I-64 is via a free ferry, or go around the long way.
Public campgrounds along I-29, south to north. Unless otherwise noted, all campgrounds are within 20 miles of the interstate, one way.
Weston Bend State Park, Weston
Lewis and Clark State Park, Winthrop
Big Lake State Park, Frontescue
Waubonsie State Park, Hamburg
Note: During the 2019 season, no reservations will be taken for this park. Check with the park directly for current conditions, or check the website.
Wilson Island State Recreation Area, Onawa
Note: Currently closed for the 2019 season due to severe flooding. Check with the park for current conditions.
Stone State Park, Sioux City
Union Grove State Park, Beresford
Newton Hills State Park, Canton
Good Earth State Park, Sioux Falls
Big Sioux State Recreation Area, Brandon/Sioux Falls
Palisades State Park, Corson
Walker's Point State Recreation Area, Wentworth
Lake Herman State Park, Madison
Oakwood Lakes State Park, Bruce
Lake Poinsett State Recreation Area, Arlington
Lake Cochrane State Recreation Area, Gary
Pelican Lake State Recreation Area, Waterton
Sandy Shore State Recreation Area, Waterton
Pickerel Lake State Recreation Area, Pickerel
Fort Sisseton State Historical Park, Eden
Roy Lake State Park, Lake City
Turtle River State Park, Arvilla
Icelandic State Park, Akra
More to come!
Public camping along I-44, west to east. Unless otherwise noted, all campgrounds are located within 20 miles of the interstate, one way. There may be other campgrounds available that are not on this list; inquire locally.
Lake Arrowhead State Park, Wichita Falls
Lake Ellsworth. Lawton
Snowdale Area at Grand Lake State Park, Salina
Note: Check before going, as in 2019, there were problems with reservations systems and flooding.
Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park, Disney
Disney Area at Grand Lake State Park, Disney
Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park, Langley
Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park, Bernice
Twin Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park, Wyandotte
Bennett Spring State Park, Lebanon
Lake of the Ozarks State Park, Osage Beach
Note: Around 32 miles from the interstate. This is a family favorite.
Lane Spring Recreation Area, Mark Twain National Forest
Onondaga Cave State Park, Leasburg
Meramec State Park, Sullivan
Red Bluff Campground, Mark Twain National Forest, Cherryville
Note: About 26 miles on state highway, about 35 minutes.
Robertsville State Park, Grays Summit
Public Campgrounds along I-59, South to North. This is a very short stretch of interstate. Unless otherwise noted, all campsites are within 20 miles of the interstate, one way.
Tickfaw State Park, Ponchatoula
Fairview-Riverside State Park, Madisonville
Flint Creek Water Park, Wiggins
Note: About 22 miles from the interstate.
Paul B Johnson State Park, Hattiesburg
Clarkco State Park, Quitman
Lake Lurleen State Park, Coker
DeSoto State Park, Valley Head
And more to come....