5 Best States for Camping


While every state actually has great camping facilities and scenery, here are our picks for the top five states for great camping. In the United States, there are a lot of great places to go camping. But you may not have time to go to all of them or visit all 50 states, so we created a list of some of the top states for camping in the USA.


Independence Pass, Colorado Photo by John Price on Unsplash

While traveling through Colorado, you’ll see mountains, lakes and streams, forests, amazing red rock formations, many wildflowers, and even sand dunes. Because of Colorado’s breathtaking beauty and rugged mountains, it is one of the top camping and outdoor destinations in the United States.

There are 42 State Parks in Colorado and four National Parks. Those include Mesa Verde, Gunnison, the Great Sand Dunes National Park, and Rocky Mountain National Park. There are plenty of camping areas to choose from in Colorado.

If you’re a climber, you will know Colorado has 54 14-er’s, that is mountain peaks higher than 14,000 feet. Mountain climbers looking for adventure consider Colorado to be one of the top camping, hiking, and mountain climbing destinations.