3 Kid-Friendly Campgrounds For Your Next Family Camping Trip

Camping is a great, affordable way to enjoy nature with your family. Whether you’re looking to pitch a tent, park your RV, or rent a comfortable cabin, family camping is the perfect way to bond and get active in the outdoors.

Kids often need more entertainment than adults, so finding a kid-friendly campground that offers recreational activities and adventures geared towards younger family members is ideal for a happy, stress-free vacation.

Here are 3 kid-friendly campgrounds perfect for your next family camping trip.

Monticello Jellystone Park: Monticello, Iowa

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If you’re looking for the ultimate family campground, Jellystone Park could be your next camping destination. Located between Dubuque and Cedar Rapids on the Maquoketa River, this campground offers tons of planned activities for kids of all ages as well as a large sandy beach, a playground, horseshoe pits, pedal boat rentals, river tubing, and a fishing lake.

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On top of the fun activities offered at that campground, you have the option of exploring numerous family-friendly attractions near the park. Challenge the family to a round of disc golf, visit the Monticello Aquatic Center, check out the Iowa Children’s Museum, or swing by the National Motorcycle Museum.

Relax and unwind after a long day in a Yogi Bear cabin, in your RV, or enjoy the views from a tent. Visit Jellystone Park’s Camp Native profile to learn more or book now!

Pine Grove Campground: Shawano, Wisconsin

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If your family loves to stay active, come join the fun at Pine Grove Campground. This kid-friendly campground features a pool, two private lakes, a mini golf course, a swimming beach, row boats, a game room, an archery machine, a blow up water slide, and so much more!

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If your family is passionate about water recreation, Pine Grove is the place to be. Venture out and explore the many lakes, streams, and rivers in the area. Take a short drive to Shawano Lake and enjoy a boat ride or head over to the Wolf River and go tubing, kayaking, or whitewater rafting.

Pine Grove offers 200 wooded and non-wooded RV and tent camping sites as well as cabin rentals. Interested in Pine Grove? Visit their Camp Native profile or book now!

Buck Hill Campground: Newland, North Carolina

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If your family lives for outdoor adventure, Buck Hill Campground may be perfect for your next family getaway. Located along the North Toe River, this campground is great for both relaxation and fun.

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Buck Hill features tons of kid-friendly activities including 144 acres of hiking trails in the Blue Ridge Mountains, river tubing, trout fishing, a 3D Target Archery Range on Buck Hill Mountain, a game room, and a playground.

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This family-friendly campground offers 64 large shady RV sites, tent sites, and 5 cozy cabins. Ready to learn more? Explore Buck Hill’s Camp Native profile or book now!

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Jessica is a freelance writer. She resides in Minnesota with her husband, daughter dog, and 4 cats. In her free time she enjoys reading, traveling, and hiking.