The Best Camping of October 2020

Oct 6, 2020 | 5 Star Campgrounds

The Best Camping of October 2020

By Campendium

Fourteen hundred and thirty-one campgrounds received 5-star reviews in October! Check out some of the highlights.

Pacific Shores Motorcoach Resort
Pacific Shores Motorcoach Resort | RV Park – Newport, OR

“If you are looking for a premium upscale park to hang out in, this is it. We had a spectacular site with an ocean and lighthouse view. The beach is a bit of a hike down the hill but a beautiful, wide, sandy beach awaits that you could walk for miles!” -Road Runner

Tuttle Creek Campground
Tuttle Creek Campground | BLM – Lone Pine, CA

“The site backed up to Tuttle Creek and you could hear the water throughout the course of the stay.  We were able to see lots of stars and a red – tinged moon. We hope to come back and spend more time in the area and at Tuttle Creek.” -KatherineH

Long Jim Loop
Long Jim Loop | Kaibab National Forest – Grand Canyon, AZ

“Needed a place for the night so we could visit the Grand Canyon in the morning. This was it! Road in was well maintained (no rain or snow in October) and there were plenty of spots. Would definitely stay again.” -EggoDiego

Piute State Park
Piute State Park | Utah State Park – Junction, UT

“Fall colors, Mountain View and calm lake waters. The sites are dispersed along the south shore of the lake. Thoroughly enjoyed the stay.” -Cajun Boomer

Fall Creek Campsite
Fall Creek Campsite | BLM – Placerville, CO

“This was a nice free camping spot about 25 minutes outside of downtown Telluride. There were 5 – 7 spots dispersed throughout with a large parking area at the end of the road.” -EatSeeRV

Pilot Knoll Park Campground
Pilot Knoll Park Campground | City Park – Argyle, TX

“What a great campground! Our site was right on the water near back of campground. Very level and lots of grass area towards the water. You can easily fish and put in a kayak or beach a boat at this site.” -Doug D

Blue Lakes Dispersed Camping
Blue Lakes Dispersed Camping | White River National Forest – Blue River, CO

“High altitude beauty with goats! There are several spots down by the lake, but we opted to camp by the dam at the top. Nice level spots. We fell asleep to the sound of the waterfall rushing down the mountain.” – Cam

Pleasant Creek Dispersed Camping
Pleasant Creek Dispersed Camping | BLM – Caineville, UT

“Free spot right outside of Capitol reef NP. Good spot to stay if you’re visiting Capitol Reef NP. The spot we were at was really sandy.” – UNWYND

Jones Creek Pond
Jones Creek Pond | Dept. Natural Resources – Moorhead, IA

“Peaceful and gorgeous! Stopped here for an overnight rest. The leaves were changing and it was gorgeous!” – 20lbstringer

McClure Point Recreation Area
McClure Point Recreation Area | Utility Owned Recreation Facility – Snelling, CA

“The RV sites at McClure Point are only water/electrical, but that is plenty for a short stay and convenience. The view of the lake from our site (F-12) was great. The fact we had no immediate neighbor to the south was even better. Lots of stars here on a clear night.” – leeep

Beehive Campground
Beehive Campground | Glen Canyon National Recreation Area – Page, AZ

“I loved the view and the red rocks to explore just above the campground. Sun is intense, but there was a glorious breeze. It was a perfect spot to head out for sunrise at Horseshoe Bend.” – anais57

Last Dollar Road Dispersed Camping
Last Dollar Road Dispersed Camping | Uncompahgre National Forest – Telluride, CO

“We will definitely be staying here again as the views were spectacular! We had no issues getting up here with our 42′ 5th wheel. There are a lot of spots, but only a few located on the edge with good views. It took us about 30 minutes to get into town.” – RVwithRandC

Kershaw-Ryan State Park
Kershaw-Ryan State Park | Nevada State Park – Caliente, NV

“This is a small first come, first serve campground with electric hookups, restrooms, and more. The campground is at the park entrance and is 0.8 miles from the main park. There are natural springs and the flora is gorgeous! The short overlook trail is absolutely stunning.” – vegasMOM

Yellowstone's Edge RV Park
Yellowstone’s Edge RV Park | RV Park – Livingston, MT

“The views from these sites are beautiful — backed up to the Yellowstone River with the snow-covered mountains in the background. The location is great too! About 45 minutes into Bozeman and 35 minutes to the north gate of Yellowstone in Gardiner. There are also some great hikes in the area — Pine Creek Falls, the Hogback Trail, and Joe Brown Trailhead.” – Gone Streamin’

Rutledge Lake RV Resort
Rutledge Lake RV Resort | RV Park – Fletcher, NC

“This campground is in a perfect location close to amazing hiking, and city of Asheville. Great place to stay for its proximity to so many outdoor activities! We were right on the little lake, VERY nice, level gravel sites and clean! We will definitely return.” – New Emptynesters

Mill Creek Campground
Mill Creek Campground | Army Corps Of Engineers – Lampe, MO

“Beautiful ACOE Park!!! More than half of the sites are on the water. There is a nice area with a picnic table and fire ring. Most sites are pretty separated. We will definitely be back!” – Home Wherever We Roam

Silver Lake Campground
Silver Lake Campground | Inyo National Forest – June Lake, CA

“The sites are spacious and far apart from others and have incredible mountain views. You can walk to Silver Lake and fish right across the campground road on Rush Creek.” – zrokids

Deerlick Creek Campground
Deerlick Creek Campground | Army Corps Of Engineers – Tuscaloosa, AL

“The campsite was spacious and almost at the end of a cul-de-sac so it was very quiet. We really enjoyed views of the water and the very clean multi level site perched on the bluff.” – 2000apples

Magnolia Beach
Magnolia Beach | County Park – Port Lavaca, TX

“Great free camping. Right on the water, quiet, not crowded and very big rig friendly hard packed beach area.” – Jessica

Rock Creek Recreation Area Campground
Rock Creek Recreation Area Campground | Cherokee National Forest – Erwin, TN

“The road in is a little narrow, but well maintained and easily navigable. Sites are heavily wooded, fairly well spaced, and most sites have a level area.” – Ray & Terri

Hal Canyon Campground
Hal Canyon Campground | BLM – Moab, UT

“Site 4 has amazing views of the Colorado river and every window of the trailer framed a canyon wall, we loved it. The location 7 miles off Route 191 was perfect for exploring the Moab area.” – airstream_chicago