The Best of January 2022

Feb 12, 2022 | 5 Star Campgrounds

The Best of January 2022

By Campendium

Six-hundred and forty-eight (648) campgrounds received 5-star reviews in January! Check out some of the highlights.

Crystal Geyser Dispersed Camping
Crystal Geyser Dispersed Camping | BLM -Green River, UT

“We had a perfect spot across from the geyser, a nook that protected us from the wind. Very quiet. Only saw two other people there for sunset.” – RT

Crossroads Campground
Crossroads Campground | BLM -Earp, CA

“Great site. Short gravel road in that is well marked. Beautiful views right on the river. Plenty of room without feeling isolated. Good stop between lake Havasu and Indio.” – Smitty

Airport Park Campground
Airport Park Campground | Waco Lake Recreation Area -Waco, TX

“Beautiful campground. Serene, quiet and clean with a great view of the lake. $14 with Senior Pass for hookups. Love this place.” – English

Cary Campground
Cary Campground | Cary State Forest -Bryceville, FL

“A rustic, no-frills location for a great camping experience. Sites are very spacious and w-i-d-e-l-y separated. All are embedded in the forest and surrounded by the tall pine trees.” – dmw73

City of Rocks National Reserve Campground
City of Rocks National Reserve Campground | City of Rocks National Reserve -Almo, ID

“This was an unexpectedly cool place to stay. The surroundings are gorgeous. There’s plenty to do here. I would spend two nights the next time to take my time exploring.” – Jerry T.

Victor's RV Park
Victor’s RV Park | RV Park -San Felipe, BC, Mexico

“Our site was rustic but charming. We had full hookups, and 30A. Our friends had 50A. There is a weekly discount. You can walk to town, which we did on the beach. We would come again!” – The Wanderpreneurs

Cottonwood Campground
Cottonwood Campground | Big Bend National Park -Terlingua, TX

“Quiet. We loved it. Way off grid, not a hint of cell service. Small rigs, tents and van life fit best.” – kartdoug

Volcanic Tablelands
Volcanic Tablelands | BLM -Bishop, CA

“Wake up to stunning mountain views everyday! Many nice, level spots, most with rock firepit. Access is easy for any size of rig. The town of Bishop is 5 minutes away.” – Corporate Fugitive

Mittry Lake Wildlife Area
Mittry Lake Wildlife Area | BLM -Yuma, AZ

“An exceptional lakeside free campsite. Located just 11 miles from Yuma Arizona, Mittry Lake Wildlife Area offers up to 10 days free camping. ” – LivingOurDreamNow

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park | Florida State Park -White Springs, FL

“Sometimes you can just tell you hit the jackpot: Beautiful setting, large level sites, other campers there to enjoy the culture and history of the place, great hiking/biking trails, and the Sewannee River Wilderness Trail.” – Wandering Pulse

Borrego Palm Canyon Campground
Borrego Palm Canyon Campground | Anza-Borrego Desert State Park -Borrego Springs, CA

“Roomy FHU State Park with a real desert feel, close to visitor center and good hiking. The location is very quite. Nights are really dark. Awesome view of stars.” – Jim & his T@B

Punkin Center Dispersed Camping
Punkin Center Dispersed Camping | Tonto National Forest -Punkin Center, AZ

“Dispersed Camping surrounded by Mountains and Cholla. There are several turn-arounds large enough for trailers. Had enough cell service to play Hulu” – valerie

Rocky Point Campground
Rocky Point Campground | Army Corps Of Engineers -Queen City, TX

“Silence, stillness, and solitude. The campground, given that it was January, was almost empty. When we wander this way again, we’ll be certain to stay here” – Freeradicals

Granite Gap Dispersed Camping
Granite Gap Dispersed Camping | BLM -Animas, NM

“I stayed up right against some rocks and had the whole place to myself. Extremely quiet at night. 2 Bars LTE Verizon, two bars LTE T-Mobile.” – Beegeessuck

Kowechobe Campground
Kowechobe Campground | Dinner Island Ranch Wildlife Management Area -Clewiston, FL

“Great spot if you’re using solar as its an open field with no trees. Other campground (Hammock) is right there too but that one is much more shaded. Definitely would come back again” – Valentines

4K River Ranch RV & Lodging
4K River Ranch RV & Lodging | RV Park -Red River, NM

“The Best RV Park in Red River and Northern, NM! This park has everything to offer all types of guests. They are also open year round.” – toddworrell

Dead Horse Ranch State Park
Dead Horse Ranch State Park | Arizona State Park -Cottonwood, AZ

“1st visit to Dead Horse Ranch S.P. for a winter camping trip. We stayed in RedHawk Loop and was backed up to hillside. Several campers had mtn bikes, utvs, or M/Cs to explore nearby sights.” – AzChestNut

Valley of Fire West Dispersed Camping
Valley of Fire West Dispersed Camping | BLM -Overton, NV

“Great spot outside of VoF SP. We had very few neighbors within eye sight. Zero highway noise, strong cell service, and beautiful skies.” – BenBoosted

Condon Peak Campground
Condon Peak Campground | BLM -Coalinga, CA

“This is exactly what we were hoping for when we started full timing. The views are fantastic and it truly is quiet. This area isn’t too far from Pinnacles NP which is worth the drive.” – Chigbee

A Shore Venture RV Motor Court
A Shore Venture RV Motor Court | RV Park -Crystal Beach, TX

“This is a unique place. Only 5 spots on a channel 2 blocks from the beach. Convenient to Bolivar Flats, High Island and Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge for bird watchers.” – Romabout

Carrizo Badlands Overlook
Carrizo Badlands Overlook | Anza-Borrego Desert State Park -Julian, CA

“If you’re in the area, this is a great option. Cars don’t pass often and most of the time it’s pure silence. I loved this place. Will definitely come back next winter.” – Armo_in_the_woods