How to Find the Best Campgrounds and Trails!

From the most experienced outdoorsmen to those looking to get outside more, here are five great resources to find campgrounds and trails for your next trip! 

All Trails

All Trails is a fitness and travel website and app with over 100,000 trails. By using your current location you can find suggested trails nearby or by typing in a location you can find trails in your next destination. All Trails includes reviews, trail length, elevation gain, directions and even the ability to record and track your hike! Whether you want to save your dream hikes or save hikes for your next vacation, All Trails allows you to create lists to plan for your trip.

Hiking Project

Similar to All Trails, the Hiking Project is an outdoor website and app showcasing over 238,466 miles of hiking trails. The Hiking Project describes their app as, “Maps as mobile as you are.” With the feature to save your maps, if you lose cell service in the great outdoors, the app is built to work offline so you never lose your map. Type in any city you want and the Hiking Project will show you all of the trails in the area! You can even filter through trails based off of the difficulty, distance, rating, trail type and elevation. 

Reserve America

Use Reserve America to find your next camping destination. By typing in a city, state or zip code, Reserve America will recommend campgrounds based on where you want to go. Simply type in the dates of your next trip and apply filters for tent sites, RV sites, Yurts, Cabins and more! If you need ideas for your next trip, look no further, read Reserve America’s outdoor articles where you will find anything from Whale Watching Camping Trips to Valentines Day Adventures.


Whether you use an RV or you just built a van and are ready to travel America on a budget, Campendium is the website for you. Unique to the camping community, Campendium is your guide to camping for free. Simply type in your next destination, and Campendium will show you free places to stay in your area from Walmart parking lots to riverfront mountain gorges. Campendium also includes paid RV Resorts and campgrounds. 


If you are looking for a more unique experience, check out Hipcamp! Hipcamp allows you to book tent camping, RV parks, cabins, treehouses, glamping and more! From cabins overlooking mountain ranges to oceanfront tiny houses, Hipcamp has the stay for you. Simply search by location and your travel date to find your next vacation home. If you aren’t sure of where to go next, check out America's Best Hipcamps to Visit in 2021

For your next trip, pick the perfect place to stay with Reserve America, Campendium and Hipcamp and take in picture perfect views on your next hike using All Trails or the Hiking Project. 

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Written by,
Jessica Green

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