15 Best Dog-Friendly RV Parks In The US - Updated 2024

15 Best Dog-Friendly RV Parks In The US  - Updated 2024
Megan
Megan 
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Imagine an RV getaway from anywhere in the United States - wouldn’t it be just thrilling? Blessed with diverse terrain, including stunning mountain ranges like the Rockies, pristine coastlines like those in California, desert canyons like those in Arizona, and several amazing national parks plunged deep in forest preserves, the US is an endlessly fascinating road trip destination. Set off on a journey to discover the great American outdoors - and take the whole family with you. If that means having a beloved pet in tow, you’re in luck. These wonderful dog-friendly parks in the US might be perfect for you.

1. Riverside Campground & Cabins: Big Sur, California

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Experience camping among the famous Big Sur Coast redwoods and right along Big Sur River at this sprawling 16-ac (6.4 ha) campground that features 12 RV sites for campers up to 34 ft (10.3 m) long. Enjoy swimming and inner-tubing on the river on a lazy day. The RV sites each have electricity and water hook-ups, fire pits (with firewood included), and picnic tables, and there’s a camp store on the premises for essentials. You’ll have to take note of a few house rules: daily rates are charged for two persons, plus there’s a five-person limit per site. One additional vehicle is allowed but will incur an extra 10 USD fee. Pets are welcome but the site charges a fee of 5 USD per pet, per day.

Riverside Campground & Cabins

Address: 47020 CA-1, Big Sur, CA 93920, United States

Price: From 75 USD (off-river) and 80 USD (on-river) per day

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2. Garden of the Gods RV Resort: Colorado Springs, Colorado (from USD 84)

Consider setting up camp at this huge campground nestled by Colorado’s mountain towns. With cabins, tent sites, bunkhouses, and RV sites, the resort rewards campers with opportunities to embrace the great outdoors and appreciate the scenic Colorado Springs setting, as well as to enjoy updated amenities for their comfort. While there are two heated pools, a convenience store, a game room, a playground, and free WiFi, in the resort, the RV sites are also not far behind in terms of amenities as they come with hook-ups, fire pits, and picnic tables. Rates vary depending on the size of your motor home. Take your beloved dogs along - though note that there is a two-dog policy per site. Be sure to notify the resort if you’re ever bringing your dog as certain breeds are not allowed on site.

Garden of the Gods RV Resort

Address: 3704 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, United States

Price: Varies

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Garden of the Gods RV Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 3704 W Colorado Ave
3.4 km (2.2 mi) from Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

Parking Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Games room Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out

3. Escondido RV Resort: Escondido, California

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If a low-key type of getaway is more to your liking, you won’t find a better option than Escondido RV Resort. Although tucked away in San Diego’s “Hidden” Valley - “escondido” translates to “hidden” in Spanish. The location of this RV park still guarantees that you’re close enough to the action of downtown San Diego, just 30 mi (48.2 km) away. Plus, there’s lots to do at the site itself, with resort-style amenities ranging from an outdoor heated pool and spa to a 0.3-acre (0.1-ha) dedicated dog park. With lots of space for play and complete with a doggie fountain and shaded areas, the fenced dog park is definitely one of the resort’s best features. RV sites at this beautiful resort include full hook-ups and rates include use of WiFi, cable TV, and pool facilities.

Escondido RV Resort

Address: 1740 Seven Oaks Road, Escondido, CA 92026

Price: From 71 USD per day

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4. Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort: Foxboro, Massachusetts

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Just a reminder, the countdown to our camping season is nearing and our reservation day for 2022 is just a month away!...

Posted by Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort on Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort is a New England camping destination tucked in the woods, right between the beautiful cities of Boston and Cape Cod. It’s reputed as one of the best resorts in the area, with luxury amenities such as a wellness center, creative arts center, and a recreation lodge. Still, this sprawling and jam-packed site offers a rustic, family-friendly charm that brings in families from all over - including their pets! Dog lovers can even bring their fur babies to a dog park and kennel on the premises. Freedom Trail Park is sure to tire out even the most energetic doggies. Meanwhile, there are all kinds of accommodations available, including unique yurts and cabins. But if you’re taking an RV, there’s a range of options to explore, from a basic site, to a premium campsite, with water, electricity, sewer, and cable hook-ups.

Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort

Address: 72 West St, Foxborough, MA 02035, United States

Price: From 48 USD per day

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5. Evergreen Park RV Resort: Dundee, Ohio

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Posted by Evergreen Park RV Resort on Tuesday, April 27, 2021

If your family appreciates the old-world and kitschy charm of Ohio’s Amish country, Evergreen Park RV Resort, located right at its center, would be an ideal pick. Nearby are interesting local haunts such as flea markets and auctions. Its RV site features 87 spaces with full hook-ups. The resort’s amenities include a pool house with a waterfall hot tub, a pavilion, and a dog wash to take your pals to after a day of playing and rolling around on the well-manicured grass.

Evergreen Park RV Resort

Address: 16359 Dover Rd, Dundee, OH 44624, United States

Price: From 64 USD per day

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6. Four Paws Kingdom: Rutherfordton, North Carolina

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Where better to enjoy a camping trip with your best buddy than the first and only dog-dedicated campground in the USA? All of the resort’s RV sites can accommodate two persons - and four dogs! Each additional person and dog companion is charged a small fee, in case you’re coming with a bigger party. The sites come with full hook-ups while the additional features are fenced yards, paved pads, and decks. The dogs will have a ball in the dog parks or while being pampered at the doggy spa. There’s even an agility park with training courses! After all, this campground doesn’t call itself a “dog retreat” for nothing.

Four Paws Kingdom

Address: 335 Lazy Creek Dr, Rutherfordton, NC 28139, United States

Price: From 40 USD per day

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7. Lake George RV Park: Lake George, New York

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There’s something for everyone at the 120-ac (49-ha) Lake George RV Park - including your pets! Choose your own adventure from among the resort’s offerings, including a water park, recreational outdoor facilities, a fitness center, a playhouse, and a functional trolley with routes around and outside the park! Meanwhile, dogs and their owners can spend their time at Charlie’s Bark Park before retreating to the RV sites with 30- and 50-amp hook-ups.

Lake George RV Park

Address: 74 NY-149, Lake George, NY 12845, United States

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8. Compass RV Park: St. Augustine, Florida

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Posted by Compass RV Park on Sunday, November 1, 2020

Experience friendly Old Florida at Compass RV Park. The amenities, including fishing sites, a swimming pool, a recreational field, and hiking trails, make up the park’s diverse sections - the Grove, the Pond, and the Oasis. You’re guaranteed a fun stay no matter what you choose to do. Stay at their RV sites with full hook-ups, with some sites being patio or buddy sites. Treat Fido to an afternoon at the wide dog park or along the nature trail.

Compass RV Park

Address: 1505 FL-207, St. Augustine, FL 32086, United States

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9. Cottonwoods RV Park: Columbia, Missouri

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Conveniently located right off US Highway 63 and close to popular local attractions, this environment-friendly RV park is a great choice if you’re passing through Columbus, Missouri. Apart from RV sites with full hook-ups, concrete patios, and picnic tables, there’s an outdoor pool, a well-stocked gift shop, and recreational facilities in the park. They’re incredibly proud of their green practices and they love pets - just make sure to keep yours on a leash while on the premises!

Cottonwoods RV Park

Address: 5170 N Oakland Gravel Rd, Columbia, MO 65202, United States

Price: From 47 USD per day

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10. Osprey Point RV Park: Lakeside, Oregon

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Posted by Osprey Point RV Resort on Saturday, April 17, 2021

A cozy getaway by the stunning Tenmile Lake is what awaits you at Osprey Point RV Park. Its location makes it a perfect base to enjoy various water sports and activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing, which the resort also has provisions for. With amenities such as a market, an arcade, a pub, and a coffee house, you’ll hardly need to leave the park. This pet-friendly resort features paved sites that can easily accommodate big rigs and they come complete with full hook-ups, a fire ring, phone service and WiFi, and of course, splendid views.

Osprey Point RV Park

Address: 1505 N Lake Rd, Lakeside, OR 97449, United States

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11. Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort: Orlando, Florida

Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground Lake Entrance - panoramio
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Steven Pignataro used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Get a taste of the magic when you stay at this resort on Disney’s Fort Wilderness. As with any Disney property, there are endless things to do in this vast 750-acre (303.5-ha) resort. Amidst the stunning setting that is reminiscent of the American frontiers, you can enjoy fishing, wagon rides, archery, and swimming. However, there are even more specialized features such as the Chip ‘N’ Dale campfire sing-along, wilderness arcades, carriage rides, and sleigh rides. Each perfect for up to 10 guests, the RV sites also cater to various types of motorhomes and feature sewage hook-ups. Pets are welcome at a charge of 5 USD per night, and as long as the park’s policies are observed. There’s a kennel and a dog park on the premises.

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

Address: Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground Entrance, Fort Wilderness Trail, Orlando, FL 32836, United States

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12. Wakeda Campground: Hampton Falls, New Hampshire

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Posted by Wakeda Campground on Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Wakeda Campground, nestled among imposing pines, is a good place to stop and catch your breath. This family-owned and family-friendly campground has been standing since 1965, thanks to the stewardship of the Savage family. Look forward to staying at one of their RV sites and trying the many activities available on site. Have a round of mini golf or play fetch with your dog at the dog park.

Wakeda Campground

Address: 294 Exeter Rd, Hampton Falls, NH 03844, United States

Price: From 43 USD per day

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13. Linville Falls Campground: Linville Falls, North Carolina (from USD 25)

Linville Falls Campground offers a genuine camping experience in the midst of the woods of Western North Carolina. Gather deadwood around the park and come together for a campfire right at your own RV site. Expect majestic views of Linville Gorge and the Blue Ridge Mountains at the hiking trails. There’s also a pavilion, a bathhouse, and a camp store on site. Pets are welcome upon registry - just ensure that your fur babies maintain proper pet-iquette at all times!

Linville Falls Campground

Address: 717 Gurney Franklin Rd, Linville Falls, NC 28647, United States

Price: From 35 USD per day

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Linville Falls Campground, RV Park, and Cabins

Address: 717 Gurney Franklin Rd.
2048.55 km (1273.0 mi) from Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

Parking Pets allowed Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking Children's playground Canoeing

14. Lemon Cove Village RV Park: Lemon Cove, California

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Did you take your sweetheart camping for Valentines Day? Come visit us at Lemon Cove Village RV Park!!

Posted by Lemon Cove Village RV Park on Saturday, February 13, 2021

Book one of Lemon Cove Village RV Park’s 55 sites if you can’t get enough of nature-based adventures. Its setting near Sequoia National Park (and being the only RV park that features a Sequoia Shuttle Stop), Three Rivers, and Lake Kaweah, make it great for activities such as hiking, fishing, and white water rafting. The 11-acre (4.4-ha) wooded site features amazing views, a plush pool, a fenced dog park for your pets, and spacious, level pull-through sites.

Lemon Cove Village RV Park

Address: 32075 Sierra Dr, Lemon Cove, CA 93244, United States

Price: From 45 USD per day

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15. Kamp Klamath: Klamath, California

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Posted by Kamp Klamath RV Park and Campground on Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Experience camping amid beautiful California redwoods and close to the gushing Klamath River at Kamp Klamath. This lively campground is teeming with activities you can try out, including birding and games. You can also join the Saturday BBQ and participate in the workramping tradition (where you trade 25 hours of service per week for your RV site). Pets are treated like family here, though do note that they should be kept on a leash around the campsites. They’re otherwise allowed to roam the surrounding areas. RV sites come with full hook-ups and some are even hybrid spaces where you can also pitch a tent.

Kamp Klamath

Address: 1661 Klamath Beach Rd, Klamath, CA 95548, United States

Price: From 39.50 USD per day

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Outdoor adventure for the whole family

RV Park
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user TheFentonTeam used under CC BY-SA 4.0

What’s an outdoor adventure without great companions? For many, this means taking along the whole family, including their four-legged family member. Wherever you’re heading to in the USA, set up base at a pet-friendly campsite that has something for everyone.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Megan is a writer, editor, and Asian food stan based in Laguna, the Philippines. She hopes to experience the world one kind of street food at a time.

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