9 Best Campsites Near Wildwood, New Jersey

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Wildwood, New Jersey, is a popular resort city on the coast, famous for its sandy beaches. Visitors can enjoy a stroll on the lengthy Wildwood Boardwalk, where many restaurants, waterparks, shops, and other attractions can be found. There are three huge piers stretching out from the boardwalk where visitors can have fun on the roller coasters, Ferris Wheel, and other fun rides. You can also rent a boat for a memorable experience! The coastline is well known for its kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Throughout the city, you can gaze at the collection of architecture from the 1950s and 1960s and visit the famous Doo Wop Experience museum in Fox Park. Wildwood features plenty of great hotels and other places to stay, but you could add to the fun by camping at one of the best campsites near Wildwood, New Jersey. Scroll below to find out more.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 07, 2023.

1. Seashore RV Resort & Campground (from USD 165)

Seashore RV Resort & Campground is set on 90 acres (36.4 hectares) of land, shaded by mature trees and surrounded by green and lush landscaping. Whether staying in a tent, an RV or one of the vacation rentals on-site, there is plenty of room for everyone. Four bathhouses are available, complete with hot showers and there is a convenience store with a good selection of products. Have fun in the large swimming lake, or enjoy the private sandy beach or visit pretty downtown Cape May nearby. Play miniature golf or go fishing on the property, or head to the fitness center or games room. Wildwood is a 16-minute drive away on the Garden State Parkway and NJ-47 S.

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Sun Retreats Cape May

Wifi Available

Address: 720 Seashore Road
15.55 km (9.7 mi) from Cape May County Park & Zoo

Parking Tennis court Non-smoking rooms Fishing Games room Free parking Internet services Children's playground

2. Holly Shores Camping Resort

Glamping (Glam camping) at its finest

Posted by Holly Shores Camping Resort on Sunday, 25 August 2013

Holly Shores Camping Resort is set on 38 acres (15 hectares) in Cape May, a 4 mi (6.5 km) drive from the Cape May beaches and Wildwood. Full hook-up campsites are available, shaded by oak and maple trees, along with Tiny Houses and Safari Glamping Tents. There are also Deluxe Rentals available in the resort. Among the amenities on offer at this campground near Wildwood, New Jersey are a heated swimming pool, a children’s pool, and two hot tub spas. There are two children’s playgrounds, a dog park, and a games room available on the property. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are available. There is also the option of bike, golf cart, and kayak rentals. A nature trail leads to fishing lakes nearby.

Holly Shores Camping Resort

Address: 491 U.S. 9, Cape May, New Jersey, USA

Website: Holly Shores Camping Resort

Opening hours: 8:30am - 10pm (daily)

Price: From 24 USD per day

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3. Acorn Campground

Main road next to F-01

Posted by Acorn Campground on Saturday, 27 August 2011

Acorn Campground is located in Green Creek, New Jersey, a short drive from Cape May and its beaches, Wildwoods and Stone Harbor. The campground can accommodate tents and RV’s up to a 40-foot (12-meter) fifth-wheel. The property offers 330 sites and 3-way hookups. Tent and trailer sites are large and shaded by trees. Guests have access to two swimming pools and a children’s pool, playgrounds, a games room and two fishing ponds. A coin-operated laundry is available and a camp store sells basic provisions. A free Wi-Fi hotspot is available around the games room. Guests can enjoy playing basketball on the court or explore the local nature trail.

Acorn Campground

Address: 419 Route 47 South, Green Creek, New Jersey, USA

Website: Acorn Campground

Price: From 53 USD

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4. Adventure Bound Camping Resorts - Cape May

The perfect weekend hideout!

Posted by Adventure Bound Camping Resorts - Cape May on Monday, 5 August 2019

Adventure Bound Camping Resorts - Cape May offers camping, cabin rental, and RV rental in Cape May, close to all the local attractions, Cape May beaches, and Wildwood. An outdoor swimming pool is available and kids can have a great time in the fun zone, with its slides and other options. Basketball courts are available on the property. Deluxe Cabins sleep six guests in comfort with a well-equipped kitchen and bathroom, while Rustic Cabins sleep four guests, with no bathroom or kitchen. The cabins are placed close to the bathhouses. But if you’re up for an authentic experience of camping near Wildwood, tents are the way to go. Those wishing to rent an RV can choose a 28’ RV or 33’ RV, both of which sleep six guests, but they must bring their own linens and towels. Sites are also available for those with tents.

Adventure Bound Camping Resorts - Cape May

Address: 240 W Shell Bay Ave, Cape May Court House, New Jersey, USA

Website: Adventure Bound Camping Resorts - Cape May

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm; Sat - Sun: 9am - 10pm

Price: From 28 USD

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5. Shellbay Campground

Editor's Note: There's no photo available at the time of writing

Shellbay Campground is located in Cape May Courthouse, a short drive from Cape May beaches and Wildwood. One of the closest campgrounds to Wildwood, the property offers full hook-ups for RVs, camping sites for tents, and a selection of air-conditioned cabins and rental trailers. Guests have access to a swimming pool, a children’s pool, tennis courts, volleyball, basketball, and mini-golf, while there are several children’s activities to be enjoyed. Guests can also enjoy a whirlpool spa on the property. Cabin and trailer rentals include cable TV and Wi-Fi is available at an additional charge. An air-conditioned laundromat is available to help you keep up with the laundry.

Shellbay Campground

Address: 227 W Shell Bay Ave, Cape May Court House, New Jersey, USA

Website: Shellbay Campground

Price: From 55 USD

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6. Big Timber Lake Campground (from USD 156)

Big Timber Lake RV Camping Resort is set on the New Jersey shore, offering a swimming pool, access to the beach and a fishing lake. Games such as shuffleboard and bocce are available and children have a choice of two playgrounds. Guests can rent a kayak to explore the area, go hiking through the National Wildlife Refuge or head to Cape May County Park and Zoo close by. The Wildwood Boardwalk is a short drive from the property. RV hook-ups and tent sites are available, as well as rental cottages, each of which sleeps six persons. Each cottage features a well-equipped kitchen and dining area, a patio for outdoor living and cable TV in the living area for entertainment.

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Sun Retreats Avalon

Wifi Available

Address: 116 Swainton-Goshen Road
2.56 km (1.6 mi) from Cape May County Park & Zoo

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing Games room Free parking Internet services Children's playground

7. Depot Travel Park

Editor's Note: There's no photo available at the time of writing

Depot Travel Park boasts that it is the only campground in Cape May and it is also the closest to the beaches of Cape May. The property is close to all the Cape May attractions, shopping, and places to eat. It is also a short drive from Wildwood Boardwalk. The Depot Travel Park offers 240 tent sites and RV sites with convenient hook-ups to electricity, water and sewage. For visitors who do not own an RV and would like to stay in one, there is one on-site 2018 36’ Jayco Eagle Fifth Wheel RV available for rental on a weekly basis. Amenities in the campground include a Laundromat, free Wi-Fi hotspots and picnic tables on each site. Clean bathrooms are available throughout the grounds. Children have access to two playgrounds on the property.

Depot Travel Park

Address: 00 Broadway, West Cape May, New Jersey, USA

Website: Depot Travel Park

Price: From 41 USD

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8. Ocean View Resort Campground

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Ocean View Resort Campground is conveniently located, midway between Ocean City and Wildwood and 3 mi (4.8 km) from the ocean beaches. Families will particularly love the pirate-themed Splash Park on the property as well as a swimming pool, fresh-water lake, paddle boats, a games room and fishing spots. A playground and outdoor games are available for the kids. Sport options include shuffleboard, tennis and mini-golf. Most sites are shaded and full hook-ups are available, as well as clean bathrooms. Each site has a fire ring and picnic table. Accommodation ranges from tent camping to RV rentals and cabin rentals. Wi-Fi is available in the campground.

Ocean View Resort Campground

Address: 2555 Rte 9 N, Ocean View, New Jery, USA

Website: Ocean View Resort Campground

Price: From 44 USD

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9. Cape May KOA (from USD 135)

Cape May KOA Resorts is located in Cape May, New Jersey, a 5 mi (8 km) drive from Cape May beaches and a 15-minute drive from Wildwood Boardwalk and all its attractions. Some fun things to do include kayaking and fishing, and there are basketball courts and tennis courts on the property. The property features a private sandy shore, making it perfect for camping on the beach near Wildwood. There is an outdoor pool and a freshwater lake to enjoy on-site when taking a break from the beach. Cottages have a living area with a TV and sofa bed, a well-equipped kitchen, and a bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. RV hookups and tent camping sites are available. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all public areas of the resort.

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Have fun in Wildwood and Cape May

Visiting this area of New Jersey is made perfect by a range of exciting activities, fun attractions, pretty lakes and gorgeous beaches. Stay in style on a New Jersey vacation by sleeping in a tent, a well-equipped RV or a cabin or cottage rental at one of the best campsites near Wildwood, New Jersey, USA. If you’re looking for more accommodation options, you could also check out the best pet-friendly hotels and Vrbo vacation rentals in the area.

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