The Dyrt, the No. 1 camping app in the iOS and Android App stores, has compiled a list of the top 10 best U.S. campgrounds of 2021 according to its users. With over 1.5 million reviews and tips for over 45,000 campgrounds, The Dyrt crunched the numbers using a combination of ratings, number of ratings and the quality, length and character of reviews to arrive at the top 10 list. The result is quite varied, ranging from noteworthy national park sites to hidden gems.
10. Camp Rockaway — New York
9. Palo Duro Canyon State Park — Texas
8. Monte Sano State Park — Alabama
7. Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort — Washington
6. Fort De Soto Campground — Florida
5. Split Rock State Park— Minnesota
4. Goblin Valley State Park— Utah
3. Alabama Hills Recreation Area — California
2. Havasu Falls — Arizona
1. Jenny Lake — Wyoming
Camping interest has skyrocketed in the past few years as health trends and the pandemic drove more people to get outside. In fact, 71 percent of campers planned to camp more in 2021 than in 2020. The Dyrt’s list of the top 10 campgrounds of 2021 includes a variety of covetable campgrounds as well as lesser-known state parks and dispersed campgrounds.