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Pet Friendly Campgrounds in the U.S.: Take Your Dog Camping!

Looking for a pet friendly campground in the U.S. where you can bring your dog or cat? Browse our listings below to find State & County Parks, National Parks and Recreation Areas, State Forests, and private campgrounds & RV Parks where pets are allowed.

Some campgrounds permit pet camping only in designated sites. Please be aware of the pet policy of the campground you're planning to visit.

All U.S. National Forests campgrounds allow pets, but they are required to be leashed and under control in the campground and on the trails. U.S. National Forest Campground Guide

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ALABAMA

Alabama State Parks Campgrounds
Dogs are allowed in all Alabama State Parks Campgrounds. Advance reservations are recommended, especially on weekends and holidays.

Coker: Lake Lurleen State Park
91 modern campsites overlook the scenic 250-acre lake. All sites have water and 30 Amp electric service, and thirty-five sites have sewer hookups. Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are welcome at the park and in the campground area, but are not allowed in the swimming area, the beach, beach parking lot, or adjoining areas.

Dauphin Island: Dauphin Island Campground
The Dauphin Island Campground is a dog friendly camping area. There is a public beach connected to the campground that welcomes dogs and their owners year round.

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ALASKA

Alaska State Parks Campgrounds
Pets are welcome at Alaska state parks and campgrounds if leashed and accompanied by the owner at all times. Dogs are allowed off-leash in the backcountry but must be within voice command.

Kachemak Bay State Park and State Wilderness Park
Camping is permitted in most areas of the park. A number of sites have been developed that may include fireplaces, picnic tables, tent platforms, information, outhouses or food caches. Pets on a leash are allowed at developed facilities.

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ARIZONA

Arizona State Parks Campgrounds
Pets are welcome at Arizona State Parks campgrounds, however, they must be kept on a leash at all times.

Benson: Kartchner Caverns State Park
Camping is permitted in designated sites only. All sites are developed as electric hook up sites. All sites also have water. No sites have been developed or designated for basic “dry camping”. Non-electrical and tent campers are welcome use these sites but the full fee will be required. Pets are allowed, but must be on a leash.

Grand Canyon National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed on trails above the rim, Mather Campground, Desert View Campground, Trailer Village and throughout the developed areas.

Lake Havasu: Lake Havasu State Park
All 45 sites are non-electric. Sites include a picnic table and a fire ring. Potable water is available throughout the campground. Most sites can accommodate both RVs/Motorhomes and tents. Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not allowed on the beach.

Lake Havasu City: Cattail Cove State Park
61 camping & RV sites. Maximum stay is 2 weeks. 8 people maximum per campsite. Potable water is located in the campground. Fires are allowed in the fire rings at each site from October to April, unless other fire restrictions are in effect. Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not allowed on developed beaches at any time. Pet run and Doggie beach are available.

Tucson area: Coronado National Forest
Coronado National Forest is a network of federal forestlands located in Southeastern Arizona. Campsites are available from an elevation of 3,000 feet up to 9,000 feet, offering a year round season of camping opportunities. Most campgrounds have toilets/outhouses and potable drinking water sources, and many are located near paved roads. Some will accommodate RVs or trailers. Most of the campgrounds at Coronado National Forest allow dogs, though they are required to be leashed while in developed areas. Dogs are not allowed in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness Area or Sabino Canyon Recreation Area -- both in the Santa Catalina Mountains.

Wenden: Alamo Lake State Park
Camping is only permitted in designated sites. Dry camping is located in Campgrounds D & E. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. There are 19 full hook-up RV sites with 50 amp electric, water and sewer located in the Main Campground. Each site has a picnic table and a fire ring. Dogs on a leash are allowed in the campground.

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ARKANSAS

Arkansas State Parks Campgrounds
Sites are located in scenic settings and range from primitive, hike-in tent sites to those with modern conveniences including water, electric and sewer hookups. Most Arkansas campgrounds include modern bathhouses with hot showers and flush toilets. Dogs are allowed in Arkansas state parks but are required to be on a leash at all times. No pets are allowed in public buildings.

Bull Shoals: Bull Shoals-White River State Park
Located in the Ozark Mountains on the White River just below Bull Shoals Dam, this park features riverside campsites. Pets are allowed in the campground, but must be leashed at all times.

Mountain Pine: Lake Ouachita State Park
Located on Arkansas's largest man-made lake and one of the cleanest in the nation; features all water sports and "Three Sisters Springs." Pets are allowed in the campground, but must be leashed at all times.

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CALIFORNIA

California State Parks Campgrounds
Dogs are allowed in the campgrounds, but must be kept on leashes no longer than 6' and in a tent or enclosed vehicle at night. Pets are not allowed in park buildings, on trails, or on most beaches. Find a California State Park

Big Sur: Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Pets on a leash are allowed in the developed campgrounds and day use areas.

Boulder Creek: Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground, but are not permitted on any trails or fire roads and must be confined to a vehicle or tent from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Big Basin Redwoods State Park Campground Rules and Information

Capitola: New Brighton State Beach Campground
New Brighton State Beach is a popular 93-acre park with 111 developed campsites, a group picnic area, day-use parking for 235 cars, and almost one mile of shoreline. The campsites accommodate tents and RVs up to 36’ in length. There are no sewer hookups. However, there are fully developed restrooms with hot pay showers in the campground and a sanitation station for RVs. Campground is off-limit to day use. Dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet and under control at all times. Dogs must be confined to a vehicle or tent from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Cayucos area: Morro Strand State Beach
There are 76 campsites sold by reservation from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends. Campsites are sold on a first come first served basis for the rest of the year. RV's are limited to 24 feet in length and there are no electric or water hookups or shower facilities at the park. Dogs on a leash are allowed in the developed campground areas but not on the beach.

Crescent City: Redwood National and State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in all road-accessible campgrounds.

Crescent City Area: Gold Bluffs Beach, Prairie Creek Redlands State Park
As part of Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, the campground lies in the dunes along a 10-mile stretch of beach six miles off Hwy 101 at the end of unpaved, Davison Rd. Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground, on the beach and the main beach road, but are not permitted on any of the park trails.

Death Valley National Park
Death Valley National Park has nine campgrounds. Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds. There is a maximum limit of 4 pets per campsite.

Julian: Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park offers camping in an oak woodland forest. Each campsite has a picnic table and a fire ring. Restrooms with flush toilets and pay showers are in the campground. Water faucets a located every few campsites. Dogs are allowed but are restricted to the campgrounds, picnic areas, and paved roads and Cuyamaca Peak Fire Road.

Lake Tahoe: D.L. Bliss State Park
Located near the southern end of Lake Tahoe's west shore. Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted in buildings, on trails (except paved trails), or beaches. Dogs must be confined to a vehicle or tent from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Malibu: Leo Carrillo State Park
Dogs on a leash are allowed in the Park's day use areas, campground and north beach (north of lifeguard tower 3). Dogs are not allowed on backcountry trails or south beach (south of lifeguard tower 3).

Malibu: Malibu Creek State Park
Dogs are allowed in the park in the day use areas and campground area. Dogs are not allowed on the backcountry trails or dirt roads.

Malibu: Point Magu State Park
Dogs on a leash are allowed in the Park's day use areas, campgrounds and beaches. Dogs are not allowed on the backcountry trails or dirt roads.

Mammoth Lakes: Convict Lake Campground, Inyo National Forest
A short walk from Convict Lake, the campground is located along Convict Creek and provides gorgeous views of the lake and the dramatic mountain scenery. There are 85 campsites with bear lockers at each campsite. Dogs are allowed in the campground, but must be leashed.

Pescadero: Butano State Park
Butano State Park, a 3200-acre redwood park in the Santa Cruz Mountains, offers 21 drive-in campsites, 18 walk-in campsites, restrooms with running water and drinking water in both the campground and the day use areas. There are no showers. Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground and in developed areas, but are not permitted on the trails.

Plumas County (Northern California) Campgrounds
Generally, the U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Gas and Electric Co., and state and national parks are open from April to October, depending on weather. Those campgrounds at higher elevations usually open in mid-to-late May. Pets are allowed at all campgrounds.

San Simeon: San Simeon State Park
San Simeon Creek Campground offers 115 campsites for tent camping or recreational vehicles. Each campsite has a fire ring and picnic table. Water spigots are available throughout the campground. Restrooms with flush toilets and coin operated showers, a dump station and water fill-up for RV's, and pay phones are also available. Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground. All pets must be in a tent or vehicle during the night and in the immediate control of the owner at all times. Pets not allowed on trails or on the beach in San Simeon State Park, but are permitted on the boardwalk on Moonstone Beach Drive.

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Located to the west of the Los Angeles basin, the Santa Monica Mountains offer myriad recreation and education opportunities. Pets on a leash are allowed in the following campgrounds: Circle X Ranch Group Campground, Leo Carrillo State Park Campgrounds, Point Mugu State Park Campgrounds, Malibu Creek State Park Campgrounds.

Scotts Valley: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Campground, 2591 Graham Hill Road, Scotts Valley, CA 95060.
Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground, the picnic area, and on Pipeline Road, Graham Hill Trail, and Meadow Trail, but are not permitted on any other trails or interior roads.

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds and picnic areas.

Yosemite (Groveland): Yosemite Pines RV Resort
Located just a 30-minute scenic drive from the western park entrance, Yosemite Pines offers Yosemite cabin rentals, yurt rentals, tent camping sites and RV sites. Pets welcome!

Yosemite National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in all campgrounds except Tamarack Flat, Camp 4 and all group campsites.

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COLORADO

Colorado State Parks Campgrounds
There are 38 state parks that allow dogs on trails and in campgrounds. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet and are not allowed on swim beaches or water-ski beaches at state parks.

Rocky Mountain National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed only in areas accessed by vehicles, including roadsides, parking areas, picnic areas and campgrounds. Pets are not permitted on trails or in the backcountry.

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CONNECTICUT

Connecticut State Forests Campgrounds
Pets are prohibited in State Park camping areas, but are permitted at State Forest campgrounds. When and where permitted, animals are limited to one per campsite (except the Salt Rock Campground) and must be held on a leash not to exceed seven feet in length. Dogs must have rabies vaccination and owners may be required to show proof. Pets must not be left unattended.

Barkshamstead: American Legion State Forest
American Legion State Forest offers 30 sites in a wooded setting. The camping season begins in mid-April and ends Columbus Day. Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground. Limit of one pet per site.

Voluntown: Pachaug State Forest
There are two camping areas: Green Falls Campground, off Route 138, 3 miles east of Voluntown, 18 wooded sites, pond fishing, swimming; Mt. Misery Campground, off route 49, north of Voluntown. 22 wooded sites, stream fishing, swimming nearby. One pet per site permitted at both campgrounds.

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DELAWARE

Delaware State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds. All pets must be licensed, and proof of a rabies vaccination is required. Pets are not permitted in the following areas year-round: Picnic areas, Nature trails, Bird nesting areas, Park buildings, Cabins, Cottages, Yurts, Fort Delaware State Park. Delaware State Parks Camping Information

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DIST. OF COLUMBIA
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FLORIDA

Florida State Parks Campgrounds
Pets are allowed in some Florida State Parks campgrounds. Pets must be confined, leashed, or otherwise under the physical control of a person at all times. Leashes may not exceed six feet in length. Pets that are tethered at the campsite cannot be left unattended for more than 30 minutes. Pets may not be tied to trees, bushes, tables, shelter facilities even when the owners are present. Pets must be confined in the owner's camping unit from 11 PM - 8 AM. Pet Camping Rules

Everglades National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed on roadways open to public vehicular traffic, in roadside campgrounds and picnic areas, on the maintained grounds surrounding public facilities and residential areas, and aboard boats.

Port Canaveral: Jetty Park
The park offers guests a variety of camping options from tent camping in a rustic site to relaxing in your RV with all the amenities included. Jetty Park Campground is a pet-friendly campground. VRabies expiration papers are required. Pets cannot be left unattended at any time and must remain on a leash. Two pet limit. Pets are allowed only in Class A, B, and C units and travel trailers. Pets are not allowed in the following: days areas, beach, pier, picnic pavilion(s), inlet areas or playground. Pets must be walked in the designated pet walk areas ONLY.

St. Petersburg: Fort De Soto Park
Fort De Soto Park offers a 238-site family camping area with facilities including picnic tables, grills, water, electricity, washers, dryers, sanitary disposal stations, modern restrooms, showers, play areas, and a camp store. There are designated camp sites for camping with pets; the pet section is located just inside the park, on the land side.

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GEORGIA

Georgia State Parks Campgrounds
Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in all regular campgrounds and no additional fee is charged. Dogs must never be left unattended,

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HAWAII

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
There are two drive-in campgrounds located within the park. Dogs on a leash are allowed at Nämakanipaio Campground, but are not permitted Kulanaokuaiki Campground.

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IDAHO

Idaho State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in most Idaho State Parks. Dogs are not allowed at Harriman State Park.

Athol: Farragut State Park
Located 30 miles north of Coeur d’Alene on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho’s largest lake. Dogs on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted on the beach.

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ILLINOIS

Illinois State Parks Campgrounds
Generally, throughout the state, camping is available year round weather permitting. Pets are allowed in the campgrounds as long as they are leashed at all times. Pets are not allowed in campground cabins.

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INDIANA

Indiana State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but must not be left unattended.

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IOWA

Iowa State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but must not be left unattended.

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KANSAS

Kansas State Parks Campgrounds
Pets are allowed in the campgrounds, but must always be restrained by a camper, cage, hand-held leash, or tethered chain no longer than 10 feet. They are not allowed on swimming beaches or swimming areas that are delineated by buoys or other markers or in public buildings or structures.

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KENTUCKY

Kentucky State Parks Campgrounds
There are 31 tent and RV campgrounds in Kentucky State Parks, from primitive camping to full service RV camping. In addition to traditional tent and RV campgrounds, Kentucky state parks also offer five equestrian campgrounds for horse enthusiasts. Pets are allowed in state park campgrounds as long as they are on a leash. Pets are not allowed on trails at Natural Bridge and John James Audubon State Parks. And some, but not all, trails at Cumberland Falls, Carter Caves, Pine Mountain, and Blue Licks Battlefield State Parks.

Slade: Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Two campgrounds, Whittleton Campground and Middle Fork Campground, provide 87 sites with utilities. Tent campsites are also available. Dump stations and two central service buildings with restrooms and showers are provided. Closed Nov 15 - Mar 15. Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted on the hiking trails or in the wooded areas of the park.

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LOUISIANA

Louisiana State Parks Campgrounds
Pets are allowed in the campgrounds, but must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet, caged or crated. Pets are not permitted within buildings or other enclosed structures on site, or near swimming areas.

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MAINE

Acadia National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in all park locations except Sand Beach, Echo Lake Beach, Isle au Haut campground, ladder trails, public buildings, and lakes that are public drinking water supplies. Blackwoods and Seawall Campgrounds permit pets.

Maine State Parks Campgrounds
Twelve out of 32 state parks and the Allagash Wilderness Waterway provide camping opportunities. Pets on a leash no longer than 4 feet are allowed in all the campgrounds except Sebego Lake State Park Campground. No pets are allowed on beaches.

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MARYLAND

Maryland State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds. Pets may be off-leash and under voice control while swimming in designated areas or hunting (with the appropriate permit). Pets are not permitted in park buildings or playgrounds.

Berlin: Assateague State Park
Assateague State Park is Maryland's only oceanfront park. It is located on Assateague Island, a barrier island bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Sinepuxent Bay on the west. Pets are allowed with registered campers in the following campsites: Loop J, Loop I sites 37-51 and Loop H sites 1-13, as well as on the beach from the H Loop crossover to the south.

Brandywine: Cedarville State Forest
Family camping is available from April to October. Pets are allowed in the campground.

Crisfield: James Island State Park
Located near Crisfield on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Janes Island State Park offers visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy the beauty and bounty of the Chesapeake Bay. Pets are allowed at 17 campsites in campground loop B and in the adjacent pet walking area, and in camp loop A and parking lot.

Denton: Martinak State Park
Sixty-three campsites are available for trailer or tent camping, thirty of which feature electric hook-ups. Each site is equipped with a camping pad, picnic table and fire ring. A modern bathhouse is centrally located in each camping loop. No water hook-ups are available, but potable water is conveniently located around each loop. A dump station is available for trailer use. Pets are allowed in the campground.

Marbury: Smallwood State Park
Fifteen family campsites with electric hook-ups are available under the canopy of a hardwood forest. Pets are allowed in the campground.

North East: Elk Neck State Park
The park includes 2,188 acres of sandy beaches, marshlands, and heavily wooded bluffs overlooking the North East River, the Elk River and the Chesapeake Bay. Pets are only allowed in the following designated camping areas: the camping loops located along Stoney Point Rd. (Choptank, Elk, Miles, North East, St. Martins, Susquehanna, and Wye).

Oakland: Swallow Falls State Park
Sixty-five (65) wooded campsites with a fire ring, picnic table, and lantern post on a stabilized pad. All camp sites are located near modern bath houses with hot and cold water. Three of the sites have electric, water and sewer available. Pets are allowed in the campground.

Queen Anne: Tuckkahoe State Park
The park offers a family camping area with 54 sites, 33 with electric hookups, and a central bathhouse with showers and toilet facilities. Each site is equipped with a camping pad, picnic table and fire ring. No water hook-ups are available, but potable water is conveniently located around each loop. A dump station is available for trailer use. Pets are allowed in the campground, but must remain on a leash at all times.

Scotland: Point Lookout State Park
Pets are allowed in Malone Circle, Tulip Loop, Green's Point Loop and Hoffman's Loop in the campground.

Snow Hill: Pocomoke River State Park
The scenic Pocomoke River is the setting for the Pocomoke River State Park, Shad Landing, and Milburn Landing areas. Milburn Landing - Pets are allowed. Shad Landing - Pets are allowed in the marina day-use area, including the boat ramp area to board vessels. Pets are allowed in the Acorn Trail Area camping loop. Pets are allowed in day-use areas after Labor Day to Memorial Day weekend.

Have de Grace: Susquehanna State Park
The campground contains two loops with a total of 69 sites, six of which are electric, and six camper cabins. Each loop has its own comfort station with hot showers. Pets on a leash are allowed in the campground, except for in or around the cabins.

Swanton: Big Run State Park
Big Run has 29 primitive campsites available year-round. Sites 60-75 are wooded, with stone dust camping pads. Sites 78-90 are in an open grassy field. Each campsite has a picnic bench and fire ring. Pets are allowed in the campground and day-use areas in the park as long as they are on a leash under control of the owner.

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MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds. Proof of rabies vaccination is required upon registration at the campground. Pets are not permitted on swimming beaches or in any state buildings.

Foxboro: Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort
Nestled in the woods between Boston & Cape Cod, Normandy Farms is a luxury camping destinatio. Enjoy the unique seasons of New England in an RV, tent or in a deluxe cabin or yurt rentals. Pets are always welcome!

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MICHIGAN

Michigan State Park Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in most Michigan state park campgrounds, but are not permitted on designated beaches or areas used for wading or swimming. Traverse City State Park and Baraga State Park have established pet-free portions of their campground. At Baraga State Park, 19 campsites have this designation. At Traverse City State Park, the south central campground loop has been designated pet-free.

Grand Marais area/Upper Peninsula: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed only in the following camping areas: Little Beaver Lake Campground; Twelvemile Beach Campground - campground, picnic area, and Lake Superior beach directly in front of campground; Hurricane River Campground - campground, picnic area, and Lake Superior beach directly in front of campground.

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MINNESOTA

Minnesota State Parks Campgrounds
Pets are welcome in Minnesota's state parks campgrounds but must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet. Pets are not permitted in state park buildings, lodging, cabins, camper cabins, on tours, or in beach areas.

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MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash not longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds. Pets are not permitted in cabins,villa, motels or any other park building.

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MISSOURI

Missouri State Parks Campgrounds
Forty state parks and historic sites offer camping opportunities, from primitive walk-in sites to sites with hookups for water, electricity and sewer. Nearly all state park campgrounds are open year-round. Electric hook-ups are available year-round, while water and showers are usually available from April 1 through Oct. 31 (on-season) in most state parks. Pets on a leash no longer than 10 feet are welcome in the campgrounds, but must not be left unattended. It is recommended you bring no more than two dogs per campsite. Pets are not allowed inside any state park or historic site building, or in public swimming areas and beaches.

Steelville: ArdPark Cabins and Campground
ArdPark offers a private riverfront campground on the Courtois Creek with shady campsites and plenty of space for 25 to 30 guests and their tents or pop up campers. One RV hookup is available. Dogs, cats, horses, birds or just about any other pets are always welcome and they stay FREE. No leash is required!

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MONTANA

Glacier National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in developed areas, in front country campgrounds and picnic areas, along roads, in parking areas, and in boats on lakes where motorized watercraft are permitted.

Montana State Parks Campgrounds
Twenty of Montana's 54 state parks have more than 500 campsites to reserve. Pets on a leash no longer than 10 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but must not be left unattended. Pets are not allowed at the following parks: Frenchtown Pond, Wild Horse Island, Smith River (pets are allowed only at the put-in and take-out if they are on leashes, not on the float), and Spring Meadow Lake (no pets during 4/16 - 10/14, pets allowed on leashes during 10/15 - 4/15).

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NEBRASKA

Nebraska State Parks Campgrounds
Pets are allowed in the campgrounds, but dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times.

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NEVADA

Elko area: South Fork Recreation Area
A 25-site campground is located off the north park access road. Facilities include campsite tables, grills and a flush restroom with showers. The campground is open from early May to mid October, depending on weather conditions. Open camping is also available along the southwest shore. Dogs are allowed in the campground, but must be on a leash.

Great Basin National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds. Pets are not permitted on trails or in the backcountry of the park (except leashed pets on the Lexington Arch Trail and the Great Basin Visitor Center to Baker Trail).

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds,

Lake Tahoe/ Zephyr Cove: Nevada Beach Camground
The campground offers dozens of campsites, available for tent and RV camping. Some sites are in wooded areas and others are not, many of the sites have a view of the lake. Each site is equipped with tables, campfire rings and grills. Accessible flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Pets on a leash are allowed in the campground area. Limit of two pets per site; pets are not allowed on the beaches.

Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Located 17 miles west of Las Vegas, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area has one developed campground. Pets are allowed in the campground and on trails, but must be leashed at all times and may not be left unattended.

Overton: Valley of Fire State Park
There are two campgrounds with a combined total of 72 units. Campsites are equipped with shaded tables, grills, water, and restrooms. A dump station and showers are available. RV sites with power and water hookups are now available. Pets are welcome, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet and are not allowed in the visitor center.

White Pine: Cave Lake State Park
The park offers two designated campgrounds: Elk Flat Campground and the Lake View Campground. All sites are level and include a fire pit with grill, table and parking. Access roads to campsites are unpaved. Pets are allowed in the campgrounds, but must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire State Park Campgrounds
Some New Hampshire state parks allow pets, some allow pets but only in designated areas, and some do not allow pets. In areas where pets are allowed, pets must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times. Pets are prohibited at all state beaches, picnic areas, and historic sites. New Hampshire State Parks Where Pets Are Permitted

Allenstown: Bear Brook State Park
Bear Brook State Park has 101 wooded campsites located on Beaver Pond. A camp store, canoe rentals, coin-operated showers, dump station, ice, and firewood are available. The campground is open for reservable stays from Memorial Day weekend (5/27) through Columbus Day weekend (10/10). Pets on a leash are allowed in the campground and on the trails, but are not permitted in the day-use area.

Gorham: Moose Brook State Park
Pets on a leash are allowed in the campground and on the hiking trails, but are not permitted in the day-use area.

Greenfield: Greenfield State Park
Pets on a leash are allowed in the designated area of the campground only, not in the day-use areas of the park.

Washington: Pillsbury State Park
41 site primitive campground includes canoe-to and walk-in sites. Pets on a leash are allowed in the campground.

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NEW JERSEY

New Jersey State Parks Campgrounds
Pets are welcome in the following designated pet friendly campsites:
Bass River State Forest - South Shore campsites 20 through 54
Belleplain State Forest - Meisle Field campsites 210 through 219, 222, 224, 226, 228, 272, 273; CCC campsites 126, 128 and 130
Brendan Byrne State Forest - Family campsites 17 through 32
Parvin State Park - Family campsites 45 through 56
Wharton State Forest - Atsion Family campsites 26 through 34, Godfrey Bridge, Goshen Pond, Buttonwood Hill, Lower Forge Camp and Batona Camp

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NEW MEXICO

New Mexico State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 10 feet are allowed in the campgrounds. Pets must not be left unattended in vehicles or campsites.

McKinley: Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in Gallo Campground and on the backcountry hiking trails (Pueblo Alto, Peñasco Blanco, South Mesa, and Wijiji trails). Pets are not permitted within the archeological sites.

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NEW YORK

New York State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are welcome at many New York State Parks campgrounds. Only 2 pets per site are permitted.

Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves: DEC Campgrounds
DEC operates 52 campgrounds located in the Adirondack and Catskill Parks. Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds with proof of a valid rabies inoculation. Dogs and other pets are not permitted at the beach, in picnic areas, or in any building.

Genesee Region: Letchworth State Park Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in most campgrounds, but are not permitted in bathing areas, buildings, cabins or camping loops 300, 400, 500, 600 and 800. For the sites that allows pets, there is a two-pet maximum.

Morris: Canine Country Getaway at Glen Highland Farm
Located on 175 acres in Otsego County NY, Highland Farm's Canine Country Getaway offers spacious luxury tent camping, well-appointed cabins & cottages, and full-amenity RVs. All dogs welcome - no leashes required!

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NORTH CAROLINA

Blue Ridge Parkway National Park
Dogs and other pets are allowed on the Parkway but must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet or otherwise under your physical control.

North Carolina State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds. Overnight, pets must be confined to the owner's tent or vehicle.

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NORTH DAKOTA

North Dakota State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted on any designated swimming areas, playgrounds, in buildings, or other posted areas.

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OHIO

Ohio State Parks Campgrounds
Pets are allowed in all 56 campgrounds in designated areas or sites, maximum 2 pets per site. Pets must be on a leash at all times. Lake access for dogs is offered at the following parks: A.W. Marion (C), Deer Creek (C), Harrison Lake (NW), Lake Alma (SE).

Kelleys Island: Kelleys Island State Park, 920 Division St., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
Kelleys Island is located in the western basin of Lake Erie, about four miles north of Marblehead and twelve miles from Sandusky. Pets on a leash are allowed at designated camping sites . Limit of 2 pets per site. Kelleys Island State Park Campground Map

Lakeside-Marblehead: East Harbor State Park
Only domestic cats and dogs are permitted in designated areas of the campgrounds. Rule 1501: 41-3-07. When "C" area is open for camping, no pets are permitted in "A" and "B" areas. (Exception: Handicap sites in "B" area). Pets must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times. Limit of 2 pets per site. Pets are not permitted in the restrooms, playgrounds, shower houses, camp store, or on the Lake Erie swimming beach area.

Logan: Hocking Hills State Park, 19852 State Route 664 S, Logan, Ohio 43138
Pets on a leash are allowed at designated camping sites. Limit of 2 pets per site.

Portsmouth: Shawnee State Park
Pets on a leash are allowed throughout the campground.

Wellington: Findley State Park, 25381 State Route 58, Wellington, OH 44090
Pets are allowed at all camping sites. Pets are not permitted in the camper cabins or on the site.

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OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 10 feet are allowed in the campgrounds.

Chickasaw National Recreation Area
Chickasaw National Recreation Area has six campgrounds with 410 camping sites. Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds. Pets are not permitted on the trails east of the Travertine Nature Center, within the Travertine Nature Center, and in all locations where persons gather to swim or sunbathe

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OREGON

Oregon State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds. Pets are not permitted on the Canyon Trail at Silver Falls. The following parks have designated off-lead areas: Cascadia State Park, Champoeg State Heritage Area, Elijah Bristow State Park, Farewell Bend State Park, Jasper State Recreation Site, LaPine State Park, Lewis and Clark State Recreation Site, McVay State Recreation, Milo McIver State Park, Molalla River State Park, Rooster Rock State Park, Silver Falls State Park, Stub Stewart State Park, The Cove Palisades State Park, Willamette Mission State Park.

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PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania State Park Campgrounds
Pets on a leash are allowed in designated campsites in most state park campgrounds. Pets are not permitted in swimming areas, inside buildings, in non-pet overnight areas, or in any area designated as an area closed to pets.

Waterville, Pine Creek Valley: Happy Acres Resort
Located in the Pine Creek Valley in a beautiful mountain setting, Happy Acres Resort offers a variety of camping options from tent sites, partial and full hook-ups to permanent sites, a lodge, cabins and room rentals. Pets welcome!

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RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island State Parks
Pets (dogs and cats only) are allowed in the campgrounds at Burlingame State Park, George Washington State Park, and Fishermen's Memorial State Park. Pets are not permitted at Charlestown Breachway or East Beach. All dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Pet Cerfication Form is required for campgrounds. Limit of 2 pets per site.

Charlestown: Burlingame State Park
The campground is 3,100 acres of rocky woodland that surrounds Watchaug Pond in Charlestown. Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds. Pet Certification Form is required.

Glocester: George Washington State Park
Located within the 4000 acre George Washington Management Area, and on the shores of Bowdish Reservoir, the 100 acre George Washington Memorial Camping Area is an overnight, primitive camping facility offering 45 well spaced gravel sites suitable for tents, trailers, and RV’s. Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground. Pet Certification Form is required.

Narragansett: Fishermen's Memorial State Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground.

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SOUTH CAROLINA

South Carolina State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in most campgrounds. Pets are not permitted in or around cabins, cabin areas or other lodging facilities.

Murrells Inlet: Huntington Beach State Park
Each site, excluding the designated tent sites, has water and electrical hookups and is convenient to hot showers and restrooms. Some sites have sewer hookups. Several sites accommodate RVs up to 40 feet, others up to 30 feet. Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds. Huntington Beach State Park is a dog friendly park year round. Dogs are allowed on the south end of the beach. Dogs are not permitted in buildings, including Atalaya and on the north end of the beach. The north end extends from the beach access at the north parking lot to the jetty.

Myrtle Beach: Myrtle Beach State Park
The campground provides individual water and electrical hookups. Many sites accommodate RVs up to 40 feet, others up to 30 feet. There are also plenty of sites to accommodate smaller units including tents. All sites are convenient to hot showers, restrooms and laundromat facilities. The campground is located approximately 300 yards from the beach. Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground, but are only allowed on the beach at certain times. From May 1 through Labor Day, dogs are allowed on the beach only before 10:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. From the day after Labor Day to April 30 each year, dogs are allowed on the beach at any time of day.

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SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 10 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted on designated swimming beaches or in any park buildings.

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TENNESSEE

Tennessee State Parks Campgrounds
All state park campgrounds allow cats and dogs. Pets must be on a leash and must not be left unattended. Proof of rabies shots and a physical description of the animals may be required upon request. Certain areas such as picnic areas, beaches, swim areas and foodservice areas may be restricted to pets.

Smoky Mountains National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in campgrounds, picnic areas, and along roads. Dogs are only allowed on two short walking paths—the Gatlinburg Trail and the Oconaluftee River Trail. Pets are not allowed on any other park trails.

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TEXAS

Texas State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted in any park buildings, cabins, or shelters. Pets are not permitted in the water of a designated swimming area or within the land or beach area adjacent to the water of a designated swimming area.

Big Bend National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed anywhere vehicles can go, such as roads and primitive campsites. Pets are not permitted on trails, off-roads, or on the river.

Galveston Island State Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted in any park buildings, cabins, or shelters.

Junction: South Llano River State Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted in any park buildings, cabins, or shelters.

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UTAH

Utah State Parks Campgrounds
Pets are welcome at most state parks with the following exceptions: at Deer Creek State Park, they are allowed only in the campground; and at Jordanelle State Park, they are not allowed at all on the Rockcliff side. Pets are not allowed in buildings, on beaches, or in the lakes or reservoirs.

Arches National Park
Pets on a leash are allowed in the campground, and at overlooks and pullouts along the paved scenic drives. Pets are not permitted on any hiking trails.

Bryce Canyon National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are only allowed in campgrounds, parking lots, paved roads, paved viewpoint areas, and on the paved trail between Sunset Point and Sunrise Point. Pets are not permitted on unpaved trails or viewpoints, in public buildings or on public transportation vehicles.

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area encompasses the area around Lake Powell and lower Cataract Canyon in Utah and Arizona, covering 1,254,429 acres of mostly desert. Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in most parts of the recreation area. Pets are allowed on the beach at Lake Powell.

Heber City: Deer Creek State Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground; pets are not permitted outside the campground.

St. George: Snow Canyon State Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed only in campground, West Canyon Road and Whiptail Trail.

Zion National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed along public roads and parking areas (generally within 100 feet of the road surface), in the developed campgrounds and picnic areas, and on the grounds of the Zion Lodge. Pets are not permitted on any trails except the Pa'rus Trail, on shuttles, in public buildings, or in the wilderness.

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VERMONT

Vermont State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 10 feet are allowed at all campgrounds (but not day use areas). There is a per night pet fee. Some campgrounds have specific areas for pets.

North Hero: North Hero State Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 10 feet are allowed in designated campground areas, but are not permitted in certain day-use areas including parking lots, beaches, pools, picnic areas and playgrounds.

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VIRGINIA

Virginia State Parks Campgrounds
Twenty-four state parks have campgrounds.Most campgrounds are open from March 1 through the first Monday in December; primitive sites are available year-round. Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in all campgrounds, but are not permitted on public beaches and in public facilities. While pets are allowed at False Cape State Park, they generally are not permitted access through Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Camping in Virginia State Parks

Shenandoah National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds and on most trails.

Virginia Beach: First Landing State Park
There are more than 200 campsites in First Landing State Park. Pets are allowed for an additional $5 per night charge.

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WASHINGTON

Washington State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 8 feet are allowed in most state parks. Pets are not permitted on designated swimming beaches.

Mount Rainier National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in parking lots, campgrounds, and on paved roads. Pets are not permitted in wilderness and/or off-trail areas, Inside buildings, in amphitheaters, on snow, or on trails except the Pacific Crest Trail.

Olympic National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in campgrounds, picnic areas, parking lots, and certain trails and ocean beaches.

San Juan Island: San Juan County Parks
Pets on a leash are allowed in San Juan County Parks.

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WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia State Parks and Forests Campgrounds
Pets (dogs and cats only) are allowed in the campgrounds. Dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 10 feet in length.

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WISCONSIN

Wisconsin State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 8 feet are allowed in most campgrounds, trails, roads, and outlying areas of the parks. Pets are not permitted at the following areas: the Devil's Lake South Shore area, except on paved roads and walkways en route to areas where pets are allowed; Loop 1 of Pinewoods family and group campground and the west loop of Whitewater campground in Kettle Moraine State Forest Southern Unit; Aztalan State Park; Governor Nelson State Park; parts of Haven woods State Forest; parts of the Rock Island State Park campground;pParts of the Tower Hill State Park campground. Pets are not permitted anywhere in Copper Culture State Park, Heritage Hill State Park, or Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area.

Stoughton: Lake Kegonsa State Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 8 feet are permitted in the campground but not in the picnic or playground areas or in buildings. Dogs are not allowed at the beach, but there is a pet swim area.

Two Rivers: Point Beach State Forest
Pets on a leash no longer than 8 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted in any picnic area, building, shelter, playground or on the Swales Nature Trail.

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WYOMING

Wyoming State Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds.

Cody: Buffalo Bill State Park
Facilities open May 1 - September 30. Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds.

Yellowstone National Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed within 100 feet of roads, parking areas and campgrounds. Pets are not permitted in the backcountry and on trails and boardwalks.

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