12 Best ATV Campgrounds for a Off-Road Getaway

Share this Post!

This post may contain affiliate links. See our affiliate disclaimer here.

Are you an ATV enthusiast looking for the perfect place to camp? With stunning scenery, challenging trails, and all the amenities you need, these campgrounds are the perfect place to base your next off-road adventure.

In this blog post, we’ll share the 12 best ATV campgrounds and RV parks in the United States. From the rugged mountains of West Virginia to the sandy dunes of Oregon, these campgrounds offer something for everyone. So pack your bags, fire up your ATV and get ready to explore!

Note: The ATV campgrounds are listed in order from east to west.

Spacious Skies Balsam Woods Campground

Location: Abbot, Maine 

Located just a half hour south of Moosehead Lake, the largest lake in Maine and a incredible spot for fall foliage, Spacious Skies Balsam Woods is an awesome RV park for ATV enthusiasts. The campground offers tent sites and RV campsites with full hookups and gravel pads.

Thousands of miles of ATV trails can be accessed directly from the campground, so campers can explore all over the Maine Highlands. Spacious Skies also offers an ATV power wash station for campers to use.

Other amenities at this awesome ATV friendly campground, include a swimming pool, a snack bar, access to hiking trails, a dog park and a playground. The campground is open from May to October.

Tall Pines ATV Park

Location: Andover, New York

Tall Pines ATV Park is a premier east coast ATV park. In addition to on-site cabin rentals, the park offers dry campsites for tents, campers and RVs. There are no hookups, but camping does include access to shower facilities.

Tall Pines has over 70 miles of well-maintained trails for all experience levels, from beginner all the way through to advanced. Their trails include nice and easy field roads, mud bogs, an obstacle course and a MotoX track.

Amenities for campers include showers and a camp store. There is also an on-site restaurant serving breakfast and lunch on weekends. The park opens in January and closes in November.

Carolina Adventure World

Location: Winnsboro, South Carolina

Carolina Adventure World is another east coast ATV playground with on-site camping. Located in the northern part of the state, this outdoor playground has a 44-site RV park with full hookups, dry camping RV sites and tent campsites with electric and water.

The family-friendly park offers 100 miles of ATV, UTV and dirt bike trails covering 2,600 acres. Notable features include a 300-foot drag strip, multiple mud bogs, a rock crawl and a banked oval track. There is also a wash station, and ATV rentals and dirt bike rentals are available to campers without their own ride.

All campers have access to a bathhouse with showers and an outdoor pavilion. Other amenities include a restaurant and tavern and a store with riding and camping essentials. The park is open year-round.

Crumpler Mountain Resort

Location: Northfork, West Virginia

Located on the top of the mountain just outside of Northfork, Crumpler Mountain Resort offers amazing views and easy access to ATV trails. The resort has cabin rentals, full and partial hookup RV sites and tent camping.

Campers enjoy easy access to over a 1000 miles of trails for all skill levels, including the popular Hatfield-McCoy Trails, as well as the Outlaw Trails. As an added bonus, an on-site service shop keeps commonly worn parts in stock.

There are bathrooms with showers for campers, and a campground store also sells basic camping and riding necessities.

Best Bear Lodge and Campground

Location: Irons, Michigan

Best Bear Lodge and Campground is located in an ATV paradise, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The resort’s lodging options include a hotel, cabin rentals and an RV park with full hookup campsites and RV rentals.

In summer or winter, Best Bear is where you’ll find Michigan’s best groomed ORV and snowmobile trails. Available rentals include Polaris RZRs for off-road adventures and M-22 Slingshots for thrilling rides.

The wooded campground has picnic tables, fire rings and charcoal grills at each site, and bathhouses for all campers. Best Bear Lodge is open all year.

St. Joe State Park

Location: Farmington, Missouri

The only state park on our list of the best ATV campgrounds, St. Joe State Park is located along the flanks of the Saint Francois Mountains. Within the park are two campgrounds, one catering to ORV riders and one catering to horseback riders. Both have electric hookups and RV dump stations.

With over 2,000 acres of off-road vehicle areas and trails, including hills and sand flats, the park is a premier ATV destination in the Midwest.

The state park also features four lakes, two swimming beaches, equestrian trails, hiking and bicycling trails, a water trail and picnic sites. In the ORV campground, there are bathrooms and a playground.

Aspen Ridge RV Park

Location: South Fork, Colorado

Located in southwest Colorado, Aspen Ridge RV Park is a great campground with direct access to ATV trails. All of the campsites at this RV park have full hookups.

The RV park is located right on the Silver Spur ATV Trail.  Campers can ride their ATVs out of Aspen Ridge with legal access to Highway 149 and CR 15 ATV Trails. These trails can lead to beautiful mountain scenery or deserted ghost towns.

Other amenities at this ATV campground, include a clubhouse with a kitchen, laundry and bathrooms, a community grill, a dog park, a Gaga ball court and a fish cleaning station. The campground is open from May to November.

Bear Lodge Resort

Location: Burgess Junction, Wyoming

Of all the places visited in our almost decade on the road, the Bighorn Mountains are one of my favorite destinations. Bear Lodge Resort is situated in the heart of the Big Horn Mountains, and offers cabin rentals, full and partial hookup RV campsites and tent camping.

The campground offers direct access to some of the Big Horn Mountain’s 1,500 miles of off-road trails. The trails in the area wind through lush forests, open meadows and steep mountainsides, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

Snowmobile and side by side rentals are available at the resort, and there is an on-site restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bear Lodge is open year-round.

Lizzie and Charlie’s RV / ATV Park

Location: Marysvale, Utah

Lizzie and Charlie’s RV / ATV park was designed off-road riders. The park offers cabin rentals and full hookup RV campsites, including several oversized pull-through spaces.

The RV park is located in the middle of the largest ATV trail system in the country, the Paiute ATV Trail. More precisely, it is located right on the Marysvale loop, with premier access to both sides of the trail system. The location allows campers to ride in all directions and see new terrain each time they go out.

Despite the easy access to trails, the RV park is just a block away from local stores and restaurants. Bathrooms and laundry are available for all campers. The campground is open April through October.

Salome KOA Journey

Location: Salome, Arizona

This KOA, located northwest of Phoenix, is surrounded by mountain ranges and provides unbeatable access to to surrounding desert public lands. The RV park offers full hookup campsites with gravel surfaces.

ATV riders can depart right from this KOA onto a web of more than 300 miles of trails that wind through hills and washes, and even to old gold mines.

Amenities at the campground include a heated swimming pool, a hot tub, a fenced dog park, laundry and bathrooms. It is open all year.

Click here to see more of the best KOA Campgrounds in the country!

The Sawmill Station

Location: Clayton, Idaho

Nestled in the remote mountains of central Idaho, the Sawmill Station is an oasis of peace and tranquility. Their RV park offers full hookup campsites and rental cabins.

Although relatively undiscovered, central Idaho is known among off-road enthusiasts to be have amazing trail networks. Many trails can be accessed directly from the campground. Head to lakes, a ghost town or up into the mountains. They offer RZR side by side rentals for guests who didn’t bring their own ATV.

In addition to the campground, the Sawmill Station, also has a gas station, a general store and an on-site restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and milkshakes! Other amenities for campers include direct access to hiking trails, laundry, bathhouses and horseshoe pits. It is open from May until early November.

Oregon Dunes KOA Holiday

Location: North Bend, Oregon

Last, but not least on our list of the best ATV campgrounds is the Oregon Dunes KOA Holiday. All of the campground’s gravel RV sites have full hookups. The patio sites also have a paved patio with furniture and a fire pit.

This KOA is the only full-service, privately-owned campground on the southern Oregon coast with full ATV and ORV access to Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Campers can also drive just two miles on their ATVs, through the dunes, to get to the beach. 

Amenities at the campground include a jump pad and playground for kids, a dog park, a stocked fishing pond with paddle boats and a zip line, laundry and bathrooms. It is open all year.

Thanks for reading our guide to the best ATV campgrounds and RV parks. We hope you found the perfect basecamp for your next off-road adventure!

Happy Camping!

Share this Post!