Summer Heats Up with ReserveAmerica’s 2010 List of Top 100 Family Campgrounds

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Annual List Also Includes Best Hiking Trails, Kid-Friendly Parks, Scenic Views and More

Summer camping season is here and ReserveAmerica, one of the largest providers of campground reservation services, today announced the 2010 “Top 100 Family Campgrounds” list, a guide to help campers and families plan camping trips at great locations across America’s outdoors.

In addition to the Top 100 Family Campgrounds, the list also includes the best camping spots across 16 different categories including: amazing spots, biking trails, bird-watching, canoeing, educational and historical facilities, fishing, hiking, horse-friendly parks, beaches, picnic areas, romantic spots, kid-friendly parks, scenic views, tours and events, unique cabins and water recreation activities.

“Each year outdoor enthusiasts look forward to ReserveAmerica’s annual list of the nation’s finest campgrounds that provide convenient services, offer beautiful scenery and ensure families have a great camping experience,” explained David Dutch, general manager for the Active Network’s Outdoors division. “We hope families find this diverse list of camping locations and attractions useful as they make their summer plans.”

To determine the top campgrounds and locations, over 3,000 parks were evaluated based in part on testimonials from park rangers, regional park management and campers, as well as specific family-friendly criteria including kid-friendly parks, scenic views, hiking trails, children’s activities and more.

Campers can find anything from a weekend retreat to an extended vacation by browsing through more than 300,000 campsites, cabins, day use facilities, and picnic areas at

The Top 100 Family Campground list is below and for more information on each category and the winners:

Top 100 Family Campgrounds:
Alafia River State Park - Lithia, Florida
Anastasia State Park - St. Augustine, Florida
Anthony Chabot Regional Park - Castro Valley, California
Arlie Moore-DeGray Lake - Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Bailey's Point-Barren River Lake - Glasgow, Kentucky
Barren River State Resort Park - Lucas, Kentucky
Big Bay State Park - Bayfield, Wisconsin
Big Bone Lick State Park - Union, Kentucky
Black Rock State Park - Watertown, Connecticut
Blackwater River State Park - Holt, Florida
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park - Carlilse, Kentucky
Buckhorn State Park - Necedah, Wisconsin
Bulltown Campground-Burnsville Lake - Burnsville, West Virginia
Burlingame State Park - Charlestown, Rhode Island
Cages Bend-Old Hickory Lake - Gallatin, Tennessee
Cagle Recreation Area - New Waverly, Texas
Calhoun Falls State Recreation Area - Calhoun Falls, South Carolina
Cedar Creek-Old Hickory Lake - Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
Chippokes Plantation State Park - Surry, Virginia
Claytor Lake State Park - Dublin, Virginia
Collier-Seminole State Park - Naples, Florida
Convict Lake Campground-Inyo National Forest - Crowley Lake, California
Crystal Cove Beach Cottages - Laguna Beach, California
Defeated Creek Park-Cordell Hull Dam - Carthage, Tennessee
Del Valle Regional Park - Livermore, California
Dent Acres-Dworshak Dam and Reservoir - Ahsahka, Idaho
Devil's Lake State Park - Baraboo, Wisconsin
Donner Memorial State Park - Truckee, California
Douthat State Park - Millboro, Virginia
Downstream - Fort Peck Project - Fort Peck, Montana
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park - Ashland, Nebraska
Fairy Stone State Park - Stuart, Virginia
Fall Lake-Superior National Forest - Ely, Minnesota
First Landing State Park - Virginia Beach, Virginia
Fishermen's Memorial - Narragansett, Rhode Island
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area - Folsom, California
Fort Boonesborough State Park - Richmond, Kentucky
Fort Clinch State Park - Fernandina Beach, Florida
Fort Robinson State Park - Crawford, Nebraska
Frank Russell Campground-Mark Twain Lake - Monroe City, Missouri
General Butler State Resort Park - Carrollton, Kentucky
George Washington - Chepachet, Rhode Island
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park - Greenup, Kentucky
Hamilton Branch State Recreation Area - Plum Branch, South Carolina
Highlands Hammock State Park - Sebring, Florida
Hillsborough River State Park - Thonotosassa, Florida
Holmes Bend-Green River Lake - Columbia, Kentucky
Ives Run-Tioga-Hammond Lake - Tioga, Pennsylvania
J.P. Coleman State Park - Iuka, Mississippi
James River State Park - Gladstone, Virginia
John W. Kyle State Park - Sardis, Mississippi
Kiptopeke State Park - Cape Charles, Virginia
Kirby Landing-Lake Greeson - Kirby, Arkansas
Koreshan State Historic Site - Estero, Florida
Laguna Campground-Cleveland National Forest - Laguna, California
Lake Lincoln State Park - Wesson, Mississippi
Lake Waramaug State Park - New Preston, Connecticut
LeFleurs Bluff State Park - Jackson, Mississippi
Littcarr Campground-Carr Creek Lake - Sassafras, Kentucky
Little Manatee River State Park - Wimauma, Florida
Luzerne - Lake Luzerne, New York
Macedonia Brook State Park - Kent, Connecticut
Mashamoquet Brook State Park - Pomfret Center, Connecticut
Meeks Bay -Lake Tahoe Basin National Forest - Meeks Bay, California
Moose Brook State Park - Gorham, New Hampshire
Mt. San Jacinto State Park - Idyllwild, California
New River Trail State Park - Foster Falls, Virginia
North Sterling State Park - Sterling, Colorado
Occoneechee State Park - Clarksville, Virginia
Ochlockonee River State Park - Sopchoppy, Florida
Old Federal-Lake Sidney Lanier - Flowery Branch, Georgia
O'Leno State Park - High Springs, Florida
Oscar Scherer State Park - Osprey, Florida
Otter River State Forest - Baldwinville, Massachusetts
Pinegrove-Coconino National Forest - Coconino, Arizona
Pinnacles Campground-Pinnacles National Monument - Paicines, California
Ponca State Park - Ponca, Nebraska
Redman Creek Recreation Area-Wappapello Lake - Wappapello, Missouri
Robert W. Craig Campground-Jennings Randolph Lake - Elk Garden, West Virginia
Roosevelt State Park - Morton, Mississippi
Salisbury Beach State Reservation - Salisbury, Massachusetts
Salt Lick Creek-Cordell Hull Dam - Gainesboro, Tennessee
Salt Springs-Ocala National Forest - Salt Springs, Florida
Savoy Mountain State Forest - Florida, Massachusetts
Serrano-San Bernadino National Forest - San Bernardino, California
Shenango Recreation Area-Shenango River Lake - Hermitage, Pennsylvania
Smith Mountain Lake State Park - Huddleston, Virginia
St. George Island State Park - St. George Island, Florida
Staunton River State Park - Scottsburg, Virginia
Stony Creek-Sequoia National Forest - Sequoia, California
Talbot Island State Park - Jacksonville, Florida
Tionesta Recreation Area Campground-Tionesta Lake - Tionesta, Pennsylvania
Tishomingo State Park - Tishomingo, Mississippi
Trace State Park - Belden, Mississippi
Vega State Recreation Area - Collbran, Colorado
Wells State Park - Sturbridge, Massachusetts
West Rolling Hills-Milford Lake - Junction City, Kansas
Westmoreland State Park - Montross, Virginia
White Lake State Park - Tamworth, New Hampshire
Winhall Brook-Ball Mountain - South Londonderry, Vermont

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