Here are 12 of the best spots for state park camping, plus tips for your trip into the great outdoors.
You may dream of seeing the geysers of Yosemite or the overwhelming greatness of the Grand Canyon, but chances are you have a handful of little wonders in your own backyard. State parks like Goblin Valley in Utah hold their own against the neighboring Arches National Park (or Canyonlands, for that matter), while Maine’s Baxter State Park is arguably just as wild as the well-known Acadia National Park (Baxter doesn’t even have running water!). Plus, state parks tend to be less crowded and more affordable, two things that bode well for overnight guests.
For the complete story, visit: 12 of the Best Places to Camp in U.S. State Parks