Best fall destinations to hammock camp in each of the 50 states

Alabama

Brushy Lake Campground

Alaska

Eklutna Lake Trail near Anchorage

Dana Rosso, Kammok camper, tip:
 
Eklutna is in bear country so please be bear aware and help keep the sites clean.
There are lots of activities available–bring your bikes kayaks, hiking gear or geocaching equipment!

 

Arizona

Havasupai Campground, Havasupai Reservation

Arkansas

Buffalo National River

California

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

Kammok tip:
Consistently rated as two of the best campsites on the West Coast, grab 'em quick!

 

Colorado

Arapahoe National Forest

Connecticut

Housatonic Meadows State Park

Kammok tip: 
Tall pines and cold river water, Housatonic Meadow Campground offers 95 sites in a rustic setting near the Housatonic River. Camping season is mid-April to December 31st. Reserve a spot and make sure you're prepped with the right gear.

 

Delaware

Delaware

Killens Pond State Park

Kammok tip:
Trees and more trees. Killens Pond is a quiet resting place, tucked beneath the hardwood forest, overlooking a 66 acre millpond. Open year round with 59 campsites–grab a kayak for water exploration, and be ready for epic sunrise views from your hammock!

Florida

Primitive camping, Ocala National Forest

Kammok tip:

Swing by Juniper Springs recreation area–Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Juniper Springs boasts a dense canopy of beautiful palms and oaks. 

 

Georgia

Cloudland Canyon State Park

Kammok tip:
The park has guided cave tours, bike rentals, and a disc golf course. Hike one of the multiple waterfall trails for a beautiful view and great place to hang.

 

 

Hawaii

Waimanu Valley Campsite

Idaho

Cramer Lakes, Redfish Trailhead

 

Illinois

Forest Glen Preserve

Indiana

Brown County State Park, Yellowwood State Forest

Iowa

Wildcat Den State Park, Muscatine

Kansas

Cimarron National Grassland, Cimarron Recreation Area

Kentucky

Koomer Ridge Campground, Daniel Boone National Forest

Kammok tip: 

Plenty of water-based activities, hiking, biking and camping opportunities! Check out the backcountry options to hang somewhere off the beaten path.

 

Louisiana

Chicot State Park

Packing list: kayak, fishing pole, hammock. And go!

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Maine

Daicey Pond Campground, Baxter State Park

Maryland

Gathland State Park

Massachusetts

Savoy Mountain State Forest

Berkshire Vista by Ogden Gigli 

Michigan

Chapel Beach, Rocks National Lakeshore

Minnesota

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Mississippi

Clear Springs Recreation Area, Meadville

Missouri

Eleven Point River

Montana

Oasis Camp Sites, Shameless Oasis

Nebraska

Indian Cave State Park

Nevada

Ruby Mountains Scenic Area

Kammok tip:
Hike and backpack galore around the Ruby Crest national recreation trail, offering five national forest campgrounds and unlimited primitive sites. Move quick, this area closes for winter months.

 

New Hampshire

Pawtuckaway State Park

New Jersey

Jenny Jump State Forest

New Mexico

McCrystal Creek Campground, Carson National Forest

New York

Tom Jones Shelter

North Carolina

Elk Knob State Park

 

North Dakota

Lake Sakakawea

Kammok tip:
Utilize this gazebo or the surrounding trees to hang dozens of hammocks, this is a spot to bring your crew! With a stove and picnic tables, it's #CampKammok ready.

 

Ohio

A W Marion State Park

Kammok tip: 
This wooded area with nearly sixty camp sites is available year round.  Drinking water available. 

Oklahoma

Arcadia Lake

 

Oregon

Little Crater Lake Campground, Mt Hood National Forest

Pennsylvania

Cherry Springs State Park

Tip: one of the best places for stargazing on the eastern seaboard due to exceptionally dark skies.

Rhode Island

Watchaug Pond, Burlingame State Park

South Carolina

Lake Juniper, Cheraw State Park

South Dakota

Sylvan Lake Campground, Custer State Park

Kammok tip:
Fires allowed, portable water available, pets welcome. Enjoy biking, fishing, boating, paddling, hiking, swimming, climbing, hammocking, and more. 

 

Tennessee

Overmountain Shelter, Appalachian Trail

Backpack in to "the Barn," a well-known spot amongst hikers along the AT and throughout Tennessee. Park your hammock along the trail, and enjoy stunning views of Autumn foliage, and visit with hikers in the barn before hitting the hay.

 

Texas

Lost Maples State Natural Area

Utah

East Canyon Hammock Campground

This campground boasts a hammock camping structure specifically for hanging hammocks. If you're new to the hammock camp game, or worried about finding the right trees, this is your spot. Hammocks available for rent, more information here. 

Vermont

Smuggler’s Notch State Park Campground

Virginia

First Landing State Park

Washington

Mt. Pilchuck Lookout Tower

West Virginia

Blackbird Knob Trail, Monongahela National Forest

Wisconsin

Rock Island State Park

This primitive Lake Michigan island is accessible by two ferry rides from Wisconsin to Washington Island, then into the park. Check ferry open times and dates, drinking water is available on the island but there is no camp store. 

Wyoming

Signal Lake Campground, Grand Teton National Park

 

Happy fall, campers.

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