Looking for an excuse to sleep out under the stars? Join us in pledging to hammock camp on National Hammock Day wherever you are!
Whether you’re in Oklahoma or Oregon, there’s somewhere close by to hang your Roo. Here are a few of our favorite places to hammock camp in every region of the U.S.:
Upper Two Medicine Lake | Montana
Location: East Glacier Park, MT 59434
Known for: Glacier National Park
Important: Hammock camping is only allowed on campsites.
North Pines | California
Location: 9024 Southside Dr, Yosemite National Pk, CA 95389
Known for: Yosemite National Park
Wallowa Lake State Park | Oregon
Location: Lake State Park, Joseph, OR 97846
Known for: Wallowa Lake is a beautiful glacial lake popular among anglers, hikers, swimmers, and boaters.
Priest Lake | Colorado
Location: Priest Lake Campground, Priest Lake Road, Telluride, CO
Known for: Trout Lake is 5 minutes away.
Caddo Lake State Park | Texas
Location: 245 Park Rd 2, Karnack, TX 75661
Known for: The only natural lake in Texas.
Buzzard Roost | Oklahoma
Location: Buzzard Roost Campground, Ardmore, OK
Known for: Lake Murray State Park
Aguirre Springs | New Mexico
Source: Rebecca Chen
Location: Aguirre Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011
Known for: White sands is 30 minutes away. Go for an adventure and come back to sleep with the mountains.
Cheaha State Park/Pinhoti Trail | Alabama
Location: Cheaha State Park, 19644 Highway 281, Delta, AL 36258
Known for: Alabama’s highest peak
Oak Mountain State Park | Alabama
Location: Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124
Known for: Great for beginner hammock campers and your first overnight trip. In case things go sideways, the city of Birmingham is just minutes away.
Davidson River | North Carolina
Location: Davidson River Campground, Brevard, NC 28712
Known for: The Pisgah National Forest. This national forest has everything from 60ft waterfalls, to fishing, to mountain biking, and much more.
Important: Can’t hammock on the forest floor. Must hammock camp as close to the campsite as possible.
Cades Cove | Tennessee
Location: Cades Cove Campground, 10042 Campground Dr, Townsend, TN 37882
Known for: The Great Smoky Mountains
Gulpha Gorge | Arkansas
Location: 305 Gorge Rd, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901
Known for: Hot Springs National Park
Important: Trees are far apart, so bring extenders!
Blackwoods Campground | Maine
Location: Blackwoods Campground, 155 Blackwoods Drive, Otter Creek, ME 04660
Known for: Acadia National Park
Saranac Lake Islands | New York
Location: 4468 NY-3, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Known for: Adirondack Mountains
Chittenden Brook | Vermont
Location: Chittenden, VT 05737
Known for: Green Mountain National Forest. Long Trail is 25 minutes away.
Whitetail Flats | North Dakota
Location: 1465 36th St, Medora, ND 58645
Known for: Sully Creek State Park
Apostle Islands Area Campground | Wisconsin
Location: Apostle Islands Area Campground, 85150 Trailer Ct, Bayfield, WI 54814
Known for: Apostle Islands
Johnson Creek Recreation Area | Illinois
Location: Johnson Creek Rd, Ava, IL 62907
Known for: Shawnee National Forest