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South County offers camping and campgrounds in lovely state parks

Accommodations at campgrounds in South County, Rhode Island are a good option for outdoor-loving people and children and families to enjoy a RI vacation at a reasonable cost. Almost every part of the state has campgrounds, many of them within state parks, such as the Burlingame State Park, composed of 3100 acres of rocky woodland surrounding Watchaug Pond in Charlestown. Amenities include easy access to swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, as well as docks, showers, and electrical hookups. Other parks with camping and private campgrounds are found in at the Charlestown Breachway and at Fisherman’s Memorial State Park in Narragansett, and in Exeter.

1011 Point Judith Road, Route 108 Narragansett, RI Phone: 401-789-8374

This park on the Atlantic shore is like a village, with 182 trailer and tent camping sites. Lots of family activities. This camping park on the ocean is near popular state beach areas like Scarborough, Roger Wheeler, and Salty Brine. The park is also one mile from the Block Island ferry dock. Make a campground reservation.

Legrand G. Reynold's Horsemen's Camping Area

Escoheag Hill Road Exeter, RI Phone: 401-539-2356

This is a campsite for people with horses only. It includes 20 campsites with water, fireplaces, pit toilet, horse show ring, and riding trails. Open year-round.

Charlestown Breachway

West end of Charlestown Beach Road Charlestown, RI Phone:

Campsite for 75 trailers only, no tents. Site holds flush toilets and is near a boat launch, fishing and swimming areas. Fees are charged. Open April 15-October 31.

Sanctuary Road (Route 1) Charlestown, RI, 02813 Phone: 401-364-8910

Large forested park with freshwater pond; lots of camping in woods; water sports; boat ramp

755 camping sites in the woods are available at this large, forested state park. Campsites have restrooms, showers, fireplaces, and picnic areas. Make reservations early for summer weekends; the campgrounds can fillup early.
Making camping reservations.
See full description of Burlingame State Park.