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WASHINGTON — Not all campgrounds are created equal. Here’s our definitive guide to the best of the best in America’s national parks.
Even at America’s national parks, where the bar is raised for everything from hiking to views, disappointing campgrounds are more common than one might expect. So what makes a good campground? For some of us, it’s flushing-toilets and RV hookups, while others seek solitude no matter how primitive the facilities. Whatever your preferences, all campers can agree on two things: a good campground should be spacious (no one wants to hear their neighbor snoring) and, of course, scenic. Here are our 25 favorite campgrounds in America’s most spectacular national parks.
Slough Creek Campground
WHERE: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Slough Creek, a popular Yellowstone fishing spot, is where you’ll find the park’s best campground. Slough Creek Campground is small—there are just 16 sites, only 14 of which are large enough to accommodate an RV—but it’s located in the heart of the Lamary Valley, one of the best places for viewing wildlife in the park.
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