NH1 Top 5: The best campgrounds in NH for 2014
Spring is officially in the air (by date mostly), and camping season is just around the corner.
Camping is a summer pastime in New Hampshire, and the Granite State is home to more than a few camping grounds. NH1.com took a look at what Campgrounds.com, a website that allows campground managements to post information about their campsites and gives users the ability to review them, calls the best campgrounds in the 603 as of the 2014 season.
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Way up in the northwest portion of the state just off the Connecticut River you'll find the River Meadow Campground. According to Campground.com, River Meadow is "an ideal spot for canoeing, fishing, kayaking and sightseeing." River Meadow offers both large and small cabins for rent, but also has full-hookups so you can bring your own RV.
Located at the foot of the White Mountains, Eastern Slope Camping Area is a family-oriented campground that features RV spaces and cedar cabin rentals. Eastern Slope's management writes that hiking and biking on local trails as well as adjacent downtown North Conway offer plenty for families to do during the day.
Not far from Lake Sunapee, Crow's Nest Campground has a variety of attractions nearby during all seasons. According to Campground.com located on site is a mini-golf course, an ATV (summer) and snowmobile (winter) park as well as nearby access to fishing in Sugar River.
The Circle 9 Campground in Epsom offers areas for both RVs and tents. According to Campground.com, Circle 9 is a family park with a quiet atmosphere. Customers reviewed that Circle 9 is clean and comfortable.
Located in the Mount Washington valley, Chocurua Camping is has been called the top spot for campers in the Granite State according to campgrounds.com. The park is open from May 1 until Oct. 15 each year and offers a variety of attractions including a camp store, two playgrounds, a swimming and fishing pound, dog-park and beach and more according to Campground.com.