One of the biggest reasons that we love our RVs is because it allows us to escape the noise and the stress of the city. All we have to do is hop in our rigs and drive to a quiet, relaxing location.
For many people, one of the things that increases pleasure in the outdoors is being near water. The sound and sight of water can be naturally soothing and relaxing. Luckily for all those water lovers out there, the U.S. is full of campsites offering riverside RVing.
Amazing spots like those found on this list of the the seven greatest places for riverside RVing.
1. Trace State Park – Pontotonto, Mississippi
Trace State Park is located just a few minutes away from the busy city of Tupelo. This quiet and relaxing state park is an excellent spot for naturalists. Enjoy the blooming magnolias, miles of trails, exquisite hardwood forests, and excellent fishing opportunities.
Trace State Park also has a special arrangement with the Pontotoc Country Club. Visitors of the park can golf at their 18-hole golf course without having to pay green fees. Also, since the park isn’t far from Tupelo, rock and roll fans can visit the birthplace of Elvis Presley.
2. Along the River RV Park – Ruidoso, New Mexico
If you will be traveling through New Mexico and love to hunt, you must stop by the Along the River RV Park. Here is where you can experience nature at its best.
Enjoy the plentiful attractions that are in the area, or simply relax in the park and enjoy what it has to offer. With spectacular mountain views, a wide array of wildlife, and beautiful starry nights, this riverside park is sure to add some relaxation to your routine.
3. Stephen C. Foster State Park – Fargo, Georgia
This remote southern Georgia state park is a 402,000 acre nature refuge. It features winding boardwalks that meander throughout the Okefenokee Swamp. This landmark is considered to be one of Georgia’s natural wonders. Hikers and paddlers will get the chance to see a variety of wildlife who call the swamp home including turtles, wood storks, herons, deer, alligators, and black bears. The lake also offers excellent fishing opportunities. It’s not uncommon for fishermen to catch catfish, warmouth, bluegill, bowfin, and chain pickerel.
4. Fall Creek Falls State Park – Pikeville, Tennessee
Would you like to see the largest waterfall located the east of Mississippi? Then you must visit Fall Creek Falls State Park in Tennessee! Here you will find the largest and most popular park waterfall in the state. The park consists of over 26,000 acres and is located atop the rugged Cumberland Plateau. Fall Creek features streams, waterfalls, trails, an 18-hole golf course, playgrounds, a pool, and more. It is an excellent place for those who want the chance to experience nature at its finest. As an added bonus, this campsite fits RVs that are up to 45 feet in length.
5. River’s Edge RV Resort – Fairbanks, Alaska
If you are interested in seeing one of the last truly wild places in America, then a trip to Alaska is a must. Nestled on the banks of the Chena River, the River’s Edge RV Resort offers a new perspective on RV camping. It is considered to be one of Alaska’s premier RV resorts. The amenities include an on-site restaurant and entertainment of the vintage car variety. A visit to this RV parks ensures that you will have plenty of fun in the wild interior of Alaska.
6. Taughannock Falls State Park – Ulysses, New York
The namesake of this beautiful park is one of the most beautiful natural attractions in the area. The Taughannock Falls plunge over 200 feet past rock cliffs that tower approximately 400 feet above the gorge.
The gorge was carved over a period of about 1000 years by the rivers that still flow today. The falls offer spectacular views, both above and below the gorge trail. This park also boasts a marina, beach , trail, and natural skating ponds. As an added bonus, during the summer Taughannock hosts an outdoor concert series.
7. Guadalupe River RV Resort – Kerrville Texas
If you are looking for a relaxed family atmosphere, you will find it at the Guadalupe River RV Resort. Spend your days swimming in the river, fishing, or simply relaxing in a shady tree swing. If you do want to get out and about, this resort is only a short distance from some of the finest hiking and dining in the Texas Hill Country.
With all the options listed above, it is easy to experience nature at its finest with some Riverside RVing. Happy Exploring!