For RV's, the campsites vary from 'boondocking' on BLM lands and limited stays at state and national parks to reservations inside gated RV resort communities. Finding the right location and planning ahead are often-used strategies for traveling in this arena. Here are a few links to campground directories, campground associations, and campground groups.
Photo is of a Harris Hawk alighting on a saguaro cactus at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum outside Tucson.
Campground Information 
Best Holiday Trav-L-Park Association
Not a franchise, Best Holiday is a nonprofit organization of parks in the nation which have joined together. Rates and policies vary from one member to another.
Campgrounds with Instant Phone
This is our own listing of campgrounds that have instant phone service.
Coast to Coast
Coast to Coast affiliated resorts offer secure environments with a full complement of family-friendly amenities like swimming pools, clubhouses, playgrounds, game rooms, tennis courts, and stables. They also provide a wide array of planned recreational activities such as barbecues, arts and crafts, dances, and trail rides.
Go Camping America (National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds-ARVC)
ARVC represents over 3,500 campground and RV park operators nationwide. Point and click on the map or complete a search at this site to to bring up a list of RV parks and campgrounds in a specific state, province, or region.
In Search of the Perfect RV Campground
We'll probably never find that perfect RV park, but we've been able to find some great spots in particular categories. Here you can find our favorites.
Jellystone Parks
This is the website for the independently owned and operated facilities that are franchised in the Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort system.
Kampgrounds of America (KOA)
With more than 500 campgrounds located in the US, Canada, Mexico & Japan, KOA is a system of worldwide campgrounds.
RV Parks and Campgrounds
This site provides an easily searchable database of over 22,000 RV parks and campgrounds.
National Recreation Reservation Services
'Reserve Your Place Under the Stars' is the motto of this website for finding and reserving campsites managed by the USDA Forest Service and the US Army Corps of Engineers.
Outdoor Resorts of America
This is the website of a group of luxury RV resorts in the United States.
Passport America
Passport America is a membership camping club that lets you stay at over 500 campgrounds across America, Canada, and Mexico for 50% off the regular nightly rates.
Trailer Life Directory
Search the Directory for over 1,000,000 RV Park Sites, modem-friendly locations, local tourist attractions as well as a pre-inspected and rated campground index for the US and parts of Canada and Mexico.
Where to RV Camp (Woodall's Campground Directory)
Pick from over 14,000 commercially-owned and government-owned park listings in Canada, the US, and Mexico.

Created by Annette Lamb and Larry Johnson, 6/00
Updated, 8/00
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