Are you or a member of your immediate family active, reserve, retired, or honorably discharged military? As a benefit of service, a variety of free and reduced-costing RV and tent camping opportunities are available to you. Check out What You Need To Know About Military Campgrounds and RV Parks, as well as, military camping discounts.
General Tips For Military Campgrounds And RV Parks Use
- Make reservations ahead of time.
- Be sure that you understand check-in procedures and any documentation that you will need to present upon arrival.
- Confirm the services and amenities that will be available for your use during your stay.
- Need to borrow some camping and other recreational equipment? Check with your on base or nearest Morale, Welfare, and Recreation facility to see if equipment rentals are available.
Where To Find Military Campgrounds And RV Parks
U.S Army MWR Campsites and RV Parks-A clickable guide to Army and other DOD Service Departments camp ground and RV sites throughout the U.S. on military installations and recreation areas. Check with individual base locations or MWR offices to see exactly who qualifies to use these facilities.
U.S. Military Campgrounds and RV Parks-This privately run site offers a helpful search tool to find military campgrounds, as well as, commercial locations that offer discounts to qualified military. Nice that you can sort by categories such as top user rated facilities and most recently updated listings.
AllStays-If you have an Apple device, check out the company’s free military campground and RV park app. You can find the information that you need on the go.
Special Campground and RV Park Programs For Military
Good Sam Club Membership-Active duty military personnel can receive a free club membership by showing your military ID at any Camping World SuperCenter nationwide or by calling Member Services at 1-866-205-7451. Veterans are eligible for Life membership discounts.
Membership benefits include discounts at Camping World™, Good Sam Parks & Campgrounds, and on fuel at Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers and more.
KOA© Campgrounds–Many facilities under the company’s umbrella offer discounts on rental fees to the military. Contact individual locations of interest to find out what savings opportunities are available.
Tents for Troops-Approximately 300 RV Parks and campgrounds across the United States are offering a minimum of two nights complimentary camp/RV sites to active military and their families. You must be active duty military, make a reservation, and show your military id at time of check in. You may only bring your immediate family with you. The website contains easy-to-use site search by park, city, or state.
U.S. Air Force Frequent Camper Program–Love to visit U.S. Airforce FamCamps found in the United States and around the world? Enroll in the FAMCAMP Frequent Camper Program to get valuable rewards and incentives. Check with your closest base Outdoor Recreation facility for more details.
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts Discounts-Find ongoing price breaks listed by locations. Also, special “Hero Weekends” are hosted at many parks.
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