What Are the Most Well-Known Beachfront Campgrounds?


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Searsport Shores Oceanfront Campground, Huntington Beach State Park and the Assateague Island National Seashore Campground are some of the most well-know beachfront campgrounds among regular campers in the United States. These three camping sites all face the Atlantic Ocean and are among the many campgrounds that run from Maine to Florida.

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Located in Searsport, Maine, Searsport Shores campgrounds are situated between Camden Village and the Acadia National Park. Some camping sites are located inside the forested area, while the premier oceanfront campsite offers miles of shoreline overlooking the ocean. Most onsite and common parking campgrounds offer uninterrupted views of the ocean. Cabins, bunkhouses and camping trailers are located within the forested path and just a short walk from the beach.

Huntington Beach State Park at Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, provides over 100 campsites nestled behind the dunes of the 3-mile beach. It is open year-round and has six walk-in designated tent sites, standard sites and full hookup sites. Located within a state park, the campground offers access to hiking and biking trails, alligator and bird watching, boating, fishing and other activities.

Located on a barrier island, the Assateague Island National Seashore Campground is popular for its two campsites for horse camping. Two oceanside and four bayside camping areas are available for campers who want to paddle or backpack on the island. The Assateague Island National Seashore is a state park and open year-round, but the horse campsites are only available from October through April.

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