The Best Camping in Massachusetts

Looking for the best camping in Massachusetts? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Massachusetts. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Massachusetts

  • Provincetown, Massachusetts

    Camp in Provincetown at Dunes' Edge Campground

    Cape Cod, Massachusetts is full of campgrounds and dunes to explore, but the best of the two are located at the very end of the cape, around the areas of Truro and Provincetown.Travel to the very beginning (or end, depending on how you look at it) of historic U.S. Route 6, which spans from Provin...
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  • Topsfield, Massachusetts

    Hike the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Trail

    5.0
    1.3 mi / 75 ft gain
    Park in the Ipswitch River Wildlife Sanctuary parking lot at the end of Perkins Row.  You can turn left on Rockery Trail or right on Innermost Trail for this 3.5-mile loop. Boardwalk trail makes this hike accessible for all levels. Dogs are not allowed. 
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  • Great Barrington, Massachusetts

    Camp at Beartown State Forest

    On a spontaneous adventure, we were lucky to have ended up car camping at the beautiful Beartown State Forest. From the main entrance of the state forest, the campsite is only a few minutes drive to the right of the road. The campsite is popular, but only limited to 12 sites, so during the summer...
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  • Sturbridge, Massachusetts

    Wells State Park North and South Trail (Red and White)

    3.71 mi / 377 ft gain
    Wells State Park North and South Trail (Red and White) is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Sturbridge, Massachusetts.
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  • Medfield, Massachusetts

    Ridge and Cedar Hill Loop

    3.1 mi / 387 ft gain
    Ridge and Cedar Hill Loop is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Medfield, Massachusetts.
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  • Douglas, Massachusetts

    NS Trail Wallum Lake to Richardson Trail

    9.62 mi / 787 ft gain
    NS Trail Wallum Lake to Richardson Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Douglas, Massachusetts.
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  • Cheshire, Massachusetts

    The Cobbles via Appalachian Trail

    1.64 mi / 738 ft gain
    The Cobbles via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Cheshire, Massachusetts.
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  • Williamstown, Massachusetts

    Sperry Road to Stony Ledge Trail

    2.05 mi / 144 ft gain
    Sperry Road to Stony Ledge Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Adams, Massachusetts.
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  • Charlemont, Massachusetts

    Mohawk Trail State Forest Campground

    3.88 mi / 1096 ft gain
    Mohawk Trail State Forest Campground is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Charlemont, Massachusetts.
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  • North Adams, Massachusetts

    Bernard Farm Trail

    3.53 mi / 1178 ft gain
    Bernard Farm Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near North Adams, Massachusetts.
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  • Ashburnham, Massachusetts

    Wapack Trail

    20.95 mi / 3799 ft gain
    Wapack Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near New Ipswich, New Hampshire.
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  • Dover, Massachusetts

    Cat Rock Loop

    5.04 mi / 430 ft gain
    Cat Rock Loop is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Dover, Massachusetts.
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  • Warwick, Massachusetts

    Mount Grace Long Loop

    3.86 mi / 1089 ft gain
    Mount Grace Long Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Warwick, Massachusetts.
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  • Douglas, Massachusetts

    Ridge-Wallis-Mid State Trail

    12.55 mi / 1007 ft gain
    Ridge-Wallis-Mid State Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Douglas, Massachusetts.
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  • Egremont, Massachusetts

    Appalachian Trail from Jug End to Bear Mountain

    10.81 mi / 3074 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail from Jug End to Bear Mountain is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
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  • Amherst, Massachusetts

    Mount Hitchcock, Summit House via Net/M&M and Dry Brook Trail

    11.55 mi / 2113 ft gain
    Mount Hitchcock, Summit House via Net/M&M and Dry Brook Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Amherst, Massachusetts.
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