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The Best Camping in Philadelphia

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

Top camping spots in and near Philadelphia

  • York, Pennsylvania

    Roosevelt Park Loop

    1.71 mi / 105 ft gain
    Roosevelt Park Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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  • Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

    Ridley Creek State Park White to Yellow Trail Loop

    4.32 mi / 338 ft gain
    Ridley Creek State Park White to Yellow Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Gradyville, Pennsylvania.
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  • Shamong, New Jersey

    Camp at Wharton State Forest

    3.0
    There is plenty of potential for activity in New Jersey's largest state park. Wharton offers Mullica River for boating, as well as three other rivers for canoeing. Hikers can follow the 50-mile Batona Trail, which connects Wharton to the Brendan T. Byrne and Bass River State Forests. Other trails...
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  • Southampton Township, New Jersey

    Batona Trail

    51.8 mi / 1332 ft gain
    Batona Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Chatsworth, New Jersey.
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  • Stockton, New Jersey

    Delaware and Raritan Feeder Canal (North & South) Trails

    7.21 mi / 151 ft gain
    Delaware and Raritan Feeder Canal (North & South) Trails is a 7.3 kilometer loop trail located near Delaware Township, New Jersey.
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  • Tinicum Township, Pennsylvania

    High Cliffs

    4.4 mi / 640 ft gain
    High Cliffs is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Pipersville, Pennsylvania.
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  • Tabernacle, New Jersey

    Batona Trail: Carranza Memorial to Quaker Bridge

    10.6 mi / 272 ft gain
    Batona Trail: Carranza Memorial to Quaker Bridge is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Vincentown, New Jersey.
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  • Elverson, Pennsylvania

    Camp at French Creek Campground

    3.0
    The French Creek State Park Campground is ideal for groups, families, or individuals seeking some solitude. Hit the shady woodland trails by foot or by horse, dive into the lakes in the heat of summer, admire the colorful explosion of oak and maple trees in autumn, or slip into your snowshoes in ...
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  • Egg Harbor City, New Jersey

    Mullica River Wilderness Camp Trail

    15.57 mi / 328 ft gain
    Mullica River Wilderness Camp Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Hammonton, New Jersey.
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  • Hammonton, New Jersey

    Lower Forge and Mullica River Camps

    13.7 mi / 482 ft gain
    Lower Forge and Mullica River Camps is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Vincentown, New Jersey.
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  • Hammonton, New Jersey

    Mullica River and Batona Trail Loop

    13.06 mi / 308 ft gain
    Mullica River and Batona Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Hammonton, New Jersey.
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  • Washington, New Jersey

    Wading River: Godfrey Bridge Rd to Bodine Field Rd

    5.56 mi / 207 ft gain
    Wading River: Godfrey Bridge Rd to Bodine Field Rd is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Chatsworth, New Jersey.
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  • Bear, Delaware

    Hike Little Jersey Trail Around Lums Pond

    7.7 mi / 150 ft gain
    Little Jersey Trail around Lums Pond is a 7.7 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Bear, Delaware.
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  • Bear, Delaware

    Camp at Lums Pond State Park

    5.0
    Lums Pond State Park offers endless adventures while you camp in the newly renovated campground. Explore the pond via kayak, hike through more than 12 miles of trails, fish from the water’s edge, take your dog to enjoy the off-leash dog park, or try the Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course.   The camp...
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  • Tuckerton, New Jersey

    Batona and Old Batona Trail Loop

    4.93 mi / 121 ft gain
    Batona and Old Batona Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Bass River, New Jersey.
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  • Tuckerton, New Jersey

    Camp at Bass River State Forest

    Featuring the 67-acre Lake Absegami, Bass River State Forest is a great place to spend a weekend on the water – swimming, canoeing, boating, and fishing are all possible here. There are also hiking trails through the surrounding woods. The park has 176 tent and trailer sites, which include fire r...
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