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Bernice State Park, OK

204 RV rentals

Make your way to Bernice State Park for a motorhome camping trip with the family. Located in the state of Oklahoma at the northwestern corner of the Grand Lake, Bernice State Park is a great getaway where outdoor enthusiasts can immerse themselves in scenic natural surroundings. Located in the town of Bernice, the state park is about 21 miles from the city of Miami, and renting an RV is a convenient way of getting around. You will find a huge selection of RV rentals in Delaware County to help you explore all the area has to offer.

A terrific lakefront destination, Bernice State Park offers a range of exciting outdoor recreation. The biggest attraction of the 88-acre state park …

Big Sugar Creek State Park, AR

193 RV rentals

Set in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Big Sugar Creek State Park protects a wonderland of oak and pine woodlands. It occupies more than 2,000 acres in the picturesque Elk Hills region of Southwest Missouri and offers a bevy of outdoor activities, from camping and hiking to fishing and birdwatching. Nature enthusiasts will love the diversity, with the chance to spot rare Ozark Chinquapin oaks, armadillos, and other unique flora and fauna.

Craving a dose of fresh air and mountain scenery? Book an RV in McDonald County and you can explore Big Sugar Creek State Park at your own pace. You'll find RV rentals for every occasion, budget, and style. With a home on wheels, you'll have the freedom …

Buffalo National River, AR

167 RV rentals

Buffalo National River is located in north-central Arkansas, barely 50 miles from the state border with Missouri. The tiny communities of Snowball and St. Joe are located within about 15 minutes of the river. The nearest larger town is Harrison, found around 50 miles to the northwest, while the nearest city is Fayetteville, which is over 100 miles to the west.

Buffalo National River is situated in a very rural part of the state, surrounded by national forestland. This location makes it a great place to enjoy outdoor activities. Water-based sports are, obviously, the primary offering here, hiking, camping, and scenic drives are available as well. There's plenty to do if you know where to look around this …

Bull Shoals-White River State Park, AR

128 RV rentals

Neighboring cities with verdant Gassville and rural Flippin, Bull Shoals is a breathtaking city in the Ozarks of North Central Arkansas, with numerous opportunities for exploring the outdoors. Snuggled just under the Bull Shoals Dam is Bull Shoals-White River State Park, a richly forested scenic retreat that's often called an angler’s paradise. With the surrounding White River, marked trails, interpretive programs, exhibit hall, and so much more, the park is an interactive stop filled with fun for the whole family.

In 1952, a dam was built across the White River by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to create a reservoir for flood control and hydroelectric generation. This reservoir is now the over 45,000-acre long Bull Shoals Lake. Just …

Cherokee Landing State Park, OK

177 RV rentals

Cherokee Landing State Park is a cultivated outdoor recreation area on a peninsula extending into Lake Tenkiller in northeast Oklahoma. The park is open year-round from early morning to late afternoon, but its hours of operation could change with the weather. Lake Tenkiller is renowned for its boating, fishing, and water sports activities. The lake is home to white, largemouth, and smallmouth bass, catfish, and other varieties such as crappie. The park has a beach where you can swim or suntan, a playground, and a softball field, making it possible to enjoy individual or group activities. Cherokee Landing State Park RV camping will put all of this and much more at your doorstep.

Cherokee Landing State Park is a short …

Cherokee State Park, OK

189 RV rentals

Make your way to Oklahoma to the Cherokee State Park on a motorhome camping trip this year with family and friends. Located in Langley and very close to the city of Disney, the state park is on the west shore of the Grand Lake O’er the Cherokees near the Pensacola Dam, in the northeastern part of the state. With vast open expanses of clear, blue waters to enjoy, many folks flock to Cherokee State Park to indulge in an array of outdoor activities. Camping at Cherokee State Park opens up plenty of outdoor opportunities, including fishing, boating, hiking, water sports, swimming, golfing, and more. Cherokee State Park is divided into several smaller parks, including the Riverside area, lakeside area, Grand …

Crawford State Park, CO

169 RV rentals

Anchored by a cobalt blue reservoir, Crawford State Park is a haven for boaters, anglers, and water sports enthusiasts. The 700-acre park has been welcoming visitors for decades and boasts some of the best swimming beaches in Colorado. When you've had your fill of sun and sand, hit the scenic hiking trails or enjoy a picnic on the shoreline.

Planning a getaway to Colorado? Book an RV in Delta County and you'll enjoy the freedom to explore the Centennial State at your own pace. To the south, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park beckons with sheer gorges, a rumbling river, and some of the steepest cliffs in the United States. You're also a stone's throw from the stunning Blue …

Cross Timbers State Park, KS

116 RV rentals

Located in the hills of Verdigris River Valley in southeast Kansas is the home to scenic Cross Timbers State Park. Located just south of the city of Toronto, the park is not too far from Chanute and Independence, and both cities are easily accessible by renting an RV; you’ll find a range of affordable RV rentals in Woodson County. Coming back to what’s so great about this park and why you should be planning a motorhome camping trip here soon – well, for one, its spread across 1075-acres of forest land that’s made up of terraces of Prairie and hills of Oak Savanna; the park lies right opposite the Toronto Wildlife Area. What’s more, the park offers easy access …

Devil's Den State Park, AR

172 RV rentals

Devil's Den State Park, located in Washington County, Arkansas, is a 2,500-acre state park consisting of lakes, hills, and the rocky scenery of Lee Creek Valley in the Ozark Mountains. A nearby rock dam is responsible for Lake Devil, one of the park's major attractions which is surrounded by beautiful, abundant forests. Visitors can also explore the park's caves.

Devil's Den State Park, officially established in the 1930s, welcomes thousands of visitors all excited for the hiking, biking, and wildlife watching opportunities available in the park. Camping at Devil's Den State Park is a unique experience in and of itself, with a mix of rustic cabins and a campground which caters to tent and RV campers as well as equestrians. …

Elk City State Park, KS

148 RV rentals

Elk City State Park is a microcosm of sorts, a nature preserve and outdoor recreational destination located within a compact area. The landscape includes rolling meadows and woodland forests to the east of the Elk City Reservoir (which is also incorporated into the park area). The park is intended for quiet family outings but is open to the public at large. The park has a beach where you can swim and a boat ramp granting access to the reservoir lake. The lake is not particularly deep, but it is a good venue for getting some fishing in; the lake is stocked with blue and channel catfish, white bass, and crappie. Younger anglers can take advantage of a pond that is …

Fall River State Park, KS

97 RV rentals

Spread over 980 acres of beautiful open plains, tallgrass prairie, and mixed bush and grass, Fall River State Park is a unique wilderness getaway for state park campers in southeast Kansas. Neighboring cities with the cozy town of Eureka and rural Hamilton, the park makes for a Greenwood County gem. The park offers campsites sprinkled near the glassy Fall River Lake, six hiking trails filled to the brim with diverse wildlife, and excellent hunting and archery opportunities at every bend in the woods.

Fall River Lake is one of the oldest reservoirs in Kansas, although it didn’t always look as good as it does today. The former Osage territory had to wait until the Flood Control Act of 1941 …

Fort Scott National Historic Site, KS

177 RV rentals

Fort Scott National Historic Site is a monument to a time when America was still a young republic forging its identity and a witness to the events that were part of that transition. The area was originally inhabited by the Osage tribe, a group of Native Americans who were described by famed artist George Catlin as being exceptionally tall (taller than most Europeans) and fierce warriors. The actual fort was established sometime around the mid-19th century. It became the training ground for the first African-American military units that would fight in the Civil War. Rent a camper near Fort Scott National Historic Site, and you can experience the landscape and history for yourself.

Fort Scott occupied an area where it …

Fort Smith National Historic Site, AR

139 RV rentals

Fort Smith National Historic Site, near the similarly-named town of Fort Smith, is a memorial to the original fort and the soldiers who served there; at the time, it was located in the most distant reaches of the U.S. Territory, making it difficult to receive information or supplies. The purpose of the garrison and its compliment was to create peace between two warring Indian tribes, the Osage and the Cherokee.

The fort was abandoned in 1824 but re-established again in 1838; this second fort remained in effect until 1871. Today the historic site has two of the buildings that were used by the second fort and the remains of a stone wall along with traces of a few military …

Greenleaf State Park, OK

171 RV rentals

Greenleaf State Park lies in eastern Oklahoma, between the towns and cities of Tulsa, Muskogee, and the Arkansas city of Fort Smith. The state park’s most captivating feature is the fact it lies on the shore of Greenleaf Lake, and this is the reason many frequent this state park year after year. The park is one of Oklahoma’s oldest. Many of its buildings were built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps and still stand today.

Greenleaf State Park and adjacent lake provide visitors with a long list of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, hiking. There is also a whole assortment of indoor games in the state park’s recreational room. All this creates a family-friendly and …

Ha Ha Tonka State Park, MO

83 RV rentals

Created in 1978, Ha Ha Tonka State Park in Missouri covers over 3,700 acres and is best known for being home to the ruins of Ha Ha Tonka, a 20th-century mansion. In addition to this, the state park is filled with a vast amount of landscapes, including caves and sinkholes.

The area tends to be somewhat chilly during the winter, but temperatures start to rapidly rise during the summer. Ha Ha Tonka State Park is a short drive away from Jefferson City and Lebanon.

Hillsdale State Park, KS

146 RV rentals

On the easternmost border of Kansas, you’ll find rolling grasslands and lush forest: the perfect natural landscape for a camping trip. Hillsdale State Park is a quick one-hour drive south of both Topeka, KS, and Kansas City, MO, just outside of Louisburg.

In 1976, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began building a dam on Bull Creek to control flooding in the Osage River Basin. Six years later, the Hillsdale reservoir was created and a new ecosystem grew. In 1989, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sold the land to the state of Kansas, and five years later, Hillsdale State Park opened to the public.

If your RV camping trip takes you to the middle of the country, …