Less than two hours from Boston is Rhode Island’s Burlingame State Park, which features a whopping 755 campsites.
Bradbury Mountain State Park in Maine is a two-hour drive from Boston and offers great hiking and scenic views away from the busy city.
Erving State Forest has only 29 campsites, but it has good wildlife-watching opportunities, with bear, coyote, fox, and turtles in the area.
A 90-minute drive from Boston, Otter River State Forest offers secluded camping in north central Mass.
Wompatuck State Park is only 24 miles from the city and offers two campgrounds among its 3600 acres.
Welcome to the ultimate resource for locating campgrounds in the Boston area. In the coming months, we’ll be profiling all of the campgrounds within a three-hour drive of Boston, including sites in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Stay tuned for our Boston camping guide!