Ultimate US Public Campgrounds

Ultimate US Public Campgrounds

By William Modesitt

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2013-09-17
  • Current Version: 2.6.8
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 20.30 MB
  • Developer: William Modesitt
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 2,483 Ratings


If you’re looking for free or low-cost campgrounds or enjoy boondocking out in the wild, this is the app for you. Our filters allow you to find them very easily. Overall, our app includes more than 38,200 public camping sites – no other app comes close. NOTE THAT THIS APP DOES *NOT* INCLUDE PRIVATE/COMMERCIAL CAMPGROUNDS, ONLY PUBLIC. The Ultimate Public Campgrounds app is dedicated to presenting information about publicly-owned, non-commercial campgrounds across the entire United States, including Hawaii and Alaska. In this app you will find facilities ranging from full-service campgrounds at state parks and Corps of Engineers parks to remote boondocking and back-packing locations with no facilities or services. It is based on data from the web-based Ultimate US Public Campground Project http://www.ultimatecampgrounds.com. Included are US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation, Corps of Engineers, Pacific Crest Trail, state parks and other state facilities, county and regional parks, municipal parks, utility company facilities, Indian reservations, military, Tennessee Valley Authority, non-profit (museums and conservation groups) and a handful of miscellaneous locations. Import routes from a GPX file. This makes it much easier locating campgrounds near the route you're traveling. Current statistics: Over 38,200 total campsites. Over 17,500 of the campsites are FREE! Over 20,000 of the campsites are $10 or under! An updated database for this app is available approximately every month so you have the most recent and up-to-date information available. This app is intended for everyone regardless of their camping interests - it can be filtered by the facility owner, such as Forest Service or county. Users can also filter on camping preference, such as Tent, RV or Back-Country, elevation, fee, showers, and more. Mark locations as your "favorite." Tapping on a campground location on the map shows available information about each location such as total number of camp sites, number of RV sites, number of electric hookups, whether there are showers and/or an RV dump station, fees, nearest town, phone number, elevation and web site. Of course the app can only show what information that can be discovered for each location. Send location data directly to our Road Trip Planner app. Cache non-Apple maps to disc for offline viewing. While this app works best with Internet access, it is not required as the campground data is embedded within the app. Some supplemental services do require Internet access but this does not detract from the overall usefulness of the app. Note that this app does NOT contain information on commercial campgrounds. Also note that military campgrounds are included because they are government-owned, but in most cases their use is limited to active-duty and retired military personnel. In an effort to continually improve the accuracy of the data, users are encouraged to use the feedback function on the Ultimate Campgrounds web site or the email function within the app to submit corrections, additions and suggestions. There is also a Macintosh version with a similar name, available from the Mac App Store.



  • Awesome campground resource!

    By Qi HN
    This is my go to app to find campgrounds and detailed information about those campgrounds. I highly recommend this app.
  • Want Fahrenheit and mph?

    By Cruiseguru
    OK, nowhere on the app mentions how to change preferences for language and units of measurement (e.g. weather data). Support emailed me and stated that those preferences in the app are based on the preferences on your phone. I have an iPhone 10R so I went to: settings->> general->>language & region. I was shocked to see my region was set to American Samoa. Once I changed it to United States, everything was fine on the UC app. My units setting was already on Fahrenheit so the wrong region was the problem.
  • Best site for locating non private campgrounds. Lot of state, municipal parks as well as Fed parks

    By finelinevan
    This is pretty much the only App I use for locating non private campgrounds. It does not show private campgrounds at all. This app opens up so many hidden places and more so gives you all the information you need to know about the park. If it’s rv suitable, as well as facilities. Directions , website, telephone info, even takes you to site to book on line if your planning a few days ahead. It’s a treasure for us on the road since we are fully solar powered to find a park of any type to spend the night we can fit on is all we need as well as power, water, dumping or hike and explore. Well worth the small price they are asking for App. It’s updated and easy to navigate.
  • Alaska Adventure!

    By wjpoulsen
    App very useful in finding camping sites, I love this app! Bill
  • Good app

    By RMF01972
    Very handy. Has lots of undeveloped camping spots you won’t see on other apps.
  • Our 'go to' camping/planning app

    By DJ1100RT
    Title says it all. Has been for years.
  • Great camping app

    By Dam wise ganging
    Used this a lot across the country; great info, and cheap
  • Nice App!

    By seapickle63
    Appears to be what they say. Shows many site options and filtering is very easy. An immediate database update was available after I downloaded the app. Plan to use this app while traveling in my class B.
  • Great product!

    By fredand lucy
    This has been very useful to us finding parks in unfamiliar areas. Well worth the money!
  • Wormkeeper

    By wolfgang manwhaler
    This app has been the best to find out of the way government camp grounds. This app is the most accurate I have found.