Chester Campground

Find Chester Massachusetts campgrounds. Campgrounds provide information about camping, tent camping, ReserveAmerica, KOA, RV resorts, campsites, and cabins.


Chester Walker Island Family Campground West Main Street Chester MA 01011 413-354-2295


Walker Island Family Campground 1011 U.s. 20 Chester MA 01011 888-271-2681

About Chester Campgrounds

Chester Campgrounds are designated locations that allow for temporary outdoor living, generally involving overnight stays in Chester, MA. Campgrounds may be publicly or privately owned.

You may contact a Campground for questions about:
  • Chester Public and Private Campgrounds
  • Campsites, tent sites, and cabins
  • Chester Campground amenities and facilities
  • Campground reservations and fees
  • Campground resorts
Chester Public Campgrounds

There are approximately 11,400 public Campgrounds in the United States, which are managed by federal, Massachusetts state, or local Chester government agencies. Most of these Campgrounds are located in state or national forests and parks. Campgrounds on federal lands are usually managed by the National Parks Service, the National Forest Service, or the Bureau of Land Management. Campgrounds on Massachusetts state lands are most often managed by the state's conservation or environmental agency responsible for state parks in Hampden County.

Chester Private Campgrounds

Privately owned Campgrounds can be found in Massachusetts. Kampgrounds of America (KOA), for example, owns approximately 500 Campgrounds throughout the U.S. Most private Campgrounds are either Recreational Vehicle Parks or Campground Resorts. Privately owned Campgrounds can also include Chester membership-based Campgrounds.

Campsite Amenities in Hampden County, Massachusetts

The amenities available at Chester Campgrounds determine the fees charged for using the facility. In addition to Chester tent sites, Campgrounds feature cabins or similar structures for visitors, usually at an additional cost. The least developed Campgrounds, sometimes referred to as Primitive Campgrounds, provide little more than space to pitch a tent and outhouses with pit toilets. Additional amenities often include fire pits or grills for cooking, picnic tables, site lighting, garbage cans, potable water, and platforms or pads for tents. Convenience stores and bathrooms with flush toilets and showers are not uncommon at Chester Campgrounds. Campgrounds may run programs and activities or provide access to on-site recreational equipment rentals, such as bikes, kayaks, or sporting supplies. Campgrounds in national or Massachusetts state parks and forests often have a Park Ranger on site.

Campground Resorts

Campground Resorts are privately owned campgrounds that offer numerous additional features not typically found in public Chester Campgrounds. Visitors to Campground Resorts have access to spas, pools, clubhouses, game rooms, and other amenities. Tent sites are rarely offered at Campground Resorts.