Newport County Campground

Find Newport County Rhode Island campgrounds. Campgrounds provide information about camping, tent camping, ReserveAmerica, KOA, RV resorts, campsites, and cabins.


Melville Campground 181 Bradford Avenue Portsmouth RI 02871 401-682-2424


Middletown Campground 425 East Main Road Middletown RI 02842

Second Beach Family Campground 474 Sachuest Point Road Middletown RI 02842 401-846-6273

About Newport County Campgrounds

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

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

There are approximately 11,400 public Campgrounds in the United States, which are managed by federal, Rhode Island state, or local Newport County 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 Rhode Island state lands are most often managed by the state's conservation or environmental agency responsible for state parks in Newport County.

Newport County Private Campgrounds

Privately owned Campgrounds can be found in Rhode Island. 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 Newport County membership-based Campgrounds.

Campsite Amenities in Newport County, Rhode Island

The amenities available at Newport County Campgrounds determine the fees charged for using the facility. In addition to Newport County 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 Newport County 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 Rhode Island 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 Newport County Campgrounds. Visitors to Campground Resorts have access to spas, pools, clubhouses, game rooms, and other amenities. Tent sites are rarely offered at Campground Resorts.