This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
jump to last post 1-8 of 8 discussions (8 posts)

What features make for a great campground?

  1. epatera profile image60
    epateraposted 6 years ago

    What features make for  a great campground?

  2. BRIAN SLATER profile image88
    BRIAN SLATERposted 6 years ago

    A fairly level ground without too many stones or rocks. An enclosed area so children are safe or they have their limits. A table and chairs to sit at or cook is very useful. Stay clear of getting to close to streams or rivers as the noise will keep you awake in the night. Also don't camp under trees, but a selection of bushes and shrubs near by can help keep the wind down especially if your going to have a barbeque. Keep a bucket of water handy for those just incase moments. And no one wants to talk about it but think about toilet facilities. If your taking children think about toys to entertain them. Kites are a good idea. Also think about snacks and drinks because when your outdoors everyone eats and drinks more.

  3. Stephanie Henkel profile image95
    Stephanie Henkelposted 6 years ago

    Great Question! You may have inspired me to write a hub about it! smile  Quick answer though is that what constitutes a great campground is in the eyes of the beholder. Some people like to have all the comforts of home at their fingertips, others like to have the wide open spaces.  Me. I'm the wide open spaces type and dislike campgrounds that have bright lights, small sights and noise.

  4. MickS profile image72
    MickSposted 6 years ago

    Showers and Flush lavatories.

  5. Kristy Borowik profile image55
    Kristy Borowikposted 6 years ago

    I always look for a campground that has lots of privacy for each camp site. Each camp site should be a good distance away from the next or at least separated by trees or other vegetation. The campground also should not be near a highway or a train, or it will ruin your nature experience. A good campground also has water running through it!

  6. Stephanie Henkel profile image95
    Stephanie Henkelposted 6 years ago

    Whether you are renting an RV for a family vacation or an experienced RV, you will want to select the best RV campground. Here are features of the best RV campgrounds and tips on how to select the best campground for your camping style. read more

  7. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image98
    TIMETRAVELER2posted 6 years ago

    Cleanliness, reasonable price and good location are the things we look for when camping, and we've camped a lot!  However,there are just two of us.  Those with children usually look also for playgrounds, swimming pools and activities.

  8. brimancandy profile image78
    brimancandyposted 5 years ago

    I am a member of a private seasonal campground. The best feature of the campground is that they now have better, cleaner showers, and a very nice pool. But, for quite some time, the pool area had no shade, and being a red head, (Or ginger, as we are now called) That made time at the pool very short. They have since put up a shade barrier on the pool deck, and that has made it 100 percent nicer. So, a shady camp ground is a must.

    I have seen some camp grounds online that are just plopped in the middle of a field, with a sea of tents. That place will get an x on it from me. Another thing that helps is decent activities. Luckily, the camp ground I belong to has themed events every weekend during the summer. The best of which is Mardi Gras. Lot's of fun.

    Another thing that is needed is shelter, in case of bad weather. Some forest camp grounds have no shelter at all, and if you are in a tent, that could lead to serios danger. I certainly wouldn't want to be in that field during a thunderstorm. Also, it should be easy to navigate, decent roads and walking paths.

    I have to one state camp ground, where I was walking the trails in the woods, and got lost. Lucky, for me, it wasn't far from Lake Michigan, so I just headed toward the lake, until I found the beach. That was a long walk!!!

 
working