Delaware RV Camping
Delaware RV Camping and Campgrounds
RV camping locations with spectacular scenery, solitude, and interesting history can be found in Delaware. Public lands and
private RV parks and campgrounds offer different types of camping facilities.
Delaware Private RV Parks and Campgrounds
- Private RV Parks - Research tools for finding the best
privately owned RV parks and campgrounds.
Official Delaware RV Camping Information
- Delaware State Parks
- Information about RV camping and state park campgrounds in Delaware. Hundreds of campsites from seashore to deep woods.
Tourism Website - Where to go,
and what to do in Delaware. Includes RV camping suggestions.
- Camping Reservations - Make your Delaware State Park campground reservation in advance, and your campsite will be waiting for you to arrive.
RV Dump Stations In Delaware
Delaware Public Campgrounds
Delaware State Parks have great RV camping locations. Camp next to tall trees, near a lake or pond or enjoy the scenery of sand
dunes and ocean waters. All of the campgrounds provide drinking water, showers, and RV dumping stations. Campsites include picnic
tables and fire rings, and many have electric and water hookups.
Click the links below for the official
Delaware State Park web site for...
- Lums Pond State
Park - 68 campsites - 6 with RV electric
hookups. RV Dump station, showers, plus hiking and even a golf course are available for outdoor recreation activities.
- Killens Pond
State Park - Besides a water park, fishing, and
boating, you will find 59 RV campsites with water and electric hookups.
- Cape Henlopen
State Park - 150 RV camping sites, most with
water hookup. Salt water fishing is very popular in this area.
Seashore State Park - 145 RV campsites. Many with
full RV hookups, and boondocking sites, are available at this popular
- Trap Pond State
Park - 130 campsites are available with
water and electric RV hookups, and another 12 campsites have no hookups.
Federal Public Land
RV Camping Information
USFS (US Forest Service) - Describes USFS
policies and rules about RV camping. Information about
dispersed camping, and tips on how to find great free RV camping sites.
NPS (National Park Service) - General
information about RV camping and campgrounds in US National
Parks. With campgrounds in the most historic and scenic
places in the country, the NPS offers some of the best places for RV
USACE/COE (US Army Corp of
Engineers) - USACE (perhaps better know as COE) manages water
recreation areas throughout the USA. Information about
finding USACE lakes, RV camping possibilities, and rules and policies
for use of these water based recreation areas is included.
BLM (Bureau of Land Management) - Located throughout
the western USA, BLM managed lands offer great camping locations. Developed campgrounds, and almost unlimited
dispersed camping opportunites await you.
Free and Low Cost
RV Camping Ideas In Delaware
Here's a list of places to consider when looking for a free overnight RV camping or parking location in Delaware. We always
recommend asking for overnight RV parking permission when looking for a free spot to spend the night. The smaller your RV, the
better chances you will have finding places to stay if you choose not to ask permission. If you don't ask permission, you end up
"sneaking" into places and hoping nobody bothers you or issues you a trespassing ticket before you move on.
Be smart and Be Safe...Ask Permission.
- Truck Stops -
Asking permission is usually not a requirement Be considerate
of the big rigs!
- Walmart - Not all
stores allow overnight RV parking in Delaware due to city
ordinances. Check store for policy.
- Nightclubs - Had
one too many or just pretending?
- Grain Elevators -
Ask where you can park your RV out of the way for the night.
Organizations - VFW, Elks etc. may allow members free overnight RV
- Cemetery - Sounds
creepy to us, but we've also heard they may have water available.
- Fairgrounds - State
and County facilities may allow RV camping when not otherwise in use.
- Parks - City,
County, State, and Community parks often have free RV
- Churches - You can
almost make "reservations" by calling ahead for permission.
- Hotel Parking Lots
- Assuming a nightclub/bar is inside, had one too many or just
- Truck Terminals -
Parking areas for large trucks might allow you free RV camping
- RV Dealers - Pretty
brave to us, but you could fit right in.
- Cracker Barrel -
These nationwide restaurants usually allow free overnight RV parking.
- Movie Theaters -
Too tired to drive home after the late show?
- Highway Rest Areas
- All rest areas allow a few hours of free RV parking, but noisy.
- Drive In Movies -
Got a small RV, park in the back row and enjoy the show. Fell
asleep by accident right?
- Vehicle Repair
Shops - Need to see the repairman first thing in the morning?
- Big Box Retailers -
Kmart, Best Buy, Sams Club often allow free RV camping.
- Roadside Parks
& Picnic Areas - The early day version of the rest
As you can see, there are a lot of free RV camping and parking
possibilities in Delaware. If you are not asking permission,
it's best to keep a very low profile. If your RV has slide
outs, jacks and TV antennas, don't use them so as not to draw attention
to yourself. Consider your surroundings carefully and if you
feel uncomfortable with the area, move somewhere