The Dyrt Announces the 2022 Best Places To Camp: Top 10 in the Great Plains

PORTLAND, Ore., June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Dyrt, the No. 1 app for camping with the most active online camping community, has announced the 2022 Best Places To Camp: Top 10 in the Great Plains based on reviews and ratings from its vast community of campers. The winners represent some of the most unique, rustic, luxurious and sought-after camping destinations in the Great Plains.

"For almost a decade we’ve been making it easier and easier for campers to find the information they need to make the most of their outdoor experiences," says Kevin Long, The Dyrt CEO. "Our community has contributed and shared over 4 million reviews, photos and tips for fellow campers to use when planning their trips. Using this data, we created the 2022 Best Places to Camp: Top 10 in the Great Plains list."

  1. "The Wall" in Buffalo Gap National Grasslands — South Dakota
  2. Blue Bell Campground — South Dakota
  3. Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park — Missouri
  4. Cottonwood Campground — North Dakota
  5. Sage Creek Campground — South Dakota
  6. Smith Falls State Park — Nebraska
  7. Elk Mountain Campground — South Dakota
  8. Maquoketa Caves State Park — Iowa
  9. Pulltite Campground — Missouri
  10. Cuivre River State Park — Missouri

These 10 highly rated camping spots offer up cool, rocky creeks perfect for splashing and fishing to some truly epic dispersed camping in the Badlands. Whether an ideal camping trip includes spelunking through a maze of unique caves or unmatched stargazing with a guided night sky viewing, the Great Plains is, well, great.

"The camping community has grown so much over the years and is becoming more representative of our country as a whole," says Sarah Smith, founder of The Dyrt. "Campers come in all shapes and sizes with different wants and needs and the 2022 Best Places to Camp reflect that. There are luxurious camping resorts, family-friendly spots, some sites that are near cities and others out in the middle of nowhere. There’s something special about each place."

About The Dyrt

The Dyrt’s mission is to expand the camping community and help more people enjoy the outdoors. With over 30 million annual camper visits and 4 million user-generated reviews, photos, and tips for US campgrounds, The Dyrt is the No. 1 app for camping and the largest source of camping information. The Dyrt PRO enables campers to find free camping areas on public lands, search for campgrounds with cell service coverage, use the app offline, get discounts on camping and more.

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