The Dyrt Announces the 2022 Best Places To Camp: Top 10 in the South/Southwest

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 South/Southwest 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 South/Southwest.

"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 South/Southwest list."

  1. Sierra Vista — New Mexico
  2. Chisos Basin Campground — Texas
  3. Petit Jean State Park — Arkansas
  4. Palo Duro Canyon State Park — Texas
  5. Buffalo Point — Arkansas
  6. Rio Chama Campground — New Mexico
  7. Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway — Texas
  8. Blanchard Springs Campgrounds — Arkansas
  9. Gila Hot Springs Campground — New Mexico
  10. Beavers Bend State Park — Oklahoma

These 10 highly rated camping spots across this broad region are highlighted by rustic hot springs, trophy trout fishing, the 120-mile-long "Texas Grand Canyon" and the world’s first designated wilderness area. Thrilling adventure, or chilling relaxation, await in the South and Southwest.

"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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