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An area used for setting up a camp or holding a camp meeting.


(ˈkæmpɡraʊnd) or

camp ground

a campsite



a place for a camp or for a camp meeting.
[1795–1805, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.campground - a site where people on holiday can pitch a tentcampground - a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
land site, site - the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"


[ˈkæmpgraʊnd] N (US) → cámping m
References in classic literature ?
The tents are tumbling, the Arabs are quarreling like dogs and cats, as usual, the campground is strewn with packages and bundles, the labor of packing them upon the backs of the mules is progressing with great activity, the horses are saddled, the umbrellas are out, and in ten minutes we shall mount and the long procession will move again.
421), and ask for directions to Kite Lake Campground on the South Park Ranger District.
More expensive campgrounds offer golf course, tennis, and spa facilities.
It is expected that a new full-service campground will be open in 2015 and Valley Campground, previously a collection of non-serviced campsites, has been undergoing extensive upgrades.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Woodall's/AAA Official Campground Guides," said Bill Wood, executive editor, AAA Publishing.
Hoodoo has lost more than a campground permit; it also lost an element of support for its ski operations.
But Guided Discoveries' one-year lease with the conservancy requires it to give the Glendale Y priority use of the 3 1/2 acre, 30-cabin campground on Buttonshell Beach.
A recent incident on the Angeles, in which a booby trap made of seven sharpened sticks inserted in a plywood disc was found in a campground, indicates that some incidents are passing beyond vandalism and approaching terrorism.
Currently, 44 publicly owned campgrounds and many private RV parks are within a couple of miles of U.
Cherokee Dam Campground - Cherokee Reservoir near Morristown, Tenn.
The lowest camping fee is $8 per night for Lund Campground on the Cottage Grove Ranger District.