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About this app

Get out there, experience America, and bring home a story!

The Recreation.gov mobile app is your on-the-go solution for reserving thousands of incredible camping destinations. Return to your favorite spot or discover a new one by searching for the campsite that’s right for you.

The Recreation.gov app helps you find and book campsites and experiences, review location details for your trip, and quickly access information on existing reservations from almost anywhere.

• Search unique campgrounds and individual campsites across the country
• Discover personalized recommendations based on your location
• Filter search results by what’s important to you and your trip (price, amenities, site type, and more)
• View photos and maps of campgrounds and campsites
• Seamlessly switch between interactive maps and search results
• Check real-time availability and location information for individual sites
• Pay for select campsites and activities on the spot by scanning a QR code
• Learn about passes and tickets that get you into your favorite spots
• Review important details on activities, attractions, and experiences for your next trip
• Conveniently access your account information and all your reservations
• Find tickets, tours, and permits for amazing activities
• Access your digital tickets for a smooth check-in

Whether you’re booking a weekend getaway or planning your next cross-country road trip, federal recreation activities and outdoor adventures start with Recreation.gov.
Updated on
May 22, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
Personal info, App activity, and App info and performance
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

44.2K reviews
Karen Staley
April 13, 2024
Don't trust it's location service. I had it show I was 114 miles from Goose Point in VA and I made the reservation for that day. When I hit the directions button and Google maps came up I was 233 miles away. I tried to change the reservation immediately and was denied. I just made it to the campground before the gates were locked for the night. I will never trust this app again.
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Robyn Maynard
May 18, 2024
I personally don't like the new way of doing things. I hate when you put the dates in some will pop up partially available. When I put the dates in I want to camp all of those days! If all of the dates aren't available it should say not available. A couple years back all you had to do was click on the site you wanted and they'd say available or not available. know you have to click each and every site! I don't understand why they had to make things so difficult!!!
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Jennifer Dier
March 8, 2024
Relatively easy to use website. In process reservations are held for a few minutes, so campsite isn't bought out as payment info is entered. Has a great option to be notified when a booked campsite becomes available! Be sure to click the link provided to start reservation ASAP since email is sent to all who've requested notification. Would be better if it had a place for those who've used a specific campsite to upload pics that are then linked to the site & available to view when reserving.
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What's new

Bug spray applied! Stability improvements and bug fixes to keep the app running smoothly.