The best camping near Shawme-Crowell State Forest

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Souza Cranberry Waterfront Campsite

3 sites · RVs, Tents50 acres · Rochester, MA
Come enjoy our active 50 acre cranberry bog, located in God's country, Rochester Massachusetts. Enjoy fishing, swimming, canoeing or paddle boating in our private 6 acre watering hole. Or just take a walk around the bogs enjoying the sites of nature and the animals you may see along the way. Two Waterfront sites available, no electricity, water or sewer. Generator's allowed, and generator available for rent. Water refill and dump station available upon request.
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Cozy Wooded Nook

8 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres · Carver, MA
A cozy 3 acres near Cranberry Bogs. We have 5 campsites available to choose from. 1 RV (& multi tent) site and 4 onsite trailers. There are additional various locations tucked into nooks for small tent and hammock camping. Short wooded trails for dog walks. Build a fire for enjoyment, or swivel the 30” grill top over, to cook. Campfires permitted. Wood for sale on-site is $5 per bundle — mix of pine, oak, maple, ash, and poplar. The randomly dispersed hammocks are perfect for relaxing, watching sunsets through the tree line or reading a book with the morning birds. Pet friendly. 25-foot tie-out cable available for use anywhere on the property. No dump stations or bathrooms on site. [Luggable Loo Bucket Toilet available for rent for $1] Well water fill up available. Absolutely no use of liquid fire accelerants, please. We will provide endless fire starter logs and cardboard to get you going. 15 AMP ELECTRICITY AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $5/PER NIGHT 5 miles to Plymouth 25 miles to Cape Cod 45 miles to Boston
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The Cape Cod Acre

1 site · Lodging1 acre · Brewster, MA
The Cape Cod Acre is a cozy one acre oasis just 1 mile from beautiful Cape Cod Bay. Our Honey Shack is a private off grid (no electricity) tiny camp, nestled between pine trees and blueberry bushes. Nearby you can enjoy stunning beaches, hiking, paddling (fresh water ponds or the ocean), surfing, biking (access to the to the Cape Cod Rail Trail is less than a 10 minute drive), great food, restaurants and shops.
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8 Acres Homestead

2 sites · RVs, Tents8 acres · Tiverton, RI
Enjoy this quaint and tranquil getaway. Close to local beaches, cafes, and shops. Our property is located in the picturesque, New England coastal town of Tiverton, Rhode Island. The property is located on a main road and consists of a family residence, a Christian church, and a small farm that sits high on a hill overlooking the Nanaquaket Pond. Pitch your tent, or park your car/van, in our backyard woodlands just off the main road with rustic walking paths to the Nannaquacket Pond. Take in the natural wildlife such as deer, groundhogs, songbirds, and our free-range chickens when they are out and about. The beauty of the countryside is right around the corner. Historic Tiverton Four Corners: 4 minutes South Shore Beach: 20 minutes Newport: 30 minutes Providence: 30 minutes
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Kelley’s corner

1 site · RV, Tent1 acre · Eastham, MA
A private camping spot under the trees at the end of a cul-de-sac. Quiet spot with easy access to everything Cape Cod has to offer. Sit under the trees and enjoy the sound of the birds or visit First Encounter beach a mile from the house. Provincetown, Chatham and Hyannis all just a 30 minute drive away. Lots of hiking paths and Cape Cod bike path just up the road. Excellent fishing from the beach or get a charter for tuna, striped bass and blue fish. Then come home to a quiet space just for you.
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Birch And Pine

2 sites · RVs, Tents15 acres · Dighton, MA
Welcome to your secluded retreat nestled at the end of a long, 400-foot paved driveway, offering unparalleled privacy and tranquility. With ample space to accommodate any size RV, you'll find all the comforts of home amid the serene surroundings. Situated just 7 miles from Narragansett Bay and popular attractions like Battleship Cove, with beaches just a short drive away, you're perfectly positioned to explore the natural beauty of the area. Additionally, Cape Cod is within an hour's drive, while the historic charm of Bristol, RI, awaits just 30 minutes away. Indulge in the region's culinary delights with plenty of restaurants offering fresh seafood and local fare. Dogs are welcome on leashes, and a delightful 20-minute hike through the woods right from your camper awaits, providing the perfect opportunity to stretch your legs and reconnect with nature. At the end of the day, gather around the fire pit, with wood provided, to share stories and toast marshmallows under the starry sky. Whether you seek adventure or relaxation, your idyllic getaway awaits in this serene oasis.
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Cape Cod Cranberry Farm

4 sites · RVs, Tents60 acres · Sandwich, MA
Experience the charm of staying on a scenic and historic working Cranberry Farm in Cape Cod. Situated near Cape Cod Bay Beaches and surrounded by the scenic attractions of nearby Route 6A on the Northside of Cape Cod. Our vast, secure, and private 60-acre farm boasts numerous sites to cater to all your camping desires, whether it's RV camping or simple tent camping. We offer multiple private sites on our active Cranberry Farm, ensuring a memorable and comfortable stay.
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Harlow Hill

3 sites · RVs1 acre · Middletown, RI
A spot to park for your vehicles on .7 acres near Middletown beaches. A space to wash your feet after the beach and hosts that live on property. A pond nearby, walk to Newport vineyards winery and brewery and .09 miles from Sweet berry farm. Bike to local beaches, 3 miles downhill. Thanks for checking us out!
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Vintage camper, wifi & firepit

3 sites · Lodging1 acre · Canton, MA
Get outside and bring the dog! Glamping tiny house style. Vintage RV with attached enclosed room. Your own waterfront beach with campfire pit.  Dogs welcome! Very close to neighbors in a quite secluded neighborhood, 10 miles from Boston. Experience the natural beauty of Massachusetts just a few miles outside of Boston, Blue Hills Reservation stretches over 7,000 acres with 125 miles of trails to explore through forests and wetlands, up hills and more.   Peace and serenity 19 miles from downtown Boston MA.   Bring the dog for swimming. Kayak and canoe in the back yard at the waters edge. Marshmallows and firewood included. Linens included. Space in backyard to pitch an extra tent for guests.  Parking on lot in front of camper. Hiking trails around the lake.
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Scribbler Shed

1 site · Lodging1 acre · East Falmouth, MA
Enjoy glamping to the sounds of nature snuggled in this uniquely designed, 100 sq ft tree house. Amenities include outdoor dining, fire pit, grill, hot tub, camping porto and cold shower all within a short drive to the Falmouth beaches and the Shining Sea Bike Path. In the off-season, this "scribbler shed" is available for writing retreats and meditative getaways.
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Waterfront cabin 10minutes Cape Cod

1 site · Lodging1 acre · Wareham, MA
Beautiful cabin just three steps to the water with your very own private sandy beach cove, a dock and use of canoe, kayaks and paddle boat Enjoy swimming, boating, fishing and snorkeling. A fire pit for s’mores at night. The cabin is a studio style 1 bedroom with a kitchen area with a small table for 2. It has a mini fridge And freezer. A bathroom with a shower, unheated water, a portable camping toilet and a hand washing station.. There is one electric outlet for your use. A large grill under a gazebo, propane available for a fee. A hammock for reading a book or taking a nap. This cabin is very close to neighbors in a quiet secluded neighborhood. Although the main house sits high above the Cabin we respect your privacy and you will have the grounds all to yourself during your stay. Water Wiz water park and Onset beach is only a 5 minute drive away. And only about 10 minute drive to Bourne bridge if you’d like to explore Cape Cod and its many beautiful beaches. Strict 2 person max policy.
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Moose's Midnight Getaway

2 sites · RVs1 acre · Tiverton, RI
Learn more about this land: Located in Tiverton, RI. Access to local RI beaches, great seafood, hiking rails and tower lookout. 2-3 miles away from the town center, beach, and boat ramp.  Newport is just a short 15 mile/ 24 minute drive away. 3 miles away there is access to a fresh water pond with a boat ramp (Watuppa Pond). Large grassy driveway with 30 & 50 amp electric hookups. Guests will receive access to a large backyard area to hangout and lounge chairs.
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The best camping near Shawme-Crowell State Forest guide

Overview

About

Looking for a last minute getaway to the Cape where you can camp in a yurt? Shawnee-Crowell State Forest is only 1 hour from Boston and located at the base of Cape Cod. The area includes rolling wooded hills, and more than 15 miles of trails for your hiking, biking, or equestrian needs. While there are no ponds or beaches within the park, there are numerous close by and a pass from this park gets you into Scusset Beach for free! Look forward waking up to smell the crisp pine, with a cup of coffee in your hand preparing you for your daily adventure. This place is several kinds of awesome!

Notable campgrounds

  • Standard Campsites - Immerse yourself in nature with a traditional camping experience among the towering pines.
  • Yurt Camping - For a unique stay, choose a cozy yurt, blending comfort with the rustic charm of the outdoors.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early to secure your spot, especially during peak summer months when the forest becomes a sought-after retreat.
  • Consider mid-week stays for better availability and a quieter camping experience.
  • Keep an eye on cancellations to snag a last-minute reservation at this popular camping destination.
  • Explore nearby camping options at Scusset Beach State Reservation or Myles Standish State Forest for alternative adventures.

When to go

The best time to visit Shawme-Crowell State Forest is from early summer to fall, when the weather is ideal for camping and hiking. Dawn to dusk access allows for full days of exploration, while the campground office operates from 8am to 10pm daily.

Know before you go

  • Alcohol is prohibited, ensuring a family-friendly atmosphere throughout your stay.
  • Littering is not allowed; help us keep the forest pristine for all to enjoy.
  • Accessible facilities are available, including camping sites, parking, and restrooms for an inclusive experience.
  • Remember to reserve your campsite in advance, as spots fill up quickly, especially during peak seasons.
  • Check the official website for any closures or safety advisories before your visit.

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