Definition of campground in English:

campground

noun

North American
  • A place used for camping, especially one equipped with cooking grills, water, and toilets.

    • ‘Many visitors to the park were turned away from campgrounds over the weekend due to rotating strikes by employees.’
    • ‘Our family was camped on a ridge in the lower end of the campground when water, trees, mud, and rocks destroyed half of our tent and rendered our station wagon unmovable.’
    • ‘You can stay at one of the park's 10 campgrounds or camp in the backcountry.’
    • ‘All the other campers had gone to either river raft or kayak, and the campground was totally quiet, all you could hear were the crickets and an occasional moo from a cow.’
    • ‘It is the most popular campground in the National Park.’
    • ‘We'd sleep in the car, at campgrounds, in the motor home, and in cheap motels.’
    • ‘Saturday nights at the campground were always the same.’
    • ‘After a gorgeous drive, past dozens of fruit orchards, I reached the campground.’
    • ‘I also spent a few summers working in a park mowing lawns, cleaning bathrooms and checking people into a campground.’
    • ‘It was more of a campground than it was a school, but the facilities were used for school purposes.’
    • ‘We keep a notebook in the glove compartment to record the gas mileage, the name of a favorite restaurant, or a campground we wished we could have stayed in.’
    • ‘A few lights from campfires at the canyon campground flickered in the distance.’
    • ‘The Rockies are home to several campgrounds, ghost towns, gold prospecting sites, and national parks.’
    • ‘Flush toilets and water are at both campgrounds.’
    • ‘Overnight accommodations range from hotels and inns to cottages and campgrounds.’
    • ‘A few years later, Camp Roosevelt enrollees also developed the forest for outdoor recreation by building hiking trails, campgrounds, and visitor comfort stations.’
    • ‘Even non-community supplies such as campgrounds and roadside motels with their own water supplies are covered by the regulations.’
    • ‘Once the land is cleared, the 340 acres will probably become a campground, but that's not definite.’
    • ‘You may camp with your horse in the campground by either using the hitching posts located throughout the campground or by using picket or high lines, taking measures to ensure that horses don't eat or damage the trees.’
    • ‘Officers then made the rounds to area resorts and campgrounds to warn tourists of the attack and possible presence of the big cat.’
    • ‘While grownups prefer to sleep at boring old campgrounds, the younger folks are all about attending summer camps.’
    • ‘In addition, there are a plethora of villas, three campgrounds and quaint bed-and-breakfast inns.’
    • ‘Centrally located in the campground were toilets and potable water.’
    • ‘It has tables, fire rings and water, and is adjacent to a state park campground with toilets.’
    • ‘Most of the campsites have electric hookups, and water is available throughout the campground.’
    • ‘Both campgrounds tend to fill up every day between late March and June and early September to mid-October, so it's a good idea to arrive early in order to get a site.’
    • ‘The lake has two boat ramps popular with anglers in summer and a campground with a sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits, and a basketball hoop.’
    • ‘Wilderness campgrounds in national parks and forests offered much more privacy and seclusion than commercial RV parks, many of which were really just glorified parking lots.’
    • ‘At Gold Bluffs Beach campground, 25 campsites hunker in the dunes, with a tent-flap view of powerful waves.’
    • ‘The resorts, which range from campgrounds to luxury hotels, often welcome yachters, and several of them offer either moorings or marina accommodation, at a price.’
    • ‘The lake has several exceptional lakeside resorts, along with eight developed public campgrounds.’
    • ‘We'd left early in the morning, so it was just past noon when I pulled into our campground.’
    • ‘Heather walked into the campground, seeing it was deserted.’
    • ‘Perhaps the most unbelievable perk, however, is in store for me when I head down the path and step into what is normally the nadir of a campground experience - the communal bathroom.’
    • ‘In summer, beaches along the Baltic Sea, seaside resort towns, and lakes, forests, and campgrounds in the countryside are visited by vacationing Lithuanians.’
    • ‘However, if you do build a campfire, make sure it's an environmentally secure campfire - use a fire pit at an established campground and put every ember out with water before you leave.’
    • ‘It's all we got when we went camping as kids of course, we always camped in well-groomed provincial campgrounds.’
    • ‘He pointed to a little campground with a designated campfire place and some benches.’
    • ‘Inner-city youths go up to a campground up north to learn how to canoe and camp.’
    • ‘Summer homes and area campgrounds had to be evacuated.’

Pronunciation

campground

/ˈkampɡrəʊnd/