Definition of campground in English:

campground

noun

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

    • ‘He pointed to a little campground with a designated campfire place and some benches.’
    • ‘Heather walked into the campground, seeing it was deserted.’
    • ‘Many visitors to the park were turned away from campgrounds over the weekend due to rotating strikes by employees.’
    • ‘Officers then made the rounds to area resorts and campgrounds to warn tourists of the attack and possible presence of the big cat.’
    • ‘At Gold Bluffs Beach campground, 25 campsites hunker in the dunes, with a tent-flap view of powerful waves.’
    • ‘Saturday nights at the campground were always the same.’
    • ‘It was more of a campground than it was a school, but the facilities were used for school purposes.’
    • ‘Once the land is cleared, the 340 acres will probably become a campground, but that's not definite.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I also spent a few summers working in a park mowing lawns, cleaning bathrooms and checking people into a campground.’
    • ‘It has tables, fire rings and water, and is adjacent to a state park campground with toilets.’
    • ‘While grownups prefer to sleep at boring old campgrounds, the younger folks are all about attending summer camps.’
    • ‘It's all we got when we went camping as kids of course, we always camped in well-groomed provincial campgrounds.’
    • ‘Inner-city youths go up to a campground up north to learn how to canoe and camp.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It is the most popular campground in the National Park.’
    • ‘In summer, beaches along the Baltic Sea, seaside resort towns, and lakes, forests, and campgrounds in the countryside are visited by vacationing Lithuanians.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘A few lights from campfires at the canyon campground flickered in the distance.’
    • ‘We'd sleep in the car, at campgrounds, in the motor home, and in cheap motels.’
    • ‘Centrally located in the campground were toilets and potable water.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Summer homes and area campgrounds had to be evacuated.’
    • ‘In addition, there are a plethora of villas, three campgrounds and quaint bed-and-breakfast inns.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘After a gorgeous drive, past dozens of fruit orchards, I reached the campground.’
    • ‘Flush toilets and water are at both campgrounds.’
    • ‘You can stay at one of the park's 10 campgrounds or camp in the backcountry.’
    • ‘Most of the campsites have electric hookups, and water is available throughout the campground.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Overnight accommodations range from hotels and inns to cottages and campgrounds.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Even non-community supplies such as campgrounds and roadside motels with their own water supplies are covered by the regulations.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The Rockies are home to several campgrounds, ghost towns, gold prospecting sites, and national parks.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘A few years later, Camp Roosevelt enrollees also developed the forest for outdoor recreation by building hiking trails, campgrounds, and visitor comfort stations.’
    • ‘We'd left early in the morning, so it was just past noon when I pulled into our campground.’

Pronunciation

campground

/ˈkampɡrəʊnd/