Definition of campground in English:

campground

noun

North American
  • 1A place used for camping, especially one equipped with cooking grills, water, and toilets.

    • ‘The lake has several exceptional lakeside resorts, along with eight developed public campgrounds.’
    • ‘Many visitors to the park were turned away from campgrounds over the weekend due to rotating strikes by employees.’
    • ‘In addition, there are a plethora of villas, three campgrounds and quaint bed-and-breakfast inns.’
    • ‘You can stay at one of the park's 10 campgrounds or camp in the backcountry.’
    • ‘We'd sleep in the car, at campgrounds, in the motor home, and in cheap motels.’
    • ‘We'd left early in the morning, so it was just past noon when I pulled into our 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.’
    • ‘It was more of a campground than it was a school, but the facilities were used for school purposes.’
    • ‘Inner-city youths go up to a campground up north to learn how to canoe and camp.’
    • ‘Heather walked into the campground, seeing it was deserted.’
    • ‘Centrally located in the campground were toilets and potable water.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Most of the campsites have electric hookups, and water is available throughout the campground.’
    • ‘Summer homes and area campgrounds had to be evacuated.’
    • ‘At Gold Bluffs Beach campground, 25 campsites hunker in the dunes, with a tent-flap view of powerful waves.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Saturday nights at the campground were always the same.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It's all we got when we went camping as kids of course, we always camped in well-groomed provincial campgrounds.’
    • ‘The Rockies are home to several campgrounds, ghost towns, gold prospecting sites, and national parks.’
    • ‘Officers then made the rounds to area resorts and campgrounds to warn tourists of the attack and possible presence of the big cat.’
    • ‘A few years later, Camp Roosevelt enrollees also developed the forest for outdoor recreation by building hiking trails, campgrounds, and visitor comfort stations.’
    • ‘I also spent a few summers working in a park mowing lawns, cleaning bathrooms and checking people into a campground.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It is the most popular campground in the National Park.’
    • ‘Even non-community supplies such as campgrounds and roadside motels with their own water supplies are covered by the regulations.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Flush toilets and water are at both campgrounds.’
    • ‘It has tables, fire rings and water, and is adjacent to a state park campground with toilets.’
    • ‘He pointed to a little campground with a designated campfire place and some benches.’
    • ‘In summer, beaches along the Baltic Sea, seaside resort towns, and lakes, forests, and campgrounds in the countryside are visited by vacationing Lithuanians.’
    • ‘While grownups prefer to sleep at boring old campgrounds, the younger folks are all about attending summer camps.’
    • ‘After a gorgeous drive, past dozens of fruit orchards, I reached the campground.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Once the land is cleared, the 340 acres will probably become a campground, but that's not definite.’
    1. 1.1 A place where a camp meeting is held.

Pronunciation

campground

/ˈkæmpˌɡraʊnd//ˈkampˌɡround/