Monte Sano among new list of best camping spots in the U.S.

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Monte Sano is among the best places to camp, according to The Dyrt. (McCarley Northway / Hville Blast)

The camping app The Dyrt — which locates places to camp for users — recently released its rankings for the best places in the U.S. to camp. And Monte Sano State Park is right there among the best.

These destinations include some of the hottest and trendiest campgrounds of the past year, popular picks from The Dyrt campers, and well-established, sought-after properties that make their way onto this list every year.

Monte Sano on The Dyrt list

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Monte Sano Nature Preserve is breathtaking. (McCarley Northway / Hville Blast)

The Dyrt’s 2024 Best Places to Camp list was broken down into regions, with Monte Sano placing fourth among camping spots in the Southeast.

Here are the Top 10 in the Southeast Region:

  1. St. Andrews State Park — Florida
  2. Petit Jean State Park — Arkansas
  3. Five River Campground — West Virginia
  4. Monte Sano State Park — Alabama
  5. Skidaway Island State Park — Georgia
  6. Lincoln Parish Park — Louisiana
  7. Fort De Soto Campground — Florida
  8. Elkmont Campground — Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Tennessee
  9. Landry Vineyards Grape Escape RV Sites — Louisiana
  10. Campground at James Island County Park — South Carolina

“There’s no concrete, one-size-fits-all definition as to what makes for a great camping experience. There’s something for everyone in every region in the Best Places to Camp Regional Awards. These lists can also be an invitation to explore a new region. Now’s the time for all the people who have discovered camping in the past few years to really spread their wings and take their love of camping to the next level. Get on the road this summer and check these places out!”

Kevin Long, The Dyrt CEO

Why Monto Sano?

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The Dyrt lists Monte Sano as the fourth best place to camp in the Southeast. (McCarley Northway / Hville Blast)

The Dyrt says of Monte Sano:

“This state park campground draws hikers and mountain bikers eager to explore the many wooded trails across its namesake, the ‘mountain of health.’ It’s a great place to see the fall colors, or the blooming azaleas in spring.”

The Dyrt

Monte Sano State Park’s entrance gate is at 5105 SE Nolen Ave, Huntsville, AL 35801.

See all Best Places to Camp awards here.

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Michael Seale
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