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Choose campsites by a river for a true nature experience. Try river camping for rushing water, fresh air, flora and fauna!

Campsites by a river

Nothing beats camping by the water. On a hot day, the rushing rapids provides a wonderful coolness. Dive into the water when it gets too hot, hire a canoe, sunbathe, fish or sit in silence to watch the wildlife. A river is a hotbed of natural activity and has a soothing presence that can aid in being mindful. 

There are several stunning campsites to camp by a river on Campspace. Choose a campsite by the sea, for example, or a campsite by a lake or river, whichever you prefer. 

Tip: you can also find great glamping spots by the water or camper van sites.

Campsites near rivers or water

It is easy to find a camping pitch by the water at Campspace. Don't expect large campsites with their own restaurants and play areas though. The pitches you can book through Campspace are quiet, small-scale and ideal for enjoying nature undisturbed. On top of this, they are often equipped with a nice hot shower and a toilet. Our hosts are committed to sustainability so oftentimes they have a composting toilet or a shower that is heated by sunlight! 

There is plenty to do around our campsites by a river. Hiking through a nature reserve, cycling along the waterfront or any local watersports. Ask your host for tips on the best nature spots and restaurants to visit. There's no better way to enjoy your camping holiday by the water. 

Which campsites by a river do you want to visit?

River camping, a refreshing experience

Love the great outdoors, but specifically places where there’s water? River camping is another great one to add to your list! With campspaces near rivers, have the best sleep possible with the sound of water softly running and flowing.

Are you wondering, “where do I go river camping near me?”, then check out the Campspace map to see what where you can go camping near a river that’s close to home! If you need to travel a bit further, consider camping in the forest, camping near the beach or farm campsites near you! Staying at a lake campsite is a good idea too. 

Travellers make the best memories when they go on camping adventures. Nature has the calming sounds that make us sleep so well, it’s incredibly beautiful, and so fun to explore! Spotting different animals, appreciating the different colours of nature and enjoying time with our favourite companions. Don’t forget to check out pet-friendly campsites if you have a dog! There’s nothing better than to explorer the riverside with your furry friend. 

Riverside camping activities

Since you are choosing to go river camping, you certainly have to do the river camping activities!

River rafting is first on the list of things to either try or do if you can! A wild adventure with water splashing on your face and riding down the stream, it’s a fun activity for you and your friends to experience. If you enjoy a bit of adrenaline, you can also go trail biking.

Fishing is also another great activity. Perhaps you can catch your own lunch or dinner! If you find a great location to sit and enjoy the view, you can always have a picnic by the riverside. Enjoy the peace of nature and the calming sound of the river.

So what are you waiting for? Your riverside camping experience is just around the corner!

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