Hampton Beach State Park RV & Campground Guide

New Hampshire

Hampton Beach State Park covers 50 acres of oceanfront area at the southeastern corner of New Hampshire. Located within the city limits of Hampton Beach, this park is a popular spot for vacationers looking for an ocean view. Visitors love the miles of sandy beach that line either side of the peninsula. Easy access and a quiet ocean atmosphere attract visitors from the large metropolitan areas of Portland, ME, which is 65 miles to the north, and Boston, MA, which is 48 miles to the south. 

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Spring 29-69 F
Summer 55-80 F
Fall 32-71 F
Winter 21-44 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Hampton Beach State Park

For the most comfortable camping experience at Hampton Beach, you should stay in an RV. If you do not own an RV, search the rental options in the area.

Hampton Beach State Park Campground

The main attractions at this 50-acre campground are the sandy beaches, a lifeguarded swimming area and miles of trails that weave through the dunes. Each of the 28 campsites offers electrical, water, and sewer hookups. Visitors to this park enjoy various activities, including angling, hiking, biking, swimming, boating, and picnicking. Bathhouses, restrooms with flush toilets, showers, playgrounds, and an office/store are available for campers.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: 20/30/50 amp

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes, but inside the store only

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Fee: $50 per night

Tuxbury Pond RV Resort

Tuxbury Pond RV Resort is situated in South Hampton, NH, just 12 miles west of Hampton Beach State Park. It is located inland but still has access to a beach if you are willing to take a short hike. There are 316 campsites of various sizes, which include picnic tables and fire rings. Other amenities in the resort are restrooms with showers, a camp store, an office, a clubhouse, a swimming pool, laundry facilities, and a fishing pond. The favorite activities visitors enjoy are fishing, hiking, horseshoe games, volleyball, basketball, and billiards.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: 30/50 amp

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Fee: $61-$74 per night

Wakeda Campground

Wakeda Campground is only four miles west of Hampton Beach State Park. If no RV sites are available at the state park, then this facility is a viable alternative. With over 400 campsites to choose from, nearly every RV type can find a home at this campground. The campground offers spacious sites with fire rings and picnic tables. Other amenities include a camp store/office, game room, an 18-hole miniature golf course, basketball court, and horseshoe pits.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: 30/50 amp

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Fee: $45 to $59 per night

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Hampton Beach State Park

Inside Hampton Beach State Park

Hampton Beach State Park is the only state park in New Hampshire that lies directly on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean. Many campers take the opportunity to fish from the stretch of sandy beach or the rocks that serve as a beach border. Swimming in the Gulf Stream-influenced ocean is a favorite activity during the summer months. Sunny days dominate the climate here from late spring to early fall, making sunbathing another activity that visitors enjoy. 

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How to Get to
Hampton Beach State Park

Most interstate visitors to Hampton Beach State Park come from the north via Portland, ME, or the south by way of Boston, MA. To reach the park from Portland, take Interstate 95 South (I-95 S) for 55 miles to Exit 2 that will take you on New Hampshire Highway 101 (NH-101) into the city of Hampton.

When approaching from Boston, take United States Highway 1 North (US-1 N) for 14 miles. Turn right onto the ramp toward Interstate 95 N (I-95 N) and Portsmouth, NH. Travel another 25 miles on I-95 N, and take Exit 1 toward Seabrook, NH. In Seabrook, take a right onto US-1 and follow it to Hampton.

To get from Hampton to Hampton Beach State Park, take NH-101 for four miles to the park entrance.

Entering Hampton Beach State Park

Call the park for the most up-to-date hours as they fluctuate according to the weather. The fees for entry into Hampton Beach State Park are different from any other park in New Hampshire. 

Hampton Beach State Park Entry fee per passenger vehicle : $15.0

Hampton Beach State Park Entry fee for adults 65 and over : $0.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hampton Beach State Park

Are there designated RV camping spots in Hampton Beach State Park?

The campground at Hampton Beach State Park has 28 designated RV campsites available. All 28 RV sites offer water, sewer, and 20/30/50-amp electrical hookups. The campground also features a variety of amenities.

What is the climate of Hampton Beach State Park?

Summers at Hampton Beach State Park are moderate, ranging from 52 to 82 degrees. Winters get very cold, regularly seeing temperatures as low as 15 degrees and typically experiencing lots of snowfall.

What is the best time of year to visit Hampton Beach State Park?

Most people find summer to be the best season to visit Hampton Beach State Park. Between June and September, you'll enjoy the warmest and sunniest weather with the lowest chances of rain.

Are pets allowed at Hampton Beach State Park?

Pets are only allowed on the beach between October 1 and April 30. Pets at the park must always be cleaned up after and must remain on leashes of no longer than six feet.

Is Hampton Beach State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Hampton Beach State Park does accommodate disabled visitors. Specifically, beach wheelchairs are available at the beach's first aid room between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., and beach access mats are also offered.