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AMERICA’S “TOP 100 FAMILY CAMPGROUNDS” ANNOUNCED BY RESERVEAMERICA .

Ballston Spa, NY – May 3, 2007 - With the recent surge in camping popularity and as the Summer camping season quickly approaches, ReserveAmerica, the United States’ leading recreation reservation and campground management solutions provider announces the nation’s fifth annual “Top 100 Family Campgrounds,” a guide to help consumers plan their visits to America’s greatest ‘hidden gem’ locations all across the great outdoors. Consumers can learn more by visiting www.ReserveAmerica.com

“Our fifth annual Top 100 Family Campground awards continue our commitment to creating a resource for the camping consumer looking to plan and reserve a camping trip for this spring or summer,” said Brendan Ross, President of ReserveAmerica. “We are proud to honor these outstanding public outdoor recreation facilities that provide such a high level of service and dedication while protecting our beautiful natural areas for future generations.”

Consumers looking for anything from a weekend retreat to an extended vacation are able to browse through more than 170,000 campsites, cabins, day use facilities, and picnic areas at www.ReserveAmerica.com

The Top 100 Family Campgrounds were selected based on testimonials, campground ratings and feedback provided by park rangers, regional park management and campers throughout the year    Nearly 3,000 parks were reviewed and the final 100 campgrounds were determined based on specific family-friendly criteria ranging from educational programs and visitor centers to camping amenities and overall beauty and scenery.  Factors including the quality and availability of hot showers, laundry facilities, hiking trails, family beaches, radio-free zones, visitor centers, educational programs, children’s events and location were also considered.

2007 Top 100 Family Campgrounds

Anastasia State Park - St. Augustine, FL
Angel Island State Park- Tiburon, CA
Barren River Lake State Resort Park- Lucas, KY
Beartree Recreation Area- Damascus, VA
Belle Isle State Park- Lancaster, VA
Big Bone Lick State Park- Union, KY
Black Rock State Park- Watertown, CT
Blackwater River State Park- Holt, FL
Brazos Bend State Park- Needville, TX
Buckhorn State Park- Necedah, WI
Bulltown Campground, Burnsville Lake- Burnsville, WV
Calhoun Falls State Recreation Area- Calhoun Falls, SC
Cape Blanco Campground- Port Orford, OR
Cayuga Lake State Park- Seneca Falls, NY
Cherry Plain State Park- Cherry Plain, NY
Chippokes Plantation State Park- Surry, VA
Clarkco State Park- Quitman, MS
Claytor Lake State Park- Dublin,VA
Clear Creek Recreation Area- William. B. Bankhead National Forest- Jasper, AL
Collier Seminole State Park- Naples, FL
Columbus Belmont State Park- Columbus, KY
Council Bluff Recreation Area- Mark Twain National Forest- Potosi, MO
Deer Creek Campground-Sierra National Forest, CA
Dreher Island State Recreation Area- Salem, SC
East Canyon State Park- Morgan, UT
Erving State Forest- Erving, MA
Evangola State Park- Irving, NY
Fairview-Riverside State Park- Madisonville, LA
Fairy Stone State Park- Stuart, VA
Fillmore Glen State Park- Moravia, NY
Fort Boonesborough State Park- Richmond, KY
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park- Niceville, FL
Goose Island State Park- Rockport, TX
Grande Isle State Park- Grand Isle, LA
Green River Lake State Park- Campbellsville, KY
Hamilton Branch State Recreation Area- Prosperity, SC
Hither Hills State Park- Montauk, NY
Housatonic Meadows State Park- Sharon, CT
Hume Lake Campground- Giant Sequoia National Monument- Hume, CA
Indian Mary Park- Merlin, OR
Juniper Springs Recreation Area-Prescott National Forest- Silver Springs, FL
Kenneth L. Wilson - Mount Tremper, NY
Kohler-Andrae State Park- Sheboygan, WI
Koreshan State Historic Site- Estero, FL
Lake Bistineau State Park- Doyline, LA
Lake Eaton Campground- Long Lake, NY
Lake Lowndes State Park- Columbus, MS
Lake Oroville State Recreation Area- Oroville, CA
Leroy Percy State Park- Hollandale, MS
Letchworth State Park- Castile, NY
Limekiln Lake- Inlet, NY
Little Manatee River State Park- Wimauma, FL
Little Talbot Island State Park- Jacksonville, FL
Mills Norrie State Park- Staatsburg, NY
Montana De Oro State Park- Los Oso, CA
Mount Carmel- Mount Carmel, SC
Mueller State Park- Divide, CO
Myles Standish State Forest- South Carver, MA
Myrtle Beach State Park- Myrtle Beach, SC
North Sterling State Park- Sterling, CO
Occoneechee State Park- Clarksville, VA
Oconee Point Campground- Seneca, SC
October Mountain State Forest- Lee, MA
O’Leno State Park- High Springs, FL
Otter Creek State Park- Hurricane, UT
Patrick's Point State Park- Trinidad, CA
Peninsula State Park- Fish Creek, WI
Persimmon Hill Campground- Enid, MS
Petersburg Campground- Appling, GA
Point Comfort Campground- Piseco, NY
Possum Kingdom State Park- Caddo,TX
Poverty Point Reservoir State Park- Delhi, LA
Ray Roberts Lake State Park- Pilot Point, TX
Red Bridge Recreation Area-Allegheny National Forest- Bradford, PA
River Road Park- Piedmont, MO
Roche-A-Cri State Park- Friendship, WI
Rocky Neck State Park- Niantic, CT
Rogers Rock Campground- Hague, NY
Sage Hen Campground-Boise National Forest- Boise, ID
Salt Lick Campground-Cordell Hull Lake- Gainesboro, TN
Sam Houston Jones State Park- Lake Charles, LA
Santa Fe Trail Park/Campground -Council Grove Lake- Council Grove, KS
Schwarz Park- Cottage Grove, OR
Scofield State Park- Huntington, UT
Seven Points Campground - Raystown Lake- Hesston, PA
Shawme-Crowell State Forest- Sandwich, MA
Smith Mountain Lake State Park- Huddleston, VA
Springfield Campground- Anderson, SC
St.George Island State Park- St. George Island, FL
Staunton River State Park- Scottsburg, VA
Steamboat Lake State Park- Clark, CO
Stuart Recreation Area-Monongahela National Forest-Elkins, WV
Stumpy Meadows Campground-Eldorado National Forest- Georgetown, CA
Taconic State Park- Rudd Pond Area- Millerton, NY
Tar Camp- Pine Bluff, AR
Tipsaw and Indian-Celina Lake Recreation Area- Hoosier National Forest- St.Croix, IN
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park- Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Verona Beach State Park- Verona Beach, NY
Wells State Park- Sturbridge, MA
Whetstone Gulf State Park- Lowville, NY

Outdoor Awards

Top 15 Amazing Spots
Allegany State Park- Salamanca, NY
Fairy Stone State Park- Stuart, VA
False Cape State Park- Virginia Beach, VA
First Landing State Park- Virginia Beach, VA
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park- Key Largo, FL
Jones Gap State Park- Marietta, SC
Landsford Canal State Park- Catawba, SC
Natural Bridge State Park- North Adams, MA
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park- Micanopy, FL
Pope John Paul II Park Reservation- Boston, MA
Purgatory Chasm State Reservation- Sutton, MA
Rainbow Springs State Park- Dunnellon, FL
Roche-A-Cri State Park- Friendship, WI
Roxborough State Park- Littleton, CO
Woods Bay State Natural Area- Olanta, SC

Top 15 Biking Trails
Alafia State Park- Lithia, FL
Ashuwillticook Rail Trail- Lanesborough, MA
Baker Creek State Park- McCormick, SC
Bartram Trail- J.Strom Thurmond Lake, GA
Cape Cod Rail Trail- Dennis/Wellfleet, MA
Douthat State Park- Chesterfield,VA
Hamlin Beach State Park- Hamlin, NY
Jonathan Dickinson State Park- Hobe Sound, FL
Lory State Park- Bellvue, CO
New River Trail State Park- Foster Falls, VA
Oleta River State Park- North Miami, FL
Paris Mountain State Park- Greenville, SC
Rend Lake- Benton, IL
Table Rock Lakeshore- Branson, MO
York River State Park- Williamsburg, VA

Top 25 Bird-Watching Spots
Bowman Lake State Park- Oxford, NY
Caesars Head State Park- Cleveland, SC
Cheraw State Park- Cheraw, SC
Chippokes Plantation State Park- Surry, VA
Clear Lake State Park- Kelseyville, CA
Curry Hammock State Park- Marathon, FL
False Cape State Park- Virginia Beach, VA
First Landing State Park- Virginia Beach, VA
Gerald Freeman Campground- Sutton Lake- Sutton, WV
Huntington Beach State Park- Murrells Inlet, SC
J.A. Skinner State Park- Hadley, MA
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park- Prestonburg, KY
John Martin Reservoir State Park- Hasty, CO
Kiptopeke State Park- Cape Charles, VA
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park- Okeechobee, FL
Mason Neck State Park- Lorton, VA
Myakka River State Park- Sarasota, FL
Natural Bridge State Park- Slade, KY 
Oscar Scherer State Park- Osprey, FL
Rend Lake- Benton, IL
Saylorville Lake- Johnston, IA
St. Joseph Peninsula State Park- Port St.Joe, FL
Staunton River State Park- Scottsburg, VA
Wachusett Mountain State Reservation- Princeton, MA
York River State Park- Williamsburg, VA

Top 25 Canoeing Spots
Aiken State Natural Area- Windsor, SC
Barr Lake State Park- Brighton, CO
Big Shoals Public Lands- White Springs, FL
Blackstone River Valley Heritage Park- Uxbridge, MA
Blackwater River State Park- Holt, FL
Buckhorn State Park- Necedah, WI
Caladesi Island State Park- Dunedin, FL
Chippokes Plantation State Park- Surry, VA
Colleton State Park- Canadys, SC
Collier Seminole State Park- Naples, FL
Connecticut River Greenway State Park- Northampton, MA
Eel Weir State Park- Morristown, NY
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park- Niceville, FL
Givhans Ferry State Park- Ridgeville, SC
Goodale State Park- Camden, SC
Hunting Island State Park- Hunting Island, SC
James River State Park- Gladstone, VA
Koreshan State Park- Estero, FL
Landsford Canal State Park- Catawba, SC
New River Trail State Park- Foster Falls, VA
Oscar Scherer State Park- Osprey, FL
Shenandoah River State Park- Bentonville, VA
Spot Pond in Middlesex Fells Reservation- Malden/Medford/Stoneham/Melrose/Winchester, MA
Suwannee River Wilderness Trail- White Springs, FL
York River State Park- Williamsburg, VA

Top 20 Educational & Historical Facilities
Big Bone Lick State Park- Union, KY
Borderland State Park- Easton/Sharon, MA
Bulltown Historic Area, Burnsville Lake- Burnsville, WV
Castle Island- South Boston, MA
Castlewood Canyon State Park- Franktown, CO
Chippokes Plantation State Park- Surry, VA
Douthat State Park- Millboro, VA
Fort Clinch State Park- Fernandina Beach, FL
Great Falls Discovery Center- Turner Falls, MA
Highlands Hammock State Park- Sebring, FL
Koreshan State Historic Site- Estero, FL
Lake Kissimmee State Park- Lake Wales, FL
Leesylvania State Park- Woodbridge, VA
Newtown Battlefield State Park- Elmira, NY
Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park- Rice, VA
Savannas Preserve State Park- Port St.Lucie, FL
Silver River State Park- Ocala, FL
Staunton River Battlefield State Park- Randolph, VA
Walden Pond State Reservation- Concord, MA
York River State Park- Williamsburg, VA

Top 25 Fishing Spots
Bowman Bridge Campground-Huron-Manistee National Forest- Lake County, MI
Brannan Island State Recreation Area- Rio Vista, CA
Buckhorn State Park- Necedah, WI
Burnham Point State Park- Clayton, NY
Choke Canyon State Park- Calliham, TX
Clear Lake State Park- Kelseyville, CA
Devils Lake State Park- Barbaroo, WI
Dimond O Campground-Stanislaus National Forest- Groveland, CA
Dripping Springs Campground-Ashley National Forest- Manila, UT
East and West Sullivan Lake Campground-Colville National Forest- Colville, WA
Jennings Randolph Lake- Elk Garden, WV
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park- Niceville, FL
Grand Isle State Park- Grand Isle, LA
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park- Greenup, KY
Holliday Lake State Park- Appomattox, VA
Kiptopeke State Park- Cape Charles, VA
Oscar Scherer State Park- Osprey, FL
Raystown Lake- Hesston, PA
Rend Lake- Benton, IL
Santee State Park - Lake Marion- Santee, SC
Scusset Beach State Reservation- Sandwich, MA
Spruce Knob Lake Campground-Monongahela National Forest- Riverton, WV
St. George Island State Park- St. George Island, FL
Stagecoach State Park-Oak Creek, CO
York River State Park- Williamsburg, VA

Top 25 Hiking Trails
Arlie Moore- Arkadelphia, AR
Bartram Trail-J.Strom Thurmond Lake- Columbia County, GA
Big Shoals Public Lands- White Springs, FL
Breakheart Reservation- Forest Street/Saugus, MA
Buttermilk Falls State Park- Ithaca, NY
Caesars Head State Park- Cleveland, SC
Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway- Quitaque, TX
Cheyenne Mountain State Park- Colorado Springs, CO
Douthat State Park- Millboro, VA
First Landing State Park-Virginia Beach, VA
Kings Mountain State Park- Blacksburg, SC
Koreshan State Historic Site- Estero, FL
Lake Louisa State Park- Clermont, FL
Middlesex Fells Reservation- Malden/Medford/Stoneham/Melrose/Winchester, MA
Midstate Trail- Ayer, MA
Myakka River State Park- Sarasota, FL
Natural Bridge State Park- Slade, KY 
New River Trail State Park- Foster Falls, VA
Oscar Scherer State Park- Osprey, FL
Pittsfield State Forest- Pittsfield, MA
Roche-A-Cri State Park- Friendship, WI
Sky Meadows State Park- Delaplane, VA
Smith Mountain Lake State Park- Huddleston, VA
St. Joseph Peninsula State Park- Port St. Joe, FL
Table Rock State Park- Pickens, SC

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Parks
Beaver Brook Reservation- Belmont/Waltham, MA
Boyd Lake State Recreation Area- Loveland, CO
Chippokes Plantation State Park- Surry, VA
First Landing State Park- Virginia Beach, VA
Great Brook Farm State Park- Carlisle, MA
Kiptopeke State Park- Cape Charles, VA
Oscar Scherer State Park-Osprey, FL
Petersburg Park-J.Strom Thurmond Lake- Appling, GA
Roche-A-Cri State Park- Friendship, WI
Wildwood State Park- Wading River, NY

Top 25 Picnic Areas
Blue Spring State Park- Orange City, FL
Buckhorn State Park- Necedah, WI
Burnsville Lake Day Use Picnic Shelters- Burnsville, WV
Chippokes Plantation State Park- Surry, VA
Claytor Lake State Park- Dublin, VA
Douglas State Forest- Douglas, MA
Elrod Ferry- Hartwell, GA
Fanning Springs State Park- Fanning Springs, FL
First Landing State Park- Virginia Beach, VA
Harvey Gap State Park- Rifle, CO
Highway 7 Recreation Areas- DeGray Lake, AR
Houghton's Pond Recreation Area, Blue Hills Reservation- Milton, MA
Howell Run- Elk Garden, WV
Jacques Cartier State Park- Morristown, NY
Jones Gap State Park- Marietta, SC
Kiptopeke State Park- Cape Charles, VA
Mount Holyoke Range State Park- Amherst, MA
New River Trail State Park- Foster Falls, VA
Oleta River State Park- North Miami, FL
Paris Mountain State Resort Park- Greenville, SC
Roche-A-Cri State Park- Friendship, WI
Santa Fe National Historic Trail- Santa Fe, NM
Saylorville Lake-Johnston, IA
Staunton River State Park- Scottsburg, VA
Twin Lakes- Pendleton, SC

Top 20 Park Beaches
Anastasia State Park- St.Augustine, FL
Blackwater River State Park- Holt, FL
Buckhorn State Park- Necedah, WI
Bulltown Beach, Burnsville Lake- Burnsville, WV
Caladesi Island State Park- Dunedin, FL
Edisto Beach State Park- Edisto Island, SC
Fairy Stone State Park-Stuart, VA
False Cape State Park- Virginia Beach, VA
First Landing State Park- Virginia Beach, VA
Highline Lake State Recreation Area- Loma, CO
Huntington Beach State Park- Murrells Inlet, SC
Kiptopeke State Park- Cape Charles, VA
Moonshine Beach Recreation Area- Branson, MO
Myrtle Beach State Park- Myrtle Beach, SC
Nantasket Beach State Reservation- Hull, MA
Revere Beach Reservation- Revere, MA
Selkirk Shores State Park- Pulaski, NY
Shaw Beach-Jennings Randolph Lake- Elk Garden, WV
South Cape Beach State Park- Mashpee, MA
South Sandusky Beach- Benton, IL

Top 10 Romantic Spots
Buckhorn State Park- Necedah, WI
Caladesi Island State Park- Dunedin, FL
Cape Perpetua-Siuslaw National Forest- Yachats, OR
First Landing State Park- Virginia Beach, VA
Huntington Beach State Park- Murrells Inlet, SC
Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area- Ninety Six, SC
Moore State Park- Paxton, MA
Rend Lake- Benton, IL
Rifle Falls State Park- Rifle, CO
Taughannock Falls State Park- Trumansburg, NY

Top 25 Scenic Views
Caddo Drive Recreation Area- Arkadelphia, AR
Blue Hills Reservation- Milton, MA
Blue Spring State Park- Orange City, FL
Boston Harbor Islands State Park - Spectacle Island, MA
Buckhorn State Park- Necedah, WI
Caesars Head State Park, Panoramic Piedmont Mountains- Cleveland, SC
Chippokes Plantation State Park- Surry, VA
Devils Fork State Park-The Jocassee Gorges- Salem, SC
Dworshak Reservoir- Ahsahka, ID
Falls Mill Overlook, Burnsville Lake- Burnsville, WV
First Landing State Park- Virginia Beach, VA
Hunting Island State Park- The View from the Top of the Lighthouse and Sunrise over the Atlantic- Hunting Island, SC
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park- Crescent City, CA
Kiptopeke State Park- Cape Charles, VA
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park- Okeechobee, FL
Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation- South Deerfield, MA
Natural Bridge State Park- Slade, KY 
Raystown Lake- Hesston, PA
Ridenour Overlook- Hesston, PA
Ridgway State Recreation Area- Ridgway, CO
Roche-A-Cri State Park- Friendship, WI
Staunton River State Park- Scottsburg, VA
Table Rock State Park- Pickens, SC
Watkins Glen State Park- Watkins Glen, NY
York River State Park- Williamsburg, VA

Top 20 Tours & Events
Battle of Bulltown Re-enactment, Burnsville Lake- Burnsville, WV
Big Bone Lick State Park- Union, KY
Blue Spring State Park- Orange City, FL
Boston Harbor Islands State Park- MA
Chatfield State Recreation Area- Rocky Mountain Balloon Festival- Littleton, CO
Chippokes Plantation State Park- Surry, VA
Douthat State Park- Millboro, VA
Fort Boonesborough State Park- Richmond, KY
Great Brook Farm State Park- Carlisle, MA
Grenada Lake- Grenada, MS
Hearst Castle- San Simeon, CA
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park- Prestonburg, KY
Kiptopeke State Park- Cape Charles, VA
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park- Okeechobee, FL
Lake Kissimmee State Park- Lake Wales, FL
Maudslay State Park- Newburyport, MA
Myakka River State Park- Sarasota, FL
Staunton River Battlefield State Park- Randolph, VA
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park- White Springs, FL
The Esplanade Hatch Shell- Boston, MA

Top 20 Unique Cabins
Bastrop State Park- Bastrop, TX
Buckhorn State Park- Necedah, WI
First Landing State Park
Hickory Knob State Park- The Guillebeau House- McCormick, SC
Johnson Cabin, Bulltown Historic Area, Burnsville Lake- Burnsville, WV
Keowee-Toxaway State Natural Area- Sunset, SC
Kiptopeke State Park- Cape Charles, VA
Gold Head Branch State Park- Keystone Heights, FL
Mohawk Trail State Forest- Charlemont, MA
Moreau Lake State Park- Gansevoort, NY
Mountain Home Guard Station Cabin-Giant Sequoia National Monument- Springville, CA
Myakka River State Park- Sarasota, FL
Oconee State Park- Mountain Rest, SC
October Mountain State Forest- Lee, MA
Oleta River State Park- North Miami, FL
Santee State Park- Santee, SC
Savoy Mountain State Forest- Savoy, MA
Silver River State Park- Ocala, FL
Staunton River State Park- Scottsburg, VA
Sylvan Lake State Park- Eagle, CO

About ReserveAmerica
ReserveAmerica is North America's leading camping reservation and campground management solutions provider. ReserveAmerica specializes in complete reservations solutions, stand-alone call center/database management tools, online reservations solutions and park software solutions. The Company manages the largest reservable campsite inventory with partnerships throughout North America. ReserveAmerica is an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI).
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- ReserveAmerica processed America's first online camping reservation in 1997.

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