Benefits of Tent Camping
Tent camping is a fun and affordable way to spend time with family and friends. Not only does tent camping allow for quality time to unplug from technology and reconnect with nature, but it also helps to foster bonding and create memorable experiences with your loved ones. Whether you’re working together to set up camp or gathering around the campfire to roast marshmallows, tent camping is a great way to enjoy a vacation together!
A Cheaper Alternative
Family vacations can be expensive – fortunately, tent camping tends to be cheaper than other accommodations. Tent camping at Kittatinny allows you to save the extra cash from the site, without skimping out on the fun. With our wide range of attractions for you and your family to enjoy, you’ll be able to have a blast without breaking the bank!
Connect with Nature
Another benefit of tent camping is being able to connect with nature. Tent camping at Kittatinny Canoes offers a chance to breathe in the fresh air and sleep under the stars. Staying at our Delaware River campground brings you back to enjoying the simple things – like the sound of crickets at night and birds chirping in the morning. It’s time to soak in the sunshine and vitamin D, and feel refreshed during your time away from your normal routine!
Take a Break from Technology
Tent camping at Kittatinny will also allow you to disconnect. By tent camping, you can step away from the emails and phone calls, giving you the break you need to unwind and unplug. Taking a step away from the screens and reconnecting with nature will allow you to return home feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. It’s a win-win!
Choosing a Tent Site
Here at Kittatinny, we have many different tent sites to choose from! Due to this, we are a great choice for your next Delaware River tent camping adventure! Each tent site comes equipped with a fire ring and a picnic table.
Basic Tent Site
Our Basic Tent Sites each come with their own water hook-up, fire ring, and picnic table. Nearby bathroom facilities, pet-friendly.
Rustic Tent Site
Unplug and reconnect with the outdoors in a truly rustic tent site. These pet-friendly sites come with a fire ring and picnic table.
Riverfront Tent Site – Rustic Only
Enjoy incredible riverfront views of the Delaware at our coveted Riverfront Rustic Tent Sites! Each site comes with its owns fire ring and picnic table. Riverfront sites are located across the street from the main camp and have nearby bathroom facilities. Full bathhouses available at the main camp.
Creekside Tent Site – Rustic or Basic
Camp alongside our serene trout stream, shaded by towering trees. Each Creekside Rustic Tent Site comes with a fire ring and picnic table. Pet-friendly. Rustic or basic (water hook-up) options.
Waterview Tent Site – Rustic Only
Enjoy views of the Delaware River at your rustic tent site! Located across the street from main camp. You’ll enjoy access to your own a picnic table and fire ring. These sites are hike in sites only. Parking is available nearby, however no cars are permitted at the campsites.
Minisink Base Tent Site
Incredible views of the Delaware River! Minisink Base is located 3 miles from main camp and facilities. These flat, grassy sites are surrounded by trees and close to the river’s edge. Portable toilets in the area. These rustic sites come with a fire ring and picnic table.
Enjoy On-Site Dining
After a long day of fun in the great outdoors, you’ll likely find yourself needing to refuel. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with our on-site dining and drink options! We recommend checking out Cedar Rapids Bar & Restaurant – located along the Delaware and open to the public – where you’ll find delicious pizzas, burgers, drinks for the adults, and so much more! On the other hand, if you’re looking to make something homemade at your campsite, we’ve outlined some yummy recipes you must try. Although burgers and hot dogs are a staple camping meal, we also recommend these tasty bites:
Beef Taco Skillet
With a cast iron skillet and a campfire, anything is possible! Try changing things up a bit with this Beef Taco Skillet recipe. With some beef, beans, and sweet potatoes, this recipe will take your camp food to the next level.
Campfire Mac & Cheese
Left the cast iron at home by accident? No worries, this recipe doesn’t need it! With a disposable aluminum pan, you can make this Campfire Mac & Cheese with ease. This super simple recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Craving something sweet? Then these Campfire Donuts are for you! With a cast iron pan, some vegetable oil, biscuit dough, and sugar, these simple donuts take no time at all. For breakfast in the morning or a sweet treat to end the day, these donuts are sure to cure any sweet tooth!
Tent Camping Policies & Procedures
Tent camping takes a little more preparation than when cabin or RV camping. We’ve outlined a few things you should keep in mind before embarking on your Texas tent camping trip.
On-Site Camp Store
Regardless of the extra preparation, tent camping at Kittatinny is as stress-free as possible with the help of our Camp Store! The Camp Store is always freshly stocked to ensure that any essentials you may have forgotten to pack, we have! From select grocery items and ice, to bug spray and souvenirs, your Delaware River camping trip will be hassle-free and full of ease!
We have plenty of tent sites that are pet-friendly! Bring your furry friend along for your camping trip on the Delaware River.
No Outside Firewood
Another important policy to note is the prohibition of outside firewood. State regulations prohibit the use of outside firewood in order to prevent the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer. But don’t worry, firewood can be purchased at our Camp Store.
Tent camping in the mountains can be stressful, but for those who want the traditional feel of camping without the stress and hassle of truly roughing it, Kittatinny is the campground for you. With tons of river trip options and nature to keep the day fun, as well as the Camp Store and an on-site dining option that will make your trip stress-free, Kittatinny is truly the best Delaware River campground for tent camping. Be sure to check out all of our tent site options before booking your stay – we hope to welcome you soon!