Frontiertown Campground, Ocean City, Md., is the winner of the first-ever Best Best Parks in America contest sponsored by Best Parks in America during April, May and June. The park garnered over 1,800 consumer votes to win top honors and has been declared the Best of the Best Parks in America for 2012, according to a news release.

Cherry Hill Park, College Park, Md., Anaheim Resort RV Park, Anaheim, Calif., and Emerald Beach RV Resort, Navarre, Fla., finished second, third and fourth, respectively.

Rounding out the top 10 vote getters are Fort Whaley Campground in Maryland, Keen Lake Camping & Cottage Resort in Pennsylvania, Misty River Cabins & RV Resort, Tennessee, Sunrise RV Resort, Arizona, The Vineyards Campground & Cabins in Texas and Mill Creek Ranch in Texas.

Over 12,000 consumers cast votes in the network’s Best of Summer promotion. Consumers were invited to cast their vote for their favorite Best Parks in America resort and with each voter was entered to win a week’s free camping at the Best Park of their choice. The winner of the camping prize is Craig Whitbeck from New York. Whitbeck voted for Mountain Vista Campground in Pennsylvania.

“Wow. What an honor to be chosen as the Best Park by our guests. We appreciate their loyalty,” said Mitch Parker, owner of Frontiertown.

In addition to winning the use of the”Voted Favorite Best Park 2012” logo in their advertising and marketing, Frontiertown also received a prize package of special offers and gifts from the strategic partners of Best Parks in America. The prize contains special offers and gifts valued at over $4,000. The strategic partners who participated in the prize package includes Beach House Logos, LCN Outdoors, TengoInternet, Utility Supply Group, Manning & Nozick Insurance, David Gorin Associates, Leisure Interactive and MCPS for Campgrounds.

Best Parks in America is the leading national network of premium-level outdoor hospitality properties representing the finest RV resorts and campgrounds in the U.S. Its mission is to organize and promote an exclusive group of independent outdoor resorts, including destination campgrounds, luxury RV parks, cabin resorts and lodges, and expansive self-contained RV resorts.

Established in 2003 by forward-thinking leaders in the outdoor hospitality industry, it started with 21 initial members. Today, the current 66 affiliated Best Parks in America are independent and unique and all are committed to delivering rich, authentic experiences their guests have come to expect in their vacation experience. To be welcomed into the Best Parks family of outdoor destination resorts, each property must adhere to strict quality standards and be committed to offering the best in hospitality services.

For more information, visit http://www.bestparks.com or call (703) 448-6863.