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Lake George Battleground

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Campground Map PDF File (550 KB)

Firewood Restriction Map || (PDF file, 1.2 MB) View map showing 50-mile radius from which untreated firewood may be moved to this campground. For more information see firewood restrictions.

Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers, protect Lake George

Visitors to the Lake George Area should be aware of actions they can take to reduce the transport of aquatic invasives. Please visit Protect Lake George (live link on right) and DEC Fisheries for more information.

Located just 1/4 mile south of the Village of Lake George, a popular summertime resort. It is near Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Parkway, which offers many spectacular views of the surrounding area. The campground is close to many historical locations. Many campers visit the Battleground to view the remains of the numerous military activities that took place on and around the campground location during the colonial period. Battleground campground is near a self guided historical interpretive path with educational information at the Battlefield Park. A short walk to the Lake George Beach for swimming and sun bathing is also a very popular activity. Shopping and theme parks are also very close by.


Reinactment near Lake George Battleground CampgroundAmenities

68 tent and trailer sites, hot showers, flush toilets, trailer dump station, recycling center, mobility impaired accessibility, swimming at Lake George Beach Day-Use Facility.

accessible featuresAccessible Features

10 universal camp sites, new bath house with unisex room. Full listing of DEC's Accessible Recreation Destinations



Boating available on Lake George.


Available on Lake George.


Numerous trails nearby.


Swimming at Lake George Beach Day-Use Facility. * Please take note that at facilities that offer swimming beaches, there are days which lifeguards are unavailable. For the safety of our customers, these beaches will not be open and swimming will be prohibited.


From the Northway (I-87), Exit 21 to Route 9N North, then approximately 1 mile on right. 1/4 mile south of Lake George Village.

Get driving directions from Google Maps (leaves DEC website)

Rules, Regulations and Outdoor Safety

DEC campground rules and regulations

Campground frequently asked questions

Clean your boat and equipment - help prevent the spread of aquatic invasives

Don't move firewood - help prevent of spread of invasive insects

Hiking safety tipsCampsites at Lake George Battleground Campground

Additional Information

Attractions: The Lake George region offers some of the most diverse recreational opportunities in the state of New York. Nature lovers will find boating, canoeing, hiking, and mountain climbing. Shoppers will enjoy the outlet malls, and everyone can enjoy the restaurants, theme parks, theatres, and historic sites.

Historic Interest: The park was established in 1927 at which time 45 sites were constructed. In 1929 11 more sites were added, and in 1955 12 more were constructed to bring the total to 68. Lake George Battleground is one of 4 campgrounds operated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation on and around Lake George (Lake George Islands, Rogers Rock, and Hearthstone Point are the others).