Lake Eaton Campground
- Dates of Operation: See campground schedule
- Camping Fee: $20 per night (out of state residents surcharge additional $5 per night)
- Address: HC01 Route 30, Long Lake, NY 12847 (directions below)
- GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 43 59 08.48688N, 074 27 26.89398W
- Campground Phone: (518) 624-2641
- Regional Office Phone: (518) 897-1309
- Make Your Camping Reservation: ReserveAmerica
Campground Map PDF File (600 KB)
Lake Eaton offers a number of secluded sites, canoe, rowboat and kayak rentals and a blacktopped roadway for biking and walking enthusiasts. An interpretive nature trail is located along the northern boundary of the campground. There are numerous hiking opportunities nearby including one trail head that begins within the campground and serves three designated trails. Seaplane rides are available only a mile away in the nearby village of Long Lake which is a quintessential Central Adirondack town, and has been a hub of activity since the mid-nineteenth century.
135 tent and trailer sites, picnic area with tables and fireplaces, flush toilets, hot showers, trailer dump station, recycling center, mobility impaired accessibility, boat and canoe rentals (daily).
Power boats, rowboats, canoes and kayaks allowed. Rowboat, canoe and kayak rentals available.
Fish present in Lake Eaton: Lake trout, brook trout, white fish, smelt, smallmouth bass, sunfish, yellow perch, brown bullhead, sucker, rainbow salmon, and minnow.
Lake Eaton Campground is surrounded by the Sargent Ponds Wild Forest. The Lake Eaton Trail begins within the campgrounds and follows the shore of Lake Eaton before connecting into the larger Sargent Ponds Wild Forest Trail System. The Owls Head Mtn. Trail and Fire Tower is also a popular hike.
From the NYS Thruway (I-90), Exit 27 at Amsterdam; north on Route 30 through the villages of Speculator, Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, and Long Lake. Campground is 1 1/2 miles north on Route 30 from Long Lake Village on the left side of the road.
From Tupper Lake: Route 30 south, 20 miles from Village of Tupper Lake, right side of the road.
Northbound: From Adirondack Northway (I-87), Exit 23 at Warrensburg; Route 9 north to Route 28 west to Indian Lake Village; Route 30 north to Long Lake. Campground is 1 1/2 miles north of Village of Long Lake on the left side of the road.
Southbound: From Adirondack Northway (1-87), Exit 29 at North Hudson/Newcomb; (Blue Ridge Road) west on 28N through Newcomb to Long Lake. Campground is 1/12 miles north on Route 30 from Long Lake Village on the left side of the road.
Get driving directions from Google Maps (leaves DEC website)
Planning and Management
The Final Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the campground guides the DEC's land management activities at this facility for a five-year period, although a number of goals and objectives in the plan focus on a much longer time period. The UMP addresses specific objectives and actions for public use at this facility.
For more information regarding the UMP for this facility please contact the Bureau of Recreation, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY12233, Telephone 518 457-2500, and email for campground information
Rules, Regulations and Outdoor Safety
Clean your boat and equipment - help prevent the spread of aquatic invasives
Don't move firewood - help prevent of spread of invasive insects
The Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake is 12 miles south of campground. Water Safari Water Theme Park in Old Forge. The Wild Center, Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks in Tupper Lake.
Junior Naturalist Program
Our campgrounds become an outdoor classroom for young children (5-13) and their families. Enjoy games and activities to earn a beautiful embroidered patch.