Kenneth L. Wilson
Address: 859 Wittenberg Road, Mt. Tremper, NY 12457
GPS Info. (Latitude,Longitude): 42d01'30.30"N, 74d13'01.30"W
Campground Phone: (845) 679-7020
Regional Office Phone: (845) 256-3099
Camping Fee: $22
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Completely surrounded by beautiful mountains with panoramic views creating a picturesque setting, Kenneth L. Wilson Campground is located in north central Ulster County, 5 miles southwest of the village of Woodstock. The campsites are secluded, large, and wooded.
Directions: From Thruway Exit 19 at Kingston - take first right turn off traffic circle to Route 28, proceed approximately 21 miles west on Rte. 28 to Mt. Tremper, turn right on to Rte. 212, 1/2 mile to 4-way intersection. Turn right again on Wittenberg Road (County Rte. 40). The campsite is approximately 4 miles on the right side.
Alternate Route: Route 28, west turn right at Rte. 375, to Rte. 212, turn left off Rte. 212 at Bear's Cafe on to Rte. 45, turn right onto County Rte. 40. Campground is on the left side of road.
Amenities: 76 tent and trailer sites; picnic area with tables and grills; flush toilets; hot showers; trailer dump station; recycling center; mobility impaired accessibility; bathhouse; pay phone; mountain bike trail for advanced riders; boat rentals; horseshoe pits.
Boating: No motor boats allowed. Rowboats and canoes allowed. Canoe and kayak rentals available.
Fishing: Some of the likely species are: largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, bullheads, white sucker, shiners, and sunfish.
Hiking: Extensive hiking trails are a short driving distance away.
Day Use Facilities: A day-use area with picnic tables and grills, and pavilion rental are available at this facility.
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.
Area Attractions: The village of Woodstock offers art galleries, craft shops, golf course, fine restaurants, entertainment, antiques, and shopping among other attractions. The village of Phoenicia, 6 miles west offers tubing and fishing on the Esopus Creek, antiques, restaurants, railroad museum, art galleries, gift shops, and shopping among other attractions. Within a half hour drive is the Historic City of Kingston, which has been described as the country's best city for shopping, has many historical sites, theaters, restaurants, river boat rides, and numerous other attractions. Also, within a half hour drive are the Belleayre and Hunter Mountain Ski Centers, which offer sky rides, music and craft festivals.
Historic Interest: The campground was once several farms. Some of the old stone fences are still visible. The land was purchased in the 1960's and the campground was opened on June 29, 1979. Since then blacktop roads, and a new bathhouse have been added.