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Luzerne

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  • Dates of Operation: See campground schedule
  • Camping Fee: $22 per night (out of state residents surcharge additional $5 per night)
  • Address: 892 Lake Avenue, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846 (directions below)
  • GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude): 44d11'44.90"N, 74d49'35.37"W
  • Campground Phone: (518) 696-2031
  • Regional Office Phone: (518) 623-1200
  • Make Your Camping Reservation: ReserveAmerica

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Campground Map PDF File (692 KB)

Firewood Restriction Map|| (PDF file, 1.1 MB) View map showing 50-mile radius from which untreated firewood may be moved to this campground. For more information see firewood restrictions.

Horses at Luzerne Campground

Located on Fourth Lake, this is a very popular family campground. It is within the Lake George region which offers some of the most diverse recreational opportunities in NYS. Boating and canoeing (rentals available) along with fishing are popular activities. Swimming at the day-use beach along with sun bathing is popular with recreation enthusiasts.

Amenities

Amenities

174 tent and trailer sites; hot showers; flush toilets; trailer dump station; recycling center; mobility impaired accessibility; picnic area with tables, fireplaces, and charcoal grills; picnic pavilion rental; 1 swimming area; 22 horse paddocks; 2 covered standing stalls; rowboats; canoes; kayaks. *Please note that for patrons at Luzerne proof of current negative coggins certificate is required for all horses entering the campground. Out-of-state horse owners will be required to produce a 30-day health certificate. Patrons must carry each horses health papers with them at all times. Patrons will be responsible for the cleaning of their stalls and paddocks during their stay and before their departure. In addition, only campers with horses will be permitted to camp in the horse area on holiday weekends. Campers without horses booking this area during these times may have their reservation canceled upon arrival to the facility.

Featured Activities

boating

Boating

No motor boats allowed. Rowboats and canoes allowed. Rowboat, canoe, and kayak rentals available.

Canoes on a rack at the edge of a lakeFishing

Fish present are: bass, northern pike, yellow perch, bullhead, trout, and pumpkin seed.

Hiking

Nature Trail in the park and numerous hiking trails in nearby Lake George.

Swimming

A swimming beach is available. * 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.

Directions

From the Northway (I-87), Exit 21 to Route 9N south, then 7 miles on left.

Get driving direction 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 tips

Additional Information

Area Attractions

Nature lovers will find boating, canoeing, hiking, and mountain climbing. Shoppers will enjoy the outlet malls, and everyone can enjoy the restaurants, theme parks, theaters, and historic sites.

Historic Interest

Construction was started in 1966 and the campground with 167 sites was opened in the year 1967. For public use seven (7) additional sites in horse area opened in 1987 bringing present campground total to 174 sites. Campground is located on Fourth Lake which covers approximately 51 acres. No motor boats are allowed on this 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.