Address: 1365County Route 24, Old Piseco Road, Piseco, NY 12139
GPS Info. (Latitude,Longitude): 43d24'06.34"N, 74d34'33.54"W
Campground Phone: (518) 548-7586
Regional Office Phone: (518) 863-4545
Camping Fee: $20
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This campground on Piseco Lake, offers fine fishing, canoeing, sailing, and all water sports opportunities. Concrete boat launch. Numerous hiking trails to challenge the day hiker to the 133 mile long Northville-Lake Placid Trail are located just minutes away. A natural sand beach offers a guarded swimming area from mid-June to Labor Day.
Directions: From NYS Thruway (I-90), Exit 27 at Amsterdam follow Route 30 north approximately 50 miles to the Village of Speculator. Turn left on Route 8, west about 18 miles to Old Piseco Road, campground is located about 2 miles from that point on the right side of the road.
From NYS Thruway (I-90), Exit 31 at Utica, proceed north on Route 8 approximately 50 miles, turn left onto Old Piseco Road and follow directions above.
Amenities: 76 campsites, sand beach, boat launch, picnic area, vault toilets, recycling center, bathhouse.
Campsite Restoration Project: This campground has sites that have been selected for restoration. While undergoing restoration the chosen sites will be closed. For the list of sites and more information on the project visit the Campsite Restoration Project page.
Boating: Motor boats, rowboats, and canoes allowed. A boat launch is available.
Fishing: Fish include: walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, smallmouth bass, brown bullhead, perch, rock bass, and white fish.
Hiking: Panther Mountain Echo Cliffs: 3/4 mile long trail to 700 ft. cliffs. Trailhead is near Little Sand Point. T Lake Trail begins at Poplar Point Campground. It is a 5 mile trek to T Lake at an elevation of 2460 feet.
Day Use Facilities: A picnic area and swimming beach are 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.
Area Attractions: Shopping, restaurants, rowboat and canoe rentals and golf course are nearby.
Historic Interest: Development of this campground began in late 1929 and the campground opened to the public in 1931. Much of the campground development work accomplished after 1932 was done by the Civilian Conservation Corps working out of Camp 11.