Address: 4390 US Route 9, North Hudson, NY 12855
GPS Info. (Latitude,Longitude): 44d02'32.66"N, 73d40'19.00"W
Campground Phone: (518) 532-7538
Regional Office Phone: (518) 897-1309
Camping Fee: $18
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The facility location is best suited for daily hiking excursions in the Adirondack High Peaks, since it is a short distance from some of the most renown or notable hiking areas in the state, and is only minutes from Exit 30 on the Route 87, Northway. Sharp Bridge Campground is located on the west shore of the Schroon River. Camping equipment from tents to 45' RVs can be accommodated. Campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities including: Canoe and boating, fishing, hiking, and bicycling.
Directions: From Adirondack Northway (I-87), those approaching from the south side may use exit 29 in North Hudson and head east, or turn right. Turn left at the next STOP sign and travel approximately 8 miles. The campground is on the right.
Those approaching from the north (I-87), Exit 30, turn left and proceed 3 miles. The campground will be on your left.
Amenities: 40 campsites, accommodating all equipment from tents to 25' RVs, picnic area, showers, trailer dumping station.
Boating: Opportunities exist nearby. Courtney Pond and Dead Water Pond - canoes only - 3 miles away. Schroon Lake and Paradox Lake - larger boats - 10-20 miles away.
Fishing: Schroon River, which flows through the campground, receives annual stocking of brown trout, and brook trout.
Hiking: The campground has access to hundreds of miles of trails for both the experienced and inexperienced hiker.
Day Use Facilities: A picnic area is available adjacent to the campground entrance. There is no swimming beach at this campground.
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: Lake Placid and the Olympic Venues are located to the northwest. The Lake Champlain region is to the east and northeast.
Historic Interest: In 1920 a single campsite was placed at the Sharp Bridge location. The next 6 to 8 years saw 39 additional sites developed. Improvements have been made over the years, but the basic camping area has seen little change.