Address: Raquette Lake, NY 13436
GPS Info. (Latitude,Longitude): 43d50'39.80"N, 74d37'52.03"W
Campground Phone: (315) 354-4101 or (315) 354-4230
Regional Office Phone: (518) 648-5616
Camping Fee: $18
Campground Map PDF File (219 KB)
Make a reservation at this campground with ReserveAmerica.
A boat access only campground which provides great views of Raquette Lake and the surrounding mountains.
Directions: From New York State Thruway (I-90), Exit 31 at Utica; north on Rte. 12 to Alder Creek; Rte. 28 through villages of Old Forge and Inlet; Tioga Point - to the village of Raquette Lake; boat launch in center of village. Golden Beach campground is about 4 miles east of Raquette Lake Village on Rte. 28, left side of road.
From the Adirondack Northway (I-87), Exit 23 at Warrensburg; Route 9 North to Route 28 West through villages of Indian Lake, and Blue Mountain Lake; Golden Beach is about 8 miles west on right side of Rte. 28. Tioga Point is reached by traveling another 4 miles west to Raquette Lake Village, boat launch in center of village.
Amenities: 15 lean-tos, 10 tent sites. Tioga Point is a primitive campground with no potable water. It is accessible by boat only. There are picnic tables and fireplaces.
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.
Fishing: Fish present in Raquette Lake: late trout, brook trout, white fish, smelt, smallmouth bass, sunfish, yellow perch, brown bullhead, sucker, and minnow.
Area Attractions: The Adirondack Park Visitors Interpretive Center at Newcomb is 30 miles east on N.Y.S. Route 28.
The Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake is located 8 miles east on N.Y.S. Route 28, and features the History of the Adirondack Park. The village of Raquette Lake is 3 miles west on N.Y.S. Route 28, and offers restaurants, boat rentals, and scenic excursions on Raquette Lake with dining on board.
Golf courses are available in the villages of Indian Lake and Inlet.
Historic Interest: From 1951 to 1966 the Raquette Lake Boys Camp was operated by the Conservation Department on the site that is now Tioga Point Public Campground. The 21 buildings were removed during the winter of 1967-68, and the property was converted into a camping area for canoe route users.