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North-South Lake Public Campground

Haines Falls, Greene Co.

North-South Lake images: wildflower identification, wild turkey,rocks and waterfall

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Surprise white-tailed deer while hiking one of the trails at this largest and
most popular campground in the Catskill Forest Preserve.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Mixed hardwood and conifer forests
  • Lakeshores and stream banks
  • Mountaintops

Recreational Opportunities

  • Tent and trailer camping
  • Picnicking
  • Hiking, swimming, bicycling
  • Fishing and boating (no motors)

Accessible Features

International Symbol of Accessibility

This site provides accessible features that include some accessible camping sites for persons with disabilities, picnicking and equestrian recreation. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.


600 Acres


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Contact Information

Telephone: 518-589-5058
Address: County Route 18, Haines Falls, NY 12436
Website: North-South Lake

Photo Credits: Sue Shafer, Dick Thomas, Sue Shafer