2018 Campground & Day Use Area Schedule - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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2018 Campground & Day Use Area Schedule

2018 DEC Campground & Day Use Area Schedule
Campground County Opening Date Closing Date Camping Fee*
Alger Island & Fourth Lake Day Use Area Herkimer May 18 September 3 $18.00
Ausable Point Clinton May 18 October 9 $22.00
Bear Spring Mountain Delaware May 18 September 3 $18.00
Beaverkill Sullivan May 18 September 3 $20.00
Brown Tract Pond Hamilton May 18 September 3 $18.00
Buck Pond Franklin May 18 September 3 $20.00
Caroga Lake Fulton May 18 September 3 $20.00
Cranberry Lake St. Lawrence May 18 October 8 $20.00
Crown Point Essex May 18 October 8 $18.00
Devil's Tombstone Greene May 18 September 3 $16.00
Eagle Point Warren May 18 September 9 $22.00
Eighth Lake Hamilton May 18 October 8 $22.00
Fish Creek Franklin April 6 October 21 $22.00
Forked Lake Hamilton May 18 September 15 $18.00
Glen Island Warren May 18 October 8 $28.00
Golden Beach Hamilton May 18 September 3 $20.00
Hearthstone
Point
Warren May 18 September 9 $22.00
Hinckley Reservoir Day Use Area Herkimer May 26 September 3 N/A
Indian Lake
Islands
Hamilton May 18 October 8 $20.00
Kenneth L.
Wilson
Ulster May 18 October 8 $22.00
Lake Durant Hamilton May 18 October 8 $20.00
Lake Eaton Hamilton May 18 October 8 $20.00
Lake George Battlefield Day Use Area Warren May 26 September 3 N/A
Lake George
Battleground
Warren May 18 October 8 $22.00
Lake George Beach Day Use Area Warren May 26 September 3 N/A
Lake Harris Essex May 18 September 16 $18.00
Lewey Lake Hamilton May 18 October 8 $20.00
Limekiln Lake Hamilton To Be Announced September 3 $20.00
Lincoln Pond Essex May 18 September 3 $18.00
Little Pond Delaware May 18 October 8 $22.00
Little Sand
Point
Hamilton May 18 September 9 $20.00
Long Island Warren May 18 September 3 $28.00
Luzerne Warren May 18 September 9 $22.00
Meacham Lake Franklin May 18 October 8 $20.00
Meadowbrook Essex May 18 September 3 $18.00
Moffitt Beach Hamilton May 18 October 8 $22.00
Mongaup Pond Sullivan May 18 October 8 $22.00
Narrow Island Warren May 18 September 3 $28.00
Nicks Lake Herkimer May 18 September 3 $22.00
Northampton
Beach
Fulton May 18 October 8 $22.00
North/South
Lake
Greene May 18 October 21 $22.00
Paradox Lake Essex May 18 September 3 $18.00
Point Comfort Hamilton May 18 September 3 $20.00
Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Day Use Area Warren May 26 November 11 N/A
Putnam Pond Essex May 18 October 8 $18.00
Rogers Rock Warren May 18 October 8 $22.00
Rollins Pond Franklin May 18 September 3 $20.00
Sacandaga Hamilton May 18 September 3 $20.00
Saranac Lake
Islands
Franklin May 18 October 8 $22.00
Sharp Bridge Essex May 18 September 3 $18.00
Scaroon Manor Warren May 18 September 9 $25.00
Taylor Pond Clinton May 18 September 3 $16.00
Tioga Point Hamilton May 18 September 3 $18.00
Wilmington Notch Essex May 4 October 8 $18.00
Woodland Valley Ulster May 18 October 8 $20.00

* Non-New York State residents will be charged an additional $5.00 fee per night for camping at all facilities.

Please note that all facilities now offer Site Specific Reservations.

Lake George Beach and the Battlefield Picnic Area will open to the public weekends only beginning May 26. Lake George Beach and the Battlefield Picnic Area will be open 7 days a week beginning on June 16 and will close on September 3.

The boat launching ramp at Lake George Beach will be operational year round with parking for vehicles with trailers limited to 26 parking spots. Access is free of charge beginning after Labor Day until the Friday before Memorial Day. From Memorial Day Weekend until Labor Day users will be required to pay a day-use fee.

For additional information on camping in the Forest Preserves write to:

N.Y.S. Department of Environmental Conservation
Bureau of Recreation, 3rd Floor
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-5253

Or Call (518) 457-2500


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