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2015 Campground Schedule

2015 DEC Campground Schedule
Campground County Opening Date Closing Date Last Night
to Camp
Fee*
Alger Island Herkimer May 15 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Ausable Point Clinton May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Bear Spring Mountain Delaware May 15 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Beaverkill Sullivan May 15 September 7 September 6 $20.00
Brown Tract Pond Hamilton May 15 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Buck Pond Franklin May 15 September 7 September 6 $20.00
Caroga Lake Fulton May 15 September 7 September 6 $20.00
Cranberry Lake St. Lawrence May 15 October 12 October 11 $20.00
Crown Point Essex May 15 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Devil's Tombstone Greene May 15 September 7 September 6 $16.00
Eagle Point Warren May 15 September 13 September 12 $22.00
Eighth Lake Hamilton May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Fish Creek Franklin April 10 October 25 October 24 $22.00
Forked Lake Hamilton May 15 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Glen Island Warren May 15 October 12 October 11 $28.00
Golden Beach Hamilton May 15 September 7 September 6 $20.00
Hearthstone
Point
Warren May 15 September 13 September 12 $22.00
Indian Lake
Islands
Hamilton May 15 October 12 October 11 $20.00
Kenneth L.
Wilson
Ulster May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Lake Durant Hamilton May 15 October 12 October 11 $20.00
Lake Eaton Hamilton May 15 October 12 October 11 $20.00
Lake George
Battleground
Warren May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Lake Harris Essex May 15 September 13 September 12 $18.00
Lewey Lake Hamilton May 15 October 12 October 11 $20.00
Limekiln Lake Hamilton May 15 September 7 September 6 $20.00
Lincoln Pond Essex May 15 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Little Pond Delaware May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Little Sand
Point
Hamilton May 15 September 13 September 12 $20.00
Long Island Warren May 15 September 7 September 6 $28.00
Luzerne Warren May 15 September 13 September 12 $22.00
Meacham Lake Franklin May 15 October 12 October 11 $20.00
Meadowbrook Essex May 15 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Moffitt Beach Hamilton May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Mongaup Pond Sullivan May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Narrow Island Warren May 15 September 7 September 6 $28.00
Nicks Lake Herkimer May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Northampton
Beach
Fulton May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
North/South
Lake
Greene May 8 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Paradox Lake Essex May 15 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Point Comfort Hamilton May 15 September 7 September 6 $20.00
Poplar Point Hamilton May 15 September 7 September 6 $20.00
Putnam Pond Essex May 15 October 12 October 11 $18.00
Rogers Rock Warren May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Rollins Pond Franklin May 15 September 7 September 6 $20.00
Sacandaga Hamilton May 15 September 7 September 6 $20.00
Saranac Lake
Islands
Franklin May 15 October 12 October 11 $22.00
Sharp Bridge Essex May 15 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Scaroon Manor Warren May 15 September 13 September 12 $25.00
Taylor Pond Clinton May 15 September 7 September 6 $16.00
Tioga Point Hamilton May 15 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Wilmington Notch Essex May 1 October 12 October 11 $18.00
Woodland Valley Ulster May 15 October 12 October 11 $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.

Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway will open May 23 and remain open through October 25 to allow the viewing of the spectacular fall foliage.

Lake George Beach and the Battlefield Picnic Area will open to the public weekends only beginning May 23. Lake George Beach and the Battlefield Picnic Area will be open 7 days a week beginning on June 20 and will close on September 7.

Hinckley Reservoir will open to the public on May 23 and will close on September 7.

Fourth Lake Picnic Area will open to the public on May 15 and will close on September 7.

Sunset Bay Marina will open to the public on May 22 and will close on October 1.

The boat launching ramp at the Lake George Beach will be operational beginning the Friday after Labor Day and will close the Monday before Memorial Day, to accommodate fall and winter fishermen.

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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