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2014 Campground Schedule

2014 DEC Campground Schedule
Campground County Opening Date Closing Date Last Night
to Camp
Fee*
Alger Island Herkimer May 16 September 1 August 31 $18.00
Ausable Point Clinton May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Bear Spring Mountain Delaware May 16 September 1 August 31 $18.00
Beaverkill Sullivan May 16 September 1 August 31 $20.00
Brown Tract Pond Hamilton May 16 September 1 August 31 $18.00
Buck Pond Franklin May 16 September 1 August 31 $20.00
Caroga Lake Fulton May 16 September 1 August 31 $20.00
Cranberry Lake St. Lawrence May 16 October 13 October 12 $20.00
Crown Point Essex May 16 September 1 August 31 $18.00
Devil's Tombstone Greene May 16 September 1 August 31 $16.00
Eagle Point Warren May 16 September 7 September 6 $22.00
Eighth Lake Hamilton May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Fish Creek Franklin April 11 October 26 October 25 $22.00
Forked Lake Hamilton May 16 September 1 August 31 $18.00
Glen Island Warren May 16 October 13 October 12 $28.00
Golden Beach Hamilton May 16 September 1 August 31 $20.00
Hearthstone
Point
Warren May 16 September 7 September 6 $22.00
Indian Lake
Islands
Hamilton May 16 October 13 October 12 $20.00
Kenneth L.
Wilson
Ulster May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Lake Durant Hamilton May 16 October 13 October 12 $20.00
Lake Eaton Hamilton May 16 October 13 October 12 $20.00
Lake George
Battleground
Warren May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Lake Harris Essex May 16 September 7 September 6 $18.00
Lewey Lake Hamilton May 16 October 13 October 12 $20.00
Limekiln Lake Hamilton May 16 September 1 August 31 $20.00
Lincoln Pond Essex May 16 September 1 August 31 $18.00
Little Pond Delaware May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Little Sand
Point
Hamilton May 16 September 7 September 6 $20.00
Long Island Warren May 16 September 1 August 31 $28.00
Luzerne Warren May 16 September 7 September 6 $22.00
Meacham Lake Franklin May 16 October 13 October 12 $20.00
Meadowbrook Essex May 16 September 1 August 31 $18.00
Moffitt Beach Hamilton May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Mongaup Pond Sullivan May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Narrow Island Warren May 16 September 1 August 31 $28.00
Nicks Lake Herkimer May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Northampton
Beach
Fulton May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
North/South
Lake
Greene May 9 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Paradox Lake Essex May 16 September 1 August 31 $18.00
Point Comfort Hamilton May 16 September 1 August 31 $20.00
Poplar Point Hamilton May 16 September 1 August 31 $20.00
Putnam Pond Essex May 16 October 13 October 12 $18.00
Rogers Rock Warren May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Rollins Pond Franklin May 16 September 1 August 31 $20.00
Sacandaga Hamilton May 16 September 1 August 31 $20.00
Saranac Lake
Islands
Franklin May 16 October 13 October 12 $22.00
Sharp Bridge Essex May 16 September 1 August 31 $18.00
Scaroon Manor Warren May 16 September 7 September 6 $25.00
Taylor Pond Clinton May 16 September 1 August 31 $16.00
Tioga Point Hamilton May 16 September 1 August 31 $18.00
Wilmington Notch Essex May 2 October 13 October 12 $18.00
Woodland Valley Ulster May 16 October 13 October 12 $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 24 and remain open through October 26 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 24. Lake George Beach and the Battlefield Picnic Area will be open 7 days a week beginning on June 21 and will close on September 1.

Hinckley Reservoir will open to the public on May 24 and will close on September 1.

Fourth Lake Picnic Area will open to the public on May 16 and will close on September 1.

Sunset Bay Marina will open to the public on May 23 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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