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2017 Campground Schedule

2017 DEC Campground Schedule
Campground County Opening Date Closing Date Fee*
Alger Island Herkimer May 19 September 4 $18.00
Ausable Point Clinton May 19 October 9 $22.00
Bear Spring Mountain Delaware May 19 September 4 $18.00
Beaverkill Sullivan May 19 September 4 $20.00
Brown Tract Pond Hamilton May 19 September 4 $18.00
Buck Pond Franklin May 19 September 4 $20.00
Caroga Lake Fulton To Be Announced September 4 $20.00
Cranberry Lake St. Lawrence May 19 October 9 $20.00
Crown Point Essex May 19 October 9 $18.00
Devil's Tombstone Greene May 19 September 4 $16.00
Eagle Point Warren May 19 September 10 $22.00
Eighth Lake Hamilton May 19 October 9 $22.00
Fish Creek Franklin April 7 October 22 $22.00
Forked Lake Hamilton May 19 September 4 $18.00
Glen Island Warren May 19 October 9 $28.00
Golden Beach Hamilton May 19 September 4 $20.00
Hearthstone
Point
Warren May 19 September 10 $22.00
Indian Lake
Islands
Hamilton May 19 October 9 $20.00
Kenneth L.
Wilson
Ulster May 19 October 9 $22.00
Lake Durant Hamilton May 19 October 9 $20.00
Lake Eaton Hamilton May 19 October 9 $20.00
Lake George
Battleground
Warren May 19 October 9 $22.00
Lake Harris Essex May 19 September 10 $18.00
Lewey Lake Hamilton May 19 October 9 $20.00
Limekiln Lake Hamilton May 19 September 4 $20.00
Lincoln Pond Essex May 19 September 4 $18.00
Little Pond Delaware May 19 October 9 $22.00
Little Sand
Point
Hamilton May 19 September 10 $20.00
Long Island Warren May 19 September 4 $28.00
Luzerne Warren May 19 September 10 $22.00
Meacham Lake Franklin May 19 October 9 $20.00
Meadowbrook Essex May 19 September 4 $18.00
Moffitt Beach Hamilton May 19 October 19 $22.00
Mongaup Pond Sullivan May 19 October 9 $22.00
Narrow Island Warren May 19 September 4 $28.00
Nicks Lake Herkimer May 19 October 9 $22.00
Northampton
Beach
Fulton May 19 October 9 $22.00
North/South
Lake
Greene May 19 October 22 $22.00
Paradox Lake Essex May 19 September 4 $18.00
Point Comfort Hamilton May 19 September 4 $20.00
Poplar Point Hamilton May 19 September 4 $20.00
Putnam Pond Essex May 19 October 9 $18.00
Rogers Rock Warren May 19 October 9 $22.00
Rollins Pond Franklin May 19 September 4 $20.00
Sacandaga Hamilton May 19 September 4 $20.00
Saranac Lake
Islands
Franklin May 19 October 9 $22.00
Sharp Bridge Essex May 19 September 4 $18.00
Scaroon Manor Warren May 19 September 10 $25.00
Taylor Pond Clinton May 19 September 4 $16.00
Tioga Point Hamilton May 19 September 4 $18.00
Wilmington Notch Essex May 5 October 9 $18.00
Woodland Valley Ulster May 19 October 9 $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 27 and remain open through October 22 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 27. Lake George Beach and the Battlefield Picnic Area will be open 7 days a week beginning on June 17and will close on September 4.

Hinckley Reservoir will open to the public on May 27 and will close on September 4.

Fourth Lake Picnic Area will open to the public on May 19 and will close on September 4.

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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