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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Campground Reservations

Find the Perfect Campsite

The ReserveAmerica system helps you find a campground and campsite that fits your needs and desires. Enter your preferred type of campsite (tent, trailer, cabin, etc.), dates, or a date range, and any amenities you'd like, such as boating, fishing, hiking or horseback riding. The ReserveAmerica system will show you what's available.

Important: Do not call the individual campgrounds to make a reservation. All reservations must be made using the ReserveAmerica system.

Tent Site

You can get detailed information or make a reservation for any campground

See the Campground Schedule for opening and closing dates, and the last night to camp. For more information about DEC operated campgrounds and day use areas, call (518) 457-2500.

Make Your reservations Early!

Popular campgrounds fill up quickly so make a reservation as soon as possible. You may reserve a DEC campground up to 9 months in advance.

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