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2022 Campground & Day Use Area Schedule

2022 DEC Campground & Day Use Area Schedule
Campground County Opening Date Closing Date Camping Fee*
Alger Island & Fourth Lake Day Use Area Herkimer May 20 September 5 $18.00
Ausable Point Clinton May 20 October 10 $22.00
Bear Spring Mountain Delaware May 20 September 5 $18.00
Beaverkill Sullivan May 20 September 5 $20.00
Brown Tract Pond Hamilton May 20 September 5 $18.00
Buck Pond Franklin May 20 September 5 $20.00
Caroga Lake Fulton May 27 September 5 $20.00
Cranberry Lake St. Lawrence May 20 October 10 $20.00
Crown Point Essex May 20 October 10 $18.00
Devil's Tombstone Greene May 20 September 5 $16.00
Eagle Point Warren May 20 September 11 $22.00
Eighth Lake Hamilton May 20 October 10 $22.00
Fish Creek Franklin April 1 October 23 $22.00
Frontier Town Essex May 20 October 10 $25.00
Forked Lake Hamilton May 20 October 10 $18.00
Glen Island Warren May 20 October 10 $28.00
Golden Beach Hamilton May 20 September 5 $20.00
Hearthstone Point Warren May 20 September 11 $22.00
Hinckley Reservoir Day Use Area Herkimer May 28 September 5 N/A
Indian Lake Islands Hamilton May 20 October 10 $20.00
Kenneth L. Wilson Ulster May 20 October 10 $22.00
Lake Durant Hamilton May 20 September 5 $20.00
Lake Eaton Hamilton May 20 October 10 $20.00
Lake George Battlefield Day Use Area Warren May 28 September 5 N/A
Lake George Battleground Warren May 20 October 10 $22.00
Lake George Beach Day Use Area Warren May 28 September 5 N/A
Lake Harris Essex May 20 September 11 $18.00
Lewey Lake Hamilton May 20 October 10 $20.00
Limekiln Lake Hamilton May 20 September 5 $20.00
Lincoln Pond Essex May 20 September 5 $18.00
Little Pond Delaware May 20 October 10 $22.00
Little Sand Point Hamilton May 20 September 5 $20.00
Long Island Warren May 20 September 11 $28.00
Luzerne Warren May 20 September 11 $22.00
Meacham Lake Franklin May 20 October 10 $20.00
Meadowbrook Essex May 20 September 5 $18.00
Moffitt Beach Hamilton May 20 October 10 $22.00
Mongaup Pond Sullivan May 20 September 5 $22.00
Narrow Island Warren May 20 September 5 $28.00
Nicks Lake Herkimer May 20 October 10 $22.00
Northampton Beach Fulton May 20 October 10 $22.00
North/South Lake Greene May 20 October 23 $22.00
Paradox Lake Essex May 20 September 5 $18.00
Point Comfort Hamilton May 20 September 5 $20.00
Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Day Use Area Warren May 28 November 11 N/A
Putnam Pond Essex May 20 October 10 $18.00
Rogers Rock Warren May 20 October 10 $22.00
Rollins Pond Franklin May 20 September 11 $20.00
Sacandaga Hamilton May 20 September 5 $20.00
Saranac Lake Islands Franklin May 20 October 10 $22.00
Scaroon Manor Warren May 20 September 11 $25.00
Sharp Bridge Essex May 20 September 5 $18.00
Taylor Pond Clinton May 20 September 5 $16.00
Tioga Point Hamilton May 27 September 5 $18.00
Wilmington Notch Essex May 6 October 10 $18.00
Woodland Valley Ulster May 20 October 10 $20.00

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

Lake George Beach and the Battlefield Picnic Area will open to the public weekends only beginning May 28. Lake George Beach and the Battlefield Picnic Area will be open 7 days a week beginning on June 18 and will close on September 5.

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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