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Camping 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.

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

See the individual DEC Campgrounds for the nightly rates and amenities at each 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.

Please note that we are unable to offer refunds on camping reservations for events, decisions or circumstances that are beyond DEC's control. Further information on fees and cancelation policies can be found on our Reservation website.

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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