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Forked Lake Campground

Long Lake, Hamilton County

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This beautiful, remote campground offers a great wilderness experience and an opportunity to observe wildlife largely unharried by people. Forked Lake is also a good fishing spot for anglers interested in brook trout, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bullhead, yellow perch, pan fish and brown trout.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Trail
  • Shoreline
  • Lake

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Canoeing/kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Boat launch/rentals


1,248 acres - lake and campground

Closest Town

Long Lake


Go to Google Maps, and enter your address for step-by-step directions to Forked Lake Campground. (This link will open a page outside the DEC website. Hold the "Shift" key down, and click on the link to open it in a new window.)

Contact Information

Telephone: 518-624-6646

Address: 381 Forked Lake Campsite Lane, Long Lake, NY 12847

Website: Forked Lake Campground

Photo Credits: Jessica Tompkins, NYSDEC