Hiking in Adirondack Park

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in Adirondack Park


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The NY DEC operates 41 campgrounds located in Adirondack Park. The DEC campgrounds provide a wide variety of experiences, including island camping, tent and trailer camping, boat launching facilities, hiking trails, beaches and day use areas with picnic tables and grills.

Look below for info, links and a map for all the DEC campgrounds in the Adirondacks with the camping fees. You can enter any DEC campground with your permit, meaning that if your camping at Limekiln Lake, you can visit Eighth Lake or any other facility during your camping stay. Use your Empire Pass to gain FREE entrance if your not camping!

We suggest purchasing the following hiking guides to help you prepare for your adventure, High Peaks Trails Guide and Map Pack, Eastern Trails Guide, Western Trails Guide, Central Trails Guide, Views From On High: Fire Tower Trails in the Adirondacks and Catskills, Adirondack Park Map Pack Bundle (National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map) and Hiking the Adirondacks: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Falcon Guides).

Entrance to Eighth Lake Campground off NY 28 near Inlet

List of State Campgrounds in Adirondack Park

Campground Sites Camping Fee*
Alger Island 17 $18
Ausable Point 123 $22
Brown Tract Pond 90 $18
Buck Pond 116 $20
Caroga Lake 161 $20
Cranberry Lake 173 $20
Crown Point 66 $18
Eagle Point 72 $22
Eighth Lake 126 $22
Fish Creek Pond 355 $22
Forked Lake 80 $18
Golden Beach 205 $20
Hearthstone Point 251 $22
Indian Lake Islands 55 $20
Lake Durant 61 $20
Lake Eaton 135 $20
Lake George Battleground 68 $22
Lake George Islands 387 $28
Lake Harris 89 $18
Lewey Lake 207 $20
Limekiln Lake 271 $20
Lincoln Pond 35 $18
Little Sand Point 78 $20
Luzerne 174 $22
Meacham Lake 224 $20
Meadowbrook 62 $18
Moffitt Beach 261 $22
Nicks Lake 112 $22
Northampton Beach 224 $22
Paradox Lake 58 $18
Point Comfort 76 $20
Poplar Point 21 $20
Putnam Pond 72 $18
Rogers Rock 332 $22
Rollins Pond 287 $20
Sacandaga 143 $20
Saranac Lake Islands 87 $22
Scaroon Manor 60 $25
Sharp Bridge 40 $18
Taylor Pond 30 $16
Tioga Point 25 $18
Wilmington Notch 54 $18

* Camping fees are also subject to additional reservation fees and other fees. Non-New York State residents are charged an additional $5.00 fee per night for camping at all facilities.

Large Map of the Adirondack

NOTE:  The links below will take you to the official NY DEC website for each campground.


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