Camping near Lake George

Island camping and lakeside camping are the big draws for campers at the "Queen of American Lakes".

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12 top campgrounds near Lake George

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Timbertrail Farm

10 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents145 acres · Shaftsbury, VT
Come see Lake Shaftsbury State Park! This 200 year old farm is at the top of a dead end road on 150 acres. It sits in a region of Bennington County formerly called Healing Springs Vermont. The springs that flow off of West Mountain come down through the farm and across Route 7 where they feed the picturesque state park! Arrive at our 150 acre property at the top of this dead-end road.. (Please stay left all the way up to the top...the road becomes our driveway).. Step out onto this 200-year-old farm at your own private site all of which are several acres each minimum.. Walk to streams ponds and Lake Shaftsbury State Park.
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Quiet Lake George Area Campground

5 sites · RVs, Tents130 acres · Fort Ann, NY
Granite Hill Lodge and Campground is a re-invented campground, brought back to life with the purpose of providing a place of quiet and leisure in the busy Lake George area. Only 20 minutes to Lake George beaches, downtown and outlet shopping, Granite Hill is in a great location to enjoy the beautiful Adirondacks while providing a getaway in the foothills of Fort Ann. Situated on 130 acres, the four bedroom three bathroom lodge allows family and friends to enjoy each other as well as the surrounding landscape without the need of camping gear. The newly designed campground provides a small camping feel with plenty of outdoor space to bike and hike. The property is located on the Champlain Canalway Bike Trail and has an established hiking trail and a smaller walking trail to beautiful overlooks, looking over the Adirondack Mountains.
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Grateful Acres Vermont

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents12 acres · West Dover, VT
Learn more about this land: Welcome to Grateful Acres Vermont, a 420 friendly, Grateful Dead inspired camping destination in the heart of the Green Mountains. We have space available for tents, campers, and trailers. Kayaks available to rent for use at the reservoir located just up the road. WE ARE NOT A COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISE, just a family with some land in Vermont that we would.like to share. PLEASE OBSERVE THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT
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BlueberryHill Field Camp

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents50 acres · Goshen, VT
The field is adjacent to the Blueberry Hill Inn and Outdoor and in the heart of the Green Mountain National Forest and Moosalamoo Recreation Area. Great sunsets! We offer access to outdoor showers with hot and cold running water and toilets in the nearby Outdoor Center. There is an internet connection near the buildings but not necessarily at your site. You can drive your car to the site. There is privacy between the sites though occasionally there are other tents in the open field. You can forage for wood for a small fire or you can request 'bundles' (a small cartful) to be available upon arrival. Wood from outside Vermont is not allowed. Access to many hiking/biking/running trails just outside your tent door. We are stewards of these trails and your camping fees help to support our work. Nearby swimming, kayaking, and canoeing are available too. We provide trail maps upon arrival and you can also view them online from our webpage at Blueberry Hill Inn. Blueberry picking on-site in August. Don't want to cook? Packed lunches are available. Check out our website at Blueberry Hill Inn for Pizza by the Pond nights.
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Spacious Skies Adirondack Peaks

162 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents20 acres · North Hudson, NY
Spacious Skies Adirondack Peaks combines the sweet nostalgia of classic campground fun with modern amenities and conveniences. As you roll your RV or family vehicle onto the grounds, you’ll take in your forested surroundings, a myriad of family-friendly activities, and a peek of the Schroon River that leads down to Schroon Lake. Pull in to your full hook-up site, deluxe cabin, or cozy yurt to begin your outdoor adventure! Our family-friendly amenities abound! Two swimming pools and waterslide; gaga ball; multiple playgrounds; gem mining; mini golf; a play house; pedal bike rentals; a spacious rec hall stocked with arts and crafts and arcade games; lazy river tubing; a riverside beach area and more – young campers will have endless options to choose from at Spacious Skies Adirondack Peaks. A fully-stocked camp store, large laundry facility, and parkwide WiFi bring some creature comforts to your camp site.
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Slateville Farm Secluded Camps

8 sites · RVs, Tents350 acres · Granville, NY
7 Extremely Private Sites ~ Outdoor Private Hot Shower, Flush Toilet, Sink Available Sweeping pastoral hillsides mixed with densely wooded private acres make our camp sites unique with each one offering a different experience. We have developed a network of trails to enjoy and offer swimming, catch release fishing, hiking, and biking is nearby at the Slate Valley Trails. Lots of places to picnic and enjoy the sunset. We have a farm stand, unlimited firewood, ice, and free flowing spring water for you to enjoy. Our bucolic farmland was originally for milking cows, it was leased at times for mining red slate when Granville was at its peak. Technology changed and the industry left us with beautiful abandoned quarry holes that have filled with natural spring water. Our farm currently offers firewood, bagged spring ice, spring water, and we operate a farm stand on the weekends seasonally selling our own pesticide produce and free range eggs and camp related supplies. We consider 1 night reservations on week days and for our repeat guests, Inquire. Oak Tree - Pastoral with expansive views, Extremely Private, Great for Dogs Owl - Wooded, Hammocks, walkable to Quarry, our original site. Guest Favourite Pines - Wooded, Most Remote, Great for Dogs, Viking Chairs, Picnic Table Ridgeline - Open Pastoral, Covered Pergola with Pit & ADK Chairs, Great for Groups, RVS, Kids, Pets. Sunset Views Hops - Newly Renovated, Metal Pit, ADK Chairs, Combination Site Wooded/Open, Suitable for an RV, Graveled, Guest Favorite Quarryside - Close to Quarry Hole, smaller site, room for 2 tents on the trail network, Shaded, No Grill On Farm Activities: Large Red Quarry Swimming Hole, Catch Release Bass, Hiking, Biking, Yoga Pergola, Sunset Pergola, Farm Stand, Enjoy the Scottish Highland Cows! We also have a 40 acre parcel with a Lookout Tower and Cabin that is Incredible. "Slateville Retreat" No words to describe!
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Runamuk Farm

5 sites · Lodging40 acres · Cambridge, NY
Picturesque location on farmland with views of the mountains. We are a micro-farm. Go for a short hike on the property, get to know the animals watch the sunset most of the summer. We are located 35 minutes from Saratoga Springs and Lake George, NY, and 45 minutes from Dorset and Manchester, VT. Hike the Adirondack or Green Mountains, paddle the streams or go to a nearby small city for a play, a festival, or a concert. There is a long list of things to do and see within an hour of our tent.
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Endless Grove

1 site · Lodging11 acres · Poultney, VT
Endless Grove is an 11 acre property tucked directly between the Endless Brook Trailhead (Slate Valley Trails) and Lake St. Catherine State Park. The property is a mix of mature Hemlock, Pine, and Maple trees overlooking a large clean seasonal pond and meadow. Gravel cyclists and mountain bikers alike will find world class cycling right from the front door. The Deane/Osborne Preserve, less than mile away, offers superior hiking with panoramic views of the Adirondacks. Just a short walk away, Lake St. Catherine is a classic Vermont glacial lake offering excellent swimming, fishing, and boating. From this property, one can ride or hike all day, swim in a glacial lake, and end the day with a campfire, all without stepping foot in the car. It doesn't get more Vermont than this. Endless Grove is centrally located on a gravel road between Poultney, VT and Granville, NY. Check us out on instagram @endless_grove
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Bent Apple Farm

7 sites · Lodging100 acres · Londonderry, VT
Often described as being the most relaxing, romantic, dreamy and unique farm you'll ever stay in!!! Bent apple farm is natures perfect scape, thanks to my husband and I efforts to create a sanctuary to share with others. From apple trees, beautiful pond and a rustic cabins. Our farm is at the edge of VT natural forest, with often gifts us the visit of wild deers, moose and turkeys. Our property has 5 cabins total that give a small little village feel to it, but spaced enough that each has its privacy. This quiet piece of heaven is our little treasure, built and cared by us to share with you. Instagram: @bentapplefarm You’ll need 4x4 car in the winter time.
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Lake Lauderdale Campground

41 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents50 acres · Cambridge, NY
Welcome to Lake Lauderdale Campground, located on County Route 61 with picturesque views of Lake Lauderdale and the surrounding mountains with over 50 acres of park-owned property. Explore natural landmarks, hiking trails, and a range of activities for the whole family. So whether you are reserving one of our cabin rentals, RVing, or camping in a tent, you and your family will relax, enjoy, and have a great camping experience! Campsite amenities offered include a playground, picnic tables, and fire circles along with basic amenities such as restrooms with hot showers and laundry facilities. Visitors may also enjoy on-site activities such as themed weekends, basketball, hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. Whether it's for a night or two, we hope to see you soon!
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The TrailHouse

12 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents38 acres · Poultney, VT
Historic, quintessential VT farmstead on 38 private acres at the end of a quiet dirt road. The Slate Valley Trails pass through our property - providing direct access to 50+miles of world-class mountain biking and hiking trails. We are located mid-point in the network at a perfect jumping off point for adventure. There are also miles and miles of quiet dirt roads and abandoned forest tracks in the area, offering near endless opportunities for gravel cycling adventures. The property features perennial gardens, a pond, open meadows, forestland, and picturesque southerly views from the top of the north meadow. The tent, van and glamping sites are thoughtfully located in protected nooks in the forestland and along the forest's edge. We have hot outdoor showers (3) and a handmade wooden building that houses our portable toilets. There is also a communal fire pit.
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Transparent Sands, Diamond Point

5 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Diamond Point, NY
Renovated 1800’s camp on 10 acres with 1000 ft of river front offering quiet sites to a limited number of campers.
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Camping near Lake George guide

Overview

In the southern Adirondacks in upstate New York, Lake George has been a popular vacation getaway since the 19th century. Surrounded by the Adirondack Mountains and Adirondack State Park, the 32-mile Long Lake is home to hundreds of islands while several historic towns dot its shores. Outdoor activities abound in the Lake George area, including swimming, fishing, boating, rafting, paddling, parasailing, hiking, biking, and adventure parks. Other nearby attractions include historic forts and sites, museums, amusement parks, and outlet shops. The area is home to plenty of New York state-run campgrounds,private campgrounds, and RV parks, making it easy to have a Lake George escape as a camping trip.

Where to go

Lake George Islands

The lake is home to more than 300 islands, including 44 state-owned islands that offer some 380 campsites spread over three island groups: Glen Island Group in the Narrows east of Bolton Landing, Long Island Group at the southern end, and the Narrow Island Group at the northern end. Several islands, including Hermit Island and Refuge Island, feature only a single campsite, offering campers the ultimate private island camping experience. Some areas, such as Red Rock Bay, offer water sites for cruisers with sleeping quarters. All Lake George island campsites are accessible by boat only.

West Shore Lake George

Several small towns, including Diamond Point, Bolton Landing, and Hague, can be found along the west shore and offer dining, shopping, and other amenities. Lakeside camping options are also available and include the state-owned Hearthstone Point Campground. Private campgrounds and RV resorts can be found in scenic settings that include mountains, woods, and rivers, and include options along the Schroon River and spots with tent sites, RV sites with full hookups, and camping cabins.

South Shore Lake George

The Village of Lake George is located right at the southern shore of the lake and offers several popular beaches, boat rentals, and all the amenities you'd expect in a resort destination. Further south, find the cultural hub of Glen Falls, the town of Queensbury, and additional attractions that include Prospect Mountain, Six Flags Great Escape, and Coopers Cave. Camping options are plentiful and include the state-owned Lake George Battleground and several large private campgrounds and RV parks, some with creature comforts including wifi and swimming pools.

North and East Shore Lake George

Camping options near the north shore are limited and include the state-owned Rogers Rock Campground and a few private campgrounds. The town of Ticonderoga can be found at the northern end, along with historic Fort Ticonderoga. The east shore of Lake George is rugged and undeveloped, with only a few small hamlets and two summer camps for kids. Natural attractions include Black Mountain, Buck Mountain, and Shelving Rock Falls. 

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