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Upstate New York
(16 campgrounds)

    Cedar Point Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. located 10 minutes west of Clayton, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 175 campsites, 13 are close to the water, many others offer water views
  3. offers a more manicured camping experience with many larger more open campsites
  4. views of the St Lawrence from some areas in the campground
  5. great for boating and fishing
  6. state park marina located inside the campground
  7. open from early May until Columbus Day

    Coles Creek Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located just east of Waddington, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 230 campsites, approx 44 are directly on the water
  3. offers a more manicured camping experience with larger more open campsites
  4. views of the St Lawrence from most areas in the campground
  5. great for boating and fishing
  6. state park marina located just outside the campground
  7. open from early May until mid September

    Fair Haven Beach Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located on the Lake Ontario shoreline near Oswego, NY
  2. 179 sites, 46 with electric along with 32 cabins and 3 full service cottages
  3. one of the finest public lakefronts in upstate NY with high bluffs above sandy beaches and hilly woodlands
  4. 1500 feet of sandy beach including 600 feet of guarded swimming area
  5. inland centrally located ponds offer excellent paddling, fishing and boating opportunities

    Hamlin Beach Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located 30 minutes northwest of Rochester, NY along the south shore of Lake Ontario
  2. 264 campsites, all have electric, 11 are non-reservable
  3. open from early May thru Labour Day weekend

    Jacques Cartier Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located just west of Morristown, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 92 campsites, 16 are directly on the water, 88 sites are reservable
  3. offers a well maintained camping experience with small to large sized sites on a well kept grassy base with lots of water vistas
  4. most sites except a few on the water have a very flat grade
  5. views of the St Lawrence as well from most areas in the campground
  6. great for boating and fishing
  7. open from early May until mid October

    Kring Point Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located east of Alexandria Bay, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 100 campsites, 40 are directly on the water
  3. 8 cabins are also available to rent
  4. offers a well maintained camping experience with small to medium sized sites on a rocky point with lots of water vistas
  5. views of the St Lawrence as well as the more protected Goose Bay from most areas in the campground
  6. great for boating and fishing
  7. open from early May until mid October

    Lakeside Beach Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located just north or Waterport, halfway between Niagara Falls and Rochester on the south shore of Lake Ontario
  2. 274 campsites, non are on the water but many for a view overlooking Lake Ontario from the bluff on which Lakeside is located
  3. all site have electric with a 30A minimum. 111 sites are 50A
  4. all sites accommodate a 20ft trailer, 249 accommodate at least a 30ft trailer and 137 sites accommodate a 40ft trailer
  5. offers a range of campsites from open area, partially shade and shaded sites on a level gravel pad
  6. great for biking, hiking and golfing
  7. note! although the name of the park would suggest there is a beach, there is not a beach and there is no swimming area either!

    Robert Moses Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located use east of Massena, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 201 campsites, 13 are directly on the water
  3. offers both wooded, and manicured camping experience with some larger more open campsites
  4. some areas offer views of the St Lawrence or the locks
  5. great for boating, fishing, swimming and hiking
  6. start park marina offers boat slips
  7. open from mid May thru Columbus Day weekend

    Selkirk Shores Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. located about 25 minutes north of Oswego on the east shore of Lake Ontario
  2. 147 campsites, none are directly on the water, but many have a view overlooking Lake Ontario
  3. great for boating, fishing, hiking and biking
  4. offers a large beach area

    Southwick Beach Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. located outside Henderson, 35 min southwest of Watertown, NY
  2. 110 campsites, 29 sites are lakeside, 99 sites are reservable
  3. 41 electric sites
  4. offers one of the best beachside camping experience on Lake Ontario
  5. over 5 miles of beach

    Wellesley Island Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located on Wellesley Island, on the St. Lawrence River, close to the town of Orleans, in Jefferson Country
  2. 432 sites, 69 sites are on the water, 172 have electric
  3. the largest camping complex in the Thousand Islands region
  4. to accommodate boaters, the park has a full service marina and four boat launches
  5. offers a sandy beach, a 9 hole golf course nearby, 3 miles of shoreline and open granite outcrops, and miles of trails for hiking

    Westcott Beach Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. located 20 minutes southwest of Watertown, NY on the east shore of Lake Ontario
  2. 154 sites, 13 sites are directly on the water, another 9 sites are just across the road from the water
  3. all sites are non-electric
  4. a great destination for beach enthusiasts, boaters and fishermen

    Cayuga Lake Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. located a few miles south east of Seneca Falls, New York at the north tip of Cayuga Lake
  2. 287 sites, none are on or near the water
  3. great for boating, fishing and swimming
  4. close to dozen of Finger Lakes wineries

    Keuka Lake Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located 12 minutes southwest of Penn Yan, on the West Branch of Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes region
  2. 150 sites, 145 are reservable, no sites are on or near the water
  3. 53 sites are electric
  4. mostly open, partially shady sites with some tree buffer
  5. open early May through the end of October

    Letchworth Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located in the Genesee River gorge, 35 miles south of Rochester
  2. 268 campsites, all are electric
  3. renowned as the "Grand Canyon of the East," is one of the most scenically magnificent areas in the eastern U.S. The Genesee River roars through the gorge, over three major waterfalls, between cliffs as high as 600 feet in some places. The river's cliffs are surrounded by lush forests. Hikers can choose among 66 miles of hiking trails. Trails are also available for horseback riding, and biking
  4. Letchworth offers nature, history and performing arts programs, guided walks and tours, a summer lecture series, whitewater rafting, kayaking, hot air ballooning, and two pools for swimming

    Robert H Treman Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. 72 campsites, none are on or near water
  2. 11 sites are electric
  3. great for hiking, visiting the many waterfalls and swimming
  4. suitable for those with tents and trailers of all sizes
  5. open field sites as well as wooded sites

    Sampson Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. located 15 minutes west of Romulua, on the east shore of Seneca Lake
  2. 300 sites, 237 are electric, no sites on or near the water
  3. mostly large open, partially shady sites with some tree buffer
  4. open late April thru early November

    Taughannock Falls Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. coming soon

    Verona Beach Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located on the eastern shore of Oneida Lake just northeast of Syracuse
  2. 44 campsites, 11 are along the shoreline, 7 sites are electric (new for 2014)
  3. close to the city and its attractions
  4. within walking distance of the Sylvan Beach Amusement Park
  5. great for swimming at the beach, boating, biking, and enjoying local attractions

    Watkins Glen Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located in the village of Watkins Glen at the south end of Seneca Lake.
  2. 305 campsites, 53 offer electric hookup
  3. Watkins Glen State Park is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks, with its two miles of the glen's stream which descends 400 feet past 200 foot cliffs with 19 waterfalls along its course.
  4. Visitors will enjoy near by fishing, picnicking, a playground, hiking, hunting and swimming in an Olympic sized and kiddie pool
  5. There are 19 waterfalls to enjoy along the Gorge Trail

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