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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, 165 are reservable, 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. 243 campsites, 230 are reservable, 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. 183 sites, 182 are reservable, 7 sites are on the water, 46 with electric along with 32 cabins and 4 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

    Golden Hill Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. located just north east of Barker New York between Niagara Falls and Rochester, and directly on the shore of Lake Ontario
  2. 64 campsites, 23 are directly by the water along a bluff above Lake Ontario
  3. 37 sites are electric, 32 are water plus electric
  4. great for boating and hiking
  5. open late April to mid October

    Jacques Cartier Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located just west of Morristown, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 98 campsites, 16 are directly on the water, 89 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

    Keewaydin Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. located a few minutes west of Alexandria Bay, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 52 campsites, 47 are reservable, a few have a view overlooking the river
  3. all sites are non-electric
  4. great for boating, fishing, paddling and swimming (oversized pool)

    Kring Point Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located east of Alexandria Bay, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 102 campsites, 93 are reservable, 45 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

    Long Point Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. located 20 minutes southwest of Three Mile Bay, and 45 minutes southwest of Clayton, NY in a large Bay on Lake Ontario
  2. 88 campsites, 80 are reservable, 39 sites are directly on the water, many others are just across the road from the water
  3. nearly all campsites have a view of either Chaumont Bay or Long Bay and the cottages on the far shore
  4. 31 sites have electric
  5. great for boating, paddling, and fishing

    Robert Moses Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located use east of Massena, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 210 campsites, 197 are reservable, 13 are directly on the water
  3. 136 sites are electric
  4. offers both wooded, and manicured camping experience with some larger more open campsites
  5. some areas offer views of the St Lawrence or the locks
  6. great for boating, fishing, swimming and hiking
  7. start park marina offers boat slips
  8. 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. 148 campsites, 143 are reservable, 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. 111 campsites, 29 sites are lakeside, 100 sites are reservable
  3. 44 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. 414 sites, 69 sites are on the water, 172 have electric, 414 are reservable
  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, all sites are reservable, 13 sites are directly on the water, another 9 sites are just across the road from the water
  3. 70 sites are 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, 36 are electric, none are on or near the water
  3. great for boating, fishing and swimming
  4. close to dozen of Finger Lakes wineries

    Fillmore Glen Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. located just south of Moravia, NY, south east of Owasco Lake and 30 minutes south of Auburn.
  2. 63 campsites, none are on or close to water
  3. 10 electric sites
  4. offers hiking and several waterfalls to visit

    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, 132 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

    Robert H Treman Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. 83 campsites, 72 are reservable, 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. 318 sites, 252 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. located just northwest of Ithaca NY close to the western shore of Cayuga Lake
  2. 74 campsites, none are on or near water, 68 are reservable
  3. 18 campsites are electric
  4. sites of various size with the majority being more suited to tents and small trailers
  5. a great base camp for exploring the Taughannock Falls, rim trails, and enjoying water activities on Cayuga Lake

    Verona Beach Campground (DEC)

    Lake Side Rating

  1. Located on the eastern shore of Oneida Lake just northeast of Syracuse
  2. 47 campsites, 46 sites are reservable, 11 are along the shoreline (across from path), 10 sites are electric
  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. 306 campsites, 54 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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