Dispersed
Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
No Drinking Water
About Balsam Swamp State Forest

Camping primitive camping

General information on primitive camping includes how-to and safety tips and links to rules & regulations

At large primitive camping is allowed. Campsites must be at least 150 feet away from the nearest road, trail, or body of water. Camping for more than three nights or in groups of ten or more requires a permit from a Forest Ranger.

A small rustic camp ground is also located at Balsam Pond. Camping spaces are available at no cost on a first-come, first-serve basis and there is no running water or electricity. A fire ring, outhouse, and picnic table are provided for each camping space.

Operator
State
Access
Boat In
Features
No ADA Access
No Drinking Water
No Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
No Firewood Available
No Market
Pets Allowed
Picnic Table
Not Reservable
No Sanitary Dump
No Sewer Hookups
No Showers
No Toilets
No Trash
No Water Hookups
Location
Balsam Swamp State Forest is located in New York
Latitude
42.5491 N
Longitude
-75.7584 W
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Directions
Access to Balsam Swamp State Forest is gained from numerous town roads off of County Routes 23, 7, and 10. Balsam Pond is located on Balsam-Tyler Road. Balsam Tyler Road (42.549064°N, 75.758419°W) North End Road (42.530423°N, 75.824057°W)
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