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Buck Pond Campground

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


4 Reviews of Buck Pond Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Dana M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2021

Thumbs up for Buck Pond

We pulled in on a Sunday afternoon with no reservations. We wanted 2 nights and had no issue getting a site. Campground was fairly quiet although probably 3/4 or more full. I lost my engagement ring in a walking trail and a week later received a call a ranger found it on the heavily trafficked…

  • nice site  Van fit perfectly !
  • nice site  Van fit perfectly !
Month of VisitAugust
Danielle S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 25, 2020

Large, semi private sites

Is there anything nicer than the Adirondacks in late summer?  Buck Pond is a quiet, sublime campground about 20 minutes from Paul Smiths College.  The sites are sandy and our site was mostly flat.  Some sites do have an uphill driveway lined with trees.  If you have an RV, looking at the site on…

  • We ended up with 2 big tents, the canopy, and a covered hammock at our site with plenty of room to spare.
  • So much space!
  • The fire situation.  We got all of that wood at the corner store for about $12.
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Month of VisitSeptember
Michelle K.
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2018

Secluded with a breathtaking view.

It is without a doubt the best campsite I have ever been to. It’s perfectly secluded, but still not far from Lake Placid. You do have to travel a little ways (6-10 miles) for a grocery store, but the view is worth it. I highly recommend this beautiful place.

Month of VisitJuly


Buck Pond Campground is located in New York


From Adirondack Northway (I-87), Northbound: Take Exit 30, then take Route 73 north to Lake Placid. Take Route 86 through Lake Placid and Saranac Lake to Gabriels. In Gabriels, take Franklin County Road 60 6 miles to Buck Pond. From Adirondack Northway (1-87), Southbound: Take Exit 38, then take Route 374 west to the Route 3 junction. Take Route 3 and turn right on Franklin County Road 60. Follow the road 5.5 miles to Buck Pond. From Tupper Lake: Take Route 30 North to Paul Smiths. Turn right on Route 86 and drive about 4 miles. In Gabriels, turn left onto County Route 60.


1339 County Route 60 Onchiota
Vermontville, NY 12989


44.50500044 N
74.1180004 W

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