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Clarence Fahnestock State Park

29 Reviews

About This Campground

This scenic campground, formed along the park's natural rock ridges, provides alcoves of privacy and tranquility for campers. Each of the 80 campsites has a picnic table and fire ring. Additionally there is an area for RV camping. Although there are no hookups available or dump station, restroom…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups

Reviews

29 Reviews of Clarence Fahnestock State Park

Ratings Breakdown

  • 1
  • 0
  • 2
  • 18
  • 8
Jun C.
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2021

Amazing staff

This was only our second camping trip and the staff here was absolutely amazing and nice. No electricity hook-up on the sites. The second day we stayed the water that came from the water source there was purple instead of clear like day one, but we brought enough drinking water just in case so it…

  • purple water from day 2, but we only used it to wash hands so it was fine
  • looking up from site 11
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Site11
Month of VisitOctober
D
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2021

Decent campground

Not much to say as I haven't been here in years, but this review field is required in order to upload photos, which I think say more about the site than I can in a review.

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Month of VisitAugust
SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2021

Nice first outing with dogs

We purposefully chose a drive in spot close to home to try out our dogs in a tent for the first time. The site was lovely with a nice sized fire pit and grill. It was hidden back so gave us some privacy from the neighbors. We were only there one night and it’s not probably somewhere I’d stay more…

  • (5) View All
Site31n
Month of VisitAugust

Location

Clarence Fahnestock State Park is located in New York

Directions

From the Taconic State Parkway: Exit at Putnam County Route 301 West. Proceed approximately .25 mile. Park areas are located on both sides of the roadway. From NYS Route 9: Take Putnam County Route 301 East. Proceed for approximately 5 miles. Park areas are located on both sides of the roadway. From Metro-North: Commuter train to Cold Spring Station. Please arrange for taxi service prior to arrival. The park is located approximately 8 miles from the train station, and the cost for taxi service is approximately $20.00.

Coordinates

41.4610009 N
73.831 W

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About This Campground

This scenic campground, formed along the park's natural rock ridges, provides alcoves of privacy and tranquility for campers. Each of the 80 campsites has a picnic table and fire ring. Additionally there is an area for RV camping. Although there are no hookups available or dump station, restroom and shower facilities are centrally located to all RV and tent sites. Individuals, as well as larger camping groups, are welcome. The campground's nature center houses environmental displays and a variety of touch boxes. On weekends, park staff organizes hikes and craft activities. Movies are shown on Saturday evenings for the enjoyment of all campers.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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