Top Tent Camping near Altamont, NY

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Best Tent Camping Sites Near Altamont, NY (129)

    Camper-submitted photo from North-South Lake Campground
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    1.

    North-South Lake Campground

    39 Reviews
    159 Photos
    667 Saves
    Palenville, New York

    North South Lake Campground is the biggest and most popular state campground in the Catskill Forest Preserve, offering extraordinary scenic beauty, and historical sites, such as: Alligator Rock, Kaaterskill Falls, and the former site of the Catskill Mountain House. An abrupt change in elevation occurs from about 540 feet above sea level at the base of the escarpment to approximately 2,250 feet at the site of the former Catskill Mountain House. The provinces around the lakes have long provided visitors with exceptional views of the surrounding countryside. It is said that on a clear day, five states can be viewed from the escarpment.

    7 camping loops; 219 tent and trailer sites; 2 lakes; 2 beaches; Two picnic areas: one on North Lake with two picnic pavilion rentals a 20' X 32' and a 44' X 24' (the larger of the two with electricity) and one on South Lake with a 40' X 60' picnic pavilion rental (with electricity).; 2 picnic areas with tables and fireplaces or charcoal grills; playground; flush toilets; hot showers; boat launch (no motorized vessels); rowboat, canoe, kayak and paddle boat rentals; firewood sales; volleyball; horseshoes; fishing; playing field; trailer dump station; recycling center; solar cell phone charging station; ADA fishing platform.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $22 - $27 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Schodack Island State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Schodack Island State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Schodack Island State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Schodack Island State Park Campground
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    Schodack Island State Park Campground

    14 Reviews
    38 Photos
    175 Saves
    Selkirk, New York

    Schodack Island State Park Campground, located near Schodack Landing, NY, is a solid spot for a camping trip. This place is known for its spacious campsites and clean facilities. The campground is situated in the Hudson River Valley, just south of Albany, and offers a mix of tent and RV accommodations.

    One of the standout features here is the electric hookups available on two of the three camping loops, making it a great choice for RV campers. The tent loop, however, does not have electric hookups. The bathrooms are modern and well-maintained, which is always a plus when you're out in the woods.

    If you're into outdoor activities, you're in luck. The campground has several hiking and biking trails, a large playground, and even a boat ramp for those looking to get out on the water. There's also a kayak launch on the creek side and a larger boat launch to the Hudson River. On Fridays during the summer, you can enjoy local live music and grab a bite from the fire department food truck at the pavilion area.

    Wildlife is abundant here, with large cottonwood trees providing a habitat for various animals. You might spot bunnies, weasels, chipmunks, birds, and butterflies during your stay. The campground also has a couple of book exchanges, so you can grab a new read while you're relaxing by the fire.

    For those who need to stay connected, the Verizon signal is decent enough to stream Netflix using a hotspot. Just remember to bring your dog's rabies records if you're bringing your furry friend along, as the staff is strict about this requirement.

    Overall, Schodack Island State Park Campground offers a clean, friendly, and activity-filled camping experience. Whether you're there for the hiking, boating, or just to relax, it's a spot worth checking out.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $15 - $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Thompson's Lake Campground — Thacher State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Thompson's Lake Campground — Thacher State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Thompson's Lake Campground — Thacher State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Thompson's Lake Campground — Thacher State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Thompson's Lake Campground — Thacher State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Thompson's Lake Campground — Thacher State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Max V Shaul State Park — Max V. Shaul State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Max V Shaul State Park — Max V. Shaul State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Max V Shaul State Park — Max V. Shaul State Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from Max V Shaul State Park — Max V. Shaul State Park
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    Frosty Acres Campground

    3 Reviews
    10 Photos
    5 Saves
    Duanesburg, New York
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Camper-submitted photo from Glimmerglass State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Glimmerglass State Park Campground
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    Glimmerglass State Park Campground

    20 Reviews
    62 Photos
    145 Saves
    Springfield Center, New York

    Glimmerglass State Park Campground, nestled near Cooperstown, NY, is a gem for those looking to explore the area. This campground offers a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and glamping accommodations, making it a versatile spot for all kinds of campers. The season runs from May 13 to October 9, so plan your visit accordingly.

    One of the standout features here is the clean and modern restrooms and showers. Visitors have consistently praised the cleanliness and upkeep of these facilities. The campground also boasts electric hookups, making it convenient for RV travelers. Fires are allowed, so you can enjoy a cozy evening around the campfire.

    The campground is close to several attractions, including the Baseball Hall of Fame and Ommegang Brewery, both just a short drive away. If you're into history, there's a historic home and a picturesque covered bridge within the park. For families, the lake offers plenty of activities for kids, including a beach and places to play.

    Cell service is decent, especially if you're with Verizon, and some campers have even managed to work remotely from their RVs. The sites are spacious and offer a mix of sun and shade, with some even featuring unique setups like footbridges leading to secondary sites for added privacy.

    Whether you're here for the local attractions or just to relax in a peaceful setting, Glimmerglass State Park Campground has something to offer. Just remember, if you're planning a short stay, you might have to book for a minimum of two nights. Enjoy your stay and make the most of what this beautiful area has to offer!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $12 - $22 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Moreau Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Moreau Lake State Park Campground
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    Moreau Lake State Park Campground

    17 Reviews
    22 Photos
    130 Saves
    Gansevoort, New York

    Welcome to Moreau Lake State Park Campground, nestled near Gansevoort, NY. This place is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature without straying too far from civilization. The campground is open from May 6 to October 13, offering a perfect seasonal retreat.

    The campsites here are spacious and shaded, providing a good amount of privacy between neighbors. If you're bringing an RV, just be prepared for some maneuvering around the trees. Loop A is your best bet for big rigs. Generators are allowed, but most folks are considerate about quiet hours, so you can expect a peaceful stay.

    One of the standout features of this campground is its access to Moreau Lake. Whether you're into hiking, paddling, or just lounging by the water, there's something for everyone. The hiking trails are well-maintained and offer a range of difficulties, making it easy to find a trail that suits your mood. The lake is perfect for kayaking, canoeing, and even a bit of fishing—though it's catch and release.

    The campground is pet-friendly, but note that only two pets are allowed per campsite. The restrooms and showers are clean, though the water temperature can be a bit unpredictable. Still, nothing beats a shower after a day of outdoor activities.

    If you're planning a group gathering, there are two pavilions available for rent. And for those with kids, there's a nice playground to keep them entertained. The beach area is a big draw during the summer, complete with a snack bar and gift shop, though these might be closed late in the season.

    Access to the campground is straightforward, just off I-87, with plenty of signs to guide you. If you feel like exploring beyond the park, Saratoga Springs and Lake George are nearby. A visit to the National Horse Racing Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs comes highly recommended.

    So pack your gear and head over to Moreau Lake State Park Campground for a memorable outdoor experience.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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    DevilDoc Campsites

    13 Reviews
    43 Photos
    170 Saves
    Caroga Lake, New York

    Devil Doc campsites is rustic, yet offers all of the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. 15 tent sites and a small cabin with a loft are available for your stay. There is a gutted out school bus and and a small camping trailer available too.  There are 4 RV spots for boondocking and 2 more with full hookups water and 50 amp electric . No gray or black water dumping but this service can be done nearby at a NYS campsite.

    Devil Doc also offers FREE firewood or can be purchased if you don't want to collect and build your owe fire. You can make friends and enjoy music at the communal patio or shoot some hoops at the basketball court. Also have a redneck outdoor gym too...lol.. There are 6 bikes for rental. Have outhouse toilets.  Some campsites are totally private but not located at the pond location.  Paddle boat is free on the pond first come first serve. The Devil Doc Campsite is within the Adirondack Park foothills with proximity to Northville and Gloversville. The PeckHill State Forest and many other lakes and hiking trails nearby. There is plenty fishing and mountain biking trails close by. Feel free to call me for any questions 518 844 1591, respectively Rich My address is 1430 COUNTY HIGHWAY 112, GLOVERSVILLE NY. My driveway into the Property is BUMP RD. Check in at log cabin and will escort to your campsite. Note although address is Gloversville l am only 2 miles from Caroga Lake and 6 other lakes within 6 miles of campsites.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $15 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Nickerson Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Nickerson Park Campground
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    Nickerson Park Campground

    8 Reviews
    9 Photos
    23 Saves
    Gilboa, New York

    With 370 spacious sites, all nestled in an 100 acre mountain setting, you can choose the site that fits you! Whether you're looking for a grassy, wooded or waterfront site; a group site, or one that is secluded, Nickerson campground has it!

    Nickerson Park Campground is bordered by the Schoharie Creek from the Schoharie River, offering great fishing and waterfront fun for the whole family. We are a family oriented campground, helping you to create those lifetime memories for you and your children.

    Here at Nickerson Park Campground, the pace is unhurried, but there's always something to keep you busy ... if you want to be! The days are warm and the nights are just brisk enough to make that evening campfire worth the trip. The air is pure and clean, and the autumn colors are beyond description. Walk our nature trails and discover the abundant wildlife surrounding the campsites, or just sit and watch a leaf sail down the stream. Observe a falling star as you explore the heavens under a canopy of uncountable stars. If you've never camped at Nickerson Park Campground, try it this year, it's habit forming!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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