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Places to Camp near Margaretville, NY

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Best Camping Sites Near Margaretville, NY (193)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Woodland Valley Campground - DEC

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    Woodland Valley Campground - DEC

    29 Reviews
    79 Photos
    563 Saves
    Phoenicia, New York

    Nestled at the foot of Slide Mountain, the tallest peak in the Catskills, and surrounded by Panther, Cornell, and Wittenberg Mountains is Woodland Valley Campground. The campground offers 70 tent and trailer sites, a picnic area with tables and grills, flush toilets, hot showers, a trailer dump station and a recycling center. Woodland Valley Campground serves as the trailhead for both Slide-Wittenberg Trail and Woodland Valley-Denning Trail. Area attractions include the Village of Phoenicia which offers tubing on the Esopus Creek (famous for its trout fishing), a railroad museum, train rides on the Catskill Mountain Railroad, fine shops, antiques and restaurants.

    70 tent and trailer sites, picnic area with tables and grills, flush toilets, hot showers, trailer dump station, recycling center, mobility impaired accessibility, pay phone.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $20 / night

  2. Camper-submitted photo from Little Pond - DEC

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    Little Pond - DEC

    17 Reviews
    72 Photos
    110 Saves
    Margaretville, New York

    Nestled in a remote area of the Catskills, quiet, picturesque Little Pond Campground shows off the pristine beauty of the mountains. The Beaverkill, a world-renowned fly-fishing stream, is within minutes of the campground. Nature lovers will enjoy the leisurely hiking trail around a 13-acre pond and the opportunity to venture along trails leading to the ruins of an old farm or enjoy breathtaking views atop the Touchmenot Mountains. Most campsites are heavily wooded, with walk-in and boat-in remote sites available for those who prefer more primitive camping.

    Geography: Little Pond Campground is located in the Catskills Forest Preserve.

    Recreation: Excellent hiking opportunities are available, from within the campground or from nearby trailheads. Non-motorized boats are welcome, and anglers may fish for panfish. A Junior Naturalist program is available for children.

    Facilities: Each campsite has a picnic table and fireplace. There are water spigots, restrooms, showers, a trailer dump station, and a recycling center. A swimming beach available. * Please take note the swimming facilities at this location are not supervised by a lifeguard or other responsible person. In place of on-site supervision, this facility has established a series of safeguards to be followed by all guests, the details of which are outlined in a brochure presented to customers upon arrival at the facility. A picnic area with tables, grills, fireplaces, and shelters are within walking distance of the campground. The park also offers volleyball and basketball courts, a soccer field, playground, horseshoe pits, ice and firewood sales, a boat launch, and rowboat, paddle boat, kayak, and canoe rentals. Most park facilities offer accessible features.

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

    $22 / night

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

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    North-South Lake Campground

    39 Reviews
    159 Photos
    645 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

  4. Camper-submitted photo from Catskill/Kenneth L Wilson Campground
  5. Camper-submitted photo from Alder lake

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    Alder lake

    6 Reviews
    21 Photos
    248 Saves
    Margaretville, New York

    There are five lean-tos as well as five primitive campsites marked with round, yellow, DEC markers. In addition, 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 the regional office.

    Camping is prohibited above 3,500 feet in elevation from March 22 until December 20 each year to protect the fragile summit environment. Campfires are permitted below 3,500 feet in elevation, but only dead and down fuel may be used. In an established campsite, use the existing fire ring. Before you leave, completely extinguish the fire. Never leave a fire unattended. The use of camp stoves is encouraged.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Cabins
  6. Camper-submitted photo from Giant Ledge Primitive Camp
  7. Camper-submitted photo from Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds

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    Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds

    16 Reviews
    42 Photos
    155 Saves
    Saugerties, New York

    We invite you to leave the fast life behind and escape to our 160-acre woodland paradise. We offer spacious sites to tuck you away from the world while still providing the modern amenities necessary for your comfort. Come experience Catskills camping at its best at Rip Van Winkle Campground!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  8. Camper-submitted photo from Devil's Tombstone Campground

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    Devil's Tombstone Campground

    10 Reviews
    35 Photos
    219 Saves
    Elka Park, New York

    24 tent and trailer sites, Notch Lake, 2 picnic areas with tables and fireplaces or charcoal grills, children's playground, volleyball, horseshoes, hunting outside campground boundaries, hiking trails. Swimming, boating, and showers are available at North-South Lake Campground - 8 miles away. * Please take note that at facilities that offer swimming beaches, there are days which lifeguards are unavailable. For the safety of our customers, these beaches will not be open and swimming will be prohibited.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $16 - $21 / night

  9. Camper-submitted photo from Beaverkill Campground

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    Beaverkill Campground

    6 Reviews
    18 Photos
    35 Saves
    Roscoe, New York
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $20 / night

  10. Camper-submitted photo from Bear Spring Mountain - DEC

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    Bear Spring Mountain - DEC

    7 Reviews
    22 Photos
    27 Saves
    Downsville, New York

    Bear Spring Mountain is located in the western end of the Catskill Forest Preserve. The campgrounds beach, boat rental, and multi-use trail system offers fun for all ages. For the horse riding enthusiast, Spruce Grove camping and trail system is one of a kind facility in the Catskill region. This region is also known for its excellent hunting and fishing.

    The facility is broken into two distinct areas, the Launt Pond Area (the main campground) and the Spruce Grove Area which is 3.5 miles from the campground office. The Spruce Grove Area is equipped with pit toilets. The hot showers, rest rooms and garbage disposal area are all located in the Launt Pond Area. Spruce Grove campers have access to all amenities, however they will be a drive from their camping area. Amenities

    41 tent and trailer sites; picnic area with tables, grills, playground, horseshoe pits, volleyball and pavilion rental; rowboat, canoe, kayak and paddle boat rentals; firewood sales; trailer dump station; recycling center; flush toilets and hot showers at Launt Pond Area; boat launch; sand beach; 24 horse tie stalls and horse accessible ramp; 24 miles of multi-use trails. Please note: There are no horse rentals available at this campground. Proof of current negative Coggins Certificate is required for all horses entering the campground. Out-of state horse owners will be required to produce a 30-day health certificate Patrons must carry each horse's health papers with them at all times.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Trash

    $18 / night


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