Darien Lake Campgrounds

Darien Lake Campgrounds
Darien Lake Theme Park Resort (previously known as Six Flags Darien Lake) is a central entertainment fixture for the Darien Center, New York area. Golden Hill State Park, about an hour north, offers nature-based entertainments, including hiking along the shore, biking trails and an historic lighthouse. The park provides outdoor recreation programs and has playing fields available. Golden Hill also hosts skiing or ice skating, boating and disc golf.
 

Darien Lake Theme Park Resort Campground

The theme park campground has 1,500 campsites, with a choice of wooded sites or ones open to the sun. Camping packages are available which include camping, theme park and water park access, shows and free parking. Hotel rooms and RV rentals are also options at the park. Darien Square is close to the campground and can be a source for supplies, first aid, a laundromat, showers, restaurants, a gift shop and general store. Pets are allowed.

Thrill rides, rides appropriate for family and kids and water rides are all available in the park. Guests are welcome to arrive early to enjoy the rides. Cabanas are available for rent alongside the wave pool. These include rafts and bottled water, locker storage and waiter service.

Darien Lake Theme Park Resort Campground
9993 Allegheny Road
Darien Center, NY 14040
(585) 599-4641
(585) 599-2211 Reservations
http://www.godarienlake.com/campground.aspx

 
 

Skyline Resort Campground

Skyline encompasses 100 acres of ridgeline with a lake view, three miles from town. The campground offers 275 sites for camping, with a choice of open sites or locations among the pines, pull-through and big rig site access. The sites include water, electric and Wi-Fi service. Three central locations provide hot showers and restrooms. A restaurant and snack bar serves meals and treats. The grocery store has game tables and pinball machines. The campground also has a well-stocked RV store for parts and supplies.

Activities at the campground include swimming at two pools (a third is for wading). Courts are available for basketball, volleyball or tennis. Horseshoes, miniature golf, a six-acre pond and a playground are all part of the campground. Hayrides and live music, bingo and dances are part of the festivities held on the grounds.

Skyline Resort Campground
10933 Townline Road
Darien Center, NY 14040
(585) 591-2021
(800) 724-3619
http://skylinervresort.com/Camp/index02.html

Darien Lakes State Park

Darien Lakes has tent sites with electric service and heated comfort stations. The park allows pets and offers visitors activities including cross country skiing, ice skating and snowmobiling in the winter. Hiking trails and beach swimming, basketball courts and playground equipment are a few of the summer attractions. Bridle paths are provided for horseback riding.

Five nearby state parks are Lakeside Beach State Park, Four Mile Creek State Park, Golden Hill State Park and Letchworth State Park. Darien Lakes State Park is less than 10 miles from the theme park.

Darien Lakes State Park
10289 Harlow Road
Darien Center, NY 14040
(585) 547-9242
http://newyorkstateparks.reserveamerica.com/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NY&parkId=386&topTabIndex=CampingSpot

 

Article Written By Alice Moon

Alice Moon is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience. She was chosen as a Smithsonian Institute intern, working for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and has traveled throughout Asia. Moon holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Ball State University.

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