Camping in Lake George, New York

Camping in Lake George, New York
Lake George is one of the most popular summer spots in upstate New York. In addition to a bevy of recreational and boating opportunities, the lake is only about an hour away from another major summer attraction in upstate New York: the Saratoga Horse Race Track. Camping at Lake George is a great way to soak up summer's rays and enjoy nature in upstate New York. The lake is in the northern part of New York State, about an hour and a half from the capitol of Albany and five hours north of New York City.

Adirondack Camping Village

Located at the northern end of Lake George and Fort Ticonderoga, the Adirondack Camping Village offers all the basics for day campers, backpackers and RVers. In addition to its proximity to the lake, the campground is just a stone's throw from the historic Adirondack Mountain range and Adirondack State Park. Campers can spend the morning swimming and boating in the lake, and take in a late-afternoon hike through the lush Adirondack State Park. Campers should reserve camping sites in advance.

Adirondack Camping Village
43 Finkle Farm Road
P.O. Box 406, Lake George, NY 12845
(518) 668-5226
lakegeorge.com/Business344/Website

Lake George Escape

Lake George Escape is a home away from home for those disinclined to part with the comforts they left behind. The resort offers campsites for tents, hook-ups for RVs, and more typical lodging for those who prefer to witness the wilderness from the comfort of a four-walled structure. Campers and visitors can stay at the resort from May 15th through October 31st. Services include: WiFi access, a camp store, lockers, rest rooms and showers.

Lake George Escape Camping Resort
PO Box 431, East Schroon River Road
Lake George, NY 12845
(518) 623-3207
lakegeorgeescape.com/main.htm

Island Camping

For boaters, camping is available on the many islands in Lake George. Reservations should be made very early as these campsites fill up extraordinarily quickly. One of the popular attractions on Lake George is Log Bay where many boats moor to socialize, play games and party.

Lake George Island Camping
18 Boathouse Lane
Bolton Landing, NY 12814-0993
(518) 623-1200
dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24474.html

Article Written By Duncan Jenkins

Based in Eugene, Ore., Duncan Jenkins has been writing finance-related articles since 2008. His specialties include personal finance advice, mortgage/equity loans and credit management. Jenkins obtained his bachelor's degree in English from Clark University.

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