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Buck Pond Campground

Buck Pond Campground, 1339 County Route 60 Onchiota, NY 12989


Go camping in the northern Adirondacks at Buck Pond Campground, which features easy access to Lake Kushaqua, a sandy beach, boat and canoe rentals, and more.

Buck Pond Campground is located on the shores of the Lake Kushaqua Narrows and Buck Pond, not far from the community of Onchiota. Nearby attractions include Rainbow Lake, the Six Nations Indian Museum, and the town of Saranac Lake (about 14 miles away). 


  • Boating (motor boats on Lake Kushaqua; only electric motors and non-motorized on Buck Pond)
  • Hiking along the historic D&H railroad bed
  • Hiking up nearby St. Regis Mountain or Debar Mountain
  • Fishing for northern pike, brown bullhead, yellow perch, raindbow trout, and black bass in Lake Kushaqua
  • Fishing for northern pike, brown bullhead, and yellow perch in Buck Pond
  • Fishing for brook trout in the North Branch Saranac River


  • 116 campsites
  • bathrooms with hot showers
  • boat and canoe rentals
  • car top boat launch on Buck Pond
  • ramp launch on Lake Kushaqua
  • sandy beach with a picnic area and bathhouse on Buck Pond
  • trailer dump station
  • recycling center
  • accessible amenities 

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