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Taylor Pond Campground

1865 Silver Lake Road Ausable Forks, NY 12912


Located in a remote area of the Adirondack region, Taylor Pond Campground is a popular site for boating, fishing and hiking. It is nine miles northwest of Ausable Falls and has basic services and limited facilities. Perfect for vacation getaways!

Taylor Pond Campground is located in a remote area miles from the modern world. Camping enthusiasts can spend vacations in a lean-to, a designated open site on the back part of the pond, or the mainland campground. This 4-mile long, 813-acre pond is a popular location for fishing and boating. Other recreational activities include:

  • Picknicking
  • Hiking
  • Nature observation
  • Fishing/boating
  • Junior Naturalist Program

Rowboats, motor boats and canoes are allowed and rentals for rowboats and canoes are available at the main caretaker's residence. Hiking trails include the 12-mile loop around Taylor Pond and others in Catamount Mountain, Silver Lake Mountain, and the High Peaks Region. Fishing includes landlocked salmon and lake trout. Lastly, the Junior Naturalist Program is an outdoor classroom available for children ages 5-13 and their families to enjoy games and activities on the campground.

There are 30 sites available at Taylor Pond Campground, 25 of which are "drive-in" sites and five of which are Interior sites that are accessible only by boat. Of the five Interior sites, three are lean-to sites and two are tent sites. Camping units ranging from small tents to 30-foot RVs can be accommodated throughout the campground. Other amenities include:

  • Outhouses
  • Water spigots

The campground itself is 10 acres in area, but it is located within over 8,000 acres of wild forest state land. This site is perfect for fishing enthusiasts, naturalists, vacationing couples and families!

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