Guide To Adirondack Camping
Editor's Note 07/06/20 1:50pm: The DEC has announced the opening of reservations for the 2020 season. Reservations for dates on or after July 10 begin on July 6. Due to expected volume customers are encouraged to book reservations online. Walk-in camping is not permitted at this time. Read more from the DEC »
Whether you prefer "glamping" or primitive camping, the Adirondack Park is the perfect place to pitch your tent. Before you head out on your camping trip, make sure you're adequately prepared for the conditions in your chosen environment.
New York State maintains lots of campgrounds
throughout the Adirondack Park. Be sure to research available amenities and attractions at each site before choosing one!
Want to stay at an Adirondack campground but don't know where to start looking? Whether you'd like to pitch a tent or park a RV, one of these local campgrounds
Camping at a primitive site can be a completely different adventure than the one you'll have at State campgrounds. We've put together a list of some of our favorite spots
You'll find various lean-to sites
scattered throughout the Adirondack Park. Let us help you find some of them and give you tips for once you get there!
Camping in winter
can be fun, but it requires extra preparation! Make sure you have the right supplies before you head out this winter and take extra precautions.
"Black Fly Season
" happens in May and June in the ADKs. The flies like to lay their eggs in clean, fast-running water, like the streams and rivers that run through the wooded areas where you'll be camping.
No matter how much you check the weather before heading out, it's always possible that a storm could pop up. Even if you're stuck outside, there are certain things you can
do to keep yourself safe.