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BEAR SPRING MOUNTAIN, NY

Description: For rustic camping in the wilderness, Bear Spring Mountain is an ideal campground (Note: this is NOT Bear Mountain State Park near the Palisades). This campground is set in a quite, scenic, natural surrounding with a minimum of modern campsite amenities. Please note that...
Status: Closed through Thu May 14 2015   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Jun 03 2015   Later Dates

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This is NOT Bear Mountain State Park near the Palisades.

CAMPGROUND SPECIFIC INFORMATION
  • There is a limit of two tie stalls per reserved campsite.
  • No motorized boats are allowed on the pond.
  • Please note that there are no horse rentals at this facility.
  • Proof of current negative Coggins Certificate is required for all horses entering the campground. Out of state owners must produce a 30 day health certificate. Patrons much carry each horse's health papers with them at all times.

WHEN YOU ARRIVE-You must sign for your own site. Have your equipment with you and be ready to camp when you register. Names of all campers on a site must be listed on the permit at time of registration
CHECK-IN TIME-From 12:00 noon until 9:00 p.m. Campers must register for their campsite by 9:00 p.m. on the first night of their reservation or the campsite will be subject to re-rental and all fees will be forfeited
CHECK-OUT TIME-11:00 a.m. on your departure date
OCCUPANCY-Limited to 6 individuals per campsite and 2 tents or 1 unit of hard wheeled camping equipment and 1 tent. Only 2 vehicles permitted on any campsite. Extra vehicles will be required to park in a designated area (additional fees will apply)
AGE REGULATIONS-Campsites must be registered and occupied by a responsible person 18 years of age or older
LENGTH OF STAY-Your camping permit can be issued for a maximum of 14 nights. From July 1 through Labor Day only 14 cumulative nights will be permitted at any campground.
QUIET HOURS-From 10 p.m. until 7 a.m., and are strictly enforced. Violators of this policy may be evicted
GENERATORS-The use of generators may be limited to no more than 5 hours per day and fall between the hours of 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily. If the use of a generator is deemed unreasonably loud by the facility staff then individual use of a generator may be prohibited/limited
FIRES-Must be built in fireplaces provided. Only dead and down wood may be used for fuel. No chainsaws are allowed in campgrounds, and cutting down trees, alive or dead is prohibited.
FIREARMS-Are not allowed in campgrounds except during the Fall and Spring hunting seasons. Firearms must not be discharged within campground boundaries at any time
ACCESSIBLE SITES-At least one member of the camping party staying on the site must be mobility impaired (i.e. in a wheelchair or uses a walker) or the camping party may be turned away at the campground
SWIMMING-Is allowed at campgrounds with supervised bathing areas during designated hours when a lifeguard is on duty. Please note that there may be times when lifeguards are unavailable, and for the safety of our customers these beaches will not be open and swimming will be prohibited. Not all campground locations offer swimming, to inquire please contact the campground directly
PETS-Are allowed with proof of a currently valid rabies vaccination in the form of a current year's tag or a certificate issued by the veterinarian. Campers can walk dogs on a leash no longer than six feet as long as the animal is under control. Dogs cannot be left unattended and are not allowed in facility structures, on the beach or in day use areas
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Overview

Description

Description: For rustic camping in the wilderness, Bear Spring Mountain is an ideal campground (Note: this is NOT Bear Mountain State Park near the Palisades). This campground is set in a quite, scenic, natural surrounding with a minimum of modern campsite amenities. Please note that there are no horse rentals at this facility.

Geography:

Bear Spring Mountain is located in the western end of the Catskill Forest Preserve, 5 miles south of Walton, New York . The preserve was created in 1885 to protect the region's water resources and to provide space for public outdoor recreation.

Recreation:

The campground's beach, boat rental, and multi-use trail system offers fun for all ages. For the horse riding enthusiast, Spruce Grove camping and trail system is one of a kind facility in the Catskill region. Please note that there are no horse rentals at this facility. This region is also known for its excellent hunting and fishing.

Facilities:

The campground offers 41 tent and trailer sites; firewood sales; trailer dump station; recycling center; boat launch; sand beach; 24 horse tie stalls and horse handicapped ramp; 24 miles of multi-use trails. There is a picnic area with tables, grills, volleyball and pavilion rental. Restrooms and showers at Launt Pond Area.

Nearby Attractions:

Nearby attractions include antiquing, restaurants, and shopping.

Booking Window
Fri Sep 05 2014 - Wed Jun 03 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 9 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Core Fri May 15 2015 Tue Jun 30 2015
Peak Wed Jul 01 2015 Sun Sep 06 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood Sales
  • Fishing
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Information Center
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Nature Study
  • Parking
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Recycling Station
  • Rent Paddle Boat
  • Showers
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Flush
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Volleyball
  • Water Drinking
Within 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Hospital
  • Hunting
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
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Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
42.11906, -75.06859
42°7'9"N, 75°4'7"W

Bear Spring Mountain is located in the western Catskills, 5 miles south of Walton, New York From the south take Route 17 west to exit 90 (East Branch), take Route 30 north to Shinhopple, turn left on East Trout Brook road, 4-5 miles, campground on the right. (Launt Pond loop is 7 miles from Route 30).
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

BEAR SPRING MOUNTAIN
512 East Trout Brook Rd
DOWNSVILE  NY  13755

Phone Number:

Project Office: (607)865-6989