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BROWN TRACT POND CAMPGROUND, NY

Tucked away in seclusion a short way off the main tourist route, this jewel of a campground remains one of the best kept secrets in the Adirondacks. The remote Adirondack setting of this facility offers a relaxing, quiet beauty all its own. The campsites offer privacy; they are large...
Status: Closed through Thu May 14 2015   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Jun 17 2015   Later Dates

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CAMPGROUND SPECIFIC INFORMATION Please be advised that Brown Tract Pond will be closed for reservations for two weeks after Memorial Day Weekend in order to accommodate a paving project at the facility. The campground will remain open during construction, and camping will be permitted on a first-come, first-served basis. We apologize for any convenience this may cause.
  • No electric or gas motors are allowed on the pond.

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

Tucked away in seclusion a short way off the main tourist route, this jewel of a campground remains one of the best kept secrets in the Adirondacks. The remote Adirondack setting of this facility offers a relaxing, quiet beauty all its own. The campsites offer privacy; they are large and well-forested.

Geography:

Brown Tract Pond Campground is located on the east shore of 146-acre Brown Tract Pond. Development of this campground commenced in 1957 and was completed in 1958.

Recreation:

Visitors may rent or bring their own rowboats and canoes. Anglers will enjoy fishing for rare brook trout and more common smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, sunfish, yellow perch, brown bullhead, sucker common shiner, and golden shiner. The park offers nearby trails to Black Bear Mountain, Bug Lake, Eagle Lake, and Eighth Lake. Unmarked trails lead to Shallow Lake and West Mountain. Bicycling is also an option here.

Facilities:

The park has tent and trailer sites, a picnic area with tables and fireplaces, flush toilets, a trailer dump station, and a recycling center.

Nearby Attractions:

Nearby attractions include the Old Forge region, the Adirondack Museum, and the golf courses at Inlet and Indian Lake.

Booking Window
Fri Sep 19 2014 - Wed Jun 17 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
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Recycling Station
  • Sail Boating
  • Swimming
  • Toilet, Flush
  • Water Fillup Station
Within 10 Miles
  • Bird Watching
  • Convenience Store
  • Hiking
  • Museum
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Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
43.80915, -74.70119
43°48'33"N, 74°42'4"W

From the NYS Thruway (I-90), Exit 31 at Utica; north on Rte. 12 to Alder Creek; Rte. 28 through village of Old Forge to Eagle Bay; turn left onto Uncas Road, 7 miles to Brown Tract Pond. From Adirondack Northway (I-87), Exit 23 at Warrensburg; take Rte 9 North to Rte 28 West through Indian Lake and Blue Mountain Lake to Raquette Lake Village; go 2 miles northwest on the dirt road.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

BROWN TRACT POND CAMPGROUND
UNCAS ROAD
RAQUETTE LAKE  NY  13436

Phone Number:

Project Office: (315)354-4412