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CAROGA LAKE CAMPGROUND, NY

Photo: CAROGA LAKE CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Thu May 15 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Jan 18 2015   Later Dates
 

Description

Geography: The campground is located in the southern portion of the Adirondack Park, on East Caroga Lake.

Geography:

The campground is located in the southern portion of the Adirondack Park, on East Caroga Lake.

Recreation:

Park visitors enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, and picnicking.

Facilities:

The park offers campsites, a picnic area with tables, fireplaces and charcoal grills, and restrooms with showers, some of which are accessible. Other amenities include a trailer dump station, a recycling center, a boat launch, an exercise course with 18 stations, a sand beach, a bathhouse, a guarded swimming area for summer swimming, and a pay telephone.

Nearby Attractions:

A municipal golf course is located just minutes from the campground. There are fishing contests on Sacandaga Lake and re-enactments of the Battle of Johnstown. Other popular events in the vicinity include the Bud Ice Motor Cross, the Hobie Cat Regatta, Stock Car races, and the Colonial Little Theatre. 18 miles to Adirondack Animal Land.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Bath House
  • Boat Launch
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Recycling Station
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
Within 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Convenience Store
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hospital
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Theme Park
Alerts and Important Information
CAMPGROUND SPECIFIC INFORMATION
  • Memorial Day Weekend Only: In our continuing effort to provide you with a safe and enjoyable experience within our campgrounds, the following Special Rules and Regulations will be in effect for Memorial Day weekend. PROHIBITED: Beer Balls and Beer Kegs. All campers must wear camper ID bracelets, provided at registration, throughout the stay. No vehicle traffic after midnight. Day-users will only be allowed in the day use & boat launch areas

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

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
43.12401, -74.47125
43°7'26"N, 74°28'16"W

From the East (Albany) - Take NYS Thruway (I-90W) to Exit 27/Amsterdam. Go North on Route 30 through Amsterdam and Perth. At the intersection of Routes 29 & 30 turn left onto Route 29. At the light take a right turn onto Route 29A. Stay on Route 29A for about 16 miles and the campground will be on the left. From West (Utica) Take NYS Thruway (I-90E) to Exit 29/Canajoharie. At stop sign turn right and follow Route 10 north to the intersection of Rte. 29A. Turn Right on 29A and the campground will be on the right.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

CAROGA LAKE CAMPGROUND
3043 State Highway 29A
CAROGA LAKE NY 12032

Phone Number:

Project Office:(518)835-4241