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LINCOLN POND CAMPGROUND, NY

Photo: LINCOLN POND CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Thu May 15 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Jan 19 2015   Later Dates
 

Description

Lincoln Pond provides the opportunity for primitive, island, or "developed site" camping. Large enough to accommodate motor boats, but sheltered from most harsh winds, this facility maintains a bathing beach and provides a very popular canoe and rowboat rental area.

Geography:

Lincoln Pond Campground is located near Elizabethtown, NY.

Recreation:

Motor boats, rowboats, and canoes are allowed, with rowboat and canoe rentals available. A car-top boat launch is available. Fishing for tiger muskie, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, and bullhead is plentiful.

Facilities:

The park offers a variety of campsites. Some are in remote areas and do not offer flush toilets or portable water without going back to main part of campground. Three sites are boat access only. Other sites are more developed, with hot showers, a trailer dump station, a recycling area, and disabled accessibility. The park also offers a boat launch site for boaters and fishermen.

Nearby Attractions:

Shopping, golfing, and restaurants in Elizabethtown are approximately 6 miles away.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Bath House
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Handicap Access
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Powerboating
  • Recycling Station
  • Showers
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Water Fillup Station
Within 10 Miles
  • Convenience Store
  • Cultural Activities
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Hospital
  • Museum
  • Restaurant
  • Rock Climbing
  • Shopping
Alerts and Important Information
CAMPGROUND SPECIFIC INFORMATION
  • The sites numbered 26R-35R are in remote areas and do not offer flush toilets or portable water without traveling back to the main facility
  • Your garbage must be taken to a central recycle area at designated times. Clear plastic bags are required

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):
44.13791, -73.5788
44°8'16"N, 73°34'44"W

From Adirondack Northway (I-87), take Exit 31 west to Elizabethtown. Turn left on County Route 7 and drive 6 miles to the park entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

LINCOLN POND CAMPGROUND
4363 Lincoln Pond Rd.
ELIZABETHTOWN NY 12932

Phone Number:

Project Office:(518)942-5292