Luzerne Campground partially surrounds Fourth Lake, which is approximately 51 acres, with a maximum depth of 41 feet. No motor boats are allowed on the lake, creating a peaceful and quiet atmosphere. Luzerne has a special camping area for equestrians, with horse barns, separate corrals with water, and picnic tables, located in a grove of pines. There are about five miles of marked trails on state land connected to about 60 miles of private trails.
Luzerne Campground is located on Fourth Lake.
Horseback riding is a special attraction at Luzerne Campground. Please note that horses are NOT available for hire at the campground. Other favorite activities include boating, fishing, hiking, and picnicking.
Park amenities include campsites, trails, and a wonderful equestrian camping area. The park also features a trailer dump station and recycling center; handicapped accessibility; a picnic area with a pavilion, tables, fireplaces, and charcoal grills; 1 swimming area; a volleyball court; and rowboats and canoes.
Numerous hiking trails can be found in nearby Lake George. Other nature lovers will find boating, canoeing, and mountain climbing nearby. Shoppers will enjoy the local outlet malls, and everyone can enjoy the area's restaurants, theme parks, theaters, and historic sites.
CAMPGROUND SPECIFIC INFORMATION
WHEN YOU ARRIVE
- Sites H1 to H22 are campsites with horse stalls available. An additional campsite is not needed. On Memorial Day weekend, Fourth of July Weekend, and Labor Day Weekend, YOU MUST HAVE A HORSE TO CAMP IN THIS AREA. At other times during the year, a horse is not required to stay in this area. Please note that horses are NOT available for hire at the campground
- All horses must have a current Coggins Certificate to enter the park
- Out of state equestrians must have a current 30 day horse health certificate with them at all times
- Motorized boats are not allowed on the lake
- Day Use Area: There is a carry in, carry out policy for garbage at this facility
-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
-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
-11:00 a.m. on your departure date
-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)
-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.
-From 10 p.m. until 7 a.m., and are strictly enforced. Violators of this policy may be evicted
-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
-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.
-Are not allowed in campgrounds except during the Fall and Spring hunting seasons. Firearms must not be discharged within campground boundaries at any time
-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
-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
-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