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The finest campground in Hudson Valley located in Dutchess County New York, offering great camping near the Poughkeepsie area. Set on a private beach along the scenic shore of Sylvan Lake a 150-foot-deep spring fed lake in Hopewell Junction. We invite you to enjoy a quality camping get away at our secluded campground. We offer tent sites with water and electric, and for Rv’s your choice of a full hook up, or a scenic Lakeview site (no sewer). Just an hour north of NYC and convenient access from I84/87 and other major highways in the region (Rvs do not travel on the Taconic Pkwy follow the directions at www.dutchesscountycampground.com !).

Access to the property and lake is for campers only, we do not offer day passes. To make a reservation please call our office at 845 221 9889.
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Sylvan Lake Beach Park is open as a campground only. Swimmming and fishing for campers only. There is no publc access to the campground for swimming or fishing along the lake shore. Check In Time: 2:00 PM Check Out Time: 12:00 Noon (Off the site by 12 PM)

May stay in park until swimming area closes. Please observe posted speed limits: 10 mph on entry road, 5 mph in camping areas.

Sites: One camping unit and one vehicle per site or one tent and one vehicle per tent site. No gray water dumped on ground. No vehicle repairs on site. No washing of RV or car in campground. Quiet Hours: 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. All children under 18 must be on their site by 10:00 P.M. No one is permitted in the woods. You would be trespassing on someone's property. Trees: NO trees, dead or alive, shall be cut down or disfigured. NO climbing the trees.
Beach: Must sign swimming waiver. To be signed by you at check in. Swimming is in a restricted area and the rules and regulations are prominently posted on the beach. No alcoholic beverages allowed on beach area.
Laundry Facilities: Open 7 days a week, 8 AM - 8 PM. Please don't leave clothes in machines unattended. Please no clotheslines. If you are camping with dog (s), you must show proof of a valid updated rabies vaccinations.
Pets: Pets must be kept on leash at all times. Dog may NOT be walked in the grassy area along the lakeshore or on the beach. Dogs may not enter the water, either from the shore or boat/canoe. Dogs will not be allowed in boats and/or canoes. They must be picked up after. Pets are not to be left tied outside of your RV when you are not in the park and are not to be left unattended at any time. No ground tie-downs permitted. If any pet demonstrates aggressive behavior toward another pet or camper, you will be asked to leave the campground. No excessive barking!!!
Fishing: In order to fish at Sylvan Lake you must have a valid NYS Fishing License. We practice catch and release. Anyone taking fish from the lake will be told to leave immediately without a refund.
Boating: No children, under the age of 18, will be allowed in a flotation device (e.g. Raft, canoe, kayak, boat, paddleboards etc.) without parental supervision. All children, under the age of 18, must wear life jackets.
NO SWIMMING FROM BOATS.
Visitors: No Visitors, from outside the campground, are permitted to visit tent campers. For RV Campers, visitors must register at office upon arrival. Maximum number of visitors is 4. All campers are responsible for their visitors, and if extra visitors are at your site without having registered, you and your visitors may be asked to leave the campground. Cost is $10.00 per visitor
Firearms & Fireworks: are strictly prohibited for the safety of all campers.
Picnic Tables: are not to be moved from campsite.
Campfires: are permitted in fire rings only. The fire rings are staked into the ground. Do not leave the fire unattended. Please make sure fire rings are not moved. Please don't throw any glass into the fire. Please make sure campfire is extinguished before you retire for the evening or leave the campground.
Trash: Is picked up at the end of your stay. Please leave trash in trash bag at roadside for pick-up.
NO BICYCLES ARE ALLOWED ON THE GRASSY AREA OF THE BEACH OR THE BEACH ITSELF.
Bicycles are to be parked on the roadside of the concrete building near the beach. Bicycles are not to be ridden down the hill to the left of the office.
NO RECREATIONAL RIDING of motorcycles, ATVs or motorbikes anywhere on the property.

Sylvan Lake Beach Park reserves the right to refuse service/bookings

Sylvan Lake Beach Park Inc camping trips are easy to plan with ReserveAmerica. Sylvan Lake Beach Park Inc campground reservations can be made online. Click one of the links below to see available campsites at Sylvan Lake Beach Park Inc or day pass availability.