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John Dillon Park

Campgrounds

John Dillon Park is a fully accessible campground with nature trails, campsites, and lean-to's, making it easier for anyone to enjoy a true Adirondack wilderness camping experience.  The 200 acre park was designed exclusively for people with disabilities through a partnership between International Paper and Paul Smiths College.

Limekiln Lake State Campground

Camping

Limekiln Lake Campground is run by the DEC.

The campground has 3 miles of paved roadway that is great for road biking in the spring, summer, and fall. In the winter the town of Inlet grooms a 3 mile loop for cross-country skiing. These are double and single-track trails that connect to Fern Park. Be aware that there may be a few wet sections that have to be walked.

Location

From downtown Inlet travel 0.75 mile northeast on Route 28 and turn right on Limekiln Lake Road. Drive 2 miles to the campsite entrance on the right.

Moss Lake Loop

Hiking

Moss Lake is a wonderful spot and a short carry for a canoe from the parking area. The trailhead is large and doubles as a popular picnic area. Moss Lake was the home to a Girls camp from 1923-1972 — a historical markers tells the story.

Hiking in a counterclockwise direction, the trail remains on a flat course as it passes through the Fulton Lakes Wild Forest. The northern part of the trail remains fairly close to the shore, giving ample opportunity to approach the lake. There are nine primitive camping sites along the shore.

Brown Tract Pond State Campground

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.

Facilities

Camping for tents and RV/trailers with 84 sites, a picnic area with tables and fireplaces, flush toilets, a trailer dump station, and a recycling center.

Boating and Fishing

Boat launch on site and rentals available. 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.

Tioga Point Campground

A boat access only campground which provides great views of Raquette Lake and the surrounding mountains. This is a state DEC (Dept. of Environmental Conservation) Campground. Camping Fee.

Facilities

15 lean-tos, 10 tent sites. Picnic tables, fireplaces, outhouses. No potable water available at campground.

Boating and Fishing

Fish present in Raquette Lake: lake trout, brook trout, white fish, smelt, smallmouth bass, sunfish, yellow perch, brown bullhead, sucker, and minnow. Motor boats, rowboats, kayaks, and canoes allowed.

Thornbush Acres RV Park

The area boasts with trails to hike, mountain biking and road biking. Indian Lake is known as the whitewater rafting capitol of New York with abundant spring rafting and limited summer rafting. The area has many lakes, ponds and rivers to canoe, fish or swim in. The Park is located in the middle of Three lakes, just a short distance away. There are 11 lakes within a 15 mile radius.

Free Wifi, bathhouse, dump station, all sites have full hook-up.

Campstore on site: RV supplies, liquid propane, live bait, fishing tackle, locally made crafts, public phone. (No food)

Sacandaga State Campground

Southern portion of the Adirondack Park. Area is basically flat with splendid scenery of the east and west branches of the Sacanadga River meeting at this point.

Facilities

143 campsites (some designated as accessible for the mobility impaired), picnic area with tables and fireplaces (some designated as accessible for the mobility impaired), hot showers/flush toilets (some designated as accessible for the mobility impaired), firewood sales, trailer dump station, boat launch on back side of Algonquin Lake, recycling center, pay telephone.

Point Comfort State Campground

Camping

Located on picturesque Piseco Lake and offers activities such as hiking, swimming, sailing, boating and fishing.

Point Comfort Campsite is the most remote of the 3 DEC campsites located on Piseco Lake and is well known for its quieter atmosphere due to its remoteness. It has the largest natural sand beach and a large day area. A day use pass is required for use of the boat launch.

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