Camping

Indian Lake Islands

Beautiful wild forest islands offering wilderness camping and some of the best recreational boating in the Adirondacks, Indian Lake Islands Campground is located on the southern shore of 4,365 acre Indian Lake. All the campsites offer privacy. They are large and well forested. Campsites are accessible by boat only. Campers register at the boat launch adjacent to the Lewey Lake Public Campground off Route 30. The opportunity to camp on an island or along the shore of Indian Lake makes this one of the most popular camping destinations in the Adirondacks. Indian Lake Islands Campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities including: Canoeing and boating, hiking, fishing, and picnicking.

Directions: From New York State Thruway (I-90), Exit 27 at Amsterdam; north on Route 30 through the villages of Wells, and Speculator. Campground is 12 miles north on Route 30 from Speculator on the right side of the road.

From the Adirondack Northway (I-87), Exit 23 at Warrensburg; Route 9 North to Route 28 West to Indian Lake Village. Campground is 12 miles south of Village of Indian Lake on the left side of Rte. 30.

Amenities: 55 campsites, picnic areas with tables and fireplaces, pit toilets, boat access only, boat launches on Lewey and Indian Lakes, pay telephone, hiking trails.

Call 518-648-5300 or visit DEC's website for more information.

Lake Durant

Lake Durant Campground is located on the east shore of 327 acre Lake Durant. The remote Central Adirondack setting of this facility offers a relaxing, quiet beauty and breathtaking views of Blue Mountain. The campsites offer privacy; they are large and well forested. Camping equipment from tents to 30' RVs can be accommodated. Lake Durant Campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities including: Canoeing and boating, fishing, hiking, and bicycling.

Directions: From the NYS Thruway (I-90), Exit 27 at Amsterdam; north on Route 30 through the villages of Wells, Speculator, and Indian Lake. Campground is 9 miles north on Route 30 from Indian Lake Village on the left side of the road, 1/4 mile to booth.

From Adirondack Northway (I-87), Exit 23 at Warrensburg; Route 9 North of Route 28 West to Indian Lake Village. Campground is 9 miles north of Village of Indian Lake on the left side of the road, 1/4 mile to booth.

Amenities: 61 tent and trailer sites, picnic area with tables and fireplaces, flush toilets, hot showers, trailer dump station, recycling center, mobility impaired accessibility, sand beach, bathhouse, hiking trails.

Call 518-352-7797 or visit DEC's website for more information.

Lewey Lake Campground

Lewey Lake Campground is located in the central portion of the Adirondack Park, on a 90-acre lake and offers secluded, wooded sites.

Directions: From the NYS Thruway (I-90), Exit 27 at Amsterdam; north on Route 30 through the villages of Wells, Speculator, and Indian Lake. Campground is 9 miles north on Route 30 from Indian Lake Village on the left side of the road.
From Adirondack Northway (I-87), Exit 23 at Warrensburg; Route 9 North of Route 28 West to Indian Lake Village. Campground is 9 miles north of Village of Indian Lake on the left side of the road.

Amenities: 207 campsites (some designated as accessible for the mobility impaired), picnic area with tables and fireplaces (some designated as accessible for the mobility impaired), flush toilets/hot showers (some designated as accessible for the mobility impaired), trailer dump station, recycling center, sand beach, swimming area, bathhouse, boat launch and hiking trails.

Boating: Motor boats, rowboats, and canoes allowed. Please note that the launch is shallow and better suited for smaller vessels.

For more information, call 518-648-5266 or visit DEC's website for more information.

 

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