Ultimate Guide to 12 Beautiful Lake George Camping Destinations

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Lake George

Lake George is a town in New York City’s Warren County, USA, sitting on the Lake of the same name, famously known as “Queen of the American Lakes.” Inviting sandy, sparkling beaches and popular camping spots around the Lake George area keep bringing vacationers back year-rounds.

Lake George, which inhibits 170 Islands, is located at the southeast base of the Adirondack Mountains. Its surrounding public campgrounds, private campgrounds and, the wilderness of Adirondack are hot spots for campers.

Here are some of the popular spots for Lake George Camping

Guide to Lake George Camping

1. Moose Hillock Camping Resort

If you don’t want to roughen it up, then Moose Hillock Camping which is less than 10 miles from Lake George, is best for your Lake George camping getaway. Camp in glamping style, in the largest Campground in Lake George. They have everything from Adirondack Cabins to Full Hook-Ups Campsite for RVs, full-size trailers, and Cabanas, all this in the completely secluded area from each other.

This Lake George resort has luxurious amenities, the largest heated pool on the whole northeast side, a laundromat, cafes, playgrounds, live entertainment, even chapel service on Saturday evening, and so much more. For having one of the memorable times of your life, don’t hesitate to come here.

Check out their website for more info – www.moosehillock.com

2. Riverview Campground

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If riverside camping is your thing, Riverview Campground is ideal for your Lake George camping getaway. 4 miles north of Lake George Village, Riverview’s Campsites are scattered around River Schroon. They have various camping options available, from camping on grounds and camping on the water to RV’s and trailers. Every campsite is well equipped with basic amenities and proper cellular and wifi connection.

They have activities planned for every day, such as canoeing, fishing, rafting, basketball, miniature golfing, and more. Nearby attractions you can enjoy are Fort Ticonderoga, Six Flags Great Escape, Fort William Henry, Million Dollar Beach, etc.

Check out their website for more info – https://lakegeorgeriverview.com/

3. King Phillip’s Campground

With a perfect rating of 10/10 by Good Sam, King Phillip’s Campground is the great destination for an ideal family lake George camping getaway. This campground is just a few miles from Lake George Village and spread out at the base of the French Mountains. You will find every imaginable camping gear available at your disposal, from tents and pop-ups to trailers, big rigs, and RVs.

They are fully equipped with basic amenities, free wifi, quick set-up of 50 Amp Pull Thru, game room, convenience store, and more. Popular attractions nearby are Adirondack Park, Six Flags Great Escape, Lake George Village, etc. Just bring yourself and enjoy your stay.

Check out their website for more info – www.kingphillipscampground.com

3. Lake George Escape Camping Resort

Spread across 178 acres of meadows, wetlands and beautifully nestled amidst Adirondack Park, this Lake George camping resort has been awarded best campground for 7 consecutive years and still running.

Rent camping options of your choice from tents, cabins, trailers, and RVs. Equipped with sparkling basic amenities, two heated pools, various sporting options, live entertainment, canoeing, kayaking, and much more, this resort has everything you need for a carefree & adventurous getaway.

Spend your days away with various activities or venture out to nearby attractions such as The Great Escape with 125 rides, Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course, etc.

Check out their website for more info – www.lakegeorgeescape.com

4. Adirondack Camping Village

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This place is ideal for both types of campers – who like camping in its most basic form and who want the comfort of home. This camping village sits amidst the majestic Adirondack Mountains and is only 3 minutes away from pristine Lake George and Lake George Village.

Open from mid-May to mid-September, their secluded rustic accommodations – tents, cabins, RVs, trailers, have all basic amenities. Nearby attractions you can enjoy are Lake George Village, Million Dollar Beach, Adirondack Museum, Great Escape & Splash Water Kingdom, etc.

Go for hiking or canoeing, kayaking or roast marshmallow under the stars, and you will get a full-on experience here.

Check out their website for more info – www.adirondackcampingvillage.com

5. Lake George Islands Campsites

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Want to be more close to nature? You will love this unique camping experience in a more secluded vicinity of Lake George Islands. You can choose from 387 shoreline campsites scattered between three Islands – Glen, Long, and Narrow Islands. You can only access them through boats.

All sites have their docking area, basic amenities, a fireplace, and picnic tables. Spend your day on the water by boating, sailing, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing or go hiking and enjoy bird watching. For a true camping experience, choose any of these sites. You won’t be disappointed.

For more info – www.dec.ny.gov

6. Brookwood RV Resort

Just a few minutes away from Lake George and Lake Champlain, nestled in the foothill of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains, this Lake George camping resort is another perfect destination for family or couples camping getaway.

Their 85 gorgeous wooded campsites have options for tents, Adirondack-style cabins, and RVs. With clean, modern basic amenities. They have a basketball and a volleyball court, provide kayak and canoe rentals, and more activities options.

Nearby attractions you can enjoy visiting are Fort Ticonderoga, Roger’s Rock Slide, Ticonderoga Golf Cours, Six Flags Great Escape Theme Park, etc.

Check out their website for more info – www.brookwoodrvresort.com

7. Lake George RV Park

If RV camping is your thing, this Lake George camping RV resort will definitely change your mind. You wouldn’t want to miss this award-winning RV park campsite, spread over 150+ acres and just a few minutes away from Lake George Village.

You don’t need to own an RV to camp here. They provide 40-foot deluxe RV rentals, which can house up to six people. There is just one more campsite which provides a facility like this one, and you will know about it further down the article.

Laze around in their 5 sparkling water heated pools or have fun in their Cascade Cove aquatic park or go hiking and biking. They have lots of recreational activity options.

Also, there is Charlie’s Bark Park for your beloved dog alone. Nearby attractions you can enjoy are Great Escape & Spalshwater Kingdom, Natural Stone Bridge & Cave Park, etc.

Check out their website for more info – www.lakegeorgervpark.com

8. Schroon River Escape

This family-friendly Lake George camping resort is located along the Schroon River in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. You can choose from tents, cabins, RVs, and Glamping (300 sq feet Luxury Safari Tents) accommodations.

Equipped with clean and modern basic amenities, a swimming pool, game room, BBQ grill for Safari Tents, you will feel at home even among the secluded corner of nature.

Enjoy fly-fishing, canoeing, swimming, tubing on the Schroon River. Or, venture out to Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, Lake George, Fort Ticonderoga, Fort William Henry Museum, Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), etc.

Check out their website for more info – www.schroonriverescape.com

9. Ledge View RV Park

Just a few minutes away from The Great Escape, this Lake George camping getaway has beautiful Campsites for all types of RVs. You can rent their comfortable, highly efficient, modernly equipped RVs rentals if you don’t own one.

This park comes equipped with amenities like a swimming pool, games room, free wifi, laundromat, playground, and more.

Enjoy your days doing activities like hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, biking, golf, around the Lake George area surrounding the RV Park, and at night roast the marshmallow around the firepit by gazing at the stary sky.

Check out their website for more info – www.ledgeview.com

10. Hearthstone Point State Campground

For a true camping experience, pitch your own tent on one of the 251 trailer and tent sites at the shore of Lake George. This campground is state-owned and just two miles north of Lake Georg Village. They have 13 mobility-impaired accessible sites too.

Basic amenities include hot showers, flush toilets, a recycling center, a dump station, a swimming area, and access to the sparkling sandy beach.

Enjoy activities like boating, hiking, canoeing, fishing or, wander around the nearby tourist attractions and restaurants. You can also earn your Naturalist Patch at their Junior Naturalist Programme.

Check out the website for more info – www.dec.ny.gov

11. Lake George Battlefield State Campground

Another state-owned Lake George camping campground for more laidback camping. Pitch your tent among 64 tent and trailer sites just a few minutes south of Lake George Village. Alos accessible to mobility-impaired people. This campground is open from mid-May to mid-October.

Basic amenities include hot showers, flush toilets, a recycling center, a trailer dump station, and swimming permission in Lake George.

This campground is perfect for history lovers. Numerous remains of the military activities around the Colonial Period are scattered around the battleground or its surrounding area. Many historical locations are also close to this campground.

Check out the website for more info – www.dec.ny.gov

12. Scaroon Manor State Campground

Beautifully sprawled around the west shore of Lake Schroon, this state-owned campground has 62 campsites (two sites with tent platforms).

Basic amenities include hot showers, flush toilets, a recycling center, a trailer dump station, accessible to mobility-impaired people, picnic areas, boat docks, fishing piers, and beach access.

Check out the website for more info – www.dec.ny.gov

Lake George Camping

Choose any of the campgrounds for your memorable and authentic camping getaway in Lake George. You will not regret it.

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