17 Unforgettable RV Camp Spots in New York (Both Parks and Rustic)


Finding an unforgettable RV camp spot in New York can be difficult even if you are a visitor or local. Parks and rustic camping grounds are ideal for the perfect experience for you and your family and can provide for some great memories.

Luckily for you, I’ve compiled the perfect list to some amazing spots. These parks and rustic camping areas have fun activities, amenities, and great scenery to enjoy. It is up to you to choose the perfect spot for you and your family.

Camping can be an awesome memory to have, and it can be perfect with the right spot to camp in. Take a dive into the list of places below and find a spot to camp in!

#1. Brennan Beach RV Resort

Brennan Beach is located at one of the most beautiful spots in the state, which makes it a popular place to stay. The resort has a line-up of fun things to do, and live music is provided as well.

There is no time to be bored with your stay here!

Overview

Discounts Military, AARP and Senior Citizens (60+)
Wi-FiYes
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Pool
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$50/None/$957

“We really enjoyed our stay at the Brennan Beach RV Resort. The staff was very helpful and they had so many fun activities going on while we were there. Would love to come back again.”

Benjamin, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 80 Brennan Beach Rd, Pulaski, NY 13142

Contact: (315) 298 2242

Website: https://www.rvonthego.com/new-york/brennan-beach-rv-resort/?utm_source=yext&utm_medium=directory&utm_campaign=Yext%20Directory%20Listing

#2. Wildwood State Park

Wildwood state park has 600 acres of hardwood forest to admire! There is plenty to do and it can be an enjoyable stay for anyone with a love for being outdoors!

Some activities this park offers are biking, fishing, hiking, hunting, recreational programs, stand-up paddle boarding, and X-Country skiing! If this sounds like bliss to you, then make the trip.

You won’t regret the time you spend here with your family.

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiNo
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionUnpredictable
Pool or Hot Tub
None
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$18-$34/None/None

“This was a good campground to stay at with kids. The playground was entertaining, ice cream available at multiple concessions. The bathrooms were clean and thankfully soap equipped. Also easily accessible. Water tap close by sites.”

– Joel, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 790 Hulse Landing Rd, Wading River, NY 11792

Contact: (631) 929 4314

Website: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/68/details.aspx

#3. Interlake RV Park

A great positive to this RV park is that it is secure, and that can be comforting to many campers who come along with their families!

This 20-acre lake can be great for any fishing, swimming, or boating occasion! If the kids are not as fond of being outside for long they can enjoy watching movies and playing games in the entertainment room.

This is a great place to be, and to spend time at when you want to take a camping trip with the family.

Overview

Discounts Senior Citizens (offered Monday-Thursday)
Wi-FiYes
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Pool
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$50/None/None

“This is now my favorite campground! Susan and staff are friendly, helpful and patient! The park is gorgeous, fun and plenty of space to stretch out…Who knew we would fall in love with your park?!”

– Debbie, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 428 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Contact: (845) 266 5387

Website: http://www.interlakervpark.com/

#4. Cranberry Lake Campground

This campground offers some great scenic views, and activities to participate in like having a campfire near your site!

Campfires can be essential to any camping trip, and it makes for a perfect opportunity to roast some marshmallows! There is also a lake to take a swim in as well!

Though, this campground has plenty of rules and regulation to follow. While for some this may put them off, for others it can be comforting to know there is order in a place like this.

Overall, these rules provide the opportunity for every camper to have a great experience staying here.

Overview

Discounts None
Wi-FiNo
Pets AllowedYes (with regulations)
Cell ReceptionUnpredictable
Pool or Hot Tub
None
ShowersNo
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsNo
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly RatesThrough reservation

“Awesome campground with close access to a toilet, wash house, and beach. My family enjoyed every moment of our trip, and we will very likely be back for another adventure in the near future. I almost forgot to mention that I was on water.”

– Jessie, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 230 Lone Pine Rd, Cranberry Lake, NY 12927

Contact: (315) 848 2315

Website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24460.html

#5. Lake Placid / Whiteface Mtn. KOA Holiday

Photo Courtesy of: Lake Placid/ Whiteface Mtn. KOA Holiday

This holiday trip offers swimming, fishing, bike rentals that you are able to ride around the sit, and mini golf! There is an unlikely chance you will find yourself searching for long for something fun to do.

If you bring along your family they are bound to have some fun here as well! They offer a Fun Zone, which will be a blast for the young ones, and ice cream socials for everyone to enjoy.

The best part? They even offer “cook-to-order” breakfasts at the lodge!

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiYes
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Pool
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$40/None/None

“Amazing! The RV sites are a great size with plenty of space between them, the staff is friendly and all of the amenities were impeccable. Washrooms and shower rooms were clean, every campsite was cleaned (raked and fire pits cleaned out) after people checked out!”

– Shauna, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 77 Fox Farm Rd, Wilmngton, NY 12997

Contact: (518) 946 7878

Website: https://koa.com/campgrounds/lake-placid/

#6. Saranac Lake Islands

This campground has plenty to do if you are one to appreciate separation from the outside world and media. You and your family (or friends) can take a quick weekend trip or a week-long trip to Saranac Lake Islands if you enjoy being one with nature.

Some of the features this campground has are picnic tables located around campsites, they are perfect for lunch outside, or simply to take a book and read there. There is also tent pads and a grill to cook whatever you please.

Some fun activities this place also offers are boating on motorboats, rowboats, or canoes. There is also fishing where the possibility of a great catch is likely. Hiking can also be a fun alternative to almost anything if you want to get a fun workout in.

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiNo
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionUnpredictable
Pool or Hot Tub
No
ShowersNo
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsNo
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$22/Additional $5 per night

“This is wilderness camping at its finest. I took my employees here for a weekend camping trip, and we loved it. The lake is beautiful, the scenery is amazing, and the campsites are mostly very nice. Pack light, because you have to paddle for a while, but it’s worth it!”

– Daryl, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 4468 NY-3, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Contact: (518) 891 2841

Website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24496.html

#7. Lake George RV Park

This RV park is a place where anyone with a love for sports belongs. They offer every sporting facility you can think of and if you aren’t one to enjoy sports then there are two swimming (an indoor and outdoor) pools to take a dip in!

Not only that but they also have some hiking trails to take, biking trails, and an off-leash area for your pup to have some fun. This place makes it possible for you and your family to enjoy a weekend getaway!

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiYes
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Heated Pool
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$68/None/None

“We stayed this summer after the new water park opened. The kids really enjoyed the new pool and splash pad. The only problem you may experience is finding the time to do everything since they have so much going on!”

– MTH, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 74 NY-149, Lake George, NY 12845

Contact: (518) 792 3775

Website: http://www.lakegeorgervpark.com/

#8. North Pole Resorts

Photo Courtesy of: North Pole Resorts

This resort offers a lot of things to pass the time! They have two swimming pools that you are free to take a dip in when the days get a bit too hot. Or play mini golf with friends or family.

If someone in the family enjoys fishing, there is opportunity for that as well.

Overall, your stay can differ depending on the campsite you decide to rent out! Each site offers different amenities but there is a general store all can go to purchase anything they may have left at home! Or if they simply want something to snack on, the general store has you covered there, too.

Overview

Discounts Good Sam Members: 10% discount
Wi-FiYes
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Pool
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes (With purchase)
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly RatesSee Below

Camping Rates

  • Rates are based on 2 adults and up to 2 children (age 16 and younger)
  • Tent Site- $35
  • Water & Electric Site- $50
  • Full Hook up Site- $55
  • Extra vehicle – $4 per vehicle
  • Visitors/Day Use – $7 per adult/$5 per child
  • Visitors Vehicle/Overnight – $5 per night

“My favorite campground yet, we stayed in the cottages and they were great. Comfortable, spacious and clean. In the whole complex there was plenty to do, from river access to pools and playgrounds. Great hiking trails in close proximity, Lake Placid and more. I would highly recommend it for families with kids, we’ve had a blast!”

– Radoslaw, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 5644 NYS Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997

Contact: (518) 946 7733

Website: https://northpoleresorts.com/

#9. Camp Bell Campground

Camp Bell is action packed when it comes to doing fun things while camping. The calendar they provide has plenty of things to participate in! They offer local wine tasting, movie nights, wagon rides, music acts, and craft classes, and some good old bingo!

All of these activities can cater to both the young and the old.

If you are looking to bring your family along for a fun-filled camping trip then this could be the place for you. Especially if you have younger children you will need to keep entertained.

Overview

Discounts Good Sam/AAA/Military/Extended Stay
Wi-FiYes
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Heated Pool
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsWater and Electric Only
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$32/None/None

“The owners were extremely friends and accommodating! There were many activities. A great place to bring kids. There was a large playground, heated pool, and putt-putt!”

– Lauren, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 8700 NY-415, Campbell, NY 14821

Contact: (607) 527 3301

Website: https://campbellcampground.com/

#10. Letchworth State Park

This beautiful park offers 60 miles worth of hiking trails! And not only are these trails able to be taken by foot but you can also horseback ride, bike, take a snowmobile, or even ski on these trails.

During the winter the activities don’t cease, there is snow tubing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling to take part in.

If you and your family enjoy having endless opportunities for activities to do then this park could be a camping choice for you. The nature surrounding the area is bound to give you a feeling of closeness with nature and peace!

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiNo
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Yes
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsNo
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$24-$26/None/None

“Truly beautiful, I used to come here every year with my family growing up. I still take my dogs here on occasion, they love it and so do I. Everything from the views to the picnic areas are wonderful. If you’ve never been, please do yourself the favor of visiting.”

– Zak, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 1 Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY 14427

Contact: (585) 493 3600

Website: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/79/details.aspx

#11. Medina / Wildwood Lake KOA Holiday

Photo Courtesy of: Medina/Wildwood Lake KOA Holiday

This holiday stay has a family-oriented theme to it! It is located in the western region of New York and it isn’t too far away from popular tourist attractions that you may want to take the chance to explore.

The campground is known to be very scenic and is located on the water so there is plenty of options to go swimming in. Their in-ground swimming pool can be an option, or the Jeddo Creek, even the Wildwood Lake.

If you are one to enjoy spending time on the water this place offers canoeing, row boating, and pedal boating. It can be infinite fun for anyone with a love for being outdoors!

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiYes
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Pool
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$40/None/None

“Our first camping trip and this place was perfect…from our first greeting at the camp store. The staff is so friendly and nice. Always a smile on there faces and ready to help.”

– Kelly, Google REview

Camp Information

Location: 2711 County Line Rd, Medina, NY 14103

Contact: (585) 735 3310

Website: https://koa.com/campgrounds/medina/

#12. Glimmerglass State Park

The nature surrounding this park is breathtaking. If you are one to appreciate the visual beauty of a place you are camping at then you might appreciate this place.

There is no shortage of fun things to participate in! There is hiking, fishing, biking, camping, and picnicking! It doesn’t end there either, there are winter ice fishing, cross-country skiing and ice skating for those who enjoy camping through the winter.

The nearby attractions are Gilbert Lake State Park, Hyde Hall State Historic Site, Kill State Park, Betty & Wilbur Davis State Park, and Herkimer Home State Historic Site. These places can be an option to visit if you are wanting to get out of the site for a small while!

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiNo
Pets AllowedNo
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
None
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$15/None/None

“Top-notch state park with a nice sandy beach and beautiful view of Lake Otsego. The park has two nice camping areas, one with full bathrooms and another, near Beaver Pond, with primitive camping. There are hiking trails, a playground, and a disc golf course.”

– Christopher, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 1527 Co Rd 31, Cooperstown, NY 13326

Contact: (607) 547 8662

Website: https://newyorkstateparks.reserveamerica.com/camping/glimmerglass-state-park/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NY&parkId=78

#13. Branches of Niagara Campground & Resort

Photo Courtesy of: Branches of Niagara Campground & Resort

This campground is bound to keep you satisfied. There are all the comforts of home within this place, they offer multiple sporting facilities, a heated swimming pool, and an on-site nature trail.

If you bring along your RV, you can take up the opportunity to travel to famous attractions nearby like Niagara Falls, Marineland, Fantasy Island Fun Park, and the Buffalo Zoo.

Overall, you are bound to have a fun time with the family at this place!

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiYes
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Heated Pool
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$40/None/None

“I would absolutely come back here again, we went in early September so it was quiet, not as busy, no crowding for any of the amenities, took my boys in a canoe on the lake, and enjoyed the pool. The cabins were very comfortable. Although I like to rough it, my wife and kids do not, so this was a compromise.”

– Lamar, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 2659 Whitehaven Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072

Contact: (716) 773 7600

Website: http://www.branchesofniagara.com/

#14. Willowemoc Wild Forest Yurt

This is not your typical camping spot that has a ton of included amenities. If you are someone who enjoys the isolated feeling nature gives you then this is the place for you.

Staying at this place will guarantee a feeling of bliss. You can hike up to the cabin you are staying at and everything around is will grant you peace and quiet.

This place offers solar lighting, a composting toilet, shower and outdoor cooking that you can do on a BBQ grill. The bedding and linens in the cabin are provided by the owners, but you are expected to bring in your own personal items (such as towels and washcloths).

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiNo
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionUnpredictable
Pool or Hot Tub
None
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesCabin Only
Full HookupsNo
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$125/$750/$3450

“Well appointed. Peaceful, scenic surroundings. Owners are most helpful and accommodating!”

– Nicole, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 60 Browns Rd, Livingston Manor, NY 12758

Contact: (845) 439 4367

Website: http://www.willowemocwildforestyurt.com/

#15. Hidden Valley Camping Area

This camping area is bound to make you feel like you are staying in a private paradise. There is a ton of activities to participate in nearby.

There is a large swimming pool, tons of outdoor games to do, live music, bingo nights, and workshops that are bound to put a smile on your face!

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiYes
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Pool
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$36/$216/$648

“Great place to visit. Super peaceful everyone there I met was really nice and respectful. Went swimming in the pool they had which was pretty nice. Overall great experience every time I’ve been.”

– Jon, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 299 Kiantone Rd, Jamestown, NY 14701

Contact: (716) 569 5433

Website: http://www.hiddenvalleycampingarea.com/

#16. Cherry Plain State Park

This park seems to have its center around enjoying the outdoors. There is 175 acres and a beautiful sandy beach to enjoy. The beach is called Black River Pond, and it includes a bathhouse and a comfort station not too far away.

Not only can you enjoy the beach but there is also multiple hiking, biking and nature trails that also double for cross-country skiing in the winter. The park overall has 10 trailer sites, 10 lakeside tent sites, and 10 tent sites that you can hike, too.

Their policy on pets is that they need to be household pets only, they need to be either caged or on a leash no longer than 6 feet. You will also have to provide evidence of rabies vaccination. There is also a two-pet limit.

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiNo
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionNo
Pool or Hot Tub
None
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsNo
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$12-19/None/None

“This place is beautiful and a very peaceful, quite and clean park! My kids had a great time. There is a small playground close to the beach. There are trees near the beach if you want some shade and a few picnic tables. My mom camped here and said it was a great experience.”

– Melissa, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 10 State Park Rd, Petersburg, NY 12138

Contact: (518) 733 5400

Website: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/173/details.aspx

#17. Hickory Hill Camping Resort

This camping resort is not as traditional when it comes to the activities they offer for their campers. There is laser tag, crafts on the daily, mini golf, themed weekends, and hiking trails. You are bound to have fun participating in one of these activities.

There is even a little fun for your pup to enjoy since they have a large, open-spaced dog park. You can even take a small break from the activities and travel to the camp store that has almost everything you need in case you forgot something at home.

Overview

Discounts Not Available
Wi-FiYes
Pets AllowedYes
Cell ReceptionYes
Pool or Hot Tub
Heated Pool
ShowersYes
Back-In or Pull Through SitesBoth
Full HookupsYes
Daily/Weekly/ Monthly Rates$55/$336/$675

“Our cottage was clean and lovely. The staff was friendly. There was plenty to do for the family. The only downfall was that it was extremely busy, especially at the splash garden and kiddie pool area.”

– Jessica, Google Review

Camp Information

Location: 7531 Co Rd 13, Bath, NY 14810

Contact: (800) 760 0947

Website: http://www.hickoryhillcampresort.com/

Related Questions

Is it legal to camp on a beach? It is legal to camp on the beach, but beaches with campgrounds are not usually located on the sand. In fact, they can be found in sand dunes a ways away from the beach.

Is it legal to live in an RV? Living within your RV might be “legally” defined as a temporary living choice. Some laws might prevent you from living within your RV. You will need to research on the state you are within.

Can you drive an RV in the winter? It is possible, but that does not mean it will not be difficult. Driving your RV during the winter can come with some risks of getting stick in the snow or getting covered with snow and ice. Though, that goes to say you should be prepared for these conditions.

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