New York RV Camping
New York RV Camping – All The Comforts Away From Home
New York RV Camping and Campgrounds
New York RV Camping offers just about every type of camping opportunity imaginable. US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has several water containment projects that are great New York RV camping destinations. National Forest campgrounds feature rustic RV campsites, and both state and county parks offer both rustic and hookup RV camping sites. There are private RV parks located throughtout New York, and even New York City parks offer completely free camping by reservation on summer weekends.
New York RV Parks
New York RV Parks – Research tool for finding the best private New York RV parks and campgrounds.
Federal RV Camping Information
US Forest Service – USFS information about New York RV camping in the Finger Lakes National Forest. Dispersed RV camping (boondocking) is encouraged, and many developed campgrounds offer a rustic RV camping experience.
US Army Corps of Engineers – USACE/COE information about Corps lakes and campgrounds in New York.
National Park Service – There are no NPS camping facilities in New York. This link is provided for New York RV camping trip planning.
State RV Camping Information
New York State Parks – RV campng is available throughout New York’s state park system.
New York DEC – The NY Department of Environmental Conservation operates 51 campgrounds in the Adirondack and Catskill state parks. Primitive RV camping is permitted on most other DEC managed lands in New York. Check regulations carefully.
New York State Tourism Website – Where to go, and what to do. Includes New York RV camping suggestions and travel planning ideas.
Camping Reservations – Make your campground reservation in advance and your campsite will be waiting for you when you arrive.
New York RV Dump Stations
RVDumps.com – Places to dump in New York.
Sanidumps.com – New York RV dumps listed by town.
New York City Free Camping
One unique opportunity we are aware of is the free camping program in New York City. This reservation only summer camping program is completely free. Tents, food, everything is included. Sleep under the stars without packing your equipment for a long trip. New York City Free Camping Information.
County Park RV Camping and Campgrounds
Often overlooked, county parks offer some great New York RV camping destinations. To find New York county campgrounds on the Internet, we suggest you search the Internet for… “ny county park campground”.
The following are only a few examples of New York county park RV camping locations.
RV camping is available at Oneida Shores Park. The family friendly campground, the closest to I-81 in the Northeast, is ideally suited to late spring, summer and early fall RV camping. Water and 30 amp electric RV campsites available.
RV camping with water and electric hookups is available at Broome counties Greenwood Park. The lake is stocked with trout for the fisherman, and there are activities for the whole family. A great New York RV camping destination.
Battle Row Campground. There are 64 campsites ranging in length from 40 to 45 feet, 52 equipped campsites equipped with water and electric RV hookups.
Nickerson Beach Campground. There are 74 campsites set up for RV camping.
RV camping is available at two Nassau County Parks.
RV camping is available at several Suffolk County Parks. Located on the east end of Long Island, these family campgrounds offer a wide range of activities including hiking, fishing, biking, playgrounds and more. Some campgrounds are limited to county residents only.
Located along Lake Ontario, Monroe County offers the Webster Park Campground. This 550 acre park offers water and electric RV hookup campsites. 50 amp electric and RV dump station available.
Public New York RV Camping Locations
The following are just a few examples of the many New York RV camping public campground locations available.
Golden Hill State Park is available for RV camping. 59 campsites to choose from with some electric sites available.
CATSKILL & ADIRONDACK
Adirondack State Park is unique and encompasses 1/3 of New York. DEC (Dept of Environmental Conservation) operates dozens of campgrounds that make great RV camping destinations.
The Catskill Region offers forested mountains; narrow, winding valleys; rushing streams and rivers. The 600,000 acres of the Catskill Park has several campgrounds ideal for RV camping.
The US Forest Service Blueberry Patch Campground is available for RV camping. Nine first come first serve campsites with fire pits and picnic tables. Suitable for small RVs only.
Suffolk County offers the Indian Island Campground. Activities include hiking, picnicking, camping, fishing, an activity field, and a playground. A great New York RV camping destination.
RV camping is available at the USACE (US Army Corps of Engineers) East Sidney Lake. The town of Sidney maintains and operates the East Sidney Recreation Area. Beach, picnic area, playground, campground, and boat launch.
Federal Public Land
RV Camping Information
US Forest Service - USFS
Describes USFS policies and rules about RV camping. Information about dispersed camping, and tips on how to find great free RV camping sites.
National Park Service (NPS)
General information about RV camping in US National Parks. With campgrounds in the most historic and scenic places in the country, the NPS offers some of the best places for RV camping.
US Army Corp of Engineers (USACE/COE )
USACE (perhaps better know as COE) manages water recreation areas throughout the USA. Information about finding Corps managed lakes, RV camping rules and policies for use of these water based recreation areas is included.