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LITTLE POND CAMPGROUND, NY

Status: Open through Sun Oct 12 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Apr 29 2015   Later Dates
68 site(s) found
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Description

Nestled in a remote area of the Catskills, quiet, picturesque Little Pond Campground shows off the pristine beauty of the mountains. The Beaverkill, a world-renowned fly-fishing stream, is within minutes of the campground. Nature lovers will enjoy the leisurely hiking trail around a 13-acre pond and the opportunity to venture along trails leading to the ruins of an old farm or enjoy breathtaking views atop the Touchmenot Mountains. Most campsites are heavily wooded, with walk-in and boat-in remote sites available for those who prefer more primitive camping.

Geography:

Little Pond Campground is located in the Catskills Forest Preserve.

Recreation:

Excellent hiking opportunities are available, from within the campground or from nearby trailheads. Non-motorized boats are welcome, and anglers may fish for panfish. A Junior Naturalist program is available for children.

Facilities:

Campsites have tables and fireplaces, with water, restrooms with showers, a trailer dump station, and a recycling center. A beach with a lifeguard and a picnic area with tables, grills, fireplaces, and shelters are within walking distance of the campground. The park also offers volleyball and basketball courts, a soccer field, ice and firewood sales, a boat launch, and rowboat, paddle boat, kayak, and canoe rentals. Most park facilities are handicapped-accessible.

Nearby Attractions:

Area attractions are numerous. The Catskill Fish Hatchery is about 20 miles from the campground. DeBruce Environmental Education Camp, shopping centers, restaurants, theaters, and bowling alleys are within 20 miles, in Liberty, Livingston Manor, and Margaretville. There are also a number of golf courses and horseback riding facilities nearby.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Basketball
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood Sales
  • Fishing
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoes
  • Hot Showers
  • Ice Sales
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Nature Study
  • Paddle Boat Rentals
  • Paddle Boating
  • Parking
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Row Boat Rental
  • Showers
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Volleyball
Within 10 Miles
  • Convenience Store
  • Hospital
  • Hunting
Alerts and Important Information
CAMPGROUND SPECIFIC INFORMATION
  • Sites designated as Walk In are just that. You cannot drive to the site pull a pop-up or trailer in. You have to park and carry your equipment in
  • A recycling center is available for refuse disposal. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at this location (YOU MUST RECYCLE AND USE CLEAR TRASH BAGS)
  • No motorized boats are allowed on Little Pond
  • Many record size brown trout and smallmouth bass have been caught nearby in the Pepacton Resevior. A special permit is needed to fish in this body of water

WHEN YOU ARRIVE-You must sign for your own site. Have your equipment with you and be ready to camp when you register. Names of all campers on a site must be listed on the permit at time of registration
CHECK-IN TIME-From 12:00 noon until 9:00 p.m. Campers must register for their campsite by 9:00 p.m. on the first night of their reservation or the campsite will be subject to re-rental and all fees will be forfeited
CHECK-OUT TIME-11:00 a.m. on your departure date
OCCUPANCY-Limited to 6 individuals per campsite and 2 tents or 1 unit of hard wheeled camping equipment and 1 tent. Only 2 vehicles permitted on any campsite. Extra vehicles will be required to park in a designated area (additional fees will apply)
AGE REGULATIONS-Campsites must be registered and occupied by a responsible person 18 years of age or older
LENGTH OF STAY-Your camping permit can be issued for a maximum of 14 nights. From July 1 through Labor Day only 14 cumulative nights will be permitted at any campground.
QUIET HOURS-From 10 p.m. until 7 a.m., and are strictly enforced. Violators of this policy may be evicted
GENERATORS-The use of generators may be limited to no more than 5 hours per day and fall between the hours of 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily. If the use of a generator is deemed unreasonably loud by the facility staff then individual use of a generator may be prohibited/limited
FIRES-Must be built in fireplaces provided. Only dead and down wood may be used for fuel. No chainsaws are allowed in campgrounds, and cutting down trees, alive or dead is prohibited.
FIREARMS-Are not allowed in campgrounds except during the Fall and Spring hunting seasons. Firearms must not be discharged within campground boundaries at any time
ACCESSIBLE SITES-At least one member of the camping party staying on the site must be mobility impaired (i.e. in a wheelchair or uses a walker) or the camping party may be turned away at the campground
SWIMMING-Is allowed at campgrounds with supervised bathing areas during designated hours when a lifeguard is on duty. Please note that there may be times when lifeguards are unavailable, and for the safety of our customers these beaches will not be open and swimming will be prohibited. Not all campground locations offer swimming, to inquire please contact the campground directly
PETS-Are allowed with proof of a currently valid rabies vaccination in the form of a current year's tag or a certificate issued by the veterinarian. Campers can walk dogs on a leash no longer than six feet as long as the animal is under control. Dogs cannot be left unattended and are not allowed in facility structures, on the beach or in day use areas

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
42.03431, -74.74103
42°2'4"N, 74°44'28"W

From South: (NYS Thruway, I-87). Take NYS Thruway to Exit 16 (Harriman), then Rte. 17W to Exit 96 (Livingston Manor). Bear right at end of ramp. Go approximately 1/4 mile to intersection and make a right onto Old Rte. 17. Follow for 1 mile until you see a sign for Kin's Catering House. Make the next right onto County Rte. 151 (Beaverkill Road). Follow Beaverkill Road approximately 7 miles to Lew Beach. Continue for about 4 miles and make left at campground sign, onto Big Pond Road. Go 1/8 mile, campground entrance is on left.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

LITTLE POND CAMPGROUND
549 LITTLE POND STATE CAMPGROUND ROAD
ANDES  NY  13731

Phone Number:

Information:  (845)439-5480