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POINT COMFORT CAMPGROUND, NY

Status: Closed through Thu May 15 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Jan 19 2015   Later Dates
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Description

Description: Located on picturesque Piseco Lake, Point Comfort offers activities such as hiking, swimming, and fishing. At an elevation of 1,660 feet, the park's terrain is hilly, with well-wooded areas consisting of conifers and mixed hardwoods. The campground offers fine fishing, canoeing, sailing, and other water sports opportunities. Numerous hiking trails challenge the day hiker, and the 133-mile Northville-Lake Placid Trail is minutes away. A natural sand beach offers a guarded swimming area from mid-June to Labor Day.

Geography:

Point Comfort Campground is located in the central portion of the Adirondack Park, on Piseco Lake. The campground was developed in the late season of 1929 to provide additional camping to the area.

Recreation:

Boating, fishing, and hiking are favorite activities.

Facilities:

Park facilities include campsites, a sand beach, a boat launch, a picnic area, vault toilets, a recycling center, a bathhouse, and a swimming area with lifeguards in the summer.

Nearby Attractions:

Shopping, restaurants, rowboat and canoe rentals, and a golf course are nearby.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Bath House
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Ranger Station
  • Swimming
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Water Skiing
Within 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Boat Rental
  • Canoe Rental
  • Convenience Store
  • Dump Station
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Jet-Skiing
  • Museum
  • Paddle Boat Rentals
  • Recreation Programs
  • Restaurant
  • Sail Boating
  • Shopping
Alerts and Important Information

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):
43.40176, -74.57598
43°24'6"N, 74°34'34"W

From the NYS Thruway (I-90): Take Exit 27 at Amsterdam. Follow Route 30 North approximately 50 miles, to the Village of Speculator. Turn left on Route 8, go west about 11 miles to Old Piseco Road, and turn right. The campground is on the left side of the road. From NYS Thruway (I-90), Exit 31 at Utica, proceed north on Route 8 approximately 50 miles, turn left onto Old Piseco Road and follow directions above

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

POINT COMFORT CAMPGROUND
1365 County Route 24, Old Piseco Rd
PISECO NY 12139

Phone Number:

Project Office:(518)548-7586