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POPLAR POINT CAMPGROUND, NY

Status: Closed through Thu May 14 2015   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Jul 01 2015   Later Dates
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Description

Located on picturesque Piseco Lake, Poplar Point Campground offers quiet solitude. The campground is located in the central portion of the Adirondack Park, at an elevation of 1,660 feet above sea level. The terrain is hilly, with well-wooded areas consisting of conifers and mixed hardwoods. The campground offers fine fishing and boating, with a concrete boat launch. Hiking trails and a natural sand beach make this a great camping destination for families.

Geography:

Poplar Point Campground is located in the central part of Adirondack Park, on Piseco Lake.

Recreation:

Boating, fishing, hiking, swimming, and picnicking are the favorite activities here.

Facilities:

The park offers campsites, a picnic area, a boat launch, vault toilets, a recycling center at Little Sand Point, a sand beach, a bathhouse, and a swimming beach with a lifeguard in the summer.

Nearby Attractions:

Shopping, restaurants, a movie theater, and a golf course are nearby.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Fishing
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Jet-Skiing
  • Paddle Boating
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Sail Boating
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Water Skiing
Within 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Boat Rental
  • Canoe Rental
  • Convenience Store
  • Dump Station
  • Golfing
  • Horse Rentals
  • Hospital
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Museum
  • Paddle Boat Rentals
  • Recreation Programs
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Showers
Alerts and Important Information
CAMPGROUND SPECIFIC INFORMATION
  • A recycling center is available for refuse disposal at Little Sand Point campground

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-* Please take note the swimming facilities at this location are not supervised by a lifeguard or other responsible person. In place of on-site supervision, this facility has established a series of safeguards to be followed by all guests, the details of which are outlined in a brochure presented to customers upon arrival at the facility.
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):
43.42865, -74.54148
43°25'43"N, 74°32'29"W

From the NYS Thruway (I-90): Take Exit 27 at Amsterdam and 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, turn right, and the campground is on the left side of the road. From the NYS Thruway (I-90): Take Exit 31 at Utica, proceed north on Route 8 approximately 55 miles to Old Piseco Road, turn left, and the campground is on the left side of the road.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

POPLAR POINT CAMPGROUND
COUNTY ROUTE 24, OLD PISECO ROAD
PISECO  NY  12139

Phone Number:

Project Office: (518)548-8031