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TIOGA POINT CAMPGROUND, NY

Status: Open through Sun Aug 31 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Apr 26 2015   Later Dates
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Description

Tioga Point Campground is a unique, boat-access-only campground. From the campground, visitors have wonderful views of Raquette Lake and the surrounding mountains. Easy access to shore and to nearby attractions make this an unforgettable camping location.

Geography:

Tioga Point Campground is located on Raquette Lake, in the Adirondacks.

Recreation:

Motor boats, rowboats, and canoes are allowed. The fish present in Raquette Lake include brook trout, white fish, smelt, smallmouth bass, sunfish, yellow perch, brown bullhead, sucker, and minnow.

Facilities:

Tioga Point is a primitive campground with no potable water. It is accessible by boat only. There are picnic tables and fireplaces.

Nearby Attractions:

The Adirondack Park Visitors Interpretive Center at Newcomb is 30 miles east, on Route 28. The Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake is located 8 miles east, on Route 28, and features the history of the Adirondack Park. The village of Raquette Lake is 3 miles west on Route 28, and offers restaurants, boat rentals, and scenic excursions on Raquette Lake, with dining on board. Golf courses are available in the villages of Indian Lake and Inlet.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Fishing
  • Jet-Skiing
  • Picnicking
  • Powerboating
  • Sail Boating
  • Water Skiing
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Rental
  • Convenience Store
  • Hiking
  • Hospital
Alerts and Important Information
CAMPGROUND SPECIFIC INFORMATION
  • All sites are accessible by boat only
  • There is a carry-in/carry-out policy in effect for garbage

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):
43.84439, -74.63112
43°50'40"N, 74°37'52"W

From the New York State Thruway (I-90): Take Exit 31 at Utica; go north on Rte 12 to Alder Creek; take Rte 28 through Old Forge and Inlet. Golden Beach campground is about 4 miles east of Raquette Lake Village, on the left side of Rte 28. Tioga Point is reached by traveling another 4 miles west to Raquette Lake Village. There is a boat launch in the center of the village. From the Adirondack Northway (I-87): Take Exit 23 at Warrensburg; follow Route 9 North to Route 28 West through Indian Lake and Blue Mountain Lake. Golden Beach is about 8 miles west, on the right side of Rte. 28. Tioga Point is reached by traveling another 4 miles west to Raquette Lake Village. There is a boat launch in the center of the village.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

TIOGA POINT CAMPGROUND
ROUTE 28, BOX 582
RAQUETTE LAKE  NY  13436

Phone Number:

Project Office: (315)354-4101