Best New York Campgrounds for Fall Color
Allegany State Park1 of 9
The largest of New York's state parks at 65,000 acres, Allegany State Park comprises two developed areas: Red House and Quaker, which offer a wide selection of campsites, cottages and winterized cabins. With 18 trails and 80 miles of hiking, visitors can experience fall in all of its glorysplendor. Stick around for winter and enjoy 25 miles of cross-country skiing and 90 miles of snowmobile trails. — SOURCE: ReserveAmerica campground guide.
Clarence Fahnestock State Park2 of 9
The large, sandy beach at Canopus Lake and the magnificent trail system are the jewels of Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park. Located in the highlands of Putnam County, the park offers access to the Appalachian Trail as well as breathtaking vistas from the peaks of Mt. Beacon and Breakneck Ridge. — SOURCE: ReserveAmerica campground guide.
Fish Creek Pond Campground3 of 9
Fish Creek Pond Campground offers a natural shoreline and provides campers with pristine rivers and ponds. Visitors will find miles of hiking and biking trails meandering through a canopy of colors at this beautiful Adirondack campground. — SOURCE: ReserveAmerica campground guide.
Letchworth State Park4 of 9
Renowned as the "Grand Canyon of the East," Letchworth State Park was named Best State Park in the nNation by USA Today. The Genesee River roars through the gorge, over three major waterfalls and between cliffs as high as 600 feet. Surrounded by lush forests, the park's trees turn a brilliant gold, red, orange and yellow in fall. Letchworth offers a full array of recreational opportunities, perfect for all seasons. — SOURCE: ReserveAmerica campground guide.
Moreau Lake State Park5 of 9
Located in the beautiful foothills of the Adirondacks, Moreau Lake State Park offers more than 27 miles of hiking and biking trails. Access to the waterfront Lake Shore Cottage and the cozy Campground Cottage provides visitors with two great options for camping in comfort.
Nicks Lake Campground6 of 9
Located in the Black River Wild Forest, this campground gives offers visitors a peaceful sense of remoteness and tranquility. Take in the sites on more than five miles of hiking trails, go fishing for lunker bass or brown trout, or simply relax and enjoy the cool weather in the picnic areas or playgrounds. — SOURCE: ReserveAmerica campground guide.
North South Lake Campground7 of 9
North South Lake is the largest and most popular state campground in the Catskill Forest Preserve, offering extraordinary, scenic views. There are also wonderful historical sites such as Alligator Rock, Kaaterskill Falls, and the former site of the Catskill Mountain House where, on a clear day, five states can be seen from the 2,250-foot escarpment. — SOURCE: ReserveAmerica campground guide.
Woodland Valley Campground8 of 9
Nestled at the foot of Slide Mountain, the tallest peak in the Catskills, Woodland Valley Campground serves as the trailhead for many of the area's most scenic trails. Get a different perspective by riding the train on the nearby Catskill Mountain Railroad.