Betty and Wilbur Davis State ParkWestford 1 of 10
Named for the couple that donated their land to the state, the Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park is a quiet retreat in Southern Otsego County. With just six full-service cabins, this campground is relatively quiet. The tranquil setting of the park attracts bird watchers and hikers, and the cabins are well suited for family retreats. For a fun day trip from this New York cabin rental, be sure to visit nearby Cooperstown.
Letchworth State ParkCastile 2 of 10
Known as the "Grand Canyon of the East," Letchworth State Park has 81 cabins and is must-visit for outdoor enthusiasts. The park is open year-round with an endless array of outdoor activities including biking, horseback riding, fishing and hot air ballooning in the summer, and ice skating, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter. Hikers can also choose from 66 miles of hiking trails.
Canoe Point State ParkClayton 3 of 10
Anglers, boaters and campers looking for a little solitude will love this campground. Right in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, Canoe Point is only accessible by boat. There are five cabins and 20 traditional campsites. Nearby attractions include Cedar Island State Park, Grass Point State Park, Dewolf Point State Park, Wellesley Island State Park and Mary Island State Park.
Cayuga Lake State ParkSeneca Falls 4 of 10
The largest of the five Finger Lakes, Cayuga Lake attracts boaters, water-lovers and fishermen alike. A great site for families, the campground has a playground, horseshoes, biking and a picnic shelter.
Robert H. Treman State ParkIthaca 5 of 10
Find out why so many bumper stickers claim that, "Ithaca is Gorges." With more than 100 waterfalls and gorges in the surrounding area, there are endless impressive hiking trails and vistas. The town of Ithaca, just 4 miles from the park, is a great place to grab dinner, shop, and take in the local college life.
Mills-Norrie State ParkStaatsburg 6 of 10
This dog-friendly site sits on the Hudson River and is made up of two parks: Margaret Lewis Norrie and Ogden & Ruth Livingston Mills State Parks. Golf lovers will want to hit one or both of the nine-hole courses, while hikers and bikers will want to check out the nearby trails.
Lake Taghkanic State ParkAncram 7 of 10
Choose from 27 cabins, four full-service cottages and 55 campsites. Once there, you can enjoy endless summer and winter activities and scenic views throughout the park. In addition to the beachfront, some of the more unique amenities include paddle boating, sail boating and volleyball.
Newtown Battlefield State ParkElmira 8 of 10
Newtown Battlefield Reservation is an historic landmark as the site of one of the largest offensive campaigns of the American Revolution. Be sure to visit nearby Watkins Glen and Buttermilk Falls State Parks for hiking trails and breathtaking scenery.
Stony Brook State ParkDansville 9 of 10
Athletic types will love this campground, nestled among hilly woodlands. Local trails are great for hiking or jogging, and the park itself has tennis courts. Three miles of trails are available for cross-country skiing in the winter, as well.