Camping at Sites 077-088
Long Island on Lake George is a part of the Lake George Island Campgrounds managed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Sites 077-088 are specific campsites on Long Island.
- Located on Long Island, which is one of the larger islands on Lake George, accessible only by boat.
- In the heart of the Adirondacks in upstate New York.
- Each campsite typically includes a tent platform, picnic table, and fireplace.
- There are no electric hookups available at these primitive sites.
- Pit toilets are usually located nearby.
- Sites often provide privacy due to natural vegetation, but specifics can vary.
- Since Long Island is boat access only, campers must have a boat or arrange for boat transportation to the island.
- Mooring sites may be available for those who bring their own boats.
Booking and Fees
- Campsites can usually be reserved in advance through the New York State's online reservation system or by phone.
- Reservation windows and specific booking instructions are readily available on their official website.
- The fee for camping typically includes the cost per night per site.
- Fees can vary based on the time of the season, demand, and specific site amenities.
Rules and Regulations
- There may be a limit on the number of consecutive nights you can camp, often to ensure fair access for all visitors.
- Campsites usually have a maximum capacity for people and tents, generally dictated by the size of the site and the environmental impact considerations.
Fires and Firewood:
- Fires are only allowed in designated fireplaces or fire pits.
- There may be regulations on transporting firewood due to pest concerns—often, you must purchase firewood locally or gather it on the island where allowed.
- Pets are often allowed but must be kept on a leash and supervised.
- The campgrounds operate on a carry-in, carry-out policy, which means you must take all your trash with you when you leave.
Activities and Recreation
- Lake George is known for its clear water and scenic beauty, offering opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing, and hiking.
- Canoeing and kayaking are popular, with many bays and islands to explore.
- Wildlife viewing and bird-watching are also favorite pastimes.
Safety and Considerations
- Always be prepared with a first-aid kit, as immediate medical assistance may not be readily accessible.
- Water is not provided, so campers must bring their own or have the means to treat lake water.
- Weather can change rapidly in the Adirondacks, and campers should be prepared for rain, cool nights, and possibly windy conditions.
For the most accurate and current information regarding Sites 077-088 on Long Island, campers should refer to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation or the specific Lake George Island Campgrounds information resources. Regulations and amenities may change, so it's important to check for updated information before heading out on your camping trip.