Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Fodor's Weekly: Your expert travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration (coming soon)

The Catskills Hotels

North-South Lake Campground

Pros

  • Lots of family activities
  • Great hiking

Cons

  • Very busy in season

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

In the Catskill Forest Preserve, the facility has a recreational program (July 4 through Labor Day) that keeps the kids engaged in the natural world. North–South Lake has sand beaches, and you can swim in the brisk water from late May through Labor Day, when lifeguards are on duty. If the water's too cold—the lakes are 2,000 feet above sea level—rent a boat and go fishing (with a license) for bass, perch, or catfish, or hit the surrounding trails on a mountain bike

or on foot. From here it's a short hike to the site of the old Catskill Mountain House. The campground is 3 mi northeast of Haines Falls. Reservations are essential for summer weekends. Day-trippers pay $6 entry.

Read More
$

Hotel Information

Address:

Rte. 18, 2 mi north of Rte. 23A, Haines Falls, New York, 12436, USA

Phone:

518-589–5058; 800-456–2267

Website: www.dec.ny.gov

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed late Oct.–mid-May
  • 219 tent and trailer sites

Updated 12/31/1969

Book A Hotel

Advertisement

What's Nearby

Add Your Own Review

When did you stay?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Room

Décor

Service

Value

Advertisement