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Limekiln Lake Campground, NYS DEC

Central Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 28, near Inlet in Hamilton County

Found on Limekiln Lake Road, Inlet, a great family spot with many summer activities nearby.

This NYS DEC campground has 271 campsites, a day use area, hot showers, a guarded swimming beach and canoe rentals. Summer at Limekiln Lake comes with high temperatures in the 70s. When the night sets in temperatures plunge down into the 50s. For the period of the wintertime highs are regularly in the 30s; after the sun is down all through the winter temperatures at Limekiln Lake plunge into the teens. From Route 28, just north and east of the Village of Inlet, look for Limekiln Lake Road, proceed 1.5 miles, turn right at campground sign, go half mile to booth

Hiking opportunities in the area include Old Dam Nature Trail, Rocky Mountain, Blackbear Mountain and Bald Mountain. Access to Moose River Plains Wild Forest is also close by. Canoes, rowboats and motorboats are allowed on the lake, giving access to fishing for a wide variety of fish including yellow perch, bullhead and splake.

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Closest Byway:Central Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:remote
Closest Route #:State Rt. 28
Months Occurring:may, june, july, august and september
Best Season:summer
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
URL:Limekiln Lake Campground, NYS DEC website


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