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Taking a friend for a hike is a great way to enjoy a day along one of the Scenic Byways through the Adirondack Park

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Alger Island NYSDEC Campsites

Central Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 28, near Eagle Bay in Herkimer County

All Alger Island camp sites are lean-to sites and accessible by boat only.

This is a boat access only campground located on Fourth Lake. Fourth Lake Day-Use Area is the headquarters where registration and permits are issued for Alger Island. Campground opens in mid-May and remains open until Labor Day. Amenities include fifteen lean-to sites and two tent sites with a pit privies, fireplaces, hibachis, picnic tables, and hiking trails. A state owned boat launch, with ramp for launching larger, motorized boats, is located on Route 28 in the village of Inlet. This resource is in Section 1 of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a 740-mile water route extending from Old Forge in the Adirondack Park to Fort Kent, Maine.

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Eagle Bay

Closest Byway:Central Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:near
Closest Route #:State Rt. 28
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
URL:Alger Island NYSDEC Campsites website


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