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Forked Lake NYSDEC Campground,

Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 30, near Long Lake in Hamilton County

Forked Lake Campground is located on the east shore of 1248 acre Forked Lake.

Comprehensive planning and beautiful surroundings, combined with the remoteness of this campground offers a great wilderness experience to the public. All the campsites offer privacy, they are large and well forested, campsites are accessible by boat and/or trail, except for three (3) which can accommodate 20 foot RVs. The campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities including canoeing, boating, and fishing. 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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Long Lake

Closest Byway:Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:near
Closest Route #:State Rt. 30
Months Occurring:june, july, august and september
Best Season:summer
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
How to Find:

Forked Lake Public Campground can be reached by leaving State Routes 28N and 30 at Deerland and driving southwest on County Roads 3 and 20 to the east shore of Forked Lake.

URL:Forked Lake NYSDEC Campground, website


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