Know Before You Go!
- Reserve It! The state requires campers to reserve sites ahead of time, and camping permits are issued only to campers who are at least 18 years of age. All campers staying on a site must be listed on the permit at the time of registration.
- Pitch Your Tent! If you do not have a tent on your campsite the first day of your reservation, you will lose it. Many people put cheap tents up on the sites that they have reserved and come the next day if they can’t make it the first day.
- Leave Fido Home! No dogs or pets are allowed on any of these state-owned islands; they are also not allowed on the docks or on boats moored at the docks.
- Take A Boat! Lake George islands can only be accessed by traveling over water via boat or canoe. Campers can take their own boats and canoes or rent from one of the many marinas in the area. Plan to pay two fees at most docks, one for parking and one for launching.Check out our Lake George boating guide!
- Hush! Quiet hours on the islands are from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am.
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