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Guide to Camping in Lake George - Plan the Perfect Getaway!

Ready for an amazing vacation your family and friends will remember for a lifetime? Go camping in Lake George! This region of the Southern Adirondacks offers campers beautiful vistas, great attractions, and the opportunity to camp on your own island. Whether you are pitching your tent for the very first time or are a seasoned camper visiting Lake George for the first time, our Camping Guide has everything you need to know.

Whether you want to pitch a tent or enjoy the comforts of your RV, the Lake George area has what you're looking for! Browse these local campgrounds and RV parks and find the one for you.

Featuring small, private islands as well as large ones, there are numerous options for island camping on Lake George. It's one of the best ways to experience the beautiful lake!

Island campsites fill up very quickly, so reservations are extremely important. It's a good idea to make a list with several choices prior to booking, and then you can reserve your site online or by phone!

Have questions on how to choose an island, how to prepare, and what to expect? Check out our frequently asked questions (FAQs) on island camping to get the answers you're looking for.

Reserve a day use island on Lake George and enjoy an afternoon of swimming, picnicking, and relaxing by the water! New this season, you can reserve online ahead of time.

Looking to bring your dog with you when you go camping? Lake George has many pet-friendly campgrounds for you to choose from, just be sure to carefully review their pet policies before making your reservation.
Get your questions answeres when it comes to bringing pets to campgrounds - what you'll need to bring, typical leash rules, and more.
Discover fall camping at Lake George Escape, plus all to enjoy about the season in Lake George at that time of year. Plus, check out their specials for next spring and fall to book now.

Long Island on Lake George is the largest of the island camping groups. Since there are tons of campsites along the shoreline, this island doesn't fill up as fast as the small and private islands.

Long Island features nearly 90 campsites, making it daunting to decide which one to book. We've broken down highlights of each site to make it easier for you!
Want to take your large boat or sailboat to a Lake George island? Try these sailboat-friendly docks located on certain overnight and day use islands.
Have you tried glamping? Give your backcountry vacation a little style: go glamping in Lake George and the Adirondacks! Experience all the excitement of camping in the great outdoors with the luxury of a resort.
Experience what luxury camping is like at Lake George RV Park, with incredible lodging options and superior amenities.
Discover the wide array of Themed Weeks at Lake George Escape, including Christmas in July, and plan your camping trip.
You won't believe all the activities, amenities, and ways to camp at Lake George Escape's resort-like campground.
Located in Lake Luzerne, Huttopia Adirondacks is a glamping resort where guests can enjoy ready-to-camp tents, a secluded forest setting, and more.
Reconnect with nature and discover the perfect midweek camping destination at Lake George Escape.
From spring into fall, a stay at Lake George Escape in Diamond Point provides the ideal escape for families looking to get away and have fun.
Whether you're an experienced camper or brand new, Lake George Escape has what you're looking for with tent, cabin, and RV camping. Take a look at their Learn to Camp Package!
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Read our great tips for camping in Lake George! You'll learn to camp like a pro, with information on setting up camp, building a campfire circle, practicing camp safety, storing food, and more.

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Camping is an outdoor adventure that can quickly turn into a stressful nightmare if you don't have the right gear. Here are a few tips on choosing the right tent for your camping trip in Lake George.

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From your tent to tableware to first aid, here's an ultimate camping checklist of everything we could think of that you might need for your camping adventures in Lake George and the Adirondacks.

Tick season generally runs from April through September in the Lake George Region. Learn how to avoid and protect yourself from ticks, and how to properly remove a tick if you do find one.

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Get the inside scoop on Lake George island camping from our readers. These camping tips were submitted by parents, teenagers, kids, and others who love camping in the Southern Adirondacks!

Counting down the days to your vacation in Lake George? Create your own vacation countdown timer to share with friends and family in anticipation of your next getaway to the area.