Reserving Island Campsites on Lake George
Reservations for island camping on Lake George should be made far in advance because the sites are very popular and fill up quickly. Although, the DEC is making it easier to do last-minute bookings! Check out the details below.
How much to rent a campsite on an island in Lake George for a night or a week? It costs $28/night or $196 to rent a campsite on an island on Lake George. Some islands have only one campsite on them which means you can have your own island for a week for under $200 (plus tax)! What a deal!
For Overnight Island Camping (Note: New for 2023!)
Make your reservation through Reserve America. New this year, patrons can now book a camping reservation for DEC campgrounds, including the Lake George islands, as late as 5pm on the day of arrival.
For Day Use Island (Note: New for 2023!)
In the past, day use permits had to be obtained in person on a first come, first serve basis. This season the DEC is transitioning to automated, online sales, which can be made up to seven days in advance, and up to the day of.
For Non-Reservable Campsites
Obtain a reservation during check-in at the appropriate island group ranger station (see FAQ for more info).
How much to rent a campsite on an island in Lake George for a night or a week? It costs $28/night or $196/week to rent a campsite on an island on Lake George. Some islands have only one campsite on them which means you can have your own island for a week for under $200 (plus tax)! What a deal!
Island Contact Information
If you have specific questions about the islands which cannot be answered by Reserve America, then we recommend contacting the DEC ranger station for your island group:
- Long Island Group Ranger Station: 518-656-9426
- Glen Island Group Ranger Station: 518-644-9696
- Narrow Island Group Ranger Station: 518-499-1288
Make Your Reservation
Use the Reserve America links listed below to reserve campsites in the Lake George area:
For general questions, contact Reserve America Reservations at 1-800-456-2267 or Customer Service at 1-800-777-9644.
Find More Adirondack Campsites:
There are a variety of campgrounds in the Lake George Region and Adirondacks. If you're looking for a new adventure, consider some of these Adirondack campgrounds:
- Alger Island
- Brown Tract Pond Campground
- Caroga Lake Campground
- Crown Point Campground
- Eagle Point
- Eighth Lake Campground
- Forked Lake Campground
- Glen Island (Lake George Island)
- Golden Beach Campground
- Hearthstone Point
- Indian Lake Islands Campground
- Lake Durant
- Lake Eaton Campground
- Lake George Battleground
- Lake Harris Campground
- Lewey Lake
- Limekiln Lake
- Lincoln Pond Campground
- Little Sand Point Campground
- Long Island (Lake George Island)
- Moffitt Beach Campground
- Narrow Island (Lake George Island)
- Nicks Lake Campground
- Northampton Beach Campground
- Paradox Lake Campground
- Point Comfort Campground
- Putnam Pond
- Rogers Rock Campground
- Sacandaga Campground
- Sharp Bridge
- Tioga Point Campground