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Narrow Island Group: Adirondack Camping On Lake George

The Narrow Island Group (not to be confused with the “Narrows”) is located in the central part of Lake George, north of the Glen Island Group. The Narrow Island Group consists of the “Mother Bunch” of islands at the base of Black Mountain extending to Mallory Island off the eastern Silver Bay shoreline. Some of these islands are large enough to allow up to six people per campsite, but on some of the smaller islands, campers are restricted to only two or four per site.

The Narrow Island Group is 7 miles north of Bolton Landing. This is the quietest and most private of all the island locations. All sites have a dock, fireplace, picnic table, and toilet facility.

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Approaching Steere Island on Lake George via boat
Steere Island
Lake George, NY
A single campsite island near Vicars and Harbors Islands, located just south of Davis Bay. The island is flat with room for two tents, but there is no tent platform.
a tent platform with shadows on it from trees
Vicars Island
Explore Vicar's Island on Lake George. Enjoy Lake George camping at its best on Vicar's Island! Vicars is across from Snug Harbor Marina. So if you are in need of gas or want to pick someone up for the day, Snug Harbor Marina makes a nice stop.
View approaching Duran Island in the Narrow Island Group
Duran Island
Lake George's Duran Island has an odd shape giving it many points that allow its 8 campsites to be fairly large and private. Each site has a tent platform and a maximum capacity of 6 people. Many sites pair nicely together for larger groups.
the sign for nobles island state land on a tree
Nobles Island
NY
Nobles Island is a three campsite island and each campsite is very private, #1 faces south and covers about half of the island. Located near Huletts Landing and Huletts Landing Marina on the east side of Lake George.
a girl jumping into the water from a cliff, and an island is in the background
Burgess Island
Burgess Island is a five campsite island on Lake George in the Narrows close to Hulett's Landing. It is well known for it's jumping rocks. Docks are deep water docks with depths up to 6 feet.
a wide open lake with the mountain in the background
Sagamore Island
Sagamore Island is not where The Sagamore Resort is located. The Sagamore Resort is actually on Green Island. You'll find Sagamore the six-site, overnight state-owned camping island just a little north in the Mother Bunch.
Approaching Agnes Island on Lake George
Agnes Island
Lake George's Agnes Island has 5 campsites, two of which have tent platforms. Maximum capacity for each site is 6 people. Water depth ranges from 3.5' to 6' and docks are typically shared between two sites. This island utilizes a pit-type privy.
a row of green trees along the shoreline of a lake
Paradise Bay
Paradise Bay is located on the eastern shore of Lake George, just north of Shelving Rock. Take a cruise and enjoy the beautiful views of the islands, shoreline and the Adirondack Mountains!
the waterfront of an island with a campsite sign on a tree to the side
Horicon Island
Horicon Island is a one campsite island bathed in morning sun. It's perfect for families.
Cooper Island
Cooper Island is a one campsite island in the Narrow Island Group on Lake George. It is located close to St. Sacrament and Mother Bunch Islands.
Sign for Little Burgess Island on Lake George
Little Burgess Island
Little Burgess Island has one campsite and can host up to 4 people. The dock for this island is 24 feet.
View of the Phenita Island Campsite from just left of the tent platform
Phenita Island
Lake George's Phenita Island is the perfect choice for some privacy while you camp. This long, thin island has a maximum capacity is 4 people. It has lots of shade as well as the perfect sunny spot to pitch your tent.
Mallory Island
Mallory Island features one campsite and a shore dock in the Narrow Island Group on Lake George.
Hatchet Island
Part of the Narrow Island group on Lake George, Hatchet Island has 3 campsites each with a maximum capacity of 6 people. This island gets plenty of sunshine all over. All three sites share a clivus type privy. Water depth around the island is 3-3.5'