Places to Camp Near NYC

This is a list of places where we've been camping in a tent or stayed in a cabin or cottage since November 1999. "Near" means no more than a 4-hour drive from New York City (Brooklyn). The list is a work in progress. Use the Places We've Been link for a complete list of campsites we've stayed at with links to more info.

Click on the place name to go to a detail page about that campsite.

Place: Allaire State Park (NJ)

57
1 hour 15 minutes

Place: Belleplain State Forest (NJ)

140
2 hours 40 minutes

Place: Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park (NY)

200
4 hours

Place: Clarence Fahnestock State Park (NY)

70
1 hour 37 minutes

Place: Hickory Run State Park (PA)

120
2 hours 30 minutes (Route 80)

Place: Hither Hills State Park (NY)

118
2 hours 30 minutes

Place: Lake George Islands DEC Campgrounds (NY)

225
3 hours 49 minutes

Place: Nockamixon State Park (PA)

98
1 hour 50 minutes

Place: Shawme-Crowell State Forest (MA)

245
4 hours 12 minutes

Place: Taconic State Park-Copake Falls Area (NY)

123
2 hours 40 minutes

Place: World's End State Park (PA)

194
4 hours