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Indian Lake Islands State Park

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Peaceful camping

We wanted to experince camping on an island with no one else around. This was one wonderful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peggy Z
Lima, New York
via mobile
Island Camping - literally unplugged

We camped at one of the islands. At check in they gave us some clear garbage bags, bring your own... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Vernon D
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to experince camping on an island with no one else around. This was one wonderful experience! We went on a Sunday in Mid September so we were able to get a site without a reservation. The caretaker patiently answered all of our questions...More

Thank Peggy Z
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We camped at one of the islands. At check in they gave us some clear garbage bags, bring your own if you think you'll need more. They also gave workbook and patches for the kids - one can learn a lot from the books and...More

1  Thank Vernon D
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We made our 2nd visit here and once again had a great time. Checking in was simple, friendly and very quick. The boat launch wasn’t crowded and is beautifully built so that anyone, even a rank amateur, can launch easily. Finding our campsite was made...More

2  Thank bboehler1
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We've been boating on Indian Lake for several decades. It's a wonderful lake with awesome scenery, and the motorboat traffic isn't too bad. Many primitive camp sites along the shores, wildlife to see, and woods to explore. Also, this is the home of the rustic...More

Thank William K
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Large lake with island camping. The lake has fairly big waves, so be prepared if you are using a canoe or non motorized boat. So worth it to feel away from the usual campground activity! Fishing is good, and this is a fairly busy lake...More

2  Thank Mary Ann M
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My 6 year old and I had a great stay here. Canoe rental was easy. The lake was picturesque and fairly private. The campsite was clean and unique and the view was awesome. We will definitely be back!

2  Thank Miranda G
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Indian Lake is a great camping destination. My brothers and buddies and I do a trip every year, and usually we don't prefer the pay-to-camp parks, so we were a little apprehensive about how crowded, commercial, or regulated Indian Lake would be. Our concerns were...More

4  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Loved our visit, wish we were staying more than 3 nights. A great Adirondack vacation spot. Most sites are good sizes and wooded. Great amenities. New shower/bath houses are A+. Be careful of "comfort station" rest rooms cause they are pit toilets without sinks or...More

1  Thank jekjek246
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Was a wonderful experience from start to finish. The ranger at check in was extremely helpful and provided detailed directions to our campsite. We had our motorboat and the ramp was well maintained and easy to use. Plenty of parking for the trailer. Our campsite...More

1  Thank Theresa D
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Visited the lake for a few days mid week in June. The lake and surroundings are absolutely beautiful. There are many lakes in the area and they all look great but this one was ideal. The lake has about 4 islands in the middle that...More

2  Thank bart s
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Tyrus B
16 July 2018|
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Response from William K | Reviewed this property |
Hello again, I just drove by the park a few days ago on my usual summer trip up there, and there are sites on the southwest end of the lake that are on the water but also with car access. You might be able to get water from... More
Kari K
9 June 2018|
Response from William K | Reviewed this property |
Hello, as far as I know, there isn't a guide service that would take you to the site. Depending on which site you have, it might be a bit of a paddle, but it's beautiful the whole way. I wanted to include a link for the... More
Kari K
8 April 2018|
Response from William K | Reviewed this property |
Hello, from everything I know about the lake, you could probably only leave your car and launch from that marina. Most of the lake is not accessible by road on the southern 2/3rds (which is one of the things that makes it... More