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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Don't get me wrong... I love this place in general... gorgeous scenery, great cabins, great service. This is my first time here in winter months, and it is mad snowmobile chaos! Instead of the quiet calm and smell of pine, the atmosphere is abundant with the sounds of speeding roaring snowmobilers and their exhaust. If you're coming here for that...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really nice camping resort. We have booked to cottages in the past 2 months. They are so adorable! Little log cabins that are clean and very well kept. Two separate rooms with 2 bunk beds, can fit two families easily to sleep but a little small to spend a day in. Perfect if you will be out...

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General M, Manager at Old Forge Camping Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for such a nice review. Our staff prides it's self on providing a clean, friendly environment for campers during all seasons. Winter camping provides an opportunity to enjoy our nature in different ways. We are located within a few minutes of ice fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, downhill skiing and ice skating opportunities. We are glad you enjoyed...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Be careful of their policies, after booking they can & DO raise prices WITHOUT notifying you prior to check-in. They raised prices on us and others on one of their busiest weekends, which is very sleazy if my book. Their reservations policies state, all rates are subject to change without notice, all changes and cancellations are subject to a $5.00...

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General M, Manager at Old Forge Camping Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. Our reservation policies are view-able online, communicated at the time of booking, and are included in your emailed confirmations. The policies are put in place for a several reasons and customer satisfaction is one of our main concerns. Most business who provide accommodations have similar policies in place and these...

Manchester, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 October 2016

As I am getting older, I have taken step up from tent camping to staying in a cabin - less gear to bring, not sleeping on the ground, heat if needed and walls to protect from the wildlife. Heeded other reviewers comments and brought sleeping pads for the beds. We didn't see any bears but did have a persistent racoon...

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General M, Manager at Old Forge Camping Resort, responded to this review

Columbus Day weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year for us. On Sunday when you came in we are at around 50% occupancy. Housekeeping works around the clock on busy weekend to ensure a clean, safe environment for everyone. It can be tough for them to maintain the restrooms after they go home at 10 pm. Sleeping...

Durhamville, New York
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I must first say that we have coming here for a number of years. When we started coming here we had a average size camper (25-27ft) we didn't have any issues with the size of the sites, yes some of them were uneven but we made do. We used to come here on Paddlefest weekend and we usually had a...

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General M, Manager at Old Forge Camping Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Chris. We are a large camping resort and as you indicated the campers keep getting larger and the sites simply do not. With larger campers it is always a good idea to keep a list of preferred sites and, if available, we will book you into one of the specific sites you would like. We do...

Owasco, New York, United States
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed with our 2 youngest children (2 and 4) in a regular cabin (no bathroom) and used the bath house. It was pretty much as expected since we have been coming here for as long as they have been (since they were a KOA). I call these kind of accommodations "light camping" haha. Everything was ok except the bears....

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General M, Manager at Old Forge Camping Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Amy. We are located in the heart of the Adirondack Park and wildlife is part of life here. Information about how to prevent encounters is provided at the time of check in for all our guests, and we make our grounds and security team available most hours of the day to help guests deal with our...

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

If you're looking to get back to nature then this is the place. The trail around the lake was beautiful with lots of things to see. The staff was absolutely perfect. The campground was very clean including the sparkling clean restrooms. The chipmunks became my 2 year olds good friends. The deer walk right thru your site. Don't forget to...

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General M, Manager at Old Forge Camping Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review. We will pass your compliments on to our housekeeping staff regarding the cleanliness of the facilities. They certainly deserve the compliment. For future visits grab some cracked corn at the local grocery store for the duck. Corn is a more natural food source and does not contain the starches that white bread has. Wait...

new york
Reviewed 30 August 2016

as usual rented a cottage at the back of the property next to nature trail as these cottages are on a hill overlooking the lake. Cottage very clean seemed like the shower was redone--hot forceful shower added to the experience. Mattress's are not good--you will feel the wooden support beams of the bed. BRING A BLOWUP MATTRESS to cover their...

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General M, Manager at Old Forge Camping Resort, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to review our resort! Our staff works very hard to provide clean camping facilities to our guests. For future visits please keep in mind our security phone number that can be used in the event there is anything going on after 10 pm. They will enforce the quiet hours which run from 10 pm through...

Reviewed 25 August 2016

We booked a Cabin for our Stay and Play at the Water Safari. The Websites for both could be better. I am a researcher and really only got the "insider facts" from reviews. Driving through Old Forge was great. It is a very quaint walking town. Check In was fast and efficient. The waiver you sign regarding the Bears is...

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General M, Manager at Old Forge Camping Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Stacey. For future visits, we do offer overnight security, who can and do respond to any and all guest issues after the main lodge is closed at 10:00 pm. Their number can be located in the Gazette you are given and it is pointed out to guests at the time of check in. They could...

United States
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My family of two adults and two teens stayed at this camp ground for two nights. The atmosphere was bustling and welcoming when I arrived to check in at the lodge in the rain. The woman who checked us in was patient and helpful as I weighed the option of changing from our tent site reservation to a cabin. We...

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General M, Manager at Old Forge Camping Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Nancy. We will always work with you to find the best available accommodation for your visit. I will pass your compliments on to our staff. They certainly deserve the compliment, and work tirelessly to provide a clean, safe and enjoyable camping experience for everyone. The new paddle boats have been a great addition to the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Forge Camping Resort is a year round campground located in Old Forge, New York so we’re perfect if you’re coming for camping, skiing, snowmobiling, kayaking, canoeing, or whatever Adirondack adventure you’re after. Enjoy a true vacation in the Adirondacks here at our campground as you relax and camp in the peace and quiet of the surrounding Adirondack Mountains. We offer several types of accommodations: cottage rentals, log cabins rentals, RV camping and tent sites. Each type has a picnic table, fire circle, and is conveniently located near one of our seven heated Restroom and Shower Facilities, all at an affordable cost. We are located just a half-mile from the center of Old Forge, our Camping Resort provides full amenities within the campground. The free shuttle bus can bring you directly to the Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Calypso's Cove and to the beginning of the village of Old Forge, where there are many souvenir shops and restaurants. Our scenic campgrounds, beautiful private lake and helpful staff will ensure that your Adirondack camping experience is a memorable one. ... more   less 

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Address: 3347 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420
Region: United States > New York > Old Forge
Number of rooms: 132
Also Known As:
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