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The best camping near Elmira, New York.

Your new home base for hiking, camping, and exploring Watkins Glen and the Finger Lakes region.


Set up your tent here
How about setting a tent here
Over three miles of trails
Explore the season waterfalls
Shared outdoor kitchen and Pavilion
Joseph
Joseph: Rune Hill Sanctuary is a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the...
camp surrounded by beautiful Hemlock & Black Locust trees
tent forest people
tent forest people
Shiitake Mushroom Camp
Beautiful Shiitake Farm in the forest
Shiitake Mushroom Camp
100% 36 Responses
$40/night
Ezekiel
Ezekiel: Mushrooms!!! This place is absolutely wonderful! Such a unique experience camping on th...
Just a short drive from the Finger Lakes, it's no wonder camping near Elmira is a popular choice among upstate New Yorkers. Drive about 40 minutes north of Elmira to Watkins Glen State Park, where you can camp, hike, and explore some of the most stunning and popular waterfalls and swimming holes in New York. This place gets busy on hot summer days, but once you see it, you’ll Read more...
Just a short drive from the Finger Lakes, it's no wonder camping near Elmira is a popular choice among upstate New Yorkers. Drive about 40 minutes north of Elmira to Watkins Glen State Park, where you can camp, hike, and explore some of the most stunning and popular waterfalls and swimming holes in New York. This place gets busy on hot summer days, but once you see it, you’ll understand why. Other camp-friendly state parks in the area are Robert H. Treman, Newtown Battlefield, Buttermilk Falls, Sampson, and Taughannock Falls. You can also choose from private campgrounds like Gardner Hill or private lodgings that include rustic cabins and working farms. Round out your time in the wilderness by sampling some local wines, produced right in the fertile soil around the Finger Lakes region. If you’re feeling active, grab your bike and head to one of the area's many wine and beer trails for some sipping and cycling. Those needing an extra adrenaline rush should head to Harris Hill Soaring Center to try gliding above the Finger Lakes and surrounding area.
View of the camp
There's a tree stand - perfect for morning coffee!
Evening view
Fireside
Robert Treman State Park - a nearby state park where you can swim at the base of this fabulous waterfall
Sanctuary in the woods
100% 13 Responses
$35/night
Tara
Tara: What a unique property Bob and Pam have created in their Sanctuary in the Woods! We wer...
A classic Fingerlakes view into the valley without having to leave the site!
tentview lodging meadows
Tent? Check.
Clear skies meant pulling off the rain fly and enjoying a bug free sunset while relaxing in the tent!
Endless field of purple wildflowers
Quinton
Quinton: Valley View was a great primitive campsite with a classic finger lakes view! I loved th...
The Finger Lakes were formed by glaciers advancing south from Canada during the last ice age.
The efficiency felt new and clean!
Aaaaaaah ... feels so good to lay down!
The cabin you'll be renting!
One of the docks out at the property.
This is the kitchen you are welcome to use!
The Nut House
100% 3 Responses
$56/night
Erin + Caroline
Erin + Caroline: Aric is the host of the The Nut House, which is located not too far from Corning, NY. H...
Meadow campsite!
Look at these healthy plants!
The farm here is gorgeous.
Sharing some berries!
This cucumber came right out of the ground here at Plowbreak farm!
Erin + Caroline
Erin + Caroline: Secluded Hilltop Meadow on Farm is a beautiful farm! Hosts Aaron and his wife truly kee...
Some of Elmira’s earliest inhabitants were the Newtown and Kannawalohalla Native Americans.
Welcome to the cabin!
The view from the top!
Still as glass!
She's a goofball!
This red barn is your cue to turn in!
Erin + Caroline
Erin + Caroline: Towner’s Country Paradise is only 8 miles outside of Corning, NY. You will feel like yo...
While we cannot guarantee sunsets like this every night they are frequent.
Home of Goat Yoga on the Homestead - visit our website to register for a class or ask about the session availability when you check in!
Plenty of trails to explore
100+ acre homestead
Tent site with view of the Savona Valley.   Tent site #1.
Rachel
Rachel: This is a great site! You can see for miles up the Southern Tier valleys. The hosts are...
Elmira’s Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum is home to more than 40 animal species.
Hillside Pond with a View
Hillside Pond with a View
Hillside Pond with a View
Hillside Pond with a View
Hillside Pond with a View
Hillside Pond with a View
100% 4 Responses
$25/night
Tim
Tim: We stayed on the far side of the pond this weekend. Although we had a bit of rain, it w...
Sherry Oaks Wilderness Camp
Sherry Oaks Wilderness Camp
Sherry Oaks Wilderness Camp
Ryan
Ryan: Located directly on the " Finger Lakes Trail " in Beautiful Newfield NY : Sherry...
Mark Twain wrote Huckleberry Finn from a small study on an Elmira farm. You can visit his writing space in its new home at Elmira College.
Beautiful and quiet!
Beautiful and quiet!
Beautiful and quiet!
Beautiful and quiet!
Beautiful and quiet!
Beautiful and quiet!
100% 1 Response
$20/night
Casey
Casey: This place was amazing! You have lots of choices of campsites and I chose one closer to...
horse farm animal
animal instagram pigs
farm
instagram
beautiful views
Natalie
Natalie: The stay at Owen's Farm was so pleasant because it gave me the best farm experience. We...
Along the Gorge Trail at Watkins Glen State Park you’ll pass 19 waterfalls within two miles.
winter
getting warm by the fire!
the coolest structure ever!
the back entrance
winter
Meredith
Meredith: This may be my favorite place I have yet to stay! the yurt is fully furnished and with ...
Plenty of trails for hiking or just a relaxing walk
Cabin has a small wood stove.
We cant guarantee amazing sunsets - but they do happen often.
Try your hand at cooking on an open fire.  ;) Wood supplied!
100+ acres to explore.  From trails in the woods to Goats in the field.  :)
Randy & Allison
Randy & Allison: Rustic primitive cabin with no electricity or running water. Come enjoy some time on...
Dun Roamin Farm-Cabin
Dun Roamin Farm-Cabin
Dun Roamin Farm-Cabin
Dun Roamin Farm-Cabin
Dun Roamin Farm-Cabin
Dun Roamin Farm
Dun Roamin Farm: Settle into our comfortable Cabin. Main farm house is a short 3 minute walk away....
Nice Quiet and peaceful setting..
Very nice view and hill sides.
Roger
Roger: We are located with in 20 minutes of lakes, race tracks, hiking trails, winery state...
Looking North, just before sun set.  Sun rise will light up your tent and is usually stunning.
Sunrise
Sun rise over the valley filled with fog, as seen from the camp site
One of our wildlife ponds
Red House Ranch Camp
Ike
Ike:     This is the only camp site on a 200 acre parcel of secluded rural farm land.  We...
Simplicity @ Summerland Farm
Simplicity @ Summerland Farm
Simplicity @ Summerland Farm
Simplicity @ Summerland Farm
Simplicity @ Summerland Farm
Margaret
Margaret: Rough campers welcome! We have a small out of the way patch of woods at the back of our...
Charming Camping
Charming Camping
Charming Camping
Charming Camping
Charming Camping
Destiny
Destiny: Pitch your tent on our beautiful 99 acre farm and have access to two ponds, many hiking...
Private Cabin on Pond
Private Cabin on Pond
Private Cabin on Pond
Private Cabin on Pond
Private Cabin on Pond
Destiny
Destiny: Beautiful private cabin on pond located in the Finger lakes region, with fire pit,...