Hipcamp host John F.,
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Come enjoy the Adirondacks at your riverfront campsite. Private beach, sand and gravel. Fire rings provided. Portable restrooms available on site. 15 minutes to both lake placid and whiteface mountain. Endless local paddling opportunities, rock climbing and hiking.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
5 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send John a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Pine Forest & Riverfront, w/firwod in New York.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole

23 Reviews

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Hipcamper Paul
Paul B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 20th, 2021

Cool camping site. I think proximity to attractions warrants the price. We camped in our vehicle on site two close to the river not far from the porter potty. The river sound drowns out any highway noise. But you want to bring something to block passing lights in the general direction of towards the river.

Hipcamper Zak

Ideal location in the adirondacks

Zak S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 13th, 2021

John's campsite is in an ideal location to not far from Lake Placid and a short drive to many hikes in the High Peaks Wilderness Area. The river level was too low for kayaking or paddle boarding when we were there, but refreshing and peaceful to listen to at night. There are several sites on the property so expect to see other guests.

Fall foliage | Photo by Zak Suhar | zaksuhar.com | @zaksuharTaking in the Adirondacks | Photo by Zak Suhar | zaksuhar.com | @zaksuharBaxter Mountain hike | Photo by Zak Suhar | zaksuhar.com | @zaksuharUpstream | Photo by Zak Suhar | zaksuhar.com | @zaksuhar
Hipcamper Carrie

High peaks heaven

Carrie G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 10th, 2021

This campsite was AWESOME. John has 5 sites available right along the Ausable River (2 of them right on the beach). We opted for site #1 in the woods because it had the most space and we had a big set-up for a 3-night stay. John was an amazing host. He gave us a lot of info about hikes we were interested in and even offered us a ride! Our dog was super happy to make friends with his dog as well. Having firewood available on site is a plus and you really can’t beat the location! I definitely recommend this site and can’t wait to come back!

Hipcamper Hannah
Hannah B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 10th, 2021

Great site by the river!

Hipcamper Tom

Great spot

Tom B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 26th, 2021

Gorgeous view with easy access to the river. John was an excellent host and gave us a few pointers on nearby hikes. Clean sites and the forewood was a huge plus. Looking forward to coming back!

Hipcamper Maaz
Maaz K.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 20th, 2021

Loved the view. Loved the campsite. Also had Verizon coverage.

Hipcamper Margaret
Margaret R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 15th, 2021

Beautiful streamside setting. John was very welcoming. Convenient to hiking trails. Clean bathroom.

Hipcamper Peter

Excellent site under trees on river

Peter K.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 15th, 2021

Excellent site, set on river bank under trees. Tight to back camper into, but I managed, and several great tent sites too. Firewood available, and toilet was clean and new.

Hipcamper Henre
Henre H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 8th, 2021

John’s campsite was a wonderful getaway, positioned only minutes away from multiple hiking trails and a spacious nature reserve on the water. John is a gracious host who provides a friendly welcome as well as free firewood. The site was clean and quiet, and there were many attractions nearby to explore during the day.

John F.’s Land
New York
United States
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