The best camping near Battlefield of Fort George National Historic Site

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Discover the historic battleground of Fort George amid scenic vistas.  

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The Quarry

52 sites · RVs, Tents200 acres · West Falls, NY
Property with a limited number of sites with power however plenty of tent camping and self contained camping. The property was a recreational area with 88 camping sites. It is now a personal entertainment venue. On the property is a bath house with 4 warm showers and two toilets, men’s and woman’s.
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Becker Farms at Vizcarra Vineyards

32 sites · RVs, Tents340 acres · Gasport, NY
Becker Farms & Vizcarra Vineyards is a fifth-generation family-owned working fruit and vegetable farm that covers 340 acres of land. ​Becker Farms has been producing fresh fruits and vegetables for 130 years, as well as offering handmade pies, cookies, jams, cider, fudge, and wines. If you see that the campground is closed or fully booked on certain weekends, it could be due to some ticketed weekend events happening. In such cases, you can find all the relevant information about these events on our main website at www.beckerfarms.com. For more information on our farm, The Farm Store, and our upcoming events, visit our main website. Our many lodging and camping options allow families to relax, enjoy nature, and create memories. We have around 50 sites, depending on the time of year Located on over 340 acres in beautiful Upstate Western New York we are a working fruit and vegetable farm with a farm market, bakery, vineyard, and brew pub on-site. We host educational workshops, captivating concerts, the biggest FALL FESTIVAL in New York State, and much more! We allow pets, all dogs must be on a leash 6ft or shorter in length and held by an adult, there is a $10/stay pet fee for pets that can be paid prior to arrival. No alcohol, glass, or open containers. No outside wood is allowed. Creating a reservation is your agreement with this rule. Local Attractions: Becker Farms | Vizcarra Vineyards Winery & Brew Pub (On-Site), Royalton Ravine Park, Niagara Falls (EST. 45 Minutes of Travel), Medina Railroad Museum, Lockport Cave and Underground Boat Ride, Day Road Park, Cornerstone Arena, Six Flags at Darien Lakes and MORE!
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Tomtuga on the Erie Canal

4 sites · RVs2 acres · Gasport, NY
Thank you for looking at what I have to offer. We love to have fun here. Which is why we call our little campground Tomtuga. It is sort of a reference of the Caribbean pirate island of Tortuga, except my name is Tom. I'm here mostly for the canal and living the pirate life but there have been sightings of Bigfoot and his cousin Yeti. They show up once in awhile to keep things interesting.  Here at Tomtuga we are 2 acres with the Erie Canal across the front on a quiet street and the Genesee Valley Transportation, a local shortline railroad across the backyard. Boat season is May - Oct. Train runs mostly just two days a week all year. Step out and give the boats and trains a friendly wave.   We are a hard packed base that can handle the very large RVs. Campsite #1 is where the 50amp / 30amp / 110 electric outlets are.  Campsite #2 is the only area that has a "good" grassy spot. There is no electricity here at this site. With only two campsites, along with my RV here, it is a rather peaceful camp. There are no bathrooms here, so I'm sorry but no tent camping available. We offer ''Buddy Camping'', in which if you are traveling with friends in a 2nd RV / camper. I allow you to both camp on the same campsite or split and use both sites. We can rent more campsites in our ''Overflow Site #3'', if you have more than two campers coming. Either way you will then need to rent both sites. You can also use tents in the grass area, if you brought them with you.  Also if you don't need power, like you have solar or batteries etc. I might allow you to park anywhere on our two acres. You can check the property out before setting up. I allow 2nd vehicles or also ''toads'' on the campsites too at no charge.   I'm Ok if you show up early from an overnight drive to the site and park in the main driveway. If there are not any previous campers onsite, I might let you into the site. Just let me know beforehand.  *No bathrooms on the property! You must have self contained units! When I get the bathroom built, this will change. **Again, NO Bathrooms here! If you try to book posing as a ''campervan'' but just a van or staying in a cardboard box on a trailer, don't book here. Please go stealth camp at Walmart, they have bathrooms and are free to overnight. I wouldn't pee in your yard.  No water hookups. No dumpstation either. We have free WiFi. Firewood available for $5 a bundle or bring your own. The local gas station has small bundles down the street for $8 each. * Please ask me before you let any of your dogs off leash. If there are other campers here, we all need to be in agreement on this. For their children and pets safety too. I do allow multiple dogs here. Again, please clean up after them. Do NOT just toss it into my woods or the canal.  Nice small canal town here with local eateries, including two pizza places; two bars and a breakfast lunch spot / laundromat / hardware store / Dollar General / gas station. We have a veterinary in town too.  All within a short walking distance.   NYS Bike path on the opposite side of the canal, goes from Buffalo to Albany. Some 350 miles.  Also a free NYS Canal boat ramp 1,800ft to the east, on our side of the canal. So bring your bikes / kayaks / boats / fishing poles. Rentals available in Lockport. Worms available at the hardware store in town. We are also open during the winter season, Uh yep. Please message me before hand because it depends on the snow depth if I'm letting campers in. *Special Bonus Offer - I am an online ordained minister and offer wedding nuptials here at Camp Tomtuga. Our twist is having your vows done by Rev Bigfoot or Padre Yeti in full regalia. Comes with an actual legal wedding license. Cake is an extra fee. NO Dumpstation here!!! There is one 20 minutes south, just off the NY Thruway at the Flying J Truck Stop. 8484 Allegheny Rd, Pembroke. It is in the RV fuel island. Costs is $10. Get the code inside. *Ask about our free camper sticker or buying a Camp Tomtuga T-shirt. The shirts are Made to Order and can be mailed out afterwards. Hey if you could, when on the booking page it asks you to "Say Hello". Please tell me what kind of camper you are coming in like an RV or trailer and the size. It asks you that question right above that but I don't receive that info till much later. It just helps me gauge on placement here. I have plenty of room but it's nice to know what it showing up. Thanks Lots of people asking so, we are 30 miles from Niagara Falls. Very easy ride there and back using NYS Rt 104. This route goes along the Niagara escarpment with lots of farms stands and a few wineries.  Most of my guests use my campsites as a basecamp to then go and explore Niagara Falls or even day trip to Toronto Canada 106 miles away. I provide a list of local NY info / places to visit in Canada and my experience on crossing the border.  My camp to downtown Buffalo is 38 miles. To downtown Rochester is 51 miles. Lake Ontario Olcott Beach is 17 miles. Letchworth NYS Park 60 miles. We are 42 miles to the Buffalo Bills (Highmark Stadium). Thanks again, I hope you come and stay.
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Wood Spring Club, Inc. (since 1957)

11 sites · RVs, Tents52 acres · East Aurora, NY
Wood Spring is a private members only rustic camping club. Hipcampers have access to all 52 acres including our pond, meadow, Little Buffalo Creek, and our hiking trails. You’ll get a gate combination after confirming your stay. Enter through the gate on our one lane road, cross the shallow creek and end at our large open meadow. If the creek is ever too high to cross, park in the grassy area and walk across foot bridge. GPS coordinates will be shared of your site. Enter those in your map software. Welcome to our club you are a Wood Spring Member during your stay.
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The Eternal Campground

4 sites · Tents3 acres · Orchard Park, NY
2 miles from and on the same road as Chestnut ridge Park, home of the Legendary Eternal Flame. Only campground in Orchard Park. A humble 3 acres but we offer very intimate sites. There are only 6 sites with all of them having access to the creek, and a recreation area featuring a volleyball/badminton net, cornhole, and at night there is a mini outdoor movie theater with a 10 foot screen where we play a movie when the sun goes down depending on the audience. Park on the road outside the white lines or directly on the side lot where it says Park. Follow arrows to get to site, I will most likely be able to meet you at entrance though to show you around.
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LittleBitCountryLittle BitRocknRoll

1 site · RV1 acre · North Tonawanda, NY
Welcome to our driveway. Nestled in a quiet country setting, our location offers a serene atmosphere while still being conveniently close to grocery stores, restaurants, and major highways. Bring your RV and park it in our driveway, where you'll have access to electricity for added convenience during your stay. After setting up camp, unwind and relax in our backyard, where you can gather around the fire pit and enjoy roasting marshmallows or engage in a friendly game of sand volleyball on our court. Our location offers easy access to nearby attractions. Explore the majestic beauty of Niagara Falls, just a short 15-minute drive away, where you can witness the roar and magnificence of one of the world's most famous natural wonders. Or venture into the vibrant city of Buffalo, where you'll find a variety of exciting activities and attractions to enjoy. Whether you're here to witness the solar eclipse, explore nearby attractions, or simply enjoy a peaceful getaway in the countryside, our driveway provides the perfect base for your adventures. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing this memorable experience with you.
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Cherry Hill Campground

13 sites · Tents63 acres · Darien Center, NY
Our beautiful campground was developed with the idea that you can be close to nature and rough it a little but still have the convenience of hot showers and flush toilets. We are located close to attractions but you will be surrounded by trees and birds and flowers after your busy day having fun.
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Lake Of The Woods Cabin Camp

1 site · Lodging4 acres · Silver Creek, NY
Welcome to our charming cabin, built in the summer of 2022 from a simple 12X26 Amish frame. *Important note: Lake Rd is busy and there will be road noise that dies down after 11pm. There is a historic and active railroad line behind the cabin and you will hear the train pass through the day and night. Some people have found it cool or relaxing but others have not. Nestled on its own 4-acre parcel within our family's 12-acre plot, this cozy retreat offers a private driveway and setting for your getaway. New additions this year include a fire ring and porta-potty, adding to the complete experience of your stay. Just a mile down the road, you'll find access to Lake Erie, boasting a small beach and kayak slip. On clear nights, don't miss the opportunity to gaze at the stunning stars above. Your host, Brian, has infused the cabin with photography and treasures from his global journeys, adding a unique touch to your stay. The hosts philosophy is to not bother you at all during your stay unless you have a specific need or concern, so your stay is all yours. The price is kept low to reflect this a campsite rental, not a hosted Airbnb. With that said every effort is made to make things comfy. Features include: - Private driveway - 12-foot porch with a porch bar - Four windows for a refreshing cross breeze (East-West orientation) - Finished floors, walls, and ceiling, with insulated walls for comfort - Double bed and reading desk - 7-slot vinyl record bar for music enthusiasts - Wood stove (available November - February) - Lockable doors for security - Fire ring and camping chairs for outdoor enjoyment - Porta-potty with pump sink - Garbage bin and dish sink -Common Kitchen items like plates, bowls, cups, cutlery etc… -Garbage Bags (If garbage is used please take with you upon departure) True campsite experience and not an Airbnb rental, meaning there is no electricity, water, or sewer on the property. However, we provide battery packs and solar options for your convenience. The dish sink operates with a foot pump connected to a 5-gallon water jug. Guests are welcome to bring their own wood or explore the surrounding area for available resources. For your safety, please exercise caution when venturing into the woods and avoid approaching the active train tracks located at the back of the property. While the passing train adds to the rustic charm of the setting, it may NOT be suitable for light sleepers. Road traffic noise tends to calm down in quiet hours. Bed sleeps 2 but up to 3 welcome. We hope you enjoy your stay at what we believe is the coziest camp in WNY. Feel free to reach out with any questions or special requests. We look forward to hosting you soon!
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Creekside Camp

7 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Angola, NY
Parking for RV or tent camping. 1 mile from Bennett Beach: https://www3.erie.gov/parks/bennett-beach 1.5 Mile from Wendt Beach: https://www3.erie.gov/parks/wendt-park 2 miles from Sturgeon Point Marina: https://townofevansny.gov/departments/parks-department/sturgeon-point-marina/ Directly across the street from the entrance to the Ayer-Stevenson Audubon Nature Preserve Abundant firewood available for free just by going into the woods and carrying it out.
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Big Tree Camping

3 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · Orchard Park, NY
Learn more about this land: This property is in Orchard Park. It is two acres, surrounded by trees and a fence on three sides, which provides good privacy. There is a large parking area with 15a electrical available for small campers or small trailers. Also a hose is available to fill water. Alternatively, I have two great tent spaces at the back of the property with a private areas to set up tents. There is a (shared) campfire stonepit at the back of the property. Split firewood is available for $5.00 per armload.  Campers can take this from the firewood pile. Chestnut Ridge park is a 7 minute drive. It has great trails, including the Eternal Flame Hike, and a large fishing pond. Green lake is also nearby with fishing and a good place for paddle boarding or kayaking. The property is .5 mi from Bills Stadium.  Lake Erie and its beaches are a 15 minute drive. Niagara Falls is 30 min. Downtown Buffalo is 20 min. There are walkable restaurants nearby (about .5 to 1 mi). An indoor restroom is available at specific hours (typically 4pm-8:30 am)  or if arranged in advance outside those hours. No shower is available.
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Curry Farm

61 sites · RVs, Tents30 acres · East Aurora, NY
It’s an 1830’s Early Settlers Farmstead situated within 30 acres of an old Christmas Tree Farm. Learn more about this land: We are located on 30 acres of tree lined fields and open skies, with mowed paths to walk. Great sunsets and star gazing. We are located 2 miles from the village of East Aurora. The village has many restaurants, shops and breweries.  Knox state park is 2.5 miles from us where Borderland Music festival takes place. An amazing event.
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Edge of a field,

1 site · Tent4 acres · Oakfield, NY
Learn more about this land:We are a mile and a half from a state and national wildlife refuge, we are “ full” time garlic and flower farms with chickens, rabbits. Our farm Rooted in Joy Farm .
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The best camping near Battlefield of Fort George National Historic Site guide

Overview

About

Battlefield of Fort George National Historic Site is located near Fort George National Historic Site in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. The rolling open landscape near the shore of Lake Ontario at Two Mile Creek was the site of one of the fiercest and most important battles of the War of 1812. There are no extant remains of the 1813 battle between American invading forces and British regulars and Canadian militia; however, a cairn and plaque erected by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada (HSMBC) marks the northeast corner of the battle site. Official recognition refers to the irregular polygon encompassing the battlefield. The site is not open to the public.

When to go

The best time to visit the area around Battlefield of Fort George National Historic Site is during the warmer months, from late spring to early autumn. This period offers pleasant weather for exploring the nearby historic sites and enjoying the scenic beauty of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Winter can be harsh, with the site's proximity to Lake Ontario bringing cold winds and snow.

Know before you go

  • Check the weather forecast before your visit, as conditions can change rapidly near Lake Ontario.
  • While the battlefield site is not accessible, nearby historic sites offer rich educational experiences.
  • Wear comfortable footwear for walking through the historic areas and along the lake's shore.
  • Respect the historic significance of the area and follow any posted guidelines or restrictions.
  • Plan your visit to include nearby attractions such as Fort George and Queenston Heights.

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