Waterside camping near Binghamton

Canoe the Chenango River, hike the forest, and swim in lakes left by glaciers near Binghamton.

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2 top waterside campgrounds near Binghamton

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The Spotted Sandpiper

5 sites · Lodging4 acres · Trumansburg, NY
The land that became our property was once owned by the King family. (i.e. Kingtown Beach Road) In the 1970s it was a marina developed by the Fulton family, with 4 small tourist cabins on the hillside above the water. Two more families loved and cared for the property before our family purchased it in late 2018. We're are delighted to share the beauty of Cayuga Lake with guests from all over the United States and the world, and hope to welcome you soon to The Spotted Sandpiper! Situated on 4 acres and with 400’ of secluded frontage on Cayuga Lake, The Spotted Sandpiper is the largest private lakefront vacation rental property in the Ithaca area. We’re nestled at the end of a private road, but only 7 minutes from Trumansburg, 3 1⁄2 miles from Taughannock State Park, and 20 minutes from Ithaca. We're conveniently located along the Cayuga Wine Trail!We are perfect for family reunions and wedding party rentals, families traveling together or friends looking for a week or weekend away! Our beach is an ideal swimming spot for children because of its gentle slope and clear waters.
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Sanctuary in the woods tent camp

3 sites · Lodging, Tents10 acres · Newfield , NY
After traveling and living around the world, raising my kids... you can return home. I craved the seasons and the woods and some quiet peaceful land. I feel in love with this property as it had the perfect spot in the middle of the ten acres for a primitive camp, not to far from the house and driveway so very easy assess. A short walk up a trail. It is private and has lots of wildlife, the deers cross every morning and evening. We added another tent camp lower down on land near creek. It is a short 10 miles to Ithaca for provisions and other types of activities, or just stay and play on the land, fish, swim, hike, swing, rest, read, write, meditate, dream. come in peace or come to rediscover your peace. I look forward to meeting you Learn more about this land: We have 10 forested hilly acres 12 miles from Ithaca. We’ve built a camp with a covered dry lean-to with a double bed platform inside to put your sleeping bags or to put supplies off the ground and dry. Lots of room for tents. We have a primitive upper camp where you can also put tents for privacy. There’s a teepee with a wood base. The campfire has a grill, 2 homemade benches & an Adirondack chair. An orange hammock and also a picnic table. There’s a fun homemade swing & seesaw. We made many marked walking trails around our land to enjoy. There is access to well water. Dry cut Firewood is available for $7 a bundle in cash at the property or you can add extras with booking for $7.70 per bundle. Portable toilet outside, outdoor private shower. Come enjoy. It is very quiet. We are close to Treman, Buttermilk And Taughannock State Parks which all have swimming. Watkins Glen State Park and racetrack is half an hour away. Watkins Glen is breathtakingly magnificent. Also great cross country skiing, walking and hunting nearby at Connecticut Hill. There is downhill skiing at Greek Peak 45 minutes away if you are winter campers. We are 14 miles from Cornell University and 10 miles from Ithaca College. We are between two finger lakes, Cayuga and Seneca, there are 60 wineries and breweries around the lakes.Woman’s Rights National Museum in Seneca Falls, Corning Museum of Glass is fabulous. Ithaca has theatres, museums for art and lots to do for kids like a public pool on the lake.Or simply hang out and enjoy our ten private acres of forest. Check out Bobs workshop while you are here if you are interested. Theartistandbuilder.comOn Instagram and FB Robertroemischcreativearts. (Robert Roemisch)
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Waterside camping near Binghamton guide

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Perched on the banks of two rivers and bounded by rolling hills, Binghamton has outdoor fun to spare. Canoe the Susquehanna River, hike forest trails, and fish for trout in local streams. Whether you’re adventuring or relaxing, the ideal New York campsite is never far. Within 20 miles of downtown, a range of campgrounds and RV parks suit every style.

Choose from river and lakeside campgrounds at Chenango Valley State Park. Fish for trout, swim from the sandy beach or play 18 holes at the golf course. If you’re driving a big rig, try the 50-amp electric sites in the Pine Bluff area. Most of the campsites close after Labor Day weekend, but the park is open year-round.

Are you looking for primitive camping in the Binghamton area? The Oakley Corners State Forest has a variety of boat-in and hike-in tent sites and lean-tos. From there, you can canoe the river or explore 13 miles of hiking trails. Or, for RV camping with picnic tables and full hookups, try Hickories Park near Endicott.

Take a quick trip over the Pennsylvania border to Salt Springs State Park. Here, a fun family campground sits close to sledding, hiking, and fishing. Hike to waterfalls, or relax by your camping cottage.

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