Forest camping near Syracuse

This historic city on the Erie Canal is home to emerald lakes, snow-shoeing and a huge state fair.

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Tilden Hill Farm

16 sites · RVs, Tents155 acres · Vernon, NY
Relax at Tilden Hill Farm its a 155 acre farm raising Black Angus Cattle it has been in the Brewer family for seven generations. Founded in 1798 by Josiah Brewer, the farm has served as a grist mill, chicken farm, cheese factory. We offer several types of site selection for your comfort. Choose from our private tent camping to relaxing RV sites. Our tent sites are quiet and scenic, just a quick walk down to the pond. Some of our sites you can park next to, but a few you will have to walk ~100 yards with your belongings. Tent sites have a porta-john and homemade outdoor shower for your enjoyment! Our RV sites have full hookups: water, electric and also a dump station.Once settled in, take a meandering walk through our 4 miles of walking trails or find your way down to our pond. Water activities are plentiful: fishing for bass, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, we accommodate it all!We look forward to seeing you at Tilden Hill Farm where you can "Experience a Family Tradition"
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The Green Heron

7 sites · RVs, Tents70 acres · Ithaca, NY
My property is about 70 acres of wildflower meadows, ponds, organic grain farm and forest located about 10 minutes northwest of Ithaca and 20 min from Finger Lakes wine trails. Enjoy walking along the dirt road and mown trails throughout the property, wild raspberry and blackberry picking, bird and wildlife watching and some incredible sunsets! The campsites are located well off the main road for privacy and seclusion. A convenience store and gas station are located about a mile down the road. This is a peaceful and beautiful place to stay.
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Underhill Forest and Farm

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents36 acres · Dryden, NY
Underhill Inn is a small homestead located in the Finger Lakes region tucked in the rolling hills near Dryden Lake. We have a small garden, a flock of sheep and chickens, hives of honeybees and countless wild foraging on our 36 acres of pasture and hiking trails.   Take a walk down to Brockendock pond and cruise across the water in a canoe or paddleboat to find peepers, heron, toads and turtles. Drop a line in the water to catch trout, bass and sunnies. The chicken coop is always bustling and there are plenty of eggs to harvest each day. A morning hike on the trails usually kicks up the deer and wild turkeys and at night the barn owl will sing for you if you listen close. Adults and children are welcome to pet and feed the animals on the farm. There are farm tours available where you can learn more about our mushroom garden, composting techniques, blueberries, felting, and more. 
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Six circles farm

2 sites · RVs, Tents35 acres · Lodi, NY
Six Circles farm is located in the majestic geographical center of the finger lakes, in the heart of wine country. We grow over 80 varieties of vegetables, fruit, and herbs with our main crop being the versatile, tasty, seductive, and immune boosting garlic. The Eisman Family has cultivated this land with ecological and restorative intentions since 1992. Learn more about this land: Private tent sites with lake or forest views and nature trails. On an organic vegetable family farm with tours available. Foraging encouraged.  Nearby restaurants, wineries and national forest.
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Camp Earth Connection

20 sites · Lodging, Tents62 acres · Freeville, NY
Camp Earth Connection is located in the town of Dryden, NY just 12 miles from Ithaca, NY. Camp Earth Connection offers a relaxing stay with a variety of camping options including Log Cabins, Rustic Cabins, AdirondackLean-To's and Tent-Sites. Each site has privacy, picnic tables and grills or fire pits. Camp Earth Connection is an alcohol and drug free facility, offering guests the opportunity to connect with nature and each other in a serene and beautiful natural setting. The Hammond Hill trail system, which offers hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing connects to the 950 mileFinger Lakes Trail system. Wildlife is abundant in the area. It is common to hear the Coyotes and Owls throughout the day. In addition,Mink, Fishers, Bald Eagles, Turkey Buzzards, Porcupines, Raccoons, Skunks, Wild Turkeys, Ravens, Grouse, Red and Grey Fox and an occasional Black Bear are some of the inhabitants of the local forest. Guests can choose to have some peaceful alone time or be more engaged in our small community during our community campfires, campfire pancake breakfasts or workshops. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Camp Earth Connection offers a variety of activities and workshops such as: -Saturday Morning Campfire Pancake Breakfast between Memorial Day and Labor Day -Saturday Evening Community Campfire (when scheduled with guests) Camp Earth Connection values Diversity, Acceptance and Community. It is more than just a campground, it is an experience that can be life-changing. Guests enjoy making meaningful connections with hosts, guests, family & friends. In addition they experience the beauty and healing that is provided by this sacred natural environment. Camp Earth Connection is open to everyone and provides an accepting and safe space for folks who can't always count on that, including the LGBTQ community, People of Color and other culturally diverse individuals, families and groups.
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Moomin Valley

10 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Cazenovia, NY
Nestled in the heart of Nelson, NY, this camping location offers a charming retreat surrounded by the picturesque beauty of the region. Located near Cazenovia Lake, the campsite provides easy access to water activities such as kayaking and fishing. The lush forest that envelopes the area is home to a diverse array of flora and fauna, creating an immersive natural experience. Hiking trails wind through the woods, leading to stunning viewpoints that showcase the rolling hills and tranquil landscapes that define the area. As day turns to night, the serene atmosphere makes for optimal stargazing, with minimal light pollution allowing the constellations to shine brilliantly. This camping spot in Nelson, NY, offers a harmonious blend of outdoor adventure and peaceful relaxation. Complimentary firewood included with each reservation.
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Wonderland Forest

99 sites · Tents300 acres · La Fayette, NY
Wonderland Forest is located on 500 beautiful acres that overlook New York's Apple Valley. Camp Wonderland offers primitive camping sites. Home to the historic Rattlesnake Gulf and The Blue Hole, along with other waterfalls and watering holes. Spend your days exploring! In 2023 Wonderland Forest will host its 1st music events!
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Hawk Meadow Farm

3 sites · RVs, Tents68 acres · Trumansburg, NY
Hawk Meadow Farm is a 68 acre working woodland mushroom farm. Our camp sites are spacious and private. A generous amount of firewood is included with your booking! All of our sites can be accessed by car. Our farm specializes in log-grown woodland mushrooms such as shiitake, lion's mane, turkey tail and oyster. We use the mushrooms to make medicinal tinctures and sell fresh or dried to local area restaurants. Visit our farm store while you are here! We usually have fresh shiitakes available for purchase as well as our other farm products. We follow organic methods and sustainable practices in all that we do, and our farm is inspired by the principles of permaculture. We have a great love and respect for the natural world and strive to work in harmony with nature not only in all our agricultural practices, but in just living our lives. Stay with us, reconnect to nature and recharge your spirit!
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Rashid Fields Farm

4 sites · Tents48 acres · Lafayette, NY
This is a family farm on 48 acres, with access to hiking the snow mobile trails that run over a couple of hundred miles. We have horses and alpacas to pet and visit, a few sheep and chickens, and a couple of Scottish Highland Cows. Close drive to swimming, hiking, shopping and museums. Away from the city, cozy and country. Come out and visit! Learn more about this land:This is a family farm on 48 acres, with access to hiking the snow mobile trails that run over a couple of hundred miles. We have horses, sheep and cows to pet and visit, a few ducks and chickens, and a rabbits. Parking is at the house, walk in to campsite. If you need help, we will gladly load up the tractor and escort you to the sites.Swimming at a state park/lake is a 5 mile drive, and there are other hiking trails within about a 20 minute drive. You can pitch a tent of your own, or borrow one of ours here by the house, or further out by the creek. Each campsite has a fire pit for your use.Restroom is available just inside the house if needed, and potable water is available via pump or hose outside the house or at the barn. We have a couple of dogs on sight, and we like to visit with folks - let us know if you want to socialize or not and we'll respect that. Your dogs are welcome, but please keep them leashed. Chickens like to run away, and dogs like to chase them. If you are traveling with horses, please contact us! We can provide turn out or possible stalls for you, if your shots are current (proof required). *fees apply depending on requirements.
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Al 's camp

2 sites · Tents40 acres · Dresden, NY
We bought this property because we enjoy nature and wildlife. This woodlot was formally used as a boy's Scout camp.Learn more about this land:There's room for 1 camper or pitch your tents. Have access to a picnic table and firepit. Enjoy the nature by hiking the trails on our 40 acres. We are close to the Seneca lake, also the Keuka outlet trail for biking or hiking. Watkins glen is 18m away. We also offer free firewood.
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Tent and Bed - Gorge At South Hill

2 sites · Lodging30 acres · South Hill, NY
The tents are located between a 10 acre organic cider apple orchard and a 155 acre nature preserve with a 140' waterfall a 15 minute walk down the well-maintained trail. The cidery is a 5 minute walk and is open Thursday through Monday with food, drinks, and a beautiful view. Orchard and Gorge Tents at South Hill Cider - Sites located at the edge of Ithaca, just 4 miles from the downtown Commons, 1.5 miles from Buttermilk Falls State Park, 3 miles from Ithaca College. The property is 5 miles from Cornell University, 7 miles from Museum of the Earth, and 5.5 miles from Sciencenter. The accommodation is non-smoking. Watkins Glen International is 29 miles, while Connecticut Hill State Game Management Area is 13 miles away. The nearest airport is Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, 10 miles from this Site - Orchard and Gorge Tent at South Hill Cider
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Fiddlehead Grove

4 sites · Lodging, Tents80 acres · West Monroe, NY
Nestled at the foothills of the Adirondack mountains, you can enjoy nature’s bounty by hiking, birdwatching, tenting, hanging out campfire side, or walking our meditation labyrinth. Three rustic campsites and a lean to shelter to choose from, as well as 80 acres of unfettered wilderness to explore. We’ll see you soon!
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Welcome to Hipcamp, your go-to website for camping options near Syracuse, New York! With over 1,700 options available in the area, you're sure to find the perfect campsite nestled in the forest. Whether you prefer a cozy cabin or a spacious tent site, we have accommodations to suit your needs. Looking for top-rated campsites? Check out ZiegenVine Homestead (230 reviews), Tilden Hill Farm (209 reviews), and Waterfall Creek (197 reviews). Our campsites offer popular amenities such as showers, toilets, and pet-friendly spaces. And if you're an adventure seeker, you'll love the activities available, including paddling, off-roading (OHV), and whitewater paddling. With an average price per night of $40 and options as low as $10, camping near Syracuse, New York has never been more affordable. Start planning your outdoor escape today!

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