Finger Lakes National Forest
Finger Lakes offers rustic and modern activities to get away from a busy life.
Sat to Sun: Closed
Activities in the park
3 campgrounds in Finger Lakes National Forest
Blueberry Patch Campground, the home of you guessed it… a delectable blueberry patch, is a small and cozy campground from which to explore the wonders of the Finger Lakes Region. Sites are available on a first come-first served basis from May until the end of October--just in time to pick the peak foliage. Sites are mostly primitive with a fire pi Read more...
Got the equestrian bug? Bring Mr. Ed on over to the Backbone Horse Campground in the Finger Lakes National Forest. Another great base to explore the Finger Lakes, this semi-primitive campground features great spots for a picnic, your tent, or a good ol’fashioned marshmallow roast. Oh, and tell Mr. Ed there is a water pond for livestock available. Read more...
Fancy a group site? Social campers can enjoy the Potomoc Group Campground, the perfect site for family events and youth group activities. Facilities include a large pavilion with picnic tables, cooking grills, camping areas, and vault toilets. So grab your camp song book and the banjo cause we’re all finger pick’n at finger lakes this weekend!Read more...
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Frequently asked questions
Yes, you can camp for free in Finger Lakes National Forest. The forest offers dispersed camping, which is a type of camping where you can set up camp outside of designated campgrounds. Dispersed camping is free, but there are no amenities like restrooms, water, or trash services. When camping in dispersed areas, be sure to follow the Leave No Trace principles and practice responsible camping habits. For more information on camping in Finger Lakes National Forest, you can visit Hipcamp.