Description

On Alger Island you won’t be a cast away, but you might not want to come back to the mainland! Located on the Fourth Lake of the Fulton Chain of Lakes, Alger combines thrilling activity with stillness and serenity. Canoes, rowboats and motor boats are welcome on the lake. From the edge of a boat or the shore, simply admire the cornucopia of fish—or, cast a line and catch lake Continue reading...
On Alger Island you won’t be a cast away, but you might not want to come back to the mainland! Located on the Fourth Lake of the Fulton Chain of Lakes, Alger combines thrilling activity with stillness and serenity. Canoes, rowboats and motor boats are welcome on the lake. From the edge of a boat or the shore, simply admire the cornucopia of fish—or, cast a line and catch lake trout, brook trout, rainbow trout or Atlantic salmon. There is an impressive trail that winds around the island, that is kept up by the state—we love New York! Lean-to and tent sites are up for grabs. Alger Island will give you the experience of being on a relatively remote island without that whole volleyball bonding thing.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
15
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
Sewage
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Forest
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Beach
Cave
Desert
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Wind sports
Surfing
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The vibe at Alger Island Campground

1,713ftListing's elevation
750
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Hipcamper Hannah
Hannah
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 13th, 2015

We were a group of 6 friends that camped on Alger Island for two nights in the end of August. The sites here are boat in sites and we have two canoes for 3 people each – we were able to fit all of our camping gear along with us in one go. It was very secluded with great views of the lake from out lean-to. The ground was very big – two picnic tables with enough room for our 8-person tent, and an outhouse not too far away. Our campground was partially shaded so there was enough coverage for when it drizzled a little. During the day we canoed around the lake and in the evening the water was at a nice temperature for a night swim! So far my favorite campsite in NY.

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Hipcamper Logan
Logan
recommends this listing.
April 25th, 2017

pack light but be prepared for the weather

Hipcamper Katie
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July 5th, 2018
Hipcamper Yoeun
recommends this listing.
August 2nd, 2017
Park
Adirondack State Park
State
New York
Phone Number
518-846-8016
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
43.746° N, 74.875° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 15 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)