Description

Dust off your canoe and hiking boots! On the northern shore of 275 acre Lake Harris, lies a glorious campground swimming in activities and facilities.The lakeside campsites are secluded among hardwood trees and a killer view of the water. For all ya’ll boaters, there is an informal boat launch for your liking on the grounds and a bigger one just a hop skip and throw across the lake. The waters, fed by the thunderous Hudson River, are rich with fish. Cast a line from that canoe and catch a yellow perch! If you’re a land animal, hike to the High Peaks Wilderness Area in Tahawus for some serious rendezvous time with Mother Nature.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
85 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Lake Harris Campground.

Forest
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Cheryl
Cheryl M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 16th, 2020

We went camping here with our family for a week last summer and had the time of our lives! We loved it so much that we are going here for two weeks this summer and have already booked our two weeks for Summer 2021! The lake is perfect for swimming, fishing, and kayaking. The sites are large, well-spaced out, and shaded by hardwood trees. The bathrooms are recently renovated and the staff is incredibly freindly. You can rent canoes and rowboats from the campsite and there is plenty of available firewood available nearby. This campsite is well off the beaten path, which is part of its appeal. If you want a break from the hustle and bustle of life and want to enjoy the beauty of the Adirondacks, this it the place to do it!

Hipcamper Robert
Robert D.
recommends this listing.
January 25th, 2018

Love this place! It is remote and in the heart of the Adirondack High Peaks. It's just a twenty minute drive to Tahawus, a 19th century iron mining/smelting town. Tahawus (meaning "cloud splitter") is also the trailhead for hikes to many of the high peaks including New York's tallest, Mt. Marcy,

And then the rain stopped
Hipcamper Ken Q.
recommends this listing.
January 15th, 2019
Hipcamper Damien S.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
April 25th, 2017
Park
Adirondack State Park
State
New York
Country
United States
Phone Number
518-846-8016
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
43.979° N, 74.133° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 85 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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