Saranac Lake Islands Campground

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Chill out, man, you're on island time. When you head out to The Lower Saranac Lake Islands, you'll get your pick of island sites, dinner just outside your tent and perfect water levels, thanks to a set of locks. Campground boat launches give easy access to miles of lakes, and for landlubbers, there's hiking, horseback riding and golf coruses. Craving a Caribbean cocktail to Read more...
Chill out, man, you're on island time. When you head out to The Lower Saranac Lake Islands, you'll get your pick of island sites, dinner just outside your tent and perfect water levels, thanks to a set of locks. Campground boat launches give easy access to miles of lakes, and for landlubbers, there's hiking, horseback riding and golf coruses. Craving a Caribbean cocktail to complete your island experience? Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, and Lake Placid towns are closeby.
Fires are allowed
Potable water is available
Pets are allowed
  • Listing type: Public
  • No. of sites: 79
  • Phone: 518-846-8016
  • Accessible by: Drive
  • Accommodation: Tent Only, Tent, Vehicles & RVs

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Hipcamper Mario

Stayed overnight at campsite #6 on Sable Island. From the further launch ramp on Lower Saranac Lake, our island was about 2 miles away. With no one occupying the other 2 campsites, we had the island to ourselves, and it was awesome. Very surreal, waking up on an island in the middle of a large lake.

Things to note:
- You must have a pdf on your boat. This was the first time using our inflatable kayak, and didn't know that, so we were had to go into town and rent some.
- DON'T OVERPACK!!!! Cannot stress this enough. We eneded up needing 2 trips to get our gear in, and after 5 hours of driving, 4 miles of paddling just to set up was definitely not fun.
-The area is beautiful, and would highly recommend

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Hipcamper Jerry

Did 3 nights solo on Eagle Island. Rented a solo canoe at Adirondack lakes and Trails Outfitters. Great company, great people. They transport your canoe or kayak to any of the DEC boat launches. You'll need lots of water or a filter on the islands. Very rustic camping; fire ring, picnic table and outhouse, and no running water. I brought a tarp, and was able to lower it over a picnic table covered with gear when it poured the second night. The campsites are very wooded, you'll have no problem finding trees to tie a tarp to. If you rent a canoe you can get a good amount of gear to your site. A double can carry two adults and hundreds of pounds. Basic needs: tent with good rain fly, bags, pads, cook set, grill and headlamps.

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Park
Adirondack State Park
State
New York
Phone Number
518-846-8016
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
44.287° N, 74.187° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 78 Sites