Campground Locations in Central New York

The Central New York Region runs through the five beautiful counties of Cortland, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oswego, and Madison. Throughout these scenic counties there are many campgrounds perfect for family vacations or simple overnight trips. If you are ever in the area, please check out one of the following campgrounds mentioned below.

(1) Yellow Lantern Kampground is located in Cortland, New York. Yellow Lantern is conveniently situated just one mile off of Interstate 81. There are tons of activities for children such as playgrounds, a game room, and a wading pool. There is also family fun at the volleyball court, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, recreation hall and a larger swimming pool. There are over 200 campsites with full hookups for most utilities. There is also a coin laundry facility. For more information on their camping rates and services, please contact Yellow Lantern Kampground at (607) 756-2954.

(2) Country Hills Campground is located in Marathon, New York. Country Hills offers more than 40 campsites that are perfect for trailers or tents. There is a store on site with a public phone, firewood, and much more. In addition to camping, there is a pond on the campgrounds, that is great for fishing or swimming. Rowboats, canoes, and paddle boats can be rented out as well. Campground rentals typically begin at around $17 a night; however, water and electric hookups are more. For more information, please call Country Hills Campground at their toll free number, (877) 271-9480.

(3) Forest Lake Campground is located in Cuyler, New York. Forest Lake Campground has a total of 100 camping sites and twenty five of them will accommodate pull through trailers. There are only twelve sites that offer full service hookups; therefore it is recommend that you call (607) 842-6401 ahead of time for reservations. Swimming, fishing, and boating are available on the private lake. Forest Lake Campground also has a recreation hall, laundry facilities, hiking trails, pavilions, and public restrooms.

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(4) Brennan Beach is located in Pulaski, New York. Brennan Beach is located on the shores of Lake Ontario. There are over 1,400 campsites for either RV or tent camping. Some facilities at Brennan Beach include full site hookups, clean restrooms, on-site store, and picnic tables at every campsite. For family fun activities, they have tennis courts, swimming pools, game rooms, playgrounds, and a beach. Brennan Beach offers discounts for senior citizens and AAA members. For more information contact the staff at (888) 891-5979.

(5) Sunset RV Park is located in Oswego, New York. In addition to RV camping, Sunset also offers plenty of tent style camping and cabin rentals. In addition to camping, Sunset Park offers family fun with a swimming pool, recreation area, playground, and horseshoe pit. Full hookups are available at most campsites. Standard tent camping begins at $15; however, full hookups and weekend camping will cost more. For more information about Sunset RV Park, please call (315) 343-2166.

(6) Lazy K RV Ranch is located in Cleveland, New York. Lazy K RV Ranch has about 100 wooded campsites and are surrounded by a peaceful and clean environment. Lazy K offers family fun with their playgrounds, game room, and wading pool for children. There are mountains of activates and events in the surrounding area within a few minutes of driving. There is also a free boat launch on Oneida Lake. Lazy K RV Ranch offers different rates, depending on your length of stay, call (315) 675-8100 for more information.

(7) Oneida Shores Park is located in Brewerton, New York and offers over 60 shaded campsite areas for tents or RVs. Twenty five sites offer electric hookup, parking areas, grills, picnic tables, and showers. There is a free beach and boat launch for water lovers. Basic tent site rentals start at $17 a night. For more information about camping at Oneida Shores Park, please call (315) 676-7366.

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(8) Lebanon Reservoir Campground is located in Hamilton, NY. This campground offers 100 campsites that overlook the Lebanon Reservoir. Phone hookups are available on most campsites. Campground facilities include an on-site store and a recreation room. For camping rates and more information, please call (315) 844-2278.

(9) Grant’s Vacation Park is located in Fair Haven, New York. Grant’s Vacation Park offers 36 different campsite rentals to accommodate tents, trailers, and full RVs. Phone and television hookups are available for most sites. Located near Fair Haven Bay and Lake Ontario, families can go swimming, fishing, or boating. For more information, please contact the staff at (315) 445-2532.

(10) SutterCreek Campground is located in Sterling, New York. Sterling is also famous to the Renaissance Fair, which within driving distance from the campgrounds. Campsites are available for tents or RV trailers. In addition to camping, SutterCreek offers hiking trails and amazing fishing locations along the creek. Basic tent camping rates, without hookups, begin at around $20. For more information on SutterCreek Campgrounds, please call (315) 947-6007.

Almost all of these campgrounds are open from the spring to fall; however, it is recommended that you call ahead of time to verify. When contacting a campground that you would like to visit, be sure to ask about utility hookups and if household pets are allowed on the grounds.