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Fish Creek


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Fish Creek Pond Campground is probably the most popular state campground in the Adirondacks. Located near Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake off NY 30, this campground is located near the overly popular High Peaks Wilderness. More importantly it is a kayakers paradise with many lakes and ponds located nearby. Nearly every campsite is a waterfront campsite, adding to the popularity of this large campground with 355 campsites available.

This campground is usually the first campground to open in the Adirondacks, usually sometime in April and is the last to close, usually in early November. It is common to have more than 1,000 or more people camping in this campground during holiday weekends and weeks in the summer. Add the folks at the 287 site Rollins Pond Campground located off this campground, don't plan on being alone at this popular place. It is a scenic place, but is very crowded and busy.

Although this campground is popular with kayakers, it is popular with bikers as well. With the proximity of the High Peaks Wilderness, this campground popular with hikers. The popular Floodwood Loop Trail is located on the campground as well as the Otter Hollow Loop Trail. Popular hiking destinations outside of the campground include Ampersand Mountain, Floodwood Mountain, the fire tower at St Regis Mountain and Baker Mountain. We suggest checking out Coney Mountain located along NY 30 south of Tupper Lake.

DEC campgrounds accept the Empire Passport for those who want to enter to use the day use facilities. It's not just for state parks! A picnic area and a swimming beach are available for day use visitors at this campground. To get more info on this campground including reservations see the NY DEC Website.

Campsite #13 is typical at Fish Creek Pond Campground

Floodwood Loop sign along the campground road



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