Camping Near Cooperstown, NY

Discussion in 'New York' started by 4bigboys, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. 4bigboys

    4bigboys New Member

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    Jun 21, 2016
    We are looking to make a late summer trip to Cooperstown to go to the Hall of Fame for at least a day, and do some hiking/fishing near the lake. Any suggestions on a good family friendly campground? Thanks!
  2. fourhallatts

    fourhallatts Well-Known Member

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    Jul 18, 2015
    North Syracuse, New York
    Check out It has a variety of campgrounds listed. We used to live in the area and visited Cooperstown often. The Hall of Fame is great but you might want to also visit the farmers museum. My nephews loved going there every summer when they would come to visit us for a week. Enjoy your trip!!
  3. pasobuff

    pasobuff Active Member

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    Aug 6, 2012
    Upstate NY
    We camped at the Jellystone Campground last year, and would NOT go back.....along the lake it was like hillbilly village with the cabins stacked one on top of the other...there were some nicer sites up on the hill but we were stuck along the lake as we were camping with other people. Pool was ok, and they had inflatable water slides for the kids.

    I personally think there are better campgrounds around, my mechanic camps at Belvedere Lake Campground, I haven't been there yet but the web site looks promising.....

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