The Great Northern Catskills are home to more than 1,000 campsites spread across mountain towns, river valleys and tucked-away cloves. From family-friendly camping to primitive wilderness experiences, Greene County's campgrounds make it easy to get back to nature and spend a night under the stars.
Explore the wild hiking trails, panoramic summit views and all that the outdoor adventure capital of the Catskills has to offer and save all season long at campgrounds throughout Greene County. Pitch your tent at a primitive campsite and wake to the hush of sunrise over the lake, or park your RV at one of the larger campgrounds and enjoy the camaraderie and family-friendly entertainment.
NY State Campgrounds in the Catskills
One of the largest and most popular sites in the Catskills Forest Preserve is North-South Lake campground, located in Haines Falls and in the midst of the Kaaterskill Clove. One of the two New York State-owned campgrounds in Greene County, North-South Lake offers scenic campsites, lake access and hiking trails connecting to some of the Catskills most historic sites, including Kaaterskill Falls and the former site of the Catskill Mountain House. Over 200 tent and trailer campsites are available, and amenities include beaches, boat access and rentals.
Devil's Tombstone, located in the mountain town of Hunter, is one of the older campgrounds in the Catskill Forest Preserve, offering both scenic beauty and devilish mystery. Primitive camping is available at 24 lakefront sites, and amenities include nearby hiking trails, boating, fishing and swimming.
Private RV Parks and Camping in the Catskills
The Great Northern Catskills are home to nearly a dozen privately owned campgrounds, cabins and camping sites, offering easy-access to the region's top outdoor attractions while providing a convenient and exciting camping destination in three seasons. Many of the Catskills' campgrounds offer swimming pools, beaches, miniature golf, basketball and volleyball, as well as group expeditions for bird watching and hiking. Get away for less and enjoy more in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County.