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Upstate New York Camping & Campgrounds in the Greene County Catskills

More than 1,000 campsites are available in the Great Northern Catskills, from family-friendly campgrounds for tents and RVs, to glamping cabins and private backcountry spots.

Our Recommendations For the Best Places to Camp in the Catskills

Whether you're a life-long camping fiend or prefer your night under the stars to be accompanied by a soft bed, the Catskills offer a camping experience for all. Bring the family and pitch a tent, or park your RV in a family-friendly campground with a wide array of amenities that will keep everyone entertained. Grab your best friends and head to a campsite located conveniently close to top Catskills attractions, including zip lining, mountain biking, music festivals, and events.

If you’re an adventure seeker looking for a rustic retreat, but you don’t want to skimp on the comforts of home, our glamping experiences really do put the glamour in camping. Revel in the serenity of nature from the deck of your private cabin in the woods, prepare your own meals with groceries delivered right to your door, and roast marshmallows while a canopy of dazzling stars twinkle overhead.

Discover your adventurous side. Book a campsite in the Catskills. 

Devil's Tombstone camping with close up of tombstone plaque
Indian Ridge RV next to playground

Best Places to Pitch A Tent, Or Park & Explore

Camping Close to Kaaterskill Falls NY

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.

Campsites Near Hunter Mountain

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 backcountry camping is available at 24 lakefront sites, and amenities include nearby hiking trails, boating, fishing and swimming.

Private RV Parks, Cabins, & 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 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. 

Glamping Sites: Catskills Luxury Under the Stars

From well-appointed cabins, to canvas tents offering views of the surrounding Catskill Mountains, glamping in the Great Northern Catskills is a must-experience camping adventure. Spend a night under the stars from the comfort of a queen-sized bed and luxuriate with a hot shower at the end of each day. 

RV & Van Camping

From tree-lined sites to lakeside spots, the Catskills offer a full range of van and RV camping opportunities including full hookup campgrounds and primitive sites for boondocking. Many of the RV parks and campgrounds also feature various amenities, such as swimming pools, game rooms, playgrounds, boat rentals, and more!

See a Full List of Private & Public Campgrounds in Greene County NY

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Country Campsites at Michael Dee's Motel
Airstream at Treetopia
Whip-O-Will Campsites
Earlton Hill Cabins
A girl sitting on rock at Purling waters
family camping with a tent on the shore of a lake with bikes >

Be a Good Steward of the Catskills

The Catskill Park is a popular destination for environmentalists, outdoor enthusiasts, weekend warriors, and families looking to reconnect their children with nature. In order to keep these precious lands intact for generations to come, follow these seven Leave No Trace principles when recreating outdoors.