Coles Creek State Park
Waddington, NY

About Coles Creek State Park

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Coles Creek State Park has wooded and open campsites near a swimming beach on Lake St. Lawrence. The lake is ideal for boating and fishing, and a marina on the mouth of Coles Creek lies just north of the park entrance. The park also has a playground, playing fields, and a large pavilion.

Coles Creek Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. Located just east of Waddington, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 243 campsites, 230 are reservable, 44 are directly on the water
  3. offers a more manicured camping experience with larger more open campsites
  4. views of the St Lawrence from most areas in the campground
  5. great for boating and fishing
  6. state park marina located just outside the campground
  7. open from early May until mid September
Campground Feature Summary
    Large lake. Small sandy beach. Easy access sites. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Large flat sites not directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Fairly open sites with partial shade. Mainly level sites. Many sites directly by the water. Open field sites. Partially shady sites. Semi-wooded. Very busy during summer months / holiday weekends. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.

Camping Fees

Nightly camping fee $15/night, add $6 for electric sites, add $4 for lake view sites
Weekend/Holiday surcharge $4/night
Out of state patrons surcharge $5/night

Camping Season Dates

Fri May 13, 2016 thru Sat Sep 10, 2016
Fri May 12, 2017 thru Sat Sep 9, 2017

Campgrounds Within a 60 Minute Drive

Robert Moses: 18.4 miles, 23 min
Jacques Cartier: 36.9 miles, 44 min
Higley Flow: 37.9 miles, 53 min

Campgrounds Similar to Coles Creek and What They Have in Common
(A current work in progress, streamlining ahead)

Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 42 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Rollins Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 51 mins : Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Many sites directly by the water.
Watkins Glen (Finger Lakes), 4 hours 4 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Letchworth (Western New York), 4 hours 19 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Eighth Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 32 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Lewey Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 37 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Fair Haven Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 54 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 18 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Open field sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Durant (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 14 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Meacham Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 19 mins : Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Limekiln Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 42 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Cranberry Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 20 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Northampton Beach (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 29 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 36 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Moffitt Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 53 mins : Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Verona Beach (Central New York), 2 hours 50 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Motorboats allowed.
Nicks Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 54 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Good paddling options.
Delta Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 46 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Eaton (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 52 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Harris (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 19 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Higley Flow (Adirondack Park), 53 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Kring Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 3 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Southwick Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 58 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Open field sites. Good paddling options.
Jacques Cartier (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 44 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Taylor Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 7 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Westcott Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 45 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Hamlin Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 4 hours 10 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Golden Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 21 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Selkirk Shores (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 9 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Robert Moses (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 23 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Open field sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Ausable Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 11 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Cedar Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 28 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Open field sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Point Comfort (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 10 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Keuka Lake (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 49 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Sampson (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 30 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Lakeside Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 4 hours 29 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Open field sites.
Cayuga Lake (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 14 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Little Sand Point (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 10 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Rogers Rock (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 14 mins : Large lake. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Gilbert Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 56 mins : Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options.
Robert H Treman (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 43 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Open field sites.
Moreau Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 22 mins : Good paddling options.
Glimmerglass (Central New York), 3 hours 44 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
North South Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 4 hours 59 mins : Small sandy beach.
Chenango Valley (Central New York), 3 hours 39 mins : Small sandy beach. Electric sites.
Taughannock Falls (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 45 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Motorboats allowed.
Fillmore Glen (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 19 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Mongaup Pond (Catskills / Taconic), 5 hours 0 mins : Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water.
Golden Hill (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 4 hours 46 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Grass Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 12 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lincoln Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 35 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Long Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 59 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Keewaydin (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 8 mins : Large lake. Fairly open sites. Open field sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Thompsons Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 4 hours 20 mins : Small sandy beach. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Crown Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 57 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Open field sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Schodack Island (Catskills / Taconic), 4 hours 18 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Putnam Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 8 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.

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