Lake Durant Campground
Indian Lake, NY

About Lake Durant Campground

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Lake Durant Campground is located on the east shore of 327-acre Lake Durant. The remote Central Adirondack setting of this facility offers a relaxing, quiet beauty and breathtaking views of Blue Mountain. The large, forested campsites offer privacy, and the campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including canoeing and boating, fishing, hiking, and bicycling.

Lake Durant offers 61campsites of which 28 are directly by the water. Many campsites are quite private. The campground has a more rustic feel then most others in the Adirondacks. Most sites will not accomodate larger RVs.

Lake Durant Campground is located on Lake Durant in the Adirondacks.

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Overview
  1. Located south of Long Lake and just east of Blue Mountain Lake on Route 28
  2. 61 sites, 56 are reservable, 28 are directly (or set back) from the water
  3. one of the smallest, quietest and most remote DEC campgrounds
  4. great for fishing, canoeing and hiking
  5. close to the Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake and the Adirondack Park Visitors Interpretive Center at Newcomb
Campground Feature Summary
    Small lake. Small sandy beach. Can be more challenging for RVs due to trees and narrow roads. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Many sloped sites. Fairly shaded sites. Very shaded sites. Very wooded. Away from the crowds. Few large RVs. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Wild feel. Private sites. Semi-private sites. Boat launch available for motorboats. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.

Camping Fees

Nightly camping fee $20 (all sites)
Out of state patrons surcharge $5/night

Camping Season Dates

Fri May 20, 2016 thru Sun Oct 9, 2016
Fri May 19, 2017 thru Sun Oct 8, 2017

Campgrounds Within a 60 Minute Drive

Golden Beach: 12.5 miles, 17 min
Lake Eaton: 16.3 miles, 24 min
Lewey Lake: 20.4 miles, 26 min
Brown Tract Pond: 18.8 miles, 28 min
Eighth Lake: 21.1 miles, 28 min
Limekiln Lake: 28.1 miles, 38 min
Lake Harris: 30.9 miles, 42 min
Moffitt Beach: 33.1 miles, 42 min
Nicks Lake: 40.7 miles, 58 min
Fish Creek: 46.7 miles, 59 min
Little Sand Point: 46.2 miles, 59 min
Point Comfort: 48.5 miles, 59 min

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

Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 59 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Rollins Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 8 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Wild feel. Private sites. Excellent paddling options.
Watkins Glen (Finger Lakes), 4 hours 8 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites. Private sites.
Eighth Lake (Adirondack Park), 28 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Wild feel. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lewey Lake (Adirondack Park), 26 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Buck Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 31 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Rustic feel. Private sites. Excellent paddling options.
Fair Haven Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 17 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 54 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Meacham Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 33 mins : Small lake. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Limekiln Lake (Adirondack Park), 38 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Cranberry Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 18 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Northampton Beach (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 17 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 24 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Moffitt Beach (Adirondack Park), 42 mins : Small lake. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Few large RVs. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Verona Beach (Central New York), 2 hours 14 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Nicks Lake (Adirondack Park), 58 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Private sites.
Delta Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 45 mins : Small lake. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Eaton (Adirondack Park), 24 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Few large RVs. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Wild feel. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Harris (Adirondack Park), 42 mins : Small lake. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Few large RVs. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Wild feel. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Higley Flow (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 32 mins : Small sandy beach. Away from the crowds. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Coles Creek (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 14 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Kring Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 46 mins : Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Southwick Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 42 mins : Many sites directly by the water.
Jacques Cartier (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 27 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Taylor Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 51 mins : Small lake. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Wild feel. Private sites. Motorboats allowed.
Wilmington Notch (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 36 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Westcott Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 32 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Hamlin Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 4 hours 15 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Brown Tract Pond (Adirondack Park), 28 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Few large RVs. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Wild feel. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Golden Beach (Adirondack Park), 17 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Wild feel. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Selkirk Shores (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 45 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Robert Moses (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 27 mins : Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Ausable Point (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 55 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Cedar Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 55 mins : Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Point Comfort (Adirondack Park), 59 mins : Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Keuka Lake (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 53 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Sampson (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 34 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Cayuga Lake (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 18 mins : Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Little Sand Point (Adirondack Park), 59 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Rogers Rock (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 24 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Gilbert Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 48 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Away from the crowds.
Moreau Lake (Central New York), 1 hour 17 mins : Small lake. Some tent specific sites.
Glimmerglass (Central New York), 2 hours 16 mins : Motorboats allowed.
North South Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 54 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Private sites. Excellent paddling options.
Chenango Valley (Central New York), 3 hours 29 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach.
Taughannock Falls (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 49 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Motorboats allowed.
Bowman Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 6 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Few large RVs. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Mongaup Pond (Catskills / Taconic), 4 hours 8 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options.
Golden Hill (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 4 hours 50 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Motorboats allowed.
Grass Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 49 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Lincoln Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 30 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Few large RVs. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Long Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 7 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Motorboats allowed.
Keewaydin (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 50 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Thompsons Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 20 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Private sites. Motorboats allowed.
Crown Point (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 38 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Schodack Island (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 12 mins : Small lake. Motorboats allowed.
Putnam Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 23 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Few large RVs. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Wild feel. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.

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