Limekiln Lake Campground
Old Forge, NY

About Limekiln Lake Campground

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Limekiln Lake is known to be a great family camping spot, with campsites in the forest and activities ranging from boating and fishing to hiking and swimming. The park is also close to many area attractions.

Limekiln Lake Campground is locate in the Adirondacks just outside Old Forge.

Limekiln offers 270 campsites, of which 43 are directly on the water.

Motor boats, rowboats, and canoes are allowed, for boating or fishing; rowboat and canoe rentals are available. A wide variety of fish, including yellow perch, bullhead, blue gill, and splake inhabit in the lake.

Limekiln Lake Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. Located just north of Old Forge in the central Adirondacks
  2. 270 campsites, 260 are reservable, approx 45 are directly on the water at Limekiln Lake
  3. a great family campground with many summer activities nearby
  4. visit the nearby water park in Old Forge, visit various shops in Old Forge or tour the Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake
  5. great for fishing, paddling and hiking
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. Deep sites set back from the road. Many sites directly by the water. Many sloped sites. Very shaded sites. Very wooded. Some tent specific sites. 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 Sep 4, 2016
Fri May 19, 2017 thru Sun Sep 3, 2017

Campgrounds Within a 60 Minute Drive

Eighth Lake: 7.4 miles, 13 min
Golden Beach: 15.8 miles, 23 min
Brown Tract Pond: 14.5 miles, 24 min
Nicks Lake: 16.7 miles, 31 min
Lake Durant: 28.1 miles, 38 min
Lake Eaton: 38.2 miles, 52 min

Campgrounds Similar to Limekiln Lake and What They Have in Common
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Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 27 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 36 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Private sites. Excellent paddling options.
Watkins Glen (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 41 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites. Private sites.
Eighth Lake (Adirondack Park), 13 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lewey Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 1 min : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Buck Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 59 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Private sites. Excellent paddling options.
Fair Haven Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 50 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 27 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Durant (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.
Meacham Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 0 mins : Small lake. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Cranberry Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 45 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Northampton Beach (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 52 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 59 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Moffitt Beach (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 17 mins : Small lake. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Verona Beach (Central New York), 1 hour 48 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Nicks Lake (Adirondack Park), 31 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Private sites.
Delta Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 18 mins : Small lake. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Eaton (Adirondack Park), 52 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.
Lake Harris (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 10 mins : Small lake. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Higley Flow (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 59 mins : Small sandy beach. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Coles Creek (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 41 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Kring Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 32 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 15 mins : Many sites directly by the water.
Jacques Cartier (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 40 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Taylor Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 18 mins : Small lake. Some tent specific sites. Private sites. Motorboats allowed.
Wilmington Notch (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 4 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites.
Westcott Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 6 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Hamlin Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 48 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Brown Tract Pond (Adirondack Park), 24 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Golden Beach (Adirondack Park), 23 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Selkirk Shores (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 18 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Robert Moses (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 55 mins : Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Ausable Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 23 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Cedar Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 28 mins : Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Point Comfort (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 33 mins : Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Keuka Lake (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 26 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Sampson (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 7 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Cayuga Lake (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 51 mins : Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Little Sand Point (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 34 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Rogers Rock (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 59 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Gilbert Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 21 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach.
Moreau Lake (Central New York), 1 hour 52 mins : Small lake. Some tent specific sites.
Glimmerglass (Central New York), 2 hours 10 mins : Motorboats allowed.
North South Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 29 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Private sites. Excellent paddling options.
Chenango Valley (Central New York), 3 hours 3 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach.
Taughannock Falls (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 22 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Motorboats allowed.
Bowman Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 39 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites.
Mongaup Pond (Catskills / Taconic), 4 hours 0 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options.
Golden Hill (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 4 hours 23 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Grass Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 22 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Lincoln Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 58 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.
Long Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 40 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Keewaydin (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 23 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Thompsons Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 46 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Private sites. Motorboats allowed.
Crown Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 11 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Schodack Island (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 47 mins : Small lake. Motorboats allowed.
Putnam Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 58 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites. Private sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.

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