Little Sand Point Campground
Speculator, NY

About Little Sand Point Campground

Lake Side Rating
  • Campground Sign

  • Boat Launch and Kayak Rentals

  • Boat Launch on Piseco Lake

  • Beach Area

  • Waterside

  • SIte 5 - One of the Best Sites

  • View of Water from Site 39

  • The Park Gate

Located on picturesque Piseco Lake, Little Sand Point Campground offers seclusion and serenity. Campsites are nestled within the hardwood and conifer trees. Piseco Lake offers fishing, canoeing, sailing, and all types of water sports. Numerous hiking trails challenge the day hiker, while the 133-mile Northville-Lake Placid Trail is located just minutes away. A sandy beach offers a guarded swimming area from mid-June to Labor Day.

Little Sand Point Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. located 20 minutes southeast of the town of Speculator on highway 8
  2. 79 campsites, 74 are reservable, 40 are on or close to waterfront
  3. all sites are non-electric
  4. one of the more quiet DEC campgrounds in the Adirondacks with mainly smaller sites with limited privacy, numerous with water access
  5. great for paddling, fishing, swimming 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. Many sites directly by the water. Many sloped sites. Fairly shaded sites. Very shaded sites. Very wooded. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites. Boat launch available for motorboats. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.

Camping Fees

Nightly camping fee $22 (all sites)
Out of state patrons surcharge $5/night

Camping Season Dates

Fri May 20, 2016 thru Sat Sep 10, 2016
Fri May 19, 2017 thru Sat Sep 9, 2017

Campgrounds Within a 60 Minute Drive

Point Comfort: 1.7 miles, 3 min
Moffitt Beach: 13.4 miles, 22 min
Lewey Lake: 25.9 miles, 35 min
Caroga Lake: 29.8 miles, 39 min
Northampton Beach: 45.4 miles, 59 min
Lake Durant: 46.2 miles, 60 min

Campgrounds Similar to Little Sand Point and What They Have in Common
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Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 56 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), 2 hours 5 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options.
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Fair Haven Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 26 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 30 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Durant (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 0 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.
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Limekiln Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 35 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.
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Northampton Beach (Adirondack Park), 59 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 39 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), 22 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.
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Delta Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 2 mins : Small lake. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
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Max 20ft - These sites will accommodate tents, popups and trailers up to 20ft

Max 30ft - These sites will accommodate tents, popups and trailers up to 30ft

Tent Specific - These sites are suitable for tents only

Hike-In - These sites require walking into the site to the pad. Suitable for tents only

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