Moffitt Beach Campground
Speculator, NY

About Moffitt Beach Campground

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Moffitt Beach is a popular family campground offering large, level sites within the 70 to 80 feet tall white pine trees to provide a rustic camping ambience. Many of these sites are located on the water's edge. A newly constructed boat launch aides in accessibility to Sacandaga Lake's fine fishing and water sport opportunities. From July to Labor Day, this campground offers an Interpretive Activity Program and a Junior Naturalist Program to enrich the camping experience. The campground also offers a guarded natural sand beach from mid-June to Labor Day; a large picnic area with pavilion; and an informal nature trail.

There are 262 campsite, 55 are directly on the water. There are NO electric sites.

Moffitt Beach Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. Located on Sacandaga Lake, just outside Speculator in the Southern Adirondacks.
  2. 262 sites, 247 are reservable, 55 are directly on the water
  3. a popular family campground with mostly level sites and tall pine forest with a bit of a rustic camping ambience
  4. features hiking, fishing, larger lake for boating, and swimming at a large sandy beach
Campground Feature Summary
    Small lake. Large sandy beach. Swim from your site*. Can be more challenging for RVs due to trees and narrow roads. Large flat sites directly by the water. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Deep sites set back from the road. Many sites directly by the water. Many sloped sites. Fairly shaded sites. Very shaded sites. Very wooded. Few large RVs. Some tent specific sites. Very busy during summer months / holiday weekends. Semi-private sites. Boat launch available for motorboats. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.

    * Note! Swimming from your site is not officially allowed although many campers do.

Camping Fees

Nightly camping fee $22 (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

Lewey Lake: 12.7 miles, 19 min
Little Sand Point: 13.4 miles, 20 min
Point Comfort: 15.7 miles, 20 min
Lake Durant: 33.1 miles, 44 min
Northampton Beach: 34.1 miles, 45 min
Caroga Lake: 35.8 miles, 46 min
Golden Beach: 45.2 miles, 57 min

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

Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 40 mins : Small lake. Swim from your site*. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Rollins Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 48 mins : Small lake. Swim from your site*. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options.
Watkins Glen (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 29 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites.
Eighth Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 8 mins : Small lake. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lewey Lake (Adirondack Park), 19 mins : Small lake. Swim from your site*. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Buck Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 11 mins : Small lake. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Excellent paddling options.
Fair Haven Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 38 mins : Large sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 42 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Durant (Adirondack Park), 44 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.
Meacham Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 13 mins : Small lake. Large sandy beach. Swim from your site*. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Limekiln Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 19 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.
Cranberry Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 58 mins : Swim from your site*. Many sites directly by the water. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Northampton Beach (Adirondack Park), 45 mins : Large sandy beach. Swim from your site*. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 46 mins : Small lake. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Verona Beach (Central New York), 1 hour 36 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Nicks Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 35 mins : Small lake. Many sites directly by the water.
Delta Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 14 mins : Small lake. Large sandy beach. Swim from your site*. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Eaton (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 4 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.
Lake Harris (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 19 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.
Higley Flow (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 12 mins : Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Coles Creek (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 54 mins : Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Kring Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 47 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Southwick Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 29 mins : Large sandy beach. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water.
Jacques Cartier (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 55 mins : Large sandy beach. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Taylor Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 12 mins : Small lake. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Wilmington Notch (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 58 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites.
Westcott Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 19 mins : Large sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Hamlin Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 36 mins : Large sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Brown Tract Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 8 mins : Small lake. Swim from your site*. 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.
Golden Beach (Adirondack Park), 57 mins : Large sandy beach. Swim from your site*. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Selkirk Shores (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 21 mins : Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Robert Moses (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 7 mins : Large sandy beach. Large flat sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Ausable Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 5 mins : Large sandy beach. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Cedar Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 42 mins : Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Point Comfort (Adirondack Park), 20 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Keuka Lake (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 14 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Sampson (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 55 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Cayuga Lake (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 39 mins : Large sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Little Sand Point (Adirondack Park), 20 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.
Rogers Rock (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 30 mins : Large sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Gilbert Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 10 mins : Small lake.
Moreau Lake (Central New York), 1 hour 23 mins : Small lake. Large sandy beach. Some tent specific sites.
Glimmerglass (Central New York), 1 hour 38 mins : Large sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
North South Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 39 mins : Small lake. Excellent paddling options.
Chenango Valley (Central New York), 2 hours 51 mins : Small lake.
Taughannock Falls (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 10 mins : Large sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Motorboats allowed.
Bowman Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 28 mins : Small lake. Few large RVs. Some tent specific sites.
Mongaup Pond (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 42 mins : Small lake. Swim from your site*. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options.
Golden Hill (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 4 hours 11 mins : Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Grass Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 37 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Lincoln Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 40 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.
Long Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 54 mins : Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Keewaydin (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 38 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Thompsons Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 1 hour 53 mins : Small lake. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Crown Point (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 47 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Schodack Island (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 1 min : Small lake. Motorboats allowed.
Putnam Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 32 mins : Small lake. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Few large RVs. Some tent specific sites. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.

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