Northampton Beach Campground
Mayfield, NY

About Northampton Beach Campground

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Located on the northwest corner of 29-mile-long Great Sacandaga Lake, Northampton Beach Campground offers great boating and fishing and is a very popular camping destination. Campsites range from those secluded within the tall white pines and northern hardwoods, to those on the open, sandy shoreline. The campground offers a Junior Naturalist program, which encourages children to explore the surrounding environment; a large craft boat launch; a natural sand beach with guarded swimming area from mid-June to Labor Day; rowboat, canoe, and kayak rentals on the premises; and a large picnic area.

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Overview
  1. Located north of Amsterdam, NY just outside the south east region of the Adirondack Park
  2. 224 campsite, 178 are reservable, 61 are located directly on the shore of Great Sacandaga Lake
Campground Feature Summary
    Large lake. Large sandy beach. Swim from your site*. Easy access sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Large flat sites not directly by the water. Mainly level sites. Many sites directly by the water. Fairly shaded sites. Semi-dense mostly pine tree cover. Semi-wooded. Very shaded sites. Very busy during summer months / holiday weekends. Semi-private sites. Boat launch available for motorboats. Excellent paddling options. Moor boat at your site. 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

Caroga Lake: 22.7 miles, 32 min
Moffitt Beach: 34.1 miles, 44 min
Lewey Lake: 43.4 miles, 53 min
Little Sand Point: 45.4 miles, 59 min
Point Comfort: 47.7 miles, 59 min

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