Wilmington Notch Campground
Wilimington, NY

About Wilmington Notch Campground

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Wilmington Notch is located beside the Ausable River and accommodates fishermen looking to challenge the rapids in search of a great catch. Olympic Whiteface Mountain is on the other side of the river and offers a gondola ride to the summit with a great view for miles. Lake Placid Olympic Village is a short 8 miles from this campground offering unlimited attractions. The campground is situated in a birch and pine grove at the base of Whiteface Mountain.

None of the 54 site are on or near water.

Wilmington Notch Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. located a few minutes southwest of Wilmington, NY
  2. offers 54 campsites, 49 are reservable, non are on or near water
  3. close to almost limitless fishing and hiking opportunities, as well as gondola rides up Whiteface Mountain
  4. close to the popular Santas Workshop in Wilmington and about 35 minutes from the resort town of Lake Placid
Campground Feature Summary
    Easy access sites. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Fairly open sites with partial shade. Mainly level sites. Fairly shaded sites. Partially shady sites. Semi-wooded. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.

Camping Fees

Nightly camping fee $18 (all sites)
Out of state patrons surcharge $5/night

Camping Season Dates

Fri May 6, 2016 thru Sun Oct 9, 2016
Fri May 5, 2017 thru Sun Oct 8, 2017

Campgrounds Within a 60 Minute Drive

Taylor Pond: 13.5 miles, 20 min
Lincoln Pond: 30.3 miles, 41 min
Ausable Point: 33.0 miles, 48 min
Buck Pond: 25.4 miles, 49 min
Fish Creek: 35.4 miles, 53 min

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

Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 53 mins : Some tent specific sites.
Rollins Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 2 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers.
Watkins Glen (Finger Lakes), 5 hours 22 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites.
Eighth Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 55 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds.
Lewey Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 53 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds.
Buck Pond (Adirondack Park), 49 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Rustic feel.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 3 mins : Some tent specific sites.
Lake Durant (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 37 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Meacham Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 1 min : Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Limekiln Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 5 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites.
Cranberry Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 27 mins : Away from the crowds. Some tent specific sites.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 30 mins : Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Moffitt Beach (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 59 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites.
Lake Eaton (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 15 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Lake Harris (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 18 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Higley Flow (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 41 mins : Away from the crowds.
Kring Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 54 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers.
Taylor Pond (Adirondack Park), 20 mins : Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Brown Tract Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 55 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Golden Beach (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 44 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel.
Selkirk Shores (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 27 mins : Some tent specific sites.
Cedar Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 10 mins : Some tent specific sites.
Point Comfort (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 13 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Cayuga Lake (Finger Lakes), 4 hours 32 mins : Some tent specific sites.
Little Sand Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 14 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Rogers Rock (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 20 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Some tent specific sites.
Gilbert Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 33 mins : Away from the crowds.
Moreau Lake (Central New York), 1 hour 35 mins : Some tent specific sites.
Taughannock Falls (Finger Lakes), 5 hours 3 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers.
Fillmore Glen (Finger Lakes), 4 hours 37 mins : Away from the crowds.
Bowman Lake (Central New York), 4 hours 9 mins : Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Golden Hill (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 6 hours 4 mins : Away from the crowds.
Lincoln Pond (Adirondack Park), 41 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.
Long Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 26 mins : Away from the crowds.
Thompsons Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 38 mins : Some tent specific sites.
Putnam Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 14 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Rustic feel. Some tent specific sites.

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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

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