Eighth Lake Campground
Inlet, NY

About Eighth Lake Campground

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Eighth Lake Campground offers great fishing for lake trout, with special salmon ponds adjacent to the campground. The large, forested campsites offer peace and privacy. The campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including canoeing and boating, fishing, hiking, and bicycling.

Eighth Lake offers 126 campsites, of which 20 are directly on the water.

Eighth Lake Campground is located between Seventh and Eighth Lake with campsites located near the shore lines of both.

Eighth Lake Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. Located north of Old Forge between Seventh and Eighth Lake
  2. 126 campsites, 116 are reservable, 20 are directly on the water (either Seventh or Eighth Lake)
  3. offers a peaceful and fairly private camping experience compared to other campgrounds
  4. great for fishing, paddling and swimming, boating and hiking
  5. area attractions include the Old Forge region with its amusement park, restaraunts and shops
  6. fairly close to the popular Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake as well as Old Forge
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. Very shaded sites. Very wooded. Away from the crowds. Wild feel. Semi-private sites. 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 Sun Oct 9, 2016
Fri May 19, 2017 thru Sun Oct 8, 2017

Campgrounds Within a 60 Minute Drive

Golden Beach: 8.8 miles, 12 min
Brown Tract Pond: 7.4 miles, 13 min
Limekiln Lake: 7.4 miles, 13 min
Lake Durant: 21.1 miles, 27 min
Nicks Lake: 20.0 miles, 33 min
Lake Eaton: 31.1 miles, 41 min
Lewey Lake: 41.1 miles, 50 min
Lake Harris: 45.7 miles, 59 min

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

Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 17 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Rollins Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 25 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Wild feel. Excellent paddling options.
Watkins Glen (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 43 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers.
Lewey Lake (Adirondack Park), 50 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Buck Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 48 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Excellent paddling options.
Fair Haven Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 52 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 29 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Durant (Adirondack Park), 27 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Wild feel. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Meacham Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 50 mins : Small lake. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Limekiln 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.
Cranberry Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 35 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Northampton Beach (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 42 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 49 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Away from the crowds. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Moffitt Beach (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 6 mins : Small lake. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Verona Beach (Central New York), 1 hour 49 mins : Small sandy beach.
Nicks Lake (Adirondack Park), 33 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water.
Delta Lake (Central New York), 1 hour 20 mins : Small lake. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Eaton (Adirondack Park), 41 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Wild feel. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Harris (Adirondack Park), 59 mins : Small lake. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Wild feel. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Higley Flow (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 49 mins : Small sandy beach. Away from the crowds. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Coles Creek (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 31 mins : Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Kring Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 33 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 17 mins : Many sites directly by the water.
Jacques Cartier (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 42 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Taylor Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 8 mins : Small lake. Away from the crowds. Wild feel. Motorboats allowed.
Wilmington Notch (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 53 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds.
Westcott Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 7 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Hamlin Beach (Western New York), 3 hours 50 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Brown Tract Pond (Adirondack Park), 13 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Wild feel. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Golden Beach (Adirondack Park), 12 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Wild feel. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Selkirk Shores (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 20 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Robert Moses (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 44 mins : Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Ausable Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 12 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Cedar Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 29 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Point Comfort (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 23 mins : Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Keuka Lake (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 28 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Sampson (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 9 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Cayuga Lake (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 53 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Little Sand Point (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 23 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Rogers Rock (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 49 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Gilbert Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 23 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Away from the crowds.
Moreau Lake (Central New York), 1 hour 41 mins : Small lake.
Glimmerglass (Central New York), 2 hours 12 mins : Motorboats allowed.
North South Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 18 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Excellent paddling options.
Chenango Valley (Central New York), 3 hours 4 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach.
Taughannock Falls (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 24 mins : Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Motorboats allowed.
Fillmore Glen (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 57 mins : Away from the crowds.
Bowman Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 41 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach.
Mongaup Pond (Catskills / Taconic), 4 hours 2 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Excellent paddling options.
Golden Hill (Western New York), 4 hours 25 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Motorboats allowed.
Grass Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 24 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Lincoln Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 48 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Long Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 42 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Away from the crowds. Motorboats allowed.
Keewaydin (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 25 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Thompsons Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 45 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Crown Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 1 min : Motorboats allowed.
Schodack Island (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 37 mins : Small lake. Motorboats allowed.
Putnam Pond (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 47 mins : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Wild feel. Excellent paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Green Lakes (Central New York), : Small lake.
Allegany (Western New York), : Small lake.
Little Pond (Catskills / Taconic), : Small lake. Small sandy beach. Caters more to tents and smaller trailers. Away from the crowds. Wild feel.

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