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Ausable Point Campground
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Ausable Point Campground   (DEC)

Peru, NY   (Adirondack Park)
Campground Overview
Ausable Point Campground protrudes from Route 9 into Lake Champlain and offers a shoreline comprised of natural sand and a gentle slope from many campsites. It borders a wildlife management area that offers a hiking trail, as well as water access for canoeists and sea kayakers to explore. With the city of Plattsburgh a short drive from this campground there is virtually no limit for entertainment opportunities. Ausable Point has 123 campsites, 115 are reservable, 40 of which are directly by the water. There are no electric sites.

Status: CLOSED for the season as of Mon Oct 8, 2018

Season 2018 Dates: Fri May 18 to Mon Oct 8, 2018

Season 2019 Dates: Fri May 17 to Mon Oct 14, 2019

9 Month Booking Window: Mon Aug 19, 2019

Campground Phone: (518) 561-7080

Region: Adirondack Park  

Weekend Occupancy: High

Mininum Nights Reservation: 2 nights

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Fees
Base Fee$22
Out of State Surcharge$5
Facilities
Showershot shower building
Washroomsflush toilets
Dump Stationyes
Recyling Stationyes
Boat LaunchCar top boat launch only. A regular boat launch is available at Peru Docks, 3 miles outside campground.
Boat Mooringnone
Campground Summary
Lakeside Rating
4 out of 5 lakeside stars. Offers a fine lakeside camping experience with sites close, or directly by the water. 40 campsites are directly by the water, many others have views. Located directly by a large body of water for enjoying water activities including swimming, paddling, boating and fishing.
Total Campsites123
Reservable Sites123
Lakeside Sites40
  - fit 30ft Trailers40
Site Details
30ft Trailer Sites2
35ft Trailer Sites121
Pull thru sites no
Hookups no hookups, dry camping only
Site Padslevel
Ground Covermainly sand or mix of sand and grass
Tree CoverVery wooded with a mix of deciduous and coniferous trees. Mostly shady except around the beach where sites are more partially shaded.
Road AccessWide nicely paved roads. Fairly easy back-in access into sites.
Featured Activities
WaterSituated on Lake Champlain and the mouth of the Ausable River.
BeachLong extensive beach behind campsites as well as the main beach. .8 miles total beach shoreline. There is also a windsurfing beach area. behind the campsites.
PaddlingOpen water paddling on Lake Champlain or along the smaller Ausable River accessible right from many of the campsites.
BoatingBig water boating on Lake Champlain.

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