NY STATE CAMPSITE PHOTOS
Chances of Getting a Site
What are my chances of getting a site??

The table below will give you an idea of the relative chances of booking campgrounds based on availability mid winter (March). For this excercise we assume booking mid winter for a Weekend in July for 3 nights (Thu-Sun).


CampgroundSitesMin NightsLakeside RatingChance of Getting a Site
Allegany
Western New York: Salamanca, NY
302 2 nights Medium
Ausable Point
Adirondack Park: Peru, NY
123 2 nights Low
Bear Spring Mountain
Central New York: Walton, NY
41 2 nights Medium
Beaverkill
Catskills / Taconic: Roscoe, NY
51 2 nights Medium
Bowman Lake
Central New York: Oxford, NY
173 1 night Medium
Brown Tract Pond
Adirondack Park: Raquette Lake, NY
90 2 nights Low
Buck Pond
Adirondack Park: Saranac Lake, NY
114 1 night Medium
Burnham Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Cape Vincent, NY
46 2 nights Medium
Buttermilk Falls
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
46 1 night Medium
Caroga Lake
Adirondack Park: Amsterdam, NY
161 2 nights High
Cayuga Lake
Finger Lakes: Seneca Falls, NY
287 1 night High
Cedar Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Clayton, NY
175 2 nights Low
Chenango Valley
Central New York: Chenango Forks, NY
187 1 night Medium
Coles Creek
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Waddington, NY
243 2 nights Medium
Cranberry Lake
Adirondack Park: Cranberry Lake, NY
173 1 night Medium
Crown Point
Adirondack Park: Crown Point, NY
67 1 night High
Cumberland Bay
Adirondack Park: Plattsburg, NY
2 nights Medium
Darien Lakes
Western New York: Darien Center, NY
155 2 nights Medium
Delta Lake
Central New York: Rome, NY
101 2 nights Low
Devils Tombstone
Catskills / Taconic: Hunter, NY
2 nights High
Eagle Point
Adirondack Park: Pottersville, NY
2 nights Medium
Eel Weir
Adirondack Park: Ogdensburg, NY
n/a Low
Eighth Lake
Adirondack Park: Inlet, NY
126 2 nights Low
Evangola
Western New York: Irving, NY
83 2 nights Medium
Fair Haven Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Oswego, NY
183 2 nights Medium
Fillmore Glen
Finger Lakes: Moravia, NY
62 2 nights Medium
Fish Creek
Adirondack Park: Tupper Lake, NY
352 3 nights Low
Four Mile Creek
Western New York: Youngstown, NY
271 2 nights Medium
Gilbert Lake
Central New York: Oneonta, NY
136 2 nights Medium
Glimmerglass
Central New York: Springfield, NY
51 2 nights Low
Golden Beach
Adirondack Park: Raquette Lake, NY
205 2 nights Low
Golden Hill
Western New York: Barker, NY
64 2 nights Medium
Grass Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Barker, NY
77 2 nights Low
Green Lakes
Central New York: Syracuse, NY
145 2 nights Low
Hamlin Beach
Western New York: Hamin, NY
264 2 nights Medium
Higley Flow
Adirondack Park: Colton, NY
135 2 nights Medium
Jacques Cartier
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Morristown, NY
98 2 nights Medium
Keewaydin
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Alexandria Bay, NY
52 2 nights Medium
Kenneth L Wilson
Catskills/ Taconic: Mt Tremper, NY
2 nights High
Keuka Lake
Finger Lakes: Branchport, NY
150 1 night Medium
Kring Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Redwood, NY
100 2 nights Low
Lake Durant
Adirondack Park: Indian Lake, NY
61 2 nights Low
Lake Eaton
Adirondack Park: Long Lake, NY
136 1 night Low
Lake Erie
Western New York: Brocton, NY
102 2 nights Medium
Lake George Battleground
Adirondack Park: Lake George, NY
68 2 nights Medium
Lake Harris
Adirondack Park: Newcomb, NY
90 1 night Medium
Lake Taghkanic
Catskills / Taconic: Ancram, NY
2 nights Medium
Lakeside
Western New York: Waterport, NY
274 2 nights High
Letchworth
Western New York: Geneseo, NY
269 2 nights Low
Lewey Lake
Adirondack Park: Indian Lake, NY
207 2 nights Medium
Lincoln Pond
Adirondack Park: Elizabethtown, NY
34 1 night Low
Little Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Andes, NY
75 2 nights Medium
Little Sand Point
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
79 2 nights Medium
Long Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Three Mile Bay, NY
88 2 nights Medium
Luzerne
Adirondack Park: Lake Luzerne, NY
2 nights Medium
Macomb Reservation
Adirondack Park: Schuyler Falls, NY
101 2 nights High
Max V Shaul
Catskills / Taconic: Fultonham, NY
2 nights High
Meacham Lake
Adirondack Park: Malone, NY
223 1 night Medium
Meadowbrook
Adirondack Park: Ray Brook, NY
62 1 night Medium
Moffitt Beach
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
262 2 nights Medium
Mongaup Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Livingston Manor, NY
163 2 nights Medium
Moreau Lake
Adirondack Park: Gansevoort, NY
148 2 nights Medium
Nicks Lake
Adirondack Park: Old Fore, NY
111 2 nights Low
North South Lake
Catskills / Taconic: Haines Falls, NY
219 2 nights Low
Northampton Beach
Adirondack Park: Mayfield, NY
224 2 nights Low
Oquaga Creek
Central New York: Artic, NY
90 1 night Medium
Paradox Lake
Adirondack Park: Paradox, NY
58 1 night Medium
Point Comfort
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
76 2 nights Medium
Poplar Point
:
n/a Low
Putnam Pond
Adirondack Park: Ticonderoga, NY
72 1 night Medium
Robert H Treman
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
83 1 night Low
Robert Moses
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Massena, NY
210 2 nights High
Rogers Rock
Adirondack Park: Hague, NY
301 2 nights Medium
Rollins Pond
Adirondack Park: Tupper Lake, NY
284 1 night Low
Sacandaga
Adirondack Park: Northville, NY
2 nights Medium
Sampson
Finger Lakes: Romulus, NY
318 2 nights Low
Scaroon Manor
Adirondack Park: Pottersville, NY
75 1 night Medium
Schodack Island
Catskills / Taconic: Schodack Landing, NY
67 2 nights High
Selkirk Shores
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Mexico, NY
155 1 night High
Sharp Bridge
Adirondack Park: North Hudson, NY
1 night High
Southwick Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Watertown, NY
111 2 nights Low
Stony Brook
Western New York: Dansville, NY
91 1 night Medium
Taconic Copake Falls
Catskills / Taconic: Copake Falls, NY
2 nights High
Taconic Rudd Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Millerton, NY
2 nights High
Taughannock Falls
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
74 2 nights Medium
Taylor Pond
Adirondack Park: Ausable Forks, NY
25 1 night High
Thompsons Lake
Catskills / Taconic: East Berne, NY
144 2 nights Low
Verona Beach
Central New York: Syracuse, NY
47 2 nights Low
Watkins Glen
Finger Lakes: Watkins Glen, NY
295 2 nights Medium
Wellesley Island
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Clayton, NY
394 2 nights Low
Westcott Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Sackets Harbor, NY
153 2 nights Low
Whetstone Gulf
Adirondack Park: Lowville, NY
62 2 nights Medium
Wilmington Notch
Adirondack Park: Wilimington, NY
54 1 night Medium
Woodland Valley
Catskills / Taconic: Phoenicia, NY
72 2 nights Medium

These campgrounds tend not to book up very quickly and will likely offer your best chance to book a site into the spring and likely early summer. They also may be great destinations to choose for a last minute camping trip. Those with an "*" may offer your best chances for a walkup.

CampgroundSitesMin NightsLakeside RatingChance of Getting a Site
Caroga Lake
Adirondack Park: Amsterdam, NY
161 2 nights High *
Cayuga Lake
Finger Lakes: Seneca Falls, NY
287 1 night High *
Crown Point
Adirondack Park: Crown Point, NY
67 1 night High *
Devils Tombstone
Catskills / Taconic: Hunter, NY
2 nights High *
Kenneth L Wilson
Catskills/ Taconic: Mt Tremper, NY
2 nights High *
Lakeside
Western New York: Waterport, NY
274 2 nights High *
Macomb Reservation
Adirondack Park: Schuyler Falls, NY
101 2 nights High *
Max V Shaul
Catskills / Taconic: Fultonham, NY
2 nights High
Robert Moses
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Massena, NY
210 2 nights High
Schodack Island
Catskills / Taconic: Schodack Landing, NY
67 2 nights High
Selkirk Shores
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Mexico, NY
155 1 night High
Sharp Bridge
Adirondack Park: North Hudson, NY
1 night High *
Taconic Copake Falls
Catskills / Taconic: Copake Falls, NY
2 nights High *
Taconic Rudd Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Millerton, NY
2 nights High *
Taylor Pond
Adirondack Park: Ausable Forks, NY
25 1 night High

These campgrounds tend to be popular but are more likely to still provide availability as late as the spring. Lakeside sites usually book up 9 months in advance. Some campgrounds might offer a decent chance for walkups.

CampgroundSitesMin NightsLakeside RatingChance of Getting a Site
Allegany
Western New York: Salamanca, NY
302 2 nights Medium
Bear Spring Mountain
Central New York: Walton, NY
41 2 nights Medium
Beaverkill
Catskills / Taconic: Roscoe, NY
51 2 nights Medium
Bowman Lake
Central New York: Oxford, NY
173 1 night Medium
Buck Pond
Adirondack Park: Saranac Lake, NY
114 1 night Medium
Burnham Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Cape Vincent, NY
46 2 nights Medium
Buttermilk Falls
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
46 1 night Medium
Chenango Valley
Central New York: Chenango Forks, NY
187 1 night Medium
Coles Creek
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Waddington, NY
243 2 nights Medium
Cranberry Lake
Adirondack Park: Cranberry Lake, NY
173 1 night Medium
Cumberland Bay
Adirondack Park: Plattsburg, NY
2 nights Medium
Darien Lakes
Western New York: Darien Center, NY
155 2 nights Medium
Eagle Point
Adirondack Park: Pottersville, NY
2 nights Medium
Evangola
Western New York: Irving, NY
83 2 nights Medium
Fair Haven Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Oswego, NY
183 2 nights Medium
Fillmore Glen
Finger Lakes: Moravia, NY
62 2 nights Medium
Four Mile Creek
Western New York: Youngstown, NY
271 2 nights Medium
Gilbert Lake
Central New York: Oneonta, NY
136 2 nights Medium
Golden Hill
Western New York: Barker, NY
64 2 nights Medium
Hamlin Beach
Western New York: Hamin, NY
264 2 nights Medium
Higley Flow
Adirondack Park: Colton, NY
135 2 nights Medium
Jacques Cartier
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Morristown, NY
98 2 nights Medium
Keewaydin
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Alexandria Bay, NY
52 2 nights Medium
Keuka Lake
Finger Lakes: Branchport, NY
150 1 night Medium
Lake Erie
Western New York: Brocton, NY
102 2 nights Medium
Lake George Battleground
Adirondack Park: Lake George, NY
68 2 nights Medium
Lake Harris
Adirondack Park: Newcomb, NY
90 1 night Medium
Lake Taghkanic
Catskills / Taconic: Ancram, NY
2 nights Medium
Lewey Lake
Adirondack Park: Indian Lake, NY
207 2 nights Medium
Little Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Andes, NY
75 2 nights Medium
Little Sand Point
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
79 2 nights Medium
Long Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Three Mile Bay, NY
88 2 nights Medium
Luzerne
Adirondack Park: Lake Luzerne, NY
2 nights Medium
Meacham Lake
Adirondack Park: Malone, NY
223 1 night Medium
Meadowbrook
Adirondack Park: Ray Brook, NY
62 1 night Medium
Moffitt Beach
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
262 2 nights Medium
Mongaup Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Livingston Manor, NY
163 2 nights Medium
Moreau Lake
Adirondack Park: Gansevoort, NY
148 2 nights Medium
Oquaga Creek
Central New York: Artic, NY
90 1 night Medium
Paradox Lake
Adirondack Park: Paradox, NY
58 1 night Medium
Point Comfort
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
76 2 nights Medium
Putnam Pond
Adirondack Park: Ticonderoga, NY
72 1 night Medium
Rogers Rock
Adirondack Park: Hague, NY
301 2 nights Medium
Sacandaga
Adirondack Park: Northville, NY
2 nights Medium
Scaroon Manor
Adirondack Park: Pottersville, NY
75 1 night Medium
Stony Brook
Western New York: Dansville, NY
91 1 night Medium
Taughannock Falls
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
74 2 nights Medium
Watkins Glen
Finger Lakes: Watkins Glen, NY
295 2 nights Medium
Whetstone Gulf
Adirondack Park: Lowville, NY
62 2 nights Medium
Wilmington Notch
Adirondack Park: Wilimington, NY
54 1 night Medium
Woodland Valley
Catskills / Taconic: Phoenicia, NY
72 2 nights Medium

These campgrounds tend to be extremely popular and tend to book up 9 months in advance. The likelihood of booking a site into the winter are slim. Best to keep watching Reserve America to look for cancellations or better yet consider another campground that isn't so popular. Lakeside sites book up immediately 9 months in advance. Likely risky to consider a walkup.

CampgroundSitesMin NightsLakeside RatingChance of Getting a Site
Ausable Point
Adirondack Park: Peru, NY
123 2 nights Low
Brown Tract Pond
Adirondack Park: Raquette Lake, NY
90 2 nights Low
Cedar Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Clayton, NY
175 2 nights Low
Delta Lake
Central New York: Rome, NY
101 2 nights Low
Eel Weir
Adirondack Park: Ogdensburg, NY
n/a Low
Eighth Lake
Adirondack Park: Inlet, NY
126 2 nights Low
Fish Creek
Adirondack Park: Tupper Lake, NY
352 3 nights Low
Glimmerglass
Central New York: Springfield, NY
51 2 nights Low
Golden Beach
Adirondack Park: Raquette Lake, NY
205 2 nights Low
Grass Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Barker, NY
77 2 nights Low
Green Lakes
Central New York: Syracuse, NY
145 2 nights Low
Kring Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Redwood, NY
100 2 nights Low
Lake Durant
Adirondack Park: Indian Lake, NY
61 2 nights Low
Lake Eaton
Adirondack Park: Long Lake, NY
136 1 night Low
Letchworth
Western New York: Geneseo, NY
269 2 nights Low
Lincoln Pond
Adirondack Park: Elizabethtown, NY
34 1 night Low
Nicks Lake
Adirondack Park: Old Fore, NY
111 2 nights Low
North South Lake
Catskills / Taconic: Haines Falls, NY
219 2 nights Low
Northampton Beach
Adirondack Park: Mayfield, NY
224 2 nights Low
Poplar Point
:
n/a Low
Robert H Treman
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
83 1 night Low
Rollins Pond
Adirondack Park: Tupper Lake, NY
284 1 night Low
Sampson
Finger Lakes: Romulus, NY
318 2 nights Low
Southwick Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Watertown, NY
111 2 nights Low
Thompsons Lake
Catskills / Taconic: East Berne, NY
144 2 nights Low
Verona Beach
Central New York: Syracuse, NY
47 2 nights Low
Wellesley Island
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Clayton, NY
394 2 nights Low
Westcott Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Sackets Harbor, NY
153 2 nights Low

The table below will give you an idea of the relative chances of booking campgrounds based on availability mid winter (March). For this excercise we assume booking mid winter for a summer July week (7 days).


CampgroundSitesMin NightsLakeside RatingChance of Getting a Site
Allegany
Western New York: Salamanca, NY
302 2 nights Medium
Ausable Point
Adirondack Park: Peru, NY
123 2 nights Medium
Bear Spring Mountain
Central New York: Walton, NY
41 2 nights High
Beaverkill
Catskills / Taconic: Roscoe, NY
51 2 nights Medium
Bowman Lake
Central New York: Oxford, NY
173 1 night High
Brown Tract Pond
Adirondack Park: Raquette Lake, NY
90 2 nights Medium
Buck Pond
Adirondack Park: Saranac Lake, NY
114 1 night Medium
Burnham Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Cape Vincent, NY
46 2 nights High
Buttermilk Falls
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
46 1 night High
Caroga Lake
Adirondack Park: Amsterdam, NY
161 2 nights High
Cayuga Lake
Finger Lakes: Seneca Falls, NY
287 1 night High
Cedar Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Clayton, NY
175 2 nights Medium
Chenango Valley
Central New York: Chenango Forks, NY
187 1 night High
Coles Creek
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Waddington, NY
243 2 nights Medium
Cranberry Lake
Adirondack Park: Cranberry Lake, NY
173 1 night Medium
Crown Point
Adirondack Park: Crown Point, NY
67 1 night High
Cumberland Bay
Adirondack Park: Plattsburg, NY
2 nights High
Darien Lakes
Western New York: Darien Center, NY
155 2 nights High
Delta Lake
Central New York: Rome, NY
101 2 nights Medium
Devils Tombstone
Catskills / Taconic: Hunter, NY
2 nights High
Eagle Point
Adirondack Park: Pottersville, NY
2 nights Medium
Eighth Lake
Adirondack Park: Inlet, NY
126 2 nights Low
Evangola
Western New York: Irving, NY
83 2 nights Medium
Fair Haven Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Oswego, NY
183 2 nights Medium
Fillmore Glen
Finger Lakes: Moravia, NY
62 2 nights High
Fish Creek
Adirondack Park: Tupper Lake, NY
352 3 nights Low
Four Mile Creek
Western New York: Youngstown, NY
271 2 nights High
Gilbert Lake
Central New York: Oneonta, NY
136 2 nights High
Glimmerglass
Central New York: Springfield, NY
51 2 nights Low
Golden Beach
Adirondack Park: Raquette Lake, NY
205 2 nights Medium
Golden Hill
Western New York: Barker, NY
64 2 nights Medium
Grass Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Barker, NY
77 2 nights Low
Green Lakes
Central New York: Syracuse, NY
145 2 nights Medium
Hamlin Beach
Western New York: Hamin, NY
264 2 nights High
Higley Flow
Adirondack Park: Colton, NY
135 2 nights Medium
Jacques Cartier
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Morristown, NY
98 2 nights Medium
Keewaydin
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Alexandria Bay, NY
52 2 nights Medium
Kenneth L Wilson
Catskills/ Taconic: Mt Tremper, NY
2 nights High
Keuka Lake
Finger Lakes: Branchport, NY
150 1 night Medium
Kring Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Redwood, NY
100 2 nights Low
Lake Durant
Adirondack Park: Indian Lake, NY
61 2 nights Medium
Lake Eaton
Adirondack Park: Long Lake, NY
136 1 night Medium
Lake Erie
Western New York: Brocton, NY
102 2 nights High
Lake George Battleground
Adirondack Park: Lake George, NY
68 2 nights Medium
Lake Harris
Adirondack Park: Newcomb, NY
90 1 night Medium
Lake Taghkanic
Catskills / Taconic: Ancram, NY
2 nights High
Lakeside
Western New York: Waterport, NY
274 2 nights High
Letchworth
Western New York: Geneseo, NY
269 2 nights Medium
Lewey Lake
Adirondack Park: Indian Lake, NY
207 2 nights Medium
Lincoln Pond
Adirondack Park: Elizabethtown, NY
34 1 night Medium
Little Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Andes, NY
75 2 nights High
Little Sand Point
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
79 2 nights Medium
Long Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Three Mile Bay, NY
88 2 nights Medium
Luzerne
Adirondack Park: Lake Luzerne, NY
2 nights High
Macomb Reservation
Adirondack Park: Schuyler Falls, NY
101 2 nights High
Max V Shaul
Catskills / Taconic: Fultonham, NY
2 nights High
Meacham Lake
Adirondack Park: Malone, NY
223 1 night High
Meadowbrook
Adirondack Park: Ray Brook, NY
62 1 night High
Moffitt Beach
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
262 2 nights Medium
Mongaup Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Livingston Manor, NY
163 2 nights Medium
Moreau Lake
Adirondack Park: Gansevoort, NY
148 2 nights Medium
Nicks Lake
Adirondack Park: Old Fore, NY
111 2 nights Low
North South Lake
Catskills / Taconic: Haines Falls, NY
219 2 nights Low
Northampton Beach
Adirondack Park: Mayfield, NY
224 2 nights Medium
Oquaga Creek
Central New York: Artic, NY
90 1 night Medium
Paradox Lake
Adirondack Park: Paradox, NY
58 1 night High
Point Comfort
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
76 2 nights High
Putnam Pond
Adirondack Park: Ticonderoga, NY
72 1 night High
Robert H Treman
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
83 1 night Medium
Robert Moses
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Massena, NY
210 2 nights High
Rogers Rock
Adirondack Park: Hague, NY
301 2 nights Medium
Rollins Pond
Adirondack Park: Tupper Lake, NY
284 1 night Low
Sacandaga
Adirondack Park: Northville, NY
2 nights High
Sampson
Finger Lakes: Romulus, NY
318 2 nights Medium
Scaroon Manor
Adirondack Park: Pottersville, NY
75 1 night High
Schodack Island
Catskills / Taconic: Schodack Landing, NY
67 2 nights High
Selkirk Shores
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Mexico, NY
155 1 night High
Sharp Bridge
Adirondack Park: North Hudson, NY
1 night High
Southwick Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Watertown, NY
111 2 nights Low
Stony Brook
Western New York: Dansville, NY
91 1 night High
Taconic Copake Falls
Catskills / Taconic: Copake Falls, NY
2 nights High
Taconic Rudd Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Millerton, NY
2 nights High
Taughannock Falls
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
74 2 nights Medium
Taylor Pond
Adirondack Park: Ausable Forks, NY
25 1 night High
Verona Beach
Central New York: Syracuse, NY
47 2 nights Low
Watkins Glen
Finger Lakes: Watkins Glen, NY
295 2 nights Medium
Wellesley Island
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Clayton, NY
394 2 nights Medium
Westcott Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Sackets Harbor, NY
153 2 nights Medium
Whetstone Gulf
Adirondack Park: Lowville, NY
62 2 nights Medium
Wilmington Notch
Adirondack Park: Wilimington, NY
54 1 night High
Woodland Valley
Catskills / Taconic: Phoenicia, NY
72 2 nights High

These campgrounds tend not to book up very quickly and will likely offer your best chance to book a site into the spring and likely early summer. They also may be great destinations to choose for a last minute camping trip. Those with an "*" may offer your best chances for a walkup.

CampgroundSitesMin NightsLakeside RatingChance of Getting a Site
Bear Spring Mountain
Central New York: Walton, NY
41 2 nights High *
Bowman Lake
Central New York: Oxford, NY
173 1 night High
Burnham Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Cape Vincent, NY
46 2 nights High *
Buttermilk Falls
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
46 1 night High *
Caroga Lake
Adirondack Park: Amsterdam, NY
161 2 nights High *
Cayuga Lake
Finger Lakes: Seneca Falls, NY
287 1 night High *
Chenango Valley
Central New York: Chenango Forks, NY
187 1 night High *
Crown Point
Adirondack Park: Crown Point, NY
67 1 night High *
Cumberland Bay
Adirondack Park: Plattsburg, NY
2 nights High
Darien Lakes
Western New York: Darien Center, NY
155 2 nights High *
Devils Tombstone
Catskills / Taconic: Hunter, NY
2 nights High *
Fillmore Glen
Finger Lakes: Moravia, NY
62 2 nights High *
Four Mile Creek
Western New York: Youngstown, NY
271 2 nights High *
Gilbert Lake
Central New York: Oneonta, NY
136 2 nights High *
Hamlin Beach
Western New York: Hamin, NY
264 2 nights High *
Kenneth L Wilson
Catskills/ Taconic: Mt Tremper, NY
2 nights High *
Lake Erie
Western New York: Brocton, NY
102 2 nights High *
Lake Taghkanic
Catskills / Taconic: Ancram, NY
2 nights High *
Lakeside
Western New York: Waterport, NY
274 2 nights High *
Little Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Andes, NY
75 2 nights High
Luzerne
Adirondack Park: Lake Luzerne, NY
2 nights High *
Macomb Reservation
Adirondack Park: Schuyler Falls, NY
101 2 nights High *
Max V Shaul
Catskills / Taconic: Fultonham, NY
2 nights High
Meacham Lake
Adirondack Park: Malone, NY
223 1 night High *
Meadowbrook
Adirondack Park: Ray Brook, NY
62 1 night High *
Paradox Lake
Adirondack Park: Paradox, NY
58 1 night High *
Point Comfort
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
76 2 nights High
Putnam Pond
Adirondack Park: Ticonderoga, NY
72 1 night High *
Robert Moses
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Massena, NY
210 2 nights High *
Sacandaga
Adirondack Park: Northville, NY
2 nights High *
Scaroon Manor
Adirondack Park: Pottersville, NY
75 1 night High *
Schodack Island
Catskills / Taconic: Schodack Landing, NY
67 2 nights High *
Selkirk Shores
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Mexico, NY
155 1 night High *
Sharp Bridge
Adirondack Park: North Hudson, NY
1 night High *
Stony Brook
Western New York: Dansville, NY
91 1 night High
Taconic Copake Falls
Catskills / Taconic: Copake Falls, NY
2 nights High *
Taconic Rudd Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Millerton, NY
2 nights High *
Taylor Pond
Adirondack Park: Ausable Forks, NY
25 1 night High *
Wilmington Notch
Adirondack Park: Wilimington, NY
54 1 night High *
Woodland Valley
Catskills / Taconic: Phoenicia, NY
72 2 nights High *

These campgrounds tend to be popular but are more likely to still provide availability as late as the spring. Lakeside sites usually book up 9 months in advance. Some campgrounds might offer a decent chance for walkups.

CampgroundSitesMin NightsLakeside RatingChance of Getting a Site
Allegany
Western New York: Salamanca, NY
302 2 nights Medium
Ausable Point
Adirondack Park: Peru, NY
123 2 nights Medium
Beaverkill
Catskills / Taconic: Roscoe, NY
51 2 nights Medium
Brown Tract Pond
Adirondack Park: Raquette Lake, NY
90 2 nights Medium
Buck Pond
Adirondack Park: Saranac Lake, NY
114 1 night Medium
Cedar Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Clayton, NY
175 2 nights Medium
Coles Creek
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Waddington, NY
243 2 nights Medium
Cranberry Lake
Adirondack Park: Cranberry Lake, NY
173 1 night Medium
Delta Lake
Central New York: Rome, NY
101 2 nights Medium
Eagle Point
Adirondack Park: Pottersville, NY
2 nights Medium
Evangola
Western New York: Irving, NY
83 2 nights Medium
Fair Haven Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Oswego, NY
183 2 nights Medium
Golden Beach
Adirondack Park: Raquette Lake, NY
205 2 nights Medium
Golden Hill
Western New York: Barker, NY
64 2 nights Medium
Green Lakes
Central New York: Syracuse, NY
145 2 nights Medium
Higley Flow
Adirondack Park: Colton, NY
135 2 nights Medium
Jacques Cartier
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Morristown, NY
98 2 nights Medium
Keewaydin
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Alexandria Bay, NY
52 2 nights Medium
Keuka Lake
Finger Lakes: Branchport, NY
150 1 night Medium
Lake Durant
Adirondack Park: Indian Lake, NY
61 2 nights Medium
Lake Eaton
Adirondack Park: Long Lake, NY
136 1 night Medium
Lake George Battleground
Adirondack Park: Lake George, NY
68 2 nights Medium
Lake Harris
Adirondack Park: Newcomb, NY
90 1 night Medium
Letchworth
Western New York: Geneseo, NY
269 2 nights Medium
Lewey Lake
Adirondack Park: Indian Lake, NY
207 2 nights Medium
Lincoln Pond
Adirondack Park: Elizabethtown, NY
34 1 night Medium
Little Sand Point
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
79 2 nights Medium
Long Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Three Mile Bay, NY
88 2 nights Medium
Moffitt Beach
Adirondack Park: Speculator, NY
262 2 nights Medium
Mongaup Pond
Catskills / Taconic: Livingston Manor, NY
163 2 nights Medium
Moreau Lake
Adirondack Park: Gansevoort, NY
148 2 nights Medium
Northampton Beach
Adirondack Park: Mayfield, NY
224 2 nights Medium
Oquaga Creek
Central New York: Artic, NY
90 1 night Medium
Robert H Treman
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
83 1 night Medium
Rogers Rock
Adirondack Park: Hague, NY
301 2 nights Medium
Sampson
Finger Lakes: Romulus, NY
318 2 nights Medium
Taughannock Falls
Finger Lakes: Ithaca, NY
74 2 nights Medium
Watkins Glen
Finger Lakes: Watkins Glen, NY
295 2 nights Medium
Wellesley Island
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Clayton, NY
394 2 nights Medium
Westcott Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Sackets Harbor, NY
153 2 nights Medium
Whetstone Gulf
Adirondack Park: Lowville, NY
62 2 nights Medium

These campgrounds tend to be extremely popular and tend to book up 9 months in advance. The likelihood of booking a site into the winter are slim. Best to keep watching Reserve America to look for cancellations or better yet consider another campground that isn't so popular. Lakeside sites book up immediately 9 months in advance. Likely risky to consider a walkup.

CampgroundSitesMin NightsLakeside RatingChance of Getting a Site
Eighth Lake
Adirondack Park: Inlet, NY
126 2 nights Low
Fish Creek
Adirondack Park: Tupper Lake, NY
352 3 nights Low
Glimmerglass
Central New York: Springfield, NY
51 2 nights Low
Grass Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Barker, NY
77 2 nights Low
Kring Point
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Redwood, NY
100 2 nights Low
Nicks Lake
Adirondack Park: Old Fore, NY
111 2 nights Low
North South Lake
Catskills / Taconic: Haines Falls, NY
219 2 nights Low
Rollins Pond
Adirondack Park: Tupper Lake, NY
284 1 night Low
Southwick Beach
1000 Islands / Lake Ontario: Watertown, NY
111 2 nights Low
Verona Beach
Central New York: Syracuse, NY
47 2 nights Low

NY State Campsite Photos Visitor Comments - Chance of Getting a Site