North-South Lake Campground
Camping for water sports enthusiasts near two forest lakes.
With a reputation as the largest and most popular state campground in the Catskill Forest Preserve, North-South Lake is a scenic camping facility close to such attractions as Alligator Rock, Kaaterskill Falls and the Sleepy Hollow Trailhead. The campground includes seven camping loops, 219 tent and trailer sites, two lakes, two beaches, three picnic pavilions available for rental, two picnic areas with tables, fireplaces and charcoal grills, a playground and bathroom facilities with toilets and hot showers. The campground also offers rowboat, canoe, kayak and paddleboat rentals; firewood for sale; volleyball and horseshoe check-out; and some of the best fishing in the Catskills. Guests who visit between the end of June and Labor Day can participate in daily organized programs such as hikes, crafts, games and other nature-oriented activites. Motorized boats are not permitted on the lakes.