Golden Beach State Campground


Located on the south shore of beautiful Raquette Lake.


Golden Beach Campground offers 205 tent and trailer sites, picnic area with tables and fireplaces, flush toilets, hot showers, trailer dump station, recycling center, mobility impaired accessibility, sand beach, swimming area, bathhouse, and hiking trails.

Pets are allowed with proof of a currently valid rabies vaccination in the form of a current year's tag or a certificate issued by the veterinarian. Campers can walk dogs on a leash no longer than six feet as long as the animal is under control. Dogs cannot be left unattended and are not allowed in facility structures, on the beach, or in day-use areas

Boating and Fishing

Motorboats, rowboats, and canoes allowed on Raquette Lake. Boat launch is shallow and may be unusable for larger boats. A hardtop launch can be found in the hamlet of Raquette Lake. 

Fish present in Raquette Lake: lake trout, brook trout, white fish, smelt, smallmouth bass, sunfish, yellow perch, brown bullhead, sucker, and minnow.

Additional Information

Within 2 miles of campground: boat rentals, restaurants and convenient store. On water, boat launch, fishing, swimming.


Hot Showers, On Water, Dump Station, Pets Allowed with Restrictions, Camp Store


Indoor Pool, Swim Beach, Playground, Boat Launch, Hot Tub, Fishing, Boat Rentals