Nicks Lake Campground

Nicks Lake Campground

Please note

Infrastructure work is planned at this facility for spring 2019. Construction is scheduled to be completed prior to the campground opening for 2019, however delays may occur. This could potentially result in some minor disruptions during the spring camping season. Please check our site for updates. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause but appreciate your support as we continue to improve our facilities!


Nicks Lake is a state DEC Campground. It has great bass fishing and loons are regularly seen here. Hiking and biking trails offer a great mix of intermediately difficult, family-oriented fun.


Distance: The one-way distance to Remsen Falls is 3.5 miles. 

It can take 6 hours or more to complete a round-trip hike to Remsen Falls.


Remsen Falls can be done in 3 hours or so on a mountain bike.


Nicks Lake is a 205-acre shallow lake closed to motor boats, and with the reputation for great fishing. Expect lunker bass or brown trout.


Designated swimming areas will have a lifeguard on duty during posted beach hours. Even non-campers can use campground amenities with payment of a small day use fee.


There's ADA Accessible restrooms and a playground for the little ones.


Winter access at the campground can be difficult as it is open to snowmobile traffic. The trails to Remsen Falls are also snowmobile access and not recommended for ski and snowshoe travel. 

There are snowmobile trails to Nelson Lake and Remsen Falls, with multiple trails located around Nicks Lake to create multiple loops.

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