Point Comfort State Campground

Point Comfort State Campground

Camping

Located on picturesque Piseco Lake and offers activities such as hiking, swimming, sailing, boating and fishing.

Point Comfort Campsite is the most remote of the 3 DEC campsites located on Piseco Lake and is well known for its quieter atmosphere due to its remoteness. It has the largest natural sand beach and a large day area. A day use pass is required for use of the boat launch.

How to get there

From the intersection of Route 8 & 30 in Speculator and drive west on Route 8 for 8.8 miles. Take a right onto Old Piseco Road (Casey's Corner's Convenience Store & Gas on corner) and drive for 6.8 miles to reach Poplar Point on the left side of the road. (2 miles past the Little Sand Point Campsite)

GPS Coordinates: 43.399993, -74.580064

Amenities

  • pit toilets (no flush)
  • 76 campsites
  • Potable Water
  • Parking for 6 cars & trailers
  • Pay telephone
  • Trailer dumping station
  • Hot showers
  • Hiking close by: Echo Cliffs on Panther Mtn, Northville-Placid Trail
  • Large picnic spot with grassy area
  • Rentals: Canoes, Kayaks
  • Info cabin with caretaker

Paddling

Motor boats, rowboats, and canoes allowed. A boat launch is available.

Fishing

Fish for walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, smallmouth bass, brown bullhead, perch, rock bass, and whitefish.

Swimming

The largest natural sand beach in the Adirondacks.

 

 

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