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The Best Camping in Schenectady

Looking for the best camping in Schenectady? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Schenectady. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Schenectady

  • New Scotland, New York

    Escarpment Trail

    3.63 mi / 377 ft gain
    Escarpment Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Voorheesville, New York.
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  • Corinth, New York

    Grant Mountain

    7.8 mi / 1831 ft gain
    Grant Mountain is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Corinth, New York.
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  • Gloversville, New York

    Holmes Lake

    4.17 mi / 371 ft gain
    Holmes Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Gloversville, New York.
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  • Maplecrest, New York

    Escarpment Trail to Elm Ridge Shelter

    11.06 mi / 2831 ft gain
    Escarpment Trail to Elm Ridge Shelter is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Acra, New York.
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  • Caroga Lake, New York

    Kane Mountain North Trail Loop

    2.1 mi / 518 ft gain
    Kane Mountain North Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Caroga, New York.
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  • Williamstown, Massachusetts

    Mount Williams, Mount Fitch, Mount Greylock, and Stony Ledge

    11.46 mi / 2779 ft gain
    Mount Williams, Mount Fitch, Mount Greylock, and Stony Ledge is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Williamstown, Massachusetts.
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  • Williamstown, Massachusetts

    Sperry Road to Stony Ledge Trail

    2.05 mi / 144 ft gain
    Sperry Road to Stony Ledge Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Adams, Massachusetts.
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  • North Adams, Massachusetts

    Mount Prospect, Mount Williams, and Mount Greylock Loop via Appalachian Trail

    13.37 mi / 4652 ft gain
    Mount Prospect, Mount Williams, and Mount Greylock Loop via Appalachian Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near North Adams, Massachusetts.
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  • North Adams, Massachusetts

    Appalachian Trail: North Adams (Eph's Lookout) to Harmon Hill and Bennington

    4.51 mi / 1427 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: North Adams (Eph's Lookout) to Harmon Hill and Bennington is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Williamstown, Massachusetts.
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  • Jewett, New York

    Hike the Colgate Lake Trail

    1.2 mi / 39 ft gain
    This trail is great for families and for all ages and skill levels. Dogs are able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.  Colgate Lake is also a great place for camping or fishing!
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  • North Adams, Massachusetts

    Bernard Farm Trail

    3.53 mi / 1178 ft gain
    Bernard Farm Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near North Adams, Massachusetts.
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  • Northville, New York

    Camp at Sacandaga Public Campsites

    Situated in a stand of white pine and northern hardwoods on the Sacandaga River, the serene Sacandaga Campground offers excellent fishing and hiking on nearby state lands. The east and west branches of the Sacandaga River meet at the campground, contributing to the splendid scenery. The park's am...
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  • Hunter, New York

    Artist's Rock, Sunset Rock, and Newman's Ledge via Mary's Glen Trail

    4.42 mi / 899 ft gain
    Artist's Rock, Sunset Rock, and Newman's Ledge via Mary's Glen Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Tannersville, New York.
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  • Haines Falls, New York

    Escarpment Trail

    22.06 mi / 4797 ft gain
    Escarpment Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Jewett, New York.
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  • Haines Falls, New York

    Kaaterskill Falls, South Mountain, and North Point Loop

    10.48 mi / 1942 ft gain
    Kaaterskill Falls, South Mountain, and North Point Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Haines Falls, New York.
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  • Haines Falls, New York

    Camp at North Lake Campground

    During an unplanned road trip, we arrived at the North/South Lake Campground out of curiosity and without a doubt, it was totally worth the stop! (We only saw North Lake.) To visit this campground, there is a fee for a day pass, unless you had just came from another campground in the Catskills li...
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