State-Owned Campgrounds in St. Lawrence County
Reservations for campgrounds operated by New York State and the state Department of Environmental Conservation can be made online. Click here for online state campground availability and reservations. To telephone for campground info, phone 518-457-2500. For camping reservations by phone, dial 1-800-456-CAMP.
ALDRICH POND WILD FOREST, Fine; 16 sites, primitive, open spring-fall, 315-265-3090; free; dec.ny.gov/lands/75315.html
CEDAR ISLAND STATE PARK, County Route 93, Hammond; 16 sites, open end of May-early Sept.; 315-482-3331; parks.ny.gov/parks/cedarisland/details.aspx
COLES CREEK CAMPING AREA, 13003 NYS Hwy. 37, Waddington; 227 sites, open May - Oct, 315-388-5636, parks.ny.gov/parks/72/details.aspx
CRANBERRY LAKE STATE CAMPSITE, 243 Lone Pine Rd., Cranberry Lake; Operated by DEC, 167 sites, Open mid May-mid Oct; 315-848-2315; dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24460.html
CRANBERRY LAKE WILD FOREST, Off NYS Hwy 3, Cranberry Lake; operated by state, 41 sites, primitive, 315-265-3090, dec.ny.gov/lands/34715.html
EEL WEIR STATE PARK, State Highway 812, seven miles south of Ogdensburg, 34 sites, open May-Sept., 315-393-1138, parks.ny.gov/parks/eelweir/maps.aspx
FIVE PONDS WILDERNESS, Star Lake, primitive, summer only, operated by DEC, free, 46 sites, 315-265-3090, www.dec.ny.gov/lands/34719.html
HIGLEY FLOW, 442 Cold Brook Dr., off Route 56, South Colton, 128 sites, open May-Sept.; 315-262-2880; parks.ny.gov/parks/58/
HORSESHOE LAKE WILD FOREST, Piercefield,, operated by DEC, free; 315-265-3090, dec.ny.gov/lands/75295.html
JACQUES CARTIER STATE PARK, 251 Old Mills Rd., Morristown, three miles off Route 12, open May-Oct., 89 sites, 315-375-6371, stateparks.com/jacques_cartier.html
ROBERT MOSES STATE PARK, 19 Robinson Bay Rd., off Route 37, Massena, 212 sites, open May - September, 315-769-8663, parks.ny.gov/parks/robertmosesthousandislands/maps.aspx
Operated by Brookfield Power in St. Lawrence County
The following recreational areas are owned and maintained Brookfield Power and are open to the public for free canoeing, fishing, boating and hiking, but a fee is generally charged for camping.
CARRY FALLS DAM, boating, fishing, picnicking, off Route 56, exit at Joe Indian turn.
FIVE FALLS POND, boat access, fishing, picnicking, exit off Route 56 at bridge in South Colton to Power Dam Road.
HIGLEY POND, boat access, fishing and picnic areas, south of Colton on Gulf Road, intersection of Route 56 and Route 68.
MCNEIL CAMPSITE, boating, fishing, swimming, (holders of permits may use supervised area,) picnicking, 58 camping sites, exit off Route 56 at bridge in South Colton to Power Dam Road, 315-262-2640.
PARMENTER SITE, off Route 56, 10 miles south of South Colton, 315-262-2640, 16 tent or RV sites, open May 29 to Sept. 4
RAINBOW FALLS POND, boat access, fishing, picnicking, exit off Route 56 at bridge in South Colton to Power Dam Road.
STARK FALLS POND, boating, fishing, picnicking, off Route 56, south of Colton, exit at Joe Indian turn.
STONE VALLEY HIKING, Stone Valley Hiking Trail, in Colton, entire system is 9.7 miles, fishing allowed.
Privately-Owned Campgrounds in St. Lawrence County
BACK BAY CAMPGROUND AND COTTAGES, 302 Chapman Point Rd., Hammond, tents, RV sites with water, sewage, electric, May-Oct., 315-324-5612, www.backbaycamping.com.
BIRD'S NEST CAMPGROUND, 2989 County Route 6, Hammond, 315-375-8524, 16 RV sites, open year round.
CAMP CAROL CAMPS, 4014 County Route 6, Black Lake Road, Hammond, 375-6637, www.campcarolny.com, 20 RV and tent sites, open May 1 - Sept. 30.
CAMPER'S VILLAGE CAMPGROUND, at LakeSide General Store, 7036 NYS Hwy. 3 Cranberry Lake, 315-848-2501, campersvillage.tripod.com, 32 tent and RV sites, Open May 15 to Oct. 15.
CAMP WILDWOOD, 193 Mitchell Road, Heuvelton, 315-578-2302, campnative.com/campgrounds/usa/ny/heuvelton/camp-wildwood, 3-4 RV sites, seasonal, open May 1 to Sept. 30.
HILLSIDE MOTEL & CAMPGROUND, 15 Smith Rd., Massena, 315-769-5403, 15 RV sites, 52 tent sites, open May 1 to Oct. 15. https://www.facebook.com/hillsidecampground/.
LYDIA'S PLACE, INC. RV CAMPSITE, 260 Lake Ozonia Road, Hopkinton. 315-261-2559. Open June-Sept. 30. 44 sites, http://lydiasplacerv.com/.
LISBON TOWN BEACH AND PARK, 9975 State Hwy. 37, Lisbon, 315-393-5374, http://www.townoflisbonny.org/beach-and-campground.html, and tent sites, electric, toilets, showers, open May to October.
MASSENA INTERNATIONAL KAMPGROUND, 84 County Route 42 ext., Massena, 813-713-5549, 142 RV and tent sites, open May 1 to Oct. 15, www.massenainternationalkampground.com/index.html
MCLEAR'S CAMPGROUNDS, 2477 County Route 6, Hammond, www.mclears.com,, 315-375-6508, 18 tent sites, 22 RV sites, open May 30 to Sept. 30.
NORTH COUNTRY COTTAGES, 2628 County Route 6, Hammond, northcountrycottagesandcampground.com, 315-375-4671, 14 RV and tent sites, open May 1 to Sept. 30.
RIVERSIDE CAMPGROUNDS, 7 St. Regis St., Brasher Falls, www.riversidecampgroundny.com, 315-389-4771, 56 RV and tent sites, open May 1 to Oct. 1.
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