Herkimer, New York

Herkimer KOA

Herkimer, New York



Herkimer, New York
Phone: (315) 891-7355

Sites: 115
Recent Rate: $52 8/2015

Latitude: 43.1277635177872
Longitude: -74.9750560747299

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

19 Reviews

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Hartleyfam

Review Count: 32
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $52.00
Overall Rating:      

Only stayed one night but we're very impressed by variety available. Lots of beautiful sites from big rig pull throughs to tent sites in own isolated area. Riverside and meadow. Huge variety of kamping kabins with solar powered, observatory, etc. Lots of activities. Float down the river, dig for diamonds, see a movie, pancake breakfast, kids crafts, swimming pool, even a community garden. Site was wide and level with easy in and out. Went to the gift shop, restaurant, and museum which are all part of the resort. Very clean. Delightful stay. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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bumpy

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $48.00
Overall Rating:      

This KOA is the most friendliest place to stay. There is a ton of things for the kids and family to do. It is very clean and the staff is extremely friendly. From the time you check in until the time you leave, they are very eager to make sure your stay is pleasant. We have stayed here many times over the past 3 years, and have always been very happy and can't wait to return. This is a must try for the family: worth every minute. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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axtoncampers

Review Count: 103
States Visited: 36
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2010 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

First, the good. This park has a lot of sites right on the river, nice setting. Now, the rest of the story. Another KOA that could be much better with a little work. Unpaved roads and dirt site, can you say messy? Some sites do have gravel, why not all of them. The sites are very tight, if we had had neighbors with slides, our awning would have been unusable. Some sewer connections were under the picnic table of the next site. Water quality was good, but the pressure was very low. No escort to site, but they are well marked. Restroom floors were muddy and wet. I doubt the shadow of my rig will darken their driveway again. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Motorhome.

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hulkonline

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2009 - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

We stay at KOA's often. This was by far the worst we have stayed at. We pulled into a muddy spot.We asked to move and were charged extra for it instead of having a move out of courtesy. Bathrooms were dirty. The campground very buggy. There is not much here. A nice pool was the only plus. We won't return here. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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EdRoberts01

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2008 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is a very nice clean park on the West Canada Creek near Middleville, NY. It is very well kept up and has some great fishing and kayaking on the West Canada. There is also an excellent Restaurant (Cyrstal Chandelier) located across the highway for enjoyable eating. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Ohiojude

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2007 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This is the worst KOA we have stayed at, ever. We have been camping over 30 yrs and I have never been so upset about a place. This is geographically half way between us and our grandchildren. We get them for a week in the summer. So we stayed here last year, there were flies galore, and we were told this was not the norm. So we reserved again this year, one month in advance. I wanted full hook ups. We get there and they did not have our reservation, and put is in a field, next to a diesel pusher. OMG the smell from that (the black water) was unbearable. We left early. And again the flies. We had made reservations for the next weekend at the same time so we were all set for 2 wks. We get there and they put us in the same spot. I had requested a specific area and was told ok, no problem. The flies were back, and we ended up not staying. I will never go back to this area again and make sure I tell everyone what a lousy place this is. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Truck Camper.

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Cynthia777

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Went here for the first time last year. Had requested a cable site but was given one without. Registered via website for this year for several trips. When I called to check on the reservation I found that I was not put riverside as requested. The clerk corrected that. I would suggest reserving over the phone so you can confirm things. Other than that it was nice and clean. Friendly. It is a small campground but the stream side sites are lovely. I never saw anything broken down or not maintained. Am definitely going back. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Tent Trailer.

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dall

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

We had some problems on initial check-in. We booked through KOA's reservation system and booked a site along the river. When we got there they put us in a new site that is not even on their map. These back up to the large open playing field. Since my reservation confirmation paper from KOA stated that I had a river site, they moved us. Unfortunately, this site had some sewer problems and had backed up recently. The lime around the dump pipe and general area told the story. We did not complain and stayed on this site. On the third day we needed to dump our galley but could not because the dump pipe was plugged. They were very quick to respond on a Sunday evening and fixed the problem quickly. The only other problem I see are the rest rooms. They are old and in need of some general repair. One of the toilets kept clogging up but they said that was going to be fixed. Overall, this is a very nice campground. Large sites that are especially pretty along the river. The staff is nice and attentive to your needs. Please be aware that when you book your site to specify if you want to pull in or back in. If you book a pull in site, you may not be able to get your tow vehicle out. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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hockeynut

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

After reading some reviews on this park we were a bit concerned. Not to worry, we found this park and staff excellent. Had a fair size pull through spot close to pool and playground. The diamond mine was a big hit, and Cooperstown only 40 minutes away, a very scenic drive. If we could improve anything it would be the playground, as its rather old. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Dennis C

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2007 - $47.00
Overall Rating:      

The staff at Herkimer KOA was great. They guided us to our site and made sure we were positioned just right. The Diamond Mines across the street was a great place to visit and really made this campground unique. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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MaineCamper

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2006 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Great campground. As promised. Good clean area. helpful staff. Diamond mine is right across. We did not use the river. Hoopkups were effortless. Easy to navigate. We liked it. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Motorhome.

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pjrose

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2006 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

The Campground was immaculately clean. Services, Staff, Facilities, all were outstanding. The adjacent restaurant was excellent. The price for dinner for two entrees came to less than thirty dollars. The food and service were excellent. The Owners of the campground made themselves known to us, checked on our needs and site, and really made us feel welcome. We only stayed one night as we were just passing through the area but we are definitely returning for a longer stay. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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colts14760

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2006 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

My family really enjoyed our stay, at this campground. My only negative, for the whole experience, was that there was no fire ring or picnic table available (do to expanding their campsite). A few of their many positives were: location (right across the road from the diamond mines), the very friendly staff, very kid friendly, and very clean. I would highly recommend visiting the Herkimer KOA in Herkimer, NY. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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mollyemt

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2006 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Park is very convenient to the Herkimer Diamond Mines and major roadways. Sites are very cramped and power poles are shared between sites. One camper will have to back in and the neighbor has to pull in, making it very difficult to position. West Canada Creek was in the back window of our neighbor, but because we had to pull in, we had a view of the construction crews as they were setting up new sites. There was heavy equipment noise all weekend. We had to leave the truck hooked up as we did not have room to pull out from under the fifth wheel and swing the truck out. All in all after the construction is done I am fairly sure that this park will be nice enough other than the parking problems with shared utilities. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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ebdavis

Review Count: 108
States Visited: 39
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2005 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

I agree with all of the above positive comments (and none of the negative ones) and would add that sleeping right next to a flowing stream is most restful. However, don?t go there to do email or internet: the WIFI connected for 2 minutes, then quit. Even by relocating to the laundry room as suggested, the signal strength was poor and the network wouldn?t pass any data. (I didn?t ask for a refund of my $5.00 internet fee because it did give me my email during the initial 2 minutes.) This is one of our favourite parks, but sitting in the laundromat and batting flies while their network malfunctions isn?t my idea of a good time. We camped at Herkimer KOA in a Motorhome.

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