14 Parks near Phoenicia, New York
Oct 2013 - $50.00
This campground did not meet our expectations. We pulled into the very narrow entrance road a 2 p.m. and walked to the office door only to find a note stating to go to the house. Where's the house? A person walking her dog, not staying at the campground, explained the house is further down the road in the middle of the campground. Fine. We walked to the house and observed the small river front sites. We knocked on the door several times and no answer. This was a good thing because we did not like anything that we saw. Old trailers, a pile of old tires, old propane tanks, close sites. We walked back to our RV and hi-tailed it out of there. This campground might be OK for tent camping, tubing on the river, but it was not the kind of place we prefer. There is a very nice state park not far away. - Buckie
Oct 2016 - $45.00
This camp has resort facilities such as an elaborate playground, fishing pond and pool. It is heavily wooded except for several sites in a field where satellite dishes can work. Don't arrive at night without arranging for camp personnel; there are complicated pathways and few lights. Don't miss the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts: it is on the grounds of the original Woodstock Festival and elaborately commemorates the event. - Mtmoi
Oct 2016 - $32.00
Owner was friendly and helpful. Sites were probably the worst we've experienced. We won't be coming back. - Mike in NJ
Sep 2016 - $32.00
The site was very rocky. Trash was present on the site. It was very difficult to get level and a long stretch to the hookups once I was as level as I could be. I got an eerie feeling as I drove in. The place looked very run down and unappealing. When I entered the restroom that evening it was disgusting. The main restroom is fairly modern, with three toilets. One was broken, one was filthy and the other broken. To their credit it was cleaned up in the morning, but I was not comfortable staying there at all. - AbdRahim
Oct 2016 - $12.00
We enjoyed our stay at Rondout. The staff was super helpful and courteous. There are a variety of sites, shady, sunny, and a mixture. Permanent sites we're all well cared for. Many sites are on the stream, we enjoyed the sounds from the 'babbling brook'. There is a nice forested area for camping that reminded us of our childhood camping days. - KariS
Sep 2016 - $1.00
Nice big sites, sites are also level and well maintain. Verizon service for cell and hot spot were both good. Very peaceful campground with good shade cover and well maintained. We will look forward to visiting this campground again in the future. - M5Adventures
Sep 2016 - $1.00
First, the staff are top notch; very friendly and very accommodating.
We were assigned to a wooded area but had difficulty maneuvering our rig. So we asked to be moved to the field.
We were here on Labor Day weekend so we did expect it to be crowded.
Still it was very quiet And the quiet time was quiet!
We would return this campground. - leen
Sep 2016 - $47.00
This is a very nice park with a camping feel. Lots of trees, spacious sites, green. Nice pull through, good hook up, etc. small dog park, but it's better than most parks. Nice disc golf area for walking the dog. Pool closed for the season. Husband showered and said it took a while for the water to heat. We only stayed one night but liked it. Wifi worked, which is unusual after spending four months on the road. - HayNan
Jul 2016 - $55.00
About 3 miles from the Thruway but easy to find. Roomy, hard packed surface, level sites under large trees. No satellite reception but 65 channels of high quality cable reception but no PBS. The best WiFi access I have ever had in a campground. I travel with a mobile hot spot because of poor campground WiFi, but I did not have to use it here. When a camper had a serious problem with the RV the staff was very helpful with repairs and got him on his way. This campground is a good base camp to tour the mid Hudson River valley. - Travlin Tarheel
Jul 2016 - $49.00
Poor outside lighting. Shower curtains too narrow and too short. Lots of roots make walking about the site difficult. Pool not supervised. - LSM55
Oct 2016 - $50.00
We called that morning and got site for that night. It was a pull through site, nicely wooded. All hook-ups worked great. We stayed one night on our we to Massachusetts. I would stay again. - Mr Van
Sep 2016 - $50.00
The sites were spacious and well shaded. The bathrooms were very clean. Satellite bathrooms are plain but very clean. The main bathroom is quite modern. They have a nice snack bar and plenty of space to walk off the calories. .The staff is friendly, and the store is well stocked. I thoroughly enjoyed the stay and look forward to returning. - AbdRahim
Aug 2016 - $56.00
Heavily wooded park, grounds are very clean. Office staff was very nice and office did include a small store with the usuals. Laundry was small but clean and well kept. Wifi at our site was non existent but we were able to use Verizon hotspot. We had a nice pull thru with FHU including cable. Unfortunately the site number was posted on a tree past our site so what should have been a pull thru ended up being a back-in for our 40' coach with tow. Just one of those days.
My only real problem is the entrance to the campground. We saw no signage indicating where to stop near the office and it is very tight. So no matter what, you end up blocking traffic. Lots of seasonals here, but everyone was very friendly except the guy we blocked! - Lucky Lady from Florida
Sep 2016 - $69.00
This park had trouble with its wifi and cable. Went in 9/23 and everything in the park was closed. No hiking trails connected to the park and your in the middle of nowhere so you need a car. In season I think this park would be too small and crowded. Too expensive for what you get and not sure why everyone rates it so high. If you want any kind of space to go the Oak section. - buddykate
Sep 2014 - $65.00
Skyway is a lovely older campground. With the mega campgrounds around nowadays, I would hesitate to call it a resort though. Nonetheless, we greatly enjoyed our stay here in R1 & R2 with family members. The owners have run Skyway for 45 years and now their children help out. All of them are extremely friendly and helpful and contributed to our enjoyable stay. There were a few negatives. Primarily, they do need to address the access to the campground. The turns are really too sharp for the bigger rigs. There is a lovely area near the front entrance called Strawberry and would be perfect for big rigs but there is still at least one sharp turn to maneuver. The access to this area could be reconfigured and should be really. I believe the owner puts some weekenders up in the back (which is up a decent hill). If they want privacy - that's great, but if they want to use any of the amenities, they've got a hike. Everything is down the hill and most is across a very quiet country road (pool, basketball court, pond). Now on to the positives. We loved this place. Gorgeous sites - most were huge. Wifi was perfect all the time (perhaps they've upgraded since the previous review?), with several transmitters throughout the campground. Roads were graded nicely and we thought they were plenty wide enough. This is the Catskills which means lots of trees! We love that this campground has left so many lovely trees around - it was stunning this weekend with the fall color. But if a branch here and there brushing the top is a concern, ask for the Strawberry or Ridge areas,they're the most open and except for the one inital tight turn, the most accessible. There are quite a few seasonals - although some younger families have left due to the newly remodeled Jellystone nearby. So the crowd right now skews a bit older and quieter. Skyway is the type of campground to relax, do a couple activites they organize and then go find something fun to do on your own. It's not a go-go place. We loved it. With a few improvements, it would be absolutely perfect. We'll definitely be going back. - Gala62
Aug 2014 - $72.00
Review for this park dated June 2014 is exactly right on the money in every aspect. Office staff was very friendly. Ridiculous price for a campground with a pool. This park is barely big rig accessible, and not at all big rig friendly. Road to the park is narrow and roads in the park are very stressful to negotiate given the obstacles. We will not return. - Snidely Whiplash
Aug 2016 - $22.00
Nice DEC sites. No hookups, strictly dry camping. Good space between sites. Quiet and privacy. Few lakeside are hard to book. Best to secure 9 months in advance. Many sites OK beach. Good boating fishing and several good hiking trails. Next town north is Tannersville has excellent Mexican restaurant and steak house too. - Poper
May 2016 - $25.00
I have stayed her many times over the years. My recommendation it to book early if you think you want to go here in the summer on the weekends.
The bathrooms are clean the sites are spacious I have no complaints.
You will not get cell service or WiFi which is fine by me! - suze1125
Sep 2012 - $27.00
Beautiful location, though the road up to the park is a bit steep & curvy. Sites seem to be mostly shaded with nice spacing between. Bathrooms are a bit old but clean. - liz&denis
Sep 2015 - $44.00
Only has five 50amp sites, and they are very nice indeed.
Mostly paved roads, gravel sites, lots of trees. Ideal for
families with kids, a zillion things to keep the kids busy.
Somewhat steep angle turning off Rt 52 in a 40' motorhome,
likely to scrape at the rear. Go another street down to Dairlyland rd,
then Lake House to Martinfeldt and come in the back way.
Very busy in summer, and on weekends. Overall, a very nice
campground and clearly the best in the area. It was perfect
for our 4 day visit to see friends in the area. - macandphyl
Jul 2011 - $62.00
Great family campground, the grounds are clean, staff is very friendly from the guy checking parking passes to the guy cleaning up sites. The splash pool is great for little ones. The sites are level but could use more gravel as it rained on us and we had a lot of mud. The playgrounds are great and the kids love the fire truck rides. Fishing is awsome, the lake is well stocked and all you need is some bread and small hooks (we used left over pancakes). There is always something to do, if you get bored its your own fault. The ranger station is at the bottom of a big hill which can be troublesome, but it is well stocked and priced fair. We have been here 2 times a year for 6 years. To show how dedicated the staff is to their "guest" (I say that b\c you feel like one, not like a customer) last year there was a power outage and they gave everybody a free night voucher. If you live in NYC or Long Island I would go to this one, or Gardiner. - ej1332
Jun 2011 - $66.00
We camp here several time a year. This is is still a family owned campground that is super well maintained. Everything is clean and spotless. The pool is spectacular!! We will keep coming back. - Eagle75
Oct 2016 - $45.00
Office personnel were very nice. Park is a little confusing at first. Pull through sites are on gravel and side by side. Park is a little run down, and good for a quick "overnight" stay. - usamacdonald2
Oct 2015 - $50.00
Picked this place because it was the closest one from my place of origin. Internet good, but site was uneven, on grass, no clear lines of delineation. Never found the restrooms. Several run-down buildings. For the price, NOT worth it! - NFRS
Sep 2014 - $25.00
$25 is PPA rate. The campground was nice and getting better. Under new management and they are putting some money in it. The views were great, but not very close to the highway (10 miles). There are a few full timers, plenty of sites. Sites are not very level (pull-through). Would like to stay again for a few days. - bbnh2000
Aug 2015 - $23.00
We have experienced NY state parks that are well set up and well run. This is not one of them. The sites are strewn all over a hill side with cross roads that are steep and barely wide enough for a vehicle. Each site is identified with a number, but there is no indication at each "road" what sites are along that "road." Once the office closes around 6:00 pm, according to the signs posted, there is no one on site overnight. Of course, there are no hookups whatsoever. The place was OK for two mid-week overnights of dry-camping while exploring the area, but there's not much to recommend the place. The trash barrel at my site was packed full for two nights. The $5 surcharge for non-residents plus the $2.50 "transaction fee" (for showing up?) is the frosting on a lousy cake. I don't think I'd stay there again. - Jay Rutherford
May 2015 - $20.00
The campground is only five miles north of Hyde Park, where the FDR and Vanderbilt National Historic Site is located on beautiful route 9. So we stayed two nights without hookups near the Hudson River. The sites are not level but you can find some that will take RVs under 30 feet. There are bathrooms with showers but we arrived on Memorial Day and they were dirty and stayed that way for our two day stay. The host site was not filled and I think maybe the hosts are responsible for the cleaning? Nice hiking trails high up along the Hudson River going to the Marina and north of the park. Cottages are available for rent. This is a big complex of over 1,000 acres. In the park there are picnic areas, trails, bridle paths, fishing, two 9 hole golf courses, cross country skiing, sledding hills, snowmobiling and the Mills Mansion. - gsnakehill