13 Parks near Plattekill, New York
Aug 2016 - $58.00
Since I like Satellite TV and don't really like being in the trees, I opt for one of the 3 back in overflow sites across from the office. I have found the sites down below to be tight and not worth the trouble to get in and out. The overflow sites are fairly level and are usually easy in and out. Perfect for one night. The night we were here, they were having a wine tasting which was nice. Tons of stuff for children. - peddy dick
Aug 2016 - $70.00
We had a Deluxe 50 Amp site for our 30 Amp camper. We had power issues: the breaker at our site was bad. It was hot, (89 deg F +), and we ran our A/C. A breaker in my RV tripped because of the low voltage and high amperage provided by the service box. They came out the next morning and replaced the breaker. It worked fine the rest of the stay. I thought it still may have been a problem with the camper, but we had no issues with the other two campgrounds we visited on the Eastern Seaboard that week.
We paid for a premium site, and expected everything to work, but there was no cable TV, and they would not give us a credit for not being able to provide cable. (sad face).
There was a LOT of poison ivy all over and the dogs transferred it to us.
We have been coming here for years, but will no longer even think of it. It's too expensive for what you get. We had to pay for services that we didn't get, and the grounds have steadily declined.
Wineries are nearby, but if you want something to do at the campground as an adult, go somewhere else.
Also: had to pay for pets, and a "resort fee"??? What is a Resort Fee?
Charged us for a Pull Through, when we had a Back-In. They refused to adjust that too!!! Never again... - Bob Mac
Aug 2016 - $60.00
This was an overnight stop for us on the way home and we found the site to be easy to access with good hookups. There were plenty of things for children to keep busy. The bathroom that I did go into was old and not as clean as I would have wanted if I had to use their facilities. The staff was very helpful with directions. I would stay here again because of convenience but that is based on the fact that there are not many choices of campgounds beteween Delaware and Massachusetts on the way North or South on main highways. - jw of Opechee Shores
Aug 2016 - $82.00
Nice Park for family's with kids. Was just my wife and I. We stopped in for two nights. At check-in they gave wristbands to put on, told us if we lost them it would be a $20. charge. If we got caught without them on they could throw us out. Not having fun yet. Dinner plans with some local friends. Not putting it on. Maybe a clip on badge would work better. The site was muddy with a street drain in the middle of it but level.
Great place for large family's. Not for couples. - Road Manager
Jul 2016 - $79.00
Stayed for 4 days. Very well kept and friendly staff. Will return again. Water park was excellent. - usmc616
May 2016 - $110.00
Sad to say that after camping in our RV for many years at Jellystone in Gardiner New York, this past Memorial Day 2016 weekend was my family's last.
This used to be a nice friendly family owned campground until it was sold to Michigan based Northgate Resorts making it a corporate owned campground. Under corporate ownership the rates have risen higher than any other campground in New York State. You are nickel & dimed to death for every little thing.
As with all campgrounds, there are rules to follow which I believe makes for better and safer camping. This campground has a list of rules that are given upon check-in. I was told that if we break any of the rules such as not wearing issued wristbands or move the fire ring, my credit card will be charged $25 for each offense. If you have a young child that happens to lose a wristband they also charge $25 for a replacement. I've been camping for 35 years and this is the first campground where I had to wear a plastic wristband and if I'm found not wearing it, I will be charged $25.
When we were here on Memorial Day weekend, the 10-month old water park was closed the entire time for repairs. When I called the campground office a few days ahead of our arrival I was told the water park would definitely be open for the holiday weekend. When we went to the Tiki Bar for ice cream we were told they didn't have any yet. How can you not have ice cream for a major holiday weekend?
The current top management has very poor customer service skills. When you ask a staff member a question, they cannot answer simple questions about the campground. They need to be trained in customer service skills and campground policy. With the new management in this campground the customer is always WRONG and it is now the campground of NO.
So if you like speeding golf carts, high prices and where the customers are not treated well by the staff, then this is the place for you. - Eagle75
Oct 2014 - $35.00
The extra fee for out of county residents is a bit much. The electricity kept fluttering and was not dependable to leave on during the night. Maps and any information were not available. We looked into the bath houses and it wasn't a hard decision NOT to use them. They are filthy and smell. We will drive on rather than stay here again. - Arizona Traveler
May 2011 - $35.00
When we stayed again at this park last year, we were surprised to see the nightly rate had gone, in a year, from $20 to $35 for an electric site. The county decided to charge non-residents a $10 premium to stay in the park. Since we were set up before the ranger came by to collect, we paid for one night. We will not be staying again at this campground as the fee is simply not worth it. - Jay Rutherford
Jun 2010 - $20.00
We stayed one night at this county-owned park on our way to New England. There was no one at the "office" so we picked our site and were visited later by a ranger to collect the fee, which included electrical service. Most of the sites did not appear too level. The provided map showed which sites accommodated what size rig and whether it had electrical service. Sites were generally spacious, located on a heavily wooded hill. Access for big rigs might be tight at many sites; the road, while paved, is narrow and winding. We think this park would be good for an overnight stop for people traveling on I-84 or NY 17. Fees on weekends are $5 more per night. Reservations are only accepted for the big weekends: Memorial Day, Labor Day, and July 4 when it falls on a 3 day weekend. Possession or consumption of alcohol is prohibited in the park; this message appears repeatedly on every building and in all printed materials. We would use this park as a stopover again when in the area. - Jay Rutherford
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
Jul 2016 - $1.00
This "resort" would best be described as a traditional trailer park. Many "seasonals" are present. We spoke to one very nice lady who has lived there for 12 years. Our campsite was level and FHU under the spreading pine trees. Our site was way in the back, so it was either drive to the front or hike. The on-site cafe was very nice. Food was good. - moderate camper
Apr 2016 - $10.00
Nice staff - very helpful. Nice large sites well worth the price. Good hook-ups. Good stop-over. - morgan10
Jul 2016 - $19.00
State park created through donation in 1929. Facilities built by CCC's during the 1930's. Not much in the way of development or maintenance has been done since then. Restrooms are rustic though they do have flush toilets and showers without need of quarters. Most of sites for tents with poor access and tent pad area. Road through park is tight and full of potholes and broken pavement. One of worst state parks, more like unmaintained county park. Has access to beach area across highway. Lots of hiking paths and fishing with several near-by lakes. Designated trailer sites have no hook-ups and were literally sites in a field. No potable water at CG. - Al Z
Aug 2016 - $50.00
We got the impression this park was mostly for seasonals and long term residents. As you enter the campground, you can see a number of campers that basically look like trailer homes and there was various debris stored here and there. None of it was terrible, but it was noticeably different than the other RV parks we've stayed in.
While the campground is located on a lake, and the loop we were in was ok, it definitely did not seem like a destination campground. When we first arrived and walked into the little campground office, I said hello and the guy just stared at me. I actually wondered if we'd walked into the wrong office or something. I said we were checking in and he just responded: "Last name?" Not exactly warm and fuzzy. He handed me a couple pages of rules to sign off on and then directed us to our site.
Our loop was a large grass field with RVs parked along the perimeter. The sites are large and level and there was good site separation. There were no trees or bushes between the sites. The hookups seemed ok, but we lost power twice. Once was during a thunderstorm, so no surprise there. But the other was just random with no obvious reason.
The lake has an area buoyed off for swimming and the green spaces are well kept and pretty, but the buildings look pretty run down. We tried walking around the perimeter of the lake, but ran into some lovely signs from some crazy neighbors threatening to shoot us if we trespassed. It might have been nice if the campground management mentioned the fact that some lunatic gun nut lived nearby and threatens to shoot their patrons....
In any case, other than the FDR historical sites in Hyde Park, there's not a whole lot to do in this area. It was just a transit stop for us and that's all I would recommend it for. If it was $30 or $35 per night, I might feel differently. But for $50 per night, I expect a bit more than unfriendly welcomes and death threats from the neighbors. - LGRV
Jul 2016 - $45.00
This park is not signed on the road, so make sure you have good directions. Do NOT take the Taconic Parkway to get there - campers are not allowed. Management was very helpful in getting us a direct tv hook up. Nice shade, 50 amp electric, but struggled a bit to get level. - Cmacoll64
Sep 2015 - $45.00
Nice place. We were parked in the Meadow loop. This seemed to have more transients than the other loops. We parked on the south side of the loop. Lots of room, on grass. No satellite in out spot due to trees. Parking on the north side of Meadow loop would allow reception.
Price is decent for the area. Close to Tacomic Pkwy for car travel. We would stay here again when in the area. - Seb
Sep 2016 - $20.00
This is not a great military campground in our opinion. It is located off base and up a steep hill with switchbacks and speed bumps. There were big rigs down in the full hook up flat part of the campground but they still had to deal with the narrow road and steep curves. Verizon cell and hot spot did not work well. Bathrooms are a long way from the tent pop up site. Laundry machines were $1.75 to wash and $1.00 to dry. There were only 2 machines each and one washer did not work but was not marked as broken. Parties are held in the campground and people were everywhere blocking road access. We did have a nice view of the lake. The campground does not sell ice because their ice machine was broken and so was the change machine in the laundry. The water lines to our site ran along the top of the ground. The Commisarry and Exchange were easy to find. We would not stay here again. - roadking
Jul 2015 - $27.00
Stayed at this campground for 2 days while visiting friends and touring West Point. Campground is very nice. Pretty quiet, except when large groups having gatherings. However, the gatherings didn't bother us as they were over in the early evening. You can also hear firing ranges in the distance up until about 10 pm. However, having served in the Army for over 26 years, we were use to hearing firing on nearby ranges and it didn't bother us.\ at all. We had sort of missed the noise from the past. The camp staff were very friendly and helpful. Our site (C-9) was close to others but not a problem. The restroom was close to us which we did use. It was very clean. We would stay here during another visit to this area. We camped in a class C motorhome. - Tiger6
Jul 2015 - $25.00
This is a very family oriented park. Lots for families to do. Feels like you are in the woods with nearby neighbors. No sewer, but dump close by. Friendly staff. Roped off swimming area. - DigMyPast
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
Sep 2006 - $30.00
Trash strewn at the entrance and along the access road, narrow dirt roads with numerous potholes, the pond was covered with some green sludge, permanent sites' trailers covered in mildew. Staff rarely answered their phone. No wonder there's no TL or Woodalls listing for it. We pulled in, looked around, and left in a big hurry. - Choxnpinz
Aug 2016 - $32.00
Spent the week and explored the area. There was more to do than we could do in a week, so we will be back soon. This was a great campground to vacation at. It was a pleasant relief from the heat of Florida and the grand kids love the fishing and pool. I still can't beat them at Mini Golf, but it was FREE. Also Sunday Breakfast and the Saturday Night Move were FREE. Plenty to do in camp and plenty of nice restaurants in the area to choose from. The area was very organic in nature and filled with lots of artists. An interesting place to visit! - Phyllis l
Aug 2016 - $32.00
This is a very nice place to spend a week or two, they have a special discount rate of $225.00 for a week stay that is less expensive than any other place we looked at in the region. They had a large selection of sites to choose from and things to do like mini golf and a great pool. It was located near the mountain trails we like to hike and bike. Can not say enough about the owner who did his most to make our stay as comfortable as possible. We highly recommend this campground! - Dealing Dennis
Jul 2016 - $41.00
Arrived in afternoon, owner took us around to see what site our 40' coach would fit in. He himself was so helpful that we will be back. it is nice when you ask for something, the help don't say let me check for you.
Very good service. The site was very quiet. Some sites may be a issue. Big rig friendly. The roads can use a little tree trimming. - xflyhighx