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Barber Homestead Park

Westport, New York


68 Barber Ln
Westport, New York 12993
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 55
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 44.15475
Longitude: -73.40772

Elevation: 146' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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21 Reviews

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

What a great park. Owners are on site, very nice and take pride in their park. Pull through sites are long. FHU all work well. WiFi good. The seasonal are friendly. Had a band on Saturday nite and were very good. Laundry clean. Would stay here again when in the area. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
46
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Good motorcycle riding in the area.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

Many sites are seasonal but we had a pull-through site in a more transient row. Sites were fairly open and roomy but not spacious. It was quiet at night. There is a trail to the lakeshore. It is very scenic at the homestead with an old barn and the road going in has great views of the Adirondacks. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes
Tips for other Campers:

Great to walk or bike on the Camp Dudley Road. Summer concerts in Westport are nice.

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Review Count: 190
States Visited: 41
Helpful Reviews: 26

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

A nice and quiet out of the way RV park. It is not the best park for big rigs but we had no problem getting our 43' motorhome in and out of the site. We did have to disconnect the tow at the office as the interior road has a pretty tight turn. Nothing though to be alarmed about. Gravel interior roads and pads. Some trees so not sure satellite works in all sites but we didn't try. We have AT&T but only had a couple of bars sometimes just one. The office staff are great and the area is really nice. I recommend this park. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Recommend taking the ferry across the lake to Shelburne Museum. It's a great museum of all things Americana.

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Review Count: 66
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Excellent sites. Plenty long enough and room to park your truck. Very nice restrooms. Nice laundry. Good hook ups. Space to walk the dogs. A tad tight when full and people break the rules and park along the roadways. Seasonals are prevalent but many sites remain for transients. Would stay again. Road width a little tight for big rigs when full. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
27
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 113
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 41

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed 6 nights and paid $38/night. No tax. If you pay for 6 nights, you get the 7th free but unfortunately we couldn't stay the full 7 nights. Reservation process was easy and check-in efficient. We were led to our site, which was level and spacious. We recommend to unhook your toad by the office. All hookups worked perfectly. WiFi was better than most campgrounds. Verizon cell and Verizon data service worked well. We had a clear sky for DirecTV signal. We found this campground to be a slice of heaven. The owners are lovely. There are many seasonals. By "seasonal", I'm referring to folks who live within a few hours and keep a camper here for use as a summer home. All campers are clean and well-kept, including pretty flowers and landscaping. Everyone is super friendly and helpful. There is a large grassy area for volleyball, badminton, etc (equipment is free to use). We enjoyed the beautiful grounds and our partial view of Lake Champlain. Barber Homestead was exactly what we needed at exactly the right time. We're so glad to have discovered it and would love to return one day (and next time we'll stay much longer!). Highly recommend. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The immediate area is perfect for running or cycling with beautiful views in nearly every direction. Drivers seem to be courteous and most roads aren't busy. Delicious coffee and yummy ice cream along with friendly faces can be found at Essex Ice Cream in Essex. We received excellent care on an emergency 4th of July visit at Adirondack Veterinary Hospital in Westport.

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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here for a week while seeing the area. Very nice owners. Right on Lake Champlain. Site was nice-long and level, spacious, good. Everything neat and orderly, well maintained. Laundry convenient. Not a lot to do in the area and no stores nearby. Wifi and cell signal weak. Quiet place to relax-no tv. Went to Ft. Ticonderoga and saw a reenactment and took the ferry to Burlington to the Shelburne Museum-interesting. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

We were in a 40 ft motorhome. One tight turn that the owner explained how to best navigate, otherwise easy to drive. Very clean, helpful owners. Site was fairly level and noticed the sites were leveled with a grader as people left the park. It's about one half hour drive to Ticonderoga and the ferry. Pretty views on Lake Champlain. Quiet area, no cable but good satellite reception. Verizon hot spot worked well. Would stay here again. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
46
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

The campground owners did an excellent job in reserving our site and making sure everything was to our satisfaction. There are various full-timers and seasonal folks, and they were the friendliest I've ever met. Had a great time at their community bonfire (nice small gathering). This CG is next to Lake Champlain so it has some beautiful views from nearby trails, has very little noise from children (no offense to parents), and is very clean and well maintained. They've been around 21 years! Sites were level and spacious, and easy to get in and out. Perfect place to stay to explore the Adirondacks! We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Check out the Olympics Passport and go to all of the Olympics facilities for one reasonable price. Also, get the 10% off admission coupon for Fort Ticonderoga at the New York Visitor's Center off the interstate.

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

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

We chose this campground based on the excellent reviews written about it earlier this year. It did not disappoint us. We were allowed to choose the site we wanted then escorted to our site by the owners. During the process of setting up, the other owner stopped by to introduce herself and welcome us to their campground. Everything is clean, well taken care of, the owners are friendly and helpful, it is very pet friendly. the campground is beautiful and right on the banks of Lake Champlain. We liked it so well, we are planning to return for a week next year. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
pulll-thru
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

17 miles from the bridge from New York State to Vermont.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

Wonderful family-owned and operated quaint, secluded park in the Adironacks. Park sits on the shores of Lake Champlain, and the lake is easily accessed by a short hike down stairs or along a forested path. Lake can be seen in the distance from camp.

Some sites are packed gravel, but others are dirt or grass. Our site was packed gravel and quite level. Electricity was reliable and water pressure good. Wifi was adequate, although it slowed down a little in the evening with heavier use.

The owners schedule activities throughout the season, and there is a nightly community fire. The majority of campers are seasonals, but each and every site is well maintained and clean.

We enjoyed this campground so much that we extended our stay an additional 2 weeks. Very friendly, family atmosphere where everyone knows one another. Definitely an unknown gem! We WILL return next time we're in this neck of the woods! We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
27
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

Great park, our new favorite. Quiet and secluded with some waterfront on Lake Champlain (walk down a short shady path). Family owned and run park. Well maintained, restrooms and showers are always spotless. Owners are polite and friendly and will go out of their to help a camper in need. The campground hosts a fire every night. Quite a few sites are occupied by weekend seasonal campers, so the park is pretty empty during the week. The seasonal sites are well done with 11- 15 miles to the nearest grocery store or Walmart. Kid activities are limited to swimming in the lake, pool or fishing. Wifi is a little slow but has a strong signal.. The owners make a point of letting you know this both verbally and in the camp brochure. We tow a 22' long trailer behind our 40' coach, so making the turn down into the main camping, where the pull throughs are located, was a little hairy which is why I gave it an overall rating of 9. The roads are hard packed gravel and make wide enough turns for a 45' rig. My wife wants to make this park our summer home when we finish exploring the northern part of the country. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
27
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of great scenery, great riding for motorcycles and autos. Lake Placid, Whiteface Mountain, Essex Ferry, rural Vermont across Lake Champlain, Ausable Chasm.

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Review Count: 44
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed at this gorgeous small campground on our way to Maine, and it was wonderful. Our site was in a meadow and there were quite a few other campers in our area, mostly there for the weekend. On the perimeter of the CG were seasonals, all friendly and welcoming. The owner, was a charming and very helpful woman who escorted us to our site. We had 50 Amp, and cable and the WiFi was adequate. The bathrooms were immaculate !!! and very well maintained. I strongly recommend this CG to anyone traveling thru up state NY who wants some peace and quiet and a wonderful setting very near Lake Champlain and the ferry in Essex to take you east to Vermont. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
28
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

The drive into Lake Placid and Wilmington was extremely scenic and on the weekend we found a few Farmers Markets that we stopped at. All in all, very nice as a base to explore the area from.

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

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

Campground is on a country road with no traffic noise and located close to lake. Road to campground use to be a dirt road but was paved in 2013. Sites are large and accommodated my 39 foot RV and tow vehicle with room to spare. Campground is very well maintained with friendly owners. Will differently camp there again. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 130
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

Park is on shore of Lake Champlain, limited water access. Off of main highway, no highway or R/R noise. Good dirt road to campground. Dirt/gravel roads and sites. Sites are wide on long enough for 37' M/H with toad. Water, power good. Cell (AT&T) was weak. Limited shopping and restaurants nearby. Many seasonal campers in park. We would camp here again. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $23.00
Overall Rating:

At first glance, this park looks small and older, but we discovered that it is well maintained. The bathrooms were immaculate! Friendly owners, were awesome: gave us good information for great touring sites, a great dinning sites, and even let our dogs out to use the bathroom. We stayed for two weeks. The rate we got was for two weeks with a senior discount. We camped at Barber Homestead Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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