Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds is a 160-acre woodland paradise that invites visitors to leave the fast-paced life behind and escape into nature. It is a perfect destination to relax, recharge, and make memories that will last a lifetime. The campground provides the best of both worlds, offering spacious and secluded sites and modern amenities to ensure maximum comfort.

Located in the Catskill/Hudson Valley Region, Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds is just 2 1/2 miles from the New York State Thruway (I-87) Exit 20 Saugerties, NY, making it easily accessible to visitors from all over. The campground first opened its doors to visitors in 1966, and since then, it has grown to nearly 200 campsites and several fun zones, including an outdoor movie theater, swimming pool, R/C tracks, and a soft-serve ice cream shop.

What sets Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds apart from other camping destinations is its unique, heavily wooded, and spread-out design, perfect for nature lovers. The family-oriented campground is a great place to escape from the hectic day-to-day schedule and truly absorb the beauty of the great outdoors. The overall family feel that Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds gives off can be attributed to its longstanding chain of familial history.

Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds is an ideal destination to immerse yourself in nature and create unforgettable memories.

RIP Van Winkle Campgrounds Amenities:

Every site includes:

A fire ring
Picnic Table
Easy to read, reflective, site numbers

Full Hook-Up sites include:

Electric 30/50 amp
Sewer hook up
Digital Cable TV
Powerful WiFi Internet

Group Sites that include:

Water and Electric
A canopy already erected over the picnic tables
A large central area with firepit
Room for several tents
Plenty of room for games
Location convenient to the creek, bathrooms, and our newest playground

For your convenience:

A General Store
Complimentary AM Coffee
Propane filling station
Public Phone

Located throughout the grounds:

Flush Toilets
Public water supplies
Hot water showers with individual dressing rooms
A Laundry room

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