Tucked away in seclusion a short way off the main tourist route, this jewel of a campground remains one of the best kept secrets in the Adirondacks. The remote Adirondack setting of this facility offers a relaxing, quiet beauty all its own. The campsites offer privacy; they are large and well-forested.
Boat Launch, Boat Rental, Boating, Canoe Rental, Canoeing, Comfort Station, Dump Station, Fishing, Parking, Picnic Tables, Picnicking, Recycling Station, Sail Boating, Swimming, Toilet, Flush, Water Fillup Station, Bird Watching, Convenience Store, Hiking, Museum
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Reviews of Brown Tract Pond Campground
Reviewed by rdfenn3 on August 16, 2013
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Very peaceful. Great if you like to rough it
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Reviewed by Fran on July 27, 2011
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My daughter (age 4) and I recently spent 9 nights at Brown Tract Pond Campground. We had reserved 6 nights, but decided to stay 3 extra nights as the weather was beautiful and we were having a great time. For the first 6 nights we were right on the water. It was easy to launch a kayak right from our site, as we had a little sandy "beach". Right next door to our site, you could rent canoes and kayaks. I found the campground very peaceful (no motorboats), with beautiful views. There is a nice beach for swimming and playing in the sand (no lifeguard). We were near a bathroom, but some areas of the campground have outhouses. The downside: no hot water in the bathroom, no showers, no lights in the bathroom and there is a long/5 mile bumpy dirt road that you have to drive to get to the campground. You can drive to Golden Beach campground to take a shower though. Paddling to the island and jumping off rocks into deep water is popular. We didn't try it as my daughter is too young! It was a great campground to soak up some nature. I plan to go there again. It was also very reasonable at only $18 per night.
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Brown Tract Pond Campground
out of 5
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2 user reviews.