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Reviewed 11 July 2016

It was my first time there, and I loved it ! It is super quiet and peaceful. The campground has it's own private beach on Lake Champlain. The beach is really cleaned, the water was hot and there wasn't any algues. Our site was cleaned, and had a lot of shades. It was perfect for a tent. Despite the fact...

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ottawa,ontario
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Drove in, pot-holes and all, in the road leading in. Just a quick visit for a swim in Lake Champlain. The beach requires some serious raking and clean-up from all the branches and driftwood. The sand is naturally black and brown from the iron-ore deposits. This I remember from my last visit over 20 years ago. The water is clear,...

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1Thank norman18
Sutton
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We were four girlfriends looking for a weekend out of the city and we got please with the view and the simplicity of this campground! Amazing sunset on the lac and very peaceful surrounding. Spend the whole day in the sand and in the water. Right next to our campsite where we would go to get more drinks or food....

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Thank sunshi
Plattsburgh, NY USA
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This campground is superb! Many visitors frequent this site and most are exceptional visitors. Families and friends come for the same times and one can see they all have a good time. The sites are clean for your new set up and that is a plus. The beach is nearby and there is water access for boats, canoes, swimming, etc....

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 September 2015

I rolled in a little late and was lucky to find a sight on the water which meant I had a few mosquitoes around me, but not that bad. I was up pretty early and happened on the sunrise which was amazing. There are some campsites that face this, and if I was planning a trip here, I would try...

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Thank TryppAdams
NY
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This used to be my very favorite camping place. We skipped going there last year and returned this year, only to be incredibly disappointed. As others have indicated, nearly all of the fire pits are broken and many are crumbly apart. The bathhouses need maintenance. In the one closest to us, a couple of the toilets weren't flushing properly during...

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1Thank CottageSpirit
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Maybe the State Park has major funding issues, and if so it's very sad, because the site is pretty exceptional on Lake Champlain. Yes, there are marshes and mosquitoes, yes some sites are incredibly small and others lack privacy, but the lake is wonderful and the environment is great. The problem is maintenance which is really minimal. Some of the...

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2Thank InTheGroove222
Queensbury, New York, United States
Reviewed 12 December 2014

If you are lucky enough to get a site ON the lake you will be VERY happy. If not.......bring a lot of bug repellent ! The interior of this campsite is very swampy and. unless you own a thermocell I would NOT recommend it. However it is quite the antithesis if you can get a spot out of there !...

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4Thank James S
Keeseville, New York
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

This is a state park run facility so it's very clean. The campground is also very woodsy so most of the sites are private. However most of the inner sites are smaller and surrounded by swampy areas but bugs didn't seem to be too bad when we stayed. The best sites are in the back on the river bank and...

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7Thank ploofster83
Kinderhook, New York
Reviewed 13 July 2014

The land is beautiful! However, it is very buggy. I camp a lot and never complain about the bugs but this was excessive. We stayed there so we could hike some of the high peaks. It was a convenient area to stay for this. Close to the mountain. Also a lot of amenities nearby.

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Additional Information about Ausable Point State Campground

Address: 3346 Lake Shore Road, Route 9, Peru, NY 12972
Region: United States > New York > Peru
Price Range: ₹ 1,489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 123
Also Known As:
Ausable Point State Campground Hotel Peru
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“this is a campground but, there is plenty to do locally. Golf, Ausable Chasm and the town of Plattsburg is 15 minutes away. Plenty of nitelife there”
 of 5 bubbles jamessF395OT, 12 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Chose a site near the lake. They are by far the best views”
 of 5 bubbles laurilou78, 13 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you plan on getting a sight, opt for those not too close to the beach but by the water.”
 of 5 bubbles elizabeth_pierre, 31 Aug 2012 | Read review
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