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Everything You Should Know About Family Camping in New York

Camping is a perfect trip for families to take to enjoy some quality time in the great outdoors. If you're looking for the best campground in New York for families – look no further! Our New York campground offers luxury accommodations, top-rated amenities and attractions, and a variety of different themes so you can switch up your stay and experience something new every time you book! Keep reading to see why our offerings make Jellystone Park™ Lazy River the best New York campground for families!

Cabin Rentals to Fit the Whole Family

New York glamping is a breeze with our 16 cabin types! Not only do these cabins have all of the necessities of a home, but our luxury cabin rentals can sleep as many as 18 people–big enough to fit the whole family! If you like the convenience of a cabin but want a more rustic experience, we have a cabin option for you too. Here's a variety of the cabin types we offer.

Group Cabin Rentals

We offer four different group cabin rentals that are perfect for larger families, work gatherings or any other special occasions. All of our group lodges offer unique characteristics so you are bound to find your perfect fit for you and your loved ones!
If you're are looking for the convenience of home while on your trip, our Cindy Bear Palace is a great pick! The Cindy Bear Palace sleeps up to 18 guests features two full bathrooms, kitchen (oven), microwave, fridge, silverware, stove, pots & pans, coffee maker, dishes, toaster, game room with pool table, and a dining table and chairs and more! Outside, you can also enjoy a hot tub, picnic table, fire ring, and gas grill.
Looking for a group lodge that has amazing views of our camp-resort? Our Mountain View Lodge is the way to go! This group lodge sleeps up to 16 and features AC/heat, TV/DVD player, 2 full bathrooms, kitchen, microwave, coffee maker, oven, toaster, refrigerator, stove, silverware, dishes, pots & pans, mini fridge, dining room, washer/dryer, large wrap around deck and more! You can also enjoy an outdoor pavilion, that includes an outdoor kitchen, fire ring, gas grill, TV, seating and hot tub while glamping in New York.

Luxury Cabin Rentals

We offer seven different luxury cabin types that offer similar amenities, but each have their own perks!
If you're looking for a pet-friendly and ADA accessible option, the Hillside Premium Loft is perfect for you! This cabin sleeps up to 6 guests and features a full bath, full kitchen, apartment refrigerator, stove, coffee maker, toaster, oven, microwave, dishes, silverware, pots & pans, and a dining table and chairs. Outside, you can enjoy an enclosed porch, a picnic table, fire ring and charcoal grill.
Looking a space for your whole family to fit comfortably? We recommend checking out our Hudson Valley Forest Cabins! This cabin sleeps up to 10 guests and features a full bathroom, kitchen, coffee maker, microwave, oven, toaster, stove, refrigerator, dishes, silverware, pots & pans, and a dining table and chairs. Outside, you can enjoy a porch, picnic table, fire ring and charcoal grill.
If you are looking for a bit of privacy and a cabin with great views of the camp-resort, our 2-Bedroom Ride View Bungalows are the way to go! This cabin features AC/heat, TV/DVD player, full bathroom, kitchen (oven), a 4-burner stove, microwave, apartment fridge, coffee maker, toaster, dishes, silverware, pots & pans, table and barstools. You can also enjoy a loft space, picnic table, charcoal grill, and fire ring.. You can view all of our different cabin types here and choose which one is the best fit for your family!

Rustic Cabin Rental

We offer four different rustic cabin types that are perfect for guests who love the great outdoors!
Our Rustic River Cabins are a great pick for the campers that want to feel that rustic-charm, while still sleeping indoors and benefiting from some of the conveniences of a home. These cabins sleep up to 6 people and come with AC/heat, TV/DVD player, kitchenette (sink), microwave, two burner stove, coffee maker, toaster, stove, dishes, silverware, pots & pans, apartment fridge, and a dining table and chairs. Outside, you can enjoy a picnic table, fire ring and charcoal grill.
Looking for a rustic cabin that is also pet-friendly? Check out out Cozy Cabins! This cabin features a full bath, kitchenette (no sink), apartment fridge, toaster, coffee maker, microwave, AC/Heat and a TV/DVD Player. Outside, you can enjoy a porch, picnic table, fire ring and charcoal grill while cabin camping in New York. 

On-Site Attractions

Not only do we have the best cabin rentals in New York for your family, but we also offer endless attractions for all ages! The best part – the majority of our attractions are included in your stay! If you're looking for a New York campground with a pool, we've got you covered. The smaller kiddos will enjoy our playgrounds, jumping pillow, and arts and crafts. The older children will have fun splashing around at the pool and playing water basketball, or playing mini golf, basketball, or volleyball. Parents and grandparents can enjoy relaxing in our lazy river, swimming pools, or by the fishing pond! In addition to these, we offer more attractions included in your stay as well as paid activities, like laser tag or gem mining, that are fun for kids and adults alike! Click here for a full list.

Exciting Themes & Activities

In addition to sun-up to sun-down fun with our attractions, we offer themed weeks and activities! During non-peak season, we have our themes and activities during the weekends, but during peak season, our events and activities are held daily! With themes like The Great Outdoors, to Under the Sea, and even Christmas in July, there are a variety of options for your family to choose from while booking. If you want to see a full list of our themes, click here - otherwise you can view our planned activity schedule here! There's no wonder why we are known as one of the best campgrounds in New York for families!

Camping Near Albany

Albany, New York is a great spot for families looking for a fun getaway! Our campground is less than an hour and half away from downtown Albany, making it easy to explore. You'll find plenty to do nearby, like visiting the New York State Museum, hiking in the Adirondack Mountains, and trying out local restaurants. Nature lovers can enjoy Thatcher State Park for outdoor activities like boating and picnicking. And if you're up for a short drive, Saratoga Springs offers historic charm and horse racing.

As you can see, you can take camping to the next level when you choose our New York family campground for your next destination. Your entire family will be busy all day long, without having to leave the campground! Whether you want a jam-packed schedule full of fun, or if you just want to relax and enjoy some quality family time outdoors, you can make your getaway tailored to your family's needs! If you're interested in booking a stay with us, you can do so here. We hope to see you and your family this season!