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The Ultimate Guide To Cabin Camping In New York

We know there are many options for cabin camping in New York - so how do you pick the best campground to meet your standards? Whether you’ve already booked your cabin rental at our Camp-Resort, or are still in the research phase, we want to take a moment to inform you of all the reasons why Jellystone Park™ Gardiner is the best for cabin camping in New York.

Choose from 13 cabin types when staying at our New York Camp-Resort.


Yes, you read that right! We have 13 different cabin styles for you to choose from when you stay at Jellystone Park™ Gardiner. Plus, we offer rustic cabins, luxury cabins, and group cabin options so that you’re sure to find a cabin that best fits your needs.

Rustic Cabin Options:

Take a step up from tent camping and experience the world of our rustic cabin rentals. Our Rustic River Cabins and Cozy Cabins are great for families that want to camp with only the necessities. When you choose one of these cabin types, you can expect room to sleep up to 4-6 people, a kitchenette, fire ring, picnic table, and close proximity to our Comfort Stations. 

Luxury Cabin Options:

Kitchen? Check. Full bathroom? Check. Private bedrooms? Check. Experience the glamping lifestyle when you choose one of our luxury cabins! Although each cabin rental varies, most of our luxury cabin types include these amenities plus more - like a screened-in porch or room to sleep up to 10 people! Select one of our Cottages with loft for a more secluded camping experience. No matter what camping you choose, once you try glamping, you won’t want to camp any other way. 

Group Cabin Options:

Want to bring the whole family to our Camp-Resort? No problem. Our group rental options can sleep up to 12-26 people! Choose from our Mountain View Lodge or Ranger’s Retreat for the ultimate family getaway. 

Book a cabin rental near New York City and Lake Minnewaska State Park.


When you go to book a hotel, the location is perhaps the number one reason why you booked that specific hotel over another. It’s so important to understand where you will be centrally located before booking your family vacation. One of the main reasons why we are the best option for cabin camping in New York is because we are located between two big attractions - Lake Minnewaska State Park and NYC!

Lake Minnewaska State Park:

Escape the hustle and bustle with a trip to Lake Minnewaska State Park! Featuring short walks & long hikes, Lake Minnewaska State Park features panoramic scenery and lush nature for you to explore. Make sure to check out Awosting Falls, one of New York’s most stunning waterfalls while you are there. 

New York City, NY:

Hop on the MTA from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Station and take in the sites! The journey to NYC takes about 1 ½ hours, making it the perfect day trip destination! By booking your cabin at our Camp-Resort, you can enjoy cabin camping near New York City without all the hassle of busy roads and traffic. It's time to say hello to 100 rolling acres!

Enjoy over 15 attractions included in your New York cabin rental at Jellystone Park™ Gardiner, NY.


We have so many attractions, you may not have time to do them all during your stay! Plus, over 15 of our attractions are included with your cabin rental! These include our main attractions like the Water Zone, swimming pools, mini golf course, jumping pillows, playground, sports courts, activities on the Wallkill, select arts & crafts, and so much more. Make sure to view all of our attractions to start planning your itinerary!

Although the majority of our attractions are included when cabin camping, we do offer some attractions at an additional cost. These include Lazer Tag, Gem Mining, archery tag, and select arts & crafts. Whether you’re looking to add one or all of these attractions to your stay, or just stick with the included attractions, your cabin camping experience is sure to be one you’ll remember.

Enjoy on-site facilities included with your New York cabin rental.


We want to make your stay easier and more fun, so our Camp-Resort provides top-rated facilities that are available for all of our campers! If you need to grab some ice, charcoal, firewood, or forgot to bring supplies, our Ranger Station is here to provide anything you may need. The Bear-Outpost and Tiki Snack Bar offer a variety of food options like pizza, salads, and wraps so you don’t need to meal prep every night. We also have the Bark Park where your furry friend can roam around in a fenced-in area. In addition, we have laundry services, trash pick-up, and more on-site facilities. No matter the need, we have a service to make your cabin camping experience stress-free!

We hope these reasons provide you with a better understanding on why Jellystone Park™ Gardiner is the best option for cabin camping in New York. With so many different cabin options, you’re sure to find a cabin rental perfect for your taste. Plus, since we are in close proximity to big cities and attractions like Lake Minnewaska State Park and NYC, we are a great home-base for the adventures you have planned around town! Lastly, our facilities and included attractions with your stay makes our Camp-Resort a stress-free, yet fun-filled option for your family getaway. Make sure to book your cabin rental before we sell out - we can’t wait to show you all that our Camp-Resort has to offer!