Posted: 24 Feb 2009 08:32 AM CST
The state Department of Environmental Conservation says six campgrounds in the Adirondacks and Catskills won’t open in 2009 due to the state’s continuing financial crisis.
In the Adirondacks they are Poke-O-Moonshine in Keeseville, Sharp Bridge in North Hudson, Point Comfort in Piseco and Tioga Point in the town of Raquette Lake.
In the Catskills, the campgrounds are Beaverkill in Roscoe and Bear Spring Mountain in Walton.
The agency says the six often have occupancy rates of 20 percent or less and other DEC campgrounds are nearby. It manages 52 campgrounds and seven day-use areas in the Adirondack and Catskill forest preserves.
Click here for more info on the Adirondack closings.
Reprinted from New York Outdoors Blog
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