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A Relaxing Camping Experience in New York’s Catskill Mountains     

Do you need a break from your hectic schedule and countless responsibilities? At Rip Van Winkle Campground we believe that everyone deserves a slow down. We invite you to leave the fast life behind and escape to our 160-acre woodland paradise. As our guests you can relax, recharge, and revive in one of the most beautiful places on earth while you and your loved ones share special moments that will last a lifetime.

Your relaxation is our business and we take that very seriously.

Rip Van Winkle provides the best of both worlds! We offer spacious sites to tuck you away from the world while still providing the modern amenities necessary for your comfort.

We are conveniently located in the Catskill/Hudson Valley Region, 2 1⁄2 miles from the New York State Thruway (I-87) Exit 20 Saugerties, NY.

Come visit us in the magical land of Rip Van Winkle!

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Cabin Rentals

Cabin Rentals

Have you ever dreamed of having a quaint cabin in the woods?  Make your dream a reality at Rip Van Winkle Campground. Between the amenities and the location, you'll never want to leave.

Rivers Edge

Rivers Edge

The sounds of water gurgling across the rocks, the splash of trout jumping, and the frogs calling. The promise of wading in a clear mountain stream.

Fun Zones

Fun Zones

With 9 Fun Zones there's something for everyone!  Fish in the pond, swim in the pool, race your RC cars, and more!  There's fun for all at Rip Van Winkle Campground!



50th Anniversary Celebration

Jul 30 2016

For 50 years we have had the pleasure of making camping memories for you, 'our camping family'. This weekend we will look to take a walk down memory lane, reflect on where we started, revel in what the campground has become today, and dream about wha...

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Ulster County Fair

Aug 2 2016

Held just down the road in New Paltz, NY since 1886 the Ulster County Fair is one of those summer events that just can't be missed!

The fair has something for everyone including:

  • Daily entertainment
  • Notable evening headline acts 
  • Vast agricultu...
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Events Schedule

”My husband and I arrived 24 years ago in the dark with a tent on top of the car. We drove in looking for a place to stay over night. We were put on...“

- Susan M.

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