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3 Reasons to Choose Rip Van Winkle for Your Camping Experience

Blue Skies and Forest Woods at Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds

Built for the “lover of nature” because of its uniquely heavy wooded natural environment located in the beautiful Saugerties, NY (voted one of America’s coolest small towns). Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds is nestled in the foothills between the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River. Rip’s Campgrounds has a picturesque location that draws in many locals and visitors from afar who enjoy and take advantage of the plethora of camping sites, activities and fun zones. There are many activities to choose from that will pique the interest of anyone, no matter their camping style. If you aren’t convinced that Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds is the destination for you and your family then keep reading to learn more about this magical place.

Experiences You’ll Remember at Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds

Our Campground is broken up into unique sections that cater to the type of camping experience you want. You’ll always have a fun option to choose from when deciding which one of our facilities you, your friends and family want to experience. Check out some of our park facilities below:

  1. The Ledges - This majestic rock wall provides added privacy and ignites your imagination making you feel like you’ve been transported to a different place and time!

  2. Rivers Edge - Fall asleep every night to the song of nature’s lullaby and roast marshmallows with the kids!

  3. Lover’s Lane - Enjoy a romantic getaway for two at this cozy and secluded tent site, shall we say more?

  4. Rental Cabins - Our cabins are equipped with amenities to make you and your guests feel right at home, in the woods.

  5. Group Sites - For Family. For Friends. For Fun.

  6. Rally Area - Perfect for really large groups and campers who have different lodging styles but want to experience camping together.
Rental Cabins at Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds
Rental Cabins
The Ledges Campsite at Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds
The Ledges
River's Edge at Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds
River's Edge

Camping That’s Fun for The Entire Family

Camping is fun when the entire family is involved! Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds has a large variety of attractions and activities that will entertain the entire family. If you are traveling with young children or older children, we recommend the Fun Zones at Rip. With over 10 Fun Zones plus ice cream, your kids wont ever want to leave our campgrounds. The best part is, the adults can also enjoy the Fun Zones with the kids. Some areas that adults enjoy with children include, the old-fashioned swimming hole, fishing, pedal boats, horseshoes and ladder golf.

Old Fashioned Swimming Hole at Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds
Old Fashioned Swimming Hole
Pedal Boats at Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds
Pedal Boats

Dog Park Fun at Rip Van Winkle


Your canine friend will love Rip’s Dog Park because they have an open space to roam and meet new friends instead of being cooped up in your RV, camper or tent. Our dog park is fenced with lush green grass where your four-legged friend can exercise and play to their hearts desire.

Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds Dog Park
Rip's Dog Park

Have we convinced you to come experience the magical world of Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds yet?

       

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