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group of campers gathered around the fire at Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds in the Catskills NY

Campfire Season is Around the Corner

Grab your family, friends and loved ones because camping season and campfire season is right around the corner! For many, campfires are a favorite…  read more →

Pickles the Dinosaur in Saugerties NY is built to withstand wind speeds up to 75 mph.

Pickles, the Saugerties NY Dinosaur

Built in 1994, the giant metal dinosaur that looms over Blue Mountain Road quickly became a staple of the Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds. The dinosaur was…  read more →

Family gathered at campfire at Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds located in the Catskills NY

Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds Scores a Perfect 10 on Good Sam

(Saugerties, N.Y.) – Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds located in Saugerties, NY has recently scored a perfect 10 on Good Sam. Good Sam rates…  read more →