Lake George Tent & RV Park FAQ's
- Are pets allowed?
Pet Policy – Well behaved pets are welcome in your own camping unit. A copy of current vaccination records is required upon arrival. Dogs may not be left unattended in your camping unit or on your site. Dogs may be walked on a short leash. A strong chain or rope is required that will not allow the pet to extend off the site in any direction if tied to your site. All pet/dog droppings must be picked up by the owner. No more than 2 dogs per site allowed. Visitors of registered guests are not permitted to bring pets. Pets are allowed only in designated rental units. No pets allowed in the Rec Hall, Restaurant, Playground, Swimming or Beach areas, or in any buildings.
- How far is it to Lake George Village?
Lake George Village is a 10 minute car ride, approximately 6 miles.
- What time is the last shuttle back from Lake George Village?
The shuttle runs approximately every hour beginning at 9:00AM from early June through the Sunday of Labor Day weekend. The last shuttle back to Lake George Escape Campground leaves Lake George Village at 9:00PM. (Days of operation may change depending on season)
- Does the Schroon River flow into Lake George?
No. The Schroon River flows into the Hudson River.
- Can I put my boat in the Schroon River?
Canoes and rowboats with small fishing motors of 10 HP or less are allowed. There are several marinas on Lake George where jet skis & boats with larger motors may be launched. Our boat launch is a car top hand launch.
- Can you build a fire? Do you sell firewood?
Campfires are allowed. All Campsites and Rental sites have a fire ring, and firewood may be purchased in our General Store. Due to the transfer of insects, Guests may only bring their own firewood from within a 50 mile radius of the property.
- What are the Check-In / Check-Out times?
Tent and RV Campsites – Check-in: after 1:00PM; Check-Out before 11:00AM. Rentals – Check-in: after 4:00PM; Check-Out before 11:00AM. Plan to arrive during normal registration hours listed below. Early Check-in/Late Check-out are strongly discouraged.
- Tent Policy and Information.
We no longer offer designated tenting sites. All RV sites will accommodate tent camping: 2 tents maximum per site. Maximum 6 people total on a site with no more than 4 adults and minor children. First two adults are included, each additional adult is $20 per person per night.
RV Sites: Max 6 people per site. First two adults are included, each additional adult is $20 per person per night. Small tent on the same site – $10 per night. Tents are available for purchase in our General Store. Ask us about our NEW Learn to Camp Package!
- Are tents allowed on Rental Unit sites?
- How close is the nearest grocery store?
Many necessary items such as milk, bread, beer, juice, marshmallows, snacks & candy, etc. are available for purchase in our General Store. A full supermarket is only a 3 mile drive into nearby Warrensburg.
- Do you have a “quiet time”?
Quiet Time is Sunday – Thursday 10:00PM – 8:00AM and Friday – Saturday and Holidays 11:00PM – 8:00AM.
- How late can I check in?
For the best arrival experience please arrive before close. Registration office closes Sun – Wed 6:00 PM / Thu – Sat 9:00 PM. Late check-ins for Tents & Popups will be assigned to a temporary holding area until the following morning, where you will register in the store for your permanent site assignment. For Rental and RV sites, there is a late check in box located to the right of the Main Lodge doors where your car pass, map, and rental key are stored by guest last name. Registration will be completed in the morning.
- Do you allow bikes?
Yes, we do allow bikes. In accordance with NY State law, all children 14 and under are required to wear a helmet. No bike riding after dark.
- Do you rent golf cart?
We offer a fleet of 2021 Club Car TEMPO 2+2 for rental to guests. These carts include canopy top, windshield, on-board battery charger, headlights, tail-lights, brake lights, 5 panel rear view mirror & USB Ports.
Golf Cart Rentals are available daily from 9:30 AM – 6:30 pm on a first come / first serve basis. No advanced reservations or waiting lists will be taken.
Rentals are $100. Weekdays / $125 Weekends & Holidays. Rentals are based on a 24-hour period. An additional $25. per hour is charged for guests keeping their golf cart past its rental period. Weekend / Holiday / Special events require a multiple day rental.
Guests should bring all drivers to the front desk when wishing to sign-out a golf cart.
Lake George Escape is a large park, for best performance and to not run out of battery while driving guests should plug their cart in anytime it will be sitting for at least 1 hour.
Only registered licensed drivers are allowed to drive a golf cart on Lake George Escape property. Failure to follow park rules may result in immediate termination of any rental agreement without refund. Guests may also be assessed additional cost for damages or excessive cleaning.
- What if I need to cancel my reservation?
CAMPSITES and RENTAL UNITS – Refunds are issued if written notice is received at least 14 days prior to arrival date and is subject to a $25 per site/rental cancellation fee. Cancellations received without the required notice will result in forfeiture of deposit. Camping is an outdoor experience. As such, we do not give refunds due to the discomfort of nature or for early departures. NO exceptions.
- Is there Internet access at the campground?
Yes! Lake George Escape offers WiFi Wireless Internet access in select areas of the resort.
- How old to I have to be to make a reservation?
21 years of age or older. Lake George Escape requires all parties to be 21 years of age or older and/or be accompanied by a guardian on each site.