Jessup River Road

Dept. Natural Resources

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Jessup River Rd. Speculator, NY 12164 518-897-1200 Official Website

GPS: 43.6, -74.4229

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Overview of Jessup River Road

Camping for more than three nights or with 10 or more people requires a permit from a Forest Ranger. Call 518-897-1300 to get the name and contact information for the local ranger.

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads

Learn more: Boondocking 101.

Number of Sites 6

Elevation 1,771 ft / 539 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Jessup River Road 3 people have reviewed this location.

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14 reviews
“Free Wild Camping”

Reviewed 9/30/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 14A
RV Length: 25' (Toy Hauler Travel Trailer)
Overall Rating

The Jessup River Roadside Campsites are part of the Jessup River Wild Forest and the Perkins Clearing Tract. Both areas are managed by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Perkins Clearing is an active logging area. Watch out for log trucks. There are 15 campsites along Perkins Clearing Trail, Old Military, and Jessup Rive... more

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JRugg338 would stay here again

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2 reviews
“Mason Lake is a beautiful location!”

Reviewed 8/23/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 5
Overall Rating

Rolled in to Jessup River rd on a Thursday morning. There doesn’t appear to be many sites maybe 9 or 10. Site 5 was perfect for me. Private but within a couple hundred yards of a put in. The sites don’t have out houses and are not the most level but I made due. Ranger stopped Friday morning as part of her rounds. Saw another as I was ... more

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Hubby would stay here again

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12 reviews
“Good for the night”

Reviewed 7/21/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 4
Overall Rating

Decent spot at the base of the Adirondacks. Good for the night, there were just soooo many mosquitos and other biting bugs all throughout the day and a good part of the night. There wasn’t service at the sites I checked out, but there was a little spot in the entrance with a blip of service, there’s a little sign there, but there’s als... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
Verizon

Hone would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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