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Overview of Jones Pond

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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You may stay up to 3 days without a permit, and up to 14 days with a permit from a forest ranger

Number of Sites 7

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 1,673 ft / 509 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Jones Pond 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 8/23/2020
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 9/17/2018
“Nice Place”

Reviewed 8/23/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 4
Overall Rating

Good location. We had private beach. Nice hiking trail across road leading to rainbow Lake. We only saw 3 sites and only 2 had vehicle access. Road is rough but any vehicle can make it.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

Mark would stay here again

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glasgows_onthego
28' Ford Four Winds Five Thousand 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe
104 reviews
“Tight spot on a pretty pond in the trees”

Reviewed 9/17/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
Overall Rating

Jones Pond is a pretty area and makes a decent base camp to explore this area of the Adirondacks. After looking around a bit this seemed to be a good free spot to camp. Access was not the easiest with our 28 foot RV. The only spot we could fit with out scratching our RV was site 1. There were other, nicer camp sites, but more made for ... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

glasgows_onthego would stay here again

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

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Margot Bai
Toronto, ON, Canada 17' Taylor Coach Nik Nat Toyota Tacoma 4wd Off-Road
152 reviews
“Free dispersed camping with no services adjacent to a boat launch in the Adirondacks”

Reviewed 3/14/2017

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 1
Overall Rating

Jones pond is a small shallow lake with a dirt boat launch area right off a paved road in the Adirondacks in New York State. There is one site right across from the boat launch area that is RV accessible, the rest are down a rutted dirt road only suitable for pickup trucks. Beware that the boat launch area is right at the apex of a c... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Margot Bai would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • picnic table
Pets
  • pets

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