Sugar Hill Fire Tower

Sugar Hill State Forest

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Tower Hill Road
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
607-776-2165
518-408-5850
Official Website

GPS: 42.3872, -77.0026

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: grass
Open Seasonally: May - October
Elevation: 2094 ft

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Stays longer than 3 nights require a permit.

3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
2bars
T-Mobile Voice Only
3 reviews
Days stayed: 13

Birdlady would stay here again

“Coolest spot in area due to elevation”

Reviewed Jul 03, 2018

Overall Rating

This is a beautiful, grassy knoll with firerings, picnic tables, garbage, water spigots(can fill and then park), and flush toilets. No Dump. Will accommodate any size rig, but not all areas are level. Some of the parking areas had shade, but were the least level. Ranger on site during the days and very happy to give us a two week... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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


3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
“Quiet, Free, Clean, Lots of horses, Clean Restrooms”

Reviewed Jun 26, 2018

Overall Rating

Easy to find and lots of space available. Restrooms are unlocked and have hot water too!!! Area has tons of horse trails and park is full of horse trailers, horses, and riders. We were there on a weekend and it was quiet. During the day it is staffed with a NY DEC officer. The fire tower cap was locked but the view from the to... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
2bars
T-Mobile Voice Only

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


1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 14

Reviewed May 30, 2018

Overall Rating

This is a free campsite available for any type of camping. It is a common area for horse trailers. The Tower gives a great view!!

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

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


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Hookups:
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • restrooms: onsite
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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