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.

5 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
4bars
Verizon 3G
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
T-Mobile Voice Only
Weboost
1 review
Days stayed: 1

Paddlecake would stay here again

“Pleasantly surprised 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻”

Reviewed Sep 12, 2018

Overall Rating

Great space! Big open field surrounded by forest. Bathrooms were clean and the entire era was well kept and clear of litter. No showers but they have a place to do dishes. Lots of trails and woods to explore.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
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2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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glasgows_onthego

28 Ford Four Winds Five Thousand
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe
87 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4

glasgows_onthego would stay here again

“Very nice, surprised this place is free”

Reviewed Sep 10, 2018

Overall Rating

This was a really nice well kept state run camp area, amazing that they don't charge to stay here. The camping area is a big field with a few trees scattered around. There is a nice flat section close to the horse stalls where most RV's park, there is also another large area that is on a slanted hill that is better for tents, but can w... more

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
Verizon 3G

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


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!!

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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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