Wilderness Campground at Heart Lake

Easy Access to High Peaks       No RVs, Campers, or Camper Vans       Full washhouse and shower facilities

Our campground located at the gateway to the High Peaks region offers a variety of camping experiences ranging from basic tent sites to traditional Adirondack lean-tos to cozy canvas cabins with bunk beds.

Quick Facts

  • 31 tent sites
  • 16 lean-tos
  • 1 camp
  • 6 canvas cabins (Victoria Day Weekend to Columbus Day; Nov 1 – May 1, platform-only)
  • Fire rings at every site & picnic tables
  • Wash house facilities with showers
  • Open year-round
  • No electricity or cell service
  • Guided hikes & programs

To see the campground layout please check out our campground map. For inquires, please email us or call (518) 523-3441.

The Wilderness Campground is also available in the winter with limited site selection. For more information, please see the winter map and read about winter camping rules.

Ready to go? Book now through our online portal or call 518-523-3441. For general inquires or additional information email loj@adk.org or call 518-523-3441.

Campground Rates


Summer: $40-$45 for two people
Winter (Nov.-April): $22.50 for two people


Summer: $45-$52 for two people
Winter (Nov.-April): $25 for two people


Summer: $57-$65 for two people
Winter (Nov.-April): $50 for two people

Note: No fire or flame of any type allowed inside Birch Camp


Summer: $50-$60 for two people
Winter (Nov.-April): $27 for two people (platform-only; bring own tent)

*6 people allowed per site. $5 per person over two person base rate. Members receive 10% discount.