Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Nicks Lake Campground In Old Forge Gets Upgrades

Nicks Lake Day Use Area provided by DECNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation has recently completed of upgrades to Nicks Lake Campground on Bisby Road in Old Forge, Herkimer County.

The campground is known for it’s wildlife friendly surroundings and abuts a 205-acre shallow lake closed to motor boats for quiet water canoeing, kayaking, or swimming.

The campground features a modern, ADA-accessible playground, volleyball, horseshoes, basketball, and more than three miles of paved roads for bikers and joggers. The campground will be open this year until Oct. 14, 2019.

DEC committed $1.5 million of NY Works funding to upgrade infrastructure and build a new D Loop Comfort Station. DEC also replaced the RV dumping station and the water distribution system, installed an underground electrical distribution system, and completed upgrades to campsites #75 and #77 to bring them up to current accessibility standards.

For more information on Nicks Lake Campground and to make a reservation or visit Nicks Lake, go to the ReserveAmerica website.

Photo of paddler at Nicks Lake Day Use Area provided by DEC.

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