The Best Fall Activities & Campgrounds In New York State

The Best Fall Activities And Campgrounds In New York State

It’s sad to say summer has come to an end, but that means fall is underway! And there is nothing more beautiful than upstate New York in the fall. Enjoy the changing color of leaves, crisp fall air, pumpkin spice everything, fall festivals and so much more!

Whether you live in NY or are planning to visit, there a plenty of great fall activities for everyone! So pack up the camper and make sure you check out some of the fun the wonderful state of New York has to offer us this fall!

There’s are so many awesome places to camp and enjoy the fall foliage. Here are a few of our favorite scenic campgrounds:

Allegany State Park:

With 65,000 acres, Allegany State Park is the perfect park to enjoy the gorgeous colors of the fall months. Lakes, ponds, and miles of trails, beckon outdoor lovers for hiking, biking, nature walks, fishing, paddling, and more.  Choose from tent and trailer sites, cabins, and cottages!

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Letchworth State Park

Otherwise known as the Grand Canyon of the North, it is home to vast amounts of gorgeous fall foliage, waterfalls, wildlife, scenic views and more! Visit the new Humphrey Nature Center or explore the gorge trails. There is camping for all whether it be a RV, tent or cabin there is plenty offered.

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Ballooning at Letchworth State Park, photo by Jim Vallee.

Watkins Glen State Park

Fall in love with the NY Finger Lake in fall colors. Watkins Glen State Park, is located on Seneca Lake and is home to 19 waterfalls and an array of wooded campsites. Enjoy walks, trails, fishing, boat rentals and so much more! Near by you will also find the New York State Wine and Brewery trails.

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Enjoy the waterfalls at Taughannock Falls State Park, photo by State Parks.

Moreau Lake State Park

Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondacks, hike or bike on the 27 miles of trails. Enjoy paddling and fishing on the scenic waters of the park’s beautiful lake or the Hudson River.

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If you camp at Moreau Lake State Park, take a hike around the lake, photo by State Parks.

Taconic State Park

Here you’ll find awesome camping sites for tents and trailers, and endless amounts of fun activites! Check out the Harlem Valley Trail, the South Taconic Trail, Bash Bish Falls, and the Copake Iron Works Museum. Enjoy hiking, biking, fishing and more!

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Green Lakes State Park

Imagine the most colorful fall foliage along with actual Caribbean-like hues of the glacial lakes in Green Lakes State Park. There are many campsites nearby including full-service sites and renovated cabins, campers also have easy access to the park’s 20 miles of hiking trails and championship golf course.

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Soak in the colorful nature of New York State with these fun fall foliage adventures!

Apple Picking

When fall comes to New York it brings along the tastiest apples you’ll ever have. So spend some time with family and friends and go apple picking!

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Corn Maze

Spend the day finding your way! Each fall, Upstate New York farms draw thousands of visitors who try to navigate through elaborately cut cornfields. Think you can find your way out?

Click here to see New York’s top 10 corn mazes


Are you looking for something to get your adrenaline pumping? If you’re thrill seeker, try zip-lining through the colorful country-side of New York State!

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There plenty of kid friendly and haunted hayrides scattered across New York State. If you have youngsters, they would love a fun relaxing hayride through rural land on a beautiful day! While it’s a fun activity for families, you can turn up the intensity with a haunted hayride. The brave kids will enjoy these rides!

Click here to find not-so-scary hayride in NY

Click here to find a haunted hayride in NY

Scenic Chair Lift

Spend a relaxing afternoon taking in the beauty of mother nature while enjoying a chair lift ride. New York is home to a large amount of ski resorts which open in the fall for scenic chair lift rides overlooking the country side.

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The Finger Lakes Wine Trail

The Finger Lakes is home to over 100 local wineries which attract thousands each year. Make your way around the Lakes and enjoy the fall scenery. All while sipping New York’s finest wines!

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Hot Air Balloon Rides

Ever been in a hot air balloon? New York has dozens of hot air balloon rides all over that will show you the most breath taking views of the regions landscape.

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Attend A Fall Festival

New York has a wide variety of some of the best fall festivals each year! Whether its a kid fest, harvest fest, or brewery fest New York has them all!

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With endless activities and gorgeous views, there is no better place to experience the beauty of fall than New York State. Pack up the camper and make sure you hit some of these fun fall activities this year. Because before you know it the camper will be in storage and winter will be here!

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