In it's heyday Frontier Town in the Adirondacks was a bustling theme park with a touch of the Old West. Shuttered since the 90's, the park will come alive again as The New York Department of Environmental Conservation turns it into an elaborate campground.

The DEC will keep the frontier theme as they create what the Governor calls "A Gateway to the Adirondacks." The campground will officially be named, Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian and Day Use Area and is located at exit 29 off Interstate 87. There's 91 campsites available; ranging from an Equestrian camping area, RV locations and tenting facilities.

  • 33 equestrian camping sites
  • 13 RV and trailer camping sites
  • 45 tent camping sites, including 3 group camping sites

The RV and trailer sites will include electricity and water.  The tent area includes two shower buildings, a playground and two pavilions. Plans call for equestrian area to similar to the states Otter Creek facility.

Trails will be open year round and connect to NYS Route 9 trail system, with parking for snowmobile trailers on site. Work begins in February of 2018 with plans for the Day Use Area to open in fall of next year and the entire grounds open in Summer of 2019. The DEC will offer project details at two public meetings on December 11 at the North Hudson Town Hall at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. You can also get more details and drawings at the DEC's website.

SOURCE:Department of Environmental Conservation

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