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Clute Park Campground

Camp in the Heart of the Finger Lakes on Seneca Lake

Welcome to Clute Park Campground

Discover 35 acres of family recreational bliss at Clute Park Campground, conveniently located within walking distance of downtown Watkins Glen. Nestled amidst the breathtaking scenery of Seneca Lake, our campground offers a perfect retreat for outdoor enthusiasts and families alike.

Campsite Amenities:

  • Electric Hookups: Choose from 20, 30, or 50-amp hookups to suit your needs.

  • Water & Sewer: Enjoy the convenience of on-site water and sewer connections.

  • Wi-Fi Access: Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the campground but not guaranteed.

  • Cable hookups at sites that have electric. 

  • Scenic Views: Wake up to stunning views of Seneca Lake right from your campsite.

Recreational Activities:

  • Swimming: Take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters of Seneca Lake.

  • Picnic Areas: Enjoy a leisurely picnic with your loved ones amidst the natural beauty of the campground.

  • Fishing: Cast your line and reel in the catch of the day at our designated fishing spots.

  • Boat Launch: Explore the tranquil waters of Seneca Lake with ease from our on-site boat launch.

  • Fire Rings: Gather around the campfire and share stories under the starlit sky.

  • Children's Playground: Let the little ones burn off energy at our safe and engaging playground.

  • Skate Park: Skate enthusiasts can test their skills at our on-site skate park.

  • Splash Pad: Cool off on hot summer days at our refreshing splash pad.

  • Small Fry Ball Field: Play a game of ball with family and friends at our designated ball field.

  • Kayak Launch: Embark on a kayaking adventure from our convenient launch site. Rentals available through Seneca Lake Kayak.

  • Pavilion: Enjoy outdoor events in the shade of our pavilion, surrounded by scenic beauty.

Experience the best of outdoor recreation and family fun at Clute Park Campground. Book your stay with us today and create lasting memories amidst the natural splendor of Seneca Lake.

Rates and Important Information for Clute Park Campground

April 5th - October 27th, 2024

Accommodation Rates:

  • Full Hookup: $85 per night, weekly $550. Includes Electric, Water, Sewer

  • Partial Hookup: $75 per night Suitable for truck campers or pop-ups without sewer connection

  • Tent Sites: $50 per night

  • Military discount must show ID, $10 off per night. 

Additional Services:

  • Dump Station: $15 per use

  • Ice: $2.50 per bag

  • Firewood: $8 per bundle

  • Concessions in camp office

Boat Launch:

  • $8 per day

Seasonal Dock Rental or Boat Parking: Please contact us for more information.

Reservation Information:

  • All reservations can now be made online. Sites in dark green are available to reserve. Rates are updated as mentioned above. We no longer accept paper reservations.

Cancellation Policy 

  • More than 21 Days Notice: For cancellations made with more than 21 days’ notice prior to the camping date, a refund will be issued, subject to a $40.00 cancellation fee.

  • 1-20 Days Notice: Cancellations made 1 to 20 days before the camping date will not receive a refund but will be given a camp credit, after a $40.00 cancellation fee is deducted.

  • Same Day Cancellations: Those who cancel on the day of their reservation will be charged for one full day’s rate, and the remainder of their payment will converted to camp credit.

  • No Shows: Failure to arrive without notification will result in the forfeiture of your deposit.

  • Early Departures/Weather Conditions: No refunds will be issued for early departures of cancellations due to weather conditions.

  • Reservation Fee: The reservation $5.00 fee is non-refundable for all bookings.

  • Camp Credit: Any camp credit issued can be utilized in the current or the following camping season, after which it will expire.

Important Notes for 2024:

  • Check out the Eclipse Event happening in the Event Center on 4/8/24. For more information, visit the Historical Society.

  • The Italian American Festival has been canceled for 2024.

Pet Policy:

  • Dogs/pets are allowed on leashes. Village law requires you to clean up after your pets. Please bring proof of rabies vaccination to the Parks Office upon arrival.

Campground Map:

  • Please find a map of the campground. (Sites in gray are unavailable)

  • Sites A & B are pull-through.

  • Sites C, CC0, & F are back-in. All are full hook-up.

  • Sites BB are electric/water only and are for pop-ups, truck campers, or tents.

  • T sites are for tents only, no hook-ups.

Local Information:

  • Check out the Chamber's website for all things in and around Watkins Glen here.

  • If you are coming for the wine, take a look at Finger Lakes Wine Country here.


  • Directions can be found here.

Make a Reservation:

  • Click here to make your reservation online.

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Check out the new Facebook page: HERE 

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