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Phoenicia Black Bear Campground

17 Bridge Street, Phoenicia, NY 12464
Phoenicia Black Bear Campground
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This isn't what I call camping; it's more like sleeping in a frat house parking lot. The entire campsite is quite small, about the size of a very large backyard. You're no more than 10 feet from other tents, and we could see street lights from the shopping strip just yards away through the trees; it's right in town, not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stopped there with no reservations in the middle of July, and were surprised that about 2/3 of the sites were available. The owner told us that he was fully booked the next day, which was a Friday. We chose a site on the shore of Esopus Creek (mountain stream) which covered the ambiant noise of the town. This was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

If camping with drunk, loud 20 year-olds is your thing, then this campsite is for you. The entire campgrounds stays loud until around 4 am, the campsites are very over crowded (the one next to us had 5 tents), and the grounds is a parking lot (each car is charged, cash only). The worst camping I have ever experienced!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Beautifully secluded camp site on the river. The camp grounds have three size. My friends did an "Extra Large" at site number 41. The site easily accommodated three tents, (two 15' by 10' and one smaller tent). Our group was 8 people which allowed us ample room for a cooking area and hang out area. Ours even backed up to... More 

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