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Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds

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149 Blue Mountain, Saugerties, NY 12477
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Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We spent a week at Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds. The reviews we read and photographs we viewed left us totally unprepared for such a dark and dreary atmosphere. It had positive features as well and I will start with those. Rip Van Winkle is safe, clean and well cared for. Numerous hosts wearing brown shirts were visible performing lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights and were very happy...the bathrooms and showers were clean...sites very nice and staff very friendly! Free coffee was nice and very good...also the camp store and laundry mat were very reasonably priced. These amenities were there to be helpful not to gouge the customer... will definitely return and try a camping cabin!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Rip Van Winkle is a great campground located in the Catskills - we stayed in a pull-through site and were kind of dreading it because most of them are not convenient and lack trees. Having just purchased an A-Frame pop-up camper we wanted it to be easy camping our first time out. Well no problems here. The pull-through sites are... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at RVW Campgrounds. We were also extremely lucky with the weather. Our campsite was a little small - but not a big deal. We were right next to the toilet - about 40 yards away, which made it convenient, except that at night, when we were trying to sleep, there was a bit of traffic... More 

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Goshen, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Tent camping at Rip as I write this review...this is a great place to stay with a family. We have tent camped here three weekends over the summer Memorial Day, July, and Labor Day weekends. Our first trip was near the front entrance to the campground which I found too loud and busy with traffic (there are plenty of seasonal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The sites are nice and private and they obviously work at making it a destination to camp at with the multiple play areas, swimming hole and pond. We unfortunately didn't have the time to stay and explore the campground but if we are in the area again we will stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Very friendly staff, very clean, superior amenities you can't believe! My friends and I love camping here. Nice campers - both seasonal and tent campers! Very nice general store! I highly recommend getting meat at catskill smoke shop and pickles from the pickle barrell in town. Then come to Rips and make a feast for yourself and friends!

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We camped here in August 2013. It is a beautiful campground. We stayed in a travel trailer in the Ledges area. The campground is wooded with a beautiful stream going through it. I'm very fussy when it comes to campgrounds, I want woods, privacy, friendly staff, and beautiful scenery. This campground fit the bill. Honestly, we didn't use the campground... More 

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Delmar, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was our first visit to Rip Van Winkle campgrounds.After reading some of the negative reviews, we were hesitant. We decided to take a chance as this location was perfect for our five day stay. I must say we had a wonderful time. The sites were huge and wooded. We have never had so much room to move around. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Went tent camping. Sites are nice and wooded. Stream is a lot of fun for the kids. Pool is just ok. Bass pond with paddle boats is just ok. General store was limited but prices were very reasonable. Free coffee was nice. Employees very nice. Overall would go back again

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Address: 149 Blue Mountain, Saugerties, NY 12477
Location: United States > New York > Catskill Region > Saugerties
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 175
Also Known As:
Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds Hotel Saugerties

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