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About the Campground

The Potomac Group tent campground has a pavilion with 4 tables. Vault toilet and group fire pit are located close by. A small pond is also available. Parking lot holds 10 vehicles and walk inot the pavilion is approximately 500 feet. Group site Golden Age, Golden Access discounts do not apply to this site.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Bird Watching
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Group Fire Ring
  • Group Grill
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Parking
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Play Field
  • Restroom
  • Snowshoeing
  • Wildlife Viewing


Peak Season
Jan 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information No reservations will be accepted for April 30, 2010 to May 1, 2010 for the annual fishing derby that is open to the public. *2 day minimum reservation window.* There is no drinking water, electric or sewer hook ups. Primitive group tent camping only. This is a 500 foot walk in to the site from the parking lot. No vehicles will be allowed access beyond parking lot gate. Pack In Pack out equipment. $10.00 for the first 20 people then .50 cents for each additional person up to 40 people Please bring your own drinking water. Parking allowed in parking lot only. This is a walk in, pavilion group tent campground site. Trash recepticals are not provided. Please Pack in Pack out waste. Gate at parking lot remains closed and locked at all times. Gates will not be unlocked for vehicle access. Extra equipment must be carried in by hand or cart. Pack in Pack out trash, recepticals are not provided on site. There is no artifical lighting at pavilion or parking area. Any group size larger than 75 people need to apply for a Recreation Special Use permit. Please request your permit 3 months prior to the date you need the site. NOTE: The access and parking lot is not plowed to the entrance of the pavilion, possible limited access in winter due to snow. Parking would be on a town road. See local town for overnight parking regulations.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Potomac Group
Campground Phone: 607-546-4470
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Ithaca, NY

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More About Potomac Group Campground

Potomac Group is a campground located in Ithaca, New York. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -76.78917 latitude, and -76.78917 longitude into your GPS device.

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