Prospecting for Herkimer Diamonds
Enjoy finding your own Herkimer Diamonds by doing some prospecting. We can supply you with a hammer and bag for your diamonds. You may keep everything you find! (COST)
Create your own t-shirt
We offer a tye dyeing activity and also have a new spin art t-shirt design center. Bring a t-shirt or purchase one with our logo. (Cost)
Experience cooking with our organic garden foods and herbs
Pick your own herbs, when in season.
Design your own jewelry
You can experience making your own jewelry with a Herkimer Diamond you mined or purchased. Create earrings, a necklace, or a bracelet. (Cost)
Make your own ice cream
Have fun while making a cool and tasty treat!
Crayfish in the West Canada Creek
A fun activity to enjoy with the kids, learn to catch crayfish.
Dig for fossils
Dig for fossils at the Herkimer Diamond Mines sluicing area. (Cost)
Take a picture with our mascot
Take a family picture with our mascot. If you can find him!
Explore our universe and constellations
We are pleased to announce a new Astronomy Lodge coming to the Herkimer Diamond KOA. Enjoy looking at the night sky through skylights and telescopes on the observation deck, as well as, an indoor planetarium!
Tube down the West Canada Creek
The West Canada Creek is well known to tubers. Just bring your own tube or purchase one in the KOA Store.
Sing on our hay wagon ride
As we ride around the campground, join in a sing along and show other guests how much fun you are having.
Assemble a windmill
Learn about solar energy resources while building a windmill.
Put the scientific method to the test
How many pennies do you think a boat you build out of common materials can hold? 19? 100? Create your hypothesis and see how your boat stands up to the others!
Make a density rainbow
Learn about the density of different household products and make a rainbow at the same time!
Get your picture taken by our Diamond Copter
Venture into the Mines and be sure to get a picture of the WHOLE experience