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Upstate New York Fall Foliage Report 2020

9/23/2020

Make your fall camping reservations during your favorite level of foliage! From the I Love New York website:I LOVE NY Fall Foliage Report for New York State. Reports are obtained from volunteer field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. Reports are issued every...

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How To Build a Great Campfire

8/31/2020

Does your campfire just smolder? Let Andrew teach you how to make a great campfire!



Visit Orange County New York

7/31/2020

Late summer in Orange County NY is about lush forests, sparkling waters, and bountiful harvests. Get ready to be delighted with all there is to do this August. Here are some of our best suggestions for things to do and see in upstate New York this August.WINERIES, BREWERIES, DISTILLERIES &...

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Upstate New York Stargazing Forecast 2020

6/26/2020

Come stargaze with us! Orange County NY takes up a large portion of lower Hudson Valley and our area (Deerpark Township) straddles the Shawangunk Mountains to the east and the lower Catskill Mountains in Sullivan County NY to the west.  Our region is just remote enough that fireflies and shooting...

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2 New Ways to Tour New York (Hudson Valley / Catskills)

6/1/2020

Our Local Area information page is full of wonderful places to go and ideas for things to do in our local region, and it just got better! We have put together some fun self-guided themed tours that our campers can use to explore the Hudson Valley and Catskills regions we border.  Take a look:Our Go...

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2020 Seasonal Stay & Save Package

4/29/2020

As a family-owned small business, Deerpark KOA has been working hard to implement all of the current safety guidelines, so we can serve our guests in a safe and relaxed manner.  Doing so means that some of our amenities may not be available in the same ways they had been available other seasons....

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Things To Do: Our Insider's Guide

4/22/2020

2020 Insider's Guide - Our staff's top picks for some of the best outdoor activities in our area.  Hiking: Nature Conservancy's Neversink River Preserve - Right next door to our campground! This beautiful area features 550 acres of color-coded hiking trails that wander through a pristine floodplain...

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Coming Soon: Shop Deerpark KOA's Store Online

4/16/2020

The Deerpark KOA Store is using our downtime to create the services our campers have been asking for. Coming soon, our camping supplies, souvenirs, and novelty items will be available for purchase online! This means that, once we open for the season, our store will still be available for walk-in...

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Camping Safety Tips

4/1/2020

‘Safety’ means different things to different people and the things that make us feel safe will change based on our environment. Camping safety, in any environment, is really all about being prepared. We’ve asked some of our seasoned campers what they feel are good, solid, safety guidelines and here...

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How To Avoid Ticks When Camping

2/26/2020

No matter where you travel in the continental USA, ticks will be somewhere nearby. Campers can greatly minimize their exposure to these pesky little critters with just a bit of preparation, education, and awareness. 5 Important things to know about ticks: 1. Ticks live in all 50 states.2. Only a...

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12 Spring RV Maintenance Tips, Tricks, and Reminders

2/17/2020

Despite the frigid temperatures, the New York camping and RVing season is only a little more than six weeks away and you'll want your Motorhomes, Toy Haulers, 5th Wheels, Travel Trailers, Tear Drops, and Pop-Ups all ready to go. So let’s get ready for spring! Our curated list of tips has been...

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Take the Spring Glamping Train from Penn Station

2/3/2020

The camping and glamping season at the Deerpark KOA kicks off in just 60 days and all of metro NYC is just a train ride away!Spring Glamping:Spring is the time for new beginnings. Spring is: romantic getaways, celebrating friendships, sunkissed breezes, and wildflower walks. Glampers in the spring...

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