Welcome to the Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort where you can prospect for Herkimer Diamonds, tube down the West Canada Creek, or experience "Glamping" at it's finest in one of our unique specialty lodges!

The Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort welcomes everyone to our home! You can stay in our themed deluxe cabins and lodges, such as our Windmill, Tree-House, Solar Kolony, Astronomy and Astrology Lodges. Alongside our KOA's campsites, the West Canada Creek offers trout fishing and fun for canoeists, tubers and kayakers alike! Throughout the season, we also run daily activities from tie dying shirts, hay wagon rides, bingo, s' more bonfires, pool parties, and many more. As part of our KOA, you can also prospect for world famous Herkimer Diamonds at our above ground mining attraction! They're beautiful quartz crystals that were faceted by nature half a billion years ago. Here you can also experience all Miners' Village has to offer from the Trading Post Jewelry Store, Educational Center, Artisan Center, Mining & Lapidary Station, and Fossil-and-Gemstone Sluicing area!  If you're looking for a delicious snack, you can visit our Canteen Cafe or dine at Miners' Table, a full-service wood-fired pizzeria and chophouse. You can even have dinner delivered right to your campsite!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/28 - 9/6)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Fishing
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
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Ways to Stay

KOA Resorts

KOA Resort Campgrounds

KOA Resorts offer a carefree vacation in the great outdoors. Enjoy robust recreation and staff-led activities, kick back and relax by the resort-style pool, or grab a bite to eat, all while never leaving the campground. And with plenty of RV Sites with KOA Patios® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths to meet your needs, it’s the ultimate camping getaway.

KOA Resorts Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths and linens
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Resort-style pools
  • Indoor and outdoor group facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 14-15, 2021

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 14th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 15th for just $20*.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 15 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. Not valid with other discounts.

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Local Area

Gems Along the Mohawk - Mohawk Valley's Visitor's Center.

Shop from 60 manufactured legacies of central New York; dine at our Waterfront Grill " A Gem of a Culinary Experience"; cruise on the Erie canal aboard Lil' Damond II; receive Regional Tourist Information at the Visitor Center. Call for more information 315-717-0077.

800 Mohawk St

Herkimer, NY 13350

315-717-0077

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Erie Canal Cruises

Visit eriecanalcruises.com online for information.

800 Mohawk St

Herkimer, NY 13350

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Waterfront Grille

The Waterfront Grille, a casual dining spot, is located at Gems Along the Mohawk within the Herkimer Marina.For more than twenty years, we've served the freshest and locally sourced foods. Our commitment has always remained the same - quality and service.

800 Mohawk St

Herkimer, NY 13350

315-717-0700

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Herkimer County Historical Society

The Historic Four Corners is composed of the 1884 Herkimer County Historical Society Suiter Building Museum, the 1834 Herkimer County Jail, 1873 Herkimer County Courthouse, and the 1834 Herkimer Reformed Church, all listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours of the Society's Museum are free and open to the public. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and during the months of July and August on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Special tours of the other buildings need to be arranged ahead of time.

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