Herkimer Diamond KOA

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Welcome to the Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort where you can find Herkimer Diamonds, go swimming in the West Canada Creek, or stay in our tree house cabin!

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-powered, astronomy and astrology cabins. Alongside our KOA's campsites, the West Canada Creek offers trout fishing and fun for canoeists, tubers and kayakers. Throughout the season, we also run daily activities from tie dying shirts to teaching you how to fly a drone and many more. As part of our KOA, you can also find Herkimer Diamonds at our mining attraction. They're beautiful quartz crystals that were faceted by nature half a billion years ago. Here you can also experience the jewelry store, educational center, and fossil-and-gemstone sluicing area. If you're looking for a delicious snack, you can visit our Canteen or dine at Miners' Table, a wood-fired pizzeria and chophouse.

Join in the many activities during Herkimer Diamond KOA's  41st anniversary.

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (5/22 - 9/7)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • 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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Our KOA Attraction:  Herkimer Diamond Mines

Herkimer diamond hunting is a great family activity. You'll spend hours trying to improve your collection by finding the biggest and best "diamond." Shop at our Trading Post as well for unique jewelry, gemstones, apparel and souvenirs. For recreation, try fishing and tubing on the West Canada Creek; steps away from your front door, just like our Herkimer Diamond Shaped Pool! You can try sluicing for diamonds, gems, or fossils! We even have a mine-to-table restaurant! Bring everyone! You'll have a wonderful time! Prospecting season is April 10 through October 31 (weather permitting). Camping Season is April 10 through October 31.

Herkimer Diamonds are beautiful double-terminated quartz crystals found in Herkimer County, New York. Incredibly, these phenomenal gemstones are close to five hundred million years old. The crystals are magnificent works of nature, found in the rock, having a diamond-like geometrical shape. Thus, the name recognition of “Herkimer Diamonds”.

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Miners' Table

Part of our KOA Resort, the Miners' Table offers a unique mine-to-table experience.
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4579 NY-28

Herkimer, NY 13350

315-891-3463

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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 or III; 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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Lil' Diamond Cruises

Visit Lil' Diamond Cruises online for information.

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