Herkimer Diamond KOA

They're beautiful, fun to find and the whole family can dig for them at Herkimer Diamond Mines, part of this KOA.

They're beautiful, fun to find and the whole family can mine for them at the Herkimer Diamond Mines, part of this KOA Resort. Actually quartz crystals, the stones were faceted by nature half a billion years ago. Here, experience Upstate New York's largest jewelry store, a fossil-and-gemstone sluicing area and an activity center. Stay in themed cottages and lodges (windmill, tree-house, solar-powered, astronomy and robotics). Dine at Miners' Table, a wood-fired pizzeria and chophouse. Alongside KOA's campsites, the West Canada Creek offers trout and fun for canoeists, tubers and kayakers. During your visit, enjoy a canal boat ride with Lil' Diamond III at the Herkimer Marina. Go through a lock that lifts you up and down 20 feet on the Erie Canal. Cherish your heroes at Cooperstown's Baseball Hall of Fame. Join in the many activities during Herkimer Diamond Mines' 63rd anniversary. Pool: Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend. Max pull thru: 100 feet.

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/24 - 9/2)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Fishing
  • Firewood ($)
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Ways to Stay

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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 bit 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

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Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 8-9, 2020

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 8th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 9th 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 9 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.

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Local Area

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 in the largest jewelry store in the northeast, experience the extensive Gemological and Paleontology Museum. Fishing and tubing on the West Canada Creek; steps away from your front door! Bring everyone...you'll have a wonderful time! Prospecting season is April 15 through October 31 (weather permitting). Camping Season is April 15 through October 31. For more information, visit online at www.herkimerdiamond.com/ .

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Lil' Diamond Cruises

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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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Remington Arms Gun Museum

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