Lake Placid / Whiteface Mtn. KOA Holiday General Information

What's Coming in 2023?

We are now located up the road at 5591 NYS Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997

As we look forward to the 2023 camping season, we are excited to create new memories with our campers. Lake Placid/Whiteface Mtn KOA will open at its new site just up the road, 2.4 miles to be exact. 
While Lake Placid/Whiteface Mtn. KOA Holiday is moving to a new location, Kampgrounds of America, Inc. remains the proud owner of the property at 77 Fox Farm Road.
KOA, Inc. is eager to share updates on the property soon, and is committed to continuing the mission of ‘connecting people to the outdoors and each other' on this beautiful landscape.We have exciting news and information headed your way in the coming weeks. Be sure to check your join our newsletter and follow us on social media.

Check-in / Check-out time:

RV and Tent Sites:
Check-In: 1:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am

Check-In: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am

Hours of Operation:

General Store / Registration Office Hours:
Everyday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Laundry Hours: 
Open 24hrs

Quiet Hours:
10:00 pm - 8:00 am

Fire Rules:

For a full list of fire safety rules, click HERE.

Wildlife Awareness

Connecting with nature and wildlife. Various types of wildlife big and small may be found on and around this campground. Be alert and give them distance and respect. Keep dogs on a leash and properly store food, trash and cooking supplies. Your safety and the future of wildlife depend on you.

Recreation Rentals:

Please check with staff on kayak rental availability.

Propane Fill:

Please check with staff on propane purchase and filling.

Cancellation Policy:

RV & Tent:
Cancel 48 hours or more ahead of your check in date during non holidays or special events and you will be charged a $10 cancellation fee with the balance of your deposit refunded. 

Cabins & Accommodations:
Cancel 7 days or more ahead of your check in date during non holidays or special events and you will be charged a $10 cancellation fee with the balance of your deposit refunded. 

All Sites:
If you cancel outside the designated cancellation time for your site you will forfeit the one night deposit amount.
A cancellation for all holidays or special events will forfeit the one night deposit.

Golf Cart Policy:

Guests must have a valid driver's license to operate a golf cart on KOA property.

Pet Policy:

We are happy to welcome your pets at Lake Placid/Whiteface Mtn. KOA. Please keep pets attended and on a leash. We ask that you clean up after your pets. 
There is a one-time fee for pets in our accommodations.

Vehicle Policy:

A maximum of 2 vehicles are permitted at each site. All guests must register vehicles at the registration office.

Visitor Policy:

Overnight guests must pay a $7 fee at the Registration Office. And $7 per vehicle.

Trash Policy:

Pick at the site 8am – 10am or dumpsters are available at the KOA entrance.

Speed Limit

Campground speed limit is 5mph. Please be cautious of your surroundings.

After Hours / Emergency Number:

For urgent matters after hours, please call our night host at (518) 524-4920.
In case of emergency, dial 911.

Meet Your Hosts

Ben Kelsey & Kristi Cline

Our greatest pleasure is bringing people together in the outdoors. We have the best job there is!

Ben has a long history of working at KOAs all over the county. Working in a variety of different roles in virtually every existent biome in the United States, travel, hospitality, the great outdoors, and making good things great are among the passions that bring him to Lake Placid/Whiteface Mountain KOA. 

Ben was born on a KOA Campground, and has a lifetime of experience working in every position, from the front desk as a teenager to a Regional Assistant with OAK Property Management and nearly everything in between. Most recently, he has traded in his straw sun hat for a parka as he and his wife Kristi, who has also spent many years working within the KOA system, have made the trek across the country from the Tucson/Lazydays KOA Resort. "It turns out my best Arizona snow shovel isn't good enough for the winter here." Ben jokes. He is most looking forward to meeting the wonderful people that have been camping at the Lake Placid/Whiteface Mountain KOA Holiday for years, and welcoming in guests who are brand new to our park. 

Ben and Kristi love kayaking, hiking, trying local beers, spending time with their 7 children, and of course, traveling as much as possible.