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Camp Taylor Campground

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350 acres adjacent to 72,000 acres of public land. Large wooded sites, four miles of hiking trails tied into the Appalachian Trail, Home of Lakota Wolf Preserve. Mini-golf. One pet per site. Winter camping by reservation.



Phone: 908-496-4333

Other Phone: 800-545-9662

Total Sites: 150

Camping Season: Mid-April to October 31st


Amenities

  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi

Directions

Exit 4 off I-80 at Columbia, take Route 94 north 4 miles, left on Benton Road (second left past Hainesburg), 3 miles to campground. Follow the signs.



Weather

Partly Cloudy
Friday 12/09/2016 20%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High 36F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 12/10/2016 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 37F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Snow Showers
Sunday 12/11/2016 40%
Snow Showers
Cloudy. Snow showers developing in the afternoon. High 36F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Snow
Monday 12/12/2016 100%
Snow
Rain and snow in the morning changing to rain showers late. High around 40F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 12/13/2016 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 39F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.


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Reviews

  • Micki
  • Member Since: November 20, 2012
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Large, shady sites

Date:

August 25, 2010

We arrived at Camp Taylor about noon on Thursday. There was only one other camper in the "Loop" so we really enjoyed the quite. Our site (#67) along the stream was spacious, level and nicely shaded. The area did get more campers by Friday evening. Most were tenters with some noisy children. We were pleasantly surprised that our fellow campers were not rowdy or raucous particularly on Saturday evening. There was some music but mostly live instruments—a guitar in the distance and a fiddle next door. The live music was delightful.

My husband did have problems with the showers. Most of the men’s showers were closed due to repairs. They should have reassigned some of the women’s showers so that there would have been a more even distribution for each gender. There was a porta-potty in the “Loop.” It was fine when we got there on Thursday but by mid-day Saturday, it was horrible.

It should have been cleaned on Friday to prepare for the weekend. I didn’t even want to walk near it on Saturday!
Fire wood is $4.50 a bundle—both regular and kindling. Maybe if kindling were a bit less it might encourage folks to buy some. Finding kindling was a challenge so we weren’t too surprised to find a fellow camper helping himself to some of ours as were returned from a morning outing. Turned out to be a young child whose mother had him apologize!!

Overall, we would return to this campground. Fall would be beautiful there. We spent two mornings biking on the Paulinskill River RR Rails to Trails bike path and visiting Blairstown Airport.

DEFINATELY follow the directions given on the website. If you have an RV or trailer, DO NOT take Mt. Pleasant Rd. from Rt. 94. It is very steep!

For you Catholics, St. Jude in Blairstown is just north on Rt. 94.

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