About: Taconic State Park Copake Falls is in southeastern Columbia County consists of more than 5,000 acres of land along an 11 mile border separating New York from Massachusetts and Connecticut. This is a great campground for families because of the many different camping accommodation options for different family needs. Copake Falls has over 100 campsites for tents and trailers . There are 5 Bash Bish cabins , 7 Ironworkers cabins and 6 year-round Greenwich cabins which accommodate from 4 to 6 people in each.
There are lots of activities available at this campsite including hiking, swimming in the lake, picnicing, boating at Rudd Pond, bicycling and roller blading on the rail trail, basketball, softball, and a playground.
Logistics: We are going to all meet at loop A for campsite camping. Each of the campsites have a picnic table and fireplace with cooking grate. Tent platform sites will accommodate free standing tents up to 14 feet by 16 feet. Platform sites are as follows; Loop A: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 30. The campsites are approximately $22 per night.
If you prefer to stay in a cabin or cottage here is some information. Cabins GH1,GH2,GH3 and GH4 ,GH6 and GH7 are reservable year-round. Cabin capacity is 4 or 6 people depending on the unit, including children. Exceeding cabin limits will void the reservation. The fees of the cabins range start at $116.25 per night.
We can plan to share and or have meals together - last year there was a potluck on Saturday night - but each family is responsible for their own food supplies and camping supplies.
Social: We have a social group on Konstella to share camping tips and coordinate meals and activities. Click on the "social groups" tab on the right side of the Konstella home page, you will see "End of year camping trip" in the list of groups you can join.