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Welcome to Camp Nawakwa

Founded in 1922, The New York Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club is a membership organization dedicated to the enjoyment of the outdoors, through hiking, walking, camping, swimming, skiing, sailing, canoeing, and kayaking, and to the conservation and preservation of our wilderness, particularly the mountains, lakes, trails, and camping areas of the Metropolitan New York and Adirondack regions.

New York's Rustic Retreat—Camp Nawakwa

Imagine enjoying a camp beside a beautiful lake. Imagine a grand and rustic main lodge, cabins to sleep in, places to pitch a tent, a swimming dock and spacious swimming area, a boat launch with canoes and kayaks, a large mountain lake surrounded by thousands of acres of forested mountains with well-maintained hiking trails and sparkling streams.

Imagine this is all just under an hour's drive from New York City and accessible by public transportation!

That place is Camp Nawakwa, located in Harriman State Park, just outside the towns of Sloatsburg and Tuxedo.

Since it was built in 1926, Camp Nawakwa has been open year-around and has been run and maintained solely by members of the NY Chapter. Camp Nawakwa is available to members of the New York Chapter as well as members with Nawakwa Status and their guests. For more information, select the Membership link.