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Mongaup Pond Campground is a secluded RV campground within a densely forested area that surrounds its namesake, Mongaup Pond. The campground is seasonal, open to the public from early May to early October, and is only a short distance from the town of Liberty in case you need to stock up on supplies or want to take a day off from cooking. The campground is situated within Willowemoc Wild Forest, which has several roads that cut through the forest, allowing you to take a scenic auto tour in your Liberty motorhome rental.

Willowemoc Wild Forest is a smaller section of New York's Catskill Park, and it's cultivated with clearly marked trails and other amenities. If you spend some time here while camping at Mongaup Pond, you might have an opportunity to spot some of the forest's wildlife residents. Mammals such as deer, bobcat, and bear are easier to spot because of their size, but if you watch closely, you might also see some of the smaller mammals, like porcupines. The forest has a diverse assortment of ecosystems, which results in the numerous wildlife species on hand. If you park your RV rental near Willowemoc Wild Forest, you can use it as a nature blind.

Getting Outdoors

Balsam Lake Mountain Wild Forest consists of a river valley with numerous brooks and ponds; the valley rises up several thousand feet to form high mountain ridges. The forest has almost two dozen miles worth of hiking trails running within its borders, and the trails range from shorter to longer distances so that everyone can choose a path that matches their preferences. One of the trails winds its way up to the summit of Balsam Lake Mountain, where you'll find a historic fire tower that looks out over the valley, offering unparalleled views.

Sundown Wild Forest has a diverse and picturesque assortment of landscapes that includes rivers well known for their trout stocks, valleys and waterfalls, and mountains. The variety of colors alone make Sundown Wild Forest worth visiting; add into that hiking and snowmobiling, fishing, and primitive backwoods camping, and you have an outdoor recreation area that has it all. Biking and horseback riding are allowed, and those who enjoy observing nature and photographing it will be able to take their memories with them when the camper rental vacation has ended.

Cherry Ridge Wild Forest is another potential destination for hiking and nature appreciation. The forest ranges from young tree stands with minimal ground vegetation to more striking areas that have ridges, rivers, and waterfalls interspersed amongst the trees. Cherry Ridge is not as well known as some other local nature preserves, but it is popular with locals. The forest can be accessed by one main road, and there are primitive campsites scattered along the trail for those who want a more natural and rustic experience. Those with small rental RVs may be able to take a self-guided tour of the forest following the access road.

Camping near Mongaup Pond Campground

Mongaup Pond Campground is a good place to begin your epic vacation. The campground has access to a lake where you can swim, picnic areas where you can enjoy your lunch in the outdoors, and boats that can be rented. Some of the campsites at Mongaup Pond are located directly along the waterfront while others are farther back amongst the trees. Once you're settled in and want to start exploring, Mongaup Pond Campground is a short distance from many urban attractions like amusement parks, golf courses, and ski hills.

Another option is Hunter Lake Campgrounds, a family-friendly RV park near Parksville. Campsites can be rented by the day and have full hookups plus picnic tables and fire rings. The sites are nestled into the woods just off the campground's road network. It has a beach and swimming area, restrooms with hot showers, and a camp store. One of the bathrooms is ADA accessible.

Exploring the Area

Branch out and explore some nearby cities when you're camping near Mongaup Pond. Roscoe is a small hamlet that has built a name for itself for those traveling between New York City and Binghamton; one of its diners is a mainstay amongst students attending college or university in New York City. The town has a distillery located in a historic firehouse; the distillery has an attached bar set up in an alley using reclaimed doors for tables. There are other breweries, pottery shops, and museums, and an alpaca farm that should be interesting for families. Roscoe has a long list of restaurants on hand, making it an ideal place to grab a meal.

Monticello is a mid-size village with a water park, a ski resort, and a wellness center. If you're hoping to spend some time indoors, it has several casinos and a race track. Monticello has an extensive supply of restaurants which are quite diverse, making the options even more interesting.

Frequently Asked Questions


What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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