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Campground & Local Area Activities

Campground Fun

We have a great time at Deerpark KOA, and we love when our guests join us for fun activities and special weekends.

All activities are subject to change. Additional activities may be scheduled for an additional fee. Some activities may involve special booking, so please ask for additional information. Many activities involve campsite contribution and volunteering and may require sign-up.

If you have any questions or need assistance in planning your trip according to particular activities, please contact the office at 845-754-8388 or 800-562-3649.

  • Extreme 25' Rock Wall Challenge ($)
  • Kayak & Canoe Rentals ($)
  • Paddle Board & Paddle Boat Rentals ($)
  • Game Arcade ($)
  • Pool (Open Memorial Day-Labor Day)
  • Giant Jumping Pillow
  • Fun Bike Rentals($)
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Community Bonfire
  • Horsehoes
  • Basketball
  • Tetherball
  • 19-hole Disc Golf
  • Hay Wagon Rides
  • River Tubing (Purchase tubes at Campground Store)
  • Superb Fly Fishing
  • Stocked Fishing Pond
  • Movies
  • Arts & Crafts

Local Area Fun

Explore the Hudson Valley, Poconos, Catskills and New York City

Travel TO and FROM New York City

Deerpark/New York City Northwest KOA is only a short drive from New York City. Whether you are staying at the campground or live in New York City, travel to and from New York City is easy. Check out the information we've provided below to help you in planning a day trip to the city or a few nights away from the city at Deerpark KOA.


If you want to take a bite out of the Big Apple but want to avoid the bite of driving yourself, public transportation is available. Deerpark KOA offers a shuttle service to and from the Ottisville and Port Jervis train stations, each located just a few short miles from the campground. See the panel below titled "To the City and Back Made Easy" for a visual overview of the trip into the city.

If you would like to view SUBWAY and TRAIN STATION schedules and information, check out the Train and Subway Information panel below.

If you would prefer to drive yourself to the Otisville train station, detailed directions are available.

For an overview of the trip from Deerpark campground to New York City, a map is provided below.

Visit the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for fares, Check out New Jersey Transit for train schedules and fares.

Contact the office at 845-754-8388 for more information about bus tours to New York City.

See how easy it is to get to New York City from Deerpark KOA!


If you want to spend a few nights away from the City for quiet and relaxation or for fun and exciting activities but don't want to drive yourself, public transportation is available. To view SUBWAY and TRAIN STATION schedules and information, check out the Train and Subway Information panel below.

For an overview of the trip from New York City to Deerpark/New York City Northwest KOA, a map is provided.

Visit the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for fares, shedules and information.

Check out New Jersey Transit for train schedules and fares.

Local Area Info

We are fortunate to be able to make our home in the town of Deerpark, New York, the second largest township in Orange County. Visit the Town of Deerpark website to learn more about this region of the state of New York.

We are proud members of the New York-New Jersey-Pennsylvania Tri-State Chamber of Commerce which lovingly supports and protects this historic region. For more information on the Chamber, visit the Tri-State website.

The Hudson Valley offers breathtaking mountain views, historic estates, wine trails, shopping, outdoor adventures and much more. For more information, visit the Hudson Valley Tourism website.

The Hudson River Valley is described as New York's American Masterpiece and has been designated a National Heritage Area, and for good reason. Find more information on this exciting region when you visit the Hudson River Valley website.

Check out what's happening, and see what the people have to say about the Hudson Valley on the official Hudson Valley Tourism Facebook Page.

A historic railroad city near the Delaware and Neversink Rivers in Orange County, Port Jervis is known for their culture, food, and quality of life. Visit the Port Jervis website to find more information and special events.

Nature & Outdoors

550 acres of color-coded hiking trails - For more information, view the website for Neversink River Preserve.

Magnificent scenery and exciting adventure await you in the Catskills. Composed of four neighboring counties considered America's original frontier, the Catskills are a must for everyone wanting to experience the area. Check out the Catskill Mountain website.

Wildlife habitat, wetlands and recreation - Visit the wetland preserve website.

Magnificent views, hiking, picnic and BBQ areas, great views of Neversink and Delaware Rivers

For more info, visit the park website.

Upper Delaware Scenic Valley Highway—the Hawk's Nest section of New York Route 97 has been frequently used in television commercials and advertisements.
View photos of the Hawk's Nest.

The"Niagara Falls of Pennsylvania", magnificent waterfalls - Read about Bushkill Falls on their website.

Gateway to the Poconos, Old Dutch and Native American archeological sites - Visit the Water Gap website for more information.

Fun Activities

As of Jan. 1, 2014, over 300 geocaches were listed within a 10 mile radius of Deerpark KOA. Here are some links to geocaching information in New York:

Geocaching — Caches around Cuddebackville

Geocaching Trails in New York


Fore! Get your Tee Time in at nearby golf courses.

The Lynx at River Bend Golf Club

Green Ridge Golf Club

Enjoy year round wine tasting at nearby wineries, distilleries, and vineyards.

Warwick Valley

Millbrook Vineyards and Winery

Lessons in English and Western riding, indoor/outdoor pony parties and camps

For more information, view the horse stables website.

Go-cart racing, racing school

For information, visit the race park website.

Day/overnight white water trips, paddle sport outfitter and guide - Check out the canoe and raft website.

Scenic rides over the Hudson Valley, reservations required - You will find more info on the balloon ride website.

"Where the Past is Present" - Over 40 dealers located in two buildings of 10,000 sq ft. Check out the Old Lumberyard Antiques website.

Malibu Dude Ranch is located in the scenic Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania in beautiful Pike County. The 800-acre ranch offers something for all ages. Visit the Dude Ranch website.

Delaware River canoeing trips, no experience required - Visit the canoe website to learn more.

220 Outlet Stores

For more info on the outlet mall, visit the website.

Outdoor performing arts, home of the original 1969 Woodstock Festival - Visit the performing arts website.

15,000 seat outdoor performing arts venue and museum set on 2,000 acres of beautiful countryside - For entertainment schedule, check out this website.

Family Amusement and Water Park; award-winning park designed for parent participation with children

Find out more at the amusement and water park website.

History & Science

This museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, exhibits/educational activities for all ages.

Check out the museum website.

Built in 1793 and features Minisink Valley Historical Society Programs

For more information, check out the fort website.

Glass museum, tours to see master craftsmen at work
Visit the glass store website.

Sculpture Park, 500 acres of art from 1945-present

Learn more at the art center website.


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