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Colden Lakes Campgrounds

Colden, New York

9504 Heath Rd
Colden, New York 14033
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 150
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 42.64219
Longitude: -78.63971

Elevation: 1529' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access ?

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6 Reviews

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

The park has many improvement since we stayed here 5 years ago. It is well maintained and very picturesque. We stayed a month in the overnight area; most of the sites are seasonal. The owners are very friendly accommodating. I would recommend this park to anyone looking for a campground in the Buffalo area, even though it is remote. We camped at Colden Lakes Campgrounds in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There are terrific restaurants within a 5 minute drive - gourmet food for a very reasonable price. And it is only a 15 minute drive to East Aurora NY, one of the nicest small town with lots of attractions and great food. There are several parks and hiking trails in the area.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Colden Lakes is an "OK" campground. The sites are very plain and have water, electric, and sewer. There is not much else beyond that as for amenities at the sites. The section that we were in had the sites on top of each other with about a 10 foot strip of grass between the sites. The premium sites that actually faced water were already taken up by the full timers. Many of those sites actually had wood decks built and sheds. The different sections have security gates for vehicles. In order to access your area, you need to have an electronic access card. You are required to pay a $20 deposit for the access card. The $20 is refunded when you turn in the card, providing there is someone there to take the card. We had to give it to the maintenance guy who gave us $20 out of his pocket so we could get on the road. The road to the campground is absolutely horrible. There are extremely steep hills to climb and descend. The roads are also in horrible condition deteriorating with numerous pot holes. We camped at Colden Lakes Campgrounds in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

This large campground has undergone some major improvements over the past couple of years. Although this park tends to cater more toward seasonals, there is a newer section to accommodate weekenders. However, the weekend sites tend to be very close together, so privacy at the sites is minimal. Also, the sites could use a little more grooming. We also noticed that many of the sites in the newer section are now also being rented out to more permanent, seasonal residents. This is reducing the amount of sites available to weekenders and travelers. The on-premises restaurant serves excellent food and offers live music on weekends. Swimming pool is great. Not much stock at the camp store. However, there is a large town (East Aurora) only about four miles away where you can get anything you might need. Overall, this is a nice campground. The reason that I gave it an (8) is because I felt the price is a little high for size of the sites. Nonetheless, we would stay there again. We camped at Colden Lakes Campgrounds in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This park has updated to 50amp full hookup sites, big rig pull through sites recently. They are open from May-Oct. There's a restaurant on the grounds along with small store that stocks every Friday. There's a large play area for baseball or frisbies and a small playground for the children. Everything is very clean and updated. We will stay again when coming through the area. We camped at Colden Lakes Campgrounds in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This is a decent park to stay in if in the Buffalo area. The surrounding area is very hilly, and I mean STEEP hills. If you are going to stay at Colden Lakes, be sure to come in FROM the east, not from the west off 219. The grades from the west are a challenge in a car, much less an RV. Other than the terrain, the park is pretty nice. The manager was very helpful. Most of their tenants are seasonal but there is a new area with FHU and pull-through sites that works for those of us just passing through. The grass hasn't established yet on those spaces though, so much of your yard will be straw. You will be out in the boonies (which we liked). This park has it's own restaurant/bar, which is good, because it's a long way to anything else. The food is excellent and the prices very reasonable. It was a wonderful convenience. There is no cable TV; we were able to pick up CBS and ABC off air. No Wi-Fi, but our Verizon aircard and our Verizon cell phones worked fine. If in this area again, we'd definitely come back. We camped at Colden Lakes Campgrounds in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2005 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

This campground is slightly run down and in need of maintenence in several areas. They do have a nice restaurant and lounge that serves great food and is clean. Off of the restaurant, they have a nice big deck overlooking one of the lakes. They also have a nice banquet hall for group functions. There is a nice new swimming pool for campers use. There is also a softball diamond and three picnic pavillions avaiable for group use. There is also a small playground. The biggest detriment to this campground is that there is absolutely no water activities (other than fishing) allowed on any of the four lakes within the campground! No swimming, boating etc. The water in the lakes seemed somewhat stagnet, probably from lack of use. To get to the weekend sites, you have to drive across a narrow causeway between two of the lakes. This can be tricky in a motorhome or any larger rig, especially at night. One false move, and you could be down an embankment and into the water. The sites are spacious and clean and relatively quiet. We did have a problem with one overnighter in a beat up motorhome that insisted on staying up with a couple of friends drinking themselves into a stupor around the campfire and being somewhat noisy until dawn. We advised the management but aren't sure if any action was taken. The noisy party left the next day anyway. It seems that rule enforcement could be handled a little better by the management. The dumpster was overflowing trash onto the ground and the insects around it were unbearable. This campground seems to be geared more towards seasonal sites and longer term occupants. There are very few weekend/overnight sites. This is an OK campground for an overnight or short weekend stay. There isn't much to do for kids other than fishing or swimming. Now that we know what to expect, we would go back if only for a quick weekend getaway. We camped at Colden Lakes Campgrounds in a Motorhome.

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