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Chautauqua Lake KOA

Dewittville, New York


5652 Thumb Road
Dewittville, New York 14728
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 200
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 42.22824
Longitude: -79.42958

Elevation: 1457' (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 yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf yes
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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6 Reviews

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2009 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

The owner of this camp has a personality issue. WOW the best part of this weekend was when we aproached the gate to leave. All reviews point towards this. They only cater to the overpriced seasonals, and treat the weekend warriors like garbage. Will not stay again, there are too many nice campgrounds and only a few nice weekends a year so don't waste them here. We camped at Chautauqua Lake KOA in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2009 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

After two phone calls to this campground, one to make a reservation and one to re-book it, we decided to suck up the $39 and camp anywhere else. Why are these people in the hospitality business? I have never talked with a nastier person in a campground. When I called to make a reservation the woman on the phone told me she couldn't make a reservation over the phone, that I would have to e-mail. She relented, but then told me she couldn't send me a confirmation because she couldn't do e-mail. Later that day I received an e-mail telling me she couldn't e-mail me. Huh? And all of it very nasty. When we needed to re-book because of some trouble with our rig she was even nastier. I'll spare you the details of that encounter. We don't care how nice this campground is... it could be inside the Pearly Gates, but we will never camp here. We camped at Chautauqua Lake KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2007 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

This place had way too many rules. When inquiring for space for 12 families, they should tell us this is not a place for groups. We have been camping as a group for 11 years now, and this is the first place we were told to be quiet. In the evening is understandable, but being told this at 3pm is a bit ridiculous. My son, who is twice the size of me, was also told he could not use the bathroom by himself, after 10pm, because we don't know who is lurking in the woods. He is of "legal age" to babysit other children and should be able to us the bathroom on his own. We, our group, will not be coming back, and we will discourage anybody else we know, not to come here! We camped at Chautauqua Lake KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2007 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

Beautiful campground. But the bathrooms and the showers were dirty. We had a group of 12 families and on an afternoon we were told that while playing a bean bag toss game that we were too loud. A large group of 24 adults and 15 children in any given one area, will make noise. I should not say noise, laughter. The pool was warm but dirty, one guest found a nail in the pool. Owner was very rude and nasty. We all understand that rules are necessary but at least use a little tact while enforcing them. I don't need to be told many times that the owner is a school teacher, we were not one of her students. Would love to go back once the campground changes ownership. We camped at Chautauqua Lake KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2005 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

I just have to say that this was a nice campground however, it definitely was not ON the lake, try four miles away. It definitely was not meant for the weekender. The owners make it quite clear that they are not interested in dealing with or having weekenders there or children for that matter. They were rude and mean to us throughout our stay this past labor day weekend 05. They never once ran any type of activities so as far as some of the other reviews that were made in the past...none of those positive things are going on now. However all of the negative things that were said in the above reviews in that past, are still holding true. ALL OF IT!!!! All of those things happened with us and the owners. We went with seven families and rented seven sites plus a cottage rental and a lux Cabin. You would think the owners would have been a little bit hospitable to us. Not one bit. We understood that there were plenty of rules, policies and everything else that this Owner wanted to make sure that we knew of. However it was her approach and the way she talked to all of us and the kids that was not acceptable nor should we have tolerated it but we did for the sake of our children not seeing us get upset with an angry old women. The owners clearly are there for there seasonal money and as far as the weekender that is just side money and your just paying someone to be rude to you! Please if you are considering going to this campsite, DON'T waste your money! I am telling you those things written above complementing the place were definitely written either by seasonal or relatives/employee of the campsite. We camped at Chautauqua Lake KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
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Date of Stay: September, 2005 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

They are not driven towards families or kids at all. They are very protective of the campground and did very little other than remind you of the rules. Adult supervision was required even for the kids to use the restrooms after dark. They are not weekender friendly I will not go there again. We had 7 families there over a labor day weekend. I never met such unfriendly hosts. We camped at Chautauqua Lake KOA in a Motorhome.

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