Company bringing fully outfitted campsites to NY state parks
Scott Bay is reporting for Travel and Leisure the rental site for fully equipped camping, Tentrr [dot] com has established 45 new campsites at four New York State Parks in the Hudson Valley. The sites are located at Harriman State Park, in Rockland and Orange counties; Taconic State Park, in Columbia and Dutchess counties; Lake Taghkanic State Park in Columbia County; and Mills-Norrie State Park, in Dutchess County. The camps include a 10-foot by 12-foot, canvas-walled tent on a raised platform. They are outfitted with a queen-sized bed and memory foam mattress, a propane heating source, a solar-powered shower, a camp toilet, water container, Adirondack chairs, a fire pit, grill, and a picnic table with storage and benches. All items are set up and ready to use. No electricity is available at the site. Visitors must bring their own food, firewood and bedding. It is leave no trace camping — anything brought in must be carried out. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said, "These new camping sites represent New York state's commitment to creating new and fun ways to promote healthy outdoor recreation as well as boost local tourism." Reservations are now available at tentrr [dot] com. A portion of all camping fees will go toward the maintenance and stewardship of the state parks. Read the full story at travelandleisure [dot] com.