Higley Flow State Park RV & Campground Guide

New York

Higley Flow State Park

is located near the township of Colton in St. Lawrence County. Nestled in the Adirondack foothills, this 1,115-acre park is situated between Warm Creek Flow and Higley Flow. If you want to enjoy some water activities, then this is the right spot for you. You can also hike and camp throughout this park. While this state park is known for its summertime activities, there are plenty of recreational opportunities in the winter. You should plan for the temperatures to reach the upper 70s in the summer and dip down to the single digits during the winter.

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Weather
Spring 30-51 F
Summer 56-77 F
Fall 35-56 F
Winter 3-24 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Higley Flow State Park

The scenic river in Higley Flow State Park is the perfect spot for fishing or canoeing. If you have an RV, many locations offer clean and comfortable accommodations for the night. If you need to rent an RV, you're in luck as RVshare can help you find the right vehicle for your vacation. When you're ready to travel the open road, make sure to check out RV rentals near Colton, NY.

Higley Flow State Park Campground

If you want to stay in the park, there are a few spots for your RV at Higley Flow State Park. You can reserve one of the 128 campsites at this location. Many of them can accommodate a rig up to 40 feet long. The park has a beach, and some sites offer boat-launch access. While you're there, you can enjoy the picnic area, playground and nature trail. For added peace of mind, this state park also has 24-hour security.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Dump station, showers and fireplaces

Jellybeans Riverside Campground

Jellybeans Riverside Campground has 65 shaded campsites. At each site, you can eat your meals at the picnic tables as you enjoy a view of the St. Regis River. These sites can accommodate RVs up to 40 feet long. If you need a full hookup, there are 40 sites with 30/50-amp electricity, sewer, and water. You can even book a log cabin for some more room. It will cost $35 per night at this RV campground.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes (limited access)
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Clubhouse, playground, and mini-golf course

Babbling Brook RV Park

At Babbling Brook RV Park, you can rent an RV site by the night, week, month, or season. There are 57 RV sites with plenty of space between the shade trees. These sites can be hooked up to clean water, electrical service, and sewer. If you want riverside camping, then 27 sites can accommodate your travel needs. This location offers plenty of amenities, including an event stage, pavilion, modern laundry facilities, and volleyball courts. If you want to rent a space at this campground, the rates range from $38 to $40 per night.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Dog park, extra vehicle parking lot, and cabins

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What to Do at
Higley Flow State Park

Inside Higley Flow State Park

Higley Flow State Park is the ideal spot for water sports and activities. Swimming, boating, kayaking, and fishing are some of the most popular summer activities. Along with that, you can take the Beaver Pond Nature Trail to see six distinct habitats in this state park. Those hiking trails will double as cross-country ski trails in the winter.

Outside Higley Flow State Park

After a fun day in Higley Flow State Park, you might want to head into the local towns. You can find plenty of spots to grab a meal or stock up your rig. There are also a few attractions that you will not want to miss on your next vacation.

Restaurants

Robideau's Mahogany Ridge Bar and Grill

This eatery serves up traditional American fare. Since 2015, the restaurant has been serving the local community. Robideau's Mahogany Ridge Bar and Grill offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner selections. You can find everything from cheeseburgers to sea scallops on the menu. When you head to this spot, you might even catch one of the local musicians performing for the diners.

Type: American

Location: 3927 NY-56, South Colton, NY 13687

Jake's on the Water

Jake's on the Water is a great restaurant in the Potsdam area. You can enjoy contemporary cuisine in a beautiful waterfront setting. This restaurant is a proud supporter of the local farming community, and you'll see many dishes inspired by seasonal ingredients. Meals can be enjoyed on the outdoor deck or in the dining room.

Type: American

Location: 5726 NY-56, Potsdam, NY 13676

3 Bears Gluten Free Bakery and Cafe

This bakery is located in the downtown area of Potsdam. If you need a gluten-free snack, then you'll want to add this spot to your itinerary. 3 Bears Gluten Free Bakery and Cafe offers cookies, cupcakes, breads, and brownies. Along with these treats, they also serve up breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes. All the menu items are made fresh to order.

Type: American, Bakery

Location: 51 Market St, Potsdam, NY 13676

Shopping

Boyce's General Store

If you want to grab a few items for your next picnic, then you may want to head over to Boyce's General Store. This location is the perfect spot to purchase a deli sandwich or stock up on a couple of essentials for your trip. From hardware to grocery items, Boyce's General Store carries a little bit of everything.

Location: NY-56, Colton, NY 13625

Dollar General

Colton is home to the discount Dollar General store. You can find a wide range of beauty products, household goods, and groceries at this location. If you want to save some money on your shopping trip, make sure to sign up for their digital coupons.

Location: 4906 NY-56, Colton, NY 13625

Save a Lot

Save a Lot is another discount supermarket chain in the area. They carry everything from groceries to home goods and have a large selection of meats, produce, dairy, and seafood. There are even grab-and-go items from the deli and salad bar. If you need to stock up, this store does offer weekly specials on items.

Location: 5933 US-11, Canton, NY 13617

Sightseeing

Stone Valley Trails

If you want to hike throughout the region, then visit the Stone Valley Trails. This trail system will take you over the tree plantations and woodlands. With over 12 miles of trails, you can see different types of plants, birds, and wildlife on this hike. For those who want a less rigorous walk, then the Northeast Trail Head to Cathedral Grove is your best option. At this spot, you'll see the O'Malley Brook flow through the groves as it tumbles into the Raquette River.

Location: Colton, NY 13625

The Wild Center

The Wild Center was once called the Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks. Located in Tupper Lake, this natural history center is in the middle of Adirondack Park. The center is a great place to learn about local animals and plants in the area. There are several science-based programs presented by the center throughout the year.

Location: 45 Museum Dr, Tupper Lake, NY 12986

Boldt Castle & Boldt Yacht House

Located in the Thousand Islands region of the state, Boldt Castle is a major landmark and tourist attraction that you can visit from mid-May to mid-October. Millionaire hotel magnate George C. Boldt once owned this summer home. Today, you can explore the house and grounds to marvel at the beauty of this impressive estate.

Location: 1 Heart Island, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

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How to Get to
Higley Flow State Park

By Car

Higley Flow State Park is a 20-minute journey from Potsdam. Take New York State Road 56 (NY-56) south to Cold Brook Road. Once you reach that road, you need to take a right. You'll follow Cold Brook Road into this state park.


Entering Higley Flow State Park

Higley Flow State Park is open throughout the year. From May to September, there are fees to enter the park.

Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $6

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