Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort - Current Opening Status

In an effort to offer a place to stay, relax and dine while following New York State regulations,
some amenities may not be open.

Diamond Mines
• Currently not open to the general public   
• Only open for registered guests of KOA

Now Open:
Miners’ Table Restaurant
• Open Wed-Sat, 12-8pm, Curbside take-out - 315-891-3463

KOA Store
• 2 guests allowed in the store at a time
• Delivery service available


KOA Lodging and RV Sites
• All lodging with self-contained restrooms
• RVs with self-contained restrooms
• No outside visitors allowed at the KOA

Currently Closed:
• All Bath Houses
• All Tent Sites
• KOA Pavilion
• Playground
• Dog Park
• Laundry Room
• Lodging without self contained restrooms


As the Mohawk Valley Region of New York State moves forward with the phases of re-opening, we will update our plans for re-opening.

Welcome to the Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort! 

Visit us and prospect for your own Herkimer Diamonds,  stay with us at our award-winning KOA Resort, enjoy a wood fired pizza at the Miners' Table or shop for Herkimer Diamond jewelry at our online store!
The prospects are endless...

Closed for the winter! Reopening April 10th, 2020!

Visit us in 2020 and check out Miners' Village at the Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort featuring a new registration center, cafe' and education center, along with a reclaimed 1861 special events barn!

Unique KOA Resort

​​​Stay in a tree house or an astronomy cabin with a high-powered telescope on an elevated deck! Along with a wide variety of lodging and camping options, our beautiful facility borders the West Canada Creek. This offers our guests world class trout fishing, tubing, and other recreational activities right on the property! Take a swim in in our sparkling diamond pool, or play a round of frisbee golf! ​We also offer a fully stocked camp store for your convenience.

​Herkimer Diamond Mines

​Directly across from the KOA Resort is the World Famous Herkimer Diamond Mines. They’re beautiful, fun to find and the whole family can dig for them. Actually quartz crystals, the stones were faceted by nature half a billion years ago. ​You keep everything you find, so grab your goggles and hammer and start digging for diamonds!

Dining Opportunities

​Grab a bite to eat at our on site dining options including The Canteen Cafe', Prospector's Pavilion or ​Miners' Table restaurant. We offer variety of ​delicious choices and convenience, including wood fired pizza delivery to your camp site on select evenings!

​​R​ock, Gem and STEM Camp!

​​​​​​​​​​Our popular Rock​, Gem and STEM Camps are filling up fast! Our campers come from near and far to participate in a "one of a kind" camping experience. ​Online registration