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Resort Opening Dates

KOA Campground
April 5th, 2024
Herkimer Diamond Mines
April 6th, 2024
Miners’ Table
June 6th, 2024

Resort Schedule

KOA Store

April 5th – May 23

Mon – Thurs 10am – 5pm

Friday – Sunday 8am – 8pm

May 28 – June 16

Mon – Thurs 10am – 6pm

Fri – Sun 8am – 8pm

June 17 – September 9

Daily 8am – 10pm

September 9 – October 9

Mon – Thurs 10am – 6pm 

Fri – Sun – 8am – 8pm

October 9 – 31

Mon – Thurs – 10am – 5pm

Fri – Sun –  10am – 8pm

Trading Post

April – Memorial Day

Daily 9am – 5pm

Memorial Day- Labor Day

Sun – Thu – 9am – 5pm

Fri & Sat – 9am – 6pm 

Labor Day – November

Daily 9am – 5pm

Mining Area

April 6th – October 31st

9am – 5pm

Miners’ Table

June 6th  – Labor Day

Thurs – Sat Evenings


Memorial Day – Labor Day Daily, Evenings

The Garden

Mother’s Day Weekend

Thurs – Sat evenings


Memorial Day – Labor Day

Daily Evenings

Canteen Cafe

April – Labor Day

Thu – Sat 11am – 3pm

June 6th – Labor Day

Daily 11am – 3pm

Themed Weekends & Events 2024

April 5th – First Crack – Be the first to dig at our freshly excavated mine! This is the best time to mine with the best odds of leaving with a huge haul! Lunch is included and spots are limited! More info coming soon!

April 5th – First Day of Camping – The KOA Campground’s first day open!

April 6th – Mines Open – The Herkimer Diamond Mines first day open to the public! This includes our gift shop, the Trading Post.

May 11th – Care Kamp Weekend – Stay with us on May 10th – 11th and a portion of the site cost will be donated to the KOA Care Camps!

May 12th – Mother’s Day Brunch – More information coming soon.

May 25th – Celebrating Our Patriotism Themed Weekend – Celebrate the weekend with us by attending one of our many patriotic themed activities on the campground! Partake in our costume contests or site decorating contests for even more excitement!

June 14th – Float with us Father’s Day Weekend – Join us in honoring fathers with a weekend filled with riverside relaxation. Float along the serene waters, enjoy family bonding, and create lasting memories.

June 21st – Schools Out for Summer Extravaganza Themed Weekend – School’s out, and the fun is in! Kick off summer the right way!. Dive into a whirlwind of activities like games and dance parties, celebrating the freedom of summer break.

July 4th – Party in the U.S.A. Themed Weekend – Embrace the spirit of independence with a star-spangled celebration. Enjoy patriotic themed activities, our bounce house, waterslide and more!

July 8th – Rock, Gem & STEAM Camp Week 1 – Enlist your budding geologist in one of our RGS Camp weeks, offering 3 full days of distinctive learning and fun. Enhance your visit with lodge accommodations, allowing you to unwind while they expand their knowledge! For additional details and information about other available weeks for this program, please visit our website.

August 1st – Hawaiian Luau Themed Weekend – Aloha! Get ready for a tropical getaway without leaving the campground. Hula your way into a weekend of leis, fruity drinks, and vibrant Hawaiian festivities. Partake site decorating contests for even more fun!

August 23rd – Jurassic Themed Weekend – Unearth the adventurer in you! Roar into a prehistoric world filled with dino-mite activities, fossil hunts, and plenty of rawr-some fun for all ages.

August 28th – Haunted Herkimer Halloween Themed Weekend – Christmas in July? How about Halloween in August! Embrace the spooktacular spirit of Halloween. Trick or treat through the campground and take part in hauntingly delightful activities. Join our costume contest or site decorating contest to elevate the thrill@

September 6th – VKR Reward Card Weekend – A special weekend dedicated to our valued VKR members! Members who camp with us this weekend will camp for free Saturday the 7th!

October 11th – Fall Harvest Festival Themed Weekend – Welcome autumn’s arrival with a bounty of seasonal delights. There will be a cornucopia of fall-themed festivities!

October 22nd – Scout BSA Geology Merit Badge – Participate in our exclusive event designed for troops to meet the requirements essential for earning the Geology Merit Badge.

October 23rd – Scout BSA Mining in Society Merit Badge – For those who have already earned the Geology Merit Badge in any prior year, expand your badge achievements with our newly introduced program. Two unique  badges in one weekend, you don’t want to miss this!