Directions to Camp Hilltop
Camp Hilltop is located at the western end of the beautiful Catskill Mountains. The rolling hills and green pastures make Camp Hilltop a perfect setting for a children’s camp. Hilltop is easily reached by NY Route 17. We are just 2 1/2 hours from New York City and 3 hours from Philadelphia.
We have provided written directions from the New York City, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Rochester area below. If you prefer, you can map out driving directions using Microsoft Map Point by clicking the map below.
Please note that if you are using any other directions website or a navigational system there is NOT one address for Camp Hilltop that works in all systems. The directions provided on our web site are the best way to get you to camp. Camp Hilltop’s mailing address does not work in most systems. If you would like to use another direction source please try the following addresses: 7825 Sands Creek Rd., 7825 CR-67 or 56 Sands Creek Rd., Hancock, NY 13783.
DIRECTIONS FROM NEW YORK CITY
Take the GW Bridge and stay in the right lane. Get on the Palisades Pkwy and follow to Exit 9W (NY Thruway). Follow NY Thruway to Exit 16 (Harriman). Get on 17 West and follow to Exit 87 (NOT 87A). At the end of the exit ramp make a right turn onto County Route 67/Sands Creek Road. Follow for 8 miles. You will see a large red barn on left and lake on right. Make a left turn into drive after the red barn. Welcome to Camp Hilltop!
DIRECTIONS FROM PHILADELPHIA AREA
Take the Northeast Extension to Exit 115 and get on Route 81 North. Take Route 81 North to Exit 187 (Route 6 East) Carbondale. It is also called the Governor Robert Casey Highway. Route 6 starts out as a 3-lane highway and goes down to a regular 2-lane road. Follow Route 6 to the first traffic light in Waymart. At the traffic light, make a left turn onto Route 296. Follow 296 to the stop sign — about 6 miles — and make a right onto Route 247. Follow 247 through two stop signs. — it is a long way between the two stop signs, you are not lost. At the third stop sign, make a right on Route 370. Follow 370 to the stop sign, about 15 miles. At the stop sign, make a left onto Rt. 191 and follow over the bridge and railroad tracks. Make a left after the tracks and follow around to the stop sign. You will see McDonalds. Make a left and follow for about ½ mile. Make a right on County Route 67/Sands Creek Road. Follow for 8 miles. You will see a large red barn on the left and a lake on the right. Make a left turn into the drive after the red barn. Welcome to Camp Hilltop!
DIRECTIONS FROM NEW JERSEY
Follow either Parkway North or Rt. 287 North to the end and get on the NY Thruway. Take NY Thruway to Exit 16 (Harriman). Get on Rt. 17 West and take to Exit 87, (NOT 87A). At the end of the exit ramp make a right turn onto County Route 67/Sands Creek Road. Follow for 8 miles. You will see a large red barn on the left and a lake on the right. Make a left turn into the drive after the red barn. Welcome to Camp Hilltop!
DIRECTIONS FROM ROCHESTER AREA
Follow Rt. 390 South to Rt. 17 East. Take Rt. 17 East to Exit 84. At the end of the exit ramp, make a left onto Route 8 & 10 (one in the same). Follow for 3 miles and make a right onto Route 10 at the blinking light. Follow Rt. 10 for 6 miles and make a right onto County Route 67, also a sign — Hancock 9 miles. Follow County Route 67 uphill one mile and down for 1/2 mile. Lake is on the left, a grey house and red barn on right. Make a right into the drive just before the barn. Welcome to Camp Hilltop!