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Newcomb Campus
Camping in Huntington Wildlife Forest

group of studentsCamping on HWF requires permission of a Newcomb Campus Staff member, and reservation with the Guest Services Manager. Camping is only allowed on Catlin Lake at 1) Birch Point lean-to and 2) designated tent sites at Sabattis Pass. Housing fees will be applied to the use of these sites when appropriate.


  • Users are responsible for providing their own firewood.
  • No collecting or cutting of wood at the designated sites.
  • Fires are to be of reasonable size (no bonfires) and contained within the established fire ring/fireplace.
  • Do not re-build or "adjust" the fire ring.
  • Outhouses are to be utilized during the stay.
  • Food will be appropriately stored to avoid wildlife conflicts.
  • Educational groups camping on the property must have on-site supervision.
  • All Newcomb Campus policies apply when using these sites (i.e., alcohol, dogs, firearms)

Sabattis Pass

  • Camping is restricted to designated tent sites only.
  • Campfires are only allowed in the group fire ring located at Sabattis Pass cabin.
  • The cabin is not for overnight camping but can be used as a shelter in hazardous weather.

Birch Point Lean-to

  • Group size is limited to 6 people.
  • Campfires are only allowed in the fireplace.