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Lake Tiorati Beach - Harriman State Park

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Starting in the 2017 boating season, the Island Pond key will only be sold from the second weekend in March to April 1st

3200 Seven Lakes Drive
Southfields, NY 10975
Latitude 41.263588832499998
Longitude -74.085191616299994

Lake Tiorati was formed by clearing swampland in Harriman State Park and constructing a concrete dam to make two ponds into one large lake. Surrounded by meadows and rolling, wooded hills, the park offers excellent swimming, fishing, boating and picnicking. In winter, if conditions allow, the lake is used for ice fishing. The pioneer campsites near the lake may be used by bonafide groups.

Scout camping is available.

Biking - Helmets required.

Fishing - NYS fishing license required.

Launch Site - Boat permit and key required.

Group camping is available.


Current Water Quality - Beach Results



Dogs only, must be on a leash not more than 6 feet at all times. Not allowed in buildings or beach/bathing areas. Must display rabies tag. Not permitted in the following areas of Harriman State Park: Beaver Pond Campground, Welch Beach, Sebago Cabins.

Mailing Address
Palisades Interstate Park CommissionBear Mountain, NY 10911

Hours of Operation

  • Open year round - dawn to dusk, seven days a week.

    Office Hours – 8:00AM to 4:00PM, seven days a week.
    *Office is Closed on Holidays*

    *Please note, buses are no longer accepted at this facility.

  • Ice Skating available in season
  • Pioneer Camping season: 4/14/17 - 10/9/17
    Boating season: April 1 - Nov. 30

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

The Empire Pass -- whether a card for $80 or a vehicle-affixed decal for $65 -- is your key to all-season enjoyment with unlimited day-use entry at most facilities operated by State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Apply online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

  • Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • Swimming Season
    $10/car parking fee (cash only) applied from 8:00AM to 4:00PM on following dates:

    5/28 – 6/19
    8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, weekends and holidays, only

    6/20 – 8/19
    8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, weekdays
    7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, weekends and holidays

    8/20 – 9/5
    7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, weekends and holidays, only

  • Boating
  • PIPC Permit - $30
    Sterling Forest Boat Permit - $15
    Tiorati/Welch Key - $15
    Island Pond Key - $15

    Cash only

  • Pioneer Camping
  • Tiorati Plateau - $15/site/night
    Cedar Pond - $37.50/site/night

    Cash only.

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Launches
  • Food
  • Grills
  • Group Camping * Organizations only (i.e. Churches, Schools, Scout troops). Please call (845) 429-8257 for reservations.
  • Picnic Tables
  • Showers
  • Swimming Beach
  • Activities
  • Fishing (Accessible)
  • Hiking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Ice Skating