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Clark Reservation State Park

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Address
6105 East Seneca Turnpike
Jamesville, NY 13078
Latitude 42.992954
Longitude -76.094734

Clark Reservation State Park is a geologic wonder of the last ice age and a botanist's paradise. The park's natural features include rugged cliffs and rocky outcrops, woodland and meadow, a wetland and a glacial plunge basin lake in which the surface waters and bottom waters do not mix. Fishermen can catch pickerel, bullheads, and sunfish; while birdwatchers may observe cedar waxwings, kingfishers and woodpeckers. The Nature Center is open seasonally from mid-May through Labor Day.  Guided nature walks leave from the Nature Center building, which also offers numerous exhibits. Hikers may choose from five trails, including the cliff trail, which has a ledge overlook 175 feet above the water.

Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals).

Hours of Operation

  • Open year-round, 7:00 am - Sunset
  • Shelters Rentals:
    Available mid-May to Columbus Day, 9 am - sunset.  Call the park to reserve.

    Large Shelter, Capacity 100
    Small Shelter, Capacity 25

  • Park Office Hours:
    Monday through Friday, 8 am - 4 pm

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 easy-to-use Empire Pass card is $80- and 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. Purchase online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

  • Shelter Rentals
  • Large Shelter (capacity 100):
       - Weekdays:  $100
       - Weekends/Holidays:   $200
    Small Shelter (capacity 25):
       - Weekdays:  $75
       - Weekends/Holidays:  $100
  • Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • (weekends & holidays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day)
    Passenger Vehicle Fee: $5
    Non-Commercial Bus Fee: $35
    Commercial Bus Fee: $75
    Seasonal Bus Permit: $75

Maps

Digital Maps

New! Download this park's digital map to your iOS Apple and Android device.

Sat 04 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clark Reservation State Park
(315) 492-1756

Register
Start time: 10am
End time: 12pm

Meeting Location: Small Pavilion. Ages: All ages welcome

Volunteer Project: Please join us for a Nature Center spring clean! We'll be doing some trail clean-up/maintenance as well as some gardening. Please bring: Garden Gloves

We can accommodate: Small groups, college student groups, Boy or Girl Scouts. Questions? Call: 315-415-8377 Email: Trsmzc@yahoo.com

Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Nature Trails
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Activities
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Recreation Programs