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Long Point State Park - Finger Lakes

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Address
2063 Lake Rd.
Aurora, NY 13026
Latitude 42.716545
Longitude -76.707024

Located on the east shore of Cayuga Lake just South of Aurora NY, in Finger Lakes Wine country, Long Point State Park provides a 4-lane boat launch, a modern playground, a swimming area with a swim-raft, picnic areas, fishing access, lake access, 4.5 miles of hiking trails, and spectacular sunsets over Cayuga Lake.

The easy access to the Cayuga Lake shore makes it popular for paddle-sports enthusiasts and fishermen alike. With a variety of habitats within the 296-acre park, including lake shore, grasslands, brush land, spruce plantations, intermittent creek ravine, and mature forests, Long Point is home to a variety of trees, flowering plants, birds, and wildlife which can be viewed from the hiking trails. In the winter Cross-country skiing and snow-shoeing are allowed on the hiking trails and unplowed roads.

The popular vacation rental at Long Point State Park is located right on the shore of Cayuga Lake, and is within 5 miles of a winery, an orchard, a brewery, Wells College, and the village of Aurora. Indoor cottage amenities include: a kitchen with a gas stove, refrigerator, coffee pot, toaster, microwave, and sink; a full bath; hot water; electricity; bedroom with double bed and dressers; main room with sleeper sofa, window air conditioner, furniture and dining table w/ chairs; and wood stove. Outdoor amenities include: boat dock; picnic table; fire ring and grill; and small lawn area. Bedding, dishes, cooking utensils, TV, internet, and phone are not provided.

Current Water Quality - Beach Results

 

Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 6 feet. Proof of rabies vaccination must be Veterinarian's certificate--the collar tag will not be accepted as proof. Pets are not allowed in bathing areas or playgrounds. For campers, if your site allows pets, there is a two-pet maximum.

Mailing Address
1686 State Route 38 Moravia, NY 13118

Hours of Operation

  • 2017 Swimming Season: June 11 - September 4, 11 am - 7 pm, weekends & holidays.
  • Cottage is available from 5/5 - 10/31.

    Seasonal rentals are:
    Mother's day to Memorial day, 2 night minimum.
    Memorial Day through Labor Day: Saturday -Saturday, one-week minimum reservation. 
    Labor day through Columbus day: 2 night minimum.

  • Deer, small game and waterfowl hunting is permitted in season.
  • Tent: Available for reservation 5/7 - 10/31

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.

  • Cottage
  • per week (Saturday - Saturday) - $575.00
    per night (two night minimum) - $143.74
    Out of state resident fee for cottage - additional per night $6.25
    Out of state resident fee for cottage - additional per week $25.00

  • Peddling Fee
  • $400
  • Vehicle Entry Fee
  • Cars: $7
    Non-commercial bus: $35
    Commercial bus: $75
    Seasonal bus permit: $75

    Charged:
    5/7 - 6/16: 8 AM - 6 PM, weekends & holidays
    6/19- 9/4: 8 AM - 6 PM, daily
    9/5 - 10/9: 8 AM - 6 PM, weekends & holidays

Deer (bow, shotgun & muzzleloading rifle), small game and waterfowl hunting is permitted in season. Please reference the NYS DEC Hunting and Trapping Guide for current dates and rules.

  • 2017-18 Hunting Schedule for Finger Lakes State Parks & Historic Sites
  • No gun hunting during the Columbus Day Youth Season.

*Special DEC permits for big and small game hunting are required from the check station at King Ferry (315-364-7777) from October 1 - January 15.

Safety zones and restricted areas are posted to ensure the safety of other park patrons and regional personnel. Signs will be posted at all parks during hunting season to notify patrons of this activity. Handguns will not be permitted in any of the parks. No trapping is allowed.

Note: At Long Point State Park, tree stands must be removed daily.

For additional information, please contact Long Point State Park at: (315) 497-0130

Sat 05 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 5, 2018 09:00 AM
Long Point State Park - Finger Lakes
(315) 364-5637

Register: https://ptny.wufoo.com/forms/z1ieotgn1919ope/

Meeting location: Upper Parking Lot

Project Descriptions

Project 1: Trail Cleaning and maintenance. Work to widen hiking trails in various locations and to clean up winter damage. Make repairs to bridges as needed. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves, water, snack, loppers, pruners, shovels, work gloves

Project 2: Spread Wood chips on Playground. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves, water, snack, Pitch forks, Shovels

Project 3: Picnic Table assembly, Assemble new picnic tables from kits. All ages welcome. Please bring water and snack

We can accommodate: Large groups, Small Groups, College student groups, Boy or Girl Scouts

For questions about this event:
Call: 315-497-0130
Email: jeff.zaia@parks.ny.gov

Registration: Required
Sat 05 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 5, 2018 09:00 AM
Long Point State Park - Finger Lakes
(315) 497-0130

Register: https://ptny.wufoo.com/forms/z1ieotgn1919ope/

Meeting location: Upper Parking Lot

Project Descriptions

Project 1: Trail Cleaning and maintenance. Work to widen hiking trails in various locations and to clean up winter damage. Make repairs to bridges as needed. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves, water, snack, loppers, pruners, shovels, work gloves

Project 2: Spread Wood chips on Playground. All ages welcome. Please bring garden gloves, water, snack, Pitch forks, Shovels

Project 3: Picnic Table assembly, Assemble new picnic tables from kits. All ages welcome. Please bring water and snack

We can accommodate: Large groups, Small Groups, College student groups, Boy or Girl Scouts

For questions about this event:
Call: 315-497-0130
Email: jeff.zaia@parks.ny.gov

Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Launches
  • Cottages
  • Grills
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Powerboats
  • Swimming Beach
  • Activities
  • Fishing (Accessible)
  • Hiking
  • Hunting