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Cedar Point State Park

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36661 Cedar Point State Park Drive
Clayton, NY 13624
Latitude 44.200558
Longitude -76.191666

Cedar Point State Park, one of the oldest state parks in New York, is a popular spot, offering excellent camping, fishing, boating and swimming. The beach is sheltered and sandy, there are docks for boats, a fishing pier and picnic grounds. From the overlook area, visitors can watch ocean-going freighters pass by.


Current Water Quality - Beach Results


Must have proof of current rabies vaccination - certificate inoculation or dated collar tag. Household pets only, caged or on a leash, not more than 6 feet. Not permitted in picnic or bathing areas. For campers, if your site allows pets, there is a two-pet maximum.

Hours of Operation

  • 2016 Swimming Season: 6/25 - 9/5, 11 am - 7 pm.
  • 2016 Camping/Cabin Season: 5/6 - 10/10
  • Boat Rental: 5/6 - 10/10
  • Open from early May through Columbus Day.
  • Waterfowl hunting is permitted in season.

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 Use Fee (Includes Picnic & Beach Areas)
  • Day Use (Peak): $7
    After 4 PM: $5
    Day Use (NonPeak): $6
    After 4 PM: $4

    Bus Use (Daily):
    Commercial $75
    Non Profit $35

    Toll Booth Hours:
    Opening - 5/19: 8AM to 4PM
    5/20 - 5/23: 8AM to 9PM
    Weekdays: 5/24 - 6/16: 8AM to 4PM
    Weekends: 5/24 - 6/16: 8AM to 8PM
    6/17 - 9/4 8AM to 9PM
    Weekdays: 9/5 - Close 8AM to 4PM
    Weekends: 8AM to 6PM

  • Campsites
  • $18-$34/night

    *Additional $5/night for non-NYS residents
  • Boat Dockage
  • Day use (peak) - $7
    Day use (non-peak) - $6
    Campers - $12
    Overnight - $19 (prime)

  • Seasonal Boat Dockage
  • $800/season (May 1st - Columbus Day)

  • Boat Rentals
  • 14 foot/15HP (1/2 Day - $30; Full Day - $50; Week - $250)

  • Shelter Areas (2)
  • Half Day $30
    Full Day $50
    Week $250
    Reservation Fee $90/$50


Firewood source maps show a 50-mile radius from which untreated firewood may be moved to this campground. For more information see firewood restrictions.

Sat 06 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 6, 2017 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Cedar Point State Park
(315) 654-2522

Project/Event Description: Various projects consisting of any of the following: grounds maintenance (leaf removal), Beach cleanup, raking, picking up debris, planting various trees (Cedar and Apple trees), painting projects (picnic tables) and possible other maintenance type activities.

Meeting Location: Meet at The Recreation Hall to assign job tasks and meet team leaders. All ages welcome.


Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Launches
  • Boat Rentals
  • Camper Assistance Program
  • Camper Recreation (Accessible)
  • Campsites
  • Dockage
  • Dumping Stations
  • Grills
  • Marina
  • Marina Pump Out Stations
  • Pavilions (Accessible)
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Playing Fields
  • Powerboats
  • Showers (Accessible)
  • Swimming Beach
  • Tent/Trailer Sites (Accessible)
  • Activities
  • Fishing (Accessible)
  • Hunting
  • Recreation Programs (Accessible)