Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Canoe-Picnic Point State Park

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36661 Cedar Point State Park Drive
Clayton, NY 13624
Latitude 44.303235192800003
Longitude -76.074361520400004

Canoe-Picnic Point State Park is only reachable by boat, offering a quiet camping experience in a wooded area with plenty of dock space available. Just south of the camping area is Picnic Point, a picnic ground with a beautiful picnic gazebo, shore dinner cooking facility and dockage. The fishing is excellent.

Access By Boat Only: Boat rentals are available nearby, call the park for information.

Pavilion Information
Canoe Point has one gazebo. The day use price is $50 and can accommodate up to 30 people. Check availability at

Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are allowed in campsites and 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 during the summer.
  • 2021 Camping/Cabin Season: 5/28 - 9/5
    Boat Dockage: 5/28 - 9/5
    Shelter Reservations: 5/28 - 9/5, by permit.

    *Please note within the camping season time frame, some loops/sites may open later or close earlier. For more details, please call or visit
  • 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 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.

  • Vehicle Entry Fee
  • Day Use $6

    Toll Booth Hours
    5/28/21 - 6/19/21 (Weekdays 7:30 - 3:00 pm)
    6/20/21 - 9/5/21 (Weekdays 7:30 - 3:00 pm) (Weekends/Holidays 7:30 - 6:30 pm)

  • Boat Dockage
  • Overnight $19 (prime)

    Weekend/Hol $4
    Out-of-State $5

  • Camping
  • Campsites:

    *Additional $5/night for non-NYS residents

    Weekly: $294
    daily rate is 1/4 the weekly charge

    Non-NYS Residents: $28/week
    Non-NYS Residents: $7/day


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

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Campsites, Cabins & Lodging (Accessible) * (Tents)
  • Dockage
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Pavilions and Shelter Rentals
  • Showers