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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.

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 areas. For campers, if your site allows pets, there is a two-pet maximum.

Hours of Operation

  • Open during the summer.
  • 2019 Camping/Cabin Season: 5/24 - 9/2
    Boat Dockage: 5/24 - 9/2
    Shelter Reservations: 5/24 - 9/2, 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.

  • Boat Dockage
  • Overnight $19 (prime)

    Weekend/Hol $4
    Out-of-State $5
    Day Use $6
    After 4PM $4

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

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

  • Camping
  • $23/night

    *Additional $5/night for non-NYS residents

  • Shelter Reservation Fee
  • $50
  • Vehicle Entry Fee
  • Day Use $6
    After 4PM $4

    Toll Booth Hours
    5/24/19 – 6/20/19 (Weekdays 7:30 – 3:00 pm)
    6/21/19 – 9/2/19 (Weekdays 7:30 – 3:00 pm) (Weekends/Holidays 7:30 – 6:30 pm)



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, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Cabins (Accessible)
  • Campsites * (Tents)
  • Dockage
  • Grills
  • Nature Trails
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Powerboats
  • Showers
  • Activities
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting