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Macomb Reservation State Park

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201 Campsite Road
Schuyler Falls, NY 12985
Latitude 44.621754
Longitude -73.609131

Macomb Reservation State Park lies just outside the Adirondack Park along the Salmon River's course toward Lake Champlain. Surrounded by state land, the park has a wilderness atmosphere. Visitors can use non-motorized boats and fish in Davis pond or the Salmon River. The park has playing fields, a picnic area, a self-guided nature trail, a hiking trail, electric and non-electric wooded campsites. Winter activities include ice skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.


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

  • The park opens in mid May and closes after Labor Day.
  • 2017 Swimming Season: 6/24 - 9/4; 11 am - 7 pm.
  • 2017 Camping/Cabin Season: 5/27 - 9/4
  • Shelter Rentals (2): 5/27 - 9/4; by permit

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.

  • Beach
  • Day Use (Peak) $7
    After 4 PM $5

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

  • Camping
  • $15-$25/night

    *Additional $5/night for non-NYS residents
  • Shelter Reservation Fee
  • $50 (By Permit)
  • Vehicle Entry Fee
  • Day Use (Peak) $7
    After 4 PM $5
    Day Use (NonPeak) $6
    After 4 PM $4

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

    Camping Toll Booth:
    Opening to Closing: 8AM to 12AM
    Day-Use Toll Booth Hours:
    Opening to Closing:(Pay Station to be installed in 2015)


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 24 Jun
Ducks: Dabblers and Divers Day
Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Macomb Reservation State Park
(518) 643-9952

Macomb Reservation State Park is home to different species of ducks! Join Grace Mayhew, park naturalist, to explore how these ducks feed in the pond ecosystem, and what makes them unique. We'll begin in the nature center, (recreation hall), located on the day-use side of the park for a quick introduction on waterfowl.Naturalist's Notes - June 2017 This month's topic: OrnithologyThen take a walk around the trails to observe the wetland ecosystem, and hopefully see some ducks! This is a light walk appropriate for all ages! Please bring binoculars (the park can provide a few pairs), water bottle, sunscreen, and appropriate footwear.

Wed 28 Jun
Make Your Own Bird Feeder!
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Macomb Reservation State Park
(518) 643-9952

Join our naturalist at the nature center (recreation hall) on the day-use side of the park. The activity is to make a bird feeder out of recycled materials. Participants are asked to bring a recycled milk or juice carton; all other supplies will be provided. For all ages!

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Rentals
  • Camper Recreation (Accessible)
  • Campsites
  • Dumping Stations
  • Grills
  • Nature Trails
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Playing Fields
  • Showers (Accessible)
  • Swimming Beach
  • Tent/Trailer Sites (Accessible)
  • Activities
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Recreation Programs (Accessible)
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing Trails
  • X-Country Skiing