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GREEN LAKES STATE PARK, NY

Green Lakes State Park's outstanding features are its two glacial lakes surrounded by upland forest. Both Round and Green Lakes are meromictic lakes, which means that there is no fall and spring mixing of surface and bottom waters. Such lakes have a high potential for evidence...
Status: Open through Sun Oct 12 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Apr 28 2015   Later Dates

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Each year the campground makes every effort to provide safe swimming opportunities by testing the water and by keeping the swimming areas staffed with lifeguards. Please be aware that if the safety of our swimmers is compromised, due to lack of lifeguard coverage or water quality issues, swimming will be prohibited and therefore cannot be a guaranteed activity. We apologize for this inconvenience as it may occur with little advance notice.

To insure fairness for all NY customers, any reservation with departure dates outside the 9-month Maximum Window can not be changed or cancelled until 18 days after the reservation was made.

  • Only 2 pets per site are permitted. Current rabies certificate required. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6ft at all times. Rabies Tag is not accepted for proof of inoculation.
  • When biking, children under 18 must wear a helmet.
  • There is a carry in, carry out policy in effect for garbage in the day use area.
  • Swimming is permitted from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Rowboat rentals run 11am to 7pm - Thursday through Monday. $5/hr with a $20 cash deposit.
  • Alcohol is permitted in certain areas, some restrictions apply.
  • You MUST be 21 years of age or older to reserve and occupy a cabin.
  • Smoking is not permitted in the cabins.
  • No private boats allowed on lakes.
  • Laundry facilities are located approximately 2 miles from the park.
  • If patron is unable to arrive on arrival date, call the park office directly to let them know.
  • DURING PEAK - Cabins are 7 or 14 day reservations and run Sat. to Sat. only! Peak is from the end of June to the end of August. Peak season: A person may be the primary site occupant for 14 total days of camping within a 16 day period. S/he must leave the park for 48 hours once they have stayed the maximum number of days allowed before beginning a new reservation.

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    Photo: GREEN LAKES STATE PARK
    Overview

    Description

    Green Lakes State Park's outstanding features are its two glacial lakes surrounded by upland forest. Both Round and Green Lakes are meromictic lakes, which means that there is no fall and spring mixing of surface and bottom waters. Such lakes have a high potential for evidence of ancient plant and animal life. Another special feature of the park is an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, where visitors can snowshoe in winter, and there are 10 miles of trails that cross-country skiers can use.

    Geography:

    Green Lakes State Park is located just east of the city of Syracuse, in upstate New York.

    Recreation:

    Park visitors enjoy biking, boating, fishing, golf, hiking, picnicking, camping, and wintertime cross-country skiing.

    Facilities:

    The park's facilities include a beach, rowboat rentals, cabins and campsites, food concessions, a golf course, trails, picnic tables and pavilions, a playground, showers, and dumping stations.

    Nearby Attractions:

    Old Erie Canal State Historic Park, Chittenango Falls State Park, Clark Reservation State Park, Verona Beach State Park, and Lorenzo State Historic Site are among the area's natural and historical attractions.

    Booking Window
    Tue Jul 29 2014 - Tue Apr 28 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 9 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates
    Green Lakes State Park is open from May 9 - October 12, 2014

    Season Schedule

    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Biking
    • Bird Watching
    • Comfort Station
    • Dump Station
    • First Aid Station
    • Fishing
    • Frizbee Golf
    • Golfing
    • Handicap Access
    • Hiking
    • Hot Showers
    • Interpretive Center
    • Interpretive Programs
    • Parking
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Tables
    • Picnicking
    • Playground
    • Row Boat Rental
    • Showers
    • Swimming - Beach
    • Telephone
    Within 10 Miles
    • Baseball/Softball
    • Convenience Store
    • Culture
    • Mall
    • Museum
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    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    43.04833, -75.97139
    43°2'54"N, 75°58'17"W

    From New York, Albany: Thruway (I-90) west to Exit 34A (I-481 south); Exit 5E (Kirkville Rd. East). Follow Kirkville Rd. Right on Fremont Rd.; left on NYS 290. Follow signs to park. From Buffalo, Rochester: Thruway (I-90) East to Exit 34A(I-481 South); Exit 5E (Kirkville Rd. East). Follow Kirkville Rd. Right on Fremont Rd.; left on NYS 290. Follow signs to park. 315-637-6111
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    GREEN LAKES STATE PARK
    7900 GREEN LAKES ROAD
    FAYETTEVILLE  NY  13066

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (315)637-6111