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SOUTHWICK BEACH STATE PARK, NY

Southwick Beach State Park is spacious and popular, known for outstanding swimming and sunning on its long, sandy beach. Campers and day-users enjoy picnicking, hiking, and games on the playing fields. The park is adjacent to the Lakeview Wildlife Management Area, home to environmentally-sensitive...
Status: Open through Sun Oct 12 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Apr 30 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.

**BEACHFRONT SITES 2 - 30** During PEAK season (end of June to the end the of August), the beachfront sites, 2 through 30, are Sat. to Sat. ONLY, 7 or 14 day stays ONLY. You cannot have more than 14 nights total for the beachfront site at Southwick Beach per name, per address or per phone number during PEAK Season.

  • Swimming is permitted only when lifeguard is on duty.
  • If your site allows for pets, only 2 per site are permitted. Current rabies certificate required. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6ft at all times.
  • No person under age 21 shall possess or consume alcohol. Kegs or beer balls are not allowed at the campsite.
  • There is a recycling program in effect.
  • Please keep fires in designated areas only.
  • Looking to reserve for just 1-night? If you make your reservation within 3 days of your arrival you can book a 1-night stay online or through the Call Center. This applies only to campsites.
  • 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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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Description

    Southwick Beach State Park is spacious and popular, known for outstanding swimming and sunning on its long, sandy beach. Campers and day-users enjoy picnicking, hiking, and games on the playing fields. The park is adjacent to the Lakeview Wildlife Management Area, home to environmentally-sensitive coastal sand dunes. Nature trails, hiking trails, cross-country ski trails, and snowshoeing trails adjoin the wildlife management area and its trail system, which visitors are encouraged to use. During the winter, snowmobilers are permitted in the park. Deer hunting is allowed south of the park entrance in season.

    Geography:

    Southwick Beach State Park is located next to the Lakeview Wildlife Management Area on the Lake Ontario shore, off Route 3, southwest of Watertown.

    Recreation:

    Park visitors enjoy picnicking, hiking, playing field sports, walking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and deer hunting.

    Facilities:

    The park offers a variety of campsites, a beach, restrooms with showers, a dumping station, food concession, nature trails, hiking trails, picnic areas, reservable picnic areas with canopy tents, playgrounds, and playing fields. Most facilities are handicapped-accessible.

    Booking Window
    Thu Jul 31 2014 - Thu Apr 30 2015

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

    Season Dates
    Southwick Beach State Park is open from May 9 - October 12, 2014.

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Fri May 09 2014 Sun Oct 12 2014
    Peak Fri May 08 2015 Sun Oct 11 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Baseball/Softball
    • Basketball
    • Biking
    • Bird Watching
    • Boating
    • Canoeing
    • Comfort Station
    • Convenience Store
    • Cross Country Skiing
    • Dump Station
    • Handicap Access
    • Hiking
    • Hunting
    • Jet-Skiing
    • Parking
    • Picnic Tables
    • Picnicking
    • Playground
    • Powerboating
    • Recreation Programs
    • Sail Boarding
    • Sail Boating
    • Showers
    • Swimming - Beach
    • Volleyball
    Within 10 Miles
    • Boat Launch
    • Fishing
    • Golfing
    • Restaurant
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    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    43.76333, -76.215
    43°45'48"N, 76°12'54"W

    From I 81 North, take exit 40 to NY 193. Follow NY 193 W to Southwicks Place into Park. 315-846-5338
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    SOUTHWICK BEACH STATE PARK
    8119 SOUTHWICKS PLACE
    WOODVILLE  NY  13650

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (315)846-5338