Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Cedar Point State Park

Skip Navigation LinksHome / State Parks / Cedar Point State Park
36661 Cedar Point State Park Drive
Clayton, NY 13624
Latitude 44.200558
Longitude -76.191666

Cedar Point State Park, one of the oldest state parks in New York, is a popular spot, offering excellent camping, fishing, boating and swimming. The beach is sheltered and sandy, there are docks for boats, a fishing pier and picnic grounds. From the overlook area, visitors can watch ocean-going freighters pass by.


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

  • 2016 Swimming Season: 6/25 - 9/5, 11 am - 7 pm.
  • 2016 Camping/Cabin Season: 5/6 - 10/10
  • Boat Rental: 5/6 - 10/10
  • Open from early May through Columbus Day.
  • 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.

Your key to all season enjoyment of state parks is our season's pass. For $65, the Empire Passport provides you unlimited day use vehicle entry into most of our parks. Apply on-line or call your favorite park for more information.

  • Vehicle Use Fee (Includes Picnic & Beach Areas)
  • Day Use (Peak): $7
    After 4 PM: $5
    Day Use (NonPeak): $6
    After 4 PM: $4

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

    Toll Booth Hours:
    Opening - 5/21: 8AM to 4PM
    5/22 - 5/25: 8AM to 9PM
    Weekdays: 5/26 - 6/19: 8AM to 4PM
    Weekends: 5/26 - 6/19: 8AM to 8PM
    6/20 - 9/6 8AM to 9PM
    Weekdays: 9/7 - Close 8AM to 4PM
    Weekends: 8AM to 6PM

  • Campsites
  • $18-$34/night

    *Additional $5/night for non-NYS residents
  • Boat Dockage
  • Day use (peak) - $7
    Day use (non-peak) - $6
    Campers - $12
    Overnight - $19 (prime)

  • Seasonal Boat Dockage
  • $800/season (May 1st - Columbus Day)

  • Boat Rentals
  • 14 foot/15HP (1/2 Day - $30; Full Day - $50; Week - $250)

  • Shelter Areas (2)
  • Half Day $30
    Full Day $50
    Week $250
    Reservation Fee $90/$50


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 07 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 7, 2016 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Cedar Point State Park
(315) 654-2522

Come join us at Cedar Park State Park in celebrating the fifth annual I Love My Park Day! I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York's parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. Various volunteer projects will be available to choose from.

Spring time park cleanup various duties could include raking, picking up tree branches, garbage/debris pickup, beach cleanup/raking sand, spreading of topsoil, leveling of campsite fire pits,possible painting project or other maintenance type projects. Projects may depend on weather conditions and amount of volunteers.

Register Now

Contact events coordinator Chris Williams for more information:  

Registration: Required

Get Directions

Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Launches
  • Boat Rentals
  • Camper Assistance Program
  • Camper Recreation (Accessible)
  • Campsites
  • Dockage
  • Dumping Stations
  • Grills
  • Marina
  • Marina Pump Out Stations
  • Pavilions (Accessible)
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Playing Fields
  • Powerboats
  • Showers (Accessible)
  • Swimming Beach
  • Tent/Trailer Sites (Accessible)
  • Activities
  • Fishing (Accessible)
  • Hunting
  • Recreation Programs (Accessible)