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Wilson-Tuscarora State Park

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Swimming at Wilson-Tuscarora is closed today 7/25/16

Address
3371 Lake Road
Wilson, NY 14172
Latitude 43.307045
Longitude -78.852936

Wilson-Tuscarora State Park is a well-preserved natural area for many varieties of plants and wildlife, encompassing 476.5 acres of mature woods, open meadows and marshland. Tuscarora Bay, divided from Lake Ontario by a strip of land called "The Island," has a boat launch and emergency storm shelter docks. The park's four-mile nature trail is also used for hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Fishing for many varieties of pan fish and game fish, from boats or from shore, is extremely popular. Picnickers can enjoy scenic views of the lake while children play in the playground.

Current Water Quality - Beach Results

 

Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 6 feet. Not allowed in buildings or on improved walkways and boardwalks.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 324Wilson, NY 14172

Hours of Operation

  • Open year round.
  • 2016 Swimming Season: 6/24 - 9/5, 11 am - 7 pm*

  • Boat Launch: 4/15-10/9 , 6am-6pm

  • Disc Golf available year round.
  • Hunting for small game and waterfowl is permitted during season. Permit required. Closed for big game season.
  • Picnic Shelter: Seasonal use available.

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.

  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Ramp: $7/day
    Pump Out: $5/per token

    Overnight Transient: $19/night
    Day Use Transient: $12/day
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Enclosed Shelter:
    $65/Mon.-Thurs.
    $75/Fri.-Sun.

    Open Shelters:
    $45/Mon.-Thurs.
    $50/Fri.-Sun.
  • Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • Cars: $6*
    *$7 when swimming is available

    Bus Entry:
    Commercial: $75
    Non-Profit: $35
    Non-Profit Seasonal: $75

    Fee Collected:
    5/20 - 6/22, weekends 9am - 6pm
    6/23 - 9/5, daily  9am - 6pm

Maps

Digital Maps

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Fri 30 Sep
In Search of Owls Walk
Friday, September 30, 2016 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wilson-Tuscarora State Park
(716) 282-5154

Fall is a delightful time for a walk! We will take a discovery hike in search of owls. We may be successful in calling them in. We will walk through the fields and explore the paths through an old growth woods. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Launches
  • Marina
  • Nature Trails
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playgrounds
  • Showers (Accessible)
  • Swimming Beach
  • Activities
  • Disc Golf
  • Fishing (Accessible)
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing Trails
  • X-Country Skiing