Oneida Shores Park
A sandy shallow beach with the dynamic Driver's Village Playground, breezy picnic grounds, volleyball courts and great views of New York's largest inland lake create a relaxing waterfront evironment. Our family friendly campground, the closest to I81 in the Northeast, ideally suited to late spring, summer and early fall travelers, anglers and Central New Yorkers looking for a quick getaway.
Oneida Shores County Park is open year-round. Season beach and boat launch passes are available to purchase. Our carry in-carry out policy helps protect the environment and litter bags are provided for your convenience. No glass is allowed and alcohol is limited to one six pack per legal adult. No beer kegs. All areas of the park, except the beach, are accessible and pets, if brought to the park, must be on a leash not longer than 6', inoculated for rabies, and never left unattended.
Things to do at Oneida Shores Park:
A secluded forest setting, wall -length fieldstone fireplace and complete kitchen facilities make this year-round facility ideal for business retreats or meetings, weddings, showers, reunions and other large events. Dates at Arrowhead Lodge may be reserved up to two years in advance. Click here for more information.
Six covered shelters are available to reserve for family functions or group parties. These popular spots fill quickly, reservations are taken 11 months in advance, so reserve your date today. Click here for more infomation.
To learn more about Oneida Lake, click here to visit the Oneida Lake Association website.
Mother's Day Weekend - Columbus Day: 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mid-October - Mid-May : Sunrise - Sunset
2014 Beach Season Hours:
May 24 - June 15: Friday - Sunday & Memorial Day • 11am - 6pm
June 16 - August 17: Friday - Sunday • 11am - 6pm / Monday - Thursday • 12 - 6pm
August 23 & 24: 11am - 6pm
The beach is closed to swimming August 18-22
subject to change
|During Beach Season||
$7 per vehicle
|Veterans & Active Military
||Free Admission for one vehicle/car
Present military I.D., Onondaga County FAVOR card, discharge papers or another form of official military identification.
|Beach Season - Seniors
|$2 per vehicle
|Boat/Personal Water Craft Launch||$10 per launch|
|Boat Launch - Seniors
|$4.00 / launch|
|Boat Launch ~ Honor Box
|$5.00 / launch|
|Rentals (available during beach hours)
|Kayak (1 & 2 person)||$10 per hour; $5 seniors, per hour
|Power Paddlers (for Kids)||
$3 per half-hour; $5 per hour
|Boat/Personal Water Craft Launch||$100 per trailer|
|Beach Admission||$50 per vehicle - Onondaga County Resident
$75 per vehicle - Non-Resident
|Senior Beach Admission||$21 per vehicle - Resident & Non-Resident
(62 & over)
Download a Season Beach/Boat Launch Application
During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.