Oneida Shores Park

Oneida Shores Park

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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 environment. 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.

Click here to download a map/history of Oneida Shores Park & Campgrounds



Water Quality Testing
The Onondaga County Health Department samples Oneida Shores Beach approximately every two weeks during the summer season. Click here to see the most recent results.



arrowhead2015bArrowhead Lodge

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.

 

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Picnic Shelters

Six covered shelters are available to reserve for family functions or group parties. These popular spots fill quickly, reservations are available beginning January 1 for the upcoming season, so reserve your date today. Click here for more information.

To learn more about Oneida Lake, visit the Oneida Lake Association website.

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.

Oneida Shores Park

  • Athletic Fields

    Athletic Fields

    Oneida Shores Park has a variety of open spaces throughout the park for the general public to enjoy and have a leisurely game of your chosen sport.

  • Boat Launch

    Boat Launch

    Newly Renovated Launch - Now Open!
    Oneida Shores Boat Launch offers the most accessible route to New York State's largest inland lake. Less than a mile off I81 in Brewerton, the paved launch provides multiple entry ramps for boats of all sizes, ample parking nearby, picnic facilities, rest rooms and ranger patrols. Click here for more information. Click here to download a Season Boat Launch application.

  • Camping - Public

    Camping - Public

    Create an overnight adventure at beautiful Oneida Shores Park and enjoy your choice of over 50 shaded lake view campsites - spaces for tents and self-contained RV's and sites with electric and water. Click here for more information.

  • Canoeing / Kayaking

    Canoeing / Kayaking

    The shoreline at Oneida Shores Park is practically wide open for car top launching of Canoes or Kayaks for a relaxing paddle through Muskrat Bay and throughout Oneida Lake.  The campground shoreline and swimming area are the only designated off limits areas.  Standard park admission fees apply during beach season.

  • Dogs Allowed

    Dogs Allowed

    Dogs are not permitted on the beach or within the playground play areas. In accordance with New York State law all dogs must be restrained by a leash or chain not more than six feet in length, every dog owner must have a dog license tag attached to their dog’s collar and it shall be the duty of each dog owner or person having possession, custody or control of a dog to remove any feces left by his or her dog on any public park property. 

  • Fishing

    Fishing

    fishingOSCatch the big one on bountiful Oneida Lake! Muskrat Bay Fishing area is a great spot to surface fish for bass, while the launch breakwall can be productive for a variety of species. Learn more about fishing at Oneida Shores.

    Please note: Fishing is not permitted on the swimming beach during beach season. Click here for beach season dates/hours.

  • Horseshoes

    Horseshoes

    Located in our general picnic area are 2 Horseshoe pits that are available on a first come, first serve basis.  Reserve use shelters also have the option of enjoying horseshoes in conjunction with the rental.

  • Picnic Areas

    Picnic Areas

    The general picnic area is used on a first come, first serve basis.  Reserving tables is strongly discouraged and like all areas of the park, the public is expected to remove and dispose of all trash properly in our conjunction with Carry in-Carry out policy. For larger groups, reserved shelters are available. Click here for more information. No glass is allowed and alcohol is limited to one six pack per legal adult. No beer kegs.

  • Playgrounds

    Playgrounds

    Home of the dynamic Drivers Village Playground, with something for kids of all ages including a net climber, fish riders (designed to replicate the top three fish populations within Oneida Lake), climbing structures, swings and slides.

  • Swimming

    Swimming

    A sandy waterfront with guarded swimming area, a section for inflatables, bathhouse, and children's playground on the largest lake entirely in New York State. Swimming is permitted only during scheduled hours when lifeguards are on duty. Click here for admission information. Click here for current beach hours. 

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.

Oneida Shores Park

Park Hours:

Mother's Day Weekend - Columbus Day: 6am - 8:30 pm
Mid-October - Mid-May : Sunrise - Sunset



2022 Peak Season (Beach Open) Dates/Hours:


May 28 - June 12 
Saturday & Sunday (& Memorial Day) • 11am - 6pm

June 18 - August 14
Friday - Sunday • 11am - 6pm
Monday - Thursday • 12pm - 6pm

BEACH HOURS EXTENDED!!!
Oneida Shores will be open for swimming, 12-6pm, thru Friday, August 19!
FREE ADMISSION!

Dates/Hours are subject to change.


Water Quality Testing
The Onondaga County Health Department samples Oneida Shores Beach approximately every two weeks during the summer season. 
Click here to see the most recent results, strongly recommended before heading out to the beach.

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.

Oneida Shores Park

Daily Admission

Peak Season

$7 per vehicle
$35 per bus

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.

Seniors 

(Monday-Thursday only, excluding holidays)
$2 per vehicle

Non-Peak Season  Free
Peak Season
Beach Pass
Enjoy access to Oneida Shores AND Jamesville Beach Park beaches for the entire season:
$50 per vehicle - Onondaga County Residents
$100 per vehicle - Non-Residents
$21 per vehicle for Seniors Only (age 62+) - Residents & Non-Residents

New for 2022 - SAVE TIME!
Purchase a season pass online TODAY.
Click here to begin your purchase.

Not sure how to navigate our system? Click here first for a step by step guide. 

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.

Oneida Shores Park

9400 Bartell Road
Brewerton, NY 13029

Park Office 
T: (315) 676-7366
F: (315) 668-6585
oneida@ongov.net

Camping Office 
(315) 676-4943
Open Memorial Day Weekend-Columbus Day

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.

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